Alewife Station is reachable by car on Route 2, and there is ample paid parking; by car or bicycle on Alewife Brook Parkway; on paths from the west (Fitchburg Cutoff path), north (Minuteman Commuter Bikeway) and east (Linear Park). And Alewife Station is the terminus of the Red Line light rail, which takes bicycles except during peak hours in the peak direction. Ride groups meet in front of the parking garage on Steel Place.
Play hooky for early happy hour at Lookout Farm beer & cider. Warm weather in the forecast for Friday. Expect tempo pace 16 mph to escape rain in forecast for late afternoon.
Option is to meet group at 12:00 by Cleveland Circle station at the corner of Beacon Street & Chestnut Hill Avenue.
*** 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 on Strava to let others know you will be there https://www.strava.com/clubs/155/group_events/847034
Use club Slack channel #ride to discuss this event further https://www.crw.org/content/slack
Meet near taxi stand for Alewife T station.
More information about Leader-less Rides at https://www.crw.org/content/leader-less-rides