Calendar of Events - Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society
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Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society April 7th Business Meeting and Dinner
04/07/17 - 04/07/17
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One Helluva Ride
07/08/17 - 07/08/17
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Events in the month of May 2017
05/01/17 - 03/01/17

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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05/01/17

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

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05/01/17

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

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05/01/17

Ride Gravel roads to Independance Lake, Llama Farm and other low traffic destinations.

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05/01/17

Paved Country Roads Rides (Mondays)
Optional stop at Pleasant Lake Party Store. Hilly Schneider Rd on long routes.
A/B/C: 18/24/30 mi 12:00
Start: Pine Cross Ln, east off Parker Rd, 1 mile south of Jackson Rd. Park: Pine Cross Ln, north edge past mailboxes. Alternate Route: The B2B in Dexter, south of Marathon station on Jeffords St. between Alpine St & Forrest St - overlooking start of B2B trail.
Captains: Don & Gwen Evich 426-5116, Please call us if you plan to join us for the ride and get start point.
 

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05/01/17

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

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05/02/17

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

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05/02/17

Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.

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05/02/17

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

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05/03/17

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

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05/03/17

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

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05/03/17

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

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05/04/17

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

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05/04/17

Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
05/04/17

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

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05/05/17

Ride along Hines Drive.

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05/06/17

 

3 State 3 Mountain Challenge

Chattanooga, TN. The Full Century Challenge takes riders up and

down 3 mountains — Suck Creek, Sequatchie and Sand, in 2 states

– Tennessee and Alabama. Two other routes available: Metric

Century Challenge over Suck Creek, and the 25-mile course fetyuring

no mountains but some challenging hills. www.3state3mountain.org

Captain: Randy Rubin 734-660-8800 randy@northernvending.com

05/06/17

Far East Fringe Saturday Ride

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

May Start Time: 9:00AM

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05/06/17

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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05/07/17

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

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05/07/17

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

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05/08/17

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

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05/08/17

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

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05/09/17

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

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05/09/17

Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.

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05/09/17

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

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05/10/17

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

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05/10/17

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

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05/10/17

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

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05/11/17

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

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05/11/17

Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
05/11/17

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

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05/12/17 - 05/18/17

May 12-18 (Fri-Thu)

REI Tuscany Cycling

Pienza to Siena, Italy. Explore the lush hillsides of Tuscany on a fullysupported

bike tour, up to 42 miles per day. Visit scenic vineyards,

Renaissance towns, and beautiful pastures. Enjoy fresh cuisine and

taste Italy’s famed wines. Space limited, fills quickly.

https://www.rei.com/adventures/trips/europe/italy-cycling.html

Captain: Jim Knight 734-478-0424 jwknight46@gmail.com

05/12/17

Ride along Hines Drive.

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05/13/17 - 05/14/17

May 13-14 (Sat-Sun)

TOSRV – Tour of the Scioto River Valley

Columbus, OH. 56th year of a bicycling classic, which started in 1962

as a father & son outing and grew into the nation’s largest bicycle

touring weekend. Two days, 210 miles from Columbus to Portsmouth,

OH & back again. Half TOSRV starts in Chillicothe and returns the

next day. One-day TOSRV starts in Columbus & turns around in

Chillicothe. Registration starts in January. www.tosrv.org

Captain: Steve Limkemann 734-595-7991 stevelim@wwnet.com

05/13/17

Far East Fringe Saturday Ride

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

May Start Time: 9:00AM

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05/13/17

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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05/14/17

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

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05/14/17

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

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05/15/17

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

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05/15/17

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

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05/16/17

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

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05/16/17

Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.

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05/16/17

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

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05/17/17

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

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05/17/17

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

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05/17/17

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

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05/18/17

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

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05/18/17

Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
05/18/17

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

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05/19/17

Ride along Hines Drive.

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05/20/17 - 05/21/17

THE 56TH ANNUAL TOUR OF THE SCIOTO RIVER VALLEY
America’s Bicycle Touring Classic • May 20 – 21, 2017 • 2500 Cyclists • Organized by Columbus Outdoor Pursuits
Starts: The Heimat Haus Party House & Picnic Grounds, 4555 Jackson Pike, Grove City, OH, 43123, United States (614) 875-6005 Theheimathaus@Gmail.Com

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05/20/17

Far East Fringe Saturday Ride

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

May Start Time: 9:00AM

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05/20/17

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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05/21/17

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

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05/21/17

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

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05/22/17

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

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05/22/17

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

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05/23/17

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

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05/23/17

Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.

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05/23/17

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

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05/24/17

Horsey Hundred 2017

The Bluegrass Cycling Club's Horsey Hundred (www.horseyhundred.com/) is our club's favorite invitational.   This 2-day event, based in Georgetown, Kentucky, takes place Memorial Day Weekend, this year on May 27th and 28th.   It offers routes from 26 to 100 miles each day through the horse farm country north of Lexington.   Every year about 60 Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society (AABTS) members make the 5-6-hour drive to see what other club members are raving about.  Each year we are joined by several members of the Great Canadian Bicycle Tours (GCBT) bicycle club.

Wednesday May 24th                GCBT & AABTS Pizza Party
Thursday May 25th                    AABTS Club Rides
Friday May 26th                        AABTS Club Rides    
Friday May 26th                        AABTS & GCBT Group Dinner
Saturday May 27th & Sunday May 28th         The Horsey Hundred
Monday May 29th                     Post Ride
 

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05/24/17

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

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05/24/17

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

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05/24/17

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

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05/25/17

Horsey Hundred 2017

The Bluegrass Cycling Club's Horsey Hundred (www.horseyhundred.com/) is our club's favorite invitational.   This 2-day event, based in Georgetown, Kentucky, takes place Memorial Day Weekend, this year on May 27th and 28th.   It offers routes from 26 to 100 miles each day through the horse farm country north of Lexington.   Every year about 60 Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society (AABTS) members make the 5-6-hour drive to see what other club members are raving about.  Each year we are joined by several members of the Great Canadian Bicycle Tours (GCBT) bicycle club.

Wednesday May 24th                GCBT & AABTS Pizza Party
Thursday May 25th                    AABTS Club Rides
Friday May 26th                        AABTS Club Rides    
Friday May 26th                        AABTS & GCBT Group Dinner
Saturday May 27th & Sunday May 28th         The Horsey Hundred
Monday May 29th                     Post Ride
 

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05/25/17

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

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05/25/17

Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
05/25/17

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

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05/26/17

Horsey Hundred 2017

The Bluegrass Cycling Club's Horsey Hundred (www.horseyhundred.com/) is our club's favorite invitational.   This 2-day event, based in Georgetown, Kentucky, takes place Memorial Day Weekend, this year on May 27th and 28th.   It offers routes from 26 to 100 miles each day through the horse farm country north of Lexington.   Every year about 60 Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society (AABTS) members make the 5-6-hour drive to see what other club members are raving about.  Each year we are joined by several members of the Great Canadian Bicycle Tours (GCBT) bicycle club.

Wednesday May 24th                GCBT & AABTS Pizza Party
Thursday May 25th                    AABTS Club Rides
Friday May 26th                        AABTS Club Rides    
Friday May 26th                        AABTS & GCBT Group Dinner
Saturday May 27th & Sunday May 28th         The Horsey Hundred
Monday May 29th                     Post Ride
 

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05/26/17

Ride along Hines Drive.

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05/27/17 - 05/28/17

May 27 & 28 (Sat-Sun)

Horsey Hundred

Georgetown, KY. 40th annual event. One of the best attended of

AABTS’s favorite invitationals, through the horse country and rural

area around Georgetown, KY. www.horseyhundred.com

As usual, AABTS will be offering some special pre- and posttour

features so you can make this a multi-day cycling vacation.

Check the Out-of-Area Rides section of the April-May calendar

for more details.

Captain: Jan Tripp 734-996-8079 Jan_Tripp@comcast.net

05/27/17

Horsey Hundred 2017

The Bluegrass Cycling Club's Horsey Hundred (www.horseyhundred.com/) is our club's favorite invitational.   This 2-day event, based in Georgetown, Kentucky, takes place Memorial Day Weekend, this year on May 27th and 28th.   It offers routes from 26 to 100 miles each day through the horse farm country north of Lexington.   Every year about 60 Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society (AABTS) members make the 5-6-hour drive to see what other club members are raving about.  Each year we are joined by several members of the Great Canadian Bicycle Tours (GCBT) bicycle club.

Wednesday May 24th                GCBT & AABTS Pizza Party
Thursday May 25th                    AABTS Club Rides
Friday May 26th                        AABTS Club Rides    
Friday May 26th                        AABTS & GCBT Group Dinner
Saturday May 27th & Sunday May 28th         The Horsey Hundred
Monday May 29th                     Post Ride
 

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05/27/17

Far East Fringe Saturday Ride

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

May Start Time: 9:00AM

more info...
05/27/17

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

more info...
05/28/17

Horsey Hundred 2017

The Bluegrass Cycling Club's Horsey Hundred (www.horseyhundred.com/) is our club's favorite invitational.   This 2-day event, based in Georgetown, Kentucky, takes place Memorial Day Weekend, this year on May 27th and 28th.   It offers routes from 26 to 100 miles each day through the horse farm country north of Lexington.   Every year about 60 Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society (AABTS) members make the 5-6-hour drive to see what other club members are raving about.  Each year we are joined by several members of the Great Canadian Bicycle Tours (GCBT) bicycle club.

Wednesday May 24th                GCBT & AABTS Pizza Party
Thursday May 25th                    AABTS Club Rides
Friday May 26th                        AABTS Club Rides    
Friday May 26th                        AABTS & GCBT Group Dinner
Saturday May 27th & Sunday May 28th         The Horsey Hundred
Monday May 29th                     Post Ride
 

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05/28/17

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

more info...
05/28/17

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

more info...
05/29/17

Horsey Hundred 2017

The Bluegrass Cycling Club's Horsey Hundred (www.horseyhundred.com/) is our club's favorite invitational.   This 2-day event, based in Georgetown, Kentucky, takes place Memorial Day Weekend, this year on May 27th and 28th.   It offers routes from 26 to 100 miles each day through the horse farm country north of Lexington.   Every year about 60 Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society (AABTS) members make the 5-6-hour drive to see what other club members are raving about.  Each year we are joined by several members of the Great Canadian Bicycle Tours (GCBT) bicycle club.

Wednesday May 24th                GCBT & AABTS Pizza Party
Thursday May 25th                    AABTS Club Rides
Friday May 26th                        AABTS Club Rides    
Friday May 26th                        AABTS & GCBT Group Dinner
Saturday May 27th & Sunday May 28th         The Horsey Hundred
Monday May 29th                     Post Ride
 

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05/29/17

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

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05/29/17

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

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05/30/17

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

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05/30/17

Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.

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05/30/17

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

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05/31/17

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

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05/31/17

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

more info...
05/31/17

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

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