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2022 Metro Grand Spring Tour

May 1 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join Downriver Cycling Club on Sunday, May 1st, for the 39th Annual Metro Grand Spring Tour (MGST). MGST is one of Michigan’s oldest, continually recurring rides and is generally acknowledged to be the start of the ride season in SE Michigan.

Register here:
https://downrivercycling.redpodium.com/mgst-2022

We have several exciting route options to choose from including a Full Century, Metric Century, Short Route and two Gravel Grinder Route. There’s also a family-friendly 15-mile route through the metro parks.

Special Event Notes

The MGST is held at Willow Metro Park, located near Romulus Michigan, east off I-275 off of South Huron Road (exit 11), six miles south of I-94. A Huron Metro Parks entrance permit is required. One day permits are available at the park entrance.

Online registration closes on Wednesday, April 27th at 11:59pm. We will be practicing social distancing at package pick-up and masks will be required to pick up your packet. No mask = No packet.

Lunch will be Included with your MGST registration upon return to the Metropark via a ticket by Food Truck or other caterer to be determined. Additionally there will be stops along the Full Century (3) and Metric Century (2) that will be stocked with snacks and individual bottles of Absopure water

Al Petri from Petri Bikes in Woodhaven (www.petribikes.com) will be on-sight at Willow to offer technical support and will have a limited supply of essentials you may need to make sure your ride goes smoothly.

No paper maps will be available. View our club website for the routes https://www.downrivercycling.org/mgst-routes.html Please download the appropriate fit file to your electronic device or print your own paper map. The Full Century, Metric Century and Short Routes will be marked. The Family Parks Route and Gravel Grinder Routes will not be marked and will be self navigated.

For more information, visit our Facebook event page.

If you need help with your registration, send an email to mgst_director@downrivercycling.org.

MGST History
The Downriver Cycling Club tradition is to celebrate the advent of the cycling season by sponsoring the MGST on the first Sunday each May. DCC has organized this annual regional event on the first Sunday of May since 1984. Up to 1,200 riders from southeast Michigan and beyond participate in this day-long supported tour through Huron-Clinton Metroparks and rural roads in southern Wayne and Monroe counties. Specially-designed MGST commemorative t-shirts and Jerseys are available for pre-order up until April 8th.

Details

Date:
May 1
Time:
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
https://downrivercycling.redpodium.com/mgst-2022

Venue

Fallasburg Park
1124 Fallasburg Park Dr NE
Lowell, MI 49331 US
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