OBF Ohio Bicycling Summit Feb. 23
Columbus, OH - "The Third Annual OBF Ohio Bicycling Summit will give organizations and clubs an opportunity to display what they are doing for cycling in Ohio in the Statehouse Atrium..." more
Valentines Hike at Tallgrass Trail
Marion, OH - "Join the Marion County Park District for a Valentines Winter Hike!
"It's this Saturday..." more
Adventure Cycling Celebrates 40 Years
Adventure Summit 2016
Dayton, OH - "Thousands of outdoor enthusiasts will converge on Dayton, Ohio: The Outdoor Adventure Capital of the Midwest for a weekend of outdoor skill, culture and experience..." more
600 Attend Michael Prater Memorial Ride
Cincinnati, OH - "A half-mile line of cyclists stretched along Kellogg Road Saturday. In silence, they rode slowly, two abreast, in memory of Michael Prater." more...
'Some Like it Hot' Feb. 13
Columbus, OH - "Our Year of Yay! rides kick off from Whole Foods Market Easton during 2016. They are open to Yay Bikes! members and first-time guests, and they're FREE..." more
Fat Bike Worlds Happened-And It Was Awesome
CO - "What went down during the Crested Butte festival might have you thinking differently about winter cycling." more...
Park Tool's Bike Science Feb. 20
Canal Winchester, OH - "Learn hands-on, how to do a complete Annual Tune-up on your bike..." more
Lance Armstrong Sparks Debate with Entry
CA - "He's not competing. There are no awards. And the event isn't event going to be timed. But there still promises to be plenty of gawking." more...
Cycle Oregon Announces New Women's Ride
Portland, OR - "...Cycle Oregon usually sells out quickly, so organizers gave the first 500 people at tonight's event a spot on the list..." more
Register for the 2016 Towpath Trilogy
"Featuring three-mile, five-mile and half marathon race lengths.
"Race series to benefit trail development." more...
'Breaking Away' Star to Appear at Vintage Bicycle Show
CA - "Actor Dennis Christopher is returning to his role as a bicyclist to participate in the Eroica California vintage bike show and ride in April." more...
2016 Advocacy Awards at the National Bike Summit
"...This Awards Gala will recognize the many people and organizations who are working to improve bicycling in their communities and help make active transportation a part of peoples' lives." more...
No Blizzard Can Delay Winter Bike to Work Day
"Prep for all conditions and ride your bike to work on February 12." more...
Michael Prater Memorial Ride Feb. 6
Cincinnati, OH - "The Cincinnati Cycle Club and Queen City Bike in Collaboration with MOBO Bicycle Coop and Cincinnati Off-Road Alliance will be hosting a memorial Ghost Ride for fallen cyclist Michael Prater." more...
Candy Land Gravel Grinder Feb. 6
Nelsonville, OH - "Let's ride gravel roads around Nelsonville. Bring snacks/lunch..." more
Marion County Parks Events
Marion, OH - "The Marion County Park District has announced its schedule of events for February." more...
Super-Mom Crushes 135-Mile Winter Bike Race
"Riding a bike for 135 miles in the snow, with little or no sleep, and in January temperatures, is an ultimate challenge. Now, imagine stopping to breastfeed for your 7-week-old baby along the way." more...
Kolumbus Kat Feb. 13
Columbus, OH - "The First alleycat of the year! In celebration of love, we've decided to dedicate the race to Valentines day." more...
On-Bike Motor Found at Cyclo-Cross Championships
Zolder, Belgium - "Almost six years since the first allegations of 'mechanical doping' in cycling, on Saturday a hidden booster motor was finally found in a bicycle being used at a major event..." more
Winter Cycling Congress 2016
Minneapolis, MN - "...the Twin Cities will become the undisputed world capital of winter bicycling - for about 72 hours." more...
Winter Bike to Work Day Feb. 12
Dayton, OH - "Bike Miami Valley is hosting a Winter Bike to Work Day reception..." more
Yay Bikes! Jan. Ride Report
Columbus, OH - "...We were pleasantly surprised that the weather was grand and 60 folks were able to "TAKE" the challenge to ride with us..." more
Courteous Mass Dayton Feb. 5
Dayton, OH - "Learn the joys of transportation cycling and sharing the road, while enjoying the benefits of safety in numbers..." more
Scioto Trails Gravel Ride Jan. 30
Chillicothe, OH - "Watching the weather for a third try at Scioto in as many weeks...looking good right now..." more
Across State Bike Tour Takes Cues from Hollywood
SD - "...the theme for RASDak (Ride Across South Dakota) is the "Grit and Bear It Ride." It commemorates the saga of local frontiersman Hugh Glass, whose escapades have been made into the major motion picture..." more
Camp Chase Trail Hilltop Action Team Feb. 6
Columbus, OH - "We are holding our next meeting of the Hilltop Action Team on Saturday February 6 at 10 am at the Hilltop YMCA in the Huntington Room. (Location not yet confirmed)" more...
Towpath Half Marathon April 10
"Featuring three-mile, five-mile and half marathon race lengths..." more
Learn to Cross-Country Ski Jan. 30
Peninsula, OH - "Learn the basics of cross-country skiing. Participants are encouraged to bring their own equipment. Visitor Note: Program will be cancelled if there is less than four inches of snow..." more
Fairbanks Hosts First Winter Bike Stage Race
AK - "...It's the first such race in Fairbanks, and as best race director Christopher Knott has been able to tell, the first fat bike stage race in North America." more...
RAGBRAI 2016 Route Announced
IA - "If you're considering to ride in the grand-daddy of all across-state bicycle tours - RAGBRAI - this summer, organizers announced this year's route at the annual gala on Saturday night." more...
TransAm Bike Tour Bridges Generation Gap
"...Mary and Larry Wright have some 4,000 photos and hours of encounters they enjoy recalling from their 96-day adventure." more...
Hike Aboard! Jan. 30
CVNP, OH - "Journey through the national park by train and hike 5 challenging miles back on the hilly Buckeye Trail. Fast pace. Fee: $3..." more
Inpsired to Ride Feb. 2
Columbus, OH - "INSPIRED TO RIDE follows a handful of cyclists as they race unsupported in the inaugural year of The Trans Am Bike Race..." more
ODOT Bike Routes Open House Jan. 27
Cleveland, OH - "The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is developing a network of U.S. and state bicycle routes in Ohio and is seeking public feedback at an open house to ensure the routes are as safe as possible." more...
Full Moon Hike Jan. 24
Athens IMBA Meeting Jan. 22
Athens, OH - "Athens Bicycle Club will host a mountain bike social with Andy Williamson, Great Lakes Region Director of the International Mountain Bicycling Association, on Friday, Jan. 22, from 5-6:30 p.m. at Devil's Kettle Brewing on Columbus Road in Athens." more...
Basic Bike Maintenance & Repairs Jan. 30
Springboro, OH - "The City of Springboro and its Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) are hosting two bicycle training events this month in collaboration with Rick John from the Bikeway Bike Shop. The sessions are free and open to the public however registration is required..." more
Snowshoe Hike Jan. 23
Peninsula, OH - "Learn a new skill or just got out and enjoy the winter chill on snowshoes..." more
Dirty Kanza 2016 Sparks Registration Frenzy
KS - "...About 1,400 cyclists with a taste for endurance gravel-grinder riding signed up within about a quarter of an hour. By 10 a.m., nearly all of the 1,900 spots for the June 4th Flint Hills event were taken..." more
Big Walnut Trail Input Needed
Delaware County, OH - "Preservation Parks of Delaware County is asking the public to comment on proposed projects designed to improve the Big Walnut Community Trail and trails at Gallant Woods Park.
"The deadline for responses is Friday, Jan. 22." more...
Hike-Bike Rock & Roast Jan. 23
Batavia, OH - "Back by popular demand is the "Rock and Roast" to benefit the Williamsburg Batavia Hike Bike Trail Project..." more
Racing Alaska's Iditasport 100K
Cleveland, OH - "When calamity and misadventure threaten to derail her chance at fat-bike glory, one cyclist discovers choosing to lose..." more
Bike Movie Showings This Winter
Cleveland, OH - "With winter finally upon us, the next couple of months are a great time to take in some special film screenings around town..!" more
1st West Virginia Bike Summit Jan. 24-25
Charleston, WV - "With the number of Americans who ride a bike for transportation and recreation growing rapidly across Appalachia and the United States, transportation advocates in West Virginia will launch the state's first ever bike summit in Charleston later this month." more...
MLK National Day of Service Jan. 18
Richmond, CA - "The community is set to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service for a ninth year on Monday, Jan. 18 with another massive volunteer effort on the Richmond Greenway." more...
Womens Bike Pop-Up Shop 2016
"...For the fourth year in a row, we will feature the Women Bike Pop-Up Shop at the National Bike Summit & Women's Forum!" more..."
Starting Out With a New Bike Jan. 23
Springboro, OH - "...Interested in biking but don't know where to start? Interested in trying out a new biking discipline like mountain biking? This session will provide information on the types of bikes available on the market today and how to pick the right one for you..." more
David Bowie Ride
Seattle, WA - "...Basically, all I want to do is ride my bike around Seattle listening to Bowie. And you are all invited to join. Bring your friends. It will be a slow cruise, and nobody will be left behind." more...
Portlanders Ride to Remember Bowie
OR - "...For many years now, Bowie and his music have loomed largely in Portland's bike scene thanks to the annual Bowie vs. Prince bike ride. The ride happens each year in June during Pedalpalooza..." more
Miami Erie Canal Towpath Hike
New Bremen, OH - "Some wintry weather that came in overnight was the perfect setting for a Winter Canal Hike in New Bremen." more...
Taipei Mayor Embarks on 380-km Cycling Trip
Taiwan - "Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je and a group of cyclists set off Saturday on a 380-km ride from Taipei to Kaohsiung, which is expected to take no more than 21 hours." more...
Snowshoe Hike Jan. 16
Peninsula, OH - "Learn a new skill or just got out and enjoy the winter chill on snowshoes..." more
Miami-to-Everglades Tour Feb. 29 - March 3
FL - "...This winter, from Feb. 29 to March 3, 2016, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) is hosting our premier Florida Sojourn-an exploration of the Greater Miami region's growing trail network." more...
Learn more about this tour, including a daily itinerary.
Family Movie Night at CanalWay Center Jan. 8
Cuyahoga Heights, OH - "...The movie starts at 7 p.m. and admission is free. Snacks will be available to purchase or visitors are welcome to bring in their own..." more
Tallgrass Trail Winter Hike Jan. 9
Marion, OH - "...The Polar Bear Hike is this Saturday January 9, 2016." more...
The World's Coldest Bike Race
"Cyclists on the world's coldest bike race discovered that their bikes had frozen up as they prepared to ride." more...
Marion County Parks Jan. Events
Marion, OH - "Naturalist James Anderson, of the Marion County Park District, will host a number of free programs for the public during January." more...
American Sets New Cycling Record
"British rider Tommy Godwin's 1939 record for the most number of miles ridden on a bicycle in a single year has been broken..." more
OBF Ohio Bicycling Summit Feb. 23
Columbus, OH - "The Third Annual OBF Ohio Bicycling Summit will give organizations and clubs an opportunity to display what they are doing for cycling in Ohio in the Statehouse Atrium. They will share best practices..." more
Bike Cleveland Annual Meeting Jan. 24
Cleveland, OH - "You are cordially invited to Bike Cleveland's 2016 Annual Meeting! Learn what we've been working on in 2015 and what our plans are for 2016..." more
CORA Membership Drive
Cincinnati, OH - "In an ongoing effort to improve and expand the mountain biking opportunities in Ohio, the Cincinnati Off-Road Alliance (CORA) and the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) have teamed up through IMBA's Chapter Program..." more...
Populaire of the Month Jan. 24
Westerville, OH - "We head NE this time, hoping for good weather on Ned's Green Valley Odyssey..." more
Man Spends 50 Years Cycling Around Globe
"...Leaving his job in Germany as a tool and die maker at 22, he has since cycled 378,000 miles through 211 countries, using 21 passports and taking 100,000 photos..." more
Webinar: New Transportation Bill Impact on SRTS
"...In this webinar, the National Partnership's federal policy lead, Margo Pedroso, will review the changes to TAP along with other provisions in the FAST Act that provide opportunities for Safe Routes to School funding and policies that make communities safer for kids and families walking and bicycling." more...
GOBA Visits SW OH in 2016
"The 28th Annual Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure, or GOBA, will take in local cities Hamilton, Eaton, Oxford, Brookville and Miamisburg..." more
Off the Beaten Path Jan. 9
Peninsula, OH - "... This 1.5-mile, on- and off-trail walk may be shortened depending on the weather..." more
Planning the Next Northeast Ohio Jan. 8
Cleveland, OH - "Northeast Ohio is experiencing a generational turnover in the world of transportation and community planning. Some of the newer leaders of public planning agencies see their job as one of not only preserving and enhancing community assets designed over the last century, but also fixing the impact of past decisions that haven't worked out well..." more
Man Rides Citi Bike From NY to CA
"...Jeffrey Tanenhaus checked out the Citi Bike from a Lower Manhattan docking station on Aug. 6 and began pedaling for California." more...
New Year's Daze Ride Jan. 1
Frankfort, OH - "Free. No organizer or sponsor..." more
2016 Cincy Cycle Club Annual Meeting & Party!
Cincinnati, OH - "Join us in celebrating another great year of cycling..." more
Warm Stuff for Cold People Ride Dec. 29
Cincinnati, OH - "...This is the first of several rides during the winter months. If it isn't that cold we will just take food and small things like socks that someone can keep around until it gets cold..." more
Margy & Mel Ride Bikes
Cincinnati, OH - "After coming up with the idea of a group bike ride through the city, two cyclists are inspiring a movement that brings the community closer together..." more
HATTARICK 2016 Jan. 9
Nelsonville, OH - "It's a social ride, not a race, but it's not for the faint of heart.
"The ride starts in Nelsonville, OH, at a Hocking College parking lot..." more
New Year's Ride & Potluck Jan. 1
Cincinnati, OH - "Start the year off right....with a RIDE..." more
Valley Parkway Connector Trail Public Meeting Jan. 12
Brecksville, OH - "The Valley Parkway Connector Trail project will be built in two phases to fill a ±6.0 mile "missing link" in the Emerald Necklace All-Purpose Trail (APT) along Valley Parkway between Brecksville Road and Ridge Road in the cities of Brecksville, Broadview Heights, and North Royalton..." more
South Euclid Man Completes 1000-Mile Trek
"The strong smell of the forest fire was all around the hikers, making it hurt to breathe. They were in the middle of nowhere in Washington State, in an exceptionally dry year..." more
Winter Warm-up Hike Jan. 3
Peninsula, OH - "Hike 7 miles of the hilly, unpaved Wetmore trail system..." more
NFL Players Association Bike Giveaway
Jackson, MS - "...Up to 500 bikes and helmets were given away to kids in the Jackson Metro area." more...
Courteous Mass - Springfield Dec. 27
Springfield, OH - "...Ride with Courteous Mass-Springfield and you'll see the city on your bike..." more
Full Moon Hike Dec. 26
Peninsula, OH - "Extend the holiday season by hiking around a Christmas tree farm. This 2.75-mile hike is on the rolling, unpaved Tree Farm Trail..." more
Dayton to Host 2017 International Trails Conference
Dayton, OH - "...California-based American Trails selected Dayton for its 2017 International Trails Symposium because of the partnerships and variety involved in southwest Ohio's trail system..." more
Winter Warm-up Hike Dec. 20
Peninsula, OH - "Hike 5.5 miles of the hilly, unpaved Buckeye and Deer Run trails..." more
Queen City Bike Donations
Cincinnati, OH - "...This year, with generosity from the community, the organization was able to give bikes to 64 local kids. All children also received a new helmet and some bike safety education." more...
50-MPH Downhill Cycling Race in CO
Bike Lady Donates Bikes to Foster Children
Circleville, OH - "The "Bike Lady" recently dropped off 50 bicycles at the Pickaway County Department of Jobs and Family Services (DJFS) that will be given to foster children in the area." more...
Cyclist Sets New Around-the-World Record
"...Mr Nicholson completed the 29,179km ride in 123 days, one hour and six minutes - about two days faster than the Guinness world record." more...
Santa Rampage!! Report
Cincinnati, OH - "The first Santa Rampage happened this past Saturday in Cincinnati..." more
Roll out the Barrel for Bikes Dec. 14
Covington, KY - "What's more fun than a building full of bicyclists, bourbon sippers, boogie-woogie babies, and boys and girls intent on raising some bucks to benefit the Cincinnati Off-Road Association?.. more
Christmas Bird Count @ CVNP Dec. 20
Peninsula, OH - "Participate as a park volunteer, counting birds in the southern portion of CVNP for the Greater Akron Audubon Society..." more
Annual Christmas Bird Count Starts Dec. 14
"Data for the 2015-2016 Christmas Bird Count could turn out to be really interesting because of the wild El Nino-related weather." more...
Festivus Bike Ride 2015 Dec. 13
Columbus, OH - "Launching from the Goodale Park..." more
A History of Alaska's Iditasport Bike Race
"A chronology of what is arguably cycling's hardest and coldest competition." more...
How Do You Want OKI To Shape Future of Region's Transport?
Cincinnati, OH - "The OKI Regional Council of Governments is in the midst of updating its 2040 Regional Transportation Plan. In the early stages of developing this plan, they region's designated metropolitan planning organization is looking for feedback regarding the types of transportation and land use policies it pursues over that time." more...
CVNP Trail Day, this Sunday, Dec 13
CVNP, OH - "...If you can't make it out at 9AM, never a problem..come out whenever you can. Just hike in [north] until you find the East Rim Trail..." more
Bangkok Closes Schools for 'Bike for Dad' Day
Thailand - "City Hall will suspend classes at 103 schools in 13 districts on Friday to allow parents and students to take part in the ''Bike for Dad'' cycling event." more...
Annual Cincinnati Cycling Summit
Cincinnati, OH - "December 7, 2015 was the annual meeting for Queen City Bike in Greater Cincinnati held at Roebling Point Books and Coffee . I've never attended one of the meetings because, quite frankly, I am still coming to terms with being a cyclist." more...
Things-to-Do in NE Ohio this Weekend
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Braver than the Elements Dec. 12
Yellow Springs, OH - "This an invitation to all women who ride, to step out into conditions you might otherwise shy away from..." more
Liberty Street Safety Improvement Study
Cincinnati, OH - "The Liberty Street Safety Improvement Study is investigating potential safety improvements for Liberty Street between Central Parkway and Reading Road.The goal of the study is to balance the needs of all users so that the roadway allows safe, convenient and comfortable travel and access for pedestrians, automobiles, Metro bus users, the streetcar, and people on bicycles.
"...The City will be collecting feedback until December 16, 2015. Feedback may be submitted using the form below, or by e-mailing Diego Jordan at firstname.lastname@example.org." more...
Presentation: Hiking the Ohio to Erie Trail Jan. 4
Snowshoe Hike Dec. 12
Peninsula, OH - "Learn a new skill or just got out and enjoy the winter chill on snowshoes. If there is no snow, program will be a winter hike. Free..." more
Today is Global Fat Bike Day
"Global Fat Bike Day, Saturday, Dec. 5, is being marked with events, demos and product introductions from Estonia to Vermont, Australia to Colorado." more...
Woman Hikes more than 2,000 Miles
"Auburn graduate and Opelika resident Jessica Mills recently completed a hike of 2,189.2 miles along the Appalachian Trail from Springer Mountain, Ga., to Mount Katahdin in Maine." more...
Santa Rampage!! Dec. 12
Cincinnati, OH - "...Description: The initial Cincinnati Santa Rampage will begin at Fireside Pizza, 773 E McMillan..." more
Inspired to Ride Feb. 2
Columbus, OH - "Inspired to Ride will premiere at the Drexel Theatre, 2254 E. Main St., in Columbus, OH, on Tuesday, February 2, at 7 p.m.
"Inspired to Ride, the latest cycling film from the makers of Ride the Divide, follows a handful of cyclists from around the world as they race unsupported in the inaugural year of The Trans Am Bike Race..." more
Jingle Bell Ride Dec. 12
2015 Holiday Bright Ride Dec. 12
Cincinnati, OH - "Decorate your bike and yourself with your bright lights and things. Or dress up in your holiday costume. Or both..." more