Calendar of Events - Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society

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Events in the month of October 2017
10/01/2017
Ride the roads west of Plymouth (30-50+ miles) or Hines Drive (20+ miles).
October Start Time: 9:00am

 

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10/01/2017
Ride to the Historic Walker Tavern Historic Site located at the historic crossroads where Sylvester Walker fed weary travelers in the mid 1800's.  Visit the Farmers Market, open from 10 am -2pm with over 50 venders.
B Ride 48 miles.
42 miles if do not visit the Tavern after lunch in Brooklyn.

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10/01/2017
A relaxing conversational ride through Hines Park. No ride if temperatures are below 60 or above 90 degrees.
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10/02/2017 - 03/01/2017
Let's have some fun having alligators chasing us as we trek through the Florida Everglades. Daily rides multiple distances. 50-100 miles. Meet at the Wal-Mart (Collier Blvd and US 41 Tamiami Trail) at 7:00 am. Please call me day before to go over route. 
more info...

10/02/2017
Back Roads Ramble (9:00AM)
10:00AM beginning in November
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

NOTE: Above 50. If temperatures are below 50 call ride leaders to verify the ride is on.

 

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10/02/2017
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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10/02/2017
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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10/02/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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10/02/2017
Paved Country Roads Ride (Mondays 12:00pm)
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

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

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10/02/2017
Hines Park to Dearborn; A/B/C 15-30+ miles 
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10/03/2017
A ride imitating the Saturday Wheeler Park Ride.
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10/03/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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10/03/2017
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
more info...

10/03/2017
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles. "Democratic" ride -- those who show, chose captain and route.
more info...

10/03/2017
A ride for women. Ride down Huron River Drive to Dexter and possibly further. Join us afterwards for dinner.
more info...

10/03/2017
Dog and Suds Ride
Ride to the west or north from Chelsea
NOTE: November dates are tentative.
 

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10/03/2017
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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10/04/2017
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.

Note: Above 50. If temperatures are below 50 call ride leaders to verify the ride is on.

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10/04/2017
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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10/04/2017
Early Morning Ride from Ann Arbor West Side
B ride to Chelsea or Whitmore Lake and beyond.
Start: 10:00 am Bird Hills Park parking lot, Newport Rd.
B: 40+ mi
Captain: Kevin McGuinness
kmcguinn@comcast.net
734-649-9762

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10/04/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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10/04/2017
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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10/04/2017
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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10/04/2017
Hines Park to Dearborn. 15-30+ miles. A/B/C.
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10/05/2017
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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10/05/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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10/05/2017
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
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10/05/2017
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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10/06/2017
Ride with one of the most congenial groups in Washtenaw County to Dexter and beyond.

Start: Barton Park, on Huron River Drive just West of Bird Rd. (one-mile West of Main St.)  Oct & Nov start time is now 10am.  Breakfast at the Riverview Cafe in Dexter.

    C: 19, 24, 32, 35+ mi 
    Captains:  Dan Harrison 734-476-4944  a2dan@sbcglobal.net  
    â€‹Vickie Smith 734-996-9461  vickie.smith@comcast.net 

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10/06/2017
Ride along Hines Drive.
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10/07/2017
Far West Quad County Ride  
Every Saturday, 9:00AM

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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10/07/2017
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
October Start Time: 9:00am
 

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10/07/2017
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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10/07/2017
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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10/07/2017
Dexter-Huron Metropark Ride (Saturdays 10:00AM)
For new riders (B/C: 8+ mi ) who prefer riding on the border-to-border (B2B) trail instead of on the road.
 
 Designated Ride Captain Named [Kaiming Li, Anne Yu]
 Ride Start Time: [10 am]-- from 9/2 until end of October
 Ride Start LStarting Location: Dexter-Huron Metropark Parking lot to the right of Ticket/Entrance Booth 
 6535 Huron River Dr, Dexter, MI 48130
 Ride Captain Contact Info
 (Kaiming Li, 734-272-1790;Anne Yu, 734-392-8814)
 Description of Ride with Mileage Range
Time: Saturdays, 10 AM
Location: Dexter-Huron Metropark 
Ride along the paved Border-to-Border (B2B) Trail inside of Dexter-Huron Metropark
 
​

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10/08/2017
Sun Oct 8 Pioneer Days, Waterloo Farm
Tour the fully restored house, listed in the National Register of Historic places.  Construction was begun in 1855.
Enjoy fresh cider and a great bake sale and say a season's farewell to the beautiful Waterloo area.
A 70 mi Wheeler Park 9 AM START
Captain Jonathan Rodgers
B/C 50 mil Dexter Gazebo 10 AM START
Captain Jan Tripp
 

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10/08/2017
Ride the roads west of Plymouth (30-50+ miles) or Hines Drive (20+ miles).
October Start Time: 9:00am

 

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10/08/2017
A relaxing conversational ride through Hines Park. No ride if temperatures are below 60 or above 90 degrees.
more info...

10/09/2017 - 03/01/2017
Let's have some fun having alligators chasing us as we trek through the Florida Everglades. Daily rides multiple distances. 50-100 miles. Meet at the Wal-Mart (Collier Blvd and US 41 Tamiami Trail) at 7:00 am. Please call me day before to go over route. 
more info...

10/09/2017
Back Roads Ramble (9:00AM)
10:00AM beginning in November
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

NOTE: Above 50. If temperatures are below 50 call ride leaders to verify the ride is on.

 

more info...

10/09/2017
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...

10/09/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

10/09/2017
Paved Country Roads Ride (Mondays 12:00pm)
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

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

more info...

10/09/2017
Hines Park to Dearborn; A/B/C 15-30+ miles 
more info...

10/10/2017
A ride imitating the Saturday Wheeler Park Ride.
more info...

10/10/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

10/10/2017
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
more info...

10/10/2017
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles. "Democratic" ride -- those who show, chose captain and route.
more info...

10/10/2017
A ride for women. Ride down Huron River Drive to Dexter and possibly further. Join us afterwards for dinner.
more info...

10/10/2017
Dog and Suds Ride
Ride to the west or north from Chelsea
NOTE: November dates are tentative.
 

more info...

10/10/2017
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...

10/11/2017
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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10/11/2017
Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.
more info...

10/11/2017
Early Morning Ride from Ann Arbor West Side
B ride to Chelsea or Whitmore Lake and beyond.
Start: 10:00 am Bird Hills Park parking lot, Newport Rd.
B: 40+ mi
Captain: Kevin McGuinness
kmcguinn@comcast.net
734-649-9762

more info...

10/11/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

10/11/2017
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...

10/11/2017
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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10/11/2017
Hines Park to Dearborn. 15-30+ miles. A/B/C.
more info...

10/12/2017
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...

10/12/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

10/12/2017
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
more info...

10/13/2017
Ride with one of the most congenial groups in Washtenaw County to Dexter and beyond.

Start: Barton Park, on Huron River Drive just West of Bird Rd. (one-mile West of Main St.)  Oct & Nov start time is now 10am.  Breakfast at the Riverview Cafe in Dexter.

    C: 19, 24, 32, 35+ mi 
    Captains:  Dan Harrison 734-476-4944  a2dan@sbcglobal.net  
    â€‹Vickie Smith 734-996-9461  vickie.smith@comcast.net 

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10/13/2017
Ride along Hines Drive.
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10/14/2017 - 10/21/2017
Join Cheryl and Harold Klee plus others on this seniorcycling.com ride of the beautiful Katy Trail in Missouri. Six days of riding an average of 40 miles per day.
240 miles
B/C - 240 miles

Contact Cheryl at 734.306.7161 for more information. 

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10/14/2017
Far West Quad County Ride  
Every Saturday, 9:00AM

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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10/14/2017
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
October Start Time: 9:00am
 

more info...

10/14/2017
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

more info...

10/14/2017
Join us for the 10th annual UnitedHealthcare California Challenge, where we will ride 450 miles of stunning beaches and landscape from the San Fransisco VA to the West Los Angeles Medical Center. This is one of the most challenging of the Project Hero events, with a climb up Stagecoach Pass followed by fast descents. 
 
Travel down the beautiful and scenic Highway 1 while enjoying stunning views of the Pacific Coast at every turn! The Pacific Ocean will be off your right shoulder as you head south through great cities like Santa Cruz, Salinas, San Simeon, Pismo Beach, Solvang and Ventura. The ride will depart from the San Fransisco VA and finish at the West Los Angeles VA.
This ride is a Category "A" (Difficult)

One-day event also available.

more info...

10/14/2017
Dexter-Huron Metropark Ride (Saturdays 10:00AM)
For new riders (B/C: 8+ mi ) who prefer riding on the border-to-border (B2B) trail instead of on the road.
 
 Designated Ride Captain Named [Kaiming Li, Anne Yu]
 Ride Start Time: [10 am]-- from 9/2 until end of October
 Ride Start LStarting Location: Dexter-Huron Metropark Parking lot to the right of Ticket/Entrance Booth 
 6535 Huron River Dr, Dexter, MI 48130
 Ride Captain Contact Info
 (Kaiming Li, 734-272-1790;Anne Yu, 734-392-8814)
 Description of Ride with Mileage Range
Time: Saturdays, 10 AM
Location: Dexter-Huron Metropark 
Ride along the paved Border-to-Border (B2B) Trail inside of Dexter-Huron Metropark
 
​

more info...

10/14/2017
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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10/15/2017
Sunday Democratic Rides 9:00AM Wheeler Park, Ann Arbor, MI 
Riders choose destination and ride leader to record Club miles ridden
 

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10/15/2017
Ride the roads west of Plymouth (30-50+ miles) or Hines Drive (20+ miles).
October Start Time: 9:00am

 

more info...

10/15/2017
Join us for the 10th annual UnitedHealthcare California Challenge, where we will ride 450 miles of stunning beaches and landscape from the San Fransisco VA to the West Los Angeles Medical Center. This is one of the most challenging of the Project Hero events, with a climb up Stagecoach Pass followed by fast descents. 
 
Travel down the beautiful and scenic Highway 1 while enjoying stunning views of the Pacific Coast at every turn! The Pacific Ocean will be off your right shoulder as you head south through great cities like Santa Cruz, Salinas, San Simeon, Pismo Beach, Solvang and Ventura. The ride will depart from the San Fransisco VA and finish at the West Los Angeles VA.
This ride is a Category "A" (Difficult)

One-day event also available.

more info...

10/15/2017
   
   
  10:00 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
Captain:  Jane Barrett
   
   
   
   
   
Links: https://www.google.com/maps/place/Mchattie+Park/@42.4557556,-83.6541269,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0xb21297e8fc52ed9!8m2!3d

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10/15/2017
A relaxing conversational ride through Hines Park. No ride if temperatures are below 60 or above 90 degrees.
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10/15/2017
AABTS RIDE CAPTAIN'S DINNER 
Sunday, October 15th, 2017
6:00 pm
Ypsilanti Side Track, 56 E. Cross Street, Ypsilanti, Depot Town. http://www.sidetrackbarandgrill.com/
Dinner will be provided; alcoholic beverages on you own tab. 
Please RSVP <carolehann12@gmail.com> by Sunday, September 24th. 
All Ride Captains and their Guests are Invited

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10/16/2017 - 03/01/2017
Let's have some fun having alligators chasing us as we trek through the Florida Everglades. Daily rides multiple distances. 50-100 miles. Meet at the Wal-Mart (Collier Blvd and US 41 Tamiami Trail) at 7:00 am. Please call me day before to go over route. 
more info...

10/16/2017
Back Roads Ramble (9:00AM)
10:00AM beginning in November
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

NOTE: Above 50. If temperatures are below 50 call ride leaders to verify the ride is on.

 

more info...

10/16/2017
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...

10/16/2017
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...

10/16/2017
Join us for the 10th annual UnitedHealthcare California Challenge, where we will ride 450 miles of stunning beaches and landscape from the San Fransisco VA to the West Los Angeles Medical Center. This is one of the most challenging of the Project Hero events, with a climb up Stagecoach Pass followed by fast descents. 
 
Travel down the beautiful and scenic Highway 1 while enjoying stunning views of the Pacific Coast at every turn! The Pacific Ocean will be off your right shoulder as you head south through great cities like Santa Cruz, Salinas, San Simeon, Pismo Beach, Solvang and Ventura. The ride will depart from the San Fransisco VA and finish at the West Los Angeles VA.
This ride is a Category "A" (Difficult)

One-day event also available.

more info...

10/16/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

10/16/2017
Hines Park to Dearborn; A/B/C 15-30+ miles 
more info...

10/17/2017
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...

10/17/2017
Join us for the 10th annual UnitedHealthcare California Challenge, where we will ride 450 miles of stunning beaches and landscape from the San Fransisco VA to the West Los Angeles Medical Center. This is one of the most challenging of the Project Hero events, with a climb up Stagecoach Pass followed by fast descents. 
 
Travel down the beautiful and scenic Highway 1 while enjoying stunning views of the Pacific Coast at every turn! The Pacific Ocean will be off your right shoulder as you head south through great cities like Santa Cruz, Salinas, San Simeon, Pismo Beach, Solvang and Ventura. The ride will depart from the San Fransisco VA and finish at the West Los Angeles VA.
This ride is a Category "A" (Difficult)

One-day event also available.

more info...

10/17/2017
A ride imitating the Saturday Wheeler Park Ride.
more info...

10/17/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

10/17/2017
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
more info...

10/17/2017
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles. "Democratic" ride -- those who show, chose captain and route.
more info...

10/17/2017
A ride for women. Ride down Huron River Drive to Dexter and possibly further. Join us afterwards for dinner.
more info...

10/17/2017
Dog and Suds Ride
Ride to the west or north from Chelsea
NOTE: November dates are tentative.
 

more info...

10/17/2017
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...

10/18/2017
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...

10/18/2017
Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.
10:00AM beginning in November

NOTE: Above 50. If temperatures are below 50 call ride leaders to verify the ride is on.
 

more info...

10/18/2017
Join us for the 10th annual UnitedHealthcare California Challenge, where we will ride 450 miles of stunning beaches and landscape from the San Fransisco VA to the West Los Angeles Medical Center. This is one of the most challenging of the Project Hero events, with a climb up Stagecoach Pass followed by fast descents. 
 
Travel down the beautiful and scenic Highway 1 while enjoying stunning views of the Pacific Coast at every turn! The Pacific Ocean will be off your right shoulder as you head south through great cities like Santa Cruz, Salinas, San Simeon, Pismo Beach, Solvang and Ventura. The ride will depart from the San Fransisco VA and finish at the West Los Angeles VA.
This ride is a Category "A" (Difficult)

One-day event also available.

more info...

10/18/2017
Early Morning Ride from Ann Arbor West Side
B ride to Chelsea or Whitmore Lake and beyond.
Start: 10:00 am Bird Hills Park parking lot, Newport Rd.
B: 40+ mi
Captain: Kevin McGuinness
kmcguinn@comcast.net
734-649-9762

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10/18/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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10/18/2017
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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10/18/2017
Hines Park to Dearborn. 15-30+ miles. A/B/C.
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10/18/2017
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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10/19/2017
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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10/19/2017
Join us for the 10th annual UnitedHealthcare California Challenge, where we will ride 450 miles of stunning beaches and landscape from the San Fransisco VA to the West Los Angeles Medical Center. This is one of the most challenging of the Project Hero events, with a climb up Stagecoach Pass followed by fast descents. 
 
Travel down the beautiful and scenic Highway 1 while enjoying stunning views of the Pacific Coast at every turn! The Pacific Ocean will be off your right shoulder as you head south through great cities like Santa Cruz, Salinas, San Simeon, Pismo Beach, Solvang and Ventura. The ride will depart from the San Fransisco VA and finish at the West Los Angeles VA.
This ride is a Category "A" (Difficult)

One-day event also available.

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10/19/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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10/19/2017
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
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10/20/2017
Join us for the 10th annual UnitedHealthcare California Challenge, where we will ride 450 miles of stunning beaches and landscape from the San Fransisco VA to the West Los Angeles Medical Center. This is one of the most challenging of the Project Hero events, with a climb up Stagecoach Pass followed by fast descents. 
 
Travel down the beautiful and scenic Highway 1 while enjoying stunning views of the Pacific Coast at every turn! The Pacific Ocean will be off your right shoulder as you head south through great cities like Santa Cruz, Salinas, San Simeon, Pismo Beach, Solvang and Ventura. The ride will depart from the San Fransisco VA and finish at the West Los Angeles VA.
This ride is a Category "A" (Difficult)

One-day event also available.

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10/20/2017
Ride with one of the most congenial groups in Washtenaw County to Dexter and beyond.

Start: Barton Park, on Huron River Drive just West of Bird Rd. (one-mile West of Main St.)  Oct & Nov start time is now 10am.  Breakfast at the Riverview Cafe in Dexter.

    C: 19, 24, 32, 35+ mi 
    Captains:  Dan Harrison 734-476-4944  a2dan@sbcglobal.net  
    â€‹Vickie Smith 734-996-9461  vickie.smith@comcast.net 

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10/20/2017
Ride along Hines Drive.
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10/21/2017
Far West Quad County Ride  
Every Saturday, 9:00AM

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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10/21/2017
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
October Start Time: 9:00am
 

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10/21/2017
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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10/21/2017
Join us for the 10th annual UnitedHealthcare California Challenge, where we will ride 450 miles of stunning beaches and landscape from the San Fransisco VA to the West Los Angeles Medical Center. This is one of the most challenging of the Project Hero events, with a climb up Stagecoach Pass followed by fast descents. 
 
Travel down the beautiful and scenic Highway 1 while enjoying stunning views of the Pacific Coast at every turn! The Pacific Ocean will be off your right shoulder as you head south through great cities like Santa Cruz, Salinas, San Simeon, Pismo Beach, Solvang and Ventura. The ride will depart from the San Fransisco VA and finish at the West Los Angeles VA.
This ride is a Category "A" (Difficult)

One-day event also available.

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10/21/2017
Dexter-Huron Metropark Ride (Saturdays 10:00AM)
For new riders (B/C: 8+ mi ) who prefer riding on the border-to-border (B2B) trail instead of on the road.
 
 Designated Ride Captain Named [Kaiming Li, Anne Yu]
 Ride Start Time: [10 am]-- from 9/2 until end of October
 Ride Start LStarting Location: Dexter-Huron Metropark Parking lot to the right of Ticket/Entrance Booth 
 6535 Huron River Dr, Dexter, MI 48130
 Ride Captain Contact Info
 (Kaiming Li, 734-272-1790;Anne Yu, 734-392-8814)
 Description of Ride with Mileage Range
Time: Saturdays, 10 AM
Location: Dexter-Huron Metropark 
Ride along the paved Border-to-Border (B2B) Trail inside of Dexter-Huron Metropark
 
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10/21/2017
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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10/22/2017
Ride the roads west of Plymouth (30-50+ miles) or Hines Drive (20+ miles).
October Start Time: 9:00am

 

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10/22/2017

Meet at Lower Huron Metropark - Turtle Cove Family Aquatic Center, 40151 E Huron River Dr, at 10 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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10/22/2017
A relaxing conversational ride through Hines Park. No ride if temperatures are below 60 or above 90 degrees.
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10/23/2017 - 03/01/2017
Let's have some fun having alligators chasing us as we trek through the Florida Everglades. Daily rides multiple distances. 50-100 miles. Meet at the Wal-Mart (Collier Blvd and US 41 Tamiami Trail) at 7:00 am. Please call me day before to go over route. 
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10/23/2017
Back Roads Ramble (9:00AM)
10:00AM beginning in November
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

NOTE: Above 50. If temperatures are below 50 call ride leaders to verify the ride is on.

 

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10/23/2017
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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10/23/2017
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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10/23/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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10/23/2017
Paved Country Roads Ride (Mondays 12:00pm)
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

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

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10/23/2017
Hines Park to Dearborn; A/B/C 15-30+ miles 
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10/24/2017
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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10/24/2017
A ride imitating the Saturday Wheeler Park Ride.
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10/24/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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10/24/2017
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
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10/24/2017
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles. "Democratic" ride -- those who show, chose captain and route.
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10/24/2017
A ride for women. Ride down Huron River Drive to Dexter and possibly further. Join us afterwards for dinner.
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10/24/2017
Dog and Suds Ride
Ride to the west or north from Chelsea
NOTE: November dates are tentative.
 

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10/24/2017
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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10/25/2017
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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10/25/2017
Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.
10:00AM beginning in November

NOTE: Above 50. If temperatures are below 50 call ride leaders to verify the ride is on.
 

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10/25/2017
Early Morning Ride from Ann Arbor West Side
B ride to Chelsea or Whitmore Lake and beyond.
Start: 10:00 am Bird Hills Park parking lot, Newport Rd.
B: 40+ mi
Captain: Kevin McGuinness
kmcguinn@comcast.net
734-649-9762

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10/25/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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10/25/2017
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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10/25/2017
Hines Park to Dearborn. 15-30+ miles. A/B/C.
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10/25/2017
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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10/26/2017
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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10/26/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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10/26/2017
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
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10/27/2017
Ride with one of the most congenial groups in Washtenaw County to Dexter and beyond.

Start: Barton Park, on Huron River Drive just West of Bird Rd. (one-mile West of Main St.)  Oct & Nov start time is now 10am.  Breakfast at the Riverview Cafe in Dexter.

    C: 19, 24, 32, 35+ mi 
    Captains:  Dan Harrison 734-476-4944  a2dan@sbcglobal.net  
    â€‹Vickie Smith 734-996-9461  vickie.smith@comcast.net 

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10/27/2017
Ride along Hines Drive.
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10/28/2017
Far West Quad County Ride  
Every Saturday, 9:00AM

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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10/28/2017
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
October Start Time: 9:00am
 

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10/28/2017
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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10/28/2017
Dexter-Huron Metropark Ride (Saturdays 10:00AM)
For new riders (B/C: 8+ mi ) who prefer riding on the border-to-border (B2B) trail instead of on the road.
 
 Designated Ride Captain Named [Kaiming Li, Anne Yu]
 Ride Start Time: [10 am]-- from 9/2 until end of October
 Ride Start LStarting Location: Dexter-Huron Metropark Parking lot to the right of Ticket/Entrance Booth 
 6535 Huron River Dr, Dexter, MI 48130
 Ride Captain Contact Info
 (Kaiming Li, 734-272-1790;Anne Yu, 734-392-8814)
 Description of Ride with Mileage Range
Time: Saturdays, 10 AM
Location: Dexter-Huron Metropark 
Ride along the paved Border-to-Border (B2B) Trail inside of Dexter-Huron Metropark
 
​

more info...

10/28/2017
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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10/29/2017
Ride the roads west of Plymouth (30-50+ miles) or Hines Drive (20+ miles).
October Start Time: 9:00am

 

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10/29/2017
Ride the newest segments of the B2B trail.
Ride location begins in Dexter behind the police/fire station.

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10/29/2017
A relaxing conversational ride through Hines Park. No ride if temperatures are below 60 or above 90 degrees.
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10/30/2017 - 03/01/2017
Let's have some fun having alligators chasing us as we trek through the Florida Everglades. Daily rides multiple distances. 50-100 miles. Meet at the Wal-Mart (Collier Blvd and US 41 Tamiami Trail) at 7:00 am. Please call me day before to go over route. 
more info...

10/30/2017
Back Roads Ramble (9:00AM)
10:00AM beginning in November
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

NOTE: Above 50. If temperatures are below 50 call ride leaders to verify the ride is on.

 

more info...

10/30/2017
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...

10/30/2017
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...

10/30/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

10/30/2017
Paved Country Roads Ride (Mondays 12:00pm)
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

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

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10/30/2017
Hines Park to Dearborn; A/B/C 15-30+ miles 
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10/31/2017
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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10/31/2017
A ride imitating the Saturday Wheeler Park Ride.
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10/31/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

10/31/2017
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
more info...

10/31/2017
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles. "Democratic" ride -- those who show, chose captain and route.
more info...

10/31/2017
Dog and Suds Ride
Ride to the west or north from Chelsea
NOTE: November dates are tentative.
 

more info...

10/31/2017
A ride for women. Ride down Huron River Drive to Dexter and possibly further. Join us afterwards for dinner.
more info...

10/31/2017
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...