Frequently Asked Questions
Where do the proceeds go?
Proceeds from the tour go to MassBike.
MassBike’s Vision for the Future Bicycling
in Massachusetts is a safe, respected, convenient, and enjoyable
way to get around. Roads throughout the state are safe and
welcoming for cyclists, and all users interact in a courteous and
legal manner. Car-free pathways connect our communities, bicycles
are fully integrated into our public transportation system, and
secure bike parking is located where people need it. People of all
kinds and means choose to bicycle for life, work, and play."
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.