Catapult believes the Bike Share is a project that ties perfectly with their vision of a Dayton that’s both growing and redefining what it means to live here.
The ride is held in conjunction with the Germantown Pretzel Festival and is sponsored by the Germantown Lions. All proceeds go to local food pantries and participating civic organizations. The first annual tour will kick off at 8:30 AM, Saturday, September 27, 2014. This ride is an all-ages, family-friendly event. Want to ride a tandem? Come-along? Fixie? Recumbent? Unicycle? Pedicab? Everyone is welcome! A ride across the wooden planks of the historic Germantown covered bridge is a feature enjoyed on all routes. … [Read more...]
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...]
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...]
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...]
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 DrinkCraftBeer.com, 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...]
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...]
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...]