Ride The Ridges 2019


Join Us - Saturday - September 21 


     RIDE THE RIDGES - September 21, 2018 - will take riders through some of the most scenic areas in Southeastern Minnesota.  Now in its seventh 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, ranging from 23 miles to a Century, all having well-stocked rest stops, friendly hosts, and SAG support.





Ride with Rotary - Ride The Ridges


     A special 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 2018 routes and view interactive maps on the Routes page.  Routes are subject to change due to 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,  RIDE THE RIDGES supports Feed My Starving Children, Winona Volunteer Services - Food Program and literacy initiatives, including Books for Babies, Rotary Readers 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