Towpath Trail

Rides, Tours & Events

COMBO Board Meeting May 22

Galena, OH - "COMBO Board meeting in the parking lot of Alum Creek P2. Don't forget to bring your bike. You can ride before the meeting or slap some lights on and do a lap or 2 after the meeting..." more

Cuyahoga County Greenways Plan May 22

Cleveland, OH - "...A year in the making, the plan illustrates how existing routes across the county could be woven with 308 new segments along local rights-of-way, creating a system 811 miles long..." more

Bike School: Brake Adjustment & Repair May 21

Columbus, OH - "...In this class, you'll learn how to detect and replace worn components, adjust your brakes so they perform to their optimal potential, and how to maintain your braking system..." more

Photos and Videos from National Bike to Work Day

"Thousands of both seasoned cyclists and newbies hopped on bikes from the commuter celebration." more...

Walk With Us Journey


"Friday, May 18, is Day 70 — we’ve hit 10 weeks on our trek across the U.S.!" more...

Ride The CROWN May 20

Cincinnati, OH - "Ride approximately 15 miles of the CROWN with Tri-State Trails and Cincinnati Cycle Club, touring the south section of the Mill Creek Greenway Trail, Spring Grove Avenue bike lanes and Central Parkway protected bike lane to downtown and back..." more

Women's Road Ride May 20

Columbus, OH - "Come join us for the weekly Trek's Women's Road Ride!..." more

Contest to Bring Families to Metroparks

Jefferson, OH - "...ACDL will be placing painted rocks in select Metroparks and then using social media to generate interest by showing images of the landscape where rocks are found." more...

The Summer’s Craziest Bike Race


"After a disputed book passage about ‘motor doping,’ American cyclist Phil Gaimon agrees to a showdown with retired legend Fabian Cancellara." more...

Bay State Bike Week

MA - "Alex Franks brings his dogs to work, but not in the usual way." more...

Breakfast on the Bridge May 22

Newport, KY - "Purple People Bridge Newport, Kentucky / Cincinnati... Bike to Work Week commuter station. Show up for free food and hang out with bicycle riding comrades!.." more

Slow Roll to the Ball Park! May 22

Mansfield, OH - "Join us for a Slow Roll tour of five baseball parks in 7 miles... Included on this tour is a legacy field that hosted the first professional baseball game ever played, right here in Mansfield!.." more

Old Brooklyn Pedal for Prizes May 19

Cleveland, OH - "...Explore Cleveland's Old Brooklyn neighborhood by bicycle and experience some of the best of its local businesses and other points of interest." more...

Rally Cycling Team Auctioning Custom Race Bikes


Long Beach, CA - "... Each custom-artwork bike, which represents UHCCF and its dedication to helping children and families, can be viewed and is available for bidding online beginning Monday. The auction ends Saturday, May 19, and is at" more

Bicycle Friendly Businesses


"Last week, the League of American Bicyclists announced 114 businesses, agencies, and organizations that have joined the growing list of Bicycle Friendly Businesses (BFBs) around the country..." more

Lorain Avenue Streetscape Meeting May 22

Cleveland, OH - "The community is invited to provide feedback related to the resurfacing and bike lane striping of Lorain Avenue from W 65th Street - 117th Street in 2019." more...

Towpath Ride May 20

Brecksville, OH - "...Join Bike Brecksville for a social ride at the Station Road Parking lot of the CVNP. Variable distances of 6 or 12 miles, and a casual speed of 7-8 mph..." more

Volunteer with Yay Valet! @ TOSRV May 20

Columbus, OH - "...We'll train you on-site and you'll have a blast..." more

The Historic Ride May 19

Columbus, OH - "Johnny Velo Bikes and the Clintonville Historical Society have teamed up to provide you a tour of the southern portion of Clintonville (South of Cook Road)..." more

Trek Travel Bike Ride May 19

Westerville, OH - "...Join Trek Bicycle Westerville Northgate and Trek Travel on a scenic 20-30 mile route through some of the best roads and bike paths the Columbus area has to offer..." more

TOSRV May 19

Columbus, OH - "Join the thousands that participate in the most significant and longest running ride of North America." more...

Volunteer with Yay Valet! May 19

Columbus, OH - "Help us park bikes at WestFest 2018!" more...

Extend Protected Lanes on Lorain Avenue May 17

Cleveland, OH - "Late last year, we were pleased to learn that NOACA had allocated over 6 million dollars for Cleveland’s construction of protected bike lanes on Lorain Avenue – the Lorain Avenue Cycle Track. These protected lanes will run from W20th to W65th > and now there are 2 public meetings where the future paving and restriping from W65th to W117th are under discussion." more...

Greene County Parks Events

Xenia, OH - "Greene County Parks & Trails (GCP&T) will host a variety of upcoming events..." more

The Man Who Brought the Giro to Israel

"How real-estate mogul (and former world time-trial champion) Sylvan Adams secured the first Grand Tour start outside Europe." more...

2nd Annual Cincy Hill Ride May 20

Cincinnati, OH - "The ride will start downtown at Fountain Square. We'll gather at the southwest corner, 5th and Vine St. The ride will encompass several hills that Judi thinks are really extra painful..." more

20th Annual Canalway Poker Run May 19

Massillon, OH - "...The 20th annual Canalway Bicycle Poker Run is slated to get peddling Saturday morning on the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail. Reaching the event’s 20-year mark is a bit of a feather-in-the-cap to at least one of the organizers." more...

Bicycle Maintenance Clinic May 19

Cincinnati, OH - "...We will cover flat tire repair, basic drive train maintenance, basic fit adjustments, necessary tools to complete all these tasks, and more..." more

Beginner Ride May 19

Cincinnati, OH - "For all ages: We will take a fun ride partly on the Little Miami Bike Trail and partly on streets in Terrace Park and Milford..." more

RiverSweep Report


Cleveland, OH - "...In the past 28 years more than 24,000 tires and 623 tons of trash have been gathered by some 19,000 RiverSweep volunteers." more...

Ride the Emerald Rim May 19

Strongsville, OH - "Celebrate National Bike to Work Week with a 20, 30 or 50-mile ride to discover the beauty of Cleveland Metroparks..." more

Donuts Ride May 19

Cincinnati, OH - "We'll be riding from Harvest Home Park to Dunkin Donuts via backroads and cover the basics of Bike Lights & Clothing made for Cycling. We are a slow paced, no drop group." more...

Lorain Better Block May 19

Lorain, OH - "...We want to temporarily demonstrate what the best block in the City of Lorain could look like. With the help and input of the community, we will be transforming Broadway in the heart of downtown Lorain." more...

Kids to Parks Day May 19

Mt. Vernon, OH - "...Ariel-Foundation Park will celebrate National Kids to Parks day with a special event at the park on Saturday, May 19..." more

Columbus Bike to Work Day May 18

Columbus, OH - "Group rides from all over town will converge upon Columbus City Hall for a special event from 8–9am..." more

Athens Bike to Work Day May 18

Athens, OH - "...Volunteers at 'pop-up pit stops' around the city will greet bicycle commuters with refreshments and opportunities to win prizes." more

Bike to Work Day Pancake Breakfast May 18

Dayton, OH - "Leave your car in the garage and support National Bike to Work Day. Ride in on your own or with a group to RiverScape MetroPark for a free pancake breakfast..." more

Breakfast on the Bridge May 18

Newport, KY - "...Bike to Work Week commuter station. Show up for free food and hang out with bicycle riding comrades!.." more

Bike School: Drive Train Maintenance May 14

Columbus, OH - "Gears grinding, skipping, or missing? In this class, you'll learn how to keep your bike running smoothly and efficiently..." more

Capital Region Trails Summit Report


NY - "...Officials say across New York it's easier than ever to get from Point A to Point B on two feet or two wheels thanks to initiatives to expand and connect multi-use hiking and biking trails." more

(Bicycle) Board Game Night May 17

Cincinnati, OH - "...Red Bike is hosting a loosely bicycle themed board game night at the Rook OTR..." more

Biking The Flying Pig Route


Cincinnati, OH - "A group of cyclists is trying to start a new Flying Pig tradition. Organizer Jason Barron says the night before last Sunday's marathon, seven people rode the entire 26.2 mile course." more...

2018 Ohio-to-Erie Trail Ride

OH - "...A dedicated backpacker, Mullins says he was eyeing the Cleveland-to-Cincinnati bike run for some time..." more

Gravel ‘Epic’ Lures Riders to Oregon Coast Range


OR - "The sixth annual Oregon Triple Crown kicked off in Waldport on Saturday in nothing short of ideal conditions for a day in the saddle." more...

Team Car Nearly Kills Race Official


UK - "The incident took place on the final stage of the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire into Leeds." more...

Ride of Silence May 16

OH - This annual ride to honor fallen cyclists is taking place in many communities around the state, including Cleveland, Dayton, Troy and Columbus.

Kenton Connects Open House May 16

Fort Mitchell, KY - "...Kenton Connects is an update to the County’s decades-old bicycle and pedestrian plans. This open house will give attendees an understanding of the work and research that went into the study and draft recommendations, and an opportunity to provide feedback." more...

Towpath Ride May 12

Brecksville, OH - "...Join Bike Brecksville for a social ride at the Station Road Parking lot of the CVNP. Variable distances of 6 or 12 miles, and a casual speed of 7-8 mph..." more

RiverSweep 2018 May 12

Cleveland, OH - "Join us for Northeast Ohio's largest 'done in a day' clean up..." more

Bicycle Maintenance Clinic May 12

Cincinnati, OH - "...Learn all the basics for maintaining your bicycle at our Saturday morning bike maintenance clinic..." more

Bike to Work Ride! May 15

Mansfield, OH - "Meet at Richland Public Health parking lot at 6 pm to practice riding a bike to work. We can address your questions and concerns..." more

How We Roll Bike Ride May 15

Cleveland, OH - "...Enjoy a casual ride through Cleveland, originating at Bike Cleveland's Headquarters, that prepares you to safely and confidently navigate traffic by bicycle..." more

Ride the Elevator 2018 May 15

Columbus, OH - "Join us for the 8th Annual Ride the Elevator fundraiser, sponsored by Elevator Brewery in support of Yay Bikes! and Franklinton Cycle Works." more...

Mountain Bike Demo Event May 12

Delaware, OH - "...Join us on the Alum Creek State Park Mountain Bike Trails to test ride a variety of all-new Trek mountain bike models!" more...

Tour de Trails Bicycle Challenge May 12

Columbus, IN - "...The bicycling event features three distances for riders of various ability — 20K, 50K and 80K, each of which departs from the Donner Park Shelterhouse at 9 a.m. Saturday." more...

Slow Roll Ride Begins Anew

Mansfield, OH - "...The first slow roll of the season kicked off at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 1 at the Richland Carrousel Park in Downtown Mansfield." more...

Celebrating Bike Month in Cincy

Cincinnati, OH - "...Bike Month is a collection of nearly fifty events to celebrate all things bicycling in Greater Cincinnati." more...

A Home Run: 2018 Opening Day for Trails

"This year, thousands of people from coast to coast went outside to celebrate the sixth annual Opening Day for Trails (Opening Day)..." more

MTB Group Seek More Young Members

Parkersburg, WV - "Organizers of an area youth mountain biking team are looking for participants." more...

Car-Free at the New York Bike Expo


"This past weekend I had the opportunity to represent the League of American Bicyclists at Bike Expo New York in support the Five Boro Bike Tour..." more

Cyclofemme Ladies Ride May 13

Cleveland, OH - "Join women around the globe, and locally here in Cleveland as we band together on bikes to celebrate collective momentum..." more

River Ride May 12

Miamisburg/West Carrollton, OH - "Join City of Miamisburg Parks & Recreation for cycling excursions along the Great Miami River Trail..." more

Sideswipe & Lineage Collaboration and Bike Ride May 12

Columbus, OH - "Join Sideswipe Brewing and Lineage Brewing in celebrating Their Columbus Craft Brew Week collaboration release by joining us for a bike ride from each brewery, to each brewery!.." more

North High Brewing Gravel Growler May 12

Chillicothe, OH - "...Join us in Chillicothe for a gravel ride through the Scioto Trail State Park..." more

Bike the Breweries May 12

Columbus, OH - "...Time to dust off your bike and bike the breweries for charity!.." more

Galena Diner Breakfast May 10

Galena, OH - Learn more...

Kidical Mass Family Bike Ride May 12

Cincinnati, OH - "Kids of all ages and their families are invited to join in for a short and easy bicycle ride through the streets of Clifton..." more

Mountain Bike 101 May 12

KY - "...This clinic is for anyone 12 and older who wants to learn the basics of mountain biking and take a test run..." more

The Future Is Electric! May 12

Columbus, OH - "This month we’ll be taking a close look at the up-and-coming star of the future personal transport arena: the electric bike..." more

Beginner Ride May 12

Cincinnati, OH - "...We will take a fun ride partly on the Little Miami Bike Trail and partly on streets in Terrace Park and Milford..." more

100 Blacks on Bikes May 12

Cincinnati, OH - "...This route is pretty flat and great for beginners. Bring snacks, water, and helmets are encouraged." more...

Ride for Reading May 11

Cincinnati, OH - "...This is THE feel-good bike event of the year, folks - you don't want to miss it!.." more

Bike School: Wheels, Tires, and Tubes May 7

Columbus, OH - "...In this class, you'll learn everything you need to know about tires, inner tubes, how to avoid getting a flat, and what do when you do get a flat..." more

Cincinnati Bike Month

Cincinnati, OH - "May is actually National Bike Month, but we're talking Cincinnati/NKY here..." more

Best Bike MS Rides In the Country

"This fundraising ride series is the largest in the world and has been fighting Multiple Sclerosis since 1980. Here's your insider's guide." more...

'Project Hero' Helps Women Vets Cope with Disabilities

FL - "Women veterans from all over the country are cycling to overcome their disabilities. It’s all part of the 'Project Hero Women’s Initiative'..." more

Volunteers Needed for Bike Counts May 15-17

NE OH - "NOACA is in need of volunteers to conduct bike counts throughout Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, and Medina Counties. Volunteers will be asked to count passing bicyclists and pedestrians for two hour periods, while sitting outside, at various road and trail intersections..." more

Beers & Gears Ride May 10

Cincinnati, OH - "Come hang out for a social casually paced 10-15 mile group ride, beer specials afterwards for all participants 21+." more...

Getting Ready for Bike To Work Day on May 10


"...Bike to Work Day is Thursday, May 10, and that means I — and you — have time to get ready for it." more...

Bike Commuter Basics Ride May 10

Cincinnati, OH - "We'll ride to Target & Kroger on Glenway via all back roads. We'll covers the basics of Bike Commuting and how to properly lock your bike..." more

STEM Bike Club Open House May 9

Cincinnati, OH - "Friends, families and community members invited!.." more

Pee-Wee's Big Adventure at Esquire Theatre May 9

Cincinnati, OH - "Join us in celebration of Cincinnati's Bike Month for the 1985 classic PEE-WEE'S BIG ADVENTURE on May 9th at 7:30pm!" more...

Pancakes for Breakfast May 6

Columbus, OH - "Bring cash. $5, I think. Pancakes and Sausage and Hills Market in Worthington..." more

Bicycle Maintenance Clinic May 5

Cincinnati, OH - "...Learn all the basics for maintaining your bicycle at our Saturday morning bike maintenance clinic..." more

9 Ways to Celebrate Bike Month in Cincy


Cincinnati, OH - "Many cities across the country that host marathons include a bike ride as an option for participating. This year, Cincinnati will join those ranks..." more

Bike Month Dates & Resources


"Read on for dates of important #BikeMonth events and tools to use to make your May better." more...

Women's Wheel Workshop May 8

Cleveland, OH - "...Whether you’re out on the road or trail, attend this workshop to learn what you’ll need to do when a punctured tube happens to you." more...

Toddler-Paced Bike it Baby Ride May 8

Cincinnati, OH - "Grab your balance bikes, training wheels and trikes for a trip around Winton Woods lake intended for ages 2-5 (adults on foot)..." more

Riding Toward Success May 5

Cleveland, OH - "...Ride toward success with community members, school administration, City Year corps members/alumni and scholars on a neighborhood tour!" more...

Bike Month Activities

Columbus, IN - "Healthy Communities has designated May as Bike Month in Columbus, and has planned a month’s worth of activities to enjoy on a bicycle." more...

Group to Collect 1,000 Bikes for Kids


Portland, OR - "There’s a new nonprofit in town that specializes in giving bikes away to kids." more...

Bike Month Group Ride May 6

Harrison, OH - "Celebrate National Bike Month by enjoying a 7.8-mile group ride around the Shaker Trace Trail..." more

FLMSP Annual Meeting May 6

Maineville, OH - "The Friends of the Little Miami State Park is hosting its Annual Meeting next Sunday..." more

Dublin Bike Month Kickoff May 5

Dublin, OH - "...In recognition of Bike Month, the City of Dublin, Ohio - Government is hosting a free biking event for the community..." more

Vandalia Promotes Bike Month

Vandalia, OH - "Vandalia Mayor Arlene Setzer declared [May] as Bicycle Month as the city continues to promote its efforts as a bicycle-friendly community." more...

Woman walks from Canada to Texas


Erie, PA - "A Canadian woman and her dog are walking from Quebec to Texas to raise money and awareness for medical charities." more...

Simon Kenton Pathfinders Meeting Moved to May 10

Urbana, OH - "The Simon Kenton Pathfinders hold their monthly meetings on the first Thursday of each month [normally]..." more

Open Streets Cleveland May 6

Cleveland, OH - "...Open Streets Cleveland (formerly ciCLEvia) is thrilled to return to the Gordon Square, Ohio City, and Hingetown neighborhoods this May..." more

Bike Maintenance May 6

Harrison, OH - "... Montgomery Cyclery will share techniques to keep your bike in good riding condition as well as some trailside fix-it tips..." more

Pinchflat: Bike Poster Blowout May 5

Columbus, OH - "...This year we are featuring posters from all over the fair (and bikable) state of Ohio!" more...

Fort Laurens Opening Day May 5

Bolivar, OH - "Fort Laurens, Ohio’s only Revolutionary War fort, opens for the 2018 season on May 5..." more

Black Fork Gravel Grinder May 5

Glenmont, OH - "...This must do gravel road race and ride spans some of the most scenic, grueling, and diverse gravel roads in Ohio..." more

International Women's Mountain Biking Day May 5

Boulder, CO - "The International Mountain Bicycling Association has declared the first Saturday in May as International Women's Mountain Biking Day." more...

4th Geology Tour May 5

London, OH - "...Approximately a 15-mile ride along the Ohio-to-Erie trail with geologist Scott Brockman..." more

Bike Rodeo May 5

Brecksville, OH - "Bike Rodeo for kids K-3 in the Brecksville-Broadview Hts. school district..." more

The Eastern Hills Ride May 5

Cincinnati, OH - "The Eastern Hills Ride is 32 miles long, with a few hills as we climb Montgomery Road..." more

Cinco De Mayo Ride May 4

Canton, OH - "It's Cinco de Mayo! Let's roll! We'll do a 10-12 mile loop around Canton..." more

Cleveland Bike Month Rides/Events

Cleveland, OH - "May is National Bicycle Month, so make plans to get outside and spend some quality time on your bike!" more...

Rasputitsa 2018

"Rasputitsa and Vermont Overland have become revered races to me. They embody everything that I love about cycling and racing..." more

Cycling Through History


MO - "History on a bike ride — that's what Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site has put together for people who want outdoor recreation on wheels and a little bit of history to boot." more...

10 Ways to Get Your Business Ready for National Bike Month

"...Bike Month is a great time to support your existing bike commuters and to help new bicyclists try bike commuting for the first time." more...

May Flowers Ride May 3

Cheviot, OH - "Join Slow Ride Cheviot as we cover some basics of Helmets and Cincinnati Bike Laws. We'll be riding to Orange Leaf on Glenway via back roads. We are a no drop group, casual pace." more...

Simon Kenton Pathfinders Meeting May 3

Urbana, OH - "The Simon Kenton Pathfinders hold their monthly meetings on the first Thursday of each month at the Depot Coffee House in Urbana. All meetings start at 7 p.m. and are open to the public..." more

WTS Columbus Annual Spring Luncheon May 3

Columbus, OH - "Hear our Executive Director, Catherine Girves, deliver the keynote address on the current state and future of bicycling in Central Ohio..." more

Conservation Connection: The Buckeye Trail May 3

Columbus, OH - "Learn about the longest loop trail in North America! Although The Buckeye Trail is not as well-known as the Appalachian Trail, it is one of the longest trails in the world, and it is right here in Ohio!" more...

Toledo Bike Month Rides/Events

Toledo, OH - "...Group rides force motorists to slow down and enjoy the parade. Whether you’re looking to “reclaim the streets” or just get outside, community rides are a creative and distinct way to explore the city." more...

TRECYCLE Coming to Washington Courthouse


Washington Courthouse, OH - "...TRECYCLE will be passing through Washington Court House this weekend while on a 180-mile route through Greene, Fayette and Ross counties..." more

North High's April Pub Ride April 28

Columbus, OH - "Love bikes? Love beer? Come enjoy both as we ride around Columbus to some of the coolest bars in town..." more

15th Annual Health Expo April 28

Cincinnati, OH - "...This all-ages event will feature FREE health screenings, fun fitness activities and games, food, exhibitors, and entertainment." more...

Parsippany Welcomes National Memorial Trail Riders

NJ - "Thirteen Hundred Miles. That's the distance of a loop uniting three 9/11 memorial locations..." more

E-MTB Race Series Expands for 2018


CA - "...The Series kicks off on May 12-13 at Vail Lake, a high-desert racing and camping resort near Temecula, California..." more

2018 PlacesforBikes Conference May 1-3

Indianapolis, IN - "...Launched last year, the PlacesForBikes conference stands out for its compact structure, its can-do attitude and its focus on cross-pollinating ideas among elected officials, public employees, community leaders/advocates and the private bicycling industry." more...

Bike Month Kick-Off Party May 1

Cincinnati, OH - "May is National Bike Month, and Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky are celebrating with special events all month long..." more

May Day Roll May 1

Mansfield, OH - "Meet at the Carousel Bike Racks at 6 pm, roll out at 6:30. Initiate Year 2 of Slow Roll Mansfield!" more...

Urban Basin Bicycle Club May 1

Cincinnati, OH - "For those bicyclists interested in riding in the Urban Basin, such as downtown, OTR, Northern Kentucky and the Mill Creek Valley, exploring sights and scenery along the way. Some rides are themed (e.g. breweries, art deco etc.) and others are just rambling..." more

GOOHIO Commute Bike Month Challenge May 1 - May 31

ND OH - "...This challenge is open to residents/employees/students in Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, & Medina Counties..." more

Full Moon Ride April 30

London, OH - " Learn more...

Beginner's Ride April 30

Columbus, OH - "If you attended our beginners ride last summer, you may want to come out again this year. This year we want to do more to build your riding skills and knowledge." more...

Biking Thru Lakewood April 27

Lakewood, OH - "...This event will cover everything from basic bicycle inspection to navigating the local roads. Join us as we discuss the ins-and-outs of commuting by bike." more...

Sea Otter Notches Another Record Year


Monterey, CA - "Preliminary figures from organizers of the Sea Otter Classic show that the festival brought in a record 74,000 attendees..." more

Bike Racing That Happens Indoors


Portland, OR - "Some of Portland’s toughest bike races don’t even happen on the road." more...

Blessing of the Bicycles April 29

Columbus, OH - "Join us for a Blessing of the Bicycles at Summit on 16th United Methodist Church!.." more

2nd Annual Seersucker Bike Ride April 29

Fort Thomas, KY - "2nd Annual Fort Thomas Seersucker Bike Ride! Join us in historic Tower Park at the Museum on Sunday April 29th at 2pm for a fun and free leisurely ride through our great town..." more

5th Annual Outdoor Adventures April 29

Granville, OH - "Turn off those screens and tune into the outdoors. We will have activities for everyone, including a bungee trampoline, rock climbing wall, kayaking, canoeing, face painting, archery, crafts, a bounce house, food trucks, and more!.." more

Cincy Cycle Club Spring Opener April 28

Cincinnati, OH - "The Cincinnati Cycle Club promotes cycling as an active, healthy lifestyle by organizing and offering the largest selection of group rides, social events and cycling support in the tri-state region." more...

Bike Rodeo April 28

Brecksville, OH - "Bike Rodeo for kids K-3 in the Brecksville-Broadview Hts. school district..." more

#LovTheCov Ride April 25

Covington, KY - "The slow and steady ride to see all sides of the COV. Our April ride is kicking off our bicycle season. We're going to ride April through September this year..." more

MidTown Mornings: RideTown April 27

Cleveland, OH - "...Join your MidTown neighbors at Kitchen 216 to learn about ways to commute around town by bike, bus, or carpool..." more

Website Will Stream the Giro d’Italia

"...FloBikes, a newish website in the FloSports network, wants to give viewers an online hub where they can watch dozens of this year’s big-name cycling races..." more

My First Ladd’s 500

Portland, OR - " experience at the 3rd 1st Annual Ladd’s 500 was the Portlandiest bikiest thing I’ve done yet!.." more

Flat Tires Suck Flat Tire Clinic April 26

Columbus, OH - "Learn how to change a flat tire and some basic bike maintenance for free!.." more

Trail Summit Brings Business Owners Together


Somerset, PA - "...The Great Allegheny Passage 2018 Trail Summit, hosted at Somerset Country Club, brought together around 55 business owners, volunteers and members of tourism organizations..." more

Woman, 67, to Bike 3,000 Miles Up East Coast

Lincoln, RI - "Thirty years ago, Deirdre Bird traveled the entire West Coast of the United States from Canada to Mexico by bicycle..." more

Atlanta Streets Alive drew 74,000 People


GA - "A Wednesday meeting will address a less 'fast, dangerous, and out of control' future for the key thoroughfare." more...

Cannon Beach set to Host 1st-Ever Fat Bike Festival

OR - "...The Oregon Coast is a perfect place to ride a fat bike. And Cannon Beach — just 80 miles west of Portland on Highway 26 — is the closest place to do it." more...

Bicycling for Beginners April 25

Athens, OH - "...Are you interested in bicycling for recreation or transportation but wonder how to get started?.." more

Buckeye TrailFest & North Country Trail Celebration April 25

South Bloomingville, OH - Learn more...

Columbus Pan Ohio Social April 25

Columbus, OH - "Join Columbus riders, volunteers, friends and family at Endeavor Brewing Co. $1 from every Endeavor Brew sold will benefit the Pan Ohio Hope Ride!" more...

Solon Rails-to-Trails Meeting April 23

Solon, OH - "The City of Solon has applied for Clean Ohio Trail Funding to support the development of Phase I of the Solon to Chagrin Falls multi-purpose trail. Completion of this project would significantly advance the long-standing goal of achieving a continuous trail connection between Solon, Bentleyville, Chagrin Falls Village and the larger region..." more

Trailblazing 2.0 East Fork State Park April 21

Cincinnati, OH - "...In this series, the ride offerings will feature monthly bike camping trips, each a little different than the last..." more

Meet the Authors: Coast to Coast on a Tandem April 24

Cleveland, OH - "Cross country bicyclists and authors Peter and Tracy Flucke will discuss their new book, Coast to Coast on a Tandem: Our Adventure Crossing the USA on a Bicycle Built for Two." more...

Random Ride! April 24

Mansfield, OH - "...We will meet at the downtown Mansfield Carousel Parking at 6:15 pm and Slow Roll at 6:30 pm..." more

Tuesday Night Ride April 24

Cincinnati, OH - "...Brenda Wimberg will be our ride leader. Geared towards intermediate riders, the ride will start on the bike trail and head towards Milford." more...

Tuesday Night Reser Road Rides April 24

Newport, KY - "This ride is open to all road bikers including beginners..." more

CORA No Drop Group Ride April 21

Bethel, OH - "...Everyone is invited, but if you're not a member yet, please join as the proceeds go to make these group rides and the trails we ride better." more...

Saudi Arabia Holds 1st Women-Only Bike Race

"The kingdom of Saudi Arabia, one of the most repressive countries in the world for women, held a women's cycling race on Tuesday..." more

OSU Bicycle Day April 21

Columbus, OH - "...Please join us for Columbus, Ohio's VERY FIRST Annual BICYCLE DAY CELEBRATION!.." more

From Mount Vernon to Key West by Bicycle


Mt. Vernon, OH - "...for Mount Vernon resident John Pickett, the adventure of riding his bicycle to Key West was an experience he will not regret." more...

The Extraordinary Story of the Final Finisher from Paris-Roubaix

FRA - "An hour behind Peter Sagan, Evaldas Siskevicius was the undoubted unsung hero of Paris-Roubaix." more...

Man cycling from Florida to Maine

"Tom Helbig is cruising up the East Coast in search of positive people and communities on an adventure around the country." more...

Earth Day Social Bike Ride April 22

Athens, OH - "Next Sunday is Earth Day. What better way to celebrate than to ride a bike to a locally-owned, sustainably managed brewery." more...

Green Up Day April 22

Corwin, OH - "Join us to help 'green up' the park for the season. This is a great community service opportunity..." more

Restored Railroad Car Opens for Earth Day Tours

Urbana, OH - "On Earth Day, April 22, the NX23 railroad car at 644 Miami St. will be open from noon to 4 p.m., and the adjacent Depot Coffee House, located in a 1894 railroad station, will be open for people who want to visit local historic sites by walking or cycling on the Simon Kenton Trail." more...

Yay Valet! @ Columbus Earth Day Celebration April 22

Columbus, OH - "Ride to enjoy Columbus' Earth Day festivities this year at Genoa Park downtown for a day-long celebration..." more

Kids on MT Bikes Fun Rides - April 20

Mason, OH - "Kids on Bikes kicks off its 19th consecutive season of turning ordinary kids into amazingly skilled, life-long cyclists..." more

Maple Highlands Trail Ribbon Cutting April 21

Middlefield, OH - "In honor of the long-awaited paving of the southern section of The Maple Highlands Trail, the Village of Middlefield and Geauga Park District invite one and all to attend a Maple Highlands Spring Opening Celebration & Trail Ribbon-Cutting Event on Saturday, April 21st, at 10:00 a.m..." more

Electric Test Ride 2.0 April 21

Bexley, OH - "We have bikes from Giant and Electra ready to test! Stop by the Bexley location to experience what a pedal assist bicycle has to offer." more...

Keep it Wild Earth Day Celebration April 21

Gambier, OH - "...The Columbus Zoo, Ohio Wildlife Center, and Ohio Bird Sanctuary will all be here with live animals to "meet." You don’t want to miss this FREE event!.." more

TrailBlazing Institute (BikeCamping) April 18

Cincinnati, OH - "You will learn specifics about planning for the ride and camping by bike in general. We’ll provide route maps, show you the types of packs and gear that may be necessary for an overnight trip, and we’ll discuss how to pack for a trip if you do not currently own gear..." more

Tour De Forest Benefit Bicycle Ride April 21

Nelsonville, OH - "... Various routes take riders through the forested hills of southeastern Ohio on both level and challenging courses. In its third year, our challenging gravel route has been well received!.." more

OhioHealth Race for a Reason April 21

Athen, OH - "...Come join in on all the fun and sign up to run in the Triathlon, 5K, Mud Run, or 3K walk on campus!.." more

Amstel Gold - April 16

Columbus, OH - "...Enjoy some fine craft beer with friends and watch the first of the Ardennes Classics..." more

Little 500 Bike Race April 20 & 21

Bloomington, IN - "Indiana University, the IU Student Foundation and riders from 65 teams will continue one of the most storied traditions in competitive cycling April 20 and 21 as the Little 500 descends upon Bill Armstrong Stadium on the Bloomington campus." more...

Tri-State Trail Meeting April 20

Cincinnati, OH - Learn more...

Earn-a-Bike Program April 18

Springfield, OH - "Do you know a student in grades 6 through 8 that would like the chance to earn a bicycle?" more...

Bike Club Webinar: E-Bikes April 18


"We’d like to invite all representatives of the League's member clubs* to our Spring Bike Club Webinar. This quarter, we'll be focusing on issues surrounding E-bikes." more...

Bike Smarts - Traffic Laws April 17

Cleveland, OH - "Staying Safe & Legal While Cycling for Fun, Recreation or Commuting. Tips for cycling legally & safely provided by local lawyer Kenneth Knabe." more...

5th Annual Cincinnati Bike Show April 16

Cincinnati, OH - "...At this FREE event check out some sweet bikes, join our raffle, show off your own human-powered contraption, meet other bike enthusiasts, and compete* for awesome prizes!.." more

Hike at Red Lock Trailhead April 15

Northfield, OH - "The Portage Trail Walkers will hike at 9 a.m. Saturday north on the towpath at Red Lock Trailhead." more...

Bike to the Sea 25th Anniversary

MA - "...This is Bike to the Sea’s 25th anniversary year and, finally, good things are happening on the northernmost section of the trail. In February, the state awarded $1.5 million to fund additional design work to improve the current trail and jumpstart the expansion into Lynn." more...

Bike Racer Crashes Into Parked Car

"American walks away from Basque Country crash." more...

Athens Marathon/Half Marathon April 15

Athens, OH - Get more info.

April Trail Day April 15

Covington, KY - "...Work may include - digging, weed wacking, cutting honeysuckle, rock work, fixing drainage, re-routes, etc..." more

Eddy's Bike Shop Demo April 15

Medina, OH - "Grab your ridding gear and your friends and come join Pivot Cycles and Eddy’s Bike Shop for a chance to ride all the latest mountain bikes from Pivot Cycles..." more

Bike Race at Mountwood


WV - "There were 156 registered racers who competed across three classes..." more

2018 Bike Month Dates & Resources

"Read on for dates of important #BikeMonth events and tools to use to make your May better." more...

Cyclist Dies Following Crash at Paris-Roubaix


UK - "...The 23 year-old, who was in his second year as a professional rider with Veranda’s Willems-Crelan, died of cardiac arrest his team confirmed in a statement late on Sunday night." more...

Explore Your Ward Bike Ride April 14

Euclid, OH - "Beginning this year, Bike Euclid is teaming up with local Councilpersons for bike rides through various parts of our community. The routes will highlight Euclid Master Plan recommendations. All are welcome! " more...

Trek Saturday Morning Road Rides April 14

Columbus, OH - "We meet at the store Saturday at 7:45am and roll out at 8 am..." more

Shelter Dog Strut 5k-9 - April 14

The Plains, OH - "The Shelter Dog Strut: 5K-9 Run/Walk - to benefit the Friends of the Shelter Dogs-will be held at the Eclipse Company Store in The Plains, Ohio..." more

Ladies' Night Out April 13

The Plains, OH - "Our all women ride is starting back up this Friday!.." more

Yay Valet! @ OSU Spring Game April 14

Columbus, OH - "...There is NO better way to get to the OSU Spring Game. We're just steps from Shoe, at Woody Hayes Dr and the bike path!.." more

Bikes, Gear, Stories, & Questions April 14

Newport, KY - "Interested in bicycle touring/bikepacking but not sure where to start? Want to meet other like minded riders?.." more

2018 National Bike Summit Recap

"Now that we’re a few weeks out from the 2018 National Bike Summit (#NBS18 on social media) and we’ve had a chance to share the presentations, photos and videos, we wanted to take a look back at some of the highlights of the event." more...

Cyclists Prepare to Ride Alaskan Way Viaduct

AK - "Sunday marks the first car-free bike ride on the viaduct before it’s demolished." more...

Qualifying for RAAM on a Fixed Gear Bike

"Occasionally a story lands in our inbox that we can’t help but pay attention to. Joe Lawhorn is an athlete for Team Dayton out of Ohio, and his team is sponsored by Rudy Project..." more

Geauga Park District Seeking Volunteers April 12

Geauga County, OH - "Geauga Park District is looking for volunteers, ranging from kayak/canoe rescue to accompanying staff-led programs. Learn more during volunteer orientations on April 12..." more

Coffee with Catherine April 12

Columbus, OH - "Got thoughts or questions about Yay Bikes! or the state of bicycle advocacy in Ohio?.." more

Bike Co-Op Formation Meet & Learn April 12

Newport, Ky - "Join Reser Bicycle Company and Life Learning Center Thursday, April 5, at 6:30pm-8:00pm to discuss the details of the new bicycle cooperative..." more

This Woman Won $7,800 in a Zwift Race

"Amateur women competing in virtual cycling races can win more money -- a lot more -- than their professional counterparts..." more

Bike Friendly Lakewood: Happy Hour April 11

Lakewood, OH - "Join us for a happy hour presentation in conjunction with Bike Lakewood and the City of Lakewood, Ohio - Municipal Government covering a range of topics to help make Lakewood even more bike friendly!" more...

Monthly FLMSP Meeting April 11

Waynesville, OH - "The monthly Meeting of Friends of the Little Miami State Park is Wednesday, April 11, at 6:30 p.m..." more

Meeting on Connecting Trails - April 10

Marietta, OH - "April 10 meeting to get public views on tying in Devola path with Marietta’s." more...

Heights Bicycle Coalition's Annual Meeting April 8

Cleveland Heights, OH - "...Join us for an update on progress in 2017 and our ongoing efforts to make the Heights more bicycle and pedestrian friendly." more...

Residents Against Solon Trail Meeting - April 7


Solon, OH - "...We will have a meeting at my home, 36785 Aberdeen Lane, at 1 p.m. April 7 for our street, and the mayor and councilman will be there." more...

Queen City Bike Fundraiser April 10

Covington, KY - "Stop by Mac's for dinner between 6:30 and 9pm on Tuesday, April 10th, and Mac's will donate 15% of your check to Queen City Bike to support our work organizing Bike Month!" more...

CORA No Drop Group Ride April 7

Bethel, OH - "...This is the first of many Cincinnati Off Road Alliance group rides at East Fork this year..." more

Senior Center Group Walks April 6

Cambridge, OH - "A Guernsey County Senior Citizens Center walking group will begin meeting at the Great Guernsey Trail on Fridays, starting April 6, from 10-11 a.m. (except for the third Friday of each month)." more...

Cycling Safety Discussed at Bike Summit

"...At the 2018 National Bike Summit’s federal policy workshop, safety from distracted and aggressive drivers — and yes, even self-driving cars — was a dominant theme." more...

Big Turnout at Kidical Mass Easter Ride


Portland, OR - "...Despite cold temperatures and a bit of drizzle the forecast didn’t anticipate, 150 humans and 4 small dogs came out for the Kidical Mass Easter Ride!.." more

Towpath Half Marathon April 8

Cleveland, OH - "The first race in the Towpath Trilogy Race Series is the Towpath Half-Marathon..." more

Hustle for Hearing 5K Walk/Run April 8

Athens, OH - "Hustle for Hearing 5K Walk/Run Event will be taking place on the Hockhocking Adena Bikeway..." more

Tunes for Trails April 7

Columbus, OH - "Come to Third Way Cafe and help celebrate our growing trail connections..." more

Into the Woods April 7

Centerburg, OH - "Gather the kids and join the Knox County OSU Extension and Knox County Park District Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalists, Jean and Tim Tahyi as they lead hands-on activities teaching kids about mammals, reptiles, trees, birds and other things that might be found in the woods..." more

12 Ways to Celebrate Opening Day for Trails

"This year’s Opening Day for Trails is going to be the best yet, as people across the country officially kick off spring by hitting their favorite pathways (or new ones!)..." more

Opening Day for Trails - Yellow Springs April 7

Yellow Springs, OH - "On Saturday, April 7, celebrate Opening Day for Trails along the Little Miami Scenic and Buckeye Trails!" more...

Opening Day for Trails - West Dayton April 7

Dayton, OH - "Join us at Adventure Central for health and safety activities on the Wolf Creek Trail..." more

Opening Day for Trails - Beatty Station April 7

Springfield, OH - "Join us for the Opening Day of the bike trails and the Grand Opening of the updated Beatty Station trailhead of the Little Miami Scenic Trail..." more

Opening Day Heart of Ohio Trail April 7

Centerburg, OH - "The Friends of the Heart of Ohio Trail is hosting a day of family fun at the Memorial Park Trailhead (just of Rt. 3/36 on Rt. 314)..." more

Delaware County Friends of the Trail April 7

Galena, OH - "Join us on National Trail Opening Day, Saturday, April 7, for a family-friendly trail ride or walk celebrating Galena’s newest trail..." more

Opening Day for Trails April 7

"This year marks RTC’s sixth annual Opening Day for Trails! On Saturday, April 7, 2018, people across the nation will kick off the spring trail season by hitting their favorite trails for a walk, run, ride or special event." more...

Opening Day For Trails - Camp Chase Trail April 7

Columbus, OH - "Camp Chase Trail and the Ohio to Erie Trail are celebrating Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Opening Day for Trails Saturday April 7, 2018!" more...

Tree Planting on the LMST

Maineville, OH - "...With hundreds of dead ash trees taken down due to the devastating effects of the emerald ash borer insect, we have a lot of work ahead of us." more...

Opening Day for Trails - Cleveland April 7

Cleveland, OH - "Join us for a spring celebration along the Cuyahoga River on the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail & Cleveland Foundation Centennial Lake Link Trail!" more...

Ladies New Albany Road Group Ride April 7

New Albany, OH - "Come join us for a 2-3 hour all women group ride! Our goal is to empower and build a community of ladies who love to ride, want to get a great workout, or train for road season." more...

Ohio-to-Erie Trail Section Ribbon Cutting April 7

London, OH - "...members of the FMCPT board announced the ribbon cutting ceremony for the trail connection of Maple and Walnut Streets will be Saturday, April 7 at 1 p.m." more...

Opening Day on the Little Miami Trail April 7

Yellow Springs, OH - "...Stroll, roll, hike or bike your way along the trail and stop by the Yellow Springs Station for family-friendly fun, food and freebies..." more

Joy Machines: The Social April 6

Cleveland, OH - "Come indulge in some food, adult beverages, childish behavior, and check out a store full of some of the area's most neato-est bike stuff..." more

Knox County Upcoming Events

Knox County, OH - "Read their April/May newsletter.

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