Bike shop plans kickoff party at Playhouse Jan. 22

The Ridgefield Bicycle Sport Club will host its annual kickoff party at the Ridgefield Playhouse at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22. The event is free and includes food from the club’s sponsors, Southwest Cafe and The Cake Box, and drinks from Ancona’s Wines and Liquors. The club is a not-for-profit organization that aims to bring people together who enjoy road … read more

Bike club to host local trail ride June 13

Ridgefield Bicycle Sport Club will host the next installment of its Rail Trail Rides series Wednesday, June 13.  The series is free and open to the public. There will be more rides scheduled throughout the summer. “Rail Trail Rides are open to anyone who loves to ride, but doesn’t love the cars,” said Jacqui Dowd, owner of Ridgefield Bicycle Sport Club. The next two … read more

Selectmen put Morris on economic commission

The founder of six magazines and a website based in Ridgefield, Geoffrey Morris was welcomed onto the Economic and Community Development Commission Feb. 21 by a 4-0 vote of the Board of Selectmen. “I think we have a very good retail community,” Morris told the selectmen. “But we have some empty spots.” Morris’s letter to the board said he was … read more

Ridgefield Bicycle Sport Club plans kickoff party Jan. 31

Local cyclists, runners, mountain bikers and multi-sport athletes will gather Wednesday, Jan. 31, 7 p.m. at The Ridgefield Playhouse for the Ridgefield Bicycle Sport Club’s 2018 Season Kickoff Party. The not-for-profit’s mission is to create a community of local athletes through fun, competition, advocacy, safety, etiquette, education and the pure enjoyment of sport. The meeting is free and open to … read more

Rules of the road: Cars and bikes must share, officials say

Sharing the road between cyclists and motorists has been a growing concern in Ridgefield over the last few years. “Everyone has noticed an uptick on cyclists on the roadway,” said Police Capt. Jeff Kreitz. “We just want to make sure there’s an understanding both with motorists and cyclists; their roles and responsibilities when traveling on the roadway.” He said that … read more

Bicycle club pumps up Norwalk River Valley Trail

The Ridgefield Bicycle Sport Club has donated $2,500 to the Norwalk River Valley Trail’s (NRVT) campaign to create the trail plan for the Ridgefield Ramble, the first two miles of the NRVT in Ridgefield. The NRVT is now up to $10,000, halfway to the $20,000 goal for the trail plan. Jacqui Dowd, president of the Ridgefield Bicycle Sport Club, said, … read more

Ridgefield Bicycle Sport Club Kickoff Party at Playhouse

The Ridgefield Bicycle Sport Club is having a free Kickoff Party Jan. 18 at the Ridgefield Playhouse.

The Ridgefield Playhouse will be the scene for the Ridgefield Bicycle Sport Club Kickoff Party, which takes place Wednesday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. The club is open to local cyclists, runners, mountain bikers and multi-sport athletes. All are invited to the free Kickoff Party to learn about the club and meet fellow sport enthusiasts. Toasts to the new season … read more

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