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Want to Ride for a Cause? Check Out These Great Charity Rides!


Charity rides are a great way to get some fun, supported riding in while also raising money for causes you care about. Here at Urban AdvenTours, we partner with a number of local charity rides spanning the entire summer season and support them and their ridership (i.e., YOU!) with discounted rentals and/or other services for the rides.

Have your own bike? Great! But we’d bet you have a friend or two who wants to ride as well, who maybe doesn’t have a good bike, and even then, we’re happy to help!

Check out some of the upcoming rides below, or see the full list of this summer’s charity rides here. Don’t forget to register early so you have plenty of time to meet your fundraising goals!


Boston Brain Tumor Ride

May 19, 2019

This year, the National Brain Tumor Society will be hosting the 25th Annual Boston Brain Tumor Ride on May 19, 2019. All proceeds raised allow National Brain Tumor Society to advance research and public policy, we aim to improve the availability of new and better treatments and fuel the discovery of a cure for brain tumors. Over the last 24 years the Boston Brain Tumor Ride has raised over $17 Million towards brain tumor research. This event offers individuals and teams a chance to honor and remember loved ones and connect with others in the brain tumor community.


Tour de Cure North Shore

May 19, 2019

Join the American Diabetes Association at the 2019 Tour de Cure. They’re advertising this ride to be more unified, inclusive and powerful than ever before, with ride, run and walk options for the whole family. Enjoy scenic views of traditional New England landscapes and charming countryside through the North Shore of Massachusetts. Looking for an epic riding experience? Look no further than the 100M Gran Fondo – a true test of endurance with two timed segments (hill climb and time trial) for fantastic prizes.


American Cancer Society’s Bicycles Battling Cancer

June 9, 2019

On Sunday, June 9th the American Cancer Society’s Bicycles Battling Cancer event will begin at 7:30 AM at the Hillside School in Marlborough, Massachusetts. Riders who participate are asked to raise money in order to support the fight against cancer. They can ride 30, 50, 70, or 100 mile routes. The American Cancer Society is saving about 400 lives per day, and this number can be increased through funds raised by this event.