2018 Routes

Tour de Tonka is a recreational ride, not a race. All routes are fully supported. Helmets are mandatory.

Route maps can be found below and TDT riders can also download the Ride With GPS app to their phones here: ridewithgps.com/app. With the Ride with GPS app you can view turn by turns and real time images of the map and download route files to your GPS device. Clink this link to be added to the 2018 Tour de Tonka event on Ride With GPS. Watch this this tutorial to learn how to use the app for your Tour de Tonka ride.

In 2018, there will be three separate starting locations. All routes end at Minnetonka High School.

  • 16, 30, 36, 48 and 57-mile routes will start at Minnetonka High School at 7:30 a.m.
  • 62 & 71-mile routes will start at the Minnetonka Community Education Center at 7:30 a.m.
  • The 100-mile route will start at Clear Springs Elementary at 7 a.m.

16-Mile Ride: "The Family Ride"

This is the perfect ride for beginner riders or families with young children. The route is half paved road and half crushed-rock trail with a few hills along the way. Minimal to no training is required for this ride. View the Ride with GPS map and cue sheet.


30-Mile Ride "Trails, Trails, Trails"

This ride has approximately 10 miles of unpaved trail, two and a half miles of paved trail and 17 miles on paved road. There are gently rolling hills along the way. Minimal training is required for this ride. Ideal for families with older children. View the Ride with GPS map and cue sheet.


36-Mile Ride: "Trails Plus"

This ride has approximately 12 miles of unpaved trail, two and a half miles of paved trail and 22 miles on paved road. There are gently rolling hills along the way. Minimal training is required for this ride. Ideal for families with older children. View the Ride with GPS map and cue sheet.


48-Mile Ride: "The Road Trip"

The 48-mile ride is more challenging both in distance and varied terrain. This ride has two miles of paved trail, 2.5 miles of limestone trail and 43.5 miles on paved road (note: this includes a new route through Excelsior with 2 more miles of limestone trail). There are gently rolling hills along the way, and a few more challenging hills. Light training is required for this ride. Ideal for newer riders, who are looking for a challenge. View the Ride with GPS map and cue sheet.


57-Mile Ride: "The Expedition"

The 57-mile ride follows the same route as the 48-mile ride up to the 36-mile mark, at which point it becomes more challenging. This ride has approximately two miles on paved trail and 55 miles on paved road. Training is required for this ride. Ideal for riders who have logged mileage throughout the summer. View the Ride with GPS map and cue sheet.


62-Mile Ride: "Hills and Thrills"

This ride is more challenging than the 57-mile. The entire route is on road/pavement and covers a variety of terrains and elevations filled with twists, turns and hills. Training is required for this ride. Ideal for riders who have logged high mileage throughout the summer. View the Ride with GPS map and cue sheet.


71 Mile Ride: "The Voyage"

The 71 mile ride is challenging. It will be a long day on a bike but it will be a rewarding one as well. Very hilly and very scenic. All paved roads. Five rest stops await you, as well as many memories and sore extremities. Training is required. This ride is ideal for you if you are in shape and have logged some seat-time this summer. View the Ride with GPS map and cue sheet.

100-Mile Ride: "Tonka Century"

The 100-mile ride is VERY challenging. The entire route is on road/pavement and covers a variety of terrains and elevations filled with twists, turns and hills. Extensive training is required for this ride. It’s ideal for riders who have logged high-mileage routes throughout the summer and have ridden organized distance rides in the past. View the Ride with GPS map and cue sheet.



Thank you to our 2018 Major Sponsors!


Bridgewater Bank
Boyer Building Corporation
CUB Foods Minnetonka


Domino's


Maple Grove Cycling


Park Dental
Subaru
Tonka Bay Marina

Our 2018 Safety Sponsors include:


Twin Cities Orthopedics