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Rides and Events

Check this page often for updated listings of all types of cycling events in and around our area. 

Our weekly group rides require, at minimum, an appropriate bike in good working order, water and a helmet. We suggest a spare tube, energy food, a little cash in case we stop, and your biggest smile!

Many rides are held subject to weather. It's a good idea to confirm dates, time and any specific requirements. We'll see you out there — and have fun!

On-Going Rides Around Columbus

The  Columbus Indiana Wednesday Night Downtown Road Bikers, organized by Lance Snider and others. Offers a variety of distances, social group.   Check out their facebook page for more information.

Columbus Women's Ride offers casual/social rides on Tuesday nights at 6pm from the Eos statue at 5th and Lindsey.

Monthly Full Moon Friday Bicycle Ride, organized by Kurt Weisner. Takes place the Friday closest to the full moon each month.  Casual pace, social ride.  Leaves from the corner of 4th and Washington. 

Bicycle Station Ride-Leaves the shop at 12th and Washington at typically on Saturdays-  text Jim Branner (812-350-0740) for start time as it varies throughout the year.  This ride is two-three hours at a moderate 15-17 mph pace.

Upcoming Cycling Events

Events may require fundraising to benefit charitable organizations. Consult the event website for further information.

DINO Mountain Bike Events

Do INdiana Off-road!

DINO runs Indiana's longest-running mountain bike racing series. Check out their website at http://www.dinoseries.com for more information. If you find yourself a spectator, make sure to cheer for our team members!

DateEvent NameLocationDescriptionPhone
Nov 25, 2017DINO Gravel GrovelNorman, INGravel Grovel has been called "Mother Nature's Cylo-cross Course" through the beautiful and rugged Hoosier National Forest. It's also an un-level, level playing field, for mountain bikes to battle 'cross bikes. A mix of gravel road, singletrack trail, fire road, and pavement mean that any bike could come out on top for the day; it all depends on the rider and the conditions. The 60-mile course is the original gravel road race in Indiana... and the 20-mile option gives a taste of the adventure at less of a commitment.

Ohio Valley Cyclocross Racing Series

Ohio Valley Cross Racing Series consists of 11 races at 11 different venues throughout the midwest.

Race #1-September 17-Bloomington Indiana

Race #2-September 24-Promotion CX-Lexington Kentucky

Race #3-October 1-Valley View CX-Milford Ohio

Race #4-October 8-Brookside CX-Indianapolis Indiana

Race #5-October 15-John Bryan CX-Yellow Springs Ohio

Race #6-October 22-Storm Eva Bandman-Louisville Kentucky

Race #7-October 28-29-Cincy CX Festival-Cincinatti Ohio

Race #8-November 4-5-Pan Am Championship and Derby City Cup-Louisville Kentucky

Race #9-November 12-Sugarbranch-Charlestown Indiana

Race #10-November 18-19-Major Taylor Cross Cup-Indianapolis Indiana

Race #11-December 2-Armco Park Finale-Lebanon Ohio

For more information visit ovcx.com

Hilly Hundred

50th Annual Hilly Hundred bike ride in Elletsville, In takes place this year October 6-8.  Leaves from Elletsville High School.  Entertainment at the sag stops and over 4000 riders participate.  A challenging and beautiful ride.  Sponsored by CIBA.  Check out hillyhundred.org for more info and to register.

IndyCross Series

IndyCross Series schedule for 2017 consists of 5 different races. 

Indy Cross #1-September 9-Paul Ruster Park-Indianapolis Indiana

Indy Cross #2-September 16-Brookside Park-Indianapolis Indiana

Indy Cross #3-September 30-Paul Ruster Park-Indianapolis Indiana

Indy Cross #4-October 14-Cornerstone Lutheran Church-Fishers Indiana

Indy Cross #5-October 21-Traders Point-Zionsville Indiana

For more information visit indycross.com

Brown County Epic

Brown County Epic Ride and HMBA fundraiser.  This is a fun three day festival at BCSP from October 6-8, 2017.  Ride trails throughout Brown County State Park, Hoosier National and Yellowstone.  All proceeds benefit new trail building throughout the state.  For more info go to hmba.org.