Category: Central Massachusetts

Wachusett Clinton bicycle ride

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 […]

Uxbridge Chasm bicycle ride

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 […]

Holden MA 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 […]

Quabbin Reservoir ride

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 […]

Whittinsville bicycle ride

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 […]

Bruce Freeman trail

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]