Bicycling - Touring

Templeton to Monadnock Ramble

Sunday, July 15, 2018 12:00 AM

A ramble through quiet rural roads with great views from Route 2 up to Monadnock in NH. We wait for folks at turns. Stops at mile 11 in Royalston, mile 25 in Fitzwilliam, and with lunch at mile 33 in Jaffery. Route is relatively easy after lunch with a 15 mile down hill (and places to swim).

Register on meetup: https://www.meetup.com/AMCBostonBikers/events/252619428/

Trip details

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

Rumney NH Bike Tour

Sunday, August 19, 2018 12:00 AM

An easy 67 mile ride/tour on quiet country roads leaving Rumney NH promptly at 9:00 AM. If you are interested, you will need a working bike, spare tire, bike helmet, bright clothes, wind breaker and sun block. You will also need cash for ice cream stops at mile 20, 34, 43 and 60.

Rider's cycling speeds on the flats will vary between 12 and 18 mph and a lot slower going up the Hill. We wait for riders at all of the nine turns of the ride (four have ice cream and three turns are in the first five mile).

Trip details

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

I have been bike touring for years. In 2014 we went from Pittsburgh to Washington DC on the Great Allegheny Passage; in 2016 from Helsinki to Denmark; in 2018, a 700 mile loop in Austria. Looking for partners for summer of 2019!!!

AMC South Shore Beach Ride

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 12:00 AM

This ride is accessible by T from Boston. Get off at Nantasket Junction (http://www.mbta.com/schedules_and_maps/rail/lines/?route=GREENBSH&direct...). There should be plenty of time to get to the start if you take the 8:05 train. (Let me know if you are taking the train.)

Trip details

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

Amesbury - Hampton Falls Rural Ride

Sunday, July 8, 2018 9:45 AM to 2:30 PM

Amesbury ride into southern New Hampshire through scenic farm country with a tentative stop at the Applecrest Farm Orchards in Hampton Falls, NH. Ride 25 - 28 miles. Bring lunch. Meet at 9:45 a.m. rode start time 10:00 a.m. Rain cancels

Trip details

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

Amesbury - Hampton Falls rural ride

Sunday, July 8, 2018 9:45 AM to 2:30 PM

Amesbury ride into southern New Hampshire through scenic farm country with a tentative stop at the Applecrest Farm Orchards in Hampton Falls, NH. Ride 25 - 28 miles. Bring lunch. Meet at 9:45 a.m. for start time 10:00 a.m. 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 9:00 p.m.)

Little Rhody's East Bay Bike Trail

Saturday, June 16, 2018 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

East Providence to Bristol RI and back. Leisurely 30-35 mile ride at an average pace of 12-14 mph on a paved rail trail along the eastern shores of Narragansett Bay. Lunch stop in Bristol by the Bay - home to one of America's oldest Fourth of July celebrations in the U.S. Stimulate your senses as we cruise by Del's lemonade stands and the best ice cream place this side of Somerville. Enjoy stunning views of the Ocean State shoreline. Side trips to Colt State Park and Audubon boardwalk depending on time and interest.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
RI
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Full
Leader: 
Steven Dennen stevedennen@gmail.com (781-799-9623; Anytime)
Coleader: 
Kathy Blythe katherineblythe@comcast.net

Annual Biking Weekend at Nantucket

Friday, August 24, 2018 12:00 AM to Sunday, August 26, 2018 12:00 AM

Enjoy a summer weekend on AMC's annual trip to New England's favorite island. There will be leisurely rides to the coastal villages of Siasconset and Makadet, with optional trips to various sites and downtown. We'll also walk the island's scenic cliffs at Siasconset, and enjoy the beach next to our historic lodging at the Star of the Seas Hostel.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Paul Noe pjscdn@yahoo.com (781-329-1861; Between 7pm and 9pm)
Ed McManmon epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; before 9:00 p.m. - EST)

Experienced cycling visitor to Nantucket Island

Registrar: 
Ed McManmon epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; before 9:00 p.m. - EST)

Fall Cycling Weekend in the Berkshires

Friday, October 12, 2018 5:00 PM to Monday, October 15, 2018 3:00 PM

Join us for 25-50 mile led road rides over scenic, hilly country roads on both sides of the scenic Taconic Range along NY-Mass border (10-13 mph easy pace, but intermediate hilly terrain). Enjoy the beauty and color of New England's showiest season! $228-$268 per person includes 3 nights lodging in a relaxing country home, 3 breakfasts, 2 happy hours & dinners Saturday & Sunday (meals fit for a foodie!). Please register with Aldo.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Aldo Ghirin aggamc2016@gmail.com

Aldo has been an AMC Boston Chapter bicycling trip leader since 2010. He is also a hiking and skiing leader, and the most recent past chair of the AMC Boston Chapter ski committee.

Coleader: 
Glenn Barnes glenn1998_11@yahoo.com

Glenn is an AMC NY-NJ Chapter cycling and flatwater paddling leader, and also leads cycling trips for the Bicycle Touring Club of North Jersey (BTCNJ).

Registrar: 
Aldo Ghirin aggamc2016@gmail.com

Annual Casual Martha's Vineyard Bike Trip

Friday, August 3, 2018 12:00 AM to Sunday, August 5, 2018 12:00 AM

Come to Martha's Vineyard for a late August end of summer cycling and touring break. 2 days biking, beaching & relaxing. Bike 30 - 33 mi. on Sat. Sun. is shorter ride with a return on potential sunset ferryboat cruise. Sign up early! Register no later than July 2nd to secure a spot.

Trip details

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

Experienced Martha's Vineyard Cyclist

Coleader: 
Dan Pratt daniel.pratt1@verizon.net (781-933-7833; Before 9:00 p.m.)
Registrar: 
Ed McManmon - register by July 2nd epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; Before 9:00 p.m.)

Labor Day Cycling Weekend in the Berkshires

Friday, August 31, 2018 5:00 PM to Monday, September 3, 2018 3:00 PM

Join us for 25-50+ mile led road rides over scenic, hilly country roads on both sides of the scenic Taconic Range along NY-Mass border (10-13 mph easy pace, but intermediate hilly terrain). $228-$268 per person includes 3 nights lodging in a relaxing country home, 3 breakfasts, 2 happy hours & dinners Saturday & Sunday (meals fit for a foodie!). Please register with Susan. (Note: Location shown on map is the general location of the town of Hancock; it is not the location of the lodging site. The lodging location will be sent only to registered participants.)

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Aldo Ghirin aggamc2016@gmail.com

Aldo has been a bicycling leader with the AMC Boston Chapter Bicycling Committee for several years. He also enjoys skiing, paddling, and hiking. He is the most recent past chair of the AMC Boston Chapter Ski Committee.

Coleader: 
Susan Feist susanjwfeist@gmail.com

She hikes! She skis! She cycles! She lives large! She loves nature!

Registrar: 
Susan Feist susanjwfeist@gmail.com

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