Wheel in Wednesdays at Young’s Jersey Dairy

Do you ride the bike trails out towards Yellow Springs?  Perhaps this news will give you some inspiration to do so.  Every Wednesday when you ride out to Young's Jersey Dairy and let them know you're there for Wheel in Wednesday you can  get a free extra dip of Young’s Homemade Ice Cream on any ice cream purchase at The Dairy Store or a free mini-dessert at The Golden Jersey Inn with the purchase of your meal. Or you can use their parking lot to drive out to Yellow Springs with your bike on car rack, unload your bike and make Young's your starting point.  One of the nation’s premier bike … [Read more...]

Intro To Bike Touring

Do you enjoy riding a bike? Do you enjoy camping or traveling? Put the two together! Come learn how to plan your very own self-supported road cycling adventure! Great Miami Outfitters offers this FREE class to help you get started bike touring and to introduce you to the latest apparel and equipment! Great Miami Outfitters’ instructors will cover trip and route planning, apparel, shelters, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, food and nutrition, how to pack, and more! Join us for this great opportunity to learn more and ask questions about bike touring in a friendly, casual atmosphere. … [Read more...]

LINK Winter Warrior Champion Revealed

Link’s first winter season called on all of those brave enough to battle the cold weather to become the Winter Warrior Champion. Link launched the Winter Warrior Challenge on December 4, 2015 and recruited over 50 participants to take trips during the winter months. The competition ended on Friday, February 26, 2016. On opening day, Tom Jagles started racking up trips at 5:00 AM and kept the pace up throughout the competition. The runner-up, James Muhammad, gave Tom a run for his money racking up 180 trips in a 24-Hour period, which is the most trips taken in a 24-Hour period by not … [Read more...]

Gobbler Gives Bike Tour

This is a warm up for Saturday's - Gobbler Gives Bike Tour 35 mile Ride.  We will be hosting a lunch time ride in downtown Dayton with Tom Foolery Outdoors to collect more food, energize downtown and get people on bikes. The ride will leave at Noon from Courthouse Square in Downtown Dayton. Riders will load their bikes with food they wish to donate to the Foodbank Dayton. Our ride will travel to Foodbank Dayton for a food drop, weigh in and refreshments. Ride back to downtown with a sense of pride that we helped feed the hungry in the Miami Valley! Day of registration only. Food and cash … [Read more...]

2nd Annual Twisted Pretzel Tour

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). A ride across the wooden planks of the historic Germantown covered bridge is a feature enjoyed on all routes. Signs and road markings clearly mark the routes. Helmets are required. Professional timing is provided by Good Times Event Services. The ride is held in conjunction with the Germantown Pretzel Festival and is sponsored by the … [Read more...]

Register Now For The 5th Annual Tour de Dayton – It’s Free!

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...]

Dayton Rotary Ride Launches June 20th

Biking in Dayton has become all the rage, and for good reason! We have amazing trails and a new Link bike system, that makes biking easier and more enjoyable than ever. Now the Rotary Club of Dayton is taking the love of biking one step further by starting their own charity ride. The inaugural Dayton Rotary Ride will be held this Saturday June 20th, with proceeds benefiting their popular International Exchange Student program. Phil Parks, one of the organizers of this event explains how the event will work: "The start of the ride has been carefully chosen as family friendly. We acknowledge … [Read more...]

Bike the Arts: Exploring Downtown Dayton

Since my car-less adventure way back in the day, I've always believed that one of the best ways to see our beautiful city is on a bike. With all the bike-love happening in Dayton these days - Link Dayton (bike share), recognition of our top ranking for the most off-street paved trails, the RiverScape bike hub, an increased number of bike lanes for commuting, our bronze ranking as a Bicycle-Friendly community and more - it's no wonder that more cycle tours and races are popping up for community members of every interest level and ability to strap on that helmet and ride. On Saturday, … [Read more...]

Link Connect Four

Join us for Link Connect 4! Every week in June we’ll be offering up chances to win cool prizes for connecting to four consecutive stations in the Link network. The fun kicks off next Friday, June 5 with a chance to win a tasty treat from Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream! … [Read more...]

The Miami Valley Cycling Summit Is Friday

The fourth biennial Miami Valley Cycling Summit is happening on May 29, 2015 in Piqua. Join with hundreds of regional leaders and cycling advocates at the Fort Piqua Plaza in historic downtown Piqua, Ohio to share your passion for cycling and influence the future of cycling in the Miami Valley. Once again, thanks to generous support of Bike Miami Valley and numerous event sponsors, participation in the Miami Valley Cycling Summit is FREE. 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 … [Read more...]