Trail Talk - Spring 2014

Are you thinking about new running or walking shoes? When was your bike's last tune-up? It's spring, finally, and the Miami Valley Trails are ready to host thousands of visitors each day.

Dec
31

Kettering's Bike to Work Day

Show your support of r Kettering's growing bike friendliness.  Ride to Work Today.

Dec
31

Piqua's Bike to Work Week

Join us in this fun event by encouraging family, friends, co-workers your employer, school or church to participate in the Piqua Bike to Work Week! The event is friendly competition designed to promote bicycling as a healthy and environmentally friendly transportation alternative. Participating is fun and easy!

1. Register to participate on the Bike to Work Week website http://www.piquaoh.org/feature_active_living_in_piqua.htm

Dec
31

Trail Sentinels Night Ride - Xenia Station

Enjoy a nice evening ride from Xenia Station to Fifth Third Gateway Park guided by the GCP&T Trail Sentinels.  Free.

Dec
31

National Bike to School Day

The third annual National Bike to School day is May 7, 2014. The national event is part of an effort to create safe routes for students to bicycle to school and to encourage more children and families to turn to pedal power as a healthy way to commute to school. More than 1,700 schools across the country participated in 2013. Learn how to host a Bike to School Day event or register your school’s event at http://www.walkbiketoschool.org.

Dec
31

Bike Rodeo and Workshop

Wegerzyn Garden MetroPark
1301 E Siebenthaler, Dayton, OH

Dec
31

3rd Deer Creek Fall Color Ride

London. A budget tour traveling the trail and country roads through beautiful Darby Creek River Valley for rides of 38/77 flat to rolling miles. Restaurants, grocery, and convenience stores are found along the route for self-provided food and drink. Routes are marked. Details online.

Friends of Madison County Parks and Trails. PO Box 308; London, OH. 43140. (614) 205-6754. www.fmcpt.com

Dec
31

MIDWEST BIKE RIDE: TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH

Vandalia. Join advocates of global youth ministry in cycling 300 miles over flat to hilly terrain in a big loop around Southwestern Ohio. Required pledges benefit youth programs in Thailand. Fully-supported ride. Entry Deadline: Aug. 1. Details online. Ends of the Earth Cycling. Dan Wilkins; Dayton, OH. (937) 985-4419. www.EndsCycling.com

Dec
31

3rd Saints Ride

Bellefontaine. A 16.3-mile ride on the rolling back roads of beautiful Logan County. Visits Indian Lake. Entry includes tee shirt, picnic lunch at finish. Funds raised support “educational opportunities of youth in faith and supports the bike trail projects throughout Logan County.”

Logan County Catholic Community. Mary Woolf; 328 E. Patterson Ave.; Bellefontaine, OH 43311. (937) 592-1656. sewmary@yahoo.com

Dec
31

2nd Groovy Gourd Bike Tour

Piqua. The ride traverses some of the prettiest areas of Miami County. Riders start from the city, starting and finishing via the Piqua PATH. Choose routes of 6/25/60 flat to hilly miles.

Mainstreet Piqua. PO Box 1703; Piqua, OH 45356. (937) 773-9355. www.MainStreetPiqua.com

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