911 N. Mantua St., Kent, OH
Ride Name: Cycling a Quiet Trail to Ravenna past Brady’s Leap
Trail: 12 - Riverside Wine (Kent) - Peck Rd (Ravenna) - Riverside Wine (Kent)
Ride Type: Out and Back
Distance: 17.0 miles roundtrip
You mount your saddle at Riverside wine on N. Water Street (Route 43) and head onto the Portage Bike and Hike Crain Avenue trailhead in Kent. You pass the site where Captain Samuel Brady, famed Indian fighter and legendary Kent figure, made his famous leap across the Cuyahoga River. Heading east on the Bike and Hike along an active rail line, you pass Rockwell Road and Beckwith Orchards on your way to Towner’s Woods County Park.
Cycling through heavy woods covering the trail to Ravenna, you are welcomed to Ravenna by factories and residential neighborhoods. Passing under Route 14, the trail continues to Peck Road where you turn. Cycle back to Kent enjoying the sights and sounds of nature along the trail.
Note: We meet at Riverside Wine. Park in their north parking lot on the other side of the neighboring house.
Out and back rides are designed with the intermediate and advanced cyclist in mind. These rides cycle out of a trailhead to a set destination, typically 8-10 miles away. After a break, the riders cycle back to the departure trailhead.
Tonight’s ride travels at 10-12 mph and typically takes 2 hours including photo-ops and rest stops. The ride is rated for leisure cyclists who enjoy cycling 10-12 mph on flat trails with an occasional hill or elevation gain. The trail surface is mixed with areas of both asphalt and packed limestone. It is relatively flat with some moderate elevation changes. The ride should be a comfortable ride for the intermediate cyclist.
This ride is on the calendar of the Spin-off Cyclists . We encourage you to join us on this and other rides. We are a group of cyclists of all ages and abilities who cycle the trails of Northeast Ohio and surrounding areas for fun, health and friendship.
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