August 28 – 2015 Melrose to Boston Bike Fridays

The Melrose to Boston Bike Fridays
The Melrose Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee will again lead a bicycle convoy from Melrose to downtown Boston on five Friday mornings between April and August. This is a great way to try out a bike commute. Experienced riders also enjoyed having a group of compatriots for their journey. The group leaves from the corner of Main St and Foster St by the YMCA at 7:00am and arrives at City Hall Plaza in Boston just before 8:00am. Opportunities are available to partner up with an experienced buddy or a group for the ride home.Our convoy is one of several that converges on Boston, where we we are met with a mini-festival with plenty of free give-aways. 2013 was the first year that the Boston Bike Friday events included a convoy from a community north of the city, and the Melrose Ped/Bike committee is thrilled to build on that success by coordinating it for a third year in 2015.2015 ride dates (all Friday mornings):April 24
May 15
June 26
July 24
August 28
WHEN: 4/24 — 5/15 — 6/26 — 7/24 — 8/28/2015.
WHERE: Melrose, meet at the Y, Main and Foster St.s
TIME: 6:50 am from Melrose, the ride starts at 7am.
ROUTE: You can find the exact route on this Google Map.  Note that it is slightly different from the map on the Boston Bikes website which hasn’t been updated to reflect the now paved Northern Strand Trail from Malden Center through Everett.
COST: Free

convoy-banner 2015

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