Come ride with us!
You don't have to be a member to join our rides. But we hope that once you've ridden with us that you will see how much fun it is and will want to become a member and help us to support cycling in northeast Indiana. Visiting cyclists are always welcome.
Monday - Morning Meandering and Musings
Depart time: 9:30 AM throughout August - Rides have ended for 2017.
Start Location: varies. See schedule.
Distance: 8-12 miles
Ride Leader: Mona Will
Pace: slow and easy
Ride begins: August 14, 2017
Route Description: varies between city streets, city trails and the occasional over a grassy tuft or bumpy stretch to get to where we want to go.
Ride Description: This ride is designed for women and girls that are fairly new to riding or if it's just been a long time since they've ridden. Rides are slow paced and no one will be dropped. This is an opportunity to meet other women and girls, enjoy a mid-ride refreshment, and put in a few miles each week.
Monday Recovery Ride Plus
Depart time: 5:45 PM.
Location: Riverside Gardens Park, corner of Grabill and Schwartz Roads, Leo, Indiana
Distance: 27 and 38 miles
Ride Leaders: Dan Grotrian and Denny Zech
Pace: Two groups: 18/19 and 20+ MPH.
Ride begins: April 10, 2017
Route: Some rollers on paved/chip & seal county roads. This is an aerobar friendly ride.
Monday Spokesmen Ride
Depart time: 6:00 PM. Rides have ended for 2017.
Location: Spokesmen Cycling Bike Shop, 247 N. Main Street, Roanoke, Indiana. Available parking in lot northwest of shop at Main and 3rd Street.
Distance: 27 to 30 miles
Ride Leaders: Andy Grote and Doug Wintin
Pace: 16/19 MPH.
Ride begins: March 27, 2017
Route: Marked Dan Henrys, some rollers on paved or chip & seal roads.
Monday MTB Ride
Depart time: 6:30 PM. - Rides have ended for 2017.
Location: Franke Park Trailhead
Ride Leaders: TBD
Pace: 3-groups based on ability
Ride begins: April 24, 2017
Tuesday Kreager Tour
Depart Time: 6:00 PM. Time changed to 5:45 PM on September 12, 2017 - Rides have ended for 2017.
Location: Kreager Park, 6400 North River Road, east of Maplecrest Road. Meet at the main parking lot, on the west side, near the tennis courts.
Distance: 28 miles.
Ride leaders: Deb Watts and Rick Pegg
Pace: 13/15 MPH.
Ride begins: April 11, 2017
Route: This tour is designed for leisure, enjoying the scenery and a little exercise. Early season tours will ride in the direction of Woodburn.
Tuesday Night World Championship - Rides have ended for 2017
Depart Time: 6:00 PM.
Location: Bethlehem Suburban Church
Ride leader: Joe Bartles
Pace: race pace
Ride begins: April 25, 2017
Wednesday Saturn Ride
Depart Time: 6:00 PM. - Rides for 2017 end after October 11.
Location: Saturn Church, 6731 East 800 South (in Whitley County, about 1 mile West of Aboite Center and County Line Road).
Distance: 25 - 27 miles.
Ride Leader: Patrick Stelte
Pace: 20+ MPH.
Ride begins April 12, 2017
Route: The routes go to either Roanoke or Columbia City and will be the same as last year. The group decides on which route to take on the night of the ride.
There may also be a second group that rides at a pace that generally stays together for the entire ride.
Franke CX Skills Practice
Depart time: 6:00 PM.
Location: Franke Park Trailhead
Ride Leader: Dave McComb
Pace: Riders may come early to pre-ride during course set up. CX training practice will be 1-1 1/2 hrs long with course layout and skills work determined by ride leader. They are subject to change due to weather or other conditions.
Ride begins: July 26, 2017
Thursday Girls Ride Out
Depart Time: 6:00 PM. - Rides have ended for 2017.
Location: Roanoke Park Seminary Street, Roanoke, Indiana. Map to start location
Distance: 20/25 miles.
Ride Leader: Brenda Wiley
Pace: 14/15 MPH.
Ride begins May 4, 2017
Route: Will change weekly.
Note: This is a women-only event.
Thursday Skills Tour
Please note, there will NOT be a Skills Tour the first Thursday of each month due to the club meeting being held that night.
Depart Time: 6:00 PM. - Rides will end after October 3, 2017.
Location: Jefferson Middle School, 5303 Wheelock Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46835.
Distance: 24 - 42 miles based on the group and daylight.
Ride Leader: Steve Pequignot
Pace: 18/20 MPH.
Ride begins May 11, 2017
Route: Heads east on County Road 424 to Woodburn and Antwerp. Perfect, flat, low traveled roads. This group focuses on group riding and drafting skills. As the season progresses riders will try to earn their A Group Wings by staying with a 20 MPH pace group using the group skills they learned during these rides. Riders will learn various drafting techniques and how hang with a group. This is an aerobar friendly ride.
First Friday of each month The City Tour
Depart Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Lawton Park, east end of parking lot near trailhead kiosk.
Distance: 8 – 10 miles.
Ride leaders: Amy Copeland and Jennifer AltherrPace: 10 - 12 MPH.
Ride first Friday of every month, including winter.
Route: Downtown paved city streets and trails. The tour concludes with a post-ride social review at an indoor location.