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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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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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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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Questionnaires going out soon….

The road to the 2015 Ohio Bicycle Events Calendar is paved with good intentions. We were all set to get an early start on our Questionnaire mailing when we went to the supply cabinet and discovered to our dismay… not enough envelopes! Gad! So, the envelopes have been ordered (with expedited shipping) and we have every hope the mailing will go out next week. The intent was good; the inventory was not.…

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It has begun!

Today we posted the Ohio Bicycle Events Calendar “2015 Event Questionnaire” to our Event Support Page. A completed Questionnaire is a requirement for listing in the upcoming Calendar. We will be mailing printed copies of the Questionnaire package next week to all events listed in the 2014 Calendar for which we have postal addresses. Event promoters need to carefully read the Questionnaire instructions and please, please, please, DON’T email the completed form to us!…

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Yikes!

It happens every year, about this time… we’re seemingly overwhelmed by the last-minute influx of questions, requests, and mail all trying to meet our publication deadlines. Oh, the mail! Emails and stacks of physical letters pour in and we try and keep them straight. Often, event promoters send in both an email and a paper version of the same material, so twice the paper there. We register and deposit donation and advertising…

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Happy New Year!

With the beginning of a new year comes the (real) beginning of our new edition of the annual Ohio Bicycle Events Calendar. Right now we are receiving listing information from all around the state and are organizing it in preparation for editing. It’s a big job that the volunteer staff hope benefits cycling in Ohio by promoting our many fine recreational events. Event promotors can help by submitting their event listings as…

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2014 Events Questionnaire Online and Fillable!

We’ve posted our first “fillable” Ohio Bicycle Events Calendar Events Questionnaire to the Support area of this Web site. A fillable PDF form allows users to open the document with Adobe Reader or comparable software, type (or tap) information into the form, then print the form for mailing to our editorial office. (It’s available via our Support Page.) The form works in Adobe Reader although Adobe’s software can make the completion of…

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