Ride The Ridges 2018


Join Us - Saturday - September 15



     RIDE THE RIDGES - September 15, 2018 - will take riders through some of the most scenic areas in Southeastern Minnesota.  Now in its sixth year, RTR is the region's premier bike tour.  Wonderful scenery – from lush valleys along streams to bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River.  Choose one of four routes, all having well-stocked rest stops, friendly hosts and SAG support.





Ride with Rotary - Ride The Ridges


     A premier Upper Midwest event, don't miss RIDE THE RIDGES.  


     Read the Riders' Comments and view the Photo Gallery of last year's event to see for yourself. 


     The Winona Rotary Club strives to make every aspect of this event a superior experience for all riders.  


     All routes will depart from the Winona Middle School, 1570 Homer Road, and travel south along Highway 43.


    See 2017 routes and view interactive maps on the Routes page.  Routes for 2018 will be posted following determination of state and county road repair and construction projects.



Rest Stops/SAG

Each rest stop is staffed by friendly volunteers providing nourishment and encouragement as you tackle the climbs and fly through the downhills.  Sag support will have tools and supplies to help with emergency repairs.

Our Sponsors

Our many great local sponsors help support our fundraising efforts and allow us to meet our goal of providing a top-notch rider experience while you enjoy the natural beauty of our area.


Great Causes

Sponsored by the Winona Rotary Club, proceeds support Feed My Starving Children, Winona Volunteer Services - Kids Summer Lunch Program, and literacy initiatives, such as Books for Babies and the Dictionary Project. 

Visit Winona!

Winona has unparalleled beauty along with charm and character to rival any river town. If you visit for the ride, we encourage you to take a look around! The Visit Winona website will give you plenty of great ideas. 



For additional information contact Winona Rotary / 507.457.9808 / mdbernatz@hbci.com