This web site is currently being updated for the 2014 tour. 
The content below all refrers to 2013
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?
Helmets 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?
Bike 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 HERE.

What is the terrain?
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.