Cycling is an all-season sport, but there's something special about pedaling your way through the city on a warm summer night. And just like every bike has two wheels, every cyclist should have a buddy (or a few). From morning to midnight, there is a group ready to ride with you if you look in the right spot.
Monday nights at
Perhaps Detroit’s most well-known weekly ride, Slow Roll is a family friendly bike event which takes a slower pace for more casual riders. Slow Roll riders can be seen (or heard) from a mile away with their decked out bikes and bumpin’ beats. Meeting at different locations throughout Detroit every Monday at
Thursday nights at
Not every rider wants a slow pace, which is why the Midnight Marauders weekly Thursday ride is better left for the bold. Meeting at
Bikes and Murder
Select Sundays at
Why let cars have all the fun? The Bikes and Murder club offers a two-wheeled alternative to the drive-in experience with their Bike-In movie events. Coming up on July 29th, is a bike accompanied viewing of the street comedy classic Friday. A party will accompany each event before the scheduled movie start time of 9:30. Bring a bike and blanket and get ready to enjoy a classic with fellow cyclist cinephiles.
Select Fridays at
PedalUp Riderz is known to get groovy with their Friday Night Groove Ride. On select Fridays, The Riderz roll out at
Beat the Train
Why wait for everyone else to get up to take a tour of Detroit? Every Saturday at
If you're a devout fixed gear enthusiast and are looking for a crew to ride with, Fixed Friday will help crank you into action. If you're itching to set a good pace, meet-ups begin at Southwest Rides shop at
Biking Belle Isle
Time TBD, Belle Isle Park 2 Inselruhe 48206
Why walk Belle Isle, when you can bike it? Furthermore, why just bike when you can also learn about your finances while doing so? AARP and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources have gotten together to provide this very service. The event will begin with a presentation by AARP staff about a variety of important topics, before moving into a BikeFit 101 course that will enlighten participants on bike safety tips while taking them on a guided ride through the beautiful Belle Isle. Dates and times are always changing, so call ahead to confirm your visit.
Various times and locations
The full moon isn't just for werewolves. The Cyclonauts are a Femme, Trans, Queer, Women's (
Back Alley Bikes
For 15 years, Back Alley Bikes has been providing bike related services to enthusiasts both young and old. Back Alley Bikes offers a litany of weekly workshops such as Sunday's Bike Church and Saturday's Youth Earn-A-Bike Open Shop. In celebration of their 10 years as Cass' only bike rental store, they will be hosting the Bike the Blizzard Warm-Up Ride. This ride will be supported by New Belgium Brewing and 8 Degrees Plato for a complete biking, beer
Monday doesn't always have to be manic. If you're looking to beat the crowds at Slow Roll, or maybe just need a faster pace, hop along the Metropolis Monday Ride for a moderate, but fun, ride. Emanating out of the popular bike shop in Corktown, this mixed age ride will give you a burst of cardio to kick off the beginning of work week.
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