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Weekly Ride Schedule

Looking for the opportunity to meet new people and enjoy the healthy benefits of bicycling. Join us for one of our group rides. We offer a choice of rides for road, recreation, and fitness. All rides are led by an experienced ride leader. There is no charge to participate. We maintain a "no drop" rule, but there may be times when there will be seperation and regrouping. If under 18, a parent or guardian must sign a release waiver and you must be accompanied by an adult biking partner on all rides. All riders must sign a ride waiver. Minnesota state law requires head and tail lights after dusk. Bring a cell phone for emergencies. Please ride responsibly. Rides do not occur on holidays or during inclement weather. Check the MGC Facebook page for up to the minute ride updates. To sign up or for more information call 763.420.8878 or email StoreRides@MapleGroveCycling.com.

Consider renting one of bicycles for your ride. We provide current model Trek bicycles to ensure your enjoyment and safety. For road rides consider the 2017 Domane S 5 carbon road bike. For mountain bike rides consider the X-Caliber 8 hardtail mountain bike. For winter adventure the Farley 7 fat tire bikes provide a memorable riding experience. Click here for rental information.

SUNDAY RELAXED RIDE

  • Date: Week of April 13-September 15
  • Time: Varied Sundays, 12:30. Confirm on TCBC.org ride schedule.    
  • Route: A social ride around area lakes and bike trails often riding to Elm Creek Park. 
  • Distance: 10-15 miles
  • Avg. Speed: 10-12 mph
  • Terrain: Flat, some hills
  • Est. Time: 1-1.5 hours
  • Ride Fee: $2.00  (TCBC-Twin City Bike Club Members-no fee)

MONDAY SPORT ROAD RIDE

  • Date: Week of April 13-September 15
  • Time: Monday, 5:30 p.m. 
  • Route: Varies each week, using south, west, and northern country roads. Fitness and road riders welcome.
  • Distance: 25-50 miles, depends on daylight.
  • Avg. Speed: " B " level, 17-18 mph average
  • Est. Time: 1.5 - 4 hours. Ride until sunset.
  • Ride Leader: Scot Bolland 

TUESDAY FITNESS ROAD RIDE

  • Date: Week of April 13-September 15
  • Time: Tuesday, 6 p.m.
  • Route: Fitness ride riding east and north of Maple Grove Cycling. Starting fitness and road riders will like this ride.
  • Distance: 20-30 miles
  • Avg. Speed: " C " level, 16 -17 mph average
  • Terrain: Flat, few hills
  • Est. Time: 1.5-2 hours
  • Ride Leader: Tod Eckberg

WEDNESDAY AGGRESSIVE ROAD RIDE

  • Date: Week of April 13 - September 15
  • TimeWednesday, 5:30 p.m
  • Route: Fast paced, longer distance ride through south, west, and norhern routes.This ride will challenge the serious fitness orientated cyclist while developing speed, endurance, and strength. We will look to build a base early in the season, with ride speeds progressing throughout the season.
  • Distance: 35-65 miles, depends on day light.
  • Avg. Speed: " A" level, 20 + mph average
  • Terrain: Flat and hilly, strenuous
  • Est. Time: 2-4.5 hours. Ride until sunset.
  • Ride Leader: Scot Bolland

THURSDAY SPORT ROAD RIDE

  • Date: Week of April 13 - September 15
  • Time: Thursday, 6:00 p.m
  • Route: Swift, fast paced ride taking more consistent routes.Fitness road riders welcome.
  • Distance: 25-40 miles, depends on day light.
  • Avg. Speed: "B" level, 17-18 mph average
  • Est. Time: 1.5-2.5 hours.
  • Ride Leaders: Madonna Lindgren. Laurie McElmeel

TUESDAY MOUNTAIN BIKE RIDE

  • Date: April - August 
  • TimeTuesday, 6:00 p.m
  • Route: Elm Creek Park Reserve - Single Track. Trailhead located at 1688 W. Hayden Lake Rd., Champlin, MN. 55316  
  • Distance: 12.5 miles.  Most riders will do two laps.
  • Avg. Speed: Varies with ability. Riders go at their own pace. Ride leader and sweeper. No drop rule!
  • Terrain: Easy to moderate with varied technical difficulty.
  • Est. Time: 1.5 hours per lap