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Community Rides

Looking for a cycling adventure? We love riding in our community. We very much look forward to riding with you again.

 

Below are the rides currently scheduled for the 2021 season.  Sign up to our email list and be the first to know when we ride.

PICNIC RIDE TO COLLINS PARK

September 11th

Enjoy a backroad ride to Collins Park for a picnic!

Pack your picnic lunch, maybe a frisbee, and meet at PABS at 10:00 AM.  We will roll out by 10:15 AM for a moderately paced 17.5-mile scenic ride to Collins Park. We'll hang out, have lunch, and play some yard games before taking the same 17.5-mile journey back to the shop.  (35 total miles)  Limited attendance available; please reserve your spot today!

What to expect & expectations:

  • The moderate pace no-drop ride between 11-13 mph.

  • Follow the rules of the road and stay together. (We represent cycling culture)

  • Bikes must be in working order before riding.

  • Riders must be prepared to ride the entire 35-mile distance.

  • BYOP (Bring Your Own Picnic)  And leave no trace.

  • Helmet and a functioning red rear light is required.

MICKELSON TRAIL DESTINATION CAMPOUT

September 24th - 26th

Take part in an amazing adventure by bike on the Mickelson Trail

in South Dakota!

Meet Michael and Alan in Deadwood, South Dakota, to start an epic adventure by bike on the world-famous George S. Mickelson Trail.  Nestled in the heart of the beautiful Black Hills,  this crushed limestone rail-to-trail conversion boasts over 100 converted trail bridges, four stone tunnels, and absolutely stunning views.  

Day one will take you on a 52-mile journey to Oreville Campground, in the Black Hills National Forest, where riders will spend their first evening camping.

Day two options include a full rest day for those who would like to explore Hill City and local sites, a 22-mile out-and-back ride to Custer SD, or a timed ride to Sheeps Canyon based on the group dynamic and temperatures with optional camping in Pringle, SD.

Day three will include the return trip from Oreville Campground to Deadwood, or returning from the timed cutoff group ride via Pringle. (Please inquire if you have questions as to how the timed cutoff/turnaround ride will function.)

 

Total miles for group with full rest day: 104 

Total miles for short distance ride with Custer day trip: 126

Total miles for full distance group: 150 -190 (longest possible route with timed turnaround)

Riders are responsible for all transportation to and from the ride, as well as all accommodations prior to, and following the event.

Riders will tentatively depart the Deadwood, SD Mickelson Trailhead at 9:30am on Friday, September 24th.

For more information, please call PABS at (715) 498-4122