2017 National Bike Summit March 6-9
D.C. - "This year's event will be held March 6-9, 2017 at the Renaissance Hotel in Downtown DC, located at 999 Ninth St. NW Washington, DC 20001..." more
2017 Bike Summit: Pop-Up Shops
D.C. - "Calling all bike-minded, entrepreneurial, female bike enthusiasts. For the fifth year in a row, we will feature the Women Bike Pop-Up Shop at the National Bike Summit!" more...
Winter Warm-Ups Hike Jan. 22
Peninsula, OH - "Challenge yourself to a fast-paced, 7 miles on the unpaved, hilly Ledges, Boston Run, and Haskell Run trails..." more
2017 Annual Bike Cleveland Meeting Jan. 22
Cleveland, OH - "Join us at Bike Cleveland's 2017 Annual Meeting! Learn what we've been working on in 2016 and what our plans are for 2017..." more
Bladensburg Gravel Grinder Jan. 21
Bladensburg, OH - "Let's ride gravel in the Bladensburg area..." more
2017 CCC Annual Dinner & Meeting Jan. 21
Loveland, OH - "The annual meeting and dinner is a time to celebrate cycling. Enjoy a delicious meal, a short membership meeting and most importantly, time to socialize and celebrate..." more
CAMBA Winter Social Jan. 21
Lakewood, OH - "Its time to celebrate the end of an amazing season of riding and the beginning of the next!..." more
Buckeye Trail Circuit Hike Jan. 21
Reno, OH - "Meet at BT footpath at Bear Run Rd, County Rd 25, Point 4..." more
Hamilton Rd Improvements Meeting Jan. 18
Columbus, OH - "...The project is scheduled to finish design work in spring 2018. Public comments and suggestions are encouraged..." more
1,400-Mile Trail to Top Annual Meeting Jan. 17
Brockway, PA - "...an ambitious effort to create a 1,400-mile Industrial Heartland Rail-to-Trail that will include Cleveland and Akron, Ohio; Parkersburg and Morgantown, W.Va.; Erie, Pittsburgh and Harrisburg, Pa.; and Chautauqua County, NY." more...
RTC's 2017 PA Sojourn Is Going to Be Awesome
PA - "Rails-to-Trail's Conservancy's 2017 Pennsylvania Sojourn -- with its amazing sites, legendary route along the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) and Montour Trail, and welcoming towns -- promises to be an adventure of a lifetime." more...
Ariel Foundation Park 2017 Events
Mt. Vernon, OH - From their website, " Ariel-Foundation Park, located in Mount Vernon, Ohio, is a 250-acre civic park that offers a one of a kind experience for visitors of all ages." more...
The park is trailside in Mt. Vernon, along the Heart of Ohio Trail. This section is also part of the larger Ohio-to-Erie Trail that extends from the riverfront in Cincinnati, to Lake Erie at Cleveland.
Stormin Norman Completes Trans-America Trail Section
"...Stormin Normin is tackling (in stages) the 4,000 mile coast-to-coast Trans-America Trail..." more
Winter Gravelgeddon Jan. 15
Bridgeport, OH - "Let's ride gravel in the Ohio Valley. David Crow at Quick Service has put together a gravel route starting from his shop..." more
The World's Fastest Woman
"At more than 140 mph, getting knocked off a bicycle is bad, potentially fatal. At such speed, pretty much everything is..." more
Winter Fat Tire Biking Trails & Races
MI - "Winter fat tire biking is growing in popularity with groomed trails and competitive races across the Northern Lower Peninsula and Upper Peninsula from Traverse City to Marquette..." more
Year of Yay! Prohibition Jan. 14
Columbus, OH - "This month, we explore two stops in Westerville (birthplace of the prohibition movement!)..." more
Cuyahoga Valley Winter Sports
Brecksville, OH - "Winter brings its own special ways to enjoy Cuyahoga Valley National Park, including hiking, cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, snow tubing, snowshoeing, sledding, and ice fishing." more...
105-Year-Old Sets Hour Record
Florence, ITA - "...The Frenchman, born in 1911, already held the record for the 100+ category, setting the mark at 26.927 in January 2014. Today, he did what no one else his age ever has to set the 105+ mark." more...
Webinar: How to Start a Walking School Bus Jan. 11
"Join this webinar to learn about the Safe Routes to School National Partnership's new toolkit, Step by Step: How to Start a Walking School Bus at Your School, an easy-to-follow guide to getting a walking school bus up and 'walking' in your community!..." more
Emerald Necklace January 2017 Guide
Cleveland, OH - View the guide.
Man Pedals Backward to Stay Healthy, Raise Money
"A Queen Creek man's choice of exercise is turning heads around town." more...
2017 International Trails Symposium
Dayton, OH - "The American Trails International Trails Symposium offers the premier trails experience, with leading experts that offer over 80 cutting-edge trail presentations, field trips, workshops, with an abundance of networking opportunities." more...
2017 Towpath Trilogy Early Bird Registration
NE OH - "Registration is now open for all three 2017 Towpath Trilogy races! Early-bird pricing for the Towpath Half Marathon has been extended to January 20th- register today to lock in the lowest rate." more...
Yukon Fat Bike Tours Open New Market
CAN - "...In the past, bike season typically ended when the first winter snow fell, but not anymore -- now, bikers simply switch to 'fat bikes' to hit the snowy trails. And one Yukon tour company is hoping to cash in." more...
HATTARICK 2017 Jan. 7
Nelsonville, OH - "...HATTARICK is a 16-year tradition started by a guy who wanted to try cycling and didn't want to wait till Spring..." more
Yay Bikes! December 2016 Report
Columbus, OH - "Welcome to the monthly feature in which we round up all our events..." more
'Heartwarming' Ride Recap
Columbus, OH - "Seventeen adventurous cyclists departed Whole Foods at Easton for the final Year of Yay! ride of 2016..." more
Cyclist's 32,000-Mile Ride Smashes World Record
"A cyclist has set a new world record for female riders by covering 32,326 miles (52,025 km) in 12 months." more...
Clark Avenue Public Meeting Jan. 5
Cleveland, OH - "The purpose of this meeting is to present information regarding the construction of the Clark Avenue Rehabilitation Project..." more
Trail Town Planning Meeting Jan. 5
Cave City, KY - "Community involvement is needed to help progress an effort to establish Cave City as a Trail Town, a program spearheaded by the Kentucky Office of Adventure Tourism to promote towns as outdoor adventure designations." more...
Tallgrass Trail Clean Up Jan. 4
Marion, OH - "Volunteers will be clearing the unpaved section of Tallgrass Trail from 1 to 4 p.m. Jan. 4..." more
2017 Ice Cycle Ride Starts New Year
Goshen, IN - "A chilly New Year's Day bike ride is becoming a tradition for some cycling enthusiasts in the area who want to start the year off right with good fitness and health." more...
15 Ring in New Year with Hike
Delphos, OH - "Fifteen people enjoyed a clear, sunny day for the Delphos Canal Commission New Year's Day Hike Sunday afternoon." more...
Miami & Erie Canal Corridor Association Meeting Jan. 3
New Bremen, OH - "The Miami and Erie Canal Corridor Association (MECCA) will conduct its Annual Membership Meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. at the Miami and Erie Canal Heritage Center, the MECCA Office. The Center is located at 130 S. Washington St. (State Route 66, two blocks south of State Route 274) in New Bremen." more...
Hiking the AT - Trip Planning Class Jan. 3
Columbus, OH - "This class is designed to give the prospective Appalachian Trail (AT) hiker and backpacker a solid foundation for planning a trip on the trail. We'll teach you the logistics behind a hiking or backpacking trip. We'll focus on trip planning skills for: day hikes, section hikes, and thru hikers. Learn some basic resources and tips to get you started on your trip planning." more...
New Years Day Resolution Ride Jan. 1
Cincinnati, OH - "Lets get 2017 started!!! Join us in New Years Day for a casual co-ed ride..." more
Delphos New Year's Day Hike Jan. 1
Delphos, OH - "...Everyone will gather at the Delphos Canal Museum at 1 p.m. There will be restrooms available. Hot beverages will be available before and after the hike." more...
Stoldt Chips Away at Trans-America Trail
"My adventure this year took me southward from Laramie, Wyoming to the southern border of Colorado..." more
2017 Bike Rodeo May 11
Worthington, OH - "AAA and the City of Worthington are partnering to host a family bike rodeo Thursday, May 11 2017 from 5:00pm-8:00pm at the Worthington Community Center.
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Winter Hiking at Ohio State Parks
OH - "Whether you are looking for a strenuous hike to help shake your cabin fever or you just need to get the kids out of the house during the day, your Ohio State Parks offer plenty of winter hiking adventures." more...
Young Adult Bike Travel Scholarship
"Explore the world by bicycle. Discover the adventure that awaits you. Inspire others. Whether you are new to bicycle travel or looking to build your outdoor leadership skills, this program is here to help get you in the saddle and out on the road by providing classes and resources to young adults ages 18 to 30." more...
Yay Bikes! November Activity Report
Columbus, OH - "Welcome to the monthly feature in which we round up all our events, earned media, program delivery, meetings and speaking engagements for the month." more...
Bike Summit Awards & Request for Proposals
"...The process is open to the public and will be open until January 8th at 11:59 pm HAST (Hawaiian-Aleutian Time Zone)..." more
Online Survey for Northwood Parks & Rec
Northwood, OH - "The City of Northwood is conducting an online parks and recreation survey to help the city's parks board and other public officials enhance the quality of life in the community.
"The result of the survey will be used to develop a Park and Recreation Master Plan." more...
The World's Toughest Bike Race
Matina, Costa Rica - "La Ruta de Los Conquistadores, a three-day race across Costa Rica, pits participants against steep climbs, muddy trails and waterways that may or may not contain crocodiles." more...
Zilong Wang's Bike Ride Across The U.S.
"His beloved bike was stolen after an enlightening cross-country ride, then karma intervened to restore all faith in humanity." more...
6,000 Miles on a Shopping Bike
London, UK - "...my subplot was entrusted to a bike that embodied the relevant history: a vintage East German shopping bike with two gears and 20-inch wheels. Shriekingly unfit for purpose and over the hill, my MIFA 904 and I seemed a perfect match." more...
Summit County Outdoor Daytime Camps
Summit County, OH - "Time off from school doesn't have to lead to hibernation. Summit Metro Parks naturalists are offering three daytime camps [this] month for ages 7 to 10. Advance registration is required..." more
COMBO Annual Member Meeting Dec. 19
Columbus, OH - "It's time for our annual meeting - come make your voice heard while we enjoy Lineage's great beer!..." more
Five Rivers Makes Way For The Winter Months
Dayton, OH - "...Germantown MetroPark offers visitors a chance for winter sledding, while Possum Creek and Carriage Hill MetroParks allow an opportunity for skiing and winter hiking. The ice rink at RiverScape's MetroPark opened Nov. 25 and is open through the end of February." more...
Festivus for the Rest of Us Ride Dec. 17
Columbus, OH - "...Decorate your bike for the 'Most Seinfeld Bike Decoration' and dress for the 'Most Seinfeld Outfit' contest then come meet us at Whetstone Park..." more
Officers Help Little Rider Finish
Tampa, FL - "Little Jacob Mucci just started riding a two-wheeler 3 months ago according to his parents..." more
Bengals Players Take Part in Bike Giveaway
Cincinnati, OH - "Hundreds of lucky children in Lincoln Heights got an early holiday present when several Cincinnati Bengals players showed up with brand-new bikes." more...
Bright Ride Report
Cincinnati, OH - "...The Bright Ride is always an opportunity to dress up the bike and yourself for a fun ride around the urban core..." see photos
Bike-Share Rider Takes on the Dirty Dozen
Pittsburgh, PA - "...one rider took a different approach. Jeremiah Sullivan rode up the Stanton Heights hill on a 37-pound Healthy Ride bike-share bike, wearing a flannel shirt, jeans and a hoodie." more...
2017 National Bike Summit Preview
"An impressive 96% of Summit attendees surveyed over the last five years said that they would return to the Summit and recommend it to a friend..." more
Things-to-Do at Buckeye Lake
Buckeye Lake, OH - View the list.
Freeport Man Completes 2,190-Mile AT Hike
"The Appalachian Trail nicknames bestowed upon Freeport hiking duo Dan Crytzer and Alexis Whitfield were prophetic." more...
2016 Holiday Bright Ride Dec. 10
Cincinnati, OH - "Decorate your bike and yourself with bright lights and sparkly things. Or dress up in your holiday costume. Or both. Join us on your bike as we bring smiles to residents and shoppers all across Over-the-Rhine and Downtown. We'll be a moving spectacle of holiday fun." more...
Year of Yay! Hartwarming Ride Dec. 10
Columbus, OH - "This month, ride leader Mark Spurgeon brings you the theme HEARTWARMING!" more...
9th Annual Oglebay Christmas Lights Ride Dec. 10
Wheeling, WV - "Join us for the 9th Annual Oglebay Christmas Lights Ride as we ride through the Oglebay Festival of Lights on bicycles." more...
Howl at the Moon Dec. 9
Covington, KY - "What's more fun than a building full of bicyclists, runners, bourbon sippers, boogie-woogie babies, and boys and girls intent on raising some bucks to benefit the Cincinnati Off-Road Association? Well, truth be told, there's nothing better than all that. So come join in the fun." more...
Zwift Tour @ Paradise Garage Dec. 9
Columbus, OH - "Join us on December 9th as the #ZwiftTour celebrates Ohio's famous Zwift Community! We'll be at the one of the city's premier cycling hubs, Paradise Garage." more...
Final Public Meetings on Midway Plan Dec. 7
Cleveland, OH - "The final decision on where in Cleveland a separated bike lane might be created is nearing." more...
Midway Protected Bike Lane Meeting Dec. 7
Cleveland, OH - "Bike Cleveland and others have been working on The Midway for years now, and after a long push, Cleveland is on the verge of accepting protected bike lanes..." more
"The Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure (GOBA) 2017 tour, to be held June 17 to 24, will feature a route in north central Ohio." more...
HB 154 Hearing Before Ohio Senate Dec. 6
Columbus, OH - "Be there when your Ohio Bicycle Federation testifies before the Ohio Senate Transportation Committee supporting House Bill 154 which would require that Ohio motorists leave at least 3 feet of clearance when passing bicyclists. The hearing will take place in Ohio Senate North Hearing Room..." more
Gnadenhutten & Zeisberger Trails Meeting Dec. 7
Gnadenhutten, OH - "...A joint meeting of those interested in building trails in Gnadenhutten and members of Zeisberger Trail and Parks will be held at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 7 in the basement of the John Heckewelder Moravian Church..." more
Queen City Bike Annual Party Dec. 5
Covington, KY - "Join us for the end of the year party, as we look back with fondness on all our successes (and failures) as well as dream about the opportunities the future can bring for cycling in the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky." more...
West Side Spokes Christmas Ride Dec. 3
Cleves, OH - "Join the West Side Spokes In Motion for our annual Christmas Ride and post ride party on Saturday December 3rd..." more
Winterbike Expo Dec. 3 & 4
Minneapolis, MN - "For decades Minneapolis cyclists have gathered in the winter to ride their bikes, share their tales, and have good times. The movement has lived at the front of our collective brains for some time. We just recently gave it a name and a venue..." more
Holiday Bike Build Marathon Dec. 3
Cincinnati, OH - "Calling all volunteers! We need hands of all ages and skill levels to help us reach our goal of building 30 children's bikes to be donated to Chase Elementary School..." more
Courteous Mass Dayton Dec. 2
Dayton, OH - "Learn the joys of transportation cycling and sharing the road, while enjoying the benefits of safety in numbers." more...
2017 OTET Annual Adventure Ride Sept. 9-15
Cincinnati to Columbus, OH - "Fourth anual Adventure Ride is open as of December 2, 2016 for the first 40 individuals who will join the OTETF staff on a fantastic bike ride of 320 miles across the state of Ohio in September of 2017..." more