Join us on a rare January bike ride for hot chocolate in Carlisle. We will have three starts so you can pick your ideal ride length. The starts are marked on the map: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2053916/. Meet at Uncle Sam's Statue at 10:30 for 46 mile ride Meet at Minuteman Status at 11:00 AM for 36 mile ride Meet at Concord Monument at 11:50 for a 17 mile ride We shall be cycling at a friendly moderate pace (12-15 mph) and will leave someone at each turn and occasionally regroup.
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Another warm weekend day forecasted!! Cycle 40 or 30 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 warm bright clothes. Rain or real cold weather cancels.
Moderate 45mi Ride along Nashua RiverA moderate paced (12-15 mph) ride on an easy 45 mile route starting from Littleton, MA at 10:30. 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 warm clothes. Meet at 10:15 at 62 Porter road shown on map below for an 10:30 start. Rain or real cold weather cancels. Join the <email@example.com> mailing list to be notified if ride is canceled.
Meet at 10:30 AM Thursday at Minuteman Statue on Lexington Common for a moderate to easy 20 mile bike through Concord Carlise and Bedford. We will be done by noon, in time for diner! Rain or real cold weather cancels. Join the http://groups.yahoo.com/group/amcboston-bike mailing list to be notified if ride is canceled. Map: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1484201 Mail firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Meet at 11:00 AM Saturday at Minuteman Statue on Lexington Common for a moderate to easy 20 mile bike through Concord Carlise and Bedford. Ice cream or hot chocolate afterwards at Rancatore's. Map: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1484201
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 Susan to register.
For those hearty souls out there who would like to participate in a bracing November ride, please join us for a nice cruise over mostly flat to rolling terrain that has something of interest for everyone. The route goes down into Stonington Village en route to Stonington Point and its marvelous views of Fishers Island Sound to the southwest and Block Island Sound to the southeast. The route then heads inland up and past wine country into No. Stonington Village. The route heads back toward the ocean and features a lovely ride along the Mystic River.
Cycle 44 or 34 miles(with a Lexington start) to ice cream at Great Brook SP. 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 8:30 AM, or the Minuteman Statue in Lexington at 9:00 AM. Start is accessible from Alewife T-station. If you are interested, you will need a working bike, spare tire, bike helmet, and bright clothes. Rain Cancels.
(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 13-16 mph pace. Bring tools, optional swim gear,lunch/money. Current plan is to meet in Sherborn at 10:15 AM for a 10:30 start. Check listing here for updates. CLs Welcome. Email Carla for directions, registration. Will lead a longer (35 mile) ride on group demand. Rain cancels.
Welcome to the Knubble Bay Camp Weekend! Knubble Bay Camp is an AMC owned cabin on the Maine coast near Bath. Primary activities are kayaking and cycling. We plan on one day of cycling (includes a visit to a state park complete with a beach and a local conservation area for some hiking plus lunch at a lobster shack!), and one day of kayaking with exploration of lots of coves, and tramping about on a large island. The cabin is fully equipped with composting toilets, mattresses, and a water from an outside pump. We will provide Sat Breakfast and Dinner, and Sun Breakfast.