Activities for the Bicycle Committee

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Tues Evening Road Ride- Lexington

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 5:45 PM to 7:30 PM

Join me for a 15 mile ride leaving from Lexington Common. Meet at 5:45 for a prompt 6pm departure. We will ride roads at a moderate pace of 11-13 mph.
Helmets required. You should have a bike in good working order with a spare tube and stuff to fix a flat. Dinner often follows. Rain cancels.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Gail Ferreira gailferreira@hotmail.com (978-314-1106)

Tuesday Evening Ride Concord

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 6:00 PM to 7:45 PM

Tuesday Evening Ride - Concord May 7th
Rating: Easy-Intermediate. Ride approximately 15 miles on scenic roads. Meet at 5:45 for 6pm departure. Monument Square Concord Center. Helmet required. Rain cancels. Optional dinner after at local restaurant.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling - Evening
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Susan Doherty sdoh1222@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

Thursday Night Ride in Bedford

Thursday, May 16, 2019 12:00 AM

Meet at Bedford Library, 7 Mudge Way at 5:45 for a 6:00pm sharp start. Moderate 13-15mph on a 20-22 mile ride through Bedford/Carlisle Group ride. Helmet, bright clothes, and bike in good condition required. Rain cancels.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling - Evening
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Steve Dennen stevedennen@gmail.com (781-799-9623; Anytime)

Tuesday Evening Ride-Concord

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 5:45 PM to 7:30 PM

Join us for a 15-17 mile ride leaving from the Monument in Concord Center. Meet at 5:45pm for a 6pm departure. We will ride roads at a moderate pace of 12-14 mph. Helmets required. You should have a bike in good working order with a spare tube and stuff to fix a flat. High vis clothing highly recommended. Dinner often follows. Rain cancels.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Evening
Bicycling - Road
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Karen Hall bikeamc812@gmail.com (781-271-0654; before 9pm)
Coleader: 
ALIZA EDWARDS

Memorial Day Weekend in the White Mountains

Friday, May 24, 2019 12:00 AM to Monday, May 27, 2019 12:00 AM

Biking in the beautiful White Mountains of NH. Daily rides ranging from 25-60 mi. on rolling to hilly terrain. Stay at comfy ski lodge. Cost of $170 including three nights lodging, three breakfasts, two dinners. Lodging is bunk rooms with shared bath, supply your own bedding. Register online with link below.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jack Donohue jmdonohue@alum.mit.edu
Susan Grieb

Spring Cycling in the Berkshires

Friday, May 24, 2019 5:00 PM to Monday, May 27, 2019 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 New York-Massachusetts-Vermont border (10-13 mph easy pace, but intermediate hilly terrain). Previous group cycling experience in hilly terrain highly recommended, though not necessary for strong flatland cyclists. $238-$288 per person includes 3 nights lodging in a relaxing country home (linens, blankets & towels included), 3 breakfasts, 2 happy hours & dinners Saturday & Sunday (meals fit for a foodie!). See "Cost" below for more information.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Aldo Ghirin

Aldo has led trips for the Bicycling Committee for several years. He has also led ski and hiking trips for the AMC. He is a recent past chair of the AMC Boston Chapter ski committee.

Coleader: 
Glenn Barnes

Glenn is a long time cycling leader with the NY-NJ Chapter of the AMC, and with the Bicycle Touring Club of North Jersey (BTCNJ). "Hill are our friends."

Thursday Night Ride in Bedford

Thursday, June 6, 2019 12:00 AM

Meet at Bedford Library, 7 Mudge Way at 5:45 for a 6:00pm sharp start. Moderate 13-15mph on a 20-22 mile ride through Bedford/Carlisle Group ride. Helmet, bright clothes, and bike in good condition required. Rain cancels.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling - Evening
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Steve Dennen stevedennen@gmail.com (781-799-9623; Anytime)

Boston Chapter Bicycle Rally

Saturday, June 8, 2019 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM

The 41st annual AMC Boston Chapter Bicycle Rally will be held at Verrill Farm in Concord on Saturday, June 8, 2019. It is a wonderful opportunity for cyclists of all levels to get together to begin the summer bike season. Come help us celebrate.

This year there will be rides from 16 to 50 miles on beautiful rolling terrain. After the rides, riders can enjoy an outdoor happy hour with appetizers, beer, wine, and soft drinks followed by dinner.

Dinner will be served under a tent on the grounds. We will have a sumptuous dinner with vegetarian option.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jack Donohue jmdonohue@alum.mit.edu

Bike Truro!

Friday, June 21, 2019 3:00 PM to Sunday, June 23, 2019 1:00 PM

June 21 - June 23. Bike Truro! Stay in the Truro Hostel on outer Cape Cod nestled in the seaside with ocean views. Arrive on Friday pm for a happy hour, spend Saturday and Sunday biking to Provincetown & around the Cape (up to 35 miles @ 11-14 mph). $170.00 includes 2 nights lodging, 2 happy hours with dinner and 2 breakfasts. L Joyce Bailey (freshair2b@gmail.com), L Rachel Neuwirth (rbn8000@yahoo.com)

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Full
Leader: 
Joyce Bailey freshair2b@gmail.com
Rachel Neuwirth rbn8000@yahoo.com
Registrar: 
Joyce Bailey freshair2b@gmail.com

Watery Wayland

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Meet in the parking lot behind the Wayland Town Building at the Southwest corner of the intersection of routes 20 and 126. (41 Cochituate Rd) at 5:45 for a 6:00 pm start.
13-16 mile rolling ride on mostly back roads at a moderate pace. Helmet required. Dinner at The Local or Bertuccis follows. Steady or heavy rain cancels

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling - Evening
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Valerie Paul valerie.paul@gmail.com (508-561-8097; Before 9pm)

Thursday Night Ride in Bedford

Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:00 AM

Meet at Bedford Library, 7 Mudge Way at 5:45 for a 6:00pm sharp start. Moderate 13-15mph on a 20-22 mile ride through Bedford/Carlisle Group ride. Helmet, bright clothes, and bike in good condition required. Rain cancels.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling - Evening
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Steve Dennen stevedennen@gmail.com (781-799-9623; Anytime)

Natick and Sherborn Wanderer

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 5:45 PM to 7:30 PM

Meet at the Gazebo on the Natick Town Green (intersection of routes 27 and 135) at 5:30 for 5:45 pm start. 13 mile ride at moderate pace over rolling terrain. Rain cancels. Helmets required. Dinner follows at local Pan Asian restaurant

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Evening
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Valerie Paul valerie.paul@gmail.com (508-561-8097; Before 9pm)

Annual Casual Martha's Vineyard Bike Trip

Friday, August 16, 2019 12:00 AM to Sunday, August 18, 2019 12:00 AM

Come to Martha's Vineyard for a prime August summer cycling and touring break. 2 days biking, beaching & relaxing. Bike 30 - 33 mi. on Sat. Sun. is shorter ride with a return trip on potential sunset ferryboat cruise. Sign up early! Please register by July 16, 2019. Otherwise, call Registrar.

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 9p.m.)

15+ years AMC trip leader

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

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

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 (781-209-1100; 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.)

Labor Day Cycling Weekend in the Berkshires

Friday, August 30, 2019 5:00 PM to Monday, September 2, 2019 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). Previous group cycling experience in hilly terrain highly recommended, though not necessary for strong flatland cyclists. $238-$288 per person includes 3 nights lodging in a relaxing country home, 3 breakfasts, 2 happy hours & dinners Saturday & Sunday (meals fit for a foodie!). See "Cost" section below for more information. For more trip details or to register, contact Aldo.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Aldo Ghirin

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

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

Bicycle Tour de Force of Maine

Friday, September 27, 2019 11:00 AM to Sunday, September 29, 2019 6:00 PM

Buckle your helmet, clip your shoes, turn on your camera, & join us on a tour de force. This is not to rest & relax. Rather, it is to jam pack all the best that Maine has to offer in one weekend: rocky coast, lobster, lighthouses, diners, Bar Harbor, bakeries, Acadia National Park Drive, frigid water dip, & Mt Desert.

It will even coincide with Adventure Cycling Association's Bike Your Park Day. We will celebrate our public lands on Saturday with a ride through Acadia National Park.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Trip state: 
ME
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Rami Haddad
Mike Barry

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.

Fall Cycling in the Berkshires

Friday, October 11, 2019 5:00 PM to Monday, October 14, 2019 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! Previous group cycling experience in hilly terrain highly recommended, though not necessary for strong flatland cyclists. $238-$288 per person includes 3 nights lodging in a relaxing country home, 3 breakfasts, 2 happy hours & dinners Saturday & Sunday (meals fit for a foodie!).

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Aldo Ghirin

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

Coleader: 
Glenn Barnes

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).