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

    You are at the right place if you want to:

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

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

    Order a TOSRV patch

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

    Last Years's T-shirt





    • 07/21/2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • 07/28/2018
    • 3:00 PM
    • Ohio and the Surrounding Territories
    • 206
    XOBA 19
    Saturday, July 21th through Saturday, July 28th, 2018
    Please Arrive by for the buses.
    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.
    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,
    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!
     or sign up at
    • 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 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
       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
    • 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:


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