Dec
31

5th Aptalis CF Cycle for Life

Middletown. Fundraiser with entry fee and fundraising requirements benefiting cystic fibrosis. Fully-supported event with ride options of 25/45/65/100 miles, flat to rolling, traveling beautiful and scenic terrain. Riders must be 18 or older. Helmet Required.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Leslie Lucas; 4420 Carver Woods Dr.; Cincinnati, OH 45242. (513) 533-9300. llucas@cff.org

Dec
31

Artemis Gone Riding

Dayton. Cycling to End Domestic Violence

The 2014 Artemis Gone Riding is coming!! Last year, nearly 300 women came together to cycle against domestic violence. This year, we are making the event co-ed so that male allies and familiy members can ride along in support of the fantastic women in their lives! So mark your calendars and get ready for an even more fun and exciting ride on Sept. 13th!

Artemis Center. 310 W. Monument Ave.; Dayton, OH 45402. (937) 461-5091. www.ArtemisCenter.org

Dec
31

15th Rita Larson Memorial Ride

Urbana. Trail ride of 15 miles for families or flat to very hilly routes of 30/60 miles exploring Champaign and portions of neighboring counties. See beautiful agricultural areas dotted with historical landmarks. Riders will be served continental breakfast and a lunch. Funds raised help maintain the trail and extend the system northward.

Entry Deadline: Aug. 29. Simon Kenton Pathfinders. Nancy Baldwin; PO Box 91; Urbana, OH 43078. (937) 605-2434. SimonKentonPathfinders.org

Dec
31

8th Tour de Donut

Arcanum. An expanded full weekend of fun in “cyclist heaven.” Unique event where rest stops are converted to donut stops and for each donut a rider eats, five minutes is deducted from their finish time. Beautiful flat course, 1,600 riders, 750 dozen donuts in 2012! New this year: The Double (D)onut Challenge: 64 miles with four donut stops.

Free kids events, camping, sleeping bag space, music and entertainment, family fun.

Dec
31

43rd Wright Wride

Dayton area. Celebrate the 111th anniversary of powered flight by riding in the countryside near where bicycle makers Wilbur and Orville Wright developed their revolutionary Flyer. Route choices: 25/50/62/100 flat to very hilly miles. Well-marked and lightly-traveled roads, friendly volunteers, ample food including homemade cookies.

Dayton Cycling Club. Ed Witte; 1330 Sterling Rd.; Troy, OH 45373. (937) 335-3096. DaytonCyclingClub.org

Dec
31

Bike MS: Venture the Valley

Oregonia. Entry fee and required pledges on this fundraiser for MS. A fully-supported, two-day event with riding through scenic countryside and beautiful small towns in Southwestern Ohio. Start/finish/overnight in Oregonia with route choices of 25/50/75 miles per day, 100 miles on Saturday. Extras include meals, beer garden, swimming pool, music, tent village, festivities.

Dec
31

Old World Tour

Springfield. Ride starts in state park and overnights in the German Village of Columbus. Riders travel 50+ miles per day on flat to rolling roads and bikeways. Sag supported with rest stops along the way. Stroll through charming German Village, dinner on your own in one of the many area restaurants, visit shops, enjoy the company of your fellow riders.

Rider Limit: 60. Entry Deadline: Aug. 2.

Dayton Cycling Club. John Bramhall; 1540 Stockton Ave.; Dayton, OH 45409. (937) 305-0410. bram_hall@ameritech.net

Dec
31

5th TK Hausfield Ride For life

Dayton. Fundraiser for baby pantry and parenting classes. Trail routes of 6/13/21/34/63/100 flat to rolling miles. Family-oriented atmosphere with music, ice cream, prizes, massage, children’s concert and festival. Details and entry available online.

Life Resource Centre. Paul Coudron; 425 N. Findlay St.; Dayton, OH 45404. (937) 212-3862. DaytonLife.org

Dec
31

12th Young's Ice Cream Charity Bike Tour

Yellow Springs. Fundraiser offering one-day Saturday rides of 28/46 hilly miles, or a two-day trip covering 61/84/100 hilly miles. Entry fees and fundraising requirements apply. Routes are fully-supported, rest stops closely spaced. Bicycle mechanics on route. Young’s Ice Cream.

Alzheimer’s Association; Judith Fowler; 31 W. Whipp Rd.; Dayton, OH 45459. (937) 610-7004. www.YoungsBikeTour.com

Dec
31

2nd On the Road to a Cure

Troy. Fundraiser for Relay for Life of Miami County, the ride takes place on quiet roads with route choices of 15/30/60 flat to rolling miles. The 15-miler is entirely on bike paths. Longer rides use paths, roads, and visit various parks facilities. Refreshments provided to all.

Team Honda Relay for Life of Miami County. nicholas_webb@ahm.honda.com

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