General Ride Info


BVBC Weekend Rides (April through October)
Rides start from a wide variety of start locations throughout Southeastern Wisconsin with most routes offering two or three distance options.  Individuals or small groups ride together at a pace that is comfortable for them.  All riders are provided with a cue sheet and map -plus- BVBC members have access to club routes on Ride With GPS (see below).

Rides depart promptly at 9:00AM (May through September), 10:00AM (April and October/early November) or 11:00AM (Thanksgiving through March).  Make sure to arrive early enough to sign in, set up your bike, and greet friends – both old and new.  Please be ready for pre-ride briefing which begins five minutes before the ‘kickstands up’ time.

BVBC Tuesday Morning Rides (May through October)
Tuesday morning rides have resumed though weekly schedule is subject to change based upon Ride Coordinator availability and/or the implementation of any new pandemic related restrictions. Please check the club’s Facebook page for confirmation of time and location. Routes are determined on day of ride but are typically around 20 miles. This is a leisurely paced group ride.

Weather and Road Conditions
Occasionally, rides are canceled or routes are modified due to poor weather or other unsafe road conditions with the Ride Coordinator having final decision-making authority. If in doubt, check the club’s Facebook page where we’ll try to post ride cancelations at least two hours ahead of time. In the case of questionable weather conditions, check the radar. Sometimes it’s raining at your house but not at the location of the ride.

BVBC Club rides – April 10th through April 25th
Saturday, Apr 10, 2021:         Bugline                       Distance options: 16, 26, 32
Easy ride on paved Waukesha County recreational trail.  Ride from Menomonee Falls to Sussex, Merton, or North Lake.

Ride Starting Location:
Menomonee Falls Village Park
N87W16891 Garfield Dr
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

Directions to start from Zoo Interchange (approximate drive time: 15 minutes):
Take I-41 N to Exit 47A for WI-175 N / Appleton Ave.  Drive northwest on Appleton Ave 2.8 miles to Garfield Drive.  Turn left and park is just ahead on the left.  Restrooms are available in park.
Sunday, Apr 11, 2021:            Fiddlesticks                 Distance options: 33
Easy ride through River Hills and Mequon.

Ride Starting Location:
Thiensville Village Park
250 Elm St
Thiensville, WI 53092

Directions to start from Marquette Interchange (approximate drive time: 20 minutes):
Take I-43 N to Exit 85 for WI-167 W / Mequon Rd.  Turn left and continue 3.1 miles west to Cedarburg Rd.  Turn right and proceed north 0.7 miles to Green Bay Road.  Turn right and then make first right turn onto Elm Street, continuing into parking lot at end of block.  Restrooms are available in park.
Saturday, Apr 17, 2021:         Two Trails West          Distance options: 14, 21, 35, 48
Ride on the New Berlin and Glacial Drumlin Trails to Waukesha, Wales or Dousman. State trail pass required for the 35 and 48 mile distances.

Ride Starting Location:
Cool Waters
2028 S 124th St
West Allis, WI 53227

Directions to start from Zoo Interchange (approximate drive time: 5 minutes):
Take I-894 to Exit 305 for Greenfield Ave.  Drive west to 124th St and turn left on 124th.   Drive south 0.8 miles and turn left into park at the Cool Waters Sign. Park in the north lot across from the Cool Waters.  Restrooms are available in park pavilion.
Sunday, Apr 18, 2021:            Classic Mash Up         Distance options: 29, 40
Ride from Oconomowoc to Ixonia and Dousman on portions of former BVBC Classic route.

Ride Starting Location:
Roosevelt Park
180 W Forest Park St
Oconomowoc, WI 53066

Directions to start from Zoo Interchange (approximate drive time: 25 minutes):
Take I-94 W to Exit 282 for WI-67.  Turn right and proceed north 1.9 miles on WI-67 / Summit Ave.  Bear left to stay on Summit Ave and proceed 0.7 miles to Forest Street.  Turn left and follow Forest Street until it leads directly into parking lot.  Restrooms are available in park.
Saturday, Apr 24, 2021:         Gorney Park               Distance options: 24, 33
Mostly flat ride through scenic farmland of Racine County.

Ride Starting Location:
Gorney Park
8401 Nicholson Rd
Caledonia, WI 53108

Directions to start from Mitchell Interchange (approximate drive time: 15 minutes):
Head south on I-41 S / I-94 E and take Exit 326 to Seven Mile Road.  Turn left and proceed 3.0 miles east to Nicholson Rd.  Turn left.2 miles to park entrance.  A PortaPotty is available in park.
Sunday, Apr 25, 2021:            Historic Milwaukee    Distance options: 25, 31
NEW ROUTING FOR 2021: Join us as we explore Milwaukee’s diverse neighborhoods.  Long route includes a loop to Jones Island.

Ride Starting Location:
American Family Field
1 Brewers Way
Milwaukee, WI 53214

Directions to start from Zoo Interchange (approximate drive time: 5 minutes):
Take I-94 to Exit 308, just west of downtown Milwaukee.  Park in the lot adjacent to the ‘Restaurant to be Named Later’ (formerly Fridays).  Restrooms are available inside the stadium.

Ride with GPS
One of the benefits of being a BVBC member is free access to the club page on Ride with GPS.  This is a very popular app which provides turn by turn guidance during club rides.  If you’d like the link and instructions for signing up, please send an e-mail request to

Cue Sheets
Click the following link for tips on how to read our cue sheet: Cue Sheet Tips