• The 23rd annual Cycle for Shelter will take place on Sunday, July 24, 2011 at Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill, MA. The ride benefits Emmaus Inc. a non-profit that has been providing shelter, services & affordable housing to homeless men, women & children since 1985.
• Cycle for Shelter has been ranked one of the top rides in the United States by Bicycling Magazine & Emmaus is recognized as a model for providing long term solutions to homelessness.
• Century, Metric Century, Half Century & Weekend Warrior (20 mile) scenic routes. The day is planned by cyclists for cyclists & is fully supported.
• Modest registration fees & fundraising. For more information & to register go to: http://events.emmausinc.org/site/PageServer
• Cycle for Shelter is a popular “first” century or metric century whilst still offering many challenges for more experienced riders. The well-marked routes are sprinkled with checkpoints & roving support vehicles & covered by radio communications.
• A delicious barbeque, complimentary massages, foot treatments & shower facilities await cyclists at the finish on the scenic Haverhill campus of Northern Essex Community College.
• Cycle for Shelter donates $1/rider to MassBike.
• Emmaus Cycle for Shelter invites you to join us on 4/14/11 from 5-7pm for an Open House hosted by Urban AdvenTours in Downtown Boston www.urbanadventours.com to talk cycling, have fun & learn more about the Cycle for Shelter. Special discounts/offers & giveaways will be available as well as information on gear, training & more.
– 20% discount on merchandise & accessories
– Up to 40% off on bike sales
– Discounted Cycle for Shelter registration
– Test ride a bike for the Cycle for Shelter
Cycle for Shelter participates in MassBike’s Charity Ride Partner Program to help support MassBike’s advocacy and education program.