Group rides and events - Atlanta Bike Shop

Group Rides

Whether you're looking for a casual guided ride from one of our stores, training for your first century, or seeking to tackle the hills with some fellow hammerheads, we have a ride for you.  

Come ride with us! 

  • HELMETS ARE MANDATORY, please.  Also, bring money, food, drink, flat fixing items, and adequate clothing.Some like to ride with their phone. 
  • Bring a road bike - Unless indicated, these rides are intended to be ridden on a road bike. However, other bikes are always welcome. 
  • Individuals ride at their own risk and are responsible for providing their own insurance. Each rider assumes all risk of injuries and property damage. Please ride safely and observe all traffic laws at all times. 

 

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

Day Start Time Description Location Phone

Weekday Rides-Daylight Time

See Ride Description by store location

March 12th, the weekday rides start up. Come ride with us.

Ride Calendar

See Ride Description

Our Weekly Ride Schedule is listed below by store location. Please note the start times which adjust as shown. Year Round rides are marked including all of the Saturday rides. The WINTER RIDE schedule appears at the bottom. Special Rides are listed below. Garmin/Strava links are at the bottom. As always, "Thank You" for attending our rides. Come Ride with Us ! Ansley 404-873-2451 ; Duluth 770-476-4949; Roswell 770-993-2626; Vinings 770-952-7731

As Listed

As Listed

ANSLEY - Tuesdays

DST March 6:15PM / Apr-Aug 6:30 / Sep 6:15 / Oct 6:00

"Tuesday Ride-Ansley" - Moderate to Intermediate Pace. Please join us for a moderate to intermediate 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 Store

404-873-2451

Ansley - Wednesdays

DST March 6:15PM / Apr-Aug 6:30 / Sep 6:15 / Oct 6:00

Ansley: “Go West Ride" Moderate. 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 Store

404-873-2451

DULUTH - Mondays

DST March 6:00/ Apr-Aug 6:30 / Sep-Oct 6:00

Please join us for a "No Drop" recovery ride composed of two groups. One group rides at 16-17 mph for 22 miles. The other group rides at 13-14 mph for 18 miles. Expect moderate hills. 

Duluth

770-476-4949

Duluth - Wednesdays

DST March 6:00/ Apr-Aug 6:30 / Sep-Oct 6:00

Please join us for a fast paced training ride (21-24 mph) or cruise along at a more modest pace to enjoy this scenic route. As the ride progresses, it splits into mileage groups of 34, 31, and 22; all finish about the same time.  

Duluth Store

770-476-4949

Duluth - Fridays Year Round

10:00 AM Year Round

Please join us for a social, no drop, ride with lots of support and coaching for those new to group rides. The route, 16-18 miles, tackles a few rolling hills. Pace is conversational.

Duluth Store

770-476-4949

Duluth - Saturdays Year Round

8:00 AM Year Round

Please join us year round for this hilly, challenging ride. One group will ride 26-36 miles at a 17 mph pace. The other group will ride 18 miles at a 14 mph pace. Build your fitness on either of these hilly rides.

Duluth Store

770-476-4949

Specific Saturdays - see ride below

8:00 AM

See the Gaps Ride's specific dates and ride description below.

ROSWELL - Tuesdays

DST March 6:00/ Apr-Aug 6:30 / Sep-Oct 6:00

Please join us for a hilly, No Drop ride of 27 miles averaging 15-17 mph passing through Martin's Landing and cruising along the river. 

Roswell Store

770-993-2626

Roswell - Thursdays Year Round

10:00 AM Year Round

Please join us for a social, no drop, ride with lots of support and coaching for those new to group rides. The route is easy to mostly flat for 18-20 miles at a comfortable, conversational pace. 

Roswell Store

770-993-2626

Roswell- Saturdays Year Round, MTB

8:00 AM Year Round

Beginner Mountain Bike Ride, please join us year round for a beginner mountain bike ride to Big Creek. This ride is perfect for those wishing to learn more about mountain bike riding and to gain more confidence on the trails. Trail Status at RAMBO-mtb.org

Roswell Store

770-993-2626

VININGS - Mondays

DST 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.

Vinings Store

770-952-7731

Vinings - Tuesdays

DST March 6:15PM / Apr-Aug 6:30 / Sep 6:15 / Oct 6:00

Atlanta Cycling-Vinings “Separate Men’s and Women’s Ride" Easy, Moderate. Please join us for 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. .

Vinings Store

770-952-7731

Vinings - Wednesdays

DST Mar 6:15 /Apr-Aug 6:30 / Sep 6:15 / Oct 6:00

"Ride-in-Ride" - Ride 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, fun ride. Or, ride the painted route at your pace.

Vinings store

770-952-7731

Vinings - Wednesdays, MTB

DST Mar 6:15/Apr-Aug 6:30/Sep 6:15/Oct 6:00

MTB, Vinings - depart from the Vinings Location to ride the Callen-Rottenwood Crk. Trail along the river to the MTB trails at Cochran Shoals. Then, return after a loop or two at dusk. The entire route is off-road. The group will split into different rider levels so no one feels pressed. The trail is multi-use so please be courteous to other users to protect the privilege for all. If wet, the trail is closed. Check Daily Trail conditions - SORBAAtlanta.ORG

Vinings store

770-952-7731

Vinings - Thursdays

DST March 6:15PM / Apr-Aug 6:30 / Sep 6:15 / Oct 6:00

Atlanta 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 group will ride at stay together pace with the ride leader.

Vinings Store

770-952-7731

Vinings - Saturdays Year Round

9:00 am - Year Round

"Six Flags" Moderate, Strenuous, Training. Please join us for a 40-50 mile ride on rural roads past Six Flags which adds a loop through Sweetwater Creek State Park in rotation. During the winter months, a slightly aggressive winter pace will be observed. Store located 1/2 mile north of Chatt. River at 4335 Cobb Pkwy.

Vinings Store

770-952-7731

Vinings - Saturdays Year Round

10:00 AM 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. Ride at your own pace and just enjoy the scenic route or jump in with the group for a faster ride..

Vinings Store

770-952-7731

SPECIAL RIDES

See LIsted Times

Watch for Special Rides posted below. The Weekly Sunday Ride information is posted 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 ; Duluth 770-476-4949; Roswell 770-993-2626; Vinings 770-952-7731

Specific Saturdays - see list

8:00 AM

Specific Saturday's Only - "Three Gap" on these specific dates - April 21, May 26, June 16, July 14, July 28, Aug 11, Aug 25, and Sept 15. Ride starts at 8:00 AM at the Rock Pile. Park along the highway at the intersection of GA 60 and US 19 (The Rock Pile) north of Dahlonega, GA. Drive time is about an hour. This is a very challenging, but beautiful, 33 mile training ride over three gaps - Neal's, Wolfpen & Woody's. There are store stop opportunities along the route. The early season rides will be "No Drop" designed for those who are new to riding in the mountains. Estimated ride time is 3-4 hours.  Late season, we may have drop rides and perhaps add additional gaps.

Info - Duluth Store

770-476-4949

Sunday 4/1/18

10:00 AM

Sunday - Bud Light at 10:00. Park on the right side of the Budweiser Plant's parking lot, and please be respectful of their parking lot cameras. We'll follow the painted "BL" route, out and back, for 55 miles or ride 40 plus with the more modest paced group by reversing at or just past the Sunoco store stop. Directions: Bud Light Take I-75 North to Exit 296, Cassville-White, GA. Turn right off exit and turn right at first light at the Pilot/Subway/McDonald's Truck Stop. Follow Busch Drive to the brewery. Turn left into the brewery and right into the parking lot. Drive time from I-285, 35 minutes.

Budweiser Plant, Cartersville, GA

WINTER RIDES

The Winter Ride Calendar is listed below. These rides begin and end with the time change. The Saturday and weekday year round rides continue as listed. The Sunday ride times are temperature driven and updated on Saturday afternoons. Come ride with us !!!

Duluth - Winter Mon. and Wed

6:00 PM EST

Winter, Standard Time, Mondays and Wednesdays at 6:00 PM November - March meet at the Duluth store to ride to a local neighborhood for a winter training ride averaging 18-19 mph. The loop repeats so ride as fast or as slow as you wish. Lights front and rear, please.

Duluth Store

770-476-4949

Vinings - Winter Tues and Thurs.

4:30 pm EST, Nov- Mar

Winter Tuesdays and Thursdays - During the winter months, Standard Time, 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 the painted route on low traffic streets. It's best to have blinking lights front and rear. We will finish just before dark. The SATURDAY rides and other marked weekday rides continue year round as listed.

Vinings Store

770-952-7731

Year Round Rides

By Store Listed Above

Be sure to checkout the list of "year round" weekday and weekend rides listed above by store.

Special Event Rides

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 !!!!

Vinings Loop https://connect.garmin.com/modern/course/17589977
Women's Ride  - same as Vinings Loop
Recovery Ride https://connect.garmin.com/modern/course/12215151

Three Gap-Neal's first -https://connect.garmin.com/modern/course/1762789