The Full Service Tours

 The American Spring Classic 


Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure (GOBA) 
starts Father's Day Weekend, the third Saturday in June
Join the riders of the 30th Anniversary GOBA for this one day celebration


Heart of Ohio Tour - Thursday, June 21st - Summer Solstice


(RRR benefits the Homeless Family Foundation)


Upper Sandusky Family Run Bicycle Tour (USFBT) is the Second weekend in July

(Special Date - 2018 - First weekend in July)


Steve Barbour Memorial Tour is mid to late August


 Knox County Bicycle Challenge (KCBC)  third Weekend in September   

Upcoming events

    • 04/04/2018
    • 6:00 AM
    • 09/30/2018
    • 7:00 PM
    • 10 W. Oak St. Merchandise will be picked up on Friday May 18, 4:00-8:00 or Saturday morning
    Register

    You are at the right place if you want to:

    Order a TOSRV57 jersey(s) 
    Available Sizes: to come
    $75

    Order a TOSRV t-shirt(s):
    All sizes on order as of 5/23, shipping estimate is 6/1
    $18

    Order a TOSRV patch

    Last Year's (TOSRV56) jersey
    Available sizes: L, XL, XXL, XXXL
    $35

    Last Years's T-shirt
    $10

    #TheMobsRule

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    Questions? TOSRV@Outdoor-Pursuits.org 

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    • 06/16/2018
    • 12:00 PM
    • 06/23/2018
    • 4:00 PM
    • Delaware County Fairgrounds
    Register

    Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure Extras

    GOBA's 30th Anniversary Ride

    June 16 - 23, 2018

     

    TOWEL SERVICE:

    ON-LINE registration opens: Friday, January 26 and closes Monday, June 11, 2018

    Fee Options:

    • ·        Pre-GOBA: $25.00
    • ·        At Check-in Saturday, June 16:  $30.00

    Note: You will receive a clean towel and wash cloth each day!

    REFUND POLICY: No refunds.


    DELUXE CAMPING SERVICE:

    ON-LINE registration opens: Friday, January 26 and closes Wednesday, May 16, 2018

    Fee Option:

    • ·        Single: $350
    • ·        Double: $600

    Limit space for 40.

    Note: You will receive:

    • ·        A tent with set-up/tear-down in designated Deluxe Camping area 
    • ·        Air mattress
    • ·        A chair
    • ·        Personalized luggage service
    • ·        Snack and Drink

    REFUND POLICY: Refund requests must be sent in writing and postmarked by May 16. No refunds will be issued after this date. We refund all but $20 processing fee for all registrations. There will be no guaranteed refunds in the event of cancellation due to natural disaster, acts of god or acts of terrorism.

     




     

    • 06/16/2018
    • 12:00 PM
    • 06/23/2018
    • 4:00 PM
    • Event starts and ends in Delaware, Ohio at the Delaware County Fairgrounds, 236 Pennsylvania Ave, Delaware, OH 43015
    • 327
    Registration is closed

    Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure

    GOBA's 30th Anniversary Ride

    June 16 - 23, 2018


    ON-LINE registration has been extended until  Friday, May 25, 2018. Fee options:

    • Adult - Early Bird (December 1 - 31, 2017): $275
    • Adult - Regular (January 1 - April 30, 2018): $300
    • Adult - Late (May 1 - 16, 2018): $325
    • Children (Ages 6-15) (December 1, 2017 - May 16, 2018): $95 Note: Children must be registered separately.
    • Children (Ages 2-5) (December 1, 2017 - May 16, 2018): Free Note: Children must be registered separately.

    CHECK-IN at: The Delaware County Fairgrounds, 236 Pennsylvania Ave, Delaware, OH 43015.

    • Saturday, June 16 (12 noon - 9:00 pm) or
    • Sunday, June 17 (6:00 am - 8:00 am)

    REFUND POLICY: Refund requests must be sent in writing and postmarked by May 16, 2018. No refunds will be issued after the closing date. We refund all but $50 processing fee for all adult registrations; no processing fee for children. There will be no guaranteed refunds in the event of cancellation due to natural disaster, acts of god or acts of terrorism.

    TRANSFER of Registration: You may transfer your registration to another person for a $15 transfer fee. Deadline is May 30, 2018.

    GOBA EXTRAS: Available for sign-up starting in January 2018. These extras will include t-shirts, jerseys, towel service, car camper passes and other services.


      

    • 06/16/2018
    • 12:00 PM
    • 06/23/2018
    • 4:00 PM
    • Starts and ends at Delaware County Fairgrounds
    Registration is closed

    Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure Extras

    GOBA's 30th Anniversary Ride

    June 16 - 23, 2018


    All GOBA Merchandise ON-LINE registration has been extended until Friday, May 25, 2018!

    All pricing includes tax and shipping!

     

    GOBA - Special 30th Anniversary t-shirt:

    $19 each

    This special 30th Anniversary t-shirt is a heather gray short sleeve shirt (65% poly/35% cotton). T-shirts are shipped February through early June. Allow 4 weeks after ordering, for shipment from "All GOBA Merchandise". Shirts ordered after May 1st are subject to availability and may not be shipped...if so, pick up you order from Alloy (GOBA vendor), June 16-17, in GOBA camp.       

    Click Here to see 2018 artwork

    GOBA - 30 t-shirt:

    $19 each

    New 2018 design, short-sleeve shirts in Heather Maroon (50% cotton/50% poly). T-shirts are shipped January through early June. Allow 4 weeks after ordering, for shipment from "All GOBA Merchandise". Shirts orders after May 1st are subject to availability and may not be shipped...if so, pick up your order from Alloy (GOBA vendor), June 16-17, in GOBA camp.       

    Click Here to see 2018 artwork

    GOBA - 30 jersey:

    $60 each

    Your choice of Unisex short sleeve or Women's sleeveless styles, both in CoolPass technical wicking material. All Jerseys are shipped one time only - in early June (by June 4) by "All GOBA Merchandise". Jersey orders received after May 1st are subject to availability and may not be shipped...if so, pick your order up from Alloy (GOBA vendor), June 16-17, in GOBA camp.

    Click Here to see Unisex Jersey Design

    Click Here to see Women's Sleeveless Jersey Design

     


    • 06/16/2018
    • 12:00 PM
    • 06/23/2018
    • 4:00 PM
    • Delaware County Fairgrounds
    Register


    Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure Extras

    GOBA's 30th Anniversary Ride

    June 16 - 23, 2018

     

    Car Camper Pass:

    ON-LINE registration opens: Friday, January 26 and closes Wednesday, May 16, 2018

    Fee Options:

    • ·        Car: $50.00
    • ·        Van: $75.00
    • ·        RV’s/campers: $100.00
    • ·        Box Truck: $150.00

    Note: By registering your car you are confirming that:

    • 1.    I and all occupants of the vehicle are registered, paid participants of GOBA 2018.
    • 2.    I will not arrive in camp before 10:00 am.
    • 3.    We will obey the instruction of local and GOBA volunteers & staff at the campgrounds.
    • 4.    We will stay off the bicyclists’ route, except for GOBA-designated rendezvous points.
    • 5.    We agree not to hook up to electric or water unless pre-arranged.
    • 6.    We will drive with caution, remembering that, on this tour, bicyclists come first.
    • 7.    We are not operating this vehicle during the event for profit or for commercial purpose.
    • 8.    The vehicle fits in space 25’ long by 9’ wide, including cab, trailer & side pieces.
    • 9.    We will not bring a pet to GOBA camp per GOBA policy

    REFUND POLICY: No refunds after May 16, 2018.


    Community Camping Service:

    ON-LINE registration opens: Friday, January 26 and closes Wednesday, May 16, 2018

    Fee: $100.00

    Limit space for 100.

    Note: You will receive:

    • ·        Specialized luggage service to the designated community camping area
    • ·        A chair to use in camp
    • ·        Snack and drink provide each ride day (except layover days)

    REFUND POLICY: No refunds after May 16, 2018.

     

    • 06/21/2018
    • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    • GOBA Campgrounds, Lancaster, OH
    Register
    44th HOOT-Heart of Ohio Tour
    Thursday, June 21st . 7:30-9 a.m.  Full Service 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, Ride with GPS maps, and SAG and Medical Support. Along the route there will be established stops that will provide water and have food, snack and sport drink options for purchase.

    Once you return to camp you will have the ability to utilize the GOBA shower trucks and hang around GOBAville prior to heading downtown to enjoy the Lancaster street festival.

    Register online before Midnight Tuesday (6/19) and receive an email Wednesday (6/20) with invite to join the Ride with GPS event with routes.

    Registration is available at start

    Columbus Outdoor Pursuits Office (614) 442-7901

    • 06/30/2018
    • 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • New Albany High School, 7600 Fodor Rd, New Albany, OH 43054
    Register

    31st Ridge Runner Ramble - FULL SERVICE Bike Tour Ride 

    Benefiting the Homeless Family Foundation

    Saturday, June 30th
    New Albany High School 
    7600 Fodor Rd, New Albany, Ohio 43054


    Registration
    $35 COP members 
    $40 Non-COP Members 
    $25 Family (of 4 - $5 per additional family member over 4)  
    $50 DAY OF RIDE for ALL riders will be available at New Albany High School

    Online registration closes 3:00 pm Friday (6/29)

    7:00 AM Registration opens 
    8:00 AM Start for 80 mile route
    (Snack stops in Johnstown, Granville & Utica) 
    8:30 AM Start for 50 mile route (Snack stops in Johnstown & Granville)
    9:00 AM Start for 25 mile route (Snack stop in Johnstown)
    10:00 AM Start of 3 mile family route through New Albany
    11:00 AM to 3:00 PM Finish Line Party

    Food, Music, Raffles & FUN!


    First 200 to register will receive a promotional item! 

    Route GPS files will be emailed to all online registered riders
    Maps will also be supplied Saturday (6/30) morning at the New Albany High School

    • 07/21/2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • 07/28/2018
    • 3:00 PM
    • Ohio and the Surrounding Territories
    • 222
    Register
    XOBA 19

    http://www.Ride-XOBA.org
    When:
    Saturday, July 21th through Saturday, July 28th, 2018
    Please Arrive by 10.00.am for the buses.
    Route:
    We will be touring from Indiana to the Pennsylvania border Lake Erie.
    Parking will be in Brookfield, Ohio
    The Ride:
    Join an diverse group of cyclists and support staff
    through the Greater Ohio Area.
    We will go through beautiful farmland, forests, back country, along rivers and streams. We will have the opportunity to tour train, bike and space museums as well as Seneca Caverns.
    Mileage:
    We average 60-65 miles a day.
    We will have at least three extra mileage options during the tour for the more adventurous among you that want the additional challenge..

    Registration includes:
    XOBA's Official Themed T-shirt,
    XOBA commemorative wristband,
    XOBA Commemorative pin,
    SAG support,
    1 boxed lunch on the bus ride,
    at least 2 catered dinners,
    Baggage transport,
    Expert Bicycle Mechanic,
    Maps,
    GPS,
    marked route
    Bus and bicycle transport from Finish to Start at beginning of the tour
    We recommend:
    15+ speed bicycle in good working condition
    We strongly recommend carrying two water bottles.
    Have enough bags on your bike to carry items you will need/want during the day’s ride (bike tools, extra tubes, patch kits, first aid,food, etc.)
    Do not bring valuables or items easily damaged by water.
    Luggage is Limited:
    We highly recommend you do not have more than two duffel bags.  And Only Duffel bags!
    Remember you are not the only one that will be moving your bag.  How would you like it if you needed to move a bag that was too heavy?  Be considerate of others. Both volunteers and riders may have to move your bag.
    Duffels should not exceed a total maximum weight of 45lbs.  All items must be inside these bags!
    All Bags must have the official XOBA baggage tags!
    Tags will be in your registration packet.

    Contact us if you have questions!

    Bicycling helmets are required! Make sure they are CPSC approved and properly adjusted to fit your head.
    Each rider must be in good physical condition and trained sufficiently for this event.

    Click Here for Recommended Packing List...


    Do you have a spouse, family member or friend who would like to join you for the week, but does not want to ride, ask them to volunteer!

    Volunteering@Ride-XOBA.org
     or sign up at

     http://outdoor-pursuits.org/event-2139469
    • 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


    • 09/22/2018
    • 7:30 AM
    • 09/23/2018
    • 9:30 AM
    • Gambier Community Center, 115 Meadow Lane, Gambier, OH
    Register
       27th Knox County Bicycle Challenge
    Saturday Sept. 16th Full Service Tour
    7:30-9:30 a.m.
    Gambier Community Center, 115 Meadow Lane across from new Kenyon College athletic facility.  map

    Ride the beautiful hills of Knox County, slow down for buggies.

    Century route and longer loops are challenging CFC tune-ups.  Lower-cost short route have less hills and uses Kokosing Gap Trail back to Gambier.

    30, 60, 75, and 100 mile options will be marked.  Snack stops and sag support provided
         
    Register on-line or download a paper registration form. 


    Gary Schmidt 614.657.9669 gtschmidt@wideopenwest.com
    • 06/15/2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • 06/22/2019
    • 4:00 PM
    • Starts and ends in the same town in Ohio, TBA 11/19/18

    31st GOBA -Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure

    GOBA is the best family bicycle-camping tour!

    June 15-22, 2019

    Details and Registration at:

     www.goba.com

     


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