Tom Swenson http://photos2.meetupstatic.com/photos/member/a/2/6/member_5162598.jpeg

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Cycling Boston & Further Afield http://photos1.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/7/e/b/0/global_255272432.jpeg 20130101
Cambridge, MA 02141

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Fitchburg, MAUSA 01420

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January 5, 2013

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Introduction

Hi I'm Tom. I used to do a lot of bike touring about 10 years ago. I still have all the equipment and would love an opportunity to do some weekend touring in New England.

What do you hope to get from this group?

I enjoy meeting people with similar interests.

We offer mostly day rides in the Boston area and further afield with a few weekend or multi-day trips. What type of rides are you most interested in?

I used to do a lot of bike touring about 10 years ago. However in recent years, my interest has shifted more toward hiking. I did several extended tours. The longest was a 17 day self-contained trip from Seattle to San Francisco.

Would you be interested in longer distance touring with other group members?

I would love to do some weekend bike touring around New England

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  • Denise

    HI Tom I am looking forward to the hike on Saturday --I have never hiked in the colder weather --Do you think there is still snow and iceover the trails ---will I need cramps ons?? Or should I be okay in simple hiking shoes. Thanks

    Apr 22, 2013 3:15 PM
  • Grace

    I am sorry that I have been so busy and will miss the backpack this weekend in MA on AT. Have a good one and I really hope to join your next backpack trip. -Grace

    Apr 12, 2013 11:24 AM
  • Jeff Tarbox

    Tom

    Hope the hike went well. I waited until 12:30 on the summit, thinking I'd say hi and use your trail for the return. I assume you used my trail returning on the N. Moat Trail. It was magnificent when we got above the clouds. Thanks for the idea. I'm sorry I got there so late - messed up on my directions.

    Jan 12, 2013 5:20 PM
  • Kristina

    Hi Tom,

    I was wondering if you might be allowing anyone from the waiting list to attend the hike on Saturday?

    Thanks,
    Kristina

    Nov 21, 2012 1:06 PM
  • Cindy T

    Hi Tom,

    Really enjoyed the hike today! Thanks. Hope to see you on the trail again soon.
    But I did have a tick on me from walking in the tall grass in case you want to send a note to everyone to remind them to check.
    Cindy

    Jul 21, 2012 7:45 PM
  • darlene

    Tom i hope to bring my kayak, need to get my rack on my car. i am coming from chelmsford, wished we lived closer so we could carpool my kayak.

    Jun 20, 2012 12:37 PM
  • Grace

    Hi
    I will have my kayak. The lake is a short walk down a path. I paddled last year. I will be the woman with the french bull dog.
    I will be arriving Saturday morning.
    Grace

    Jun 20, 2012 6:38 AM
  • Danny

    Hi Tom. I was hoping you could share that Thai Chicken in a dutch oven recipe from the pot luck this past weekend. Can you you send it to [masked]?

    May 28, 2012 7:06 PM
  • Beth D

    Outrageous 50th B-Day, yes?!!! Congrats on your #47, #48 will be the icing on your cake :-)
    Great pictures, such a story!

    Oct 19, 2010 9:11 AM
  • Shawn Bryan

    Tom what do you think if I led a group up the opposite side ?

    Oct 01, 2010 5:53 PM
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