Sponsored Events & Rides

We’re proud to partner with city and community organizations to offer unique and exciting rides this year. From touring local farms to providing bikes for special events, we’ve got a great lineup! Stay tuned as we finalize our (long) list of sponsored events. If you’re hosting an event and are looking for sponsors, just click the “Contact” tab above and send us an email!

If you’re interested in renting a bike for one of these events, please call us at (617) 670-0637 or contact the event organizer for instructions.

              May

Bike MS: Ride to the Vineyard
Saturday May 6th                  Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School
Bike MS: Ride the Vineyard 2017 is a ride that will take you farther than you’ve ever gone before. What makes this ride so special? With the quaint charm and beautiful ocean views of Martha’s Vineyard, choose from 20-, 30-, and 63-mile routes and enjoy the flavor of the island. The 63-mile features the cliffs of Gay Head, the beaches of Katama, and the scenic views of East Chop!Your participation will drive MS research forward faster, and deliver services to those who face the challenges of MS every day so they can live their best lives.
Boston Brain Tumor Ride
Sunday, May 21, 2017        200 West St, Waltham, MA
Welcome to the Boston Brain Tumor Ride, an event to raise awareness and much-needed resources to fund critical brain tumor-specific programs to improve the lives of all those affected by brain tumors. Hosted by the National Brain Tumor Society, the Boston Brain Tumor Ride offers individuals and teams a chance to honor and remember loved ones, connect with others interested in the brain tumor cause, and helps to educate the local community on the diverse needs of the brain tumor community.
North Shore Tour de Cure
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Topsfield Fairgrounds
207 Boston Street, Topsfield, MA, 01983
Participating in the Tour de Cure is an experience you will never forget. More than just a cycling event, the North Shore Tour de Cure is a celebration, bringing together cyclists of all ages and ability levels to Stop Diabetes®!  Located at the famous Topsfield Fairgrounds, you will leave on one of five fantastic rides, then cross the finish line and enjoy a festival full of fun, food, family, and friends!

June

Best Buddies Challenge
Sunday, May 21, 2017        200 West St, Waltham, MAThe Best Buddies Challenge supports Best Buddies International, a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Bicycles Battling Cancer
Sunday June 11th     Hillside School-Marlborough, MA
This one-day, fully-supported ride consists of 30, 70, and 100 mile scenic loop routes through central Massachusetts. All routes are fully supported with SAG wagons and fully stocked rest stops including drinks, snacks, first aid support and volunteer bike mechanics. Riders can select their choice of a distance, and each person is required to raise a minimum of $300. The 70 & 100 mile rides depart at 7:30am while the 30 mile ride departs at 11am.There will be a post-ride celebration including great food, beer and entertainment upon the return to Hillside School. Participants, family, friends and cancer survivors are invited to celebrate at the finish line to recognize and celebrate the riders’ efforts to fight back against cancer!
Run-Tri Ride to End Alzheimer’s 
Saturday, June 24, 2017          Rye, NH
Started by the Noonan family 20 years ago, our RIDE (formerly Memory Ride) has raised almost than $4,000,000 dollars for Alzheimer’s Disease Research! Each year 90% of the funds raised are given to research restricted grants. The remaining 10% of proceeds fund programs and services in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Join the RIDE and become part of something great as we MOVE to #EndAlz!
tst-logo-200x180 Tri-State Trek – ALS Therapy Development Institute

The ALS TDI Tri-State Trek raises money and brings attention to the work ALS TDI is doing to find an effective treatment for a horrific disease.

The Trek began in 2003, when 16 cyclists pedaled from Boston to New York and raised about $30k for ALS research. The event has since grown to over 400 participants, raising over 7 million dollars. People ride, crew or volunteer to support changes in medical science. Riders gain strength from spectators cheering them on with cowbells, letting them know they are not alone on their bikes.

Tour de Hives
2017 dates TBDBABA (Boston Area Beekeepers Association) is an non-profit organization based in the Boston, MA area whose goal is to promote sustainable beekeeping through the sharing of knowledge. Join us to celebrate honeybees and beekeeping on the Tour de Hives, a bike tour of Boston area hives! Learn about honeybee biology, bee-friendly flowers, and backyard honey production from urban beekeepers on-site at their local apiaries. Locally screen-printed t-shirt, free snacks and honey tasting included in event registration.

July

Reids Ride
July 16th, 2017,     Glouchester MAReid’s Ride is held each year on the third Sunday in July.  Cyclists begin gathering for check-in around 6:45 AM in the parking lot at Lynnfield High School and begin departing between 7:15 and 7:30 AM on bicycle ride that travels along a scenic and varied route of town and country and seaside roads to Gloucester’s Stage Fort Park for food, music, fun and festivities. The 28 mile open-road route is supported by technical and emergency chase teams, water stations, and a rest stop.
Minuteman Ride
July 15, 2017         Concord-Carlisle High SchoolBike MS: Minuteman Ride is a ride that will take you farther than you’ve ever gone before. What makes this ride so special? Join us as we ride the beautiful roads of historic Concord and surrounding metro-west towns. From this area the “shot heard round the world” was fired. Revolutionary-era homes and beautiful New England scenery are just some of the sights you’ll enjoy on Bike MS: Minuteman Ride.Your participation will drive MS research forward faster, and deliver services to those who face the challenges of MS every day so they can live their best lives.
Galeria Run & Ride
2017 dates TBDDo you love to ride your bike and run? Compete in the seventh annual, kids only, FREE duathlon with biking and running in and around CambridgeSide!Run & Ride at CambridgeSide is for kids ages 5-13 years old, with prizes, race t-shirts, giveaways, entertainment and more. Race with your friends and make new friends – sign up for Run & Ride at CambridgeSide today!

August

Pan Mass Challenge
August 5th + 6th, 2017                77 Fourth Avenue, Needham, MAThe Pan-Mass Challenge raises money for life-saving cancer research and treatment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute through an annual bike-a-thon that crosses the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Since its founding in 1980, the PMC has successfully melded support from committed cyclists, volunteers, corporate sponsors and individual contributors. All are essential to the PMC’s goal and model: to attain maximum fundraising efficiency while increasing its annual gift. Our hope and aspiration is to provide Dana-Farber’s doctors and researchers with the necessary resources to discover cures for all cancers.

September

Bike to the Beach New England:
September 3rdBike to the Beach New England is a fully supported 100-mile Charity Cycling event from Boston, MA to Newport, RI offered on Labor Day Weekend to educate our community about the benefits of cycling and to raise awareness and funding for autism.The charity ride goes from Boston, MA through the suburbs of South Boston towards Providence, RI, down the East Bay Bike Path, over the Mt. Hope Bridge, down the Western Shore of Aquidneck Island, and around the beautiful Cliffs of Newport past the famous Newport Mansions. It ends on the beautiful shores of Atlantic Beach where there are finish line festivities for the riders, volunteers, and friends & families.
Climate Ride
2017 dates TBDClimate Ride is a grassroots movement to protect the planet. Our events inspire, educate, and generate powerful grants for the environment, climate, conservation, and bike advocacy.Through multi-day hiking and cycling charitable events, and the Independent Challenge program, our participants are taking direct action to grow the sustainability and active transportation movements.
  Hub on Wheels
Sunday September 17th 2017     

Mayor Martin J. Walsh invites you to join us for the 13th annual TD Hub On Wheels Citywide Ride on Sunday, September 17th, 2017. Bike along a car-free Storrow Drive and across the Emerald Necklace on a 40-mile journey through Boston’s unique neighborhoods… or choose the family-friendly/beginner 10-mile ride.  Both courses start and finish on City Hall Plaza in downtown Boston.

A portion of your registration fee will automatically benefit Boston Children’s Hospital, but consider creating a fundraising page (or your own bike team!) and help raise even more funds for pediatric cancer research.

Berkshires to Boston:
September 16th – 20thThe Berkshires to Boston Bicycle Tour is a four-day, 240 mile bike tour across Massachusetts from the New York border to downtown Boston. Beginning in the scenic Berkshire hills along the New York border, the tour meanders through the Connecticut River Valley, rolls over the state’s central plateau and spins through Lexington and other historic communities before arriving in the vibrant capital – Boston. There, riders join more than 5,000 cycling enthusiasts for Hub on Wheels, Boston’s annual bicycling festival.
  Harbor 2 Bay
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Riders will have 3 options:

  1. Ride from Boston to Provincetown
  2. Ride from Boston to Sagamore
  3. Ride from Sagamore to Provincetown

Launched in 2003, Harbor to the Bay (H2B) has raised over $4 million for four local HIV/AIDS organizations; Fenway Health Center, AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod, Community Research Initiative (CRI), and AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts (AAC).  100% of all rider-received pledges has gone directly to these beneficiaries.

Rodman Ride
September 23, 2017       Foxboro, MAJoin the nation’s #1 one-day athletic event raising funds for youth.  Ride 25, 50 or 100 scenic miles throughout Southeastern Massachusetts, all while raising funds to support at-risk kids.  Riders can support their choice of 50 Affiliate Charities, or support all of them by raising funds for the Ride’s Match Fund.  100% of every dollar raised will go directly to kids in our community.
ALS MA RideSeptember 24, 2017 | Longfellow Club, Wayland, MA

Riders will start their ride through the peaceful open spaces of Wayland and ride through the charming Village of Sudbury.  Riders will be thrilled to arrive in the “outdoor lovers’ paradise” of Hudson with its’ scenic New England charm.  As they continue to cycle, riders will be treated to the picturesque community of Bolton and then onto the beautiful sights of the small community of Stow which boasts several apple orchards.  After breezing through the forests of Acton, the riders will then embark upon the “natural world of beauty” in Concord and finish back at the Longfellow Club in Wayland.

Riders on the route are fully-supported by the Safety Team, SAG Team, and rest stops located every 4-10 miles.

  Ride for Food
Sunday, September 24, 2017.Recognizing that hunger is widespread throughout our surrounding community and that community-based non-profits have limited resources to undertake large fundraisers, TSNE organizes an annual charity bike ride, the Ride for Food to raise money for local food pantries, kitchens, community farms and food rescue organizations.

October

mccourt Tour de South Shore: October 1st

This is a 25-mile and 50-mile fundraising bike ride that will start and finish at Wompatuck Start Park and travel through the towns of Hingham, Cohasset, Scituate and Norwell. This is not a race, but rather a great way to support much needed research for Alzheimer’s and Multiple Sclerosis. Rain or Shine.

  Cycle for Life
October 7th, 2017 Join us for our 20th Annual bicycle event as we ride through ten scenic towns in the metro-west area.  CF Cycle for Life is a fully-supported ride with route options of 12, 30 and 65 miles. From breakfast to our cycle post party, you can enjoy fully stocked rest stops, bike mechanics for minor maintenance and repair, ride marshals to cheer you along the way and plenty of support vehicles to help you complete the ride. This unique event empowers participants to take action and demonstrate their commitment to finding a cure for cystic fibrosis in a tangible, emotional and powerful way.