Our next bike ride we’ll be visiting the west side of Dayton. We’ll ride by the location of the old Wright Brothers home and stop down the street at the Wright Cycling Complex. We will also visit the house where Paul Laurence Dunbar lived. Continuing our ride through Old Dayton to McPherson Town.
After the ride we’d like to hang out and enjoy First Friday – we’re open to suggestions of places to eat or have a drink. We’ll make an announcement the day of our ride of where we plan to meet. Hope to see you guys there. Ride out time is around 6:30 pm.
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We ride out around 6:30 pm! Don’t miss it!
Ride time has changed – we’re now meeting at 6:30pm through September!
On this ride we will be visiting Old North Dayton. Our first stop will be at the The Salvation Army Kroc Center Dayton to see the Dunncarrick mansion.
Our second stop will be at the wonderful Evans Bakery.
The final stop will be by DATV.
In honor of spring time we’re going to take you on some tours of the neighborhood community gardens. The gardens we will be stopping by are neighborhood operated with the help of Five Rivers Metro Park.
The garden spots we will be visiting goes as follows:
1. Huffman District Community Garden on Centre St.
2. Mission of Marry on Xenia Ave.
3. Twin Towers Community Garden on Allen St.
4. South Park Community Garden on Burns and Brown St.
5. Final stop Garden Station on Wayne Ave.
You can find more information about community gardens here: http://www.metroparks.org/GetOutside/CommunityGardening.aspx
Fees are minimal and you get the help and guidance from seasoned growers. Check to see if there is one in your neighborhood!
It’s been a while since our last post but we’re still peddling away!
Emma Jarman of Dayton City Paper contacted us to learn more about what we do for our community. You can read the entire article here: http://www.daytoncitypaper.com/youre-a-mass-hole/
Second exciting thing to happen was that we were asked to be part of the Dayton Originals project! You can read our full write up right here!
We’re so thankful to get all this positive attention! It’s our awesome bike community that keeps us doing what we’re doing.
Join us December 5th for the next First Friday ride. We’re unsure of the route but once it’s established we will post it on our Facebook account.
Come join us on Friday, October 3rd for our next First Friday Ride!
This ride will take us west over to the Dayton Art Institute. We will swing by Stoddard Ave to the site of the Pumpkin Glow. Then we’ll circle around to go through McPherson Town. We will then head up the bike trail to Eastwood Metro Park to end our ride at the Midwest Outdoor Experience.
Never been to the Midwest Outdoor Experience?! WHAT!!! Here are all the activities you can do:
It’s that time of year again where someone we know is going back to school. On this ride we will tour the Sinclair Community College campus, ride by CJ High School and the UD Campus. The ride is around 6.3 miles long and should take a little less than an hour to ride.
Meet us at Fifth Third Field, roll out time is around 5:30 pm. We will also ride again at 7pm. Come to one or both!
Wanna know more about how to ride your bike?
Or want to take the first steps to become a League of American Bicyclist Certified Instructor (LCI)?
Either way, come learn more about bikes with MetroParks!
Intro to Smart Cycling – Monday Aug 18th: 6:30-9pm at Wegerzyn Garden Metro Park
Smart Cycling Basics – Saturday Aug 23rd: 9am-2:30pm at Wegerzyn Garden Metro Park
Registration is required for both classes.
These classes are designed to make you feel more confident about riding your bike in a street setting. Having took these 2 classes previously we can say that they are well worth the time and cost. Bike Dayton with confidence!