MBA News

Save the Date - 4-day ride

Posted on June 7, 2018

Updated on July 10, 2018

August 16–19, 2018 Lexington, Kentucky

We have a date and a region for this year’s 4-day ride. More details are to come. Please let us know your interest in participating: survey. If you want to enjoy a great 4 days of riding, plan on joining us.

Hotel: Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa
1800 Newtown Pike
Lexington, KY 40511
Tel. 859–231–5100
Use this link to get the special MBA rate of $129 night (plus resort fee of $7).
Room block deadline is July 25. Cancellation policy: 48 hours prior to check-in.

Camping: Kentucky Horse Park Campground
4089 Iron Works Parkway
Lexington, KY 40511
Tel. 859–233–4303
Web site

Amishland Volunteer Sign-up

Posted on May 28, 2018


It is time to start the process of recruiting volunteers for Amishland 2017. Please mark your calendar for the Amishland dates - Saturday & Sunday July 28-29, 2018.

We will be using our on-line volunteer system (SignUp) again this year. The on-line system will allow you to look through all of the volunteer slots at your convenience and find the best spots for you. Please be sure to enter your t-shirt size.

Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on

To encourage volunteers to sign-up and to recognize those who do we have the following volunteer rewards.

1) If you volunteer 2 or more hours you get an Amishland T-shirt - you must sign-up by July 10th to ensure you get a t-shirt

2) If you volunteer 4 or more hours you get free Amishland Registration

3) All volunteers will be invited to a volunteer recognition party in October

If you earn free Amishland Registration and are going to ride Amishland you will also need to complete a Volunteer Registration / Waiver form. eMail or Mail in the form, or hand it to Chris VandenBossche at a club ride. The volunteer registration form is here.

Leisure Ride

Posted on April 10, 2018

The Leisure Ride season is upon us. We are starting this year’s Monday Night 6:00 p.m. leisure rides on Monday, April 16, 2018. The leisure rides start from Pinhook Park, 2801 Riverside Drive South Bend IN 46616.
Leisure rides are perfect for new riders, families, and anyone who wants ride at slower pace with a group that stays together. The leisure ride takes advantage of access to the bike paths along the river and on the Notre Dame campus. The rides are typically 11–12 miles at about 10 mph and adjusted for those who come to ride. You do not need to be a member of the MBA to participate in the Leisure Ride (or any other MBA ride).
This ride is for those who want to get out and ride, learn more about bike riding, and those who are willing to share their experience. Come join the fun!

Join or renew your 2018 membership

Posted on January 12, 2018

April 2017 Ride

Sign up now to be a member of Michiana Bicycle Association(MBA). MBA has multiple rides per week starting at a variety of locations with routes of different lengths utilizing the great riding opportunities in Michiana.

Membership is $25 per year for household. Defined as those living in the same household. If you are 70 or older membership is free, however you must complete a membership form every year.

Join or renew and pay online

Or use the PDF form and mail it and your dues to:

Michiana Bicycle Association
PO Box 182
Granger, IN 46530

Join the Michiana Bicycle Association for more enjoyable cycling, improving your fitness, having fun, and supporting local bicycling.

Want to know more? Check out membership, rides, bike shops, and links to local and regional paid rides, other bike clubs, and bicycle advocacy organizations. .

We welcome guest to our club rides. The MBA is also a great way to volunteer to support bicycling in the Michian area.

Have a question? Email:

What riders are saying about the
Michiana Bicycle Association

As a new rider in the last 18 months, the best thing for my riding enjoyment was joining the MBA. The club members' sharing of their knowledge and constant encouragement kept me riding and improving. I am enjoying my rides more than ever and tackling and enjoying rides I would not even have considered without the help of my fellow members. - Doug

I started riding with MBA my first year in South Bend (Summer of 2014), because of Chris at ND. Since then, I’ve had many wonderful rides and learned so much about being a better and safer biker. Although I haven’t been as consistent on the rides as I would have liked, I want to say thank you to all the MBA riders . - Claire

2018 MBA board meeting schedule

Posted February 21, 2018

Where: Old National Bank, 7030 Heritage Square Dr, Granger, IN 46530
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Dates: Sunday, Feb 25, 2018
Sunday, Apr 22, 2018
Sunday, Jun 24, 2018
Sunday, Sep 23, 2018

All MBA members are welcome to attend MBA board meetings.

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