Rides

Friday, July 9, 2021

All day
 
 
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Praline Croissant - Women only

Date: 
Jul 9, 2021
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Ride is cancelled
Reason for cancellation: 
Rain
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Minuteman Bikeway Terminus (Arlington/Cambridge)

800 Alewife Station Access Rd
Cambridge , MA
Directions: 

To reach the Cambridge trailhead by subway, take the MBTA Red Line to the Alewife Station. Bicycles are allowed on weekends and during off-peak hours on weekdays; see mbta.com for details. A Blue Bikes bike-share station is located at the Alewife Station (bluebikes.com). Pick up the trail on the north side of the terminal.

To reach the Cambridge trailhead by car from I-95, take Exit 29A to MA 2 toward Boston. Go 5.9 miles and take the Alewife Station exit. The Alewife Station Access Road becomes Steel Place. Go 0.4 mile and turn left into the parking garage (fee charged). The trail starts on the north side of the building.

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A great way to meet other women CRW members!

Start your weekend off right with a low-traffic, scenic ride through Lexington, Burlington, Woburn, Winchester, and Arlington! The ride leaves from the Minuteman Bikeway terminus near Alewife. We head down the path to Lexington Center, then cut over to Burlington and up Blanchard Rd to the water tower at Mary Cummings Park. We descend to beautiful Horn Pond, spin past Mystic Lakes, and take our "secret" route back to Alewife (that cuts out the traffic in Arlington Center). Expect a pace of about 13-14 mph, with stops to regroup as needed (faster riders can form groups to make their own time).
Rain cancels. Will make call by 10pm the night before.

Available to any leader: 
No
Rider Limit: 
15
Ride Closed: 
2021-07-09
 

Mystic Lakes Time Trial Series

Date: 
May 7, 2021
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Listing Type: 
Member Ride
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We are excited to kick things off, and the weather is looking nice (cool and clear) for Friday 7 May any time of the day.

 

CRW Membership REQUIRED. Register here for free to express your interest https://forms.gle/yuJTMzSZ3QXHJUqx5

 

The event will follow a “virtual” (all-day) format to start, and we hope to incorporate some more social elements later on in the season (hopefully soon!). I appreciate that so many of you have requested this feature, and we are looking at the best way to offer this as safety allows.

 

For the time being, you can coordinate with other riders on the CRW Slack or to find a buddy to ride / warm-up with.

 

How this event will work:

 

Full Rider Instructions - Please Read https://docs.google.com/document/d/1qf7DRKAVM8vZJk9STYqhFNtxNKDubbE5zjt-...

 

Results will be published on a weekly basis, and you will be able to track your progress throughout the year.

 

Thank you for your enthusiasm, and I look forward to helping coordinate this event throughout the season!

Available to any leader: 
No
Rider Limit: 
30
Ride Closed: 
2021-07-09
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Early Emerald Excursion

Date: 
Jul 9, 2021
Ride Leader(s): 
Cancel ride: 
Ride is cancelled
Reason for cancellation: 
Heavy rain expected
Listing Type: 
Ride
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Leverett Pond

56 Pond Ave
Brookline , MA
Directions: 

After turning south off of Rt. 9 (Washington St, which becomes Huntington Ave if you continue east) proceed approximately 0.1 miles on Pond Ave to the Brookline town parking lot across from the Brook House Condominium complex.

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Rain is unfortunately once again in the forecast, check the ride description Thursday evening for any updates...

 

Come out early to enjoy the scenic side of Boston. We'll meet in the Brookline town parking lot next to Leverett Pond (just off of Pond Ave), where free 2 hour parking is available.

 

From Leverett Pond, we'll head south along the Emerald Necklace. After passing Jamaica Pond we'll have a short climb before making our way south to a fun descent along the verdant parkways of the Stony Brook Reservation. We'll then roll through the quaint Dedham town center before turning north towards Needham. Our route home meanders through stately homes in Newton and Brookline before descending back towards Jamaica Pond and the Emerald Necklace.

 

Expect a moderate pace of 14 – 16mph depending on participants and how we feel that day.

 

*** Bring proper navigation tools: GPS device, phone app, or cue sheet. Do not rely on others to help you with navigation. They may ride at a different speed than you. ***

 

Use the club Slack channel #ride to discuss this event further at https://www.crw.org/content/slack

 

Take some pictures, and post on Instagram with #CRWheelers

Notes: 

Rain or excessively wet roads, expect the ride to be canceled. Ride leader will update for cancelation the evening prior.

 

There are a few traffic rotaries on this route (this is Boston after all) which are fairly simple to negotiate early in the morning, however extra vigilance is always advised.

Available to any leader: 
No
Rider Limit: 
30
Ride Closed: 
2021-07-09
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

TGIF from Bedford

Date: 
May 28, 2021
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Work off the stress from a long week.  Come ride with us Friday night on a long standing CRW tradition - TGIF.  The ride winds through the low traffic back roads of Concord, Carlisle, Acton and Chelmsford.  Two routes, an 18 mile short ride and a 24 mile longer ride.

Speed varies depending on who shows up.

 

Join event on Strava to let others know you will be there https://www.strava.com/clubs/155/group_events/957110

 

*** Bring proper navigation tools: GPS device, phone app, or cue sheet. Do not rely on others to help you with navigation. They may ride at a different speed than you. ***

 

Use club Slack channel #ride to discuss this event further https://crwheelers.slack.com/archives/C0109BPQPAR/p1621513701098600

 

Take some pictures, post on Instagram with #CRWheelers

Available to any leader: 
No
Rider Limit: 
30
Ride Closed: 
2021-07-09