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DateEvent
5/29/2020
Far East Fringe Friday Hines Ride

Ride along Hines Drive.

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5/29/2020
Joe's Friday Breakfast Club (April 10am)

Friday morning ride to Dexter, Hudson Mills Metropark and beyond C: 19, 24, 32, 35+ miles
Much of the ride route is done on bike paths with optional breakfast stop in Dexter. 

Captains: Dan Harrison: 734-476-4944 or 
a2dan@sbcglobal.net
Vickie Smith:734-276-2096 or vickie.smith@comcast.net


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5/30/2020
Chelsea West Quad County Ride (Saturdays 9:00am)

Start: Chelsea, Michigan Fire Station, 200 West Middle Street.
Parking: available in the 24-hour lot next to the fire station on West Middle Street.
Rider level: B/B+: 40-100+ mile options 

 

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5/30/2020
Far East Fringe Saturday Ride

Ride scenic Hines Drive (20+ miles) and the roads west of Plymouth (30-50+ miles)

more info...
5/30/2020
Dexter Breakfast Ride

Dexter Breakfast Ride 9:00AM
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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5/31/2020
Far East Fringe Sunday Morning Ride

Ride the roads west of Plymouth (30-50+ miles) or Hines Drive (20+ miles).

more info...
5/31/2020
Dexter and Points West Ride (10:00 AM April, 9:00AM May-)

Dexter start at 9:00am Sundays at the Grand and Broad near the cemetery

Dexter and Points West Ride (variable mileage 16-80) via Chelsea and further to Waterloo via Clear Lake Rd., or Mt Hope Rd. or Portage Lake Rd or Wooster Rd. to Munith and return via Waterloo-Munith Rd. through Chelsea

Parking on Central Street  at Monument Park
A, B, C ride
Mileage out (approximate) Chelsea: 8 miles, Waterloo: 22 miles; Mt Hope Road: 23 miles; Portage Lake Road: 32 miles; Wooster/Munith: 40+



 

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5/31/2020
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...
6/1/2020
Back Roads Ramble (Mondays 10am April; 9am May)

Ride Gravel roads to Independence Lake, Llama Farm and other low traffic destinations.
Start: Old St. Patrick's 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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6/1/2020
Far East Fringe Monday Evening Ride

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

more info...
6/2/2020
Chelsea Gravel Grinder (Tuesdays 6pm)

Chelsea Gravel Grinder: A dirt/gravel ride.
Departs Aberdeen Bike every Tuesday evening
This ride continues on the winter calendar
 

more info...
6/2/2020
Far East Fringe Tuesday Evening Ride

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

more info...
6/3/2020
Wednesday Morning Kensington Metro Park Ride

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.

Captains:
Kathleen Donahoe: 734 223-6042kdonahoe@umich.edu
Chris Flaviani:  248 982-0478cflaviani@yahoo.com
Kathleen/Dave Farmer:  248 318-4422daveandkathleen@yahoo.com

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6/3/2020
Superior Salem Dirt Ride (Wednesdays 9am)


Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.

Start: Trinity Church parking lot: 10101 Ann Arbor Rd, Plymouth MI, 48170 - corner of Gotfredson and Plymouth Rd.

C ride- Basic 19 miles with longer routes possible.   NOTE: Call if temperatures are below 50 or raining.

Captains:
Beth Caldwell: 734-663-5060; bethiacaldwell@gmail.com
Steu White: 734-663-5060; steucy@aim.com

 


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6/3/2020
Far East Fringe Wednesday Evening Ride

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

more info...
6/4/2020
Bike and Brew Ride (Thursdays 5:30PM)

The weekly Bike and brew ride is moving!  To Thursday.

Due to scheduling conflicts my weekly bike ride will be moving to Thursday for 2020.  I hope to see you at the Municipal lot in Saline Starting in April.

Thanks,

Jeff

more info...
6/4/2020
Far East Fringe Thursday Evening Ride

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

more info...
6/5/2020
Far East Fringe Friday Hines Ride

Ride along Hines Drive.

more info...
6/6/2020
Far East Fringe Saturday Ride

Ride scenic Hines Drive (20+ miles) and the roads west of Plymouth (30-50+ miles)

more info...
6/7/2020
Far East Fringe Sunday Morning Ride

Ride the roads west of Plymouth (30-50+ miles) or Hines Drive (20+ miles).

more info...
6/7/2020
Ride to Lake Erie on Lower Huron Greenways Bike Trail (Sundays -- 10:00AM Apr; 9:30AM May-Aug; 10:00AM Sept-Nov)

Direction to start:
Take Haggerty Road south from I-94 into Lower Huron Metro Park where the road name changes to S. Metropolitan Parkway. 
After passing the park entrance toll both, proceed 2.6 miles south and turn right at the Turtle Cove Aquatic Center sign.
 
Google Maps:
https://www.google.com/maps/place/Lower+Huron+Metropark+-+Turtle+Cove+Family+Aquatic+Center/@42.1779134,-83.4307052,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x1b240f8360af72c4!8m2!3d42.1779134!4d-83.4307052

40 Mile Route: Meet at Lower Huron Metropark - Turtle Cove Family Aquatic Center, 40151 E Huron River Dr, at 10:00AM (Oct-Nov)
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.

32 Mile Route: Meet at Willow Metropark - Washago Pond, 23200 S. Huron Road at 10:30AM (Oct-Nov). Directions: 94 East to I-275 SOUTH and exit 11A for South Huron Road. This exit leads directly into the park. Once in the park, take the first left to Washago Pond where there is a restroom pavilion, pond and parking lot. The longer bike route group will meet the 32 mile group on the bike path by the Pavilion. 

October 11 Ride leaders:  Lynn Babcock <clbabcock74@gmail.com> 734-546-1047​ and John Reiter.



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6/7/2020
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...
6/8/2020
Far East Fringe Monday Evening Ride

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

more info...
6/9/2020
Chelsea Gravel Grinder (Tuesdays 6pm)

Chelsea Gravel Grinder: A dirt/gravel ride.
Departs Aberdeen Bike every Tuesday evening
This ride continues on the winter calendar
 

more info...
6/9/2020
Far East Fringe Tuesday Evening Ride

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

more info...
6/10/2020
Wednesday Morning Kensington Metro Park Ride

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.

Captains:
Kathleen Donahoe: 734 223-6042kdonahoe@umich.edu
Chris Flaviani:  248 982-0478cflaviani@yahoo.com
Kathleen/Dave Farmer:  248 318-4422daveandkathleen@yahoo.com

more info...
6/10/2020
Superior Salem Dirt Ride (Wednesdays 9am)


Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.

Start: Trinity Church parking lot: 10101 Ann Arbor Rd, Plymouth MI, 48170 - corner of Gotfredson and Plymouth Rd.

C ride- Basic 19 miles with longer routes possible.   NOTE: Call if temperatures are below 50 or raining.

Captains:
Beth Caldwell: 734-663-5060; bethiacaldwell@gmail.com
Steu White: 734-663-5060; steucy@aim.com

 


more info...
6/10/2020
Far East Fringe Wednesday Evening Ride

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

more info...
6/11/2020
Bike and Brew Ride (Thursdays 5:30PM)

The weekly Bike and brew ride is moving!  To Thursday.

Due to scheduling conflicts my weekly bike ride will be moving to Thursday for 2020.  I hope to see you at the Municipal lot in Saline Starting in April.

Thanks,

Jeff

more info...
6/11/2020
Far East Fringe Thursday Evening Ride

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

more info...
6/12/2020
Far East Fringe Friday Hines Ride

Ride along Hines Drive.

more info...
6/13/2020
Far East Fringe Saturday Ride

Ride scenic Hines Drive (20+ miles) and the roads west of Plymouth (30-50+ miles)

more info...
6/13/2020
 -6/26/2020
BAC Douro and Minho Wine Country: Portugal 2020

This Bicycle Adventure Club (BAC) trip through northern Portugal explores the UNESCO World Heritage Douro Valley, famous for Port wine, and then moves into the Minho Valley, with its terraced hillsides and beautiful National Park. The tour finishes in Spain along the Rias Baixas coast. There will be seven mandatory days of riding, with several easy days interspersed with some harder days. There will also be some rest days.

more info...
6/14/2020
Far East Fringe Sunday Morning Ride

Ride the roads west of Plymouth (30-50+ miles) or Hines Drive (20+ miles).

more info...
6/14/2020
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...
6/15/2020
Far East Fringe Monday Evening Ride

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

more info...
6/16/2020
Far East Fringe Tuesday Evening Ride

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

more info...
6/17/2020
 -6/21/2020
North West Tour - Biking

North West Tour is a five day bicycle tour in the beautiful Sleeping Bear Dunes and Leelanau areas of Michigan. The tour features great scenery on good roads through many small towns all from the convenience of a single camping location 3.5 miles east of Empire.

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6/17/2020
Wednesday Morning Kensington Metro Park Ride

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.

Captains:
Kathleen Donahoe: 734 223-6042kdonahoe@umich.edu
Chris Flaviani:  248 982-0478cflaviani@yahoo.com
Kathleen/Dave Farmer:  248 318-4422daveandkathleen@yahoo.com

more info...
6/17/2020
Superior Salem Dirt Ride (Wednesdays 9am)


Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.

Start: Trinity Church parking lot: 10101 Ann Arbor Rd, Plymouth MI, 48170 - corner of Gotfredson and Plymouth Rd.

C ride- Basic 19 miles with longer routes possible.   NOTE: Call if temperatures are below 50 or raining.

Captains:
Beth Caldwell: 734-663-5060; bethiacaldwell@gmail.com
Steu White: 734-663-5060; steucy@aim.com

 


more info...
6/17/2020
Far East Fringe Wednesday Evening Ride

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

more info...
6/18/2020
Bike and Brew Ride (Thursdays 5:30PM)

The weekly Bike and brew ride is moving!  To Thursday.

Due to scheduling conflicts my weekly bike ride will be moving to Thursday for 2020.  I hope to see you at the Municipal lot in Saline Starting in April.

Thanks,

Jeff

more info...
6/18/2020
Far East Fringe Thursday Evening Ride

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

more info...
6/19/2020
Far East Fringe Friday Hines Ride

Ride along Hines Drive.

more info...
6/20/2020
Far East Fringe Saturday Ride

Ride scenic Hines Drive (20+ miles) and the roads west of Plymouth (30-50+ miles)

more info...
6/21/2020
Far East Fringe Sunday Morning Ride

Ride the roads west of Plymouth (30-50+ miles) or Hines Drive (20+ miles).

more info...
6/21/2020
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...
6/22/2020
Far East Fringe Monday Evening Ride

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

more info...
6/23/2020
Far East Fringe Tuesday Evening Ride

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

more info...
6/24/2020
Wednesday Morning Kensington Metro Park Ride

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.

Captains:
Kathleen Donahoe: 734 223-6042kdonahoe@umich.edu
Chris Flaviani:  248 982-0478cflaviani@yahoo.com
Kathleen/Dave Farmer:  248 318-4422daveandkathleen@yahoo.com

more info...
6/24/2020
Superior Salem Dirt Ride (Wednesdays 9am)


Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.

Start: Trinity Church parking lot: 10101 Ann Arbor Rd, Plymouth MI, 48170 - corner of Gotfredson and Plymouth Rd.

C ride- Basic 19 miles with longer routes possible.   NOTE: Call if temperatures are below 50 or raining.

Captains:
Beth Caldwell: 734-663-5060; bethiacaldwell@gmail.com
Steu White: 734-663-5060; steucy@aim.com

 


more info...
6/24/2020
Far East Fringe Wednesday Evening Ride

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

more info...
6/25/2020
Bike and Brew Ride (Thursdays 5:30PM)

The weekly Bike and brew ride is moving!  To Thursday.

Due to scheduling conflicts my weekly bike ride will be moving to Thursday for 2020.  I hope to see you at the Municipal lot in Saline Starting in April.

Thanks,

Jeff

more info...
6/25/2020
Far East Fringe Thursday Evening Ride

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

more info...
6/26/2020
Far East Fringe Friday Hines Ride

Ride along Hines Drive.

more info...
6/27/2020
Far East Fringe Saturday Ride

Ride scenic Hines Drive (20+ miles) and the roads west of Plymouth (30-50+ miles)

more info...
6/28/2020
Far East Fringe Sunday Morning Ride

Ride the roads west of Plymouth (30-50+ miles) or Hines Drive (20+ miles).

more info...
6/28/2020
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...