Gravel Group Ride
Ottawa Bike and Trail Gravel Group Ride is a FREE, casual, no-drop, group ride in Franklin County Kansas. Each Saturday morning we ride different routes that highlight the Flint Hills Trail State Park, Prairie Spirit State Parks, and some of the most scenic gravel roads in the state of Kansas. We ride year-round weather permitting.
Where: Ottawa Bike And Trail, 130 South Main Street, Ottawa, Kansas
Where to Park: Legacy Square right behind the shop
Ride Start Time:
Winter Hours (October - March) 10:00 am (social hour starts at 9:00 am)
Summer Hours (April - September) 9:00 am (social hour starts at 8:00 am)
Distance: routes vary each week. See the Event Calendar for route schedule.
Full-Route: 25-35 miles
Short-Cut: 15-20 miles
Beginner Route: 10-miles; sometimes this will be an out-and-back
The pace will vary depending on the group and route. However, the average ride pace is 12-13 mph. Riders should expect to maintain at least a 10-mph pace for most routes. Beginner routes will have a slower pace and are suitable for any rider.
RIDERS RIDE AT THEIR OWN RISK. ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST HAVE A SIGNED PARTICIPATION WAIVER ON FILE AT OTTAWA BIKE AND TRAIL.