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Shop? Club? Still need Calendars?

Getting the word out early is our annual goal and that means we’d like to actually have every copy of the Calendar out there in cyclists’ hands promoting bicycling. At the time of this writing, we still had some copies warehoused and we’d like to change that. So, if you represent a bicycle shop, club, or event that would like to have printed copies of the 2019 Ohio Bicycle Events Calendar for…

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Rally Point River Ride omitted

The 2019 Rally Point River Ride was omitted from the print version of our Calendar. We strive to make the Calendar as complete and accurate as we can but mistakes happen. We sincerely apologize to Rally Point organizers and ride fans for the error. Here is the listing that would have been published and has been published in our online version…. OMITTED FROM PRINT VERSION: Saturday, 7/27. 11th RALLY POINT RIVER RIDE.…

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We ship March 1

The 2019 Edition of the Ohio Bicycle Events Calendar is in final production and will begin shipping this Friday, March 1. You should be able to find the Calendar at many bicycle shops beginning next week. Bicycle club requests will also ship and be received within the next week. The electronic versions of the Calendar will “go live” on our website this Friday and those are the PDF edition (not updated during…

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Off we go!

By the time you read this, the 2019 edition of the annual Ohio Bicycle Events Calendar (OBEC) will be at the print shop ready to hit the presses. More than 160 cycling events, old and new, will appear in this year’s Calendar along with news of an exciting new safety program being offered by the Ohio Bicycle Federation, our publisher. As usual, you’ll be able to find printed copies of the OBEC…

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Heading into 2019…

With the mailing of our event listing package to Ohio’s bicycle club and 2018 cycling event contacts, we have begun the process of creating the 2019 edition of the Ohio Bicycle Events Calendar. The packages were mailed on November 24 to the contact addresses we were given for 2018’s events. Promoters of new, not-listed events, those who provided no mailing address, or those who wish to get a head start will find…

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It’s that time of year!

As usual, we are beginning our annual Calendar project with a post-Thanksgiving mailing to bicycle clubs and ride hosts. Completed Event Listing Questionnaires provide us with the information we need to assemble the annual listings of events for late-February to early March publication. We expect the Questionnaire packages to be mailed next Friday so, club officers and ride hosts, be on the lookout for that all-important envelope! We also hope to see…

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We deliver on March 7: Will that be paper or electrons?

We are on the eve of release of the 2018 Ohio Bicycle Events Calendar with the Web and PDF versions going live tomorrow (March 7), and the print version expected to begin shipping the same day! We’re a little later than usual due to unexpected delays at the printers’ but we hope you find the product well worth the wait. This year we’re listing nearly 160 bicycle touring and racing events of…

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Menu troubles

While it appears we have our email with file attachment upload working, we find we have another issue… Menus The narrow black line at the top of our pages displays the names of other website pages allowing users to click and go directly to those pages. The design (aka Theme) only allows for that one narrow band and a limited number of items. So we placed related items under a single heading.…

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Updated website / photos needed!

Listings are trickling in for the 2018 edition of the Ohio Bicycle Events Calendar. As we ramp up to production of this year’s Calendar we took some time to give our website a fresh, sophisticated new look. We hope you like it. The menu at the top of our website’s pages now sports a couple of drop-down menus that may confuse some people. For example, say you wish to find our contact…

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