Cyclova is going to try something different with group rides going forward…
The shop is no longer going to lead up and host the weekly shop group rides on our calendar. We have a lot of folks of various riding backgrounds in our community and it’s tough to fit everybody into a couple of rides. Instead, we’re going to follow some suggestions that have been brought to us for riders to self organize their own ride groups with other folks of similar riding ability vs trying to push everybody into a one size fits all shop ride. We think you’ll have a smoother riding experience and everybody will get the ride in that they desire.
So… If you want to get some people together and lead up a ride, we would encourage you to use the Cyclova Facebook Group to organize a ride and are more than welcome to use the shop as a meeting place to start/end your rides. We’d also like to see some groups getting together up at the Woolly Bike Club Trails or the Gandy Dancer Trail as well and quite honestly, the shop might not be the easiest place to meet for all the potential great ride routes and trails in the area.
In place of us leading up the shop rides, we’re going to look at trying to organize getting more folks out to all the other great weekend events and sometimes week night events that go on already throughout the various communities. For instance… Cyclocross season starts in less than 2 weeks and we have some folks from the group rides that are interested in getting together for the upcoming Wednesday night Cyclocross events in Minnesota. Heck, you don’t even have to ride… You might want to just come out to watch and cheer!
Or maybe organize some fun trips to other trail systems and maybe even revisit our old Mammoth Gravel Classic course on occasion. We think it will be a nice way to mix things up, keep things interesting and a better way to offer some group rides that are better suited for everybody. Stay tuned…!
Any questions or suggestions… Hit us up!