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The Denver Bicycle Touring Club, Inc. (DBTC) is the original bicycling club of the Denver Metro area. DBTC is a non-profit corporation run by volunteers. The Club promotes recreational and commuter cycling, bike safety, and education of the general public in cycling matters. The Club organizes and sponsors weekend and weekday rides. Rides are divided into categories of interest including ROAD, MTB and FUN. The Club publishes a monthly newsletter, available to members, of its activities and ride schedule. The DBTC maps (Bicycling the Greater Denver Area) are sold at most bike shops.

If you love cycling and want to join others that do, we are the group for you. We do Fun Rides, Road Rides (INT), MTB Rides, and Out of Town Tours. We invite you to enjoy your first ride as a Guest. After that, we request you join the Denver Bicycle Touring Club - annual dues are $35.00 for a single and $50.00 for a Family Membership.

Anyone interested in bicycling is eligible to join DBTC. Membership applications are in every newsletter, and Club brochures can be found in some metro Denver bicycle shops. If you would like a sample of the current newsletter, e-mail us (webmaster@dbtc.org) at www.dbtc.org (http://www.dbtc.org/). Memberships are for 12 months from the time you join.

To post & lead a ride, you need to be an active member the Denver Bicycle Touring Club. Please go to www.dbtc.org to find the membership form and other information and events that our club sponsors.

Upcoming events (4+)

Golden Loop with Merri

Prospect Park

10:00AM FUN-H3-20-NW Meet Merri Bruntz [masked]) at Prospect Park (44th & Robb) for a loop ride to Golden, through Arvada and back to the park. We will ride the Clear Creek Trail, Tucker Gulch, Mesa St trail, Van Bibber Trail and the Blumm Trail before taking 52nd Ave through western Arvada to return. Note: we will ride approximately one mile on a wide shoulder on Hwy 93 during this ride. Bring a sack lunch for a picnic afterwards.

Fun Blunn Run

Prospect Park

10:00 AM FUN+-H2/3-30-W-1500’ elev gain. “Fun Blunn Run” MEET 10:00am. Register via TEXT to the leader by October 18. Join Marilyn Choske [masked]), at Prospect Park, W. 44th Ave & Robb St, Wheat Ridge; park in the back lot near the trail. Enjoy Clear Creek, Tucker Gulch, Hwy 93 wide shoulder, Van Bibber, Blunn, and Ralston Creek Trails on this fun ride! Bring a mask. Ride will not go if it is rainy or forecast is for rain in the morning; call the leader if in doubt. Your Club RWGPS: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27543899?privacy_code=NM70FbMCRoZfVxeR

MTB - Marshall Mesa - Show and Go

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MTB, P2, T2, Marshall Mesa - Dirty Bismarck Loop.

Meet at the trail head at the southeast corner of Hwy 93/170 (Marshall Road) intersection. Park in the main trail head parking lot ($5 fee required) or in the dirt lot on north side of Marshall Road. The Dirty Bismark Loop about 15.7 miles with 940 ft vertical. Riders decide whether to ride clockwise or counter-clockwise.

Postride: Bring chairs and snacks for a picnic in the parking lot.

https://www.mtbproject.com/trail/255931/dirty-bismark

Loveland Rec Trail Loop

Centennial Park

10:00 AM LEISURE H1-21-NW. Loveland Rec Trail Loop. Meet Marcy Rodney cell[masked] at the Centennial Park, 100 S Taft Ave, Loveland. The city's scenic 21-mile loop recreation trail runs along the Big Thompson River corridor, over and under city streets, along irrigation canals and the west shore of Boyd Lake State Park, and through prairies and wetland meadows. Loveland has great painted utility boxes! Optional lunch at a restaurant will follow the ride. RSVP to ride leader ahead of time for map and trip notes.

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CLEMENT PARK LOOP with Patty

Clement Park

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