2019 Dust Off Series
March 9 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until March 30, 2019
We’re kicking off the season with a series of rides for every type of cyclist! So get that bike down from the rafters, dust it off and join us for four straight Saturdays as we jumpstart the season.
Each ride starts on a Great Rivers Greenway greenway and has a maximum distance of 25 miles. Shorter distances of 1-15 miles are also available. As opposed to our traditional BFC rides, the Dust Off rides are all group rides and led by an experienced rider. After each ride we will reconvene at a nearby watering hole to discuss our ride and other major world events.
Registration opens at 10:00 and the rides go at 10:30. All rides are free but we encourage preregistration.
Dust Off #1 – Saturday, March 9 – Creve Coeur
Dust Off #2 – Saturday, March 16 – Kirkwood
Dust Off #3 – Saturday, March 23 – Eureka
Dust Off #4 – Saturday, March 30 – Chesterfield
Starting at the ballfields on North Outer 40 in Chesterfield valley featuring the Missouri Greenway and Monarch Levee. To celebrate the completion of the series we’re heading to Naked Vine for a Happy Hour featuring Celebrity Bartenders. See the route map here.
|Ride Name||Start Date||Start Time||Start Location||Distance||Description|
|Saturday Ride||3/10/18||B-8:00 am, C-10:00 am||Bike Surgeon – O'Fallon||B-25+, C-20+||All groups ride through the rolling hills north of O'Fallon, IL. Great fun with good support. A well managed group ride for all levels of rider. With over 100 riders on average during the summer this is one of the best group rides in the region. Join in on the Fun! For more ride information, click here.|
|Saturday Ride||Year Round||7:30 and 8:00 am||Urban Shark, Big Bend, West||Varies||Rides differ in distance and terrain. Some rides are loops but most are out and back. For more ride information, click here.|
|Saturday Ride||3/17/18||7:00 am||Edwardsville Location||15, 40+||Country roads and bike trails with rolling hills. Optional short cuts on long route. We will teach rules of the road and proper riding technique. The rides have a leader and are no-drop. For more ride information, click here.|
|Saturday Ride||4/7/18||7:30 am||40 W. Lockwood Ave, St. Louis||18, 26, 30||This ride heads westward from the shop, and uses cycling compatible roads in Webster Groves, Kirkwood, and Ladue. There are three different start times to accommodate beginner, intermediate, and advanced riders. Many newer riders advance through the groups as their familiarity and riding skills grow. It is a ride intended for riders on road bikes, so hybrid and off-road bike riders will usually find their bikes’ wider tires make it hard to keep up the pace of the road bikes. There is no sag vehicle, but there is generally a shop-staff rider to help in case of mechanical trouble. Complimentary bagels and coffee served after the ride. For more ride information, click here.|
|Saturday Ride||6/2/18||8:00 am||40 W. Lockwood Ave, St. Louis||12 – 15||For women only, and is intended for those who are new to road riding in general and especially those who are new to riding with traffic. It is a no-drop ride, so no one will end up riding alone! Hub friend, and local road rider Sandi Barrett will lead the group and will focus on fun and learning as the miles fly by! The women’s ride is intended for road bikes, so hybrid and off-road bike riders may find their wider tires make it hard to keep up the pace of the group. If you have any questions about your bike or the ride in general, please call Alex at The Hub. Helmets are required. For more ride information, click here.|
|Tuesday Night Ride||3/13/18||6:00 pm||Bike Surgeon – O'Fallon||A-20+, B-16 to 18, C- Mellow||All groups ride through the rolling hills north of O'Fallon, IL. Great fun with good support. A well managed group ride for all levels of rider. With over 100 riders on average during the summer this is one of the best group rides in the region. Join in on the Fun! For more ride information, click here.|
|Wednesday Night MTB||Year Round||6:00 pm||Bike Surgeon Outpost, Edwardsville||15||Come and play in the woods with us at the SIUE Mtn bike trail. We meet the Bike Surgeon Outpost at 6pm. The first Wed of the month will also feature a fleet of demo bikes anyone can ride for free. For more ride information, click here|
|Wednesday Ride||3/14/18||6:00 pm||3100 Homer Adams Pkwy, Alton||10 – 20||Country roads with rolling hills. We will teach rules of the road and proper riding technique. Ride is led by experienced riders and is no-drop. For more ride information, click here.|