Monthly cycling calendar for the Chattanooga area

Monthly cycling calendar for the Chattanooga area

October 11th, 2018 by Staff Reports in Sports - Outdoors

A listing running on the second Thursday of every month. For information or to add a group ride, contact Mark Pace at mpace@timesfreepress.com or 423-757-6659.

Sundays

» Battlefield beginner ride — 5-15 miles with 10-12-mph average leaving at 9 a.m. Meet at Chickamauga Battlefield visitors center lower parking lot.

» East Ridge ride — Various speeds and mileage starting at 5 p.m. Call East Ridge Bicycles at 894-9122 for more information.

Mondays

» Beginner ride — No-drop 6 p.m. ride starting and ending from hospice parking lot on Hamm Road. Length and speed vary depending on attendance.

» Monday night city ride — Starts at 6 at Riverview Park. Two groups: 30-mile, 13-15-mph no-drop ride; 30-mile 15-plus-mph no-drop.

Tuesdays

» Tuesday night Worlds — Large gathering meets at 5:30 at Total Wrestling Entertainment of Chattanooga, formerly Bi-Lo at 4825 Dayton Blvd. in Red Bank. Various groups riding at a range of speeds.

» North Georgia Lite — Leaves from Food City in St. Elmo at 10 a.m.; 25 miles, 10-13-mph leisure ride.

» Scott's mountain bike ride — Various routes, various speeds, starting at 6 p.m. Call Scott's Bicycle Centre at 472-9881 for more information.

» Battlefield Outdoors — Beginner community ride at 6 p.m. from the shop (formerly Battlefield Bicycles) in Fort Oglethorpe. About 10 miles, no-drop ride.

» Milkshake ride — Group ride in Varnell, Ga., from Coahulla Creek High School; 6 p.m. every Tuesday till the end of October. Various distances and speeds. More info on Dalton Cyclists Facebook page.

Wednesdays

» Morning Red Bank ride — Leaves from Hubert Frye Center at 8 a.m., 20 or so miles at 12-15 mph.

» Cycle Sport ride — No-drop, but riders must be able to average 15-plus mph; 17.5 miles, with 10-mile option. Meet in Food City parking lot in St. Elmo. Ride leaves at 6 p.m.

Thursdays

» Battlefield Outdoors — Beginner community ride at 6 p.m. from the shop (formerly Battlefield Bicycles) in Fort Oglethorpe. About 10 miles, no-drop ride.

» Scott's Bicycle Centre ride — Large community ride in Cleveland with range of groups separating distance and ability. A, B & C groups leave from bike shop at 6 p.m.; D group leaves from Black Fox United Methodist Church on Old Chattanooga Pike.

» Trek Store MTB ride — 1-hour ride at Stringer's Ridge. Group leaves from Trek Bicycle Store at 6:45 p.m.

» Battlefield ride — 12-14-mph, 14-16-mph and 18-mph groups leaving from Chickamauga Battlefield at 6 p.m.

Fridays

» Riverpark leisure ride — No-drop ride leaving Hubert Frye Center at 9:30 a.m.; 9-10-mph average for 20-30 miles, rider choice.

Saturdays

» LaFayette Parks & Recreation community ride — No-drop ride meeting at rec center at 9 a.m.

» Battlefield Outdoors — Beginner community ride at 3 p.m. from the shop (formerly Battlefield Bicycles) in Fort O.

» Chattanooga Bicycle Club — Various rides most Saturdays. Check the club's website calendar for latest details.