Store Rides & Routes

Join us for one of our several group store rides or take a look at our suggested routes. Helmets required for all store rides. Lights & blinkers suggested.

ALL participants in any of our group rides must annually sign our ELECTRONIC WAIVER.

Ride cancellations and updates will be posted via Facebook and Twitter.  See Twitter feed empbedded on this page.

Group Rides

Group Rides - West Ashley

Where to Ride Your Road Bike

Where to Ride Your Mountain Bike

Group Rides Information - Please Call For Ride Status!

Barn Jam Ride

When

Every Wednesday

Time + Where

Length

26 miles - runs year round (night rides in winter)

33 miles - DURING DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME

Speed

15-18 mph - April 1 - Sept. 1

19-21 mph - runs year round

22+ mph - DURING DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME

Ride Leaders

Don Sturdivant, John Imholtz, Ben Gruber

Contact Numbers

15-18 mph Group - Don - 843-714-9274

19-21 mph Group - John - 843-345-6865 or Ben - 843-819-0894

22+ mph - 

Description

NO DROP RIDE. Gather at the rear of theTractor Supply Company. Prompt departure - please be on time. Group will split for multiple speeds. Ride is year round for 19-21 mph group. 15-18 mph group only runs from April 1st to Sept 1st. 19-21 mph group will do the 26 mile route in the winter and the 33 mile route in the summer. 22+ mph group only runs during daylight savings time.

Please park in spaces closest to Hwy 17 or in the back by the loading dock. We can also park on the access road on the south side of their lot. PLEASE DO NOT PARK IN THE FIRST TWO ROWS BY THE STORE ENTRANCE.

Late Fall, Winter, and early Spring rides are after sunset. All riders are required to have front and rear lights for winter night riding. Front light should be a minumum of at least 300 lumens and preferably 500 or more. Please run rear blinkers on solid, not flash mode.

Thursday Store Ride (updated 3/23/17)

When

RIDE IS TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED - join us for the barn jam Ride

Time + Where

 

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Speed

 

Ride Leader

 

Contact Number

 

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Description

 

Dirty Thursday Mtn Bike Ride

When

temporarily suspended

Time + Where

Length

Speed

Ride Leader

Contact Number

Description

Join us for a family friendly lap or two around Laurel Hill County Park. Come out and learn some basic mountain bike skills, hone your skills, or crush out a hot lap on your own. We will meet at the trailhead behind the Mount Pleasant Rec Center soccer fields.

Bikin' & Eggs Ride (quarterly)

When

January, March, June, October

Time + Where

Start time varies (see Facebook event) - Mount Pleasant and West Ashley

Length

About 10 miles

Speed

7-10 mph (casual, conversational pace)

Ride Leader

TBD

Contact Number

843-881-0013

Description

Fun, family friendly, casual (think cruisers!) ride around each of the stores. Post ride bacon and egg breakfast! Come join us for the fun!

Taco Tuesday Ride

When

Temporarily Suspended

Time + Where

Length

Speed

Ride Leader

Contact Number

Route Links

Description

Tacos! Tacos! Tacos! Join us for a short, casual, cruiser ride for tacos, then back to the start location, which may or may not involve a frosty cold beverage.

Ladies Ride 

When

TEMPORAILY SUSPENDED!

Time + Where

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BEING A RIDE LEADER FOR THIS RIDE - Please contact Ben @ ben@trekbikesofmountpleasant.com

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Ride Leader

 

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Monthly Ladies Beginner Ride

When

Second Sunday of the Month

Time + Where

8:30am

Length

26 miles

Speed

15-16 mph & 17-19 mph 

Ride Leader

Mary Ann Gruber & Page Vaughan Keller

Contact Number

843-881-0013

Description

Join the Charleston Cycle Chics and the Trek Bicycle Store for a women only ride on a fun, safe route. Come out and try cycling and ride with women who are cycling advocates. You have questions? They have answers. It's a have fun, feel good ride. This is a NO DROP RIDE and rain will cancel the ride.

Mount Pleasant Group Rides Information

Saturday A

When

CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

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Saturday B / B plus Ride

When

Every Saturday

Time + Where

Length

50-55 miles

Speed

20-22 mph or 23-24mph

B Ride Leader

John Imholtz - 843-345-6865

B Plus Ride Leader

Stephen Hilliard - 912-704-1209

Description

NO DROP RIDES - B and B Plus rides follow the same route - B ride will sweep the B Plus ride. Intermediate level ride with a modified out and back route. Pit stop at the Sewee Outpost to refuel. Ride begins with ride up Hwy 17 to the Sewee Outpost.

Coffee and pastries at the store after the ride!

Saturday C Ride - Mount Pleasant

When

Every Saturday (Please email to verify)

Length

Varies, but typically 25-40 miles. Most rides will be about 30 miles.

Speed

16-18 mph

Ride Leader

Ben Gruber 

Contact Number

843-881-0013 (store)

Description

NO DROP RIDE - Intermediate level ride. Typically ridden as a single or double pace line, but can change depending on the mood of the group or as situations dictate. Coffee and pastries at the store after the ride!

This ride will cancel when there is a conflicting Bikin' and Eggs ride!

RAIN OR TEMPS BELOW 40 DEGREES WILL CANCEL THE RIDE.

Saturday Beginners Ride - Mount Pleasant

When

Every Saturday (Please email to verify)

Length

18 miles

Speed

14-16 mph

Ride Leader

Ben Gruber, Don Sturdivant, or other store employee

Contact Number

843-881-0013

Description

NO DROP RIDE - Entry level beginner ride. No drop, leisure ride. Recommended for beginner road bikers or riders with fitness hybrid style bikes. Learn rules of the road, hand signals, group ride etiquette, learn to become comfortable with car traffic. Ride leader will provide basic on route repairs if needed. Please bring spare tubes and inflation as well as water and nutrition.

Coffee and pastries at the store after the ride!

This ride will cancel when there is a conflicting Bikin' and Eggs ride!

RAIN OR TEMPS BELOW 40 DEGREES WILL CANCEL THE RIDE.

West Ashley Group Rides Information

Saturday C Ride - West Ashley

When

Every Saturday (Please email to verify)

Time + Where

Length

Varies, but typically 25-40 miles. Most rides will be about 30 miles.

Speed

16-18 mph

Ride Leader

Bob Jordan

Contact Number

843-881-0013 (store)

Description

NO DROP RIDE - Intermediate level ride. Typically ridden as a single or double pace line, but can change depending on the mood of the group or as situations dictate. Coffee and pastries at the store after the ride!

This ride will cancel when there is a conflicting Bikin' and Eggs ride!

RAIN OR TEMPS BELOW 40 DEGREES WILL CANCEL THE RIDE.

Saturday Beginners Ride - West Ashley

When

Every Saturday (Please email to verify)

Time + Where

Length

17 miles

Speed

14-16 mph

Ride Leaders

Dan Kelley or Joyia Hull

Contact Number

843-870-3591

Description

NO DROP RIDE - Entry level beginner ride. No drop, leisure ride. Recommended for beginner road bikers or riders with fitness hybrid style bikes. Learn rules of the road, hand signals, group ride etiquette, learn to become comfortable with car traffic. Ride leader will provide basic on route repairs if needed. Please bring spare tubes and inflation as well as water and nutrition.

Coffee and pastries at the store after the ride!

This ride will cancel when there is a conflicting Bikin' and Eggs ride!

RAIN OR TEMPS BELOW 40 DEGREES WILL CANCEL THE RIDE.

Road Route Information

Short Routes

Length

Less than 18 miles

Speed

Your Own

Description

Self guided rides with suggested routes. Best road bike route suggestions based on area.

Medium Routes

Length

20 - 49 miles

Speed

Your Own

Description

Self guided rides with suggested routes. Best road bike route suggestions based on area.

Long Routes

Length

50 or more miles

Speed

Your Own

Description

Self guided rides with suggested routes. Best road bike route suggestions based on area.

Mountain Bike Trail Information

F.A.T.S. Forks Area Trail System

Length

Varies

Route Links

Description

A series of loops through a thickly forested area provide a great hiking or mountain bike experience for all levels of hikers and riders.

Manchester State Forest

Length

Varies

Route Links

Description

Located less than two hours from Charleston. You have a choice of three trails all starting from the parking area for the Killer 3 Trail. You will need to ride part of the Killer 3 Trail to reach Hardcore, and ride the Poinsett Connector to reach Campbell Pond.

You are required to carry a permit to use the trails at Manchester State Forest. Daily ($5) and yearly ($25) permits can be purchased in person or by mail. Call 803-494-8196 for the application and mailing address. Trail rules and hours (especially during hunting season) are made available at here.

Swamp Fox Passage of Palmetto Trail

Length

Varies

Route Links

Description

Out and back trail multi-use consisting of gravel roads and fairly flat trails through wetlands and pine forests. Wear your helmet, and be considerate of hikers. In the fall, wear bright colors as there are hunters around. For more info see go here.

Wannamaker North Trail

Length

Varies

Route Links

Description

The Wannamaker North Trail runs within the north portion of Wannamaker County Park, accessible from Goose Creek. The 8-mile trail is designed for and open to mountain bicyclists of all experience levels. The trail is also open to hikers, walkers, and runners, but pedestrians should know that the terrain contains tight curves and elevation changes.

Marrington Plantation

Length

Varies

Route Links

Description

Marrington Plantation is located behind the Naval Weapons Station in Goose Creek. The entire loop is about 16 miles, but can be made shorter by skipping the Foster’s Creek Loop. Helmets are required on the trail.