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.
Self-guided rides of 72 and 26 miles are available, but may not be led, see links to rides below.
Pot luck barbeque with pool and hot tub at member's house in Needham after the ride - chicken and veggie burgers provided, side dishes and drinks welcome. Email email@example.com If you wish to drop off anything at house for refrigeration before ride; or just keep in a cooler in your car! Directions/address to the after ride party will be given at the ride start talk.Directions:
see www.mbta.com for detailed directions. Parking is $2 on weekends, download prior and pay with the Pay By Phone App: www.paybyphone.com.
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.