Once fall and winter arrive many area bicycle clubs switch to hiking, or cross country skiing. The Stark Club is still cycling. If there is a warm day there may be an impromptu ride so check each clubs schedule and website. 2017 was a great, and interesting riding year, with record warm temperatures continuing into late October. January 2018 is coming to a close with about half of the days having 21 and below high temperatures.
Sun Jan 21,1:00 PM,Canal Fulton Park,30 miles,
Mon Jan 22,11:00 AM,Canal Fulton Park,32 miles
Mon Jan 22,6:00 PM,Sippo Lake – Gateway MTB-TRL,5,10,15miles
Tues Jan 30,11:00 AM,Clinton Trailhead,23 miles
R-D Bike Shop is a sponsoring shop for this club. Member benefits include fellowship and bike shop discounts.
The Spin-Off Cyclists generally ride on the Tow Path Trail and area multi-purpose trails. Their first 2018 ride is posted-Sat Apr 28
The Akron Bicycle Club offers hikes in the riding off season. Check their ride calendar for times and location.
The 2018 calendar of events will contain pages and pages of potential fun to be had with rides of all lengths, locations and terrains starting in March and running through December. “Ohio bicyclists have a splendid array of organized events to enjoy every year. The Ohio Bicycle Federation is pleased to help get the word out and encourage cyclists of every interest and every skill level to get out and ride”
They are currently assembling the 2018 Cycling Calendar and expect to publish it in late February.
Dates are always the third Friday of the month, and ride length is about 10 miles. Meet outside the bike kitchen @ Lock 3 Akron, Ohio @ 7:00 pm. Ride begins @ 7:30. Front, rear and side view (wheel/hub) lights would be great additions to your bike for this ride!