Bike New England

Cycling routes in the American northeast, eastern Canada and beyond

Bicycle rides on the Massachusetts North Shore

  • You will need to open a free account at RideWithGPS and be logged in to view or download some files
  • Mobile viewers: click on the toggle above to view the rides menu. Open your downloads folder to view PDF cue sheets downloaded from this site. (PDF cue sheets may not match the most recent versions of the rides.)

nscridersThis mobile-enabled site features rides from North Shore Cyclists, a friendly Massachusetts cycling club with over 400 members and a popular Facebook group, ranging from beginners to advanced cyclists. NSC rides follow the back roads and shoreline north of Boston and are open to the public.

The Rides Menu (left column on computers / tab at the top on mobile devices) includes links to interactive maps, print maps, cue sheets, GPX and TCX files for various distance options.



Sunday and special events: View calendar
Monday: Topsfield
Tuesday: N. Reading

Tuesday and Thursday N. Reading fast ride

Tuesday: Bradford
Wednesday: Ipswich
Wednesday: Topsfield
Thursday: Wakefield
Thursday: Newburyport
Friday: Topsfield Hills
Saturday Fitness ride Masconomet


Georgetown weekend road bike ride
Topsfield weekend road bike ride
Willowdale mountain biking fall and early winter Sundays


Host an official NSC ride by contacting ride coordinator Amy Ellis. Sunday ride hosts should announce the ride through the NSC Listserver by the Thursday before the Sunday ride. You may also invite people to a ride by adding it to Events on the North Shore Cyclists Facebook group. Link to the ride menu on this site or at the North Shore Cyclists site so that your guests can download cue sheets, maps and other files.


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