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) or 11:00AM (November 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)
Rides start at 9:00AM from Beulah Brinton Community Center, 2555 S Bay St, Bay View.  Routes are determined on day of ride but are typically around 20 miles.  This is a leisurely paced group ride.

Saturday, August 24, 2019- Lakeshore Interurban – 27, 35, 48 miles
New route for 2019 (though you’ll notice some similarities to the former Holland Festival route…).  Mostly flat ride along the lakeshore with return on the Interurban Trail.  Starts in Port Washington with short route going to Cedar Grove, middle to Oostburg, long to Kohler Andrae State Park. All routes return on the Interurban Trail.  Take I-43 North to Exit 100 (WI-32). Turn right and then immediately turn left at the stoplight. Park and Ride is on the left. Approximate drive time from the zoo is 40 minutes.

Sunday, August 25, 2019  TWO RIDE OPTIONS!
OPTION 1: Chris Kegel Slow Roll – 14 miles
Slow, no-drop ride in tribute to Chris Kegel.  Free registration begins at 9:00AM and ride departs at 10:00AM.  Watch Facebook for details of BVBC meeting place and time for club sign-in.  Begins at the State Fair Park and Ride (76th and Main).  Complimentary food and drinks will be served at Kegel’s Inn (59th and National) following the ride.  More details:

OPTION 2: Cream City Century – 32, 53, 68, 100 miles
Annual Cream City Cycle Club ride (registration fee required). Note new starting location: East Troy High School, 3128 Graydon Ave, East Troy, WI.  Take I-43 south to exit 38 (WI 20 West). Turn right (west) on WI 20/North St and continue for 1.2 miles. Turn left on Beluah Ave for 0.4 miles and then right on Graydon Ave. Continue 0.5 miles to parking lot on west side of school. Restrooms will be available in the school. Approximate drive time from zoo: 35 minutes.  More details:

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