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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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Event Organizers: Forms are coming soon. Celebrate!

It’s that time of year again! No, not “turkey time,” though for many, it is. No, it’s “Questionnaire Time” — the time of year when those organizing and hosting Ohio’s many bicycling events celebrate plans for the next year’s cycling season! Event organizers eagerly await receipt of the colorful questionnaire sheets and delight in completing and returning those forms. Oh, the joy of it all! Okay, so it’s not such a gleeful…

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Got the picture?

We hope you have had a wonderful cycling season this year. As things wind down, we are looking ahead to creation of the 2016 edition of the Ohio Bicycle Events Calendar. So now is a good time to repeat my appeal and make an announcement concerning photographs needed for the upcoming Calendar: First, we are looking for excellent photographs for use in the Calendar. In a nutshell, the sort of shot we like…

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