Bicycle Aurora 2017 Ride Schedule Call 303-699-9260 for more info
CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER - Saturday, May 20 – Season Opening Ride – 9:00 am
Join Tom and Carol for a relaxing 16mile ride around Cherry Creek State park. Mostly flat on concrete or asphalt with plenty of rest facilities.
Saturday, June 3 – 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 10 – Piney Creek Trail – 9:00 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 24 - 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 28 - 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, July 1 – Cherry Creek Arts Festival – 9am
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, August 12 - Jewell Wetlands – 9am
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 26 - Sulfur Gulch – 8:30 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 west of Jordan Rd on the south side of Arapahoe Rd. This new trailhead has a big parking lot with nice restrooms. Only access is from eastbound lanes
Saturday, September 9 - 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 16 - 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 23 – George Bartling Memorial Sand Creek Fat Tire Ride – 9 am
Meet Tom & Carol at the Aurora Central Library, 14949 E Alameda Parkway, to remember George on his traditional ride along Sand Creek on gravel trails. Definitely not for skinny tires. 24 miles and mostly flat.
Saturday, October 8 - REI and Confluence Park Ride – 9 am
Meet at Treads Bicycle Outfitters for this traditional ride along Cherry Creek Trail to the REI flagship store. 36 miles round trip.
Saturday, October 14 - End of Season Ride – 11 am
Meet Dick at Tread Bicycle Outfitters for and 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. Approximately 22 miles.
Saturday, November 4 – VeloSwap at the National Western Stock Show.
Email Carol Tobiassen at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to volunteer.
Unless noted above, 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.