Lots Happening This Weekend

Yesterday I hit 1200 miles on the bike.  This could be a big year with still a couple of multi-day tours on the calender.

Fairhaven has two major events over the weekend.  Saturday is the Buzzards Bay Swim and Sunday is the Fathers Day Road Race.

 

Weekend Rides

Saturday 06/20/15 – NBW Cafe Ride (weather permitting)

  • East Bay Bike Path – from Fort Hill to Bristol Bagel and back (27 miles)
  • Leaves Fort Hill Parking Lot at 9:00 AM

Contact John Nery for more details

Bike Fall River will be conducting a History Bike ride through Fall River this Saturday.

Fall River Historian David Jennings will talk about several topics relating to the history of Fall River. The cyclists will ride to a number of sites in the city and Mr. Jennings will regale the group with a colorful account on several topics including the Marquis de Lafayette, The Battle of Fall River and the history of the Quequechan River. Mr. Jennings is the President of the Lafayette – Durfee House located on Cherry Street and has been giving history lectures for many years. Here are the details:

Fall River History Bike Ride

Saturday, June 20, 2015

8:45am meet at Bristol Community College Parking lot – north end of lot on Elsbree Street

Ride will start at 9:00am – Route will take the riders to the following areas:

Eastern Avenue (Lafayette Statue & Prince Henry Statue) down Pleasant Street to Britland Park (Quequechan River) to Bedford Street – South Main Street (Gromada Plaza) North Main Street – Cherry Street (Lafayette-Durfee House) – Ride back to our cars.

The ride will be all on-road and is perfect for beginners. Helmets will be required for this ride. Make sure to bring your questions about Fall River! Experienced Bike Fall River members will assist the non-experienced riders. Rules of the road will be covered prior to the start of the ride.

Sunday 06/21/15 – NBW #058 – Wachusett Mountain Ride

  • 18, 43 & 68 mile rides
  • Starts at URI
  • Towns & Villages we travel through


    South Kingston – Shannock Village – Charlestown – Carolina – Hopkinton – Ashaway – North Stonington – Westerly

    Some of the landmarks we pass by


    Carolina Management Area – Wood River – The condemned bridge (to cars) over the Pawcatuck River on Boombridge Road – Watch Hill – Taylor Swift – Misquamicut Beach – Weekapaug – Quonochtontaug Pond – Burlingame State Forest – Worden Pond

    Start:

    • 10:00 AM Regular Start
    • URI – South Kingston
    • The GPS address of West Independence Way, Kingston, R
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