Activities for the Bicycle Committee

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First-Time Riders Trip: Charles River Loop

Sunday, June 24, 2018 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

This trip is being offered for new and current AMC members who have not joined us on a bicycling event before. This bike trip is an easy and popular route around the Charles River from Boston to Waltham. It will run about 25 miles primarily along bike paths next to the Charles River. We will make a couple of stops for sightseeing along the way and also for lunch. All riders must have a bicycle in good working order, and bring a helmet, spare tire and patch repair kit.

All are welcome to join us, but the AMC bicycling group will treat for lunch for first-time riders.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Canceled
Leader: 
Paul Noe pjscdn@yahoo.com (781-329-1861; 7pm to 9pm)
Karen Hall bikeamc812@gmail.com

Thursday Night Ride - Sudbury

Thursday, June 28, 2018 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Join us for a moderate paced (13 - 14 mph) ride through the beautiful scenery of Sudbury and Lincoln, including views of our Wild & Scenic River. We will start at SVT's Wolbach Farm at 18 Wolbach Rd. in Sudbury. We'll meet at 5:45 for a 6:00 sharp ride start. Riders should be able to fix a flat and complete the ride in about 1.5 hours. Helmet, bright clothes, and bike in good condition required. Rain cancels. Dinner at local restaurant often follows ride.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling - Evening
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Laura Mattei naturalauram@gmail.com (339-222-2503)

Friday Morning Ride from Bedford

Friday, June 29, 2018 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

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 29, 2018 4:00 PM to Sunday, July 1, 2018 12:00 AM

June 29 - July 1. 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). $160.00 includes 2 nights lodgings, 2 breakfasts & 2 happy hour snacks. 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: 
Wait Listed
Leader: 
Joyce Bailey freshair2b@gmail.com (781-603-9075; Before 9:00 p.m. EST)
Rachel Neuwirth rbn8000@yahoo.com
Registrar: 
Rachel Neuwirth rbn8000@yahoo.com

Wellesly Wanderer

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 12:00 AM

Meet at 6p to start riding at 6:15p. 11-12mph. Ride goes mostly through Weston and Wellesley on very quiet roads. 13miles, longer option available. Rain cancels, helmets required. Start from Charles River Canoe Parking lot at Newton Weston border below Route 30, Route 128 and Mass Pike. From Route 30W, take ramp to 128N and exit immediately to access lot. Or, take a right on River Street and access lot just after Mass Pike entrance. Bike in good repair; Leader not able to fix flats or repair bikes.

Trip details

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

Thursday Night ride-Concord

Thursday, July 5, 2018 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Join us at Concord monument for a Moderate 13-16 mph Intermediate pace 17-20 mile Group ride through Concord/Carlisle/Acton. We'll meet at 6:00 for a 6:15 sharp ride start. Riders should be able to fix a flat and complete the ride in about 1.5 hours. Helmet, bright clothes, and bike in good condition required. Rain cancels. Dinner at local restaurant might follow ride.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Evening
Bicycling - Road
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Mike McIlrath mbm@alum.mit.edu (781-274-7881)
Gail Ferreira gailferreira@hotmail.com

Bedford Morning Ride

Friday, July 6, 2018 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

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

Amesbury - Hampton Falls Rural Ride

Sunday, July 8, 2018 9:45 AM to 2:30 PM

Amesbury ride into southern New Hampshire through scenic farm country with a tentative stop at the Applecrest Farm Orchards in Hampton Falls, NH. Ride 25 - 28 miles. Bring lunch. Meet at 9:45 a.m. rode start time 10:00 a.m. 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 PM)
Coleader: 
TBA - pending
Registrar: 
Ed McManmon epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; Before 9:00 p.m.)

Bicycle Tour of Lake Champlain Islands 4th Annual

Friday, July 13, 2018 9:00 AM to Sunday, July 15, 2018 3:00 PM

All the charm of Lake Champlain Islands in 35-80 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
Trip state: 
VT
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Full
Leader: 
Rami Haddad
Karen Hall
Emily McPhillips

Friday Morning Ride from Bedford

Friday, July 13, 2018 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

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 Road Ride

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Tuesday Evening Ride Lexington. 15 mile road ride. Moderate pace 11-13mph. Meet at 5:45 for a 6pm departure, dinner often follows. Lights, helmet and flat repair required. Meet near the Minuteman Statue, Lexington, intersection of Mass Ave and Bedford St., Rtes. 4/225. No registration necessary. Rain cancels.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Karen Hall bikeamc812@gmail.com (781-271-0654)

Friday Morning Ride from Bedford

Friday, July 20, 2018 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

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 Ride

Saturday, July 21, 2018 12:00 AM

26/36/54 mile rides in the bucolic Charles river valley west from Needham followed by an optional social Start at 9 am for 54 miles and 10 am for 36 & 26 miles from Needham Junction MBTA Commuter Rail Lot at Chestnut and Junction Streets in Needham. See www.mbta.com for detailed directions, note that T lots may now charge for parking on weekends, usually $4 cash. Show-and-go ride. Sustained rain cancels. No registration is required if capable of 26 & 36 mi ride at 11-13 mph, 54 mi ride at 13-15 mph.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Karen Hall bikeamc812@gmail.com (781-271-0654)
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.

Susan Doherty
Valerie Paul

Friday Morning Ride from Bedford

Friday, July 27, 2018 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

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

Annual Casual Martha's Vineyard Bike Trip

Friday, August 3, 2018 12:00 AM to Sunday, August 5, 2018 12:00 AM

Come to Martha's Vineyard for a late August end of summer cycling and touring break. 2 days biking, beaching & relaxing. Bike 30 - 33 mi. on Sat. Sun. is shorter ride with a return on potential sunset ferryboat cruise. Sign up early! Register no later than July 2nd to secure a spot.

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. - EST)

Experienced Martha's Vineyard Cyclist

Coleader: 
Dan Pratt daniel.pratt1@verizon.net (781-933-7833; Before 9:00 p.m.)
Registrar: 
Ed McManmon - register by July 2nd epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; Before 9:00 p.m.)

Annual Casual Martha's Vineyard Bike Trip

Friday, August 3, 2018 12:00 AM to Sunday, August 5, 2018 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! Register no later than July 2nd to secure a spot.

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: 
Dan Pratt daniel.pratt1@verizon.net (781-933-7833; Before 9:00 p.m.)
Registrar: 
Ed McManmon - register by July 2, 2018 epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; Before 9:00 p.m.)

Friday Morning Ride from Bedford

Friday, August 3, 2018 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

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 10, 2018 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

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

Intermediate Bike/Luxury Camping/Yoga Trip on Martha's Vineyard

Friday, August 17, 2018 12:00 AM to Sunday, August 19, 2018 12:00 AM

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

Friday Morning Ride from Bedford

Friday, August 17, 2018 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

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

Cycle the City: Boston Harbor, Charles & Neponset Rivers and the Emerald Necklace

Sunday, August 19, 2018 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM

This trip is for any bicyclists who want to experience a ride that links together Boston's many bike paths and lanes into a loop around the city, and enjoy the many sights and points of interest. The ride will start at South Station, passing down the Greenway to Atlantic Avenue, and onto the USS Constitution. The ride loops back along the Charles River, then through the Fenway and Emerald Necklace to Jamaica Pond.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Paul Noe pjscdn@yahoo.com (781-329-1861; 7pm to 9pm weekdays)
Karen Hall bikeamc812@gmail.com

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