Towpath Trail

Rides, Tours & Events


Free Bicycle Maintenance Class July 26

Troy, OH - "...We want you to feel comfortable fixing a flat, repairing a broken chain, and learning what to do to get you home. Also we show you preventative maintenance tips..." more

All Butts on Bikes Ride

7/19/18

Columbus, OH - "...the biweekly gatherings are drawing anywhere from 25 to 50 people." more...

Things-to-do in the Buckeye Lake Area

7/19/18

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The Gear I Used to Ride My Own Tour de France

"Prepare to ride the alps, roll through the sunflower fiends, and never get lost or stranded." more...

Traffic Calming Demo July 24 - Aug. 10

Cleveland, OH - "The City of Cleveland has a temporary traffic calming project coming to Franklin Boulevard starting July 24th..." more

Cyclist Sets New American Cross-Country Record

7/18/18

"...His achievements broke the previous record by nearly 12 hours." more...

Family to Ride 7-Person Bike During RAGBRAI

7/18/18

Marion, IA - "Imagine the look on the neighbors' faces when UPS delivered a seven-person bicycle fully assembled to a house in Marion." more...

Troubled Teens on 500-Mile Bike Ride

7/18/18

GA - "...A group of five teens from the Paul Anderson Youth Home in Vedalia hit the road Monday for a week-long bike ride around northeast Georgia." more...

Enjoying the Greene Trails Classic

7/18/18

Xenia, OH - "...The annual four-day bicycling event has yet to officially get underway, but several members of the Slow Spokes had set off on a 100-mile ride on July 18, a day prior to the event’s first official ride." more...

Top 10 Things to Do in Franklinton

OH - "Every second Friday of the month, Franklinton artists, creatives, and community members host Franklinton Fridays, a local event showcasing the artistic work and talent Columbus has to offer." more...

Secrets From the Voice of TDF Race Radio

7/18/18

FRA - "Seb Piquet, narrator of the biggest bike race in the world, reveals the trick to doing time gaps, whether he ever takes a nap in the car, and what it was like to watch Froome run up Ventoux." more...

Akron Selected in Inaugural Cycling Tour

7/16/18

Akron, OH - "...Akron is one of six cities to be featured on the Fondo Cycling Circuit USA tour. Akron's event is Sunday, Oct. 14. more

Seven Scenic Wonders of Mansfield Slow Roll July 24

Mansfield, OH - "Let's roll out some Mansfield Pride with a tour of seven spectacular locations having architectural beauty, special histories and community impact in our fair city!" more...

Ladies Who SHRED July 21

Nashport, OH - "Ladies Who Shred (LWS) is a no-drop, mountain bike, women’s only, group ride happening on the third Saturday of each month..." more

Erie Canal Bike Tour Rolls into Albany

7/15/18

NY - "More than 600 cyclists pedaled their way into Albany on Sunday, finishing the last stretch of their 400-mile journey from Buffalo." more...

Cobblestones at the 2018 Tour De France


16th Annual Community Ties Bike Tour July 21

Westerville, OH - "...The ride features options of 31, 62 and 100 miles as well as an 8-mile Family Ride, and includes scenic areas, rare bird habitats, parks, new sections of the Ohio-to-Erie Trail, well-marked route maps and SAG vehicle." more...

Trail Building Day! July 21

Parma, OH - "The Cleveland Metroparks are building even MORE mountain bike trails, and they need volunteers to help accomplish this. Register to help bring these to reality!" more...

E-Bike Demo July 21

Westerville, OH - "Come test out our fleet of e-bikes and experience how much fun electric can be!" more...

REI (Dublin) Bike Day July 21

Dublin, OH - "...There will be bike maintenance classes, a bike drive (bring your old bikes to donate!) and more..." more

The 2018 John Bryan 6 Hour July 20

Yellow Springs, OH - "With live music from Mad River Railroad, catered lunch from Texas Beef & Cattle Co., and more sweet, flowy singletrack than you can possibly handle, this promises to be THE mountain bike event of the season!.." more

Neighborhood Games Torch Relay July 20 & 21

Cincinnati, OH - "Partnering with Red Bike, we will ride a torch (torch will be fake, biking around a real torch sounds cool at first...) through every Cincinnati Neighborhood..." more

Alpe d'Huez Viewing Party! July 19

Columbus, OH - "...Get the gang together and join Paradise Garage for an evening of wine, pastries, and race spectating!" more...

Greene Trails Cycling Classic July 19-22

Xenia, OH - "Local and visiting cyclists are invited to join the 2018 Greene Trails Cycling Classic (GTCC) presented by Greene County Parks & Trails (GCP&T) from Thursday, July 19 to Sunday, July 22 as it celebrates 15 years of cycling." more...

Element Thursday Night Ride July 19

Cincinnati, OH - " Learn more...

Fulton Rd/W. 28th Street Rehab Public Meeting July 19

Cleveland, OH - "...The Phase 1 section currently consists of ultra-wide single lanes that invite vehicles to free-for-all for position during busy periods. Cyclists and pedestrians frequently find themselves in dangerous situations..." more

Velvet Ice Cream Ride & Picnic July 15

Gahanna, OH - "The Velvet Ice Cream Ride is a Pelotonia Fundraiser by teamCOPC that takes place on Sunday, July 15, 2018..." more

ODNR Seeks Input on Rec Trails July 17

Whitehouse, OH - "...The focus of these meetings is to garner ideas, which will formulate a state plan for recreational trails. This plan helps to set funding priorities of the State’s Clean Ohio Trails Fund and the federal Recreational Trails Program..." more

Bicycle Repair Exchange July 14

Cincinnati, OH - "...Stop in at the shipping container with your ride (or your kid’s) and our bike mechanics will do their best to get you safely back on the road." more...

3 Riders to Target Hour Record this Summer

"Three riders will launch assaults on the Hour Record this summer, with both Bradley Wiggins‘s men’s record and Evelyn Stevens’s women’s record being challenged at altitude in Aguascalientes, Mexico." more...

The Tour de France Is Wide Open

7/12/18

"After almost a week of racing, the overall is still crowded with contenders." more...

Hit the Route! July 17

Mansfield, OH - "We will ride the Bike Route tonight with potential ice cream stop..." more

Bike Smarts How We Roll July 17

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

2 Wheel Tuesdays July 17

Ludlow, KY - "Embrace the two-wheel lifestyle and take a cruise down scenic route 8 in Ludlow, KY..." more

July Trail Day #2! July 15

Cincinnati, OH - "...We are going to be ready for volunteers of all skill levels. If you have never built trails before, this is a great opportunity to learn how..." more

7 New Pieces of Tech and Gear at The TDF

7/10/18

"Disc brakes, sunglasses, shoes, and more from teams at this year's race." more...

Headwaters Adventure Race July 14

Mantua, OH - "Starting at Buchert Park in Manuta, Run 2 miles on the Headwaters Trail, Bike 10 miles on rural roads past nature preserves and preserved farmland, then paddle 5 miles on the Upper Cuyahoga Scenic River." more...

Year of Yay! Flower Power July 14

Columbus, OH - "Just living is not enough... one must have sunshine, freedom, a bike, and a little flower." more...

Bike Springfield Meeting July 12

Springfield, OH - "This is the monthly meeting of the Bike Springfield Chapter of Bike Miami Valley. If you live in Clark County and have an interest in bicycling, please plan to attend!" more...

American Ian Boswell Dreamed of Racing the Tour De France

"Last week, Ian Boswell got the phone call he had been waiting for his entire life..." more

Greene County Parks Events

7/10/18

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

Open Streets Cleveland July 15

Cleveland, OH - "We're looking for some volunteers for Open Streets Cleveland-Central this weekend and Open Streets Cleveland-MLK Blvd.on July 29th..." more

‘Bend Area CARE’ Ride July 14

New Haven, WV - "...the format is an eight-mile, multi-lap loop. The current record is eight laps in four hours and participants are challenged to beat that record." more...

Tour de Falls Leaves Loveland

Loveland, OH - "Fifteen area teens riding more than 500 miles on journey of self discovery." more...

Peter Sagan’s Beautiful S-Works Venge

"The world champion rolled into the Tour De France showing off his new 'Saga Collection.'" more...

New Products at Eurobike

7/9/18

GER - "...Here's a look at some of the introductions BRAIN spied on the event's opening day." more...

Dog Days Wine Tour July 14

LaGrange, OH - "The Silver Wheels Cycling Club, Inc. is proud to announce the 12th Annual Dog Days Wine Tour, offering route distances of 37, 45, 65, 100, and 125 miles..." more

'Morning Miler' Rides Begin July 14

Xenia, OH - "...the rides are designated for intermediate cyclists and will feature routes on both paved trails and off-trail riding." more...

16th Young’s Ice Cream Charity Bike Tour July 14 & 15

Yellow Springs, OH - "...One day options are 28 miles and 48 miles. Two day options include 60 miles/day, 83 miles/day or 83 miles/day with 100 mile option on Saturday..." more

Ladies Who RIDE July 14

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...

Alpe d' Denison Hillclimb Challenge July 13

Granville, OH - "... It’s not Alpe d’Huez, but it’ll do! Bragging rights and other great prizes are up for grabs!" more...

11th Major Taylor Ride July 14

Dayton, OH - "... In addition to the 18, 32 and metric century routes, there is also a 10 mile Family Fun Ride (with children 17 years of age and under)..." more

The Tour de France is a Parade of Dreams

"Every moment of the Tour de France is the greatest of someone’s life." more...

Stark Reaches Oregon

"...Stark is attempting to finish the coast-to-coast bike ride she was forced to quit two years ago." more...

WFSGI Forms E-Bike Committee to Work with UCI

7/6/18

"The World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry has formed a new e-bike committee focused on developing equipment regulations for competition." more...

Element Thursday Night Ride July 12

Cincinnati, OH - " Learn more...

Disc Brakes Will Debut at the Tour de France

7/6/18

"...After the Union Cycliste Internationale amended its regulations on Jul. 1, disc brakes are now legal." more...

Americans Competing in the 2018 Tour de France

7/5/18

"...only three competed in 2017, and only five will take the starting line in Noirmoutier on Saturday..." more

Coffee with Catherine July 11

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

Ride and Seek! July 10

Mansfield, OH - "Next ride on the 10th is a Ride and Seek. We will start downtown and “seek” to find various items on the list. So, the route will be impromptu and fun!.." more

OBF Day at Cleveland Velodrome July 8

Cleveland, OH - "All Ohio Bicycle Federation members and members of Ohio Bicycle Federation organizations will be admitted free..." more

Ride the Elevator AGAIN July 10

Columbus, OH - "Dick at Elevator Brewing Company is asking us to do it again! (without the tornado this time)." more...

Medina MTB Time Trial July 8

Medina, OH - "The race of truth...man vs machine vs trail vs time vs mother nature. Test your speed and bike handling skills against your peers in this single track anaerobic throw down..." more

Rigs of the 2018 BC Epic 1000

CAN - "In its first year, the BC Epic 1000 saw just 15 registered riders, and only half of those completed the route..." more

Traveling the World on a Bamboo Bike

"Yakuza Solo is travelling the world on his bamboo bicycle to kick-start conversations with strangers about his home state Nagaland." more...

First Ever Trail Day! July 8

Cincinnati, OH - "This is it folks, what you have all been waiting for. Our first ever trail day! If you want to be involved in building brand new trails at Mount Airy Forest, you should come join us." more...

Canal Corridor 100 July 7 & 8

Akron, OH - "The Canal Corridor 100 Mile Endurance Run will be held on July 7 & 8, 2018. Runners will run through existing portions of the exceptionally beautiful Towpath Trail in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cleveland, Akron, and Canton, Ohio." more...

Traveling from Alaska to Argentina by Bike

Salt Lake City, UT - "...Chris has been tapping his foot for the last seven years, waiting for me to take the plunge on an adventure. So early this year I decided to resign my job..." more

The Problem With Clearing Chris Froome

7/3/18

"The UCI's decision shows there are two sets of rules in cycling: One for rich superstars, and one for everyone else." more...

ABC Ride July 8

Copley, OH - ABC stands for 'Absolutely Beautiful Country.' more...

Simon Kenton Pathfinders Meeting July 5

Urbana, OH - "The July meeting of the Simon Kenton Pathfinders will be held on Thursday, July 5th at 7 p.m. at the Depot Coffee House in Urbana. Lots happening! Don't miss it!" more...

Chris Froome Cleared to Race Tour

7/2/18

"The UCI's decision clears Froome to go for a historic fifth tour win." more...

Holocaust Survivors Ride

6/30/18

"One survivor bikes the entire 55 mile journey (89 kilometers) from death camp to a Jewish cultural center in Krakow." more...

Mt Airy MTB Trail Fundraiser July 7

Cincinnati, OH - "...On July 7, we will donate 10% from your purchase to CORA..." more

Volunteer with Yay Valet! @ Taylor Swift Concert July 7

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

Hilltop U.S.A. 5K July 7

Columbus, OH - "Come be a part of the first race on Columbus' newest trail and park, Camp Chase Trail and Wilson Road Park..." more

STEM Bicycle Club July 2

Cincinnati, OH - "...The STEM Bicycle Club builds student confidence and problem solving skills while reinforcing and bringing relevance to math and science principles taught during the school day..." more

Slow Roll Mansfield July 3

Mansfield, OH - "Cycling Sports Center will be hosting the next Slow Roll Mansfield ride on Tuesday July 3rd." more...

Transition Bikes Demo July 2

Covington, KY - "Join us for our first ever Transition Bikes Demo at Devou Park!.." more

Trek E-Bike & Mountain Bike Demo July 1

Lebanon, OH - "Come for a test ride and leave with a smile. We will be at the Premier Health Atrium Medical Center Bike Park with a fleet of e-bikes and mountain bikes for you to demo for free!" more...

Vandalia Freedom Bike Tour July 4

Vandalia, OH - "Enjoy the Fourth of July holiday on well-maintained routes of 31/62 rolling miles visiting picturesque areas of the northern Miami Valley..." more

Roxie's Chili Repeat Ride July 1

Goshen, OH - "Come join us for a ride through low traffic country roads..." more

Automated Vehicles: What's Next?

6/29/18

"Over the last day and a half, I attended the first workshop in a series of five workshops that will be hosted throughout the country by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). This series of workshops, called the National Dialogue on Highway Automation, is meant to facilitate information sharing, identify key issues and support the safe and efficient integration of automated vehicles into our nation’s transportation network." more...

Groundbreaking at Mount Airy! July 3

Cincinnati, OH - "The City of Cincinnati, the Cincinnati Parks Board, and CORA (Cincinnati Off-Road Alliance) are pleased to announce that an official agreement to begin construction on the Mount Airy MTB Trails Multi-use Trails has been reached! We will be celebrating the historic agreement at the official groundbreaking ceremony..." more

Bike the Night June 30

Euclid, OH - "Explore Cleveland Metroparks on a bike at night!" more...

John Bryan Micro-Tour June 30

Newport, KY - "Have you been searching for an epic summer adventure? Join us for a ride to John Bryan State Park for a weekend of riding bikes, friends, fun, and camping..." more

GOBA in London

London, OH - "Through the haze rippling across the pavement, they rode in like a mirage. One by one, then later in groups of 5 to 10..." more

GOBA Visits Lancaster

Lancaster, OH - "...2018 is the third time GOBA has come through Lancaster, but the first time for an overnight stop." more...

North Portland Hosts Annual Naked Bike Ride

OR - "By all accounts last night’s World Naked Bike Ride was a huge success..." more

A Bike Ride Across the Country

6/25/18

"...There aren’t many people who take to the road for 40 days, only to pedal, then pedal some more, averaging around 80 miles per day. But my dad did..." more

UCI to Combine Championships, Ban Tramadol

"The UCI laid out a 'strategic road map for the next four years' on Thursday..." more

He Makes a Point of Walking - Everywhere

6/24/18

"Right now the 63-year-old retiree from the Bronx is walking through Maine toward Canada." more...

2nd Red, White & Bike Poker Run June 30

Darke County, OH - "...Ride 8/16/31/64 flat miles over back country roads in northern Darke County drawing cards at checkpoints to form a poker hand..." more

Community Bike Ride June 27

Covington, KY - "...In this ride, we're going to explore some of potential routes for Covington's proposed bike plans..." more

Teen Sets Off On Across the Country Bike Ride

"...On June 15, Cannard, 18, embarked upon the TransAmerica bike trail, a 4,228-mile-long trail that stretches from coast to coast." more...

Benefits of Cycle Commutes Highlighted on Clean Air Day

UK - "Outdoor pollution is linked to around 40,000 deaths a year, and children breath in 30 per cent more." more...

Interbike Expands

CA - "Interbike has announced the addition of a new featured area of the expo located just outside the doors of the Reno Sparks Convention Center." more...

Ridge Runner Ramble Family Ride June 30

New Albany, OH - "Ridge Runner Ramble 3-Mile Family Ride Benefiting The Homeless Families Foundation..." more

How we Roll with Smart Columbus June 30

Columbus, OH - "Yay Bikes! is pleased to provide our premier on-road bicycling education at the launch of Smart Columbus Experience Center (170 S Civic Center Dr)!.." more

North High Pub Ride June 30

Columbus, OH - "Come enjoy both as North High Brewing and roll: ride around Columbus to some of the coolest bars in town..." more

Clear Fork Valley Scenic Trail 8+ Mile Hike June 30

Mansfield, OH - "Join us Saturday, June 30 as we hike the entire 8+ mile #ClearForkValleyScenicTrail and enjoy a picnic break in the middle..." more

CSC Slow Roll Ride June 26

Mansfield, OH - "Cycling Sports Center will be hosting the next Slow Roll Mansfield ride on Tuesday June 26..." more

Bike to the Beach Party & Campout June 29

Euclid, OH - "The City of Euclid welcomes Cleveland Critical Mass for the Bike to the Beach Party and Campout! Typically over 500 people pedal to Sims Park to celebrate Euclid’s waterfront for this annual event! Join in the fun!.." more

Bike to Work Day June 29

Cleveland, OH - "...Join fellow Clevelanders and suburban riders as we take to the streets and embrace the power of getting to work under our own power." more...

Bike to Work Day June 29

Lakewood, OH - "June 29 is Bike to Work Day! Get those bikes out of the garages and come on down to the Lakewood Public Library - Madison Branch before work to socialize and have some coffee and pastries." more...

Heart of Ohio Trail Volunteer Day June 26

Centerburg, OH - "Please join the Knox County Park District and the Heart of Ohio Trail Board as we begin to clear the last remaining section of Knox County trail on the Ohio to Erie Trail." more...

Pedalpalooza Pics

Portland, OR - "Portland photographer Eric Thornburg’s images of Pedalpalooza rides are a testament to what 'free bike fun' in Portland is really all about." more...

Strawberry Moon Tour June 28

Mt. Vernon, OH - "Join the park district for a three-part series of relaxing full moon bike rides on your Knox County multi-use trail systems..." more

London Full Moon Ride June 28

London, OH - Learn more...

ODNR Seeks Input for Ohio’s Recreational Trails June 28

Athens, OH - "...ODNR will host five regional meetings for everyone from trail managers to planners to advocates to trail users..." more

OTE Trail Ride June 24

Galena, OH - "...The approximately eight-mile bicycle ride will include the newest section of the Galena Brick Trail with picturesque views from the railroad trestle high over Little Walnut Creek, Preservation Parks of Delaware County’s Hoover Scenic Trail, and the tree-lined Genoa Trail in Genoa Township." more...

Bentonville Holds Bike Summit

6/23/18

AR - "...Attendees from around the state listened to Vernon and six other speakers at Visit Bentonville's inaugural Arkansas Bike Summit held Thursday and Friday." more...

Young Cyclists Graduate Bike Camp

6/21/18

Xenia, OH - "...GCP&T Trail Sentinels and GCP&T Rangers taught cyclists between the ages of 7 and 9 and 10 to 14 how to enjoy and be safe on the 62 miles of paved trails managed by the park agency..." more

Summer Cinema Returns! June 27

Cincinnati, OH - "Join us on Wednesday nights in the park at 9pm for Summer Cinema at Washington Park!" more...

ODNR Seeking Input on Rec Trails June 26

Delaware, OH - "...The Ohio Department of Natural Resources and the Ohio Trails Partnership are requesting feedback to create the state’s next plan for recreational trails of all types throughout Ohio." more...

Tuesday Night Ride June 26

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

Family Group Bike Ride June 26

Cincinnati, OH - "The Garage OTR is very pleased to announce that the Spring Grove Cemetery and Botanical Gardens has been gracious enough to welcome a growing movement in Greater Cincinnati - family group bike rides..." more

2 Wheel Tuesdays June 26

Ludlow, KY - "Embrace the two-wheel lifestyle and take a cruise down scenic route 8 in Ludlow, KY..." more

Hinault Calls for Tour De France Strike Over Chris Froome

6/20/18

FRA - "The retired champion thinks riders in this year's tour should protest the race over Froome's ongoing doping scandal." more...

Yay Bikes! Happy Hour Fundraiser June 25

Columbus, OH - "Join us for a happy hour to raise funds for Yay Bikes!.." more

E-Bike Fundamentals Course June 25-28

Colorado Springs, CO - "...E-Bike Fundamentals is a three-and-a-half day course that will be held June 25-28. The class will cover a wide range of topics inlcuding the e-bike classification system, workshop setup and safety, electronics fundamentals, and systems overviews from major e-bike suppliers." more...

Tern to Release Updated Vektron Folding E-Bikes at Eurobike

6/18/18

"...The new Vektrons are equipped with the latest Bosch drive system, a re-worked frame and riding geometry, and come with an "ultra-robust" rack similar to the rack on Tern's heavy duty GSD model." more...

Ride to Benefit Joe Louis Greenway June 24

6/18/18

Detroit, MI - "...An inaugural fundraiser bike ride is planned for Sunday, June 24 at 8:30 a.m., starting and ending at the Ford Resource and Engagement Center in Southwest Detroit. Registration is $30. The ride is limited to 75 cyclists." more...

Webinar: Resources to Improve Health & Promote Active Transportation June 21

"...The webinar, “Resources to Improve Health and Promote Active Transportation” also features speakers from Rails to Trails Conservancy and American Planning Association. This webinar will focus on resources that advocates, agency staff and others can use in their communities." more...

Violence at Manchester Cycling Event

UK - "...Organisers of the Eritrean Cycle festival said the protesters threw bottles, food and beer kegs, and that young children were put in danger." more...

Horse 'Spooked' by Windsor Triathlon Cyclists

6/18/18

UK - "The horse rider says one of them smashed 'along the side of my horse, taking my stirrup and bruising up my ankle.'" more...

127-Year-Old Penny Farthing Record Broken

UK - "Scots cyclist Mark Beaumont rode 21.92 miles (35.3km) in an hour on the vintage-style bike to beat the 127-year-old British record at Herne Hill Velodrome." more...

Juneteenth Roll! June 19

Mansfield, OH - "Come out and roll through the North side of town and celebrate Juneteenth with us! This ride will have a couple short hills but beginner friendly..." more

Bike and Bend June 23

Columbus, OH - "Join CPY at Paradise Garage for a bike ride followed by a free beginner-friendly yoga class..." more

Bicycle Repair Exchange June 23

Cincinnati, OH - "...Stop in at the shipping container with your ride (or your kid’s) and our bike mechanics will do their best to get you safely back on the road." more...

Pajama Party Night Ride on the Towpath Trail June 23

Peninsula, OH - "Join us for our next Night Ride on the Towpath Trail!.." more

Blazing Paddles June 23

Cleveland, OH - " Blazing Paddles, the first stand-up paddleboard race on the Cuyahoga River, scheduled for June 23, is one man's effort to showcase how a once heavily polluted waterway can host recreational activities that co-exist safely with industrial shipping." more...

27th Krate Fest

6/15/18

Sycamore, IL - "The Krate Fest — a celebration of Schwinn Stingrays and other classic bikes — has been around longer than Blue Moon Bikes, the retailer that hosts the event." more...

Cannonball Trail Ribbon Cutting June 23

Liberty Center, OH - Ribbon cutting to officially open the South Fork extension of the Wabash Cannonball Trail to the Liberty Center depot. more...

Buckeye Bridge Ride June 23

Eaton, OH - "This year is the 15th year for The Buckeye Bridge Ride. This ride will take place in Preble County visiting up to 4 of the 8 Preble County's Covered Bridges. There are three different routes of either 17, 32, or 45 mile rides..." more

Thru-Hiking the Buckeye Trail June 21

Willard, OH - "You are invited to attend a program on Ohio's Buckeye Trail. The program is free and open to the public..." more

June Green Drinks - Commuter Challenge Kickoff June 20

Columbus, OH - "...we kick off the 2018 Central Ohio Commuter Challenge at June Green Drinks..." more

Lakewood Ride & Learn June 19

Lakewood, OH - "...The Ride & Learn is geared towards Lakewood residents that feel uncomfortable riding in the street and could use some support in getting out and riding confidently..." more

Saturday Womens Ride June 16

Cincinnati, OH - "Bi weekly women’s bicycle riding group led by Patti. This is a no drop intermediate ride..." more

Books & Bikes 4 Woadze June 16

Cincinnati, OH - "50+ Live Melanated People will ride on this Dope Bike Party bumping Reggae & AfroBeat through the streets of Cincinnati..." more

ODNR Rec Trails Meetings June 19 & 21

"...The Ohio Department of Natural Resources and the Ohio Trails Partnership are requesting feedback to create the state’s next plan for recreational trails of all types throughout Ohio." more...

2 Wheel Tuesdays at Bircus Brewing Co. June 19

Ludlow, KY - "Embrace the two-wheel lifestyle and take a cruise down scenic route 8 in Ludlow, KY..." more

Tuesday Night Reser Road Ride June 19

Newport, KY - "...This ride is open to all road bikers including beginners, the only prerequisites being 1) you have a road bike 2) helmet and 3) lights. The route differs every week." more...

Finding a family-friendly Pedalpalooza

6/13/18

Portland, OR - "...Organized by the all-volunteer Shift, Pedalpalooza is a month-long festival filled with hundreds of bike events, organized by anyone who wants to lead a ride..." more

GCN Rides The 2018 Dirty Kanza 200


Blind Cyclists Racing RAAM

6/12/18

"Team Sea to See will Tackle the 3,000-mile, ultra-endurance race on tandem bikes..." more

Canaan MTB Festival June 14-17

Davis, WV - "The 10th annual celebration of mountain biking in the mountain towns of Davis and Thomas, West Virginia. Join us for a grassroots festival and fundraiser for Blackwater Bicycle Association." more...

Towpath Ten-Ten June 17

Cuyahoga Heights, OH - "The second race in the Towpath Trilogy is the Towpath Ten-Ten. This race consists of 10K and 10-mile race lengths..." more

Tour de Tusculum June 16

Cincinnati, OH - "Tour de Tusculum is a bike ride event for all who enjoy cycling with friends and raising some money for Save the Animal Foundation..." more

Free Basic Bike Maintenance Clinic June 14

Columbus, OH - "...Our instructor will lead you through the basics of maintenance - designed for the DIY or bring it to the mechanic riders." more...

Ultracyclist 'Mount Evererests' Rib Mountain

6/11/18

WI - "The chalk marks on the light post at the bottom of Rib Mountain tell the story." more...

Juneteenth Night Ride June 16

Cleveland, OH - "The General Order #3 bike ride is part of our 4 day of events celebrating Juneteenth..." more

Morning Milers Ride June 16

Xenia, OH - "Beginning at Xenia Station, this 25-mile ride will take you toward Jamestown and back to Xenia Station when finished..." more

RAAM Launching Consumer Festival at Start

CA - "Race Across America (RAAM) will hold its first consumer festival at the start of the team race at Oceanside Pier in San Diego County on Saturday, June 16." more...

Funk Bottom Gravel 100k\200k June 16

Big Prairie, OH - "Funk Bottoms Gravel will once again challenge cyclists to Ohio’s Toughest Gravel Grinder..." more

25th Annual Tour de Grandview Cycling Classic June 15

Grandview Heights, OH - "...The Tour de Grandview is a night of world-class racing through the streets of Grandview Heights, Ohio." more

Towpath Trail Night Ride June 15

Massillon, OH - "See what goes bump in the night! Hit the Towpath with us to see the trail in a whole new light (or lack thereof)..." more

Tour De Grandview Let's Party! June 15

Columbus, OH - "This is one of the best cycling events in Ohio and we are going to be there. Come hang out with us, check out our bikes, heckle our riders and have a beer." more...

STEM Bicycle Club June 11

Cincinnati, OH - "The VGF STEM Bicycle Club is: “a heads on, hands on project that engages high school students for 10 weeks every Monday from 1 pm to 4 pm starting June 11th..." more

Group Cycling Clinic June 14

Blacklick, OH - "Discussion about the principles of cycling on urban/suburban/rural roads. Topics include basic bicycle safety check, rules of the road and Ohio traffic laws, sharing the road with motorists safely and courteously, and avoiding common conflicts..." more

Coffee with Catherine June 14

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

Ride & Seek! June 12

Mansfield, OH - "Lets roll and conquer this month’s Bike Ride and Seek list! We’ll meet at the bike parking lot across from The Carrousel..." more

Bike Trail Advocates Converge for TrailNation Summit

6/7/18

Milwaukee, WI - "Hundreds of transportation planners, cycling advocates, environmentalists and elected officials from cities throughout the U.S. gathered at the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center Wednesday for Rails-to-Trails’ inaugural TrailNation Summit." more...

Inaugural Tour de Flash Ride June 9

Dublin, OH - "Honoring the life of Bill 'Flash' Gordon..." more

Going 3 for 3 at the 2018 Dirty Kanza 200

6/7/18

KS - "...Dirty Kanza brings riders from near and far. There were at least two Australians present if you count yours truly, an expatriate who nowadays makes a life in Gainesville, Florida, and I know of at least two British riders who made the trip." more

9 Awesome Charity Bike Rides

6/7/18

"Choose your cause -and find your ride- with these bike rides that make a difference." more

Man, 70, Dies of Apparent Heart Attack During Bike Race

6/7/18

"Friends described Mike Shaw, 70, as a well-liked, hardworking cyclist who raced as much as he could." more...

FLMSP Monthly Meeting June 13

Waynesville, OH - Friends of the Little Miami State Park monthly meeting.

Element Thursday Night Rides

Cincinnati, OH - "clock Every Thursday, until Sep 6." more...

Raffle of Handmade Custom Bikes

6/5/18

CA - "Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship and the Lost and Found bike ride are holding a custom bike raffle to benefit the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship." more...

Bike Camp June 11

Xenia, OH - "Come join the Greene County Parks & Trails Trail Sentinels and Park Rangers for a week-long bike camp that features cycling rules, safety, bike trail etiquette..." more

Pint Night for the National Park June 8

Akron, OH - "Join us Friday evening, June 8, from 6-9, for PINT NIGHT to benefit the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park at Blimp City..." more

June is National Trade-in Your Bike Month

6/5/18

"Bicycle Blue Book and PeopleForBikes are promoting a self-declared National Trade-in Your Bike Month in June." more...

2018 Pennsylvania Sojourn June 10-14

PA - "This summer, join us on the beautiful D&L Trail for the ride of a lifetime..." more

2018 Sunday on June 10

Burton, OH - "A thrilling spin through the heart of Northeast Ohio’s Amish countryside, it is organized by cyclists for cyclists!.." more

Ride Cincinnati June 10

Cincinnati, OH - "...Ride Cincinnati is more than just a bike ride – it’s a place of hope, optimism, determination and change." more...

Akron Connects Party June 7

Akron, OH - "Join us for an evening of food, drinks, and inspiration. Morten Kabell, the current Chief Operating Officer at Copenhagenize Design Co., will provide an exciting keynote on 'Bicycle Urbanism by Design'...” more

Yay Bikes! in Amherst

Amherst, OH - "...On June 4, Amherst became the third Lorain County community in two years to host Yay Bikes!" more...

9th Annual Towpath Century Ride June 9-10

Cleveland, OH - "...The Huntington Towpath Century Ride, June 9 and 10 2018, is a fully-supported 101 mile ride on the historic Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail..." more

Year of Yay! Simple Living June 9

Columbus, OH - "This month Kathleen O’Dowd, along with her co-leader Craig Clark, will be taking us on a SIMPLE LIVING–inspired ride..." more

Franklinton Bike Fest June 8

Columbus, OH - "Bike Friendly Franklinton presents the second annual Franklinton Bike Fest; a celebration of cycling and healthy living on Columbus's west side." more...

15th Strawberry Festival Bicycle Tour June 9

London, OH - "The tour consists of four different routes: a 21-mile, 44-mile, 62-mile, and a 100-mile Century Ride option..." more

14th World Of Wildlife Bicycle Tour June 9

Champion, OH - "...primarily through the Western Reserve Greenway, will include 20-, 40- and 69-mile routes..." more

Pajama Party Night Ride June 9

Peninsula, OH - "Join us for our next Night Ride on the Towpath Trail!.." more

Homes County Trail Benefit Auction June 9

Millersburg, OH - Learn more.

June Night Canoe June 9

Massillon, OH - "Check out the Tuscarawas River by the light of the moon, enjoy the tranquility of an evening on the water..." more

Pelotonia on the Patio! June 7

Columbus, OH - "Come join the party at EXPRESS LIVE! as we help our registered riders reach their fundraising goals..." more

1st Ever World Bicycle Day June 3

"The United Nations has designated Sunday, June 3 as the inaugural World Bicycle Day. Events are being planned around the world, including a gathering of international leaders at United Nations headquarters in New York City." more...


Mayfield Rd Corridor Multimodal Plan June 6

Cleveland Heights, OH - "NOACA has granted additional funding to integrate the City of Cleveland Heights into the Mayfield Road study. An additional public workshop will be held in Cleveland Heights that will be open to all of the communities involved in the study..." more

Conesville Gravel Exploration June 2

Conesville, OH - "Let's ride gravel in the Conesville area..." more

June Wrench-A-Thon June 3

Columbus, OH - "Like bikes? Want to improve your wrenching skills? Willing to help out a good cause?.." more

Hot Tamale Bicycle Tour June 2

Waldo, OH - "The Hot Tamale is a beautiful, flat ride in north central Ohio., with 8, 16, 32, and 62 mile options..." more

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