Bicycle rides in Massachusetts

 Berkshires

South Berkshire tour from Great Barrington, MA - This weekend tour of the popular Berkshires in western Massachusetts takes you into neighboring Connecticut and New York State. All routes begin from the Windflower Inn near the Great Barrington / South Egremont town line.  Daily Ride options are 30-45 miles, with a nice mixture of a few flat roads, rolling hills and some long steady … Continue reading South Berkshire tour from Great Barrington, MA
Hoosic River Ride, Aug. 12, 2017 - The Hoosic River Ride is a one-day event that benefits the education, research and advocacy programs of the non-profit Hoosic River Watershed Association.   Start locations For 2016, the rides begin at the Hoosac School on Pine Valley Road (Route 103) in Hoosick  NY. Previous year rides (shown below) started at the Southern Vermont College Rec Center in … Continue reading Hoosic River Ride, Aug. 12, 2017
Hazon ride, Falls Village, CT - The Hazon Ride & Retreat is a fully-supported ride, fundraiser, and community experience for people of all cycling levels and ages. Spanning Labor Day Weekend and based at the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center. HAZON RIDE – DAY 1 2014 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Great Barrington to Umpachenee Falls - Hidden away near tiny Mill River, Massachusetts is a local gem, a rolling waterfall that starts as rapids about a half mile uphill and opens up to a scenic array of water plunging over rock ledges. This small town park makes a great half day cycling destination from Great Barrington, the largest community in the … Continue reading Great Barrington to Umpachenee Falls
Great Barrington MA -Philmont NY: Tour of Massachusetts - Great Barrington  MA to Philmont, NY loops are provided by the Massachusetts State Bike Tour 2016. View the 76 mile ride. 60 mile ride Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Cycling the Berkshires from Lenox, MA - These routes start from the Apple Tree Inn  in Lenox MA. Hancock Shaker Village: Soon after setting out on the 26 mile round trip from Lenox, a short climb over Lenox Mountain yields a panoramic view of Stockbridge Bowl and the craggy face of Monument Mountain. Spend a couple of hours at Hancock Shaker Village, with … Continue reading Cycling the Berkshires from Lenox, MA
Pain in the Mass, Amherst MA August 19, 2017 - THE PAIN in the MASS TOUR  was designed to help support The Tyler Foundation and the families affected by epilepsy. 100 miles with 6,337 ft of climbing highlighted by an 11 mile Cat. 2 climb at the midway point of the ride. Pain in the Mass 100 Route 125 miles with 7,625 ft of climbing. … Continue reading Pain in the Mass, Amherst MA August 19, 2017
Cycling around Mt. Greylock - Mount Greylock is the highest mountain in Massachusetts. In addition to the incredible ride over the mountain there is an easier counterclockwise loop around the mountain beginning from the same location at the Williamstown Public Library. Taking back roads through North Adams to Adams, where you’ll be on the beautiful Ashuwilticook Rail Trail for a … Continue reading Cycling around Mt. Greylock
Umpachenee Falls - A classic Berkshire ride, starting from the Windflower Inn in Great Barrington, MA but very near the hamlet of South Egremont. It starts out with easy cycling along the flat flood plain of the Housatonic River through Sheffield farmland, then some gentle climbing toward Mill River, a Berkshire hill town, to Umpachenee Falls. On our … Continue reading Umpachenee Falls
Mount Everett Climb - This is one of the most challenging rides in the Berkshires, with a an ascent of several miles from South Egremont Massachusetts, riding past Mount Everett, the second highest mountain in the state to the tiny hamlet of Mount Washington, riding exactly to the end of paved roads in this corner of the Massachusetts. Here we turn … Continue reading Mount Everett Climb
The New England National Scenic Trail - The 220 mile New England National Scenic Trail in southern New England consists of the Metacomet-Monadnock Trail, Mattabesett Trail and the Metacomet Trail and is better known as the Triple-M Trail. The network starts at Guilford, Connecticut and goes north along the Metacomet Ridge and continues through the Pioneer Valley of Massachusetts to the New … Continue reading The New England National Scenic Trail
Berkshire Cycle Touring - This scenic self-guided week-long tour of the popular Berkshires in western Massachusetts takes you into neighboring Connecticut, Vermont and New York State. These routes begin from the Windflower Inn in Great Barrington, MA and two nights at the Maple Terrace Motel in Williamstown, MA. Daily Ride options are 30-45 miles, with a nice mixture of … Continue reading Berkshire Cycle Touring
Berkshires to Boston (2014 route) - The Berkshires to Boston Bicycle Tour route introduces riders to the best of Massachusetts cycling – lots of peaceful roads, good pavement and magnificent scenery and some fun, urban riding on bike paths, bike lanes and community streets. Riders on the 2013 tour gave high marks to the Berkshires to Boston Tour route. Visit the … Continue reading Berkshires to Boston (2014 route)
Mount Greylock climb - Mount Greylock  at 3491 ft. is the tallest mountain in Massachusetts.. Notch Road from North Adams is the steeper of the two paved roads to the summit, with hairpin turns and some very steep sections in the first half of the climb. I prefer cycling from Williamstown to Lanesborough, then taking the 10 mile ascent on … Continue reading Mount Greylock climb
North Berkshire cycling tour - Based at the Maple Terrace Motel in Williamstown, Massachusetts.Rides are 35-50 miles with terrain varying from the flat Ashuwillticook Rail Trail to the challenging climb over Mount Greylock. Google Map for Maple Terrace Motel. Brodie Mountain / Jiminy Peak Loop with Petersburg Pass extra 7.5 mile option. This ride takes Rt. 7 south to New … Continue reading North Berkshire cycling tour
Becket hill climb - A climbing ride in the Berkshires. From Lenox, Massachusetts head east for a few miles on the nice shoulder of Rt. 20, then take local roads to tiny Becket Massachusetts. The route back through New Lenox passes several of the mansions built in the Lenox area during the “gilded age”. View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/867677 Route at … Continue reading Becket hill climb
Natural Bridge from Williamstown - This 14 mile loop to Natural Bridge from the Maple Terrace Motel in Williamstown Massachusetts starts out with a nice climb and a view back into the town along Notch Road before dropping back down to North Adams. We ride through town, then into the extraordinary Natural Bridge State Park. Our return is on North … Continue reading Natural Bridge from Williamstown
Williamstown – Bennington cycling loop - One of my favorite rides from Williamstown MA heads north across the state line to Bennington Vermont. A good starting point is the Public Library in Williamstown. Rt. 7 offers a wide shoulder with a steady easy climb to North Pownal. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file … Continue reading Williamstown – Bennington cycling loop
Adams MA Ashuwillticook Hill Climb - This ride heads south on the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail from its northern terminus at the Adams Massachusetts visitors center, and heads south 10 miles to Lanesboro.Here we leave the trail for a great mix of rolling hills, climbs and descents on quiet back roads back to Adams. Total of 1875 ft. of climb over 31 miles. … Continue reading Adams MA Ashuwillticook Hill Climb
Sandy Brook Ride - Pete Salomone suggested this as one of the best cycling loops in northwestern Connecticut. The ride originates in Pleasant Valley near Winsted CT, at Peoples StateForest.  It start out along the river for a short distance, then continues across the Massachusetts state line to Sandisfield State Forest. There are 2900 ft. of climb over 45 … Continue reading Sandy Brook Ride
Pioneer Valley-Berkshire Century - This is the Northampton (MA) cycling Club 2009 century from Look Park in Northampton MA.  The ride visits the hilltowns of the Berkshires, including Peru, Hinsdale, Cummington, Worthington, Ashfield, Shelburne Falls and Conway, with almost 8000 ft of climb over 99 miles of great country clubs. Start: Look Park, Northampton, MA View the route map … Continue reading Pioneer Valley-Berkshire Century
Sandisfield – Stockbridge Ride - Description from CTBikeRoutes: This rolling to hilly ride showcases some of the best of southern New England scenery: woods, a great swamp and then the sleepy village of Tyringham. After passing through this classic hamlet there are vistas of the surrounding Berkshires on your way to the well-known town of Stockbridge. After leaving Stockbridge take … Continue reading Sandisfield – Stockbridge Ride
Williamstown Deerfield River Ride - Anyone who has taken Rt. 2 from North Adams to Greenfield knows that the Mohawk Trail is the most beautiful drive in Massachusetts. It’s also an awesome bike ride, but the 30-40 mph descent from the Eastern Summit to Charlemont requires staying in the road, and is best done done early on Sunday mornings to … Continue reading Williamstown Deerfield River Ride
Great Barrington-Stockbridge Ride - Alford, Stockbridge and West Stockbridge from Great Barrington, Massachusetts This ride starts on Rt. 23 at the Great Barrington – South Egremont town line, starting out with some climbs and rolling hills near North Egremont along the edge of the Taconic Mountains and continuing through tiny Alford to West Stockbridge. Start: Windflower Inn, Rt. 23 … Continue reading Great Barrington-Stockbridge Ride
North Egremont Ride - This ride begins at the Windflower Inn on Rt. 23 near the Great Barrington / South Egremont town line. We head west to the foot of the Taconic mountains and then take back roads to North Egremont. From there, Rt. 71 to the New York state line is a straight and scenic a roadway with … Continue reading North Egremont Ride
Tyringham bicycle loop - This scenic ride with 35-50 mile options starts from downtown Great Barrington Massachusetts and heads out of town up “Three Mile Hill. We circle around Lake Buel, then top to check out the Berkshire Fish Hatchery in Hartsville. Continue on to Monterey, MA, and stop for refreshments at the Monterey General Store. The full continues … Continue reading Tyringham bicycle loop
Twin Lakes bicycle ride, Berkshires - This ride heads south from the Windflower Inn on Rt. 23 near Great Barrington MA on a nice flat road to Sheffield Make sure to stop here to view the oldest covered bridge in Massachusetts (Rebuilt and restored during the 1990’s). Continuing south, we ride through very remote farm country to the Twin Lakes that … Continue reading Twin Lakes bicycle ride, Berkshires
Berkshire Byways two state ride - Description from CTBikeRoutes:  This is a very scenic ride through the beautiful countryside of the Southern Berkshires, passing by farmlands and forests, and quaint country towns. Download Cue sheet. Start:  Stop & Shop, Rt. 44,.Canaan, CT  Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
2012 Mass Bike Pike Tour - The 2012 Mass Bike Pike Tour is a four day loop, starting in Great Barrington, heading through New York State to North Adams MA, south to Lenox and returning to Great Barrington on the fourth day with some challenging rides. Day 1: Great Barrington to New Lebanon, NY Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue … Continue reading 2012 Mass Bike Pike Tour

Pioneer Valley

Death Ride Tour Fall Blaze, October 6 – 9, 2017 - War on ALS The Death Ride Tour/ Fall Blaze expands the popular Colorado Death Ride tour series to New England. The three-day tour rolls through western Massachusetts and southern Vermont October 6 – 9, 2017 (Columbus Day weekend). Profits support the Blazeman Foundation for ALS  and the ALS Association and their research to combat amyotrophic laterals sclerosis … Continue reading Death Ride Tour Fall Blaze, October 6 – 9, 2017
Deerfield Bicycle Tour, August 13 – 18, 2017 - Discover Historic Deerfield and the beautiful Connecticut River Valley from the seat of your bicycle this summer! Historic Deerfield presents a week full of handlebar-view adventures traveling the scenic byways and quiet back roads to some of the valley’s vibrant and charming communities. In addition to great cycling, this tour is rich with opportunities to … Continue reading Deerfield Bicycle Tour, August 13 – 18, 2017
River Valley Ice Cream Ride, July 29, 2017 - Ice Cream Ride:  http://www.icecreamride.com Date: Saturday, July 29, 2017 Start location: Turners Falls, MA Charities: MassBike Pioneer Valley, Turners Falls Riverculture and Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture (CISA) Description: The River Valley Ice Cream Ride blends the best of summertime fun – bikes, gorgeous roads and ice cream. And, it supports organizations working to strengthen our … Continue reading River Valley Ice Cream Ride, July 29, 2017
Amherst Pioneer Valley Farm Ride, August 18th – 20, 2017 - The annual Farm Ride starts from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, MA and offers two full days of cycling in Pioneer Valley farm country, taking beautiful back roads. Arrowed route options range from 15-100 miles and include rest stops and S.A.G. support. Visit the Farm Ride site. 100 mile route Route at RideWithGPS View and print … Continue reading Amherst Pioneer Valley Farm Ride, August 18th – 20, 2017
Pain in the Mass, Amherst MA August 19, 2017 - THE PAIN in the MASS TOUR  was designed to help support The Tyler Foundation and the families affected by epilepsy. 100 miles with 6,337 ft of climbing highlighted by an 11 mile Cat. 2 climb at the midway point of the ride. Pain in the Mass 100 Route 125 miles with 7,625 ft of climbing. … Continue reading Pain in the Mass, Amherst MA August 19, 2017
Will Bike 4 Food: Hatfield, MA: September 24, 2017 - Will Bike 4 Food offers four different routes (10, 25, 50, or 100 mile) through the beautiful Pioneer Valley, benefiting the FOOD BANK OF WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS, INC. WB4F – 10 MILE Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course WB4F – 25 MILE Route at RideWithGPS View … Continue reading Will Bike 4 Food: Hatfield, MA: September 24, 2017
Poet’s Seat climb - This ride starts at the Mt. Sugarloaf parking lot in South Deerfield MA Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
The New England National Scenic Trail - The 220 mile New England National Scenic Trail in southern New England consists of the Metacomet-Monadnock Trail, Mattabesett Trail and the Metacomet Trail and is better known as the Triple-M Trail. The network starts at Guilford, Connecticut and goes north along the Metacomet Ridge and continues through the Pioneer Valley of Massachusetts to the New … Continue reading The New England National Scenic Trail
Deerfield Dirt Road Randonnée - The Deerfield Dirt Road Randonnée (D2R2) was conceived in the 1990’s as just a favorite dirt-road loop in the hilltowns of Franklin County, Massachusetts. Since its birth as an organized ride 11 years ago, many have hailed D2R2 as the hardest, most beautiful, most fun, most traffic-free, most unique and overall best ride that they … Continue reading Deerfield Dirt Road Randonnée
Cycle Massachusetts 2015 Northampton MA - Cycle Massachusetts State Bike Tour, “The Friendliest Ride In The East” August 1-7, 2015, Northampton, Hardwick, Greenfield; 2 nights in each location. Start and end at Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School,  80 Locust St. Northampton, MA. The Cycle Massachusetts State Bike Tour supports MassBike and better biking for Massachusetts. Saturday, August 1st Loop rides starting and ending in Northampton, MA. Three ride distances; … Continue reading Cycle Massachusetts 2015 Northampton MA
Hatfield Connecticut Valley Century - Ride Description from CTBikeRoutes:  This century ride follows mostly rural town roads, and lightly traveled state highways with good shoulders. For the first 60 miles the ride heads north to Brattleboro, Vermont, following a course west of the Connecticut River. At Brattleboro, the ride crosses to the east side of the Connecticut River and heads … Continue reading Hatfield Connecticut Valley Century
Hadley Riding the Range - Description from CTBikeRoutes:  This is a rolling country ride with a couple of challenging climbs through farmlands and hills of Hadley, Amherst, Belchertown and Granby passing two beautiful waterfalls, a lovely old mill and featuring great scenic views of the Holyoke Range. Start:  Hadley Village Barn Shopping Plaza, Rt. 9 Hadley, MA Cue Sheet GPX … Continue reading Hadley Riding the Range
Hadley Around the Range - Description from CTBikeRoutes: Mostly flat ride with a couple of rolling stretches around the Mount Holyoke Range through Hadley, S. Hadley, Granby, Belchertown, and Amherst, MA. Start:  Hadley Village Barn Shopping Plaza, Rt. 9 Hadley, MA View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/865010  Route at RideWithGPS View Cue Sheet from Browser Print Map from Browser GPX file TCX Course
Westfield Hamptons Ride - From CTBikeRoutes This is a nice ride through the Hamptons (East, West and South) in the Pioneer Valley. Start: Southampton Road Elementary School, Route 10 & 202 in Westfield, Massachusetts. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Sunderland – Northfield loop - Description from CTBikeRoutes: This is a lovely ride through several towns in the Connecticut River Valley in Massachusetts. The ride is on mostly flat to rolling terrain and features a great snack/lunch stop overlooking the Connecticut River at a Northfield river side park. After this stop the ride route heads north up to Northfield before … Continue reading Sunderland – Northfield loop
North Amherst – Old Deerfield Ride - Description from CTBikeRoutes: This is a flat to rolling ride with great views of the Connecticut River. Stop in Sunderland to see the largest sycamore tree in Massachusetts. Enjoy lunch in historic Old Deerfield Village with its stately homes, tree lined Old Main Street, and Deerfield Academy. Mile 13.1 is the site of a former … Continue reading North Amherst – Old Deerfield Ride
Hadley MA – Mount Holyoke Loop - This ride from Hadley MA goes around Mount Holyoke. A rolling country ride with a couple of challenging climbs through farmlands and hills of Hadley, Amherst, Belchertown and Granby passing two beautiful waterfalls, a lovely old mill and featuring great scenic views of the Holyoke Range. Go to CT Bike Routes for cue sheet and … Continue reading Hadley MA – Mount Holyoke Loop
Amherst Mass Bike Pike Tour - The Mass Bike Pike Tour is a 4-day, supported bicycle tour across Massachusetts, with daily route options of 30–65 miles. Proceeds benefit MassBike. Each year offers a different tour. This tour started from Amherst, MA. Day 1: Amherst to Warren Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course … Continue reading Amherst Mass Bike Pike Tour
Pioneer Valley-Berkshire Century - This is the Northampton (MA) cycling Club 2009 century from Look Park in Northampton MA.  The ride visits the hilltowns of the Berkshires, including Peru, Hinsdale, Cummington, Worthington, Ashfield, Shelburne Falls and Conway, with almost 8000 ft of climb over 99 miles of great country clubs. Start: Look Park, Northampton, MA View the route map … Continue reading Pioneer Valley-Berkshire Century
Tour of the Pioneer Valley - The Northampton MA cycling Club hosts the annual Tour of the Valley, Description:  Several mileage options, including a century ride. Beautiful foliage, dairy farms, and quaint villages in their classic New England splendor. All routes include scenic rolling hills of the beautiful Pioneer Valley. Start:   Look Park, Northampton, MA Route at RideWithGPS View and … Continue reading Tour of the Pioneer Valley
Hatfield MA, Connecticut River Valley Century - Start: Lion’s Pavilion, Billings Way, Hatfield, Massachusetts Ride: Pioneer Valley Freewheelers century ride Description: This bicycle ride follows rural town roads and lightly traveled state highways . The first half heads north to Brattleboro, Vermont parallel to the Connecticut River then returns along the east side of the river. Just a few hills, and great … Continue reading Hatfield MA, Connecticut River Valley Century
Cycling tour of the Quabbin Reservoir - The King’s Tour of the Quabbin, a Seven Hills Wheelmen Ride This Start: Barre Common, Barre MA (map to start) Club Start:  Naquag Elementary School, Route 122A (Main Street), Rutland, Mass. Description: A challenging bicycle ride around the Quabbin Reservoir in the heart of Massachusetts, with several mileage options. Quabbin Reservoir was created in the … Continue reading Cycling tour of the Quabbin Reservoir
Northampton BikeFest - Routes provided by the Northampton Cycling Club, Northampton, MA Century Ride A challenging 104 mile loop through some of the best scenery of western Massachusetts and southern Vermont. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 72-Mile Ride A metric century with a few extra miles. A scenic … Continue reading Northampton BikeFest
Great River Ride - Starting from Westfield near the Mass Turnpike in western Massachusetts, the Great River Ride is “one of the best century rides in the USA” according to Bicycling Magazine.  With almost 9000 ft of climbing over its 102 mile course, the Great River Ride is one of the most challenging centuries in New England. View and … Continue reading Great River Ride

Central Massachusetts

Sudbury NVP Fall Century 2011 - Shown below is the 100 mile route for the Neshoba Valley Pedalers 2011 Fall Century 27 mile http://ridewithgps.com/routes/570108 50 mile http://ridewithgps.com/routes/555252 80 mile http://ridewithgps.com/routes/654138 104 mile http://ridewithgps.com/routes/583802 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Wachusett Aqueduct trail - The 9 mile Wachusett Aqueduct extends from the Wachusett Reservoir in Clinton Massachusetts to the John J. Carroll Water Treatment Plant at Walnut Hill in Marlborough and passes through Berlin and Northborough. In May 2012 Massachusetts Water Resources Authority announced that “No trespassing” signs along this and four other trails will be removed since they … Continue reading Wachusett Aqueduct trail
Uxbridge-Chasm State Reservation loop - Known as the Purgatory Ride, this Charles River Wheelmen cycling loop goes through North Uxbridge, Sutton, and neighboring towns. It includes scenic shores, dams, roads, steep (9 -12%) climbs  with 3500 ft. of climbing. Starts: Blackstone River State Park, 287 Oak Street, Uxbridge, Ma (map to start) The route shown below: : Start is Shaws … Continue reading Uxbridge-Chasm State Reservation loop
Dudley – Woodstock Loop - A Seven Hills Wheelmen Ride from Dudley MA Start: Dudley District Court, Lyons Rd., Dudley MA View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/865365 Route at RideWithGPS Viewand print cue sheet View andprint map GPX file TCX Course
Tower Hill Ride - Tower Hill bicycle ride
Ride for a Reason, Holden MA - Ride For A Reason Bike-A-Thon To benefit the Interfaith Hospitality Network of Greater Worcester, 15-mile, 30-mile and this year we’re adding a 50-mile routes. Start: First Congregational Church, 1180 Main Street in Holden, MA. Ride through the scenic, rolling hills of Holden, Sterling, Princeton and West Boylston. View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1054612 Route at RideWithGPS View … Continue reading Ride for a Reason, Holden MA
Quabbin Reservoir ride - The King’s Tour of the Quabbin is a Seven Hills Wheelmen annual century ride around Quabbin Reservoir in western Massachusetts, starting from Rutland Masachusetts. The route goes northwest to Barre, then clockwise around the Quabbin Reservoir. A rest stop with water and snacks is at mile 22 on all routes. The metric century splits off … Continue reading Quabbin Reservoir ride
Paxton Around the Mountain - Around the Mountain is a 53 mile Seven Hills Wheelmen ride from Paxton MA, (53 miles), starting at the Paxton Center School on Route 31. (map to start).   Cue Sheet   Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Whitinsville Major Taylor Ride - Marshall Walter “Major” Taylor known as “Major Taylor won the world 1 mile track cycling championship in 1899, and was the first African Amerian to become a world champion in athletic competitions.  The Seven Hills Wheelmen annually hold a Major Taylor Century ride.The 2004 and 2010 route started at the Whitin Community Center, 60 Main … Continue reading Whitinsville Major Taylor Ride
Climb to the Clouds, Mount Wachusett, Princeton MA: July 16, 2017 - 2012 Description This is a classic Charles River Wheelmen tour, beginning at Nashoba Regional High School in Bolton, MA.(map to start)d Terrain: The long rides from each start point, the 100 from Concord and the 60 from Bolton, include a one mile climb at a steady 9% grade to the Visitors Center at the State … Continue reading Climb to the Clouds, Mount Wachusett, Princeton MA: July 16, 2017
Bruce Freeman Trail, Chelmsford MA - The Bruce Freeman Trail is a proposed rail trail through the communities of Lowell, Chelmsford, Westford, Carlisle, Acton, Concord, Sudbury, and Framingham in Massachusetts — following the 25-mile route of the old New Haven Railroad Framingham & Lowell line. Phase 1 of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail is now open and extends 6.8 miles from … Continue reading Bruce Freeman Trail, Chelmsford MA
Rutland MA-Warren 50 mile ride - This is a 50 mile Seven Hills Wheelmen Ride, beginning at the Long Pond boat ramp, Routes122 & 122A, in Rutland, Mass. (map to start)  view cue sheet. This ride has a series of steep climbs toward the end as you return to Rutland near Oakham State Forest north of Spencer. Route at RideWithGPS View … Continue reading Rutland MA-Warren 50 mile ride
Natick-Norfolk ride - Start: Bakery on the Common, Natick MA Description:  This Charles River Wheelmen ride heads south to Norfolk. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Dover Moose Hill Madness - A CRW Ride Start: Chickering Fields, 114 Dedham Street, Dover MA. Description:  This ride which starts in Dover, heads south with the long ride wandering through the Moose Hill Reservation in Sharon. The rides return through Walpole, Norfolk and Medfield.. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX … Continue reading Dover Moose Hill Madness
Framingham Hills to Hopeful - A Charles River Wheelmen Ride Start: George P. King School and Framingham Public Schools Administration Building, 454 Water St., Framingham MA Description: Scenic, little-used roads through Framingham, Hopkinton, Milford, Upton, and Hopedale. Hilly ride with few places to buy food. This version of the ride includes the 70 mile option which goes all the way to … Continue reading Framingham Hills to Hopeful
Cordaville MA Four Town Ride - This is the Four Burro Charles River Wheelmen bicycle ride Start: George Mooney park, Cordaville, MA. (map to start) Description: Visits small towns between Worcester and Framingham MA on either side of I-495.

North Shore

A Hole in the Wind, A Climage Scientist’s Bicycle Journey Across the US - Author Talk & Book Signing, Saturday, Sept. 30, 3pm, EBSCO Hall, 5 Peatfield St., Ipswich MA. An epic bicycle journey across the American hinterland that explores the challenges of climate change alongside a diverse array of American voices. After a distinguished career in climate science as the Director of the UN Global Climate Observing System … Continue reading A Hole in the Wind, A Climage Scientist’s Bicycle Journey Across the US
Cycle for Shelter, Haverhill MA: July 23, 2017 - The 29th Annual Cycle for Shelter to benefit Emmaus will be held at Northern Essex Community College.   Cyclists can ride a 20-mile, 40-mile, 62-mile or 100-mile scenic route that will take them through Haverhill, MA, up to the seacoast of New Hampshire, and south through the North Shore of Massachusetts.  Upon returning to the college, riders can … Continue reading Cycle for Shelter, Haverhill MA: July 23, 2017
Willowdale Mountain Bike Ride - Willowdale Mountain Bike Ride Willowdale State Forest, Topsfield/Ipswich MA Date: 19 Nov 2016 9:00 AM EST Join the Essex County Trail Association for a 2 hour intermediate mountain bike ride around Willowdale State Forest on Saturday, November 19th from 9-11am.  We will make a few brief stops along the way to highlight some of the … Continue reading Willowdale Mountain Bike Ride
Tour de Greenbelt, September 16, 2017 - The 2016 Tour de Greenbelt started at the Essex County Greenbelt’s Cox Reservation and Headquarters, 82 Eastern Avenue, Essex, MA 01929. Greenbelt, Essex County’s Land Trust, works with local landowners and communities to conserve the region’s farmland, wildlife habitat, and scenic landscapes. Cue sheets 25-MILE Cue Sheet 50-MILE Cue Sheet GPX files 25-Mile GPX File 50-Mile … Continue reading Tour de Greenbelt, September 16, 2017
Reid’s Ride, Gloucester MA: July 16th, 2017 - Reid’s Ride is a 28-mile bike ride from Lynnfield High School to Gloucester’s Stage Fort Park to benefit the Reid Sacco AYA Cancer Fund. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Ipswich-Topsfield-Boxford - Ride from Ipswich MA to Topsfield, a charming New England village.  A private driveway is used to connect Pineswamp and Topsfield Roads, then continue along beautiful Perkins Row takes you through the Ipswich River Sanctuary before arriving in Topsfield. The long route adds a loop through parts of Ipswich and Boxford west of Rt. 1. Both … Continue reading Ipswich-Topsfield-Boxford
Hamilton MA “Hey you, get off my road!” - Start: Hamilton-Wenham Regional School, 775 Bay Rd, 01982 South Hamilton , MA See map: Google Maps Routes Miles Elevation (ft) Print Download 30 1,276 Cue sheet, Map GPX, TCX 40 1,760 Cue sheet, Map GPX, TCX 30 miles 40 miles
A Reason to Ride, Danvers MA: September 17, 2017 - A Reason to Ride is a fundraiser to benefit cancer research at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, starting from Danvers MA and visiting Wenham, Hamilton, Essex, Manchester by the Sea, Gloucester, Ipswich, Georgetown, Topsfield returning to Danvers. 10 mile cue sheet 25 mile cue sheet 50 mile cue sheet 50 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue … Continue reading A Reason to Ride, Danvers MA: September 17, 2017
Around Castle Neck - This 5.5 mile walk begins on the Green trail from the far right side of the Crane Beach parking lot in Ipswich, MA. Go right at the Red trail. Shortly after descending the second steep dune, take the trail on the right to Castle Neck River, then circumnavigate to Crane Beach and back to the … Continue reading Around Castle Neck
North Shore cycling tour - This cycling tour of the Massachusetts North Shore was developed for Road Scholar, and is based in Ipswich and Newburyport, Massachusetts. The tour is designed for experienced road cyclists on road bikes or fast road hybrids, who are capable of maintaining a minimum 11 mile per hour average pace for the day. City bikes, beach bikes, … Continue reading North Shore cycling tour
Hills of Ipswich - There’s about 2300′ of climbing on this 44-mile ride, with a lot of “out and back” on beautiful roads you may have never ridden. Experience these hills and views, in order of occurrence: Start from the Hammatt St. parking lot in Ipswich Town Farm Rd. out and back, up Town Hill at Highland Cemetery Pineswamp Rd. … Continue reading Hills of Ipswich
North Shore Tour de Cure, Topsfield MA: Sunday, May 21, 2017 - Date: May 21, 2017 The Tour de Cure is a series of fundraising cycling events held in 44 states nationwide to benefit the American Diabetes Association. This ride starts at the fairgrounds in Topsfield, MA. 2016 routes 100 mile ride Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX … Continue reading North Shore Tour de Cure, Topsfield MA: Sunday, May 21, 2017
Danvers with hills - Thanks to Jason Bartlett for this ride: “There’s an unfortunate scarcity in really hilly routes on the Massachusetts North Shore. Most of my rides average in the low to mid 40’s in feet per mile of elevation gain. For fellow hill climbing enthusiasts, I thought I’d share today’s ride in which I was able to … Continue reading Danvers with hills
Haverhill riding north - Start: Northern Essex Community College 100 Elliott Street, Haverhill, MA (View map) Meet in the Technology center Parking Lot. Description: This ride takes us on familiar roads, some a bit hilly, and travels north of the Merrimack River into Merrimac and Amesbury, with longer rides continuing through Newton, Kingston and South Hampton in New Hampshire. Distance … Continue reading Haverhill riding north
Salem-Marblehead ride - Start Location: Salem Willows Park at the corner of Fort Ave. and Bay View Ave. near “Salem Willows Park” signage in Salem, MA. A bike rack and park benches are nearby. Plenty of parking is available. Map to start. Description: This is a ride on the streets of historic Salem and surrounding towns. The routes … Continue reading Salem-Marblehead ride
Exeter to Great Bay - What to expect: The rides go through the scenic farm country of southern New Hampshire. The terrain is rolling hills with old barns, scenic vistas, and lots of quiet roads. All the loops go by historic Kingston NH common,  picturesque Newfields, Great Bay, Newmarket, and the lively college town of Durham. This ride is marked … Continue reading Exeter to Great Bay
NSC Saturday ride, Boxford - Start: Masconomet Regional High School, Boxford MA map to start. Directions: From Route 95 take exit 51 (Endicott St) east towards Topsfield. The school is 1/4 mile on right. The ride leaves from the parking lot closest to I-95). What to expect: The North Shore Cyclists Saturday Fitness Ride meanders through Middleton, Boxford, Georgetown, Byfield, Newbury … Continue reading NSC Saturday ride, Boxford
NSC Hamilton to Newburyport - Start: Cutler Elementary School, Asbury St., South Hamilton, MA map to start Description: Enjoy some of the nicest cycling in our area. Generally quiet, scenic country roads in Hamilton, Topsfield, Ipswich, Georgetown and Boxford. Long ride adds Newbury and Newburyport. Generally flat to rolling, with a few small hills. Ride created by Arnold Nadler. Combined NSC … Continue reading NSC Hamilton to Newburyport
Tyngsborough Pepper and Maple - Start: Tyngsborough Elementary School, 205 Westford Rd, Tyngsborough, MA (map). Arrow Shape: White T. Description: The ride is remarkable for staying on so many low-traffic roads with excellent pavement. The short ride goes through Tyngsborough, Pepperell, Hollis NH, Nashua NH, and Dunstable; the long ride adds Townsend and Brookline NH. The short route has 0.5 miles of packed gravel, … Continue reading Tyngsborough Pepper and Maple
NSC Over Hill and Dale from Ballardvale - Start locations: Ballardvale MBTA Station, Andover is the traditional start. map to start ($4 parking charge is enforced. There is some parking available on side streets off of Tewksbury St, where the ride stats, up the hill from the Ballardvale T-Station. ) Directions: Rte 93 to Dascomb Road, take the ramp towards Andover, turn right … Continue reading NSC Over Hill and Dale from Ballardvale
NSC North Reading pigs, ponds and potholes - A North Shore Cyclists ride Start: Ipswich River Park, North Reading map to start Description: Serene back roads, farm stands, ponds, pigs (plus sheep, chickens, and bunnies), and lots of potholes of the northern burbs. Have iced coffee at Smolak Farm (on the short ride) or a picnic lunch at Ingaldsby Farm. Terrain is moderately … Continue reading NSC North Reading pigs, ponds and potholes
NSC pothole inspection tour, Topsfield - Start: Topsfield Plaza, Main Street, Topsfield, MA. map to start Directions: From Rte 95 N, take Exit 50 to Route 1 North. In Topsfield, turn left onto Rte 97 North. At stop sign, go left (Rt. 97 continues right). Topsfield Plaza is 1/4 mile on right. Description: Flat to rolling terrain on some of our favorite … Continue reading NSC pothole inspection tour, Topsfield
NSC Wakefield Thursday ride - Start: Quannapowitt Parkway, northern end of Lake Quannapowitt in Wakefield MA, the end nearest the Rt. 128 interchange. Directions: Rte 128 to Exit 40. Follow Rte 129 south to the park at the north end of the lake and turn right almost immediately on Quannapowitt Parkway to the parking area. Map to start Description: Gently rolling … Continue reading NSC Wakefield Thursday ride
NSC Bradley Palmer winter ride - Start location: Bradley Palmer State Park parking lot, Asbury Street, Topsfield MA. From the Asbury Street entrance, take the first right, and the parking lot will be on your left in a short distance. Map to start. A North Shore Cyclists ride.   Map and Cue sheet (PDF) PRINT MAP FROM BROWSER PRINT CUE SHEET FROM … Continue reading NSC Bradley Palmer winter ride
NSC North Reading evening rides - Start Location: Edith A. O’Leary Senior Center, 50 Bow St., N. Reading MA map to start. The building is at the intersection of Haverhill and Bow St. There are also some parking spaces at a small lot across Haverhill St. which belongs to N.Reading High School which could be used for overflow. This location is … Continue reading NSC North Reading evening rides
NSC Haverhill-Bradford Tuesday evening rides - Start: Bradford Christian Academy, 97 Oxford Avenue, Haverhill, MA. Map to Start. Oxford Ave and the brick school building is across Rte. 125 from Josephs restaurant, and behind the Cedardale complex. Description: NSC ride with long stretches of scenic riding with a few rolling hills. Loop into Boxford and North Andover. The arrow is a white ” 7 ” pointing … Continue reading NSC Haverhill-Bradford Tuesday evening rides
NSC Old Stone Walls Ride Ipswich - Start: Ipswich, 16 Hammatt Street parking lot, behind Market Street and Central Street.  map to start 2015 Alternative Start: Cutler School, Asbury St. in Hamilton MA. Directions: From I-95, take Rt. 133 east to the center of Ipswich. Turn right one block before downtown center. Hammatt St. parking lot will be on your left. From … Continue reading NSC Old Stone Walls Ride Ipswich
NSC Portsmouth to Maine Seacoast ride - Start: Parrott Ave. Parking Lot, Portsmouth, NH. MAP TO START Directions: From I-95 N, take Exit 3 To Portsmouth. In 1.2 mile, bear Right onto South St. In another 0.9 mile, turn Left onto Junkins Ave. In 0.3 mile, Parrott Ave will be on your left and the entrance will be an immediate right. If the lot is … Continue reading NSC Portsmouth to Maine Seacoast ride
NSC Hamilton-Salem Halloween Ride - Description: This ride starts in Hamilton and winds into downtown Salem where there will be large crowds of revelers. Fancy costumes aren’t expected but everyone should try to be creative and help us make a memorable group of cyclists when we arrive in the Witch City. 10 miles each way. Created by : Jimmy White and Paula Bossone … Continue reading NSC Hamilton-Salem Halloween Ride
NSC Quiet Roads North of Boston, Reading -  Start: REI, Salem St in Reading.  map to start Directions: Route 128 to Exit 40; go around rotary to Route 129 (Salem St.) West. REI parking lot is third left. Please park away from the shops. The Reading commuter rail station is 1.3 miles away. Description:  Mostly flat to rolling, shady roads. All rides go through … Continue reading NSC Quiet Roads North of Boston, Reading
NSC Ride to the Sea, Georgetown - Start: Perley School, Georgetown map to start Directions: Take Rt. 95 exit 54 west, then follow Rt. 133 west to Georgetown center. At set of lights take right onto North St., Perley School is 1/4 mile on the right. What to expect: Scenic ride through Georgetown, Rowley, Boxford and Ipswich. 25, 40 and 50 miles. … Continue reading NSC Ride to the Sea, Georgetown
NSC Salt Marsh Ride, ipswich - Start: Ipswich MA downtown central parking lot on Hammatt St. behind Market Street and Central Street map to start Directions: From I-95, take Rt. 133 east to the center of Ipswich. Turn right one block before downtown center. Hammatt St. parking lot will be on your left. From Rt. 1, take Ipswich Rd. from Topsfield. … Continue reading NSC Salt Marsh Ride, ipswich
NSC Salt Marsh Ride, Rowley - Location: Pine Grove School, Rt. 1A, Rowley MA Directions: Pine Grove School is on the right when going north on Rt. 1A shortly after the intersection with Central Street. Map to start location Description: The Salt Marsh Ride starts at the Pine Grove School on Rt. 1A in Rowley MA and starts out on a beautiful … Continue reading NSC Salt Marsh Ride, Rowley
NSC Bradford ride - Start: Bradford Elementary School, 118 Montvale Street, Haverhill, MA (map to start) Description: All rides (27 miles), medium(40 miles), and long (61 miles) visit the communities of Bradford, West Boxford, Groveland and West Newbury on a mix of local and rural roads. The 61 mile ride (metric century) adds a loop through Newbury to Plum Island and back. … Continue reading NSC Bradford ride
NSC Willowdale mountain biking - Start: Linebrook road in Ipswich MA, across from the Marini farm field on the right hand side parking lot. Coming from Rt. 1, this is on the right, well before Doyon school. map to start Willowdale has 40 miles of trails for all levels, and great fire roads to learn on. The Forest exists as two … Continue reading NSC Willowdale mountain biking
NSC North from Cushing Park, Newburyport - Start: Cushing Park, Kent St., Newburyport, MA. Google Directions and Map to Start Location. This is a North Shore Cyclists ride. Directions: From I-95, Exit 57 for Rte 113 E. Go 2 miles and take a left onto Kent Street. Parking lot is 2 blocks on right. From Rte 1, go onto Merrimac Street (at the … Continue reading NSC North from Cushing Park, Newburyport
Arrowed rides on the North Shore Cyclists site - Ride name City and arrow Applecrest Amesbury Back to the Saddles Again Byfield Bagels and a Witch Boxford Best of Ipswich Ipswich Bradford ride Bradford Breakaway ride North Andover Cape Ann from Ipswich Ipswich Cape Ann from Manchester Manchester-by-the-Sea Cheese and Whine Amesbury Coastal New Hampshire Hampton Farm and Sea Danvers Grub, Sweat and Gears Topsfield … Continue reading Arrowed rides on the North Shore Cyclists site
NSC North to Great Bay, Amesbury - Start: Amesbury Elementary School, 20 South Hampton Rd., Amesbury map to start Directions: Rte. 95 to exit 58 for Rte. 110 Amesbury. Go to the 1st traffic light and take a right onto Elm Street. At the rotary take the 1st right onto Market St. (Rte. 150). Go about 0.5 mile; bear left onto South … Continue reading NSC North to Great Bay, Amesbury
Nashua River Ramble - Start: Tyngsboro Elementary School; 205 Westford Rd, Tyngsboro, MA map to start Directions: Take Exit 34 on Hwy 3. At the end of the exit ramp, turn West (left, for those coming from the south), toward Westford. At the third stoplight, turn right. Tyngsboro Elementary School is on your right in less than a 1/2 … Continue reading Nashua River Ramble
NSC Topsfield Monday ride - Start: Topsfield Plaza, Topsfield map to start Directions: From Rte 95 N, take Exit 50 to Route 1 North. In Topsfield, turn left onto Rte 97 North. At stop sign, go left (Rt. 97 continues right). Topsfield Plaza is 1/4 mile on right. We park at the far end of the lot Description: This is an … Continue reading NSC Topsfield Monday ride
Minuteman Ride from Lawrence, MA - Start: Greater Lawrence Vocational High School 57 River Road, Andover MA map to start Directions: I-93 N, Exit 45 River Road (1st exit north of I-495), Left at 1st set of lights onto River Road, left at 3rd set of lights into school parking. I-93N is Exit 40B off I-495 What to expect: Scenic ride … Continue reading Minuteman Ride from Lawrence, MA
NSC Cheese and Whine from Amesbury - Start location: Amesbury Elementary School, So. Hampton Rd., Amesbury, MA. Map to Start. From  Rte 95 to exit 58 for Rte. 110 Amesbury. Go to the 1st traffic light and take a right onto Elm Street. At the rotary take the first right onto Market St. (Rte. 150). Go about .5 mile, bear left onto … Continue reading NSC Cheese and Whine from Amesbury
NSC Merrimack River ride from Newburyport, MA - Start: Cushing Park, Newburyport MA map to start Directions: From Rte. 95 take exit 57 Rte 113 east. Go for 2 miles and take a left onto Kent St. parking lot is 2 blocks on right. From Rte 1 go onto Merrimac St. 1/4 mile west towards Amesbury. Take a left at the gas station … Continue reading NSC Merrimack River ride from Newburyport, MA
Merrimack River ride from Ipswich MA - Start Location: Ipswich Middle and Senior High School, 130 High St., Ipswich MA. (we start from the parking lot behind the school). (Map to Start) This ride takes recently-repaved Rt. 1A from Ipswich to Rowley, then continues on pleasant roads past two reservoirs to the Merrimack River in West Newbury. The ride is not arrowed. Ipswich-Merrimack River … Continue reading Merrimack River ride from Ipswich MA
NSC Let’s Go Coastal from Newburyport, MA - Start: Cushing Park, Newburyport map to start Directions: From Route 95, take Exit 57 for Route 113 East. Go for 2 miles and take a left onto Kent Street. Parking lot is 2 blocks on right. From Route 1 go onto Merrimac Street (at the Newburyport end of the bridge over the Merrimack). Go 1/4 mile west towards … Continue reading NSC Let’s Go Coastal from Newburyport, MA
NSC Grub, Sweat and Gears - Start: Main Street Plaza , Topsfield , MA map to start Directions: From Route 95, take Exit 50 to Route 1 North. In Topsfield, turn left onto Route 97 North. At Topsfield Center , go left (Route 97 continues right). Topsfield Plaza is on the right behind Cumberland Farms. Park at the far end of … Continue reading NSC Grub, Sweat and Gears
NSC Danvers Farm and Sea - Start: 14 Otis St. Danvers, MA. The start is the dirt parking lot of Tiggies Field across from St. Mary of the Annunciation School. From Rte 1 or 95 take the exit for Rte 62 East (Maple St). In about 1 mile turn right on Pine St. and at 0.2 mi left on Otis. Parking … Continue reading NSC Danvers Farm and Sea
NSC Cape Ann from Manchester, MA - Start: Memorial Elementary School, Manchester, MA. map to start. It is the older elementary school, not the new high school. Description: Ride counter-clockwise along the Cape Ann coastline, through Gloucester, out to the Eastern Point Lighthouse and Atlantic Ave., to Rockport and back through Annisquam Village. The short and medium routes return to the start location in … Continue reading NSC Cape Ann from Manchester, MA
NSC Breakaway Ride, North Andover MA - Location: Breakaway Computraining, 27 Charles St., North Andover, MA 01845. Map Description: 25, 42 and 60 mile rides. There is plenty of parking at Breakaway and a place to change as well as restrooms. Host: Steven Dipetro 60 Mile long route 60 mile NSC cue sheet PDF  60 mile cue sheet at RWGPS 60 mile route map at … Continue reading NSC Breakaway Ride, North Andover MA

Boston area

Jingle Ride! Arlington to Boston - On Sunday, December 11th, 2016 join the 20th Annual Ciclismo Classico Jingle Ride.  This leisurely and festive singing bike parade goes from Arlington to Boston and back.  The 22-mile bicycle ride rolls through Harvard Square, the Esplanade, Boston Common, and Newbury Street – we stop and sing carols at local landmarks, and just parade along showing some creative … Continue reading Jingle Ride! Arlington to Boston
Soldier ride 2016, Lexington MA - Soldier Ride is a unique four-day cycling opportunity for wounded service members and veterans to use cycling and the bonds of service to overcome physical, mental, or emotional wounds. View the Boston Soldier Ride. START/FINISH LOCATION: Lexington High School, 251 Waltham Street, Lexington, MA 02421 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print … Continue reading Soldier ride 2016, Lexington MA
Bike to the Beach, Boston to Newport: September 2, 2017 - Bike to the Beach is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization creating a community of cyclists, autism advocates, fitness junkies, and beach lovers to make an impact in New England and cycle for the 1 in 68 diagnosed with autism.The Boston to Newport ride was added in 2012, starting from Joe Moakley Park in south Boston. 2016 route Route at … Continue reading Bike to the Beach, Boston to Newport: September 2, 2017
Boston Hub on Wheels, Sep. 17, 2017 - This year, riders  have the option of selecting either the 10-mile family-friendly route or the more challenging  40-mile course. Visit the Hub on Wheels signup page. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Harbor to the Bay (H2B), September 23, 2017 - The H2B Ride is a 125 mile ride from Boston to Provincetown to support people living with HIV and AID. Start: Northeastern University, Boston MA PDF Cue Sheet Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Brain Tumor Ride, Boston: May 21, 2017 - Boston Brain Tumor Ride is an event to raise awareness and much-needed resources to fund critical brain tumor-specific programs to improve the lives of all those affected by brain tumors. Hosted by the National Brain Tumor Society, the Boston Brain Tumor Ride offers individuals and teams a chance to honor and remember loved ones, connect … Continue reading Brain Tumor Ride, Boston: May 21, 2017
Boston to Provincetown cycling routes - The Claire Saltonstall Bikeway, or State Bicycle Route 1, is a series of bicycle paths and on-street routes that travel from Boston to both Provincetown and Woods Hole. The bikeway starts on Cape Cod at Route 3A in Bourne. It travels across the Sagamore Bridge, utilizing the bridge’s sidewalk. After the Sagamore Bridge, the bikeway … Continue reading Boston to Provincetown cycling routes
Bikes Not Bombs, Jamaica Plain MA: June 4th, 2017 - Bike Not Bombs’ Bike-A-Thon route maps are  online for all four distance options. The rides start in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston. The 2017  Bike-A-Thon, offers a brand new Century Route, with options of 10 miles, 30 miles, 50 miles or 100 miles. Go to https://bikesnotbombs.org/bike-a-thon/routes. 100 mile route map. 100 mile route GPX file 50 mile route map.  … Continue reading Bikes Not Bombs, Jamaica Plain MA: June 4th, 2017
South Bay Harbor Trail - The South Bay Harbor Trail is a 3.5 mile-long pedestrian – friendly urban bike trail that will connect Lower Roxbury, the South End, Chinatown, and Fort Point Channel to Boston Harbor at Fan Pier in South Boston. It will also connect these neighborhoods and Boston Harbor to the Emerald Necklace. For centuries Boston Harbor has … Continue reading South Bay Harbor Trail
Newton MA fitness ride - This is a Charles River Wheelmen weekly ride from Newton MA, with multiple distance options. Scenic rolling roads through Needham, Dover, Sherborn, and Medfield MA . Start: Nahanton Park, Newton MA. View all routes at Ride With GPS:    62 Miles  50 Miles   42 Miles  28 miles 62 mile version Route at RideWithGPS View and … Continue reading Newton MA fitness ride
Boston Best Buddies Ride - Best Buddies Challenge Riders choose from three options for distance: 100 miles, 50 miles or 20 miles. No matter what distance you choose, you’ll enjoy magnificent views biking along a classic New England route, fully supported from Boston all the way to Hyannis Port. For those who do not wish to ride, you can still … Continue reading Boston Best Buddies Ride
Dorchester-Pleasure Bay ride - This short ride starts from the Thomas J. Kane Square and playground park in Dorchester MA , a residential section of Boston, and offers great views of the Pleasure Bay and Old Harbor, mostly quiet riding except the section on Morrissey Blvd. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX … Continue reading Dorchester-Pleasure Bay ride
Cape Cod Getaway: June 24-25, 2017 -  150 miles, Boston Harbor to Provincetown The Cape Cod Getaway is the largest MS ride in New England. On Day 1, riders pedal from Quincy, Massachusetts to Bourne at the beginning of Cape Cod. Day 2 is from Bourne to Provincetown at the tip of Cape Cod. View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/989015 Bourne to Provincetown Route … Continue reading Cape Cod Getaway: June 24-25, 2017

Southeast Massachusetts

Cape Cod Canal Bikeway - The Cape Cod Canal Bikeway is two separate paved paths that connect Buzzards Bay with Scusset Beach on the mainland side, and the communities of Sandwich and Bourne on the Cape Cod side. Pedestrians may cross the Canal on the 2384′ Bourne Bridge sidewalk, but to do so on a bicycle would be very dangerous … Continue reading Cape Cod Canal Bikeway
Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride: October 1, 2017 - Celebrate the beauty of the Buzzards Bay region by participating in the Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride! Whether you’re an avid cyclist or a casual rider, you’ll enjoy a fun, scenic ride with 75-mile and 35-mile route options. And you’ll raise funds to protect clean water for all. Ipswich to Boston route at RideWithGPS View Cue Sheet from … Continue reading Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride: October 1, 2017
Rhode Island Sound and Buzzards Bay - This Charles River Wheelmen ride begins at Horseneck Beach State Reservation south of Westport MA, with views of Rhode Island Sound, Buzzards Bay and the Elizabeth Islands. The ride goes to Sakonnet Point in Little Compton, RI,, continuing through Little Compton, Tiverton and Westport MA. View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1083000 Route at RideWithGPS View and print … Continue reading Rhode Island Sound and Buzzards Bay
Dartmouth Coastal Metric Century - This Narragansett Bay Wheelmen ride starts at the University of Massachusetts campus in Dartmouth MA and heads southwest through Westport and then along the coast. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Swansea MA cycling loop - This Narragansett Bay Wheelmen (NBW) loop around Swansea MA crosses briefly into Rhode Island. Start: Swansea II Shopping Center Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
NBW Seekonk – Plymouth Cranberry Century - This Narragansett Bay Wheelmen (NBW) ride begins in Seekonk MA near the border with East Providence RI, and loops to Plymouth MA and back through Cranberry Country. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Vineyard Warrier Triathlon: September 10, 2017 - Vineyard Warrior Triathlon on the Island of Martha’s Vineyard: A 1 mile swim, 24.6 mile bike, and a 6.2 mile run race that spans the scenic towns of Oak Bluffs, Tisbury, West Tisbury, and Edgartown. A portion of event proceeds goes to the Martha’s Vineyard Boys and Girls Club and the Oak Bluffs Parks department … Continue reading Vineyard Warrier Triathlon: September 10, 2017
Boston to Provincetown - 125-Mile Ride: Boston to Provincetown:  Those riders who want to challenge themselves to ride the full 125 miles will start from Boston and ride to Provincetown.Free parking in Boston will be provided at Northeastern University. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Cycling in southeast Massachusetts - Cue sheets for the following  rides are provided by Narragansett Bay Wheelmen Belchertown Central Massachusetts Spectacular Bourne, MA The Cape Caper, 22/43/62 miles Brimfield, MA Brimfield Antique Ride, 34 miles Dartmouth Larry & Ted’s Dartmouth Ride, 12/17/31 miles Dedham, MA Charles River Ride, 15/21/31 miles Dennis, MA Central Cape Cod Century, 30/45/62/100 miles Fall River, … Continue reading Cycling in southeast Massachusetts
Walpole-Dover loop - This nice ride starts downtown in Walpole, Mass and heads out through rural countryside. After 8 miles you pass through a small business district in Mills-Cliquot. At mile 14 you’ll ride about half way around Farm Pond and Rocky Narrows Reservation, and then cross the Charles River before riding through historic Dover. We turn south … Continue reading Walpole-Dover loop
Wareham-Manomet Bluffs Ride - NBW Wareham -Manomet Ride (# 153) Start:  Wareham  MA Town Hall  (map to start) Descripton: The ride passes through the beautiful harbor village of Onset , MA. See Cape Cod Bay, and Manomet’s bluffs & beaches., ponds and woods of Miles Standish State Forest, before the final rolling return. Metric Century Route at RideWithGPS View … Continue reading Wareham-Manomet Bluffs Ride
Swansea-Dighton Rock Ride - NARRAGANSETT BAY WHEELMEN #102 SWANSEA – DIGHTON ROCK RIDE Start:     Swansea Shopping Center, Swansea, MA  (map to start) Descripton:  Starting in Swansea, the ride travels into Somerset along the Taunton River. In Berkley head to Dighton Rock State Park. The rock itself is an 11-foot high “glacial erratic” boulder, Covered with petroglyphs of ancient … Continue reading Swansea-Dighton Rock Ride
Unon CT – Brimfield MA Antiques Ride - This is the Narragansett Bay Wheelmen’s Brimfield Antique Ride, 34 miles from Union Connecticut. Start: Public library or church, downtown Union CT.  (map to start) Park at the white church on right at the green in the center of Union, Ct. Description:  Starting from Union, this ride circuits four towns, passing an area of rugged, … Continue reading Unon CT – Brimfield MA Antiques Ride
Middleboro MA to the coast - This  Narragansett Bay Wheelmen century ride starts at the Middlebury High School on East Grove St. in Middleboro MA and forms a loop through Kingston, Duxbury, Marshfield and North Scituate along the coastline south of Boston.  View the 93 mile version of this ride: Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print … Continue reading Middleboro MA to the coast
Cape Cod Getaway: June 24-25, 2017 -  150 miles, Boston Harbor to Provincetown The Cape Cod Getaway is the largest MS ride in New England. On Day 1, riders pedal from Quincy, Massachusetts to Bourne at the beginning of Cape Cod. Day 2 is from Bourne to Provincetown at the tip of Cape Cod. View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/989015 Bourne to Provincetown Route … Continue reading Cape Cod Getaway: June 24-25, 2017
Rockland south coastal ride - This Charles River Wheelmen ride is along shady, quiet roads offering great vistas of the Massachusetts shore shore coastline. The club offers this ride every week, weather permitting. The 39-mile loop includes Rockland, Hingham, Norwell, Scituate, and Cohasset The 52-mile ride adds a loop to Pemberton Point in Hull with a view of Boston Harbor … Continue reading Rockland south coastal ride
Raynham MA Cranberry Metric Century Ride - NARRAGANSETT BAY WHEELMEN #81CRANBERRY METRIC 17-35-62 miles Start: Staples Plaza, junction Routes 44 and 24, Raynham, MA Description: Easy ride on country roads along ponds and cranberry bogs. The 35 miler travels to Lakeville and over the causeway between Assawompsett and Quittacus Ponds. The 62 miler continues through Rochester to Mattapoisett and Marion harbors, rejoining … Continue reading Raynham MA Cranberry Metric Century Ride

Cape and the Islands

Kirwin/Murray Memorial Bike Ride, Falmouth MA, Oct, 22, 2017 - Falmouth Housing Corporation honors Peter Kirwin and Bob Murray, two champions of homelessness prevention and access to affordable housing in Falmouth. The Kirwin/Murray Memorial Bike Ride route follows the Falmouth Marathon route for about 29 miles, beginning at the Surf Drive Beach House. The shorter route will begin one half hour after and progress from … Continue reading Kirwin/Murray Memorial Bike Ride, Falmouth MA, Oct, 22, 2017
The Last Gasp, Sandwich to Provincetown MA: September 17, 2017 -  The 26th Annual LAST GASP!  Rde from Sandwich to Provincetown in support of several Cape Cod Charities! Cape Cod Charitable Funraisers’ premier event is entering its 26th year full steam ahead and is ready to take on the next quarter of a century! 100% of your donations go  to the charity of your choice. The … Continue reading The Last Gasp, Sandwich to Provincetown MA: September 17, 2017
Cape Cod, Old Colony and Nauset bike Trails - The 22-mile Cape Cod Rail Trail follows the former Old Colony Railroad right-of-way from South Dennis to South Wellfleet, passing through Harwich, Brewster, Orleans and Eastham. The Old Colony Rail Trail occupies an abandoned Old Colony Railroad corridor stretching from downtown Chatham to the Cape Cod Rail Trail in Harwich. The Nauset Trail can be … Continue reading Cape Cod, Old Colony and Nauset bike Trails
Cape Cod Canal Bikeway - The Cape Cod Canal Bikeway is two separate paved paths that connect Buzzards Bay with Scusset Beach on the mainland side, and the communities of Sandwich and Bourne on the Cape Cod side. Pedestrians may cross the Canal on the 2384′ Bourne Bridge sidewalk, but to do so on a bicycle would be very dangerous … Continue reading Cape Cod Canal Bikeway
Inner Cape Cod Metric Century - This ride begins in Bourne at the entrance to Cape Cod, then south to Falmouth, crosses the Cape north to Sandwich, then back to Borne. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Cape Cod Ride - A Charles River Wheelmen ride Description: Ride on lightly traveled roads with views of Cape Cod Bay, Buzzards Bay, Nantucket and Vineyard Sounds, cranberry bogs, and salt ponds. The 61 mile ride goes north to Sandwich, along the Cape Cod canal, south through Bourne, North Falmouth, Woods Hole, and along Nantucket Sound. The 41 mile … Continue reading Cape Cod Ride
Bourne Cape Cod ride - NARRAGANSETT BAY WHEELMEN #130 THE CAPE CAPER Description:  Enjoy one of Narragansett Bay Wheelmen’s most scenic and popular rides. Ride by beaches, harbors, summer communities,bike paths, lighthouses, ponds, dunes, wetlands, woodlands,and boardwalks. Return along the Cape Cod Canal. Start:   Bourne High School, Bourne MA, Cape Cod Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet … Continue reading Bourne Cape Cod ride
Ride the Vineyard, May 6, 2017 - Ride the Vineyard the Multiple Sclerosis fundraiser on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. With the quaint charm and beautiful ocean views of Martha’s Vineyard, choose from 15, 30, and 60mile routes and enjoy the cliffs of Gay Head, the beaches of Katama, and the scenic views of East Chop!  Start:  Martha’s Vineyard High School, Vineyard Haven, MA   … Continue reading Ride the Vineyard, May 6, 2017
Cape Cod Getaway: June 24-25, 2017 -  150 miles, Boston Harbor to Provincetown The Cape Cod Getaway is the largest MS ride in New England. On Day 1, riders pedal from Quincy, Massachusetts to Bourne at the beginning of Cape Cod. Day 2 is from Bourne to Provincetown at the tip of Cape Cod. View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/989015 Bourne to Provincetown Route … Continue reading Cape Cod Getaway: June 24-25, 2017

 More Massachusetts rides

Kirwin/Murray Memorial Bike Ride, Falmouth MA, Oct, 22, 2017 - Falmouth Housing Corporation honors Peter Kirwin and Bob Murray, two champions of homelessness prevention and access to affordable housing in Falmouth. The Kirwin/Murray Memorial Bike Ride route follows the Falmouth Marathon route for about 29 miles, beginning at the Surf Drive Beach House. The shorter route will begin one half hour after and progress from … Continue reading Kirwin/Murray Memorial Bike Ride, Falmouth MA, Oct, 22, 2017
Impact Ride, Attleboro MA: Oct. 1, 2017 - Join some of the best cycling  in southeastern New England with the IMPACT Ride. Proceeds go to the fight against breast cancer. Location: Attleboro MA Date: Sunday, October 1, 2017 Site: http://komennewengland.org/impact-ride/ Beneficiary: Susan G. Komen New England – http://komennewengland.org/ 25 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course … Continue reading Impact Ride, Attleboro MA: Oct. 1, 2017
Cycle Massachusetts State Bike Tour – August 5th – 11th, 2017 - Cycle Massachusetts State Bike Tour 2017 August 5th – 11th, 2017: Registration deadline is July 15th Are you dreaming of an affordable summer adventure?  It’s not too late to sign up for Cycle Massachusetts, the Friendliest Ride in the East!  It’s during the first full week of August (the 5th through 11th), and you can ride anywhere from 2 to … Continue reading Cycle Massachusetts State Bike Tour – August 5th – 11th, 2017
The Last Gasp, Sandwich to Provincetown MA: September 17, 2017 -  The 26th Annual LAST GASP!  Rde from Sandwich to Provincetown in support of several Cape Cod Charities! Cape Cod Charitable Funraisers’ premier event is entering its 26th year full steam ahead and is ready to take on the next quarter of a century! 100% of your donations go  to the charity of your choice. The … Continue reading The Last Gasp, Sandwich to Provincetown MA: September 17, 2017
Will Bike 4 Food: Hatfield MA, Sunday, September 24, 2017 - Will Bike 4 Food: Sunday, September 24, 2017 WB4F is a non-competitive ride through the beautiful Pioneer Valley to raise funds for The Food Bank of Western MA. Now in it’s 7th year, the ride has four routes to choose from: 10, 25, 50, or 100 miles. The event begins and ends at the Lions … Continue reading Will Bike 4 Food: Hatfield MA, Sunday, September 24, 2017
Nantucket bike rides - Deb and I celebrated her late April birthday with a trip to Nantucket, taking advantage of great early season rates at the Hotel at 21 Broad St. The ferry from Hyannis to Nantucket took about an hour, and surprisingly, we were the only people with bikes. We were fortunate to have 30 miles of paved paths to ourselves, … Continue reading Nantucket bike rides
Death Ride Tour Fall Blaze, October 6 – 9, 2017 - War on ALS The Death Ride Tour/ Fall Blaze expands the popular Colorado Death Ride tour series to New England. The three-day tour rolls through western Massachusetts and southern Vermont October 6 – 9, 2017 (Columbus Day weekend). Profits support the Blazeman Foundation for ALS  and the ALS Association and their research to combat amyotrophic laterals sclerosis … Continue reading Death Ride Tour Fall Blaze, October 6 – 9, 2017
Deerfield Bicycle Tour, August 13 – 18, 2017 - Discover Historic Deerfield and the beautiful Connecticut River Valley from the seat of your bicycle this summer! Historic Deerfield presents a week full of handlebar-view adventures traveling the scenic byways and quiet back roads to some of the valley’s vibrant and charming communities. In addition to great cycling, this tour is rich with opportunities to … Continue reading Deerfield Bicycle Tour, August 13 – 18, 2017
River Valley Ice Cream Ride, July 29, 2017 - Ice Cream Ride:  http://www.icecreamride.com Date: Saturday, July 29, 2017 Start location: Turners Falls, MA Charities: MassBike Pioneer Valley, Turners Falls Riverculture and Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture (CISA) Description: The River Valley Ice Cream Ride blends the best of summertime fun – bikes, gorgeous roads and ice cream. And, it supports organizations working to strengthen our … Continue reading River Valley Ice Cream Ride, July 29, 2017
Cycle for Shelter, Haverhill MA: July 23, 2017 - The 29th Annual Cycle for Shelter to benefit Emmaus will be held at Northern Essex Community College.   Cyclists can ride a 20-mile, 40-mile, 62-mile or 100-mile scenic route that will take them through Haverhill, MA, up to the seacoast of New Hampshire, and south through the North Shore of Massachusetts.  Upon returning to the college, riders can … Continue reading Cycle for Shelter, Haverhill MA: July 23, 2017
Cycle Massachusetts State Bike Tour: August 5-11, 2017 - Cycle Massachusetts is dedicated to Celebrating Cycling in Massachusetts. We organize, participate and support many other rides in Massachusetts and we are active in promoting bicycle tourism so that others will see what a great place our state is for cycling. The Cycle Massachusetts State Bike Tour supports MassBike and better biking for Massachusetts. Bike Travel … Continue reading Cycle Massachusetts State Bike Tour: August 5-11, 2017
Braveheart Ride: July 15, 2017, Harvard MA - Come and join the Bravehearts on a bike ride and family day in scenic Harvard, MA while supporting a great cause. This event provides enjoyment for riders of all ages and abilities with your choice of a 50-mile, 25-mile, and 2-mile children’s route. Proceeds to benefit the National Brain Tumor Society and Camp Sunshine. 5th Annual … Continue reading Braveheart Ride: July 15, 2017, Harvard MA
Hatfield Bike Tour, June 10th 2017 - Name: Hatfield Bike Tour Date: Saturday June 10th 20, 2017 Sponsor:  Hatfield Lions Club http://www.hatfieldbiketour.com Location:  Hatfield, MA Beneficiary: Hatfield Lions Club https://www.facebook.com/HatfieldLionsClub/ Proceeds committed to Eye Research 50 Mile Ride https://ridewithgps.com/routes/17610686 Other mileages to be added
Autumn Escape Bike Trek, Plymouth MA: September 22, 2017 - Date: 09/22/2017 through 09/24/2017 Location: Plymouth, MA Link:  http://action.lung.org/site/TR?fr_id=13912&pg=entry Beneficiary:  American Lung Association http://www.lung.org
Willowdale Mountain Bike Ride - Willowdale Mountain Bike Ride Willowdale State Forest, Topsfield/Ipswich MA Date: 19 Nov 2016 9:00 AM EST Join the Essex County Trail Association for a 2 hour intermediate mountain bike ride around Willowdale State Forest on Saturday, November 19th from 9-11am.  We will make a few brief stops along the way to highlight some of the … Continue reading Willowdale Mountain Bike Ride
Massachusetts Formidable Ride - The Formidable Challenge is the toughest road ride in Massachusetts. The 2016 Formidable offers three routes, a 160-mile pavé ride, a century version, and a mixed-terrain ride Formidable Version. The Pavé 160 Mile and Pavé 100 Mile rides start at the Ride Studio Cafe, Lexington, MA. The 120 mile mixed terrain Terra Dirt Ride starts in West Brookfield, MA. Follow the Formidable on Facebook 160 mile Pave’ Ride … Continue reading Massachusetts Formidable Ride
Soldier ride 2016, Lexington MA - Soldier Ride is a unique four-day cycling opportunity for wounded service members and veterans to use cycling and the bonds of service to overcome physical, mental, or emotional wounds. View the Boston Soldier Ride. START/FINISH LOCATION: Lexington High School, 251 Waltham Street, Lexington, MA 02421 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print … Continue reading Soldier ride 2016, Lexington MA
Hingham Fall Foliage Ride Against Hunger - Fall Foliage Ride Against Hunger, Hingham, MA, Sat Oct 22, 2016. Enjoy a scenic ride through Hingham and Cohasset past the Atlantic coast winding around Cohasset Harbor Start and finish at the Snug Pubm 116 North Street Hingham. 100% of the proceeds go directly to the Hingham Food Pantry. Route at RideWithGPS View and print … Continue reading Hingham Fall Foliage Ride Against Hunger
ALA Cape Cod Autumn Escape Trek, September 21, 2017 - The American Lung Association Autumn Escape Bike Trek is a three day tour of Cape Cod after the summer season has passed, and is supported by more than 100 volunteers both at the start and finish lines and along the route at rest stops and intersections. Day 1 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View … Continue reading ALA Cape Cod Autumn Escape Trek, September 21, 2017
Ride to Thrive, Harvard MA: October 1, 2017 - The Healing Garden in Harvard, MA was founded in 2001, and has expanded its mission to provide evidence-based integrative therapies “to all people with cancer, regardless of diagnosis, gender or financial barriers.” These include mind-body modalities, education about lifestyle choices, expressive therapies, support groups, and more. The Healing Garden cares for clients from 162 towns in the … Continue reading Ride to Thrive, Harvard MA: October 1, 2017
Where’s Chester? - A North Shore Cyclists ride from Amesbury MA to Chester NH on mostly wooded roads past farms and through quaint historic towns. The short route goes to Newton and Plaistow, but not Chester. Start:  Amesbury Elementary School DOWNLOAD AND PRINT “WHERE’S CHESTER?” LONG ROUTE PDF CUE SHEET DOWNLOAD AND PRINT “WHERE’S CHESTER?” SHORT ROUTE PDF CUE SHEET 27 mile route Route at … Continue reading Where’s Chester?
Charles River Wheelmen Fall Century - Join The Charles River Wheelmen for 100, 62 and 50 miles at their annual Fall Century. All rides go through Groton, Pepperell and Dunstable. The century route travels on back roads to Lunenberg then north along the Souhegan River to Wilton NH and back through Brookline NH. Start Littleton, MA 100 miles Route at RideWithGPS View … Continue reading Charles River Wheelmen Fall Century
Climate Ride NE, Bar Harbor to Boston - Bar Harbor to Boston, SEPTEMBER 8 – 12, 2016 This 5-day, 390-mile Northeast Climate Ride route takes advantage of the best cycling in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. You’ll ride along the North Atlantic’s scenic coastline by day and spend evenings with an amazing community of people. Upon registration, you will have an opportunity to choose … Continue reading Climate Ride NE, Bar Harbor to Boston
Tour de Greenbelt, September 16, 2017 - The 2016 Tour de Greenbelt started at the Essex County Greenbelt’s Cox Reservation and Headquarters, 82 Eastern Avenue, Essex, MA 01929. Greenbelt, Essex County’s Land Trust, works with local landowners and communities to conserve the region’s farmland, wildlife habitat, and scenic landscapes. Cue sheets 25-MILE Cue Sheet 50-MILE Cue Sheet GPX files 25-Mile GPX File 50-Mile … Continue reading Tour de Greenbelt, September 16, 2017
Boston Hub on Wheels, Sep. 17, 2017 - This year, riders  have the option of selecting either the 10-mile family-friendly route or the more challenging  40-mile course. Visit the Hub on Wheels signup page. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Western New England Greenway - The Western New England Greenway is part of U.S. BICYCLE ROUTE 7 that connects New York to Montreal. The corridor largely follows near U.S. ROUTE 7 through the very western portions of CT, MA AND VT. It links with the EAST COAST GREENWAY at the Merritt Parkway near Norwalk, CT. at the Southern terminus, and with QUEBEC’S ROUTE VERTE at … Continue reading Western New England Greenway
Reid’s Ride, Gloucester MA: July 16th, 2017 - Reid’s Ride is a 28-mile bike ride from Lynnfield High School to Gloucester’s Stage Fort Park to benefit the Reid Sacco AYA Cancer Fund. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Tour de Cure New England Classic, Woburn MA: July 15-21, 2017 - 2 016 New England Classic 150 & 550 The New England Classic Tour de Cure is a weekend or weeklong adventure cycling through picturesque towns, along the coast and through the mountains. Our two-day, 150-mile tour takes you from Woburn, just north of Boston, through the Merrimack Valley and into New Hampshire on our first … Continue reading Tour de Cure New England Classic, Woburn MA: July 15-21, 2017
Harbor to the Bay (H2B), September 23, 2017 - The H2B Ride is a 125 mile ride from Boston to Provincetown to support people living with HIV and AID. Start: Northeastern University, Boston MA PDF Cue Sheet Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Amherst Pioneer Valley Farm Ride, August 18th – 20, 2017 - The annual Farm Ride starts from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, MA and offers two full days of cycling in Pioneer Valley farm country, taking beautiful back roads. Arrowed route options range from 15-100 miles and include rest stops and S.A.G. support. Visit the Farm Ride site. 100 mile route Route at RideWithGPS View and print … Continue reading Amherst Pioneer Valley Farm Ride, August 18th – 20, 2017
Bravehearts Ride, Harvard MA: July 15, 2017 - The National Brain Tumor Society Bravehearts Ride offers a 50-mile, 25-mile, and 2-mile children’s route. Proceeds benefit the National Brain Tumor Society and Camp Sunshine. 25 miles PDF Cue Sheet Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 50 miles PDF Cue Sheet Route at RideWithGPS View and … Continue reading Bravehearts Ride, Harvard MA: July 15, 2017
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Massachusetts-New Hampshire 200K - This route is provided by New England Randonneurs, starting from Lexington, MA Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
A Reason to Ride, Danvers MA: September 17, 2017 - A Reason to Ride is a fundraiser to benefit cancer research at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, starting from Danvers MA and visiting Wenham, Hamilton, Essex, Manchester by the Sea, Gloucester, Ipswich, Georgetown, Topsfield returning to Danvers. 10 mile cue sheet 25 mile cue sheet 50 mile cue sheet 50 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue … Continue reading A Reason to Ride, Danvers MA: September 17, 2017
Great Barrington MA -Philmont NY: Tour of Massachusetts - Great Barrington  MA to Philmont, NY loops are provided by the Massachusetts State Bike Tour 2016. View the 76 mile ride. 60 mile ride Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Dudley MA two metric centuries - These are the Day 1 and Day 2 routes for the 2016 Massachusetts State Bike Tour, starting and ending in Dudley MA. Day 1 metric century: Dudley-Burrillville-Oxbridge 62 mile ride 44 mile version 26 mile version Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Day 2 metric century: Dudley-Putnam-Milbury loop … Continue reading Dudley MA two metric centuries
Minuteman Ride, Concord MA: July 15, 2017 - The MS Minuteman Ride visits the beautiful roads of historic Concord and surrounding towns west of Boston. 60 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 25 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Stow MA Bike for the Woods, August 27, 2017 - Stow Bike for the Woods supports the Stow Conservation Trust in Stow, MA.The shorter rides are fairly flat while the longer rides passing through Harvard, Littleton, Hudson, Marlborough, and Stow are more hilly. 14 mile route: Map Directions 28 mile route: Map Directions 46 mile route: Map Directions 65 mile route: Map Directions 19 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX … Continue reading Stow MA Bike for the Woods, August 27, 2017
Pain in the Mass, Amherst MA August 19, 2017 - THE PAIN in the MASS TOUR  was designed to help support The Tyler Foundation and the families affected by epilepsy. 100 miles with 6,337 ft of climbing highlighted by an 11 mile Cat. 2 climb at the midway point of the ride. Pain in the Mass 100 Route 125 miles with 7,625 ft of climbing. … Continue reading Pain in the Mass, Amherst MA August 19, 2017
Bicycles Battling Cancer, Marlborough MA: June 11, 2017 - Join the American Cancer Society’s Bicycles Battling Cancer ride on Sunday, June 11, 2017 for our scenic ride through Central MA and Southern NH. Riders of all levels welcome! Choose between three route options: 30, 70 or 100 miles along a well-supported ride. Together cyclists and volunteers come together to raise funds to help save … Continue reading Bicycles Battling Cancer, Marlborough MA: June 11, 2017
North Shore Tour de Cure, Topsfield MA: Sunday, May 21, 2017 - Date: May 21, 2017 The Tour de Cure is a series of fundraising cycling events held in 44 states nationwide to benefit the American Diabetes Association. This ride starts at the fairgrounds in Topsfield, MA. 2016 routes 100 mile ride Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX … Continue reading North Shore Tour de Cure, Topsfield MA: Sunday, May 21, 2017
Brain Tumor Ride, Boston: May 21, 2017 - Boston Brain Tumor Ride is an event to raise awareness and much-needed resources to fund critical brain tumor-specific programs to improve the lives of all those affected by brain tumors. Hosted by the National Brain Tumor Society, the Boston Brain Tumor Ride offers individuals and teams a chance to honor and remember loved ones, connect … Continue reading Brain Tumor Ride, Boston: May 21, 2017
NEMBA mountain bike rides - The New England Mountain Bike Association (NEMBA)  a recreational trails advocacy organization with 27 chapters throughout New England and about 5,000 members NEMBA Rides by State Connecticut Maine Massachusetts New Hampshire Rhode Island Vermont NEMBA alphabetical list of rides Abrams Rock Adams Farm Ames Nowell State Park Bare Cove / Great Esker Beaver Brook North Beebe Woods / Peterson Farm … Continue reading NEMBA mountain bike rides
Massachusetts bicycle trails -   Trailink.com Alewife Linear Park Cambridge, Somerville Alewife Linear Park/Somervillecommunity Path 2 miles Alewife Linear Park is a beautiful paved trail stretching 2 miles east from the Alewife T-station in Cambridge to Cedar Street in Somerville. Amesbury Riverwalk 1.3 miles linking the fourcommunities of Amesbury, Salisbury, Newbury Ashuwillticook Rail Trail 11.2 miles Nestled in the … Continue reading Massachusetts bicycle trails
East Coast Greenway in Massachusetts - East Coast Greenway in Massachusetts The route enters Massachusetts from the north in Salisbury, where it is primarily on-road until Boston. Heading west from Boston to Waltham, the ECG follows the Charles River Bikepath. From there, the future Mass Central Rail-Trail will take ECG users to just north of Worcester. From Worcester to the Rhode … Continue reading East Coast Greenway in Massachusetts
Narragansett Bay Wheelmen rides - These vintage cue sheets for Rhode Island, neighboring Massachusetts and Connecticut are provided by Narragansett Bay Wheelmen (NBW). NBW101 touisset NBW102 swansea dighton NBW103 taunton norton NBW104 taunton 2 rocks NBW105 tiverton 50 NBW106 animal farm NBW107 uxbridge grafton NBW108 narragansett pt NBW109 walpole dover NBW110 warwick NBW113 westerly NBW114 nkingstown exeter NBW115 wickford kingston NBW116 woonsocket NBW117 … Continue reading Narragansett Bay Wheelmen rides
Northampton MA to Rockland ME - This requested tour was designed to start in Northampton Massachusetts and ended in Rockland Maine. Other persons using these routes will need to find alternative overnight locations.The route takes a mix of local roads and highways to Westford and Newburyport MA, then follows generally follows the New Hampshire and Maine coast to Rockland. Roads are selected to optimize … Continue reading Northampton MA to Rockland ME
Border to Boston Trail - The Border to Boston Trail will provide an alternative transportation route linking communities from Salisbury to Boston. 10 miles have been completed. Border to Boston Trail map Border to Boston  brochure Northern Section Newburyport Salisbury Topsfield Boxford Danvers Georgetown Newbury
Boston to Provincetown cycling routes - The Claire Saltonstall Bikeway, or State Bicycle Route 1, is a series of bicycle paths and on-street routes that travel from Boston to both Provincetown and Woods Hole. The bikeway starts on Cape Cod at Route 3A in Bourne. It travels across the Sagamore Bridge, utilizing the bridge’s sidewalk. After the Sagamore Bridge, the bikeway … Continue reading Boston to Provincetown cycling routes
Haverhill riding north - Start: Northern Essex Community College 100 Elliott Street, Haverhill, MA (View map) Meet in the Technology center Parking Lot. Description: This ride takes us on familiar roads, some a bit hilly, and travels north of the Merrimack River into Merrimac and Amesbury, with longer rides continuing through Newton, Kingston and South Hampton in New Hampshire. Distance … Continue reading Haverhill riding north

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