Bicycling - Road

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Arlington-Carlisle Hot Chocolate Ride

Saturday, March 21, 2015 12:00 AM

Cycle 38 or 28 miles(with a Lexington start) to Carlisle. Route follows mostly quiet back roads and bike paths through Arlington, Lexington, Concord, Bedford and Carlisle. Pace will average a friendly 12-14 mph. Route has a few hills.

Meet by the Uncle Sam statue in Arlington Center on the Minuteman Trail at 10:30 AM, or the Minuteman Statue in Lexington at 11:00 AM. Start is accessible from Alewife T-station. If you are interested, you will need a working bike, spare inner tube, bike helmet, and BRIGHT warm clothes.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Bicycling - Road
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Stephen Linder stephen.linder@gmail.com

Beginner ride and instructional

Saturday, April 25, 2015 12:00 AM

Beginner instructional and easy ride. We will meet at a local (Eastern Mass or RI) rail-trail parking lot 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 region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Bicycling - Road
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jack Donohue jmdonohue@alum.mit.edu
Valerie Paul (508-231-1483)
Registrar: 
Valerie Paul valerie.paul@gmail.com (508-231-1483)

Spring Cycling in the Berkshires

Friday, May 22, 2015 12:00 AM to Monday, May 25, 2015 12:00 AM

Join us for 30-50 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). $198-$228 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.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Berkshires
Activity: 
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Aldo Ghirin
Mike Barry
Registrar: 
Aldo Ghirin

Biking in the Whites 23rd Annual Ride

Friday, July 31, 2015 12:00 AM to Sunday, August 2, 2015 12:00 AM

All the mountain views without climbing the mountains: 35/65mi rides over scenic country roads & rolling hills north of notches in NH & VT, with some flats along the Connecticut River. Cost of $175/ppdo includes 2 breakfasts, 1 dinner, 2 nights lodging, and down-to-earth ambiance at Applebrook B&B in Jefferson, NH. Room set-up is good for singles & couples. Private rooms available upon request for extra fee. Varied routes from year to year-join us again. Trip prospectus available at http://bit.ly/BikeWM

Trip details

Activity region: 
New Hampshire, White Mountains
Activity: 
Bicycling - Road
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Rami Haddad (425-922-0454)
Ben Klass

Autumn Splendor Bike Ride Along the Nashua Rail Trail

Sunday, October 5, 2014 12:00 AM

Join us on a ride on the Nashua Rail Trail along a varied landscape, offering numerous scenic overlooks, opportunities to see wildlife, all amidst the full splendor of the autumn season. The Rail Trail travels through the towns of Ayer, Groton, Pepperell and Dunstable and offers a 10-foot wide paved surface for the entire length.

Meeting Place

We will plan to meet in Ayer Center at the 60 paved-space parking lot.

Directions to Ayer Parking Lot

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Central
Activity: 
Bicycling - Road
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Phillip Baraona
Coleader: 
Michael Bohigian

All Roads Lead to Farm Pond (2014)

Sunday, September 21, 2014 12:00 AM

(Intermediate) Follow the Leader Ride. Approx. 20 miles some hills, starting andending at farm pond in Sherborn. Must have helmet, water, good bike,ability to keep the 13-15 mph pace. Faster riders are welcome. Bring tools, optional swim gear, snacks/money. Current plan is to meet in Sherborn at 9:15 AM for a 9:30 start. Check listing here for updates. CLs Welcome. Email Carla for directions, registration. Rain cancels. Print the appropriate one page of this form before arriving.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Bicycling - Road
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
U.S.
Status: 
Canceled
Leader: 
Carla Schwartz

Friday morning bike ride

Friday, September 12, 2014 12:00 AM

Road Ride, Friday Sept 12th 9:30am-12. We will leave Bedford Depot at 9:30am for a 22 mile ride through Bedford, Concord and Carlisle. 13-14 mph pace. Rain cancels. Helmet and spare tube required.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Bicycling - Road
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Karen Hall bikeamc812@gmail.com (781-271-0654)

South Shore 36/47 mile Beach Ride

Saturday, August 16, 2014 12:00 AM

Moderate paced 36/47 mile ride starting in Hingham. 24 miles will be along the scenic coast and beaches of Scituate and Cohasset and Hull. Those interested in more swimming can skip Hull and spend time at Sandy Beach.

If you are interested, you will need a working bike, spare tire, bike helmet, bright clothes and sun block. Swim suit and towel optional. You will also need cash for ice cream stops and lunch.
Ride starts at 9:00 AM. Email stephen.linder with questions.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Bicycling - Road
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Stephen Linder stephen.linder@gmail.com

Thursdsay Evening Ride - Andover

Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:00 AM

Meet at Schneider-Electric at 800 Federal St, Andover at 6 PM for a 6:15 start. See map for location of parking lot. Moderate (12-14 mph) on a moderate 19 mi loop through Andover. Helmet, bright clothes, blinky tail light and bike in good condition required. Rain cancels. Ride finishes at ice cream stand!!!

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Bicycling - Road
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Stephen Linder stephen.linder@gmail.com

Thursday Night Ride - Lexington

Thursday, July 24, 2014 12:00 AM

Meet at Lexington Common, Minuteman statue at 6:00 for 6:15 Start. Moderate (13-16 mph) on an easy 20 mi loop with last four miles on bike trail. Helmet, bright clothes, front and back lights and bike in good condition required. Sunset at 7:45. Dinner at local restaurant often follows ride. Rain cancels, so join the http://groups.yahoo.com/group/amcboston-bike mailing list to be notified if ride is cancelled.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Bicycling - Road
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Stephen Linder (518-569-3933)

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