Charles River West Ride from Needham

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:

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.

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  • everett

    Great ride - wonderful to see and ride with those whose company was enjoyed the first time we did this ride.

    September 30, 2013

  • Mike B.

    great ride

    September 30, 2013

  • Mike B.

    Yep got one too. At least it wasn't. A real ticket. Only 1 dollar surcharge

    September 29, 2013

  • Brian C

    5 dollar parking ticket

    September 28, 2013

  • Bill

    Sorry.. I'm not feeling well and won't make it for tomorrow's ride.

    September 27, 2013

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