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Saugus and Malden urban but surprisingly bike-friendly ride (18 mi)

  • Jul 27, 2013 · 9:00 AM
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18 Mile suburban-style biking through an urban area. This loop is a good ride to know for those living in these cities who want to know quick workout rides. It's hard to find good biking route loops in this urban area.

The ride goes through Saugus, Revere, Malden, Melrose, and Wakefield. It includes mostly bike-friendly streets with wide, marked shoulders. Other roads are reasonably bike-friendly with enough room not to battle with traffic. Optionally for those with hybrid and mountain bikes, it can also include the gravel bike paths of the Northern Strand Community Trail in Saugus and in Malden, which are separate paths right now.

The completely on-road route's map, cue sheet, and GPS data can be viewed at

The route with 5 miles of of the Northern Strand Community Trail is

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  • Alex G.

    I was 5 minutes late, but nobody showed up for the ride! I did my own longer ride by myself. If I do it again, I'll make it T-accessible for those cyclists who have a hard time getting to the suburban rides.

    July 28, 2013

  • Jeff

    Sorry i missed this ! Didn't see the email 'till the day after, hope everyone had fun!

    July 28, 2013

  • Thomas (Tom) H.

    Can't make the ride but would like a map of the route. Thanks Tom

    July 26, 2013

    • Alex G.

      The map is in the links in the description above.

      July 26, 2013

  • Tricia L.

    Can't make that date.

    July 22, 2013

  • Alex G.

    Some people registered early before a date was set. Please update your RSVP's if you can't go.

    July 22, 2013

  • Alex G.

    I'm busy with my other main sport (rock climbing) lately but will schedule this as soon as I have a morning free on a Saturday or Sunday!

    July 8, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Let us know the date, and if I am around, I'm in!

    July 6, 2013

  • Michelle

    This sounds great! I will keep on the lookout for when a date forms.

    June 30, 2013

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