Tour de Newton 2018-12-13T17:32:30+00:00

TOUR DE NEWTON 2018

Sunday, June 17th, 2018 start 9:00AM – finish 12:30PM

Tour de Newton 2018 will have NEW! routes starting in 4 villages – Newton Centre, West Newton, Newtonville and Waban + City Hall.. All routes will rendezvous at Newton City Hall on Commonwealth Ave to celebrate at the Cycle Village.

New for kiddos:  #BikeHappyKids bike rodeo for our not yet road ready cyclists.

New for everyone: Cycle Village with cycling and lifestyle vendors

Want to cycle? Pre-registration is required for all riders, see below.

Want to volunteer? Opportunities on the 4 cycling routes and/or at City Hall, see below.

To celebrate BikeNewton.org’s 10th birthday, we’re excited to announce a new format. TdN attracted 700+ riders and 80+ volunteers in 2017 and in 2018 we’re expecting 900+ and 100 volunteers. BikeNewton.org is a 501c3 organization promoting bicycling as viable transportation in Newton. [IRS EIN: 80-0317410].

NEW ROUTES! Tour de Newton cycling routes will have 4 village start locations (Newton Centre, West Newton, Newtonville and Waban).  In addition, there will be a Petite Tour and Contra Tour leaving from City Hall. All routes will begin at 9AM and travel to several other villages, experience fun surprises, see hidden Newton treasures and then lead to an 11AM rally at Newton City Hall with all the riders. Return with ride leader to your start location to finish by 12:30PM.

NEW CYCLE VILLAGE!: We’re promoting a healthy, inclusive community culture for all kinds of bicycle riders of all ages. TdN is inviting bicycle lifestyle vendors to promote their gear and services.  All sponsors are invited to have a pop-up retail booth in the Cycle Village at Newton City Hall promoting their cycling friendly way of life.

NEW BIKE RODEO! New for 2018 is BikeHappyKids, our bike rodeo at Newton City Hall from 9AM-noon aimed at kiddos from 0 – 10 years. BikeHappyKids is for bicycle skills and street smarts, building confidence and having fun on balance bikes, adaptive bikes and all kinds of bicycles.

REGISTER

REGISTER FOR TOUR DE NEWTON

  • Includes free entry to Bike Happy Kids for kids 10 years and under

REGISTER FOR BIKE HAPPY KIDS RODEO

VOLUNTEERS WANTED

TOUR DE NEWTON  Want to ride for free? Tour de Newton is recruiting cycling leads and sweeps for the 6 routes.  If you are an experienced and confident urban cyclist, please volunteer at tourdenewtonma@gmail.com and cycle for free.

BIKE HAPPY KIDS RODEO  Want to help make Bike Happy Kids rodeo a success? Join the volunteer host team and get further instructions, choose from one hour slots from 7AM – 1PM Sunday 17 June 2018. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090d4da5af2ca4ff2-bike

QUESTIONS?

Email us tourdenewtonma@gmail.com

or follow us on Twitter

@BikeNewton

@bikehappykids