Weeknight Rides

Monday Evenings

Franke Park MTB 

Time:  6:30 p.m.

Location: Franke Park

Route: Both beginning and experienced riders are welcome.  When sufficiently dry we ride the trails.  When not, the pavement option is urban exploring. Meet at the trailhead parking lot at 6:30 PM. Monday rides continue throughout the year.


Tuesday Evenings

Kreager Ride

Time:  6:00 p.m.

Distance: 20 - 30 miles

Ride leader: Deb Watts and Randy Armstrong

Location: Kreager Park, 6400 North River Road, east of Maplecrest Road. Meet at the main parking lot, on the west side, near the tennis courts.

Route:  This tour is designed for leisure, enjoying the scenery and a little exercise. Two pace groups start together. Early season tours will ride in the direction of Woodburn. Distance will be 20 to 30 miles.

Pace:  Group 1: 13 - 15 mph.  Group 2: 10 - 12 mph

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Tuesday Night "World Championships"
 
Time:  6:00 p.m.
 
Ride leader: Jerry Witham
 
Location: Varies. Check the race schedule for details.
 
Pace: wicked fast 
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Carroll High School Ride
 
Time: 6:00 PM
 
Distance: 28 - 33 miles
 
Ride Leader: Hugh Smith
 
Location: Carroll High School, 3701 Carroll Road, Fort Wayne, Indiana (north parking lot).
 
Route: Ride on low traveled county roads winding through Churubusco, then north to the county line and back to Carroll High School. The route is about 28 - 33 miles. There is also a 5-mile extension many riders use when daylight becomes longer in the summer. 
 
Pace: 18 mph

Wednesday Evenings

Saturn Ride

Time:  6:00 p.m.

Distance: 25 - 27 miles

Ride Leader: Patrick Stelte

Location: Saturn Church, 6731 East 800 South  (in Whitley County, about 1 mile West of Aboite Center and County Line Road).

Route:  The routes go to either Roanoke or Columbia City and will be the same as last year. The group decides on which route to take on the night of the ride. 

Fast fitness speeds. There may also be a second group that rides at a slower pace that generally stays together for the entire ride.

Pace: 20+ mph

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Girls Ride Out 

Time:  6:30 p.m.

Distance: 25 miles

Ride Leader: Kathy Boling

Location: University of Saint Francis North Campus. 2702 Spring Street (at the cross walk between Leesburg and Lindenwood).  

Routes determined at start time. Expect to ride on city streets, portions of the Rivergreenway and county roads. Road bikes recommended. 

Pace: 14 mph early season, 17 mph in summer


Thursday Evenings - except 1st Thursday of the month

Carroll High School Ride

Time:  6:00 p.m.

Distance: 25 - 30 miles

Ride leader: Hugh Smith

Location: Carroll High School, 3701 Carroll Road, Fort Wayne

Route: Ride the hills on Chapman, Augurn and Cedar Canyon Roads, then the rollers on Shoaff Road. Ride distance is 25 - 30 miles.

There is no ride scheduled on the first Thursday of each month because of the club meeting.

Pace: Determined by the group

First Friday Evening of each month

City Tour 

Time:  6:30 p.m.

Ride leaders: Jim Reilly and Bill Lambert

Location: Lawton Park, east end of parking lot near trailhead kiosk

Route: Paved city streets and trails, about 8 - 10 miles total

Pace: 10 - 12 mph.