Upcoming rides include:
Mystic River Herring Run & Paddle, Saturday, May 19, 2018, 11:15 a.m.: As part of the Mystic River Watershed Association’s annual road and boat race, Bike to the Sea, in conjunction with the Somerville Bicycle Committee, has again been invited to lead a ride as part of day’s festivities. The ride will take place along existing paths on both sides of the Mystic River through Somerville and Medford, in addition to the Park at River’s Edge along the Malden River. The ride will also feature the Wellington Greenway as well as the southern-most Bike to the Sea segment in Everett. Plan on a 90 minute ride. Steady rain cancels the event. Meet at Blessing of the Bay Boathouse in Somerville at 11 a.m. for the 11:15 a.m. ride kick-off.
Annual Bike to the Sea Day, Sunday June 3, 2018 8 a.m.: The ride from Everett, through Malden, Revere, Saugus, and Lynn to Nahant Beach is designed to bring attention and support efforts to complete the trail. Individual adult registrations cost $25. Family registrations (for two adults and two children) cost $35. Registration includes a free tee shirt and free lunch at the Dockside in Malden after the ride for all participants. Riders can choose a shorter 14-mile course or the full 20-mile route. Route includes both off-road and on-road riding. Police escorts are usually given to assist bicyclists at major intersections. Volunteers are needed.
Meet at the Madeline English School, 105 Woodville Street in Everett, at 8:30 a.m. for the 9 a.m. ride kick-off.
Fall Colors Ride, Sunday October 21, 2018, 11 a.m. (Rain date: Sunday October 28): This is a chance to get in an “end of season” bike ride and to hear about the progress Bike to the Sea is making near the Everett section of the path. Meet at Night Shift Brewing, 87 Santilli Highway in Everett at 11 a.m. for the 11:15 a.m. ride kick-off.