Bicycling - Road

Another Nashua River Ramble

Saturday, June 15, 2019 12:00 AM

This ride can be reached by T from North Station and Porter Square. Train leaves at 8:35 and arrives at 9:38. Please tell me if you are coming by train.

Ramble 42 miles through central MA on quiet county roads. We wait for folks at turns. Stops at mile 17, and lunch at mile 31 (we need to get there before 2 PM). Route has three hills in the first half of the ride and relatively flat after that. There is a short cut after mile 17 that gets you to lunch seven miles earlier.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Stephen Linder stephen.linder@gmail.com

Thurs PM Ride-Lincoln

Thursday, June 13, 2019 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

20-24 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 6:00 for 6:15 start at Lincoln Smith School lot by tennis courts on Ballfield Rd off Lincoln Rd, Lincoln, MA 01773. See Meetup Group url for more information, to comment and see comment threads. Today we will do the 24.7 Wayside Inn loop; there is an approx 20 mile shortcut.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Evening
Bicycling - Road
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Canceled
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.

T Time Backroads of Providence, RI

Saturday, August 3, 2019 10:00 AM to 8:15 PM

Escape to Providence, RI to enjoy extended smoothly paved trail for 30km inside a green tunnel of trees & farms. Hop onto narrow country roads to reach Foster Country Club for lunch. We stop for late lunch, likely around 14:00.

Bring extra snacks to eat on the train. Lunch will be late mid way through the ride, likely around 14:00. Several sandwich, vegetarian, burger, & salad options available. There are few other stops or facilities along the way. Carry extra water & snacks accordingly.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
RI
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Rami Haddad mcccxxv@me.com

T Time Downhill from Wachusett

Saturday, September 21, 2019 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Bicycle tour at leisurely pace to enjoy colorful views from top of Wachusett Mountain & country roads to Concord. Warm up on the gentle climb from Wachusett commuter rail station for the first 10km, before the steep climb starts to Wachusett observation tower, passing under the ski chair lifts. Lunch stop is in Princeton: bread, soup, salad, & sandwiches at Mountainside Market.

It is a long rolling descent afterwards for about 30km until we climb to Harvard for warm coffee at the general store.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Rami Haddad mcccxxv@me.com
Registrar: 
Rami Haddad mcccxxv@me.com

Needham West Bike Ride

Saturday, August 10, 2019 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Led 36 and 54 mile rides in the buccolic Charles river valley west from Needham followed by an optional social. Be ready to bike at 10:00. from Needham Junction MBTA Commuter Rail Lot at Chestnut and Junction Streets in Needham. See www.mbta.com for detailed directions, also see below for how to pay by App. Show-and-go ride. Sustained rain cancels. No registration is required if capable a pace of 12-14 mph on the 36 mile ride and 13-15 mph on the 54 mile ride. Download the ride files from the Ride with GPS links below, limited cue sheets available.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
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.

Karen Hall bikeamc812@gmail.com (781-271-0654)
Rami Haddad mcccxxv@me.com
Susan Doherty
Coleader: 
Harriet Dann hbdann@gmail.com

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

Friday, August 16, 2019 12:00 PM to Sunday, August 18, 2019 6:00 PM

Bike scenic island 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. $170 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 (617-429-1030; 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.)
Paul Nelson

Beat the Ferry: fall edition

Saturday, October 12, 2019 8:30 AM to 9:00 PM

A twist on Cape in a Day with a new route, trails, coastal views, bakeries, & a challenge: bicycle 170km in 9 hours or overall average of 19km/h. This fall edition is designed for shorter days, compared with similar challenge last year.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Rami Haddad mcccxxv@me.com
Registrar: 
Rami Haddad mcccxxv@me.com (857-288-8571; Before 9:00 p.m. EST)

CYCLING THE BERKSHIRES: ALFORD & STOCKBRIDGE

Saturday, July 20, 2019 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Cycle the most beautiful bicycle route in the Berkshires! This challenging 40-mile ride starts in the bustling town of Great Barrington MA. We cycle on quiet paved roads through Alford, West Stockbridge, Lenox, and Stockbridge, with spectacular scenery and views throughout the trip. This ride features lots of climbs as well as some thrilling descents. Total elevation gain is approximately 2800 feet, including a demanding 2-mile climb up Lenox Mountain. This ride is suitable for experienced riders who don't mind hills and can sustain an average riding pace of 12-14 mph.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling - Road
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Robyn Maislin robyn.maislin@comcast.net
Steve Maislin

Laura's birthday ride

Thursday, May 30, 2019 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Please join us for a lovely 20 mile tour around the greater tri-town area leaving from Maynard (at one time was known as the mini computer capital of the world). We will complete the ride in about 1.5 hr. All riders should arrive by 6:00 and be ready to mount for a 6:15 start time. The departure address is 17 Maple street in bustling downtown Maynard. You will need a bike in good working order, helmet, spare tube and of course some water. If rain does not cancel the ride we will fire up the grill for burgers and franks afterwards in celebration of Laura's birthday.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling - Road
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Lamar Winters bikeamc53@gmail.com
Laura Mattei naturalauram@gmail.com

Essex County Salt Marches and Estates

Saturday, June 29, 2019 9:45 AM to 2:30 PM

Essex County Spring ride around coastal salt marches overlooking Plum Island Sound and Ipswich Bay. Views from Great Neck and Little Neck. Stops at Crane Estate and Crane Beach, with refreshments at a local orchard for hot cider and snacks. Easy pace. Some hills. Rain cancels.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Edward McManmon epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-576-9586; before 9:00 p.m.)
Coleader: 
TBA - pending
Registrar: 
Ed McManmon epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; before 9:00 p.m.)

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