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.
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.