Join Tour de Troit and the Detroit Eastside Community Collaborative for the Second Annual Cycle Into Spring on May 18.
Enjoy a pleasant pedal from the Detroit River to Eight Mile and back along the Conner Creek Greenway (CCG), nine miles of cycling infrastructure that traces the original Conner Creek and links people, parks, green spaces, neighborhoods, schools and shops. Five miles are complete; funds raised at Cycle into Spring! will support programming and the development of the final four miles of the greenway.
The 20-mile ride will begin at 9 a.m. and is police-escorted as well as sweeper and SAG-supported. Sites along the way include Coleman A. Young International Airport, Mt. Olivet Cemetery, the Milbank Trail, the Chrysler Jefferson North Assembly Plant and Chandler Park.
A t-shirt is included with all pre-registrations. Refreshments provided at rest stop.
An optional bar-b-q lunch catered by Slows To Go is available after the ride.
Cycle Into Spring costs $25 or $35 with lunch. Non-riders are able to pre-register for just lunch for $15. Online registration closes May 11. Day-of ride registration is available for $35; t-shirt not guaranteed. Residents of GGC-adjacent zip codes (48213, 48214, 48215, 48205, and 48234) can register day-of for $25!
Helmets are mandatory for this ride.
The 2012 Cycle Into Spring, the inaugural such event, attracted almost 200 riders and raised over $2,000 for the Conner Creek Greenway.