Join the e-list to receive ride updates:
chaingangbicycle@gmail.com

Want to schedule a ride, hike, ski or kayak event?
Email Kate at ckpeople@aol.com

Pace Classifications
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
Ride cancellations or changes will be posted on Facebook at least 60 minutes before the ride. Riders not on Facebook should RSVP with ride coordinator at least 24 hours before the ride if they want to be notified of any changes.

CURRENT SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 2024

 Updated June 28, 2024

 

ADVANCED PACED RIDES WITH TOM - MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, SATURDAY

Gather every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at Birchwood Mall  (Northeast corner) to ride for 25-40 miles of Advanced fun.
8 a.m. summer start time through August 31.
No ride July 1.
No rides July 10-20.
Because our Michigan weather is unpredictable, text Tom at 202.365.3442 if you plan to ride. He will notify you at least one hour in advance of a ride if the ride is cancelled. The rides will be on paved roads unless he notifies you at least a day in advance. And remember, keep the rubber side down.
Coordinator:  Tom tom53@outlook.com

 

RECREATIONAL PACED RIDES

Sunday, June 30 Macomb Orchard Trail & Brew Pub (REC) 50+ miles
Ride begins at 9:30 a.m. at Richmond trail head. Lunch in Rochester.
Faster ADV riders welcome to come ride at their own pace. Coordinator Char  chbiessel@yahoo.com

Tuesday, July 9  Port Huron to St. Clair Morning Spin (REC) 30+ miles paved
Ride begins at 8:30 a.m. at Birchwood Mall parking lot NE corner,
and at 9 a.m. at Vantage Point.
Coordinator Char  chbiessel@yahoo.com

Tuesday, July 23  Port Huron to St. Clair Morning Spin (REC) 30+ miles paved
Ride begins at 8:30 a.m. at Birchwood Mall parking lot NE corner,
and at 9 a.m. at Vantage Point.
Coordinator Wayne wbank818@gmail.com

Tuesday, July 30  Port Huron to St. Clair Morning Spin (REC) 30+ miles paved
Ride begins at 8:30 a.m. at Birchwood Mall parking lot NE corner,
and at 9 a.m. at Vantage Point.
Coordinator Char  chbiessel@yahoo.com

Tuesday, August 20  Port Huron to St. Clair Morning Spin (REC) 30+ miles paved
Ride begins at 8:30 a.m. at Birchwood Mall parking lot NE corner,
and at 9 a.m. at Vantage Point.
Coordinator Char  chbiessel@yahoo.com

Tuesday, August 27  Port Huron to St. Clair Morning Spin (REC) 30+ miles paved
Ride begins at 8:30 a.m. at Birchwood Mall parking lot NE corner,
and at 9 a.m. at Vantage Point.
Coordinator Wayne wbank818@gmail.com

NOTE: Our cycle season typically runs from Mid-April through the end of September.
Other months, impromptu bike rides, hikes, cross-country ski outings, kayak paddles, and more may be posted and announced as weather and interest allow.

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.