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AABTS Club Mileage (updated 09/08/2018) has been posted.
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Will McWhirter Reaches 100,000 Miles


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Michigan drivers must give bicyclists at least three feet of space under new law


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Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society December 7th, 2018 Annual Holiday Potluck 
The Holiday Potluck will feature entertainment by Matt Watroba 
https://www.mattwatroba.net/

Matt Watroba is first and foremost a community singer. He has the knack for picking the perfect songs and stories for the audience in front of him. In concert, at a festival, in a library, in a school, or in the park, you can count on a performance that will get you singing, make you laugh, and leave you feeling a little bit better about the world we live in. Matt also works with award winning performer Rev. Robert Jones, presenting educational programs that celebrate diversity through the roots and branches of American folk music.

December 7th AABTS Annual Holiday Potluck 
The Grotto Club, 2070 W. Stadium, Ann Arbor

Set up and socialize 6:00 PM. Dinner 7:00 PM. 
Beer, wine, coffee, ice water furnished.
Bring dish to pass to feed 6. No munchies, they will be furnished by AABTS.
Bring your own table service.

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The last weekend of January, of this year, the brand new Lexus Velodrome, opened. The Velodrome is located near Mack Avenue and I-75 (close to Eastern Market) in Detroit. Information about the velodrome can be found at: lexus velodrome detroit

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Updated Club mileage, June 19, 2018 (https://www.aabts.org/club_mileage.php)


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Gravel Road Maps and Biking Routes - Gravelmap
Gravelmap is a tool for finding and sharing local gravel roads for biking, gravel grinding, exploration and more.
https://gravelmap.com



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NEW! Mobile apps for iOS (Apple iPhones) and Android devices are ready to install and use on your mobile devices - phones and tablets.

You may follow the link appropriate to your device below to begin installation:

 iOS: https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=1236283590&mt=8
 Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.memberleap.AABTappforaabt 

Please keep in mind that this is the initial roll-out, and changes and additions are possible. We welcome your suggestions for improvements.

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ABCs of awareness | Trek Bikes
https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/abcs_of_awareness/

(While AABTS is not promoting or endorsing Bontrager products, we commend the safety message in this recent advertisement and hope that you will follow the advise on being visible and safe)



 

 

 

 

 
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The links above will take you to more information about our club. Go to our ride calendars page to view our schedule of rides. We invite every cyclist to become a member; however you are not required to be a member to participate in an AABTS ride. New club memberships purchased after September 1 of any year are good through December 31 of the following year. Come ride with us!

 

 

 

News Feed

Fake Bike Helmets: Cheap But Dangerous

September 16, 2018
Counterfeit bicycle helmets are sold over the Internet. And some of them could seriously hurt you. Bike helmets are meant to protect...

Rick (Mario) Riolo (1950-2018)

September 04, 2018
Riolo, Rick (Mario) 9/4/1950 - 8/25/2018 Ann Arbor, Michigan Rick (Mario) Lynn Riolo passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, August...

Will McWhirter Reaches 100,000 Miles

August 28, 2018
On Sunday August 26, 2018 Will McWhirter was presented his AABTS 100,000 mile club jersey.

Michigan Safe Passing Law

August 18, 2018
LMB is very pleased that Governor Snyder signed HB 4198, 4265, and 4185 into law on June 29, 2018! Our bills are now Public Acts 277,...

How to Meet Your Body’s Water Needs

July 10, 2018
Inadequate hydration can cause fatigue, poor appetite, heat intolerance, dizziness, constipation, kidney stones and a dangerous drop...

Ride Calendar

Events Feed

 

9 am A2, Early morning Ride 9:00am

September 18, 2018

A ride imitating the Saturday Dexter Breakfast Ride.

 

Parks, Rivers and Trail Ride (9 am) Through October

September 18, 2018

Ride begins in Dexter and will proceed on the B2B bike trail to Hudson Mills.  Ride mileage range...

 

Far East Fringe Tuesday AM Ride

September 18, 2018

Ride Hines Park.  Alternate route is on roads west of Plymouth.

 

Hines Drive No-Drop Ride

September 18, 2018

Leisurely ride along Hines Drive. Novice riders welcome.