Presented by Bowie Metropolitan Alumni Chapter (BMAC)

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ABOUT THIS EVENT
Thank you for your interest in supporting the BSU Bike Tour 2022. This year our tour will be both traditional and virtual. This event is organized by the Bowie Metropolitan Alumni Chapter (BMAC) as a scholarship fundraiser for students at Bowie State University. This is our 7th tour and we’re excited to have you be a part of it. The BSU Bike Tour 2022 will hold on Saturday, September 10, 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. EDT. Join cyclists from around the world to be a part of this fun and exciting bike tour.

For those electing to participate in the virtual tour you can ride anywhere you choose, for whatever distance or duration you choose. For example, you can ride in your neighborhood, park or trail, city, county, or state. You can even opt to ride a stationary bike for any duration.

For those participating in the traditional tour, we have three routes - 20, 40, and 62 miles with rest stops. Check-in for registration begins at 7:00 a.m. and will occur at a new location -- Vista Gardens Market Place, 10201 Martin Luther King Jr Highway, Bowie, MD 20720. All are welcome to participate.

The purpose of this event not only helps bring attention and notoriety to Bowie State University, but it also seeks to support the school’s continued educational pursuits. As a fundraising event, the net proceeds will be allocated to BSU scholarships for students. Your participation in the BSU Bike Tour 2022 will help BSU student's dreams become a reality.

GOAL
The BSU Bike Tour 2022 has a goal of 500 cyclists to register. It's a great way to get plenty of fresh air, sunshine, exercise and enjoy outdoor scenery.

EVENT SCHEDULE (Rain or Sunshine)
Start time and date: 7:00 a.m. EDT on Saturday, September 10, 2022
End time: 6:00 p.m. EDT on Saturday, September 10, 2022

ROUTES
For the virtual tour, you can create your own adventure and ride wherever you choose, however, some suggested distances are 18 miles and 65 miles to match Bowie State University's founding year (1865).

For the traditional tour, we are offering three (3) routes: 20 miles, 40 miles, and 62 miles with rest stops.

REGISTRATION FEES
• Early Registration: $35 (May 25 - June 30)
• Regular Registration: $45 (July 1 - August 31)
• Late Registration: $50 (September 1 - September 10)
• Registration Fee is NON-REFUNDABLE! (NOTE: If a health emergency is declared requiring social distancing and lockdown, there are two options for traditional tour registrants. 1) Opt to ride virtually or 2) Opt for a refund. If you opt to ride virtually, your registration package will be mailed to you. For either option, send an email to bmacbulldogs@gmail.com to indicate which option you prefer.)

NOTE: On-line registration will close at 11:00 p.m. EDT on September 10th.

For questions, email us at bmacbulldogs@gmail.com

Registration Package Items
• T-Shirt

When your registration is complete, a registration package will be mailed to those electing to ride in the virtual tour. For registrations received after September 1st, we cannot guarantee you will receive your package prior to the tour.

For those riding in the traditional tour, you can pick-up your registration package when you check-in on the day of the event at the registration site - Vista Gardens Market Place, 10201 Martin Luther King Jr Highway, Bowie, MD 20720.

ADDITIONAL PURCHASES – T-SHIRTS
Additional t-shirts for the BSU Bike Tour 2022 are available for purchase. You can place your order on this registration site. T-shirts can be purchased by anyone, even if you do not plan to ride in the event.

DONATIONS
Anyone can make a donation, even if you're unable to ride in the event. Remember, this is a fundraiser for BSU scholarships. Any donation you make is helpful and very important.

GRAND MARSHAL
Our GRAND MARSHAL, BSU Alumnus Craig Shields, aka "Craig Blac" is returning this year. Ride with him for the BSU Bike Tour 2022.  More details to come.

SHARE YOUR EXPERIENCE
To make this bike tour fun and exciting, registrants are encouraged to post photos/videos of your ride. Share your experience with other riders from all over the globe. Take a picture wearing your bike tour t-shirt. Post on www.facebook.com/bsubiketour.
#BSUBikeTour2022
#CyclingforScholarships

SAFETY GUIDELINES
• Obey all traffic laws, including your areas bicycle laws.
• If you are riding with a group, ride single file as required by law.
• All riders are required to wear an ANSI/SNELL/CPSC approved helmet.
• Please be courteous to others sharing the road with you.
• Riders under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult and have the consent of a parent or guardian to participate in the event.
• All minors must be under adult supervision at all times.
• An electronic ride waiver is required to complete the registration.

Online Registration Deadline: Saturday, Sep 10, 2022 at 11:00 PM ET

Select Your Category

Registration Fee Includes T-Shirt (T-SHIRTS are on BACK ORDER and will be mailed after the event)
Category Start Time Distance Prizes Field Limit Fee
Virtual Tour Registration - Adult - Small T-shirt $55 see event details Your Choice miles $55
  • Includes a free T-shirt
Virtual Tour Registration - Adult - Medium T-shirt $55 see event details Your Choice miles $55
  • Includes a free T-shirt
Virtual Tour Registration - Adult - Large T-shirt $55 see event details Your Choice miles $55
  • Includes a free T-shirt
Virtual Tour Registration - Adult - X Large T-shirt $55 see event details Your Choice miles $55
  • Includes a free T-shirt
Virtual Tour Registration - Adult - 2X Large T-shirt $55 see event details Your Choice miles $55
  • Includes a free T-shirt
Category Start Time Distance Prizes Field Limit Fee
Traditional Tour Registration - Adult - Small T-shirt $55 see event details Your Choice miles $55
  • Includes a free T-shirt
Traditional Tour Registration - Adult - Medium T-shirt $55 see event details Your Choice miles $55
  • Includes a free T-shirt
Traditional Tour Registration - Adult - Large T-shirt $55 see event details Your Choice miles $55
  • Includes a free T-shirt
Traditional Tour Registration - Adult - X Large T-shirt $55 see event details Your Choice miles $55
  • Includes a free T-shirt
Traditional Tour Registration - Adult - 2X Large T-shirt $55 see event details Your Choice miles $55
  • Includes a free T-shirt

Event Items

Add donations and merchandise to your registration below. You can also donate or purchase items without registering.

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Donations

If you would like to make a donation please do so here. Remember, this is a fundraiser for BSU Scholarships. Every donation in any amount is helpful and very important.

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Location & Contact

Location address:
10201 Martin Luther King Jr Hwy, Bowie, MD  20720
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