Rides and Events

 RAGBRAI 2016 in Muscatine

RAGBRAI 2016 in Muscatine

Sign up for the Try Melon Tri indoor triathalon at the Muscatine YMCA on Sunday, Jan. 27th!

Join us for some fun!

The Club offers weekly rides in spring through fall.  There are different riding groups with different skill levels. See below for a ride that suits you.  Times for these rides are subject to change. Contact Paula Durham, Events Coordinator, for more information at meloncitybikeclub@gmail.com or find us on Facebook.

MONDAY NIGHT (Brew Burger) RIDE
WHERE: Muscatine Riverfront (by big clock at Iowa Ave. crossing)
WHEN: 6 pm, Spring/Summer/Fall (sometimes earlier depending on daylight available)
WHAT: Relaxed pace group/social ride, 15-25 miles @ 12-15mph, & then relax and enjoy some Brew Burgers at Missipi Brew. (Coordinated by Deb Elliott)

TUESDAY NIGHT PEDAL & PIZZA RIDE
WHERE: Muscatine Riverfront
WHEN: 6pm, Mid-Spring/Summer
WHAT: This is a really relaxed pace group social ride, 10-12 miles, often on trail.  Return and enjoying pizza at local eatery.  An excellent group for beginning riders. (Coordinated by Deb Elliott)

TUESDAY NIGHT RACE TRAINING RIDE
WHERE: Harper's Cycling and Fitness
WHEN: 6pm, Spring/Summer/Fall (meets @5:00pm early Spring and late Fall)
WHAT: Advanced level race simulation ride, 25-40 miles @ 20-25mph Ave.
(Coordinated by Greg Harper)

WEDNESDAY NIGHT DINNER RIDE (BI-WEEKLY)
WHERE: Harper's Cycling and Fitness or other locations as will be announced.
WHEN: 1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 6pm, Late spring & summer (meets @5:30pm for longer rides/TBA)
WHAT: Relaxed ride to various eateries outside Muscatine. Bring money!  15-25 miles @ 12--15 mph.  Eat and return to Muscatine via sag wagons.  Call Harper's (563) 263-4043 by 2PM so sufficient sag wagons can be arranged for your return.

THURSDAY NIGHT GROUP PACE LINE RIDE
WHERE: Harper's Cycling and Fitness
WHEN: 6pm, Spring/Summer
WHAT: High Tempo Fitness Pace Line Ride, 25-40 miles @ 18-22mph Ave. (Coordinated by Greg Harper)

SUNDAY AFTERNOON RIDE
WHERE: Pearl City Station
WHEN: 1pm, All year round (weather permitting).  
WHAT: Pace and distance determined by group that shows up. 

MELONHEAD EVENING RIDES (Monday & Wednesday nights, Saturdays)
WHERE: The MISSIPI Brewing Company (look for Melon Jerseys)
WHEN: 6pm, Spring/Summer/Fall in most any weather (first Monday after daylight savings time change)
WHAT: Fun motivated riding group.  Will usually ride to Fruitland (Mad Marv's) and back.  15-30 miles @ 12-15 mph & then food and beer at the Missipi Brew.  When days are longer, will begin to ride to Atalissa and back (31 miles).  The use of head and tail lights is required!  Also ride on Saturdays (Coordinated by Dave Bender)