Calendar of Events - Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society

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One Helluva Ride 2018
07/14/18 - 07/14/18
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Events in the month of September 2017
09/01/2017 - 09/04/2017
MTR 2017
Labor Day weekend
Dublin Ohio
Registration and links to lodging at the MTR 2917 website:
http://mtr2017.org/
This is the annual get together of tandem entheusiasts and friends
For more information contact Steu and Lucy White
734 996 2974

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09/01/2017
Ride along Hines Drive.
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09/01/2017
9:00 am  Joe’s Breakfast Club  
    Ride with one of the most congenial groups in Washtenaw County to Dexter and beyond.
    NEW Start: Barton Park, on Huron River Drive just West of Bird Rd. (one-mile West of Main St.)
    C: 19 to 24+ mi 
    Captains:  Dan Harrison 734-476-4944  a2dan@sbcglobal.net  
    â€‹Vickie Smith 734-996-9461  vickie.smith@comcast.net 

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09/02/2017
Far West Quad County Ride  
Every Saturday, 7:00 July, 8:00 Aug; 9:00 Sept

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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09/02/2017
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
August - September Start Time: 9:00am

 

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09/02/2017
Ride from Pine Hill Nursery to Norwood paved roads, Stop at Rex Beach Conservancy as well as the beach in Norwood, gorgeous views of Lake Michigan, rolling hills, low traffic.
C/D 35+ mi
Captains: Jeanette & Chuck Hescheles 734-660-4775

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09/02/2017
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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09/02/2017
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
 

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09/02/2017
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
 
​

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09/03/2017
Ride the roads west of Plymouth (30-50+ miles) or Hines Drive (20+ miles).
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09/03/2017
Ride to Wabash: Cannonball Trail and Beyond
9 am - meet The shops at Fallen Timbers, far South East parking lot, US 23 & 24, Toledo

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09/03/2017

Ride from Pine Hill Nursery to Central Lake-breakfast or stop for snacks-continue to Ellsworth or Alden for ice cream C/D 25-48 miles.


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09/03/2017
Sunday Democratic Ride
Wheeler Park Departure at 9:00AM
Riders choose the route and select the ride leader to record club miles

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09/04/2017 - 03/01/2017
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. 
more info...

09/04/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

09/04/2017
Back Roads Ramble (9:00AM)
10:00AM beginning in November
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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09/04/2017
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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09/04/2017

Northern Labor Day Ride Ride from Barnes Rd./West Torch Lake Drive.  Ride on W. Torch Lake Drive to Elk Rapids or Alden on paved, scenic roads, low traffic 24-48 miles

Captains: Jeanette & Chuck Hescheles


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09/04/2017
Labor Day Democratic Ride (9:00AM)
Wheeler Park
Riders choose where the route and the ride leader

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09/04/2017
Temporarily Suspended -- Construction in Jackson

Falling Waters Adventure (Every Monday June-September)
Start at trailhead of Falling Waters Trail on Weatherwax Rd, in Jackson and ride trail to
Concord -lunch- return to trail head. Flat and scenic' crossing thru Lime Lake.

C: 22+ miles
RSVP (Call ride captain if you intend to ride.)
Connie Cavanaugh at 517-764-3340 or 586-929-0251

42°12'36.5"N 84°26'29.8"W
42.210136, -84.441610

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09/04/2017 - 11/20/2017
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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09/04/2017
Hines Park to Dearborn; A/B/C 15-30+ miles 
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09/05/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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09/05/2017
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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09/05/2017
A ride imitating the Saturday Dexter Breakfast Ride.
more info...

09/05/2017
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
more info...

09/05/2017
Ride to the west or north from Chelsea
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09/05/2017
A ride for women. Ride down Huron River Drive to Dexter and possibly further. Join us afterwards for dinner.
more info...

09/05/2017
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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09/05/2017
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
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09/06/2017 - 09/20/2017
Sep 6-20 (Wed-Wed)
BAC Lake Michigan Ramble
Ludington to Mackinac Island. This tour of Michigan's northwestern lower peninsula encompasses some of the state's most beautiful scenery and best cycling. The ride follows the shoreline of Lake Michigan, and includes overnights in Onekama, Frankfort, Glen Arbor, Leland, Traverse City, Bellaire, Charlevoix, Petoskey, & ending with 2 nights on Mackinac Island. Highlights are Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes, Tunnel of Trees, Mission Point, Charlevoix's Mushroom Houses, car-free Mackinac Island, and more. This ride now filled; waiting list only. www.bicycleadventureclub.org
Captains: Dorothy Stock  734-717-0208  dorothy.stock@comcast.net & Alex Wagner  734-997-7484  alexwagner1136@gmail.com

09/06/2017
9 am Early Morning Ride from Ann Arbor West Side
B ride tom Chelsea or Whitmore Lake and beyond.
Start: 09:00 am Bird Hills Park parking lot, Newport Rd.
B: 40+ mi
Captain: Kevin McGuinness
kmcguinn@comcast.net
734-649-9762

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09/06/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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09/06/2017
Superior Salem Dirt Road Ride - Wednesdays 9:00AM
Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.
Start: Start at Trinity Church parking lot: 10101 Ann Arbor Rd, Plymouth MI, 48170 - corner of Godfredson and Plymouth Rd.
C ride- Basic 19 miles with longer routes possible.   Call if temperatures are below 50 or raining.

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

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09/06/2017
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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09/06/2017
10 am Start for September
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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09/06/2017
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

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09/06/2017
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!)
 

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09/06/2017
Hines Park to Dearborn. 15-30+ miles. A/B/C.
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09/07/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

09/07/2017
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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09/07/2017
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
more info...

09/07/2017
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
more info...

09/07/2017
This ride leaves from Wheels in Motion and heads up and away from Ann Arbor to partake in the area's hillier terrain. Start: Wheels in Motion  A/B 15-25+ Captains: Doug Tidd 734-678-8297 DeWight and Vickie Plotner â€‹734-971-2121
 

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09/08/2017
Ride along Hines Drive.
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09/08/2017
9:00 am  Joe’s Breakfast Club  
    Ride with one of the most congenial groups in Washtenaw County to Dexter and beyond.
    NEW Start: Barton Park, on Huron River Drive just West of Bird Rd. (one-mile West of Main St.)
    C: 19 to 24+ mi 
    Captains:  Dan Harrison 734-476-4944  a2dan@sbcglobal.net  
    â€‹Vickie Smith 734-996-9461  vickie.smith@comcast.net 

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09/09/2017
Far West Quad County Ride  
Every Saturday, 7:00 July, 8:00 Aug; 9:00 Sept

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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09/09/2017
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
August - September Start Time: 9:00am

 

more info...

09/09/2017
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...

09/09/2017
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
 
​

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09/10/2017
Known for its horizontal terrain, the biggest hill on the route is an interstate overpass.  Includes snack stops, lunch, & post-ride ice cream social.
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09/10/2017
Ride the roads west of Plymouth (30-50+ miles) or Hines Drive (20+ miles).
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09/10/2017
Work up an appetite for a fabulous and inexpensive breakfast/brunch at Zukey Lake Tavern in Pinckney.  Part of the route will follow the Lakeland Trail, a paved bike path.
A/B 45 miles from Dexter Gazebo

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09/11/2017 - 03/01/2017
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. 
more info...

09/11/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

09/11/2017
Back Roads Ramble (9:00AM)
10:00AM beginning in November
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...

09/11/2017
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...

09/11/2017
Temporarily Suspended -- Construction in Jackson

Falling Waters Adventure (Every Monday June-September)
Start at trailhead of Falling Waters Trail on Weatherwax Rd, in Jackson and ride trail to
Concord -lunch- return to trail head. Flat and scenic' crossing thru Lime Lake.

C: 22+ miles
RSVP (Call ride captain if you intend to ride.)
Connie Cavanaugh at 517-764-3340 or 586-929-0251

42°12'36.5"N 84°26'29.8"W
42.210136, -84.441610

more info...

09/11/2017 - 11/27/2017
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...

09/11/2017
Hines Park to Dearborn; A/B/C 15-30+ miles 
more info...

09/12/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

09/12/2017
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 

more info...

09/12/2017
A ride imitating the Saturday Dexter Breakfast Ride.
more info...

09/12/2017
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
more info...

09/12/2017
Ride to the west or north from Chelsea
more info...

09/12/2017
A ride for women. Ride down Huron River Drive to Dexter and possibly further. Join us afterwards for dinner.
more info...

09/12/2017
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...

09/12/2017
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
more info...

09/13/2017
9 am Early Morning Ride from Ann Arbor West Side
B ride tom Chelsea or Whitmore Lake and beyond.
Start: 09:00 am Bird Hills Park parking lot, Newport Rd.
B: 40+ mi
Captain: Kevin McGuinness
kmcguinn@comcast.net
734-649-9762

more info...

09/13/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

09/13/2017
Superior Salem Dirt Road Ride - Wednesdays 9:00AM
Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.
Start: Start at Trinity Church parking lot: 10101 Ann Arbor Rd, Plymouth MI, 48170 - corner of Godfredson and Plymouth Rd.
C ride- Basic 19 miles with longer routes possible.   Call if temperatures are below 50 or raining.

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

more info...

09/13/2017
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...

09/13/2017
10 am Start for September
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...

09/13/2017
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...

09/13/2017
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...

09/13/2017
Hines Park to Dearborn. 15-30+ miles. A/B/C.
more info...

09/14/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

09/14/2017
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...

09/14/2017
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
more info...

09/14/2017
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
more info...

09/14/2017
This ride leaves from Wheels in Motion and heads up and away from Ann Arbor to partake in the area's hillier terrain. Start: Wheels in Motion  A/B 15-25+ Captains: Doug Tidd 734-678-8297 DeWight and Vickie Plotner â€‹734-971-2121
 

more info...

09/15/2017
Ride along Hines Drive.
more info...

09/15/2017
9:00 am  Joe’s Breakfast Club  
    Ride with one of the most congenial groups in Washtenaw County to Dexter and beyond.
    NEW Start: Barton Park, on Huron River Drive just West of Bird Rd. (one-mile West of Main St.)
    C: 19 to 24+ mi 
    Captains:  Dan Harrison 734-476-4944  a2dan@sbcglobal.net  
    â€‹Vickie Smith 734-996-9461  vickie.smith@comcast.net 

more info...

09/16/2017
Far West Quad County Ride  
Every Saturday, 7:00 July, 8:00 Aug; 9:00 Sept

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...

09/16/2017
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
August - September Start Time: 9:00am

 

more info...

09/16/2017
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...

09/16/2017
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...

09/17/2017
Ride the roads west of Plymouth (30-50+ miles) or Hines Drive (20+ miles).
more info...

09/17/2017
Sunday Democratic Rides 9:00AM Wheeler Park, Ann Arbor, MI 
Riders choose destination and ride leader to record Club miles ridden
 

more info...

09/18/2017 - 03/01/2017
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. 
more info...

09/18/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

09/18/2017
Back Roads Ramble (9:00AM)
10:00AM beginning in November
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...

09/18/2017
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...

09/18/2017
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...

09/18/2017
Temporarily Suspended -- Construction in Jackson

Falling Waters Adventure (Every Monday June-September)
Start at trailhead of Falling Waters Trail on Weatherwax Rd, in Jackson and ride trail to
Concord -lunch- return to trail head. Flat and scenic' crossing thru Lime Lake.

C: 22+ miles
RSVP (Call ride captain if you intend to ride.)
Connie Cavanaugh at 517-764-3340 or 586-929-0251

42°12'36.5"N 84°26'29.8"W
42.210136, -84.441610

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09/18/2017
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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09/18/2017
Hines Park to Dearborn; A/B/C 15-30+ miles 
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09/19/2017
A ride imitating the Saturday Dexter Breakfast Ride.
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09/19/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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09/19/2017
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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09/19/2017
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
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09/19/2017
Ride to the west or north from Chelsea
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09/19/2017
A ride for women. Ride down Huron River Drive to Dexter and possibly further. Join us afterwards for dinner.
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09/19/2017
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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09/19/2017
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
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09/20/2017
9 am Early Morning Ride from Ann Arbor West Side
B ride tom Chelsea or Whitmore Lake and beyond.
Start: 09:00 am Bird Hills Park parking lot, Newport Rd.
B: 40+ mi
Captain: Kevin McGuinness
kmcguinn@comcast.net
734-649-9762

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09/20/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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09/20/2017
Superior Salem Dirt Road Ride - Wednesdays 9:00AM
Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.
Start: Start at Trinity Church parking lot: 10101 Ann Arbor Rd, Plymouth MI, 48170 - corner of Godfredson and Plymouth Rd.
C ride- Basic 19 miles with longer routes possible.   Call if temperatures are below 50 or raining.

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

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09/20/2017
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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09/20/2017
Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.
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09/20/2017
10 am Start for September
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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09/20/2017
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

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09/20/2017
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!)
 

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09/20/2017
Hines Park to Dearborn. 15-30+ miles. A/B/C.
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09/21/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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09/21/2017
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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09/21/2017
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
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09/21/2017
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
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09/21/2017
This ride leaves from Wheels in Motion and heads up and away from Ann Arbor to partake in the area's hillier terrain. Start: Wheels in Motion  A/B 15-25+ Captains: Doug Tidd 734-678-8297 DeWight and Vickie Plotner â€‹734-971-2121
 

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09/22/2017
Ride along Hines Drive.
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09/22/2017
9:00 am  Joe’s Breakfast Club  
    Ride with one of the most congenial groups in Washtenaw County to Dexter and beyond.
    NEW Start: Barton Park, on Huron River Drive just West of Bird Rd. (one-mile West of Main St.)
    C: 19 to 24+ mi 
    Captains:  Dan Harrison 734-476-4944  a2dan@sbcglobal.net  
    â€‹Vickie Smith 734-996-9461  vickie.smith@comcast.net 

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09/23/2017
Far West Quad County Ride  
Every Saturday, 7:00 July, 8:00 Aug; 9:00 Sept

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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09/23/2017
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
August - September Start Time: 9:00am

 

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09/23/2017
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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09/23/2017
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
 
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09/24/2017
Ride the roads west of Plymouth (30-50+ miles) or Hines Drive (20+ miles).
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09/24/2017
Ride to the historic century old Hathaway House in Blissfield. 
Delicious food from the Main Street Stable menu.
A/B 63 miles

 

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09/25/2017 - 03/01/2017
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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09/25/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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09/25/2017
Back Roads Ramble (9:00AM)
10:00AM beginning in November
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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09/25/2017
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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09/25/2017
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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09/25/2017
Temporarily Suspended -- Construction in Jackson

Falling Waters Adventure (Every Monday June-September)
Start at trailhead of Falling Waters Trail on Weatherwax Rd, in Jackson and ride trail to
Concord -lunch- return to trail head. Flat and scenic' crossing thru Lime Lake.

C: 22+ miles
RSVP (Call ride captain if you intend to ride.)
Connie Cavanaugh at 517-764-3340 or 586-929-0251

42°12'36.5"N 84°26'29.8"W
42.210136, -84.441610

more info...

09/25/2017
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...

09/25/2017
Hines Park to Dearborn; A/B/C 15-30+ miles 
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09/26/2017
A ride imitating the Saturday Dexter Breakfast Ride.
more info...

09/26/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

09/26/2017
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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09/26/2017
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
more info...

09/26/2017
A ride for women. Ride down Huron River Drive to Dexter and possibly further. Join us afterwards for dinner.
more info...

09/26/2017
Ride to the west or north from Chelsea
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09/26/2017
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...

09/26/2017
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
more info...

09/27/2017
9 am Early Morning Ride from Ann Arbor West Side
B ride tom Chelsea or Whitmore Lake and beyond.
Start: 09:00 am Bird Hills Park parking lot, Newport Rd.
B: 40+ mi
Captain: Kevin McGuinness
kmcguinn@comcast.net
734-649-9762

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09/27/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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09/27/2017
Superior Salem Dirt Road Ride - Wednesdays 9:00AM
Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.
Start: Start at Trinity Church parking lot: 10101 Ann Arbor Rd, Plymouth MI, 48170 - corner of Godfredson and Plymouth Rd.
C ride- Basic 19 miles with longer routes possible.   Call if temperatures are below 50 or raining.

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

more info...

09/27/2017
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...

09/27/2017
Ride gravel roads on a great country circuit.
more info...

09/27/2017
10 am Start for September
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...

09/27/2017
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...

09/27/2017
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...

09/27/2017
Hines Park to Dearborn. 15-30+ miles. A/B/C.
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09/28/2017
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
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09/28/2017
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...

09/28/2017
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
more info...

09/28/2017
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
more info...

09/28/2017
This ride leaves from Wheels in Motion and heads up and away from Ann Arbor to partake in the area's hillier terrain. Start: Wheels in Motion  A/B 15-25+ Captains: Doug Tidd 734-678-8297 DeWight and Vickie Plotner â€‹734-971-2121
 

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09/29/2017
Ride along Hines Drive.
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09/29/2017
9:00 am  Joe’s Breakfast Club  
    Ride with one of the most congenial groups in Washtenaw County to Dexter and beyond.
    NEW Start: Barton Park, on Huron River Drive just West of Bird Rd. (one-mile West of Main St.)
    C: 19 to 24+ mi 
    Captains:  Dan Harrison 734-476-4944  a2dan@sbcglobal.net  
    â€‹Vickie Smith 734-996-9461  vickie.smith@comcast.net 

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09/30/2017
Far West Quad County Ride  
Every Saturday, 7:00 July, 8:00 Aug; 9:00 Sept

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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09/30/2017
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
August - September Start Time: 9:00am

 

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09/30/2017
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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09/30/2017
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
 
​

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