Frequently Asked Questions

What are the rules or guidelines for the ride?
The number one rule is Ride Safe. Check out the Critical Mass Commandments for additional info.

Are there bike rentals available?
Yes! There are multiple B-Cycle Stations located in and around the park.

What kind of bike should I use for the CM ride?
We welcome all types of bicycles!

What is the route and where is the final stop?
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.

How many miles is the ride and what is the pace?
Mileage is typically between 18-25 miles with slow to medium pace.

Can I take my children to the ride?
Yes you can, but know that there is a good possibility that they may get exposed to some adult things you may not necessarily be comfortable with.

Besides my bike, what else do I need to take with me to the ride?
Bring a spare tube, tools, water, front and back lights.

Should I wear a helmet?
We highly encourage everyone to wear helmets for their own safety.

What if I get a flat and don't have any spare tube or tools?
You should've paid attention to this FAQ! J/K Someone is always there to give you a helping hand.

How safe are these rides?
It is very safe as long as you are paying attention to your surroundings.

When is the Critical Mass ride again?
Critical Mass always happen at the last Friday of each month. We ride during rain, shine, or tsunami!