Short Rides - Bike Route #1: Airport Loop (22-35 miles)

Start at Bamber Valley School, south on Cr 8 to Cr 16 (~6 miles) Left on Cr 16 past Airport to Cr 20/16 (~9.5 miles). Turn Right onto Cr 20/16 to Simpson (~12 miles). Turn Left onto Cr 1(south), Cr 1 becomes *11th Ave SE. Follow 11th Ave to 16th St SE (~18 miles). Turn Left onto 16th St SE and follow across Hwy 63 to Mayowood Rd SW (~19.6 miles). Turn Left and follow back to Bamber Valley School.

*24 mile option, follow Cr 1 to Cr 111 (~13.2 miles) Turn Right and follow to Marion Rd SE (Cr 111 becomes Cr 11 after bend in road.) Follow Marion Rd SE to 30th St SE (~17.6 miles). Turn Left onto 30th St SE, follow blacktop, it will become Pinewood Rd SE. Follow Pinewood to 11th Ave SE. Turn Right onto 11th Ave SE and follow to 20th St SE (~20.3 miles) Turn Left onto 20th St SE. Follow 20th to 8th Ave SE and turn Right. Follow 8th  to 16th St and Turn Left. Follow 16th St to Mayowood, Turn Left and follow back to Bamber Valley School.

*33-35 mile option, at St. Bridget's Church (the east junction of CR 20/16), turn right and go south on CR 20 to MN 30. Turn left on MN 30 to CR 1. Head north on CR 1 to Simpson and follow either the 22 or 24 mile options back to town.

Last updated on Friday, March 04, 2005