Upcoming events

    • 04/28/2018
    • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    • 200 Cemetery Rd., Canal Winchester, OH
    Register


    50th SPOT
    Saturday, April 28, 7:30 - 9:00 AM "Budget" Tour
    Canal Winchester.

    Budget ride with roads marked Ride with GPS and printed maps

    Mileage Options: Ranging between 35 - 100
    Riders are responsible for their food and water

    A TOSRV training rides offering relatively flat roads with some rolling hills roads through the counties Southeast of Columbus. Three route options are available ranging between 35 and 100 miles. Tour will have marked roads, Ride with GPS maps and ride app options, and limited route support. 

    Meet at Cyclist Connection, 200 Cemetery Rd., Canal Winchester, Ohio for the 2nd of the four TOSRV "Prequel" training rides in Fairfield, Pickaway and Madison counties. Courses of 35 and 58 miles are fairly flat, with the long route of 101 miles offering some hills for those looking for an early season challenge!

    An email with links to GPS files for all routes will be sent Friday (4/27) evening to all pre-registered riders.

    Registration is available at start (CASH ONLY)

    $5 Members, $10 non-members 
    Columbus Outdoor Pursuits Office (614) 442-7901
    • 05/05/2018
    • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Mingo Park, Delaware, OH
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    44th Mid-Ohio Century
    Saturday, May 5 7:30 - 9:00 AM

    Budget ride with roads marked Ride with GPS and printed maps
    Mileage Options: Ranging between 35 - 100
    Riders are responsible for their food and water.


    Whether you're training for TOSRV or just starting to train for the season, it’s time to get serious!

    Return to the counties North of Columbus with a beautiful route along the Scioto River and around Marion that offers relatively flat roads. Three route options available ranging between 35 and 100 miles.

    Start Location: Delaware Mingo Shelter 500 E. Lincoln.  

    Register online before Midnight Thursday (5/3) and receive an email Friday(5/4) with GPS routes.

    Registration is available at start (CASH ONLY)

    $5 Members, $10 Non-Members
    Columbus Outdoor Pursuits office (614) 442-7901



    • 05/12/2018
    • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Hilliard Community Center and Milford Center for Top 60 mile
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    TOOH -Top of Ohio Hundred
    Saturday, May 12th 7:30 - 9:00 am

    Budget ride with roads marked Ride with GPS and printed maps
    Mileage Options: Ranging between 35 - 100
    Riders are responsible for their food and water.


    Last "Budget" Ride before TOSRV

    Century route and TOP 60 route are rolling to hilly. taking riders past the highest point in Ohio; the 45 and 25-mile routes are basically flat, 100,85,70,45 25 -miles routes maps provided.

    Hilliard Community Center  -All routes start in Hilliard except TOP 60. Roads will be marked and maps provided.

    MILFORD CENTER START- School Bus parking lot on Middleburg-Plain City Rd just on the east side of Milford Center. Registration for TOP 60 Loop Milford Center 8:00 - 9:00 Varied terrain.

    Register online before Midnight Thursday (5/10) and receive an email Friday (5/11) with GPS routes.

    Registration is available at start (CASH ONLY)


     $5 Members, $10 Non-members

    Columbus Outdoor Pursuits. (614) 442-7901


    • 06/21/2018
    • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    • GOBA Campgrounds, Lancaster, OH
    Registration is closed
    44th HOOT-Heart of Ohio Tour
    Thursday, June 21st . 7:30-9 a.m.  "Budget" Tour

    Celebrate summer solstice and take the day off and ride with GOBA riders during their layover day, then stay to be entertained by host city Lancaster. Rolling to hilly rides of 50/100 miles around Lancaster and Fairfield County. Fully-supported tour including marked roads, GPS maps. Scenic tour in the Lancaster and Fairfield county area. Roads will be marked and maps provided. 34-100 miles. Longer routes are hilly. 

    Register online before Midnight Tuesday (6/19) and receive an email Wednesday (6/20) with GPS routes.

    Registration is available at start

    Columbus Outdoor Pursuits Office (614) 442-7901

    • 08/25/2018
    • 7:30 AM - 9:00 PM (EDT)
    • Grizzell Middle School, 8705 Avery Rd, Dublin, Ohio 43017
    Registration is closed

    9th Annual Steve Barbour Memorial Tour

    Saturday, August 25th, 2016 7:30 - 9:00 AM

    START LOCATION: Grizzell Middle School, 8705 Avery Rd, Dublin, Ohio 43017    MAP

    NOTE: if you are coming to registration from the south, Avery Road is CLOSED at Brand Road and detour is not well marked.  Recommendation is to take Muirfield to Brand to Avery.

    Online Registration closed at 6 PM Friday (8/24)

    Steve Barbour was a beloved Ride Leader, son, brother and COP member that was struck by a car on his way to lead a ride and died too young. This ride “Celebrates a Year of Safe Cycling” with moment of silence for all cyclists that no longer ride with us.  

    All routes are flat while riding through Ohio's corn and soy bean farm land in the Union County area and country roads along the Scioto River. 

    Marked routes for distances of 32, 65 and 100 miles are provided along with a route map available at registration.

    A link to RideWithGPS.com routes will be sent in a email to all online registered riders. Register online before Midnight Thursday (8/24) and receive an email Friday (8/25) with GPS routes.

    NOTE: the 2017 ride is a BUDGET+ tour - SAG service from AAA Central Ohio will be available on route until 3:00 PM but no food/snack stops will be provided.

    Registration is available at start (CASH ONLY)

    $5 Members, $10 Non-Members

    Columbus Outdoor Pursuits office (614) 442-7901


    • 09/08/2018
    • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    • 200 Cemetery Rd., Canal Winchester, OH.
    Registration is closed
    33rd Covered Bridge "Budget" Tour
    Saturday, September 8th 7:30-9:00 a.m. 

    Join COP for a ride through scenic Fairfield County on the Covered Bridge Tour with new routes this year!

    All routes will depart from the Cyclist Connection, 200 Cemetery Rd., Canal Winchester, Ohio and pass near many of the historic covered bridges of the area.  Route distances of 33, 65 and 100 miles are available - short route is fairly flat with longer routes including more hills south and east of Lancaster.

    This budget ride has marked roads and high-quality maps provided at registration.  Individuals who register before 6:00 pm on Friday 9/7 will also receive RideWithGPS route directions via email by 9:00 pm that evening.

    $5 Members and $10 Non-members

    justin.curtis@outdoor-pursuits.org
    • 09/15/2018
    • 8:00 AM
    • 5240 Plum Road Northwest, Carroll, OH 43112
    32nd Fall Hoot
    Sat. October 15, 7:30 - 9:00 am – Budget Tour

    Bloom Carroll High School 
    5240 Plum Rd, Carroll, OH 43112

    Take US 33 East from Columbus to the Winchester Rd NW exit, turn left at the light at top of the ramp.  Turn right onto High St and take into town of Carroll.  High St will turn into Plum Rd as you pass the Subway and the school is on the left shortly after.

    Start is between 7:30 am - 9:00 am.

    33 mi:  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26047678

    65 mi:  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26048155

    102 mi:  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26048313
    The short route is relatively flat with ~2000' of climb on the mid route and >4000' climb on the century route. 

    Come enjoy the last budget tour of the season!

    $5 member and $10 non-member.  Online registration closes at 6:00 PM, Friday, 10/14/2017.



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