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Orange Krush Cycling Club

Want to wear that orange kit you've been dreaming about?

  • Orange Krush is open to everyone! No skill level required, just a good time!
  • The Mission of the Orange Krush Cycling Club is to promote recreational bicycling activity in all forms as part of a healthy lifestyle and practical means of transportation. This mission shall be accomplished by conducting rides and other bicycling related events, providing social opportunities for members, promoting bicycle safety, supporting local, state and national bicycling and trails organizations and advocating increased support for cycling among the general public, government agencies and elected officials.
  • Opportunities to network with other cyclist via club meetings, rides, events and online communications.
  • Organizing and promoting cycling through events including weekly group rides.
  • Advocating for access to off-road trails by developing relationships with land managers, other trail users and related organizations including help maintaining local Mountain bike and Rail Trails.
  • Access to order Orange Krush jerseys, jackets, and gear.
  • Memberships are for one year starting January 1st ending December 31st of the same year.

Group Rides

  • Recovery Roll at Indian Springs - This is a purposefully slow paced and friendly ride.
  • Polly Ann Rail Trail Ride - This is a fun easy/moderate paced ride of the Polly Ann rail trail.
  • Got Singletrack? - Each week this group ride showcases a different trail in Southeast Michigan.
  • PLRA Hot Lap - Test yourself on this high octane ride of Pontiac Lake Rec Area singletrack. Can you say PR-apalooza?
  • Gravel Grinder - It’s not just a ride, it’s an adventure. Routes differ week to week and are approximately 60 miles in length.


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Mountain Biking

Southeast Michigan has some tremendous trails.  Have you ridden all of them yet?

  • Highland Recreation Area
  • Potawatomi Trail
  • Brighton Recreation Area
  • Island Lake Recreation Area
  • Lakeshore Park (Tree Farm)
  • Pontiac Lake Recreation Area
  • Bald Mountain North and South
  • Addison Oaks County Park
  • Bloomer Park Loop
  • Holly Holdridge Lakes State Recreation Area
  • Stony Creek Metropark
  • River Bends Park
  • Milford Trail
  • DTE Energy Foundation Trail

Gravel Routes

Please enjoy some of our favorite gravel grinder routes the area has to offer.

Mt Vernon Ride

This is a 10 mile gravel grinder that runs north of Stony Creek Metropark. Bonus points for using the nature trail (marked on full map) instead of Balmoral Way to get to 28 Mile Road. Convenient, year-round parking is located at Stony Creek Metropark (entrance fee).
Click here for the full map.

Oak Hill Ride

This is a 10 mile gravel grinder with a few moderate climbs. Convenient parking is located at Independence Oaks County Park (entrance fee). Take Beach Rd north towards the nature center and use the non-motorized entrance to access Shappie Road. You can also use the parking lot at Independence Elementary School (non-school hours) near M-15 and Hubbard.
Click here for the full map.

The Back Road Boogie

This is a 16 mile gravel grinder with a few moderate climbs. Convenient parking is located at Independence Elementary School (non-school hours) near M-15 and Hubbard. You can also use the parking lot at Independence Oaks County Park (entrance fee). Take Beach Rd north towards the nature center and use the non-motorized entrance to access Shappie Road.
Click here for the full map.

Bald Eagle Lake Ride

This is a 25 mile gravel grinder with a few moderate climbs. Convenient parking is located at Independence Oaks County Park (entrance fee). Take Beach Rd north towards the nature center and use the non-motorized entrance to access Shappie Road. You can also use the parking lot at Independence Elementary School (non-school hours) near M-15 and Hubbard.
Click here for the full map.

Holly Ride

This is a challenging 49 mile gravel grinder with several long climbs. Convenient parking is located at Independence Oaks County Park (entrance fee). Take Beach Rd north towards the nature center and use the non-motorized entrance to access Shappie Road. You can also use the parking lot at Independence Elementary School (non-school hours) near M-15 and Hubbard.
Click here for the full map.

The Windmill

This is a challenging 57 mile gravel grinder with several tough climbs through some stunning landscapes of Lapeer and Oakland counties. Be sure to stop at the windmill on Fox Cove Rd which runs east off of Hosner Road. Convenient parking is located at Friendship Park in Lake Orion. You can also use the parking at Independence Oaks County Park (entrance fee). Take Beach Rd north towards the nature center and use the non-motorized entrance to access Perry Lake Road.
Click here for the full map.