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Friday, June 9th:

8:30 AM INT-H4-33-SW-3500’ Elev. Gain. Meet Bill Luttrell (719 235-3868) at Wadsworth and W. Deer Crk. Canyon Road at 8:15AM, wheels down at 8:30AM start. Park on west side of the intersection on Deer Canyon Road. We will head up W Deer Creek Canyon road, then turn left up Deer Creek Road, continue on up High Grade Road to the Schoolhouse at the top and take a break and snacks. Nice stop with Picnic tables, water, gatoraid, cookies and a clean Porta John. Next we work our way towards City View Drive, then down S. Turkey CRk, right onto S. Deer Crk. , then back down to the start. There will be several stops on the way up as it is a long 10 mile climb, think Lookout Mtn climb with twice distance and elevation gain. We all climb at different paces but figure a good pace. REGISTER BY TEXT TO LEADER as I am limiting group to 8 people.

Saturday, June 10th:

9:00 AM FUN-PLUS/INT-H2-23-NW Meet Peter Woulfe (540-219-6674), at Anderson Park (44th & Field) . We will ride west on Clear Creek Trail to McIntyre, then on to the Ralston Creek, Blunn, and Van Bibber Trails, a few streets to Easley and then back to the Clear Creek Trail and return. Bring lunch and a chair for a picnic afterwards. Note we may have a detour if the construction on Ralston Creek is not finished.

Sunday, June 11th:

9:00 AM Intermediate – H3 -32 miles – Let’s Enjoy Spring- Meet Donald Schmertz (720-785-0616) roadrider80226@ at Gold’s Marketplace. West parking lot located at 10151 W. 26th Street. See link for directions. maps/DAXMJpPmxx2wN2cP9 GPS link to the North ride. Wet roads will cancel the ride. All rides are no drop regrouping rides.

Monday June 12th:

10:00 AM FUN-H3-25-W Meet Merri Bruntz (303-517-9781) at the ballpark in Idaho Springs for a ride to Georgetown. We will take the trail through Idaho Springs and ride the service road to Georgetown with an ice cream break (bring $$) before returning to Idaho Springs. DIRECTIONS: Take exit 241 off I-70 and take first right at the roundabout. Follow the road over I-70 and just past the green sign turn right (county road 314). Take a right at the stop sign and continue to the ballpark. Park on the north side of the park. Bring a sack lunch for a picnic afterwards





JUNE 17 – 23

On this seven-day camping trip, you will visit Missouri, Tennessee and Kentucky and cross the  Mississippi by ferry as well as ride through historic Civil War sites. 

Click on the PDF icon named RTF below for more information.  Deadline to register February 1.


RTF 2023.pdf



The Denver Bicycle Touring Club (DBTC), a non-profit corporation run by volunteers, is the original bicycling club of the Denver Metro area.

The Mission Statement of the Denver Bicycle Touring Club is to:

Organize and sponsor all levels of rides for bicycling enthusiasts.

Promote recreational and commuter cycling, bicycle safety, and bicycling education to the general public;

Advocate and support bicycling routes with local governments in the Denver Metro area;


DBTC COVID-19 Ride Policy Update

COVID-19 is a very contagious disease that can cause severe illness and death. Older adults and people with underlying medical conditions are at higher risk. In order to provide safe and enjoyable riding, DBTC encourages all riders to continue following CDC guidelines: wear a mask; wash hands frequently; bring and use hand sanitizer on rides; leave plenty of space between each bicycle when riding; avoid large gatherings and physical contact with others; and avoid sharing water, food, and personal items. At your earliest convenience and allowable time, please get vaccinated.

COVID-19 is a very contagious disease that can cause severe illness and death.

COVID-19 is a very contagious disease that can cause severe illness and death.


DBTC Ride With GPS (RWGPS) Club Account

As a DBTC Active member, take advantage of this benefit that provides you with tools for creating, storing, managing and using bike routes.  DBTC's group of Route Managers continues to build a RWGPS database of bike routes as they become available.  Your participation using this benefit is strictly voluntary.  Click on the "Ride With GPS" homepage menu item and learn how to set up and use this benefit!

Find more information on RWGPS at the following two web pages:


DBTC is not currently producing or selling maps wholesale. Current members may request a 2019 DBTC map from Board member Marilyn Choske for a small donation. New members receive a free 2019 DBTC map in the mail after joining the Club.

COVID-19 is a very contagious disease that can cause severe illness and death.


COVID-19 is a very contagious disease that can cause severe illness and death.


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