County Line Trail

Rides, Tours & Events


Camp Chase Trail Clean-Up Feb. 23

Columbus, OH - "...Please plan to join us for our 4th Saturday trail clean up! Our main goal is to clean up and maintain the Camp Chase Trail..." more

Volunteer Trail Patrol Training Feb. 23

Monroeville, OH - "Firelands Rails to Trails is seeking to add to its Trail Patrol. We are looking for individuals to be the eyes and ears of the trail..." more

Winter Social at Broadway Cyclery Feb. 23

Bedford, OH - "It's time for a winter social with Bike Cleveland's very first member bike shop!.." more

Pelotonia Kick-Off Party Feb. 22

Columbus, OH - "It’s time to kick-off Pelotonia 2019!" more...

Flint Ridge Gravel Grinder Recap

2/16/19

OH - "16 cyclists. 40 miles. 3750 ft climbing. Faster group of eight pulled ahead after the first few hills. Temps in low 20’s to mid 30’s..." more

Bike Brecksville Meeting Feb. 21

Brecksville, OH - "Special guest Gretchen Corps Jones of A Better Brecksville @abetterbrecksville..." more

Geocache 101 Feb. 21

Mt. Vernon, OH - "...Learn of all the "caches" in Knox County and particularly those in the Knox County Parks and Multi-Use Trails..." more

2019 Red Hook Crit Canceled

2/14/19

NY - "Due to costs, the popular fixed-gear race series won't host any events this year." more...

FMCPT Monthly Meeting Feb. 20

London, OH - The Friends of the Madison County Parks & Trails... more

Shaker Square Planning Meetings Feb. 20, 21

Cleveland, OH - "The community is invited to participate in a discussion about the future of historic Shaker Square!.." more

Dates Unveiled for 2019 Sunday Parkways Events

2/14/19

Portland, OR - "The Portland Bureau of Transportation has fittingly used the day of love to unveil the 2019 Sunday Parkways season." more...

COMBO Board Meeting Feb. 19

Groveport, OH - Central Ohio Mountain Biking Organization February meeting. more...

Beginner Birding Stroll Feb. 19

Alexandria, OH - "...bird watching stroll through Infirmary Mound Park on an approximately 1 hour hike in search of our resident and migratory bird species..." more

Flint Ridge Gravel Grinder Recap

OH - "5 cyclists. 33 miles. 3000+ feet of climbing. Sunny all day..." more

5 Winter Outdoor Activities in the Metroparks

2/12/19

Cleveland, OH - "...The Northeast Ohio winter is too long to stay inside all season. Here's hoping these ideas below will inspire you to enjoy nature while getting some good exercise." more...


Ride for the Roses Feb. 17

Amherst, OH - "The Ride for the Roses is a perfect opportunity for you to Celebrate fitness with friends and loved ones..." more

Women of Mill Creek Trail Walk Feb. 17

Canfield, OH - "...Join Naturalist Arika Preas as we explore the Mindy Henning Memorial trail in this series of programs designed for women of all ages..." more

417 Miles in Under 24 Hours

2/11/19

FL - "Congrats to our friend Anne Ahern Moore for knocking out 417 miles on her bike in 23 hours and 50 min at 24 hours of Sebring this past weekend. Amazing!" more...

Ohio State Parks Winter Hikes Feb. 16

Perrysville, OH - "12 Winter Hikes are scheduled through various Ohio State Parks in Northeast Ohio..." more

So You Want to Be a Metro Parks Volunteer! Feb. 16

Westerville, OH - "Take the first step to becoming a Metro Parks volunteer, and learn more about the variety of volunteer opportunities at Sharon Woods, Highbanks and Blendon Woods..." more

Lantern Walk Feb. 15

Peninsula, OH - "...This 2.5-mile walk by lantern light is on the flat, unpaved sections of the Plateau and Oak Hill trails..." more

1,000-Mile Bike Race to Celebrate Trail Map Debut

2/11/19

AR - "The Adventure Cycling Association will publish in May its much anticipated Arkansas High Country Mountain Bike Route." more...

Vinyasa, Vino, & Velo Feb. 15

Columbus, OH - "Yoga instruction provided by Burgandie from Yoga Happieness, right here on-site at Johnny Velo Bikes..." more

Calgary Hosts Winter Cycling Congress

2/6/19

CAN - "...the Winter Cycling Congress, an international conference hosted in Calgary for the first time that brought together people from all over the winter world to discuss ways of improving winter cycling in cities." more...

A Look at What's Banned in International Bike Racing


Hockhocking Adena Bikeway Meeting Feb. 14

Athens, OH - "...Everyone is welcome to attend. If you have a question, issue, or are potentially interested in participating, please attend a meeting and join the conversation about the bikeway and its management." more...

‘Worst Day of the Year Ride’ Postponed Due to Weather(?)

Portland, OR - "Organizers of the Worst Day of the Year Ride once again find themselves in an ironic situation..." more

Earn-a-Bike Program Feb. 13

Springfield, OH - "...Through the reCYCLE program at The Dome, students can participate in a 6 week program on Wednesday evenings from 5 to 7 pm and learn how to maintain and repair bicycles..." more

Mill Creek Metroparks Hike Feb. 13

Canfield, OH - "Meet at MetroParks Bikeway Trailhead at MetroParks Farm. Easy, 2 or 4 mi." more...

Abbie Nypaver’s Appalachian Trail Adventure

2/6/19

"...Nypaver experienced pleasant spring and early summer weather on the northern part of her trip. But by mid-August in the South, she suffered through extreme heat..." more

The Great Ride Documentary Coming March 14

PA - "...Consisting of two connecting trails, the C&O Canal Towpath (Washington, D.C. to Cumberland, Maryland) and the Great Allegheny Passage (Cumberland, MD to Pittsburgh, PA), cyclists from all over the world are enjoying 335 uninterrupted miles of breathtaking scenery and fascinating history..." more

Worthington Bike & Ped Plan Feb. 11-12

"OH - "...Mr. Dan Burden and Mr. Tony Hull will visit the City of Worthington on February 11 – 12 to present the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan for community feedback. You are encouraged to engage..." more

First Day Hike Attracts 80 Walkers

Mt. Vernon, OH - "...With ages ranging from 2 to 80, participants got in an energetic 1-hour walk while listening to volunteers talk about the wildlife, flora, and history of the park..." more

Firelands Rails-to-Trails Meeting Recap

2/4/19

Huron County, OH - "...The agenda featured a review of 2018 accomplishments, presentations on plans for 2019 and beyond..." more

Sanne Cant Wins 3rd Straight Cyclocross World Title

2/4/19

"The Belgian rider held off Marianne Vos and Lucinda Brand after a late-race crash harmed the latter's chances." more...

Knox County Winter Hike Feb. 9

Howard, OH - "Come join the Park District for a Winter Hike at Honey Run Highlands Park..." more

Pancake Breakfast Feb. 9

London, OH - "Proceeds benefit: Madison County Senior Center and Friends of Madison County Parks & Trails." more...

New Greenbrier Valley Youth Mountain Bike Team Organizes Feb. 8

2/2/19

WV - "... Representatives of West Virginia Interscholastic Cycling League will share information about the new Greenbrier Valley youth mountain bike team, which is open to students interested in off-road cycling..." more

Recap: Athens County Gravel Grinder

OH - "10+ riders. 41 miles. 4400+ feet of climbing. Roads were a mix of snow covered and mushiness as the temps rose into the mid 60’s..." more

Year of Yay! Ride Feb. 9

Columbus, OH - "...Kicking off at Lucky's Market at 10am every second Saturday, this casual no-drop ride is approximately 20 miles but rolls at a conversational pace and accommodates most riders..." more

Bald Eagle Watch Feb. 9

Granville, OH - "Join us on one of our 2019 walks to observe the nesting pair of Bald Eagles along the Granville bike trail..." more

Cyclocross World Championships Returning to the U.S.

2/1/19

"CX Worlds 2022 will be held in northwest Arkansas, a region that may have just sealed its place on the cycling map." more...

Lake County Bike Map Meeting Feb. 7

Willowick, OH - "...The Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency is holding community meetings for input to update the Lake County Bike Map..." more

Simon Kenton Pathfinders Meeting Feb. 7

Urbana, OH - "... On the agenda will be updates on the paving project, maintenance, fund raising & more." more...

'50 Days Across Licking County' Feb. 7

OH - "...we are pleased to host Deb Dingus... as our speaker on February 7th. Please join us to hear about her adventures and insights from her 50 day trek across Licking County in 2016." more...

Adventuring on the Ohio To Erie Trail Feb. 5

Columbus, OH - "...Cyclist and author of 'A Path Through Ohio: A Bicycle Journal,' will take you on a 326 mile adventure along the Ohio To Erie Trail..." more

Cyclists Break World Record for Longest Group Ride

1/31/19

"More than 1,200 cyclists lined up over 2.5 miles to earn the Guinness world record." more...

Lake County Bike Map Meeting Feb. 6

Mentor, OH - "The Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency is holding community meetings for input to update the Lake County Bike Map..." more

Racer Expelled from Race for Sexual Harassment

"The Belguim rider was kicked out of Argentina's Vuelta s San Juan for posing inappropriately..." more

Protected Bike Lane Meeting a Success

1/31/19

Philadelphia, PA - "On January 29, 2019, the City of Philadelphia’s oTIS (Office of Transportation, Infrastructure, and Sustainability) hosted an Open House at Yards Brewery to discuss upcoming protected bike lane projects..." more

Lorain Road Corridor Study

Fairview Park, OH - "The City of Fairview Park is collaborating with NOACA and other regional agencies to study the future of the Lorain Road corridor in that area. There is an open survey that we would really like cyclists and pedestrians to weigh in on..." more

Things-to-Do in Central Ohio

Columbus, OH - "Following are Columbus and Franklin County Metropolitan Park District programs for Jan. 31 through Feb. 7." more...

UCI Will Start Testing for Tramadol @ Paris-Nice

1/28/19

"Violators will be fined and disqualified from the race, while a second offense will result in a five-month suspension." more...

Cyclocross World Championship Feb. 3

Columbus, OH - "We’ll be opening early on Saturday and Sunday to view the 2019 UCI Cyclocross World Championship races. The race begins at 9am each day but come early to get settled in and grab a good seat..." more

Bike Cleveland 2019 Annual Meeting Recap

Cleveland, OH - "Another year has come and gone, and another Bike Cleveland Annual Meeting is in the books!.." more

Dresden Snowy Gravel Adventure

1/27/19

OH - "...The route featured gravel, double track, snow, ice, mud, and a serious dose of windchill..." more

Arrowhead 135 Racers Hit the Trail

1/27/19

MN - "...They'll set out on foot, on bikes or on skis for the 15th annual Arrowhead 135 race. It's a round-the-clock, 135-mile trek across the northern Minnesota wilderness — with minimal or no outside support." more...

Towpath Ride Will Celebrate 10 Years

1/24/19

Summit County, OH - "The 10th annual Huntington Towpath Century Ride, a fundraiser for the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail and connector trails, is scheduled for June 8 and 9." more...

Open House for Sunbury Trail Jan. 30

Sunbury, OH - "...Those who attend can comment on the project that would pave a 750 foot segment of the Ohio Fallen Heroes Multi-use Trail [aka Ohio-to-Erie Trail] in Sunbury. Residents also may comment by emailing..." more

Bald Eagle Watch Jan. 29

Granville, OH - "Join us on the first of our 2019 walks to observe the nesting pair of Bald Eagles along the Granville bike trail..." more

National Bike Summit Coming in March

1/24/19

"Just over a month from now, bike advocates from Alaska to Maine and points in between will gather in Arlington, Virginia, for the 2019 National Bike Summit..." more

Man Treks 200-Year-Old Ozark Trail

Ellington, MO - "...Rick Mansfield, of Ellington Missouri, is spending the winter revisiting the trail of one of Missouri’s earliest explorers - Henry Schoolcraft." more...

Updating the Lake County Bike Map Jan. 30

Painesville, OH - "...The Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency is holding community meetings for input to update the Lake County Bike Map, last done in 2011." more...

Home Schooled Day at Mike's Bike Park Jan. 30

Dayton, OH - "We are inviting members of the Home Schooled community to ride the bike park for a discounted price..." more

40th Anniversary Event Planning Meeting Jan. 30

Milford, OH - "...Volunteers needed/ please come and share your ideas for 40th Anniversary Event scheduled for September 28-29, 2019." more...

Zwift’s First E-Sports League Race Was Fast, Hard

1/24/19

"The virtual race saw blazing speeds and frequent surges throughout." more...

Tuesday Trainer Night Jan. 29

Columbus, OH - "We have several trainers to borrow, on a first come first serve basis..." more

Miami Valley Cycling Summit Seeking Host

SW OH - "...Bike Miami Valley is now accepting proposals to host the 2021 biennial Miami Valley Cycling Summit - our signature event - connecting bike-minded communities and institutions around the Miami Valley." more...

Things-to-Do in Northeast Ohio

Akron, OH - See a list of activities for the upcoming week.

RAGBRAI Announces New Biking Event

1/24/19

IA - "...Big Rove is a one-day, 36-mile multi-stop ride that cruises along the river trail, along with some low traffic roads and bike lanes in Iowa City, North Liberty and Solon. The ride will take place Saturday, June 29." more...

Bike Maintenance 101 Jan. 28

Columbus, OH - "Let our trusty mechanics teach you the basics of maintaining your bicycle at home and making basic adjustments to your two-wheeled rig." more...

Bike School: Wheel Truing Jan. 28

Columbus, OH - "...In this class, you'll learn the process of tightening and loosing spokes to bring your wheel back into true and get rid of the wobble..." more

Bike Cleveland Annual Meeting & Social Jan. 27

Cleveland, OH - "Join us for our 2019 Annual Meeting! Hang out with fellow members, make new friends, and bask in cycling love with a room full of people like YOU that are powering the movement in Cleveland..." more

A-B-C's of Winter Cycling Jan. 26

Beachwood, OH - "...Join us as we learn our A-B-C's of Winter Cycling with 26 tips and lessons that will make cycling fun and safe..." more

John Bryan Trail Day Jan. 26

Yellow Springs, OH - "...We'll be clearing the trails of deadfall and spending some extra time cutting back honeysuckle..." more

Metro Five-0: Harriers & Short Ears Jan. 26

Galloway, OH - "Look for northern harriers and short-eared owls on a 2-mile prairie hike. Ages 50 and older Meet at Nature Center." more...

AOA Ride at Ray's Jan. 26

Cleveland, OH - "...The park is giving us a stellar discount at $14 each*** (down from $30). There are rental bikes for $18- a good time to try a jump frame perhaps!.." more

Saturday Morning Hike, with Dogs! Jan. 26

Granville, OH - "...This month we will be exploring Infirmary Mound Park with our canine companions..." more

BMX League for Beginners Grows Ranks

OK - "Celestial Cycles owner Sheridan Marquardt figures his BMX race business has tripled since the beginner-focused BMX Racing League arrived at the local track..." more

Carnegie Ave Plan Meeting Jan. 24

Cleveland, OH - "...As it is today Carnegie is a dangerous street. From 2015-2017, there were 737 crashes on Carnegie Avenue from E. 30th-E. 105th – 20 of which involved pedestrians or cyclists. This is unacceptable and now is our chance to plan a Carnegie Avenue that is safe for all users." more...

Port Clinton to Welcome GOBA 2019

OH - "More than a thousand bike riders from across the country will visit Port Clinton in June for the Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure. Port Clinton High School will become the first location in GOBA’s 31-year history to host a three-night stay." more...

CABDA West Draws 1,100 Retail Attendees

1/17/19

Del Mar, CA - "...Many exhibitors said those dealers came predominantly from Southern California, with pockets of attendees traveling to the show in San Diego County from locations as far away as New York, New Jersey, Iowa and the Denver area." more...

Fulton Road Public Meeting Jan. 23

Cleveland, OH - "It's time to provide final feedback on the first phase of the reconstruction of Fulton Road..." more

Tuesday Trainer Night Jan. 22

Columbus, OH - "We have several trainers to borrow, on a first come first serve basis..." more

Farewell to Kate Courtney


600-mile Emerald Outback Event

1/16/19

OR - "...At 600 miles and about 65,000 feet of elevation gain, it’s an audacious proposal." more...

Coffee with Catherine Jan. 22

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

13 Road Races Not to Miss in 2019

1/15/19

"...here are the races we can't wait to see this year." more...

The TransAtlanticWay Race

1/15/19

"The TransAtlanticWay (TAW) is a beautiful, grueling, and bucket list-style race that may be young in lifespan, but hits the right notes of adventure and fun if you’ve ever wanted to explore Ireland..." more

Fatbike Fans Explore Wolverine Trails

Ironwood Twp., MI - "...the Sisu Dirt Crew hosted a fat bike tryout Sunday as part of the Sisu Ski Fest's weekend of activities." more...

Gravel Sportives Are Here

1/15/19

"The new Roll Massif ride series says it will meld the strengths of gravel rides and Grand Fondos." more...


The Rescue of American Bicycle Racing

1/14/19

"...as long as we fail to face the nature of the reality we inhabit as cyclists, racers, and fans, we’ll continue to witness the decline of American bicycle racing, particularly on pavement." more...

Fatbike Race Attracts a Crowd

1/12/19

WY - "It was the place to be, at least for those who like a bit of adventure and don’t mind the cold. Over 60 competitors took on the challenge of the inaugural Roll-a-Fatty Fat Bike Enduro race..." more

Scioto Audubon: Winter Hike Jan. 19

Columbus, OH - "Enjoy a 1- or 2-mile hike along the Greenway and park trails. Food and drink after..." more

90-Year-Old Rider Speaks About Doping Charges

1/9/19

"...USADA boss Travis Tygart says that even though the agency determined Grove wasn't at fault, it had no choice but to issue him with a public warning for the failed test..." more

The 'Leave It On The Road' Ride

1/9/19

"On June 17, 2013, Michael Tabtabai spread his father’s ashes into the Pacific Ocean, got on his bike, and rode east..." more

Registration Open for 2019 Tour de Donut

Troy, OH - Registration is now open for the 'sweetest ride in Ohio'... more

FMCPT Monthly Meeting Jan. 16

London, OH - "Join us at our next monthly FMCPT [Friends of Madison County Parks & Trails] meeting (this particular meeting is our larger 'Annual Meeting')..." more

Backcountry Cooking Jan. 16

Columbus, OH - "Learn the proper equipment and meal planning to make your meals in the backcountry a success..." more

NABSA Announces Micro-Mobility Bike-Share Conference

1/9/19

IN - "The North American Bike-Share Association (NABSA) has announced its annual conference in Indianapolis will bring together leaders and professionals in shared micro-mobility, this September." more...

Tuesday Trainer Night Jan. 15

Columbus, OH - "We have several trainers to borrow, on a first come first serve basis..." more

Beginner Birding Stroll Jan. 15

Granville, OH - "Come out and join us as we enjoy a fun and low pressure bird watching stroll through Infirmary Mound Park on an approximately 1 hour hike..." more

Podcast Looks at Regional Bicycle Trade Shows

1/8/19

"...Kersten and host Arleigh Greenwald discuss the merits of regional trade shows on the latest Shift Up podcast..." more

Preservation Parks Seeks Input on Trail Project Jan. 14

Delaware County, OH - "Preservation Parks of Delaware County will hold a public open house and is seeking public comment on a proposed project to pave a 2.2-mile segment of the Ohio to Erie multiuse trail northeast of Sunbury..." more

Fatnango Fat Bike Extravaganza Gets Green Light

1/7/19

Norwich, NY - "The first Fatnango Fat Bike Extravaganza is officially set to take place in Norwich on Saturday, February 16..." more

90-Year-Old Sprinter Stripped of World Record for Doping

1/7/19

"Carl Grove also lost his national title, though he suspects tainted meat was to blame." more...

Traffic Skills Jan. 13

Cleveland, OH - "Join us for Smart Cycling (Traffic Skills 101), a class for bicyclists who have some cycling experience but want to improve their skills..." more

Year of Yay! Made in Ohio Jan. 12

Columbus, OH - "January’s Year of Yay Ride theme is Made in Ohio. Our Director Catherine Girves will take you to 3 unique stops where you will see Ohioans creativity shine." more...

A Walk on the Ohio-to-Erie Trail

"...Dr. Johannes J. Christian, walk[ed] from Cincinnati, OH to Columbus, OH on the Trail in 2018 to bring awareness to persons with disabilities as well as to raise funds for MOBILE." more...

A Newbie Takes on Konza


Ohio Valley Runners & Bikers Clinic Jan. 12

Springfield, OH - "...This clinic is for anyone who wants to exercise and improve their fitness!" more...

Sharon Woods Winter Hike Jan. 12

Westerville, OH - "Enjoy a 2- or 4- hike through fields and forests. Hot soup and drinks served..." more

Saturday Morning Hike, with Dogs! Jan. 12

Granville, OH - "...This month we will be exploring Infirmary Mound Park with our canine companions..." more

Controversy After Transgender Woman Wins Gold

1/4/19

"...Fader gave an interview to Velonews, where she revealed that she chose to drop out of the final 200-meter sprint rather than race a trans woman..." more

UCI Bans Tramadol

1/4/19

"Cycling's governing body officially banned the pain-relieving opioid on January 1." more...

Sturgis Man Completes Hiking Mission

1/4/19

MI - "Larry McCoy of Sturgis is checking trails off his to-hike list." more...

Hockhocking Adena Bikeway Committee Meeting Jan. 10

Athens, OH - "This is the official Bikeway Trail Advisory Committee Meeting, held on the 2nd Thursday of the month..." more

FRTTI 1st NCIT Work Day of 2019

Huron County, OH - "Our first workday of 2019 was cutting dead trees in the Collins area, with 10 FRTTI volunteers in attendance..." more

Bicyclist Feedback Wanted in Athens

OH - "...Please take 5 or 10 minutes to provide feedback to the City of Athens Public Works Department on the Stimson Ave project, as they are particularly interested in hearing from more #bicyclists. Deadline to respond is Thursday January 10, 2019." more...

Skirts in the Dirt: A Success Story

"Early this November, I was inducted into the 2018 Michigan Mountain Biking’s Hall of Fame for Promotions, alongside my friend and riding buddy, Julie Whalen..." more

Tri-Curious? Jan. 8

Columbus, OH - "Join us for this FREE, informative session sharing the essentials for getting started in triathlons with tips on run, bike, swim, and train." more...

Tuesday Trainer Night at PG Jan. 8

Columbus, OH - "FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY, we're bringing it back to the shop!" more...

Towpath Photo Shoot Jan. 4

Cleveland, OH - "...They need some additional riders for the video - so if you have the time to stop by and have a little fun - come on down!.." more

The Basics of Indoor & Virtual Training Jan. 7

Columbus, OH - "...If you've been looking at an indoor trainer, smart trainer, virtual training, or are just curious about how it all works, come to our Winter Clinic on the ins and outs of riding inside!" more...

18-Year-Old Completes 4,300-Mile Cross-Country Ride

"...The Sonoma resident spent 2½ months biking 4,300 miles from Astoria, Oregon, to Yorktown, Virginia, although not without interruption..." more

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