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DBTC COVID-19 Ride Policy Update

COVID-19 is a very contagious disease that can cause severe illness and death. Older adults and people with underlying medical conditions are at higher risk. In order to provide safe and enjoyable riding, DBTC encourages all riders to continue following CDC guidelines: wear a mask; wash hands frequently; bring and use hand sanitizer on rides; leave plenty of space between each bicycle when riding; avoid large gatherings and physical contact with others; and avoid sharing water, food, and personal items. At your earliest convenience and allowable time, please get vaccinated.

COVID-19 is a very contagious disease that can cause severe illness and death.



Monday, September 20th:

9:30AM FUN-H3-22-NW Meet Merri Bruntz (303-517-9781) at Prospect Park (44th & Robb) for a ride west along the Clear Creek Trail to Easley Rd to the Arvada Reservoir.  We will ride a loop over the reservoir and back to the start via the same route.  Bring a sack lunch for a picnic afterwards.

Tuesday, September 21st:

9:00 AM LEISURE H1-16 NE Meet Dave Noble (home 303-694-2008, cell 303-906-3163) for a loop ride on the Farmer’s Highline, Signal Ditch, and Lee Lateral trails, and around Eastlake Park.  Meet at EB Rains Memorial Park.  (Directions from I-25 and 120th: East on 120th 1-2 streets to Grant, South on Grant 1/4-1/2 mile to park, meet in the parking lot on the south side of the lake.)  Lunch afterwards at a nearby restaurant.

9:00 AM, MTB, P3, T2, Kenosha Pass.  Meet Steve Thomas (303-419-2531) for a ride on the Colorado and West Jefferson Trails. The ride will be approx. 25 miles with extended climbing and a few technical downhill areas. Part of the ride will be above timberline with the high point at about 11,600 feet. The aspen leaves should be very yellow for the ride.  THE DIRECTIONS: Go west on Hwy 285 to Kenosha Pass, about 1.5 hour drive from Denver.   At the crest of the pass, park on the west (right) side of the highway along the road.  THE FOOD: Bring snacks and lunch for on the trail.   


Wednesday, September 22nd: BIKE TO WORK DAY! 

9:00 AM FUN-H1-23-W/NW-563' elev.  "Bike-to-Work Day!"  MEET 09:00am, ROLL 09:15am   Register only via TEXT to leader by September 21.  Meet Marilyn Choske (303-905-8510) and other DBTC’ers at the DBTC Bike-to-Work Day booth at Bannock Street between 14th Avenue and Colfax Avenue as the new location for our Bike to Work Day Station. (was Denver's Civic Center Park) for this northwesterly loop ride.  "Pickups' ' at 09:45am at REI/Starbucks Platte River Trail-side -- but call the ride leader if you're meeting us there.  From Civic Center Park, access Cherry Creek Trail to Platte River to Clear Creek to Sloan’s Lake.  Then on to Lakewood Gulch for a return loop back to REI/Starbucks for an optional post-ride beverage (bring $).  Mostly bike paths with some bike-friendly street riding.  Easy pace, no-drop zone!  Here's the RWGPS link:


9:00 A.M. LEISURE-H1/H2-18-SE.  Meet Marlene Patacky (720-838-7338 cell or text)  at Little Ivy Chapel in Fairmount Cemetery 430 S. Quebec Street  Denver, CO 80247 (small chapel on hill  straight ahead from entrance up small hill). Ride on all paved paths -- Highline Canal to Tollgate to Cherry Creek Spillway and loop back on Cherry Creek  Trail.  Hope to take the new Leetsdale underpass! Bring snacks for the ride.  Optional Lowry lunch afterwards. 


DBTC Ride With GPS (RWGPS) Club Account

As a DBTC Active member, take advantage of this benefit that provides you with tools for creating, storing, managing and using bike routes.  DBTC's group of Route Managers continues to build a RWGPS database of bike routes as they become available.  Your participation using this benefit is strictly voluntary.  Click on the "Ride With GPS" homepage menu item and learn how to set up and use this benefit!

Find more information on RWGPS at the following two web pages:


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