Wayne State University

The ride

The Baroudeur offers three routes to accommodate riders of all experience levels. Ranging from 20 miles all the way up to the urban century ride of 100 miles, the Baroudeur will take you past some of Detroit and Southeast Michigan's most iconic sights and landmarks.

Safety is our top priority. Please remember that the Baroudeur is an open road course, so cyclists will be riding with vehicular traffic and must obey traffic laws. All cyclists are required to wear a helmet. To help ensure your safety on ride day, there will be course marshals, directional signage, police patrols and sweepers on each route. 

20-mile ride to Belle Isle

20 mile route

View the 20-mile ride cue sheet

62-mile ride (metric century) to Old Michigan Central Station

62 mile route

Download the 62-mile ride cue sheet (PDF)

100-mile ride to Grosse Ile

100 mile route

Download the 100-mile ride cue sheet (PDF)

*All routes are subject to change.

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  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Detroit Free Press
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Midtown Detroit
  •  Plante Moran
  • Detroit Medical Center
  • Al Petri & Sons
  • American Cycle and Fitness
  • Beaumont
  • Children's Hospital of Michigan Foundation
  • Corrigan Moving Systems
  • Denta Dental
  • WSU Dining
  • Downtown Detroit Bike Shop
  • Henry Ford Health System
  • Ilitch Charities
  • KIND
  • Metropolis
  • Motorless City Bicycle Co.
  • New Holland Brewing
  • Shinola
  • Tony V's Tavern
  • Whole Foods Market
  • Zipcar