June 2022 DBTC Ride Schedule 

Wednesday, June 1st:

RAIN IN FORECAST so no scheduled ride.

Thursday, June 2:

9:00  AM LEISURE  H1/H2-20 SE. Cherry Creek Trail and Piney Creek Trail. Meet Jill McMahon (303 888-0314 cell) at the Arapahoe Rd Trailhead for the Cherry Creek Trail (just east of Jordan Road on the south side of the street.)  We will ride north into Cherry Creek Park and turn east on the Piney Creek Trail.  We will ride to a point just past E 470 and turn around for a total of about 20 miles.  Bring a snack and money for lunch at a local restaurant.

Friday, Jun. 3:

9:00 am-FUN PLUS/INT-H3-Elev 1200’-23-SE “Scenic Foxfield and Piney Creek with Wes & Ruby”Meet Wes & Ruby (303-522-3573)at East Arapahoe Rd. Trailhead.  We will take the Cherry Creek trail south to E. Broncos Pkwy, then climb east through Foxfield neighborhood to the top of Smoky Hill Rd; then circle back and enjoy a scenic descent on Piney Creek trail back to our starting point.  We will regroup at the top of each climb.** WHEELS DOWN AT 9 AM ** Bring a sack lunch for a picnic after the ride!

Saturday, June 4th:

10:00AM LEISURE - H1 - 15 - NE  Five Points Jazz Festival. 15 miles of urban congested traffic.   Inner City dwellers Richard Gieseler and Suzanne Gruba will greet you at the Broadway Marketplace RTD Park and Ride at S. Bannock and W. Dakota Aves. in the middle of the shopping center at 10am. Park in the RTD parking places.   We will ride north on the South Platte Bikeway past REI and downtown to a rest area.  We will then ride to the north end of the Jazz Festival where we lock our bikes with U-locks.  On foot we explore and enjoy the Festival and the lunch food trucks.  After an hour or so of music, crowds and food purchased by you,  Richard will lead us back to Broadway Marketplace.  Questions? Call Richard at 303-722-1475

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.


Sunday, June 5th

9:00 AM FUN PLUS–H3–21-NW - Meet Jeff Krinsky (720-373-9107) THE HIDDEN GEMS OF LOUISVILLE!!!  (Elevation Gain = 1225 feet) This exciting ride full of twists and turns uses the newest portion of the HWY 36 trail that goes west from Interlocken into Boulder then loops back through Louisville and Superior using some interesting secret trails including the Double Lombard Street Experience and the famous Black Hole of Louisville! See you at the Safeway at the Rock Creek village Shopping Center in Superior for this tour of the trails of Superior, Louisville, and South Boulder (with a few roads mixed in as required). Rock Creek village is centrally located in Superior at the NW corner of Coalton and Rock Creek Parkway (Address is 1601 Coalton Road Superior, CO. 80027.)

Monday, June 6th:

9:00AM FUN/FUN PLUS-H2-20+-NW  Meet Merri Bruntz (303-517-9781) at Anderson Park (44th & Field St) for a ride west on the Clear Creek Trail to the Peaks-to-Plains Trail which we will take to the current construction point (I have heard that it is farther up the canyon than last year).  We will then return to Parfet Park in Golden for a break and then return to the start on the Clear Creek Trail.  Bring a sack lunch for a picnic after the ride.

Tuesday, June 7th:

10:00 AM, MTB, P1, T1.5, Easy Cooler Lunch Ride - Flying J Ranch Park. 

These are Show’nGo Rides:  The folks who show up decide what to ride.   There is no official leader 

Meet at the main trailhead (north lot). DIRECTIONS: From C-470 go south on US 285 approximately 12.5 miles to Aspen Park. Exit at Barkley Road and go left onto Barkley for a half-mile to County Road 73. Go right on County Road 73 for about three-fourths of a mile to the Flying J Ranch Park sign. Turn left into the park and travel a half-mile to the trailhead parking lot. Map and info: https://www.jeffco.us/1220/Flying-J-Ranch-Park .

POSTRIDE:   Bring a chair and food for a post ride picnic in the parking lot.

Wednesday, June 8th:

9:00 AM FUN -H2-23SW Meet Patty Gaspar (303-618-5069) at Granny Scotts Pie Shop (3333 S Wadsworth Blvd, Lakewood, CO 80227). There’s supposed to be construction on the trail so we’ll make an interesting stop then proceed to the trail. We’ll head west but we will avoid going over the dam by heading up Kipling then over to C470 trail. There is a great downhill back to Lowell and Bear Valley. Lunch at the pie shop - great sandwiches with pie.

Friday, June 10th:

9:30AM Leisure H1-18-NE. Rocky Mountain Arsenal.   Meet Marlene Patacky (cell 720 838-7338) at the Central Park Recreation Center.  We’ll do an out and back ride to the RM Arsenal, home of 200 Bison!  We will be on some newly paved trails.   Once at the Arsenal, we will explore some quiet roads and stop at the Visitor’s Center.  Bring a snack.  Optional lunch afterwards.

Saturday, June 11th:


9:00 AM FUN PLUS/INT - H1 26 Miles N. Meet Peter Woulfe (540-219-6674) at Twin Lakes Park, 300 West 70th (just west of Broadway). Ride east along Clear Creek and then north along the South Platte River to Riverdale Park (Adams County FairGrounds). Then return the same way. ADV.SPEED 12-15 MPH WHEELS roll at 9:00. Optional lunch at a nearby restaurant.


Sunday, June 12th:

10:30 AM, MTB, P1.5, T1.5, 9 miles, FAR SOUTH: Easy Thermos Lunch Ride - Pineries in Black Forest, north of Colorado Springs. Meet Jeff Krinsky (720-373-9107) and Suzy Ward (720-355-3268) at this new single track that we have ridden and it is worth the drive. We will meet at the Pineries trailhead north of Shupe and east of Vollmer. After we complete the 9 mile loop we will meet for a picnic. You can view and download the map here: https://www.blackforesttrails.org/the-pineries-open-space.html
(Address = 13201 Vollmer Rd, Colo. Springs, CO. 80908)

Monday June 13th:

9:00AM FUN/FUN PLUS- H3-29-NW Meet Merri Bruntz (303-517-9781) at Anderson Park (44th & Field) for a ride west on the Clear Creek Trail to Easley Rd.  We will ride over the Arvada Reservoir and then ride the entire length of the Ralston Creek Trail connecting to the Clear Creek Trail west back to Anderson Park.  Bring a sack lunch for a picnic afterward.

Tuesday, June 14th:

7:45 AM FUN-H2-28-NW-1100' elev gain. ARVADA ARROWHEAD! Meet 07:45am, Depart 8:00am. Join Marilyn Choske (303-905-8510), at Anderson Park in Wheat Ridge, 44th & Field St., back parking lot near the big pavilion.  Ride an arrowhead-shaped loop around Arvada on bike paths and bike-friendly roads. Bring $ for an optional beverage OR ice cream stop along the way. Pace 10-14mph. REGISTER BY TEXT to leader by Monday, June 13.  Ride will not go if it is rainy or the forecast is for rain in the morning.  Call the leader if in doubt.  Here is your Club RWGPS--take a look! https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29220176?privacy_code=dCA3j2uRKGQMANhR


Tuesday, June 14:

10:00 AM Leisure Ride H2-11-23 West Breckenridge to Frisco Ride Faster and MTB riders welcome to join if they are okay to ride without a leader. Meet Lin Hark (Please RSVP or sign up on Meetup.com 303-507-3502) at 9:45 am at the Ice Rink ParkingLot, 189 Boreas Pass Road in Breckenridge for a beautiful mountain ride down the valley to Frisco. We will ride the bike path from Breckenridge to Frisco for 11 miles and take a break at the Frisco Marina. Leisure Riders who would like to avoid the uphill climb may take the option of the free shuttle back to Breckenridge. If anyone is up to making a day of this there is a lot to do in Breckenridge including -- hike to see the Troll Sculpture, Happy Hour, and possible dinner at a local restaurant, swimming and hot tubbing at Lin's Resort. They have a nice big hot tub with bar service. Contact Lin to RSVP or questions at 303-507-3507.


10:00 AM MTB P2, T2-3  Mt. Falcon Park – west lot.  These are Show’nGo Rides:  The folks who show up decide which trails to ride.  There is no official leader, however folks can group according to ability and decide which trails they like. 

Meet at the Mt. Falcon Park west lot in Indian Hills. 

Find trail info at https://www.jeffco.us/1332/Mount-Falcon-Park .  

THE DIRECTIONS:  Going west on 285, take Indian Hills Parmalee Gulch exit. Follow Parmalee Gulch Road till just past Parmalee Gulch Park. Turn right on Picutis, follow till right turn on Nambe, then right turn on Mt. Falcon Road.  

POSTRIDE:   Bring a chair and snacks for a post ride picnic in the parking lot.

Wednesday, June 15th:

9:00 AM FUN H-2-19 SW Meet Patty Gaspar (303-618-5069) or Peter Woulfe (540-219-6674) at Clement Park. Meet behind the library near the skateboard park. We will ride some quiet streets in the Columbine neighborhood to South Platte Canyon Rd., to Chatfield State Park, up the dam, ride the paved portion then to the C-470 trail, to Garrison St., onto a few quiet, winding streets, to the Dutch Creek Trail, and return to Clement Park. Bring lunch and a chair for a picnic afterwards.

Thursday, June 16th:

7:30 AM FUN+-H3-29-NW-1291' elev. gain. "SCRUMPTIOUS FUN BLUNN RUN!"  Meet 07:30am. DEPART 07:40am. Join Marilyn Choske (303-905-8510) at Anderson Park, 44th & Field St, Wheat Ridge--back parking lot near big pavilion.  Clear Creek Trail west to Tucker Gulch, north on Hwy 93 to Van Bibber Trail.  North for climb over Blunn (aka Arvada) Reservoir, Ralston Creek Trail into Arvada for Ice Cream stop, compliments of DBTC, and return. Trails and bike-friendly streets. Pace 10-14mph.   REGISTER BY TEXT to leader by June 15.  Ride will not go if rainy or forecast is for morning rain; call leader if in doubt.  Your RWGPS: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/36087711?privacy_code=95Fs6NCvQVBx2k73


9:00AM Leisure-H1-18-NW Meet Jake Jacobi (720.808.2306) at Gold Strike Park, on 56th Ave, just west of Sheridan and south of Ralston Road, Arvada. The ride will mostly be on Clear Creek, Little Dry Creek and Ralston Creek. The second half of the ride will be downhill.  An optional lunch at a local restaurant to follow.

Saturday, June 18th:

Want to post a ride on MeetUp? Contact Jeff  jkrinsky2003@yahoo.com or Patty patty@gasparjones.com. If you have led rides in the past we will post it for you. If not, we will help you become a ride leader.4th:


Sunday, June 19th (Fathers Day):

9:15 AM FUN H2–20 - Downtown  Meet Jeff Krinsky (720-373-9107) for this Father's Appreciation Ride that is designed for both fathers and anyone who has or has had a father. The ride culminates atHudson Gardens for FREE BEVERAGES!We will meet at the City of Cuernavaca Park downtown (23rd Ave Exit from I25, go down the hill, drive by the REI Superstore going NE, cross 15th St and keep going till you see the parking lot directly in front of you. Go to the parking lot past the large bike statue.) for this fantastic ride down the Platte River Bike Path to the infamous Hudson Gardens and back. A complementary beverage of your choice will be provided to all fathers and non-fathers alike by DBTC at the break at Nixon’s Coffee House at Hudson Gardens. THIS RIDE THAT WILL START YOUR FATHER'S DAY OFF WITH A BANG!

Monday, June 20th:

9:00AM FUN/FUN PLUS-H3-23-NW Meet Merri Bruntz (303-517-9781) at Anderson Park (44th & Field) for a loop ride to Golden, through Arvada and back to the park.  We will ride the Clear Creek Trail, Tucker Gulch, Mesa St Trail, Van Bibber Trail and the Blumm Trail before taking 52nd Ave through western Arvada to return.  Note: We will spend approximately one mile on a wide shoulder on Hwy 93 during this ride.  Bring a sack lunch for a picnic afterward.

9:00 AM LEISURE H1/H2-16-SW.Spring into Summer Ride Meet Dave Noble (303-694-2008, 303-906-3163 cell), Sue Walters (cell 720 989-4904), and Jill McMahon  for a loop ride from Hu Hot Mongolian Grill (3698 S. Natchez Ct. which is in BACK of the Target in the River Point shopping center) to ride north on the Platte River trail, west on Sanderson Gulch, south by Harvey Park, west on Yale to the Stone House for a break, and back on the Bear Creek to the start where we'll have lunch.

Tuesday June 21

10:00 AM, MTB P2,T2,- Alderfers/Three Sisters Park., West Trailhead . Show and Go ride; there is no leader, however riders may group up by ability, and choose trails they wish to ride, 

THE DIRECTIONS: Go to the signalized “T” intersection in downtown Evergreen, then south on Hwy 73 for ½ mile to another signal at Buffalo Park Road. Turn right (west) for 2.2 miles and enter the upper Alderfer parking lot just beyond the bright yellow house in the meadow.  

POSTRIDE:   Bring a chair and snacks for a post ride picnic in the parking lot.

MAP INFO: Go to Jefferson County Open Space, click on Parks, click on Aldefer Three Sisters, click on map. 

Wednesday, June 22nd: Bike to Work Day

9:00 AM FUN-H1-23-W/NW-563' elev.  "Bike-to-Work Day!"  MEET 09:00am, ROLL 09:15am   Register only via TEXT to leader by June 21.  Join Marilyn Choske (303-905-8510) and other DBTCers at Bike-to-Work Day DBTC booth in Denver's Civic Center Park for this northwesterly loop ride.  "Pickups" at 09:45am at REI/Starbucks Platte River Trail-side--no stop.  Call the leader if you're meeting us there.  From Civic Center Park, access Cherry Creek Trail to Platte River to Clear Creek to Sloans Lake.  Then on to Lakewood Gulch for a return loop back to REI/Starbucks for an optional post-ride beverage (bring $).  Mostly bike paths with some bike-friendly street riding.  Easy pace, no-drop zone!  Here's the RWGPS link: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37286119?privacy_code=ewQXU1Ry1ylBk4Db

Thursday, June 23:

8:45 AM LEISURE. H1/H2-18-SE  Duffy Rolls and Poolside Lunch Ride.   Meet Janet Kritzer  (303 883-2474 cell) for a ride through Cherry Hills, Greenwood Village and beyond.  Enjoy Duffy Rolls to start and a gravel trail ride on the Highline Canal Trail to Big Dry Creek to Belleview Park.  After riding thru Old Cherry Hills and Woody Hollow Park, we will then wind thru some pretty streets and the Highline to arrive back at 34 Sedgwick. Ride will be 2/3 on packed gravel with some dirt on the trails.  Hybrid bikesuggested.  Meet at Janet Kritzer’s home 34 Sedgwick Drive ( Devonshire Heights) Cherry Hills Village to park  and start.   After the Ride:  Duffy’s Sandwiches served at poolside tables and under covered umbrellas.  Directions:  34 Sedgwick is just off of Hampden Ave on the south side halfway between University and Colorado Blvds. ( Wellshire Golf Fairways are across the street) Turn into Devonshire Heights and make an immediate left to go to 34 Sedgwick.  Please park single file in circular wide driveway or on street in front of the house.  DBTC Members only.  MUST RSVP to Janet Kritzer 303-883-2474.  Would love a lunch count!


Saturday, June 25th:


8:45AM (WAS 9:30 AM) FUN PLUS-H3-24-Frisco (Elevation Gain = 1171’) Meet Jeff Krinsky (720-373-9107) and Suzy Ward (720-355-3268) for THE FREE ICE CREAM TOUR OF LAKE DILLON. We will meet at the Summit Middle School parking lot in Frisco and ride the multi-use trail around Lake Dillon toward Keystone. We will then climb the Swan Mountain bike path to the top and enjoy the incredible view after which we will enjoy the fabulous downhill toward Frisco, completing a circle back to Frisco where DBTC will purchase ice cream for all riders at the Foote Sweet Shoppe. Directions to Summit Middle School, 158 School Rd, Frisco: Drive westbound from Denver on I-70 to Exit 203, and take the roundabout exit that leads south onto the bridge crossing I-70. Continue south on Summit Blvd. (Hwy 9) for .8 miles to the stoplight intersection of School Rd. & CR 1040. Turn left onto School Rd., and look for DBTC members in the parking lot.


Sunday, June 26th:

Want to post a ride on MeetUp? Contact Jeff  jkrinsky2003@yahoo.com or Patty patty@gasparjones.com. If you have led rides in the past we will post it for you. If not, we will help you become a ride leader.4th:


Monday, June 27th:

9:00AM FUN/FUN PLUS-H2-25-NW Meet Merri Bruntz (303-517-9781) at Anderson Park (44th & Field) for a ride west on the Clear Creek Trail to Easley Rd, which we will take to the Ralston Creek Trail.  We will then ride the entire length of the Ralston Creek Trail returning via the Clear Creek Trail and back to the park.  Bring a sack lunch for a picnic afterward.

Monday, June 27th:  Route change due to chipsealing

8:30 AM LEISURE  H1-22 NW Oskar Blues to Sandstone Ranch Wishbone.  Meet Marcy Rodney (720-985-3403 cell, no voicemail, call or text only) at Oskar Blues Homemade Liquids and Solids, 1555 Hover St, Longmont. Park on the north end. This will be a ride mostly on paved trail, with brief stretch of gravel and road. We head east on the Left Hand and St. Vrain Greenways  to the 19th century Sandstone Ranch, where we'll pause to admire the view.  We head west to Golden Ponds, staying on the St. Vrain path with a 1 mile detour on city streets, then return to Oskar Blues, a great place for our optional lunch. Bring a snack for the Sandstone Ranch pause, and money for lunch. There are lots of restaurants, gas stations, etc., in the area if you need a bathroom stop before starting the ride.

Tuesday, June 28th:

7:00 AM INT-H3+-31-W-2533' elev gain. YOUNGFIELD/LOOKOUT LOOP!  Meet 7:00am; DEPART 7:15am. Join Marilyn Choske (303-905-8510), at the Youngfield Trailhead to Clear Creek Trail (CCT), located on the east side of Youngfield St in Wheat Ridge, between 38th & 44th Avenues.  Ride Clear Creek Trail to Golden, climb and go over Lookout Mountain onto Hwy 40. East to Heritage Square and pick up Kinney Run Trail to Hwy 6 trail and return.  REGISTER BY TEXT to leader by Monday, June 27. This ride is rated Advanced in DBTC Ride With GPS Club library due to distance/elevation; expect slow, steady pace with occasional stops. Great training ride.  Beverage stop--bring $.  Ride will not go if rainy or forecast is for rain in the morning; call the leader if in doubt.  Check out your Club RWGPS:  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/32944450?privacy_code=dKGHXIMEjnOYjklZ but note that it starts/ends at Prospect Park (under renovations), not Youngfield.  NOTE:  Return route may change slightly at leader's discretion!

10:00 AM, MTB, Easy Cooler Lunch Ride - Staunton State Park.  This is a Show’nGo Ride;  the folks who show up decide what to ride. Riders can group up by ability, as there is no official leader

There are many trails from P2, T2 all the way to P3.5, T3.5.  

DIRECTIONS:  Take US Highway 285 south to Shaffers Crossing, about 6 miles west of Conifer. The actual off ramp sign from Hwy 285 says, "Shaffers Crossing/ Elk Creek Road.  It's 30 minutes from the intersection of Hwy 285 and Kipling to the parking lot. 

Turn north on Elk Creek Road and follow the signs 1.5 miles to the park entrance.  A couple of hundred feet past the park fee station ($11 per vehicle), make a sharp right and go down to the smaller parking lot.   

FOOD: Bring snacks and a chair for a parking lot picnic.  

MAP INFO: Go to Staunton State Park website, click on the blue horizontal bar, scroll down to , click on map. 

Wednesday, June 29th:

9:00 AM FUN-H1-30 SE  Meet Patty Gaspar (303-618-5069) at the Original Brooklyn’s 2644 W Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80204 for a ride on the Platte River Trail to the Cherry Creek Trail to the Highline Canal then DOWN Dartmouth. Lunch is at the Original Brooklyn’s. I loved this ride when I did it with Wayne on a Monday. DIRECTIONS: from I-25 take the Colfax exit west to Federal Blvd.; go South on Federal to the next light at W Howard place; then go left. Go to the end and take a left onto Morrison Road and stay right to the parking lot of 13 the restaurant. Or ask your GPS.

Thursday, June 30th: 

7:45 AM INT-H3-17.7-W-+1350' elev.  "West Triple Loop with Eyes on Danish!"  MEET 07:45am   Register only via TEXT to leader by June 29.  Meet Marilyn Choske (303-905-8510), at Green Gables Park, enter from Garrison, located between Wisconsin & Florida.  Pedal south and west on bike-friendly streets and climb to Dinosaur saddle; descend and climb into Red Rocks Park; descend into Morrison; enter Bear Creek Park and climb Kumpfmiller Road to exit the Park on the east.  Then the fun begins:  take Morrison Road to Kipling Street and enjoy (maybe!) your final climb. Bring $ to reward yourself with a tasty pastry at Taste of Denmark.  Short return to cars.  Pace: 7-14mph depending on uphill steeps!

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