Needham West Ride

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Led 36 and 54 mile rides in the buccolic Charles river valley west from Needham followed by an optional social. No registration is required if capable a pace of 12-14 mph on the 36 mile ride and 13-15 mph on the 54 mile ride. Download the ride files from the Ride with GPS links below, limited cue sheets available. Self-guided rides of 72 and 26 miles are available, but may not be led, see links to rides below. Sustained rain cancels.

Be ready to bike at 10:00. from Needham Junction MBTA Commuter Rail Lot at Chestnut and Junction Streets in Needham; see for detailed directions. Self pay parking fee of $2 with Pay by Phone App; download prior from

Pot luck barbeque with pool and hot tub at member's house in Needham after the ride - chicken and veggie burgers provided, side dishes and drinks welcome. Email [masked] If you wish to drop off anything at house for refrigeration before ride; or just keep in a cooler in your car! Directions/address to the after ride party will be given at the ride start talk.

This ride is sponsored by the AMC Boston Bike Committee, you will be asked to sign a liability release waiver; you can view it at:

View/print/download the ride maps, cuesheets and gpx file at Ride with GPS:

26 Mile Ride:

36 Mile ride:

54 Mile Ride:

72 Mile Ride:

AMC Boston Bike Ride with GPS Site:

See more information about AMC Boston Chapter Bike Committee events at: