Manchester by the Sea to Cape Ann

  • Oct 27, 2012 · 10:30 AM
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The weather looks ok for a north shore ride on Saturday with several great coastal sections.

Route Summary:
38.5 mile ride, starting out in Manchester By The Sea MBTA station.

We will head out to Cape Ann and pass thru Gloucester and Rockport. There are several scenic stopping points so having walkable bike shoes is a good idea. Also, bring layers, and gloves (coastal wind can be cold on hands)

The length of this ride puts this in the intermediate category.

The route

Riders should plan to meet at 10:30 am and be ready to ride @ 10:45 am.

We should return to the parking area around 3:30 pm if we can keep the 12 plus pace. Please be able to b/c the group needs to return on time to the parking area.

Starting point
MBTA station, Manchester by the Sea

(rear parking area past main plaza with Dunkin Donuts)

40 Beach St Manchester, MA 01944

Midway point

Rockport, MA (beakskin neck area)

What's required
Bike helmets and road bikes / skinny tire hybrids in good repair, cool weather riding gear, water and snacks

What's recommended:
Bike shoes, Spare tire, repair kit, sun screen, snacks, energy bars, rain gear, an extra layer, a bike lock, and a cell phone.


Cue"gle" cue sheet

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  • Mr T e.

    perfect day for a shore ride. we lucked out.

    October 27, 2012

  • Norm

    Great ride.Scenic route & well organized.

    October 27, 2012

  • Patty L.

    Great ride, great weather, great scenery, really nice riders, great leadership....thanks Teige for planning and leading this nice ride. :)

    October 27, 2012

  • Mr T e.

    Looks like mostly cloudy, high about 60 for rockport tomorrow and an low easterly wind. see you tomorrow at 10:30 for a 10:45 start time.

    October 26, 2012

  • Lamar

    I mapped this ride on ridewithgps

    The cue sheet is easier to print and because there are lots of turns it might be helpful to copy/paste to a word doc and expand the fonts.


    October 26, 2012

    • Mr T e.

      I simplied the ride a little bit give there will be a fair amount of folks attending tomorrow. The route is the same for the most part

      October 26, 2012

    • Mr T e.

      The adjusted route takes out some of te turns and such that could be hard for a large group­

      October 26, 2012

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