45 mi road bike ride on quiet back roads in the Manodnock region. Stamina a must, but high speed not required for this ride of 4400' vertical rise with approx 2 mi of well packed dirt roads. Ability to maintain overall 12.5 mph in mountainous terrain and good bike handling on winding roads required. Patch kit/tube, frame pump, tool kit and rain gear required. Weather may be variable and colder than in metro Boston. Bring lunch or buy at cafe prior to ride, must be able to carry lunch on bike. Social in local pub will follow ride. Register with Leader.
Bicycling - Road
Meet at Lexington Common, Minuteman statue at 6:00 for 6:15 Start. Moderate (13-15 mph) on an easy 20 mi loop to Concord with last four miles on the bike trail. Helmet, bright clothes, blinky lights and bike in good condition required. Sun sets at 7:55 PM. Rain cancels. Dinner at local restaurant will follow ride. Print queue sheet or use smart phone if needed. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
The Nashua River Rail Trail is a beautiful and peaceful rural trail extending through the Massachusetts communities of Ayer, Groton, Pepperell and Dunstable. The trail continues into New Hampshire just south of the town of Nashua. The pre-ride talk is at 9:45 am and the ride begins at 10 am. Rain or thunderstorms cancels. Helmets are required along with a working bike and spare tube. Bring a lunch or snacks. This is a show and go ride so no registration is requried. The pace and distance would be good for those folks who are getting back into cycling or just learning.
Please join us for a lovely 38 mile moderately paced autumn ride in and around Little Compton RI. A little known historical fact. The Rhode Island Red is a breed of chicken originally bred in Adamsville, a small village that is part of Little Compton. Little Compton is the only place in the United States with a monument dedicated to a chicken (really it's true!). We will visit a couple of beaches and get plenty of ocean views. Feel free to bring your lunch or purchase something in Little Compton.
Meet at Lexington Common, Minuteman statue at 6:00 for 6:15 Start. Moderate (13-15 mph) on an easy 20 mi loop to Concord with last four miles on the bike trail. Helmet, bright clothes, blinky lights and bike in good condition required. Sun sets at 8:11 PM. Rain cancels. Dinner at local restaurant will follow ride. Email email@example.com with questions. Route: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2306878
Join us for a car camping weekend at Lake Carmi state park in northern VT. Intermediate level hiking and bicycling trips offered each day - 25 to 50 mile bicycle rides and 5 to 10 mile hiking trips; actual trips TBD after group abilities and desires are determined. Option to arrive on July 3rd for additional cost. Trip price of $60 includes (3) breakfasts, (2) dinners, (2) happy hours & campsite fees. Cross listed with Young Members and Bike Committees. For more information or to Register, contact (L) Ed Beagan.
6:00 at the Minuteman Statue, Lexington Green on Rt 225. 15 mile loop through conservation lands and western suburbs. Helmet and bike in good working condition required. Rain Cancels. Dinner at local restaurant often follows ride.
Meet at 6:15, departs at 6:30 from Monument Square in Concord Center.10-15 mi loop through Concord area. Helmet and bike in good working condition required.Rain cancels. Dinner at a local restaurant follows. Show and go.
Meet at end/start of the Minuteman Bike Trail in Bedford by water fountain at 6:00 PM for 6:15 start. Moderate (13-15 mph) pace on an easy 20-24 mi loop. Ice cream stop at Kimball farm at mile 20 for those with good lights. Helmet, bright clothes, blinky lights and bike in good condition required. Sun sets at 8:24 PM. Rain cancels. Dinner at local restaurant will follow ride. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. Route: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2545293
45mi Ride along Nashua River. A moderate paced (13-15 mph) ride on an easy route starting from Littleton, MA. We will post riders at turns and regroup periodically. If you are interested, you will need a working bike, spare tire, bike helmet, and bright clothes . Meet at 10:15 at 30 Porter Road, shown on map, for an 10:30 start. Rain cancels. Join the <email@example.com> mailing list to be notified if ride is canceled. Car pooling is encouraged.