This Weekend’s Rides On The South Coast Of Massachusetts

NBW Rides


Saturday 08/01/15 – 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

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Bike Fall River holding a bike to a Yoga class
Saturday – August 1, 2015

Meetup is at 7:15am at the parking lot across from Meditech on Martine Street (Route 6) Fall River
Ride starts at 7:30am sharp!

The Yoga class begins at 8:30am at Partners Village in Westport and the class is given by Jeff Costa – Jeff is one of the top Yoga instructors in the area. Make sure to bring your yoga mat. Cost of the instruction is by donation.
The ride is approximately 10 miles from Fall River to Partners Village. (For those who want to continue to ride there will be a ride to Westport Point and back)
As always helmets highly recommended – make sure to bring water and a snack.
After the instruction riders can take a break at the bakery shop for some coffee and delicious treats.
As with all rides, this is weather permitting.

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Ned's Point Light

Ned’s Point Light Mattapoisett

Sunday – August 2, 2015 – John Sullivan’s Mattapoisett / Marion 30 mile loop
Meetup is at 8:15am at the Stop & Shop parking lot on Route 6 in Fairhaven. Take 195 East – Take Exit 18 in Fairhaven to Route 240.
Follow Route 240 and cross Route 6. Stop and Shop driveway is on the left. Make sure to park away from the store toward Route 6.
The ride starts at 8:30am – This ride is for the experienced road cyclist since most of the ride will be on the road. We will utilize the Fairhaven Bike Path just a bit.
Here is a link to the route:   http://ridewithgps.com/routes/9572164  For the most part the route is relatively flat. The mileage is like riding the East Bay Bike Path with a side trip into Colt State Park.  Our average speed will be 10-14 MPH.  We will set catch up stops for the slower riders. No one will be dropped.
This ride will take us to the Camp Massasoit grounds where we will dodge golf drives as we make our way to rt 6.  A couple of hundred yards on rt 6 will bring us to Mattapoisett center and a short ride to Ned’s Point light house.  Our next stop after a few miles will be Tabor Academy and a short ride around the center of Marion.  We will return on the back roads of Rochester and stop at Plumb Corner for snacks before the final push back to Fairhaven.  
As always helmets are highly recommended – Make sure to bring water and a snack.

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Sunday 08/02/15 – NBW #057 – Miles Standish State Forest

  • 23 & 47 mile rides
  • Wareham Town Hall, Wareham, MA
  • Why this ride is special


    • It’s Cape Cod riding, off Cape, with much less traffic, and a shorter drive
    • Stopping for a swim in one of the ponds of Myles Standish State Forest
    • The downhill return along Farm to Market road
    • Plymouth Rock
    • The Mayflower II

    Towns & Villages we travel through


    Wareham – Marion – Carver – South Carver – Plymouth

Start:

  • 9:00 AM Summer Start 
  • Wareham Town Hall, Wareham, MA
  • The GPS address is 54 Marion Rd (AKA Route 6), Wareham, MA

GPS Files – RideWithGps format (free to use)

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