The Twisted Pretzel Tour is a mass-start timed event through the beautiful Germantown countryside. The routes (8, 19, or 38 miles) are flat to gently rolling with the longer routes traveling over the scenic Germantown dam (and down, not up, the dam hill).
The 5th Annual Tour de Dayton cycling event will cruise through northwest Dayton’s neighborhoods on Saturday, August 1st. This free self-paced family-friendly activity includes a 10-mile route with stops at various Points of Interest including: Dayton View Triangle/Historic Seminary area, Roger Troutman Memorial Sound Sculpture, Rinaldo’s Bake Shoppe, Historic Fairview Park Amusement park site, Glass by James Michael & Co.(Blown Glass Shop, Classes & Gallery) Pat Antonick Heliotrope Studio(Ceramic Art, Beads, Digital Textile, Found Object Sculpture) Dayton Firehouse #14 & scenic … [Read more...]
The start of the ride has been carefully chosen as family friendly. We acknowledge that some members of the family may not want to ride a 50k or 100k ride. So we offer the family the opportunity to ride the first 3 ½ miles together. Then those wanting to return can turn onto a paved bike path and return to the starting point, Xenia Bike Hub. The more experienced riders can still ride together as a family for the first 14 miles.
The Miami Valley Cycling Summit is the region's opportunity to bring together in one location, for one day, they key individuals who are making decisions about the future of the Miami Valley and to share with them the importance that cycling culture has to our region. Let these leaders know about your passion. Help them learn how more people in the Miami Valley could add bicycling to their transportation mix.
In it's very first week Dayton's Bike Share program Link is breaking expectations. The program saw over 1,300 trips opening week and over 350 unique users checking out bikes. “We are thrilled to have over 1,300 trips in the first week,” says Executive Director Laura Estandia.
At this free event, children will be fitted with a helmet (no beads in hair, please) and a technician will check their bicycles. Children then will join the MetroParks Ranger Division on a ride through a safety course, learning new skills along the way. Allow one hour to complete the activities.
Come learn how to build biking into your every day! Commuting isn't about just riding to and from work. It's about everything in between. Utilizing your bike for short errands like running to the post, grabbing a coffee or even a small grocery store run can save you big cash and increase your quality of life.