Once the time changes each year, local groups get together to ride all over middle Georgia! Below is a growing list of places to meet up with friends and ride – either road, mountain/trail, urban or just for fun. This list is a supplement to our calendar as these rides occur each and every week until the time changes again.
If joining one of these rides, please be safe, courteous, respectful of other riders and always wear a helmet! Also, remember to arrive early. The times posted below are when the groups start riding.
Starting Tuesday, March 13, 2018, weather permitting…
Tuesday Group Ride (35.2 miles) – 6:00pm (Starts @ Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 7015 Rivoli Road) Map
Thursday Group Ride (36.4 miles) – 6:00pm (Starts @ Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 7015 Rivoli Road) Map
Saturday Group Ride – 8:00am (Starts @ Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 7015 Rivoli Road) Map
*Routes subject to change. It is not recommended that beginners attempt these rides. The pace is fast and experience riding in a group setting is required by all other riders.
Women’s Beginner Road Ride – 1st & 3rd Saturdays of each month (March-October) @ 8:15am (Starts @ Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 7015 Rivoli Road) Map
This ride is for anyone new to cycling. This is a great way to get started and get comfortable riding on the road. The rides will focus on cycling safety, etiquette and pre-ride basics.
*Road bikes only.
Bike Tech Adventure Ride – Weekly on Tuesdays @ 6:30 (Typically starts @ Bike Tech, 3003 Vineville Ave. Watch our Facebook page for updated information weekly)
Cyclocross, Gravel, Dual Sport, Mountain Bikes and the like are heavily encouraged for this ride. Ride length varies (averaged 15 miles last year) and pace is casual (no drop). Road bikes are not recommended!
Women’s Downtown & Around Beginner Rides – 2nd, 3rd & 4th Monday of each month @ 5:45pm (Starts @ Central City Park *Willie Smoakie Glover Drive – First Parking Lot on the Right)
*Road conditions can be rough, road bikes are not recommended! Helmets are required, spare tube and bike lights recommended.
*Begins April 9, 2018
MOUNTAIN BIKE RIDES:
OMBA Beginners & Chill Ride – 6:00pm, every Thursday (Locations vary – check our Calendar & OMBA’s Facebook Page for details)
Every Thursday night. Location changes each week. Friendly group MTB ride. Great way to meet new riders and improve your MTB skills with the help of more experienced riders in a relaxed no pressure environment. All skill levels welcome. Faster riders head out first, but no one will get left behind.
*If you have a ride you want to share with the middle Georgia bicycling community, please email the details to [ride at biketechmacon dot com]