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2019 - Winter Biking

Why Copenhagen Citizens Bike Year Round

Posted 11/13/2019

Have you ever though of riding to work in the winter? Nearly half of all journeys to school and work in Copenhagen take place on bicycles, even in the winter. The citizens of Copenhagen have adapted bicycles to carry groceries, children, and other essentials. Natalie Gulsrud, a resident of Copenhagen, said “People here say there’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing.”  Read more about this in the New York Times article.

10/19 - Tombstone Tour

Posted 10/14/2019

The Tombstone Bicycle Tour is a winding ride through historic Providence Metropark, allowing riders to visit the working lock on the Miami and Erie Canal. You can choose from the 15 mile loop, a 25 mile loop, or combine both for more than 40 miles! There is also a Family Haunted Ride, with a family-friendly 5-mile route on the Oak Openings bike trail, entirely inside the park. Join a Metroparks Ranger at one of two guided rides starting at 11 a.m. or 1 p.m.

  • Date: Sunday, October 19th, 2019
  • Location: Tour begins and ends Buehner Center at the Mallard Lake area
  • Requirements:  Wear a helmet, costume optional!

Check out the Maumee Valley Adventurers website for more details and registration.

Weekend Rides

Posted 9/30/2019

10/4 - GlowRoll419: Take a night time glow bike tour through downtown Toledo to celebrate fall bike riding and literacy! Registration starts at 6:30 at The United Way of Greater Toledo. More info: Wersell's event page.

10/5 - Wersell's Trail to Coffee MTB Ride: A community mountain bike ride through Old Orchard neighborhood to Ottawa park and hop on the Jermain/Ottawa MTB trails. After the MTB trails, riders will stop at SIP coffee for coffee and a snack. More info: Wersell's event page.

10/5 - Cyclocross Extravaganza Race #1: Cyclocross race format is for informal but spirited action. The race is split into an A and B race, the A race is 45 minutes, the B Race is 35 minutes, and a one lap KIDS race. More info: Facebook event posted by Cyclewerks and The Maumee Valley Wheelmen.

47th Annual Irish Hills Tour

Posted 9/17/2019

Ride through the varied terrain of northwest Ohio and southeastern Michigan for the 47th annual Irish Hills Tour. The tour will take place on September 22 and start out at Centennial Terrace in Sylvania. There are distances ranging from 10 to 100 miles, so this will be a great ride for novices and experienced bikers alike! Find out more information on the 47th Annual Irish Hills Tour at the Maumee Valley Adventurers website!