There are lots of opportunities to ride with groups in Detroit!


We've documented some of them below. While it would be impossible to make a complete roster, please contact us if there's something we’ve missed.


DetroitBikes! Monthly bike tours of Detroit, leisurely pace, free.

Bike the Blizzard: A 24-hour ride where riders gather pledges to help fund Back Alley Bikes' programs. January 15, 2017

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Ride: Annual ride approximately 10 miles in length featuring several historical sites relevant to Dr. King and other activists that were integral to the March and the impact of the "I Have a Dream" speech delivered at Cobo center afterward. January 16, 2017

Ride of Silence: An annual, national, slow-paced bicycle ride that takes place the third Wednesday of May to honor those cyclists who have been killed or injured while cycling on public roadways. The Detroit Ride of Silence 2016 will be on May 18 at Belle Isle leaving from Shelter 8E promptly at 7 pm. The 10-mile ride will head west to Comerica Park and back utilizing Lafayette and Atwater as primary routes. May 17, 2017

Cycle Into Spring: Ride the eastside! Sixth Annual fundraiser for the Conner Creek Greenway. May 13, 2017.

Critical Mass: Last Friday of every month, 6:30 pm @ the corner of Warren & Trumbull.

Bike The Bridge:  Only chance of the year to bike across the Ambassador Bridge! 2017 date TBD.

Tour de Troit: The state’s largest bike ride, a fundraiser for local greenways. This one’s MEGA-AWESOME! September 16, 2017.

People for Palmer Park: Thursday night rides, 7 pm.

Slow Roll: Monday night cruises take off from various spots at 8 pm.

Bikes & Yoga: Thursday nights May through September. Ride Belle Isle then wind down with some gentle yoga. Great, free event.

Bike to Work: An annual event that encourages commuting to work by bicycle in the Motor City. 2017 date TBD.

Handlebars for the Homeless: The Neighborhood Service Organization's annual bike ride to benefit the homeless. 2017 date TBD.

WSU Baroudeur Ride: Raises funds to benefit students who embody the baroudeur spirit in their academic endeavors. 2017 date TBD.

UDM Midnight Ride:  An annual 20-25  mile ride that highlights some of Detroit's historic districts. 2017 date TBD.