CRW Rides are open to members and limited guests. Guests may only attend two rides during the calendar year.
All riders (both Members and Guests) must REGISTER

Guests register here:

Members register here:

If a rider has not pre-registered, that rider must do so online at the start of the ride. 

The online registration will include a liability waiver that all riders will need to review and accept. 

The online registration will also require all riders to review CRW’s Safety and COVID Guidelines and to agree to follow those guidelines on the ride.


Join us for a mixed terrain adventure through Belmont, Lexington, Concord, Carlisle, Bedford and Arlington. We ride through Highland Meadow, Lone Tree Hill, Rock Meadow, North Beaver Brook, Arlington's Great Meadows, Battle Road, Reformatory Branch Trail, Elmbrook, and Hartwell Town Forest. NOTE: The route has a few short technical and/or steep sections and may require you to walk your bike; 34 mm tires (or larger) are recommended.


PARK: Parking available at Alewife. Exiting Alewife garage on your bike (near the wood seating sculpture), turn right and proceed ~100 yards straight ahead to the Minuteman Bikeway trailhead. MEET: Meet at the Minuteman Bikeway Trailhead at the Cambridge, Arlington line.
Rain or very wet trails will cancel.

Date: Saturday Oct 16, 2021
10 AM
Ride Leader(s): 
Ride type: 
Led Ride

Click HERE for descriptions of the ride types.


Routes and Cue Sheets from RWGPS

Miles Elevation Print Download
37 1,219 ft Cue sheet GPX

Ride Start

Minuteman Bikeway Trailhead (Arlington/Cambridge)

Alewife Station Access Rd and Steel Place
Cambridge , MA

To reach the Cambridge Minuteman 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 for details.

To reach the Cambridge Minuteman 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 Minuteman Bikeway starts on the north side of the Alewife building, at the intersection of Steel Pl and Alewife Station Access Rd. This is the intersection of three bike paths: Fitchburg Cutoff, Alewife Linear, and Minuteman.


registered riders