Cycling Merit Badge - Starting 4/30/2017 9:00 AM - 10/1/2017

posted Apr 13, 2017, 11:13 AM by Webmaster Troop 13   [ updated Apr 13, 2017, 11:25 AM ]
Make the most of your two-wheel adventures by earning the Cycling Merit Badge.

Whether you just got your first bicycle or have been cycling for years, you will learn more about your bike and what it can do by working on the requirements for this badge.

Merit Badge Ride Notes:
No BMX bikes allowed for Cycling Merit Badge. Your bike must have gears, so you can control your shifting and ability to better enjoy your rides.
A bike helmet is mandatory for all ridges and you must wear it!
Please bring a light snack and plenty of water. You must be able to carry this with you on the ride. Due to allergies, we request tat Scouts do not share snacks.
Please always check your equipment before you arrive to ensure your bike is in good shape to ride.
Some have the trails have ice cream shops. We will le you know in advance - if you would like a treat please bring a couple of extra dollars.
Parents are welcome and encouraged to ride as well - as long as a helmet is worn and they maintain pace with the Scouts.
Any medical issues/concerns should be brought to the adult leaders attention in advance.
We will ride in light rain, however anything beyond that we will use a makeup date. Mrs. Williamson will let parents and scouts know in advance if there will be a change due to weather.
Please bring a smile and a positive attitude - Riding is fun and a wonderful source of exercise!!

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR THE 50 MILE RIDE - This ride is mandatory - there will not be a makeup ride - There will be a small fee to camp at Camp Greenough and for food on the 50-mile ride.

Please arrive 15 minutes of the start time for each ride!

Click here to register

We will always start on time!

$10.00 per Participant
Ride 1 - 10 Miles
10 miles - April 30, 9:00 a.m., Coventry Greenway - Parking Lot Meeting - Rte 117 & Station Street
Ride 2 - 10 Miles
May 13 - 9:00 a.m. - South Kingstown Bike Path - Parking Lot Meeting - Amtrak Station Parking lot - Right off of Rt 138 and Railroad Avenue
Ride 3 - 15 Miles
June 10 - 9:00 a.m. - Blackstone Valley Bike Path - Parking Lot Meting - St. John Street
Ride 4 - 15 Miles
July 16 - 8:00 a.m. - East Bay Bike Path - Parking Lot Meeting - TBD
Ride 5 - 25 Miles
August 27 - 8:00 a.m. - Coventry Greenway - Parking Lot Meeting - TBD
Ride 6 - 25 Miles
September 9 - 9:00 a.m. - East Bay Bike Path - Parking Lot Meeting - TBD
Make Up Ride - will look to see what miles are needed
September 17 - 9:00 a.m. - Coventry Greenway - Parking Lot Meeting - TBD
Final Ride - 50 Miles - Attendance Mandatory - No Make Up
September 3- (raindate: October 1) - 8:00 a.m. - Cape Cod Canal - Parking Lot meeting - Camp Greenough Front Parking Lot
First Aid & Bike Maintenance
Date: TBD - Camp Champlin