Activities for the Bicycle Committee

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Tuesday Night Ride-Concord

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:00 AM

Join us for a "show and go" 15-17 mile ride leaving from the Monument in Concord Center. Meet at 5:45 pm for a prompt 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. Registration not required.Join us for a "show

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Evening
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Linda Haines linda.haines6624@gmail.com (978-621-8010)

Thurs PM Ride-Lincoln

Thursday, August 23, 2018 5:45 PM to 7:30 PM

Helmet and bike in good condition required. Riders should be able to fix a flat and complete the ride in about 1.5 hrs. Leader will go at a moderate (approx 13-15 mph pace), faster riders are welcome to go ahead. Sustained, heavy rain across metro Boston cancels.
Meet at 5:45 for a 6 PM start at Lincoln Schools lot by the tennis courts on the left off Ball field Rd off Lincoln Rd, Lincoln, MA 01773; this is just west of the 5-way intersection with Lincoln, Weston, Trapelo, Sandy Pond and Bedford Roads, by the Lincoln Library, a few miles west of Rt 128.

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.

Annual Biking Weekend at Nantucket

Friday, August 24, 2018 12:00 AM to Sunday, August 26, 2018 12:00 AM

Enjoy a summer weekend on AMC's annual trip to New England's favorite island. There will be leisurely rides to the coastal villages of Siasconset and Makadet, with optional trips to various sites and downtown. We'll also walk the island's scenic cliffs at Siasconset, and enjoy the beach next to our historic lodging at the Star of the Seas Hostel.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Paul Noe pjscdn@yahoo.com (781-329-1861; Between 7pm and 9pm)
Ed McManmon epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; before 9:00 p.m. - EST)

Experienced cycling visitor to Nantucket Island

Registrar: 
Ed McManmon epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; before 9:00 p.m. - EST)

Friday Morning Ride from Bedford

Friday, August 24, 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

Carlisle Ice Cream Ride

Sunday, August 26, 2018 12:00 AM

A mellow ramble, 12 to 14 mph average pace, starting in Arlington and going through Concord and Carlisle. We stop for folks at turns. We will go out to the new section of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trial. See the meetup posting for details: https://www.meetup.com/AMCBostonBikers/events/253947494/

Trip details

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

Wellesley Wanderer

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 12:00 AM

Meet at 5:45 to leave promptly at 6:00 for a 12 mile ride from Newton through Wellesley and Weston. Pace is 11-13 mph. Helmets required. Rain cancels. Check this space for rain cancellation. Starts at Duck Feeding area on Norumbega Road. Access parking at Duck Feeding Area from Northbound ramp to 128 from Route 30 (Commonwealth Avenue in Newton) or from right turn just after Mass Pike entrance coming from Route 30 (Commonwealth Avenue in Newton).

Trip details

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

Thurs PM Ride-Lexington

Thursday, August 30, 2018 5:45 PM to 7:30 PM

18 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 start at Lexington Common, Mass Ave side near Minuteman statue. See Meetup Group url for more information, to comment and see comment threads. Route on Ride With GPS at: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/1711741

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Evening
Bicycling - Road
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Mike McIlrath mbm@alum.mit.edu (781-883-7584)

Friday Morning Ride from Bedford

Friday, August 31, 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

Labor Day Cycling Weekend in the Berkshires

Friday, August 31, 2018 5:00 PM to Monday, September 3, 2018 3:00 PM

Join us for 25-50+ mile led road rides over scenic, hilly country roads on both sides of the scenic Taconic Range along NY-Mass border (10-13 mph easy pace, but intermediate hilly terrain). $228-$268 per person includes 3 nights lodging in a relaxing country home, 3 breakfasts, 2 happy hours & dinners Saturday & Sunday (meals fit for a foodie!). Please register with Susan. (Note: Location shown on map is the general location of the town of Hancock; it is not the location of the lodging site. The lodging location will be sent only to registered participants.)

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Aldo Ghirin aggamc2016@gmail.com

Aldo has been a bicycling leader with the AMC Boston Chapter Bicycling Committee for several years. He also enjoys skiing, paddling, and hiking. He is the most recent past chair of the AMC Boston Chapter Ski Committee.

Coleader: 
Susan Feist susanjwfeist@gmail.com

She hikes! She skis! She cycles! She lives large! She loves nature!

Registrar: 
Susan Feist susanjwfeist@gmail.com

Friday Morning Ride from Bedford

Friday, September 7, 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, September 14, 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, September 21, 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, September 28, 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

Fall Cycling Weekend in the Berkshires

Friday, October 12, 2018 5:00 PM to Monday, October 15, 2018 3:00 PM

Join us for 25-50 mile led road rides over scenic, hilly country roads on both sides of the scenic Taconic Range along NY-Mass border (10-13 mph easy pace, but intermediate hilly terrain). Enjoy the beauty and color of New England's showiest season! $228-$268 per person includes 3 nights lodging in a relaxing country home, 3 breakfasts, 2 happy hours & dinners Saturday & Sunday (meals fit for a foodie!). Please register with Aldo.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Aldo Ghirin aggamc2016@gmail.com

Aldo has been an AMC Boston Chapter bicycling trip leader since 2010. He is also a hiking and skiing leader, and the most recent past chair of the AMC Boston Chapter ski committee.

Coleader: 
Glenn Barnes glenn1998_11@yahoo.com

Glenn is an AMC NY-NJ Chapter cycling and flatwater paddling leader, and also leads cycling trips for the Bicycle Touring Club of North Jersey (BTCNJ).

Registrar: 
Aldo Ghirin aggamc2016@gmail.com