AMC Worcester Chapter

Biking

UPCOMING BIKING

 Upcoming Events

Have a wonderful and safe winter, see you in the spring.

Chapter Information

AMC Worcester Cycling offers a variety of rides and workshops which are open to ALL cyclists - AMC members and non-members, fast and slow, beginner and experienced. We follow the philosophy of unless otherwise posted 'no rider will be left behind'. Although you do not have to be an AMC member to participate, we hope that if you have fun, you will join our club. If you want to meet others who enjoy bicycling and want to explore new places and routes, this is the group for you!

During the cycling season in general we have the following schedule of rides:

Weekday daytime rides Monday or Wednesdays

For those who have the free time, moderate rides of 20-40 miles often with time for a social lunch or ice cream

Tuesday Evenings

Easy show and go rides of 10-15 miles for a fun after work activity

Thursday Evenings

Strenuous level rides of 15-25 miles for those interested in a more aggressive workout; pack rides at 13-15 mph, others must be comfortable with cue sheet or RideWithGPS; all meet at finish

Weekends

Easy and moderate rides to locations throughout the region

Cycle Touring

Moderate multi-day camping/Inn trips to throughout New England

Rail Trail Rides (NEW) Easy and moderate rides for those who want to cycle without worrying about cars

Bikepacking (NEW)

Bike camping adventures with an emphasis on exploring dirt and gravel roads or riding single-track.

 

Our rides are posted on AMC Activities.

On our rides, helmets are required as well as water, properly inflated tires and flat repair equipment. You are required to read and sign a release on every ride.

Unless otherwise posted all our rides no one is left behind. We use the following categories

Easy

Suitable for beginners

Moderate

For average riders with solid experience; 10-12 mph

Strenuous

For strong riders; 13-15 mph

More details on the activity levels can be found at the following link.

Mailing List We have a mailing list that is used for upcoming events, club logo apparel and other cycling activities. To be added to this list please fill out the following information

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Ride Leaders Needed! If you are interested in becoming a bike leader for the chapter, please contact our Bicycle Committee Chair at biking@amcworcester.org.

Route Library We have a large and growing "Ride with GPS library" of rides our chapter has offered. Access to this library is available to Worcester Chapter members. Please contact our Bicycle Committee Chair at biking@amcworcester.org for access. An older list of rides can be found at old favorites.

Bike Shops That Offer AMC Club Discount

Frank's Spoke and Wheel

Barney's Bicycle

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Fritz's Bike Shop

Landry's Bicycle

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