If you like group rides, you are fortunate to have many opportunities in the Cleveland area. Here are our best picks for July:
Slow Roll – Every Monday night in a different Cleveland neighborhood. Check it out at: http://www.slowrollcleveland.com/
Hudson Velo Club Sunday Ride
Sunday, July 3, 11:30am – 2:30pm. Meet at Peet’s Coffee in downtown Hudson.
Hudson Velo Club is a casual biking club based in the town of Hudson, Ohio, and focused on recreational road biking. This club conducts informal group rides in and out of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, as well as other routes. http://hudsonveloclub.
Night Rides On the Towpath Trail
Saturday July 9 , July 16 and July 23, starting at 8pm from Peninsula.
Free, fun ride for all skill levels covering 12 to 15 flat miles on the Towpath Trail. You must have a bike, helmet and light. http://centurycycles.com/
Tour De Fox – Great Lakes, in conjunction with the Michael J. Fox Foundation
Saturday July 16, departure times from 7:00 am to 9:00 am. Register in advance or on the day of the event. Leaving from the Hawken School in Gates Mills.
This is a fundraising ride with 10, 35 and 75 mile options, raising money for the treatment and cure of Parkinson’s Disease. http://tourdefox.michaeljfox.
Sweet Corn Challenge by Eddy’s Bike Shop
July 24, ride times start at 6:45 am, in Richfield, Ohio.
This is a SAG supported ride benefitting Feeding America, with 10, 25, 50 and 100 mile routes. Registration fees from $18 to $32, with same day registrations are available. Registration is limited to 2,500 cyclists. www.sweetcornride.com
Velo Sano !
July 29 – 31. With signs in front yards all over town, everyone probably already knows about this big Cleveland Clinic ride in July. Velo Sano is a fundraising ride you can do as part of a team or as a solo rider. There are registration fees and fundraising commitments. Ride lengths are 12, 25, 50, 100 and 202 miles.