Towpath Trail

Rides, Tours & Events


Cycling in Cinci Series - Campus Safety Sept. 26

Cincinnati, OH - "...Our first workshop will go over the basics of bicycle safety, and how to get around UC's campus!" more...

Richland Moves! Meeting Sept. 26

Mansfield, OH - "Richland Moves! will hold its next meeting on Sept 26 from 6-8 pm in the Community Room at Mansfield Richland County Public Library."

Ladies Who Ride LGS Group Ride Sept. 23

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...

Breakfast Ride Sept. 23

Cheviot, OH - "One of the longest standing traditions of cycling is a mid ride cafe stop..." more

Around the World in 79 Days - by Bike

"...The following day, Mark & his family also caught up with BBC Breakfast to discuss how the adventure went..." more


Red Bike Celebrates 3 Years

9/19/17

Cincinnati, OH - "Red Bike - the bike-sharing program in Cincinnati, Covington, Newport, and Bellevue - is now three years old and to celebrate the milestone, the organization is releasing four special edition ART BIKES." more...

Q&A with Bike Mileage Record Holder

"...She rode a staggering 86,573.2 miles, for an average of 237.19 miles per day for 365 straight days." more...

Veteran Wins $200K while on Bike Tour

9/18/17

NC - "...Bruso, a Marine veteran left Massachusetts at the beginning of July on his bicycle. He wanted to visit the places he was stationed during his six years in the Marines..." more

Harvest Bicycle Ride Sept. 24

Lancaster, OH - "...Enjoy a scenic 40 mile ride through the central Ohio countryside, with stops at Keller Market House, The Kale Yard, and Berry Family Farm, before wrapping up the day at Rockmill Brewery." more...

Cincy Hilly Ride 2.0 Sept. 24

Cincinnati, OH - "We had so much fun we want to do again, so we are..." more

Women's Distance Road Ride Sept. 24

Columbus, OH - "...This is an open ride for any cyclists interested in a 50 mile road ride for cyclist looking a longer road ride than our usual Sunday 30 mile women's ride..." more

East Side Food Hub Bike Tour Sept. 24

Cincinnati, OH - "...The beginner-paced bicycle tour highlights multiple local food hubs in Hyde Park, Oakley, and Madisonville." more...

Ohio City Street Festival - 2017 Sept. 24

Cleveland, OH - "...On Sunday, September 24th, we will fill W. 25th Street with the best food, drink, retail, and arts that the neighborhood has to offer for the annual Ohio City Street Festival..." more

Great Outdoor Weekend Sept. 23-24

Cincinnati, OH - "Over 100 free outdoor events..." more

5th Groovy Gourd Bike Tour Sept. 23

Piqua, OH - "Join the fun in Piqua and traverse some of Southwest Ohio’s most scenic countryside in 20/50 flat to rolling miles..." more

Bike Parking at CultureFest Sept. 23

Springfield, OH - "Ride your bike out for CultureFest in Springfield and we’ll provide FREE Bike Valet Parking..." more

Bike Parking - Oktoberfest Sept. 23

Dayton, OH - "Ride your bike out for Oktoberfest at the Dayton Art Institute and we’ll provide FREE Bike Valet Parking..." more

OSU vs. UNLV Sept. 23

Columbus, OH - "Everyone knows you NEVER drive to an OSU football game! Bike there instead! Our valet is right on the bike path..." more

Twisted Pretzel Tour Sept. 23

Germantown, OH - "...The Twisted Pretzel Tour is a mass-start timed event through the beautiful Germantown countryside..." more

Swap Meet Sept. 23

Cincinnati, OH - "Swap Meet! Cohosted by Fifty West Canoe and Kayak and Roads Rivers and Trails..." more

Bikes N' Brew 2017 Sept. 23

Cleveland, OH - "...Bikes N' Brew is an unsupported bicycle tour through Cleveland's expanding brew network and surrounding neighborhoods..." more

4th Annual Hassmer Fest Sept. 22-24

IN - "...It takes place from 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, through noon Sunday, Sept. 24, at Versailles State Park. The sponsoring Southeast Indiana Mountain Bike Association will use all proceeds to construct and maintain trails there." more...

Ohio-to-Erie Bike Tour Brings Visitors to NE OH

9/13/17

NE OH - "Riders from eight different states pedaled their way into Stark County Thursday morning as they were making their way from Cincinnati to Cleveland along the Ohio to Erie Trail." more...

Ravenna Kids Get Bikes

9/13/17

Ravenna, OH - "Children received free bikes in Ravenna recently at an event that also paid respect for the city’s safety forces." more...

Bike Smarts : Light and Dark Sept. 19

Cleveland, Oh - "Bike Smarts educational series..." more

'Maya Pedal' Bike Drive coming to Portland

9/12/17

OR - "A nonprofit based in Guatemala that builds pedal-powered machines for farm laborers is making a supply run in Portland this weekend..." more

CiCLEvia East Sept. 17

Cleveland, OH - "...CiCLEvia East opens up East Boulevard for 1.5 miles from Superior to Bellflower Road. This awesome event will connect the Glenville and University Circle neighborhoods! CiCLEvia is a fun, free event for people of all ages and abilities." more...

Bike Parking at Art Fest Sept. 17

Beavercreek, OH - "Ride your bike out for Art Fest in Beavercreek and we’ll provide FREE Bike Valet Parking." more...

First Official Ride Sept. 16

Hamilton, OH - "Hosted by River Riders Cycling Club..." more

Night Ride on the Towpath Trail Sept. 16

Peninsula, OH - "Join us for our next Night Ride on the Towpath Trail! We start riding at 8:00pm sharp. Arrive early to have plenty of time to find parking, get yourself and your bike ready, and sign in." more...

Red Bike Birthday Celebration Sept. 15

Cincinnati, OH - "Hosted by Cincy Red Bike..." more

Bigfoot Back for 'Hike Hudson'

9/12/17

Hudson, OH - "...Friends of Hudson Parks’ annual hiking event runs through Nov. 30. Bigfoot's 'shadows' will be hiding in each of the thirteen parks included in the event..." more

Meet the Candidates Ride Sept. 17

Cincinnati, OH - "Do you want Cincinnati to be more bike-friendly? Join Tri-State Trails, Queen City Bike, and UC | Sustainability Sept. 17 for a ride with Cincinnati mayoral and council candidates to make your voice heard." more...

OSU vs. Army Sept. 16

Columbus, OH - "...Everyone knows you NEVER drive to an OSU football game!.." more

PLAY Euclid Sept. 13-15

Euclid, OH - "Join us on Euclid Avenue between E Roadway and E3rd Street from 11 am – 2 pm every day, Wednesday, September 13th through Friday, September 16th for a unique public experience." more...

Treatment Plant Bike Tours Sept. 16

Cuyahoga Heights, OH - "...we will open our 288-acre Southerly Treatment Center to two bike tours as part of our 2017 Open House." more...

Santa Cruz MTB Demo Sept. 16

Covington, KY - "Hosted by Devou Park Trails and Reser Bicycle Outfitters." more...

Deer Lick Cave Hike Sept. 16

Brecksville OH - "The Portage Trail Walkers will hike at 9 a.m. Saturday to Deer Lick Cave at the Brecksville Reservation." more...

Bluegrass Heritage Festival Bike Parking Sept. 16

Miamisburg, OH - "Ride your bike out for the Miami Valley Bluegrass Heritage Festival in Miamisburg and we’ll provide FREE Bike Valet Parking..." more

Tour de Donut

Troy, OH - "...Join more than 2,000 riders as they consume more than 12,000 donuts in this unique cycling challenge where the ability to eat donuts is as important as the ability to ride!.." more

Ride for Sylvia Sept. 16

Cleveland, OH - "A ride in memory of those tragically killed on our streets while riding their bikes. The name is in honor of Sylvia Bingham, who was struck and killed by a truck while biking to work in 2009. Join Sylvia's family and friends for this annual memorial ride." more...

Bike Rodeo for Children K-3 Sept. 16

Brecksville, OH - "Bring a bike, helmet, and parent..." more

Fall Grand Opening Party Sept. 14

New Albany, OH - "Join Virtual Velo Cycle Training, Summit Multisport, Veloscience Bike Works, Wes of Hammer Harder and more for our Fall Grand Opening with great food at our cook out, adult beverates, Geoff's Garage Sale and more..." more

Drop in with Deo Sept. 14

Columbus, OH - "Wanna learn about leadership and service opportunities with Yay Bikes!? Deo, our Program Manager will be at the Upper Cup Coffee Co on Parsons Ave from 9am-noon to help you see where you belong..." more

RevItUp For Parkinson's - Walk, Ride, Run Sept. 10

Cincinnati, OH - "Fun family event including a 5k walk/run, 1k stroll, 25k 40k and 80k bike rides..." more

Volunteers Needed for Trail Survey

Greene County, OH - "On Sept. 13 and 16 Greene County Parks and Trails is seeking volunteers to help conduct a regional trail survey. Survey stations will be based at Oldtown Reserve, Glady Run Reserve and the Ohio-to-Erie Trail by the Cedarville Library..." more

Outspoken Cyclist Features National Bike Challenge

9/8/17

"The 2017 National Bike Challenge has now grown to over 30,000 riders who have collectively logged over 20 million miles..." more

Thursday Night Group Rides

Milford, OH - "Out of the oldest bike shop in the U.S..." more

HWTC Annual Camp Out Fundraiser Sept. 8-10

College Corner, OH - "Hueston Woods MTB Trails Annual fundraiser." more...

Mountain-to-Sea Trail Needs Volunteers

9/5/17

Pender County, NC - "...On Saturday, hundreds of people will hike, walk, jog or bike nearly 1,175 miles of the trans-state Mountain-to-Sea Trail." more...

36th Annual Dry Run Bike Tour Sept. 10

Westerville, OH - "The 36th Annual Dry Run Tour on Sunday, September 10, 2017, is the largest and best club-sponsored tour in central Ohio..." more

18th Rita A. Larson Memorial Ride Sept. 10

Urbana, OH - "...Gather in Urbana for a Trail ride of 15 flat miles for families, or flat to very hilly routes of 31 or 62 miles exploring Champaign and neighboring counties..." more

10 Mile Urban Street Hike Sept. 10

Cleveland, OH - "Join us for a whirlwind fitness hike, beer tasting, history lesson and foodie tour of Cleveland's emerging neighborhoods..." more

Trek the Trestle Trail a Labor Day Tradition

MI - "...This is the event's 10th year, said Mark Brochu, director of the St. Clair County Parks and Recreation Commission. The walk is meant to mirror Labor Day's annual 5-mile Mackinac Bridge walk." more...

Building Bike Trails is 'Good Public Policy'

9/5/17

Cedar Rapids, IA - "About 250 gather for Mayors' Bike Ride in Cedar Rapids." more...

Ride to Malabar Farm Sept. 10

Worthington, OH - "...The ride will begin promptly at 10:00. The route will be all back roads..." more

Blessing of the Bicycles Sept. 10

Columbus, OH - "Join Yay Bikes! and Summit on 16th United Methodist Church for an interfaith 'Blessing of the Bicycles' ceremony, a celebration of our diverse cycling community and of our various experiences with bicycles." more...

Day of Service at Summit Lake Sept. 10

Akron, OH - "You're invited to a day of service and fun! Join more than 1,000 volunteers serving one neighborhood: the Summit Lake Community of Akron - an area being reinvigorated thanks to a new effort focused on the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail that routes through the neighborhood." more...

Market-to-Market Relay Race Sept. 9

SW OH - "The Market To Market Relay race (Cincinnati to Dayton) will be using our trail (Little Miami Scenic Trail) beginning early in the morning on Main St. in Milford and continuing north through mid-afternoon to New Burlington Rd. in Roxanna. more...

Lock 2 Park Party Sept. 8

Akron, OH - "...Join the fun as we celebrate the new improvements at Lock 2 on September 8 from 6 pm to 9 pm!.." more

NEO Cycle Sept. 8-10

Edgewater Park, Cleveland, OH - "The nation's largest urban cycling festival." more...

Ohio-to-Erie Trail Adventure Sept. 9-15

OH - "...This seven day, six night tour of Ohio on the Ohio to Erie Trail (Ohio Bike Route #1) is one day and one night longer than the 2016 adventure at the recommendation of the 2016 participants..." more

Year of Yay! New Americans Ride Sept. 9

Columbus, OH - "Ride details pending, but will likely include stops at a mosque and the Global Mall - check back soon for details..." more

2017 MCPc Fundo Sept. 9

Cleveland, OH - "The 2017 MCPc Fundo, taking place Saturday, September 9th as part of NEOCycle, has something for everyone!" more

OSU vs. Oklahoma Sept. 9

Columbus, OH - "Everyone knows you NEVER drive to an OSU football game! Bike there instead! Our valet is right on the bike path where it intersects with Woody Hayes Dr, mere steps from the Shoe..." more

Hungry CX Hot Laps & Practice at Armleder Sept. 5

Cincinnati, OH - "...This is a free cyclocross hot lap and practice session hosted by the most baller team in Cincinnati, Team Hungry!.." more

Bike’n Movie & Full Moon Bike Ride Sept. 6

Cincinnati, OH - "We’ll show you a cycling related movie, provide you with popcorn & Fifty West beer and all you have to do is show us your [the] moon!" more

Memorial Ride Honors Fallen Firefighter

9/3/17

Polk City, IA - "On Sunday morning, friends and family came together to remember an Ames firefighter who died on duty." more...

Market to Market Relay Ohio Sept. 9

Cincinnati, OH - "...The Market to Market® Relay Ohio covers 76 miles over 19 stages on a beautiful and varied course from Cincinnati to Dayton. Teams of 6, 7 or 8 runners hop in a van, run, rest, and repeat..." more

Walk Indiana Sept. 9

IN - "...Now in its eighth year, nearly 3,400 people have enjoyed the non-competitive walking marathon on the Cardinal and White River Greenways." more...

Sprint Yields New Appalachian Trail Record

9/2/17

Millinocket, ME - "A former Boston College cross-country runner has traversed the 2,190-mile (3,524-kilometer) Appalachian Trail in record time after a sleepless, 37-hour sprint to the top of Maine's Mount Katahdin." more...

The Garage OTR Social Ride Sept. 6

Cincinnati, OH - "Come join The Garage OTR & Physi for a casual ride around Downtown Cincinnati. Don't expect spandex, unless you're wearing it. It's a casual ride where everyone can participate." more...

Full Moon Ride Sept. 5

London, OH - "Learn more...

Freedom Trail Event - 9/4/17

Tallmadge, OH - From Summit Parks, "...a 5K run-walk will see an extra 150 people use the trail between 7:30 and 11 a.m."

Oregon ‘Classic’ Ride Cancelled Due to Wildfires

8/31/17

OR - "...Forty-four percent of acres burning nationally are in Oregon..." more

Midwest Tandem Bike Rally Sept. 1-4

Dublin, OH - "...The Midwest Tandem Rally is hosted by a different state each year, and this year, Ohio was chosen, with Dublin as host city for the second time. Participants will come in from all over the country, and some from different parts of the world." more...

Ox Roast Bike Tour Sept. 4

West Jefferson, OH - "Welcome to the 26th Annual Ox Roast Bicycle Tour! The Friends of Madison County Parks and Trails will sponsor the ride in cooperation with the West Jefferson Community Association, on Labor Day, Monday, September 4, 2017." more

Slow Roll Labor Day Edition Sept. 4

Cleveland, OH - "...Public Square, downtown Cleveland. Gather 6:30 pm, ride 7 pm." more...

Urban Basin Bicycle Club Tuesday Rides

Cincinnati, OH - "...The Urban Basin Bicycle Club meets at Queen City Radio (at 12th and Central) every Tuesday at 6:45. The rides are themed, meaning every ride is different and takes in different parts of the city. No special bike, clothes or equipment are needed, pump up the tires, jump on your creaky bike and head downtown..." more

Canal Tavern of Zoar 5K Run & Walk Sept. 3

Bolivar, OH - "This 5K run and walk is an electronically chip timed race along the scenic Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail between Fort Laurens, Bolivar and The Canal Lands Park in Zoar. Proceeds from this race benefit development and maintenance of the Canal Lands Towpath Trail in Tuscarawas County." more...

We are Powerful!

8/30/17

Columbus, OH - "At Yay Bikes!, our days are spent working to influence the conditions that help people safely and comfortably ride bicycles for transportation..." more

Bike the Cbus 2017 Sept. 2

Columbus, OH - "Celebrating 10 years in 2017! Columbus' original city-wide ride since 2008, Bike the Cbus is a self-guided group tour highlighting our city's unique and evolving center-ring neighborhoods. The ride features 4 neighborhood routes totaling approximately 30 miles, of which participants can ride as many or few as they choose..." more

19th Fall Trail Run Sept. 2

Millersburg, OH - "Sign up for the 19th annual Fall Trail Run today..." more

Beers & Gears Ride Aug. 31

Cincinnati, OH - "10-15 mile casual pace group ride $2 PBRs for everyone on the ride..." more

Bike for Badges Raises Money for Local Law Enforcement

8/27/17

MS - "Plush greenery and chirping birds surrounded bikers, runners and joggers as they embarked on Whirlpool Trail for the second Bike for Badges, a 10-mile charity mountain bike race Saturday." more...

Bike the Cbus Pre-Registration Party Sept. 1

Columbus, OH - "Come join the Yay Bikes! crew to Celebrate the 10th year of Bike the Cbus. Pick up your packet or register if you haven't!.." more

A CORA Exclusive: Blood Road Aug. 31

Cincinnati, OH - "Rebecca Rusch, affectionately known as The Queen of Pain, is among the greatest female ultra-endurance mountain bikers in the world..." more

Lower Yahara River Trail Openings Creates Opportunities

8/27/17

WI - "...Dozens of bicycling enthusiasts and curious pedestrians of all ages, several ringing bells and honking horns in excitement, queued in line at McDaniel Park for the ribbon to be cut Sunday on the long-anticipated project." more...

Yeti Cycles MTB Demo Aug. 31

Covington, OH - "This is your chance to test ride the best bikes available in the galaxy. Weather permitting, we will have the event at the Devou Park Mountain Bike Trails..." more

Hardest Paved Climb in the World?

ITA - "...Located in Lombardy, Pozza San Glisente it's 9.6 kilometres in length and has an average gradient of 18.1 per cent." more...

Biking to the Watch the Eclipse was Awesome

OR - "...From all reports it seems like biking to the eclipse was a huge success. We've seen dozens of posts from people who made the relatively short journey (25-35 miles, depending) and it seems like everyone had a great time." more...

OSU Students Club Ride Aug. 27

Columbus, OH - "This is for Ohio State Students only..." more

August Trail Day Aug. 27

Covington, KY - "...Those pesky grasses and honeysuckle just keep on coming to choke out the trail. A big focus of this trail day will be cutting back honey suckle and weed wacking along the trails..." more

Grandma Climbs Alpe d'Huez 8 Times in 1 Day

8/24/17

"Lori Hoechlin explains how she bagged her first Everesting attempt on the Tour de France's famous mountain." more

Mountain Bike Demo Aug. 27

Bethel, OH - "Come out for a day of FREE test rides on our fleet of women's & men's mountain bikes..." more

Beginners MTB Skills Clinic

Burlington, KY - "Small Clinic Instruction for the beginner mountain biker. Reserve your spot today for $55.00 for 4 hour clinic." more

Fifty West Women's Ride Aug. 26

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

Bike Ride to Sister City

8/24/17

"A lifetime of cycling has prepared City Councilman Mike Cappel for a 750-mile ride to Montgomery's sister city in New York..." more

REI's Intro to Mountain Biking Class

"...I signed up for a women's Introduction to Mountain Biking class with REI, which takes groups out for a day to teach the basics, and provides equipment." more...

Author to Commence Long Trail Through Hike

8/22/17

"...The trail, the oldest long-distance hiking trail in the United States, extends for 272 miles from the Canadian border to Massachusetts." more...

46th Wright Wride Aug. 27

Dayton, OH - "Begin in Dayton and explore beautiful flat to rolling countryside on routes of 25/50/64/100 miles on this full-service tour..." more

CORA Group Ride Aug. 26

Waynesville, OH - "This is a Cincinnati Off-Road Alliance group ride at Caesar Creek State Park. Everyone is invited, but if you're not a member yet, please join as the proceeds go to make these group rides and the trails we ride better..." more

CCC All-Club Picnic This Saturday! Aug. 26

Cincinnati, OH - "Join us for the All Club Picnic..." more

Bike to Work Day - August 25

Lakewood, OH - "August 25 is Bike to Work Day for August! Get those bikes out of the garages and come on down to the Lakewood Public Library before work to socialize and have some coffee and pastries." more...

Colorado Classic is the Future of Bike Racing

"...For a sport obsessed with its past, professional cycling has been spending quite a lot of time thinking about its future lately..." more

1st Annual Tour De Lake Aug. 26

Thornville, OH - "A Cycling Event Around Beautiful Buckeye Lake..." more

Bike the 'Boro' Aug. 26

Springboro, OH - "Springboro, Ohio's FREE family rides of 3/10/16 rolling miles on city streets followed by a festival. Includes food, music, free helmets and fittings, bike giveaways, demonstrations, and contests!" more...

Towpath Stomp Aug. 26

Cleveland, OH - "There will be great music and food as Canalway Partners shows off a stretch of the ever-growing towpath from Sokolowski's to Hart Crane Park..." more

Womens' Distance Path Ride Aug. 26

Westerville, OH - "This Saturday we are introducing our first Womens' Distance Path Ride. This is an open ride for any cyclists interested in a 25 mile ride of mostly path ride for those of you looking for a longer ride even if you might be uncomfortable on the roads..." more

Buckeye Leukemia Ride Aug. 26

Troy, OH - "A Troy, Ohio based fundraiser to benefit Leukemia research and bone marrow match. Ride 15 miles Great Miami trail of 50 miles over mostly-flat countryside around Miami County..." more

Bike Back to School Aug. 25

Brecksville, OH - "Kick off back to school with Bike Brecksville! Donuts, muffins, coffee and other refreshments..." more

August Roll: Pub Ride Aug. 25

Columbus, OH - "...Join us on a bar hop on bikes around some of the best bars, breweries and food joints in Columbus..." more

Scotland's No-Frills 'Anti-Sportive'

"The Ride of the Falling Rain on the Hebridean island of Islay has no entry fee, route card or medals, but its laidback, friendly vibe keeps riders coming back despite the weather." more

Bike to Work Day Aug. 25

Cleveland, OH - "Friday, August 25th is Bike to Work Day in Cleveland, and we will be downtown at the Cleveland Bike Rack with hot coffee and bagels from Bruegger's Bagels for bike commuters..." more

1/4-Mile Sprint Race Series

8/16/17

Portland, OR - "...The quarter-mile has always been a staple of auto racing. Now Portland has a drag race series for cycling." more

Bike to the Fraze Aug. 24

Dayton, OH - "...FREE concert tickets if you register online in advance AND ride your bike to any of the 'Throwback Thursday' Concerts..." more

The Future of Riverfront Development Aug. 22

Cleveland, OH - "Join us for a fun, flat ride through the industrial Flats and the Scranton Road Peninsula starting and ending at Merwins Wharf. After, we'll enjoy snacks, beer, and a panel discussion on the potential for development along the Cuyahoga River." more

'Bike to the Eclipse' Website

8/15/17

OR - "...A new website created by a Portland man aims to make biking to the eclipse more doable for more people..." more

The Future of the Arizona Trail

8/15/17

AZ - "It is the largest trails project in Arizona history, running the length of the state from Mexico to Utah, and planners are now working to preserve and protect the Arizona Trail and make it a destination in Rim Country." more...

Rubber City Heritage Trail Public Meetings Aug. 22 & 23

Akron, OH - "Area officials want Akronites to weigh in on the proposed new Rubber City Heritage Trail at two community meetings." more...

Richland Moves Monthly Meeting Aug. 22

Mansfield, OH - This month's meeting at the Cycling Sports Center..." more

Ariel-Foundation Park Eclipse Viewing Aug. 21

Mt. Vernon, OH - "The public is invited to view the solar eclipse at Ariel-Foundation Park. (Please note, it will not be a total solar eclipse in Ohio, but about an 85% eclipse.)..." more

Solar Eclipse Ride Aug. 21

Cincinnati, OH - "Join us for a brief trip on the bike trail to experience the Solar Eclipse. Peak time for the eclipse in Cincinnati is 2:29pm..." more

Ladies Who Ride LGS Supported Group Ride Aug. 19

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...

Slow Roll Xenia/Wilberforce Aug. 21

Xenia, OH - "From Xenia Station to Wilberforce and return. This Slow Roll will visit various historical markers in Wilberforce and Xenia - such as outstanding individuals, Underground Railroad sites and famous places." more...

Volunteer Service-Alum Creek Trail & River Aug. 19

Westerville, OH - "Friends of Alum Creek & Tributaries (FACT) is seeking volunteers to help remove invasive honeysuckle and clean-up along the Alum Creek river and trail near Westerville's Otterbein Lake on Saturday, August 19, 9 AM - Noon." more...

Great Lakes Burning River Fest Aug. 18-19

Cleveland, OH - "...Conway has been making the case for the shuttered Coast Guard Station since 2009, when the Burning River fest made it debut at the location..." more

Outdoor Activities in the Akron Area this Weekend

Akron, OH - View the activities list.

CiCLEvia West Aug. 20

Cleveland, OH - "Join us on Detroit Avenue from Hingetown to Gordon Square as we close the street to cars and open it up to play, eat, walk, dance, jog, bike, and all other sorts of activities!.." more

23rd Annual TTT Cookie Ride Aug. 20

Chillicothe, OH - "This is a non-competitive, bicycle tour on well maintained, paved county roads, bike trails and a few low traffic state routes in Ross, Fayette and Highland Counties..." more

MoBo Kids' Day Race! Aug. 19

Cincinnati, OH - "Join us for the culmination of our Kids' Day summer program to celebrate another successful summer. This year, over 100 kids have left MoBo with a new-to-them bike along with a sense of ownership, responsibility, and community - nearly triple our output from last year. more...

Trail Survey Volunteers Wanted!

SW OH - "...Tri-State Trails and Interact for Health are seeking volunteers to help collect trail user intercept surveys in August through October. Help us gather qualitative data to tell the story of trail use in Greater Cincinnati." more...

41st Old World Tour Aug. 19 & 20

Springfield, OH - "The tour begins in Springfield and travels to German Village in Columbus for an overnight stay. Riders travel 50-plus miles per day over flat to rolling roads and bikeways..." more

Hocking Hills Roll: Bike Trip Aug. 19

Bexley, OH - "Grab your tents, bikes and marshmallows because we are going bike camping!.." more

Broken Spoke Festival Aug. 19-20

Burlington, KY - "The second annual Broken Spoke Festival is here! Join us for a day of bikes, music, art, and food trucks..." more

Grove City EcoFest Aug. 19

Grove City, OH - "We're returning for one of our favorite annual events - Grove City EcoFest, now in downtown Grove City!.." more

Hundreds Ride for United Way

8/13/17

Ashtabula County, OH - "...The fifth edition of the Bridges and Vines Bicycle tour raised thousands of dollars to provide free books for area preschool-age children, said Ashtabula County United Way Executive Director Randy Jones..." more

State Championship pb Bike CLE Aug. 18

Cleveland, OH - "Your Ohio State Track Cycling Championships pb Bike Cleveland kick of with Fast & Furious mass-start racing on Friday Night Under Lights! Racer registration begins at 5:15 and runs through 8PM when the Thunder of the Roll-Up will commence!" more...

Blood Road Screening Aug. 18

Columbus, OH - "...Blood Road follows the journey of ultra-endurance mountain bike athlete Rebecca Rusch and her Vietnamese riding partner, Huyen Nguyen, as they pedal 1,200 miles along the infamous Ho Chi Minh Trail..." more

COMBO August Board Meeting Aug. 15

Galena, OH - "Join us outside at Alum Creek Phase 2 for our August Board Meeting..." more

Bicycle Sweepstakes at Ferry

8/12/17

DE - "Cape May-Lewes Ferry officials announced a bicycle giveaway contest designed to increase awareness of the On the Rocks Dockside Grill locations at the ferry terminals, and to highlight the bicycling opportunities in Delaware and New Jersey..." more

'Pilgrims' ready to Travel 320-Mile Notre Dame Trail

8/11/17

IN - "They will walk, bike 320 miles to mark trip to found university." more...

Electric Bike Expo Cancelled due to Eclipse Mania

8/10/17

Portland, OR - "Hysteria around the total solar eclipse that will make its way through Oregon two weekends from now has caused a major bike event to cancel its plans." more...

Drop in with Deo Aug. 16

Columbus, OH - "Wanna learn about leadership and service opportunities with Yay Bikes!?..." more

Bikecamping at Dodge Park

8/10/17

OR - "This is how easy bikecamping can be: Just 30 easy miles east of downtown Portland lies a campground at the edge of the forest nestled between two rivers." more...

Bringing Home the Bacon Aug. 15

Cleveland, OH - "...Learn how to properly carry things on your self or on your bike. We'll discuss racks, panniers, trailers and everything else you need to know in order to bring more utility (and fun) to using your bike more often!.." more

Lucky's Impact Day Aug. 15

Columbus, OH - "...As one of Lucky's nonprofit Bags for Change partners for the upcoming quarter, we'll be there as well, sharing about our work and how to get involved. Come say hi!" more...

Mo Bruno Meet 'N Greet Aug. 12

Columbus, OH - "Everyone is invited to come to Seventh Son for a Meet 'n Greet with Mo Bruno Roy after Saturday's Lady Gnar Shredders Cyclocross Clinic." more...

Night Ride on the Towpath Aug. 12

Peninsula, OH - "...This FREE bicycle ride is on the car-free Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in the beautiful Cuyahoga Valley National Park. We'll ride about 7 miles SOUTH to the Botzum Trailhead, then turn around and ride back to Peninsula." more...

Input Sought on Proposed 'Freezeway'

8/9/17

Grand Forks, ND - "...The proposed 'freezeway' would be a 600-yard trail turned into ice during the winter, but there's already been some pushback." more...

8,000+ Ride in Pelotonia

Columbus, OH - "...More than 8,000 cyclists hit the streets, coming from 40 different states, and 10 different countries coming together to ride in honor of cancer survivors and those who battled hard but lost the fight." more...

Beginner's Ride Aug. 14

Columbus, OH - "...Come on out and learn how to shift gears, learn cycling language for safe travels, and how to ride up and down hills. The pace in the past has been around 8mph and the distance 8 to 10 miles round trip..." more

Cyclists Take Part in Wham! Night Ride

8/6/17

Hammond, IN - "...The event draws in an estimated 700-1,000 riders each year. Riders come from the Region, Chicago and its suburbs..." more

4th Annual Midwest Cyclocross Clinic Aug. 12

Columbus, OH - "Lady Gnar Shredders had partnered with 5 time National podium finisher, UCI worlds qualifier, and single speed WORLD champion, Mo Bruno Roy, to bring first class cyclocross instruction to Columbus." more...

Findlay Market Ride Aug. 12

Cincinnati, OH - "...We'll shop and enjoy the market for about and hour then group back together for the ride back to Northside. This will be a beginner friendly ride and a great way to get experience going shopping with carbon-free transportation." more...

Farm to Table w/ Dirt: A Modern Market Aug. 9

Cincinnati, OH - "Join us each Wednesday for our special Groceries & Grilling Program! Each week has a different theme and featured merchant." more...

Things-to-Do in Akron this Week

Akron, OH - "Here's a look at this week's Fun Around Akron Calendar. more...

Tour du Towpath Aug. 12

Canal Fulton, OH - "...Whether it's a lesiurely, short bicycle ride or an early morning ride to get your blood pumping, there's a trip everyone..." more

Year of Yay! WATER Aug. 12

Columbus, OH - "...Year of Yay! is a series of 12 monthly bicycle tours that are FREE for members and first-time guests..." more

Kids Ride to Fight Cancer Aug. 12

Hudson, OH - "Kids helping kids by riding their bikes to raise funds for cancer research at the Cleveland Clinic..." more

Bridges and Vines Bicycle Tour Aug. 12

Harpersfield, Twp., OH - "The Bridges and Vines Bicycle Tour will be Aug. 12 with bicycle rides of 13, 25, 39, 64 and 103 miles, beginning and ending at South River Vineyard, 6062 S. River Road." more...

Former LF Pastor Bikes the Mississippi River Trail

8/5/17

"...His love for the African country, the Democratic Republic of Congo, was deeply rooted in the fact that his wife, Mary Lynn, grew up there..." more

Lake Erie Cycle Fest Aug. 10-13

Erie, PA - "Lake Erie Cycle Fest is a unique collection of weekend cycle tours promising riders breathtaking views, and the kind of challenge and camaraderie that will return a lifetime of amazing memories." more...


Bike Polo Newbie Day! Aug. 10

Cincinnati, OH - "...New player? Been forever since you played? Come out and give it a go. We will teach you the rules and put you on a bike." more...

Things-to-Do in Summit County

OH - The Pinta and Nina, replica of Christopher Columbus' ships, will be in NE Ohio at the Black River Port Authority in Lorain..." more...

West Side Greenway Meeting Aug. 9

North Olmstead, OH - "Have you heard about the Cuyahoga Greenways Public Meetings next week? It's our chance to provide ideas to the county's Greenways vision!" more...

Oregon Handmade Bicycle Show 2017

8/3/17

OR - "...This year the big show is August 12th and 13th..." more

Tour de Natti Aug. 6

Cincinnati, OH - "This ride is part of the Less than Aero series, which is all about friendly social bike riding..." more

Coffee with Catherine Aug. 8

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

Tuesday Night Ride Aug. 8

Columbus, OH - "This week we are heading to Whole Foods Market to pick up some Pushin' Pedals (a yummy lemon and lime shandy) brewed by Platform Beer Co. which suports bike advocacy in Ohio by donating money to Yay Bikes!, Bike Miami Valley, and Bike Cleveland. Bring lights and a lock." more...

Full Moon Ride Aug. 6

London, OH - "This Month Full Moon Ride is Sunday evening..." more

Trail User Survey Volunteers Needed

SW OH - "Tri-State Trails and Interact for Health are seeking volunteers to help collect trail user intercept surveys in August through October. Help us gather qualitative data to tell the story of trail use in Greater Cincinnati..." more

Planning a Preservation Ride

"...Though you can't go wrong with a standard walking tour around a historic neighborhood, a bike ride offers a unique perspective..." more

Bikes, Beers, Batman! Aug. 4

Newport, KY - "We'll roll out from Reser and ride through the Newport's historic East Row to Darkness Brewing in Bellevue for our first round..." more

Wheels, Tires, and How to Fix a Flat Aug. 7

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

Shopping By Bike Aug. 6

Rocky River, OH - "Attend a FREE workshop on how to bring home your grocery store purchases by bicycle." more...

Glorious Morning Aug. 6

Cincinnati, OH - "From the 80's through around 2009, Cincinnati hosted a group ride where 2000-3000 people would get up in the pre-dawn hours on the first Sunday in August and ride around the city..." more

Bike to the Dragons Aug. 6

Dayton, OH - "Bike to the Dayton Dragons baseball games on these dates and you'll be treated to free, valet bicycle parking right on the main plaza, free giveaways and we'll cover the entry to the game for the first 50 registered riders..." more

Bike to the DLLM Concerts at Stubbs Park Aug. 6

Centerville, OH - "...Premier Parking and Reserved seating if you register online in advance AND ride your bike to the concert listed above..." more

Rib Tickler Ride Aug. 5

London, OH - "The Friends of Madison County Parks and Trails in conjunction with the London Rib and Jazz Festival will sponsor a family bicycle tour from London to Brighton..." more

Shopping By Bike Aug. 5

Woodmere, OH - "Attend a FREE workshop on how to bring home your grocery store purchases by bicycle." more...

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