REC – Recreational ride, pace averaging 12-14 mph.
ADV – Advanced ride, pace averaging 16-18 mph.
TBD – Pace determined by participants at start of ride.
Note: Coordinators may adjust the ride to match the weather and participants wants. Riders are responsible for knowing the route and being safe.
Helmets are required.
Rides are open to adults age 18 and up.
Ride Cancellations – check Facebook
If it looks like a ride may be cancelled due to bad weather, check for updates on the Facebook page for Chain Gang Bicycle & Adventure. Or contact the ride coordinator.
CURRENT SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 2020
Meanwhile, impromptu bike rides, hikes, cross-country ski outings, kayak paddles, and more may be posted and announced as weather and interest allow.
START PLANNING YOUR 2020 BICYCLING EVENTS
The PALM - June 20-26, 2020
Mike A. says next year's PALM Ride will be ending in Harbor Beach next year. Starts in Whitehall (near Muskegon).
Keep it in mind. More details to follow.
Hub Fest - Saturday, June 6, 2020 - Adrian, MI. Registration opens Jan. 1.
Whether you’re a roadie, mountain biker, or bringing up the next generation of cyclists, choose from one of HUB Fest’s four distinct routes before coming together for an evening celebration in historic downtown Adrian. The Hub Fest After-Party will feature local food trucks, craft beer on tap, live music, and fun activities for youth.
Saturday, July 25 WSU Baroudeur - Detroit
Mike A. reports WSU is moving the from August to July this year.
Early October - Tour De Livingston
A fully supported bike tour through scenic Livingston Co during peak autumn colors. Exclusive opportunity to ride the GM Proving Grounds.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY: People engaging in Chain Gang activities do so at their own risk.
PARTICIPANTS UNDERSTAND THAT BICYCLING IS AN INHERENTLY DANGEROUS ACTIVITY THAT CAN RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY AND DEATH. PARTICIPANTS RECOGNIZE THAT CHAIN GANG ACTIVITIES MAY TAKE PLACE ON PUBLIC ROADS OPEN TO MOTOR VEHICLE TRAFFIC AND CONTAINING OTHER HAZARDS TO BICYCLISTS. PARTICIPANTS TAKE FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR OBEYING ALL TRAFFIC REGULATIONS AND PERSONAL SAFETY WHILE RIDING. PARTICIPANTS ALSO UNDERSTAND THAT CHAIN GANG PARTICIPANTS, INCLUDING THEMSELVES, OFTEN ENGAGE IN OTHER OUTDOOR ADVENTURES SUCH AS KAYAKING AND HIKING. PARTICIPANTS RELEASE AND WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS AGAINST THE CHAIN GANG, ITS PARTICIPANTS AND/OR COORDINATORS, FOR ALL DAMAGES INCURRED AT OR ASSOCIATED WITH ANY CHAIN GANG ACTIVITY FOR THEMSELVES, THEIR HEIRS, THEIR EXECUTORS AND THEIR ASSIGNS.