Saturday, June 1st:

8:45 AM FUN PLUS-H3-24-NW-. Meet Jeff Krinsky (720-373-9107) for THE HIDDEN GEMS OF INTERLOCKEN! The adventure begins at the Safeway at the Rock Creek Village Shopping Center in Superior. We will take secret trails and use portions of the new HWY 36 Trail to take us on a loop that includes the hidden gems of Flatirons Mall, Interlocken, Standley Lake, and Rock Creek Village! Rock Creek Village Safeway is centrally located in Superior at the NW corner of Coalton and Rock Creek Parkway (Address is 1601 Coalton Road Superior, CO. 80027.) The ride is mostly on paved trails but there are a couple of quarter-mile segments of lightly-graveled well-kept, un-paved trails.

10:00 AM, MTB, P3, T2.5, Pine Valley Ranch – Meet Bob Kochevar (303-870-6833) at the Pine Valley Ranch Trailhead parking lot for a ride of loops and ups and downs in the trees and used-to-be trees in this Jeffco open space park southwest of Denver. DIRECTIONS: Take Highway 285 (Hampden Avenue) south to Pine Junction. Turn left (southeast) onto Pine Valley Road (County Road 126) and travel approx. 6 miles on County Road 126, to entrance road to Pine Valley Ranch on your right. Follow the entrance road into to the park and parking lot (30400 Crystal Lake Road), about a one hour drive from central Denver). Ride start is at the west end of the lowest parking lot next to the restrooms. Parking lot picnic after ride. Please bring something to share and a camping chair if you have one.


Sunday, June 2nd:

9:00 AM FUN PLUS-H2-25 +-NE Meet at Cake Crumbs Bakery, 2216 Kearney St., Denver. These rides will be led by various ride leaders. Each Sunday, we pick a different route, and the distances vary from 25 miles up to 50 miles. We ride east toward DIA and Watkins, sometimes north to Brighton, southeast to Aurora Reservoir or Cherry Creek, or maybe northeast to Broomfield and the new Highway 36 Trail. Some rides may be faster than others; reminders and routes are announced on Meetup. The rides are coordinated by Doug Schuler and are led by various club members. For questions, call Doug (303-829-5861).

10:30 AM MTB T1, P2, approx. 13 miles, Highlands Ranch Backcountry Trails. Meet Steve Thomas (303-419-2531) at 10:30am on June 2 to explore the numerous trail options available at the far south end of Highlands Ranch, including a portion of the Douglas County East-West Trail. All of the trails are smooth single track with no rocky areas, just lots of twists and turns and a few short climbs. We will meet at Pronghorn Park in Highlands Ranch. Go south on Broadway to Wildcat Reserve Pkwy.  Go right on Wildcat Reserve and take the first left, Wethersfield Way. Go south on Wethersfield a short distance to Pronghorn Park, which will be on the right. Bring a snack to share after the ride.


Tuesday, June 4th:

8:00 AM FUN-H2+-28-SW-1600’ elev gain. Meet Marilyn Choske (303-905-8510), at Crown Hill Park in Wheat Ridge, 26th & Garland, for a SW loop that includes the climb up to overlook Bear Creek Reservoir and the climb along 470-W to Alameda. Riding bike paths and roadswith-bike-lanes = 1/2 and 1/2. Nice loop. Pace 10-14mph.

11:00 AM, MTB, P2-3, T2-3, Elk Meadow (Show’nGo) – Meet in the Buchanan Recreation Center parking lot. THE DIRECTIONS: Located at intersection of Colo Hwy 74 (Evergreen Parkway) and Squaw Pass (Colo Hwy 103). From I-70: Take exit 252 for Evergreen Parkway. Continue for roughly 3 miles to intersection of 74 and 103. Turn left at traffic light; Buchanan Park rec center and Tuscany Tavern are located in this complex adjacent to the softball fields. From downtown Evergreen, follow Hwy 74 up to intersection of 74 and 103. Or load directions to 32003 Ellingwood Trail, Evergreen 80439. THE FOOD: Tuscany Tavern.


Wednesday, June 5th:

8:30 AM FUN PLUS-H2-25 SW Meet Pete Steel (303-979-4634) at Crown Hill (26th & Garrison) for a ride to Golden via the Clear Creek Trail. From Golden we will ride Old Golden Rd to Rooney Rd, which we will take to Alameda. We will ride east to Jewell taking Florida to Garrison, returning to the park.

9:30 AM Leisure H1-18-SW. LEE GULCH LOOP Meet Jill McMahon (303 888-0314 cell) at the Aspen Grove Shopping Center parking lot in the Southeast corner near Pier One (7301 S Santa Fe Drive, #710.). This is a loop ride on the Platte River Trail, the Big Dry Creek Trail, the Highline Trail and the Lee Gulch Trail. It winds around some very pretty areas - mostly on paved trails but some hard gravel and a short distance on residential streets. There will be an optional lunch afterwards at Panera. Bring a snack, and money for lunch if you plan to join us.


Thursday, June 6th:

6:00 PM FUN-H1-18-SE evening “Peak to Peak”, meet Dick & Lynette Shelton (720-934-9824) at Treads Bicycle Outfitters, 16701 East Iliff Avenue, just West of Buckley Rd. This evening, we’ll ride around Cherry Creek State Park and return to Peak to Peak Brewery for snacks and drinks. Easy climbs. Ride pace is family oriented, helmets are required, dress for the weather, and remember to bring water, sunblock, etc. In the event of questionable weather for riding, check the website the day of the ride. www.bicycleaurora.org


Friday, June 7th:

8:00 AM FUN-H2+-37-NW-900’ elev gain. Join Marilyn Choske (303-905-8510), at Anderson Park in Wheat Ridge, 44th & Field St., back parking lot near big pavilion and bike path. Experience the sights, sounds, and, yes--smells--as you ride this NW Denver urban adventure LOOP ride. We’ll head south, east, north, and west, back to our start. Trails are Weir, Sanderson, Platte, Clear Creek, and some light road riding, most with bike lanes. Construction? Who knows? It’s always a surprise! Starbucks stop at the Confluence. Pace 10-14 mph.

CANCELLED:                                                                                                                                    9:00AM FUN PLUS-H2-30-NE Bike Friday Friday Ride - Join Lise Neer (303-249-8621) at Cake Crumbs Bakery & Cafe (2216 Kearney St, Denver, CO 80207) for a spin on your Bike Friday (roadies optional). We’ll ride through Lowry to the Highline Canal, connect with the Cherry Creek trail then out and around CC reservoir. Return via Cherry Creek trail & Kearney. Ride will cancel if raining at start time or if T-storms are forecast.

10:00 AM, MTB, P2, T2, Ridgeline (Castle Rock). THE RIDE: Meet Janet Martel (303-929-5950 jmartel98@gmail.com) for a 10 mile ride in the Ridgeline Open Space. It is all single track with about 1000 feet of climbing. DIRECTIONS: From I 25 or Hwy 85 (Santa Fe), exit west on Meadows Parkway. At Coachline Road turn left (south). Trail head is on the right .9 mile from the Meadows and Coachline intersection. A trail map can be found at http://www.crgov.com/DocumentCenter/View/296/Ridgeline-Open-Space-Map-PDF. THE FOOD: Many lunch options afterwards at the Castle Rock outlets area.

12:00 PM FUN-H1/2-15to20 SW Meet Ellen Chilikas just northeast of the Pedal Bike Shop in Littleton (2640 W Belleview Ave #100) for a ride to a local brewery. Will announce details on the ride a few days before on Meetup. Contact Ellen Chilikas at outdoorsdiva@yahoo.com with any questions. Must have dry pavement for the ride to be a go.


Saturday, June 8th:

9:00 AM Fun H2-27-NW Meet Dave Simonson (720-389-5376) at Westbrook Park in Westminster for a ride on the Big Dry, Broomfield and Hwy 36 Bike Paths. To find Westbrook Park turn West from Wadsworth Parkway onto 100th (Church Ranch Road) then left on Holland Circle, which turns into 97th. The park will be on the left next to the school.


Sunday, June 9th:

9:00 AM FUN-H2-15-20-SE Meet Sharon Bair (303-898-8581) at the Arapahoe Road trailhead (Arapahoe Road just east of Jordan Road) for a ride to Parker Farmers Market. We will ride down the Cherry Creek Trail and turn onto the trail that will take us to Main Street in Parker. We’ll spend an hour or so at the Parker Farmers Market and then ride back. Bring a lock so we can lock up our bikes and money to shop or buy a snack.

9:00 AM FUN PLUS-H2-25 +-NE Meet at Cake Crumbs Bakery, The Sunday Cake Crumbs for June are on hiatus due to ride leaders’ travel schedules. Rides are tentatively scheduled for Sunday, June 16 and June 30 – details will be posted on the DBTC Meetup page.

11:00 AM, MTB, P2.5, T2.5, Alderfer/3 Sisters Park in Evergreen. THE LEADER: Dick Plastino. THE RIDE: We ride most of the trails in the park, but only go part way up Evergreen Mountain and don’t do the loop at the top (fast riders can add it on). We also do an out and back on Dedesse which you can skip if you want to lower the technical down to a 2.0. DIRECTIONS: From the traffic signal in downtown Evergreen, go south on Hwy 73 one-third mile to the traffic signal at Buffalo Park Rd. Turn right and travel 2.3 miles to the upper gravel parking lot just past the yellow house on your right. You will pass by the lower paved lot with a sign designating the name of the park. Don’t park there - - continue up the hill. FOOD: Bring snacks and a chair for a parking lot picnic. NOTE: The parking lot will probably be full, so park along LeMasters Road. After the ride we can move our cars to the parking lot which should then be mostly empty. We’ll then gather for our picnic.


Monday, June 10th:

8:00 AM FUN-H2-28-NW-1100’ elev gain. Arvada Arrowhead! Join Marilyn Choske (303-905-8510), at Anderson Park in Wheat Ridge, 44th & Field St., back parking lot near big pavilion. Ride an arrowhead-shaped loop around Arvada on bikepaths and bike-friendly roads with an optional Starbucks stop along the way. Pace 10-14mph.

9:00 AM FUN-H1-20 SW Meet Wayne Tomasello (720-854-8767) at River Point Shopping area in front of HuHot Mongolian Grill. River Point Shopping Center, near Hampden Ave. and Santa Fe Dr. 3840 River Point Parkway, Sheridan, Colorado. https://goo.gl/maps/ Lzhk8hHSLf72. The ride will go on the Platte River trail to Bowles and through the Columbine Country Club neighborhood to the Columbine High School and on to the Lilley Gulch trail. Then on Kipling to the Dutch Creek trail and loop back to the Platte River trail. The ride is on mostly paved bike trail with a little dirt road and on some quiet streets. After the ride an optional lunch at HuHot Mongolian Grill.


Tuesday, June 11th:

9:00 AM FUN PLUS-H4-20- W LOOKOUT MTN CLIMB. Meet Cyndy Klepinger (303-725-1565 or matilda8@ msn.com) at the Wooly Mammoth Parking Lot, I-70 and Morrison Road, to test your climbing legs. We will ride thru Golden to 19th Street and then start the climb at your own pace. We will regroup at the Buffalo Bill Museum and then descend down the back side to Hwy 40 and back to the parking lot.

11:00 AM, MTB P2, T2-3, Mt. Falcon Park – west lot (Show’nGo). Meet at the Mt. Falcon Park west lot in Indian Hills. Find trail info at https://www.jeffco.us/1332/Mount-Falcon-Park . DIRECTIONS: Going west on 285, take Indian Hills Parmalee Gulch exit. Follow Parmalee Gulch Road till just past Parmalee Gulch Park. Turn right on Picutis, follow till right turn on Nambe, then right turn on Mt. Falcon Road. THE FOOD: Mac Nation in Indian Hills (near the Indian Hills Post Office on Parmalee Gulch).


Wednesday, June 12th:

9:30 AM Leisure Ride H1- 15 - SW Meet Lin Hark (303-578-9369 c) at Overland Ponds Park. We will ride trails and streets and stop at a couple different parks along the way. There may be a few short hills. Ride options include a shorter option of about 9 miles or the total ride of about 20 miles. Lunch after at a nearby restaurant.

9:00 AM FUN(10-12mph)-H1-20to25-SW Meet Patsy Venema (720.934.3498) at the east end of Fox Hollow Golf Course parking lot (13410 W. Morrison Road, Lakewood) continue on the Platte and back, all paved trails. Lunch at the Den Restaurant afterwards if you like.


Thursday, June 13th:

6:00 PM FUN-H1-18-SE evening “Peak to Peak”, meet Dick & Lynette Shelton (720-934-9824) at Treads Bicycle Outfitters, 16701 East Iliff Avenue, just West of Buckley Rd. This evening, we’ll ride around Cherry Creek State Park and return to Peak to Peak Brewery for snacks and drinks. Easy climbs. Ride pace is family oriented, helmets are required, dress for the weather, and remember to bring water, sunblock, etc. 


Friday, June 14th:

8:00 AM FUN-H2+-33-W/NW-1800’ elev gain. West Triple Loop with Danish! Meet Marilyn Choske (303-905-8510), at Crown Hill Park, 26th & Garland in Wheat Ridge. Ride south to Morrison Road to Rooney & Dinosaur Ridge climbs, zip thru Morrison, then pedal Kumpfmiller Road in Bear Creek Park to Kipling STREET to Danish treats stop. Short ride back to start. Pace 10-14 mph.

9:00AM FUN PLUS-H2-30-NE Bike Friday Friday Ride Join Lise Neer (303-249-8621) at Cake Crumbs Bakery & Cafe (2216 Kearney St, Denver, CO 80207) for a spin on your Bike Friday (roadies optional). We’ll ride through Lowry to the Highline Canal, connect with the Cherry Creek trail then out and around CC reservoir. Return via Cherry Creek trail & Kearney. Ride will cancel if raining at start time or if T-storms are forecast.


Saturday, June 15th:

9:00 AM FUN-H1-22-SE Juneteenth Five Points Ride (14th annual!) - Meet Gaar Potter (303-691-0938) at Congress Park Pool (enter off of Josephine, one block north of 8th Ave.). We will meander north to the Five Points area. You will be pleased by the cool and early start, the quiet and shady streets, and the beautiful old houses. Then we sneak into Globeville Swansea and Elyria and return through Clayton, Park Hill, and City Park. (Route features dependent on results of I-70 project scouting).

10:00 AM, MTB, P3, T3, Little Scraggy (Buffalo Creek). THE RIDE: Meet Cathy Leibowitz (720-644-7189) for a ride on the Little Scraggy Trail loop. THE TIME: 10:00AM (WHEELS ROLLING! PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY ENOUGH TO START AT THAT TIME.) THE DIRECTIONS: Take Hwy. 285 to Pine Junction. Turn left at the light onto Hwy. 126. Turn right onto Forest Road 550 (also called Redskin Creek Road. Turn right again almost immediately into the Little Scraggy parking lot. There is $7 fee. POSTRIDE: Brings chairs and food for picnic afterwards.


Sunday, June 16th (Father’s Day):

9:00 AM FUN H2-23-SE Meet Ellen Fitzpatrick (720-209-2269) at Reynolds Park Landing (South Santa Fe Drive and west on Brewery Lane to parking area to the end). This will be a circle trip riding on all pavement, starting north on the Platte trail, then east on Little Dry next to Dartmouth heading uphill to Dahlia. Then proceeding south onto Happy Canyon and west onto Quincy, and finally some downhill to Clarkson. From there south to catch Big Dry Trail to the Platte and back south to the start. Lunch after on the patio at Angelos or at the brewery, father’s rule. Elevation gain for whole ride about 782’.

9:00 AM FUN PLUS-H2-25 +-NE Meet at Cake Crumbs Bakery, The Sunday Cake Crumbs for June are on hiatus due to ride leaders’ travel schedules. Rides are tentatively scheduled for Sunday, June 16 and June 30 – details will be posted on the DBTC Meetup page.


Monday, June 17th:

Depart 7:15am. FUN+-H2-60-NW/SE-1900’ elev gain. Meet Marilyn Choske (303-905-8510), at Crown Hill Park, 26th & Garland, in Wheat Ridge. Celebrate the full moon during the day, and let’s ride a perimeter around “the towns!” Mostly bikepaths but some bikefriendly streets, too. Food/beverage/etc stops when we want to. Pedal pace around 11-15mph. Look for description and download to your phone/Garmin app in DBTC’s Ride With GPS route library: “DBTC-7 West-east-west towns ride” .


Tuesday, June 18:

10:00 AM Leisure/FUN Ride H1.5-11-West Meet Lin Hark (Please RSVP 303-578-9369) at the Ice Rink Parking Lot in Breckenridge for a mountain ride. (Directions I-70 W to CO-9 S exit 203, stay on CO-9 for about 9.5 miles to Boreas Pass Road. Turn left just past the gas station onto Boreas Pass Rd. The sign will say Broken Lance Rd to the right but turn left. The Ice Rink Parking Lot is on the right a short ways up. Or just Google Map 189 Boreas Pass Road) We will ride the bike path from Breckenridge to Frisco 11 miles and take a break at the Frisco Marina. FUN riders will ride back and Leisure riders will take the free shuttle back to Breckenridge.

11:00 AM, MTB, Staunton State Park (Show’nGo). There are many trails from P2, T2 all the way to P3.5, T3.5. DIRECTIONS: Take US Highway 285 south to Shaffers Crossing, about 6 miles west of Conifer. The actual off ramp sign from Hwy 285 says, “Shaffers Crossing/ Elk Creek Road. It’s 30 minutes from the intersection of Hwy 285 and Kipling to the parking lot. Turn north on Elk Creek Road and follow the signs 1.5 miles to the park entrance. A couple of hundred feet past the park fee station ($7 per vehicle), make a sharp right and go down to the smaller parking lot. FOOD: Bring snacks and a chair for a parking lot picnic. There is even a picnic table.


Wednesday, June 19th:

9:30 AM Leisure Ride H1-20 SE Meet Julie Brown, 303-947-7908 in the Parking Lot at Bible Park. (From Yale and Monaco, go east and turn south into the parking lot.) This is an out-and-back heading east on the Highline Canal. We will ride to Fairmount Cemetery to view some of the 59 varieties of heritage roses. Bring a snack and money for lunch after the ride. Please arrive early, as we will leave at the designated time. 

9:00 AM FUN-H2/H3-25 SW Meet Patty Gaspar (303-618-5069) behind the McDonald’s at Sheridan and Hampden. We’ll head to the Tech Center on various trails. We have to climb some hills and there are sections on the Highline Canal (pea gravel), and then we’ll have our morning latte COMPLEMENTS OF DBTC (since it snowed last month) and loop back to Bear Valley. It is a beautiful ride and we get have a wonderful downhill back to Bear Valley. Lunch is in Bear Valley.


Thursday, June 20th:

10:15 AM Leisure/FUN-H1-25-SE – Meet Cyndy Klepinger (303-725-1565 or matilda8@ msn.com) at Lowry Soccer Fields, Fairmount Blvd and Sports Blvd. near the outdoor restrooms on the west end of the park. We’ll ride a loop on Highline Canal and other bike paths to enter the Cherry Creek Reservoir on the east. Depending on the group, a loop around the reservoir is possible. Return on Cherry Creek and Highline Canal Path. This is a no-drop ride. Depending on group, we can lunch afterwards at one of many Lowry area restaurants.

6:00 PM FUN-H1-18-SE evening “Peak to Peak”, meet Dick & Lynette Shelton (720-934-9824) at Treads Bicycle Outfitters, 16701 East Iliff Avenue, just West of Buckley Rd. This evening, we’ll ride around Cherry Creek State Park and return to Peak to Peak Brewery for snacks and drinks. Easy climbs. Ride pace is family oriented, helmets are required, dress for the weather, and remember to bring water, sunblock, etc.


Friday June 21st:

9:00AM FUN PLUS-H2-30-NE Bike Friday Friday Ride Join Lise Neer (303-249-8621) at Cake Crumbs Bakery & Cafe (2216 Kearney St, Denver, CO 80207) for a spin on your Bike Friday (roadies optional). We’ll ride through Lowry to the Highline Canal, connect with the Cherry Creek trail then out and around CC reservoir. Return via Cherry Creek trail & Kearney. Ride will cancel if raining at start time or if T-storms are forecast.

12:00 PM FUN-H1/2-15to20 SW Meet Ellen Chilikas just northeast of the Pedal Bike Shop in Littleton (2640 W Belleview Ave #100) for a ride to a local brewery. Will announce details on the ride a few days before on Meetup. Contact Ellen Chilikas at outdoorsdiva@yahoo.com with any questions. Must have dry pavement for the ride to be a go


Saturday, June 22nd:

9:00 AM FUN-H2-20-SE Meet Linda Lewis at Treads Bicycle Outfitters, 16701 East Iliff Avenue, Aurora, just west of Buckley Road. We will loop around the Cherry Creek Reservoir and an extension to the south to ride under Arapahoe Road underpass. Mostly flat. In event of questionable weather, check the www.bicycleaurora.org website the day of the ride. NOTE: This is a Bicycle Aurora led ride

9:00 AM FUN PLUS-H2-25-NW NEW & IMPROVED WESTMINSTER CLASSIC. Meet Jeff Krinsky (720-373-9107) for an exciting ride full of unexpected twists, turns, and surprises...and now with BRAND NEW TRAILS. We will meet at the parking lot WEST of the baseball diamonds in Westminster City Park. (Directions: From US 36 and Church Ranch Blvd/104th Ave. exit, east on 104th about 1/2 mile to the first left after the Westminster Blvd light, then go LEFT again into the parking lot. The address for the park is 10455 Sheridan Blvd but note again that we are meeting WEST of the buildings and baseball fields.) This ride takes us through the Westminster, Northglenn, and Thornton area, including the Farmer’s Highline Canal, Lee Lateral, and Grange Hall Creek trails


Sunday, June 23rd:

9:00 AM FUN PLUS-H2-25 +-NE Meet at Cake Crumbs Bakery, The Sunday Cake Crumbs for June are on hiatus due to ride leaders’ travel schedules. Rides are tentatively scheduled for Sunday, June 16 and June 30 – details will be posted on the DBTC Meetup page.. The rides are coordinated by Doug Schuler and are led by various club members. For questions, call Doug (303-829-5861).

9:30 AM FUN-H2-22-SW Meet Bob Shedd (720-290-6014) at the RTD Littleton Downtown Station, in the northwest quadrant of the parking lot located at Alamo Avenue & Prince Street. Ride will go south and west on the paved Dutch Creek Path and side streets that Bob has scouted in the Columbine and Ken Caryl areas, and includes a climb up to the dam at Chatfield State Park. Optional lunch afterward at a nearby tavern on Main Street, within 3 blocks of the starting location.

11:00 AM: MTB, P2, T1.5, Flying J Ranch. Meet Mary Sue Dickerson (303-771-0706) on a 1-2-3 Your Choice Ride. You choose if you want to do the two loops at Flying J one, two, or three times. This is probably some of the nicest single track on the front range. Each loop is about 4 miles long. Afterwards we will refresh ourselves at the #1 TripAdvisor rated restaurant in Conifer: Wing Wagon. Besides 10 flavors of wings they have salads, chicken tenders, gyros, hamburgers, Philly sandwiches, fried green beans and beer on tap. To get to the Flying J Ranch: Take the Barkley Road Exit off 285 at Conifer and turn left onto Barkley road. Barkley road ends at County Road 73. Make a right (north) and around 2.5 miles look for the entrance on the left (west).


Monday, June 24th:

9:00 AM FUN-H1-23 NW Meet Wayne Tomasello (720-854-8767) at Gold Strike Park for a ride on the Ralston Creek path to Easley Rd to Clear Creek path back to Ralston Creek path. Directions to the start: From I-70 take Sheridan Blvd to Ralston Rd. Turn left onto Ralston Rd and go to the next left turn onto W 56th Ave. The park is on the left in about 300 feet. An optional lunch is at Beau Jo’s. 


Tuesday, June 25th:

11:00 AM, MTB P2,T2, Alderfers/Three Sisters Park (Show’nGo). Trails to be ridden will be decided by the group that day. THE DIRECTIONS: Go to the signalized “T” intersection in downtown Evergreen, then south on Hwy 73 for ½ mile to another signal at Buffalo Park Road. Turn right (west) for 2.2 miles and enter the upper Alderfer parking lot just beyond the bright yellow house in the meadow. THE FOOD: Keys on the Green (restaurant in the Evergreen Golf Course clubhouse).


Wednesday, June 26th: Bike to Work Day

8:30 AM Leisure Ride H1- 15 - SW Meet Lin Hark (303-578-9369) at Civic Center Park at the DBTC Booth at 8:30 AM. Come earlier to get some free bike trinkets and info then we will gather to ride on the Cherry Creek Trail out and back maybe a few miles. I suggest you start somewhere between home and downtown, get yourself to Civic Center Park and return back to your start. The festival ends at 9 AM and goodies are often given on the bike paths on the way downtown. If you don’t want to ride very far, park at City of Cuernavaca Park and ride to the Greek Theater, (S Platte Trail, Cherry Creek Trail and get off the CC Trail at 12th, east to Acoma St, north to the Greek Theater.) Lin will be riding from the south if you would like to meet along the S Platte Trail somewhere (some suggestions -- Denver Animal Shelter, JohnsonHabitat Park, Vanderbilt Park, Overland Pond Park), call Lin so she can find you. The festival ends at 9 AM and goodies are often given on the bike paths on the way downtown.

9:30 AM “Bike-to-Work Day”! FUN-H2-25-W/NW-630’ elev gain. Meet Marilyn Choske (303-905-8510) and other DBTCers at Ride to Work Day DBTC booth in Denver’s Civic Center Park for this northwesterly loop ride. “Pickups” at 9:50am at REI/Starbucks Platte River Trailside--no stop. Notify leader if you’re meeting us there! From Civic Center Park, access Cherry Creek Trail to Platte River to Clear Creek. Go south to skirt Sloan’s Lake on the east with Dunkin’ Donuts stop. Lakewood Gulch to Platte to ChCrTrail and return. Mostly bike paths with some bike-friendly street riding. Easy pace, no-drop zone!


Thursday, June 27th:

10:00 AM, MTB, West Magnolia Trails -- P2, T2 for 1st half of ride; P3, T3 for 2nd half of ride. Meet Judine Leonhart (720-319-1410) and be ready to roll at 10am. This is a 3 hour ride so be prepared with enough food, water and rain gear. Cell phone coverage is sporadic so for any last minute communication call the land line 303-642-3651 by 9am that morning. DIRECTIONS: Take Clear Creek Canyon, Golden Gate Canyon (Hwy 46) or Coal Creek Canyon (Hwy 72) to Peak to Peak Hwy 119. Go North on 119 to .9 mile past Mile Mark 23. The trailhead is on the west side of 119 at Magnolia Road. If you see Mile Marker 24, turn around—the trailhead will be at the top of the hill. Bring a chair and food for après ride socializing.

6:00 PM FUN-H1-18-SE “Peak to Peak”, meet Dick & Lynette Shelton (720-934-9824) at Treads Bicycle Outfitters, 16701 East Iliff Avenue, just West of Buckley Rd. This evening, we’ll ride around Cherry Creek State Park and return to Peak to Peak Brewery for snacks and drinks. 


Friday, June 28th: Ice Cream Social in Frisco

10:00 AM Summit Middle School - four choices:

Mountain Bike ride Steve Thomas See details below

Intermediate ride taking the challenging loop around Lake Dillon - Ellen Fitzpatrick

Fun ride out and back towards Keystone 25 miles - Kathy Stommel

Leisure ride - show and go so riders will decide

8:00 AM Carpool to Summit County: Anyone who wants to carpool to the school can meet at Stegosaurus Parking lot on the southeast side of I-70 and Morrison Road at 8:00 AM. This is a casual meetup point. If you run into traffic, call Kathy (719-671-5579) to let her know.

Directions: Drive westbound on I-70 from Denver to Exit 203; take roundabout to cross I-70 then at .8 miles go left at traffic light with School Rd to find Summit Middle School. Lagoon Townhomes are same directions but turn left after .5 mile onto Ten Mile Rd; at “T” intersection stay right and then an immediate left onto Meadow Creek Dr. and continue until the road ends at the Clubhouse across from the tennis court.

10:30 AM, MTB, P2, T2, Summit County Trails -- THE RIDE: Meet Steve Thomas (303-419-2531) for ride near Breckenridge before the Ice Cream Social in Frisco. Due to the heavy snow, and potentially still muddy trails in Summit County, I won’t have a trail selected until that day. Whatever trail we ride will be between 12 and 15 miles long. THE TIME: In order to finish the ride in plenty of time to get to the Ice Cream Social, we will start at 10:30AM. THE DIRECTIONS: We will start the ride from a parking lot on Revett Dr. To get to the meeting lot, go South on Highway 9 out of Frisco. Once past the turnoff to Swan Mountain Rd, stay on Hwy 9 and continue to the first road to the left, Revett Dr (approx 2.1 miles past Swan Mtn. Rd). Turn left on Revett and go past the entrance to the Tiger Run RV Resort and park in the lot on the right side adjacent to a large pond (about 0.45 miles after turning onto Revett). QUESTIONS: Contact Steve Thomas at 303-419-2531.

1:00 PM Ice Cream Social: After the rides visit the Frisco Marina or Main Street to enjoy lunch and a stroll through the quaint shops. After lunch, anytime between 1-4pm, make your way to the clubhouse at Stommel’s place, Lagoon Townhomes, 700 Meadow Creek Dr. There will be ice cream with all the fixings for your pleasure. Feel free to bring a swimsuit and towel if you’d like to shower, take a swim in the indoor pool or soak in the hot tubs.


Saturday, June 29th:

9:45 AM FUN-H3-23-Frisco-1646’ elev gain. “Ice Cream Social Calorie-Burn Ride” Meet Marilyn Choske (303-905-8510) in Frisco at the Ten Mile Rec path parking lot, southeast corner of I-70 & Main Street. Eat too much ice cream on Friday (I know: you can NEVER eat too much ice cream, n’est-ce pas)? Let’s burn it up today! Expect cool temps until path opens up in Officers Gulch area to the sun (think positive!), then pedal through Copper Mountain area and on to Vail Pass. All riders welcome; take your time. Views at Vail Pass and the subsequent downhill ride are well worth your effort! Possible lunch or break-stop in Copper Mountain or in Frisco when everyone returns.

Aurora ride: 9:00 AM FUN-H2-28-SE Meet Dick and Lynette Shelton (720-934-9824) at Treads Bicycle Outfitters, 16701 East Iliff Avenue, Aurora. We will ride east to the new High Plains Trail and then back along the Piney Creek Trail. Moderate climbs.


Sunday, June 30th:

[REPLACED WITH HIKE BELOW] Frisco hike: 8:30 AM Hike at Eisenhower Tunnel Join The Stommel’s at 8:30 am for a great high-altitude hike of Upper Straight Creek/Flower Valley. This moderate-rated hike begins on the west side of Eisenhower tunnel. Look for trail parking signs immediately upon exit of the tunnel along the far right side of the eastbound highway. [REPLACED WITH HIKE BELOW]

[This hike replaces the original hike shown above]                                                                           8:30am.   Meet Kathy & Joe Stommel for a hike of the Dillon Nature Preserve.   We will meet at the parking lot on the west side of Hwy 6 directly across from Dillon's Cemetery Dr. (approximately 6 miles from intersection of I-70 and east bound Hwy 6 towards Keystone and .9 miles west of intersection of Hwy 6 & Swan Mountain Rd).   This trail starts with a short but steep climb and then a meandering walk through the forest with three fantastic overlooks of Lake Dillon.   Trail rating is “easy” with a distance of approximately 4 miles but options for a shorter hike, if desired.   Call Kathy for questions or help with directions, 719/671-5579.

Denver ride: 9:00 AM FUN PLUS-H2-25 +-NE Meet at Cake Crumbs Bakery, The Sunday Cake Crumbs for June are on hiatus due to ride leaders’ travel schedules. Rides are tentatively scheduled for Sunday, June 16 and June 30 – details will be posted on the DBTC Meetup page. The rides are coordinated by Doug Schuler and are led by various club members. For questions, call Doug (303-829-5861).


Saturday-Monday, July 6th-8th:

Winter Park Mountain Bike Excursion. We have three days of mountain biking planned in or near Fraser Valley. Come up for one or all three days. The ride on Saturday will be the Tipperary Creek Loop led by Alison Preble. The Sunday and Monday rides will be led by Bob Kochevar. Details about the rides will be in the July newsletter. 

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