Fundraiser: Pan-Mass Challenge for Team Rialto


Sunday, May 15 – An All Day Event

Update:  RSC is offering special discounts to Studio regulars and Club Members:

>>  Studio Regulars:  receive a 25% discount on the $40 Ride Ticket

>>  Club Members receive a 50% discount on the $40 Ride Ticket

RSC is covering the difference for you.  Come out and ride with us; we have a 50-mile loop!  And a fund 9-mile town loop, too.

Now, onto the event details:

Join us in supporting Team Rialto - of Rialto Restaurant - and the Pan-Mass Challenge on May 15 for an all day fundraising event at the Studio.  The event name, “ride.reception.raffle.” says it all:  great rides, big reception, and an incredible raffle.

When: Sunday, May 15, 2011 beginning at 11:00 am and running into the evening

Where:  Ride Studio Cafe

Why:  Lots of reasons:  enter the raffle for an opportunity to win a custom titanium Seven Cycles bike and many other fantastic raffle items; good rides, great people, Rialto food, and fundraising for an important cause.

Don't forget to RSVP.

The event will feature:

Three Rides on Sunday, May 15

  • 11:00 am:  A 50-mile ride, averaging 14-16 mph through some beautiful and lightly traveled roads.  Be ready by 10:45 am for the pre-ride meeting.  We’ll have printed ride cue sheets and gpx files available.
  • 11:15 am:  A challenging and fast 16-18 mph training ride of 50-miles led by the Studio – to help continue your PMC training!  Be ready by 11:00 am for a pre-ride meeting.  We’ll have printed ride cue sheets and gpx files available.
  • 3:30 pm:  A 5-10 mile fun and scenic ride led by chef Jody Adams and Team Rialto. Be ready by 3:15 pm for a pre-ride meeting.  We’ll have printed ride cue sheets for everyone.

Bike Clinics

Starting at 2:30 pm and running throughout the afternoon, we’ll be featuring clinics that include:

  • How to change a flat tire in under 5-minutes.
  • Ensuring that your bike is ready for the PMC or any ride:  Performing a bike safety check and determining if the bike requires service.
  • Tuning derailleurs for easier shifting.

Evening Reception & Raffle

Starting at 5:00 pm, after the rides and clinics, we invite all ticket holders to a Team Rialto reception featuring:

  • Special guest speaker, Billy Starr, PMC's founder and executive director.
  • A rare raffle where you can win some impressive prizes - see below for details
  • Rialto bites and drinks.
  • Opportunity to talk with Team Rialto and learn more about the PMC.

Evening Raffle Prize Details

All of the raffle items are valued well over the ticket price of $100.  Some prizes include:

We’ve got more prizes to come – you have to be at the event to find out what they are.  Ticket holders have a guaranteed 1 in 10 chance to win!  We’re going to announce some raffle winners at the Studio event on Sunday and then the remaining winners a week before the PMC; the winner of the custom bike will be announced on August 1.

All funds for ride.reception.raffle. go toward Team Rialto's PMC fundraising efforts for Dana-Farber.

To purchase tickets for the Ride and Reception - $40 - click here, scroll down and click on the first "PayPal" link.

To purchase raffle tickets - $100, includes Ride and Reception - click here, scroll down and click on the second "PayPal" link.   You can purchase as many raffle tickets as you’d like; and it increases your odds of winning one of the amazing prizes.

Don’t miss this event that has so many reasons to participate!  We hope to see you on Sunday.

Please RSVP.

A big THANK YOU to Team Rialto’s sponsors: