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Norbert’s Big Bike Ride

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This annual Norbert Ride will start at the 303 Trailhead at 9:30 on Saturday, June 15th.  We’ll head north on the upper bike path to the beautiful Brandywine Falls!

Lunch to follow at the Winking Lizard in Peninsula.

After lunch, an optional hike to Blue Hen Falls (2 hour hike)


Tim”s Towpath Challenge #12 – McDonnell to Canal Lands Park


We Did It!  This is our last leg of the Towpath Challenge!

We’ll start at Fort Laurens State Memorial in Bolivar, head south to Canal Lands Park and back.  Food and Drink will follow at the historic Towpath Tavern in Bolivar.

Tim’s Towpath Challenge #10 – Towpath Court to Wooster St.

This ride will start at John Glenn Grove in Massillon and head south to Wooster St. in Navarre and back.  Food and Drink will be at Buffalo Wild Wings in Massillon.

Tim’s Towpath Challenge #9 – St. Helena Park to Towpath Court (Massillon) / CBT #4 Royal Docks





Leg #9 of the Towpath Challenge will start at St. Helena Park in Canal Fulton at 4:00 pm.  We’ll head south to Wooster St and back. 

Our 4th CBT stop will be Royal Docks Brewing Company Taproom and Kitchen, starting at 6:00 pm.  As always, please join us for the CBT, even if you don’t ride!

Tim’s Towpath Challenge #8 – Vanderhoof to St. Helena Park

This leg #8 of the Towpath Challenge will leave Vanderhoof Trailhead at 10:00 am.  We’ll ride south to St.Helena Park in Canal Fulton and back.

Food and Drink will follow at Wink’s in Barberton.

Tim’s Towpath Challenge #7 – Wilbeth Road to Vanderhoof

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This leg of the Towpath Challenge will start at the Wilbeth Rd Trailhead and head south to Vanderhoof Rd and back.  The ride starts at 4:00 pm.

Following we will meet at The Upper Deck 357 West Turkeyfoot Lake Road.

Tim’s Towpath Challenge #6 – Memorial Parkway to Wilbeth Road /Lunch @ Lock 15



The 6th leg of the Towpath Challenge will start at Memorial Parkway (499 Memorial Pkwy) and head south to Wilbeth Road and then return.  Ride starts at  10:00 am.

Food and Drink to follow at  the  wonderful Lock 15 Brewery in Akron.  

Tim’s Towpath Challenge (Ride #3) – Lock 39 to Canalway Center to Frazee House


Meet at Lock 39, 8000 Rockside Rd., Independence.  We’ll ride north for a while and then turn south and ride to Frazee House.  Then it’s back to Lock 39!

Food/Drink to follow at Yours Truly, Rockside Rd.

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September Bike Ride

Where: Meet at the Lock 29 Peninsula Depot, 1648 Mill St. Peninsula. From there, we will head south on the Towpath for about 7-8 miles, turn around and return to Peninsula. (7.4 miles is the distance to the Botzum trailhead, and 9.1 miles is to Blimp City Cycles).

Why: Good exercise, excellent companionship, and the reward of refilling your “tank” at Winking Lizard in Peninsula after the ride.