Registration closes August 14, 2023!
Choose from six beautiful routes: 12, 25, 50, 62, 100, or 125 miles -- through the farm and lake country of northern and western New Jersey.
- Scenic routes, GPS files and cue sheets
- Post-ride lunch, with vegetarian and gluten-free options, will be available for riders until 5:00 PM
- Fully stocked rest stops
- Roving SAG wagons/bike maintenance by local bike shops
- Free 4-month BTCNJ membership for non-members
- The Ramapo Rally goes on -- rain or shine!
Good news for non-BTCNJ members! Your Ramapo Rally registration fee also includes a special membership to BTCNJ. You will be able to access our ride schedule and find other member-specific information. Instructions as to how to activate your BTCNJ membership will be included in the confirmation email you will receive.
BTCNJ’s Ramapo Rally will follow New Jersey’s COVID guidelines. We want the Ramapo Rally to be as safe as possible for the rally participants and the volunteers. We will do our best to provide you with a fantastic, fun and safe day riding with your friends and family within the confines of New Jersey’s COVID guidelines that are in effect the day of the Ramapo Rally and may require the following:
- Wearing face masks indoors
- Unvaccinated individuals should continue wearing a face covering in public spaces
- While waiting on any lines, such as registration, food, restroom facilities etc., maintaining six-foot social distancing
- Take a face mask/s with you when riding and use it while at rest stops or riding in SAG vehicles.
For up-to-date COVID measures, make sure to visit https://wp.btcnj.com/ramaporally/covid-guidlines/ before attending the rally.
You can ride on your own or join escorted rides, which will leave at predetermined times on Rally morning. All riders under the age of 18 years old must be escorted by a parent or guardian. Experienced BTCNJ ride leaders will lead rides for the 12-, 25- and 50-mile routes. The 50-, 62-, 100-, and 125-mile routes will have experienced BTCNJ marshals. All century and 125-mile route riders must depart by 8:00 a.m. All riders must finish by 4:30 p.m.
Registered riders can pick up cue sheets at check-in, and there will be knowledgeable advisers to answer questions. Links to GPS files will be available on the “Routes” Tab ( www.ramaporally.com ) one week before the Rally. Please take a look at BTCNJ’s 2022 Ramapo Rally Guide for Riders for additional information.
Remember to visit www.ramaporally.com frequently for updates on routes, meeting times and other information you should know before the day of the rally.
This is a ride for beginners and families on a route with 450 feet of elevation, travels through mostly residential streets and has a few rolling hills to test your energy. There will be one rest stop available for this route. Max grade is 5.1%, Route description is Rolling to flat.
This is a ride for beginners ready to try a longer distance to intermediate cyclists able to keep an average of 9 mph and above on a route with 1,058 feet of elevation that will challenge you with some rolling hills. There will be one rest stop available for this route. Max grade is 5.6%, Route description is rolling.
This ride is for intermediate cyclists able to keep an average of 11 mph and above on a route with 1,816 feet of elevation that will offer rolling to moderately hilly sections. There will be two rest stops servicing this route. Max grade is 6.7%, Route description is rolling.
This route is a classic metric for intermediate to experienced cyclists able to ride at averages of 13 mph and above on a route with 2,908 feet of elevation and a mix of moderate and hilly terrain. This route will be serviced by three rest stops. Max grade is 9.1%, Route description is hilly to moderately hilly.
The Ramapo Rally century is for experienced and skilled cyclists able to ride at averages of 14 mph and above on a route with 4,993 feet of elevation and some challenging hills. There will be four rest stops servicing this route. Max grade is 8.5%, Route description is hilly to moderately hilly.
This double metric is for experienced and skilled cyclists capable of reaching averages of 16 mph and above on a route with 6,227 feet of elevation and several challenging long and steep hills. Five rest stops will be available for this route. Max grade is 10.9%, Route description is hilly to moderately hilly.
Event details and schedule
Check-in is open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Century and 125-mile riders are required to be on the road before 8:00 a.m. All riders must return to the start site by 5:00 p.m.
Check www.ramaporally.com for the schedule of escorted rides and other information pertinent to the event. All riders must wear helmets.
Make sure to bring a copy of the confirmation of your registration, a bike in good condition, water bottles and a helmet.
On arrival, you will be directed where to park. Make sure to check in at registration to receive your bib, wristband (required for rest stop goodies and lunch). Cue sheets will also be available near the registration area.
Refunds will be granted on a case-by-case basis. Absolutely no refunds will be given after July 31, 2023.