Bicycling

Take It Outside w/AMC 2017, Myles Standish State Forest, Carver, MA

Saturday, April 15, 2017
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Are you a member of AMC (or not) but haven't tried any of our activities yet? Good, because AMC Southeast MA Chapter (SEM) is having an Open House open to all to check out and try out AMC activities! Join SEM at Myles Standish State Forest in Carver, MA, on Saturday, April 15, 10 - 3 pm for "Take it Outside with AMC 2017". Register for any of the activities below or you are welcome to just join for the picnic:

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Conservation
Hiking
Social Events
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net (978-202-5606)
Coleader: 
Maureen Kelly mokel773@aol.com (508-224-9188; 4-8 pm)
Registrar: 
Maureen Kelly mokel773@aol.com (508-224-9188)

Family Camping on Cape Cod, Nickerson State Park, Brewster, MA

Monday, August 28, 2017 12:00 AM to Monday, September 4, 2017 12:00 AM

We will be camping at Nickerson State Park, a short walk from the beach at Flax Pond, where there is swimming, non-motorized boating, frog catching, biking and general fun. CHOOSE THE DAYS YOU WOULD LIKE TO COME! Great for kids/teens of all ages. Convenient to the Outer Cape and local attractions, bike trails, and bayside beaches. Informal group activities may include group biking trips, swimming and excursions. Group size is 25-30, and we dine together and share chores on a communal kitchen site known as the "blue tarp diner". Group site for tenting.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Camping
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Naomi Ribner tonaomirose@gmail.com
Margo CHapski machapski37@gmail.com
David Beck davidbeckrph@comcast.net
Lisa Renee Spring spring3renee@yahoo.com (857-237-7869)
Coleader: 
Peter Fraunholtz salida04@yahoo.com
Paul Pichetti
Registrar: 
Naomi Ribner tonaomirose@gmail.com

Fall Cycling Weekend in the Berkshires

Friday, October 6, 2017 5:00 PM to Monday, October 9, 2017 3:00 PM

Join us for 25-50 mile led road rides over scenic, hilly country roads on both sides of the scenic Taconic Range along NY-Mass border (10-13 mph easy pace, but intermediate hilly terrain). Enjoy the beauty and color of New England's showiest season! $218-$258 per person includes 3 nights lodging in a relaxing country home, 3 breakfasts, 2 happy hours & dinners Saturday & Sunday (meals fit for a foodie!). Please register with Aldo. (Location shown on map below is a place holder; the actual lodging location will be given to registered participants before the trip start date.)

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Aldo Ghirin

Aldo has been an AMC Boston Chapter bicycling trip leader since 2010. He is also a hiking and skiing leader, and the most recent past chair of the AMC Boston Chapter ski committee.

Coleader: 
Glenn Barnes

Glenn is an AMC NY-NJ Chapter cycling leader, and also leads cycling trips for the Bicycle Touring Club of North Jersey (BTCNJ).

Spring Cycling in the Berkshires

Friday, May 26, 2017 5:00 PM to Monday, May 29, 2017 3:00 PM

Join us for 30-50 mile led road rides over scenic, hilly country roads on both sides of the scenic Taconic Range along New York-Massachusetts-Vermont border (10-13 mph easy pace, but intermediate hilly terrain). $218-$258 per person includes 3 nights lodging in a relaxing country home (linens, blankets & towels included), 3 breakfasts, 2 happy hours & dinners Saturday & Sunday (meals fit for a foodie!). For more information and to register, contact Aldo.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Aldo Ghirin

Aldo has led trips for the Bicycling Committee for several years. He has also led ski and hiking trips for the AMC.

Coleader: 
Glenn Barnes

Glenn is a long time cycling leader with the NY-NJ Chapter of the AMC, and with the Bicycle Touring Club of North Jersey (BTCNJ). "Hill are our friends."

Beginners' Instructional Bicycle Ride

Saturday, May 20, 2017
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Beginner instructional and easy ride. We will meet at a rail-trail northwest of Boston to review bicycling basics like shifting, signaling, tire inflation, proper helmet position, group protocol and the like before heading out together on a 10-12 mile ride at an easy pace with no significant hills. Ideal for those who haven't ridden in a long time or who have a new bike they want to get a feel for. See link below for more information. Helmet required. Rain cancels. Contact registrar for details.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
James Whinfield
Karen Hall

Labor Day Cycling Weekend in the Berkshires

Friday, September 1, 2017 5:00 PM to Monday, September 4, 2017 3:00 PM

Join us for 25-50+ mile led road rides over scenic, hilly country roads on both sides of the scenic Taconic Range along NY-Mass border (10-13 mph easy pace, but intermediate hilly terrain). $218-$258 per person includes 3 nights lodging in a relaxing country home, 3 breakfasts, 2 happy hours & dinners Saturday & Sunday (meals fit for a foodie!). Please register with Aldo. (Note: Location shown on map is the general location of the town of Hancock; it is not the location of the lodging site. The lodging location will be sent only to registered participants.)

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Aldo Ghirin aggamc2016@gmail.com (617-393-0111; before 9 PM)

Aldo has been a bicycling leader with the AMC Boston Chapter Bicycling Committee for several years. He also enjoys skiing, paddling, and hiking. He is the most recent past chair of the AMC Boston Chapter Ski Committee.

Coleader: 
Susan Feist

Susan is an avid cyclist, cross country skier, hiker, and all-around outdoors person.

Registrar: 
Aldo Ghirin aggamc2016@gmail.com (617-393-0111; before 9 PM)

Bicycle Repair and Information Workshop

Saturday, April 22, 2017
9:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Come to the Appalachian Mountain Club Bike Repair and Information Workshop to improve your bike knowledge and ride preparedness! It is worthwhile for both new and experienced riders wanting more information and more confidence on the road and trail. Matters addressed include:

• types of bikes
• maintenance
• clothing and equipment
• riding technique

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Lamar Winters bikeamc53@gmail.com
Ellen Kief ekief@kieflaw.com

Carlisle Hot Chocolate Ride

Sunday, March 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Weather for Sunday looks good with a warm sun and temperatures in the upper 40's. Lets do a mellow ramble, 12 mph average pace, through Concord and Carlisle.

Sign up online at https://www.meetup.com/AMCBostonBikers/events/238048257/

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Stephen Linder stephen.linder@gmail.com

Weekend in the White Mountains

Friday, June 30, 2017 12:00 AM to Sunday, July 2, 2017 12:00 AM

Biking in the beautiful White Mountains of NH. Daily rides ranging from 25-60 mi. on rolling to hilly terrain. Stay at comfy ski lodge. Cost of $110 includes two nights lodging, two breakfasts, one dinner. Lodging is bunk rooms with shared bath, supply your own bedding. Register online with link below.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jack Donohue jmdonohue@alum.mit.edu
Susan Grieb

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