GROUP RIDES

 

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Registration will open about two weeks out from each ride, with new registration launching each Friday at 7:30 a.m.

2022 Schedule

rides start at 6pm unless listed otherwise

MAY​

  • May 19 - Members Only Kickoff Party! (RSVP Here)

  • May 21: Never-Evers and Beginners ONLY, Bluestem Prairie Open Space (9am start time)

  • May 23: Never-Evers and Beginners Skills Clinic, Bear Creek

  • May 26: Never-Evers and Beginners ONLY, Red Rock Canyon Open Space

JUNE

  • June ​2

    • Never-Evers/Beginners/Advanced - Bear Creek​

    • Intermediates - Red Rock Canyon Open Space

  • June 9​

    • Beginners/Advanced - Ute Valley Park​

    • Intermediates - Palmer Park

  • June 13: Skills Clinic​ - Bear Creek

  • June 16

    • Beginners/Advanced - Stratton Open Space​

    • Intermediates - Ute Valley Park

  • June 23

    • Beginners/Advanced - Red Rock Canyon Open Space​

    • Intermediates - Starsmore Nature Center

  • June 30

    • Beginners/Advanced - Palmer Park

    • Intermediates - Cheyenne Canon

JULY​

  • July 7

    • Beginners - Starsmore Nature Center​

    • Intermediates - Stratton Open Space

    • Advanced - Cheyenne Canon

  • July 11: Skills Clinic​ - Bear Creek

  • July 14

    • Beginners/Advanced - Bear Creek​

    • Intermediates - Red Rock Canyon Open Space

  • July 21

    • Beginner/Advanced - Ute Valley Park​

    • Intermediates - Palmer Park

  • July 28

    • Beginner - Stratton Open Space​

    • Intermediates/Advanced - Cheyenne Canon

AUGUST

  • August 4

    • ALL GROUPS - Cheyenne Mountain State Park​

  • August 11

    • Beginner - Palmer Park

    • Intermediates/Advanced - Ute Valley Park

  • August 18​

    • Beginners - Starsmore Nature Center​

    • Intermediates - Stratton

    • Advanced - Pulpit Rock

  • August 25 - off week​ - 

SEPTEMBER SOCIAL RIDES

  • September 1 - Monument Preserve (5:30 pm)

  • September 8 - Pineries Open Space (5:30 pm)

  • September 15 -Urban/Hybrid Ride TBD (5:30 pm)

  • September 23 - Starsmore Night Ride (6:00 pm)

Group Ride FAQ​

What are rides like?

We want our group rides to be a place you can come to be with friends. We have a no drop policy, so we will not leave anyone behind. Unless otherwise listed, Group rides start at 6 p.m. and typically end around 8 p.m., please check in by 5:45 to find your group. 

What should I bring on a ride? 

  1. A mountain bike in safe and working order

  2. A helmet

  3. Water, snacks, sunscreen and a small repair kit if you have one

 

Why do I have to sign up for rides?

The WMBA community has grown tremendously over the years, and we want to make sure that our growth is sustainable. By limiting group ride sizes at each location, our impact will be felt less by each park. Smaller group sizes should also allow for a better experience on the trail for all of our members.

 

It is also the policy of Colorado Springs Parks and Recreation that group rides with more than 100 people are considered special events, and special events are not permitted at parks that are TOPS properties. The WMBA Board of Directors worked in conjunction with COS Parks and Recreation to make sure that WMBA is acting in good faith as community partners to protect the trails that we all enjoy riding on.

Click here for more about how we break up our groups by skill and ability level

 
 

WHERE TO MEET
(click on park name to open Google maps link)

Bear Creek

Meet in first gravel parking lot off of Argus Blvd

Cheyenne Canon

Meet in the new paved upper parking lot where North Cheyenne Canon Rd meets High Dr

Cheyenne Mountain State Park

Meet in main parking lot on the left after Visitors Center

Palmer Park

Meet in Parking Lot 1 near baseball fields off of Maizeland Rd and Academy Rd

Red Rock Canyon Open Space

Meet in large main parking lot off of Hwy 24 and South Ridge Rd

Stratton Open Space

Meet in Cheyenne Mountain High School parking lot, directly east of stadium

Starsmore Nature Center

Meet at the Starsmore Visitor and Nature Center parking lot that is directly south of the visitor center off of S. Cheyenne Canyon Road.

Ute Valley Park

Meet in the northwest parking lot at Eagleview Middle School on Vindicator Dr