Q: Who can participate in Bike to Build MN?
A: Anyone can participate in the ride and we hope a variety of riders of all ages and experiences do! We even have options for non-bikers to participate either via volunteering or registering as a "Virtual Rider". Read more about our different registration types HERE.
Q: What do I need to know if I plan on bringing kids or teenagers?
A: Good question. There are three things to know:
Q: Are donations to Bike to Build MN tax-deductible?
A: Yes, Habitat for Humanity of Minnesota is a 501(c)3 nonprofit and all donations are 100% tax deductible.
Q: What if I have a flat tire?
A: Bike to Build MN is a fully supported event with bike mechanics, rest stops, Support and Gear (SAG) vehicles, and volunteers ready to make sure you have a safe and successful ride.
Q: How much do I need to fundraise?
A: Each Bike to Build MN cyclist age 18 and older is responsible for fundraising a minimum of $250 to participate in the ride. After reaching the $250 minimum, a rider can choose to direct additional funds towards a Habitat for Humanity affiliate of their choice. The fundraising minimum for families biking together, who may have more than two participating adults (18 and older), is $500.
Q: What can I expect at the rest stops?
A: Encouragement, energy bars, and beverages. Not to mention restrooms. There will also be volunteers ready to help with any questions you might have along the way.
Q: Can I register the day of the ride?
A: Yes. Keep in mind, the normal regisrtation fee and fundraising minimum still apply.