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Saturday, February 2, 2008

Organized Bike Tours This Summer - UPDATED 03-03-08

We are in the process of organizing a tour of Columbus for September. It is tentatively called Ride the C-Bus. The website is

GITAP - Grand Illinois Trail and Parks

The BON TON ROULET or “Let The Good Times Roll,” celebrates its eleventh seven-day voyage throughout the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of New York State by bicycle. A non-competitive cycling adventure, The Bon Ton Roulet will challenge riders of all ages and abilities. And when you’re done, expect exciting new friendships, a wealth of visual memories, and a great sense of accomplishment!

From Columbus Outdoor Pursuits

36TH WOODSTOCK • Saturday, April 12
7:30-9AM. Jersey Baptist Church, 13260 Morse Road, Pataskala, 9 miles east of I-270 at Harrison Road. Parking and registration in back lot. Traditional first TOSRV training ride. 100/50/30 miles on relatively flat terrain. Columbus Outdoor Pursuits Budget Tour. $2 members, $4 non-members. Tricia Kovacs 614/476-9093.

41ST SPOT • Saturday, April 19
7:30-9AM. Groveport Madison Freshman School, 751 E. Main St., Groveport. Options from 25 to 100 miles Fairly flat course with a few small hills. Budget Tour. $2 members, $4 non-members. Bob Allen 614/866-8698; David Hoodin 614/486-2123 (before 9pm)

34TH MID OHIO CENTURY • Sunday, April 27
7:30-9AM. Mingo Shelter Building, Mingo Park Delaware, Ohio. Routes of approximately 35, 65,100 miles. Budget Tour. $2 members, $4 nonmembers. Woody Barry 740/375-5906 wbarry333(at)

27TH TOP OF OHIO HUNDRED • Sunday, May 4
7:30-9AM. Start at Hilliard Community Center for TOP 100, 51, 20 routes or Milford Center School, just south of town of Rt. 57, at 8-9am for the TOP 50. Varied Terrain. Century route takes riders to highest point in Ohio. Shorter routes are basically flat. Budget Tour, $2 members, $4 non-members. Volunteer needed, contact office(at) 614/442-7901.

47TH TOSRV: TOUR OF THE SCIOTO RIVER VALLEY • Saturday & Sunday, May 10 & 11
Hyatt on Capital Square, Columbus. Annual, pre-registration tour from Columbus to Portsmouth for an overnight stay and return the next day. Half tour from Chillicothe. No entry after April 15. Registration and info on

20TH GOBA: GREAT OHIO BICYCLE ADVENTURE • Saturday to Saturday, June 14-21
Start and finish in Wellington, with additional overnights in Galion, Mt. Vernon, Coshocton, and Orrville. Pre-registration required; May 14 deadline. 3,000-rider limit. For registration info, see or phone 614/273-0811.

A week-long getaway to all-new host towns and beautiful routes. This year’s route will start in Maysville , Kentucky and end on the shores of Lake Erie . Cyclists will bike their way across the state visiting safe houses and museums. The average day’s ride is 60 miles and the terrain mostly rolling. There will be three optional centuries during the week. Rider Limit: 250. Entry Deadline: June 21. Columbus Outdoor Pursuits. Attn: Walt Williams; 1525 Bethel Road Ste. 100; Columbus, OH 43220-2054. (614) 442-7901. For more information, see


Anonymous said...

I'm pretty sure I'll be doing TOSRV and Xoba. School related waste of time, dpending. So join me.

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