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.
The 20-mile ride will be a no-drop group ride, led by Tom Page, and supported by the Detroit Police Department. The route will go through Midtown, downtown, around Belle Isle and back to campus.
The 37-mile ride will go through Midtown, downtown, around Belle Isle, up the Woodward Corridor and back to campus.
The 62-mile ride will go through Midtown, downtown, around Belle Isle, then on to Lake Shore Drive, through the Grosse Pointes, up the Woodward Corridor, west out to Joy Road, to Rouge Park and back to campus.
The 100-mile ride will expand the 62-mile ride further into the Grosse Pointes, and go all the way out to Hines Drive toward Plymouth and back to campus.
*All routes are subject to change.
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