The Tour of the Scioto River Valley (TOSRV) celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2011. The ride supports about 3,000 cyclists from Columbus to Portsmouth and back. The two-day bicycle tour covers about 210 miles. Dates: May 18-19, 2019
The Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure (GOBA) — GOBA features the “Come Sail Away” bike tour in 2019 in the area of Lake Erie. The route starts and end in Bowling Green, with overnights in Fremont, Port Clinton, and Oregon. Dates: June 15-22, 2019
Across Ohio Bicycle Adventure (XOBA) — This across state bike tour travel from the Indiana to Pennsylvania borders in 2018. Check website for 2019 route details. Averages 60 to 65 miles per day. Plenty of rural road. (More info here) Dates: July 20-27, 2019
The Pan Ohio Hope Ride is a four-day, 328-mile bike ride that rolls across-state from Cincinnati to Cleveland. Raises money for ACS’s Hope Lodges. Dates: July 25-28, 2019.
Pelotonia Bike Tour — This is either a one- or two-day bike tour to raise money for cancer research, depending on the option. Organizers are offering 10 different routes to celebrate the 10th anniversary. Dates:
Aug. 3-5, 2018 2019 TBA (registration opens in February 2019)
See also: Oregon and Pennsylvania