Are you looking for a fun way to get some exercise? Biking is a great way to keep healthy, and it’s on quite the roll in metro Detroit.
Whether you are just starting out and figuring out your community’s bike lanes, or are a more experienced rider who likes to navigate back wood biking trails, there are plenty of upcoming bike races, rodeos, rides and other family bike events in metro Detroit for any level of biker.
Here, you will find some of the region’s best 2022 bike-centered events, so grab your helmet, take a peek and find the right one for you.
May 7 -Sept. 24, 2022 (Saturdays)
- Address: Hines Park from Outer Drive to Ann Arbor Trail
- Cost: Free
A six-mile stretch of Hines Drive is closed to traffic every Saturday this summer for walkers, skaters and bike riders to enjoy.
May 15, 2022
- Address: Qahwah House W Dearborn, 22000 Michigan Ave., Dearborn
- Cost: Free
Join Mayor Abdullah H. Hammoud and his Executive Team for the First Annual Mayor’s Bike Ride through the city. This event is organized by Bike Dearborn. Helmets are encouraged.
June 4, 2022
- Address: Alfred Brush Ford, Detroit
- Cost: $35-plus/in-person tour, $10/slows to-go
The ride will start and end in Alfred Brush Ford and follow a route that will take you through the canal district, East English Village, Morningside, Jefferson Chalmers and more! Virtual option, too. Registration required.
June 4, 2022
- Address: Children’s Park, 201 South Broadway St. #335, Orion Township
- Cost: $10/participant, free/ages 5 and under
Experience a fun, family-oriented bike ride on Paint Creek Trail. Participants will include bike riders, runners and walkers of all ages. Food trucks and kiosks will offer food and drinks for purchase. Pre-registration required.
June 5, 2022
- Address: Heritage Park Pavilion, 12111 Pardee Road, Taylor
- Cost: $35/5K Walk or Run or Bike, $30/Walk or Run or Bike for Veterans and First Responders, $45/Bike and Run 5K Combo
Racers can run, walk or bike this new route for HappySoles. There is also a virtual option. Registration required.
June 30, 2022
- Address: Rochester Hills Public Library, 500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester
- Cost: Contact for details
Enjoy a bike ride through the city of Rochester. The tour is in partnership with the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm. Registration is upcoming.
Sept. 17, 2022
- Address: Roosevelt Park, 2405 Vernor Highway, Detroit
- Cost: $55-$65-plus/rider
There’s a 25.6-mile main ride for newbies and a 62-mile ride for more experienced riders. Both take riders through Detroit’s historic neighborhoods. The ride includes a souvenir t-shirt, a food and beverage coupon and a riding bib. Helmets are mandatory. Registration required.
Oct. 1, 2022
- Address: Northville, location TBD
- Cost: TBD
This 8th annual event helps raise money for charities and causes.
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