It’s summertime in the D, and while we’ve been helping you take advantage of that with waterparks, dog beaches, and hiking trails, we have yet to mention a key summertime activity: biking! If you’re a biker, you probably have already been taking advantage of the warm weather by riding through your favorite trail, but maybe you’re looking for something new. There are plenty of exciting places to see on your bike, and the best way to do that is on a bike tour. So grab your helmet and check out one of these great bike tours coming up!
Ironically, Slow Roll Detroit has become the Metro Detroit’s fastest growing bike tour. You can join hundreds of people on a slow ride through some of Detroit’s best hidden gems while also donating to one of the organization’s many great causes. Rides begin at 6 p.m. every Monday night, and be sure to check out the schedule to see where the next tour will meet up.
If you want to experience Detroit’s best breweries, there are few better options than Motor City Brew Tours. Touring breweries in Royal Oak, Detroit, Ypsilanti, and other Metro Detroit cities, Motor City Brew Tours also offer themed tours that will take you and your friends to some beautiful landmarks. You can find more details on tours and themes here!
Formerly known as the Detroit Cycle Pub, the Detroit Rolling Pub is a fun way to hang out with friends while checking out the city. You can bring your favorite drinks, snacks, and even pick the music, making it a rolling pub made specifically for you and your friends. Dates and times are limited, so be sure to register here before summer is gone!
Wheelhouse Detroit is one of the most popular bike tour companies in Detroit, and for good reason. The organization invites cyclists of all abilities to see the city in an informative, fun, and engaging way on their bikes. They offer a large amount tours at a number of picturesque places such as historic churches, public art exhibitions, Eastern Market, and Belle Isle all throughout July. Check out specific dates and times here.
Taking place on Saturday, September 15, Tour de Troit is a leisurely 25.6 mile ride through the city exploring some of the area’s most historic sights. The 17th annual ride starts and finishes at Roosevelt Park and begins at 9 a.m. Be sure to register sooner rather than later as spots are expected to quickly fill up.