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...
Widower Takes Up Trans Canada Trail Cause
"...took up his late wife's cause of making the Trans Canada Trail, a national network of greenway trails to be accessible and passable and safe for everyone." more...
Mayor's Twilight Ride July 11
Columbus, OH - "Join Mayor Michael B. Coleman and other home town celebrities for an evening of bicycling through the heart of Columbus..." more
Duncan's Run Bike Patch Ride July 5
Harlem Township, OH - "The fourth year, the fourth running, but a new twist - this year the ride will begin and end at the John Beltz Retreat..." more
Night Ride on the Towpath July 5
Penninsula, OH - "Century Cycles invites all of our cycling friends to our 20th season of Night Rides on the Towpath Trail. These rides are FUN and FREE! All skill levels are welcome..." more
7th Annual Kenton Caper Bike Tour Sept. 6
Kenton, OH - "Enjoy the fall colors during this scenic ride through Clark and Champaign Counties! Choose your route of 8, 22, 36 or 75 miles or go on the 1-mile fun walk..." more
Brit Wins Trans Am Bike Race in 17 Days
"It only took Mike Hall of Harrogate, UK, 17 days-16 hours to ride his bicycle from Astoria, Oregon, to Yorktown, Virginia, on the TransAmerica Trail bicycle route, a distance of 4,406 miles." more...
Courteous Mass Dayton July 4
Dayton, OH - "Learn the joys of transportation cycling and sharing the road, while enjoying the benefits of safety in numbers..." more
Trail Ready For Tour Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, SD - "Tour Sioux Falls weekend has arrived. The bike trails and greenway system have had a chance to dry out from last week's deluge and will be ready for the ride..." more
2nd J-RIDE June 29
Beachwood, OH - "Riders of all abilities are welcome on routes of 10/25/50 flat to hilly miles through scenic Cuyahoga and Geauga Counties..." more
Fun in the Sun Kids Triathlon June 29
"On Sunday morning, June 29th, the longest running kids' triathlon event in the Miami Valley area will kick off at Kettering Recreation Center." more...
Summit Metroparks Bike Spree Begins July 1
Summit County, OH - "...If you're familiar with the Spree For All, which ends June 30, or the Fall Hiking Spree, which begins Sept. 1, this is a similar event. But instead of walking, the participants ride a bike. The event begins July 1 and continues through Aug. 31." more...
David Ryan Safety Awareness Ride
NY - "...To mark the decade that has passed, Ryan's friends will ride that loop to both memorialize the loss of their friend and to raise awareness for bicycle safety..." more
2014 RTC Sojourn Underway
WV - "...This year's route began in Wierton, W.V., and will finish in Cumberland, Md., 191 miles, three states and four trail systems later. A new addition to the 2014 Sojourn is the walking option, and we're excited to have a strong group of walkers to launch the program!" more...
9th Vandalia Freedom Tour July 4
Vandalia, OH - " Enjoy the Fourth of July holiday on our well-maintained routes of 31 and 62 flat to rolling miles. Tour picturesque areas of the northern Miami Valley..." more
Tour de Grandview June 27
Grandview Heights, OH - "The Tour de Grandview Cycling Classic is part of Ohio's three-day cycling celebration along with the celebrated Madeira's Centennial Criterium and Cincinnati's Hyde Park Blast..." more
Trans America Race Leader Enters Virginia
"The leader of the unsupported Trans America Bike Race crossed into Virginia Sunday morning, just 15 days after setting off from Astoria, Oregon." more...
RTC Sojourn Uses New Trails
"The Greenway Sojourn, the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy's annual bike ride, will cover new ground as it leads more than 300 bicyclists and support staff through three states on a 191-mile ride beginning Sunday in Weirton, W.Va. and concluding Friday in Cumberland, Md." more...
5th Annual EGGS Hike & Campout June 20-22
"...3 hiking challenges consisting of 20, 40, and 60 miles that need to be completed in 12, 24, and 36 hours respectively..." more
RAAM Riders Pass Through Chillicothe
"...In Chillicothe, however, the Heer family is well aware of RAAM and has made an annual tradition out of cheering on the racers with homemade signs and words of encouragement as they pass through town." more...
Get Out, Get Up & Go! June 23
Akron, OH - "Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) is inviting children ages 11 to 14 and their families to Get Up, Get Out and Go! this summer.
Legendary Fremont Solstice Naked/Painted Bike Ride
Seattle, WA - "2013 was likely the largest Solstice bike ride ever (see our NSFW report here). And if the weather forecast holds up, there's no reason to believe Saturday's ride won't be just as big." more...
Akron Active Transportation Conference June 26
Akron, OH - "AMATS (Akron Metropolitan Area Transportation Study) invites you to participate in Switching Gears Akron - Active Transportation Conference to learn how to increase walking, biking and transit in your community and leverage it to create vibrant spaces and neighborhoods..." more
Friends of Little Miami State Park Meeting June 29
"The Friends of the Little Miami State Park has moved its Annual Meeting to June 29, 4:00 in Hisey Park in Waynesville..." more
Public Input on Columbus Bikeway Plan June 25
"Join the ride. The Columbus Bike Plan is cruising along..." more
Trans American Bike Race Report
"The Trans Am Bike Race is 9 days sold and the remaining 38 cyclists in the unsupported bike race are spread across 1,975 miles of the western United States." more...
MTB COMBO IMBA Summer Solstice! June 21
"Saturday, June 21at 4:00pm @ Chestnut Ridge Metro Park..." more
Couple Likes Family-Friendly Cycle Tour
Sioux Falls, SD - "...'That downtown Sioux Falls area has changed so much over the years. It's really beautiful. The river down there is really pretty,' Tim O'Shea said." more...
Shelby Bicycle Days July 9-12
Shelby, OH - Rides, Food, Parade, Fireworks & more!
Trans Allegheny Trails Celebration June 20
Saltsburg, PA - "...Hawkins invites bicyclists of all ages and abilities to join her and rail-trail representatives at 9:30 a.m. Friday at the River's Edge Park in Saltsburg "for an event three years in the making..." more
Courteous Mass Springfield June 22
Springfield, OH - "Help build the cycling movement in Springfield and have a lot of fun while you're at it..." more
Lake-to-Lakes Trail Public Meeting June 16
Shaker Heights, OH - "Shaker Heights City Hall, 3400 Lee Road..." more
Heritage Bike Tour & Festival June 14
Peckville, PA - "...In addition to welcoming more riders each year and adding activities at its homebase, the fifth annual celebration of cycling and the Lackawanna Valley's rail-trail system also will take cyclists along six new miles of trail opened last fall." more...
5h Y Ride? June 21
Middletown, OH - "Ride through scenic Southwestern Ohio on swept roads via routes of 22 to 83 rolling miles. Supported ride with homemade food at stops on all routes..." more
Greene County Hosting Bike Camps
Xenia, OH - "The Greene County Parks & Trails Sentinels and Park Rangers is hosting a pair of week-long bike camps in June.
"The camp will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 9-13 for children ages 7-9, and June 23-27 for children ages 10-14." more...
Rock Piqua! - Concerts On The Trail
Connecticut Trails Day Featured 250 Events
"The Connecticut Forest and Park Association [celebrated] Connecticut Trails Day Weekend this year on June 7 and 8 with more than 250 events across the state, including guided hikes, paddle and bike tours, nature walks, rock climbing, geocaching and trail maintenance activities..." more
Trans American Bike Race Begins
"...Forty-three bicyclists are competing for the bragging rights - there is no prize money - of being the fastest to ride coast-to-coast on the TransAmerica Bicycle Route. They're doing it by carrying their own gear..." more
3rd Annual Miamisburg Triathlon June 12
"The 3rd Annual Miamisburg Triathlon is scheduled for July 12 at Riverfront Park." more...
Cleveland Trails & Greenways Conference June 12
"Recognizing the value of trails and greenways as Pathways to Healthy Communities, decision makers, planners and practitioners, and trail advocates from around Greater Cleveland will gather on June 12th, 2014 in Mayfield Village, Ohio to share ideas, discover new tools, and set the stage to transform plans and concepts into successfully completed projects." more...
Here's a brief Q&A with Bob Gardin, the conference co-chair.
Metroparks Celebrates Trails Day With New MTB Trail
Bedford, OH - "In celebration of National Trails Day, Cleveland Metroparks is opening a new hike and mountain bike trail in Bedford Reservation..." more
Bike Across Kansas Celebrates 40th Year
"...Biking Across Kansas is celebrating its 40th anniversary on an 8-day bike tour that begins Saturday and follows its common west-to-east routine in an attempt to take advantage of the prevailing winds." more...
Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure June 14-21
"...The 2014 GOBA tour northeast of central Ohio will be a little bit wild, a little bit hilly, a lot family-friendly and 100% joy..." more
Hot Tamale Bicycle Tour June 7
Marion, OH - "The Hot Tamale is a beautiful, flat ride in north central Ohio... ...Expert riders can choose a 62 mile loop along scenic farm roads. The route meanders along quiet farm roads and through charming small towns. Some riders will choose to enjoy our 34 mile route, while families and casual riders may prefer the 8 or 16 mile options..." more
Central Ohio Tour De Cure June 7
Westerville, OH - "...Route Distances: 12M,30M,60M,100 Miles..." more
5th Annual Change Gears: Ride A Bike June 7
Licking County, OH - "For the competitive cyclist or the dad who simply enjoys taking his children along for the ride, this year's community bike event is designed to not only promote physical activity but also to generate new interest in Licking County's multiuse trails." more...
National Trails Day June 7
CVNP, OH - "This drop-in event is a perfect way for new volunteers to get involved and meet like-minded people..." more
Troy Strawberry Festival Bike Tour June 8
Troy, OH - "Three rolling ride choices on this tour associated with the city's annual festival..." more
Explore Brandywine Falls June 1
Sagamore Hills, OH - "Take a short stroll along boardwalks to discover this beautiful waterfall and the many stories it has to tell. Brandywine Falls, 2 - 3 p.m..." more
Tour de Highland West June 8
Columbus, OH - "Come join us for a bike ride through Highland West and a potluck afterwards..." more
11th Strawberry Festival Bicycle Tour June 7
London, OH - "Routes of 21/44/61/108 miles travel the flat to rolling rural roads of Madison, Clark, Fayette, and Greene Counties..." more
Fox Chapel Students Ride Trail From Cumberland to D.C.
PA - "It wasn't the normal classroom setting for Patrick Cullinan. Patrick, 17, recently cycled along the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Towpath." more...
New Bedford Reservation Trail Opening June 7
"June 7 is the grand opening of the new Bedford Reservation mountain bike/hike trail! Enjoy a ride, hike or run then stop by Egbert Picnic Area for some trail camaraderie, music and free hot dogs/veggie dogs..." more
Riders Set For Remember The Removal Ride
OK - "For Adriana Collins, riding her bike along the Trail of Tears route her ancestors took 175 years ago is an active way to commemorate history." more...
Courteous Mass Dayton June 6
Dayton, OH - "Learn the joys of transportation cycling and sharing the road, while enjoying the benefits of safety in numbers..." more
Bike Rides Celebrate Hunterdon County 300th Anniversary
NJ - "...The final in the series was Saturday and featured the history of the Columbia Trail and nearby historic landmarks." more...
Bike to the Fraze - Throwback Thursdays
Kettering, 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
Memorial Day Hike & Bike Trail Ride May 26
Walnut Hills, OH - "...We'll do two groups, a "fast" group & a "faster" group, if we have a lot of people like we did last year for these." more...
8th Annual Wheeling Heritage Trail Bicycle Tour May 25
Wheeling, WV - "The eighth annual Wheeling Heritage Trail Bicycle Tour is set for Sunday, May 25, at Wesbanco Arena Commons and tent area." more...
5th Annual Tour De H20 May 31
Columbus, OH - "Our supported event is in Columbus, Ohio but you can join us from anywhere as a virtual rider..!" more
Pennsylania Hiking Week
Harrisburg, PA - "Hikers can pick their pace and path through Pennsylvania's bountiful outdoors when Hiking Week 2014 begins on Saturday, May 24, offering participants a variety of organized hikes across the state." more...
Miles for Freedom May 31
Dayton, OH - "...The group rides invite inline skaters, long boarders, cyclist, walkers, runners and other athletes to join in this fight for freedom..." more
Columbus Ride Of Silence Rescheduled May 28
"Postphoned One Week due to Thunderstorms..." more
Women's Transportation Seminar
"The WTS (Women's Transportation Seminar) annual conference brings together hundreds of women transportation professionals..." more
The River Ride May 31
Miamisburg, OH - "...Grab your bike and hop on the River Ride. Riders will begin at Miamisburg at Riverfront Park, 3 N. Miami Ave. and head south to Franklin. Along the way, enjoy Great Miami River vistas, shady parks, and historic points of interest." more...
Green Columbus Bike Hop May 28
"May is National Bike Month! Join us to celebrate and raise awareness for all things bike-related by partaking in our annual Green Drinks bike hop on Wednesday, May 28." more...
Courteous Mass Springfield May 25
"Help build the cycling movement in Springfield and have a lot of fun while you're at it..." more
Cyclist To Traverse Canada With Message
"A Canadian Olympic medalist is carrying her message to end the stigma of mental illness by travelling across Canada by bicycle." more...
COMBO General Meeting May 27
"COMBO - Central Ohio Mountain Biking Organization..." more
Columbus Honor Ride May 24
"We are excited to bring the Honor Ride Series to Columbus for the first year. We will have two beautiful routes to choose from..." more
First Georgia Trail Summit in 15 Years
"...Jim Langford of MillionMile Greenway (MMG), the organization that organized the summit, noted a great commonality among communities and their needs and plans, and great enthusiasm for new trail ideas. He also noted a desire among attendees for more meetings of this kind and the desire 'to do this in a nonprofit way instead of government.'" more...
Columbus Ride Of Silence May 21
"11th Annual scheduled for Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 7:00 pm..." more
Festival Celebrates World-Class Bike Trails & Craft Beer
Santa Fe, NM - "...Many big-name festivals bring mostly national brands to a local audience, but Bike & Brew is the opposite: a very local showcase of Santa Fe brewers, restaurants and bike trails..." more
Genoa Township Bike Tour May 17
"Join your friends and neighbors in the fourth annual Bicycle Tour..." more
Summit Parks Spree For All Underway
"Summit Metro Parks is celebrating 11 years of its spring hiking series.
"The Spree for All is underway and runs through June 30." more...
Xenia Station Night Ride May 17
Columbus Fête d' Été May 19
"...This year, will offer a twist on the traditional winemaker dinners. Instead of 5 courses in 1 restaurant, they will host a series of progressive bicycle winemaker dinners..." more
Wheeling Heritage Trail Tour Slated for May 25
Wheeling, WV - "When listing the Ohio Valley's best assets, discussion often cycles around to its trail system - and the Ohio Valley Trail Partners are looking forward to showing off that asset during the eighth annual Wheeling Heritage Trail Bicycle Tour." more...
Cuyahoga River Day Clean up May 17
"Care for the Cuyahoga River watershed by removing trash or restoring native floodplain habitat..." more
Full Moon CVNP Hike May 14
"Hike at night under a full moon with a park ranger. 1.5-mile hike on the flat..." more
Towpath Century Ride May 17-18
Gahanna's 'Bike/Walk to School' Day May 14
"Gahanna's Lincolm Elementary has a very active walking/biking program. Consider biking and the 'Safe Routes to School' Program will be joining parents, teachers, and students on May 14th celebrating the school's 'bike/walk to school' day..." more
Bike To Work Day - The Power Of Being There
"...For one day in May, in communities across America, rookies and seasoned veterans alike gather along popular bike routes to celebrate their pedal-powered commute and learn more about the advocacy groups working hard to make riding safer and more convenient." more...
Bike To Work Day In Columbus & Dayton May 16
"Join nearly 600 other cycling enthusiasts at RiverScape MetroPark for tasty pancakes, friends and music at the region's largest celebration of biking as a means of transportation in the Miami Valley!" more...
"The Consider Biking Ride will begin at 7 am Third & Hollywood 1433 W Third Ave, Grandview Heights, OH 43212 All Rides end at Columbus Commons on South High St for the Bike to work Celebration." more...
Future Of Fourth Fest Showcases Greenway Plan In St. Paul
MN - "...From 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., the "Future of Fourth" event will cordon off 4th Street between Minnesota and Wacouta streets to vehicles, creating a one-time greenway for pedestrians and bicyclists." more...
Ohio Bicyclist Summit May 13
"The First Annual OBF Ohio Bicyclist 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
5 Reasons To Bike To Work
"...Here are 5 reasons why I think you should use this opportunity to ride on two wheels to get to work this coming week, and forever after..." more
Blessing of the Bikes - Piqua May 9
"Community is invited to a Bike Blessing is this Friday May 9th at noon at the downtown Gazebo, in front of the Ft. Piqua Plaza (North Main and West High Streets)..." more
Women Walking 1,000-Miles For Clean Water
"...The Ohio River Nibi Walk is a response to the dismal state of the Ohio. (Nibi is the Ojibwe word for water.) The source of drinking water for three million people, it is ranked as the most polluted waterway in the country..." more
Piqua's Bike to Work Week Begins May 12
"Join us in this fun event by encouraging family, friends, co-workers your employer, school or church to participate in the Piqua Bike to Work Week..!" more
Lakeview High School Bike to School May 7
Courtland, OH - "On Wednesday, May 7th, Lakeview High School in Cortland, OH, will hold it's second annual "Bike to School" day sponsored by the Mosquito Lake Greenway Project. John Terbovich, a member of the MLGP and a teacher at Lakeview, is coordinating the event.
"Mr. Terbovich, Mr. Scott Taylor, another teacher at Lakeview and Jeff Cooper of Cooper's Cycles have also scheduled a "Bike Repair Day" at the school where students will get their bikes tuned up for the season."
For more information, contact John Terbovich, 330-766-1432 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Fitness Hike at Alum Creek Trail May 10
"...I have done this hike a few times and it is a fun, narrow path; we go clockwise to easier watch for bikes, we will be moving to the side of the path when we see them; very pretty hike." more...
Bike Rodeo & Workshop May 10
Dayton, OH - "...For adults wanting to learn how to set up a bike rodeo in their community, this rodeo will have a learning component with it. Anyone volunteering over 3 hrs. is eligible to receive the course materials, a certificate, and registered to win a set of the signs used for the event..." more
National Bike To School Day May 7
"The third annual National Bike to School day is May 7, 2014. The national event is part of an effort to create safe routes for students to bicycle to school and to encourage more children and families to turn to pedal power as a healthy way to commute to school..." more
Enjoying Bike Month On NE Ohio Trails
"...Not only is May Cleveland Bike Month, but after a long winter, winding your way through Northeast Ohio on two wheels is a great way to get to know the area while enjoying the sites and sounds of spring." more...
CVSR Bike Aboard! Begins May 3
Bike Month Events In Ohio
"May is Bike Month! Here is what is happening...." more
10 Tools to Make Your Bike Month Better!
"Whether you bike to work or school; ride to save money or time; pump those pedals to preserve your health or the environment; or simply to explore your community, National Bike Month is an opportunity to celebrate the unique power of the bicycle and the many reasons we ride." more...