Honor Marshall W "Major" Taylor, who was born on 26 Nov 1878 with birthday ride. Travel north to Andover, Harold Parker State Forest, & North Reading. Earn dinner of turkey, gravy, & birthday pie. Expect moderate pace 14–16mph.

*** 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. ***

Just show up, introduce yourself to others, find someone to ride with, & agree on the rules of the ride. Observe social distance & face mask guidelines. Then off you go.

Join Event to let others know you will be there https://www.strava.com/clubs/155/group_events/838949

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

Coffee & snacks available part way through the ride 45km/28mi at Ryers Store or Dunkin'.

Meet near Captain John Parker statue in Lexington Battle Green.

American bicycle racer Marshall Walter "Major" Taylor (1878-1932) was the word’s first black sports superstar. He was world cycling champion in 1899, American sprint champion in 1900, and set numerous track cycling records. More details at http://www.majortaylorassociation.org

 

Disclaimer

No leader. Not a CRW club organized ride. Not covered by club insurance. Groups assemble & ride as they see fit.

 
Date: 
Thursday - November 26, 2020
 
Time: 
7:30
 
Ride type: 
GPS
Show and Go
 

Routes and Cue Sheets from RWGPS

Miles Elevation Print Download
47 2,090 ft Cue sheet GPX

Ride Start

Lexington Green

1903 Mass Ave
Lexington , MA
Directions: 

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.