What we're about

Get out and ride! This is a group for anyone in Arvada, CO or nearby areas to meet up for bike rides around the area. Arvada is a great place to ride, with tons of trails, parks, bike lanes, and great weather. Riding is a great way to explore new areas of the city or get to know your own neighborhood. We have experienced riders to lead rides for all ability levels, including recreational rides (12-16 miles at an exercise pace) as well as shorter and slower kid-friendly rides (3-5 miles at a conversational pace).

Upcoming events (5+)

Trails Day Family Ride

Majestic View Nature Center

Trails Day is the first Saturday of June and we're celebrating with a family ride! The Family Ride will be a 4.5 mile ride on trails and bike friendly streets. You will be on seldom used trails and see places in Arvada that you never knew existed. Click here for the route map: http://bikefriendlyarvada.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/BFA-5-Trails-Day-Family-Ride.pdf What to bring: Your bike (in good working condition) Water (preferably a water bottle or camelback) Your helmet Sunscreen Sunglasses (recommended to keep bugs and sunlight out of your eyes) Weather appropriate clothing A great attitude and sense of adventure

Trails Day Rec Ride

Majestic View Nature Center

Trails Day is the first Saturday of June - come check out Arvada's trails! The Rec Ride is a 15 mile ride and has a new route this year. You will be on bike friendly streets and follow the Van Bibber Creek and Ralston Creek Trails. There will be some great views as you head west and then return downhill to the start. Click here for the route map: http://bikefriendlyarvada.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/BFA-6-Trails-Day-Rec-Ride.pdf What to bring: Your bike (in good working condition) Water (preferably a water bottle or camelback) Your helmet Sunscreen Sunglasses (recommended to keep bugs and sunlight out of your eyes) Weather appropriate clothing A great attitude and sense of adventure

Rocky Mountain Greenway Ride

Thomson Elementary School

This Rec Ride is 18.5 miles and will follow a portion of the completed RM Greenway Trail from Thomson ES on Harlan, northwest to just short of Indiana St. Great views of the front range. Ride on mostly trails, some are crusher fines, some paved. Click here for the route map: http://bikefriendlyarvada.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/BFA-7-RM-Greenway-Trail-Rec-Ride.pdf What to bring: Your bike (in good working condition) Water (preferably a water bottle or camelback) Your helmet Sunscreen Sunglasses (recommended to keep bugs and sunlight out of your eyes) Weather appropriate clothing A great attitude and sense of adventure

Road Ride

The Bicycle Shack LLC

Let's hit the road! For those that need a ride away from trail users, try this Rec Road Ride. It’s a new route, a 24 mile counter clockwise loop on well frequented road bike routes to Golden and Crown Hill and G-line and back to West Woods. Look at new bikes in the Shack after the ride. Click here for the route map: http://bikefriendlyarvada.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/BFA-8-Road-Ride.pdf What to bring: Your bike (in good working condition) Water (preferably a water bottle or camelback) Your helmet Sunscreen Sunglasses (recommended to keep bugs and sunlight out of your eyes) Weather appropriate clothing A great attitude and sense of adventure

Past events (70)

Jeffco Central Bikeway South Route Ride

Jack B Tomlinson Park

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