Cycling Scandia, a newly formed non-profit organization, will host a 15-mile bike ride through the rolling hills of Scandia on June 1. 

Dale Setterholm, local resident and U of M geologist, will take the riders on a 15-mile course with five stops for descriptions of significant geological features. Informational guide packets will be available so cyclists can follow along. Admission is charged. 

Some geological sites are at the bottom of hills and some at the top, so cyclists should be prepared for a few challenging hills. This a no-drop ride for cyclists 18 and older. Helmets are mandatory and cyclists are responsible for their own equipment. Safety vests well be provided by Cycling Scandia and available for purchase.

The tour has two start times: 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Interested cyclists can choose best time by signing up through the internet

Only 12 riders per start time so cyclists should be prepared to sign up soon. The ride starts in the parking lot of the Scandia Community Center and ends at Gammelgarden Museum with pie and refreshments. The event is non refundable with a rain date.

Questions? Contact Janie O’Connor

Scandia Rocks and Rolls

When: June 1, 9:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m.

Where: Start at Community Center (14727 209th Street North) and end Gammelgarden Museum (20880 Olinda Trail North)

Details: Admission is charged. For more information or to register, visit

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