From MA-2 west, turn right onto Walden St, turn left onto Thoreau St. Train schedule is here: http://mbta.com/schedules/CR-Fitchburg
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=10066&date=
Members register here: https://www.crw.org/node/9797?rid=10066&date=
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.
Leave Concord for a climb to MIT Haystack observatory. Speed through winding roller coaster. Stop at old Harvard observatory & nearby Carlson Orchards or Harvard general store.
Board Fitchburg line commuter rail from North Station at 7:20 to arrive Concord station at 7:59. Depending on route choice, you can meet the return train from Concord at 12:50 or 14:50.
- Gate to Haystack observatory is usually closed. There is a bicycle path on the side.
- Carlso Orchards has apple, peach, cider donuts, cider, & excellent hard cider (drink it responsibly). Or skip it for a stop at Harvard General Store.
- Short ride climbs to MIT Haystack observatory. It misses all the other stops.
*** 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://www.crw.org/content/slack
Take some pictures, post on Instagram with #CRWheelers
Click HERE for descriptions of the ride types.