Frequently Asked Questions
Q What are the rules or guidelines for the ride?
A The number one rule is Ride Safe. Check out the Critical Mass Commandments for additional info.
Q Are there bike rentals available?
A Yes! There are multiple B-Cycle Stations located in and around the park.
Q What kind of bike should I use for the CM ride?
A We welcome all types of bicycles!
Q What is the route and where is the final stop?
A The route differs every month and will not be provided due to safety concerns, the last stop is usually a couple miles away from the starting point.
Q How many miles is the ride and what is the pace?
A Mileage is typically between 18-25 miles with slow to medium pace.
Q Can I take my children to the ride?
A Yes you can, but know that there is a good possibility that they may get exposed some things you may not necessarily be comfortable with.
Q Besides my bike, what else do I need to take with me to the ride?
A Bring a spare tube, tools, water, front and back lights.
Q Should I wear a helmet?
A We highly encourage everyone to wear helmets for their own safety.
Q What if I get a flat and don’t have any spare tube or tools?
A You should’ve paid attention to this FAQ! J/K Someone is always there to give you a helping hand.
Q How safe are these rides?
A It is very safe as long as you are paying attention to your surroundings.
Q When is the Critical Mass ride again?
A Critical Mass always happen at the last Friday of each month. We ride during rain, shine, or tsunami!