This is a free century through southern Lorain and northern Ashland Counties on Memorial Day weekend. There is a 50 mile cutoff for those who do not want to try the last hilly 50 miles. We provide a map and there are several places along the route to stop and buy food for your journey. The ride starts at 8 AM from the Oberlin Depot off of S. Main St.
Club Sponsored Events
April 28, 2019
Is a free, flat, early season tour of 25/50/64 miles starting in Amherst at 9 AM. We provide a map, and the routes pass by locations where you can stop and buy food. The start location is the Amherst City parking lot #3, off of Park Ave. In downtown Amherst. The weather can be quite variable in early April.
May 25, 2019
Roast Your Buns
August 4, 2019
This is the full service tour that we are famous for. The event will celebrate the 44th running this year. We provide a map, marked route, SAG, and all the food that you can eat. Our food menu is well known for all the homemade soups, cookies, oatmeal and all the other cyclist friendly foods. It is the traditional end of the touring season event. The 64 mile route visits Milan and the 32 mile route Birmingham. The event is dedicated to the memory of Bob Williams, founder of the event, and the club. The ride starts at 9 AM from the Oberlin Community Service Center, just off S. Main St. In Oberlin. This is a OBF supporting ride in which we donate to support the Ohio Bicycle Events Calendar.
New for 2019 online registration.
November 3, 2019
Is a free ride with a map that has one main route with several cutoffs to provide distances of 28/52/70 of flat to rolling miles in the heat of early August. There several places to stop and buy food, and refill your water bottle. The ride starts at 8 AM from the Oberlin Depot off of S. Main St.