About

The Ride 

  • A scenic tour through the country roads of Portage and Geauga County.
  • Cyclocross, Mountain, Single-Speed, Fixed gear, Fatbikes and tandem bicycles are welcome.  Road bikes will not be well-suited for this course, yet those with wider tires and some skills may be fine.
  • The course is will be marked prior to the event and maps will be available. Course marshals will NOT be at every corner or intersection, rules of the road apply!
  • The course will NOT be closed to traffic and does not have a rolling escort. Cycling rules of the road apply, i.e. stop at all stop signs, yield to cars, no more than 2 riders abreast and do not cross yellow center line. Please do not litter.
  • A sag vehicle will be available.

The Location

  • The registration, start and finish will all take place at-
    • Slim & Jumbos- 8101 Main St, Garrettsville, OH 44231 

Who is this for?

  • Cyclists of all kinds and performance levels (no license required) that want to start their season with a real challenge and experience the scenery of Amish country while avoiding the steaming road apples.

What else is included?

  • Course maps and marked course
  • Aid station along the route
  • Free super sweet custom t-shirt. Please be aware t-shirts are pre-ordered and not guaranteed.  Sign up early to guarantee yours!
  • Everyone will also get a commemorative pint glass to for one free pour of Double Wing Brewery’s drafts!
  • Also included is one free award winning cup of chili (meat or vegetarian) from Slim and Jumbos to warm your belly!
  • Chip timing and results!
  • All entries will receive one free ticket to the raffle. IMPORTANT TO NOTE FOR 2022, all raffle tickets must be submitted before the event. We will pull the raffle winners during the ride and upon your return you can check the board inside Slim and Jumbos and proceed to raffle pickup area if you are a winner. All raffle proceeds will be donated to charity. Additional raffle tickets can be purchased prior to the drawing on bike reg.com.  Raffle items will include these awesome prizes from our generous sponsors.

COVID-19 GUIDELINES

  • Please do NOT come to the event:
    • If you have symptoms
    • If you tested positive for COVID-19 and are still in quarantine period
    • If you have been in close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19, or is reasonably suspected of having COVID-19, in the last 10 days (or 7 days with a negative test)
  • Please practice social distancing when possible.
  • We will have masks and sanitizer available.