No Fondo Ride For Lance
"Disgraced professional cyclist Lance Armstrong cannot participate in a charity bike ride event this weekend sponsored by his friend and former teammate George Hincapie." more...
Make a Difference Day Oct. 25
CVNP, OH - "Participate in a Day of Service. Groups welcome..." more
Red Flannel Metric Century Nov. 2
Oberlin, OH - "Celebrate the 40th "riding" of this traditional end-of-season tour famous for its homemade cookies, soups, pancakes, and an included raffle. The rolling 64-mile rolling to hilly route visits historic Milan..." more
Teens Complete GAP Ride
Federick, MD - "Two Frederick teens who biked the C&O Canal towpath in 2012, have biked the Great Allegheny Passage, also known as the GAP." more...
Tallgrass Trail Ribbon Cutting Nov. 7
Marion, OH - "We're finishing construction (in the next week or two) of a 3.5 mile paved segment of the Marion Tallgrass Trail. We'll have a ribbon cutting at noon on Friday, November 7..."
Ribbon Cutting will be held at 2093 Holland Rd. West trailhead in Marion @ noon on Friday, November 7th. Visit the Tallgrass facebook page for more.
Submitted by Dan Sheridan
Spooky Pooch Festival Helps Celebrate Trail Opening
Lakewood, OH - "Witches, skeletons and pumpkins abound at the Spooky Pooch Festival and Parade Saturday to celebrate not only Halloween, but the opening of an all-purpose trail at Kauffman Park..." more
Courteous Mass Springfield Oct. 26
Springfield, OH - "...Ride with Courteous Mass-Springfield and you'll see the city on your bike..." more
Kev Hawn's Next Feat is the Grand History Trail
PA - "...Hawn will be attempting to finish the first ultra-marathon run of the completed sections of the Grand History Trail." more...
Fall Foilage & Frostbike Frolic Oct. 25
Medina, OH - "Free, self-supported ride around Medina County. Map provided, no other services..." more
Unicyclists Take the Trails at OMSP
Pelham, AL - "Imagine riding a unicycle through the trails of Oak Mountain State Park. Twenty-one unicyclists spent their Columbus Day Weekend doing just that at the second annual Southern Trails of Oak Mountain Park Mountain Unicycle Festival." more...
Orange Twp. Ped Bridge Ribbon Cutting Oct. 26
Lewis Center, OH - "Join us for the Orange Township Pedestrian Bridge Ribbon Cutting on Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 3:30pm. All activities and parking will take place on the west side of US Rt 23..." more
Dayton Christian Dean Hikes 14 States
Dayton, OH - "...The Academic Dean for Dayton Christian School System returned home in late September after completing a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail - from Springer Mountain, Ga., to Mount Katahdin, Maine..." more
37th Family Haunted Tour for Oct. 25
Berkey, OH - "Celebrate the Halloween season by riding 38 flat miles on back country roads. Prizes for best bike-safe costumes, complimentary group or individual photo for each rider..." more
Medina County Park Events for Oct.
Medina County, OH - "The following is a list of Medina County Park District programs and activities for the month of October. All events are free unless otherwise noted..." more
Encore Forum for Eastside Greenway Oct. 14
Cleveland Heights, OH - "After a series of public hearings in September, proponents of the Eastside Greenway in Cuyahoga County are bringing the project back for an encore public forum Tuesday at Nighttown, 12387 Cedar Road in Cleveland Heights." more...
Rt. 66 Bike Tour Draws Nearly 100 Bicyclists
Carthage, MO - "Nearly 100 bicyclists battled the rainy weather this morning to tour the Mother Road." more...
Night Ride on the Towpath Oct. 17
Massillon, OH - "Ride 15 miles on the Cuyahoga Valley National Park's Towpath Trail in the gathering darkness: helmet and bicycle lights required..." more
Walk With Nature Oct. 19
Fall-n-Leaf Bike Tour Oct. 12
Bellville, OH - "The Mid Ohio Bikers will host the 36th annual Fall-N-Leaf bicycle tour on Sunday." more...
Deer Creek Fall Color Ride Oct. 18
London, OH - "Welcome to the 3rd Annual Deer Creek Fall Color Ride! This budget tour is this season's final fling to enjoy the lovely autumn colors along the byways in the Darby Creek and Deer Creek valleys, sponsored by the Friends of Madison County Parks and Trails." more...
3rd Saints Ride Oct. 11
Bellefontaine, OH - "A 16.3-mile ride on the rolling back roads of beautiful Logan County. Visits Indian Lake..." more
Walk / Bike to School Day Oct. 8
"International Walk to School Day is a global event that involves communities from more than 40 countries walking and biking to school on the same day. It began in 1997 as a one-day event..." more
Week-Long Bike Tour Launches From Schuylkill Banks
Philadephia, PA - "...Every year, the tour covers a piece of the 2,900 mile East Coast Greenway, a network of bike paths and roads, that connects Calaic, Maine to Key West, Florida..." more
Cleveland Beats Pittsburgh
"Cleveland Beats Pittsburgh in the Rust Belt battle of the Bikes." more...
Volunteers Needed to Help Remove Invasive Plants Oct. 9
CVNP, OH - "Thursday, October 09, 2014 @ 1:00 PM @ Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Details provided on registration." more...
2nd Groovy Gourd Bike Tour Oct. 11
Piqua, OH - "The ride traverses some of the prettiest areas of Miami County. Riders start from the city..." more
Towpath Marathon Brings Runners to Brecksville Oct. 12
Brecksville, OH - "The annual Towpath Marathon is establishing an international reputation. It has attracted runners from Japan, Ireland and England, not to mention 30 U.S. states." more...
Greene County Hosting Free Night Rides in Oct.
Xenia, OH - "The Greene County Parks & Trails Trail Sentinels is hosting two free night bicycle rides this month.
"They are scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, from Xenia Station to Cedarville, and 7 p.m. Oct. 25, from Xenia Station to Beavercreek Community Park." more...
NEOcycle Draws 20,000 to Edgewater Park
Cleveland, OH - "...NEOCycle, presented by Ohio Savings Bank, featured races, rides and a festival to meet the needs of everyone while showcasing the growing bike culture in our fair city. If you missed it, here is a first hand account of the weekend from our very own Bike Cleveland member Frank Jones." more...
Outerbike is the Place to Be
Moab, UT - "...Outerbike was first created as mountain biking's answer to Interbike, the industry's big splashy show in Las Vegas..." more
Flatlander's Pig Ride Oct. 5
Lindsey, OH - "Free ride with the Flatlanders over country roads on routes of 15/23.5/33.5 flat miles. Find out why it's called the Pig Ride..." more
The Great Pumpkin Roll Ride Oct. 4
Cincinnati, OH - "Enjoy scenic routes on rolling Ohio and Indiana roads covering from 34 to 104 miles. Family fun ride of 10 miles also available. Ride lengths, routes can be customized on the ride's cloverleaf-layout..." more
2014 National Bike Challenge Results
"The 2014 National Bike Challenge saw unprecedented participation from more than 47,000 riders across the country, pedaling more than 23 million miles." more...
Marion Tallgrass 5K Trail Run Oct. 11
Marion, OH - "Please join the Marion Young Professionals, and former participants of Leadership Marion! for the 2nd Annual Marion Tallgrass 5K Trail Run..." more
Midwest Outdoor Experience Oct. 3-4
Dayton, OH - "Midwest Outdoor Experience (formerly GearFest) has grown beyond just gear and exploded into a multi-day event, featuring outdoor activities, exhibitor village, competitions, music, craft beer garden & food, camping, exciting demos and more..!" more
Lake-to-Lakes Trail Public Meeting Oct. 7
Shaker Heights, OH - "A 3/4-mile paved trail is being designed as part of a pedestrian/bike trail system connecting Shaker Lakes with Lake Erie. It will be located in Shaker Heights and Cleveland Heights on the north side of Fairhill Road. You are invited to view a presentation of the revised engineering plans and provide feedback to trail designers and city staff." more...
Couteous Mass Dayton Oct. 3
Dayton, OH - "Dayton's Monthly Street Cycling Ride..." more
Canal Trail Clean-Ups Sept. 27
Ottoville, OH - "On Saturday, volunteers around the nation, including The Buckeye Trail Association's trail work crew along with Ottoville and Delphos volunteers at Ohio State Parks - Miami and Erie Canal Lands, will chip in to help improve public treasured places..." more
Skull-N-Bones Gravel Challenge Review
MN - "...Saturday marked the inaugural Skull-N-Bones Challenge, offering three different courses of 25-, 50- and 100-mile lengths. I really appreciated the different length options, because it makes gravel riding more accessible to a range of riders, rather than just the hardcore crowd..." more
Robert J. Shook Bridge Dedication Oct. 3
Bike to Jazz in Harrison West Sept. 28
Columbus, OH - "Plan your rides to coincide with the Harrison West Jazz Stage held on Sundays, 1-2:30 pm..." more
Courteous Mass Springfield Sept. 28
Springfield, OH - "Help build the cycling movement in Springfield and have a lot of fun while you're at it..." more
Friends of Little Miami State Park Meeting Sept. 28
Iron Horse Challenge Sept. 27-28
"The Iron Horse Challenge fights a disease that has no treatments, no cure, does not discriminate, and is 100% fatal - Lou Gehrig's disease. The event rides 72 miles from Columbus to Dayton and 124 miles from Columbus to Cincinnati (using the amazing Ohio to Erie Trail)." more
Chillicothe Night Pie Ride Oct. 2
Chillicothe, OH - "The Tri-County Triangle Trail will be co-hosting a Night Pie Ride on Thursday, October 2, 2014, beginning at the Hopewell National Park Service parking lot on 4731 Sulphur Lick Road. The event begins at 6:30 and will include homemade, Amish pies and ice cream.
"The night pie ride from Chillicothe to Frankfort is 14-miles."
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Submitted by Sandra Clark
Night Ride on the Towpath Sept. 20
Massillon, OH - "Ride 15 miles on the Cuyahoga Valley National Park's Towpath Trail in the gathering darkness..." more
41st Northeast Ohio Century Ride Sept. 21
Cortland, OH - "New location with loop options of mostly flat 25/50/62/75/100 miles. Hot lunch and famous cookies available on all rides plus free drawings for cash and prizes..." more
Trans Canada Trail Ride for a Cause
CAN - "Lloyd McLean will taking part in the Big Bike Ride on Sunday when he will ride a fat tire bike on the Trans Canada Trail from Oxford..." more
Wooman Sept. 21
Wooster & Mansfield, OH - "Ride the gorgeous rolling hills of mid-Ohio between Wooster and Mansfield on routes of 20/50/100 miles. Funds raised support breast cancer awareness and education efforts..." more
NEO Cycle Sept. 26-28
Cleveland, OH - "An urban cycling festival consisting of competitive races and unique rides, connected by live entertainment and an interactive, action-filled festival at Cleveland Metroparks Edgewater Park..." more
Twisted Pretzel Tour Sept. 27
Germantown, OH - "The Twisted Pretzel Tour is a mass start timed event through the beautiful Germantown countryside..." more
Old School BMX Show & Swap Meet Sept. 20
Hilliard, OH - "Old school bmx show and swap meet Saturday Sept 20 in Buckeye BMX parking lot starting at 11 am." more...
Open Streets Columbus Sept. 21
Columbus, OH - "Open Streets Columbus is an initiative that temporarily closes streets down to autos and opens them up as 'urban playgrounds' for ALL people to enjoy." more...
Detroit's Slow Roll Ride
Detroit, MI - "...Initiated in 2010 by Detroit Bike City co-founders Jason Hall and Mike MacKool, Slow Roll is a mass bicycle ride that takes place every Monday night in the Motor City - and has grown by leaps and bounds in just a few years..." more
C.O.M.B.O. Board Meeting Sept. 16
Columbus, OH - "Are you interested in seeing more Mountain Bike Trails in Central Ohio? COMBO is working with Columbus Parks and Recreation, Metro Parks, and other partners on a proposal to develop and maintain (non-rogue) MTB trails off of the existing Olentangy Greenway." more...
Tour de Piggy Sept. 27
Vandalia, OH - "Travel 32 or 64 flat to rolling miles on lightly-traveled roads in northern Montgomery and Miami Counties..." more
San Fran Mountain Bike Festival
San Francisco, CA - "...Nearly 1,000 bicyclists and spectators flocked to the 317-acre San Francisco park Saturday for the second annual Mountain Bike Festival, a day of races, jumps, socializing, kid activities and quiet time amid the eucalyptus and pines." more
New Ohio & Erie Canal Book Now Available
"I am pleased to announce the upcoming release of LOCAL author Boone Triplett's pictorial history book Ohio and Erie Canal, from Arcadia Publishing. Published on Monday, August 25th, this new title reconnects people with their past through vintage images - images that may even include you, your family and your friends..."
Visit this link for more info.
The author, Boone Triplett, has the following book signings scheduled:
Great Placemakers LAB Sept. 16
Columbus, OH - "The 2014 Great Placemakers Lab, September 16-19 at the Westin Columbus Hotel in Downtown Columbus. The event will be jointly presented by the German Village Society and Walkable Neighborhoods." more...
That Dam Ride Downsizes
PA - "This weekend would have marked the 16th Annual Dam Ride, but the Mon/Yough Trail Council canceled it 'due to declining ridership and support for the event...'" more
Bike to Jazz in Harrison West Sept. 14
Columbus, OH - "Plan your rides to coincide with the Harrison West Jazz Stage held on Sundays, 1-2:30 pm. The Harrison West Gazebo is next to the Olentangy Trail segment in Harrison West on the East side of the Olentangy River..." more
OBF Day at the Cleveland Velodrome Sept. 14
Cleveland, OH - "Sunday September 14, 2014, is Ohio Bicycle Federation Day at theCleveland Velodrome. All OBF members are invited not only to visit the Velodrome, but also take Track Cycling 101 or Track Cycling 201 instruction at no charge..." more
Ride DEAF 2014 Sept. 13
Plain City, OH - "A Deaf Services Center Event. $25 each person for all routes (10 mile Family Fun, 32 mile, 62 mile and 100 mile)..." more
5th Aptalis CF Cycle for Life Sept. 13
Middletown, OH - "Fundraiser with entry fee and fundraising requirements benefiting cystic fibrosis..." more
2014 Artemis Gone Riding Sept. 13
Dayton, OH - "Grab your pedal crews and join us for the BEST day out in town - on your bikes..! more
Dry Run Bicycle Tour Sept. 7
Westerville, OH - "The Westerville Bicycle Club presents the 33rd Annual DRY RUN BICYCLE TOUR..." more
Schuylkill River Trail Tour Visits 3 National Parks
PA - "Did you know that there are three national park sites located near the Schuylkill River Trail?
"On Sept. 20 and 21, participants in the Schuylkill River Heritage Area's Pedaling through Our National Parks Ride will visit those sites by bike..." more
Volunteer for Mid-Ohio Bike Counts
"MORPC conducts bike/pedestrian counts at selected locations around the region as part of an ongoing effort to better understand bicycling and walking trends in the region..." more
15th Rita Larson Memorial Ride Sept. 7
Urbana, OH - "Trail ride of 15 miles for families or flat to very hilly routes of 30/60 miles exploring Champaign and portions of neighboring counties..." more
Courteous Mass Dayton Sept. 5
Dayton, OH - "Learn the joys of transportation cycling and sharing the road, while enjoying the benefits of safety in numbers..." more
Market to Market Relay Ohio Sept. 6
"The Market to MarketŪ Relay is what Ohio runners are talking about! A team running relay from Cincinnati to Dayton, the Market to MarketŪ Relay Ohio covers 76 miles over 19 stages on a beautiful and varied course..." more
7th Annual Kenton Caper Bike Tour Sept. 6
"Enjoy the fall colors during this scenic ride through Clark and Champaign Counties..!" more
8th Tour de Donut Sept. 6
Arcanum, OH - "An expanded full weekend of fun in "cyclist heaven." Unique event where rest stops are converted to donut stops and for each donut a rider eats, five minutes is deducted from their finish time..." more
Licking County River Cleanup Sept. 6
Newark, OH - "...This year, the cleanup will expand to seven starting locations, beginning with registration at all sites from 8 to 9 a.m. Sept. 6, but volunteers will fan out into other spots as well, Brooks said." more...
West Jefferson Ox Roast Bicycle Tour Sept. 1
West Jefferson, OH - "We are happy to announce that the popular Ox Roast Bicycle Tour is back again for 2014! The Friends of Madison County Parks and Trails will sponsor the ride in cooperation with the West Jefferson Community Association, on Labor Day, Monday, September 1, 2014." more...
Xenia Trail Town Dedication Sept. 5
Xenia, OH - "The City of Xenia is holding a special dedication of the new Trail Town designation (Buckeye Trails/North County Trails) at the September 5th first Friday event at 6:00 at the bike hub at 3rd and Detroit..." more
Labor Day Ride Sept. 1
Lindsey, OH - "Got the day off? C'mon, have some fun riding the flat, quiet country roads with the Flatlanders! Pick a loop of 40 or 60 miles and toodle along or crank it up to feel the wind in your (helmeted) hair on this free ride..." more
Huffman Prairie / Mad River Ride Aug. 31
Bike the Cbus Aug. 30
Columbus, OH - "7th Annual Bike the Cbus..." more
Bike the 'Boro Aug. 30
Springboro, OH - "The Bike The 'Boro event is the first part of a great day of fun in Springboro on August 30..!" more
Bike! Bike! 2014 Aug. 28-31
Columbus, OH - "You are invited to Columbus, Ohio to participate in Bike!Bike! 2014: an annual international conference of non-profit bike collectives, DIY repair shops, and other bike advocacy projects networking and workshopping ways to make our communities better and make transportation by bicycles easier, safer, and more fun..!" more
Troy Man Bikes the Ohio-to-Erie Trail
Troy, OH - "...Troy resident Mark Looney, who spent five days this summer traveling the 330 miles from Cleveland to Cincinnati along the trail. Once he got to Cincinnati, Looney then traveled another 100 miles north to Troy along the [Great] Miami River section of the Metro Parks system." more...
Courteous Mass - Springfield Aug. 24
Springfield, OH - "Help build the cycling movement in Springfield and have a lot of fun while you're at it. Ride with Courteous Mass-Springfield and you'll see the city on your bike..." more
Speakers Announced for Future Bike!
"...Integrating the efforts of our Women Bike program and Equity Initiative, this half-day forum on September 11 in Pittsburgh, Pa. will delve into important conversations that are absolutely critical to the future success of the bike movement." more...
43rd Wright Wride Aug. 24
Dayton, OH - "Celebrate the 111th anniversary of powered flight by riding in the countryside near where bicycle makers Wilbur and Orville Wright developed their revolutionary Flyer..." more
Steve Barbour Memorial Tour Aug. 23
Dublin, OH - "Barbour was a beloved ride leader, son, and brother struck by a car on his way to lead a ride. This event "Celebrates a Year of Safe Cycling" with a moment of silence for cyclists that no longer ride with us..." more
Beerfest Brings in $25K for Trail Fund
Cleveland, OH - "...My wife and I attended the Metropark's first-ever craft beer festival/fundraiser on Saturday, August 9th and almost without comparison, it had to be one of the most beautiful beer events I've had the pleasure of attending." more...
4th Pedal For Pets Aug. 23
Break The Cycle Benefit Ride Aug. 23
Wooster, OH - "Fundraiser benefiting efforts to break the cycle of addiction. Tour 12/25/64 flat to hilly miles covering the majestic countryside of the Amish. The 64-miler features gorgeous views and steep climbs reaching 18 percent grade and 4,000 feet of elevation gain - a very challenging metric century..!" more
Trek Ladies Night Out Aug. 21
Westerville, OH - "Ladies, join us for a fun filled evening at our Westerville store. We'll kick things off with a short bike ride (18 miles) before returning to the shop..." more
Mill Creek Trail Groundbreaking Aug. 14
Garfield Heights, OH - "Please join Cleveland Metroparks for the groundbreaking for Phase 2 of the Mill Creek Trail that will connect Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation in Cuyahoga Heights to Garfield Park Reservation in Garfield Heights." more
My Experience Riding Obliteride
"...Obliteride has its share of cancer survivors finding ways to do remarkable things after cancer. But it succeeds because of the riders and volunteers and donors who contribute their pedal-power, time and money." more...
Flatlanders' Tour Aug. 17
Fremont, OH - "Ride on flat, quiet country roads past farms and fields. Combine any or all of the four 25-mile loop routes to ride 25/50/75/100 miles for the day. Or venture out on the new 60-mile route. Families can also enjoy an out-and-back ride entirely on the Northcoast Inland Trail..." more
Power of 4 Popularity on the Rise
CO - "Aspen Skiing Co.'s Power of Four summer race series has grown since the first event was held four years ago, so much so that it's being considered for the international stage." more...
Best "Wurst" Bike Ride Aug. 16
Bucyrus, OH - "Flat to rolling tour of 12/32/65/100 miles in association with annual Bratwurst Festival. Full-service tour including pancake breakfast at the first rest stop..." more
Night Ride on the Towpath Aug. 15
Massillon, OH - "Ride 15 miles on the Cuyahoga Valley National Park's Towpath Trail in the gathering darkness..." more
Little Miami Half Marathon & 10K Aug. 17
"The Little Miami Half Marathon and 10K near Cincinnati is a flat and fast scenic race run along the banks of the Little Miami River on August 17, 2014..." more
Bike with a Ranger - Hawthorn Hill Aug. 17
Oakwood, OH - "Visit the post-1914 home of Orville, Milton, and Katherine Wright. Learn about life with the Wright family, and Orville's experiences in this historic home. This ride features some moderate hills..." more
The Great Columbus Biking Tour Aug. 16
Columbus, OH - "Ever wanted to circumnavigate the entirety of Columbus, OH? Well here's your chance..!" more
Hoopes Completes Great Divide Bike Trail Ride
"Bob Hoopes finished his last bicycle ride in time to make it to yoga class Monday in Marion's Central Park. Most people never would have started that ride, let alone finish it." more
Xenia Station Evening Rides Aug. 9 & 23
Xenia, OH - "Greene County Parks & Trails will host two free evening bicycle rides during the month of August. Both rides will be escorted by the GCP&T Trail Sentinels..." more
Tour de Dayton Aug. 16
Dayton, OH - "An annual community biking event which started with the purpose of helping Dayton become a more active bicycle friendly city while promoting the diverse neighborhoods, culture and proud history of Dayton..." more
Cyclist / Vehicle Crash @ Tour de Wyoming
"...During this year's tour of the Wind River Mountains, Travsky heard the words that no ride director wants to hear: 'Amber, someone's been hit.'" more...
Bike With a Ranger Aug. 10
Dayton, OH - "Tour the final home of the famous poet and author Paul Laurence Dunbar, where Paul lived with his mother Matilda until his death in 1906. Explore the Wolf Creek Trail and sections of the Great Miami River Trail." more...
Hypothermia Greets High-Elevation Century Riders
CA - "Emergency personnel treated some 40 cyclists for hypothermia after a fierce rainstorm swept across the course of the Tour de Big Bear in Southern California on Saturday." more...
Towpath Night Ride Aug. 9
Rivers, Trails & Ales Festival Aug. 7-10
Marietta, OH - "Three-day event featuring free, unsupported road and trail rides from 15 to 35 miles. Several ride options both Friday and Saturday. Ride with the group or pick up a free route map and go it alone..!" more
20th Triangle Trail Bike Ride Aug. 17
Frankfort, OH - "...Take your time and ride at your leisure to enjoy the sights, sounds and scents of a quiet country ride of mileage of 14, 21, 36, 50, 75 and 100 miles, with free homemade cookies along the way..." more
Roast Your Buns Aug. 3
Oberlin, OH - "A free tour of 28/52/70 flat to rolling miles in scenic Lorain County. If you dare to brave the summer heat, come roast your buns..!" more
Runner Will Attempt To Run Blue Ridge Parkway
"Ned Erickson is realistic about his bid to run all 469 miles of the Blue Ridge Parkway." more...
Mad Anthony River Rally Aug. 2
Perrysburg, OH - "Ride 62/80/100 flat miles along the river and into Ohio's farmland on scenic, low-traffic roads. The 10- & 15-mile routes keep families safe on bike trail, 31-miler stays close to town..." more
Ride The Darby Aug. 2
Grove City, OH - "Budget tour covers flat to rolling routes of 30 to 100 flat to rolling miles around the Big Darby River and its nearby watershed..." more
5th Race For Global Water Aug. 2
Fairfield, OH - "...Nearly 6,000 people around the world, mainly children, die every day because they don't have access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene education..." more
Dayton Courteous Mass Aug. 1
"Dayton's Monthly Street Cycling Ride..." more
Amishland & Lakes Ride Aug. 1-3
Howe, IN - "Amishland and Lakes, based in Howe, Indiana is a three day bike tour of Amish countryside and Michigan lakes..." more
Blackhand Bike Tour Recap
Toboso, OH - "...More than 50 bikers turned out for the free event. There were blue and pink bikes with butterfly stickers, racing bikes, road bikes, and at least one bike with a wicker basket." more...
London Rib and Jazz Fest Ride Aug. 2
London, OH - "The Friends of Madison County Parks and Trails in conjunction with the London Rib and Jazz Festival will sponsor a family bicycle tour from London to Brighton..." more
Pedal With Pete Aug. 2
Columbus, OH - "Register online for the Saturday, August 2nd "Pedal-with-Pete, Columbus, Ohio" cycling and walking event..!" more
Springfield Courteous Mass July 27
Springfield, OH - "Help build the cycling movement in Springfield and have a lot of fun while you're at it..." more
Broadway Bridge Reconstruction Meeting July 23
Cleveland, OH - "The Broadway Slavic Village community has been working on the Dowtown Bike Connector Trail (DBCT), and with this new ODOT construction project - we have the opportunity to make not only the proposed new Braoadway Bridge accommodate bicycles, but also complete the DBCT all the way to Broadway Avenue." more...
Sweet Corn Challnege July 27
Richfield, OH - "Ride 10/25/50/100 rolling to very hilly miles on this event that draws more than 2,000 cyclists..." more
Eco-Splorers Hit The Trails
Miami County, OH - "Miami County children racked up dozens of miles on the Miami County bike path this week as part of Eco-splorers' annual Bike Trail Discovery week which concluded Friday." more...
XOBA July 26 - Aug. 2
"Going back to the ride's roots and riding the Cardinal Trail from Indiana to Pennsylvania. XOBA is a smaller event, allowing riders to get to know each other without the crush and noise of the crowd..." more
Beer at the Pier Aug. 9
Cleveland, OH - "Beer at the Pier, a first-year event designed to raise money for the Cleveland Metroparks Trails Fund, is scheduled for 3-7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at Edgewater Park." more...
DCFT Community Ties Tour July 26
Westerville, OH - "The 12th annual Community Ties Tour to benefit the Ohio to Erie Trail through Delaware County..." more
For Safety's Sake July 24
Columbus, OH - "Come hear short presentations from Yay! Bikes, the Columbus Police Department, and the Department of Public Service, followed by a Q&A session..." more
Bike to the Frazee July 24
Dayton, OH - "...You can get FREE concert tickets (limited availability) if you register online in advance AND ride your bike (or carpool) to one of the Throwback Thursday concerts..." more
5th TK Hausfield Ride For life July 26
Dayton, OH - " Fundraiser for baby pantry and parenting classes. Trail routes of 6/13/21/34/63/100 flat to rolling miles..." more
Blackhand Gorge Bike Tour July 25
Toboso, OH - "...Bill Weaver, co-founder of the Friends of Blackhand Gorge, will lead the tour, which also will include a 1-mile hike to the Interurban Tunnel and Council Rock..." more
Community Ties Ride July 26
Westerville, OH - "Bicyclists riding in the 12th annual Community Ties Bike Tour on July 26 will help fund multi-purpose trail projects near Galena and Condit that will become part of the cross-state Ohio to Erie Trail." more...
VELOSANO July 19-20
Cleveland, OH - "New pledge ride benefitting cancer research at The Cleveland Clinic, features one-day rides that start and finish in downtown..." more
23rd Michigander Bike Tour Report
Frankfort, MI - "On a near-perfect sunny, 72-degree Monday afternoon, 450 or so cycling enthusiasts, including myself, participated in the 23rd annual Michigander Bike Tour..." more
27th Ridge Runner Ramble July 19
New Albany, OH - "Full-service tour covering routes of 20 to 100 scenic miles. Benefits Homeless Family Foundation..." more
Metroparks Bike Tour July 19
Whitehouse, OH - "The Metroparks Bicycle Tour offers you the opportunity to visit up to four scenic, wooded, Toledo Metroparks and view the historic Maumee River..." more
Armstrong Still Welcome at RAGRBRAI
IA - "Disgraced pro cyclist Lance Armstrong is returning to the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) next Sunday when more than 20,000 cyclists pull out of Rock Valley for the cross-state ride." more...
12th Young's Ice Cream Charity Bike Tour July 19
Yellow Springs, OH - "Fundraiser offering one-day Saturday rides of 28/46 hilly miles, or a two-day trip covering 61/84/100 hilly miles..." more
Summer Moon Festival Tour July 19
Wapakoneta, OH - "Join the fun on this scenic 12/25/40/62 flat to rolling miles of riding through Auglaize County..." more
Tales From a Greenway Sojourner
"My absolute favorite part of RTC's 2014 Greenway Sojourn (June 22-27) was talking to many of my fellow 300 riders about their experiences as we made our way from just outside Wierton, W.V., to Cumberland, Md..." more
On the Road to a Cure Ride July 19
Troy, OH - "Fundraiser for Relay for Life of Miami County, the ride takes place on quiet roads with route choices of 15/30/60 flat to rolling miles..." more
Trail Etiquette Stressed During Biking Spree
"Summit County, OH - "With the second annual Summer Biking Spree under way, officials from Summit Metro Parks are reminding users of the district's trails built for hiking and biking to use good trail etiquette." more...
35th Annual Portland to Seattle Ride
"The 35th Annual Seattle to Portland Classic bike ride leaves the Husky Stadium parking area Saturday morning as 10,000 people start a 202.4-mile journey to Stumptown." more...
Greene Trails Cycling Classic July 17
"Eleven years of cycling adventures, Greene Trails Cycling Classic offers daily out and back rides, events and much more..." more
Man Hiking, Biking 16,000 Remote Miles
Reno, NV - "...Bradley, 42, an experienced adventure traveler, embarked in June on the Strange Loop journey, the name he's given his attempt to become the first person to walk the Pacific Crest, Appalachian and Continental Divide trails while using a bicycle to get from one trail to the next." more...
Friends of Camp Chase Trail Meeting July 14
Columbus, OH - "Please join the Friends of Camp Chase Trail on Monday July 14 to provide input on the future Columbus Park and Trailhead west of Wilson Road..." more
Official Opening of Scranton Rd Towpath Segment
Cleveland, OH - "The Scranton Road section of the Ohio & Erie Canalway opened Monday, as dignitaries cut the ribbon on the 2/3 of a mile segment in Cleveland's Flats." more...
2014 Absolutely Beautiful Country Ride July 13
Copley, OH - "Akron Bicycle Club presents the 39th Absolutely Beautiful Country Ride, starting at Copley High School on July 13, 2014. The ride showcases the rolling hills and quaint villages of Summit, Medina and Wayne counties." more...
Columbiana Greenway Trail Benefit July 13
Lisbon, Leetonia, OH - "A benefit walk/ride will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. to benefit the Greenway Bike Trail . Money raised will help defray costs with maintaining the trail..." more
Bike MS Central Ohio Challenge July 12
New Albany, OH - "Fundraiser with pledges required benefitting MS-related programs, services, and research. Fully-supported ride with several route choices..." more
Bike to Feed Families Ride July 12
Pittsburgh, PA - "The Bike to Feed Families ride, a unique way of helping to stock the shelves of the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, will be held July 12." more...
Bike Ride Festival Mixes Theatre & Cycling
CAN - "...Taking place along the Galloping Goose Trail, audience members will ride their bikes between the 14 shows, each lasting around 10 minutes. The nine local companies performing this year will be accompanied by five groups from Vancouver, Kelowna, Ottawa, and Toronto." more...
Upper Sandusky Family Bike Tour July 12
Upper Sandusky, OH - " The ride is the 2nd Saturday in July. Flat to Rolling Routes of varying lengths up to a metric century to choose from..." more
25 Adventure Rides in NE Ohio
"...Northeast Ohio now has dozens of ways to ride together, whether you're buzzing down a canopied green trail in the Cuyahoga Valley or riding over mighty bridges in downtown Cleveland." more
RTC 2014 Greenway Sojourn Wrap Up
"This year marked RTC's 12th annual Greenway Sojourn, which brought 300 riders on a 191-mile, six day trip on three renowned rail-trails: the Panhandle Trail, the Montour Trail and the Great Allegheny Passage..." more
Bike Camp Wraps Up in Greene County
Xenia, OH - "The Greene County Parks and Trails Bike Camp for kids age 10-14 wrapped up its week-long session Friday. The camp, which met daily last week at Xenia Station, teaches safety and trail-riding skills." more...
7th Annual Major Taylor Ride July 12
Dayton, OH - "The Major Taylor Cycling Club of Dayton promotes cycling to all level of riders focusing on skill development, safety, physical fitness and training in the Dayton Community..." more
Big BaCon Bike Ride Consumes Iowa
IA - "...What does "BacCon" mean, you may ask? It's a cross between "bacon" and "Racoon:" The ride took place along the beautiful Racoon River Valley Trail in central Iowa, and all along the way, riders were tempted with a variety of bacon treats (and beverages to wash them down)." more
Bike For The Health Of It July 12
Dayton, OH - "Join us for a bike ride on Saturdays, April through October. Earn a T-shirt after cycling 125 miles. Participants completing 250 miles or more will receive an additional award..." more
Scranton Flats Trail Dedication July 7
Cleveland, OH - "On Monday, July 7, Cleveland and Northeast Ohio will officially gain a spectacular public amenity: the newest section of the regional Towpath Trail to open along the Cuyahoga River." more...