• Kent/Ravenna Adventure Exploration

    152 Franklin Ave

    ๐™Ž๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ช๐™ง๐™™๐™–๐™ฎ ๐™ก๐™ค๐™ค๐™ ๐™จ ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™—๐™š ๐™จ๐™ช๐™ฃ๐™ฃ๐™ฎ !!! โ˜บ ======================================================== ๐—ž๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜/๐—ฅ๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ป๐—ฎ ๐—”๐—ฑ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—˜๐˜…๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป - 20-ish mile loop ๐‘ท๐‘ณ๐‘ฌ๐‘จ๐‘บ๐‘ฌ ๐‘น๐‘ฌ๐‘จ๐‘ซ ๐‘ป๐‘ฏ๐‘ฐ๐‘บ before signing up! And note the start time: 2 PM (We'll give ole Sol a chance to warm up the air a bit.) ๐—›๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ'๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—น! Triker Greg is planning two new routes for 2021. 1) An historic tour of Kent 2) An adventurous version of the Portage Bike n Hike to Peck Rd ride. So, this ride is a trial and exploration ride to determine the feasibility of several "features" tentatively planned for those rides. We may hit obstacles that require back-tracking some. We'll start from the Kent Public Parking (south of Treno Restaurant) 152 Franklin Ave, Kent. Meet in the parking lot below Haymaker Parkway Bridge. From there we follow a route that gets on the Portage Hike & Bike and looks vaguely like the standard Peck Road ride. Only NOT. โ˜บ Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/34536716 Rating: Intermediate. Recreational speeds of 8-14 mph, many quiet roads, a few minor hills, some off-road and even off-trail, a possible short walk or two. Wider tires recommended. Historic features to find: โ€ข Standing Rock โ€ข Capt Brady's hiding place in Brady Lake Adventure features to attempt: โ€ข A trail ride in Towner's Woods โ€ข A ride through Ravenna High School athletic field โ€ข A ride through Ravenna City Park โ€ข A ride through Sun Beau Valley Farm Also, I'll test improvements to last Monday's challenging ride through KSU campus. (Avoiding stairs would be a plus! โ˜บ) ๐๐จ๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ข๐›๐ฅ๐ž ๐›๐ซ๐ž๐ฐ๐ฌ๐ค๐ข ๐š๐ญ ๐ก๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ๐จ๐ซ๐ข๐œ ๐‘๐š๐ฒ'๐ฌ ๐๐ฅ๐š๐œ๐ž after the ride COVID Information: Please be respectful of your fellow riders and all trail users. This is a health emergency and many people have health issues or interact with others that can be adversely affected by the virus. โ€ข Stay home if you or a family member is sick, has a fever or do not feel well. โ€ข Use social distancing and maintain 6-foot distance between individuals. Longer distances when on moving bikes. โ€ข Cover your cough/sneeze and sanitize frequently. โ€ข All riders must carry a mask or face covering with them, not necessary to wear while riding, but needed in the event of a breakdown or a close contact situation. โ€ข All riders should be equipped to deal with a mechanical breakdown to avoid sharing of equipment. โ€ข We will follow federal, state, local and park-specific public health recommendations. โ€ข The ride is limited to 10 people. โ€ข If you cancel, change your RSVP in meetup so that someone on the Waitlist can go on the ride. HELMETS - Helmets are required and lights recommended. DISCLAIMER: You understand that bicycle riding is an inherently dangerous sport. Rides under the banner of Spinoff Cyclists are open for public participation, but Spinoff Cyclists DO NOT assume any liability for your participation. In no event, shall Spinoff Cyclists accept any liability for any injury, loss, or damage incurred by use of, or reliance, on information on this website, or from participating in group rides with the Spinoff Cyclists. By accepting this Spin-off Cyclists Bicycle Club eventโ€™s RSVP and attending this event, I acknowledge that I have read and voluntarily agree to the RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT. I further agree that no oral representations, statements or inducement apart from the foregoing written agreement have been made. I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS DOCUMENT AND RELEASE.

  • Bike & Hike Morning Ride - 20 miles

    64 W Streetsboro St

    Route 303 Trailhead, 64 W. Streetsboro St., Boston Heights. Trail: Hike & Bike. (paved) Rating: Intermediate. Recreational speeds, 10-12 mph. Some hills. Ride type: Out and back. Distance: 20 miles. From the 303 trailhead we head north. Our turn around point is Alexander Rd. for a total of 20 miles round trip. COVID Information: Please be respectful of your fellow riders and all trail users. This is a health emergency and many people have health issues or interact with others that can be adversely affected by the virus. โ€ข Stay home if you or a family member is sick, has a fever or do not feel well. โ€ข Use social distancing and maintain 6 foot distance between individuals. Longer distances when on moving bikes. โ€ข Cover your cough/sneeze and sanitize frequently. โ€ข All riders must carry a mask or face covering with them, not necessary to wear while riding, but needed in the event of a breakdown or a close contact situation. โ€ข All riders should be equipped to deal with a mechanical breakdown to avoid sharing of equipment. โ€ข We will follow federal, state, local and park-specific public health recommendations. โ€ข The ride is limited to 10 people. โ€ข If you cancel, change your RSVP in meetup so that someone on the Waitlist can go on the ride. Helmets are required for all Spinoff rides. DISCLAIMER: You understand that bicycle riding is an inherently dangerous sport. Rides under the banner of Spinoff Cyclists are open for public participation, but Spinoff Cyclists DO NOT assume any liability for your participation. In no event, shall Spinoff Cyclists accept any liability for any injury, loss, or damage incurred by use of, or reliance, on information on this website, or from participating in group rides with the Spinoff Cyclists. By accepting this Spin-off Cyclists Bicycle Club eventโ€™s RSVP and attending this event, I acknowledge that I have read and voluntarily agree to the RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT. I further agree that no oral representations, statements or inducement apart from the foregoing written agreement have been made. I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS DOCUMENT AND RELEASE.

  • Bike & Hike Morning Ride - 21 miles

    152 Franklin Ave

    Trailhead: Kent Public Parking (south of Treno Restaurant) 152 Franklin Ave, Kent. Meet in the parking lot below Haymaker Parkway Bridge. Trail: Portage Hike & Bike. (paved) Rating: Beginner. Recreational speeds of 10-12 mph. Ride type: Out and back. Distance: 21 miles. We will ride a short distance on the roads to get to the Portage Bike and Hike. The Portage Bike and Hike is paved and flat. Our turn around point will be Peck Road for a total of 18 miles out-and-back. We return to the parking lot and then add a few more miles by riding the southern leg of the Portage Bike and Hike turning around at Middlebury. COVID Information: Please be respectful of your fellow riders and all trail users. This is a health emergency and many people have health issues or interact with others that can be adversely affected by the virus. โ€ข Stay home if you or a family member is sick, has a fever or do not feel well. โ€ข Use social distancing and maintain 6 foot distance between individuals. Longer distances when on moving bikes. โ€ข Cover your cough/sneeze and sanitize frequently. โ€ข All riders must carry a mask or face covering with them, not necessary to wear while riding, but needed in the event of a breakdown or a close contact situation. โ€ข All riders should be equipped to deal with a mechanical breakdown to avoid sharing of equipment. โ€ข We will follow federal, state, local and park-specific public health recommendations. โ€ข The ride is limited to 10 people. โ€ข If you cancel, change your RSVP in meetup so that someone on the Waitlist can go on the ride. HELMETS - Helmets are required for all Spinoff rides. DISCLAIMER: You understand that bicycle riding is an inherently dangerous sport. Rides under the banner of Spinoff Cyclists are open for public participation, but Spinoff Cyclists DO NOT assume any liability for your participation. In no event, shall Spinoff Cyclists accept any liability for any injury, loss, or damage incurred by use of, or reliance, on information on this website, or from participating in group rides with the Spinoff Cyclists. By accepting this Spin-off Cyclists Bicycle Club eventโ€™s RSVP and attending this event, I acknowledge that I have read and voluntarily agree to the RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT. I further agree that no oral representations, statements or inducement apart from the foregoing written agreement have been made. I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS DOCUMENT AND RELEASE.

  • Annual New Years Day Ride Rt 303 To Hudson Judson

    Summit Hike & Bike Trail - Route 303 Trailhead

    Trail: Summit MetroParks Bike & Hike Rating: Mostly flat, but a few rolling hills and road crossings. Ride Type: Out and back on the Summit Bike & Hike to Hudson Judson. Pace will be subject to weather conditions Starting at Route 303 trailhead we head south to the picnic table then head east toward Hudson Judson Ride Pace will be 12 mph depending on conditions COVID Information: Please be respectful of your fellow riders and all trail users. This is a health emergency and many people have health issues or interact with others that can be adversely affected by the virus. โ€ข Stay home if you or a family member is sick, has a fever or do not feel well. โ€ข Use social distancing and maintain 6 foot distance between individuals. Longer distances when on moving bikes. โ€ข Cover your cough/sneeze and sanitize frequently. โ€ข All riders must carry a mask or face covering with them, not necessary to wear while riding, but needed in the event of a breakdown or a close contact situation. โ€ข All riders should be equipped to deal with a mechanical breakdown to avoid sharing of equipment. โ€ข We will follow federal, state, local and park-specific public health recommendations. โ€ข The ride is limited to 10 people. โ€ข If you cancel, change your RSVP in meetup so that someone on the Waitlist can go on the ride. Helmets are required for all Spinoff rides. DISCLAIMER: You understand that bicycle riding is an inherently dangerous sport. Rides under the banner of Spinoff Cyclists are open for public participation, but Spinoff Cyclists DO NOT assume any liability for your participation. In no event, shall Spinoff Cyclists accept any liability for any injury, loss, or damage incurred by use of, or reliance, on information on this website, or from participating in group rides with the Spinoff Cyclists. By accepting this Spin-off Cyclists Bicycle Club eventโ€™s RSVP and attending this event, I acknowledge that I have read and voluntarily agree to the RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT. I further agree that no oral representations, statements or inducement apart from the foregoing written agreement have been made. I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS DOCUMENT AND RELEASE. .

  • PLACEHOLDER for 2021 - Lions, and Tanners, and Dix! OH MY!

    Ride Name: Lions, and Tanners, and Dix! OH MY!! (Lion's Park, Tannery Park, Dix Stadium) Trail: Freedom Trail PLUS Portage Bike & Hike Trail Rating: Beginner/Intermediate Ride Type: Out and Back x 2 Distance: 17.5 miles round trip(s) Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/21535713 Ride Leader: Greg V (The Old Man on the Trike) Please NOTE: โ€ข I am Greg (with 2 Gs - One in front and one in back) โ€ข If you're running late, please LET ME KNOW! - My cell number is[masked]. Lunch in Kent after ride. For lunch, I suggest Ray's Place. I'll call from Dix Stadium to make a reservation. NOTE: New Spin-Offs Riders: Please read "How we ride" below. Ride Details: We'll begin at the all NEW and IMPROVED John Brown Tannery Park and head East. โ€ข At Mile 2, we ride a short way on Middlebury Rd. , where we're faced with a short, moderate climb with wide shoulders (bike lanes) as we cross over the Railroad overpass, and then quickly back onto the trail. โ€ข At about mile 5, we pull off the trail into Tallmadge Lion's park for a rest and to regroup. Returning on the Freedom trail, we again face the short, moderate climb as we cross over the Railroad overpass, and then quickly get back on the trail into Kent. โ€ข Back at Tannery Park, we regroup after out-and-back #1. โ€ข From there we'll ALL stay together and at a very moderate pace, we start out-and-back #2 as we take a short jaunt through downtown Kent on roads (or sidewalks), following Summit St to Franklin to Erie to Acorn Alley, a pedestrian-friendly development that offers cobblestone walkways and a welcoming locally-owned mix of specialty shops and boutiques, art and live music. โ€ข Then, across Haymaker Pkwy (with a safe crosswalk) onto KSU Campus. โ€ข Winding through campus, we're off to KSU's Dix Stadium for a group Foto. โ€ข After a brief rest, we'll follow the reverse route back to Tannery park. โ€ข Now we have a choice: 1) Park the bikes across from Ray's and ride back to Tannery park after lunch; 2) Pack up the bikes and Walk back to Ray's for lunch, or; 3) Pack up the bikes and Drive around the corner and park at the public parking behind the former Pufferbelly restaurant. (BUT, the Haymaker Market will be going on, so might not be room!) You can count on this: Todayโ€™s ride travels at 10-14 mph on average and typically takes about 2-1/2 hours including photo-ops and rest stops. The ride is rated for leisure cyclists who enjoy cycling at moderate speeds on flat trails with an occasional hill or elevation gain. The trail surface is paved with some travel on safe roads. It is relatively flat with some moderate elevation changes. The ride should be a comfortable ride for the beginner or intermediate cyclist. NOTE: We will be on about 1000 feet of road. HELMETS are required on all rides! Out and back rides are designed with all levels of cyclist in mind. These rides cycle out of a trailhead to a set destination, typically 8-15 miles away. After a break, the riders cycle back to the departure trailhead. How we ride: We DON'T do pace lines! But we often split into 2 or more small groups riding together at whatever pace is comfortable. We stop occasionally to regroup and try to finish together. Our motto is "No cyclist left behind" If you are a beginner and are going slowly, one of the organizers will stay back with you. 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, sizes, body types, ethnicities, political persuasions, religions, sexual orientations, intellectual capacities, and physical abilities who cycle the trails of Northeast Ohio and surrounding areas for fun, health, and friendship. COVID Information: Please be respectful of your fellow riders and all trail users. This is a health emergency and many people have health issues or interact with others that can be adversely affected by the virus. โ€ข Stay home if you or a family member is sick, has a fever or do not feel well. โ€ข Use social distancing and maintain 6 foot distance between individuals. Longer distances when on moving bikes. โ€ข Cover your cough/sneeze and sanitize frequently. โ€ข All riders must carry a mask or face covering with them, not necessary to wear while riding, but needed in the event of a breakdown or a close contact situation. โ€ข All riders should be equipped to deal with a mechanical breakdown to avoid sharing of equipment. โ€ข We will follow federal, state, local and park-specific public health recommendations. โ€ข The ride is limited to 10 people. โ€ข If you cancel, change your RSVP in meetup so that someone on the Waitlist can go on the ride. HELMETS - Helmets are required for all Spinoff rides. DISCLAIMER: You understand that bicycle riding is an inherently dangerous sport. Rides under the banner of Spinoff Cyclists are open for public participation, but Spinoff Cyclists DO NOT assume any liability for your participation. In no event, shall Spinoff Cyclists accept any liability for any injury, loss, or damage incurred by use of, or reliance, on information on this website, or from participating in group rides with the Spinoff Cyclists. By accepting this Spin-off Cyclists Bicycle Club eventโ€™s RSVP and attending this event, I acknowledge that I have read and voluntarily agree to the RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT. I further agree that no oral representations, statements or inducement apart from the foregoing written agreement have been made. I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS DOCUMENT AND RELEASE.

  • MADCAP LABOR DAY 2021 WEEKEND FUN - 20 Miles

    MADCAP BREW CO.

    Ride Name: MADCAP LABOR DAY WEEKEND FUN Trail: Freedom Trail, Portage Bike and Hike, short sections of roads Rating: All Ride Type: Out and Back with a loop Distance: 19.7-ish miles round trip Link to route map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/25242114 Ride Leader: Triker Greg (The Old Man on the Trike) โ€ข Please NOTE: โ€ข I am Greg (with 2 Gs - One in front and one in back) โ€ข If you're running late, please LET ME KNOW! My cell number is[masked]. ๐™‰๐™Š๐™๐™€: New Spin-Offs Riders: Please read "How we ride" below. This ride starts and ends at MadCap Brew Co. in Kent. The rubber hits the road at 3PM, and returns at around 5PM WHEN THE FOOD TRUCK ARRIVES! โ˜บ! There are a few sections on roads. I will ride sweep on those sections with (my helmet on, and my flags awavin' and lights aflashin'). From MadCap, we're on roads for 1 mile. We roll west on Overholt Rd for a quarter mile and then west on Cherry for 1/2 mile. Then we continue west on SR 261 for 1/4 mile. After a quick right onto Middlebury Rd, we jump on the Freedom trail. We will pedal on to Tallmadge Lions park for a regroup and possible pee point. Then off we go to wherever the Freedom Trail ends on that date and turn around. On the return, when we get back to Middlebury, instead of retracing our route on the roads, we jog left over the bridge and right onto the Portage Bike & Hike which we stay on til the end at Tannery Park. There, we'll regroup, take a breather, and use the port-a-pot. After the break, we'll take a very quick 100 yard jaunt East on Summit St and turn right on Mogadore Rd, which we follow for 1 mile back to Madcap. So, altogether, about 2 miles on roads - HELMET REQUIRED. This ride travels at 10 to 14 MPH. DINNER and BEER AFTER THE RIDE: Now our reward! A MadCap brew or two. AND, the food truck arrives at 5PM, right about when we do. So those who are hungry can enjoy late lunch or early din din. And WTH, if you have a spouse, partner, or friend(s) who don't ride, have them meet us at MadCap at 5-ish. _________________________________________________________________________________ Out and back rides are designed with the all cyclists 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. In this case, we split off on the way back to form a small loop at the end. Out and back rides are designed with all levels of cyclist in mind. These rides cycle out of a trailhead to a set destination, typically 8-15 miles away. After a break, the riders cycle back to the departure trailhead. How we ride: We DON'T do pace lines! But we often split into 2 or more small groups riding together at whatever pace is comfortable. We stop occasionally to regroup and try to finish together. Our motto is "No cyclist left behind" If you are a beginner and are going slowly, one of the organizers will stay back with you. 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, sizes, body types, ethnicities, political persuasions, religions, sexual orientations, intellectual capacities, and physical abilities who cycle the trails of Northeast Ohio and surrounding areas for fun, health, and friendship. By accepting this Spin-off Cyclists Bicycle Club eventโ€™s RSVP and attending this event, I certify that I have read and voluntarily agree to the RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT. I further agree that no oral representations, statements or inducement apart from the foregoing written agreement have been made. I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS DOCUMENT AND RELEASE.