We are thrilled to bring randonneuring events to the greater Detroit area.

Randonneuring is long-distance unsupported endurance cycling.
This style of riding is non-competitive in nature, and self-sufficiency is paramount.
When riders participate in randonneuring events, they are part of a long tradition that goes back to the beginning
of the sport of cycling in France and Italy. Friendly camaraderie, not competition, is the hallmark of randonneuring.

Randonneurs USA (RUSA) membership is not mandatory for participation, but is greatly encouraged. JOIN NOW!

Order a custom designed Detroit Randonneurs jersey!
More information

We currently have 2 more 200k and a 400k brevet that we are working on for the 2014 season please check back.
Your participation in is essential to the success of our group, please contact Tom Dusky at info@detroitrandonneurs.org for more information.

Please visit Randonneurs USA—Rules for Riders: http://www.rusa.org/brvreg.html to better understand and prepare for these events.

This is a very scenic route starting in Canton heading west to Chelsea, then north to Fowlerville,
returning thru Brighton, South Lyon and Northville. There are about 6 miles of hard pack dirt roads in 4 sections.

Ride Starts at 08:00
please check in by 07:30
time limit 13.5 hours

Helmets and lights are required.

Ride starts and ends at:
Walker-Winter Elementary School, 
39932 Michigan Avenue, Canton, MI.

Plenty of lodging is available at this location, please make appropriate arrangements if needed.

Please register by May 1 — fee $10

Map and route information

A circumnavigation of metro Detroit.
With over 15 hours of daylight many riders will be able to complete this Brevet in the daylight hours.

Ride Starts at 06:00
please check in by 05:30
time limit 20 hours

Helmets required. All riders must have two securely mounted non-blinking lights: a front light with clear lens and a rear light with red lens. After dark, riders must wear a reflective vest, Sam Browne sash, or any other RUSA accepted device that clearly places reflective material on the front and back of the rider. Riders must also wear reflective ankle band around each ankle.

Ride starts and ends at
The Kroger parking lot
just south of McDonald's
200 Beck Road Commerce Twp, MI.

Lodging is available near this location, please make appropriate arrangements.

Please register by June 19 — fee $10

Map and route information

Route is subject to change please check back by June 17 for final route information.

These brevets are Audax Club Parisien (ACP) certified.
Please go to the RUSA website for more information about Randonneuring, other rides and to become a RUSA member. (link)

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