Courteous Mass Dayton Dec. 4
Dayton, OH - "Learn the joys of transportation cycling and sharing the road, while enjoying the benefits of safety in numbers..." more
Ride to Celebrate the Life of Max Snyder
Seattle, WA - "The Seattle bike community is invited to join together to joyfully remember a beloved friend, fellow bike rider, and awesome friend who we lost too soon." more...
Seattle Cranksgiving Shatters Record
Seattle, WA - "...160 people bought an astounding 1,560 pounds of food from local food vendors all around town and hauled it by bike to Rainier Valley Food Bank." more...
New 2016 Sojourn Series
"For the past 15 years, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) has hosted annual sojourns showcasing some of the country's finest rail-trails and greenways, and the communities they connect. And this year, RTC is pleased to announce that it is expanding the series to four rides over the course of 2016 with our new Sojourn Series!" more...
Cleveland Cranksgiving Recap
Cleveland, OH - "...We were lucky to have 70 cyclists show up to the Deaconess-Krafft Center in the Old Brooklyn neighborhood, and together we bought over $1,800 worth of groceries to donate..." more
Candlelight Walk Dec. 3
Peninsula, OH - "Wear your "ugly" Christmas sweaters, start your holiday shopping, and join us for the official lighting of the village tree. Continue your journey on a candlelit night..." more
Winter Warm-up Hike Dec. 6
Peninsula, OH - "Hike seven miles of the hilly, unpaved Salt Run, Cross Country, and Lake Trails..." more
Inaugural National Bike Travel Weekend
"Next year is shaping up to be a big one for Adventure Cycling Association as it observes the 40th anniversary of Bikecentennial, the bicentennial event in 1976 that spurred interest in long-distance bicycle travel..." more
2016 Sojourn Series Announced
"...Join us on the 2016 Sojourn Series-four world-class biking events that highlight the best of rail-trails and greenways across the United States..." more
Help Restore Nepal's Trails and Tourism!
"This Giving Tuesday, we're helping Nepal rebuild its trails system following the devastating earthquake, and we would love your help!.." more
Cranksgiving Cleveland Nov. 21
Cleveland, OH - "Cranksgiving - a "food raiser" bike ride supported by the local cycling community - is back this weekend to help ensure Cleveland-area families in need have enough food on the table this Thanksgiving." more...
More Things-to-Do in Cleveland this Week
See the list.
World Day of Rememberance for Traffic Victims
NYC - "November 15 was the World Day of Remembrance for Victims of Road Traffic. It was created in 1993 by road victims and their loved ones..." more
The Dirty Dozen
Pittsburgh, PA - "The Dirty Dozen is a bike race up the steepest and toughest hills in Pittsburgh, PA. Included are Berryhill, Logan, Suffolk, Sycamore, and Canton."
Mobile Workshops Coming to Bike Summit
"...This coming March, we will feature two unique mobile workshops to give attendees an exclusive look at how local leaders are supporting and promoting bicycling..." more
Courteous Mass - Springfield Nov. 22
Springfield, OH - "...Ride with Courteous Mass-Springfield and you'll see the city on your bike..." more
2015 Straight Street Hill Climb Nov. 22
Cincinnati, OH - "...The Straight Street Hill Climb is billed as 'one of the most grueling sub-mile runs on the planet' by event organizers... The bike race was added in 2011, along with the option to both run and bike up the hill in consecutive assaults." more...
Tweed Ride Photos
"Ever since Harris Tweed invented tweed in the 1830s tweed has been the go to choice for leisurely pursuits such as hunting, golfing and...cycling!.." more
Memorial Ride to Honor Ambridge Man
North Rayette Twp., PA - "...Brandon Ortmann, 24, of Ambridge was hit by a truck in September on Steubenville Pike, North Fayette Township, while he was on a bicycle. The driver fled the scene, police said." more...
Pickaway Parks Offer one last Autumn Hurrah
Vinton County, OH - "...Pickaway County boasts many trails through many different terrains and ecosystems and provides hikers with a wide range of choices." more...
CVNP MTB Trail Work Day Nov. 15
CVNP, OH - "Don't forget that finishing work continues this Sunday, Nov 15th, at 9AM. We'll start on Phase2, where Alex and his crew have rough-cut about a mile right now..." more
Sea Otter Adds E-Bike Race
CA - "Sea Otter Classic, the California event that "kicks off" the road and mountain bike race seasons each April, has announced it will host an e-mountain bike race at next year's event..." more
CVSR Veterans Day Event Nov. 11
Peninsula, OH - "Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) invites veterans, active duty military, first responders and up to three family members to take a train ride through Cuyahoga Valley Nation Park for free on Wednesday, November 11." more...
Escape on the Underground Railroad Nov. 14
Bath, OH - "Hale Farm & Village, staggered tours..." more
The Polar Express Nov. 13
CVNP, OH - "Wear pajamas to hear a reading of The Polar Express as we journey to the North Pole..." more
Hike the Mountain Bike Trail Nov. 29
Cuyahoga Heights, OH - "Historical Interpreter Doug Kusak leads a hike of the Mountain Bike Trail in Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation...." more
2016 Safe Routes to School National Conference
Columbus, OH - "...Ohio has one of the most dynamic Safe Routes to School programs in the country. At this conference you'll see and hear about its many nationally-recognized innovations..." more
Cranksgiving Akron Nov. 21
Akron, OH - "Cranksgiving is an alley cat race that is part bike ride, part holiday giving drive, and part scavenger hunt..." more
Scioto Greenways Grand Opening Nov. 10
Columbus, OH - "Join the Columbus Downtown Development Corporation on Tuesday, November 10 at 3:30 pm for the grand opening of the Scioto Greenways, and experience our new Downtown riverfront." more...
Ride a Protected Bike Lane Nov. 5
Columbus, OH - "Ever wonder about riding in a protected bike lane? Ride on over to Livingston Ave. or bring your bike to get a feel for riding in this simulation created by Connect Columbus..." more
Trailhead Named in Honor of Harding Graduate
Trumbull County, OH - "...The trail head is dedicated to Garret Wonders who raced for the U.S. Elite Military Cycling Team." more...
Hiking the Hills Nov. 8
Peninsula, OH - "Challenge yourself on the unpaved, hilly terrain of the Buckeye Trail. Fast pace. 6 miles..." more
Experience the Underground Railroad Nov. 6
Peninsula, OH - "...Along a 2-mile lantern hike, you'll encounter characters to bring the past to life. Aboard the train, you'll discover your fate..." more
Marion Park District Events for November
Marion, OH - "Naturalist James Anderson of the Marion County Park District will host a number of free programs for the public during November, including the final night hike of 2015 at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19 at the Marion Tallgrass Trail." more...
Lockheed Martin Towpath Freedom 5K Nov. 7
Akron, OH - "Join us on Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. as we honor our Veterans with a 5K run/walk!" more...
2015 New England Builders' Ball Fundraiser
Providence, RI - "On October 2, over 500 people braved cold and dreary conditions to ogle bikes, geek out over tubing, lugs, geometry, components, and paint at the East Coast Greenway Alliance's most unique annual fundraising event. more...
2016 National Bike Summit March 7-9
D.C. - "The 16th annual gathering of bike advocates, industry leaders and congressional champions will again take place at the Renaissance Hotel in Downtown Washington, D.C..." more
Biology (Class) Tour Nov. 14
Columbus, OH - "Rick Ucker will be leading on tour du biologique. A ride featuring the theme of biology. The dwindling autumnal colors of CBus will be visible as we ride on this crisp November morning." more...
RTC Midwest Office Celebrates New OH Location
Yellow Springs, OH - "Rails-to-Trails Conservancy's Midwest Regional Office just moved shop! Our relocation to Yellow Springs, Ohio, was celebrated in style in mid-October." more...
Courteous Mass Dayton Nov. 6
Dayton, OH - "Dayton's Monthly Street Cycling Ride..." more
Pumpkin Chunkin' Nov. 1
Peninsula, OH - "Bring pumpkins to throw to the flock as a treat. Admission is one pumpkin per person..." more
2015 National Bike Challenge Results
"The 2015 National Bike Challenge ended strong with a record number of riders and the most miles logged in Challenge history..." more
Unicycle Rider Raising Awareness for Justice
Bozeman, MT - "The Great Divide Trail is the country's longest Canada-to-Mexico mountain bike trail." more...
Benefit Raises $5k for Tallgrass Trail
Marion, OH - "...Thanks to the matching donations of Grange Insurance, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and the Marion Community Foundation, Verne Hart was able to collect an impressive amount of proceeds." more...
What's Great in Dayton: October 23-29
Things-to-Do in Dayton this week.
NE Ohio Museums Gearing Up for Halloween
Things-to-Do Guide for NE Ohio.
Things-to-Do in Akron
Akron, OH - "Airships of the past, the Indigo Girls, Hunter Hayes, 'Carrie,' the Akron Symphony Orchestra and tubas are among the things that make this week's list." more...
Randonneuring 101 Oct. 24
Canal Winchester, OH - "Discover what RUSA is all about. Join us for a 65mile ride (also known as a "Populaire" or 100k) from Canal Winchester to Granville and back..." more
Bring Out Ya Dead Oct. 24
Cincinnati, OH - "...More details to come." more...
Cincy Cranksgiving Nov. 14
Cincinnati, OH - "Cranksgiving is a food drive on two wheels. Part bike ride, part food drive, part scavenger hunt..." more
Lessons Learned at Leave No Trace Clinic
Portland, OR - "Leave No Trace ethics aren't something we talk much about in the bike world. But we should." more...
3rd Annual Tweed Ride Nov. 7
Columbus, OH - "...Everyone is welcome regardless of your attire." more...
Disaster Relief Trials Demonstrate Biking's Potential
Portland, OR - "...The event, which was based at University of Portland, aims to demonstrate that cargo bikes can be an effective way to administer aid and help rebuild our communities after a large quake or other natural disaster." more...
Man Celebrates 90th Birthday, Logs 200k Miles
CA - "Goodwin, of Granite Bay, and 90 of his friends gathered to ride 20 miles to his milestone." more...
Halloween Bash Oct. 30
Columbus, OH - "...The Critical Masquerade will tour haunted Columbus landmarks and finish at Third Hand where we'll have food, games, prizes, raffles, a fire, and costume contest." more...
Mayor Stops in Gainesville During Bike Trip
FL - "Clint Johnson has no money and no idea where he's sleeping tonight. But he does have people willing to help him on the way." more...
Graveyard Ride Oct. 29
Cincinnati, OH - "...We'll ride around to some of the spookiest graveyards in Cincinnati." more...
Inaugural Columbus Witch Ride Oct. 18
Columbus, OH - "It's the first ever witches ride in Columbus! Meet at the Park of Roses in your best pointy hat..." more
Cross Country Ride for Our Soldiers
Columbus, OH - "Together two Ohioans, Patricia Waiwood and Rick Percy will embark on an EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) Warrior Foundation Ride for Our Soldiers on 10/27/2015..." more
Williamsburg Batavia Trail Ribboncutting Oct. 15
Clermont County, OH - "...On Thursday, October 15 at 2:30 PM join ODNR Director James Zehringer as we cut the ribbon on this latest segment of the trail..." more
Ghost Walk Oct. 17
Peninsula, OH - "...This 1-mile lantern hike is on the unpaved, rolling Lake Trail..." more
Camp Chase Grand Opening Oct. 30
Galloway, OH - "...Join the Friends of Camp Chase Trail for a celebration bicycle ride on the new section of trail from Galloway Road to Sullivant Ave..." more
Moon Run Oct. 13
Peninsula, OH - "Join the Conservancy and Western Reserve Racing for a 3- to 6-mile run with a surprise twist..." more
National Walking Summit Oct. 28-30
D.C. - "Walking can improve our health, reduce our healthcare costs, provide equal transportation access for everyone, clean our environment, improve the economic viability of our downtowns, and more..." more
Man Follows Forced Ponca March Route on Bike
NE - "A Lincoln man is biking the route that the Ponca people were forced to march from Nebraska to Oklahoma in 1877." more...
Xenia Night Ride Oct. 24
Xenia, OH - "Join the GCP&T Trail Sentinels for a moonlight ride along the region's bike trails..." more
Week a Year Tour is East Coast Greenway Fundraiser
"...The event is known as the Week A Year Tour in which 35 cyclists from all across the country are biking 325 miles from Fredericksburg, Va., to Raleigh, N.C..." more
BIKE - TRAIN - BIKE! Cancelled
Independence, OH - "Cancelled due to Towpath Marathon [on Oct. 11]..." more
Bike Riding Musician Performing at Velo Cult
Portland, OR - "A bicycle has done much more than simply get musician Ben Weaver to his gigs; the act of pedaling has transformed his music and his mission." more...
International Walk to School Day Oct. 7
"International Walk to School Day is a global event that involves communities from more than 40 countries walking and biking to school..." more
FREE Streetcar Bike Safety Class Oct. 10
Cincinnati, OH - "Queen City Bike has partnered with the City of Cincinnati and SORTA to provide a free Cincinnati Streetcar bike safety class on Saturday, Oct. 10, 10-11 a.m..." more
Mayor Will Pedal From Tallahassee to Key West to Promote Trails
FL - "DeBary's embattled mayor, whose City Council remains at odds with him over his recent provocative comments, departs Thursday for a two-week cycling trip..." more
24th Towpath Marathon Oct. 11
Man Rides 346-Mile Tails from Pittsburgh to D.C.
"...At 65 years old, he started biking and has never looked back..." more
CVNP to Host Off-Road Trail Meeting Oct. 8
CVNP, OH - "The first mountain bike trail in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park will be the topic of a public open house Thursday." more...
Hudson City School's Bike/Walk to School Day a Success
Akron, OH - "...Participants included 642 students in kindergarten through eighth grade, more than 100 more than last fall..." more
Summit County Trails Forum Oct. 19
Akron, OH - "Join us for a morning of networking, trail workshops and tours of some of the newest trail projects in Summit County..." more
NE Ohio Festivals this Week
Cleveland, OH - "...Northeast Ohio has a full harvest of fall parties and events planned, including the IngenuityFest and Dick Goddard's Woollybear Festival this weekend..." more
Ian Wasti's 250-Mile March to the Sea
"On paper, it seems a daunting task: a four-day, one-man endurance test that will see Ian Wasti plod, pedal and paddle his way from Winchester, Va., to Rehoboth Beach, Del..." more
Foster Hope Joyride Oct. 10
Westerville, OH - "All proceeds benefit Bike Lady, Inc. a Columbus 501(c)(3) ALL-VOLUNTEER charity that raises money and provides NEW bikes, helmets, and locks to Ohio foster kids during the holidays." more...
2015 Bike & Brew Postponed
From the Towpath Times, "Due to inclement weather, the 2015 Bike & Brew event will be postponed until Saturday, October 10, from 4 to 8 p.m..." more
County Engineer to Speak to Bike Club Oct. 6
Stark County, OH - "...Featured speaker is Stark County Engineer Keith Bennett. The public may attend." more...
Night Ride Oct. 10
Xenia, OH - "Join the GCP&T Trails Sentinels for a moonlight ride along the region's bike trails..." more
The Great Pumpkin Roll Ride Oct. 3
Harrison, OH - "The Great Pumpkin Roll Ride is a howling good ride that starts in Harrison Ohio and stretches through picturesque southwest Ohio and southeast Indiana..." more