Author Archives: Jake Kassen

Proposed 2015 NER Schedule

Below is a table containing the proposed ACP events for 2015. While this table is preliminary, the dates and distances must be submitted to RUSA by the end of September in order for them to become ACP events in 2015. … Continue reading

200/300k to Voluntown, RI this weekend

This weekend (Sept 13th) marks the last of the long rides out of Boston. Dan Greene is using the 300k route to Voluntown — the same course used for many years but had been on hiatus. This is a terrific … Continue reading

Awesome Semi-Dirt Hill Climb 200k – Sept 6th.

Just a reminder to check out the Sept 6th 200k out of Montpelier, VT. (Full Details.) About 25% dirt roads (roads, not trails) as many gaps as fit in a 200k. One of the hardest and most scenic 200k anywhere … Continue reading

NER MA Party: Sunday, Sept 7th

Next Sunday at Filippello Park in Watertown, MA NER will be having a [mostly] end of year party and BBQ. Everyone’s invited! In addition to just socializing with your fellow randonneurs and their friends and families. The party will also … Continue reading

Upcoming Events

We have some nice late season rides coming up: Dan Shinnick is offering up a brand new 200k which transverses the North Shore of Massachusetts — an area rarely seen by Brevets and considerably flatter then our other 200ks. In … Continue reading

Boston 200k (Tweedo’s Revenge) – July 26th 2014

Ride Information Destination: Petersham, MA Start Location: Hanscom Civil Airport, Bedford, MA Start Time: 07:00 Length: 211k / 131mi Time Limit: 13.5 Hours Ride Leader: Jake Kassen / Dan Greene Controls: Harvard, MA; Ashburnham, MA; Petersham, MA Sanctioning: RUSA. Preliminary … Continue reading

Season Party – Sept 7th

Come join NER as we celebrate the 2014 NER season and get ready for 2015. The party will be held at Filippello Park in Watertown, MA starting at 1pm. A BBQ style lunch will be provided with vegetarian and non-Vegetarian … Continue reading

Irish 1200k Ride Report

Local and longtime Randonneur (and NER board member) Melinda Lyon recently took part in the first offering of the Mille Faitle 1200K. Her ride report is excellent.

Upcoming 200k, 400k, and 100k

The Vermont Northeast Kingdom 300k from this past weekend lived up to expectations of being a great ride. It was the hardest 300k I (Jake) have ridden but also one of the most enjoyable. Congratulations to everyone who came out … Continue reading

Vermont Northeast Kingdom 300k This Weekend

Just a reminder about the new 300k that will be run this weekend (6/14/14) out of Montpellier, VT. This is about as classic of a Vermont ride as they come — dirt roads, small cafes, international borders, and much more. … Continue reading