Cape Cod Celebrates Bay State Bike Week

May 11-19th - Local Events Planned

The Cape Cod Commission and the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority will join regional and state-wide efforts to promote bicycling as an alternative to driving motor vehicles during Bay State Bike Week, May 11-19, 2019.  Local and regional activities are planned. Participants can enter a raffle for a chance to win a $40 gift card from SeaSports Cyclery and Outdoors.

Cape Cod Commission-sponsored events include:

Bike Safety Promotions

  • Bourne: Cape Cod Canal Bike Path (southern side, adjacent to railroad bridge) - Monday, May 13, 3 p.m.
  • Yarmouth: Cape Cod Rail Trail at Station Avenue – Wednesday, May 15, 3 p.m.
  • Orleans: Cape Cod Rail Trail at Main Street – Thursday, May 16, 3 p.m.

Sponsored by the Cape Cod Commission, Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority, MassRIDES

Attention bikers: Wear your helmet and get free stuff! Official Bay State Bike Week giveaways will be distributed (while supplies last).
     Contact: Steven Tupper, Cape Cod Commission, 508-362-3828


Bike to Work Day Breakfast

Tuesday, May 14
Time: 8-9 a.m., Hyannis Transportation Center
Sponsored by the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority, Cape Cod Commission, MassRIDES, MassBike, Sea Sports Cyclery & Outdoors

Bicycle Commuters to Hyannis – start your day off right!  Giveaways, maps, schedules, as well as light refreshments/coffee will be available. Free minor bike adjustments supplied by Sea Sports Cyclery & Outdoors.  Bike Week giveaways will be distributed while supplies last. Enter to win a backpack of prizes donated by CCRTA. 
     Contact: Steven Tupper, Cape Cod Commission, 508-362-3828

Announcements and information about this and other Cape Cod Commission bicycle and pedestrian planning initiatives are also available on the web site:

Additional Bike Week events being held on the Cape by other organizations are also posted on the Bay State Bike Week online calendar ( A drop-down menu pinpoints events in specific areas of Massachusetts.

Bay State Bike Week is supported in part by the Federal Highway Administration, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, and MassBike. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on