Ipswich-Newburyport 34 mile loop

This 34-mile road bike ride begins at the Hammatt St. parking lot in Ipswich, MA and follows Rt. 1A along the coast to Newbury and Newburyport. The return is along quiet wooded roads west of Rt. 1, then taking newly-reconstructed Linebrook Road back to Ipswich. There is a short extra loop on Pine Swamp Road … Continue reading Ipswich-Newburyport 34 mile loop

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

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 Annual LAST GASP!  Ride 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 Last … 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, June 24 – 29, 2018; August 12 – 17, 2018

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, June 24 – 29, 2018; August 12 – 17, 2018

River Valley Ice Cream Ride, July 29, 2017

River Valley Ice Cream Ride

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

Cycle for Shelter Haverhill bicycle ride

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

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