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Come Ride With Us

Want to discover great local bike routes? We'd love to ride with you. Here you'll find shop rides, events, and fun biking things we're part of. Explore some of our favorites on our Strave Club page. Riding bikes is about the fun, the adventure, and the stories we’re left with when we get home. We hope you feel the same way. We ask that you sign a waiver before riding with us. It protects us, and also gives us an emergency contact if something were to happen. 

Coffee Outside!

Date:  October 1st, 2023

Start Time: 7:30 am
Meet Up Spot: Angry Catfish Bicycle Shop (2900 E 42nd St. Minneapolis, MN)
Distance & description: 10 miles total, to ride spot and back.
Description: Meet us at the shop and we’ll ride to a secret spot. Ride With GPS has organized and asked other shops and clubs around the country to participate. With them organizing this they’ve also gathered prizes. Come ride, make and sip some coffee for a chance to win a deluxe #coffeeoutside kit!

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Gray Duck Grit Gravel Event

Date:  October 6 or 7th
Distance & description: 69 miles, 111 miles, 222 miles, 333 miles

Description: ACF is partnering with Gray Duck Grit. GDG is an endurance gravel event that raises money for charity, introduces a safe space for people to try gravel events, pushes riders to their limits, and showcases the gravelly goodness of Minnesota's driftless region.??This year, there are four routes for participants to choose from — 69, 111, 222, and 333 miles. All departing and ending in Northfield, MN on October 6th or 7th depending on which distance chosen. 

ACF October Bike Camping Trip - Gravel Edition

Date:  October 21 -23
Start Time: 9:30 AM meetup, 10:00 depart
Meet Up Spot: Lanesboro, MN (specific location will be emailed to participants)
Distance & description: We will do a loop that includes camping at Beaver Creek Valley State Park the first night and Great River Bluffs State Park the second night, before returning to Lanesboro. 140 miles.
Route: October Gravel
Description: Join the ACF crew for a fun weekend of bikecamping in October! 40-50 miles per day, on a mixture of pavement and some of the best gravel in the state, with a fair amount of climbing -- a few thousand per day. The trip will be no drop, and a steady but touring pace -- 8 - 12 mph, with two pace groups -- one a little slower, one a little faster. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to come, regardless of experience level! We will be stopping and regrouping throughout the ride, and with food and drink and resting stops throughout the weekend. Riders should be prepared to pack everything they need for the weekend -- and are welcome to ask questions ahead of time on how to prep! We can't wait to ride with you!

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Monday Training Ride

Date:  Every Monday
Start Time: 6:30 pm
Meet Up Spot: Angry Catfish Bicycle (2900 East 42nd St.)
Distance & description: 30 Miles / Fast & Spirited 20mph pace)
Description: Leaves from shop at a neutral pace, once out of the city it will be fast, & spirited. Advanced riders intended. Ride will be a drop ride, however there will be a few stops along the way to make sure people can catch up after a spirited section. Rides in May will start at 30+ miles and pick up to 40-50+ miles when more daylight becomes avaiable.

Wednesday Social Open Ride

Date:  Every Wednesday
Start Time: 6:30 pm
Meet Up Spot: Angry Catfish Bicycle (2900 East 42nd St.)
Distance & description: 20ish Miles & pace 16-17mph
Description: Social ride pace, all welcome! A great ride to come learn the basics of group riding, create friends and work on getting stronger as a collective. Ride will be 20+ miles with some hills. Ride will end with at a beverage respite establishment.