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Fundraiser pledge tour starting in Eastwood MetroPark, Dayton, OH. A one-day event covering 15/30/60 flat miles, all fully-supported with rest stops, lunch; backup provided by medics, ham radio operators, law enforcement. Routes will use the Mad River and Creekside Trails.
Sponsored by and benefiting the National MS Society.
Contact: Steve Niemann; 4440 Lake Forest Dr. Ste. 120; Cincinnati, OH 45242. (513) 657-7005.
The Butler County Donut Trail Cycle Challenge is open for travel and can be completed at a leisurely pace! These fun, leisurely challenges include the Twisted 28 and the Frosted 58. Both courses consist of 12 mom-and-pop donut stops, representing more than 350 combined years of doughnut-making experience.
Jack McDowell's annual trail ride.
The segment of the Ohio-to-Erie Trail also known as the Prairie Grass Trail begins in London, OH and extends southwest to Cedarville. Led at a leisurely pace, riders will have the opportunity to discuss prairie remnant management, ecology, and Ohio history at various stops. No RSVP is required.
More information: Friends of Madison County Parks & Trails
Major Taylor Cycling Club of Dayton will host the 11th Major Taylor Signature Bike Ride. In addition to the 18, 32 and metric century routes, there is also a 10 mile Family Fun Ride (with children 17 years of age and under). A parent or guardian is required to accompany all participants 12 years of age and under. Ride proceeds benefit a local charity. The 18/32/62 miles will start together on a mostly flat course to rolling hills. After the 1st reststop the route becomes more challenging for the 32 and 62 mile groups with more rolling hills.
Vandalia. Enjoy the Fourth of July holiday on well-maintained routes of 31/62 rolling miles visiting picturesque areas of the northern Miami Valley. Fully-supported with sag, shirts, snacks, prizes, water bottles, lunch, great people. Join in the fun and celebrate America’s independence!
Vandalia-Butler Optimist Club. Steven Reed; 8600 N. Main St. Ste. A; Dayton, OH 45415. (937) 414-7602. www.VandaliaFreedomTour.org
Ansonia, Darke County. Ride 8/16/31/64 flat miles over back country roads in northern Darke County drawing cards at checkpoints to form a poker hand. Cash prizes for top three hands on each route. Ansonia Parks Committee.
For more information contact: Darrin Shook; PO Box 711; Ansonia, OH 45303. (937) 889-9570. email@example.com
The ride this year is scheduled for June 23, 2018, beginning at the Eaton High School Wellness Center at the Athletic Complex near the stadium located at 600 Hillcrest Drive, Eaton, Ohio 45320. Registration will be open at 6:29 a.m. and close at 10:00 a.m. on the day of the ride. The start will be an open staggered start or if you want to ride in a group, there will be a group start at 7:00 a.m. There is no rain date, so please dress appropriately. Preregistered riders will have a packet waiting in their name on the day of the ride, there will not be a confirmation mailed out.
The tour consists of four different routes: a 21-mile, 44-mile, 62-mile, and a 100-mile Century Ride option. All rides will kick off between 6:30 and 8:00 am from the Prairie Grass trailhead located behind the Madison County Senior Citizens Center at 280 West High Street in London. The courses will wind through Madison, Clark, Fayette and Greene Counties, featuring flat to gently rolling terrain.
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 before you head to work. Live music, cycling-related exhibitors and a team challenge are also part of the fun.