The Route

Boston to Newport, RI

The Century Ride

Starting Line

Boston University – Nickerson Field

Harry Agganis Way and Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215 (Map)

Entrance Location Map

Parking At the Start:

Street Parking is extremely limited and many areas have restrictions on overnight parking if you intend to stay at the beach for the evening. We highly recommend making plans that do not include street parking at the start for the event.

Finish Line

Sail Newport Sailing Center  

72 Fort Adams Dr, Newport, RI 02840 (Map).

 

Parking Garages: Parking for the event will be provided by the parking garage located at 125 Dummer St, Brookline, MA 02446 [Map].

The parking lot will provide FREE parking for the day to event participants and volunteers. Bike to the Beach will provide an e-coupon for you to present to the attendant when you leave the garage. You may park your car in the garage at any time (24 hours a day). However, you will only be able to exit the garage with your car during standard businesses hours between 7 AM – 10 PM.

The Century Route

Metrics:

Distance: 101 mi

Elevation Change: + 4106 / – 4118 ft

Max Grade = 9.2%          Avg. Grade = 0 %

Elevation

Strava and Downloads

GPX Files

Useful for any GPS unit. Contains no cuesheet entries, only track information (breadcrumb trail). Will provide turn by turn directions (true navigation) on the Edge 705/800/810/1000/Touring.

TCX Files

Best format for turn by turn directions on Edge 500, 510. Will provide true turn by turn navigation on Edge 800, 810, 1000, Touring including custom cue entries.

Fit Files

Best format for turn-by-turn directions on modern Garmin Edge Devices

The 1/2 Century Ride

Starting Line

Blackstone River Trail (Rivers Edge Parking Area) (Map)

40 Davison Ave, Woonsocket, RI 02895

Finish Line

Sail Newport Sailing Center  

72 Fort Adams Dr, Newport, RI 02840 (Map).

 

The 1/2 Century Route

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Metrics:

Distance: 60 miles

Elevation Change:  + 2020 / – 2130 ft 

Max Grade = 8.6%          Avg. Grade = 0 %

Elevation:

Elevation

Strava and Downloads

GPX Files

Useful for any GPS unit. Contains no cuesheet entries, only track information (breadcrumb trail). Will provide turn by turn directions (true navigation) on the Edge 705/800/810/1000/Touring, but will not have any custom cues.

TCX Files

Best format for turn by turn directions on Edge 500, 510. Will provide true turn by turn navigation on Edge 800, 810, 1000, Touring including custom cue entries.

Fit Files

Best format for turn-by-turn directions on modern Garmin Edge Devices.

Rest Stop Information

Century Start

Boston University – Nickerson Field

Harry Agganis Way and Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215 (Map)

Entrance Location Map

1/2 Century Start

Blackstone River Trail (Rivers Edge Parking Area) (Map)

40 Davison Ave, Woonsocket, RI 02895

Finish Line

Sail Newport Sailing Center  

72 Fort Adams Dr, Newport, RI 02840 (Map).

 

Rest Stop Locations

[REST STOP 1]
Adams Farm
999 North St
Walpole, MA 02081
(Map)
 [REST STOP 2]
Fletcher Field
90 Wachusett St
Franklin, MA 02038
(Map)
[REST STOP 3]
Woonsocket Bike Path  – Veterans Memorial Park
River’s Edge Parking Lot
40 Davidson Ave.
Woonsocket, RI 02895
(Map)
[REST STOP 4]
East Providence Bike Path
66 Veterans Memorial Pkwy (on East Bay bike path, near mile 1.25, E Bay Bicycle Path)
East Providence, RI 02914
(Map)
[REST STOP 5]
Mount Hope Bridge
676 Mt Hope Bridge
Bristol, RI 02809
(Map)
[REST STOP 6]
Aquidneck Restaurant & Pizzeria
27 Aquidneck Ave.
Middletown, RI 02842
(Map)