TGIF Group Ride!

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Join ride leader Michelle O’Donnell for Friday afternoon group rides from Fresh Pond!  The next ride is May 19th at 1:00 p.m.  We’ll do an 18 mile Mystic Loop, no planned stops. Pace: 12-14 mph, no rider left behind. Rain cancels. Meet us at the entrance to the Cambridge Water Department (250 Fresh Pond Pkwy, Cambridge, MA 02138). Everyone should have their own water, spare tube, and helmet. This ride is for ***Femme/Trans/Women*** cyclists looking to celebrate the end of the work week. Join us!  Check our Facebook Event page for updates.

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Day Trip to Walden Pond!

18156042_1881282158809603_6470523130529109776_oJoin Femmechanics for a day trip to Walden Pond on Saturday, May 13th!  Pack a lunch and follow ride leader Lauren Abraham along this 38 mile “Revolutionary” route (http://bit.ly/2p1YJfr). This is the ideal ride for those of you looking to get in some serious mileage at a social pace (~10 mph).  This ride is for FTW ***Femme/Trans/Women*** cyclists looking for a daylong adventure!

Time:   10:00 AM- 5:30 PM
Meeting/Ending Place: John F Kennedy Park, Cambridge, MA (intersection of JFK St. & Memorial Dr., near Harvard Sq)
Rests/breaks: Picnic lunch at Decordova Sculpture Park; shorter rests/opportunity to buy food/ use bathrooms at: Cafe on the Common (Waltham), Walden Pond (Concord), and Main Streets Market & Cafe (Concord).
***Rain Cancels***

TGIF Group Rides!

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Save the Date(s)! Ride leader Michelle O’Donnell will start leading Friday afternoon group rides from Fresh Pond Reservation in Cambridge, beginning on May 5th at 1:00 PM. If the rain clears up, we’ll do an 18 mile Mystic Loop (route at https://www.strava.com/routes/8531971), no planned stops. Pace: 12-14 mph, no rider left behind. Rain cancels. Meet us at the entrance to the Cambridge Water Department (250 Fresh Pond Pkwy, Cambridge, MA 02138).   Everyone should have their own water, spare tube, and helmet.  This ride is for ***FTW (femme/trans/women)*** riders looking to celebrate the end of the work week. Join Us! Check our Facebook Event page for updates:  https://www.facebook.com/events/139031059969674 .

Group Ride: Minuteman Bikeway!

Join Femmechanics for a group ride on Saturday, May 6! Meet us at 8:00 AM at the Civil War Memorial on Cambridge Common.  We will head over to Arlington to ride the award-winning Minuteman Rail Trail out to Lexington (20 miles round trip). We’ll refuel at a cafe or, if there’s interest, continue on to Concord (35 mile round trip). We should be back in Cambridge by 11:00 AM. Pace: ~12-14 mph. This is a “No Drop” ride (ie. no rider left behind.) Rain cancels. Your ride leader is Marie Keil. This ride is for ***FTW (femme/trans/women)*** cyclists looking to ease into spring biking with a nice, flat route!

Distance Riding 101 Workshop

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Do you commute to work but dream of longer road rides? Or have you done a century but want to try an overnight trip or multi-day tour? Did you sign up for your first charity ride and wonder what you’ve gotten yourself into? Come to Femmechanics’ “Distance Riding 101” workshop! We’ll cover training, clothing/bike/gear, how to properly fuel your body for endurance, and more! Guest speakers include Emily Thibodeau (owner of Hub Bicycle Co. in Inman Square) and Melanie Morris (founder of local cycling group The Yellow Jackets). This workshop is for *FTW (femme/trans/women)* folks who’d like to push their mileage, whatever their starting point. Bring your questions and share your knowledge!

Tuesday, March 28, 6:30-8:30 PM, Somerville Bike Kitchen
Sign up HERE to let us know you’re coming!