Weekly Group Rides

Here at Gorham Bike and Ski we like to ride bikes!

Join us for a ride sometime. Gorham Bike & Ski's group rides are a great way to stay in shape, train for an upcoming event, and meet new friends. See our ride descriptions and details below.

Helpful Group Ride Info

  • All Gorham Bike & Ski Group Rides are FREE of charge. Join us for the fun, and spread the word!
  • Road bikes with drop-style handlebars are recommended for road group rides.
  • Please arrive early to set up your bike before the ride.
  • Steady rain or thunderstorm will cancel a scheduled ride.
  • Helmets are required on all rides.

Gorham Bike & Ski, Portland Group Rides

Thursday Night Mountain Bike Ride - 6:30 p.m. (No drop. All abilities.)

Start date: First Thursday in May. End date: Second Thursday in November  
Meet at Gorham Bike & Ski, Portland. 693 Congress St, Portland, or some local trail haunt.

The meeting location will be shared on Facebook and Instagram a few days prior to the ride each week. So "Like" or "Follow" us to stay in the know.
This is fun trail ride of about 1.5 - 2.0 hours. Low key. Come prepared with what you need to repair a flat. And lights are recommended (but not required) early and later in the season.


Friday Morning Coffee Shop Road Ride - 7:30 a.m. (No drop. All abilities. Road bikes only.)

Start date: First Friday in May. End date: Last Friday in November. The ride has been known to go off throughout the winter if conditions cooperate.  
Meet at Gorham Bike & Ski, Portland. 693 Congress St, Portland
A talking pace up to Yarmouth for a bite to eat and a drink. Then back to Portland. The pace on the way home can be more spirited. Just be aware.

Gorham Bike & Ski, Saco Group Rides

Tuesday Night Crazy Clifford Park Mountain Bike Ride - 6:20 p.m. (No drop. All abilities.)

Start date: First Tuesday in May. End date: When it's too dark or too cold to ride.    
Meet at Clifford Park parking lot on Route 9 in Biddeford

We'll meet in the parking lot for Clifford Park on Route 9 in Biddeford. Fun trail ride for about one-and-a-half to 2 hours and cover roughly 8-10 miles or so. Very low key. Come prepared with what you need to repair a flat. And lights are recommended (but not required) early and later in the season.


Thursday Evening Easy Bike Ride - 6:15 p.m. (No drop. All abilities.)

Start date: First Thursday in May. End date: Last Thursday in October.    
Meet at Gorham Bike and Ski in Saco (Directions)

This ride will be moderate pace but all are welcome. 15ish mph pace. Route will vary but generally 20-30miles, with a few longer rides mixed in depending on light.

Gorham Bike & Ski, Kennebunk Group Rides

Saturday Morning Mountain Bike Ride - 8:00 a.m. (No drop. All abilities.)

Start date: First Saturday in May. End date: Last Saturday in October.
Meet at Edwin L. Smith Preserve Trailhead on Guinea Rd in Kennebunkport  
This is a no drop ride. The group naturally splits into groups of different ability if enough riders show up. But we have regrouping points along the way. One and a half to 2 hours. Just a fun morning ride for riders of all abilities.

Gorham Bike & Ski, Brunswick Group Rides

Friday Morning Coffee Shop Road Ride - 8:30 a.m. (No drop. All abilities. Road bikes only.)

Start date: First Friday in May. End date: Last Friday in November.  
Meet at Gorham Bike & Ski, Brunswick. 88 Union St., Brunswick  
This is a beautiful no drop ride. The intention of this ride is to provide a relaxed and fun ride, with an emphasis on relaxed and fun! 15mph avg. Estimated length in miles and in time: 32 total miles/2.5 hours.