Mark your calendars, the 2015 RAIN ride is set for Saturday, July 11.
2016 RAIN ride is set for Saturday, July 16.
Monroe County and surrounding southern Indiana counties offer enough options to keep any cyclist happy. The roads traverse beautiful rolling countryside and provide access to lakes, state forests and the Hoosier National Forest. Good options are available for both road and off-road riding.
Maps Free to Members
A package of maps containing some of the routes below and many more is available free to BBC members and is available for purchase by the general public at local bike shops. All routes begin at the Bryan Park pool parking lot on Woodlawn Avenue in Bloomington.
County Maps of Paved Roads
If you're feeling adventurous, you can create your own cycling routes using county maps of paved roads. Click on a county name or outline below to download a map in PDF format to start planning your next adventure.
Some of our friends in other cycling clubs are also participating in this project. Maps of paved roads are available from:
Share the Road
There are a multitude of "Share the Road" signs in Bloomington and Monroe County. Click Bloomington Bicycle Map for this resource. Monroe County is currently working on designated bike routes throughout our county.
The Bloomington Bicycle Club bears no responsibility for the safety of riders who may use the routes we suggest. We urge you to wear a helmet, watch for traffic, avoid riding alone and keep an eye out for dogs. And before you let your wheels sing on a fast descent, think about your options if a deer should leap from the woods. Believe us, we've seen it...