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Charles River

Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Easy - New - Sightseeing

Filmed early on a Sunday morning to avoid the heat and the crowds, this ride starts in Boston Common with a view or the Golden Dome of the Massachusetts State House and proceeds past the Bull & Finch tavern on Beacon St and over the Arthur Fiedler footbridge out to the south side of the Charles River on a popular exercise path for joggers and cyclists, and heads west along the river following the course of the Head Of The Charles Regatta. Winding through the college campuses and by the boathouses of Boston University and Northeastern, we cross the river in Watertown to come back along the north side in Cambridge through Harvard and past MIT, heading back into Boston with a gentle climb over the Longfellow Bridge and downtown, turning up Mt Vernon St for a short sharp uphill before ending up across the street from the Golden Dome of the State House at the north end of Boston Common where we started.

26.74KM
DISTANCE
00:52:07
DURATION
104M
ELEVATION GAIN
159
TOUGHNESS