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  • 2 May 2019 8:23 PM | Daniel Riley (Administrator)

    Just a reminder - we have ready to roll tomorrow night Friday, May 3rd in cooperation with the Red Bird Arts District Sylvania Art Walk. We will leave from Maplewood Elementary (6769 Maplewood Ave, Sylvania OH 43560) at 5:30pm.  Dan Riley lead the group on a 25-mile route  at a16-18 mph avg. Ron will lead a Slow Roll out of Maplewood to Wildwood and back. Join us for a great ride and enjoy the first weekend of the Sylvania Downtown Outdoor Recreation Area. Be there!

    https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29789688

  • 2 May 2019 4:19 PM | Linda Posadny

    Meandering group Ride will start at 8:00 this Saturday In Whitehouse.  Big thanks to Ron for leading the group last week.  We are going to ride the same route since Roger and I were not able to ride last weekend.  Meandering group ride is the group for you if starting to ride in group rides.  Will discuss lunch Saturday morning.

  • 2 May 2019 10:31 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    I have (5) 11oz (Regular) and (5) 20oz (Jumbo) TAB coffee mugs. As a special offer to TAB members who are logging in on the website, I'm offering these to you.


    The 11 oz TAB mugs are $9.50

    The 20 oz TAB mugs are $12.00

    Comment on this post with your name and mug size and it's yours (1 per please).

    The first five for each get the mugs, which should deliver in a week or so.


  • 2 May 2019 10:28 AM | Nancy Beeman

    Everyone’s favorite ride - the long awaited Friday Coffee Ride returns for 2019!  ;D

    The forecast for Friday morning is looking better... the roads will be wet, but the chance of rain seems to be decreasing. Meet at CycleWerks in Whitehouse for a 9:00am departure. Let’s keep the loop short, 25-30 mi, and end up back in Whitehouse at Share Our Grounds. Rolling average for this ride is about 17mph. It’s no-drop, but participants should be able to maintain this pace for the duration.  **I will update by 8:00am if forecast changes and we have to cancel** 
  • 2 May 2019 9:42 AM | Nathan Burks

    Hello all,

    Ride with GPS has an area ambassador program that highlights routes in different regions. I applied to become an ambassador and was accepted for the Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan region. I have added three routes so far as a pilot. You can find the ambassador page here: https://ridewithgps.com/ambassadors/493-toledo-area-bicyclists

    I would like to add our club routes to the ambassador directory, but I will need your help. Submissions require a vetted route, pictures, and a detailed description including highlights along the route. Please be sure to include who created the route so that I can credit the route creator.

    If you have a route you would like to see added, please email details to me at toledogravelgrinder@gmail.com

    Looking forward to hearing from you!

    Nate

  • 2 May 2019 9:33 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Dan Riley's Windsday™ went off with a bit of the expected wind but without a hitch. That signals the beginning of our summer schedule. We have rides every single day of the week with multiple groups in many of them to provide as many options as possible. Check the Club Rides tab for the schedule, location, and various groups. Also, with Spring weather you will want to check the Latest News tab before heading out. Welcome back weekday rides; how we have missed you!

    -Ron Schieb


  • 1 May 2019 5:33 PM | Daniel Riley (Administrator)

    I’m NOT canceling Windsday tonight, but I’m not wild about the conditions. Roads are still wet. We can decide what to do - ride, go for a beer - when we get there. 

  • 30 Apr 2019 11:35 AM | Nathan Burks

    This Saturday, the 3rd ride of the Gravel Series takes us to Original Gravity Brewing in Milan, MI. Arrive early for a cup of coffee at Milan Coffee Works. The route for this week is a relatively easy, flat 27 miles. We'll be back in time for lunch at OG.

    9am route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28989343

    If you're in for some bonus miles, bring your blinkies and meet me at 7am for about 20 miles of early morning gravel.

    7am route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29037395

    Nate


  • 29 Apr 2019 9:58 PM | Daniel Riley (Administrator)

    Welcome back to a new year of TAB evening rides! Come start your season with us this Wednesday. If the rains hold off, you’ll get to experience a classic Windsday challenge - temps in the low 70’s with 12-15 mph southwest winds.  We have a speed for most riders - Edgar with the Fast & Furious at 21+ mph avg, Jenifer with the Reasonably Fast at 19 mph avg, and Dan with the Reasonable & Reliable at a 17 mph avg. 

    And new this year, we’ve added one more group - the Relaxed ride with a 14-15 mph avg, led by new leader Rocky Roemer. I’m really excited about our new addition. If you wanted to join us but didn’t think you could keep up, now you can!

    Meet us at Timberstone Jr High at 9000 W Sylvania Ave, Sylvania, OH 43560. We leave at 6:30 sharp so come early and ready to ride hard!  In case of a weather cancelation, I will post or email by 5:30. So if it looks iffy, check first before you come.

    Route preview

    Relaxed - https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29673630 

    All others - https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29853238

  • 29 Apr 2019 5:31 PM | Chuck Nicewonder (Administrator)

    Greetings to all TAB members and Friends,

            Spring is here, and TAB's warm weather riding season is in full swing starting this Wednesday, May 1st, The following rides will begin this week and next:


    Wednesday May 1  * The Windsday Ride from Sylvania at 6:30 pm


    Thursday May 2     *  The 6fer Thursday Ride from Side Cut Metropark at 6:30 pm


    Friday May 3         

    The Friday Coffee Club Ride from Whitehouse at 9:00 am


    Monday May 6            

          The Monday Bedford Ride at 6:30 pm

           The Monday Whitehouse 4fer Ride at 6:30 pm


    Tuesday May 7      

     The Old 24 Breakaway Ride from Whitehouse at 6:30 pm

         The Speedtrap Ride from Elmore at 6:30 pm

        The Oak Openings Mountain Bike Ride at 6:30 pm 


    You will find more information concerning these rides on TAB's website:

    www.toledoareabicyclists.org, and ride leaders will most likely be sending announcements about their individual rides.


    So if you haven't done so already, get your bikes tuned up for a great riding season! I hope to see you on the road!


    Chuck Nicewonder

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