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Events and Programs

Events and Programs

GROUP RIDES

Our group rides are a great way to have fun, get some exercise and meet others who are interested in bikes! Fall rides are focused on mountain biking and spring rides on road biking. Don't have a bike? No problem! The bike shop can get you set up with what you need to enjoy a day on two wheels. All of our rides take place on beginner or intermediate terrain and have a fun, relaxed, no drop pace where no one gets left behind. In order to participate in this program please fill out our Online Waiver and bring a completed Medical Questionnaire with you to the trip.

TripDate / TimePlanned LocationCostRegistrationRegistration Deadline
Mountain Biking AfternoonSeptember 12, 4-8 p.m.Lowell-Dracut-Tyngsboro SF, Lowell Mass.$10* UMass Lowell / $15 Guest *Free w/own bikeRegister OnlineSeptember 12 at Noon
Mountain Biking Great BrookSeptember 23, 10 a.m.Concord, Mass.$15* UMass Lowell / $30 Guest *5 w/own bikeRegister OnlineSeptember 20 at Noon
Mountain Biking AfternoonOctober 2, 4-8 p.m.Lowell-Dracut-Tyngsboro SF, Lowell Mass.$10* UMass Lowell / $15 Guest *Free w/own bikeRegister OnlineSeptember 12 at Noon
Mountain Biking Mine Falls ParkOctober 27, 10 a.m.Nashua, N.H.$15* UMass Lowell / $30 Guest *5 w/own bikeRegister OnlineOctober 25 at Noon
Mountain Biking Groton Town ForestDecember 2 at 8 a.m.Groton, Mass.$15* UMass Lowell / $30 Guest *5 w/own bikeRegister OnlineNovember 29 at Noon

BIKE MAINTENANCE BASICS Workshop

This workshop teaches participants how to assess the condition of all parts of their bike, how to keep it clean and lubricated, and will provide an overview of basic tune up skills. Each skill will be reviewed by a mechanic, then participants will practice on their own bike with feedback. No previous experience in bike repair or maintenance is required. Topics to be reviewed include Air, brakes, chain, shifting, quick releases, cleaning and lubrication. In order to participate in this program please fill out our Online Waiver and register online below.

Contact us in advance if you need to borrow a bike for the workshop.

ClassDates / TimesCostRegistrationRegistration Deadline
Bike Maintenance BasicsSeptember 25, 6-8 p.m.FREE UMass Lowell / $25 PublicRegister OnlineSeptember 25, Noon
Bike Maintenance BasicsOctober 24, 6-8 p.m.FREE UMass Lowell / $25 PublicRegister OnlineOctober 24, Noon
Bike Maintenance BasicsMarch 27, 6-8 p.m.FREE UMass Lowell / $25 PublicRegister OnlineMarch 27, Noon
Bike Maintenance BasicsApril 23, 6-8 p.m.FREE UMass Lowell / $25 PublicRegister OnlineApril 23, Noon

LEARN TO RIDE

Our learn to ride class is for students and adults who may have never biked before. Bring your own bike or use one of our Freewheelers rental bikes and come learn the basics of how to ride a bike! We will review helmets, bike sizing, basic features and parts, and riding basics. The class will begin and end at the bike shop. In order to participate in this program please fill out our Online Waiver and register online below.

ClassDates / TimesCostRegistrationRegistration Deadline
Learn to Ride a BikeSeptember 18, 5-7 p.m.FREE UMass Lowell / $25 PublicRegister OnlineSeptember 16, Noon
Learn to Ride a BikeOctober 17, 5-7 p.m.FREE UMass Lowell / $25 PublicRegister OnlineOctober 15, Noon
Learn to Ride a BikeApril 2, 5-7 p.m.FREE UMass Lowell / $25 PublicRegister OnlineMarch 30, Noon

BE SEEN! BIKE LIGHT GIVEAWAY AND NIGHT RIDE

Daylight savings means more time riding in the dark. We're trying to make sure bicyclists are seen by giving out free light sets! Stop by the bike shop during our open hours on November 5 to pick up FREE a pair of basic lights! We'll also be offering 15% discount on all other visibility related items.

Join us that evening from 8-10 p.m. for a bike ride around campus to show off our new bike bling! Bike Ride will meet begin and end at the shop. In order to participate in this program please fill out our online Waiver and register online.