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Tour Western Mass. by bike this summer

Posted by Kari Bodnarchuk  March 8, 2011 07:00 AM

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Mass BikePike Tour_1.jpgExplore the hills and towns of Western Massachusetts on a bicycle. The four-day Mass BikePike Tour runs Aug. 11-14, and takes bikers from novice to experienced through Northampton, Stockbridge, Great Barrington, Williamstown, Lenox, Lee, North Adams, and Pittsfield. Ride 25 to 70 miles a day, stopping at local art galleries or to sample at ice cream shops along the way. Camp at night (included) or book a stay at a nearby motel or bed-and-breakfast. The tour, which begins and ends in Northampton, includes hearty breakfasts and dinners, luggage transport, support vehicles, and a tour T-shirt. Pay an extra $70 for transport to and from Northampton from Boston. Rate: $375 per person; maximum 125 riders.

617-710-1832, www.massbikepike.org

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