The list below gives Map My Ride and Ride With GPS links for rides listed in the Charles River Wheelmen Cue Sheet Inventory. Route arrows are shown where available. Note: These cue sheets and mapped routes may not be identical or the same as this year’s CRW ride
A Hill in Ashlandia Start Ashland, MA 58 miles RideWithGPS
A Ride Through Purgatory (Chasm State Reservation) Ride With GPS
A River Runs Through It Start: Concord-Carlisle High School. All rides pass through beautiful rolling wooded countryside west of Boston, with views of the Sudbury and Assabet Rivers. All rides go through Sudbury, Wayland, and Lincoln with the 50-mile ride adding Stow and Hudson and a few hills. There is a beautiful metric century option that adds Boxborough and Acton and a few more hills
MapMyRide 28 miles
A Sterling Ride from Sudbury. Start: Ephraim Curtis Middle School, Pratts Mill Rd., Sudbury. Long ride circumnavigates Wachusset Reservoir clockwise,
through Sterling, Hudson, Stow and Marlboro. Medium ride avoids the reservoir, going north through Berlin Center (lunch stop), re-joining long route in Bolton.
Short ride meanders through some of the less traveled roads of Sudbury, Framingham, Southboro, Marlboro, Hudson and Stow. All rides pass the Farside (Wayside) Inn
and Grist Mill going out and back.
Al Bolea Memorial Ride Start: Meriam Street Municipal Lot, Lexington Center Both rides will travel scenic back roads of Concord, Acton, Carlisle, and Bedford.
The long ride will also visit Boxborough and Littleton. 53 mile cue.
Another Side of Carlisle Start: Brighams, 46 Mill St in Arlington Center. A scenic ride through the towns surrounding Carlisle including Arlington, Lexington,
Bedford, Chelmsford, Acton, Westford, Concord and Lincoln. The terrain is rolling with a few hills, notably Page Hill in Bedford and Trapelo RD in Lincoln.
Apple Pi Ride Start: Concord Carlisle Regional High School. The short ride goes through Concord, Acton, Littleton, Westford, and Carlisle. The long ride adds
Stow and Harvard. The long ride will hopefully pass apple orchards in full bloom, while taking in a few hills.
Apple Hill or Valley Start: Concord Carlisle Regional High School.
Back Roads of Switzerland South St. school, Berlin MA.
48,65 miles Ride With GPS
Bagels and a Buffalo Start: Masconomett High School Boxford/Topsfield MA
Ride With GPS 52 miles
Barry’s Birthday start: Auburndale, MA
Berlin-Bolton Country Tour Start: South Acton “T” station, Central Street at Route 27. This exquisite tour of Bolton, Berlin and Northboro winds and rambles
on mostly very quiet back roads. The long and medium routes continue to the Fruitlands in Harvard. The medium route by-passes Northboro. You will experience
quiet back roads, some beautiful vistas, and magnificent downhills. Terrain is moderately hilly.
Bickford’s Pancake 24 miles Ride With GPS
Big Event RideWithGPS 32 miles
Border Run Ride Start: 53 Bay Colony Drive, Ashland (map) Gently rolling hills, causeways, the Diamond Hill Reservoir in RI,quiet wooded roads.
Map My Ride 72 miles
Bridges of the Sudbury River. Start: Crosby Market parking lot, 211 Sudbury Road, Concord.
Cape Ann Tour 55 miles from Beverly RideWithGPS 55 miles
Cape Cod Ride Ride With GPS
Carlisle Before the bugs 47 miles RideWithGPS
Charles River Loop Start: Kendrick St., Needham MA. RideWithGPS
Chilly Hilly Start: Belmont, MA RideWithGPS 32 miles
Climb to the Clouds: Concord start: Concord-Carlisle High School. Ride
to the summit of Mount Wachusett.
Coastal Fifty Start: Rockland, MA RideWithGPS 46 miles
Devinshire Ride Start: Fort Devinshire, Devins MA. RideWithGPS 54 miles
Dover-Holliston Ride Start: Dover, MA RidewithGPS 42 miles
East European Ride Start: Weston High School, Weston.The short ride travels through Weston, Wayland, Sudbury, Concord and Lincoln; the long ride adds Acton, Carlisle and Bedford. The lunch stop is in Concord center. The terrain is rolling. 29 mile cue, 46 mile cue
Fall century 55, 63, 102 miles/
Four Burro Ride Start: George Mooney park, Cordaville, MA.
Fresh Ayer Temptations Start: Chelmsford, MA
Groton Country Tour: Start: Hologic parking lot, Boxborough, MA. The rides are scenic, through pretty horse and apple country. The short ride passes through
Harvard, Littleton, Ayer, and Groton. The long ride adds Pepperell, Dunstable, and Hollis in New Hampshire. Both rides go through scenic Shaker Village in
eastern (not hilly) Harvard, and to historic colonial Groton Center. The long ride continues through Pepperell, over the covered bridge in East Pepperell,
and up to Hollis, New Hampshire.
Harvard Hill Climb: Start: parking lot, Taylor Road, Littleton. Both short and long rides include several hill climbs and smooth descents in the Harvard/Bolton
“big thigh” country. The long ride adds a 15-mile loop that includes Lancaster.
Hills of Greenville Ride With GPS
Hills to Hopedale 23,33,46 miles Map My Ride
Hillsborough Country Ride Ride With GPS
Honey Pot Hill Orchards Ride
- 25,44,58 miles Map My Ride
Horse Farms and Forests Start: North Andover, MA. Ride goes to Jeffreys Neck in Ipswich MA. RidewithGPS 46 miles.
In Search of Llamas Start: Chickering Fields (across from Caryl Park/Noanet Woodlands Reservation) on Dedham Street in Dover
Just West of Boston start: Cambridge MA. RideWithGPS 36 miles
Kinetic Karma Ride With GPS
Knot Maynard Start: Concord-Carlisle Regional High School, 500 Walden St, Concord. Favorite roads in western Middlesex County. A combination of rolling hills and meandering country roads. The foliage is at its peak. As I rode the long route today (Friday), I was mesmerized by the sheer beauty of this place we call home:
the blue sky, the bright crimsons, fiery oranges and blinding yellows dancing on the sparkling waters of the many lakes and streams along the way.
Larz Anderson loop Start: Putterham Meadow Golf Course, Brookline, MA RideWithGPS 30 miles
Lexington Revolutions Start: Clark Junior High School in Lexington, MA. Ride beautiful roads of Lexington, Concord, Carlisle, Lincoln, Chelmsford,
and Westford. Lunch for the long ride will be at Great Brook Farm in Carlisle where they have ice cream and cows under glass (there will be no lunch stop
for short ride). Things to see include The Olde North Bridge, Hanscom Field, horse and dairy farms. There is a surprising hill at the end of the ride so save some energy.
Linda’s Early Birthday Ride start: Aurburn St., Auburndale, MA RideWithGRS 50 miles
Lost Lake Loop Start: Chelmsford MA RidewithGPS 39 miles
Mike’s Carlisle Start: Carlisle, MA RideWithGPS 35 miles
Moose Hill Madness 32,45,52,72 miles. Map My Ride
Nashoba Bakery Cafe Ride
New Squannacook River Ride Start: South Acton “T” station. Hills of Harvard, Shaker Village, Rt 110 traffic circle, Devensland, Shirley, Bull-Run covered
bridge, Squanacook River West Groton, Pepperell, Nashua River, Groton, well manicured landscapes of new suburban estates on formerly back country roads,
Westford, Boxborough. Note minimal food opportunities, food in Shirley 20 miles, Forge Village 45 miles, and Littleton 50 miles.
Newburyport to Exeter Start: Nock Middle School, 70 Low Street, Newburyport, MA (map). From popular Newburyport, wind through some lovely back roads into Southern New Hampshire. Both rides follow stretches of quiet roads along the Merrimack River with the longer ride heading as far north as Exeter. Terrain:
Mostly gentle rolling, no real challenging hills.
North Andover Ride Start: Town green, Old North Andover MA. RideWithGPS 47 miles
North Toward Newburyport Ride With GPS
Northern Exposure Start: Byam School, Maple Road, South Chelmsford MA. Starting from Chelmsford, ride through the towns of Westford, Dunstable and Groton. The
long ride adds Hollis NH, Brookline NH, and Pepperell MA. The routes are mostly quiet rolling back roads. All routes return over Lost Lake Road in Groton.
Northern Lighthouse Start: Portsmouth Park & Ride – 15 miles North of 495 & 95).Scenic shoreline and rural roads of historic Portsmouth, York, and Ogunquit. Ride along the ocean, past the Nubble lighthouse, and through quiet back roads.
North Shore Coastal Start: Beverly, MA RidewithGPS 55 miles
Norwellian Atlantic Adventure Map My Ride
Peterborough NH Hills Ride Ride With GPS
Pigs Ponds & Potholes Start: Ipswich River Park, North Reading. Serene back roads, farm stands, ponds, and potholes of the northern burbs. Have a picnic
lunch at Ingaldsby Farm. Terrain is moderately rolling. Short ride tours North Reading, North Andover, Boxford, Middleton. Long ride adds Groveland, West Newbury.
Plymouth to Provincetown(P2P) Ride Map My Ride
Purgatory Chasm Start: Wellesley, MA RideWithGPS 49 miles
Quiet Roads North of Boston Start: REI, Salem St in Reading map to start. Mostly flat to rolling, shady roads. All rides go through Harold Parker State Forest. Short ride goes through Reading, Wilmington, N. Reading, Middleton, and Lynnfield. Medium ride adds N. Andover, Boxford, and Topsfield. Long ride adds Groveland, W. Newbury, and Georgetown. Rest Stop is in front of the library in Middleton. Shops for replenishing food or drink are available along the ride route. Ride arrow is white.
- 19 mile cue sheet
- 27 mile cue sheet
- 45 mile cue sheet
- 63 mile cue sheet
- Map My Ride
- Map My Ride 46 miles
Reading-Andover Ride Start: Reading MA RideWithGPS 46 miles
Really Goode Ride Start: Duxbury, MA RideWithGPS 38 miles
Round Westford Start: Bedford, MA RideWithGPS 48 miles
Shawsheen Ride Start: Bedford, MA RideWithGPS 30 miles
Sohegan River Tour (former CRW Fall Century) Start: Acton-Boxborough High School.
South Shore Coastal 49 miles Map My Ride
Southbound From Wellesley Spring Century Ride With GPS
Southwest Passage: Start: 15 Gryzboska Circle, Framingham. (map). The short ride travels southwest from Framingham to Ashland, Southborough, Hopkinton and Upton. The long ride adds Uxbridge, Mendon and Northbridge. Most of the ride is on residential and rural tree-shaded back roads with few traffic lights. Points of interest include a golf course, horses, sheep, goats, cattle, farms, Whitehall Lake and State Park, scenic brooks, Upton State Forest, Charlie Chan’s summer home, and the Ashland Town Forest.
Squanacook River Ride Start: Acton, MA RideWithGPS 44 miles
Summer Solstice Ride Map My Ride
Saturday Morning Fitness Ride With GPS
TGIF Start: Bedford, MA RideWithGPS 28 miles
Through It Runs A River Start: Lincoln, MA RideWithGPS 47 miles
Tipperrary Start: Chelmsford, MA RideWithGPS 54 miles
Tour de Carlisle Start: Byam School, Maple Road, South Chelmsford, MA. The short ride is mostly rolling countryside, and highlights Carlisle’s scenic
back roads. The long ride is rolling countryside with a few good climbs, including a climb to a radio telescope (great views) on back roads in Westford, Groton
and Dunstable. The extra-long ride adds a loop into New Hampshire.
- 60 mile cue sheet
- 47 mile cue sheet
- 26 mile cue
- Two State Tango Start: 6: Knights of Columbus, North Attleborough. Rides go northwest, tangoing over the Massachusetts – Rhode Island borders, in various
towns including North Attleborough, Plainville, Wrentham, and other Massachusetts towns, and Cumberland and other Rhode Island towns. Some hills, mostly quiet and rural roads.
- 34 mile
- 51 mile cue
- RidewithGPS 49 miles
Ups and Downs Start: Pawtucket Memorial and Wang Schools, West Meadow Rd., Lowell, MA. Like climbing long hills with screaming descents on the downside? This ride is for you!! The short ride of approximately 30 miles, meanders through the towns, and up and down the hills of Tyngsborough, MA, Hudson and Pelham NH. The long ride of approximately 60 miles adds more hills (we ride lots of streets with the word “Hill” in its name) heading into Windham and Londonderry, NH
Wachusett Reservoir Wheelabout Start: South Acton “T” station.
Waltham Artists Start: Pine St., Waltham MA RideWithGPS 47 miles
Way to Wayside Start: parking lot, Pleasant St., Framingham MA RideWithGPS 50 miles
West Podunk Start: Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton St., Ayer. A scenic but hilly new route on back roads in and around Shirley, MA, voted America’s
Most Historic Small Town by ePodunk.com (really!). Short ride includes Groton, Leominster, Sterling, Lancaster, Bolton, and lunch stop in Harvard. Long ride
adds nice loop in Townsend and Lunenberg. For extra credit after the ride, bring along your inline skates and explore the new Nashua River Rail Trail.
Whitehall Whiteout Ride with GPS