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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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Here we go!

Well it’s November and time to start thinking about the next year’s edition of the Ohio Bicycle Events Calendar! Before the end of this month we will mail copies of our Events Questionnaire package to the contact addresses. The event entry form and other materials for ride promoters may also be found on this website. Click Here for Event Support. Do you have excellent photographs from an Ohio cycling event, something that…

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Shipping at last!

The first bulk shipments of the 2017 Ohio Bicycle Events Calendar hit the road today, March 10. While production seemed to be going along swimming early on, things seemed to slow down as we approached printing. I don’t know why but that’s just the way things go sometimes! At any rate, bicycle shops and clubs that sent us requests for supplies of the Calendar are at the top of our shipping list;…

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At Last! Bicycle shop listings return to our website!

Because it represents a time-consuming task, and with time for us in short supply, we put off restoring Ohio bicycle shop listings to this website. Well, during the lul leading up to Christmas weekend, we got some time! You’ll find the list either through the links at the top of our pages or simply CLICK HERE. If you know of any updates or corrections, let us know via the Contact Us form!…

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2017 Questionnaires Mailed!

The Event Questionnaires for the 2017 edition of the Ohio Bicycle Events Calendar were mailed today! Event contacts and bicycle club officials should begin receiving our mailing on Friday, November 25. The packages were mailed to every event listed in our 2016 edition (provided we have a mailing address), and to every Ohio bicycle club for which we have a mailing address. Our questionnaire is the primary means by which we acquire…

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Gearing up for 2017

We are preparing for publication of the 2017 edition of the Ohio Bicycle Events Calendar. The first step, as always, is information collection. To gather the material that will appear in next year’s Calendar, we send out copies of our Event Questionnaire to hosts and promoters of this year’s events and to bicycle clubs. New events and those without postal addresses can access the form via our Support page: Ohio.bike/support/ As always…

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May 18: Ride of Silence

Across the nation and around Ohio, today (May 18) is the designated date for Ride of Silence events. The short, silent rides are meant to remember cyclists who have been injured or lost their lives on our roadways. The evening events also help raise public awareness of the need to safely share the road with bicycle users. RoS Website: http://www.RideOfSilence.org Here are the events we have listed in the 2016 Calendar: Wednesday, 5/18.…

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Sunday in June??

It’s always something… Unfortunately, due to a simple clerical error, the display advertisement offered by our friends at the Cleveland Touring Club (CTC) did not appear in the print version of this year’s Calendar. Their Sunday in June event is listed in the Calendar but the display ad is missing. The ad does appear in the Web version (see Touring Events above) and here’s what it looks like: Over many years, CTC has…

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Signs of spring

It’s a sure sign of spring… the first appearance of the Ohio Bicycle Events Calendar in print! The Calendar is being printed as I write this, will “rest” for the weekend as the ink “dries,” will go to bindery where the books are assembled, then packed for shipping. The annual spring migration to bicycle clubs and shops begins in earnest midweek. By next weekend cyclists will flock to their favorite shops hoping to…

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Questions re: our 2016 Calendar

Here are a couple of answers to FAQs (whether actually asked or not) regarding the 2016 edition of the Ohio Bicycle Events Calendar: When will the Calendar be published? The Calendar normally is published in late February or the first week of March. Timing is heavily dependent upon submissions reaching us promptly and then, the printer’s schedule. Our group is planning a new cycling event for this year; how do I get…

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