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Saint Paul Classic Bike Tour
Save the date! Sun. Sept. 11, 2022

Celebrating the Saint Paul Grand Round Starting at Lake Como

Saint Paul Classic Bike Tour 2.0

A New Ride for 2021

The 2021 Classic celebrates the rebirth of the Saint Paul Grand Round — the scenic and historic parkway system that circles the city. Over the last several years, $60 million dollars has been invested in the Grand Round and that includes state-of-the-art trails and making the route as beautiful and bike-friendly as can be. With work nearing completion we’re showcasing this tremendous City asset including the fabulous new trails along Wheelock and Johnson Parkways and Como Avenue. We are excited about this year’s ride. As always, it will include great live music, plus plenty of food and beverages.

It will not include closing most streets to automobile traffic with these new bicycle-friendly features and far fewer riders.

Event & Routing Details


The Saint Paul Classic would not be possible without the help of 100s of volunteers. Thanks in advance to everyone who signs up to help!

Volunteers receive a free T-shirt and enjoy a volunteer appreciation party at Summit Brewery with a picnic dinner catered by Mississippi Market Natural Foods Co-Op.

Meet the 2021 T-Shirt Artist

Chris Schmidt created his first bicycle race posters while he was in college on his way to completing two degrees. He continues to create designs for local events and also organizes his own ride.

Check out Chris Schmidt’s cycling and Keweenaw-inspired posters, cards and clothing at or email him

Our Story

Spanning a quarter century the Saint Paul Classic has been a September tradition for a long time.

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Just Remember: Second-Sunday-September

It’s not etched in stone, but generally speaking the Saint Paul Classic is on the second Sunday of September every year. Make it an annual tradition!

2021 Classic Sponsors

The Arey Family