Charles River Wheelmen Fall Century 2017

This Charles River Wheelmen century ride offers 100, 62 and 50 miles through Groton, Pepperell and Dunstable; the full century continues 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 and print cue sheet View and print… Continue reading Charles River Wheelmen Fall Century 2017

Concord heading West

Bedford Harvard Boxborough Acton MA bicycle ride

Road mark The Charles River Wheelmen "Apple Pi Ride"  takes you through Concord, Acton, Littleton, Westford, Carlisle, Stow and Harvard with several apple orchards, and a few hills. Start: Bedford VA Hospital, 200 Springs Rd, Bedford (map to start) Cuesheets from the CRW site: Long, Short View this ride at Route at RideWithGPS Viewand print… Continue reading Concord heading West

Bedford ride around Carlisle

Bedford MA bicycle ride

This Charles River Wheelmen Friday ride winds through mild rolling back roads in Concord, Carlisle, Acton and Chelmsford for those out to enjoy the scenery. The 53mi adds some hills for the fitness rider and extends through Stow, Harvard, and Littleton. Stop for food in Harvard. Shorter versions are also arrowed (18, 24 mile) The ride passes the Minuteman visitor… Continue reading Bedford ride around Carlisle

Westborough Winery to Winery

Westborough bicycle ride

This short and somewhat hilly Charles River Wheelmen leisurely ride starts at the Westborough Shopping Plaza in Westborough, MA and goes to the Nashoba Valley Winery in Bolton where you might want to stop to taste the locally produced wines and beer. Food is available at the winery including box lunches. The return ride is… Continue reading Westborough Winery to Winery

Linda’s Early Birthday Bicycle Ride

Auburndale Acton Carlisle bicycle ride

This is a classic bicycle ride from Charles River Wheelmen Start:    Commuter rail station, 451 Auburn St., Auburndale, MA  (map to start) Description:  serene and lightly traveled back roads through the safe neighborhoods of Wellesley, Weston, Wayland, Sudbury, and Lincoln. The long rides add Concord. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View… Continue reading Linda’s Early Birthday Bicycle Ride

CRW Sudbury River Bridges Ride

Sudbury Bridge bicycle ride

Sudbury River This Charles River Wheelmen ride crosses eight bridges on the Sudbury River and see a ninth one that George Washington is said to have crossed. Cruise along in the beautiful Sudbury River valley with 4 hills to keep you warm. The arrow is a white thermometer.The ride begins from the Crosby Market parking… Continue reading CRW Sudbury River Bridges Ride

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 Route at RideWithGPS View and print… Continue reading Rhode Island Sound and Buzzards Bay

Groton Cycling Tour

Groton bicycle ride

The Groton Country Tour, a Charles River Wheelmen bicycle ride: Start: Parking lot, 300 Foster Street, Littleton. MA (map) Description: This is a scenic ride through horse and orchard country. The short ride passes through Harvard, Littleton, Ayer, and Groton. The long ride adds Pepperell, Dunstable, and Hollis in New Hampshire. Both rides go through… Continue reading Groton Cycling Tour

Harold Parker S.P. to Jeffreys Neck

Harold Parker SP bicycle ride

A vintage Charles River Wheelmen and North Shore Cyclists bicycle ride Start: Harold Parker State Forest headquarters, North Andover, MA map to start and driving directions Description: Ride through several Essex County state forests. The shorter ride goes to Topsfield; the longer ride includes Ipswich, Great and Little Necks. The 46 mile version is at  Route… Continue reading Harold Parker S.P. to Jeffreys Neck

Blackstone Valley Hills and Mills

Blackstone Valley bicycle ride

Start: Stop and Shop,  290 Turnpike Rd, Westborough MA Description: This is a hilly, 38 mile Charles River Wheelmen ride from Westborough MA& (just east of Worcester) through Upton, Northbridge, and Grafton. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course