CRW Rides List
Helmets are required on CRW rides.
Non-members are welcome to ride with us and experience what the CRW offers. At the start we will ask you to sign up for the ride by completing a liability waiver form. If you like our rides and want to continue to ride with the CRW, we urge you to become a CRW member. Membership dues support the CRW Ride Program and other club activities.Click to Join CRW
Times and Routes: 10:00 AM - 19, 27 or 36 miles
RWGPS Links: 19 mile route 27 mile route 36 mile route
Leader(s): Rich Taylor
Description: Cross six, eight or twelve bridges of the Sudbury River and see up to three more, including one that George Washington crossed. Cruise along in the beautiful Sudbury River valley with 4-6 hills to keep you warm. Experience beautiful Pelham Island Road paving on the two longer routes.
There are NO BATHROOM FACILITIES at the start. Consider the coffee shops at the stop light and please make a small purchase. Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts are at the intersection of Sudbury Road and Thoreau St., just across the RR tracks from the start.
The arrows (white thermometer) are labeled: S=19 miles, L=27, XL=36. NOTE CRW NO LONGER ARROWS RIDES. BUT THERE WILL BE SOME FADED ARROWS FROM LAST YEAR THAT ARE VALID
Please print your own CUE SHEET if needed before coming to the ride. You can print cue sheets from the RideWithGPS app.
Commuter Rail arrives Concord about 9:15 AM outbound and about 9:35 AM inbound. Departs 2:05 and 4:30 PM for North Station and 1:50 and 4:10 PM towards Fitchburg. Fitchburg/South Acton Line. CHECK FOR UPDATES at http://www.mbta.com/schedules_and_maps/
Times and Routes: 9:30 am for 34 & 25 miles
RWGPS Links: 25 mile route 34 mile route
Leader(s): John O'Dowd
Description: A tour of the rolling hills of Lincoln, Weston, Sudbury, Acton and Concord, where we stop at the Nashoba Bakery for a coffee warm-up.
This is not a paced ride; everyone rides at their own pace. Short route fully arrowed, the first 11 miles of the long route is NOT arrowed.
We gather in the MBTA lot past the Donelans parking lot, do not park in their lot. No bathroom at ride start.
Times and Routes: 10:00 am for 41, 27, and 19 miles
RWGPS Links: 19 mile route 28 mile route 41 mile route
Description: Ride on scenic rolling roads through Needham, Dover, and Medfield. Long ride adds Sherborn. This is a 'show and go' ride (no set pace, everyone does their own thing). We will do pre-ride instructions at 9:45a, and then the 41-milers will go out first, followed by the 27 milers and then the 19-milers. There are no arrows and no cue sheets will be available at the start, so please be sure to bring your own cue sheet and/or use Ride with GPS. Click any of the maps below to download the GPS. If you are not familiar with Ride with GPS, please see instructions on the CRW website (ahead of time as accessing it at the start of the ride may not work as well if you're not already familiar with it). We look forward to riding with you!
Questions? Text Lisa at 617-299-1620.
Times and Routes: Self scheduled, not led
RWGPS Links: 35 mile route 55 mile route
Leader(s): jmdonohue, meghan_kopaska
Description: The short ride goes through Concord, Acton, Littleton, Westford, and Carlisle. The long ride adds Stow and Harvard. The long ride passes an impressive array of apple orchards, while taking in a few hills.