3rd Ride for the Red Bicycle Tour

Two routes, differing full-service rides:
38-mile Covered Bridge Loop is flat to gently rolling through Amish country. Visits one of Logan County's covered bridges.
Olympic Hill loop covers 62 hilly miles allowing riders to challenge themselves on the hill Tour de France winner Greg LeMond rode to win the 1980 Olympic Trials.
First 50 entries receive "Ride for the Red" cycling socks.
American Red Cross of Logan County. PO Box 435; West Liberty, OH 43357. (937) 441-8308.


DCC Founders' Day Ride

Ride from the Vandalia Rec. Center to Troy for lunch at Big Boy celebrating DCC’s 52nd anniversary - 34 miles total.

Free ride (buy your own lunch).

Dayton Cycling Club. Chuck Smith; PO Box 69; Vandalia, OH 45377.

(937) 890-6689

More information on the Dayton Cycling Club website.


POOH: Peak of Ohio

Registration/Start will be at Southview Park in Bellefontaine,
Ohio.  Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. and accepted until
10:00 a.m.  Registration cost is $20.00 payable at time of
registration.  The proceeds from the ride benefit the Simon
Kenton Pathfinders Urbana-Bellefontaine Connector project.


Beavercreek Bike Rodeo

The City of Beavercreek will hold a Bike Rodeo on June 8 from 9 AM to 11 AM with a rain date of 15 June. The event will take place at Shaw School 3560 Kemp Road on the parking lot behind the school. The Rodeo is open to youngsters in kindergarten thru the sixth grade. Participants should bring their bicycles and helmets. They will be required to demonstrate five bicycling skills. Prizes will be awarded by age division. All bicycles will receive a free safety check. A free helmet will be provided by Children's Medical Center to the first 25 participants.

Trail Talk - Winter 2013

Issue 2 - Winter 2013


Ohio Women's Bicycling Summit

Consider Biking, Columbus' bike advocacy organization, is hosting the first Ohio Women's Bicycling Summit. Speakers from across Ohio will gather to discuss barriers, percieved and real, that have been reducing women's participation in biking for transportation and recreation.

The day of speakers, panels and discussions will be followed by a Celebratory Ride and a group dinner.  Cost of the event is $10.


Bike Film - Reveal the Path

Another "Cabin Fever" event for the winter cyclist: Reveal The Path will premiere in Dayton, OH, at The Neon Movies, 130 East 5th St., in Dayton, on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $11 in advance at Tickets the day of the event will be $15 at the door.


Adventure Speaker Series: Eleanor Moseman

Eleanor Moseman: One Woman, Her Bicycle and 15,000 Miles Across Asia


Location: Wegerzyn Gardens MetroPark: Auditorium
1301 East Siebenthaler Ave., Dayton, OH 45414


Major Taylor Dayton Annual Polar Ride

Come join the members of the Major Taylor Cycling Club of Dayton in kicking off the New Year in our annual polar ride on January 1, 2013. 

We will meet at 12:45pm from Fifth Third Field riding on the streets going south on Patterson, left on First Street, onto Springfield Street to Eastwood Park. Don't forget to dress in layers,sun block, eye protection and of course wear a helmet!  This ride will be a total of 8 miles.


OBF Ohio Bicycling Awareness Day

Sponsored by the Ohio Bicycle Federation.  

Join with cycling groups and advocates from across Ohio in the atrium of the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, OH for a day of information sharing and advocacy at the Ohio General Assembly.  The day's program will run from 9 am to 2 pm and include speakers and panels on current bicycling topics in Ohio. The Atrium wlll feature cycling groups from all over Ohio with information and resources to share.

More details to come.



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