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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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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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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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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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Stay up-to-date

It’s still pretty early in the 2015 cycling season but we have already entered several corrections and additions on our online Calendar! So, as we progress into the summer months and you use the printed Calendar to scope out the rides, don’t forget to check for updates. Visit the Touring or Racing sections on this website (see links at the top of this page) and check for additions, changes, and corrections… stay…

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Not just for kids!

We must have been looking at their submission with tired eyes! We missed publishing the “adult” riding opportunities available on the August 16 Flatlanders Bike Tour! The family ride, suitable for those with young riders, was listed just fine but we left this out: Combine any or all of the four 25-mile loop routes to ride 25/50/75/100 miles for the day. Or venture out on a 60-mile loop. So, there we are!…

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Lost Listing: Major Taylor Signature Ride

Dang! With all the emails and forms flying around here back in January, I lost a listing! So, I must apologize to the Major Taylor Cycling Club of Dayton for omitting their Signature Ride from the print edition of the 2015 Ohio Bicycle Events Calendar. I’ve added their event to the Web version of the Calendar and will make an effort to further promote their ride. For now, however, I’ll apologize once again and…

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Calendar coming soon!

We’re in the layout phase of production now, actually putting the Calendar together in a final form before shipping off to the printers’. We won’t have a publication date until we receive and approve proofs and get into the press queue. The Web version will go live when we go on-press! ‘Til then, the deadlines have all passed and we’re accepting no additional ride listings or ads for the printed version of…

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Deadline for Ride Listings

The deadline is upon us for event listings in the 2015 Ohio Bicycle Events Calendar! Event promoters/contacts who have not yet sent in their listings, please remember those immortal words: DON’T PANIC Those who haven’t submitted their events should immediately click the link offered below, then read and complete the 2015 Event Questionnaire. Calmly complete and mail the completed questionnaire, hopefully with a donation, to the PO Box address given and you should…

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Give Thanks! The questionnaires have been mailed.

Alright, maybe not as big a deal as having food, clothing, and shelter but it is good that the questionnaires were mailed today. A copy of this year’s questionnaire package has been sent to the events listed in the 2014 Calendar for which we have mailing addresses. Those without postal addresses will be responsible for acquiring a copy of the questionnaire on their own initiative if they are to be listed in the…

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