Rides

Sunday, September 12, 2021

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South Shore Coastal Loop

Date: 
Jun 6, 2021
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Park and Ride-Rockland (opposite Home Depot)

Rte3 & 228
Rockland , MA
Directions: 

Take 128 or 93 to Route 3 to Exit 14 (Rt. 228) in Rockland. Turn left at the end of the ramp, then left again at the first set of lights, and park in the Park'n'Ride lot. Space unlimited. Please check the website Saturday after 9:30 PM for last minute cancellations.

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This ride combines shady, quiet roads, scenic harbors, historic lighthouses, windmills, beaches and beautiful vistas and occurs on some the most spectacular coastline on the South Shore. You'll find that the effort to get up early enough to leave promptly at 7:30 will be paid back by having a great ride with little traffic. Because we start early, you'll be home in time to cook omelets for Sunday brunch! The SSCL will take place every week, weather permitting. 

The 45-mile loop includes Rockland, Hingham, Norwell, Scituate, and Cohasset with a coffee stop in Scituate Harbor. The 57-mile ride adds Pemberton Point in Hull, with its magnificent views of Boston Harbor from under the windmill!

Set your alarm. You'll be happy you did.

Please check the website at 6 AM Sunday for any last minute updates. Notes: The ride will start promptly at 8:30 AM in April; 7:30 May through the end of the season. The Start: Park'n'Ride lot, Rockland (opposite Home Depot)

The ride has a Facebook page.  

https://www.facebook.com/SundayCoastalLoop/

Like it, if you want more updates.

Directions: Take 128 or 93 to Route 3 to Exit 14 (Rt. 228) in Rockland. Turn left at the end of the ramp then left again at the first set of lights, and park in the Park'n'Ride lot. Space Unlimited.

Notes: 

7/24/21 Old Oaken Bucket is all torn up.  I changed the ride to use First Parish Rd.  Download the new cue GPS. 


 

Welcome to the 2021 SSCL.  There are a few minor changes motivated by road conditions.  The changes are included in the CUE sheets.  

This ride is not arrowed yet.  Please download the GPS, print a CUE sheet, or know the way.

 

If the weather is iffy, please check in at 6 AM Sunday morning to see if the ride is on.  

 

Available to any leader: 
No
Ride Closed: 
2021-09-12
 
 

Hanson Sunday Ride

Date: 
May 9, 2021
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Shaws Plaza Shopping Center-Hanson

470 Liberty Street
Hanson , MA
Directions: 

From North/West:Take Route 93 South to Route 3 South. Take exit 13. Turn Right onto Washington Street (Route 53). Right onto Silver St. Right onto Main St. Right onto Rt 139. Next left onto Center Street Left onto Old Cross Street Right onto Brook St. Left onto Cross Street. Right onto Rt 58. Go past Town Hall. Take the left after the next set of lights by the Dunkin Donuts. From South:Take 3 North. Take either Rt 14 or Rt 27 to Route 58. Follow Route 58 to the parking lot. Take the first left after the traffic lights and the Dunkin Donuts. The ride start is about 2 miles from the Hanson commuter rail station: go east on Rte 27 a short distance, then north on Phillips st, east on Holmes St, and north on High St. Train schedule is at https://mbta.com/schedules/CR-Kingston/timetable

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The Hanson Sunday Ride is your chance to ride on roads that are not common for CRW and take in terrain so gorgeous that you might wonder how you have missed it. The HSR are full of cranberry bogs, lakes, farms, woods, and the flattest terrain in Massachusetts. Take it easy and “smell the cranberries” or record your fastest ride this season. Ride starts promptly at 8:00AM Sunday. Please arrive early! Park near the bank at the far end of the parking lot.

 

Check the South Shore Mellow Riders on FaceBook for updates and cancelations.

 

 

 

Notes: 

NEW START TIME ON 8AM.

Available to any leader: 
No
Ride Closed: 
2021-09-12
 

Brake for Beavers

Date: 
Sep 12, 2021
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Parker Middle School

75 Graniteville Rd
Chelmsford , MA
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Take Rt. 3 North to Exit 32. Go straight at light to enter Drum Hill Rotary. Proceed around rotary to second exit onto Old Westford Rd. Go 0.2 mi., fork right onto Graniteville Rd. Go 0.6 mi., and turn into school (on right). Keep right and proceed to parking lot behind school.

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A CRW classic! Voted Best New Ride in 2010, this ride borrows from several CRW routes while adding some new territory as well. All routes offer a mix of suburban and rural riding, with terrain varying from gradual grades to downright hilly. The short ride hits the Towns of Chelmsford, Westford, Groton, Dunstable, and Tyngsborough. The medium ride adds a loop west and north into Pepperell and Hollis, NH. The long ride adds a scenic loop north of Hollis. Dunkin' at mile 25 for medium and long routes (optional out and back for the long route). Breakfast/Lunch on the long ride is 40 miles into the ride, options include Buckley's Bakery/Cafe, Monument Sq Market, and others. Route ends with an optional stop at Sully's ice cream. NOTE: SULLY'S IS CASH ONLY!!!

Available to any leader: 
Yes
Rider Limit: 
150
Ride Closed: 
2021-09-12
 
 

Newton-Dover (25 or 34 miles)

Date: 
Sep 12, 2021
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Enjoy this delightful ride with a friendly group. We span Newton, Wellesley, Needham and Dover. There's a regular (25 miles) and longer version (33 miles). We park and meet behind the condo building at 1172 Beacon St., Newton. This is the starting point and has free parking (please park in the back). FYI, there's a Dunkin Donuts next door at 1148 Beacon St. if you'd like to make use of that, but we don't park or meet there. The ride is show-and-go, everyone at their own pace. You can use GPS or print out a cue sheet ahead (no printed copies at the ride start).

Notes: 

Lisa's cell # 617-299-1620 (text preferred, but can call). For possible weather-related cancelation, check this website 8a or after on the day of the ride. The ride is on unless it is listed as canceled by 8a the day of the ride.

For Ride with GPS: (1) install the Ride with GPS app on your mobile phone (it can be a free account); (2) open Google on your phone, navigate to crw.org, and locate this ride in the ride calendar; (3) click the map below and download it; (4) open the download within Ride with GPS. (5) become familiar with Ride with GPS prior to the ride. 

Available to any leader: 
Yes
Rider Limit: 
30
Ride Closed: 
2021-09-12