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Touring Calendar

Touring Calendar

This Calendar is a great resource for touring sponsored by non-CTC organizations. If you would like your event listed in this calendar, please contact the club with details. Appropriate rides will be posted when practical.

Upcoming events

    • 08-Jul-2017
    • 6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Bluffton Family Recreation, 215 Snider Road, Bluffton, OH 45817

    Ride to Remember -  Bluffton, Ohio, bike event offers rides from 10 to 100 miles

    Bicycle enthusiasts may register for the Ride to Remember bicycle ride in Bluffton, Ohio, located in Allen County of northwestern Ohio.

    Costs for the ride are $20 for individuals ($25 after June 30). Family members ride for $20 for the first member, $15 for the second and $5 for each additional member (add $5 to each after June 30).

    Registrations may be mailed to

     
    Bluffton Family Recreation, 215 Snider Road, Bluffton, OH 45817. Checks are payable to Bluffton Family Recreation. Persons may also register on-line at www.bfronline.com.

    Registration includes a lightweight bag for the first 200 registered riders, snacks at rest stop and finish, roaming repair van and rider pick-up service, pass to Bluffton Community Swimming Pool, shower at BFR and coupon for up to $8 off at Bluffton restaurants.

    Sign-in and registration opens at 6 a.m. Routes open at 6:30 a.m. An optional mass start is at 8 a.m. Routes close at 4 p.m.

    The event offers short bike routes for families interested in biking together all the way to a 100-mile route for experienced riders starting and ending at Bluffton Family Recreation, 215 Snider Road, Bluffton.

    Richard Ramseyer, president of the Bluffton Lions Foundation, sponsor of the ride, said, “This serves as a springboard to a make Bluffton a bicycle destination and bike center for enthusiasts of the sport.”

    Ride to Remember offers a 10-mile loop, a 64-mile loop with cutoffs for 13, 17, 24, 50 and 57 miles and a 100-mile course.

    The 10-mile fun loop offers riddles to solve for families participating. There is also a two-mile walk, run, bike loop through Bluffton.

    The ride is a fund-raiser for the Bluffton Bike and Pedestrian Pathway Committee. The organization has constructed one Bluffton bike path and is working on additional paths, to eventually encircle the northwestern Ohio village.

    Bluffton Family Recreation, CG Pro Bikes and the Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce assist the Bluffton Lions Foundation in putting on the event.

    For additional information, including maps showing the routes, go to www.RideToRemember.net.

    FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:

    Fred Steiner, Bluffton chamber, 419-369-2985, ext. 118, blufftonchamber@gmail.com

    • 08-Jul-2017
    • 8:00 AM
    • Mantua Village, Portage County

    Headwaters Adventure Race

    Run, Pedal and Paddle to support trails and conservation!

    Presented by the Portage Park District Foundation, the Headwaters Adventure Race is a fun event that starts and ends at Buchert Park in Mantua Village and features a 2-mile run on the Headwaters Trail, a 10-mile bike ride along scenic rural roads to Camp Hi Canoe Livery in Hiram, and ending with a 5-mile paddle on the Upper Cuyahoga Scenic River.

    Racers can go solo or as part of a 2-person relay or all-phase team. Race fees are $40/person ($25 for 18 and under) and include a T-shirt and post-race refreshments. Limited boat rentals are available; kayaks for $10, canoes for $15.

    The Headwaters Adventure Race is one of three in the “Crooked River Adventure Race Series” including the Black Squirrel Triathlon and Brady’s Leap Adventure Race, with prizes available for the top 3 combined times of all 3 races for all-phase teams and solo racers.

    For more information, online registration and a Google map of the Headwaters Race route, please visit www.portageparkdistrict.org, or call the Park District at (330) 297-7728.



    • 08-Jul-2017
    • 8:00 AM
    • 5321 OH534, Hartsgrove

    Hartsgrove Gravel Grinder

    Mixed surface ride of chip&seal, pavement, gravel, and dirt.  Recommend 32mm or wider tires and 2 spare tubes.  There are no available water or restroom stops along the route.  Maps will be available prior to the ride.  Approximately 38miles

    Start time: 8:00am

    Location:  Hartsgrove Community Park, on SR534 near Rt 6.  Use the GPS link below for best directions to the ride start location.

    GPS - Long route

    For more information, contact Mike

    updated ms 10.17.15

    • 09-Jul-2017
    • 6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Copley High School; 3797 Ridgewood Drive; Copley, OH 44321

    2017 Absolutely Beautiful Country Ride - Akron Bike Club

    REGISTER  TODAY!

    Click above to register and for detail on pricing, jersey purchases, start times/locations for each route (25/50/62/100 miles)

                

     

    All rides will start and end at Copley High School in Copley.


    Your ride includes:

    1. SAG Support

    2. Rest stops for food and hydration

    3. Sandwiches midway for the 100 mile riders 

    4. Celebrate by enjoying a great meal and live entertainment 
    5. Best of all you will have an "Absolutely Beautiful Country Ride"

    Akron Bike Club Members receive discount.

    • 15-Jul-2017
    • LaGrange Lions Park, LaGrange, OH

    The Dog Days Wine Tour 


    Registration closes before the event date. If you rode with us before we will send you an email to remind you of the date. The Dog Days will feature:

    • Double Dog Dare: a double metric century of 125 miles and an optional special T-shirt for those who complete it
    • The 100-mile Century Dog and an optional special tee shirt for those who complete it
    • Dog Days Jersey: This was so popular last year we had to order nearly a hundred more!
    • All participants get our fantabulous cookout that promises to be even better this year with ice cream! (vegetarian option available)
    • Five optional routes: 35, 50, 65, 100 and 125 miles
    • Live Music – local performers will keep you entertained at the cookout along with your tales of Riding The Dog
    • Massage – our massage therapist will be on hand in the pavilion to help you soothe tired and sore muscles
    Click here for more info
    • 15-Jul-2017
    • Bloomington, IN
    Ride Across Indiana

    RAIN is an annual ultra distance bike ride across the State of Indiana sponsored by the Bloomington Bicycle Club.

    The 160-mile length runs mostly on the Historic National Route 40, an older divided four-lane road with light traffic. It has gentle rolling hills. You should be able to average at least 12 to 14 mph for over 11 hours.

    Note: Registration is required.

    Click here for more info, and to register!
    • 23-Jul-2017
    • Confluence, PA

    Mt. Davis Challenge

    A Road Race Over The Highest Point In PA 

    The Mt. Davis Challenge Road Race is a 40 mile race that traverses the highest point in Pennsylvania. The course is lollipop style that starts in Confluence, PA and utilizes the hilly back roads of the Mt. Davis area and climbs to an elevation of 3213ft. Once over the top it descends on the eastern side and climbs back up on Savage Road before returning to Confluence. Prolonged climbs, fast descents and some rough road surfaces make this a true challenge. This will be the fifth year for the race, which is promoted by the Confluence Tourism Association. www.visitconfluence.info For more information or questions contact race director Jim Sota at mtdavischallenge@gmail.com or call (814) 926-2840.

    http://www.visitconfluence.info

    • 30-Jul-2017
    • 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Richfield, OH

    REGISTER NOW FOR THE 2017 SWEET CORN CHALLENGE

    Summertime is never better than when there is an invigorating bicycle ride, followed by a rest under a big old shade tree with luscious pulled pork, creamy cole slaw, juicy corn on the cob and a tall, ice-cold tea. If there could be music too, and a chocolate chip cookie (which there is), that would certainly make the day complete.

    All this—and more—is waiting for those who take part in the annual Sweet Corn Challenge bike ride and 5K in the heart of historic Richfield, Ohio, on the rim of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

    Register online here, or click the registration tab on our website for a printable registration form.

    Explore our website for information on jerseys and shirts, lodging, directions, sponsors and more.



    • 06-Aug-2017
    • 8:00 AM
    • Oberlin, OH
    Roast your Buns Tour

    The Roast Your Buns Tour will depart from the

    Oberlin Depot. The ride will provide distances of  30, 52 and 70 miles over flat to rolling terrain.
    Starting location:

    Oberlin Depot just off South Main St., Oberlin OH

    This is a freebie ride, so no pre-registration is offered.  A donation of $.50 will be accepted to cover the cost of maps.

    Click here for more info

    • 12-Aug-2017
    • Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail

    Tour de Towpath

    Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition’s Tour de Towpath  

    Details pending, visit www.ohioeriecanal.org for more information and to register.

    • 12-Aug-2017
    • 5:30 AM
    • 13-Aug-2017
    • 6:30 AM
    • 185 Stoudtsburg Rd., Reinholds, PA 17569

    The Legendary Nightmare Tour CONTINUES!!  This event is a bicycle tour around the perimeter of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

     No day of registration.  Website: TheNightMareTour.com

    For fans and former participants, we continue to provide a 177 mile tour in one day with raw climb over 15,000 ft.

    The route you know and love is the same.  The starting and ending points are now Adamstown, PA.  We also have a new 111 m, a harder 200 m/18,000 ft. of climb, a 225 mile/22,000 feet of raw climb (death by cycling), and 24 hr Event.  

       EVENT SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY AUG 12th, 2017

    WE NOW HAVE SIX  WATER STOPS &  PROVIDE ENERGY BARS AT KEY LOCATIONS AROUND THE COUNTY WHICH ALLOWS A PARTICIPANT TO RIDE THE COURSE WITHOUT A SUPPORT TEAM.   If a rider wants a support team they can also do that if they so choose. In  an emergency call 911.  Do not attempt this ride if you are not fit.  The event will be held rain or shine.  You must be 21 years or older to participate.


    Registration must be with your own credit card at this site, & must be done a MINIMUM OF ONE WEEK OR MORE before the event.  This credit card charge will legally bind you to a waiver agreement you must read.  

    TheNightMareTour.com will provide GPS files for devices, a cue sheet, pick-up service if you throw in the towel, six water stops with energy bars/bananas every 33 -38 miles. Box lunch, water, to all riders after the event. THERE  WILL BE NO ROAD MARKINGS. Please use GPS files or cue sheet.

     START TIME 6:15 AM for the 177 milers, FINISH LINE CLOSES 10:15 PM.  ( except for 24 hr riders)

    We will time the results of the (111,177,200,225 & 24 hr) & email them plus post the best times to the site. Event: Saturday,   AUG. 12th, 2017,  6:15 AM start time for the 111 & 177 milers. Be early for check in or we start without you!

    Thank You

    Paul Gregg

    marketing@thenightmaretour.com


    • 12-Aug-2017
    • 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • 6062 South River Road West, Geneva, OH 44041

    Dear CTC Members,

    I am grateful that you listed the Bridges & Vines Bicycle Tour on you website the last few years.  I hope you will do so again in 2017.

    It will be held on Saturday, August 12.

    Here is the Registration link:    

    http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07edoxura1460a1a21&llr=aplfvycab

    Bridges & Vines Bicycle Tour 2017

    events.r20.constantcontact.com

    Join hundreds of other cyclists on flat to rolling country roads as you ride past picturesque vineyards and over historic covered bridges. After your ride, eat, relax and take in the great views at a terrific winery. There are rides for every level of cyclist. Price includes well marked routes, maps, water & snack stops, support vehicles and lunch.

    Thank you.

    Randy Jones
    United Way of Ashtabula County
    440-998-4141

    • 18-Aug-2017
    • Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail

    Towpath Classic

    Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition’s Towpath Classic  

    Details pending, visit www.ohioeriecanal.org for more information and to register.

    • 16-Sep-2017
    • 6:30 AM
    • 17-Sep-2017
    • Canal Fulton (long route) or Kidron (short Route) 8580 Erie Ave NW (long) or 3970 Kidron Rd (short) Canal Fulton or Kidron, OH 44614

    A two day 110 or 150 mile bicycle tour through the Heart of Amish County

    Hosted by Akron Bicycle Club.

    For More Information and to Register:

    CLICK HERE!

     

    The 43rd Roscoe Ramble begins Saturday, Sept. 16, in Canal Fulton (long route) or Kidron (short route) and winds its way through rolling farmland to Roscoe Village. You will stay overnight in nearby Coshocton and return to Canal Fulton or Kidron on Sunday, Sept. 17. The ride is intended for the well-conditioned rider so be sure to consider the shorter route if in doubt.


    Entry Fee includes:

    • Overnight parking at the starting point
    • Snack stop at Fire Station Saturday morning
    • Lunch stop at popular Farm at Walnut Creek
    • Ice cream at end of Saturday ride
    • Evening dinner on Saturday
    • Breakfast in Coshocton on Sunday
    • Snack stop Sunday morning
    • Lunch Sunday
    • Ice cream Sunday afternoon at the finish
    • Maps and painted route markings
    • SAG support
    • Luggage transport
    • Fun, fellowship & scenery!

    • 16-Sep-2017
    • 4:00 PM
    • 17-Sep-2017
    • 4:00 PM
    • Canal Fulton, OH / Kidron, OH

    REGISTER HERE!

    2017 Roscoe Ramble (43rd)

    A two day 110 or 150 mile bicycle tour
    through the 
    Heart of Amish Country!

    The 43rd Roscoe Ramble begins Saturday, Sept. 16, in Canal Fulton (long route) or Kidron (short route) and winds its way through rolling farmland to Roscoe Village. You will stay overnight in nearby Coshocton and return to Canal Fulton or Kidron on Sunday, Sept. 17. The ride is intended for the well-conditioned rider so be sure to consider the shorter route if in doubt.

    The Sunday ride offers challenges of hills and dips heading back to the Saturday start.

    Entry Fee includes:

    • Overnight parking at the starting point
    • Snack stop at Fire Station Saturday morning
    • Lunch stop at popular Farm at Walnut Creek
    • Ice cream at end of Saturday ride
    • Evening dinner on Saturday
    • Breakfast in Coshocton on Sunday
    • Snack stop Sunday morning
    • Lunch Sunday
    • Ice cream Sunday afternoon at the finish
    • Maps and painted route markings
    • SAG support
    • Luggage transport
    • Fun, fellowship & scenery!

    Once you select your registration you will prompted to choose your lodging option. The lodging options have been selected by the ride directors to ensure that your lodging meets Roscoe Ramble standards. 

    A custom jersey will be offered at a later date, and participants will be contacted prior to the ride.

    Roscoe Ramble is an Adventure!

    Questions??

    Ride Director
    Jim Birt - (330) 472-4709
    roscoe@roadrunner.com

    • 17-Sep-2017
    • 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • 899 Everett Cortland Hull Rd., Cortland, OH

    NEOC 44 - Sunday, September 17, 2017

    North East Ohio (Cookie) Century is cycling at its best! This year we start from the Trumbull County Fairgrounds Banquet Center, 899 Everett Cortland Hull Rd., Cortland, (Bazetta Township) Ohio. The Center is north of Warren and west of Mosquito Lake.

    Routes: It’s entirely up to you — go long or not! Choose from six loops for a 25..50..62..75..100..100+ mile ride of mostly flat terrain through beautiful Trumbull County. New rider? Our 25 mile Greenway Path Loop avoids most traffic!
    Check out our cue sheets and route maps.

    Support: All routes begin and loop back to the Banquet Center for rest stops and lunch. NEOC is famous for its “all you can eat” homemade cookies, and with our hot pasta you won’t go hungry!

    Registration: Opens at 7:00 a.m. to accommodate the longer rides...and will be available till 11:00 a.m. for those who want to follow a shorter route. Regardless, all rides will enjoy snacks and lunch! Pre-register and skip the lines...a packet with maps and materials will be waiting for you.

    Fun and Prizes: All registered riders will get free tickets for prize giveaways and a cash drawing!

    SAG: SAG support available through 4:00 p.m. for mechanical breakdowns and other assistance.

    Confirmation: If confirmation is desired, please enclose a self-addressed, stamped business sized envelope.

    Print and complete the NEOC registration form or register online at Active.com to save your spot!

    Questions? Contact John Nagy at (330) 534-5020.

     

    Route Option 1: 

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    Route Option 3:

    Route Option 4:

    Metric Century Add-on Option:


    • 08-Oct-2017
    • Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail

    Towpath Bike N Brew

    Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition’s Towpath Bike N Brew  

    Details pending, visit www.ohioeriecanal.org for more information and to register.

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