My route choice was to catch the tail end of the fall colors in the hill towns. One of my favorite routes to get in a long scenic view is the Apple Valley climb out of Ashfield.
Posts By: Tim Cary
We had a great ride today with perfect fall weather. The colors are starting to pop in the hilltowns. It was a beautiful day. Any member is welcome to organize rides even though we officially are not scheduling them.
by Kevin Schott » Sun Sep 09, 2012 6:15 pm We had two goals as we headed out — to go south INTO the wind to start, and to keep the ride relatively short. We succeeded on both. The first leg of the route was through Easthampton and into Southampton. Clayton jumped on the front… Read more »
On the last official SMR B ride of the season, we had quite the adventure! A bridge out, and a turkey vulture nearly taking us out! I think we forgot about all the climbing we did!
On a cloudy, but much cooler (almost cold!) morning, we had nine arrive ready to tackle yet another challenging route I planned out. I had a few requests (really!) to do one of the harder climbs in Western MA- E. Hawley Rd.
Here is a fun historical ride report of one of the most epic rides I have taken the club on. I am still undecided if I will do it this year (please comment below if interested!).
Today was the big D2R2 gravel ride for Franklin Land Trust, so we only had 5 riders arrive for my planned route up to Cummington.
Another high-ish mileage ride drew about a dozen riders. The threat of rain and storms never panned out. It was a slog with the humidity and challenging climbs, but a great group for a fun day covering some areas we don’t get to very often.