Towpath Trail

Rides, Tours & Events


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 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

Car-Free 'Bike The Drive' Report

5/30/18

Chicago, IL - "Cyclists from across the Chicagoland area gathered near Lake Michigan on a sweltering Sunday morning for the unofficial kickoff to the summer cycling season, Bike the Drive..." more

Let’s Hit the Trail! June 5

Mansfield, OH - "This ride will be on the B&O Trail. You choose how far you want to ride." more...

Richland Moves! June 4

Mansfield, OH - "Our next Richland Moves! meeting will be held on June 4 at 6 pm at the South Park Pavilion off Brinkerhoff Avenue..." more

World Bike Day Celebration! June 3

Mansfield, OH - "...We will celebrate here by going on a ride encompassing the Bike Route, Multi-Purpose Path and B&O Trail." more...

Celebrate National Trails Day June 2

"This year marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of the National Trails System, and on Saturday the American Hiking Society is celebrating its 26 year celebrating National Trails Day, a nationwide volunteer day that will collectively improve more than 2,802 miles of trail." more...

2018 Ride for Pride June 3

Columbus, OH - "...Grab some friends and join us for a fun and scenic ride through the Short North and German Village complete with brunch, drinks, and your favorite ice cream!" more...

Toddlers Race in Strider Cup

Cleveland, OH - "...Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson dubbed it Youth Cycling Day to honor the first Strider Race hosted in the state..." more

Tour Raises Money for Trail

5/28/18

Wheeling, WV - "Bike riders in Wheeling pedaled over 60 miles Sunday to raise money for the up-keep of the bike path." more...

Chris Froome wins Giro d'Italia

5/27/18

"Chris Froome has won the Giro d'Italia to join legends Eddy Merckx and Bernard Hinault with his third consecutive Grand Tour victory - the 'Tiger Slam' of cycling." more...

Bike Park Grand Opening Festival June 2

Lebanon, OH - "The Premier Health Atrium Medical Center Bike Park in Lebanon, OH will hold a grand opening celebration featuring demos, clinics, raffles and giveaways, entertainment and food trucks." more...

African American Wellness Walk June 2

Dayton, OH - "...This event is free and open to the public..." more

Full Moon Ride May 29

London, OH - "...The May Full Moon Ride is Tuesday evening." more...

Mohican 100 Brings Economic Benefits

Loudonville, OH - "...It's a tradition that now brings nearly $1 million to the region each spring, according to Ryan O'Dell, founder and director of the Ohio Mountain Bike Championship series." more...

Hospice Gran Fondo Draws 750 Riders

NY - "...The gran fondo, a type of bike known as a 'party on wheels,' took place May 19 along the Niagara Wine Trail..." more

Cycle Canalway June 2

Independence, OH - "The Cycle Canalway ride will start at Rockside Rd. Train Depot, 7900 Old Rockside Rd. Independence 44131 at 8:00 AM. Check in at registration and get your wrist band, lunch ticket, tee and goody bag..." more

Bike Park Grand Opening June 2

Lebanon, OH - "...The event will feature mountain bike demonstrations, clinics, professional BMX exhibitions, music, food and giveaways..." more

River Ride June 2

Miamisburg, OH - "Join City of Miamisburg Parks & Recreation for cycling excursions along the Great Miami Riverway. Two round-trip adventures are offered." more...

Outlaw Trail Jam 6 June 2

Medina, OH - "Practice from 11-2 by age group and registration from 10:00-1:30pm. We are going to have a time trial event at 2:15 pm followed by more open riding and socializing after the evening." more...

Volunteers Needed @ Prairie Grass Trailhead June 2

London, OH - "Volunteers are needed to enhance the appearance and plant native plans at the Prairie Grass Trailhead behind the Senior Center..." more

Cycling Culture - A History May 31

Cincinnati, OH - "Take a look at the early cycling culture in Cincinnati and beyond..." more

PEDAL TO DC: Book Tour May 31

Centerville, OH - "Amy and Dave Freeman, National Geographic Explorers of The Year, are giving a presentation at Great Miami Outfitters on May 31st as part of their 'PEDAL TO DC: Book Tour to Save the Boundary Waters.'" more...

Lakewood Kidical Mass May 27

Lakewood, OH - "Beat Cycles and Bike Lakewood invite you to participate in a morning of bicycle fun!" more...

5th Annual Preservation Ride May 27

Cincinnati, OH - "We at the Cincinnati Preservation Collective are celebrating the best way we know how, by taking a SLOW RIDE tour through some of our favorite places in Cincinnati." more...

17th Annual Bike The Drive May 27

5/24/18

Chicago, IL - "Lake Shore Drive will shut down for cars and trucks Sunday morning for the 17th annual Bike the Drive, where the city's marquee roadway will be taken over by thousands and thousands of bikers..." more

Bicycle Repair Exchange May 26

Cincinnati, OH - "Do you have a bicycle you used to ride but it’s got a flat...or the brakes are binding...maybe the chain is all gummed up?.." more

Prepping for GOBA 2018

Madison County, OH - "What do you do when 1,500 cyclists pedal into town?.." more

Underdog American Pro Team Goes to Worlds

"As team Astellas found in 2015, there's still glory in racing -- even if you're nowhere near the podium." more...

Moonlit Miles-Flower Moon Excursion May 29

Danville, 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

Ice Cream Roll! May 29

Mansfield, OH - "...Expect medium but short hills and a great and fun way to explore the city..." more

Cyclists Ride the Trail of Tears

"Each year, these native americans bike nearly 1,000 miles to honor their ancestors." more...

VeloSwap Announces November Date in Denver

5/24/18

CO - "VeloSwap, the consumer bicycle swap and expo, expects to see over 5,000 cyclists browsing more than 300 vendor booths on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the National Western Complex in Denver." more...

The Pub Ride May 26

Columbus, OH - "Love bikes? Love beer? Come enjoy both as we ride around Columbus to some of the coolest bars in town..." more

Four String Overnight Adventure May 26

Columbus, OH - "...we'll ride at a friendly pace to John Bryant State Park (55 miles, mostly on rail trails), spend the night there, and head back the next day." more...

Bike Lane Cleanup Meetup May 24

Cleveland, OH - "There are a couple sections of bike lanes that have some heavy debris in them – and we want to get them tidied up before the holiday weekend..." more

Michigan’s New 213-mile Gravel Race

"Might be as tough as Dirty Kanza..." more

Joining Bike Walk CT for Bike to Work Day

5/22/18

CT - "Bike to Work Day is a wonderful opportunity to visit with a community of bicyclists..." more

Towpath Trek #5 May 26

Stark County, OH - "Explore a few miles at a time over 25 miles of Towpath Trail in Stark County during the Towpath Treks series..." more

Bike Helmet Safety Awareness Month

Columbus, OH - "...According to the Ohio Chapter, American Academy o Pediatrics, just 10-20% of children wear bike helmets. However, 75% of bike-related deaths would be prevented with a helmet." more...

Bikes & Brews May 26

Massillon, OH - "...approximately 9 miles each way through city streets and the Towpath heading to Canal Fulton..." more

Light Up the Night! May 25

Akron, OH - "Join City of Akron, Ohio - Mayor's Office, Knight Foundation, and Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition to celebrate new lighting on the Towpath Trail in Park East!" more...

Clifton Ride to Breakfast on the Bridge May 22

Cincinnati, OH - "This 3rd annual slow ride from Clifton to Breakfast on the Bridge. Its just an excuse to ride as a pack to the bridge and gather with friends on the Purple People Bridge for coffee and whatever else Jason has for us this year..." more

Factory Kicks Off Taipei Cycle Show Promotion

5/21/18

TWN - "Jasper Feng held up RST's new electric dropper post and told more than a dozen editors that it would retail for $999..." more

COMBO Board Meeting May 22

Galena, OH - "COMBO Board meeting in the parking lot of Alum Creek P2. Don't forget to bring your bike. You can ride before the meeting or slap some lights on and do a lap or 2 after the meeting..." more

Cuyahoga County Greenways Plan May 22

Cleveland, OH - "...A year in the making, the plan illustrates how existing routes across the county could be woven with 308 new segments along local rights-of-way, creating a system 811 miles long..." more

Bike School: Brake Adjustment & Repair May 21

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..." more

Photos and Videos from National Bike to Work Day

"Thousands of both seasoned cyclists and newbies hopped on bikes from the commuter celebration." more...

Walk With Us Journey

5/17/18

"Friday, May 18, is Day 70 — we’ve hit 10 weeks on our trek across the U.S.!" more...

Ride The CROWN May 20

Cincinnati, OH - "Ride approximately 15 miles of the CROWN with Tri-State Trails and Cincinnati Cycle Club, touring the south section of the Mill Creek Greenway Trail, Spring Grove Avenue bike lanes and Central Parkway protected bike lane to downtown and back..." more

Women's Road Ride May 20

Columbus, OH - "Come join us for the weekly Trek's Women's Road Ride!..." more

Contest to Bring Families to Metroparks

Jefferson, OH - "...ACDL will be placing painted rocks in select Metroparks and then using social media to generate interest by showing images of the landscape where rocks are found." more...

The Summer’s Craziest Bike Race

5/17/18

"After a disputed book passage about ‘motor doping,’ American cyclist Phil Gaimon agrees to a showdown with retired legend Fabian Cancellara." more...

Bay State Bike Week

MA - "Alex Franks brings his dogs to work, but not in the usual way." more...

Breakfast on the Bridge May 22

Newport, KY - "Purple People Bridge Newport, Kentucky / Cincinnati... Bike to Work Week commuter station. Show up for free food and hang out with bicycle riding comrades!.." more

Slow Roll to the Ball Park! May 22

Mansfield, OH - "Join us for a Slow Roll tour of five baseball parks in 7 miles... Included on this tour is a legacy field that hosted the first professional baseball game ever played, right here in Mansfield!.." more

Old Brooklyn Pedal for Prizes May 19

Cleveland, OH - "...Explore Cleveland's Old Brooklyn neighborhood by bicycle and experience some of the best of its local businesses and other points of interest." more...

Rally Cycling Team Auctioning Custom Race Bikes

5/14/18

Long Beach, CA - "... Each custom-artwork bike, which represents UHCCF and its dedication to helping children and families, can be viewed and is available for bidding online beginning Monday. The auction ends Saturday, May 19, and is at rallyte.am/InspiredBikes3..." more

Bicycle Friendly Businesses

5/14/18

"Last week, the League of American Bicyclists announced 114 businesses, agencies, and organizations that have joined the growing list of Bicycle Friendly Businesses (BFBs) around the country..." more

Lorain Avenue Streetscape Meeting May 22

Cleveland, OH - "The community is invited to provide feedback related to the resurfacing and bike lane striping of Lorain Avenue from W 65th Street - 117th Street in 2019." more...

Towpath Ride May 20

Brecksville, OH - "...Join Bike Brecksville for a social ride at the Station Road Parking lot of the CVNP. Variable distances of 6 or 12 miles, and a casual speed of 7-8 mph..." more

Volunteer with Yay Valet! @ TOSRV May 20

Columbus, OH - "...We'll train you on-site and you'll have a blast..." more

The Historic Ride May 19

Columbus, OH - "Johnny Velo Bikes and the Clintonville Historical Society have teamed up to provide you a tour of the southern portion of Clintonville (South of Cook Road)..." more

Trek Travel Bike Ride May 19

Westerville, OH - "...Join Trek Bicycle Westerville Northgate and Trek Travel on a scenic 20-30 mile route through some of the best roads and bike paths the Columbus area has to offer..." more

TOSRV May 19

Columbus, OH - "Join the thousands that participate in the most significant and longest running ride of North America." more...

Volunteer with Yay Valet! May 19

Columbus, OH - "Help us park bikes at WestFest 2018!" more...

Extend Protected Lanes on Lorain Avenue May 17

Cleveland, OH - "Late last year, we were pleased to learn that NOACA had allocated over 6 million dollars for Cleveland’s construction of protected bike lanes on Lorain Avenue – the Lorain Avenue Cycle Track. These protected lanes will run from W20th to W65th > and now there are 2 public meetings where the future paving and restriping from W65th to W117th are under discussion." more...

Greene County Parks Events

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

The Man Who Brought the Giro to Israel

"How real-estate mogul (and former world time-trial champion) Sylvan Adams secured the first Grand Tour start outside Europe." more...

2nd Annual Cincy Hill Ride May 20

Cincinnati, OH - "The ride will start downtown at Fountain Square. We'll gather at the southwest corner, 5th and Vine St. The ride will encompass several hills that Judi thinks are really extra painful..." more

20th Annual Canalway Poker Run May 19

Massillon, OH - "...The 20th annual Canalway Bicycle Poker Run is slated to get peddling Saturday morning on the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail. Reaching the event’s 20-year mark is a bit of a feather-in-the-cap to at least one of the organizers." more...

Bicycle Maintenance Clinic May 19

Cincinnati, OH - "...We will cover flat tire repair, basic drive train maintenance, basic fit adjustments, necessary tools to complete all these tasks, and more..." more

Beginner Ride May 19

Cincinnati, OH - "For all ages: We will take a fun ride partly on the Little Miami Bike Trail and partly on streets in Terrace Park and Milford..." more

RiverSweep Report

5/12/18

Cleveland, OH - "...In the past 28 years more than 24,000 tires and 623 tons of trash have been gathered by some 19,000 RiverSweep volunteers." more...


Ride the Emerald Rim May 19

Strongsville, OH - "Celebrate National Bike to Work Week with a 20, 30 or 50-mile ride to discover the beauty of Cleveland Metroparks..." more

Donuts Ride May 19

Cincinnati, OH - "We'll be riding from Harvest Home Park to Dunkin Donuts via backroads and cover the basics of Bike Lights & Clothing made for Cycling. We are a slow paced, no drop group." more...

Lorain Better Block May 19

Lorain, OH - "...We want to temporarily demonstrate what the best block in the City of Lorain could look like. With the help and input of the community, we will be transforming Broadway in the heart of downtown Lorain." more...

Kids to Parks Day May 19

Mt. Vernon, OH - "...Ariel-Foundation Park will celebrate National Kids to Parks day with a special event at the park on Saturday, May 19..." more

Columbus Bike to Work Day May 18

Columbus, OH - "Group rides from all over town will converge upon Columbus City Hall for a special event from 8–9am..." more

Athens Bike to Work Day May 18

Athens, OH - "...Volunteers at 'pop-up pit stops' around the city will greet bicycle commuters with refreshments and opportunities to win prizes." more

Bike to Work Day Pancake Breakfast May 18

Dayton, OH - "Leave your car in the garage and support National Bike to Work Day. Ride in on your own or with a group to RiverScape MetroPark for a free pancake breakfast..." more

Breakfast on the Bridge May 18

Newport, KY - "...Bike to Work Week commuter station. Show up for free food and hang out with bicycle riding comrades!.." more

Bike School: Drive Train Maintenance May 14

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

Capital Region Trails Summit Report

5/11/18

NY - "...Officials say across New York it's easier than ever to get from Point A to Point B on two feet or two wheels thanks to initiatives to expand and connect multi-use hiking and biking trails." more

(Bicycle) Board Game Night May 17

Cincinnati, OH - "...Red Bike is hosting a loosely bicycle themed board game night at the Rook OTR..." more

Biking The Flying Pig Route

5/8/18

Cincinnati, OH - "A group of cyclists is trying to start a new Flying Pig tradition. Organizer Jason Barron says the night before last Sunday's marathon, seven people rode the entire 26.2 mile course." more...

2018 Ohio-to-Erie Trail Ride

OH - "...A dedicated backpacker, Mullins says he was eyeing the Cleveland-to-Cincinnati bike run for some time..." more

Gravel ‘Epic’ Lures Riders to Oregon Coast Range

5/7/18

OR - "The sixth annual Oregon Triple Crown kicked off in Waldport on Saturday in nothing short of ideal conditions for a day in the saddle." more...

Team Car Nearly Kills Race Official

5/7/18

UK - "The incident took place on the final stage of the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire into Leeds." more...

Ride of Silence May 16

OH - This annual ride to honor fallen cyclists is taking place in many communities around the state, including Cleveland, Dayton, Troy and Columbus.

Kenton Connects Open House May 16

Fort Mitchell, KY - "...Kenton Connects is an update to the County’s decades-old bicycle and pedestrian plans. This open house will give attendees an understanding of the work and research that went into the study and draft recommendations, and an opportunity to provide feedback." more...

Towpath Ride May 12

Brecksville, OH - "...Join Bike Brecksville for a social ride at the Station Road Parking lot of the CVNP. Variable distances of 6 or 12 miles, and a casual speed of 7-8 mph..." more

RiverSweep 2018 May 12

Cleveland, OH - "Join us for Northeast Ohio's largest 'done in a day' clean up..." more

Bicycle Maintenance Clinic May 12

Cincinnati, OH - "...Learn all the basics for maintaining your bicycle at our Saturday morning bike maintenance clinic..." more

Bike to Work Ride! May 15

Mansfield, OH - "Meet at Richland Public Health parking lot at 6 pm to practice riding a bike to work. We can address your questions and concerns..." more

How We Roll Bike Ride May 15

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

Ride the Elevator 2018 May 15

Columbus, OH - "Join us for the 8th Annual Ride the Elevator fundraiser, sponsored by Elevator Brewery in support of Yay Bikes! and Franklinton Cycle Works." more...

Mountain Bike Demo Event May 12

Delaware, OH - "...Join us on the Alum Creek State Park Mountain Bike Trails to test ride a variety of all-new Trek mountain bike models!" more...

Tour de Trails Bicycle Challenge May 12

Columbus, IN - "...The bicycling event features three distances for riders of various ability — 20K, 50K and 80K, each of which departs from the Donner Park Shelterhouse at 9 a.m. Saturday." more...

Slow Roll Ride Begins Anew

Mansfield, OH - "...The first slow roll of the season kicked off at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 1 at the Richland Carrousel Park in Downtown Mansfield." more...

Celebrating Bike Month in Cincy

Cincinnati, OH - "...Bike Month is a collection of nearly fifty events to celebrate all things bicycling in Greater Cincinnati." more...

A Home Run: 2018 Opening Day for Trails

"This year, thousands of people from coast to coast went outside to celebrate the sixth annual Opening Day for Trails (Opening Day)..." more

MTB Group Seek More Young Members

Parkersburg, WV - "Organizers of an area youth mountain biking team are looking for participants." more...

Car-Free at the New York Bike Expo

5/7/18

"This past weekend I had the opportunity to represent the League of American Bicyclists at Bike Expo New York in support the Five Boro Bike Tour..." more

Cyclofemme Ladies Ride May 13

Cleveland, OH - "Join women around the globe, and locally here in Cleveland as we band together on bikes to celebrate collective momentum..." more

River Ride May 12

Miamisburg/West Carrollton, OH - "Join City of Miamisburg Parks & Recreation for cycling excursions along the Great Miami River Trail..." more

Sideswipe & Lineage Collaboration and Bike Ride May 12

Columbus, OH - "Join Sideswipe Brewing and Lineage Brewing in celebrating Their Columbus Craft Brew Week collaboration release by joining us for a bike ride from each brewery, to each brewery!.." more

North High Brewing Gravel Growler May 12

Chillicothe, OH - "...Join us in Chillicothe for a gravel ride through the Scioto Trail State Park..." more

Bike the Breweries May 12

Columbus, OH - "...Time to dust off your bike and bike the breweries for charity!.." more

Galena Diner Breakfast May 10

Galena, OH - Learn more...

Kidical Mass Family Bike Ride May 12

Cincinnati, OH - "Kids of all ages and their families are invited to join in for a short and easy bicycle ride through the streets of Clifton..." more

Mountain Bike 101 May 12

KY - "...This clinic is for anyone 12 and older who wants to learn the basics of mountain biking and take a test run..." more

The Future Is Electric! May 12

Columbus, OH - "This month we’ll be taking a close look at the up-and-coming star of the future personal transport arena: the electric bike..." more

Beginner Ride May 12

Cincinnati, OH - "...We will take a fun ride partly on the Little Miami Bike Trail and partly on streets in Terrace Park and Milford..." more

100 Blacks on Bikes May 12

Cincinnati, OH - "...This route is pretty flat and great for beginners. Bring snacks, water, and helmets are encouraged." more...

Ride for Reading May 11

Cincinnati, OH - "...This is THE feel-good bike event of the year, folks - you don't want to miss it!.." more

Bike School: Wheels, Tires, and Tubes May 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

Cincinnati Bike Month

Cincinnati, OH - "May is actually National Bike Month, but we're talking Cincinnati/NKY here..." more

Best Bike MS Rides In the Country

"This fundraising ride series is the largest in the world and has been fighting Multiple Sclerosis since 1980. Here's your insider's guide." more...

'Project Hero' Helps Women Vets Cope with Disabilities

FL - "Women veterans from all over the country are cycling to overcome their disabilities. It’s all part of the 'Project Hero Women’s Initiative'..." more

Volunteers Needed for Bike Counts May 15-17

NE OH - "NOACA is in need of volunteers to conduct bike counts throughout Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, and Medina Counties. Volunteers will be asked to count passing bicyclists and pedestrians for two hour periods, while sitting outside, at various road and trail intersections..." more

Beers & Gears Ride May 10

Cincinnati, OH - "Come hang out for a social casually paced 10-15 mile group ride, beer specials afterwards for all participants 21+." more...

Getting Ready for Bike To Work Day on May 10

5/2/18

"...Bike to Work Day is Thursday, May 10, and that means I — and you — have time to get ready for it." more...

Bike Commuter Basics Ride May 10

Cincinnati, OH - "We'll ride to Target & Kroger on Glenway via all back roads. We'll covers the basics of Bike Commuting and how to properly lock your bike..." more

STEM Bike Club Open House May 9

Cincinnati, OH - "Friends, families and community members invited!.." more

Pee-Wee's Big Adventure at Esquire Theatre May 9

Cincinnati, OH - "Join us in celebration of Cincinnati's Bike Month for the 1985 classic PEE-WEE'S BIG ADVENTURE on May 9th at 7:30pm!" more...

Pancakes for Breakfast May 6

Columbus, OH - "Bring cash. $5, I think. Pancakes and Sausage and Hills Market in Worthington..." more

Bicycle Maintenance Clinic May 5

Cincinnati, OH - "...Learn all the basics for maintaining your bicycle at our Saturday morning bike maintenance clinic..." more

9 Ways to Celebrate Bike Month in Cincy

5/1/18

Cincinnati, OH - "Many cities across the country that host marathons include a bike ride as an option for participating. This year, Cincinnati will join those ranks..." more

Bike Month Dates & Resources

5/1/18

"Read on for dates of important #BikeMonth events and tools to use to make your May better." more...

Women's Wheel Workshop May 8

Cleveland, OH - "...Whether you’re out on the road or trail, attend this workshop to learn what you’ll need to do when a punctured tube happens to you." more...

Toddler-Paced Bike it Baby Ride May 8

Cincinnati, OH - "Grab your balance bikes, training wheels and trikes for a trip around Winton Woods lake intended for ages 2-5 (adults on foot)..." more

Riding Toward Success May 5

Cleveland, OH - "...Ride toward success with community members, school administration, City Year corps members/alumni and scholars on a neighborhood tour!" more...

Bike Month Activities

Columbus, IN - "Healthy Communities has designated May as Bike Month in Columbus, and has planned a month’s worth of activities to enjoy on a bicycle." more...

Group to Collect 1,000 Bikes for Kids

5/1/18

Portland, OR - "There’s a new nonprofit in town that specializes in giving bikes away to kids." more...

Bike Month Group Ride May 6

Harrison, OH - "Celebrate National Bike Month by enjoying a 7.8-mile group ride around the Shaker Trace Trail..." more

FLMSP Annual Meeting May 6

Maineville, OH - "The Friends of the Little Miami State Park is hosting its Annual Meeting next Sunday..." more

Dublin Bike Month Kickoff May 5

Dublin, OH - "...In recognition of Bike Month, the City of Dublin, Ohio - Government is hosting a free biking event for the community..." more

Vandalia Promotes Bike Month

Vandalia, OH - "Vandalia Mayor Arlene Setzer declared [May] as Bicycle Month as the city continues to promote its efforts as a bicycle-friendly community." more...

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