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Events & Rides

Evening Road Rides

Rides start at Bamber Valley School on Mondays and at Bicycle Sports on Wednesdays, we leave at 6:00 pm both nights. We have three groups to chose from, a Easy Rider Group (11 to 13 mph), a Fitness Group (14 to 16 mph) and a Fast Road Group (18 plus mph). Route distance varies week to week. Check out our Facebook page for the ride route.

We Bike Rochester (WBR) - Social Rides

Introducing a new group ride option!

Morning Coffee/Lunch ride, Wednesday, May 1 - October 15, 9:00 a.m. from Castle Community Building.

Evening Brew/Dinner ride, Tuesday, April 30 - October 15, 6:00 p.m. from Little Thistle Brewery.

Google Group Info: RochesterMNBicycle

Fat Wednesday

Ongoing on Wednesday evenings at Maplewood. Check out the Facebook page for the ride info.

Tour de Pepin

Welcome to the 13th Annual Tour de Pepin! Join us for the Midwest's most unique cycling tour. Enjoy captivating terrain and historic towns around Lake Pepin along the Great River Road, as well as scenic views from the comfort of a genuine replica 1800s paddleboat.

Choose a 32, 50, 72 or 100-mile route. June 6, 2020 Rescheduled to September 26, 2020

Ride the Ridges

The eighth annual RIDE THE RIDGES, set for September 19, 2020, and will again take riders through some of the most scenic areas in Southeastern Minnesota. RTR is the premier bike tour in the region. Wonderfull scenery – from lush valleys along streams to bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River. Choose one of four routes, all having well-stocked rest stops, friendly hosts and SAG support. September 19, 2020


RiotGRRRavel is a free unsupported 10, 21, or 33 mile gravel race in near Hastings, MN that is a fun, accessible ride that is FTW & family friendly. 

The start and finish line will be at the Hastings Hope Lutheran Church at 16898 Michael Ave Hastings, MN. We are grateful for the support and gracious hospitality of Hope Lutheran Church and excited to embark on our sixth year of collaborating with them.

Ride whatever kind of bike you want or have … Road bike, Mountain Bike, Cross Bike, Tandem, Single/Fixed, Snow Bike, or Unicycle. September 19, 2020

Heck of the North

2020 marks the 12th anniversary of The Heck of the North. We look forward to a great event with new features to keep it fresh. We will be offering THREE beautiful courses this year: the 100 mile course that features over 50 new miles of remote gravel road; the 55 mile course is equally challenging and scenic; and the 20 mile course to introduce new riders to the world of gravel cycling. Each course will have at least one checkpoint to offer fluids and calories to keep you rolling. September 26, 2020

The Filthy 50

The Filthy 50 will be returning to Lanesboro on Saturday, October 10th, 2020. We couldn’t imagine the start of a new decade without doing something great with all of you, so let’s get incredible! Registration will go live on the summer solstice, Saturday, June 20th, 2020 at 8am CDT. Mark your calendars! October 10, 2020