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Event Details

Windsor MS Bike
Ride Details


Start/Finish Location:
West Hants Sportsplex, 16 Centennial Drive, Windsor NS


75 km
56 km
25 km


Fundraising Minimum:
Age Minimum:


August 10 & 11, 2024

Start Time:
8:00 am

What is the cost to participate, does it change throughout the year?

Special Windsor Registration Promotion until May 1st is $20.00!


May 1, 2024 – July 4, 2024  

  • Cyclist - Own Accommodations - $40  
  • Cyclist - Dorm Accommodations - $60  
  • Virtual Cyclist - Free  

July 4, 2024 – August 9, 2024  

  • Cyclist - Own Accommodations - $80  
  • Cyclist - Dorm Accommodations - $80  
  • Virtual Cyclist - Free  

August 10th and 11th, 2024 - Event Weekend Special  

  • Team Captains - free 
  • All other participant types - $20  

Is there a minimum fundraising amount? 

MS Bike participants are committing to raise the minimum fundraising amount of $500 to participate in person at the event. Staff are here to support you in reaching your goals.

Reach out to Melanie at to discuss fundraising ideas, resources and support.


What happens if I don’t hit the fundraising Minimum?

Cyclists that do not reach the $500 fundraising minimum will not be able to pick up their rider’s package or participate in person at the MS Bike event. You can however, volunteer or ride virtually in your community that weekend. Contact Melanie at for information on volunteering.


What are some fundraising ideas?

We have a list of fundraising ideas collected from participants across the country!

I am on a team - can we just fundraise enough as a team to cover one another’s $500 minimum?

The $500 fundraising minimum is per participant. Team donations and team members cannot cover the fundraising minimum for others. Donations must be kept under the person/team that the donor originally intended - they cannot be moved between participants.

Are there any teams accepting new riders?

If you are looking to join a team, contact Melanie to inquire at

What kind of bike do I need?

Road bike is best, but you can participate with any bike, including electric bikes. There is a short trail section using the Harvest Moon Trail in Grand Pre on the 76 km route. It is smooth and hard packed material on the trail.

Is there a minimum age?

The minimum age to participate in MS Bike is 12 years old. Participants between 12 and 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Chariots and baby carriers are not permitted on the route.

Are pets allowed?

Pets are not permitted on the route.

What happens if I hit a fundraising reward?

Check out the fundraising rewards! If you qualify for a reward, you can pick it up on the morning of the bike tour. If you hit a reward level after the bike tour, connect Melanie at to arrange pickup/delivery.

Is there a deadline to sign up for the ride?

You can sign up for the ride right up until event weekend. The last day to register is Saturday, August 10th before the ride begins at 8:00am. Please note that by registering for MS bike, participants are committing to raise the minimum fundraising amount of $500.

Dorm Accommodations Information

Cyclists who selected “dorm accommodations” will be staying at the Super 8 Windsor. Cyclists staying in the hotel will be storing their bike in their hotel room with them.

Own Accommodations Information

Cyclists who selected “own accommodations” are responsible for arranging their own accommodations in Windsor on Saturday, August 10th. It is recommended that cyclists book their accommodation early, as rooms can book up quickly in the community of Windsor NS.

Is there a place to camp – Tent or RV – the Friday before the event and the Saturday night?

Yes, there is overnight camping available at the Hants County Exhibition Grounds.

2024 CAMPGROUND RATES (Prices include HST)
3 way (30 amp)     -    $50 per night                                    
3 way (15 amp)      -    $45 per night
2 way (15 amp) & water - $40 per night
Electricity only (15 amp) - $35 per night
No services              -    $30 per night
Dumping Station   -    $25 per night

Weekly and monthly camping is welcome.

For more information, please contact them at:
Telephone: 902-798 0000

Event Meal Plan Details

There will be a grab and go breakfast provided on Saturday and Sunday at the West Hants Sportsplex- Start/Finish before the ride begins. Snacks, water and orange Gatorade will be available at each of the rest stops along the routes both days. West Hants Recreation is hosting our BBQ Lunch on Saturday, Day One as you return from your rides. On Sunday we will also be having BBQ for lunch.

Saturday Evening we will celebrate with each other at Bent Ridge Winery in the Pavilion. Dinner is buffet style with DF, GF, VG options available. Our evening ceremony is also nut free. There will be a cash bar.

What if I get a breakdown along the route or can’t finish the ride?

MS Bike is a fully supported ride with first aid, mechanics, and support vehicles. If you need help or encounter a breakdown, move to the side of the road and hold your helmet up. You can also call the number on your wristband to connect with the Route Control team.

I am spending the night in the hotel. When can I check in?

Check in at the Super 8 Windsor starts at 3:00pm

Where do I store my bike overnight?

For participants staying overnight at Super 8 , you will store your bike in your hotel room.  

Should I bring money and ID to the event?

Food and beverage items at the start/finish line, along the route, and at our Saturday evening dinner are complimentary to volunteers and participants – just show your wristband or t-shirt. 

However, we’ve added some event experiences that require extra payment such as the cash bar on Saturday evening. Please bring your photo ID if you plan to purchase alcohol at the dinner. Bent Ridge Winery accepts cash, and debit/credit cards.

What is the plan in case of inclement weather?

MS Bike will take place rain or shine. If there is lightning and thunder and/or the route is unsafe for riding, the event will be postponed until conditions allow for a safe ride, or the event will be cancelled. Please monitor your email leading up to the event and on event day for any important email communications from your bike coordinator. 

I received more donations after the event, what should I do with them?

Fundraising is open until September 30th! If you hit a milestone after the event, you can still receive that item.

When can I register for next year’s MS Bike event?

MS Bike has year-round registration and fundraising! You can register for next year on event weekend and take advantage of the special event rate of $20 that weekend, with fundraising starting October 1st.

When will the pictures be posted?

It can take some time for photo’s to be sent from our photographers. Typically, they are posted on our Flickr account and Facebook Bike group 4-6 weeks after the event.

Is there a Lost and Found?

Please contact Melanie at for any lost and found items.

I just hit a new fundraising milestone; can I still get my reward?

Of course! Please contact Melanie at to arrange a pickup/delivery time!

Be sure to check back regularly as this page will continue to be updated with important ride information!