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Group Rides

Whether you're looking for a casual guided ride from one of our shops, training for your first century, or seeking to tackle the hills with some fellow hammerheads, we have the group ride for you. Use the three icons below to sort by location, type of ride or day of the week. Come roll with us! A few details:

  • HELMETS ARE MANDATORY.  Also, bring money, food, drink, spare tubes, and adequate clothing.
  • Bring a road bike - These rides are intended to be ridden on a road bike. Other bikes are welcome. 
  • You ride at your own risk. You assume all risk of injuries. You are expected to ride safely at all times. Look out for the other person. You undertsand that sometimes crashes happen.

 

Disclaimer: The above stated group rides are not officially sanctioned nor sponsored by Atlanta Cycling. Risk is inherent in recreational bicycling and Atlanta Cycling accepts no responsibility and/or liability for any injuries or damages occurring on any of the above stated group rides. 

Our Weekly Group Rides

DayStart TimeDescriptionLocationPhone
DailyTour de France Trip2016 Tour de France Trip The travel dates are set for the second week of the tour which includes the very special Mt Ventoux stage on Bastile Day. Read the trip plan in detail at the link below. (Any Questions, please drop me a note. ) Pricing is $2040 and includes all lodging, breakfast and evening meals, airport pick up and delivery, basically everything. Group airfare is set at $1399. As normal, there will be numerous daily activities for the non-riders. This is a superb trip - our 8th with this tour company. The trip holds 40 persons. GROUP AIRFARE - if you are interested in group airfare, drop me a note. If you wish to fly using other flights, please co-ordinate with me to insure you meet the group for airport pick up. http://www.sportstoursinternational.co.uk/events/tour-de-france-atlanta-cycling-group/ Vinings Store770-952-7731
Weekday Standard Time ScheduleTues / Th at 4:30; Sat at 10:00Our Summer Ride Schedule listed below resumes on Monday, March 14, 2016. Come ride with us ! As always, "Thank You" for attending our rides. Please do not park in front of the other stores. We are welcome to park in all of the outer spaces or behind the main building. Thank you !
MondaysDST March 6:15PM / Apr-Aug 6:30/ Sep 6:15 / Oct 6:00"Recovery Ride" Easy, Moderate Please join us for a conversation based, stay together, active recovery paced 20 mile ride on low traffic streets in Buckhead and Sandy Springs. Route is painted. Dinner following.Vinings Store770-952-7731
TuesdaysDST March 6:15PM / Apr-Aug 6:30 / Sep 6:15 / Oct 6:00Atlanta Cycling-Vinings “Separate Men’s and Women’s Ride" Beginner, Easy, Moderate 2 separate rides on Tuesdays WOMEN only, please join us for 11, 18 or 22 mile ride on low traffic streets following a painted route with one group at no drop pace. The emphasis will be on meeting others and on becoming more skillful and comfortable while road riding. MEN/MIXED, riding a different route, please join us for a 24 mile ride on low traffic streets following a painted route. Ride stays together at conversation pace until the last 5 miles. Vinings Store770-952-7731
TuesdaysDST March 6:15PM / Apr-Aug 6:30 / Sep 6:15 / Oct 6:00"Beginners Ride-Ansley" Beginner, Easy, Moderate DST – March 6:15PM / April 6:30. Please join us for a slow paced, stay together ride of 17 miles on quiet streets. The emphasis will be on meeting others and on becoming more skillful and comfortable while road riding. The group will split, but one group will ride at no drop pace. Store located one block south of Cheshire Bridge Rd. at 1860 Piedmont Ave.Ansley Store404-873-2451
WednesdaysDST March 6:15PM / Apr-Aug 6:30 / Sep 6:15 / Oct 6:00Ansley: “Go West Ride" Moderate DST – March 6:15PM / April 6:30. Please join us for a moderate/steady 22 mile westward loop on low traffic roads. Store located one block south of Cheshire Bridge Rd. at 1860 Piedmont Ave. Ansley Store404-873-2451
WednesdaysDST Mar 6:15 /Apr-Aug 6:30 / Sep 6:15 / Oct 6:00"Ride-in Ride" - ride your bike to the Vinings store for extra miles and to warm up for a very quick paced, 24 mile loop around the Silver Lake neighborhood. This is a fast and fun ride. Or, ride the painted route at your pace. Vinings store770-952-7731
Wednesdays April-Aug 6:30, Mar,Sep 6:15, Oct 6:00MTB, Vinings - depart from the Vinings Location to ride the Bob Callen Trail to the MTB trails at Cochran Shoals. Then, return after a loop or two at dusk. The entire route is off-road. All riders, please wear a helmet. The group will split into different rider levels so no one feels pressed. The trail is multi-use and federal so please be courteous to other users to protect the privilege for all. If wet, the trail is closed. Check the SORBA website or show up and we'll ride a loop on Columns Dr. Vinings store770-952-7731
Thursdays DST Mar-Sep 5:45 pm / Oct 5:30"Early Bellyache" Moderate, Strenuous DST – Meet us at St. Phillips Cathedral in Buckhead, 2744 Peachtree Rd. We'll ride as a group to intercept the Vinings ride; ride with them to the top of Stella Dr. at Chastain Park before reversing to the church for dinner at Fillini's on P'tree. This will be a 30 mile ride. The Church requests and welcomes our use of their restrooms including all clothing changes. Dinner following across street.Start - St Phillips Cathedral770-952-7731
ThursdaysDST March 6:15PM / Apr-Aug 6:30 / Sep 6:15 / Oct 6:00Atlanta Cycling "Vinings Loop" - Beginner, Easy, Moderate Please join us for rides of 11, 18 or 22 miles following painted routes on low traffic streets. The emphasis will be on meeting others and on becoming more skillful and comfortable while road riding. The group will split, but one slower group will ride at stay together pace with the ride leader.Vinings Store770-952-7731
Saturdays - returning to old route9:00 am - Year Round"Six Flags" Moderate, Strenuous, Training Ride has returned to the original out and back painted route. Please join us for a 40, 50 or 62 mile ride on rural roads following an out and back painted route. During the winter months winter pace will be observed by a portion of the group seeking a few extra miles. Lunch following. Store located 1/2 mile north of Chatt. River at 4335 Cobb Pkwy.Vinings Store770-952-7731
Saturdays10:00AM Year Round"Vinings Loop" Easy, Moderate Please join us at 10:00 am year round for an 11, 18 or 22 mile ride through Buckhead and Sandy Springs on a low traffic, painted route. Moderate pace with re-groups at the top of longer hills. Lunch following. Vinings Store770-952-7731
SundaysVaries slightly each week - weather/ temp.Watch for the Sunday ride announcement posted here on Saturday afternoons. If you would like to be added to our weekly ride email, please send an email to Don@AtlantaCycling.com or call the stores - Ansley 404-873-2451 ; Vinings 770-952-7731tbd770-952-7731
Sunday 5-29-169:00 amSunday - "The Pocket" at 9:00 starts in Rome, GA. It's freshly painted; there are only 8 turns in the 60 miles; it's flatter than Silk Sheets for sure; traffic is super light; and it's shady. Map with q-sheet at the start. We'll have 2 distinct riding groups based upon speed. This is a superb ride north from Rome through the Pocket Sate Park and returning on the other side of the ridge in Haywood Valley. It's well worth the drive. Lunch following. Driving Directions - 70 minutes from Atlanta Cycling-Vinings. I-75 N to exit 288, E. Main St, Cartersville, GA, Left on Main; Right at US-41 North; exit to right onto US-411/20, Rome, GA; Right at Loop 1 Rd. at light; continue past baseball. Right onto Martha Berry for 1 mile; watch for Zaxby’s/Toys R Us on right in front of Mall. Start Location - far left or north side of Mt. Berry Square Mall Parking Lot behind Toys R Us and Zaxby’s - 2790 Martha Berry Hwy, Rome, GA. Follow white painted “P” out of parking lot to Old Dalton Rd.Mt Berry Sq Mall, Rome, GA behind ToysR Us
Monday Memorial Day, 5-30-169:00 am Monday - Memorial Day, Silk Sheets at 9:00. Park at the Church for 50 or 42. We'll have 2 distinct riding groups based upon speed and distance. Lunch following. We'll follow the painted route to the Roscoe store and turn left in front of the store to ride the Happy Valley Loop before returning to the store for a stop. Lunch following. Silk Sheets Directions: I-285 to I-20W first exit outside the perimeter - Fulton Industrial. Turn left (south) for 8 miles at which point the 4-lane becomes 2 lanes. Continue straight for 4 more miles to the intersection of GA-92 (red light at Texaco station). Turn right at the light. Turn next right to park along roadside - Church St. The church (next to Texaco) always welcomes cyclist parking except during church service hours. Painted routes of 25, 40, 50 miles. Drive time from Atlanta Cycling-Vinings is 30 minutes.Intersection GA 70 and GA 92
Sunday 5-29-16 MTB10:00 am - 3:00 pmTrek Factory Demo - MTB, Sunday, May 29, 10-3 pm, Allatoona Crk Trek Factory Demo from 10am-3pm on Sunday, May 29th at Allatoona Creek Bike Park ! Trek and Atlanta Cycling will have a full line of 2016 demo bikes available to test as well as a new unreleased bike! 5690 Old Stilesboro Rd, Ackworth, GA Driving Directions: North on N Cobb Pkwy (US-41) just past Kennesaw Mt; left onto Mars Hill; right onto Old Stilesboro, about 20 minutes from the Vinings store. Allatoona Creek MTB Park770-952-7731
Standard Time4:30 PMThe Winter (Standard Time) Tuesday / Thursday rides begin November 8, 2016 at 4:30 from the Vinings store. Vinings Store
Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:30 pm EST Nov- MarWEEKDAY WINTER RIDES - During the winter months, meet at the Vinings store on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4:30 for 20 plus miles at winter pace with a few digs and re-groups. We'll follow a painted route on low traffic streets. It's best to have blinking lights front and rear, but we intend to finish before dark. The SATURDAY rides continue year round as listed. Vinings Store770-952-7731

Ride Maps & Cue Sheets

For complete information on each of the rides, please follow the links to maps, cue sheets, and GPS files.  To submit your ride to Atlanta Cycling, please email info@atlantacycling.com

Below appears the links for Strava and for Garmin - enjoy !!!!

Women's Ride  - same as Vinings Loop

 

Special Event Rides

DateEvent NameLocationDescriptionPhone
Sep 5, 2016Labor Day Metric Century 2016Campbellton United Methodist Church, Fairburn, GALabor Day Metric Century 2016 - Monday, September 5th at 9:00 Atlanta Cycling is proud to sponsor the Labor Day Metric Century. Registration details to follow. Please save the date. The cause, supporting the historic and cycling friendly Silk Sheets Church, is good, the riding is superb, and the picnic is delicious. Come ride with us.
 
 VININGS ANSLEY MON-FRI: 10-7
SATURDAY: 10-6
SUNDAY: 12-4
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