Celebrates Its 40th-Year Anniversary!


Come Join Our Celebration on Sunday, August 20, 2017

Campgaw Mountain Reservation, Mahwah, NJ



The Ramapo Rally, staged by the Bicycle Touring Club of North Jersey (BTCNJ), is one of the best bike rallies in all of New Jersey. Offering 6 beautiful, fully supported and well-marked bike routes: 12, 25, 50, 62, 100, and 125 miles through the farm and lake country of northern and western New Jersey. Featuring:

  • Cue sheets and GPS files for all 6 routes
  • Routes that are well marked with arrows and signs
  • Fully stocked rest stops
  • Roving SAG vehicles and bike maintenance, by local bike shops, at rest stops
  • Free bike-related gift to all adult registrants
  • Post-ride lunch catered by Uncle Giuseppe’s Marketplacewith healthy side dishes for riders returning before 5 PM
  • Free 4-month BTCNJ membership for non-members – Click Here For Details
  • Post-ride raffle and marketplace with lots of free giveaways, discounts, and bargains
  • The Ramapo Rally goes on — rain or shine!

All registered riders are automatically entered into the raffle to win a Giant – 2017 Escape Disc Bikegiant-bike


Good news for non-BTCNJ members! Your Ramapo Rally registration fee also includes a special membership to BTCNJ that starts on August 1, 2017. You will be able to access our ride schedule and find other member-specific information until November 30, 2017.

Good news for BTCNJ members also!  We will be offering BTCNJ members a discount on registrations completed through July 31, 2017. After that date, the full registration pricing will apply.

You can ride on your own or join up with friends or other riders on routes for all levels and abilities. There will be escorted rides lead by BTCNJ ride leaders for the 12- and 25-mile routes. The other routes will have BTCNJ marshals riding the routes and assisting participants. Check the Routes tab for additional information.


 Registered riders can pick up cue sheets at check-in, and we’ll have large-format maps of all routes posted nearby, with knowledgeable advisers to answer questions. Links to GPS files will be available on the Routes tab, 1 week before the Rally.  The final version of the Riders’ Guide to the 2017 Ramapo Rally is available.   Please take a look at this guide for updated and additional information.

Watch these videos to get a flavor of the event, and plan to join us!


  2016 Ramapo Rally

Thanks to Marc Soloff for these videos.

Check back here occasionally for more information about the 2017 Ramapo Rally.


Renie Gaddi,  2017 Ramapo Rally Chairperson