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The National MS Society's Bike MS program has operated successfully since 1980, providing more than $1 billion (through 2014) to fund research, education, advocacy and programs that support people affected by MS. Through the combined talents and efforts of many, we are the premier fundraising cycling series in the nation.

Bike MS is a series of 100 extraordinary cycling events across the country - rides that take cyclists further than they've every gone before. It's not the mile that matter- it's the unforgettable journey. Bike MS is more than a ride - it's anticipation, camaraderie, personal accomplishment, and the knowledge that you're changing lives...making every mile that much sweeter. As a great personal challenge and achievement that any rider can experience, Bike MS is both a weekend-long and lifelong opportunity to make a difference.

In 2014 alone, almost 95,000 individuals and 7,432 team participated in Bike MS events across the country, raising a combined total of over $82.8 million to fund critical research and help people address the challenges of MS.

This is the page for all things related to Bike MS: Colonial Crossroads. Join us for an extraordinary experience as we create a world free of MS.

Upcoming events (5)

Virginia Beach - Bring A Friend Training Ride

Virginia Beach National Golf Club

Come out for our first Bring A Friend training ride of 2019! Bring a friend to join you! Meet at 11:30 AM at Virginia Beach National Golf Club Depart at 12 PM Beginner riders - 20 mile option Experienced riders - around 40 miles Social: Virginia Beach National Golf Club Snacks, water and gatorade will be provided but please come prepared with additional nutrients. Grab a friend and get on your bike! Bring A Friend Rides are designed for beginner cyclists looking to become comfortable with group riding and prepare for the Bike MS: Colonial Crossroads. Longer options are available as training rides for those comfortable with group riding. Bring A Friend Rides are no-drop rides for all levels and paces. Each route/pace will have a group leader that knows the way and offers advice along the route. These rides are all free to attend and can be found on our Bike MS Event Updates page, MeetUp and in Bike MS emails. *Please have a road ready bike, wear your helmet and carry a water bottle/snack since not all rides will have a rest stop, but will have a nearby convenience stores/gas stations.

Richmond Happy Hour - Capital Ale House

Capital Ale House

Join the Capital Ale House team for a happy hour open to all cyclists. Come meet fellow riders to socialize and swap fundraising tips! We'll be in the Game Room.

Richmond Happy Hour - Capital Ale House

Capital Ale House

Join the Capital Ale House team for a happy hour open to all cyclists. Come meet fellow riders to socialize and swap fundraising tips! We'll be in the Game Room.

2019 Bike MS: Colonial Crossroads

DoubleTree By Hilton

Date(s): June 1-2, 2019 Start Times: Saturday 2-Day Route: 7:30 AM, check-in opens at 6:30 AM Saturday 1-Day Williamsburg Route: 10:00 am, check-in opens at 9:00 AM Sunday 2-Day Route: 7:00 AM Start/Finish Location: Richmond Start/Finish - Varina High School (7053 Messer Rd, Henrico, VA) Smithfield Start/Finish - Windsor Castle Park (301 Jericho Rd, Smithfield, VA) Williamsburg Start/Finish - DoubleTree by Hilton (50 Kingsmill Rd, Williamsburg, VA) Fundraising Minimum: $300 Age Minimum: 18 (15 -17 years old on a case by case basis) Ready for the ride of a lifetime? Bike MS: Colonial Crossroads is a ride that will take you farther than you’ve ever gone before. Cyclists will enjoy the beautiful roads winding through the heart of Virginia as they pass historic sites and rustic farmlands. The first day concludes in Colonial Williamsburg, VA with the Smithfield and Richmond routes coming together to head into the finish line and enjoy a scrumptious feast, massages, musical entertainment and an evening program. Day two begins with a hearty breakfast before cyclists head back to Smithfield/Richmond and their respective finish line. Your participation drives breakthroughs in MS research and ensures people with MS have what they need to live their best lives.

Past events (47)

Richmond - Bring A Friend Training Ride

Four Mile Creek Park

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