2014 King's Tour of the Quabbin
June 8, 2014 -- Rutland, Mass.

A total of 246 riders bicycled 62, 100 or 125 miles around the Quabbin Reservoir, a pristine jewel in the heart of Massachusetts, with the Seven Hills Wheelmen, on the King's Tour of the Quabbin.

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Bright & early in Rutalnd

Karen & Dick N.
and Dave B.


John D. welcomes arriving riders in Rutland.

Relaxed and ready


Donna S. and


Barry and Lynne talk about the routes.

Registration team:
Kes, John G. and Henry

The Naquag school needs bike racks.

Got gadgets? 

Event coordinator Don T. (staff shirt) talks to riders.

Waiting to roll out


Debbie and Debbie hand out fliers for George Street
and Major Taylor Century

That way?

El presidente

Caffeine is important.

The check-in line

Ed and Glenn man the Hardwick rest stop.

Southbridge Bicycles

Sensitive watershed area

Nashoba Valley Pedalers

Dave M., left, shares a laugh with volunteer Ed.

Kevin M.

Miles to go

On to where? Ware

East Coast Velo

Seven Hills Wheelmen riders Pete H., Frank, Steve P.

Cookie monster

Shirley (right) and friends

The other Dave B. & Joan

Fixing  a flat

Almost done

Wish you were here

Getting some air

Gate 43

Vitamin C

Quinebaug Valley Velo


In Belchertown, John P. (jeans) helps a rider check his bike while Mason (purple shirt) looks on.

Karen P. at the Belchertown rest stop

Karen & John run a nice rest stop.

Steve P. (with banana), Mason (right) ...

Jim & Shirley
See Shirley's blog entry about the King's Tour and training for Ironman Lake Placid.

Gary M. models the King's crown at the finish.

David M. tries on the crown.

Quabbin Reservoir
 More photos, from Mason:

Barry, Lori, Don
Photos above
(mostly) by
Dick Goodman

Do you have photos from the ride to share? E-mail LTolman@LTolman.org