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BIKETRAILS

15 paved Minnesota biking trails and more than 40 weekend rides and tours information – plus lodging, dining, and event schedules

The 2017 ride/tour schedule.
The following information on this summers rides and tours in Minnesota is based on information supplied by tour/ride sponsors prior to Mar. 17, 2017.
Always obtain reservation information before planning your participation in a tour/ride because information could be changed.
2003 Schedule
APRIL
•27, Lakeville,  MN Ironman Bike Ride, 30, 68 or 100M, Minnesota Ironman, 125 S. E. Main St. #135, Mpls., MN 55414 or www.ironmanbikeride.org. 612-378-3773.

MAY
•3, Fergus Falls, Pedal de Ponds Bike Tour, 20M, 100M, 50K or 100K, Fergus Falls YMCA, 1164 Friberg Ave., Fergus Falls, 56537. (218) 739-4489.
•10, Maplewood, Allianz Life MS, 30 or 60M; MS Society, 200 12th Ave. So. Mpls., MN, 55415. (612) 335-7900.
•31, Rochester, Tour de Cure, 12, 32, 50 and 60+,  American Diabetes Ass’n, 715 Florida Ave. S., Suite 307, Minneapolis, MN 55426. Call 888 Diabetes.
•31, St. Paul, Moonlight River Ramble, 12 or 20M, Moonlight River Ramble, 1041 Toledo Ave. N., Mpls., MN 55422 or www.pro-events.com. 612-799-1456.

JUNE
•1, Brainerd, 6th annual Ride with Cong. Jim Oberstar on the Paul Bunyan Trail, up to 60M one-way, Terry McGauhey, (218) 828-3318 or Brainerd Community Action (218) 829-5278.
•6-8, Duluth to the Twin Cities, Noran Clinic MS 150 Bike Tour, 150M, 200 12th Ave. So., Mpls., MN 55415; (612) 335-7900. www.MS150.com.
•7, Cross Lake, Tour of Lakes, 35 and 65M, Paul Bunyan Cyclists, PO Box 2672, Brainerd, MN 56425
•14, Willmar, Teenhope of Minnesota, 12M, 32M, 55M, P.O. Box 1035, Willmar, MN 56201. 1-877-981-4673 or (320) 214-0080.
•14, Little Falls, Ride for Unity, 19M, 32M, 48M, 815 SE 2nd St. Little Falls, MN 56345. (320) 632-0875. e-mail: memories@littlefalls.net.
•21-22, Twin Cities, Tour de Cure, 5M to 110M over 2 days, American Diabetes Ass’n, 715 Florida Ave. S., Suite 307, Mpls., MN 55426; Call 888 Diabetes.
•28, Browerville, Browerville Days Bike Classic, 15M or 35M, Browerville Days Bike Classic, Attn: Lynn Geraets, PO Box 211, Browerville, MN 56438 (320) 594-2215.
•29, Cold Spring, Tour of Saints, 35 & 50M, Tour of Saints, PO Box 322, St. Joseph, MN 56374, www.tourofsaints.com or 323-363-1311 or 1-800-651-TOUR.
•29, Mpls. to Rochester, 33M, 63M & 103M, Polycystic Kidney Disease. www.bikerideforPKDCaol.com or call (612) 377-5814.
•29, Roseville, Tour de Roses, 10 & 25M, Roseville Parks and Recreation, www.cityofroseville.com or (651) 415-2100.

JULY
•4, Watermelon Ride, 15, 25, or 62M. TCBC Box 131086, Roseville, MN 55113. www.biketcbc.org. or (952) 924-2443.
•10-13, Twin Cities, Minnesota Red Ribbon Ride, 4 days 300M, 4457 Third Ave. S. Mpls., MN 55409. 612-822-2110. www.mnredribbonride.org.
•12, Blue Earth, Nicollet South Bike Shop/KBEW-98 Country Bike Ride, 22 or 35M ride. Kevin Benson, P.O. Box 278, Blue Earth, MN 56013. (507) 526-2181.
•12, Minneapolis, Midnight to Dawn Metro Tour, 28, or 38M, Southwest Community Ed., 3414 W. 47th St. Mpls., MN 55410. (612) 668-3100.
•12, Rose Creek, Shooting Star Trail Bike Ride, 19, 30 or 52M, Dale V. VanDenover, 1802 10th Place NE, Austin, MN 55912, (507) 433-9615.
•13, Fairmont, Heritage Fest Ride, 60+M, Larry Vogel, The Bicycle Shoppe, 505 Lake Ave., Fairmont,   56031. (507) 238-1092.
•19, Jackson, The 12 Annual River Ride, 15M, 30M & -50M, Denise Hansen PO Box 49, Jackson, MN 56143 (507) 847-3010.
•19, Sauk Centre, Heart of the Lakes Bike Tour, 15, 35 and 60M, Heart of the Lakes Bike Tour, Peggy Raitor, 141 N. 3rd St. Sauk Centre, MN 56378, (320) 352-6131
•19, Walker, Yikes! Bikes! Leech Lake Area Habitat for Humanity Ride, 18M or 40M, P.O. Box 61, Walker, MN 56484 or 218-547-2500. www.lakesareahabitat.org/yikesbikes
•26, Grey Eagle, Grey Eagle Hills Classic, 10, 34, 50 or 100M, Jay Grammond,  30811 119th Circle NW, Princeton, MN 55371. jgrammond@hotmail.com (763) 389-0015. •26, Montgomery, Tour de Bun Bike Classic, 12, 30 or 60M, Greg Morgan, PO Box 110, Montgomery, MN 56069 (507) 364-7331.
•27 – Aug. 1, MS-TRAM, The Ride Across Minnesota – Ortonville to Fairbault. 300M, National MN Scoiety, MN Chapter, 200 12th Ave. So. Mpls., MN 55415. www.mstram.com (612) 335-7900.

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AUGUST
•1-3, Twin Cities-Hinckley Aids Trek, 150M, (651) 917-3504 or www.AIDS-trek.org. E-mail: info@AIDS-trek.org.
•2-9, Garrison, ND, 426M, CANDISC, PO Box 515, Garrison, ND, 58540. 1-800-799-4242.
•9, Lonsdale, Czech Trek, Road: 12M, 40M, 60M or 100M. Mts: 10M or 20M. (507) 744-4473. E mail: bbcole@means.net.
•16, Gitchi Gami Lighthouse Ride 54M, Split Rock State Park to the Lighthouse in Two Harbors along Scenic Byways Forest Highway 11. Congressman Jim Oberstar will lead. www.gitchigamitrail.com. (952) 941-9391, ext. 288.
•16, Ortonville, Tour de Corn, 30M, Big Stone Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, 41 NW 2nd St., Ortonville, MN 56278  (800) 568-5722.
•16-17, Perham, Cal Miller Memorial Ride/Race 12M ride or 36M race, Chamber of Commerce, 135 E. Main St., Perham, MN 56573.  1-800-634-6112.
•23, Woodbury, 5th Annual Woodbury Days Bike Ride, 10M, 30M & 60M ride. dickdiana@us.family.net or call Richard Quass (651) 714-8265.

SEPTEMBER
•6, Northfield, Jesse James Bike Tour, 10M 30M, 60M or 100M, Jesse James Bike Tour, PO Box 271, Northfield, MN 55057 (800) 658-2548. www.northfieldrotary.org.
•6, Litchfield, 7th Annual High Gear for Habitat Bicycle Ride, 17, 35, and 50 M, P.O. Box 1041, Litchfield, MN 55355. (320) 593-4520.
•7, Saint Paul, Saint Paul Classic Bike Tour, 15 or 31M, www.spnec.org,  (952) 882-3180.
•13, Avon, Trail Ride Classic, 25M or 55M, Jay Grammond,  30811 119th Circle NW, Princeton, MN 55371. jgrammond@hotmail.com (763) 389-0015.
•13, Springfield, Petroglyph Pedal Bike Ride, 18/30/50M, Springfield Area Community Center, 507-723-3517 or mail at P.O. Box 22, Springfield, MN 56087.
•14, Mille Lacs Lake Area, “BRAML”, 35M or 70M, Mille Lacs Tourism & Soo Line Trail Ass’n., P.O. Box 758, Onamia, MN 56359 or 888-350-2692.
•20, Mora, Mora Bicycle Tour, 30/60/100M, Mora Bicycle Tour, P.O. Box 323, Mora, MN 55051 (320) 679-1677 or (320) 679-2997. www.morabiketour.org.
•20, Spicer, Tour de Lac, 10, 24, 35 or 50M, 2006 Prairie Lane SW, Willmar, MN 56201 www.homestead.com/tourdulac. (320) 235-2592.
•27, Park Rapids, Headwaters 100, 45, 75 or 100M, c/o Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 249, Park Rapids, MN 56470
(218)732-4111 or (800) 247-0054. Contact: Ken Grob at 732-0364.