Bicycling - Touring

Ayer, Mason and Pepperell Ramble

Sunday, October 20, 2019 12:00 AM

The weather is suppose to be gorgeous on Sunday!

Ramble through central MA on quiet county roads. We wait for folks at turns. Stops at mile 13 and 20 with lunch at mile 26 at the Hilltop Cafe (http://www.hilltopcafenh.com/) and ice cream at mile 43. After lunch route is either downhill or relatively flat with the last 10 miles are on the Nashua River Rail Trail. That being said there is a 6 mile hill to get up to the hill top lunch and a few miles of dirt roads.

Trip details

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

Fall Essex County Harvest and Estates Ride - Rescheduled

Saturday, October 19, 2019 9:45 AM to 2:30 PM

Day Ride rescheduled due to weather forecast for original ride date - October 12, 2019
Essex County Fall Harvest ride around coastal salt marches overlooking Plum Island Sound and Ipswich Bay. Views from Great Neck and Little Neck. Stops at Crane Estate and Crane Beach, with refreshments at a local orchard for hot cider and doughnuts. Easy pace. Some hills. Rain cancels.

Trip details

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

Fall Essex County Harvest and Estates Ride - Rescheduled

Saturday, October 19, 2019 9:45 AM to 2:30 PM

Rescheduled day ride due to weather conditions forecast for original date - October 12, 2019.
Essex County Fall Harvest ride around coastal salt marches overlooking Plum Island Sound and Ipswich Bay. Views from Great Neck and Little Neck. Stops at Crane Estate and Crane Beach, with refreshments at a local orchard for hot cider and doughnuts Easy pace. Some hills. 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.)

Carlisle Ice Cream Ride Stephen Linder

Sunday, October 13, 2019 12:00 AM

A mellow ramble, 12 to 14 mph average pace, through Concord and Carlisle.

Meet at the Uncle Sam Statue in Arlington Center at 9:30 AM (40 miles) or at the Minuteman Statue in Lexington at 10:00 AM (30 miles). We leave promptly at 9:30 so we can get to Lexington on time. The start is short bike ride from the Alewife T-stop. We will stop in Carlisle for ice cream.

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

Trip details

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

Marblehead - Nahant Ride

Sunday, September 29, 2019 9:45 AM to 2:30 PM

Ride from Marblehead to Nahant and back. Explore some interesting Boston vistas from two peninsular coastal towns with interesting New England history. Lunch stop overlooking rocky shoreline. Ride 30 - 35 miles. 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 p.m.)
Coleader: 
Sue Christopherson chrstphrsn@comcast.net
Registrar: 
Ed McManmon epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; Before 9:00 p.m.)

Marblehead - Nahant Ride

Sunday, September 29, 2019 9:45 AM to 2:30 PM

Ride from Marblehead to Nahant and back. Explore some interesting Boston vistas from two peninsular coastal towns with interesting New England history. Lunch stop overlooking rocky shoreline. Ride 30 - 35 miles. 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: 
Sue Christopherson chrstphrsn@comcast.net
Registrar: 
Ed McManmon epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; before 9:00 p.m.)

Ayer, Mason and Pepperell Ramble

Saturday, October 12, 2019 12:00 AM

Not sure what the weather will be but if it is a nice day we will make it to the Hill Top Cafe on a 52 mile loop, if it is wet we will do a shorter loop and have lunch in Pepperell.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Stephen Linder stephen.linder@gmail.com
Coleader: 
Sue Christopherson chrstphrsn@comcast.net

Another Nashua River Ramble

Sunday, September 22, 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.

Ramble through central MA on quiet county roads. We wait for folks at turns. Stops at mile 14, mile 22 (after hill), and with lunch at mile 32. Route is relatively flat, with one long hill. After lunch you finish the ride on the Nashua River Rail Trail.

You should be able to cycle 13-14 mph on the flats. We will wait for folks at turns. You 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 - Touring
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Stephen Linder stephen.linder@gmail.com

Marblehead - Nahant Ride

Sunday, September 29, 2019 9:45 AM to 2:30 PM

Ride from Marblehead to Nahant and back. Explore some interesting Boston vistas from two peninsular coastal towns with interesting New England history. Lunch stop overlooking rocky shoreline. Ride 30 - 35 miles. 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 p.m.)
Coleader: 
TBA - pending
Registrar: 
Ed McManmon epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; Before 9:00 p.m.)

Fall Cape Ann Perimeter Ride - Rescheduled

Saturday, September 14, 2019 9:45 AM to 2:30 PM

Rescheduled due to Hurricane Dorian: 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.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
United States
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Ed McManmon epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; before 9 PM)
Lamar Winters bikeamc53@gmail.com
Coleader: 
TBA - pending
Registrar: 
Ed McManmon epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; Before 9 PM)

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