Activities for the Bicycle Committee

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Intermediate Bike/Luxury Camping/Yoga Trip on Martha's Vineyard

Friday, August 18, 2017 12:00 AM to Sunday, August 20, 2017 12:00 AM

Bike scenic country roads, enjoy beautiful beaches, watch amazing sunsets, practice yoga, and stay at luxurious campground with full service kitchen, modern bathrooms, indoor/outdoor showers, and large multi-purpose room. Must be comfortable riding 12-20 miles per day with hills. $165 includes two nights tent site fee, two breakfasts, Saturday boiled lobster seafood feast, and great company! Parking on mainland and ferry extra (no cars).l But sag wagon will take tents, sleeping bags, and pads; just need to bring your clothing.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling - Road
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jon Grand jhgrand@verizon.net (617-566-1849)
Jacqui Sweeney jfysoutdoors@gmail.com (781-209-1100; 7:00-9:30 p.m.)
Paul Nelson nelsn161@hotmail.com (781-209-1100; 7:00-9:30 p.m.)

Biking North of the Whites 25th Annual Ride

Friday, August 18, 2017 12:00 AM to Sunday, August 20, 2017 12:00 AM

All the mountain views without climbing ALL the mountains (just some-it is northern NH after all1). 30/75mi rides over scenic country roads & rolling hills north of notches in NH & VT, with some flats along the Connecticut River. Cost of $215/ppdo includes 2 breakfasts, 1 dinner, 2 nights lodging, happy hour snacks and down-to-earth ambiance at the Jefferson Inn in Jefferson, NH. Room set-up is good for singles, couples and groups of friends. Private rooms available upon request for single supplement fee.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Mike Barry mikebarry657@mac.com (617-257-2251)

Mike has been biking since junior high and has been leading rides with the AMC since he moved here in the 1990's. He leads rides from evening rides to local day trips to regional weekends to week long tours in New England and in Tuscany and the Czech Republic for AMCs Adventure Travel Program.

Rami Haddad mdxix@me.com
Coleader: 
Dan Edwards (781-608-2558)
Ida Chang ida_chang_1@yahoo.com
Registrar: 
Dan Edwards dbe_88@yahoo.com (781-608-2558)

Annual Casual Martha's Vineyard Bike Trip

Friday, August 25, 2017 12:00 AM to Sunday, August 27, 2017 12:00 AM

Come to Martha's Vineyard for a late August end of summer cycling and touring break. 2 days biking, beaching & relaxing. Bike 33 mi. on Sat. Sun. is shorter ride with a return on potential sunset ferryboat cruise. Sign up early! Register no later than July 25th to secure a spot.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Ed McManmon epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; before 9PM)
Coleader: 
Dan Pratt daniel.pratt1@verizon.net (781-933-7833; Before 9:00 p.m.)
Registrar: 
Ed McManmon - register by July 25th epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; Before 9:00 p.m.)

Thurs PM Ride-Lexington

Thursday, August 31, 2017
5:45 PM to 7:30 PM

18 mi. Map & cue sheets provided. Helmet and bike in good condition required. Riders should be able to fix a flat and complete the ride in about 1.5 hrs. Rain cancels. Dinner at local restaurant follows ride. Meet at 5:45 for 6:00 start at Lexington Common, Mass Ave side near Minuteman statue. See Meetup Group url for more information, to comment and see comment threads.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Evening
Bicycling - Road
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Mike Barry mikebarry657@mac.com (617-257-2251)

Mike has been biking since junior high and has been leading rides with the AMC since he moved here in the 1990's. He leads rides from evening rides to local day trips to regional weekends to week long tours in New England and in Tuscany and the Czech Republic for AMCs Adventure Travel Program.

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)

Cape Ann Perimeter Ride

Saturday, September 9, 2017
9:45 AM to 2:00 PM

Bike coastal streets and side roads along scenic Cape Ann, starting from Gloucester. Stops along route for viewing lighthouses, coves, and potential beach spots. Ride is 30-35 miles of gently rolling terrain with a few hills in between. Bring appropriate wind-protective clothing, lunch, and snacks. Accessible by MBTA Commuter Rail. Rain cancels.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Ed McManmon epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; before 9 PM)
Coleader: 
TBA - pending
Registrar: 
Ed McManmon epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; Before 9 PM)

Fall Harvest Ride - Essex County Salt Marches and Estates

Saturday, September 16, 2017
9:45 AM to 2:30 PM

Easy Fall ride through Essex County around salt marches overlooking Plum Island Sound & Ipswich Bay. Coastal views from Great Neck & Little Neck. Stops at Russell's Orchard, Crane Estate, & Crane Beach. Easy pace. Some hills. Rain cancels.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Ed McManmon epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; before 9PM)
Coleader: 
TBA - pending
Registrar: 
Ed McManmon epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; Before 9:00 PM)

Fall New Hampshire Coastal Ride

Saturday, September 30, 2017
9:45 AM to 3:00 PM

Early autumn bike ride along rugged New Hampshire coastline with scenic vistas, state parks, mansions and grand hotels, followed by an optional post ride dinner. 34 mile RT. Meet @ 9:45 a.m. - Start: 10:00 a.m. North Beach, NH area. Rain Cancels

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Ed McManmon epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; before 9:00 p.m.)
Coleader: 
TBA - pending
Registrar: 
Ed McManmon epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; before 9:00 p.m.)

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).

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