The club sponsors multiple regular weekly events and a fall gravel race event. Each ride will have one or more ride leaders who will set the rules for the event.

Mitten Velo/Cold Stone Racing Events

See the list of events below

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Casual with A, B, and C groups
Thursdays 5:45PM
Hart Middle School, Rochester, MI
TND (Thursday Night Dirt)
28+ miles
The TND weekly rides gravel ride begin and end at Hart Middle School in Rochester, Michigan. To manage the growth of this ride the A group will depart at 5:45PM and the B and C group will depart after the A group has left. The A group will average 21+ mph while the B group will average 18+ mph. Both rides are Drop rides so make sure to download the Strava routes. The C group will leave after the B group and is a No Drop ride averaging 13 to 15+ mph for a distance of roughly 15 miles.
Sundays at 8AM
Hart Middle School, Rochester, MI
White Pine Coffee Ride
40 to 60+ mile options
Follow our Facebook group for any updates on future rides. This is a no drop gravel ride but, you must be able to maintain a 16-17 MPH pace due to the distance. This ride begins and ends at Hart Middle School in Rochester, Michigan with a mid ride stop at White Pine Coffee in Oxford, MI.
August 3, 2024 9:00AM
Upland Hills Farm
De Ronde van Grampian (DRvG)
50, 25, and 12 mile courses
The DRvG is a Gravel Event with its roots derived from a few special races and rides from years past in and around the local area of Oakland and Lapeer Counties. This ride pays tribute to the Ronde van Stony, Grampian Challenge, and Fall50 p/b Mitten Velo/Cold Stone.
June 20, 2024 5:45PM
Hart Middle School, Rochester, MI
Summer Solstice Ride
61 miles
The Mitten Velo Summer Solstice Ride is our way of celebrating the longest day of the year with a long gravel ride. 61 miles. 4 counties. A little bit of pavement, a little bit of rails to trails and lots of dirt roads. Thursday, June 20nd, 5:45 pm, at Hart Middle School in Rochester, Michigan. Headlight and taillight are required. You need some miles in your legs to do this ride. Expect to average 16 mph for 64 miles. The group will be kept from averaging 20 mph, but if you can't average 16 mph, start earlier or ride the route backwards to meet up with the group. You should have a 50 mile ride in your legs already this year before attempting this ride.
Birmingham, MI
D Ride
55+ miles
This casual rode ride leaves most Sundays from Birmingham, Michigan. This route winds its way through many of the Detroit neighborhoods with a mid ride coffee stop in Downtown Detroit.
Parks in and around Metro Detroit
Michigan Fat Bike Challenge
Distance varies by segment
The Michigan Fat Bike Challenge is comprised of 8 different segments spread across 8 weeks beginning in early December, 2023. Participants will complete the each segment within a defined time frame and then upload their results to the Fat Bike Challenge site to be scored against the competition. An end of series celebration event will be held to announce winners across the categories.