Co-Sponsored with Sudbury Valley Trustees (SVT).
Join us for a spin around the hilly western section of the Sudbury-Assabet watershed. Along the way we will pass SVT properties and land protection projects underway. This 22-mile loop winds through hilly back roads of Northborough, Berlin, and Bolton. We will be going at an intermediate pace and stopping briefly at several conservation sites of interest. Please register at www.svtweb.org.
Bicycling - Road
Co-Sponsored with Sudbury Valley Trustees (SVT).
Bike scenic country roads, enjoy beautiful beaches, watch amazing sunsets, practice yoga outside, and stay at luxurious campground with full service kitchen, modern bathrooms, and large multi-purpose room. Must be comfortable riding 12-20 miles per day with hills. $130 includes two nights tent site fee, two breakfasts, Saturday boiled lobster seafood feast and great company! Parking on mainland and ferry extra (no cars). But sag wagon will take tents, sleeping bags, and pads; you just need to bring your clothing.
<p>Revere was a prosperous and prominent Boston silversmith, who helped organize an intelligence and alarm system to keep watch on the British military. Please join us for a historic trek from Watertown to the Historic North Bridge in Concord. This is a 30 mile historic road ride through the beautiful towns of Lincoln and Concord. Let's plan a short hike at Walden Pond on the way back to Belmont. Bring a lunch, spare tube, plenty of water, and sense of humor. Please don't forget your helmet. 10 am start time. 22 max. participants. Registration required.</p>
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.
Cycle 45 or 35 miles(with a Lexington start) to hot chocolate in Carlisle. Route follows mostly quiet back roads and bike paths through Arlington, Lexington, Concord, Chelmsford and Carlisle.
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 tire, bike helmet, and bright warm clothes.
Join us on Saturday, November 16th, as we enjoy that last few fall leaves on the trees on the Bay Circuit Trail.
This road ride will begin at the Watch City Brewery in Waltham, at 9:30 am for introductions and safety check. We will leave at 10 am and ride approx. 13 miles to Walden Pond, where we will stop for a brief discussion on the Bay Circuit Trail, led by Kristen Sykes, the Director of Operations for the Bay Circuit Alliance.
This is a leisurely ride 12-15 MPH exploring Bradley Palmer State Park, Cranes Beach and the barrier drumlins of Great Neck and Little Neck. We will stop at Russells Orchard for a snack halfway. This is a great ride to introduce you or to revist the spectacular marsh /ocean views of Ipswich.
The ride begins at the public parking lot behind TD Bank, 23 Market Street, Ipswich, MA 01938 at 9:30 am.
Try to arrive 15 Min. early for waivers etc.
A helmet is a must. Wind breaker is appropraite while water and snacks recommended or available on the way.
Join us for a 13-15 mph follow the leader 20-25 mile ride through Sherborn, South Natick, Dover, and Medfield. Have a road bike in good shape, and water. We start and end at a beautiful pond reserve. Rolling hills. Register with the leader. Rain Cancels. Ride starts at 10 AM sharp.
Please join us for a 48 mile ride through Plymouth County with a starting time of 10 AM. We will wander through the Miles Standish forest and see how many wild turkeys you can count. Please bring a lunch as we will dine in Bourne along the Cape Cod Canal before we start our journey back to Plymouth. There are plenty of side roads to explore with great ocean views at Manomet. This ride has a lot of fun rolling hills that are quite manageable for intermediate riders, must love hills. You must have all of the usual gear including a spare tube, helmet, bright clothing and warm layers.
Leisurely 12-15 Mph) 30 Mile ride with a dozen stops highlighting the harbors, beaches and shorelines of Cape Ann (Gloucester Rockport)
We will ride mostly perimeter roads of Cape ann seeing Rockport, Pigeon cove, Lanesville, Annisquam, Downtown Gloucester, Rocky Neck, Bass Rocks, and Rockports South End. You will be an accomplished Cape Ann tour guide after this ride.
Commuter rail accessible. Rockport line train leaves North station at 8:30. Arrives at Rockport train station at 9:41. Bike ride starts at train station at 10:00.