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1st Conservation Bike Ride May 10


"...Riders who want to take part in the 16-mile round trip will meet at the Lancaster Sensory Trail instrument location on the Lancaster bike path..." more

Best Hikes Near Cleveland


"When I pitched my concept for Best Hikes Near Cleveland to Falcon Guides about a year and a half ago, I needed a hook that separated my vision from existing guides..." more

CVNP Spring Training Hike April 19

"Get in shape with a park ranger, beginning with easier, shorter trails and building to a moderately difficult hike..." more

2014 Ride of Silence Columbus April 21

"The Greater Columbus bicycling community will gather at the Ohio Statehouse on Wednesday May 21, 2014 for the 11th time as part of the worldwide Ride of Silence held annually on the 3rd Wednesday in May." more...

Canalway Questing Begins April 15

"...Stop by to chat with Park Ranger Arrye Rosser and Quest Crew volunteers about the Canalway Questing program..." more

Ohio Active Living Workshops April 23

"...The Forum will provide an overview of the three active living strategies in 'Ohio's Plan to Prevent and Reduce Chronic Disease' - Safe Routes to School, Shared Use, and Complete Streets..." more

Women-Only Bike Rides Gain In Popularity


"Women's bicycling is growing, there's no doubt about that. Such advocacy organizations as the League of American Bicyclists and the Cascade Bicycle Club in Seattle are pushing to get more women involved in all aspects of riding - especially commuting and recreation." more...

John's 30 In 30 OTE Attempt


"...John will ride the entire length of the Ohio to Erie Trail, which is about 330 miles, in 30 hours on June 27 to 28 to raise $10K for cancer research." more...

Good Ideas Columbus April 22

"GOOD IDEAS Columbus is an innovative program that brings together creative and motivated young people with community leaders to solve pressing issues in Central Ohio. We want to bring Columbus' brightest young minds; designers, architects, engineers, students and artists, and pair them with some of the most important community leaders to work on real problems affecting transportation in our city..." more

Adventurer Shares Hiking Tales


Olive Hill, KY - "...Niekamp, a park volunteer from Dayton, Ohio, is the lead adventurer for Outdoor Adventure Connection. He has backpacked more than 13,000 miles, has hiked the Appalachian Trail three times and is leader of the Dayton Hikers group..." more

Man Celebrates Health By Biking Buckeye Trail


"A Tri-State man is celebrating his victory over cancer by taking the trip of a lifetime." more...

Earth Day Gratitude Week April 19-26

"...This will be the 8th annual Earth Day event organized by Green Columbus, a local non-profit organization, and it remains the largest volunteer effort anywhere for Earth Day..." more

Olentangy Greenway Trail Clean Up April 19

"Please mark your calendars for a Volunteer trail clean up day along the Olentangy Greenway on Saturday, April 19th from 8AM-12Noon in celebration for the upcoming earth day (April 22)..." more

2014 Healthy Steps Walking Program

"...The kickoff event was held Thursday along the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in Barberton. Sponsors were Summa's Barberton and Wadsworth-Rittman hospitals." more...

Greene County Hosting April Night Rides

"...The first ride will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 12, from Xenia Station to Cedarville. The second ride is 7 p.m. Saturday, April 26, from Old Town Reserve to Young's Dairy." more...

Tiger Grant Appicalations Due April 28

"The Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery, or TIGER Discretionary Grant program, provides a unique opportunity for the DOT to invest in road, rail, transit and port projects..." more

MTBers Enjoy Southern Utah Festival

Hurricane, UT - "The fourth annual Mountain Bike Festival, hosted by Over The Edge Sports this weekend, boasted over 150 mountain biking enthusiasts from all over the mountain states and even a few from Canada." more...

Towpath's Mustill Store Opening Day April 5

"Burgers and dogs on the grill, live music on the porch, historic games on the lawn, and more..!" more

Women Inspired By 1928 Bike Ride

"It was only later - after she had thawed out from her four-day bicycle ride, in freezing weather, from New York City to Washington - that Lesly Jones reflected on the women who had inspired the journey in the first place." more...

Bike Ride Benefits Landslide Victims


"Proceeds from the first-ever All-in Family Bike Ride presented by the Marysville YMCA on April 5 will benefit the Red Cross efforts to help the landslide ravaged community of Oso in Snohomish County [WA]." more...

National Bike Challenge!


"We are off to an exciting warm-up period with the new-and-improved National Bike Challenge!" more...

CVNP Just Getting Started Hike Mar. 30

"Join a park ranger for a low-intensity one-mile loop on the rolling, unpaved Lake Trail, for novice hikers interested in outdoor exercise..." more

'A Winter Of Cycling' Documentary

"...The film follows 12 Colorado cyclists who took part in an Icy Bike Winter Commuting Challenge, braving the Colorado winter..." more

Courteous Mass Dayton April 4

"Learn the joys of transportation cycling and sharing the road, while enjoying the benefits of safety in numbers..." more

GOBA Gives Mansfield Chance To Shine


"For cycling enthusiasts and novice riders alike, the upcoming Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure is an opportunity to "take a ride on the wild side" - and an opportunity for Mansfield to make a good impression." more...

Wheelwomen Switchboard Launches


Portland, OR - "Check out the Wheelwomen Switchboard, a new "big tent" online site for women bicyclists to do everything from search for jobs in the bike industry, sell their bikes or crowdsource a bike gathering." more...

Redbud Ride April 11-13

Barbourville, KY - "Our friends in nearby Barbourville will present the 3rd Annual Redbud Warm-Up..." more

Great Canadian Trails Tours


"Leading international adventure travel company, World Expeditions, launches its newest division in their distinctive 'paths less travelled' style. Great Canadian Trails is catering to travellers seeking unique remote active holidays in Canada.

"With operations based out of the Ottawa office, Great Canadian Trails offers a growing selection of both guided and supported self-guided hiking and cycling adventures..." more...

Orienteering March 29

"Challenge your land navigation skills with the Northeastern Ohio Orienteering Club. Courses for all skill levels offered..." more

The Woman Who Kickstarted The GA Trail Summit


"On April 11-12, 2014, Georgia's first trail summit in 15 years will convene in Athens. Trail groups from throughout the state will gather to share knowledge and further projects, with a goal of establishing a first-class trail network in Georgia." more...

Dublin Man Walks Appalachian Trail


"Dublin resident to hike Appalachian Trail to raise money for Heinzerling Foundation van." more...

CVNP Spring Training Hike Mar. 22

"Get in shape with a park ranger, beginning with easier, shorter trails and building to a moderately difficult hike..." more...

Kidical Mass DC, A Kid-Friendly Movement


"...Since 2011, about 25 parents and children have been a part of Kidical Mass DC, a kid-friendly bike movement with chapters in multiple cities across the country..." more

North American Handmade Bicycle Show


NC - "The North American Handmade Bicycle Show celebrated its 10th anniversary this past weekend in Charlotte, North Carolina..." more

2014 Spring Gran Fondos

"In the world of cycling, gran fondos are sort of a cross between a race and a century ride..." more

Jefferson County Trails Open House Mar. 17

"The Jefferson County Trails and Greenways Task Force will host an open house Monday at the Historic Fort Steuben Visitors Center to show the public proposed plans for a new national bike route and to encourage ideas and suggestions on local walking and bike trails." more...

Trails Opening Day Mar. 29

"...March 29-the last Saturday in March-is Opening Day for Trails. It's the perfect time to kick off the season with a leisurely stroll or bike ride along your local trail." more...

Ohio!Ohio! planning for Bike!Bike! Mar. 21

"Please join us for the Ohio!Ohio! Convergence to take place Fri, March 21st-Sun, March 23rd. This is going to be a great chance to meet other folks in Ohio and create connections and strengthen our work as bicycle advocates..." more

Friends Of The Little Miami Meeting Mar. 23

"...The Open Meeting will begin at 4:00 p.m.; The Open Meeting welcomes Segment Adopters, trail volunteers, members, donors, and the general public.

"Come join us." more...

Does A Separate Women's Bike Summit Make Sense?


"...Does having a separate event mean women are accepting "separate but equal" status? Or is it empowering..?" more

CVNP Full Moon Hike Mar. 15

"Hike at night under a full moon with a park ranger. 2.25-mile walk to the Beaver Marsh along the firm, flat Towpath Trail..." more

Rays Bike Park Polar Blast Takeover Mar. 16

"Rays Indoor Bike Park and bmbw are teaming up to take over the Polar Blast snow tubing hill and build the first Downhill Mountain Bike Snow Park for one day only..! " more

COP Dublin Avery Park Ride Mar. 11

"COP Dublin Avery Park Ride Schedule." more...

Obstacles To Getting More Women Riding


"...Despite impressive momentum, the movement to get more women on bikes faces many obstacles. Yesterday, National Organization of Women President Terry O'Neill laid out some barriers to women's cycling that don't often make it into the conversation..." more

CVSR Hike Aboard! Mar. 9

"Climb aboard Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad for a one-way ride followed by a challenging ranger-led 5.6 mile hike..." more

Courteous Mass Dayton Mar. 7

"Learn the joys of transportation cycling and sharing the road, while enjoying the benefits of safety in numbers..." more

2014 Navigating MAP-21 Workshops Announced

"...These workshops really work. Advocacy Advance has facilitated 19 funding workshops in 17 states, directly resulting in over $27.7 million in public funding for biking and walking infrastructure and programs..." more

CVNP Spring Training Hike Mar. 8

"Get in shape with a park ranger-led hike, beginning with easier, shorter trails and building to a moderately difficult hike..." more

Year Of Yay! Ride Mar. 8

Upper Arlington - "Meeting Location: Whole Foods in Upper Arlington..." more

Iditarod Bikers Shatter Records


"...Iditarod Trail Invitational 350 winner Kevin Breitenbach from Fairbanks was rolling his fat-bike into McGrath at record-setting speed that would shame the dog team of 2013 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race champion..." more

What To Expect At Seattle Bike Expo

"If you're looking for a one-stop synopsis to bicycling in the Pacific Northwest, you should put the Seattle Bicycle Expo on your agenda this weekend." more...

Scioto Trail Clean Up Mar. 8

"...Event will not be held if there is still significant snow on the ground." more...

Chilly Willy Ride Heart Attack Victim Doing Well


WA - "...A man participating in the annual Chilly Hilly collapsed while biking up one of the route's namesake hills, but fast action by nearby riders trained in CPR, the Cascade Bicycle Club emergency communication system, Bainbridge Island first responders and Washington State Ferries all came together to save his life." more...

2014 National Bike Summit Mar. 3-5

"The 2014 National Bike Summit will unite the voices of bicyclists on Capitol Hill to advance bicycle safety, funding and equity. Join more than 700 participants from all 50 states as we build momentum in Congress for a Bicycle Friendly America." more...

CVNP Volunteer Orientation Mar. 1

"Do you want to volunteer at your national park? Attend an orientation for an overview of CVNP and current volunteer opportunities..." more

Bike OSU Winter Cycle Show Feb. 27

"...Come out to show off your bikes and get to know many of the other people that bike around OSU and Columbus..." more

Racing Across Alaska On Foot

"...Last year, Hewitt, 59, was the first person to complete the race unsupported. Where the other racers stopped at night in villages to sleep and used bags dropped at post offices to replenish their food supplies, the Unity man did it alone." more...

Friends Of Little Miami State Park Feb. 23

"The Friends of the Little Miami State Park will hold its next Monthly Meeting Sunday, February 23 at 4:00 p.m in the Loveland City Hall, 120 West Loveland Ave, Loveland OH." more...

CVNP Winter Warm-Ups Hike Feb. 23

"Winter hiking in CVNP offers beautiful scenery and wonderful recreational opportunities. Join us for a 7 mile hike on the Buckeye and Valley trails..." more

Taste Of Tusc Mar. 14

"Advance tickets for this year's Taste of Tusc, an event to benefit the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition and it's efforts to develop the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in Tuscarwas County, are now on sale." more...

Friends Of Camp Chase Trail Feb. 27

"Guest Speaker: Eric Oberg of Rails to Rails-to-Trails Conservancy - Midwest Office (in Canal Winchester)..." more

AK: Big Fat Bike Festival Feb. 21-23


"For more than 100 years people have been doing amazing things with bicycles, in Alaska. In 1898 a handful of hardy souls rode over 1,000 miles from Dawson to Nome - well before cars, trains or even roads." more...

Columbus Bicycle Subcommittee Feb. 26

"Columbus Transportation and Pedestrian Commission Bicycle Subcommittee monthly meeting..." more

Friends Of Madison County Trails Feb. 19

"The Friends of Madison County Parks and Trails meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month in London..." more

Bicycle Adventure's 2014 Urban Trips


"Setting the latest trend in active travel, the leader in North America bike tours, Bicycle Adventures, announces its latest touring series, Urban Adventures..." more

Winnipeg's Winter Cycling Congress

"...Although road conditions have improved, Winnipeg's recent transportation headaches will provide a timely backdrop for a gathering of international winter-cycling advocates and experts known as the Winter Cycling Congress. Beginning this Wednesday, approximately 170 delegates and speakers will spend three days in the Manitoba capital, sharing ideas about making winter cycling easier, safer and more accessible." more...

National Bike Summit Mar. 3-5

"There are only 20 days left until the big event and already hundreds of bicyclists have already signed up for the premier bicycle advocacy gathering of the year..." more

Media Training for Bike Advocates Mar. 2

"Whether you're showing off a new bike lane, drumming up support for federal bike funding, or calling attention to a safety hazard on your corner, you've got a story to tell about biking." more...

CVNP Cross-Country Ski Workshop Feb. 15

"This workshop is designed for intermediate skiers with a good wedge or snowplow..." more

BikeMaine 2014


"A 350-mile bike ride route weaving through the Western Maine foothills and Belgrade Lakes region will cut through the heart of Kennebec County and include overnight stops in Winthrop and Gardiner." more...

WI: Madison's Winter Bike To Work Day


"Bikers will have a few more incentives to brave the cold for their commute on Wednesday, thanks to Winter Bike to Work Day." more...

Man's Cycling Passion Put To Test

"...It's his almost-obsessive dedication to the sport that inspired Tassava to recently attempt the infamous Arrowhead 135, a grueling 135-mile race from International Falls, Minn. (one of the coldest spots in the United States) to Tower, Minn." more...

Dayton Adventure Summit Feb. 14-15

"...Dayton, Ohio, area on Feb. 14-15, visit us at the Adventure Summit expo at Wright State University, sponsored by Five Rivers MetroParks..." more

Seattle's Bicycle Sundays In 2014


"Bicyclists can enjoy a traffic-free stretch of Lake Washington Boulevard for 12 Sundays this year as Bicycle Sundays returns for its 46th year." more...

Students Cycle & Construct Homes


"...The cycling trip is part of Bike & Build, a nonprofit organization that does cross-country fundraising cycling trips. All proceeds from the trips go to affordable housing organizations..." more

Year Of Yay Ride Feb. 8 - ?

"Meeting Location: Whole Foods in Upper Arlington..." more

Vote For The People's Choice Advocacy Award

"At a ceremony during this year's National Bike Summit, Bicycling and the Alliance for Biking & Walking will recognize a state or local bike advocacy organization for its accomplishments over the past year-and we need your help to pick the winner..." more

CVNP Lantern Hike Feb. 8

"Join a park ranger to explore the wonders of CVNP on a 1 mile hike along the relatively flat, unpaved Lake Trail by lantern light..." more

Get Heart Healthy On America's Trails


"American Heart Month-observed in February of each year-was established in 1963 to draw national attention to the ongoing fight against cardiovascular disease..." more

2 Guys & Their Gulf To Gulf Odyssey

"...Austin Graham and Brad Tallent were nice enough to find time to answer my interview questions while paddling in their kayaks from Nova Scotia all the way down to the Gulf of Mexico..!" more

CVNP Park Ambassadors Orientation Feb. 5

"Set up information stations in the park to talk about nature and history..." more

IA: Return Of The Knobbi Ride Is Hardcore

"Central Iowa is so bicycling crazy that riding in the freezing cold isn't the novelty it was when the annual Bike Ride to Rippey started 37 years ago." more...

Tour De Force At Tour De France


"Details were announced this week of the Yorkshire Festival 2014, the first arts festival to precede the Tour de France..." more

Ohio Winter Special Olympics Feb. 5-6

"Once again, CVNP and Ohio Winter Olympics have partnered to help Special Olympians make their dreams come true..." more

Biking Across Kansas 2014

"Organizers announced the route for 2014 Biking Across Kansas on Wednesday, and it looks like they've squeezed every mile possible into the west-to-east across-state bike ride that's celebrating its 40th anniversary." more...

Scioto Trail Clean Up Feb. 8

"Weather Dependent: Event will not be held if there is still significant snow on the ground..." more

CVNP Winter Marshlands Hike Feb. 1

"Join a park ranger for this 1.5- mile walk along the flat, firm Towpath Trail..." more

Solo OTE Ride Adventure

"The plan started out as riding less than a mile round-trip to get ice cream with his two kids, but Jack Williams ultimately rode his bike 346 miles..." more

One Man. One Bike. One State from JackWilliams on Vimeo.

Columbus Parklet Project Fundraiser Feb. 6

"The Columbus Parklet Project plans on piloting the first parklet here in Columbus. A parklet is where parking spaces are converted into public spaces. This public space is open to all and is meant to bring the community together through creative public space design..." more

2014 RAGBRAI: Short & Flat


"This summer's edition of the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) promises to be the third shortest and second flattest in the mass event's 42-year history." more...

CO: Evergreen Ice Bike Race A Thriller


"...The key to navigating the ice is the tires, which must be either fat like those of fat bikes, or studded mountain bike tires." more...

Beginning Cross-Country Ski Workshop Feb. 1

"Join [CVNP] Park Ranger/Certified Ski Instructor Paul Motts to learn the basics of cross-country skiing..." more

Ohio Women's Bicycling Summit 2014

Saturday May 3, 2014, Columbus, Ohio. more...

Man Is First To Ride Bike To South Pole

"Congratulations to Daniel Burton for becoming the first human to ride a bicycle across Antarctica to the South Pole." more...

CVSR Hike Aboard Jan. 26

"Journey through the valley and then hike five miles back along the hilly, unpaved Buckeye Trail..." more

Bike Rentals Open At Yosemite

"...'We are not anticipating any other summertime activities to open, but it is very unusual to be able to hike the Four Mile Trail, go on a guided trail ride and bike ride in the Valley in January...'" more

Volunteer Naturalist Program Jan. 23

"Join us for an open house to learn about becoming an Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist..." more

Extreme Racing Coming To Badlands


"A national extreme racing championship is going from tropical Belize to the North Dakota Badlands." more...

Preservation Parks Trail Meeting Jan. 23

"A public forum to allow regional planners to listen to community needs and desires for multi-use trails in the southern region of Delaware County. Prioritize trail projects and identify target route(s)." more...

Bicycle Travel Video Contest


"...The Adventure Cycling Association is hosting its second annual Bicycle Travel Video Contest this year 'to celebrate the beauty and spirit of bicycle travel.'" more...

New CycloTouring Website Launched


"Are you looking for some ideas about a supported bicycle tour or independent bike adventure to take this summer? Or would you like to share one of your tours with the bicycle world?" more...

Columbus Bicycle SubCommittee Jan. 29

"...Open to the public." more

Stearns Trail Improvement Meeting Jan. 21

"SHAKER HEIGHTS -- The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes will host a public meeting next Tuesday (Jan. 21) to discuss the Stearns Trail Improvement Project, to provide wheelchair and stroller access to a mini-marsh." more...

Friends of Camp Chase Trail Jan. 23

"Next Meeting: Date is Thursday January 23, 6:30 pm." more...

IA Bike Summit, RAGBRAI Route Announced


"The 10th annual Iowa Bicycle Summit will be held Jan. 24 and 25 at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, officials announced Friday." more...

CVNP Winter Warm Up Hike Jan. 19

"Winter hiking in CVNP offers beautiful scenery and wonderful recreational opportunities. Join us for a 7 mile hike on the Ledges and Cross Country trails..." more

Public Input: Weinland Park and Milo Grogan Jan. 16

"The City of Columbus will make $22.9 million in infrastructure improvements in the Milo Grogan and Weinland Park neighborhoods between 2013 and 2015.

"The improvements will include eight projects..." more

Winter Bike Tour Through AZ Desert


"European firm Pure Adventures is rolling into the Western U.S. with both guided and self-guided bicycle tours..." more

CVNP Full Moon Hike Jan. 16

"Enjoy a crisp, 2.75-mile hike along the rolling, unpaved Tree Farm Trail to renew your mind, body, and spirit..." more

'Hiking The Ohio-to-Erie Trail' Jan. 15

"In April of 2013, Andy Niekamp set out on a hiking journey on the Ohio To Erie Trail from the Ohio River in Cincinnati..." more

Short North Speed Limit Meeting Jan. 13

"On the basis of a traffic speed study conducted several months ago, the City of Columbus proposes to increase the "temporary" 25 mph posted speed limits through our neighborhoods for Neil, King and Third Avenues to 30 mph, and for Fifth Avenue to 35 mph..." more

CVNP Volunteer Orientation Jan. 11

"Do you want to volunteer at your national park? Attend an orientation for an overview of CVNP and current volunteer opportunities..." more

Mentor Marsh Winter Hikes


"A large group of nature lovers started off the new year enjoying the winter weather with a hike through a few trails centered on the Mentor Marsh State Nature Preserve on Sunday afternoon." more...

SD: New Year's Ride Brings Out Fat Bikes

"It was zero degrees, and snow flurries were dancing in the wind Wednesday." more...

'Rising From Ashes' Jan. 28

"Rising From Ashes, the award-winning feature-length documentary about Team Rwanda, will premiere in Columbus on Tuesday, January 28 at 7 p.m. when the cycling film screens at the Drexel Theatre on East Main Street in Bexley..." more

CVNP Off The Beaten Path Hike Jan. 11

"This 1.5-mile roundtrip stroll on the flat, firm Towpath Trail may be shortened depending on conditions..." more

Year Of Yay! Ride Jan. 19

Learn more about this monthly ride in Columbus.

COSI Get Fit Family Day Jan. 11

"Participate in COSIs high-energy program, The Incredible Human Machine, engage in hands-on activities about the human body, try out fitness and sport activity stations, and play on giant inflatables..." more

Ride Permits Put On Hold In Death Valley


"Event organizers who operate charity bike rides and bike races in the Death Valley National Park learned just before Christmas that no new permits for such sporting events will be issued at the park in 2014." more...

Hilliard Public Meeting Jan. 7

"The City of Hilliard is committed to improving pathways for residents. Please join us to learn about the design alternatives proposed for the following projects and provide feedback..." more

Trek Trainer Rides In Columbus Jan. 2

"Join us for indoor training at Lane Ave Thursdays at 6:30 pm from December 5th through mid-March when the weather breaks..." more

Bike Florida Heads To Speedway In 2014

"...The March 22-28 ride - named the Magical History Tour - begins and ends in Palatka..." more

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