Cycling in Massachusetts
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Bike MS: Ride the Vineyard, May 4, 2019 - Bike MS: Ride the Vineyard is more than a ride. It’s an experience grounded in camaraderie and marked by passion, inspiration, determination and pure enjoyment. It will be an experience you’ll never forget, shared with new friends and old. Start/End Location: Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, 100 Edgartown – Vineyard […] Kirwin/Murray Memorial Bike Ride, Falmouth MA, October 14, 2018 - 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 […] Ride to Thrive, Harvard MA, October 6, 2019 - The Virginia Thurston Healing Garden Cancer Support Center is a 501c(3) non-profit organization based in Harvard MA. The Healing Garden is the premiere provider of integrative oncology care in Massachusetts, offering cancer support programs immersed in 8 acres of serene woodlands in the heart of Harvard, MA. For almost […] Ride for Food – Women’s Lunch Place: October 6, 2019 - Every mile helps a woman in need. Ride for Women’s Lunch Place Team. Choose from 10, 25 or 50 mile routes or be a “virtual rider”. Name: Ride for Food – Women’s Lunch Place Team Team Link: https://womenslunchplace.org/ride-for-food/ Location: Noble and Greenough School,, Dedham, MA Date: Sunday, September 23, 2018 […] Hingham Fall Foliage Ride Against Hunger, September 29, 2018 - 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 […] ALA Cape Cod Autumn Escape Trek, September 27, 2019 - 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 […] Tour de South Shore, Hingham, MA, September 22, 2018 - The McCourt Foundation’s 2018 Tour de South Shore Athletic Festival offers a 25 and 50 Mile Bike, a 5K Walk and a 5K Fun Run. Now everyday athletes, as well as avid cyclists, can get involved in a fun, healthy, community event. Participants can join an established team, […] Ride to Remember, Springfield to Boston, September 21, 2019 - The Springfield “Ride-to-Remember” welcomes all bicycle riders to join members of the Law Enforcement, Firefighter and EMT community for the annual Ride-To-Remember charity bicycle ride from Springfield to Boston, MA. This ride is open to the public but it does require the purchase of an official rider’s jersey. The […] The Last Gasp, Sandwich to Provincetown MA: September 15, 2019 - The Annual LAST GASP! The 27th Annual LAST GASP! Ride from Sandwich to Provincetown in support of several Cape Cod Charities! Cape Cod Charitable Funraisers’ premier event is entering its 27th year with a bike ride from Sandwich to Provincetown, a scenic cruise through Cape Cod Bay back […] Harbor to the Bay (H2B), September 14, 2019 - 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 Ride for Habitat, Hingham MA: September 14, 2019 - Ride for Habitat supports affordable housing, with a 50-mile loop for the more advanced cyclist, a 25-mile and a 15-mile route for recreational cyclists with breathtaking views of the ocean. Ride for Angels, North Andover MA: September 8, 2019 - Ride For Angels takes you through Northeast MA and Southern NH portions of New England to raise funds and awareness of Angel Flight NE’s mission. All of the donations given on behalf of these “Road Angels” will benefit Angel Flight NE. Angel Flight Northeast is a non-profit organization that […] Cycle for Shelter, Haverhill MA: July 28, 2019 - The 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 […] Stow MA Bike for the Woods, Aug 26, 2018 - 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 […] Deerfield Dirt Road Randonnée, August 17, 2019 - 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 […] Amherst Pioneer Valley Farm Ride, August 9-11, 2019 - 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 […] Cycle Massachusetts State Bike Tour, August 3 – 9, 2019 - 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 […] River Valley Ice Cream Ride, July 27, 2019 - Ice Cream Ride: http://www.icecreamride.com 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 […] Ride for Food, Dedham MA September 23, 2018 - Join the 7th annual Ride for Food, supporting local food pantries, community farms, and food rescue organizations. The last 6 years have generated $1.6M for local hunger-relief. The Ride for Food starts and finishes at the Noble & Greenough School in Dedham, MA. Participants have three routes (all of which wind through neighboring towns) to choose from. Bravehearts Ride, Harvard MA: July 13, 2019 - Every July more than 400 cyclists (from first timers, to weekend warriors, to Olympians) brave the BraveHearts 25 or 50 mile course through the backroads and challenging hills of Harvard, Massachusetts to help fund innovative medicines and memorable experiences for families facing devastating cancer diagnoses. Tour de Cure New England Classic, Bedford, MA :July 13, 2019 - 2 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 […] Tri-State Trek, MA-RI-CT: June 21, 2019 - Tri-State Trek, Riding for a cure for ALS, Chestnut Hill MA to West Haven, CT Day 1 route Day 2 route Day 3 route 2016 routes (Boston to White Plains) Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Bicycles Battling Cancer, Marlborough MA: June 9, 2019 - Join the American Cancer Society’s Bicycles Battling Cancer ride 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 […] Opacum Tour, Sturbridge MA: July 7, 2019 - Join Opacum Land Trust for this spectacular scenic bike ride through Sturbridge, Brimfield, Brookfield and surrounding towns and take in the beauty of the several properties Opacum Land Trust has conserved. Serious riders can choose a challenging 50 or 100 mile ride through the hills of Brimfield and Monson. […] Best Buddies Challenge, Cape Cod: June 1, 2019 - Join The Best Buddies Challenge. The 100, 50, and 20 mile rides start from different locations and all end up at Hyannisport on Cape Cod. Each route takes riders along scenic, country roads to Hyannis Port. All rides are fully supported, with rest stops along the way and support vehicles […] Brain Tumor Ride, Waltham: May 19, 2019 - 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 […] Tour de Minnechaug Mountain, May 5th, 2019 - Ride 8, 20 or 40 miles through the historic countryside of the New England towns of Wilbraham and Hampden. All net proceeds benefit the youth development projects of the Rotary Club of Wilbraham-Hampden. Will Bike 4 Food: Hatfield MA, Sunday, September 30, 2018 - WB4F is a non-competitive ride through the beautiful Pioneer Valley to raise funds for The Food Bank of Western MA. The ride has four routes to choose from: 10, 25, 50, or 100 miles, beginning and ending at the Lions Club Pavilion, Billings Way, Hatfield MA. The ride […] Tour de Greenbelt, Saturday, September 29, 2018 - The 2016 Tour de Greenbelt started at the Essex County Greenbelt’s Cox Reservation and Headquarters, 82 Eastern Avenue, Essex, MA 01929. Go to tourdegreenbelt.org 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 […] Cycle for Life, Holliston MA: October 6, 2018 - Cystic Fibrosis Cycle for Life Start: 101 Summer St., Holliston, MA (map) Description: 12, 30 and 65 mile route options. Metric Century travels to historic Concord, MA. Extraordinary bike support from Landry’s Bicycle Shops. Delicious BBQ from Tennessee’s. 2012 route Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View […] Coastal Trails Newburyport MA - The Coastal Trails Network is an emerging 30-mile, public system of bicycle and pedestrian trails linking the unique coastal features, town centers, neighborhoods and transportation hubs in the communities of Amesbury, Newbury, Newburyport and Salisbury Massachusetts. Construction of Phase II of the Clipper City Rail Trail and Harborwalk […] Vineyard Warrier Triathlon: September 8, 2018 - 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 […] NSC Blazing Saddles Century, Byfield MA: Saturday, August 18, 2018 - North Shore Cyclists’ Blazing Saddles Century travels through the rural towns of the North Shore and southern New Hampshire past beautiful rivers, lakes, churches, and farms. The terrain includes rolling hills, long sunny flats, and rural roads. Start: Triton Regional High School, 112 Elm Street, Byfield, MA. Map to start Proceeds […] 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 100 mile route map. 100 mile route […] Ride to defeat ALS, Wayland MA, September 23, 2018 - Ride to Defeat ALS is a community fundraising event that creates the hope and action needed to conquer Lou Gehrig’s Disease. We offer four cycling routes- 75 miles, 50 miles, 25 miles, and a 10-mile family ride- followed by a lunch and celebration at The Longfellow Club in […] North Shore Tour de Cure, Topsfield MA: Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 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 […] Rodman Ride for Kids, September 22, 2018 - The Rodman Ride for Kids is a 25, 50, and 100-mile non-competitive cycling fundraiser for at-risk children in Massachusetts and the youth focused social-service agencies that service them, agencies such as Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod and the Islands.The affiliated agencies raise funds through corporate sponsorships […] A Reason to Ride, Danvers MA: September 9, 2018 - 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. 2016 routes 10 mile cue sheet 25 mile cue sheet 50 mile cue sheet […] 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 […] Cycle Massachusetts State Bike Tour – August 4 – 10, 2018 - Cycle Massachusetts State Bike Tour 2018 All our proceeds go to Massbike and we are their number one donor each year – check us out at www.cyclema.com. 2018 Description Discover Central Massachusetts as we ride a loop between Amherst and Worcester. Starting and ending in Amherst – Worcester host location 3 move days. […] 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 […] Death Ride Tour - 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 […] Deerfield Bicycle Tour, 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, […] The 10th Annual Ciclismo Classico Bike Travel Film Festival, March 20, 2019 - A benefit for Adventure Cycling and MassBike, presented by Ciclismo Classico TICKETS: $20.00 in advance, $25.00 at door. Purchase online. Tickets are now on sale for the 10th Annual Ciclismo Classico Bike Travel Film Festival. It’s the only festival in the USA to focus solely on bicycle adventures. This year it’ll […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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, […] 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 […] Bicycle rides in Massachusetts - Massachusetts is home to Bike New England, with with over a hundred rides from the Berkshires to the North Shore, and many more routes shared by local cycling organizations., 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 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 […] Minuteman Ride, Concord MA - The former MS Minuteman Ride visits the beautiful roads of historic Concord and surrounding towns west of Boston. The ride has been discontinued 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] Newburyport to Exeter - Newburyport to Exeter This is a Charles River Wheelmen (CRW) ride Start: Nock Middle School, 70 Low Street, Newburyport, MA 01950 (map) Description: From beautiful Newburyport, we’ll wind through some lovely back roads into Southern New Hampshire. Both rides will follow stretches of quiet roads along the Merrimack River […] Nashoba Valley Century - The Nashoba Valley Pedalers bicycle club annually sponsors a Fall Century the first weekend after labor day. The vintage 25, 50, 75, and 100 mile routes start and finish at the Lincoln Sudbury Regional High School, 390 Lincoln St., Sudbury, MA. 2012 100 mile route 2012 78 mile route […] American Star Bicycle - The American Star Bicycle was invented in 1880 by G. W. Pressey and manufactured by the H. B. Smith Machine Company in Smithville, Burlington County, New Jersey. 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 […] Cycling Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard - Cycling Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard Outer Cape Rides from Ted Rowan at Cycling Cape Cod Red Brook Harbor Loop, 28 miles , Falmouth Ride, 28 miles, Cape Cod Loop, 28 miles, Upper Cape Metric Century, 62 miles Cape Cod Canal Bike Path Shining Sea Bikeway Cape Cod […] Mountain biking north of Boston - The following is a list of places to mountain bike on the Massachusetts North Shore, listed by towns. The state forests and preserved land in this area provide hundreds of miles of great mountain bike trails. The Bay Circuit Trail connects several state forests and other protected land […] SE Massachusetts bikeways - The Southeastern (Massachusetts) Regional Planning & Economic Development District (SRPEDD) has been involved in the planning and building of safe bikeways in that region, with several miles of bikeways already built and many more miles in the planning stage. These paths, onroad routes and dedicated bicycle lanes are […] The Bay State Greenway - The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is developing a system of bicycle routes throughout the state, called the Bay State Greenway. Eventually there will be 500 miles of shared-use paths, 200 miles of which already exist. Priority projects include the following: The Wayside Trail , also know as the […] East of Amherst, MA - East of Amherst East of Amherst at RideWithGPS View Cue Sheet from Browser Print Map from Browser GPX file TCX Course Cycling the Massachusetts South Shore - 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 […] Seven Hills Wheelmen rides - Seven Hills Wheelmen Rides in central Massachusetts, cue sheets by town RWGPS: Ride With GPS MMR: Map My Ride (maps may not be identical) Auburn Dresser Hill 34 miles Barre Quabbin Century 98 miles RWGPS Dudley Dudley-Woodstock 24 miles MMR Framingham Metrowest Waterways 40 miles Grafton Soap Hill […] 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 […] Bradford Ponds and Forests - Start: Bradford Elementary School, 118 Montvale St., Bradford MA (South Haverhill) Description: This ride heads from Bradford (a historic village in South Haverhill) to nearby Groveland, then continues through Boxford State Forest on quiet local roads not often travelled on NSC routes. The short and medium rides turn […] NBW Flattest Century in the East - The Flattest Century in the East is a Narragansett Bay Wheelmen (NBW) ride Start: University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth Description: Great roads covering parts of southeast Massachusetts and neighboring Rhode Island. View the 2011 route at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/856676 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Westfield Great River Ride - This is the metric century version of a challenging century ride in Western Massachusetts. Start: Sons of Erin, William St., Westfield MA. View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1288183 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 […] Assabet River Rail Trail - The Assabet River Rail Trail is a multi-use paved cycling path running through Marlborough, Hudson, Stow, Maynard, and Acton Massachusetts, following the abandoned Marlborough Branch of the Fitchburg Railroad along the Assabet River. 5.6 miles of the section from Marlborough to Maynard have been completed. Eventually the trail […] Bares and the B’s from South Acton, MA - The Bares and the Bs is a Nashoba Valley Pedalers ride Start: South Acton “T” station . (map to start) Description: Wander through Harvard, Bolton and Berlin with the longer route heading off up Sawyer Hill to catch a few hills near Boylston. They rejoin back in Berlin […] Concord heading West - 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 […] Bedford ride around Carlisle - 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, […] Westborough Winery to Winery - 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 […] Amherst to Weston century ride - Several years ago we participated in the Aids Action Ride from Pittsfield to Salem MA. The map below is for the century (100 mile) ride on day 2 from U Mass in Amherst to Regis College in Weston. Start: University Drive, Amherst MA. Amesbury Pawtuckaway Getaway - This is a ride that heads northwest from Amesbury MA on rural roads through some of New Hampshire’s smaller communities. The longest version enjoys some nice climbs around Mount Pawtuckaway. Thanks to DG Cycles in Epping for the inspiration– I borrowed sections from a couple of their shop […]