Kokosing Gap Trail

Rides, Tours, Meetings & Events

Bexley - Trainer Night Jan. 22

Bexley, OH - "This is a weekly trainer event at our Bexley location, similar to spin classes you see in gyms, but on your own bike!" more

Battelle Darby Creek Hike Jan. 22

Galloway, OH - "Join us for a 2-, 4- or 6-mile hike through the park. Leashed pets are welcome..." more

Sea Otter Classic to Host First Gravel Race


CA - "The Sea Otter Classic will hold its first ever gravel race on Sunday, April 19." more

Brake Adjustment & Repair Jan. 22

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 to ensure longevity..." more

Trainer Night Tuesdays Jan. 21

Columbus, OH - "This Winter join us for a series of six trainer nights." more

MTB Races You Should Consider in 2020


U.S. - "...Here are several awesome mountain bike races to check out in 2020." more

COMBO Board Meeting Jan. 21

Powell, OH - Learn more.

Cycling Tech from the CES

"...for the cyclists in Las Vegas this week or keeping tabs on the CES [Consumer Electronics Show] news from afar, there are some techy developments that are sure to intrigue..." more

Winter Warm-Up Hike Jan. 19

Cuyahoga Falls, OH - "For anyone looking to get their heart rate up and legs moving, these hikes are fast-paced and fitness focused on hilly and rocky trails." more

The Wilds Explorer Ride Recap


OH - "... We explored the area and ended with 37.5 miles and 2950+ feet of climbing..." more

Comments Sought on Trumbull County Bike Trail


Warren, OH - "...Approximately 21 acres of new, permanent trail and 1.115 acres of temporary right-of-way will be required from 17 property owners to construct the project..." more

Registration Open for Buffalo to Albany Tour


NY - "Registration is now open for Parks & Trails New York’s 22nd annual Cycle the Erie Canal tour, an opportunity to bike across New York state and take in the history of the legendary canal that transformed America..." more

Scenic Railroad Rolling Out More Events

Akron, OH - "The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is chugging into 2020 with a lot more events departing from Akron's Northside Station." more

The Coaster Brake Challenge

CA - "Welcome to the beautiful dark twisted world of Paul de Valera and Atomic Cycles‘ Coaster Brake Challenge! A race I have known about for over a decade..." more

Thought Leadership Summit for the Cycling Industry


"The inaugural Cycle of Influence Summit [COi] intends to challenge the bicycle business to think beyond the status quo..." more

FMCPT Annual Meeting Jan. 15

London, OH - " Friends of Madison County Parks and Trails Annual Meeting is coming up next week..." more

Bike School: Drive Train Maintenance Jan. 15

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

Paris Roubaix for Dummies

Gran Fondo National Championship Event Added to U.S. Calendar


"USA Cycling recently announced that it will be partnering with the Gran Fondo National Series over the next five years..." more

Bike Brecksville Meeting Jan. 15

Brecksville, OH - "Join us at 24 Karrot Kitchen at the corner of Mill Rd. & Brecksville Rd. for our monthly meeting!.." more

Moffitt Memorial Ride on the Ohio to Erie Trail

Trainer Night Tuesdays Jan. 14

Columbus, OH - "This Winter join us for a series of six trainer nights..." more

Moonlight Ski & Fat Bike Ride Returns


Manistee, MI - "...We have a moonlight ski, but we have also added another component to it which is a fat bike event..." more

Ohio to Erie Trail Public Open House Jan. 14

Sunbury, OH

Mile 112 on 1/12 for 112 Miles Jan. 12

Grove City, OH - "Join us as we ride 112 Miles of beautiful country road on our vintage Bridgestone Mile 112 bicycles!" more

Metro Parks’ First Winter Hike of 2020


Columbus, OH - "Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks’ annual Winter Hikes series began Jan. 4 at Blacklick Woods Metro Park, 6975 E. Livingston Ave. in Reynoldsburg..." more

Lockkeeper's Cabin Fever Hike Jan. 12

New Bremen, OH - "Start the new year off right by participating in the 2020 Cabin Fever Hike Series!" more

Winter Tree ID Walk Jan. 12

Groveport, OH - "Learn to identify trees by their twigs and bark on an easy walk..." more

New London-Greenvich Trail Work Day Jan. 11

New London

Year of Yay! Ride Jan. 11

Columbus, OH - "...We'll travel past the construction of the new Linden Recreation Center, to the Linden Library, head to Columbus State Community College and hear about their certificate programs, and make our final stop at Safari Coffee House..." more

Saturday Morning Hike Jan. 11

Heath, OH - "Join us on a Saturday morning for a hike along the paths and trails of the park district highlighting the flora and fauna of Licking County..." more

2020 Hotter'N Hell Hundred Registration Opens


TX - "The 2020 HHH weekend will run from Aug. 27 to 30 and include the traditional HHH Saturday Endurance bicycle ride and the Wichita Falls Streams & Valleys’ mountain bike races and trail runs on the Wee-Chi-Tah Trail along with the Grava Del Fuego gravel grind events..." more

Bird Walk Jan. 11

Peninsula, OH - "Build your birding skills on various trails throughout the park and discover the different birds that call CVNP home. New birders welcome. Leisurely paced." more

Cycling Community Call to Action Jan. 10

Elyria, OH - A hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a cyclist will be sentenced on Jan. 10. The local cycling community is encouraged to attend. more

Stop Stealing Bike Racing Coverage


"...I see them trading advice on the best VPNs for scamming free coverage from European broadcasters. In short, I see a bunch of mouth-breathing chiselers..." more

Snow Banks at The Banks in Cincy

Cincinnati, OH - "Cincinnati's riverfront will transform into a full-on winter wonderland this January, with a new attraction called Snow Banks at the Banks." more

Fat Bike Race Returns this Weekend


Ishpeming, MI - "The Fat-Ish Fat Bike Race returns to the Al Quaal Recreation Area this weekend." more

Bike School: Wheels, Tires, and Tubes Jan. 8

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

New London-Greenwich Rail Trail Meeting Jan. 7

Greenwich, OH

New Year's Ride Draws 150


IN - "...the Chilly Challenge, a New Year's tradition dating back 24 years that invites bicyclists to take a spin on the first day of the year." more

New Years Day Ride Report

London, OH

Ivan Gallego Finds Friendly Belgiums on the Road


BEL - "My name is Ivan Gallego of the Cannondale p/b CyclocrossWorld Devo team. I am a Junior cyclist racing in Belgium during the Christmas period of cyclocross..." more

Wildlife Hike Jan. 5

Galloway, OH - "Take a 2-mile hike and look for winter animal activity..." more

Walnut Woods Metro Park - Walk Jan. 4

Groveport, OH - Learn more

Bladensburg Gravel Ride Recap


OH - "...Temps started in the low 30’s and only warmed up to low 40’s with overcast skies for the whole ride..." more

Pro Cyclist Suffers Broken Arm During Altercation


"South African cyclist Nicholas Dlamini suffered a broken arm in a confrontation with park rangers on Table Mountain—a mountain that overlooks Cape Town, South Africa..." more

Restore and Explore Jan. 4

Peninsula, OH - "Start your year with a reflective walk and talk..." more

North Country Trail 2020 Hike 100 Challenge

"Whether you’re a weekend warrior, a long-distance hiker, a trail runner, or have yet to take your first step on the North Country Trail, the Hike 100 Challenge is for you..." more

Owl Prowl Jan. 4

Galloway, OH - "Lure in owls using calls on a 1-mile hike. All Ages Welcome..." more

First Day Hike Jan. 1

Mt. Vernon, OH - "...Walkers should meet at the Urton Clock House at 10 Pittsburgh Avenue at 11 a.m. The walk will last about an hour..." more

New Year's Day Ride! Jan. 1

Lexington, OH - "Bring in the new year right.... ride your bicycle..." more

Non-Race Races Make Racing More Fun


"...I’ve always resisted the race bug out of concern it might quickly kill the joy I get from riding." more

New Year's Day Potluck & Meeting Jan. 1

Urbana, OH - "...We will hold the January reorganization meeting of the [Simon Kenton] Pathfinders which will include the election of officers for 2020 and year end updates." more

USA CX Nationals

New Years Day Bike Polo Jan. 1

Columbus, OH - "That time of year again, lets play some off road bike polol!.." more

Death March Adventure Ride


Honsinger is New National Cross Champ

"Last weekend, 22-year-old Clara Honsinger did what no woman has done in 15 years: She beat Katie Compton at U.S. Cyclocross National Championships..." more

TDF 43 Gravel Grinder Recap


OH - "19 cyclists total. Our group of five cyclists rode 42.5 mile route with 3600+ feet of climbing..." more

Trexlertown Velodrome


Lantern Walk Dec. 27

Peninsula, OH - "Explore the wonders of the national park by lantern light. Afterwards, enjoy hot chocolate around a roaring campfire..." more

Volunteer Appreciation Newsletter

Knox County, OH - A special edition thank you to all the volunteers for their work in Knox County. more

Massive Crash at Track Cycling World Cup

AUS - "The huge pile-up occurred in the women's omnium scratch race." more

Record 112 Cranksgiving Events in 2019


Santa Fe, NM - "Cranksgiving, the national food drive with a decidedly bicycle spin, had a record 112 events this year in 42 states and in the United Kingdom and Canada." more

TdF 43 Gravel Grinder Dec. 22

Nelsonville, OH - "...This route heads through former coal towns all part of the Little Cities of Black Diamonds..." more

Moffitt Memorial Ride 2020

Registration is now open for this ride that is limited to 45 participants.

1st #CarFreeStPete Scavenger Hunt Report

FL - "Car-Free St. Pete, a collaborative campaign between St. Petersburg Downtown Partnership, Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority, Coast Bike Share and the Cross Bay Ferry hosted the first Car-Free Scavenger Hunt Dec. 7..." more

Winter Warm-Up Hike Dec. 22

Peninsula, OH - "For anyone looking to get their heart rate up and legs moving, these hikes are fast-paced and fitness focused on hilly and rocky trails." more

Winter Hike Dec. 22

Chillicothe, OH - "Join Ross Co. Park District Ranger, Joe Bost, for a winter solstice walk!.." more

Dog Chases Cyclists During Race


"Cyclocross riders in the men’s elite race on December 15 at Vlaamse Druivencross in Overisje, Belgium, were chased by a dog at the end of the first lap." more

7 Caves Dirty Road Ride Recap


OH - "...Temps stayed in the 30’s the entire day with overcast skies..." more

Racing Association Forces Board Member to Resign


OR - "...A petition for Thompson to be removed from the board was circulated in October, after Thompson proposed that a separate racing category be created for transgender bicycle racing entrants..." more

Coffee with Catherine Dec. 19

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

New Salt Lake City Trade Show

UT - "A group with a background organizing a paddlesports trade show has announced an outdoor industry trade show for next July that will include bike exhibitors and has been endorsed by the National Bicycle Dealers Association." more

It’s Contador vs. Schleck... Again!


"Former pro cyclists Alberto Contador and Andy Schleck recently went toe-to-toe at a race—and an incredibly entertaining one at that..." more

Cyclocross Championships Coming to Washington

WA - "This weekend, top cyclocross racers from around the country will swarm to Lakewood, Washington, to contest the USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships..." more

Rain Forecast for Fire and Ice Event


Mt. Vernon, OH - "With a 40 to 70 percent chance of precipitation on Saturday, there is the possibility that the sixth annual Fire and Ice event at Honey Run Waterfall park, showcasing its 600 luminaries, may not happen..." more

Holiday Themed Farewell Party Dec. 17

Columbus, OH - "Unfortunately, we have to say goodbye to Letitia. She's leaving FCW to focus on school work at OSU as she pursues a degree in City Planning. Let's wish her well as we celebrate the Holidays. more

Life Time Acquires Crusher in the Tushar

"The creator and founder of the Crusher in the Tushar gravel race in Utah announced today that Life Time has acquired the event, starting in 2020." more

7 Caves Dirty Road Ride Dec. 15

Chillicothe, OH - "...Both routes are a variation of the Swallow Bicycle Works route they hosted years ago..." more

Sleigh Roll 2019 Dec. 15

Cleveland, OH - "Are you ready for the 5th year of Sleigh Roll?" more

Walk to The Eagle Nest Dec. 15

Groveport, OH - "Learn about our national bird and take a 2-mile on-and-off trail walk to visit their nesting site..." more

AC&Y Trail Work Day Dec. 14

New London, OH

Morning Hike - With Dogs! Dec. 14

Granville, OH - "...The hike will last about an hour. Meet at the dog park." more

Holiday Bike Drive Dec. 14

Columbus, OH - "Donate your gently used bike and bike accessories to the REI-Easton location. All donations go to the non-profit organization, Bike For All People..." more

Year of Yay! Ride December 14

Columbus, OH - "This month’s theme is LEGOs. Our Ride leader is our imaginative member Eli and he is excited to explore the city with us." more

Walk To The Eagle Nest Dec. 14

Groveport, OH - "Learn about our national bird and take a 2-mile round trip on-and-off trail walk to visit their nesting site..." more

Oglebay Christmas Lights Ride Report



Kentucky Trail Town Winter Conference Report


KY - "...The conference served to emphasize the necessity of setting a regional pace for adventure tourism, including the connectivity of bike, river, hiking, horse, ATV and hard surface trails across county lines." more

ABC's of Winter Cycling Dec. 14

Beachwood, OH - "...Visit REI and learn your A-B-C's of Winter Cycling with 26 tips and road lessons that will increase your cycling trips during the winter..." more

Fire and Ice Dec. 14

Howard, OH - "...Over 600 luminaria will light your paths to Honey Run Waterfall and the Kokosing State Scenic River. Honey Run Waterfall is one of Knox County’s most spectacular natural gems..." more

Night Tree Family Holiday Story Night & Hike Dec. 13

Granville, OH - "...Spend a special evening with us as we read The Night Tree by Eve Bunting... We will then make our own decorations and travel into the park to decorate our own wildlife tree..." more

Christmas Lights Bicycle Ride Dec. 12

Lexington, OH - "A short bicycle ride through Lexington to check the Christmas lights display from local neighborhoods..." more

Build An Ice Bike Dec. 11

Columbus, OH - "...Winters in Ohio can be rough. Creating a dedicated ice bike will keep you pedaling in even the most adverse conditions..." more

CalBike Celebrates 25 Years


CA - "The California Bicycle Coalition celebrated its 25th anniversary on Tuesday with a small party at a schmancy downtown San Francisco office building. It was an opportunity to celebrate the considerable achievements of the statewide coalition of local and regional bike advocacy groups, and talk about what’s coming up in 2020." more

Holiday Social Dec. 10

Dayton, OH - "Join Bike Miami Valley for our year-end social in our NEW office space! " more

One River, One Vision Meeting Dates

Cleveland, OH - "...The following additional engagement events have been confirmed..." more

COMBO Annual Meeting Dec. 9

Columbus, OH - "It's time for our annual meeting - Hear how our year went while we enjoy Lineage's great beer!.." more

Sunset Bison Walk Dec. 8

Galloway, OH - "Enjoy the sunset as we locate the bison in their winter pasture. All Ages..." more

Dieter Drake to Become Director of RAGBRAI


IA - "A month and a half after its previous director and staff resigned and launched their own event, organizers of the Register's Great Annual Ride Across Iowa have appointed a new director..." more

4th Annual Holiday Lights Bike Tour Dec. 8

Columbus, OH - "This has become an annual CycleNuts tradition that you won't want to miss! Put this date on your calendar and start collecting bike decorations..." more

National Bike Shop Day at Paradise Garage Dec. 7

Columbus, OH - "Join us this Saturday afternoon to celebrate National Bike Shop Day!" more

Racing Down the Mountain


KY - "A trail, a bike and a need for speed all spurred on Gabe Holcomb’s pursuit of a National Interscholastic Cycling Association championship in the junior varsity ranks." more

Bike Shop Day Dec. 7

Chicago, IL - "So far, 67 retailers in 26 states — and one in Nigeria — have pledged to join." more

Hike Along the Creek Dec. 7

Groveport, OH - "Enjoy a leisurely 2-mile walk (length will depend on trail conditions) along the creek in search of winter wonders..." more

Explore Darby Woods Dec. 7

Galloway, OH - "Explore Darby woods from the top of the trees to the bottom of the roots. 2-mile hike level 3(moderate). All Ages..." more

Oglebay Christmas Lights Bicycle Ride Dec. 7

Wheeling, WV - "...Come ride and experience the festival of lights with bicycle riders from all over the tristate area..." more

Annual Symposium and Winter Cycling Fashion Show Dec. 6

Cleveland, OH - "Going back to the basics for this (the 14th?) year: our now traditional, on-bike, runway fashion show will be followed by our original, gear-geeky symposium (open discussion) of winter cycling tips and tricks..." more

Black Friday Gravel Ride Recap


WV - "...29 mile loop. 2400 ft climbing. Started in Parsons, WV at Mill Race Park on the Highland Trail..." more

Avon Lake Bike Lane Redesign Dec. 4

Avon Lake, OH - "Avon Lake was in the news twice this year for serious crashes involving cyclists and motor vehicles..." more

Cleveland Midway Meeting Dec. 3

Cleveland, OH - "...We're hosting a discussion with the representatives from the Cleveland City Planning Commission on the plans for the Midway Bicycle Facility on Superior Avenue between Public Square and E. 55th Street." more

Seldom Seen Glaciers Dec. 1

Gallaway, OH - "Take a 1-mile off-trail hike down into a gorge to seldom seen remnants of the Wisconsin Glacier. Level 5 (very difficult) hike getting into the gorge. Ages 13 and older..." more

Thanksgiving Weekend Sale! Nov. 29

Columbus, OH - "Join us this weekend for our annual Thanksgiving Sale..." more

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