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Saturday Mornings

Saturday Morning Ride Smack Down Ride. Non-sponsored. 8:30 AM sharp, all year, subject to weather and road conditions. Start: Nahanton Park, Newton. Various options for distances 19, 23, 28, and 42 mile loops. Same route as Tuesday Night World Championships, with optional loops. Often a well attended ride, the ride has various speeds depending on which group you go with. The first group will average over 23+ mph on the 42 mile loop and no one waits. The other groups will have lower average speeds.

Wednesday Evenings

Charles River Wheelmen Wednesday Fitness Ride and Masters Ride. 6:00 PM sharp, Summer only. Start: Cutler Park, 110 Kendrick St, Needham Heights, MA. Routes 19, 27, 32 and 38 miles. This Fitness Ride offers you the opportunity to ride with others in a paceline format. We strongly encourage proper paceline etiquette! The ride welcomes everyone, especially masters riders who would like to ride safely with their peers. We encourage working together as a group and regroup dropped riders at two points on the longer routes. You will ride on scenic, rolling roads through Needham, Dover, Sherborn and Medfield. NOTE: This is a CRW ride and therefore, you need to sign a wavier each ride, or become a member of CRW.

Local Ride Calendar

Please note that this ride calendar is being presented as a service to the local cycling community and BRC does not sponsor the rides listed or is responsible for events which occur during the rides.

Tuesday Evenings

Tuesday Night World Championships. Non-sponsored. 6:00 PM sharp, April thru September. Start: corner of Hunting Rd/Greendale Ave/Kendrick Str, Needham. Average Ride Speed: 23+ mph. This is a show-and-go ride geared to high intensity training. If you are looking for a recovery ride, this is not the ride for you. An arrowed, 28 mile rolling loop that winds through Needham, Dover, Natick, and Medfield. Attacking and sprinting are encouraged in order to keep the pace up. No one waits. Expect to suffer.

Thursday Evenings

Charles River Wheelmen Thursday Fitness Ride and Pace Line Clinic. 6:00 PM sharp, Spring thru Fall. Start: LG Hanscom Airfield Parking Lot, 200 Hanscom Drive Bedford. Routes of 17, 28 and 34 miles. The short and medium rides wind through Bedford, Concord and Carlisle. The long ride of rolling hills adds Westford and Chelmsford. Groups do the fitness ride at 14 to 20+ mph. NOTE: This is a CRW ride and therefore, you need to sign a wavier each ride, or become a member of CRW.