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DateEvent
07/09/17
 -12/21/17
South American Epic Tour

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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10/14/17
 -10/21/17
Katy Trail Missouri Ride

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. 

more info...
10/19/17
Jackson County Ride (Thursdays 9:00AM)

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...
10/19/17
United Healthcare California Challenge

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...
10/19/17
Far East Fringe Thursday AM Ride

Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.

more info...
10/19/17
Hines Drive No-Drop Ride

Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.

more info...
10/20/17
United Healthcare California Challenge

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...
10/20/17
10:00 am Joe's Breakfast Club

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  
    ​Vickie Smith 734-996-9461  vickie.smith@comcast.net 

more info...
10/20/17
Far East Fringe Friday Hines Ride

Ride along Hines Drive.

more info...
10/21/17
Far West Quad County Ride (Saturdays 9:00 AM)

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
 

more info...
10/21/17
Far East Fringe Saturday Ride (9:00AM)

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...
10/21/17
Dexter Breakfast Ride

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...
10/21/17
United Healthcare California Challenge

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...
10/21/17
Dexter-Huron Metropark Ride (10:00AM)

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...
10/21/17
Kensington Metropark Saturday Ride (10:00AM)

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...
10/22/17
Far East Fringe Sunday Morning Ride (9:00AM)

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

 

more info...
10/22/17
Ride to Lake erie on Lower Huron Greenways Bike Trail (9:30AM)


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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10/22/17
Terry's Herd of Turtles No Drop ride Sunday Afternoon Ride in the Park

A relaxing conversational ride through Hines Park. No ride if temperatures are below 60 or above 90 degrees.

more info...
10/23/17
Back Roads Ramble (9:00AM)

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

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

 

more info...
10/23/17
Chelsea Ride (9:00am Mondays)

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...
10/23/17
9:00am Chelsea Ride

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...
10/23/17
Far East Fringe Monday AM Ride

Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.

more info...
10/23/17
Paved Country Roads Ride (Mondays 12:00pm)

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...
10/23/17
Far East Fringe Monday Evening Ride

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

more info...
10/24/17
10:00am, A2, Early morning Rides

A ride imitating the Saturday Wheeler Park Ride.

more info...
10/24/17
Far East Fringe Tuesday AM Ride

Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.

more info...
10/24/17
Hines Drive No-Drop Ride

Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.

more info...
10/24/17
Far East Fringe Tuesday Evening Democratic Ride

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

more info...
10/24/17
6:00 pm, Focus on Women

A ride for women. Ride down Huron River Drive to Dexter and possibly further. Join us afterwards for dinner.

more info...
10/24/17
Dog and Suds Ride

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

more info...
10/24/17
Tuesday Evening Dirt Road Ride (6:15 PM)

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...
10/25/17
Northwestern Brunch Ride (Wednesdays, 9:00AM)

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...
10/25/17
9:00am, Superior Salem Dirt Road Ride

Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.

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

more info...
10/25/17
10:00am, Early Morning Ride from Ann Arbor West Side

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...
10/25/17
Far East Fringe Wednesday AM Ride

Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.

more info...
10/25/17
5:30pm sharp!, West Side Ride (40th Year!)

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...
10/25/17
Far East Fringe Wednesday Evening Ride

Hines Park to Dearborn. 15-30+ miles. A/B/C.

more info...
10/25/17
Bike and Brew Ride

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...
10/26/17
Jackson County Ride (Thursdays 9:00AM)

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...
10/26/17
Far East Fringe Thursday AM Ride

Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.

more info...
10/26/17
Hines Drive No-Drop Ride

Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.

more info...
10/27/17
10:00 am Joe's Breakfast Club

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  
    ​Vickie Smith 734-996-9461  vickie.smith@comcast.net 

more info...
10/27/17
Far East Fringe Friday Hines Ride

Ride along Hines Drive.

more info...
10/28/17
Far West Quad County Ride (Saturdays 9:00 AM)

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
 

more info...
10/28/17
Far East Fringe Saturday Ride (9:00AM)

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...
10/28/17
Dexter Breakfast Ride

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...
10/28/17
Dexter-Huron Metropark Ride (10:00AM)

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...
10/28/17
Kensington Metropark Saturday Ride (10:00AM)

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...
10/29/17
Far East Fringe Sunday Morning Ride (9:00AM)

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

 

more info...
10/29/17
B2B Trail

Ride the newest segments of the B2B trail.

more info...
10/29/17
Terry's Herd of Turtles No Drop ride Sunday Afternoon Ride in the Park

A relaxing conversational ride through Hines Park. No ride if temperatures are below 60 or above 90 degrees.

more info...
10/30/17
Back Roads Ramble (9:00AM)

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

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

 

more info...
10/30/17
Chelsea Ride (9:00am Mondays)

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...
10/30/17
9:00am Chelsea Ride

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...
10/30/17
Far East Fringe Monday AM Ride

Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.

more info...
10/30/17
Paved Country Roads Ride (Mondays 12:00pm)

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...
10/30/17
Far East Fringe Monday Evening Ride

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

more info...
10/31/17
10:00am, A2, Early morning Rides

A ride imitating the Saturday Wheeler Park Ride.

more info...
10/31/17
Far East Fringe Tuesday AM Ride

Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.

more info...
10/31/17
Hines Drive No-Drop Ride

Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.

more info...
10/31/17
Far East Fringe Tuesday Evening Democratic Ride

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

more info...
10/31/17
Dog and Suds Ride

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

more info...
10/31/17
6:00 pm, Focus on Women

A ride for women. Ride down Huron River Drive to Dexter and possibly further. Join us afterwards for dinner.

more info...
10/31/17
Tuesday Evening Dirt Road Ride (6:15 PM)

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...
11/01/17
 -02/28/18
Terry's Herd of Turtles Rides the Sonora Desert

A no drop ride through the streets and desertcountryside of Mesa, AZ. The ride begins in Mesa and travels to downtown Mesa on bicycle friendly roads. It culminates in Gold Rush Frontier Town (tourist trap) in Apache Junction.

Call ride captain for starting time and location. A/B/C 20+ mi

Captain: Terry Treppa - 
734-776-1885


more info...
11/01/17
Northwestern Brunch Ride (Wednesdays, 9:00AM)

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...
11/01/17
9:00am, Superior Salem Dirt Road Ride

Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.

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

more info...
11/01/17
10:00am, Early Morning Ride from Ann Arbor West Side

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...
11/01/17
Far East Fringe Wednesday AM Ride

Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.

more info...
11/01/17
Bike and Brew Ride

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...
11/02/17
Jackson County Ride (Thursdays 9:00AM)

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...
11/02/17
Far East Fringe Thursday AM Ride

Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.

more info...
11/02/17
Moon Shadow Ride

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.

more info...
11/03/17
10:00 am Joe's Breakfast Club

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  
    ​Vickie Smith 734-996-9461  vickie.smith@comcast.net 

more info...
11/03/17
Far East Fringe Friday Hines Ride

Ride along Hines Drive.

more info...
11/04/17
Flagler Fondo

Come enjoy the beautiful coastal roads along the Atlantic Ocean, Halifax River, multiple state parks and quiet backroads as you visit St. Augustine, Marineland, Ormond Beach, Daytona Beach and the Palm Coast/Flagler Beach areas.

Route options range from 5 to 100 miles each day with professionally run and supported rest stops that will provide the nutrition and hydration that you need to fuel your body on your adventure and clearly marked routes with outstanding mobile SAG support roaming the entire course, all the cool SWAG, festival atmosphere and so much more.

This is the event that you do NOT want to miss!


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11/04/17
Far West Quad County Ride (Saturdays 9:00 AM)

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
 

more info...
11/04/17
Far East Fringe Saturday Ride (10:00AM)

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
November Start Time: 10:00am

more info...
11/04/17
Dexter Breakfast Ride

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...
11/05/17
Gulf Coast Cyclefest


Join riders from across the nation as they enjoy NEW routes through beautiful Manatee County. This marks the 42nd anniversary for Sarasota Manatee Bicycle Club’s premier southwest Florida event. Come out and be part of a great event! All new routes this year! Presented by the Sarasota Manatee Bicycle Club and sponsored in part by Ameriprise Financial Group, Crescent Wealth Partners: 

https://www.ameripriseadvisors.com/team/crescent-wealth-partners 

 

Enjoy a full day of superb cycling in beautiful southwest Florida. Riders may choose fully supported routes of 100, 62, 35, or 20 mile distances.

This is not a race and is designed to be a family event for cyclists of all abilities. Breakfast provided along with a lunch served by Polo Grill & Bar. Registration opens at 6:45AM. Routes close at 3:00PM.

This year will feature breakfast, high quality dri-fit SHIRTS, five well-stocked rest stops, full SAG support, music, lunch and various vendors on Main Street to enjoy.

Register by October 1, 2017 for a guaranteed dri-fit shirt in your requested size. Six hundred fifty dri-fit SHIRTS available. Event limited to 700 cyclists.

A new Gulf Coast Cyclefest jersey will be available for purchase later in the year. Check the SMBC website or Facebook page for future details.

Early packet pick-up announced via entry email, posted on SMBC website and Facebook page.


HELMETS ARE REQUIRED!!!!!!

Register early to save money and insure yourself of our popular technical tee shirt.

  • Dri-fit Shirts to the first 650 registered
  • Guaranteed requested size if registered by October 1st
  • Event limited to 700 riders

Cyclefest 2017 General Event Times and Information
Cyclefest 2017 Ride Start Times
Cyclefest 2017 Cue Sheets

Cyclefest 2017 Maps still under construction will be available soon.

Cyclefest 2017 GPX files still under construction will be available soon

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11/05/17
Ride to Lake erie on Lower Huron Greenways Bike Trail (9:30AM)


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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11/05/17
Far East Fringe Democratic Morning Ride (10:00AM)

Riders choose destination and ride leader to record Club miles ridden.
November Start Time: 10:00am
 

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11/05/17
Terry's Herd of Turtles No Drop ride Sunday Afternoon Ride in the Park

A relaxing conversational ride through Hines Park. No ride if temperatures are below 60 or above 90 degrees.

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11/05/17
Waterloo Sandhill Crane Ride

Waterloo Sandhill Crane Ride
Enjoy the quieter roads in and around the
Waterloo Recreation Area. Bring your own
picnic supper to eat at the end of the ride as
you watch the Sandhill cranes gather for the
evening at the Haehnle Nature Sanctuary.
B: 25-40 mi 1:30 pm Phyllis Haehnle Memorial
Sanctuary, north side of Seymour Rd. About 1
mi west of Race Rd. (Jackson County).
Captains: Jim & Jennifer Bryson 734-424-2802

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11/06/17
 -11/08/17
Florida Everglades

Ride the Florida Everglades and see all the wild life. Ride 40 - 100 miles on scenic roads in the Everglades. 

Meet at Wal-Mart on Collier Boulevard just south of Tamiami Trail in Naples. We can leave a various times based on how far the ride will be that day but plan on starting no later then 8 am to beat the heat. 

Please call me the night before if you plan on riding or if you want to know where to ride on your own. 

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11/06/17
Back Roads Ramble (9:00AM)

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

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

 

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11/06/17
Chelsea Ride (9:00am Mondays)

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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11/06/17
9:00am Chelsea Ride

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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11/06/17
Far East Fringe Monday AM Ride

Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.

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11/06/17
Paved Country Roads Ride (Mondays 12:00pm)

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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11/07/17
10:00am, A2, Early morning Rides

A ride imitating the Saturday Wheeler Park Ride.

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11/07/17
Far East Fringe Tuesday AM Ride

Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.

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11/07/17
6:00 pm, Focus on Women

A ride for women. Ride down Huron River Drive to Dexter and possibly further. Join us afterwards for dinner.

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11/07/17
Tuesday Evening Dirt Road Ride (6:15 PM)

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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11/08/17
Northwestern Brunch Ride (Wednesdays, 9:00AM)

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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11/08/17
9:00am, Superior Salem Dirt Road Ride

Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.

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

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11/08/17
10:00am, Early Morning Ride from Ann Arbor West Side

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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11/08/17
Far East Fringe Wednesday AM Ride

Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.

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11/09/17
Jackson County Ride (Thursdays 9:00AM)

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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11/09/17
Far East Fringe Thursday AM Ride

Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.

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11/10/17
10:00 am Joe's Breakfast Club

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  
    ​Vickie Smith 734-996-9461  vickie.smith@comcast.net 

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11/10/17
Far East Fringe Friday Hines Ride

Ride along Hines Drive.

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11/11/17
Far West Quad County Ride (Saturdays 9:00 AM)

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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11/11/17
Far East Fringe Saturday Ride (10:00AM)

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
November Start Time: 10:00am

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11/11/17
Dexter Breakfast Ride

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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11/11/17
Dexter Breakfast Ride

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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11/12/17
B2B Trail

Ride the newest segments of the B2B trail.

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11/12/17
Far East Fringe Democratic Morning Ride (10:00AM)

Riders choose destination and ride leader to record Club miles ridden.
November Start Time: 10:00am
 

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11/12/17
Terry's Herd of Turtles No Drop ride Sunday Afternoon Ride in the Park

A relaxing conversational ride through Hines Park. No ride if temperatures are below 60 or above 90 degrees.

more info...
11/13/17
Chelsea Ride (9:00am Mondays)

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...
11/13/17
Back Roads Ramble (9:00AM)

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

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

 

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11/13/17
9:00am Chelsea Ride

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...
11/13/17
Far East Fringe Monday AM Ride

Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.

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11/13/17
Paved Country Roads Ride (Mondays 12:00pm)

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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11/14/17
10:00am, A2, Early morning Rides

A ride imitating the Saturday Wheeler Park Ride.

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11/14/17
Far East Fringe Tuesday AM Ride

Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.

more info...
11/14/17
6:00 pm, Focus on Women

A ride for women. Ride down Huron River Drive to Dexter and possibly further. Join us afterwards for dinner.

more info...
11/14/17
Tuesday Evening Dirt Road Ride (6:15 PM)

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...
11/15/17
Northwestern Brunch Ride (Wednesdays, 9:00AM)

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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11/15/17
9:00am, Superior Salem Dirt Road Ride

Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.

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

more info...
11/15/17
10:00am, Early Morning Ride from Ann Arbor West Side

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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11/15/17
Far East Fringe Wednesday AM Ride

Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.

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11/16/17
Jackson County Ride (Thursdays 9:00AM)

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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11/16/17
Far East Fringe Thursday AM Ride

Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.

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11/17/17
10:00 am Joe's Breakfast Club

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  
    ​Vickie Smith 734-996-9461  vickie.smith@comcast.net 

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11/17/17
Far East Fringe Friday Hines Ride

Ride along Hines Drive.

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11/18/17
Far West Quad County Ride (Saturdays 9:00 AM)

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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11/18/17
Far East Fringe Saturday Ride (10:00AM)

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
November Start Time: 10:00am

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11/18/17
Far East Fringe Democratic Morning Ride (10:00AM)

Riders choose destination and ride leader to record Club miles ridden.
November Start Time: 10:00am
 

more info...
11/18/17
Dexter Breakfast Ride

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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