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Calendar of Events - Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society
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One Helluva Ride
07/08/17 - 07/08/17
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Events in the month of August 2017
08/01/17
A ride imitating the Saturday Wheeler Park Ride.
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08/01/17
A ride imitating the Saturday Wheeler Park Ride.
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08/01/17
9:00 am Parks, Lakes & Trails Ride
Join us as we cycle through Kensington, Island Lake and the new trail to Milford. Choose to ride 10 to 50+ miles, all on paved bike paths. Optional Brunch stop before end of ride.
Call if forecast is less than 40 or it's raining.
Start: McHattie Park in South Lyon, 1/4 mi south of 10 Mile & 1/4 mi west of Pontiac Trail. B: 10-50+ mi
Captains:  Jan Tripp 734-996-8079 George Gonyo 734-996-0089 

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08/01/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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08/01/17
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
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08/01/17
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
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08/02/17
8 am Early Morning Ride from Ann Arbor West Side
B ride tom Chelsea or Whitmore Lake and beyond.
Start: 08:00 am Bird Hills Park parking lot, Newport Rd.
B: 40+ mi
Captain: Kevin McGuinness
kmcguinn@comcast.net
734-649-9762

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08/02/17
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.

Captains: Jeffrey Spoon, 734-846-0604, jdspoon@spooncompanies.com 

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08/02/17
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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08/02/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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08/02/17
Hines Park to Dearborn. 15-30+ miles. A/B/C.
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08/03/17
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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08/03/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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08/03/17
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
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08/03/17
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
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08/03/17
Come enjoy your moon shadow in this nighttime ride along the Border to Border trail between Dexter and Hudson Mills. Park behind the fire station at Mill Creek Park in Dexter. 
Ride: B/C 
No ride in fully overcast or inclement weather since we cannot see our moon shadow then.

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08/04/17
Ride along Hines Drive.
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08/05/17
Far West Quad County Ride  
Every Saturday 7:30 June, 7:00 July,

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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08/07/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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08/07/17
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 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
 

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08/07/17
Hines Park to Dearborn; A/B/C 15-30+ miles 
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08/07/17

An easy, no drop ride


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08/08/17
A ride imitating the Saturday Wheeler Park Ride.
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08/08/17
A ride imitating the Saturday Wheeler Park Ride.
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08/08/17
9:00 am Parks, Lakes & Trails Ride
Join us as we cycle through Kensington, Island Lake and the new trail to Milford. Choose to ride 10 to 50+ miles, all on paved bike paths. Optional Brunch stop before end of ride.
Call if forecast is less than 40 or it's raining.
Start: McHattie Park in South Lyon, 1/4 mi south of 10 Mile & 1/4 mi west of Pontiac Trail. B: 10-50+ mi
Captains:  Jan Tripp 734-996-8079 George Gonyo 734-996-0089 

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08/08/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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08/08/17
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
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08/08/17
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
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08/09/17
8 am Early Morning Ride from Ann Arbor West Side
B ride tom Chelsea or Whitmore Lake and beyond.
Start: 08:00 am Bird Hills Park parking lot, Newport Rd.
B: 40+ mi
Captain: Kevin McGuinness
kmcguinn@comcast.net
734-649-9762

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08/09/17
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...
08/09/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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08/09/17
Hines Park to Dearborn. 15-30+ miles. A/B/C.
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08/10/17
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...
08/10/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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08/10/17
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
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08/10/17
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
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08/11/17
Ride along Hines Drive.
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08/12/17
Aug 12 (Sat)
ODRAM - One Day Ride Across Michigan
Montague to Bay City, MI. The ride will travel a route from Montague on the west side of the state all the way to Bay City State Recreation Area on Saginaw Bay. 145-ish miles,lunch, two SAG stops, post-ride party at end. Proceeds from the ride will again benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

 www.odram.com

Captain: Laike Misikir 248-505-7067 laikemariam@yahoo.com
 

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08/14/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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08/14/17
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 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
 

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08/14/17
Hines Park to Dearborn; A/B/C 15-30+ miles 
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08/14/17

An easy, no drop ride


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08/15/17
A ride imitating the Saturday Wheeler Park Ride.
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08/15/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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08/15/17
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
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08/15/17
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
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08/16/17
8 am Early Morning Ride from Ann Arbor West Side
B ride tom Chelsea or Whitmore Lake and beyond.
Start: 08:00 am Bird Hills Park parking lot, Newport Rd.
B: 40+ mi
Captain: Kevin McGuinness
kmcguinn@comcast.net
734-649-9762

more info...
08/16/17
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...
08/16/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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08/16/17
Hines Park to Dearborn. 15-30+ miles. A/B/C.
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08/17/17
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...
08/17/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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08/17/17
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
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08/17/17
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
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08/18/17 - 08/26/17
Aug 18-26 (Fri-Sat)
BAC Total Eclipse of KY
Nashville, TN. Loop ride featuring a viewing of the Aug. 21 total eclipse of the sun in an optimal viewing location near Hopkinsville, KY. Overnights will be in Kentucky towns of Ashland City, Oak Grove (2 nights), Aurora, Dover, & Clarksville. Mileage from 31-51 miles. www.bicycleadventureclub.org
Captain: Dawn Callahan  517-392-8945  callahandawn1778@gmail.com
08/18/17
Ride along Hines Drive.
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08/19/17 - 08/25/17
Aug 19-25 (Sat-Fri)
Cycle Greater Yellowstone
Experience the iconic, wild, & magnificent Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem on your bike. 350 miles, with an additional option of around 100 miles. Route highlights: West Yellowstone, Mesa Falls, Caribou-Targhee National Forest, Pine Creek Pass, Snake River, Grand Targhee, Warm River, Red Dune Road, & the Centennial Mountains. This ride now filled; wait list only. https://www.cyclegreateryellowstone.com
Captain: Terri Keppler  734-645-5696  tlk1972@gmail.com
08/19/17
Baroudeur Wayne State University
Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, for The Baroudeur, Wayne State University's cycling event to raise money for student scholarships. 

 

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08/21/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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08/21/17
Once in a lifetime event!  Ride the Tunnel Hill State Trail on August 21st and experience the only total solar eclipse visible in the mdwest U.S. in our lifetime.
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08/21/17
Hines Park to Dearborn; A/B/C 15-30+ miles 
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08/22/17
A ride imitating the Saturday Wheeler Park Ride.
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08/22/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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08/22/17
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
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08/22/17
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
more info...
08/23/17
8 am Early Morning Ride from Ann Arbor West Side
B ride tom Chelsea or Whitmore Lake and beyond.
Start: 08:00 am Bird Hills Park parking lot, Newport Rd.
B: 40+ mi
Captain: Kevin McGuinness
kmcguinn@comcast.net
734-649-9762

more info...
08/23/17
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...
08/23/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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08/23/17
Hines Park to Dearborn. 15-30+ miles. A/B/C.
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08/24/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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08/24/17
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
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08/24/17
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
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08/25/17
Ride along Hines Drive.
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08/28/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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08/28/17
Hines Park to Dearborn; A/B/C 15-30+ miles 
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08/28/17

An easy, no drop ride


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08/29/17
A ride imitating the Saturday Wheeler Park Ride.
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08/29/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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08/29/17
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
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08/29/17
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
more info...
08/30/17
8 am Early Morning Ride from Ann Arbor West Side
B ride tom Chelsea or Whitmore Lake and beyond.
Start: 08:00 am Bird Hills Park parking lot, Newport Rd.
B: 40+ mi
Captain: Kevin McGuinness
kmcguinn@comcast.net
734-649-9762

more info...
08/30/17
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.

Captains: Jeffrey Spoon, 734-846-0604, jdspoon@spooncompanies.com 

more info...
08/30/17
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...
08/30/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...
08/30/17
Hines Park to Dearborn. 15-30+ miles. A/B/C.
more info...
08/31/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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08/31/17
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
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08/31/17
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
more info...
08/31/17
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...