Annual Bike Tour Registration Information
★ 2020 Registration opens the first week of January ★
Become a member
Parks & Trails New York is the leading statewide not-for-profit organization working to create, protect, and promote parks and trails in New York State including the Erie Canalway Trail. Become a member of Parks & Trails New York and receive exclusive member benefits, including a discount on this year's Cycle the Erie Canal Annual Bike Tour registration!
Volunteer on the Ride
Riders and drivers who volunteer enjoy a discounted registration fee. Volunteer riders are able to cycle part of the time. Volunteer roles include SAG and luggage truck drivers, rest stop help, route supervisors, route checking, merchandise sales, physician/EMT/nurse, overnight crew and more. Volunteer spaces are limited and some require early arrival in Buffalo.
Cancelling the Ride
To receive a refund of your ride registration and if applicable, shuttle reservation, minus a cancellation fee per rider (fees increase on June 8), you must submit a ride registration cancellation form no later than June 20. If your refund request is made after June 20 you may be eligible to receive a credit. No shuttle reservation refunds or credits after June 20. No ride registration refunds or credits after June 30. All refunds are issued by check.
After June 20, to receive a credit for your ride registration, minus a cancellation fee per rider (fees increase on June 8), you must submit a ride registration cancellation request form no later than June 30. Credits can be used toward a future PTNY Cycle the Erie Canal bike tour. No credits after June 30. Fees vary by ride type (8 day or 4 day).
RIDE CANCELLATION FEES UP UNTIL JUNE 7
8-DAY RIDER:$100 PER RIDER
4-DAY RIDER:$50 PER RIDER
ride cancellation FEES AFTER JUNE 7
8-DAY RIDER:$150 PER RIDER
4-DAY RIDER:$75 PER RIDER
NOTE: To transfer an 8-day ride to a 4-day ride in the same year, there is a $50 fee and it must be done no later than June 7, 2020.
Cancelling Just the Shuttle If you are still joining us for the ride, but need to cancel your shuttle reservation and receive a refund minus a cancellation fee per rider (fee increases on June 8), you must submit a shuttle cancellation form no later than June 20. No shuttle refunds after June 20. No shuttle credits.
shuttle cancellation Fee up until June 7
$10 PER RIDER
shuttle cancellation fee after june 7
$15 PER RIDER
- ALL REFUNDS WILL ISSUED IN CHECK FORM
- CANCELLATION FEES INCREASE JUNE 8
- NO SHUTTLE REFUNDS AFTER JUNE 20
- NO RIDE REFUNDS AFTER JUNE 20
- NO RIDE CREDITS AFTER JUNE 30