Root Beer Float Ride

DATE AND TIME OF RIDE: Saturday, June 24, 2023, meet at 8:30am and ride start at 8:45am. Rain date Sunday June 25, 2023, same time and location.

HOSTS: Helmut and Joan Porcher

DISTANCE:  31 miles

START LOCATION: Ride start location will be provided via email after registration is received for the ride.

RIDE DESCRIPTION AND DIFFICULTY: Joan and Helmut Porcher will host a ride in the Lake Elmo, Grant Township and Stillwater areas using the Gateway and Brown's Creek State Trails, Washington County roads and Stillwater streets. There will be a couple of hills on the county roads, the Gateway Trail has some low percentage up and down grades and the Brown’s Creek trail section has a 2% uphill grade for around 5 miles coming out of Stillwater. Refreshments (the ride's name sake) will be available at a yet to be chosen location on the route. For more information about the Gateway State Trail go to: For more information about the Brown’s Creek State Trail go to:

Please RSVP and provide contact information (email along with cellphone, in case the ride needs to be postponed) via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone (651-779-8248) by noon on Friday, June 23, 2023.