Regional and National Links
- 2 Mile Challenge by CLIF BAR
Did you know that 40% of all urban travel in the US happens within 2 miles of where people live? Nearly all of that travel is by car! Realizing the great opportunity to help fight climate change, CLIF BAR created a game to see how many car trips could be
- @BikeCLE Great Lakes Touring Co
Great Lakes Touring Co. is Northeast Ohio’s premier source for custom bicycle tours and excursions. Find us on twitter @BikeCLE and http://www.facebook.com/iBikeCLE
- A Video: Why we shouldn't wear bike helmets
Mikael-Colville Andersen, founder of Copenhagen Cycle Chic, shares his anti-helmet opinion and research at a TEDx talk.
- Alliance for Biking and Walking
The Alliance for Biking & Walking creates, strengthens, and unites state and local bicycle and pedestrian advocacy organizations.
- America Bikes
America Bikes believes cycling can improve Americans’ quality of life by providing inexpensive and sustainable transportation and recreation.
- American Bicycle Association
It is the duty of the ABA to establish the rules of BMX racing that provide fair competition and fun family entertainment for all of it`s 60,000 plus members. This is a job to which the American Bicycle Association and all of it`s employees are 100% dedic
- Article on Bike Commuting
- Bicycle For a Day
The mission of Bicycle For a Day is to help empower individuals with tools which they can use in their everyday lives to make a measurable, tangible difference to our community, our environment and our personal health.
- Bicycle Friendly America
From League of American Bicyclists. Helping to Build a Bicycle Friendly America!
- Bicycle Friendly Business Resources
From League of American Bicyclists. This page was developed to equip the applicant with some fundamental information to assist in the application process.
- Bicycle Friendly Community
From League of American Bicyclists. BFC provides incentives, hands-on assistance, and award recognition for communities that actively support bicycling.
- Bicycle Friendly University
From League of American Bicyclists. BFU program recognizes institutions of higher education for promoting and providing a more bicycle-friendly campus for students, staff and visitors.
- Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute
The Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute is a small, active, non-profit consumer-funded program providing bicycle helmet information. We try to explain the technology of helmets to consumers, and promote better helmets through improved standards.
- Bicycle Museum of America
The Schwinn Family Private Collection and so much more; New Bremen, Ohio (100 miles NW of Columbus)
- Bicycling Magazine
Bicycling is the world’s leading cycling magazine and connects with millions of active, affluent professionals for whom cycling is the centerpiece of a vibrant, experiential lifestyle. Bicycling’s unique combination of travel, gear, fitness, style and awa
- Bike Cleveland (Advocacy)
Bike Cleveland is the new bicycle advocacy organization serving the greater Cleveland community.
- Bike Corrals in Chicago
- Bike Maps on MORPC
Quick Link: http://www.morpc.org/bikemaps; This links to The Columbus Metro Bike Users Map and locations where a hard copy is available.
- Bike Overnights – an Adventure Cycling Resource
What exactly is a “bike overnight”? It’s a short bike tour where you start riding on one day, stop and stay the night somewhere, and then ride back the following day (or the day after that). (Bike overnights are also known as “S24Os” or “sub 24-hour
- Bike-Sharing Blog
Provides information on the emerging public transport mode of bike-sharing. The Blog is provided by MetroBike, LLC, based in Washington, D.C., USA.
- Bikes Belong Coalition
Bikes Belong is sponsored by the U.S. bicycle industry with the goal of putting more people on bicycles more often. We have nearly 400 members—bicycle suppliers and retailers combining resources to improve bicycling in America
- Bikes For the World
Bikes For the World’s central mission is to collect unwanted bicycles and related material in the United States and deliver it at low cost to community development programs assisting the poor in developing countries or in the Washington DC metropolitan ar
- Buckeye Country Roads Touring
Our initial tours will be focused on the Amish populated area of Coshocton, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties in Ohio, the state which has the largest population of Amish in the world. Not only do these areas have some of the most beautiful roads in Ohio to
- Camp Woodward
Kids camp with BMX, Skateboarding and so much more (Woodward PA)
- Central Ohio Greenways (New Version 2011)
The Central Ohio Greenway trail system is an extensive network of recreational trails along our most valuable natural resources.
- Central Ohio Greenways – Submit ALERTS online
A link for municipalities, entities, & public to submit Central Ohio Greenway map updates, construction alerts, corrections, & suggestions
- City of Columbus Bicycling Page
This site offers resources from the City of Columbus (specific to roadways) about the Bicentennial Bike Plan, bicycling and the law, sharing the road, and several EXCELLENT videos about the CIty’s committment to bicycling.
- Classic Adventures – Bicycling Vacations
See Greece, France, US or French Canada on 2 wheels.
- Clintonville: SAFER STREETS FOR ALL
To create a safer, better community for all of us.
- Columbus Bicentennial Bikeway Master Plan
This plan identifies, evaluates, prioritizes, and recommend future connecting links to create a complete system of bikeways within and connecting to the City of Columbus.
- Columbus Dept. of Recreation & Parks Trails
Columbus Recreation and Parks is embarking on a new, exciting and aggressive plan for the creation or future biking and walking trails in the Columbus area.
- Complete Streets at MORPC
Complete Streets are streets that are designed and operated to enable safe and comfortable access for all users, including motorists, cyclists, pedestrians, transit (bus and rail) and school buses.
- Cycling the Erie Canal Bike Tour
Cycling the Erie Canal Bike Tour 2011 – July 10-17
- Delaware County Friends of the Trail
Dedicated to the health and safety of the citizens in Delaware County, Ohio through the promotion, planning and building of multi-use trails for recreation and transportation.
- Department of Natural Resources
the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR)
- Fairfield County Active Transportation and Open Space Plan
The plan provides the framework for the development of a safe and convenient transportation system for bicycles, pedestrians, and other non-motorized travel modes connecting communities, major destinations, and areas of interest outside the county.
- FastLane: The Official Blog of the U.S. Secretary
- Friends of Madison County Parks & Trials
The Friends of Madison County Parks and Trails is a non-profit 501c3 organization staffed by volunteers who are dedicated to supporting the Madison County Park District and the City of London. One of our goals is to complete the critical link of the Ohio
- Institute for Transportation and Development Policy
The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) has become a leading organization in the promotion of environmentally sustainable and equitable transportation policies and projects worldwide.
- Institute of Transportation Engineers
The Institute of Transportation Engineers is an international educational and scientific association of transportation professionals who are responsible for meeting mobility and safety needs. ITE facilitates the application of technology and scientific pr
- International Mountain Bicycling Association
The International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit educational association whose mission is to create, enhance and preserve great trail experiences for mountain bikers worldwide.
- International Police Mountain Bike Association
The International Police Mountain Bike Association (IPMBA) is a non-profit educational organization providing resources, networking opportunities, and the best, most complete training for public safety bicyclists.
- Kokosing Gap Trail
Kokosing Gap Trail is responsible for all day-to-day maintenance and special projects on the Trail.
- League of American Bicyclists
Our Mission is to promote bicycling for fun, fitness and transportation and work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America.
- Metro Parks Trails
Walk or hike at one of your 15 Metro Parks. With more than 140 miles of trails, outdoor enthusiasts will find trails ranging from easy to challenging and from well-traveled to remote and rugged.
- Miami Conservancy District
The mission of the Miami Conservancy District is protecting lives, property and economic vitality within the Great Miami River Watershed through an integrated and balanced system that provides unfailing flood protection, preserves water resources, and pro
- MORPC Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning
What is MORPC doing to make Central Ohio friendlier to bike and walk? Find out here.
- MORPC Safewalks
Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman envisions a city with a comfortable, safe walking environment in every neighborhood. Columbus is taking steps to achieve this vision by supporting sidewalk construction along major roadways within older areas of the city th
- National Bicycle League
The National Bicycle League, Inc. (NBL) supports and promotes the sport of bicycle motocross racing (BMX) and organizes, regulates and sanctions BMX racing competition events throughout the United States. The NBL sanctions community organizations or group
- National Complete Streets Coalition
The goal of the National Complete Streets Coalition is to help with the adoption and implementation of statewide, regional, and local complete streets policies. We also work toward federal policies that support complete streets.
- National Transportation Library
A database of transportation research.
- National: Adventure Cycling Association
Adventure Cycling Association’s nonprofit mission is to inspire people of all ages to travel by bicycle for fitness, fun, and self-discovery. We research and produce cycling maps for our Adventure Cycling Route Network, one of the largest route networks
- National: American Trails
American Trails supports local, regional, and long-distance trails and greenways, whether they be in backcountry, rural or urban areas. Our goal is to support America’s trails by finding common ground and promoting cooperation among all trail interests. S
- National: East Coast Greenway
The East Coast Greenway Alliance (ECGA) is the non-profit organization spearheading the development of the East Coast Greenway. The East Coast Greenway is the nation’s most ambitious long-distance urban trail project. By connecting existing and planned
- National: TrailLink.com
TrailLink.com is a FREE service of Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a non-profit dedicated to assisting local communities in converting unused railroad corridors into trails.
- National: Using Google Bike Maps Video
- Office of Multi-Modal Planning
Office of Multi-Modal Planning in the Division of Transportation System Development
- Ohio Bicycle Federation
The Ohio Bicycle Federation improves Ohio bicycling through legislation.
- Ohio Bikeways (Rails to Trails)
To find a specific trail homepage or link, use the Region Trail List. More links are on the Resources page. Our extensive map collection and Google Trails map can be found in the Map Room.
- Ohio Erie Canal Way
The Ohio & Erie Canalway is a National Heritage Area – designated by Congress – to help preserve and celebrate the rails, trails, landscapes, towns and sites that grew up along the first 110 miles of the canal that helped Ohio and our nation grow. Exp
- Ohio state trails
A list and links of trails in Ohio
- Ohio to Erie Trail
Off Road Trail from the Ohio River to Lake Erie
- Ohio to Erie Trail – Westerville (Adopt a Brick)
Future hub will contain restrooms, an eating area, a fireplace where riders could warm up at in colder months and a place for people to lock their bikes while they head to Uptown for ice cream, shopping or food.
- Ohio: Rails to Trails Midwest Office
The Midwest regional office is located in the heart of the historic village of Canal Winchester on the southeast side of Columbus—close to the action of a major metropolitan area, but with plenty of small town charm.
- One World 2 Wheels: a Trek Commitment
One World, Two Wheels, a Trek Commitment is just that; a pledge by Trek and its dealers to make the world a more bike friendly place.
- Open Streets Resources
The Open Streets Project is a collaboration between the Alliance for Biking & Walking and The Street Plans Collaborative. The goal of the project is to share information about open streets and increase the number, size, and frequency of initiatives oc
- Pedals for Progress
Pedals for Progress rescues bicycles destined for overburdened U.S. landfills and ship them to developing countries where they are sorely needed and highly valued. P4P bikes are put to work not only as basic transportation, but are used as asupplement to
- Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) is a national clearinghouse for information about health and safety, engineering, advocacy, education, enforcement, access, and mobility for pedestrians (including transit users) and bicyclists. The PBI
- Programs to Educate All Cyclists
Programs to Educate All Cyclists’ purpose is to enhance the lives of individuals with disabilities by using cycling for transportation, integrated recreation, fitness, and therapy.
- Queen City Bike (Cincinnati Area Advocacy)
Queen City Bike is a non-profit organization that promotes bicycling as a safe and healthy means of transportation and recreation in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.
- Ray's MTB Indoor Park (Cleveland)
Ray’s Indoor MTB Park, Walford Industrial Park – 9801 Walford Ave., Cleveland, OH 44102; Open: October to April; Day pass or season pass available; (80% of guests are from out of state).
- ReCreation Land (Mountain Biking)
AEP’s 34,000-acre reclamation project, located in southeastern Ohio, southwest of Zanesville
- Recycle a Bicycle
Recycle-A-Bicycle is a community-based bike shop and non-profit organization that provides educational/job training programs and encourages environmental stewardship and everyday bicycle use. Through programs such as Earn-A-Bike, Ride Club, Cycle Craft, a
- Safe Routes Partnership in Ohio
As I expand my knowledge of Safe Routes to School, Complete Streets policies and joint-use programs in Ohio, I will share it with you. Contact me to join the Ohio network list, learn about these initiatives, ask questions and share your stories! – Kate
- Surface Transportation Policy Partnership
The Surface Transportation Policy Project is a diverse, nationwide coalition working to ensure safer communities and smarter transportation choices that enhance the economy, improve public health, promote social equity, and protect the environment.
- Tandem Club of America
The Tandem Club of America was founded in 1976 by a group of tandem enthusiasts who wished to share their enthusiasm with the uninitiated and to exchange bits of information with other tandem owners throughout the country.
- The National Campaign to Stop Red Light Running
The National Campaign to Stop Red Light Running is dedicated to reducing the incidence of red light running in the United States and the fatalities and injuries it causes. The Campaign has assembled a team of leaders from the fields of law enforcement, tr
- The National Center for Bicycling and Walking
The aim of the NCBW’s program is to change the way communities are planned, designed and managed to ensure that people of all ages and abilities can walk and bike easily, safely and regularly.
- Timbike2 Ride Calendar
Timbike2 features three special areas: Rides/Events Calendar | Ride & Event Photography | Links: Clubs, Fun, and More
- Touring Ohio (Battelle Darby Metro Park)
Ohio Tourism: Visiting Ohio’s Dramatic History more at http://touring-ohio.com/
- Trips for Kids
Operating in the United States, Canada and Israel, Trips For Kids® (TFK®) has opened the world of cycling to over 60,000 at-risk youth through mountain bike rides and Earn-A-Bike programs. The more than sixty Trips For Kids chapters we support combine l
- USA Cycling
USA Cycling is a family of organizations that promote and govern different disciplines of the sport, and that work as one
This is a hospitality site for touring cyclists.
- Wilderness Voyageurs – Bike Tours
All tours are fully supported with a SAG wagon, they include lodging, most meals, snacks along the ride and great staff!
- WJCU The Outspoken Cyclist Podcast
Cleveland area podcast hosted by Diane Lees of HubBub Custom Bicycles.
- Wyatt Bicycle Company Cycles for the City
A Wyatt bike gives you the option to choose between fixed gear or single speed.