From route 128 take Exit #31 east (Rts. 4 & 225) 1.7 miles to Lexington Center. Park in the surrounding neighborhoods and bike to the start. Meet at by the Minuteman Statute.
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: https://www.crw.org/node/9798?rid=9900
Members register here: https://www.crw.org/node/9797?rid=9900
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.
Warm up on some gravel & dirt trails ahead of call to launch CRW Gravel season at 19:00. Register to join us https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYkcu-rrTMiGNfInW4wW99r2GRODEta0GQG
This ride is mostly on wide gravel roads & rail trail. Some of it maybe rough, sandy, & muddy. According to Strava, the route is 44% dirt & 15% not specified. Tires 32–35mm should be sufficient.
A journey through Revolutionary War history. Start at Lexington Battle Great near John Parker statue to the eastern entrance to Minuteman National Historic Park. Follow the Battle Road through several historic building, soldier graves, Paul Revere capture site, all the way to the other side of the park at Meriam's Corner. Traverse through town of Concord passing by Concord Green & Monument.
Loop back on historic rail beds that connected Lexington-Bedford-Concord: Reformatory Branch & Minute Man Bikeway. Until Lexington Battle Green where "first shots heard around the world" on 19 April 1775.
Join event on Strava to let others know you will be there https://www.strava.com/clubs/155/group_events/943354
*** 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/p1619974881143100
Take some pictures, post on Instagram with #CRWheelers
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