Sunday, July 23, 1-4 pm for leisurely ride or 12-5 pm for the serious riders
Bring your own bicycles and join us for a leisurely ride around Belle Isle, the country's largest city island park (about 900 acres). Riders will meet at the fountain and then cycle around the island (about 5 miles). You can ride with the group or explore on your own. Things to do/see on the island: Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Nature Zoo, Aquarium and Conservatory. Meet at the James Scott Memorial Fountain at 1 pm, tour the island, and leave at 4 pm.
For the more serious riders, start at Eastern Market and ride through a little bit of downtown, the riverfront, Belle Isle, Indian Village, Elmwood Cemetery, the Dequindre Cut, and Eastern Market. The ride starts and ends at Eastern Market (about 23 miles). Meet at Eastern Market at 12:pm, ride to Belle Isle, tour Belle Isle, and return to Eastern Market at 5 pm. .
When you sign up choose Option 1: Belle Isle only or Option 2: Eastern Market and Belle Isle. Option 1 will require you to meet at Belle Isle State Park so you will need the Recreation Passport ($11 for Michigan vehicles). For more info about the passport go to michigan.gov/recreationpassport. For more information about Belle Isle Park, go to michigandnr.com/parksandtrails. Register Here by July 16.