Kokosing Gap Trail

Rides, Tours, Meetings & Events


Annual 911 Memorial Trail Ride Sept. 12

2/19/20

PA - "...The event benefits continued development of the National Memorial Trail, a 1,300-mile network of bicycle and pedestrian trails linking New York City’s September 11 Memorial, the Pentagon memorial in Arlington, VA, and the Flight 93 National Memorial." more

Everybody Walk Across PA

2/18/20

PA - "...The Extension announced that registration is open for its free virtual walking program, Everybody Walk Across Pennsylvania. The eight-week program starts March 30." more

140 Turnout for Gravel Session #1

2/18/20

Columbus, OH

Traffic Skills 101 Feb. 23

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

NICA OH Dirt Tour! Feb. 22

Gahanna, OH - "Want to learn more about NICA and what the next few years will look like? Come to the Dirt Tour and find out more about how to get more kids on bikes!" more

Wills Creek Explorer Ride Recap

2/16/20

OH - "...Route follows Wills Creek watershed for the first 10 miles..." more

Camp Chase Trail Cleanup Feb. 22

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

Winter Hike: Battelle Darby Creek Feb. 22

Galloway, OH - "Join us for a 2-, 4- or 6-mile hike through the park. Leashed pets are welcome at this hike. Food and hot drinks served after the hike..." more

Racing on a Frozen Lake in Russia

2/16/20

RUS - "Over three days, competitors from around the world race 205km on Lake Baikal, in Siberia..." more

Ohio Trail Connections Summit March 28

Mt. Vernon, OH - "Please join us for the Ohio Trail Connections Summit in Mount Vernon on Saturday March 28, 2020. Our Keynote Speaker is Amy Camp, from Cycle Forward Trail & Tourism Consulting..." more

Trail Work Day along the NCIT

2/16/20

Huron County, OH

Wintering the Towpath Feb. 22

Grand Rapids, OH - "...Stunning views of the Maumee River await those hiking the 5 miles from Providence to Bend View. Board a shuttle bus back to Providence for more winter fun; chili, s’mores, hot chocolate and beer..." more

GrassRoot Ohio Radio-Bike Commuters Feb. 21

Columbus, OH - "...We’ll talk with several committed Ohioan bike commuters and find out some of the secrets, tricks, inspiration & gear needed for this hard core commitment." more

Mastick Rd Connector Trail Project Feb. 20

Fairview Park, OH - "After 10 years of discussion the long awaited Dowtown Connector Trail is moving forward." more

New London - Greenwich Trail Meeting Feb. 18

Greenwich, OH

National Number Ones Recognized

2/14/20

Columbus, OH - "...Catherine Girves, executive director, Yay Bikes! Columbus Nonprofit Professional of the Year, Association of Pedestrian & Bicycle Professionals... Westerville Parks & Recreation -- National Gold Medal Award, American Academy for Park & Recreation Administration..." more

Taipei Cycle Show Rescheduled for May

2/11/20

TWN - "Organizers of Taipei Cycle have postponed the trade show originally scheduled for March 4-7 to May 14-16 because of the coronavirus outbreak in China." more

We are Mountain Bikers

Tri Curious? Feb. 18

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

Race Around Rwanda

COMBO Board Meeting Feb. 18

Columbus, OH - "Monthly COMBO board meeting." more

Coffee with Catherine Feb. 18

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

Wildlife Wonders Feb. 18

Granville, OH - "Join the Granville Recreation Department and the LPD for a short hike to explore textures in nature and learn about our wildlife neighbors and their activities during the wintertime..." more

Become a LCI in 2020 Feb. 18

Cleveland, OH - "Want to learn how to spread the joy of cycling in your community?" more

Gravel Session #1 Jan. 17

Columbus, OH - "Join us upstairs at Seventh Son Brewing to learn from local gravel racers, event organizers, and equipment ambassadors about local gravel racing in 2020." more

Huron County Trail Work Day Feb. 15

Monroeville, OH

New Bikes, Gadgets & Gear from FrostBike 2020

"...Here’s a look at some of the best and brightest from Frostbike 2020." more

Dutch Headwind Cycling Championships

"... The championships are announced three days before a storm is expected as the organisers wait for the ‘perfect’ conditions. Riders have faced headwinds of up to 90 kmph in the past." more

Towpath Century Ride Registration Opens

2/10/20

New Philadelphia, OH - "Registration recently opened for the annual Huntington Towpath Century Ride which will take place from June 6-7." more

Hartwood Explorer Ride Recap

OH - "...Route has great gravel sections and a LOT of climbing. 4700 feet of climbing over 37.6 miles..." more

Winter Hike Feb. 15

Minster, OH - "Hike along Lakeview trail, looking for Eagles, Hawks and waterfowl bring your camera or binoculars." more

Velodrome

Lantern Walk Feb. 14

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

Winter Bike Week Festivities

2/8/20

Duluth, MN - "It is Winter Bike Week and Saturday dozens grabbed their fat-tire bikes for a group ride and barbecue in Lester Park." more

Taipei Cycle Show Canceled, According to Sources

2/7/20

Taipei, TWN - "...Exhibitors and other potential visitors have told show organizers they were reluctant to attend because of the ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak in China." more

Bike Love Workshop Feb. 12

Columbus, OH - "Join the APBP Ohio Chapter at Franklinton Cycle Works for a Valentine's themed bike repair workshop! All are welcome, so feel free to bring a date, or find one there." more

Bike Loud will Host 2030 Bike Plan Rally Next Week

2/4/20

Portland, OR - "10 years ago next week Portland City Council passed the Bicycle Plan for 2030. Now scrappy local bike advocacy group Bike Loud PDX wants to make sure they don’t forget about it." more

Bike Cleveland Fundo Aug. 30

Cleveland, OH - "...The Fundo is a ride for all ages and abilities through the best of Cleveland’s expanding bike network. With clearly signed courses of 10, 30 and 60 miles, the Fundo has something for every cyclist, and lets you explore the city – and beyond – by bike!" more

Pedal 4 Paws & Car Show July 17-18

New Philadelphia, OH - "Come join us this year as we enjoy a weekend full of events supporting Tuscarawas County Humane Society." more

New London - Greenwich Trail Workday Feb. 9

New London, OH

Cabin Fever Hike Feb. 9

St. Marys, OH - "Join us for the second Cabin Fever Hike event in 2020..." more

Calls to Cancel Cycle Show Due to Virus Concerns

2/4/20

Taipei, TWN - "Taiwan-based exhibitors at the Taipei Cycle show — scheduled to open a month from Tuesday — are circulating a petition asking organizers to cancel it because of the new coronavirus outbreak in China." more

5 Takeaways From 2020 Cyclocross World Championships

2/2/20

"...The racing kicked off on Saturday and finished on Sunday with six rainbow jerseys awarded." more

Paths Less Traveled Feb. 9

Avon Lake, OH - "These hikes are an opportunity to explore lesser known trails and off-trail areas in the park with a ranger. Terrain can be rocky, muddy, and hilly." more

The Coyotes Among Us Feb. 9

Groveport, OH - "Discover myths and facts about our secretive neighbors as we wander through fields in search of their signs..." more

25th Anniversary of the Pinhoti Trail

GA - "Georgia Pinhoti Trail Association Treasurer Larry Madden sat down with city leaders in Cave Spring on Monday to discuss plans to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the path in Cave Spring." more

Italian Team will Race Without Power Meters

"There is not a pro cycling team in the world that embodies the old school Italian ethos better than Vini Zabù-KTM..." more

Buffalo Ridge Ride Recap

2/2/20

OH - "Matt Kretchmar shared a 54 mile route (soon to be posted) that was too much for our group to tackle..." more

Taipei Cycle Show to Continue Despite Coronavirus Outbreak

2/2/20

Taipei, TWN - "Next month's Taipei Cycle Show will be held as scheduled, organizers announced, but visitors and exhibitors from mainland China will not be welcome..." more

Year of Yay! Ride Feb. 8

Columbus, OH - "This month’s theme is Safe Routes. Come join us and explore a great ride!" more

E-Bike Taster Session Comes to Ellon

UK - "A partnership between Aberdeenshire Council, Ythan Cycle Club and Grampian Cycle Partnership is aiming to introduce a new audience to electric bikes to promote the benefits and dispel any myths associated with pedal assisted or electric bikes." more

Ribbon Cut on Car-Free Market Street

1/29/20

San Francisco, CA - "After decades of campaigns, advocacy and hard work, the dream of a car-free Market Street is here." more

Cycle 45 Feb. 6

Dublin, OH - "This is NOT your typical spin class! Join us for a workout to remember..." more

Zaleski Explorer Recap

OH - "Ten cyclists exploring Lake Hope area trying to sort out new road options..." more

Simon Kenton Pathfinders Meeting Feb. 6

Urbana, OH

Wheel Truing and Hub Overhaul Feb. 5

Columbus, OH - "...In this class, you'll learn the process of tightening and loosing spokes to bring your wheel back into tru; get rid of the wobble. And you'll learn how to take out your wheel hubs, clean them, and re-grease them so they spin like butter..." more

This Is Dirty Kanza

Bike Cleveland Annual Meeting Recap

Cleveland, OH - "...We had an all new venue this year, and we packed the historic ballroom at Sokol Greater Cleveland with current Bike Cleveland members, partner organizations, and lots of NEW members!" more

The Arrowhead 135 Ultramarathon

1/26/20

MN - "People from all over the world gathered in the Backus Community Center dining room Sunday preparing for what is considered one of the toughest races in the country." more

Indoor Training with Becky Pack Jan. 29

Columbus, OH - "Bring your bike, trainer and h2o for a ride of your life. Becky will have you sweating within minutes..." more

Riding With Geraint Thomas on Zwift

"Geraint Thomas, the 2018 Tour de France winner, and Zwift CEO Eric Min teamed up on January 23 to host a massive group ride on Zwift, where Thomas responded to riders’ questions as they pedaled along..." more

Statues Honor RAGBRAI Founders

IA - "Most people in their old age shrink, but John Karras grew six inches Saturday morning." more

Wheel Truing and Hub Overhaul Jan. 29

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

Touring the Ohio-to-Erie Talk Draws 50 Riders

1/25/20

Akron, OH

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Trail Season Opens

CVNP, OH - "...The first days of the season are Saturday, January 25 and Sunday, January 26..." more

Over 400 Volunteer in Richmond on MLK Day

Richmond, CA - "...Juliana Gonzalez, executive director of The Watershed Project, which holds the event in partnership with Friends of the Greenway and other organizations, estimated roughly 400 volunteers had signed up to perform work along four sections of the Greenway." more

Cleaning Up My Neighborhood Bikeway

1/21/20

Portland, OR - "Inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I did something on Monday to make my community better..." more

Birding Stroll Jan. 28

Johnstown, OH - "Come out and join us as we enjoy a fun and low pressure bird watching stroll through Morris Woods on an approximately 1 hour hike in search of our resident and migratory bird species..." more

San Toy Gravel Grinder Jan. 26

New Lexington, OH - "... It is truly a beautiful area, in the heart of the "Little Cities of Black Diamonds" coal area. Lots of history with ghost towns..." more

Cabin Fever/TOSRV Kick-Off Jan. 26

Powell, OH - "The biggest COP Social of the year!" more

Bike Cleveland Annual Meeting Jan. 26

Cleveland, OH - "...Get caught up on what happened in 2019, and see what we have on deck for 2020. Local bike shops and organizations will be there showing off the latest cool stuff and projects, as well as other cycling themed goodness..." more

New London-Greenwich Trail Work Day Jan. 25

New London, OH

Bicycle Touring on the Ohio to Erie Trail Jan. 25

Akron, OH - "Experience the natural beauty of Ohio from behind your handlebars..." more

Donate Life Spin-a-Thon Jan. 25

Columbus, OH - "Stop by or donate online as Mari Fridenmaker spins for transplant recipients. Mari is a cornea transplant recipient, triathlete, and member of Team Ohio. She aims to spin for six hours to raise money for Team Ohio's trip to the Donate Life Transplant Games in July 2020." more

New Kid's Trail Preview Walk Jan. 25

Chillicothe, OH - "The new Kid's Trail is a short section of trail dedicated to connecting kids to the benefits of nature immersion and outdoor play..." more

Camp Chase Trail Cleanup Jan. 25

Columbus, OH - "Please plan to join us for our 4th Saturday trail clean up! We realize that this is the same day as the 5th Line 5K, so we have moved the time back to 2pm!.." more

Reflections on Thredbo

1/20/20

AUS - "‘One rider in this room will go no further than Stage 1 of this six-day race. One rider. Will you be the one?" more

McDonnell Towpath Trailhead Trash Trek Jan. 25

Bolivar, OH - "We are participating in the Adopt-A-Trail program for the Ohio & Erie Canalway Towpath Trail on the Tuscarawas county line at the McDonnell trail-head. Upon development of the trail from McDonnell to Bolivar in 2020, we plan to adopt the trail through to Fort Laurens trailhead." more

Snow Gravel. It’s a Thing

"Gravel events like Old Man Winter and Rasputitsa embrace the winter elements." more

Coffee with Catherine Jan. 24

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

USA Cycling has its Eye on Gravel

1/16/20

AR - "...Last week, officials from the national governing body met with representatives from some of gravel cycling's biggest events here..." more

Who's Attending CABDA West?

1/16/20

CA - "...In its second edition, CABDA West featured more exhibitor space and a robust series of panel discussions, educational seminars and tech clinics..." more

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

1/14/20

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

1/14/20

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

1/12/20

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

Comments Sought on Trumbull County Bike Trail

1/12/20

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

1/11/20

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

1/9/20

"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

1/7/20

"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

1/7/20

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

1/6/20

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

1/5/20

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

1/2/20

"...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

1/2/20

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

1/2/20

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

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