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Group Rides, Runs, & Events

Check this page often for updated listings of all types of cycling and running events in and around our area.

Rides require, at minimum, an appropriate bike in good working order, water, and a helmet.  Bring your own spare tube, energy food, and any tools that you need if you end up having a mechanical.  Many rides are held subject to weather. Check our facebook page for weather cancellations and location changes.

Fall/Winter Group MTB Rides

Team Spark puts on Group MTB Rides and Trail Runs on a weekly basis to grow cycling and running in our local community.  These events are free of charge and are designed to be fun and challenging.  Venues change with the seasons.  All events feature multiple ability groups and we encourage you to stay within your comfort zone and join the group that matches your ability level and fitness.

These group events are organized by Team Spark and are not sanctioned by any organization.  All riders and runners accept personal responsibility for their own safety and for the safety of others.

DayStart TimeDescriptionLocationPhone
Every Wednesday5:30pmWEDNESDAY NIGHT LIGHTS - GROUP MTB RIDE (INTERMEDIATE ADVANCED) Pedal from the shop at 5:30pm. Headlight and tail light required. Ride returns to shop around 7:30pm.Our Store508-822-4570
Every Saturday7:30amSATURDAY SPARKALOPE - GROUP MTB RIDE (ALL LEVELS) Massasoit State Park. Pedal at 7:30am sharp. All groups return to the parking lot by roughly 9am. ***Periodically we change venues.Massasoit State Park508-822-4570

Spring/Summer Group Rides

Team Spark puts on Group Rides on a weekly basis to grow cycling and running in our local community.  These events are free of charge and are designed to be fun and challenging.  All events feature multiple ability groups and we encourage you to stay within your comfort zone and only join the group that matches your ability level and fitness.

These group events are organized by Team Spark and are not sanctioned by any organization.  All riders and runners accept personal responsibility for their own safety and for the safety of others.

DayStart TimeDescriptionLocationPhone
Every Wednesday6:00pmBUSINESS CASUAL MTB RIDE: Moderate social (no drop) pace group mountain bike ride. Pedal at 6:00pm sharp. Watch our facebook page for location changes.Massasoit State Park - Main Parking Lot508-822-4570
Every Saturday7:30amSATURDAY TOUR DE SPARK - GROUP ROAD RIDE (MULTIPLE GROUPS): Pedal at 7:30am sharp. ALPHA GROUP: 22+ mph, BRAVO GROUP: 19 – 21 mph, CHARLIE GROUP: 16 – 18 mphOur Store508-822-4570

Upcoming Cycling Events

These events are put on by our friends and partners.  That's why they're the best in New England!

DateEvent NameLocationDescriptionPhone
Sep 17, 2017Freetown 50DCR Freetown-Fall River State ForestThe EFTA NECS Finale and one of the most technical marathon MTB races in New England!
Oct 18, 2017CrosstobeerfestRaynham Soccer FieldsOne of the most spectator friendly cyclocross races around, and on a Wednesday night! Come to race or just come to watch from the Craft Beer Garden while The Pourmen perform. Eat at one of our unique food trucks!
Nov 25, 2017Secret Squirrel CXRaynham Soccer FieldsOne of the most challenging and unique cyclocross courses devised with hilarious spectating areas and a Craft Beer Garden
Feb 4, 2018Wicked Nor'EastahDCR Borderland State ParkOur annual fat bike and mountain bike "race" with an optional trail run at the end. This event is super fun with or without snow.