Go-Green History Bike Tour

Saturday May 21st, 2005

The ride was a huge success with 150 riders and a great experience for all!

Photos from the ride

If you enjoyed this ride, come to the Boston Bicycle Festival on Sunday, September 25

Cambridge and Somerville are joining together for a 9-mile bike tour through both cities with historical commentary at stops along the route. This year's route minimizes up-hill inclines and should be suitable for young riders.

Orientation at 10:00am at Cambridge Common; ride departs at 10:30am

Refreshments at the ride's middle behind the Davis Square T around 11:30am and at the end, the former Somerville Police Station on Bow Street, Union Square, around 1pm

Rain date May 22, same departure time.

There is no registration or charge for the tour -- just show up and enjoy!

Click here for a flier for the ride

Tour Handouts:

Route Map [big file (6.3 MB)] [small file (1 MB)]
Cue Sheet
History Pamphlet [2 pages 11"x17" (3.4 MB)] [4 pages 8-1/2"x11" (3.4 MB)]

Route maps, cue sheets, and history pamphlets were handed out at the tour.

Organized and supported by:

Cambridge Bicycle Committee:

Somerville Bicycle Committee

Cambridge Historical Commission

Cambridge Historical Society

Somerville Historic Preservation Commission
617-625-6600 ext. 2500

Cambridge Community Development Department

Cambridge and Somerville Police Departments

City of Cambridge:

City of Somerville:

Contact Tim Ledlie (ledlie [at] post [dot] harvard [dot] edu) for more information.

More bicycle rides planned by the Cambridge Bicycle Committee.

Relevant Links:

Friends of the Community Paths