Tour de South Shore Information

Bike Information

Rider Registration Opens

6:30 a.m.


Start Times

7:30 a.m. for 50-Mile Ride
8:30 a.m. for 25-Mile Ride


Parking

Wompatuck State Park and possibly, outside the park.


What To Bring

  • Helmet
  • Road-worthy bike
  • Change of clothes
  • Collected donations

Rider Check-In Instructions

  • Check in by LAST NAME
  • ONLY submit the amount for the donations you are turning in. Do not include pledges that remain to be collected.
  • Sign the Ride Waver
  • Obtain Rider Race Number

When You Finish

Check in at the finish line so we know all riders have completed the course!

Celebrate at the Rider’s Village! Enjoy a delicious lunch provided by Bertucci’s, Music and the Tour de South Shore Awards Ceremony. 


Safety is a Priority!

We ask all riders to exercise caution and good sportsmanship. Bike technicians, medical staff, water-stop personnel, police officers and road crew will be on hand to ensure you have a safe, enjoyable time as you ride to raise awareness and research funds for Alzheimer’s and MS.


Safety Rules

All participants must observe the following rules.

Helmets – Each rider must wear a helmet during the entire ride.

Bikes – Bikes must be in good working order. Volunteer mechanics will be on hand in case of issues.

Music - The use of personal music devices while riding in the Tour de South Shore is NOT permitted, since it can prevent awareness of approaching traffic.

Children - Children ages 12 and older may participate in this event if accompanied by a registered adult. Children under 12 years of age are NOT permitted to participate in the ride in any way for their protection. However, they are welcome to join the 5K Walk along with a registered adult. Guardians must sign a permission form on the day of the ride for any riders between 12 and 18 years of age.

Bike strollers - (attachments to bikes that children ride in) are not permitted. 


Tips for a Smooth & Safe Ride

Ride In Single File - Please be aware that traffic is not stopped for the Ride

Be Predictable - Don't make sudden turns or stop suddenly.

Use Signals - Notify riders of changes with hand and verbal signals.

Pass On The Left - Slower riders should stay to the right. Announce "on your left" before overtaking other riders.

Announce Approaching Traffic - Call out "car back" or "car ahead"              

Dress Appropriately - Know what weather is expected and dress accordingly. Wearing layers of clothing is a good idea.

Watch For Railroad Tracks - Riders will be asked to dismount at particularly treacherous railroad crossings.

Water - Remember to drink plenty of water.