Bicycling - Touring

Another Nashua River Ramble

Saturday, April 13, 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 - Touring
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Stephen Linder stephen.linder@gmail.com

Another Nashua River Ramble

Sunday, April 7, 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 through central MA on quiet county roads. We will wait for folks at turns. Stops at mile 13, mile 21 (after long hill), and with lunch at mile 31 (we need to get there before 2 PM). Route is relatively flat, with one long gentle hill starting at mile 14. Last ten miles on the Nashua River Rail Trail.

Trip details

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

Nashua River Ramble

Saturday, March 30, 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 through central MA on quiet county roads. We wait for folks at turns. Stops at mile 11, mile 23, and with lunch at mile 30 (we need to get there before 2 PM). Route is relatively flat, with one long hill. Last ten miles on the Nashua River Rail Trail.

You should be able to cycle 13-15 mph on the flats. Need bright clothes, flashy lights, spare inner tube, working bike and helmet. Meet at 9:45 for a 10:00 start.

Trip details

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

Carlisle Hot Chocolate Ride

Sunday, March 24, 2019 12:00 AM

Looks like better weather this coming weekend with a high of 60 for Sunday.

A mellow ramble, 12-13 mph mph average pace, through Concord and Carlisle. We are going to explore the newly open section of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail. We stop for folks at turns.

If you are interested, you will need a working bike, spare inner tube, bike helmet, bright clothes, and hot chocolate.

Register at https://www.meetup.com/AMCBostonBikers/events/259858491

Trip details

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

New Members Ride

Saturday, May 11, 2019 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Join us for a fun and beautiful approximately 21-mile ride through Acton, Boxborough, Harvard, and Stow. Rolling terrain. Ride will be split into two groups: intermediate (13-16mph) and easy (10-13mph). Ride leaves promptly at 10:00am, Douglas School parking lot, 21 Elm St. Acton, MA. No advance sign-up necessary. Helmet, water, spare tube, and bike in good working order required. Rain cancels, check this website for a cancellation notice. Please arrive by 9:30 so that you can get your bike ready and participate in the safety talk.

Trip details

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

Bicycle Tour of Lake Champlain Island 5th Annual

Friday, August 16, 2019 9:00 AM to Sunday, August 18, 2019 3:00 PM

All the charm of Lake Champlain Islands in 35-65 flat miles over scenic Vermont pavé roads (read: some unpaved sections), country stores, Adirondack & Green Mountains views, & dips in refreshing lake water.

The trip has all ingredients for relaxing yet active weekend: several stops at state parks, scenic views at every turn, multiple stops for locally fresh food, & frequent beach stops for opportunities to dip in the water. Plan on three days of riding: Friday morning through Sunday afternoon.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
VT
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Wait Listed
Leader: 
Rami Haddad mcccxxv@me.com
Karen Hall bikeamc812@gmail.com
Emily McPhillips
Registrar: 
Rami Haddad mcccxxv@me.com

Carlisle Hot Chocolate Ride

Saturday, March 16, 2019 12:00 AM

Lets do a mellow ramble, 12 mph mph average pace, through Concord and Carlisle. We stop for folks at turns.

Meet at the Uncle Sam Statue in Arlington Center at 10:30 (30 miles) or at the Minuteman Statue in Lexington at 11:00 AM (20 miles). The start is short bike ride from the Alewife T-stop. We will stop in Carlisle for hot chocolate.

If you are interested, you will need a working bike, spare inner tube, bike helmet, bright clothes, and the ability to stop for hot chocolate.

Trip details

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

Fall New Hampshire Coastal Ride - New Date!

Saturday, October 13, 2018 9:45 AM to 3:00 PM

New Date: Early autumn bike ride along rugged New Hampshire coastline with scenic vistas, state parks, mansions and grand hotels, followed by an optional post ride meal gathering. 34 mile RT. Meet @ 9:45 a.m. - Start: 10:00 a.m. North Beach, NH area. Rain Cancels

Trip details

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

Fall New Hampshire Coastal Ride - New Date!

Saturday, October 13, 2018 9:45 AM to 3:00 PM

New Date: Early autumn bike ride along rugged New Hampshire coastline with scenic vistas, state parks, mansions and grand hotels followed by an optional post ride meal gathering. 34 mile RT. Meeting time: 9:45 a.m. - Start time: 10:00 a.m., North Beach, NH area. Rain Cancels

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Social Events
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Edward McManmon epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; before 9:00 p.m.)
Coleader: 
TBA - Pending
Registrar: 
Ed McManmon epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; Before 9:00 p.m.)

Fall Cape Ann Perimeter Ride - new date

Saturday, October 6, 2018 9:45 AM to 2:30 PM

New Date: Bike coastal streets and side roads along scenic Cape Ann, starting from Gloucester. Stops along route for viewing lighthouses, coves, and future beach spots. Ride is 27 - 30 miles of gently rolling terrain with a few hills in between. Bring appropriate wind-protective clothing, lunch, and snacks. Accessible by MBTA Commuter Rail. Rain cancels.

Trip details

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

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