Activities for the Bicycle Committee

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Tuesday Evening Ride--Concord

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 12:00 AM

Join us for a 15-17 mile ride leaving from the Monument in Concord Center. Meet at 6pm for a 6:15 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 - Evening
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Linda Haines linda.haines6624@gmail.com

Thurs PM Ride-Lincoln

Thursday, June 20, 2019 6:00 PM to 7:45 PM

20-24 mi. Map & cue sheets provided. Helmet and bike in good condition required. Riders should be able to fix a flat and complete the ride in about 1.5 hrs. Rain cancels. Dinner at local restaurant follows ride. Meet at 6:00 for 6:15 start at Lincoln Schools Smith School lot by tennis courts on Ballfield Rd off Lincoln Rd, Lincoln, MA 01773. See Meetup Group url for more information, to comment and see comment threads. Today we will ride the 22.4 "New" Thursday Ride Loop; https://ridewithgps.com/routes/14789500

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Evening
Bicycling - Road
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Mike Barry mikebarry657@mac.com (617-257-2251)

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.

Friday Morning Ride from Bedford

Friday, June 21, 2019 10:00 AM

Meet at the parking lot next to the Bikeway Source, 111 South Rd, Bedford for a 30 mile intermediate paced ride through back roads of Bedford, Concord, and Carlisle.
Ride will start promptly at 10AM, please plan to arrive 15 minutes early to be ready to ride at 10.
In case of bad weather, the ride will be cancelled by 8AM
Check here for updates

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: 
Open
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)

Friday Morning Ride from Bedford

Friday, June 28, 2019 10:00 AM

Meet at the parking lot next to the Bikeway Source, 111 South Rd, Bedford for a 30 mile intermediate paced ride through back roads of Bedford, Concord, and Carlisle.
Ride will start promptly at 10AM, please plan to arrive 15 minutes early to be ready to ride at 10.
In case of bad weather, the ride will be cancelled by 8AM
Check here for updates

Trip details

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

Essex County Salt Marches and Estates

Saturday, June 29, 2019 9:45 AM to 2:30 PM

Essex County Spring 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 snacks. Easy pace. Some hills. 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 9PM)
Coleader: 
TBA - pending
Registrar: 
Ed McManmon epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; Before 9:00 p.m. - EST)

Boxborough to Kimball Fruit Farm (by way of Hollis, NH)

Sunday, June 30, 2019 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Please join us for a 45-50 mi moderately paced hilly ride starting in Boxborough, through Littleton, Harvard, Ayer, and Groton, with lunch stop at Kimball Fruit Farm in Pepperell, MA. This will be a moderate paced hilly ride with an average of 12-13 MPH. We'll proceed through Hollis and Nashua, NH, returning by way of Dunstable, Tyngsboro, and Westford before heading back to Boxborough. Expect beautiful scenery, with some steep and challenging climbs. Bring your lunch and water, bike in good working order, helmets req. Rain cancels.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling - Road
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Robyn Maislin robyn.maislin@comcast.net
Steve Maislin
Janine Papesh

Wellesley Wanderer

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 12:00 AM

13 mile ride through Weston and Wellesley. Helmet required. Rain cancels. Contact leader if unsure. Meet at 6:00p for a 6:15p start at the Duck Feeding Parking Lot on the Newton/Weston line at the intersection of Route 30 and Route 128 . From Route 128, take exit 24 to Route 30. The first traffic light West of Route 128 on Route 30 is River Road to the north. The second right on River Road is the access road to the Duck Feeding Area Parking Lot.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling - Evening
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Barbara Bix Barbara@bbmarketingplus.com

Friday Morning Ride from Bedford

Friday, July 5, 2019 10:00 AM

Meet at the parking lot next to the Bikeway Source, 111 South Rd, Bedford for a 30 mile intermediate paced ride through back roads of Bedford, Concord, and Carlisle.
Ride will start promptly at 10AM, please plan to arrive 15 minutes early to be ready to ride at 10.
In case of bad weather, the ride will be cancelled by 8AM
Check here for updates

Trip details

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

Tuesday Evening Ride--Concord

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 12:00 AM

Join us for a 15-17 mile ride leaving from the Monument in Concord Center. Meet at 5;45 pm 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 - Evening
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Linda Haines linda.haines6624@gmail.com

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)

Friday Morning Ride from Bedford

Friday, July 12, 2019 10:00 AM

Meet at the parking lot next to the Bikeway Source, 111 South Rd, Bedford for a 30 mile intermediate paced ride through back roads of Bedford, Concord, and Carlisle.
Ride will start promptly at 10AM, please plan to arrive 15 minutes early to be ready to ride at 10.
In case of bad weather, the ride will be cancelled by 8AM
Check here for updates

Trip details

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

Thurs PM Ride-Lincoln

Thursday, July 18, 2019 6:00 PM to 7:45 PM

20-24 mi. Map & cue sheets provided. Helmet and bike in good condition required. Riders should be able to fix a flat and complete the ride in about 1.5 hrs. Rain cancels. Dinner at local restaurant follows ride. Meet at 6:00 for 6:15 start at Lincoln Schools Smith School lot by tennis courts on Ballfield Rd off Lincoln Rd, Lincoln, MA 01773. See Meetup Group url for more information, to comment and see comment threads. Today we will ride the 22.7 Assabet NWR loop.https://ridewithgps.com/routes/2393769

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Evening
Bicycling - Road
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Mike Barry mikebarry657@mac.com (617-257-2251)

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.

Friday Morning Ride from Bedford

Friday, July 19, 2019 10:00 AM

Meet at the parking lot next to the Bikeway Source, 111 South Rd, Bedford for a 30 mile intermediate paced ride through back roads of Bedford, Concord, and Carlisle.
Ride will start promptly at 10AM, please plan to arrive 15 minutes early to be ready to ride at 10.
In case of bad weather, the ride will be cancelled by 8AM
Check here for updates

Trip details

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

CYCLING THE BERKSHIRES: ALFORD & STOCKBRIDGE

Saturday, July 20, 2019 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Cycle the most beautiful bicycle route in the Berkshires! This challenging 40-mile ride starts in the bustling town of Great Barrington MA. We cycle on quiet paved roads through Alford, West Stockbridge, Lenox, and Stockbridge, with spectacular scenery and views throughout the trip. This ride features lots of climbs as well as some thrilling descents. Total elevation gain is approximately 2800 feet, including a demanding 2-mile climb up Lenox Mountain. This ride is suitable for experienced riders who don't mind hills and can sustain an average riding pace of 12-14 mph.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling - Road
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Robyn Maislin robyn.maislin@comcast.net
Steve Maislin

Friday Morning Ride from Bedford

Friday, July 26, 2019 10:00 AM

Meet at the parking lot next to the Bikeway Source, 111 South Rd, Bedford for a 30 mile intermediate paced ride through back roads of Bedford, Concord, and Carlisle.
Ride will start promptly at 10AM, please plan to arrive 15 minutes early to be ready to ride at 10.
In case of bad weather, the ride will be cancelled by 8AM
Check here for updates

Trip details

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

Friday Morning Ride from Bedford

Friday, August 2, 2019 10:00 AM

Meet at the parking lot next to the Bikeway Source, 111 South Rd, Bedford for a 30 mile intermediate paced ride through back roads of Bedford, Concord, and Carlisle.
Ride will start promptly at 10AM, please plan to arrive 15 minutes early to be ready to ride at 10.
In case of bad weather, the ride will be cancelled by 8AM
Check here for updates

Trip details

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

T Time Backroads of Providence, RI

Saturday, August 3, 2019 10:00 AM to 8:15 PM

Escape to Providence, RI to enjoy extended smoothly paved trail for 30km inside a green tunnel of trees & farms. Hop onto narrow country roads to reach Foster Country Club for lunch. We stop for late lunch, likely around 14:00.

Bring extra snacks to eat on the train. Lunch will be late mid way through the ride, likely around 14:00. Several sandwich, vegetarian, burger, & salad options available. There are few other stops or facilities along the way. Carry extra water & snacks accordingly.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
RI
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Rami Haddad mcccxxv@me.com

Tues Evening Road Ride- Lexington

Tuesday, August 6, 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: 
United States
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Karen Hall bikeamc812@gmail.com (781-271-0654)

Thurs PM Ride-Lincoln

Thursday, August 8, 2019 5:45 PM to 7:45 PM

20-24 mi. Map & cue sheets provided. Helmet and bike in good condition required. Riders should be able to fix a flat and complete the ride in about 1.5 hrs. Rain cancels. Dinner at local restaurant follows ride. Meet at 5:45 for 6:00 sharp start at Lincoln Schools Smith School lot by tennis courts on Ballfield Rd off Lincoln Rd, Lincoln, MA 01773. See Meetup Group url for more information, to comment and see comment threads. Today we will ride the 22.7 mile Pratts Mill Loop; https://ridewithgps.com/routes/14789490.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Evening
Bicycling - Road
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Mike Barry mikebarry657@mac.com (617-257-2251)

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.

Friday Morning Ride from Bedford

Friday, August 9, 2019 10:00 AM

Meet at the parking lot next to the Bikeway Source, 111 South Rd, Bedford for a 30 mile intermediate paced ride through back roads of Bedford, Concord, and Carlisle.
Ride will start promptly at 10AM, please plan to arrive 15 minutes early to be ready to ride at 10.
In case of bad weather, the ride will be cancelled by 8AM
Check here for updates

Trip details

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

Needham West Bike Ride

Saturday, August 10, 2019 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Mike Barry mikebarry657@mac.com (617-257-2251)

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.

Karen Hall bikeamc812@gmail.com (781-271-0654)
Rami Haddad mcccxxv@me.com
Susan Doherty
Coleader: 
Harriet Dann hbdann@gmail.com

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.)

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