Frequently Asked Questions
Where do the proceeds go?
Proceeds from this tour go to MassBike whose primary purposes
- to serve and protect the interests of the bicycling
public in Massachusetts,
- to promote the bicycle as a healthy, enjoyable,
efficient, and environment-friendly means of transportation
- to promote a physical geographic context and vehicular
traffic environment that enhance these qualities
and ensure the safety of transportation by bicycle,
and to help more people adopt the bicycle for transportation
What should I pack?
are required and you should also have a spare tube,
tire tools and a patch kit. See the section ride
planning on packing for a more complete list.
Can I rent a bicycle?
rentals are not available from the tour organizers,
but many local bike shops rent bikes. See MassBike’s
web site for bike-rental listing, CLICK
What is the terrain?
in Massachusetts is quite varied, but you can always
count on a on steep sections. For those looking for a
challenge, the longer rides will generally include
some more significant climbs.