Are bike MS Rides Races?
No! The rides are fun days for cyclists to enjoy with friends and family for a great cause while taking in the beauty of the Connecticut shoreline and countryside.
Am I required to wear a helmet during the ride?
All riders must wear a helmet while cycling.
Do I have to bring my pledge money to the event?
We ask that all riders turn in their minimum fundraising donation on or before event day.
Does the bike MS Ride take place if it rains?
Yes! bike MS Rides events will take place rain or shine.
What time do I have to be there?
Each route begins at a different time. Please view each event schedule in your Ride Guide for more details.
Will bike mechanics be available during the ride?
Sponsoring bike shops will provide mechanical assistance on the routes as well as at thestart/finish locations. Bike mechanics are not able to provide full services during the ride, so be sure to get a tune up and have your bike ready before the event.
Will there be rest stops with food, water and restrooms?
Yes! Rest stops will be stocked with snacks and drinks, and bathroom facilities will be available.
What meals are provided?
Cyclists and volunteers will be provided with a finish-line barbecue at the start/finish location of the ride.
What if I cannot finish the ride?
If for any reason you are unable to continue during the ride, a SAG (Safety And Gear) vehicle will bring you and your bicycle to the nearest rest stop or finish line.
I have friends and /or family who would like to participate but don’t cycle. Can they volunteer at the ride?
Yes, we are always in need of help! Please visit our Volunteer Page for more information.