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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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Shortened the list!

I just now truncated the list of Touring Events to include November 2014 through New Year’s Day, 2015. Makes it a lot easier to see what’s coming up vs. what’s already gone! Stay warm! — JG…

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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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Looking ahead to 2015

As the days grow cooler and shorter, we’re beginning to think about the 2015 Ohio Bicycle Events Calendar. Event Hosts/Promoters: As usual we will be mailing the official Events Questionnaire in November. The Questionnaire is required of all events wishing to be listed in the Calendar. If we have your 2014 postal mailing address (we do if it appeared in your current Calendar listing) we will use that address for the mailing. If we…

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Shipping began today

At long last the 2014 edition of the Ohio Bicycle Events Calendar is shipping! The first bulk orders of Calendars going to bicycle shops and clubs should begin arriving on Thursday, March 20 … somehow suitable that it’s the first day of spring! While I’m excited to get the Calendar out there, doing its job promoting cycling events across Ohio and in the region, I always start worrying. I’m human. While I…

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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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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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Questionnaires Mail in November

The Event Questionnaire is our annual effort to gather the latest information about bicycle events for our Calendar. The form and letter go out in November again this year for next year’s publication. This time, however, we’ll have a couple of ways for event promoters/hosts to complete their homework. As we have done in all previous years, a printed form and cover letter will be sent via USPS to the contact addresses…

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