The Harvard General Store Caters to Cyclists
The Ride Studio Cafe and the Harvard General Store have teamed up to give cyclists the best of all worlds: all of the things cyclists could possibly want or need while on a ride are now available at the Harvard General Store in Harvard, Mass.
The Harvard General Store is committed to cyclists who train and ride in the Nashoba Valley. Harvard is known for its very good roads with little traffic, fun and challenging hills and incredible vistas. It’s a convenient 25 miles from Lexington making for a solid training ride.
The General is located in the center of Harvard and is a go-to for its fresh coffee, espresso, prepared food and diverse selection of quality wine and craft beers.
We’ve stocked the shelves of the Harvard General store so you’ll have what you need on your ride. Here’s a list in summary:
|Helping You Ride Worry-Free||Road bike tires, tubes, CO2 Cartridges, Hand & Floor pumps, CR2032 Batteries, Saddle bags, front and rear lights, chain lube, towelettes in case you got greasy|
|Fueling Your Ride||Bonk Breaker bars, Skratch Labs individual serving packets, BPA-free water bottles, along with the many snacks, cookies, coffee and food that the HGS serves daily|
|Warming You Up||Hand and toe chemical warmers, wool, winter and lobster gloves, neck collars, 3-season cycling caps, shoe covers, arm and knee warmers, inexpensive plastic rain jackets|
|Fixing Your Bike||All of the essential tools to fix a bike can be loaned out from the store including hex wrenches, chain breakers, tire levers, cassette tools, etc.|
Ride to Harvard
Harvard is the #1 destination for cyclists as they ride west from the Ride Studio Cafe. A good, straight-forward route that is enjoyable and relatively traffic-free is 51 miles in length.
Route : Ride Studio Cafe to Harvard & back loop
Riding in and around Harvard
Once you’re in Harvard, there are many roads that lead to terrific panoramic views. A terrific ride for riders of all abilities (thanks to the interim bail-out points that are very near the store) is the 31-mile Highlights of Harvard loop.
Connect with the Harvard General Store
The General offers frequent wine and beer tastings, events, and as the spring approaches, they will be running rides from the store. Receive the latest news by signing up to be on their email distribution.
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