Q:
When is Chainbreaker weekend?
A:

Chainbreaker weekend is August 11-13, 2017. Please view the schedule below for the weekend breakdown.

  • Friday, August 11th: Kickoff celebration
  • Saturday, August 12th: Ride begins for all routes (25, 50, 100, and 180)
  • Sunday, August 13th: Ride continues for 180-mile route
Q:
I want to ride. Are there fundraising requirements?
A:

Yes, there is a fundraising minimum commitment for each route as follows:

  • 25 Miles, 1-day ride – I commit to raise $1,000 for Cancer Research
  • 50 Miles, 1-day ride – I commit to raise $1,250 for Cancer Research
  • 100 Miles, 1-day ride – I commit to raise $1,500 for Cancer Research
  • 180 Miles, 2-day ride – I commit to raise $2,000 for Cancer Research
Q:
How much is the registration fee for Riders?
A:

The registration fee for Riders remains $100 until Sunday, July 11, 2017, at 11:59 p.m., at which point it increases to $150.

Q:
What type of bike do I need?
A:

Just about any bike will get you 25 or 50-miles.  If you are riding 100 or 180-miles you may think about investing in a road bike!

ERIK’S Bike Shop is providing a deal on bikes and gear for Chainbreaker Riders by providing a 10% rebate* on the purchase of any bike over $600 and 10% off* instant savings of cycling apparel and gear.  Offer ends August 13, 2017. Click here for more information!

*Excludes discounted bikes, apparel, and gear.

Q:
Why do we ask for your credit card?
A:

Each Rider must pay a non-refundable registration fee that does not count toward his or her minimum fundraising commitment. The appropriate amount is charged to the Rider’s card upon registration. The Rider’s card information must remain on file in case you do not reach your fundraising minimum by the fundraising deadline. After the fundraising deadline, your card will be charged for the remainder of your commitment, if any.

Q:
Can I withdraw from the event?
A:

You can cancel your participation as a Rider in Chainbreaker up to but not later than 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, July 11, 2017. Remember, all Riders have until October 13, 2017, to reach their minimum fundraising commitments.

Q:
How do I fundraise?
A:

Personalize your Rider profile page, then direct your friends and family to your Rider page and ask them to donate to your ride! We’ve come up with some fundraising tips to help you reach and hopefully exceed your fundraising goal.  They can be found here!

Q:
What is the fundraising deadline?
A:

Riders have until October 13, 2017, to raise funds for Chainbreaker 17.

Q:
Can I use Chainbreaker marketing materials for my personal fundraising efforts?
A:

Yes, you are able to use Chainbreaker’s logos for your personal fundraising efforts. Please send any final designs that use Chainbreaker’s assets to Kjerstin Meyer at kjerstin@chainbreakerride.org for approval before publication or production.

Q:
What is a Pack Leader?
A:

A Pack Leader is anyone who has maintained at least $4,000 in his/her fundraising account as of the fundraising deadline.