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Group Ride – Norumbega Viking Tower

Newton Library 330 Homer Street, Newton, MA , MA

Join us for a nice bike ride to the Norumbega Viking Tower in Weston.  Starting at the Newton Main Library in Newton Center, we'll make a loop that winds through the back roads and trails of Weston and Waltham, and visit the site of the ancient Viking citadel. Meet in front of the Newton Library on Homer St. in Newton Center, and we’ll leave at 10:00 am.   This is a family-friendly, “no-rider-left-behind” ride and all ages are invited, but all young children must be accompanied by an adult.  Bike helmets are required.   15.5 miles roundtrip.  Masks required for all riders who are […]

Group Ride: Fresh Pond & Harvard Square

Star Market 33 Austin Street, Newtonville, MA

Join us for a nice ride from Newtonville to Fresh Pond in Cambridge using the Watertown Branch rail trail, around much of the Pond, then to Harvard Square and back along the river to Newton.  We could stop for coffee in Harvard Sq. if the group would like to on the way back. Meet in front of the Star Market on Austin St. in Newtonville, and we’ll leave at 9:30 am.   This is a family-friendly, “no-rider-left-behind” ride and all ages are invited, but all young children must be accompanied by an adult.  Bike helmets are required.   15 miles roundtrip.  Masks required for […]

Group Ride: Needham and Dover

Newton Library 330 Homer Street, Newton, MA , MA

Join us for a nice harvest-time ride past the farms and fields of Needham and Dover.  Starting at the Newton Main Library in Newton Center, we’ll make a loop that winds through several scenic back roads and trails, and along parts of the Charles River, with a few stops here and there to check out the view. Meet in front of the Newton Library on Homer St. in Newton Center, and we’ll leave at 1:00 PM.   This is a family-friendly, “no-rider-left-behind” ride and all ages are invited, but all young children must be accompanied by an adult.  Bike helmets are required.   17 […]

Group Ride – Arnold Arboretum & Jamaica Pond

Newton Library 330 Homer Street, Newton, MA , MA

Join us for a cycling tour to Jamaica Plain through Newton , Brookline and West Roxbury, passing by the Arnold Arboretum and  returning via Jamaica Pond and some of the Jamaicaway bike path.  We'll stop for light outdoors lunch in JP Center, and/or feel free to bring a picnic lunch!  Meet in front of the Newton Main library on Homer St. in Newton Center, and we’ll leave at 10:30am. This is a family-friendly, “no-rider-left-behind” ride and all ages are invited, but all young children must be accompanied by an adult. Bike helmets are required. Mask required for anyone not fully vaccinated.   13.5 miles roundtrip. […]

Group Ride – Weston and the MCRT

Star Market 33 Austin Street, Newtonville, MA

Join us for a ride through Weston and Waltham, using, in part, the fairly new and very nice Mass. Central Rail Trail (MCRT).  We'll go through Auburndale, up hilly Meadowbrook Road, though the Weston Golf Course and Weston Center, a short stretch on Rt. 20, and meet up with the MCRT.  We'll take the MCRT back to Waltham to the Charles River Path and back to Newton Center. Meet in front of the Star Market on Austin St., and we’ll leave at 2:00 pm.  This is a family-friendly, “no-rider-left-behind” ride and all ages are invited, but all young children must be accompanied by an […]

Group Ride – Auburndale Cove

Newton Library 330 Homer Street, Newton, MA , MA

Join us for one of our most popular rides!  We'll go down the Commonwealth Ave. Carriage lane to Auburndale, through the Cove north and along Charles river path in Waltham, to Newtonville and back to the Library. Meet in front of the Newton Main library on Homer St. in Newton Center, and we’ll leave promptly at 2:00pm.   This is a family-friendly, “no-rider-left-behind” ride and all ages are invited, but all young children must be accompanied by an adult.  Bike helmets are required.   10 miles roundtrip.  Masks required for all riders who are not fully vaccinated.  Be sure to check bikenewton.org for last-minute […]

Group Ride – USS Constitution

Star Market 33 Austin Street, Newtonville, MA

We're riding to the USS Constitution at the Charlestown Navy Yard!    We'll ride through Allston and Brighton, along the Charles River on the Cambridge and Boston sides, past the Museum of Science, under the Zakim Bridge and through Paul Revere Park to check out Old Ironsides.  We can stay as long as the group would like to.  Tours of the ship are free.  Bring a picnic lunch to eat dockside! Meet in front of the Star Market on Austin St., and we’ll leave at 10:00 am.  This is a family-friendly, “no-rider-left-behind” ride and all ages are invited, but all young children must be […]

Group Ride – The Ice Cream Ride

Join us for the Ice Cream ride!  We'll be celebrating all the great rides we've have over the last seven months, as well as somebody's Big Birthday.  And we'll get some good exercise going up and down those hills on Commonwealth Ave. and Beacon St.,  as we ride from the Library on Homer St., around Chestnut Hill Reservoir and stop at J.P. Licks in Newton Center before heading back to the Library. Meet in front of the Newton Main library on Homer St. in Newton Center, and we’ll leave promptly at 2:00pm.   This is a family-friendly, “no-rider-left-behind” ride and all ages are invited, […]