Looking to get outside the city and put some miles in? Look no further! Here are some longer routes to get your heart rate up and satisfy your skinny-tired fantasies:
Shorter rides at the top, longer ones at the bottom. Have a favorite route you’d like to share? Let us know! Sent an email to email@example.com, and we’ll be happy to put it up here.
Using a GPS device? You can download KML files from Google maps, and use your device’s software to convert them to a proper file format. We’ve mapped some of these rides using our Garmin Edge, so stay tuned for more of those to come!
The Paul Revere Ride to Freedom – 22 miles (each way)
This ride mimics the legendary one that Paul Revere took on the night of April 18th, 1775 to warn the militia in Lexington of the British advancements.
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This route is also available for download through:
The South Bay Harbor Cruise – 25 Miles
This ride is based on a tour that Jessica Mink (who runs Masspaths.org) made for a special event that we guided and is designed to show off the bikeability of Boston’s outer neighborhoods, as well as the gaps in the proposed/partially constructed South Bay Harbor Trail network.
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Dover Loop – 47 miles
The Dover Loop is a favorite of many amateur and pro racers in Boston. The rolling hills make for an excellent workout!
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Three Islands Ride – 70 miles
Fill your lungs with the sea breeze on this ride to Salem and back – with breathtaking views of the ocean from Deer Island, Nahant, and Marblehead, this ride is a sure-fire day trip in the summer or fall.
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