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. Heading in from out of town for a ride, but want to ride your own trusty steed? Our service department will be happy to receive, assemble, and ship your bike for the ride.

For safety and comfort reasons we recommend using a road bike for rides of 20 miles or greater.

Upcoming Charity Rides and Events


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Boston Marathon

April 20, 2020

Many people choose to experience the Boston Marathon by bike to cheer on their friends and other runners! For more information about the marathon and how you can follow along on a bike click here or reserve your bike now!

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Boston Brain Tumor Ride

May 17, 2020

This year, the National Brain Tumor Society will be hosting the 26th Annual Boston Brain Tumor Ride on May 17, 2020. All proceeds raised allow the National Brain Tumor Society to advance research and public policy, they aim to improve the availability of new and better treatments and fuel the discovery of a cure for brain tumors. Over the last 25 years the Boston Brain Tumor Ride has raised over $18 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.

Urban AdvenTours is proud to offer a 15% discount on bike rentals, with the option for delivery and pickup from the start line for just $20 each way! (availability for delivery is limited) We also offer box and build services and car racks if you want to ride your own bike!

To secure your rental for this charity ride book today!

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North Shore Tour de Cure

May 17, 2020

Join the American Diabetes Association at the 2020 Tour De Cure on May 17, 2020. 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.

Urban AdvenTours is proud to offer a 15% discount on bike rentals! We also offer box and build services and car racks if you want to ride your own bike!

To secure your rental for this charity ride book today!

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Best Buddies Ride

June 6, 2020

The 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. Join for this one day ride at either 100, 50, or 20 miles!

Urban AdvenTours is proud to offer a 15% discount on bike rentals! We also offer box and build services and car racks if you want to ride your own bike!

To secure your rental for this charity ride book today!

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RIDE to End Alzheimer’s

June 6, 2020

The Ride to End Alzheimer’s will begin in Hampton Beach, 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.

Urban AdvenTours is proud to offer a 15% discount on bike rentals! We also offer box and build services and car racks if you want to ride your own bike!

To secure your rental for this charity ride book today!

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American Cancer Society’s Bicycles Battling Cancer

June 14, 2020

On Sunday, June 14th 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.

Urban AdvenTours is proud to offer a 15% discount on bike rentals. We also offer box and build services and car racks if you want to ride your own bike!

To secure your rental for this charity ride book today!

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Tri-State Trek

June 19, 2020

The Tri-State Trek will commence on Friday June 19th at Boston College and will be followed by a 270 mile ride all the way to Greenwich, Connecticut, ending at 8 p.m. on Sunday, June 21st. The Tri-State Trek raises money for research for ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease).

Urban AdvenTours is proud to offer a 15% discount on bike rentals, with the option for delivery and pickup of the bike for just $20 each way! (availability for delivery and pickup is limited) We also offer box and build services and car racks if you want to ride your own bike!

To secure your rental for this charity ride book today!

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Bike MS: Cape Cod Getaway

June 27, 2020

Starting at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday June 27th, 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.

Urban AdvenTours is proud to offer a 15% discount on bike rentals, with the option for delivery to the start line for just $20! (availability for delivery is limited) We also offer box and build services and car racks if you want to ride your own bike!

To secure your rental for this charity ride book today!

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Reid’s Ride

July 19, 2020

Reid’s Ride is held each year on the third Sunday in July in Gloucester, MA. This year — the 16th annual! — it’ll be held on Sunday, July 19th 2020. 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.

Urban AdvenTours is proud to offer a 15% discount on bike rentals, with the option for delivery and pickup from the ride for just $20 each way! (availability for transportation is limited) We also offer box and build services and car racks if you want to ride your own bike!

To secure your rental for this charity ride book today!

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Boston Triathlon

August 1, 2020

The Boston Triathlon captures the essence of the city – historical, scenic, fun and exciting. As a participant in the triathlon, you’ll swim in the fresh waters of Dorchester Bay, bike through Boston city streets, and run along the scenic Southie shoreline. Following the race, celebrate with friends and family at the huge post-race party!

To secure your bike for the book online now!

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Pan-Mass Challenge

August 1, 2020

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 have the necessary resources and tools to discover cures for all types of cancer. The ride runs from Saturday, August 1st  – Sunday, August 2nd. 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.

Urban AdvenTours is proud to offer a 15% discount on bike rentals. We also offer box and build services and car racks if you want to ride your own bike!

To secure your rental for this charity ride book today!

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Cycle MA: State Bike Tour

August 8, 2020

Billed as “The Friendliest Ride in the East,” the Cycle MA State Bike Tour takes place between Saturday, August 8th 2020 – Wednesday, August 12th 2020. 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.

To secure your rental for this charity ride book today!

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Tour de South Shore

September 19, 2020

The McCourt Foundation’s 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!

Urban AdvenTours is proud to offer a 15% discount on bike rentals! We also offer box and build services and car racks if you want to ride your own bike!

To secure your rental for this charity ride book today!

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Ride to Defeat ALS

September 20, 2020

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.

Urban AdvenTours is proud to offer a 15% discount on bike rentals! We also offer box and build services and car racks if you want to ride your own bike!

To secure your rental for this charity ride book today!

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Autumn Escape Bike Trek

September 25, 2020

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 their famous 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.

Urban AdvenTours is proud to offer a 15% discount on bike rentals! We also offer box and build services and car racks if you want to ride your own bike!

To secure your rental for this charity ride book today!

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Harbor to the Bay

September 26, 2020

Harbor to the Bay is a one day bike ride from Boston to Provincetown, this year on Saturday, September 26, 2020. 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.

Urban AdvenTours is proud to offer a 15% discount on bike rentals! We also offer box and build services and car racks if you want to ride your own bike!

To secure your rental for this charity ride book today!

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Rodman Ride for Kids

September 26, 2020

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!

Urban AdvenTours is proud to offer a 15% discount on bike rentals! We also offer box and build services and car racks if you want to ride your own bike!

To secure your rental for this charity ride book today!

 

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Cycle for Life

October 3rd, 2020

Get your wheels in motion and join Cycle for Life for their 23rd annual bicycle tour as they keep riding through 10 scenic towns in the metro west Boston area. CF Cycle for Life is a fully-supported ride with route options of 12, 30 or 65 miles. From breakfast to our cycle post party, you can enjoy fully stocked rest stops every 10-12 miles, bike mechanics for bicycle 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 fight in finding a cure for cystic fibrosis in a tangible, emotional and powerful way.

Urban AdvenTours is proud to offer a 15% discount on bike rentals! We also offer box and build services and car racks if you want to ride your own bike!

To secure your rental for this charity ride book today!

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Hub on Wheels

September 2020

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!

The date for Hub on Wheels 2020 is to be announced. Stay tuned for more information soon!

 

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