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Bike Ride-Picnic-Firework­s at Stoney Creek

  • Jun 27, 2014 · 7:30 PM
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 We will bike a medium paced 20 miles (round trip) from Rochester to Stony Creek, enjoy a  picnic, watch the fireworks  and ride back on the paved/dirt path (so mountain or other fat tire bike is recommended). Lights are recommended as we will be travelling back in the dark around 11:00 pm).  This rail trail passes through the residential wooded area following the Clinton River .  Please be ready to depart at 7:30 we have a large group. :)

 


Bring with you:

Helmet (required) 

*Water bottle(s)

*Something to eat at Stoney Creek

*Spare tire and basic bike maintenance tools (just in case…)

*Lights


This event may be cancelled in case of the inclement weather, therefore check the event page before leaving! 


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  • Craig

    Night riding is AWESOME!! We had great weather..and a 'rock-star' parking spot right on the lake shore to watch a great fireworks show..nice! Thanks to all the Adventure Quest crew for another excellent outing....

    3 · June 29, 2014

  • Bill F

    It was a fun ride, Max. Thank you for leading.

    1 · June 28, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great Meetup. Thank you for setting this up for all of us to enjoy. I had a great ride with a very nice group of people! The fireworks over the lake and the picnic were a perfect way to spend a summer night.

    3 · June 28, 2014

  • Jeff

    Didn't get notification that I was off wait list until this morning, so no bike packed and no lights charged. Will have to cancel :(

    June 27, 2014

  • Max

    THIS IS A VERY LARGE GROUP. WE ARE DEPARTING THE MILLS @ 7:30 pm. The return departure is 5 mins after the fireworks end.

    June 27, 2014

    • Max

      We are not planning on riding around the lake!

      June 27, 2014

    • Nancy

      )

      June 27, 2014

  • Rich

    I want to strongly suggest that everybody brings some kind of light - bike light,headlamp, etc. We have a big group and might get separated in the park or on the way back. The trail back will be dark, and especially the Clinton River Trail section from Dequindre. You do NOT want to be stranded there on the bike without the light!

    2 · June 27, 2014

    • Bill F

      Adding to Rich's comment, there will be traffic exiting the park after the fireworks. You want both tail and headlamps so drivers can see you.

      June 27, 2014

  • Rosemarie

    Is this the paved trail along Shelby Road?I would like to meet you on the path by the visitor center since I am a little slower, I plan on heading out a little earlier than the rest of the group

    June 24, 2014

    • Max

      Yes, it is. We plan to ride the MOT from Rochester to Shelby rd, enter the park on the Shelby entrance. That should be around 8:00 pm. At this point we can predict where we are going to be "parked" once inside the park.

      June 24, 2014

  • dale

    anyone want to ride from mt clemens to s.c. that friday?

    June 24, 2014

  • Max

    Everyone is responsible for its own food and drinks (alcohol is allowed at Stoney Creek except for glass). Also, it is recommended a blanket, mosquito repellent and bike locks

    1 · June 23, 2014

  • Melissa

    Hi! Are the fireworks at Stony Creek in Shelby??! Cuz they had some last night (Sat.)....

    June 22, 2014

    • Max

      The fireworks are at Stoney Creek Metropark. Yesterday was a different event.

      June 22, 2014

  • Cindy

    How bright a light do you recommend? I looked them up online and the range is ridiculous.

    1 · June 18, 2014

    • Bill F

      Hi Cindy. There will be several of us riding on the trail in a fairly tight pack. Some of us have really bright lights to illuminate the trail at a distance and will ride near the front. Bob carries almost enough light to guide freighters through a storm. You want at least enough that others can see you (including a tail light). I suggest you buy as bright a light as you are willing to pay for.

      1 · June 18, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hi Cindy, if you're looking for a relatively cheap light that works great... Try this one.. http://www.amazon.com...­. It's the one I purchased last year since I use to commute in the dark. Love it.

      June 18, 2014

  • Nick

    Question: Since it will be dark after the fireworks, is the route back lit at all, or is the reason for lights more than alerting cars of the bikes' presence?

    June 17, 2014

    • Bill F

      Hi Nick. There are no lights along the trail. It will be very dark on the way home. Everybody will need head and tail lights. With lghts, though, the ride is reasonably safe.

      June 17, 2014

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