Bicycle Aurora 2019 Ride Schedule Call 303-699-9260 for more info
Unless noted otherwise below, meet at Treads Bicycle Outfitters, 16701 East Iliff Ave, just West of Buckley Rd. Ride pace is family oriented, helmets are required, dress for the weather, and remember to bring water, sunblock, etc. In the event of questionable weather for riding, check the website the day of the ride. www.bicycleaurora.org
The Thursday evening May 9th ride is canceled due to the weather forecast.
Thursday evening “Peak to Peak” rides from May 16th through Aug 29 (no ride on July 4). At 6:00 pm, meet Dick & Lynette Shelton (720-934-9824) at Treads Bicycle Outfitters. We’ll ride around Cherry Creek State Park and return to Peak to Peak Brewery for snacks and drinks. Easy climbs. FUN-H1-18-SE
Saturday, May 25 – Season Opening Ride – 9:00 am
Join Tom & Carol for a 16-mile ride around Cherry Creek State Park. Mostly flat on concrete or asphalt with plenty of rest facilities.
Saturday, June 1 – Geocache ride – 9:00 am
Celebrate National Trails Day with Jenn and Max searching for hidden geocache treasures. Approximately 14 miles. GPS receiver not required, they can loan you one.
Saturday, June 8 – Piney Creek Trail – 8:00 am
Enjoy a fun ride with Dala on the Piney Creek Trail and take a break to enjoy the scenery. Approximately 18 miles, with options to expand ride south along Cherry Creek Trail as we wish. Meet at Piney Creek Kiosk, south side of Orchard (across from Ida Road) one-tenth mile east of Parker Road.
Saturday, June 22 - Cherry Creek State Park – 9:00 am
Meet Linda for a loop around Cherry Creek Reservoir and an extension to the south to ride under Arapahoe road underpass. 20 miles, mostly flat.
Wednesday, June 26 - Colorado Bike to Work Day -6:30am to 9:00am
Join your fellow bicycle commuters celebrating Colorado BTW. Stop at the Treads or Aurora PROS stations for refreshments.
Saturday, June 29 - High Plains Trail –9am
Meet Dick & Lynette Shelton (720-934-9824) at Treads for a ride east to the new High Plains Trail and then back along the Piney Creek trail. Moderate climbs. 28 miles.
Saturday, July 6– Cherry Creek Arts Festival –7:30am
Join Randy for a relaxing ride to the Cherry Creek Arts Festival. Bring small cash contribution for the valet bike corral and wander around the exhibits before heading back to Treads. 22 miles, mostly flat.
Saturday, July 13 – Cherry Creek Farmer’s Market –7:30am
Join Linda for a ride along the Cherry Creek Trail to the Cherry Creek Farmer’s Market. Take a break to shop, smell the flowers, and enjoy some fresh baked goodies before heading back to Tread’s.
Saturday, August 10 - Jewell Wetlands –7:30am
Linda will lead a ride along the newly resurfaced Toll Gate Creek trail and then Highline Canal to Westerly Creek and a circuit of Jewell Wetlands. Meet at Treads Bicycle Outfitters, 16701 East Iliff Ave, just West of Buckley Road. 19 miles, flat.
Saturday, August 24 - Sulfur Gulch – 7:30 am
Gary will lead a 26-mile ride south along the Cherry Creek Trail towards Parker then east.
Meet at the new trail head just east of Jordan Rd on the south side of Arapahoe Rd. This new trailhead has a big parking lot with nice restrooms. The only access is from eastbound lanes
Saturday, September 7 - Colorado Freedom Memorial - 9:00 am
Tim will lead an easy 16-mile ride along the Highline Canal to the Colorado Freedom Memorial. Mid-ride rest stop at Beck Recreation Center.
Saturday, September 14 - Fairmount Cemetery – 9 am
Meet at the Aurora History Museum 15051 E. Alameda Pkwy, between the Aurora Central Library and the Aurora Municipal Center. Tom & Carol will lead this 15-mile ride and tour of famous gravesites, including Barry Fey, the concert promoter.
Saturday, September 21 – George Bartling Memorial Sand Creek Fat Tire Ride – 9 am
Meet PJ at the Triple Creek Trailhead on the south side of E. Colfax Ave near Tower Road to remember George on his traditional ride along Sand Creek on gravel trails. Definitely not for skinny tires. 24 miles and mostly flat.
Saturday, September 28 - REI and Confluence Park Ride – 9 am
Meet Jay at Treads Bicycle Outfitters for this traditional ride along Cherry Creek Trail to the REI flagship store. 36 miles round trip.
Saturday, October 5 - End of Season Ride – 11 am
Meet Dick & Lynette at Tread Bicycle Outfitters forand end of season ride from Treads to Arapahoe Rd Bridge and include a loop around Cherry Creek reservoir, finishing at the Peak To Peak Tap Room next door to Treads. Easy climbs. Approximately 22 miles.