This is a repeat of the ride in July that was sponsored by the AMC, this one is sponosored by the Charles River Wheelmen. The ride won't have a formal sweep and is self-guided. A cue sheet and map will be handed out. See CRW listing on the CRW calendar for link to the rides on the Ride with GPS site at: http://www.crw.org/rides/calendar.php
9:30 for 71mi, 10:00 for 45mi, 10:30 for 38mi
Highlights: Rolling tour on back roads in Charles River Valley west of Rt 128, long ride rises into foothills beyond Westboro. Food stops/bathrooms available in towns along route. Helmet required, mirror and patch kit/spare tube/tire irons and frame pump recommended. Bring lunch or $. Short loop covers Needham Westwood, Natick, Sherborne, Ashland, Holliston, Dover; medium adds Hopkinton; long adds Westboro and Grafton. New for this year short and medium rides have lunch at Out Post Farm in Holliston. Long ride lunch in Grafton. All rides have a cued 5 mile shortcut near the end of the ride from Dover center.