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Register Now For The Mass BikePike Tour

Written by Boston Biker on Feb 19

From the email:
The Mass BikePike Tour is a scenic bicycle tour celebrating all the best that Massachusetts has to offer!  Taking place from August 1st to 4th, it is “The Friendliest Ride in the East” and is suitable for novice to experienced cyclists. It’s a GREAT use of limited vacation time – join us after work on Wednesday and we’ll enjoy the next four days of exploring on two wheels. You’ll return home Sunday afternoon with new friends and fun memories.
2013’s ride features the rolling hills and picturesque towns of north-central Massachusetts, from the Johnny Appleseed Trail to the Connecticut River Valley.  The ride will also head north into Keene, NH, and (long ride only) Brattleboro, VT.
 
The Mass BikePike Tour offers two routes each day. The shorter route is between 25 and 45 miles and the longer route is between 45 and 70 miles.
Each evening features a pre-dinner “social hour”, and optional nightly field trips to local attractions. The Mass BikePike Tour is affordably priced – less than $400 if you sign up before March! – and proceeds go to the MassBike Coalition.  There are some volunteer options that allow you join us for free. For more information please visit www.massbikepike.org.

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“Friendliest Ride In The East” Mass BikePike Tour

Written by Boston Biker on Feb 16

Got this in the email, with how much work MassBike is doing with federal bike funding I thought I would give them a plug.

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The Friendliest Ride in the East returns to the Berkshires this August

The Mass BikePike Tour is a scenic bicycle tour of Western Massachusetts. Taking place from August 2nd to 5th, it is “The Friendliest Ride in the East” and is suitable for novice to experienced cyclists.

The Mass BikePike Tour offers two routes each day. The shorter route is between 25 and 45 miles and the longer route is between 45 and 70 miles. The longer route also includes optional challenges like a Mt. Greylock hill climb or a scenic detour to Bennington, VT!

Each evening features a pre-dinner “social hour” for participants to mingle. The Mass BikePike Tour is affordably priced and proceeds go to the MassBike Coalition. For more information please visit www.massbikepike.org. Sign up now – the last day for the early bird discount is February 29th!


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