Your participation fee unlocks 6 local favorite bicycling tours designed by local bicycling enthusiasts and featured for the first time as part of Lake Erie Cyclefest, plus three bonus rides for a total of 9 rides!
Your $25 participation fee includes 9 original rides (a value of $70) and benefits Lake Erie Cyclefest’s non-profit partners. It also includes exclusive access to the RaceJoy app and digital route maps for downloads and an exclusive Lake Erie Cyclefest Gaiter
Erie History Tour
An 18-mile loop connecting two of Erie’s most historic landmarks. Easy, flat terrain via public roads and bike paths.
Erie Mural Tour
A 15-mile whimsical bicycle tour that celebrates Erie’s iconic public art scapes including murals, 3-D sculpture, functional art and more. Easy, flat terrain via public roads.
YMCA Tour de Vineyard
Vines, Wines, Country, Flats and Hills
Route #1 - A 26-mile bicycling tour that features flats, hills and rolling countryside. 1300’ climbing with a view of Lake Erie all the way to Canada. This is one of our local cycling enthusiasts favorite routes! This route does include some challenging hills.
Route #2 - A 19-mile bicycling tour that begins in beautiful Gibson Park in North East, PA and takes a scenic route to Ripley, NY and back. Easy ride uses parts of Rte. 5 & 20 as necessary
EmergyCare Tour de West County
New 50K & 100K Routes
This is Erie County’s premier bicycle tour providing two scenic ride routes. West Erie County is a treat to the senses with its rolling farmland, narrow lanes and old growth forest.
WQLN PBS NPR Gravel Grinder
A 17-mile loop around of all dirt roads and paths. How’s that for taking a detour?
Our Favorite Summer Bike Rides
We’re tossing in three extra bicycle tours this year - all designed by local cycling enthusiasts and never before included in Lake Erie Cyclefest. You’ll explore urban and rural landscapes - varying distances and terrain.