Urban Gives Back

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, fill out our charity ride inquiry form, or call us at (617) 670-0637 or contact the event organizer for instructions.

Upcoming Charity Rides and Events

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Rodman Ride for Kids

September 22, 2018

The Rodman Ride for Kids is an umbrella matching gift charity raising funds for youth-focused social service organizations supporting at-risk youth in Massachusetts. This is a non-competitive 25, 50, or 100-mile cycling tour throughout Southeastern, MA, with 100% of proceeds impacting at-risk kids. The Rodman Ride for Kids is the #1 one-day athletic event supporting kids in the nation!

 

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Tour de South Shore

September 22, 2018

The McCourt Foundation’s 2018 Tour de South Shore Athletic Festival offers a 25 or 50 Mile Bike, a 5K Run and a 5K Walk.

Get involved by choosing your athletic event and support & honor loved ones at our fun, healthy, community event.  Participants can join an established team, start a new team or go solo – All in the spirit of giving back to many health-related, worthy causes!

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Ride to Defeat ALS

September 23, 2018

The Ride to Defeat ALS is the ALS Association’s annual charity ride starting at the Longfellow Health Club in Wayland, MA. They offer 10, 25, 50, and 70-mile rides. This year, they’ve added Ride with GPS routes for the various ride lengths, and they’ve also partnered with Castle Island Brewing Co. to offer a free drink to all participants of the ride.

 

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Ride for Food

September 23, 2018

Three Squares New England’s Ride for Food supports local food pantries,community farms, and food rescue organizations. They’re heading into their seventh year of running this ride, and offer 10, 25, and 50 mile courses.

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Autumn Escape Bike Trek

Septemer 22, 2018

The Autumn Escape Bike Trek is a fully-supported ride along beautiful Cape Cod, MA. All food and accommodations for the weekend are covered by your fundraising minimum. Lodging consists of cabins with electricity and bathrooms nearby. Activities follow the ride each day and include our infamous Trek Tent City, a lobster dinner and much, much more!

Funds raised from the Autumn Escape Bike Trek will support the American Lung Association’s mission of saving lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.


Past Sponsored Rides and Events

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2018 RIDE to End Alzheimer’s

On Saturday, June 9th the Ride to End Alzheimer’s will begin at 6:30 am in Rye, New Hampshire. There are the traditional 30, 62, and 100 mile rides. Additionally, there is a 1 mile Family Ride. Alzheimer’s affects millions of Americans and their families every year, and the Noonan family partnered with the Alzheimer’s Association to begin the Ride to raise funds to advance research for Alzheimer’s and provide care for those affected while decreasing the risk of dementia.

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American Cancer Society’s Bicycles Battling Cancer

On Sunday, June 10th 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.

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Tri-State Trek

The Tri-State Trek will commence on Friday June 22nd at 6am at Boston College and will be followed by a 270 mile ride all the way to Greenwich, Connecticut, ending at 8 pm on Sunday, June 24th. The Tri-State Trek raises money for research for ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). We’re proud to offer Tri-State Trek participants delivery to starting line and pickup after the ride (in Greenwich CT only) for $25.

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Bike MS: Cape Cod Getaway

Starting at 7:30 am on Saturday June 30th, more than 2,000 cyclists will begin Bike MS: Cape Cod Getaway. Bike MS is 150 mile trip that begins in Quincy, rides through Cape Cod, and ends in Provincetown Sunday, July 1st at 2:30 pm. Multiple Sclerosis is an unpredictable, typically chronic but progressive disease of the central nervous system. MS only has “disease modifying” medicines and a cure has yet to be found. Funds will be used to research causes and cures for MS. Like many of our other rides, we offer 15% off rentals for this ride, and can provide delivery to the starting line.

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Reid’s Ride

Reid’s Ride is held each year on the third Sunday in July in Glouchester, MA. This year, it’ll be held on Sunday, July 15th 2018. 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.

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Pan-Mass Challenge

The Pan-Mass Challenge brings together thousands of cyclists, volunteers, donors and corporate sponsors to raise money so that Dana-Farber’s doctors and researchers so that they have the necessary resources and tools to discover cures for all types of cancer. The ride runs from Saturday, August 4th 2018 – Sunday, August 5th 2018. They offer multiple routes and ride lengths to suit the needs and interests of almost any kind of rider, and put on one of the largest charity rides in the state. We’re happy to offer 15% off rentals for Pan-Mass Challenge riders.

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Cycle MA: State Bike Tour

Billed as “The Friendliest Ride in the East,” the Cycle MA State Bike Tour takes place between Saturday, August 4th 2018 – Friday, August 10th 2018. They explore different parts of the state every year, and sometimes even venture into neighboring states! Special this year, they’re adding a new rider reception, so you can get to know some of the friendly volunteers, a few old timers and others who are new to Cycle Massachusetts. For this ride we offer 15% off rentals, and though we can’t offer delivery to this event, Bruce ([email protected]) is usually able to help with bike-delivery arrangements.

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Berkshires to Boston

September 11, 2018

The Berkshires to Boston Bicycle Tour is a four-day, 240 mile bike tour crossing Massachusetts from the New York border to downtown Boston. Showcasing the best of Massachusetts cycling, the tour begins in the scenic Berkshire hills, 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 TD Bank Hub on Wheels, Boston’s annual bicycling festival.

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Harbor to the Bay

September 15, 2018

Harbor to the Bay is a one day bike ride from Boston to Provincetown, this year on Saturday, September 15, 2018. 100% of rider-received pledges go to the beneficiaries of the ride.

The stated goals of this ride are to improve community awareness of HIV/AIDS care and services, to support those organizations that advance the quality and accessibility care, and to help prevent HIV infection and to positively impact people living with HIV/AIDS.

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Hub on Wheels

September 16, 2018

This citywide bike ride is fully supported, and offers a chance for you to explore Boston’s harbor views and hidden pathways, river greenways and wonderfully eclectic neighborhoods. You haven’t seen the Hub until you’ve seen it on two wheels!

In collaboration with DCR, Boston Bikes and numerous corporate and community partners, this year’s 14th annual ride will take place on Sunday, September 16th, 2018.

 

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