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Mayor Taylor ride rolls out Saturday morning
 If you’re looking for a place to ride Saturday morning, head down to Welcome Stadium for the Major Taylor Cycling Club of Dayton’s Signature Ride. The eighth-annual ride offers adult rides of about 64, 32 and 18 miles on streets and country roads, described as flat to rolling hills, as well as a family fun ride of 5 to 10 miles...

12:00 AM Thursday, Jul. 09, 2015

If you’re looking for a place to ride Saturday morning, head down to Welcome Stadium for the Major Taylor Cycling Club of Dayton’s Signature Ride. The eighth-annual ride offers adult rides of about 64, 32 and 18 miles on streets and country roads, described as flat to rolling hills, as well as a family fun ride of 5 to 10 miles...
Ride a bike for a week? You can do it!
Just one section of GOBAville on a beautiful June afternoon. Ever want to get away from it all and just go for a bike ride?

9:28 PM Tuesday, Jun. 30, 2015

Just one section of GOBAville on a beautiful June afternoon. Ever want to get away from it all and just go for a bike ride?
Ride a bike for a week? You can do it!
 Ever want to get away from it all and just go for a bike ride? Like, for a week? Let wind blow through your helmet? Let your muscles work out all that stress? See some of the beautiful vistas in Ohio farm country? Ride on roads that are new to you? Get into great cycling shape? Meet lots of other bike-minded people? If any of these things...

12:00 AM Tuesday, Jun. 30, 2015

Ever want to get away from it all and just go for a bike ride? Like, for a week? Let wind blow through your helmet? Let your muscles work out all that stress? See some of the beautiful vistas in Ohio farm country? Ride on roads that are new to you? Get into great cycling shape? Meet lots of other bike-minded people? If any of these things...
Pot issue adds controversy to fall ballot
 For more than 100 years, Ohio voters have had the power to write laws they want and veto laws they hate in an exercise of citizen democracy that has dramatically changed the way we live, work and play. It’s looking like there will be more opportunities to do that again this fall. Voters are likely to see at least three constitutional...

10:00 PM Saturday, Jun. 20, 2015

For more than 100 years, Ohio voters have had the power to write laws they want and veto laws they hate in an exercise of citizen democracy that has dramatically changed the way we live, work and play. It’s looking like there will be more opportunities to do that again this fall. Voters are likely to see at least three constitutional...
Two more WSU administrators placed on leave
 Two more high-ranking administrators at Wright State University were placed on administrative leave and “relieved of all official duties,” according to documents the university released Thursday afternoon in response to a public records request. Ryan D. Fendley, senior advisor to provost Sundaram Narayanan, and Gwen Mattison,...

10:57 PM Thursday, Jun. 11, 2015

Two more high-ranking administrators at Wright State University were placed on administrative leave and “relieved of all official duties,” according to documents the university released Thursday afternoon in response to a public records request. Ryan D. Fendley, senior advisor to provost Sundaram Narayanan, and Gwen Mattison,...
Look at everything we’ve built for bikes since 2008
The seven-mile Iron Horse Trail in Centerville opened in 2009. It’s hard to believe so many bicycle and pedestrian facilities have been built in the last seven years until you read the list.

8:22 PM Thursday, Jun. 11, 2015

The seven-mile Iron Horse Trail in Centerville opened in 2009. It’s hard to believe so many bicycle and pedestrian facilities have been built in the last seven years until you read the list.
Look at everything we’ve built for bikes since 2008
 It’s hard to believe so many bicycle and pedestrian facilities have been built in the last seven years until you read the list. The new regional 2015 Bike Plan Update lists 19 top priority projects listed in the original Comprehensive Local-Regional Bikeways Plan in 2008 that have – almost unbelievably – come to pass. I...

12:00 AM Thursday, Jun. 11, 2015

It’s hard to believe so many bicycle and pedestrian facilities have been built in the last seven years until you read the list. The new regional 2015 Bike Plan Update lists 19 top priority projects listed in the original Comprehensive Local-Regional Bikeways Plan in 2008 that have – almost unbelievably – come to pass. I...
Troy gets Bicycle Friendly Community recognition
 Congratulations to the city of Troy for achieving Bicycle Friendly Community status. The League of American Bicyclists today officially awarded the city – along with Athens and Oberlin – the bronze status, the first rung of the Bicycle Friendly Community ladder. In all, Ohio now has a dozen bike friendly communities, including...

8:39 PM Wednesday, Jun. 10, 2015

Congratulations to the city of Troy for achieving Bicycle Friendly Community status. The League of American Bicyclists today officially awarded the city – along with Athens and Oberlin – the bronze status, the first rung of the Bicycle Friendly Community ladder. In all, Ohio now has a dozen bike friendly communities, including...
Troy gets Bicycle Friendly Community recognition
 Congratulations to the city of Troy for achieving Bicycle Friendly Community status. The League of American Bicyclists today officially awarded the city – along with Athens and Oberlin – the bronze status, the first rung of the Bicycle Friendly Community ladder. In all, Ohio now has a dozen bike friendly communities, including...

12:00 AM Wednesday, Jun. 10, 2015

Congratulations to the city of Troy for achieving Bicycle Friendly Community status. The League of American Bicyclists today officially awarded the city – along with Athens and Oberlin – the bronze status, the first rung of the Bicycle Friendly Community ladder. In all, Ohio now has a dozen bike friendly communities, including...
Do we have the nation’s largest paved trail network?

12:00 AM Thursday, Jun. 04, 2015

“The Nation’s Largest Paved Trail Network.” The folks who manage and help fund our trails have been saying this about our 330-mile network for at least a year now. It’s printed right there on the 2014 edition of the Miami Valley Ohio Bikeways Guide Map, although in a slightly different wording. It was proudly announced...
Mayor tells of Pittsburgh’s rebirth as a bike friendly city
 Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto, the keynote speaker Friday afternoon at the Miami Valley Cycling Summit, has a pretty good story to tell. “Back in 1991, Bicycling magazine declared Pittsburgh one of the top three worst cities in America for cycling,” Peduto told the nearly 400 people gathered at the Fort Piqua Plaza. “By 2001...

1:10 AM Saturday, May. 30, 2015

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto, the keynote speaker Friday afternoon at the Miami Valley Cycling Summit, has a pretty good story to tell. “Back in 1991, Bicycling magazine declared Pittsburgh one of the top three worst cities in America for cycling,” Peduto told the nearly 400 people gathered at the Fort Piqua Plaza. “By 2001...
Mayor tells of Pittsburgh’s rebirth as a bike friendly city
 Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto, the keynote speaker Friday afternoon at the Miami Valley Cycling Summit, has a pretty good story to tell. “Back in 1991, Bicycling magazine declared Pittsburgh one of the top three worst cities in America for cycling,” Peduto told the nearly 400 people gathered at the Fort Piqua Plaza. “By 2001...

12:00 AM Saturday, May. 30, 2015

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto, the keynote speaker Friday afternoon at the Miami Valley Cycling Summit, has a pretty good story to tell. “Back in 1991, Bicycling magazine declared Pittsburgh one of the top three worst cities in America for cycling,” Peduto told the nearly 400 people gathered at the Fort Piqua Plaza. “By 2001...
What’s cool about the Miami Valley Cycling Summit
 National Bike Month is ending with a bang as the premiere bicycling event in the region  – the Miami Valley Cycling Summit – will be held Friday, May 29, at the Fort Piqua Plaza Banquet Center. At last count Wednesday morning, 353 people had registered – close to a new record, according to organizers. And the coolest...

8:42 PM Wednesday, May. 27, 2015

National Bike Month is ending with a bang as the premiere bicycling event in the region  – the Miami Valley Cycling Summit – will be held Friday, May 29, at the Fort Piqua Plaza Banquet Center. At last count Wednesday morning, 353 people had registered – close to a new record, according to organizers. And the coolest...
Still time to register for the Cycling Summit
 National Bike Month is ending with a bang as the premiere bicycling event in the region  – the Miami Valley Cycling Summit – will be held Friday, May 29, at the Fort Piqua Plaza Banquet Center. At last count Wednesday morning, 353 people had registered – close to a new record, according to organizers. And the coolest...

12:00 AM Wednesday, May. 27, 2015

National Bike Month is ending with a bang as the premiere bicycling event in the region  – the Miami Valley Cycling Summit – will be held Friday, May 29, at the Fort Piqua Plaza Banquet Center. At last count Wednesday morning, 353 people had registered – close to a new record, according to organizers. And the coolest...
Hotel nightmares
 From Interstate 75 in Harrison Twp. travelers can spot the sign for the Liberty Motel and an inviting price: $29.95. What they can’t see — at least from the outside — are the bed bugs, broken toilets and assorted other problems health and fire inspectors have repeatedly encountered there in the past several years. Make no...

4:00 AM Saturday, May. 16, 2015

From Interstate 75 in Harrison Twp. travelers can spot the sign for the Liberty Motel and an inviting price: $29.95. What they can’t see — at least from the outside — are the bed bugs, broken toilets and assorted other problems health and fire inspectors have repeatedly encountered there in the past several years. Make no...
Five things to do during Nation Bike to Work Week
 Monday, May 11 through Friday, May 15, Bike to Work. It’s the national week for biking to work – so why not try it? I know, I know. Your tire’s flat. You’re out of shape. It’s raining. It’s hot. You don’t know how. It seems sooooo hard! Take heart incipient commuter: It’s really not that hard!...

12:00 AM Friday, May. 08, 2015

Monday, May 11 through Friday, May 15, Bike to Work. It’s the national week for biking to work – so why not try it? I know, I know. Your tire’s flat. You’re out of shape. It’s raining. It’s hot. You don’t know how. It seems sooooo hard! Take heart incipient commuter: It’s really not that hard!...
Five things to do during National Bike to Work Week
 Monday, May 11 through Friday, May 15, Bike to Work. It’s the national week for biking to work – so why not try it? I know, I know. Your tire’s flat. You’re out of shape. It’s raining. It’s hot. You don’t know how. It seems sooooo hard! Take heart incipient commuter: It’s really not that hard!...

12:00 AM Friday, May. 08, 2015

Monday, May 11 through Friday, May 15, Bike to Work. It’s the national week for biking to work – so why not try it? I know, I know. Your tire’s flat. You’re out of shape. It’s raining. It’s hot. You don’t know how. It seems sooooo hard! Take heart incipient commuter: It’s really not that hard!...
Bike share launches in Dayton
 It was Link Dayton launch day at Courthouse Square downtown today under a beautiful blue sky. There were food trucks, there were dignitaries, there was SWAG, and – most of all – there were a lot of green bikes. A bunch of us who were involved with the program rode the new bikes to some of the two dozen stations around town. The...

12:00 AM Tuesday, May. 05, 2015

It was Link Dayton launch day at Courthouse Square downtown today under a beautiful blue sky. There were food trucks, there were dignitaries, there was SWAG, and – most of all – there were a lot of green bikes. A bunch of us who were involved with the program rode the new bikes to some of the two dozen stations around town. The...
Six things to do during the first week of National Bike Month
 Welcome to Nation Bike Month everybody! Here are six bike-related things you can do during the first week of May: Fri., May 1: Courteous Mass Dayton Bike Ride. Meet at Fifth Third Field at 6:30 p.m. and casually ride around Dayton with a group of “bike-minded individuals” on First Friday. The idea is to raise awareness of bikes...

12:00 AM Thursday, Apr. 30, 2015

Welcome to Nation Bike Month everybody! Here are six bike-related things you can do during the first week of May: Fri., May 1: Courteous Mass Dayton Bike Ride. Meet at Fifth Third Field at 6:30 p.m. and casually ride around Dayton with a group of “bike-minded individuals” on First Friday. The idea is to raise awareness of bikes...
C’mon Ohio! We can do better than this!

12:00 AM Wednesday, Apr. 29, 2015

The League of American Bicyclists, the largest and oldest bicycling organization in the country, released its list of new Bicycle Friendly Businesses last week. Sigh. Sadly, out 161 new businesses certified by the league’s program, only one was in Ohio: Wheelie Fun Bike Shop in Powell, a northern suburb of Columbus. The mom and pop...
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