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


April 2020

Saturday - April 4, 2020
Ride Start: Crosby Market Parking Lot, 211 Sudbury Rd, Concord, MA (map)
Ride Type: Arrowed, Cue sheet, GPS, Show and Go
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/

Saturday - April 18, 2020
Ride Start: Behind Donelan's parking Lot, 145 Lincoln Rd, Lincoln, MA (map)
Ride Type: Arrowed, Cue sheet, GPS, Show and Go
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.
 
 
 

Saturday - April 25, 2020
Ride Start: Cutler Park Reservation, 112 Kendrick St, Needham, MA (map)
Ride Type: Cue sheet, GPS
Times and Routes: 10:00 am for 41, 27, and 19 miles
RWGPS Links: 19 mile route    28 mile route    41 mile route   
Leader(s): lisa_n
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!
Check website by 9a Saturday morning for updates. Rain cancels. There are NO restrooms at ride start.

Questions? Text Lisa at 617-299-1620.

Sunday - April 26, 2020
Ride Start: Bedford VA Hospital, 200 Springs Rd, Bedford, MA (map)
Ride Type: Cue sheet, GPS, Show and Go
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.
Ride is not arrowed, use GPS or download cuesheet for navigation.  Leader is doing 35 mile route at 15 mph pace, but you are free to do either route at your own pace.