Carry It With You Challenge Recap

Glenn's bike to work set up is ready for any conditions

During our “Carry It With You” Challenge, you all show off some of your best bicycling hauls! One lucky winner received a basket from Nantucket Bike Basket Co. to help make it even easier to load up their bicycle with whatever they need to carry. Here is just a very small sampling of some the great entries we recieved:

Suzy, who says, "You can't beat taking the world with you on a bike! And of course a dog. Always a dog."

Heather told us about she constantly carries things by bike, like this rain barrel she hauled home on her Yuba Boda Boda.

But more recently, Heather's 6-year-old son, Calvin, has gotten in on the bike carrying action- he proudly carried their pizza leftovers home on a family vacation in Burlington, VT and enjoyed the nice bike lane.

And who hasn't wondered about how they'll get the 100 lbs of onions they just purchased at the farmer's market home? Eric said no tears were shed during the 3-mile journey from the Haymarket Farmer's Market to his final destination.


Thank you to everyone who joined our "Carry It With You" Challenge- it was great to see the large variety of items you all have packed onto your bicycles! 

Our second bicycling challenge is now live, join our “Be a Bike Buddy” Challenge until September 18th and you could win a MassBike outfit (socks, buff, and t-shirt) for you and your biking bud.

How to Join the Challenge:

  • Take a ride with your bike buddy (bonus points if it’s a new rider) & snap a ride selfie of the both of you
  • Share your story about your ride with us! Either post your photo and story on social media and tag @MassBike or email your photo and story to [email protected]

If photo challenges aren’t your thing, make sure to join the MassCommute Cycling Challenge happening September 19th-26th. You can join by logging trips with your Transportation Management Association (TMA) or with the MassBike Love to Ride Group. Check out the MassCommute Cycling Challenge page on the Bay State Bike Month Website for more details.

Stay tuned to our weekly Bike Month emails, MassBike’s social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter), & the Bay State Bike Month website for details on September bicycle challenges.

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