Calendar of Events - Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society
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07/09/17 - 12/21/17
Jul 9-Dec 21 (Sun-Thu)
South American Epic Tour
Tour D’Afrique tour is the only South American bicycle trip that covers the continent from top to bottom, from Cartagena, Columbia to Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego on the shores of the Drake Passage. Nine sections, may sign up for some or all. http://tdaglobalcycling.com/south-american-epic
Captain: Lloyd Strong  519-252-86743  Lstrong2@cogeco.ca

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07/22/17 - 07/27/17
Lake Michigan Summer Break
July 22-27 (Sat –Thurs)

Rides Daily rides in the Ludington area.
Contact ride captain for details.
B: 40-50 mi
Captain: Kevin McGuinness
734-649-9762.  


07/23/17 - 07/29/17
Jul 23-29 (Sat-Sat)
RAGBRAI XLV - The Register’s Annual Great Rider Across Iowa
Classic cross-state bicycle tour—the granddaddy of them all! The 2017 route will be: Orange City, Spencer, Algona, Clear Lake, Charles City, Cresco, Waukon, & Lansing. Weeklong registration now closed, day passes available. www.ragbrai.org

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07/26/17
8 am Early Morning Ride from Ann Arbor West Side
B ride tom Chelsea or Whitmore Lake and beyond.
Start: 08:00 am Bird Hills Park parking lot, Newport Rd.
B: 40+ mi
Captain: Kevin McGuinness
kmcguinn@comcast.net
734-649-9762

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07/26/17
Every Wednesday 9:00 am
Northwestern Brunch Ride Enjoy some of our favorite roads when traffic is low. Ride the area from Leslie to Mason, Munith Webberville and Grass lake. Ride will vary each week.  Stop for brunch.
Start: Stockbridge Park, north end of N Wood St, 1st rt turn west of Main Square.

Captains: Jeffrey Spoon, 734-846-0604, jdspoon@spooncompanies.com 

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07/26/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

07/26/17
Ride under I-96  to Island Lake and back to Kensington around the west side of Kent Lake; onto Milford (via path).  Stop for lunch at Americus Coney & Grill: then head back south around the east side of Kent Lake to the start.
more info...

07/26/17
Superior Salem Dirt Road Ride - Wednesdays 9:00AM
Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.
Start: Start at Trinity Church parking lot: 10101 Ann Arbor Rd, Plymouth MI, 48170 - corner of Godfredson and Plymouth Rd.
C ride- Basic 19 miles with longer routes possible.   Call if temperatures are below 50 or raining.

 

more info...

07/26/17
Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.
more info...

07/26/17
Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.
more info...

07/26/17
An A/B/C ride from Saline south to Britton/Macon area then west through Clinton. Then stop at the local watering hole for refreshments.
Start Location Varies:
Reference AABTS – Bike and Brew Ride on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BikeandBrewSalineArea/
or contact Me for start location.

A/B/C: 20+ mi Captain: Jeff Eisemann 734-747-1862 BikingJeff@gmail.com

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07/26/17
Newcomers, casual riders & recumbents welcome!
The ride starts in Dexter at Jeffords St. between Alpine St and Forrest St, overlooking the start of the B2B trail. (Behind the Marathon gas station.)

The ride has two groups. An A/B:25 mile ride and a C:13-16 mile ride. Both rides use the B2B Trail to Hudson Mills. (No cars!)
 

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07/26/17
22-40 mile ride from the upper parking lot of the East Boat Launch. Cycle through Island Lake Recreation Area and around Kensington Lake; ride can be extended to Milford and back to Kensington. I-96 and Kent Lake Road.
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07/26/17
Hines Park to Dearborn. 15-30+ miles. A/B/C.
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07/26/17
Join us for an evening's ride through Island Lake State Rec Area and around Kensington MetroPark every Wednesday through October. We start in the upper lot of the East boat launch in Kensington MetroPark. Rides are generally 15-40 miles depending on weather and the group's stamina. We may also ride a loop into Milford. Occasionally will start the rides in South Lyon; but will meet the main group at the park. Kensington MetroPark is at  â€‹I-96 & Kent Lake Road.
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07/27/17 - 07/30/17
Wish-A-Mile (WAM) 300 Bicycle Tour
July 27 - 30, 2017 (Thu-Sun)

30th annual.  Three-day, 300-mile tour, the largest fundraising event for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Michigan.
 Ride starts in Traverse City, MI and ends in Brooklyn, MI with a lap around the Michigan International Speedway.
Bus provided from Brooklyn to start of ride.  
Also, Sunday July 30, is the WAM 50, a one day, 50-mile loop ride out of Brooklyn.  

http://wam.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1166165

Captain: John Finnegan 734-981-0787  johnbfinnegan@aol.com

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07/27/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

07/27/17
Jackson County Ride (Every Thursday 9:00AM)
9:00 am (April-May) Jackson County Ride Enjoy some of our favorite roads when traffic is low. Ride the area from Brooklyn to Leslie including Grass Lake, Munith and Napoleon.

Ride starts at the parking lot across for Cavanaugh Lake.  Ride will vary each week.

Captains: Jeffrey Spoon, 734-846-0604, jdspoon@spooncompanies.com   

more info...

07/27/17
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
more info...

07/27/17
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
more info...

07/27/17
This ride leaves from Wheels in Motion and heads up and away from Ann Arbor to partake in the area's hillier terrain. Start: Wheels in Motion  A/B 15-25+ Captains: Doug Tidd 734-678-8297 DeWight and Vickie Plotner â€‹734-971-2121
 

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07/27/17
Frank Lloyd Wright Ride (​Thursdays Jun-Aug 7:00 PM.)
Enjoy lightly traveled dirt roads. Fat tire bikes recommended.
Start: 2722 Georgetown Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

C 15-18 mi
Captains: Jack and Beth Caldwell 734-663-5060
John Butwin 734-717-7567

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07/28/17
Ride along Hines Drive.
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07/28/17
9:00 am  Joe’s Breakfast Club  
    Ride with one of the most congenial groups in Washtenaw County to Dexter and beyond.
    NEW Start: Barton Park, on Huron River Drive just West of Bird Rd. (one-mile West of Main St.)
    C: 19 to 24+ mi 
    Captains:  Dan Harrison 734-476-4944  a2dan@sbcglobal.net  
    â€‹Vickie Smith 734-996-9461  vickie.smith@comcast.net 

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07/29/17
Far West Quad County Ride  
Every Saturday, 7:00 July, 8:00 Aug; 9:00 Sept

Start: Chelsea, Fire Station on W. Middle Street. Park: in the 24-hour lot next to the Fire Station on west Middle Street. B/B+: 40-100+ mi  

Captain: Jeffrey Spoon 734-846-0604 jdspoon@spooncompanies.com

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07/29/17
Dexter Breakfast Ride 
AABTS’s most popular ride
follows scenic Huron River Dr to
Dexter, Chelsea, and beyond!

Ride options, total miles: Dexter,
22; farm stand, 30; Chelsea, 38;
Cavanaugh Lake, 48; Waterloo,
55; Munith, 70; beyond, 80-100.
Start: Wheeler Park (corner of
Depot and N. Fourth Ave. just
west of Amtrak station).

A/B/C: 22/30/38/48/55/70+ mi

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07/29/17
Ride senic Hines Dr. (20+ miles) and the roads west of Plymouth (30 - 50+ miles).
A riders: 18 - 22 mph B riders: 14 - 18 mph C riders: 10 - 14 mph
June-July Start Time: 9:00AM

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07/29/17
A new Saturday ride for members who are intimidated at riding on the open roads and for those who work during the week but would really like to participate with other AABTS riders in an environment friendly to novice cyclists. This ride starts from Kensington Metropark where riders may enjoy riding slower without having to share the road with cars. First ride Saturday, 5/13/17, and continues until the end of October.
Ride along the paved Hike-Bike Trail (8.5 miles per loop) or roads along the Kensington circuit. Multiple loops or fewer miles for new riders.
Start: Kensington Metropark, Parking Lot A (East Boat Launch)
B/C: 8+ mi
Ride start: Kensington Metropark,4570 Huron River Pkwy, Milford, MI 48380, Parking Lot A
Kaiming Li, 734-272-1790; John Yu, 734-546-3825; Anne Yu, 734-392-8814
 

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07/30/17
Ride the roads west of Plymouth (30-50+ miles) or Hines Drive (20+ miles).
more info...

07/30/17
Sunday Democratic Rides (Sundays 9:00AM)
Wheeler Park, Ann Arbor, MI

NOTE: If you wish to submit a Sunday ride to replace any of the scheduled Sunday "demoncratic" rides, please do so NOW. As an AABTS member, you will be credited with being the ride leader and will accumulate coveted Club Miles. Go for it! Log-in and Submit a Ride.


 

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07/30/17
A relaxing conversational ride through Hines Park. No ride if temperatures are below 60 or above 90 degrees.
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07/31/17
This is a ride for all levels with destinations of Grass Lake,Munith, Pleasant Lake and Stockbridge. Mileage between 35 to 65 miles.
more info...

07/31/17
Back Roads Ramble (9:00AM)
Ride Gravel roads to Independance Lake, Llama Farm and other low traffic destinations.
Start: Old St. Patricks Church, 5671 Whitmore Lake Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Call if the temperature is below 45 or marginal weather.
Captains: Beth Caldwell, 734-663-5060
John Butwin,   734-717-7567
 

more info...

07/31/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

07/31/17
Back Roads Ramble (9:00AM)
Ride Gravel roads to Independance Lake, Llama Farm and other low traffic destinations.
Start: Old St. Patricks Church, 5671 Whitmore Lake Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Call if the temperature is below 45 or marginal weather.
Captains: Beth Caldwell, 734-663-5060
John Butwin,   734-717-7567
 

more info...

07/31/17
Ride Gravel roads to Independance Lake, Llama Farm and other low traffic destinations.
more info...

07/31/17
Temporarily Suspended -- Construction in Jackson
Falling Waters Adventure (Every Monday June-September)
Start at trailhead of Falling Waters Trail on Weatherwax Rd, in Jackson and ride trail to
Concord -lunch- return to trail head. Flat and scenic' crossing thru Lime Lake.

C: 22+ miles
RSVP (Call ride captain if you intend to ride.)
Connie Cavanaugh at 517- 764-3340 or 586-929-0251

42°12'36.5"N 84°26'29.8"W
42.210136, -84.441610
 

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07/31/17
Paved Country Roads Rides (Mondays)

Optional stop at Pleasant Lake Party Store. Hilly Schneider Rd on long routes.

A/B/C: 18/24/30 mi 12:00

Start: Pine Cross Ln, east off Parker Rd, 1 mile south of Jackson Rd. Park: Pine Cross Ln, north edge past mailboxes. 

Alternate Route: The B2B in Dexter, south of Marathon station on Jeffords St. between Alpine St & Forrest St - overlooking start of B2B trail.

Captains: Don & Gwen Evich 734-426-5116;  Please call us if you plan to join us for the ride and get start point. 
donevich@att.net ; gwenevich@att.net
 

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07/31/17
Hines Park to Dearborn; A/B/C 15-30+ miles 
more info...

07/31/17

An easy, no drop ride


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08/01/17
A ride imitating the Saturday Wheeler Park Ride.
more info...

08/01/17
A ride imitating the Saturday Wheeler Park Ride.
more info...

08/01/17
9:00 am Parks, Lakes & Trails Ride
Join us as we cycle through Kensington, Island Lake and the new trail to Milford. Choose to ride 10 to 50+ miles, all on paved bike paths. Optional Brunch stop before end of ride.
Call if forecast is less than 40 or it's raining.
Start: McHattie Park in South Lyon, 1/4 mi south of 10 Mile & 1/4 mi west of Pontiac Trail. B: 10-50+ mi
Captains:  Jan Tripp 734-996-8079 George Gonyo 734-996-0089 

more info...

08/01/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

08/01/17
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
more info...

08/01/17
A ride for women. Ride down Huron River Drive to Dexter and possibly further. Join us afterwards for dinner.
more info...

08/01/17
Roll out is from the parking lot of Aberdeen Bike.  Early and late season rides require both front and rear lights.   25 to 50+miles.
more info...

08/01/17
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
more info...

08/02/17
8 am Early Morning Ride from Ann Arbor West Side
B ride tom Chelsea or Whitmore Lake and beyond.
Start: 08:00 am Bird Hills Park parking lot, Newport Rd.
B: 40+ mi
Captain: Kevin McGuinness
kmcguinn@comcast.net
734-649-9762

more info...

08/02/17
Every Wednesday 9:00 am
Northwestern Brunch Ride Enjoy some of our favorite roads when traffic is low. Ride the area from Leslie to Mason, Munith Webberville and Grass lake. Ride will vary each week.  Stop for brunch.
Start: Stockbridge Park, north end of N Wood St, 1st rt turn west of Main Square.

Captains: Jeffrey Spoon, 734-846-0604, jdspoon@spooncompanies.com 

more info...

08/02/17
Ride under I-96  to Island Lake and back to Kensington around the west side of Kent Lake; onto Milford (via path).  Stop for lunch at Americus Coney & Grill: then head back south around the east side of Kent Lake to the start.
more info...

08/02/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

08/02/17
Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.
more info...

08/02/17
Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.
more info...

08/02/17
Superior Salem Dirt Road Ride - Wednesdays 9:00AM
Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.
Start: Start at Trinity Church parking lot: 10101 Ann Arbor Rd, Plymouth MI, 48170 - corner of Godfredson and Plymouth Rd.
C ride- Basic 19 miles with longer routes possible.   Call if temperatures are below 50 or raining.

 

more info...

08/02/17
Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.
more info...

08/02/17
An A/B/C ride from Saline south to Britton/Macon area then west through Clinton. Then stop at the local watering hole for refreshments.
Start Location Varies:
Reference AABTS – Bike and Brew Ride on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BikeandBrewSalineArea/
or contact Me for start location.

A/B/C: 20+ mi Captain: Jeff Eisemann 734-747-1862 BikingJeff@gmail.com

more info...

08/02/17
Newcomers, casual riders & recumbents welcome!
The ride starts in Dexter at Jeffords St. between Alpine St and Forrest St, overlooking the start of the B2B trail. (Behind the Marathon gas station.)

The ride has two groups. An A/B:25 mile ride and a C:13-16 mile ride. Both rides use the B2B Trail to Hudson Mills. (No cars!)
 

more info...

08/02/17
22-40 mile ride from the upper parking lot of the East Boat Launch. Cycle through Island Lake Recreation Area and around Kensington Lake; ride can be extended to Milford and back to Kensington. I-96 and Kent Lake Road.
more info...

08/02/17
Hines Park to Dearborn. 15-30+ miles. A/B/C.
more info...

08/03/17
Jackson County Ride (Every Thursday 9:00AM)
9:00 am (April-May) Jackson County Ride Enjoy some of our favorite roads when traffic is low. Ride the area from Brooklyn to Leslie including Grass Lake, Munith and Napoleon.

Ride starts at the parking lot across for Cavanaugh Lake.  Ride will vary each week.

Captains: Jeffrey Spoon, 734-846-0604, jdspoon@spooncompanies.com   

more info...

08/03/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

08/03/17
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
more info...

08/03/17
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
more info...

08/03/17
Frank Lloyd Wright Ride (​Thursdays Jun-Aug 7:00 PM.)
Enjoy lightly traveled dirt roads. Fat tire bikes recommended.
Start: 2722 Georgetown Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

C 15-18 mi
Captains: Jack and Beth Caldwell 734-663-5060
John Butwin 734-717-7567

more info...

08/03/17
Come enjoy your moon shadow in this nighttime ride along the Border to Border trail between Dexter and Hudson Mills. Park behind the fire station at Mill Creek Park in Dexter. 
Ride: B/C 
No ride in fully overcast or inclement weather since we cannot see our moon shadow then.

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08/04/17
Ride along Hines Drive.
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08/04/17
9:00 am  Joe’s Breakfast Club  
    Ride with one of the most congenial groups in Washtenaw County to Dexter and beyond.
    NEW Start: Barton Park, on Huron River Drive just West of Bird Rd. (one-mile West of Main St.)
    C: 19 to 24+ mi 
    Captains:  Dan Harrison 734-476-4944  a2dan@sbcglobal.net  
    â€‹Vickie Smith 734-996-9461  vickie.smith@comcast.net 

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08/05/17
Far West Quad County Ride  
Every Saturday, 7:00 July, 8:00 Aug; 9:00 Sept

Start: Chelsea, Fire Station on W. Middle Street. Park: in the 24-hour lot next to the Fire Station on west Middle Street. B/B+: 40-100+ mi  

Captain: Jeffrey Spoon 734-846-0604 jdspoon@spooncompanies.com

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08/05/17
Ride from Traverse City to Suttons Bay to the Suttons Bay Art Festival-19 miles one way on the paved TART trail.  Take a picnic lunch or eat in one of the restaurants in Suttons Bay or at the Art Festival.
C: 38 mi
9:00 am Depot Neighborhood on 8th and Woodmere Ave.
Captains: Jeanette & Chuck Hescheles 734-395-6404 or 
734-660-4775

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08/05/17
A new Saturday ride for members who are intimidated at riding on the open roads and for those who work during the week but would really like to participate with other AABTS riders in an environment friendly to novice cyclists. This ride starts from Kensington Metropark where riders may enjoy riding slower without having to share the road with cars. First ride Saturday, 5/13/17, and continues until the end of October.
Ride along the paved Hike-Bike Trail (8.5 miles per loop) or roads along the Kensington circuit. Multiple loops or fewer miles for new riders.
Start: Kensington Metropark, Parking Lot A (East Boat Launch)
B/C: 8+ mi
Ride start: Kensington Metropark,4570 Huron River Pkwy, Milford, MI 48380, Parking Lot A
Kaiming Li, 734-272-1790; John Yu, 734-546-3825; Anne Yu, 734-392-8814
 

more info...

08/06/17
Sunday Democratic Rides (Sundays 9:00AM)
Wheeler Park, Ann Arbor, MI

NOTE: If you wish to submit a Sunday ride to replace any of the scheduled Sunday "demoncratic" rides, please do so NOW. As an AABTS member, you will be credited with being the ride leader and will accumulate coveted Club Miles. Go for it! Log-in and Submit a Ride.


 

more info...

08/06/17

Meet at Lower Huron Metropark - Turtle Cove Family Aquatic Center, 40151 E Huron River Dr, at 9:30 am 
The paved trail follows the Huron river basin through Lower Huron, Willow, Oakwoods, Lake Erie Metroparks and the communities of Flat Rock, Brownstown and Gibraltar to the Lake Erie shoreline.

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08/06/17
Pere Marquette Trail Bike Ride & Lunch  (Aug 6 (Sun) Clare, MI)
Clare, MI. 10:30 a.m.
Meet at parking lot behind Pere Marquette District Library, 185 East 4th Street, Clare, MI

Please join us for a 20 mile (or more) bike ride along the scenic Pere Marquette Rail-trail between Clare and Coleman, Michigan.  It is a flat and exceptionally smooth ride. We will stop halfway for lunch at one of the available restaurants. Rest rooms are available along the trail. Bring snacks if you would like, sunscreen, and water. HELMETS ARE REQUIRED!  

www.sierraclub.org/michigan/crossroads

Captain: John Wilson 734-355-3822 john_wilson288@yahoo.com

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08/07/17
Back Roads Ramble (9:00AM)
Ride Gravel roads to Independance Lake, Llama Farm and other low traffic destinations.
Start: Old St. Patricks Church, 5671 Whitmore Lake Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Call if the temperature is below 45 or marginal weather.
Captains: Beth Caldwell, 734-663-5060
John Butwin,   734-717-7567
 

more info...

08/07/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

08/07/17
This is a ride for all levels with destinations of Grass Lake,Munith, Pleasant Lake and Stockbridge. Mileage between 35 to 65 miles.
more info...

08/07/17
Back Roads Ramble (9:00AM)
Ride Gravel roads to Independance Lake, Llama Farm and other low traffic destinations.
Start: Old St. Patricks Church, 5671 Whitmore Lake Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Call if the temperature is below 45 or marginal weather.
Captains: Beth Caldwell, 734-663-5060
John Butwin,   734-717-7567
 

more info...

08/07/17
Ride Gravel roads to Independance Lake, Llama Farm and other low traffic destinations.
more info...

08/07/17
Temporarily Suspended -- Construction in Jackson
Falling Waters Adventure (Every Monday June-September)
Start at trailhead of Falling Waters Trail on Weatherwax Rd, in Jackson and ride trail to
Concord -lunch- return to trail head. Flat and scenic' crossing thru Lime Lake.

C: 22+ miles
RSVP (Call ride captain if you intend to ride.)
Connie Cavanaugh at 517- 764-3340 or 586-929-0251

42°12'36.5"N 84°26'29.8"W
42.210136, -84.441610
 

more info...

08/07/17
Paved Country Roads Rides (Mondays)

Optional stop at Pleasant Lake Party Store. Hilly Schneider Rd on long routes.

A/B/C: 18/24/30 mi 12:00

Start: Pine Cross Ln, east off Parker Rd, 1 mile south of Jackson Rd. Park: Pine Cross Ln, north edge past mailboxes. 

Alternate Route: The B2B in Dexter, south of Marathon station on Jeffords St. between Alpine St & Forrest St - overlooking start of B2B trail.

Captains: Don & Gwen Evich 734-426-5116;  Please call us if you plan to join us for the ride and get start point. 
donevich@att.net ; gwenevich@att.net
 

more info...

08/07/17
Hines Park to Dearborn; A/B/C 15-30+ miles 
more info...

08/07/17

An easy, no drop ride


more info...

08/08/17
A ride imitating the Saturday Wheeler Park Ride.
more info...

08/08/17
A ride imitating the Saturday Wheeler Park Ride.
more info...

08/08/17
9:00 am Parks, Lakes & Trails Ride
Join us as we cycle through Kensington, Island Lake and the new trail to Milford. Choose to ride 10 to 50+ miles, all on paved bike paths. Optional Brunch stop before end of ride.
Call if forecast is less than 40 or it's raining.
Start: McHattie Park in South Lyon, 1/4 mi south of 10 Mile & 1/4 mi west of Pontiac Trail. B: 10-50+ mi
Captains:  Jan Tripp 734-996-8079 George Gonyo 734-996-0089 

more info...

08/08/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

08/08/17
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
more info...

08/08/17
A ride for women. Ride down Huron River Drive to Dexter and possibly further. Join us afterwards for dinner.
more info...

08/08/17
Roll out is from the parking lot of Aberdeen Bike.  Early and late season rides require both front and rear lights.   25 to 50+miles.
more info...

08/08/17
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
more info...

08/09/17
8 am Early Morning Ride from Ann Arbor West Side
B ride tom Chelsea or Whitmore Lake and beyond.
Start: 08:00 am Bird Hills Park parking lot, Newport Rd.
B: 40+ mi
Captain: Kevin McGuinness
kmcguinn@comcast.net
734-649-9762

more info...

08/09/17
Ride under I-96  to Island Lake and back to Kensington around the west side of Kent Lake; onto Milford (via path).  Stop for lunch at Americus Coney & Grill: then head back south around the east side of Kent Lake to the start.
more info...

08/09/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

08/09/17
Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.
more info...

08/09/17
Superior Salem Dirt Road Ride - Wednesdays 9:00AM
Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.
Start: Start at Trinity Church parking lot: 10101 Ann Arbor Rd, Plymouth MI, 48170 - corner of Godfredson and Plymouth Rd.
C ride- Basic 19 miles with longer routes possible.   Call if temperatures are below 50 or raining.

 

more info...

08/09/17
Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.
more info...

08/09/17
Every Wednesday 9:00 am
Northwestern Brunch Ride Enjoy some of our favorite roads when traffic is low. Ride the area from Leslie to Mason, Munith Webberville and Grass lake. Ride will vary each week.  Stop for brunch.
Start: Stockbridge Park, north end of N Wood St, 1st rt turn west of Main Square.

more info...

08/09/17
An A/B/C ride from Saline south to Britton/Macon area then west through Clinton. Then stop at the local watering hole for refreshments.
Start Location Varies:
Reference AABTS – Bike and Brew Ride on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BikeandBrewSalineArea/
or contact Me for start location.

A/B/C: 20+ mi Captain: Jeff Eisemann 734-747-1862 BikingJeff@gmail.com

more info...

08/09/17
Newcomers, casual riders & recumbents welcome!
The ride starts in Dexter at Jeffords St. between Alpine St and Forrest St, overlooking the start of the B2B trail. (Behind the Marathon gas station.)

The ride has two groups. An A/B:25 mile ride and a C:13-16 mile ride. Both rides use the B2B Trail to Hudson Mills. (No cars!)
 

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08/09/17
22-40 mile ride from the upper parking lot of the East Boat Launch. Cycle through Island Lake Recreation Area and around Kensington Lake; ride can be extended to Milford and back to Kensington. I-96 and Kent Lake Road.
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08/09/17
Hines Park to Dearborn. 15-30+ miles. A/B/C.
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08/10/17
Jackson County Ride (Every Thursday 9:00AM)
9:00 am (April-May) Jackson County Ride Enjoy some of our favorite roads when traffic is low. Ride the area from Brooklyn to Leslie including Grass Lake, Munith and Napoleon.

Ride starts at the parking lot across for Cavanaugh Lake.  Ride will vary each week.

Captains: Jeffrey Spoon, 734-846-0604, jdspoon@spooncompanies.com   

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08/10/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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08/10/17
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
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08/10/17
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
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08/10/17
Frank Lloyd Wright Ride (​Thursdays Jun-Aug 7:00 PM.)
Enjoy lightly traveled dirt roads. Fat tire bikes recommended.
Start: 2722 Georgetown Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

C 15-18 mi
Captains: Jack and Beth Caldwell 734-663-5060
John Butwin 734-717-7567

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08/11/17
Ride along Hines Drive.
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08/11/17
9:00 am  Joe’s Breakfast Club  
    Ride with one of the most congenial groups in Washtenaw County to Dexter and beyond.
    NEW Start: Barton Park, on Huron River Drive just West of Bird Rd. (one-mile West of Main St.)
    C: 19 to 24+ mi 
    Captains:  Dan Harrison 734-476-4944  a2dan@sbcglobal.net  
    â€‹Vickie Smith 734-996-9461  vickie.smith@comcast.net 

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08/12/17
Aug 12 (Sat)
ODRAM - One Day Ride Across Michigan
Montague to Bay City, MI. The ride will travel a route from Montague on the west side of the state all the way to Bay City State Recreation Area on Saginaw Bay. 145-ish miles,lunch, two SAG stops, post-ride party at end. Proceeds from the ride will again benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

 www.odram.com

Captain: Laike Misikir 248-505-7067 laikemariam@yahoo.com
 

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08/12/17
Far West Quad County Ride  
Every Saturday, 7:00 July, 8:00 Aug; 9:00 Sept

Start: Chelsea, Fire Station on W. Middle Street. Park: in the 24-hour lot next to the Fire Station on west Middle Street. B/B+: 40-100+ mi  

Captain: Jeffrey Spoon 734-846-0604 jdspoon@spooncompanies.com

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08/12/17
A new Saturday ride for members who are intimidated at riding on the open roads and for those who work during the week but would really like to participate with other AABTS riders in an environment friendly to novice cyclists. This ride starts from Kensington Metropark where riders may enjoy riding slower without having to share the road with cars. First ride Saturday, 5/13/17, and continues until the end of October.
Ride along the paved Hike-Bike Trail (8.5 miles per loop) or roads along the Kensington circuit. Multiple loops or fewer miles for new riders.
Start: Kensington Metropark, Parking Lot A (East Boat Launch)
B/C: 8+ mi
Ride start: Kensington Metropark,4570 Huron River Pkwy, Milford, MI 48380, Parking Lot A
Kaiming Li, 734-272-1790; John Yu, 734-546-3825; Anne Yu, 734-392-8814
 

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08/13/17
Sun 13 Aug Antique Tractor & Equipment Show, Waterloo Farms, noon - 5 pm
There will be Vendors and Demonstrators on the grounds along with all the great tractors and other machinery to experience.
The 1850s ten room farm house will be open for tours for a small fee of $3.00 a person. Concessions will be available on the grounds. There will also be assorted vendors and demonstrators. Wagon rides will be available.

A 70 mi Wheeler Park (9:00AM)
B/C 50 mi Dexter Gazebo  (9:00AM)

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08/14/17
Back Roads Ramble (9:00AM)
Ride Gravel roads to Independance Lake, Llama Farm and other low traffic destinations.
Start: Old St. Patricks Church, 5671 Whitmore Lake Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Call if the temperature is below 45 or marginal weather.
Captains: Beth Caldwell, 734-663-5060
John Butwin,   734-717-7567
 

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08/14/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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08/14/17
This is a ride for all levels with destinations of Grass Lake,Munith, Pleasant Lake and Stockbridge. Mileage between 35 to 65 miles.
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08/14/17
This is a ride for all levels with destinations of Grass Lake,Munith, Pleasant Lake and Stockbridge. Mileage between 35 to 65 miles.
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08/14/17
Back Roads Ramble (9:00AM)
Ride Gravel roads to Independance Lake, Llama Farm and other low traffic destinations.
Start: Old St. Patricks Church, 5671 Whitmore Lake Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Call if the temperature is below 45 or marginal weather.
Captains: Beth Caldwell, 734-663-5060
John Butwin,   734-717-7567
 

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08/14/17
Ride Gravel roads to Independance Lake, Llama Farm and other low traffic destinations.
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08/14/17
Temporarily Suspended -- Construction in Jackson

Falling Waters Adventure (Every Monday June-September)
Start at trailhead of Falling Waters Trail on Weatherwax Rd, in Jackson and ride trail to
Concord -lunch- return to trail head. Flat and scenic' crossing thru Lime Lake.

C: 22+ miles
RSVP (Call ride captain if you intend to ride.)
Connie Cavanaugh at 517-764-3340 or 586-929-0251

42°12'36.5"N 84°26'29.8"W
42.210136, -84.441610

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08/14/17
Paved Country Roads Rides (Mondays)

Optional stop at Pleasant Lake Party Store. Hilly Schneider Rd on long routes.

A/B/C: 18/24/30 mi 12:00

Start: Pine Cross Ln, east off Parker Rd, 1 mile south of Jackson Rd. Park: Pine Cross Ln, north edge past mailboxes. 

Alternate Route: The B2B in Dexter, south of Marathon station on Jeffords St. between Alpine St & Forrest St - overlooking start of B2B trail.

Captains: Don & Gwen Evich 734-426-5116;  Please call us if you plan to join us for the ride and get start point. 
donevich@att.net ; gwenevich@att.net
 

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08/14/17
Hines Park to Dearborn; A/B/C 15-30+ miles 
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08/14/17

An easy, no drop ride


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08/15/17
A ride imitating the Saturday Wheeler Park Ride.
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08/15/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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08/15/17
9:00 am Parks, Lakes & Trails Ride
Join us as we cycle through Kensington, Island Lake and the new trail to Milford. Choose to ride 10 to 50+ miles, all on paved bike paths. Optional Brunch stop before end of ride.
Call if forecast is less than 40 or it's raining.
Start: McHattie Park in South Lyon, 1/4 mi south of 10 Mile & 1/4 mi west of Pontiac Trail. B: 10-50+ mi
Captains:  Jan Tripp 734-996-8079 George Gonyo 734-996-0089 

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08/15/17
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
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08/15/17
A ride for women. Ride down Huron River Drive to Dexter and possibly further. Join us afterwards for dinner.
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08/15/17
Roll out is from the parking lot of Aberdeen Bike.  Early and late season rides require both front and rear lights.   25 to 50+miles.
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08/15/17
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
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08/16/17
8 am Early Morning Ride from Ann Arbor West Side
B ride tom Chelsea or Whitmore Lake and beyond.
Start: 08:00 am Bird Hills Park parking lot, Newport Rd.
B: 40+ mi
Captain: Kevin McGuinness
kmcguinn@comcast.net
734-649-9762

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08/16/17
Ride under I-96  to Island Lake and back to Kensington around the west side of Kent Lake; onto Milford (via path).  Stop for lunch at Americus Coney & Grill: then head back south around the east side of Kent Lake to the start.
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08/16/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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08/16/17
Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.
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08/16/17
Superior Salem Dirt Road Ride - Wednesdays 9:00AM
Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.
Start: Start at Trinity Church parking lot: 10101 Ann Arbor Rd, Plymouth MI, 48170 - corner of Godfredson and Plymouth Rd.
C ride- Basic 19 miles with longer routes possible.   Call if temperatures are below 50 or raining.

 

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08/16/17
Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.
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08/16/17
Every Wednesday 9:00 am
Northwestern Brunch Ride Enjoy some of our favorite roads when traffic is low. Ride the area from Leslie to Mason, Munith Webberville and Grass lake. Ride will vary each week.  Stop for brunch.
Start: Stockbridge Park, north end of N Wood St, 1st rt turn west of Main Square.

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08/16/17
An A/B/C ride from Saline south to Britton/Macon area then west through Clinton. Then stop at the local watering hole for refreshments.
Start Location Varies:
Reference AABTS – Bike and Brew Ride on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BikeandBrewSalineArea/
or contact Me for start location.

A/B/C: 20+ mi Captain: Jeff Eisemann 734-747-1862 BikingJeff@gmail.com

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08/16/17
Newcomers, casual riders & recumbents welcome!
The ride starts in Dexter at Jeffords St. between Alpine St and Forrest St, overlooking the start of the B2B trail. (Behind the Marathon gas station.)

The ride has two groups. An A/B:25 mile ride and a C:13-16 mile ride. Both rides use the B2B Trail to Hudson Mills. (No cars!)
 

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08/16/17
Hines Park to Dearborn. 15-30+ miles. A/B/C.
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08/17/17
Jackson County Ride (Every Thursday 9:00AM)
9:00 am (April-May) Jackson County Ride Enjoy some of our favorite roads when traffic is low. Ride the area from Brooklyn to Leslie including Grass Lake, Munith and Napoleon.

Ride starts at the parking lot across for Cavanaugh Lake.  Ride will vary each week.

Captains: Jeffrey Spoon, 734-846-0604, jdspoon@spooncompanies.com   

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08/17/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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08/17/17
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
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08/17/17
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
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08/17/17
Frank Lloyd Wright Ride (​Thursdays Jun-Aug 7:00 PM.)
Enjoy lightly traveled dirt roads. Fat tire bikes recommended.
Start: 2722 Georgetown Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

C 15-18 mi
Captains: Jack and Beth Caldwell 734-663-5060
John Butwin 734-717-7567

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08/18/17 - 08/26/17
Aug 18-26 (Fri-Sat)
BAC Total Eclipse of KY
Nashville, TN. Loop ride featuring a viewing of the Aug. 21 total eclipse of the sun in an optimal viewing location near Hopkinsville, KY. Overnights will be in Kentucky towns of Ashland City, Oak Grove (2 nights), Aurora, Dover, & Clarksville. Mileage from 31-51 miles. www.bicycleadventureclub.org
Captain: Dawn Callahan  517-392-8945  callahandawn1778@gmail.com

08/18/17
Ride along Hines Drive.
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08/18/17
9:00 am  Joe’s Breakfast Club  
    Ride with one of the most congenial groups in Washtenaw County to Dexter and beyond.
    NEW Start: Barton Park, on Huron River Drive just West of Bird Rd. (one-mile West of Main St.)
    C: 19 to 24+ mi 
    Captains:  Dan Harrison 734-476-4944  a2dan@sbcglobal.net  
    â€‹Vickie Smith 734-996-9461  vickie.smith@comcast.net 

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08/19/17 - 08/25/17
Aug 19-25 (Sat-Fri)
Cycle Greater Yellowstone
Experience the iconic, wild, & magnificent Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem on your bike. 350 miles, with an additional option of around 100 miles. Route highlights: West Yellowstone, Mesa Falls, Caribou-Targhee National Forest, Pine Creek Pass, Snake River, Grand Targhee, Warm River, Red Dune Road, & the Centennial Mountains. This ride now filled; wait list only. https://www.cyclegreateryellowstone.com
Captain: Terri Keppler  734-645-5696  tlk1972@gmail.com

08/19/17
Baroudeur Wayne State University
Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, for The Baroudeur, Wayne State University's cycling event to raise money for student scholarships. 

 

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08/19/17
Far West Quad County Ride  
Every Saturday, 7:00 July, 8:00 Aug; 9:00 Sept

Start: Chelsea, Fire Station on W. Middle Street. Park: in the 24-hour lot next to the Fire Station on west Middle Street. B/B+: 40-100+ mi  

Captain: Jeffrey Spoon 734-846-0604 jdspoon@spooncompanies.com

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08/19/17
Start at the National Park Service Visitor Center in Empire, Michigan for a ride through the Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore and Leland Penninsula.

B Ride of 40-60 miles.

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08/19/17
Ride from Pine Hill Nursery to Elk Rapids. Swim and picnic after the ride at our chalet
C/D 20-30 mi

Captains: Jeanette & Chuck Hescheles 734-660-4775 (Call for directions).

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08/19/17
A new Saturday ride for members who are intimidated at riding on the open roads and for those who work during the week but would really like to participate with other AABTS riders in an environment friendly to novice cyclists. This ride starts from Kensington Metropark where riders may enjoy riding slower without having to share the road with cars. First ride Saturday, 5/13/17, and continues until the end of October.
Ride along the paved Hike-Bike Trail (8.5 miles per loop) or roads along the Kensington circuit. Multiple loops or fewer miles for new riders.
Start: Kensington Metropark, Parking Lot A (East Boat Launch)
B/C: 8+ mi
Ride start: Kensington Metropark,4570 Huron River Pkwy, Milford, MI 48380, Parking Lot A
Kaiming Li, 734-272-1790; John Yu, 734-546-3825; Anne Yu, 734-392-8814
 

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08/20/17
Meet at the Cedar Parking Lot on the campus of Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City, Michigan for a ride through Mission Penninsula

B Ride of 40-60 miles.

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08/20/17
Sunday Democratic Rides (Sundays 9:00AM)
Wheeler Park, Ann Arbor, MI

NOTE: If you wish to submit a Sunday ride to replace any of the scheduled Sunday "demoncratic" rides, please do so NOW. As an AABTS member, you will be credited with being the ride leader and will accumulate coveted Club Miles. Go for it! Log-in and Submit a Ride.


 

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08/21/17
Back Roads Ramble (9:00AM)
Ride Gravel roads to Independance Lake, Llama Farm and other low traffic destinations.
Start: Old St. Patricks Church, 5671 Whitmore Lake Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Call if the temperature is below 45 or marginal weather.
Captains: Beth Caldwell, 734-663-5060
John Butwin,   734-717-7567
 

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08/21/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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08/21/17
This is a ride for all levels with destinations of Grass Lake,Munith, Pleasant Lake and Stockbridge. Mileage between 35 to 65 miles.
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08/21/17
This is a ride for all levels with destinations of Grass Lake,Munith, Pleasant Lake and Stockbridge. Mileage between 35 to 65 miles.
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08/21/17
Back Roads Ramble (9:00AM)
Ride Gravel roads to Independance Lake, Llama Farm and other low traffic destinations.
Start: Old St. Patricks Church, 5671 Whitmore Lake Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Call if the temperature is below 45 or marginal weather.
Captains: Beth Caldwell, 734-663-5060
John Butwin,   734-717-7567
 

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08/21/17
Ride Gravel roads to Independance Lake, Llama Farm and other low traffic destinations.
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08/21/17
Once in a lifetime event!  Ride the Tunnel Hill State Trail on August 21st and experience the only total solar eclipse visible in the mdwest U.S. in our lifetime.
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08/21/17
Temporarily Suspended -- Construction in Jackson

Falling Waters Adventure (Every Monday June-September)
Start at trailhead of Falling Waters Trail on Weatherwax Rd, in Jackson and ride trail to
Concord -lunch- return to trail head. Flat and scenic' crossing thru Lime Lake.

C: 22+ miles
RSVP (Call ride captain if you intend to ride.)
Connie Cavanaugh at 517-764-3340 or 586-929-0251

42°12'36.5"N 84°26'29.8"W
42.210136, -84.441610

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08/21/17
Hines Park to Dearborn; A/B/C 15-30+ miles 
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08/22/17
A ride imitating the Saturday Wheeler Park Ride.
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08/22/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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08/22/17
9:00 am Parks, Lakes & Trails Ride
Join us as we cycle through Kensington, Island Lake and the new trail to Milford. Choose to ride 10 to 50+ miles, all on paved bike paths. Optional Brunch stop before end of ride.
Call if forecast is less than 40 or it's raining.
Start: McHattie Park in South Lyon, 1/4 mi south of 10 Mile & 1/4 mi west of Pontiac Trail. B: 10-50+ mi
Captains:  Jan Tripp 734-996-8079 George Gonyo 734-996-0089 

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08/22/17
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
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08/22/17
A ride for women. Ride down Huron River Drive to Dexter and possibly further. Join us afterwards for dinner.
more info...

08/22/17
Roll out is from the parking lot of Aberdeen Bike.  Early and late season rides require both front and rear lights.   25 to 50+miles.
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08/22/17
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
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08/23/17
8 am Early Morning Ride from Ann Arbor West Side
B ride tom Chelsea or Whitmore Lake and beyond.
Start: 08:00 am Bird Hills Park parking lot, Newport Rd.
B: 40+ mi
Captain: Kevin McGuinness
kmcguinn@comcast.net
734-649-9762

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08/23/17
Ride under I-96  to Island Lake and back to Kensington around the west side of Kent Lake; onto Milford (via path).  Stop for lunch at Americus Coney & Grill: then head back south around the east side of Kent Lake to the start.
more info...

08/23/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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08/23/17
Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.
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08/23/17
Every Wednesday 9:00 am
Northwestern Brunch Ride Enjoy some of our favorite roads when traffic is low. Ride the area from Leslie to Mason, Munith Webberville and Grass lake. Ride will vary each week.  Stop for brunch.
Start: Stockbridge Park, north end of N Wood St, 1st rt turn west of Main Square.

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08/23/17
Superior Salem Dirt Road Ride - Wednesdays 9:00AM
Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.
Start: Start at Trinity Church parking lot: 10101 Ann Arbor Rd, Plymouth MI, 48170 - corner of Godfredson and Plymouth Rd.
C ride- Basic 19 miles with longer routes possible.   Call if temperatures are below 50 or raining.

 

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08/23/17
Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.
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08/23/17
An A/B/C ride from Saline south to Britton/Macon area then west through Clinton. Then stop at the local watering hole for refreshments.
Start Location Varies:
Reference AABTS – Bike and Brew Ride on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BikeandBrewSalineArea/
or contact Me for start location.

A/B/C: 20+ mi Captain: Jeff Eisemann 734-747-1862 BikingJeff@gmail.com

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08/23/17
Newcomers, casual riders & recumbents welcome!
The ride starts in Dexter at Jeffords St. between Alpine St and Forrest St, overlooking the start of the B2B trail. (Behind the Marathon gas station.)

The ride has two groups. An A/B:25 mile ride and a C:13-16 mile ride. Both rides use the B2B Trail to Hudson Mills. (No cars!)
 

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08/23/17
Hines Park to Dearborn. 15-30+ miles. A/B/C.
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08/24/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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08/24/17
Jackson County Ride (Every Thursday 9:00AM)
9:00 am (April-May) Jackson County Ride Enjoy some of our favorite roads when traffic is low. Ride the area from Brooklyn to Leslie including Grass Lake, Munith and Napoleon.

Ride starts at the parking lot across for Cavanaugh Lake.  Ride will vary each week.

Captains: Jeffrey Spoon, 734-846-0604, jdspoon@spooncompanies.com  

more info...

08/24/17
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
more info...

08/24/17
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
more info...

08/24/17
Frank Lloyd Wright Ride (​Thursdays Jun-Aug 7:00 PM.)
Enjoy lightly traveled dirt roads. Fat tire bikes recommended.
Start: 2722 Georgetown Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

C 15-18 mi
Captains: Jack and Beth Caldwell 734-663-5060
John Butwin 734-717-7567

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08/25/17
Ride along Hines Drive.
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08/25/17
9:00 am  Joe’s Breakfast Club  
    Ride with one of the most congenial groups in Washtenaw County to Dexter and beyond.
    NEW Start: Barton Park, on Huron River Drive just West of Bird Rd. (one-mile West of Main St.)
    C: 19 to 24+ mi 
    Captains:  Dan Harrison 734-476-4944  a2dan@sbcglobal.net  
    â€‹Vickie Smith 734-996-9461  vickie.smith@comcast.net 

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