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Calendar of Events - Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society
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Events in the month of September 2017
09/01/17 - 09/04/17
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

more info...

09/01/17
Ride along Hines Drive.
more info...

09/02/17
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...

09/02/17
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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09/04/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

09/04/17
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...

09/04/17
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...

09/04/17
Hines Park to Dearborn; A/B/C 15-30+ miles 
more info...

09/05/17
A ride imitating the Saturday Wheeler Park Ride.
more info...

09/05/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

09/05/17
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 

more info...

09/05/17
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
more info...

09/05/17
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...

09/05/17
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
more info...

09/06/17 - 09/20/17
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

09/06/17
9 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...

09/06/17
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...

09/06/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

09/06/17
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.

more info...

09/06/17
Hines Park to Dearborn. 15-30+ miles. A/B/C.
more info...

09/07/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

09/07/17
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...

09/07/17
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
more info...

09/07/17
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
more info...

09/08/17
Ride along Hines Drive.
more info...

09/09/17
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...

09/11/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

09/11/17
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...

09/11/17
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...

09/11/17
Hines Park to Dearborn; A/B/C 15-30+ miles 
more info...

09/12/17
A ride imitating the Saturday Wheeler Park Ride.
more info...

09/12/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

09/12/17
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 

more info...

09/12/17
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
more info...

09/12/17
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...

09/12/17
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
more info...

09/13/17
9 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...

09/13/17
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...

09/13/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

09/13/17
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.

more info...

09/13/17
Hines Park to Dearborn. 15-30+ miles. A/B/C.
more info...

09/14/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

09/14/17
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...

09/14/17
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
more info...

09/14/17
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
more info...

09/15/17
Ride along Hines Drive.
more info...

09/16/17
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...

09/18/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

09/18/17
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...

09/18/17
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...

09/18/17
Hines Park to Dearborn; A/B/C 15-30+ miles 
more info...

09/19/17
A ride imitating the Saturday Wheeler Park Ride.
more info...

09/19/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

09/19/17
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 

more info...

09/19/17
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
more info...

09/19/17
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...

09/19/17
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
more info...

09/20/17
9 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...

09/20/17
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...

09/20/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

09/20/17
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.

more info...

09/20/17
Hines Park to Dearborn. 15-30+ miles. A/B/C.
more info...

09/21/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

09/21/17
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...

09/21/17
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
more info...

09/21/17
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
more info...

09/22/17
Ride along Hines Drive.
more info...

09/23/17
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...

09/24/17
The paved trail follows the Huron river basin through Lower Huron, Willow, Oakwoods, Lake Erie Metroparks and the communities of Flat Rock, Brownstown and Gibraltar to the Lake Erie shoreline.
more info...

09/25/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

09/25/17
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...

09/25/17
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...

09/25/17
Hines Park to Dearborn; A/B/C 15-30+ miles 
more info...

09/26/17
A ride imitating the Saturday Wheeler Park Ride.
more info...

09/26/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

09/26/17
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 

more info...

09/26/17
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
more info...

09/26/17
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...

09/26/17
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
more info...

09/27/17
9 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...

09/27/17
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...

09/27/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

09/27/17
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.

more info...

09/27/17
Hines Park to Dearborn. 15-30+ miles. A/B/C.
more info...

09/28/17
Ride Hines Park. Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.
more info...

09/28/17
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...

09/28/17
Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.
more info...

09/28/17
Ride the roads west of Plymouth. Experienced riders; A/B; 20-33+ miles.
more info...

09/29/17
Ride along Hines Drive.
more info...

09/30/17
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...