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Tour de Dayton 2016

The 6th Annual Tour de Dayton bicycling event will cruise through the Southeast Dayton neighborhoods of University Park, Shroyer Park, Patterson Park, Belmont & Walnut Hills Saturday, August 6th. This free self-paced family-friendly activity includes a 12-mile bike tour with stops at various artistic, cultural, natural, historical landmarks, & locally owned neighborhood business including: Esther Price Candies, Original 1948 Dairy Queen, Jane Newcome Park, Patterson Road Art Gallery, Belmont United Methodist Church, Truth & Triumph Tattoo, Angie’s Firehouse Tavern, Lohrey Rec-Center, Woodmen Fen, Kenzie;s K-9 Design, Dayton Firehouse #15 Ohmer Park House, Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, Walnut Hills Park, Woodlawn Cemetary(Opitional), a scenic ride/tour through the neighborhoods & the new Dayton-Kettering Bike Trail Corridor. (The 2016 tour features 3 women owned/founded businesses!!

Maps, street markings, and volunteers along the route keep participants on track. Through the generosity of numerous local businesses, & individual’s donations there will be some free raffle giveaways items, bike helmets and healthy lunch snacks provided for participants as supplies last. Pre-register now at our website or register in person the same day of the event from 9am-11am.

This is a FREE community event founded by Dayton Neighborhood Leadership Institute graduates & staffed by volunteers from the community. This bicycle-friendly, family-friendly event promotes the healthy quality of life in our city, various points of interest our neighborhoods offer accessible by bike, and is truly a Dayton Original!

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So come on out and join us and experience why Dayton Loves Cycling!


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