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
Ongoing on Wednesday evenings at Maplewood. Check out the Facebook page for the ride info.
Minneapolis Bike Tour
The 13th annual Minneapolis Bike Tour starts and ends at beautiful Boom Island and features multiple fully supported routes that take riders through the spectacular park and byway system of Minneapolis at their own pace, traffic free!
Proceeds from the Minneapolis Bike Tour will benefit bike safety and education events for Minneapolis youth as well as bike trail improvement projects throughout the system. www.minneapolisparks.org/activities__events/events/minneapolis_bike_tour/. September 15, 2019
Discover beautiful Prior Lake and Scott County as you pedal your way through quaint towns, picturesque lakes, and rolling farmland. Pedal Prior has something for everyone! Our family-friendly 12-mile ride is on sidewalks and trails, taking you to Cleary Lake with a rest stop at the Prior Lake Fire Department where kids and adults alike can climb a fire truck and meet our local firefighters. For the more advanced riders, our 39 and 72-mile routes head south through scenic towns and farms to our energetic rest stops that will fuel your body and soul to the finish line where you can vote for your favorite one. But the excitement doesn't stop there... www.pedalprior.com September 15, 2019
Ride the Ridges
The seventh annual RIDE THE RIDGES, set for September 21, 2019, 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. www.ridetheridges.info. September 21, 2019
21st Annual Autumn Trek
The 21st annual Autumn Trek bike ride starts just east of the Twin Cities at Hoffman Park in River Falls, Wisconsin on September 22, 2019, and takes you through some of the most scenic countryside in Western Wisconsin.
Free t-shirt for each registered rider. Ride t-shirts also available for $20 day of the ride.
The Autumn Trek has excellent rest stops with great food, and even more beautiful scenery. You’ll find excellent route markings, maps, food at rest stops and brats ‘n dogs at ride’s end.
Choose from four ride loops: The 25 mile, 45 mile, 65 mile and 101 mile Century Challenge.
On-line registration now open. Online discounts NOW! Day of Ride registration open 6:30 – 10 am. at Hoffman Park, River Falls WI. rivervalleytrails.org. September 22, 2019
Apple Affair Bike Tour - Galesville, WI
The Bike Tour is a family-oriented event held in Galesville, Wisconsin, on the first Saturday in October in conjunction with the annual Apple Affair. As a sponsor of this event, the Galesville Area Chamber of Commerce is looking for someone to manage the Apple Affair Bike Tour in 2019. We wish to thank Communities Off n' Funning for all their hard work in coordinating this event since 2013. www.appleaffairbiketour.com. October 5, 2019
Mankato River Ramble
Savor the fall colors on this classic countryside ride. Join us for the ninth annual Mankato River Ramble Bike Tour on October 6, 2019.
Riders can choose 12, 26, or 42 miles of lovely routes, featuring great Rest Stops, ride support, delicious food and beverages, live music and much more. All routes pass through beautiful Sibley Park where the Blue Earth River joins the Minnesota River. In October, harvest is in full swing, which is always a highlight for riders as they cruise past the many fields in this beautiful part of our state! BikeRiverRamble.org. October 6, 2019