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Quad Cycles Group Rides (Road)

When: Saturdays & Sundays at 9:00 AM (April - Oct) and 10:00 AM (Nov - Mar)

Quad Cycles
1043 Massachusetts Ave
Arlington, MA
(781) 648-5222

The Bobby Mac / Quad Cycles Training Loop

Our route is a series of loops over rolling hills through Lexington, Bedford, Concord, Carlisle, Chelmsford, and Billerica, with stops at points that afford easy return to the store.

Start at the store heading W on Mass. Ave. to Bow St., Lexington (1.4 mi.). R on Bow St. and immediate L onto the Minute Man Bikeway, staying on it and at Bedford Depot (9 mi.) R off Bikeway up South Rd. at light on 4 & 225 in Bedford Center (4 mi.). Bear R at fork (Army’s) following 4 & 225 (3.1 mi.). Bear L at fork (Jammys) following Rite 225 (1 mi.) turning R (the “Dog Leg”) on River Rd., Carlisle, which merges into Acton St. in Concord (2.3 mi.). Stop at 40th Bridge at farm entrance (3.5 mi.). Bear L at fork before Concord Center (purple route on map) to the Bikeway (5 mi.). Continue South on Monument St. to R on Lowell Rd. in Concord Center (0.5 mi.). Follow Lowell Rd. (becomes Concord Rd.) to Carlisle Center (5 mi.). Stop at Ferns (formerly Daisy’s). This is the old loop. Fern’s has great sandwiches, soups, salads, hot and cold drinks and decent snacks: produce, baked pastries, and other emergency fuel. (20.8 mi.).

Continue N on Rte. 225 to the Bikeway (4 mi.).

Continue N on Lowell Rd (becomes Concord Rd again) to R at 4 way stop (1 mi.). R on Rutland St. at top of hill (3.5 mi.). L on Litchfield (1.5 mi.) through woods to the end. L on Dudley and immediate R on Skelton (1.5 mi.). R on Bridge St. to the end (2 mi.). L on Maple St. to the end (1.4 mi.). Bear R on North Rd. at fork (0.3 mi.). L on Rte. 4 at light (4 mi.). Continue S on 4 to 62. L on Rte. 62 (4 mi.) to the end of Rte. 62 (7 mi.). Bear R off 4 & 225 onto Rte. 3A and continue to Billerica center (4 mi.). R on 129 W at gas station. Continue on 129 W. through town to L onto Andover Rd. R on Pond St. (1 mi.) Immediate L on Page Rd. to 4 way stop (0.8 mi.). L on Brookside and immediate R on River Rd. to T. R on Billerica Center and follow to Rte. 4 to Concord Crt (7 mi.). On rotary continue S. on Rte. 62 to Bedford (6 mi.). R at lights onto South St. to Bikeway (4 mi.).

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the location and date of the event. Start and end times optional but appreciated.

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