Frequently Asked Questions
Can I change my route distance?
We recommend sticking to the distance you chose and preparing/training accordingly, but if you want to change your distance for whatever reason, you can do so at the registration table at RRR on July 29th. There is no way to change your distance online.
How much does Ride ‘Round Rhody cost?
There are two registration options for RRR. Fundraising Riders pay a $40 registration fee and are held to a $300 fundraising minimum. Non-fundraising Riders pay a $225 registration fee and have no fundraising minimum.
Will the fundraising minimum be enforced?
Yes. In order to maximize the use of each dollar raised, we rely on our RRRiders to meet the fundraising minimum of $300. LIFEcycle encourages fundraising efforts leading up to RRR, but don't worry if you haven't reached $300 by July 29th - fundrasing remains open until September 1st!
What does the money I’ve raised go towards?
Money raised by RRR participants and volunteers stays local! Grants are issued to local hospitals and cancer treatment centers around the state of Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts. Through the awarding of grants, the money you raise through RRR makes an immediate impact close-to-home.
Are there team registration/fundraising discounts?
Teams are a big part of what makes RRR successful. While we don’t have any pre-determined discounts or fundraising minimum differences for teams, we’re happy to work with folks. Please contact us to learn more.
I’m not sure if I can reach the fundraising minimum… is there any support?
Yes! LIFEcycle can offer helpful tips and hints along the way to help you meet your goal. If you are on a team, we can help organize fundraising events and provide useful materials.
What do I need to bring with me on event day?
Please see our RRRider Guide for suggestions on what to bring with you to RRR.
Where can I buy or rent a bike for Ride ‘Round Rhody?
We recommend our official race-day partner, NBX Bikes. They have everything bike related you may need, and have locations in Narragansett, Warwick, Providence, and East Providence.
Is there mechanical assistance on-site?
Yes, there is. NBX will have a representative on-site to pump up tires, tighten gears and chains, and fix your brakes prior to the race. Our friends at Velofix will have their mobile mechanical team on the course to provide assistance on-the-fly.
What food and drinks are available at rest stops?
Last year, there were PB&J sandwiches, bananas, oranges, and water at all rest stops. This year we will have that and more, including sports drinks and assorted protein bars.