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Cambridge Bike Rides

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Discover new places in the city and the interesting ways to get there on a Cambridge Bicycle Committee bike ride! Most rides are themed and include informational brochures and route maps. There is no registration or charge for rides -- just show up and enjoy!

To sign up to receive ride news and updates by email, click here.

Virtual Rides

Cambridge Nineteenth Amendment Centennial Ride - Fall 2020

August 26, 2020 marked the 100-year anniversary of the culmination of the women's suffrage movement and the adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment of the US Constitution, which prohibited the denial of the right to vote on the basis of sex and enfranchised many American women. To celebrate the centennial of this significant milestone, the Cambridge Bicycle Committee created a Nineteenth Amendment-themed bike ride that highlights sites and suffragists important to the movement in Cambridge and beyond.

While the Committee had hoped to celebrate this ride and anniversary with the Cambridge community, this was not possible due to the COVID-19 outbreak. However, we invite you to experience this ride virtually and out on the streets on your own using the resources below:

The Bicycle Committee has also created GPS files for the route, which can be downloaded at the links below:

To learn more about other ways Cambridge is celebrating the Nineteenth Amendment centennial, see the 100 Years: Celebrating Cambridge Women's Suffrage website.

Past Bicycle Committee Rides

Bike for Bites Winter Ride and Celebration - Saturday, February 29, 2020

43 cyclists

Event flier

Photos

Sponsers: Mariposa BakeryHi-Rise Bread CompanyFlour Bakery, Lamplighter Brewing

Spooky Spokes Halloween Bike Celebration - Sunday November 3, 2019

130 participants 

Photos

12th Bow Tie Ride - Sunday, September 22, 2019

187 cyclists

Route map

Photos

Sponsors: Redbones BBQ, OoOtie

Coast the City - Saturday, May 18, 2019

226 cyclists

Brochure and route map

Photos

Sponsors: Bon Me, WardMaps LLCBroadway Bicycle School

2003-2018

Visit cambridgebikes.org for details on past Bicycle Committee rides from 2003-2018.

Other Bike Tour Resources

American Society of Landscape Architect’s Tour of Boston and Cambridge

A ten mile self-guided tour highlighting some of the most scenic and bikeable areas in Boston and Cambridge.

Bikabout

Created to inspire two-wheeled tourism.

Urban AdvenTours

Looking for a guided tour or to rent a bike?

More Information

For more information about bicycling in Cambridge, visit cambridgema.gov/bike.

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