45 mi road bike ride on quiet back roads in the Manodnock region. Stamina a must, but high speed not required for this ride of 4400' vertical rise with approx 2 mi of well packed dirt roads. Ability to maintain overall 12.5 mph in mountainous terrain and good bike handling on winding roads required. Patch kit/tube, frame pump, tool kit and rain gear required. Weather may be variable and colder than in metro Boston. Bring lunch or buy at cafe prior to ride, must be able to carry lunch on bike. Social in local pub will follow ride.
This ride is sponsored by the AMC Boston Chapter Bike Committee. Helmets are required and you will be asked to sign an AMC Liability Waiver.
Meet at 0930 for 1000 start in Peterborough Center Parking Lot, behind Diner and along the river. From Boston area take Rt 3 North to exit 8 to Rt 101 West to Rt 202/123 north then left on Main St, cross river then left on Depot St into parking lot area.
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