Category: Boston

Bike to the Beach, Boston to Newport: September 1, 2018

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

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Brain Tumor Ride, Boston: May 20, 2018

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 with others interested in the brain tumor cause, and helps to educate the local community on the diverse needs of the brain tumor community.

Location: 200 West St, Waltham, MA

Registration: 7:00 AM – 9:30 AM Program & Activities: 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM

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2016 route

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Bikes Not Bombs, Jamaica Plain MA: June 10, 2018

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 Bike-A-Thon offers a Century Route with options of 10 miles, 30 miles, 50 miles or 100 miles. Go to https://bikesnotbombs.org/bike-a-thon/routes.

2017 Routes

More routes and descriptions from the Bike Not Bombs site

2013 Routes

The 2013  40 mile ride is shown below.

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15 miles (2013)

A great ride for cyclists of all abilities, including families with children! We ride south through JP on the Pierre Lallement Bike Path; pass by the Arnold Arboretum and make a moderate climb on Bellevue Hill into the woods of the Stony Brook Reservation. There is one rest stop at Kelly Field Playground in Hyde Park. We continue riding through Hyde Park into Mattapan, then head into Franklin Park going back to the starting point in the Southwest Corridor Park, where you’ll roll into the Green Roots Festival! Some urban safe-riding skills will be necessary. digital map / printable map & cue

 

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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 holiday spirit.

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There will be free hot mulled cider and freshly-brewed coffee and pastries thanks to our starting-point hosts at the Kickstand Café.  We’ll also enjoy hot cocoa and cookies at Harvard Square, courtesy of the Harvard Square Business Association! The ride also makes an optional warm-up stop at the Menotomy Grill & Tavern just a mile from the ride’s end – come enjoy some free appetizers and more! It’s a parade, not a race – so if you have a bicycle, we’d love your holiday spirit along for the ride! Join the Jingle Ride!

Date: Sunday December 11th, 2016 (ride will be cancelled if there is extreme weather)

Time: registration opens at 10:15 AM, ride leaves promptly at 11 AM  Distance: 22-mile leisurely loop from Arlington to Boston and back

Starting point: Kickstand Café, 594 Massachusetts Avenue in Arlington Center, MA  Cost: Suggested donation of $25 per adult (children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult).

All proceeds go to Horizons for Homeless Children. Please RSVP at http://jingleride2016.eventbrite.com or contact Joe at 781-646-3377.

Information provided by Karin Turer Tugboat 23 Fundraising and Events for Grassroots Nonprofits

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


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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.

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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


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