Calendar of Events - Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society

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Events in the month of January 2020
1/1/2020 - 1/10/2020
Enjoy cycling in beautiful sunny south west Florida. Daily rides leaving from Publix at Rattlesnake Hammock and 41. Rides to leave daily at 8:00 am. Routes and distances determined by who shows up. 
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1/1/2020
Ride Hines Park or alternate route on roads west of Plymouth. 
Riders choose destination and ride leader to report club miles ridden.

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1/1/2020
The 15th Annual FYA (Freeze Yo' Ass) Ride. Roll out will be on Jan 1, 2018, 10am (new start time) from Aberdeen Bike in Chelsea mi. For the last 3 years this has been a dirt road ride. However, that will be determined (same for distance and route) by the conditions of the roads.

Start the New Year off right! Ride away those calories put on over the holidays! Work off that hangover!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Mick Osman
517-285-6830

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1/1/2020
A local first ride to a suitable brunch spot for eating and socializing. Mileage determined by the weather. No ride if official road advisories are in effect. 
Call captain up to 9:30 am if uncertain.

When and Where:10 am January 1st, 2020 at Wheeler Park 
Destination: Beezy's Coffee shop in Ypsilanti
Distance:20 miles from Wheeler Park
Route: Along the Border to Border trail 

Location subject to change if riding conditions are not great but regardless of the distance, come and start the new year on two wheels!

Please let me know if you are planning on coming!

A/B/C/C-: 3-? mi
10:00 am Wheeler Park
Captain: Doug Tidd 734-662-0205 dougtidd@yahoo.com

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1/2/2020
Ride Hines Park or alternate route on roads west of Plymouth. 
Riders choose destination and ride leader to report club miles ridden.

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1/3/2020
Ride along Hines Drive.  Riders choose destination and ride leader to report Club miles ridden.
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1/4/2020
Dexter Breakfast Ride Winter Edition (Democratic 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

Ride leaders: Jon Rodgers, or Ed Baumstark, or Steve Dodge:
Jon Rodgers <jrodgers@umich.edu> 734-347-1259; Ed Baumstark <ebaumstark@comcast.net> 734-996-8440, Steven Dodge <sdodge84@gmail.com>​ 734-996-9122​​

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1/4/2020
Ride scenic Hines Drive (20+ miles) and the roads west of Plymouth (30-50+ miles).
Riders choose destination and ride leader to report Club miles ridden.

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1/5/2020
Ride the roads west of Plymouth (30-50+ miles) or Hines Drive (20+ miles).
Riders choose destination and ride leader to report Club miles ridden.

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1/5/2020
Sunday Democratic Rides Winter Edition (Democratic 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

Ride leaders: Jon Rodgers, or Ed Baumstark, or Steve Dodge:
Jon Rodgers 734-347-1259; Ed Baumstark 734-996-8440, Steven Dodge  734-996-9122

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1/5/2020
A relaxing conversational ride through Hines Park. No ride if temperatures are below 60 or above 90 degrees.
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1/6/2020
Ride Hines Park or alternate route on roads west of Plymouth. 
Riders choose destination and ride leader to report club miles ridden.

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1/6/2020 - 1/10/2020
Ann Arbor Start: 10:00AM Bird Hills Park Parking Lot on Newport Rd North of the M-14 overpass
Dexter Start: 11:00AM Trail head by Dexter Forest Lawn Cemetery (corner of Broad and Grand Streets)

NOTE: No ride on 01/01/2019
Instead, ride First Miles of the Year Ride 

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1/7/2020
Ride Hines Park or alternate route on roads west of Plymouth. 
Riders choose destination and ride leader to report club miles ridden.

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1/7/2020
Chelsea Gravel Grinder: A dirt/gravel ride.
Departs Aberdeen Bike every Tuesday evening
This ride continues on the winter calendar
 

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1/8/2020
Ride Hines Park or alternate route on roads west of Plymouth. 
Riders choose destination and ride leader to report club miles ridden.

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1/9/2020
Ride Hines Park or alternate route on roads west of Plymouth. 
Riders choose destination and ride leader to report club miles ridden.

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1/10/2020
Ride along Hines Drive.  Riders choose destination and ride leader to report Club miles ridden.
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1/11/2020
Dexter Breakfast Ride Winter Edition (Democratic 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

Ride leaders: Jon Rodgers, or Ed Baumstark, or Steve Dodge:
Jon Rodgers <jrodgers@umich.edu> 734-347-1259; Ed Baumstark <ebaumstark@comcast.net> 734-996-8440, Steven Dodge <sdodge84@gmail.com>​ 734-996-9122​​

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1/11/2020
Ride scenic Hines Drive (20+ miles) and the roads west of Plymouth (30-50+ miles).
Riders choose destination and ride leader to report Club miles ridden.

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1/12/2020
Ride the roads west of Plymouth (30-50+ miles) or Hines Drive (20+ miles).
Riders choose destination and ride leader to report Club miles ridden.

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1/12/2020
Sunday Democratic Rides Winter Edition (Democratic 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

Ride leaders: Jon Rodgers, or Ed Baumstark, or Steve Dodge:
Jon Rodgers 734-347-1259; Ed Baumstark 734-996-8440, Steven Dodge  734-996-9122

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1/12/2020
A relaxing conversational ride through Hines Park. No ride if temperatures are below 60 or above 90 degrees.
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1/13/2020
Ride Hines Park or alternate route on roads west of Plymouth. 
Riders choose destination and ride leader to report club miles ridden.

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1/13/2020 - 1/17/2020
Ann Arbor Start: 10:00AM Bird Hills Park Parking Lot on Newport Rd North of the M-14 overpass
Dexter Start: 11:00AM Trail head by Dexter Forest Lawn Cemetery (corner of Broad and Grand Streets)

NOTE: No ride on 01/01/2019
Instead, ride First Miles of the Year Ride 

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1/14/2020
Ride Hines Park or alternate route on roads west of Plymouth. 
Riders choose destination and ride leader to report club miles ridden.

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1/14/2020
Chelsea Gravel Grinder: A dirt/gravel ride.
Departs Aberdeen Bike every Tuesday evening
This ride continues on the winter calendar
 

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1/15/2020
Ride Hines Park or alternate route on roads west of Plymouth. 
Riders choose destination and ride leader to report club miles ridden.

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1/16/2020
Ride Hines Park or alternate route on roads west of Plymouth. 
Riders choose destination and ride leader to report club miles ridden.

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1/17/2020
Ride along Hines Drive.  Riders choose destination and ride leader to report Club miles ridden.
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1/18/2020
Dexter Breakfast Ride Winter Edition (Democratic 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

Ride leaders: Jon Rodgers, or Ed Baumstark, or Steve Dodge:
Jon Rodgers <jrodgers@umich.edu> 734-347-1259; Ed Baumstark <ebaumstark@comcast.net> 734-996-8440, Steven Dodge <sdodge84@gmail.com>​ 734-996-9122​​

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1/18/2020
Ride scenic Hines Drive (20+ miles) and the roads west of Plymouth (30-50+ miles).
Riders choose destination and ride leader to report Club miles ridden.

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1/19/2020
Ride the roads west of Plymouth (30-50+ miles) or Hines Drive (20+ miles).
Riders choose destination and ride leader to report Club miles ridden.

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1/19/2020
The weather outside is frightful, but a bike ride is so delightful. Bundle up and join us on a festive, winter ride around the streets of Ann Arbor.
Join us again for another great winter ride!
Great Routes, Late Bike Parking, Delicious Food! The fourteenth annual Worst Day of the Year Ride will take place on Sunday, January 19th, 2020. This FREE event always promises to be a fun filled, snowy day of riding. We will offer a variety of routes for you to choose from including:
 
  • POLAR BEAR RIDE - 40 miles  12:30pm
  • POLAR CUB RIDE - 20 miles  1:00pm
  • MOUNTAIN BIKE/DIRT ROAD RIDE - 16 miles 1:15pm
  • (ride dependent on dirt road conditions)
  • ABOMINABLE SNOW MAN RIDE - Fat Bike Only! 1:30pm
  • (ride dependent on trail conditions)
  • REINDEER RIDE - 12 miles  1:45pm
(HELMETS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL RIDES!)
 

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1/19/2020
A relaxing conversational ride through Hines Park. No ride if temperatures are below 60 or above 90 degrees.
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1/20/2020
Ride Hines Park or alternate route on roads west of Plymouth. 
Riders choose destination and ride leader to report club miles ridden.

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1/20/2020 - 1/24/2020
Ann Arbor Start: 10:00AM Bird Hills Park Parking Lot on Newport Rd North of the M-14 overpass
Dexter Start: 11:00AM Trail head by Dexter Forest Lawn Cemetery (corner of Broad and Grand Streets)

NOTE: No ride on 01/01/2019
Instead, ride First Miles of the Year Ride 

more info...

1/21/2020
Ride Hines Park or alternate route on roads west of Plymouth. 
Riders choose destination and ride leader to report club miles ridden.

more info...

1/21/2020
Chelsea Gravel Grinder: A dirt/gravel ride.
Departs Aberdeen Bike every Tuesday evening
This ride continues on the winter calendar
 

more info...

1/22/2020
Ride Hines Park or alternate route on roads west of Plymouth. 
Riders choose destination and ride leader to report club miles ridden.

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1/23/2020
Ride Hines Park or alternate route on roads west of Plymouth. 
Riders choose destination and ride leader to report club miles ridden.

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1/24/2020 - 3/3/2020
Touring in Aotearoa (New Zealand) explore the remote but civilized islands of Aotearoa.  The starting location and the length of each days ride will be determined by the riders.
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1/24/2020
Ride along Hines Drive.  Riders choose destination and ride leader to report Club miles ridden.
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1/25/2020
Dexter Breakfast Ride Winter Edition (Democratic 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

Ride leaders: Jon Rodgers, or Ed Baumstark, or Steve Dodge:
Jon Rodgers <jrodgers@umich.edu> 734-347-1259; Ed Baumstark <ebaumstark@comcast.net> 734-996-8440, Steven Dodge <sdodge84@gmail.com>​ 734-996-9122​​

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1/25/2020
Ride scenic Hines Drive (20+ miles) and the roads west of Plymouth (30-50+ miles).
Riders choose destination and ride leader to report Club miles ridden.

more info...

1/26/2020
Sunday Democratic Rides Winter Edition (Democratic 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

Ride leaders: Jon Rodgers, or Ed Baumstark, or Steve Dodge:
Jon Rodgers 734-347-1259; Ed Baumstark 734-996-8440, Steven Dodge  734-996-9122

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1/26/2020
Ride the roads west of Plymouth (30-50+ miles) or Hines Drive (20+ miles).
Riders choose destination and ride leader to report Club miles ridden.

more info...

1/26/2020
A relaxing conversational ride through Hines Park. No ride if temperatures are below 60 or above 90 degrees.
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1/27/2020
Ride Hines Park or alternate route on roads west of Plymouth. 
Riders choose destination and ride leader to report club miles ridden.

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1/27/2020 - 1/31/2020
Ann Arbor Start: 10:00AM Bird Hills Park Parking Lot on Newport Rd North of the M-14 overpass
Dexter Start: 11:00AM Trail head by Dexter Forest Lawn Cemetery (corner of Broad and Grand Streets)

NOTE: No ride on 01/01/2019
Instead, ride First Miles of the Year Ride 

more info...

1/28/2020
Ride Hines Park or alternate route on roads west of Plymouth. 
Riders choose destination and ride leader to report club miles ridden.

more info...

1/28/2020
Chelsea Gravel Grinder: A dirt/gravel ride.
Departs Aberdeen Bike every Tuesday evening
This ride continues on the winter calendar
 

more info...

1/29/2020
Ride Hines Park or alternate route on roads west of Plymouth. 
Riders choose destination and ride leader to report club miles ridden.

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1/30/2020
Ride Hines Park or alternate route on roads west of Plymouth. 
Riders choose destination and ride leader to report club miles ridden.

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1/31/2020
Ride along Hines Drive.  Riders choose destination and ride leader to report Club miles ridden.
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