Road & Gravel Routes
Even though we may lose friends by admitting this, many of the club members ride on pavement and gravel. Here are some of our favorite routes.
Photo: Michael Roys Adventure Photography
Distance: 10 miles
Climbing: 323 Feet
Surface: City roads and urban paved trail
Safety: Roads are quiet. Some have bike lanes. 1 mile of paved trail with no motor vehicles.
Distance: 23 miles
Climbing: 1452 feet
Surface: Mostly gravel. There is a little pavement at the beginning.
Safety: There is no support and few houses on the route. No water or bathrooms at Spring Lake in the off-season.
Distance: 20 miles
Climbing: 466 Feet
Surface: Rural pavement, highways, and city roads
Safety: The highways have high traffic during peak driving hours. Use caution at mile 14 on the narrow bridge with no shoulder.