2021 Bike-A-Thon Training Challenges

2021 Bike-A-Thon Training Challenges

 

This summer, we are hosting a series of three training challenges that will lead up to the in-person Bike-A-Thon. For any biking enthusiast, these virtual ride challenges can serve as training opportunities and as a way to get a head start on fundraising.

Training Challenge #1: ZOOM on your Bike (6/5 - 6/13/2021)

Training Challenge #2: Midsummer in Motion (7/3 - 7/11/2021)

Training Challenge #3: Tuning up the Legs (8/7 - 8/15/2021)

 

2020 Training Routes

 

Attached below are some links to Bike-a-Thon 2020 training routes, along with descriptions. The routes start in Jamaica Plain near the Bikes Not Bombs Hub & Bike Shop. There are routes of varying distance and difficulty. You are able to export files compatible with GPS bike computers, smartphones, and map/profile images.

 

 

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BNB BAT 2020 5 mile Training ride 

Recommended for families & beginners

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/32612356

 

This ride is for families & beginning riders who want to  avoid riding on the road as much as possible. Most of this route is on the S.W. Corridor Bike Path & on the paths in Franklin Park.

 

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BNB BAT 2020 5 Mile Hill Training Loop

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/32612409

 

This is a variation on a popular Jamaica Plain climbing loop. You can do this repetitively to develop your climbing legs.

 

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BNB BAT 2020 10 Mile Training Ride (Practice Loop)

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/32612543

 

This is the old 10 mile BAT ride that many hills and is great for a quick local ride to stretch your legs. If you do loops, each loop will have over 500 feet of climbing.

 

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BNB BAT 2020 20 Mile Training Ride

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/32612642

 

This route follows the current BAT route out of Jamaica Plain & follows the old BAT route into Dedham. You will then make a shortcut back into Needham, Newton, Brookline & Jamaica Plain

 

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BNB BAT 2020 30 Mile Route 

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/32025935

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Current 36.4 mile route for BAT 2020. Total of 1,800 feet of climbing

 

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