Biking For The Beer Of It


Deschutes Brewery sponsored 10 mile loop from West Carrolton to A Taste of Wine in Miamisburg. Deschutes Beers presented by Kaitlin Walker & will include a t-shirt & pint glass for all participants.Starts: 6:00 PM Sharp, begins at Roberd’s in West Carrollton across from Post Office on East Central Avenue. Cost is $25 & is limited to first 80 cyclists. For prepaid reservations, call Bonnie or Kim at A Taste of Wine @ (937) 247-1120. … [Read more...]

Dayton Brewvet Midterm Report


We’ve reached the half-way point of the Dayton Brewvet: Tom Morgan a columnist for  Telephone Weekly, introduced tbe Brewvet concept to us a few weeks ago  and  this column is a follow up that.  We are three weeks into the six weeks of biking and beer that ends on August 8, 2014. I’d like to assume that all of you are out there riding your bikes and enjoying local craft beer, but I haven’t seen much activity online (#daytonbrewvet). Well, besides my own. Maybe you all are going on rides and not posting, or maybe you are waiting until the last minute and planning on cramming all the … [Read more...]

Register Now For Tour De Dayton – It’s Free!


Roll along Dayton’s bike friendly neighborhood streets, experiencing cultural and historical destinations that promote our growing healthy quality of life on the Tour De Dayton! This 4th  annual community biking event started with the purpose of helping Dayton become a more active bicycle friendly city while promoting the diverse neighborhoods, culture and proud history of Dayton. Explorer a new part of our wonderful city with a new route as we do each year and visit new great points of interest along the way discovering why Dayton Loves Cycling!  On Saturday August 16th from 9am-3pm, … [Read more...]

Tom Morgan introduces Dayton Brewvet


The summer months are upon us, so it is time to jump on your bike and enjoy the outdoors. Dayton is a great town for cycling; there are more than 250 miles of bike trails in the greater Dayton metro area, which is a fair share more than many lauded bike-friendly cities. With that in mind, I am here today to offer you the Dayton Brewvet. My inspiration is John Roche of, who pioneered the concept of the Brewvet last summer;I would have participated this year, but he started it mad early and it was over almost before I thought to look it up! So rather than admitting … [Read more...]

Biking the Great Allegheny Passage / Craft Beer Tasting


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Miami Valley Bikeways Guide and Map Now Available

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The Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission (MVRPC) is pleased to announce the release of the Miami Valley Ohio Bikeways Guide Map – 2014 Edition. This fourth edition of this very popular map will be available from parks agencies, some local governments, and various local bike shops.  Download the 2014 Miami Valley Bikeways Map as a PDF document. You can order a 2014 Miami Valley Bikeways Map online. MVRPC will ship a paper copy of the map directly to you. Larger quantity requests are handled on a case-by-case basis, and filled only if quantities are available. To request more than one map, … [Read more...]

MetroParks Offers Smart Cycling Class


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Bike Share to Roll Into Dayton Spring 2015


Community leaders gathered at Second Street Public Market today to announce the required $1 million in capital funding has been secured to launch a bike share program in Greater Downtown Dayton in 2015.  Earlier this month, Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission (MVRPC) approved 2014 funding from the Federal Highway Administration Surface Transportation Program to cover capital costs for 22 bike share stations.  Mayor Nan Whaley announced that the City of Dayton has committed to providing $250,000 which includes a needed local match to secure the capital funds and partial operating support … [Read more...]

Courteous Mass Ride @ Fifth Third Field

Winter Cycling

Trying to stick to that New Year's resolution to get healthy and fit? Here's an opportunity! Come see the city from your bike! Courteous Mass Dayton is a community of bike minded individuals who gather on the first Fridays of the month and take a street ride tour of the city. We do this to raise awareness of bikes as transportation and to raise visibility of cyclist on our streets. Courteous Mass is a bit different from other groups that call themselves Critical Mass. Courteous Mass is dedicated to following the rules of the road to set a rider standard. Courteous Mass is a great way to get … [Read more...]

Kettering Celebrates National Arts and Humanities Month with Arts Bike Ride


The City of Kettering’s Arts Council (KAC) is promoting two arts-related events in October to encourage residence to appreciate and attend the arts. A proclamation for the month-long National Arts and Humanities Month was issued by Kettering Mayor Don Patterson at the September 24th Kettering City Council Meeting. Mike Beerbower, KAC President, announced at the meeting plans for the first “Bike the Arts” event on Saturday, October 26th beginning at 10 a.m. at Rosewood Arts Center, 2655 Olson Drive. “This 10-mile guided bike tour will offer brief explanations as riders make stops at art … [Read more...]