A year-round recreational bicycle club

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Western Jersey Wheelmen Membership

Benefits of Membership:

Cyclists benefit from club membership by riding with experienced cyclist and learning among other things:  new bike routes, cycling safety, cycling skills/techniques, on road repairs, at home bike maintenance, cycling nutrition/hydration, cold weather riding, and first aid.

The $25 membership dues is a family membership.  Members receive discounts at local bike shops that sponsor the club (click here for links), we have a free Ride-a-Palooza Summer Social as well as an annual Winter Dinner at a greatly reduced price.  There are also special rides and events during the year that include an adult beverage or two for our members.  On top of all this, there are weekly rides at various distances, and paces to meet everyone's needs.  What a deal!

In addition to all the regular perks of membership, you will now have access to the club's Ride With GPS club page. 
This gives you access to paid features such as:

  • Voice Navigation in our mobile app
  • Offline Maps in our mobile app
  • PDF Maps + Cuesheets
  • Advanced Turn Notifications with TCX files
  • Estimated time feature

More Benefits of Ride With GPS Club Accounts can be explained HERE


Expectations of Members:

Members are encouraged to participate in rides and events, to lead rides and coordinate events and to encourage fellow members to be more active in the club.

Ride leaders and club members are expected to make sure that club rides, whether they are social, recreational, training or endurance rides, are the pace and level as advertised, and that riders enjoy the ride and are encouraged to return. 

Members are expected to choose the correct club ride for their ability and goals.

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Club Events

Club Rides
  • "Round the Valley" Variant

    This is a slight variation of an area classic.  This ride starts at Pickel Park, Whitehouse, past Round Valley State Park, the Stanton General Store, to White Oak Park, Branchburg and back to Pickell Park.  There are some hills.  27.6 miles.  Pickell Park Round the Valley

  • "Oldwick Old School"

    Oldwick to Tewksbury, Califon to High Bridge.  Low traffic route, five big climbs. 3500 feet of ascent. 30 miles  http://ridewithgps.com/trips/1383219

all club rides

Winter Cycling

Too many cyclists hang up their bikes at the first sign of snowflakes. They’re missing out: As your body struggles to stay warm in the cold, you not only burn more calories, but your body also learns to use oxygen much more efficiently, according to research from Northern Arizona University. Most importantly, riding around in the snow can be incredibly fun. This is what you should—and shouldn’t—do to make the most of your winter cycling season.

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Member Comments


Diana Davis:

I LOVE riding in Hunterdon County! The plateau in Kingwood to the rolling hills in Readington. Sometimes a challenge, but always beautiful scenery!

Kurt Grabfelder:

I appreciate being a club member because it makes it much easier to get riders together for a group ride.  Riding with a group is safer and, I think, it brings out the best effort in you.  I like associating with like minded people who are interested in biking, fitness and nutrition.

The Western Jersey Wheelmen.

The Western Jersey Wheelmen is a year-round recreational bicycle club, sponsoring road and off road rides throughout the year and catering to all ability levels. Social events and special rides bring us together periodically throughout the year.

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