Upcoming events

    • 06/21/2018
    • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    • GOBA Campgrounds, Lancaster, OH
    Register
    44th HOOT-Heart of Ohio Tour
    Thursday, June 21st . 7:30-9 a.m.  Full Service Tour


    Celebrate summer solstice and take the day off and ride with GOBA riders during their layover day, then stay to be entertained by host city Lancaster. Rolling to hilly rides of 50/100 miles around Lancaster and Fairfield County. Fully-supported tour including marked roads, Ride with GPS maps, and SAG and Medical Support. Along the route there will be established stops that will provide water and have food, snack and sport drink options for purchase.

    Once you return to camp you will have the ability to utilize the GOBA shower trucks and hang around GOBAville prior to heading downtown to enjoy the Lancaster street festival.

    Register online before Midnight Tuesday (6/19) and receive an email Wednesday (6/20) with invite to join the Ride with GPS event with routes.

    Registration is available at start

    Columbus Outdoor Pursuits Office (614) 442-7901

    • 08/25/2018
    • 7:30 AM - 9:00 PM (EDT)
    • Grizzell Middle School, 8705 Avery Rd, Dublin, Ohio 43017
    Registration is closed

    9th Annual Steve Barbour Memorial Tour

    Saturday, August 25th, 2016 7:30 - 9:00 AM

    START LOCATION: Grizzell Middle School, 8705 Avery Rd, Dublin, Ohio 43017    MAP

    NOTE: if you are coming to registration from the south, Avery Road is CLOSED at Brand Road and detour is not well marked.  Recommendation is to take Muirfield to Brand to Avery.

    Online Registration closed at 6 PM Friday (8/24)

    Steve Barbour was a beloved Ride Leader, son, brother and COP member that was struck by a car on his way to lead a ride and died too young. This ride “Celebrates a Year of Safe Cycling” with moment of silence for all cyclists that no longer ride with us.  

    All routes are flat while riding through Ohio's corn and soy bean farm land in the Union County area and country roads along the Scioto River. 

    Marked routes for distances of 32, 65 and 100 miles are provided along with a route map available at registration.

    A link to RideWithGPS.com routes will be sent in a email to all online registered riders. Register online before Midnight Thursday (8/24) and receive an email Friday (8/25) with GPS routes.

    NOTE: the 2017 ride is a BUDGET+ tour - SAG service from AAA Central Ohio will be available on route until 3:00 PM but no food/snack stops will be provided.

    Registration is available at start (CASH ONLY)

    $5 Members, $10 Non-Members

    Columbus Outdoor Pursuits office (614) 442-7901


    • 09/08/2018
    • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    • 200 Cemetery Rd., Canal Winchester, OH.
    Registration is closed
    33rd Covered Bridge "Budget" Tour
    Saturday, September 8th 7:30-9:00 a.m. 

    Join COP for a ride through scenic Fairfield County on the Covered Bridge Tour with new routes this year!

    All routes will depart from the Cyclist Connection, 200 Cemetery Rd., Canal Winchester, Ohio and pass near many of the historic covered bridges of the area.  Route distances of 33, 65 and 100 miles are available - short route is fairly flat with longer routes including more hills south and east of Lancaster.

    This budget ride has marked roads and high-quality maps provided at registration.  Individuals who register before 6:00 pm on Friday 9/7 will also receive RideWithGPS route directions via email by 9:00 pm that evening.

    $5 Members and $10 Non-members

    justin.curtis@outdoor-pursuits.org
    • 09/15/2018
    • 8:00 AM
    • 5240 Plum Road Northwest, Carroll, OH 43112
    32nd Fall Hoot
    Sat. October 15, 7:30 - 9:00 am – Budget Tour

    Bloom Carroll High School 
    5240 Plum Rd, Carroll, OH 43112

    Take US 33 East from Columbus to the Winchester Rd NW exit, turn left at the light at top of the ramp.  Turn right onto High St and take into town of Carroll.  High St will turn into Plum Rd as you pass the Subway and the school is on the left shortly after.

    Start is between 7:30 am - 9:00 am.

    33 mi:  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26047678

    65 mi:  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26048155

    102 mi:  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26048313
    The short route is relatively flat with ~2000' of climb on the mid route and >4000' climb on the century route. 

    Come enjoy the last budget tour of the season!

    $5 member and $10 non-member.  Online registration closes at 6:00 PM, Friday, 10/14/2017.



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