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Cycling the Pioneer Valley: Turners Falls to Northfield

Date and Time

Saturday, June 27, 2020, 10:00AM - 2:00PM


Turners Falls,
Massachusetts, Pioneer Valley,


Registration is required for this activity. Please contact leader(s).


Come explore the Pioneer Valley between Turners Falls and Northfield. This ride will be 26 miles in length, over rolling terrain with total elevation gain of about 1300 feet. When we reach Northfield we'll stop at Mim's Market and the Northfield Creamie for lunch. We'll return on beautiful rural roads before we descend back to the starting point. The pace will be relaxed at 12-14 mph average, and we will keep the group together, regrouping at various points along the way. You will need a road, touring or hybrid bike in good working order, a helmet, a fix-flat kit, water, and snacks or money to purchase lunch. NOTE: Inquiries received less than 24 hours before planned departure may be unanswered. RAIN DATE SUNDAY JUNE 28TH

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Northfield Creamie


Bicycling - Road

Offered By

Berkshire (Mass.)




Adults (18+)


Janine is Chair of the AMC Berkshire Bicycling Committee. Prior to starting the AMC Berkshire Chapter Bicycle Committee, Janine led bicycle trips for the AMC Boston Chapter for two decades. She enjoys planning and leading bike rides, taking AMC members to interesting places in Massachusetts and exploring with them by bike.


Brant is a trip leader for the AMC Berkshire Chapter Bicycling Committee. Brant has been riding bikes for both pleasure and exercise for as long as he can remember. Starting in the early 2000s, bicycling became Brant's primary outdoor activity (except during winter), and he now rides at least 2500 miles each year. His bike is named Ulysses, inspired by the final line of the poem by Tennyson.


Robyn has been leading group rides for the AMC Boston Chapter since 2005. She enjoys introducing newcomers to the sport and also leads rides for a Meet Up group. She also has ten years of experience as a group exercise leader in a variety of settings. When not cycling, Robyn enjoys hiking, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing.


Steve has been road cycling most of his life, leading group rides for the past 15 years for AMC Boston Chapter. He is well-versed as a bike mechanic and is an advocate for safe riding, teaching others not only the rules of the road, but how to maximize the enjoyment of the sport. He typically rides over 2000 miles per year, including some rides during the winter months. When not riding, he can be found hiking, snowshoeing, and Nordic skiing.