Nov/Dec 2022 DBTC Ride Schedule 

Tuesday, Nov 1st


10:30 AM Fun Plus - H2 - 27 Miles - West. Meet Tom Fitzgerald (303-424-1082) at Anderson Park (44th & Field in Wheat Ridge). We'll ride west on the Clear Creek Trail, and circumnavigate North Table Mountain, via Easley Road, 60th/58th Avenue, Hwy 93 (for 2 blocks), and some quiet paved streets west of Hwy 93. We'll take a break at either Starbucks in Golden, or the Golden Creamery (Bring $$$ for either coffee, ice cream and/or chocolate). Either way, we'll spin back through downtown Golden, then return to Anderson Park via the Clear Creek Trail. Bring lunch for a picnic after the ride. Call the ride leader if it is rainy, or forecast for morning rain.

Wednesday, November 2 


10:00 AM FUN/Leisure-H2+15-20-SW Meet Lin Hark (303-507-3502) at the Sheridan Public Library 3425 W Oxford Ave, Denver, CO 80236  for a ride through Bowmar and Grant Ranch. This is NOT a bike path ride and does have some hills and light traffic. We will regroup often and stay together. Lin will ride her E-Bike at a leisurely pace of between 10-12 MPH, Bow Mar, Grant Ranch, Columbine and back to the Sheridan Library. Let’s take advantage of this lovely day before the cold hits again!

Sunday, November 6th:

Remember to set your clock back for standard time. Fall back.

Suzy and Lin’s Birthday Ride:

11:00 AM FUN-H2/H3-20-S. CLEMENT PARK LOOP. Meet Suzy Ward (720-355-3268) and Lin Hark at the 303 Sports Bar and Grill 8025 W Bowles Ave, Littleton, CO 80123 (across from Clement Park). We will head west along Lily Gulch Trail out to C-470, then on C-470 Trail south and east to the Platte Canyon Road returning to Clement Park. There are several long climbs on this route, but a huge downhill along C-470. I’ll have my ebike. Lunch after (bring $). If the weather is crummy, we’ll just have lunch. If you just want to join us for lunch, the ride takes about 2 hours.


11:00 AM Intermediate – H3 -32 miles – Fall/Winter rides - Meet Donald Schmertz (720-785-0616) at Gold’s Marketplace. West parking lot located at 10151 W. 26th Street. Remember to set your clock back for standard time. Fall back. See link for directions. link to the South ride. routes/38097087 Wet roads will cancel the ride. All rides are no drop regrouping rides.

Tuesday ,November 8th:


11:00 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. 12 to 15 MPH adv.

Thursday November 24th, Thanksgiving Day (Assuming at least somewhat good weather)

11:00 AM FUN PLUS H2 –20 to 33 miles–SW Meet Tom Fitzgerald (303-424-1082) at Clement Park (7306 West Bowles, Littleton). Meet behind the library, near the skateboard park. Depending on weather and rider preference, by unanimous consent, we’ll pedal the ride listed below, or a shortened version of it. There are options: ~20 miles, or ~25 miles, or the full 33 miles. We will ride some quiet streets in the Columbine neighborhood to South Platte Canyon Road. We’ll take the Columbine Trail south to the Mineral Avenue Trail. East on the Mineral Avenue Trail to the Mary Carter Trail, and then north along the Platte River to Nixon’s Coffee Shop. After a short break, we’ll head back south on the Mary Carter Trail to Chatfield State Park, and around the reservoir to the marina for another break. Then back around the reservoir to the C470 Trail. We’ll pedal west on the C470 Trail to Garrison Street, then north on a few quiet streets to the Dutch Creek Trail, and back to Clement Park. Bring a lunch for a picnic afterwards. 

Sunday December 11th

11:00 AM FUN-PLUS/INT-H2-23 miles-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. Average speed 12 to 15 MPH. 

Monday, December 19th:

12:00 PM FUN PLUS H-2-18 SW Meet 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.

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