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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
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 6-26-169:00 amSunday - "The Pocket", Rome, GA at 9:00. Afternoon showers are possible, but we will finish well in advance of such. The route is very shady, a valley ride (flat) for 62 miles featuring only 8 turns on new pavement. The first turn is at mile 29, store stop. It's freshly painted (white P); maps will be available. It's a superb route and well worth the drive which accounted for the large turnout last time. Grab a friend and enjoy a very fun ride. We'll form a second group by or before the store stop. 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. Directions in Ride Description- Rome , GA
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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