The summer riding season is here and there's a few bike runs coming up in the area. Even if you don't ride, you can be part of most of them. Here's the details of each of them.

Bike runs are amazing to see, as hundreds of motorcycles pass by. It's even cooler to be a part of them, riding miles and miles on the open road with other bikers on every side of you. If you've never rode in one, it's an awesome experience with some of the nicest people you'll ever meet.

Here's a few of the upcoming rides I've found happening in central Minnesota as soon as this coming weekend! Keep in mind that even if you don't ride, come out to them and partake in the events happening after the ride.

June 17th - Alzheimer's Motorcycle Ride for the Mind, Royalton, MN
Help support the care and research of Alzheimer's. Registration starts at 11:30am and the ride leaves at 1pm sharp from 10 Spot Bar in Royalton, MN! There will be a live auction, raffle, gun raffle, door prizes and live music by "First Circle"! (Note: I'll be riding in this one and would love to see you there!)
Website: www.rideforthemind.com

June 17th - Riding For A Cause, Glenwood, MN
Raising money and awareness for Glacial Ridge Hospice. Ride on two wheels or cruise in four! Vehicles will follow the motorcycles. The ride departs from the Glenwood City Park along the beautiful shores of Lake Minnewaska and winds through the scenic, rolling hills of Pope County. Lunch & Registration at 11am, Hospice Ride at 1pm, Hospice Night Ride Around Lake Minnewaska at 9pm.
Website: glacialridge.org/services/hospice-pallitive-care/hospice-ride/

June 24th - Spud Run, Big Lake, MN
A 140 mile ride with 4 (or more) stops. Starts at 11am and will end at Spud Fest fairgrounds for a bike show and full Texas BBQ.
Website: www.biglakespudfest.com/spud-run-motorcycle-ride.html

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