The Shenango Valley YMCA will be hosting its inaugural Polar Bear Thaw Bike Ride to complement our Polar Bear Bike Ride, held annually on New Year's Day. The Polar Bear Thaw Bike Ride is Saturday, June 16th, and all riders depart at 10:00 AM.

The bike ride is not competitive, and riders can participate in their choice of four routes, with distances of approximately 11, 21, 30 or 40 miles. The 11 mile route has little change in elevation and is perfect for families with young or new riders! The routes are over lightly traveled country roads starting at the…

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September 15 (Saturday) in beautiful rural Rush County, Indiana. Come join us for the Inaugural Willkie Days Covered Bridge Ride (5 in 50). The 50 mile ride takes you thru 5 historic covered bridges, rolling farmland, creeks, animals and just beautiful, Indiana scenery. We are also offering a 25 and a 10 mile ride. Our website is and should go live any minute so please check us out, register and come enjoy the day.

We have events scheduled for after the ride as well.

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Get ready to ride GOBA-2018. And bring your little kids, too.

Whether your bicycle is ruby or emerald or an entirely different color, you’ll follow the winding roads of Ohio looking for that elusive yellow brick. Pedal along for 50 miles per day for the best scenery, food, and camaraderie. You’ll soon be tapping your bike pedals and saying, “there’s no place like GOBA!” See all the details on Route Info as soon as they're available!


Read more: GOBA-30: The 30th Annual Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure - 2018