RIDE INFORMATION

Ride Paces - Click to see the speeds and groups that will accommodate you.

Ride Matrix - Click to see which paces are on which dates. 

Ride Calendar - Click to see the full calendar for CTC.  Click on any event to add to your own calendar.

The Cleveland Touring Club hosts many rides across five pace groups.

In addition, there is a weekly Sunday ride which leaves from various locations around Lake, Geauga, Cuyahoga, and Ashtabula Counties.  Please note that not all Sunday rides will be hosted by ride leader.



Rides are intended to cater to people of all abilities. Paces are explained below. The Ride pages will sometimes list the terrain conditions or a map will be available with the elevations.  Contact the ride leader or visit the ride pages for the most detailed information about a particular ride.

Non-members of the Cleveland Touring Club are not covered by the club’s insurance when riding on a club rideThey must sign the club’s liability waiver to be permitted a one-time club ride -- due to insurance requirements, non-members are allowed only one “waivered” ride with the club.

Ride Paces

Group       Pace (mph)     Description
 A 18 + Aggressive pace with little to no regrouping                       
 B 16 - 18 Moderate to Fast pace, No-Drop
 C 14 - 16 Tour to Moderate pace with regrouping, No-Drop                                  
 Alt-C 12 - 14 Social to Tour pace with frequent regrouping, No-Drop
 Social 12 & under Social paced ride where pace is unimportant, No-Drop


Ride Matrix

Day All Paces
Sunday Sunday Ride listing  


Ride Calendar

Events List

    • 09/26/2021
    • 9:00 AM
    • 435 Water St, Chardon, OH 44024
    Register

    Pedal To Punderson

    Start Location:

    Chardon

    Ride Description:

    Stop at Punderson State Park for water and then make your decision. Riders wishing for a short tour can return to Chardon via Burton.  Those wanting to go further can continue on to Hiram. Be prepared for moderate to rolling hills.

    Ride Terrain/ Elevation Gain:

    25 or 55 miles, rolling terrain (42 or 37 feet/mi, respectively)

    • 25 miles:  1,110 ft.
    • 55 miles:  2,061 ft.

    Ride Leader/RWGPS/Map Links:

    Although weekend rides have predefined routes, they usually do not have predefined ride leaders.  Consequently, any given pace-group may or may not choose to designate a ride leader.

    All CTC members are invited!

    • 10/03/2021
    • 9:00 AM
    • North Chagrin
    Register
    Eddy's Fruit Farm

    Start Location:

    North Chagrin

    Ride Description:

    Take a break from raking leaves with a ride in Lake and Geauga Counties for hot cider and cookies at Eddy's Fruit Farm in Chesterland, OH.

    Ride Terrain/ Elevation Gain:

    Overall this is a hilly ride at 55 ft./mi. elevation, however there are several sections with nice rollers.

    • 27 miles:  1,253 ft.
    • 30 miles:  1,677 ft.
    • 37 miles:  2,052 ft.
    • 43 miles:  2,432 ft.

    Ride Leader/RWGPS/Map Links:

    Although weekend rides have predefined routes, they usually do not have predefined ride leaders.  Consequently, any given pace-group may or may not choose to designate a ride leader.

    Retro Map

    All CTC members are invited!

    • 10/10/2021
    • 9:00 AM
    • Concord Woods; 11231 Spear Rd, Painesville, OH 44077
    Register

    Tour de Thompson

    Start Location: 

    Concord Woods; 11231 Spear Rd, Painesville, OH 44077

    Ride Description:

    This rolling to hilly route will take the brave around Thompson into western Ashtabula County, northwestern Trumbull County, and then back into Geauga County. Facilities will be available along the route

    Ride Terrain/ Elevation Gain:

    28 or 44 miles, rolling to hilly terrain (50 feet/mi.)

    • 28 miles:  1,366 ft.
    • 44 miles:  2,306 ft.

    Ride Leader/RWGPS/Map Links:

    Although weekend rides have predefined routes, they usually do not have predefined ride leaders.  Consequently, any given pace-group may or may not choose to designate a ride leader.


    All CTC members are invited!

    -- Read "About Riding with the Club"

    • 10/17/2021
    • 9:00 AM
    • Gurney School; 1155 Bell Rd., Chagrin Falls, OH 44022
    Register
    Fall Color Ride

    Start Location: 

    Gurney School

    1155 Bell Rd., Chagrin Falls, OH 44022

    Ride Description: 

    This rural tour shows off the beautiful fall colors of Northeast Ohio.  We exit from Gurney School and ride east on Bell/Music and eventually loops through Punderson State Park and town center of Burton.  A Tandem Friendly ride!

    Ride Terrain/ Elevation Gain:

    35 (38 ft/mi) and 40 miles (40 ft/mi) of rolling to hilly terrain.

    • 35 miles:  1,383 ft.
    • 40 miles:  1,623 ft.

    Ride Leader/RWGPS/Map Links:

    Although weekend rides have predefined routes, they usually do not have predefined ride leaders.  Consequently, any given pace-group may or may not choose to designate a ride leader.


    All CTC members are invited!

    -- Read "About Riding with the Club"

    • 10/24/2021
    • 9:00 AM
    • North Chagrin; 3037 Som Center Rd, Willoughby Hills, OH 44094
    Register

    Shaker Square

    Start Location: 

    North Chagrin

    Ride Description: 

    Ride to Shaker Square - Views of some grand homes from the turn of the 19th century.  A look into Cleveland's east side architectural past.

    Ride Terrain/ Elevation Gain:

    34 miles, flat ~ rolling terrain (31 feet/mi.)

    • 34 miles:  1,055 ft.

    Mileage with RWG link/Cuesheet/ Pace/ Group Leads:


    All CTC members are invited!


Past events

09/19/2021 44th Sunday in June - Public Registration
09/19/2021 SIJ Volunteers Only - 44th Sunday in June!
09/18/2021 TASSLE-Tour Along South Shore Lake Erie (50,100 mi)
09/12/2021 Winery & Covered Bridge Tour - Short (25 mi)
09/12/2021 Winery & Covered Bridge Tour (38, 47, 65 mi)
09/05/2021 Lake To Mountain (33, 67)
09/04/2021 SUMMER OF FUN # 15 -SATURDAY - BREAKFAST 50 or 25
08/31/2021 QR Scan - Test Event
08/29/2021 Bikin' For Burritos (39,54,75 mi)
08/24/2021 Rocking and Rolling with Ron
08/22/2021 Paradise Bay-GW Trail-Lunch Ride (24,35,65 mi)
08/15/2021 POP-UP Ride - Lock 39 to Tremont (Summer of Fun Ride #11)
08/15/2021 Burton, Chardon, Chagrin Falls, Aurora (26, 51, 74)
08/08/2021 Chagrin River Valley (27,48,71 mi)
08/01/2021 (non-Member Guest [1]) CTC Annual Photo Day/Ride/Picnic/Swap
08/01/2021 (Member) CTC Annual Photo Day/Ride/Picnic/Swap
07/25/2021 Harpersfield Bridge (27,54 mi)
07/18/2021 Arcola Creek to Ashtabula Harbor
07/18/2021 Emerald Bracelet & Necklace (62,94 mi)
07/11/2021 Ravenna Arsenal (25,51,77 mi)
07/10/2021 POP-UP Ride - Tour de Painesville (25 mi. Slow Roll)
07/04/2021 Welshfield Inn Lunch Ride (24 mi)
07/04/2021 Welshfield Inn Lunch Ride (50,63 mi)
06/27/2021 Across State Lines (32,51,90 mi)
06/20/2021 Tour of Geauga (34,44,58 mi)
06/13/2021 Girdled Road Park (32,48,53 mi)
06/06/2021 Hurry To Hudson (23,48,60 mi)
05/30/2021 Lakeshore Reservation (25,36,57 miles)
05/23/2021 Amish Country Ride (26,41,61 mi)
05/16/2021 Tremont - Christmas Story House (51 mi)
05/09/2021 Footing It To Footville (35,52 mi)
05/02/2021 Spring Fling Ride (21,41 mi)
04/25/2021 Chardon Pancake Ride (20 mi) - Alt-C and Social Groups
04/25/2021 Chardon Pancake Ride (30,40 mi) - A, B, C Groups
04/18/2021 Painesville-Madison-Geneva (29,46 mi)
04/11/2021 Geauga Lake Loop (33,45 mi)
04/04/2021 Tour de Maple (27, 31, 39, 51 mi)
01/01/2021 FREEZE D'RIDE (Da Gone Cold)
10/18/2020 Fall Color Ride (35,40 mi)
10/11/2020 Tour de Thompson (28,44 mi)
10/04/2020 Eddy's Fruit Farm (27,30,37,43 mi)
09/27/2020 Pedal to Punderson (25,55 mi)
09/20/2020 Girdled Road Park (32,48,53 mi)
09/19/2020 (SATURDAY) TASSLE-Tour Along South Shore Lake Erie (50,100 mi)
09/13/2020 Winery & Covered Bridge Tour - Short (25 mi)
09/13/2020 Winery & Covered Bridge Tour (38, 47, 65 mi)
09/06/2020 Post-SIJ Routes (26,34,40 mi)
08/30/2020 Cancelled-Bike Aboard! (27,44 mi)
08/23/2020 Bikin' For Burritos (39,54,75 mi)
08/09/2020 Chagrin River Valley (27,48,71 mi)
08/02/2020 Ravenna Arsenal (25,51,77 mi)
07/26/2020 Harpersfield Bridge (27,54 mi)
07/19/2020 Emerald Bracelet & Necklace (62,94 mi)
07/05/2020 Welshfield Inn Lunch Ride (24 mi)
07/05/2020 Welshfield Inn Lunch Ride (50,62 mi)
06/28/2020 Across State Lines (32,51,90 mi)
06/21/2020 Tour of Geauga (34,44,58 mi)
06/14/2020 Sunday in June - Cancelled!
06/14/2020 Volunteers Only - Sunday in June 2020
06/07/2020 Hurry To Hudson (23,48,60 mi)
05/31/2020 Lakeshore Reservation (25,36,57 miles)
05/24/2020 Amish Country Ride (26,41,61 mi)
05/17/2020 Tremont - Christmas Story House (51 mi)
05/10/2020 Footing It To Footville (35,52 mi)
05/03/2020 Spring Fling Ride (21,41 mi)
01/01/2020 FREEZE D'RIDE (Da Gone Cold)
12/08/2019 CTC Holiday Celebration-2019
11/05/2019 2019 Advocacy Donations - Member Vote
10/27/2019 Season Finale - Shaker Square (34 mi)
10/26/2019 POP-UP RIDE: Tremont Christmas Story House (26 mi.-Social)
10/20/2019 Fall Color Ride (35,40 mi)
10/19/2019 POP-UP RIDE: Chagrin River Diner for Lunch (23 mi - Social)
10/13/2019 Tour de Thompson (27,44 mi)
10/06/2019 Eddy's Fruit Farm (27,30,37,43 mi)
09/29/2019 Pedal to Punderson (25,55 mi)
09/22/2019 Winery & Covered Bridge Tour (25, 38, 47, 65 mi)
09/21/2019 TASSLE-Tour Along South Shore Lake Erie (50,100 mi)
09/15/2019 Girdled Road Park (32,48,53 mi)
09/08/2019 Bike Aboard! (27,43 mi)
09/01/2019 Bikin' For Burritos (39,54,75 mi)
08/25/2019 Chagrin River Valley (27,48,70 mi)
08/18/2019 Post-SIJ Routes (26,34,40 mi)
08/11/2019 Ravenna Arsenal (25,51,77 mi)
08/04/2019 CTC Annual Photo Day/Ride/Picnic/Swap Meet (25, 35, 47 mi.)
07/28/2019 Harpersfield Bridge (27,54 mi)
07/27/2019 POP-UP RIDE: Zoo Animal's and Lunch (25 mi - Social)
07/21/2019 Emerald Bracelet & Necklace (62,94 mi)
07/14/2019 Paradise Bay-GW Trail-Lunch Ride (24,35,65 mi)
07/07/2019 Across State Lines (32,50,90 mi)
07/06/2019 Volunteers Only: Sunday in June
06/30/2019 Welshfield Inn Lunch Ride (24 mi)
06/30/2019 Welshfield Inn Lunch Ride (50,62 mi)
06/23/2019 Tour of Geauga (34,44,57 mi)
06/22/2019 POP-UP: Ride Around Roaming Rock Shores
06/16/2019 Hurry To Hudson (23,48,60 mi)
06/15/2019 Ride for FUN and FOOD
06/02/2019 Lakeshore Reservation (25,36,57 miles)
05/26/2019 Amish Country Ride (26,41,61 miles)
05/19/2019 Tremont - Christmas Story House (51 mi)
05/18/2019 New Members Meet-n-Ride (18, 20, 25 mile routes)
05/12/2019 Footing It To Footville (35,52 mi)
05/05/2019 Spring Fling Ride (21,41 mi)
04/28/2019 Chardon Pancake Ride (30,40 mi)
04/21/2019 Painesville-Madison-Geneva (29,46 mi)
04/14/2019 Geauga Lake Loop (32,45 mi)
04/07/2019 Tour de Maple (27, 31, 39, 51 mi)
02/26/2019 Ride/Route Leaders Meeting
01/14/2019 2019 CTC Annual Meeting
01/07/2019 SIJ Committee Meeting
12/09/2018 CTC Holiday Celebration-2018
12/02/2018 2018 Advocacy Donations - 2-Part Member Vote
11/19/2018 SIJ Committee Meeting
10/21/2018 Season Finale - Shaker Square (30 mi)
10/14/2018 Tour de Thompson (27, 45 mi)
10/07/2018 Fall Color Ride (36, 42 mi)
09/30/2018 Eddy's Fruit Farm (27,30,37,43 mi)
09/23/2018 Signature Ride - Bike Aboard! (24, 40 miles)
09/22/2018 TASSLE-Tour Along South Shore Lake Erie (50, 100 mi)
09/16/2018 Ashtabula County Covered Bridge Tour (38,48,63 mi)
09/15/2018 POP-UP SOCIAL RIDE ALONG THE LAKE -- 27 miles
09/09/2018 Pedal to Punderson (25, 52 mi)
09/02/2018 Girdled Road Park (32, 48, 53 mi)
08/26/2018 Signature Event: Club Annual Photo Day/Ride/Picnic (25,30,53 mi)
08/19/2018 Bikin' For Burritos (39,54,75 mi)
08/12/2018 SIGNATURE EVENT: Austinburg-Greenway Trail-Lunch Ride (24,35,65 mi)
08/05/2018 Chagrin River Valley ( 27, 48, 70 mi)
07/29/2018 Pop-Up ride-Beach to Brim
07/29/2018 Ravenna Arsenal - (25, 51, 77 mi)
07/22/2018 *** UPDATED *** Post-SIJ Routes (26, 36, and 40 mi)
07/15/2018 Harpersfield Bridge (27, 51 mi)
07/14/2018 POP-UP Ride-36 mi. Social Level (Squires Castle to Chagrin Falls)
07/08/2018 Emerald Bracelet & Necklace (62, 94 mi)
07/07/2018 Pop-Up Ride - 25 Mile Social Ride (Art, Brewnuts, Edgewater & Stone Mad)
07/01/2018 Across State Lines (32, 50, 90 mi)
06/24/2018 Pop-Up Ride - 27 Mile Social Ride around Roaming Shores!
06/24/2018 Welshfield Inn Lunch Ride - Social/Alt C (23 mi)
06/24/2018 Welshfield Inn Lunch Ride - A/B/C (50 and 62 mi)
06/23/2018 Meet the New Members Ride (18,20,25,28 mi)
06/17/2018 Tour of Geauga (34,44,57mi)
06/16/2018 Pop-Up Ride - Social Ride to Welshfield Inn (26 mi)
06/03/2018 Hurry To Hudson (23, 48, 60 mi)
05/28/2018 Sneak Preview of SIJ Routes (36 mi)
05/27/2018 Sneak Preview of SIJ Routes (26 mi)
05/27/2018 Lakeshore Reservation (25, 36, 57 miles)
05/26/2018 Sneak Preview of SIJ Routes (40 mi)
05/20/2018 Amish Country Ride (26, 41, 61 miles)
05/13/2018 Tremont - Christmas Story House (51 mi)
05/12/2018 POP-UP: Ride for Food - Social (25 mi)
05/06/2018 Footing It To Footville (35 or 52 mi)
04/29/2018 Chardon Pancake Ride- Social (18 mi)
04/29/2018 Chardon Pancake Ride- A/B/C (30 - 40 mi)
04/22/2018 Spring Fling Ride (21 & 41 mi)
04/15/2018 Helen Hazen Wyman to Madison (29mi),Geneva (46mi)
04/08/2018 Geauga Lake Loop (32 & 45 mi)
04/01/2018 Tour de Maple (31 & 51 mi)
04/30/2017 Chardon Pancake Ride-(40 mi)
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