GOBA SAG Service Still Available

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GOBA SAG service still has room for 15 more participants, but time is getting short. If you want to join us for a week of fun on the Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure, you must have already registered for GOBA because GOBA registration is now closed. See...
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Bike To Work Dates

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HAVE FUN AND HELP THE DCC We have had more fun than you can imagine with our DCC Photo Booth at Bike to Work Day at RiverScape.Please contact Chuck Smith if you can help us with the photo booth.Here are details on three local Bike to Work Days (courtesy of the 5 Rivers MetroParks...
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Annual DCC Awards Announced

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Congratulations to all who received awards at the Annual DCC Banquet on 12 April including the following special awards, volunteer awards, and high mileage awards: Hugo B. Daba: Mark Buchwalder Jo Glover: Anita Patten Female rookie: Brandy Smith Male rookie: Brian Bates Female...
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The Future of Cargo Bikes

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In my July column, I featured Uli Fiedler of Dayton and her cargo bike.  Also during July, Bike Friday released its new “Haul-A-Day” cargo bike.  This new bike is lighter than most cargo bikes (“only” 35 pounds) and completely adjustable.   The frame adjusts to accommodate riders...
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Stillwater River Trail Closure

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A multi-year Ohio Department of Transportation project to rebuild the Interstate 70 bridge over the Stillwater River will close the trail underneath the interstate and south to the parking lot in Jake Grossnickle Park. Grossnickle Park is not affected by the project or the...
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Bike Share coming to Dayton

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Each year, I attend the League of American Bicyclists Summit in Washington, D.C.    During each Summit, delegates from Portland, Oregon brag about their “Bicycle Friendly Community.” While the League of American Bicyclists has awarded nine Ohio communities including Dayton t...
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We Need Your Commuting Tips and Miles

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DCC member mileage is recorded for Award purposes in Bikeways, Commuter, and Touring. Please send your monthly commuter miles by the second of each month to the Commuter Mileage Coordinator Dennis Pohl for inclusion on the Commuter Mileage listing. Remember to include errands,...
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Downtown Dayton Detours

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Detours through Downtown Dayton due to I-75 construction:   Links to more information
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Truck Blind Spots

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Visit this website for full details on the dangers of Truck Blind Spots http://www.thetruckersreport.com/truck-blind-spots-know-the-danger-zones/
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Review of New Medlar Road Bikeway

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I had the opportunity to ride the newly opened Medlar Bikeway on a semi-warm, but windy November day.  Once it is extended, this route will connect the Great Miami River trail to the bikeway along Austin Pike.  This is the third new trail this year featuring a nice hill climb...
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Water Bottle Safety

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Okay – quick. When you reach down for your water bottle to take a drink when riding, what hand do you use? If you’re like 90% of the population, you probably use your right hand. That is fine, except for the fact that your left hand is one that is then controlling the...
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Share the Road License Plate Available

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The plates may be ordered by going to Ohio’s OPLATES.com, clicking “special plates”, and scrolling to and clicking on “Share the Road.” 1,000 plates must be sold each year to keep this plate available.  For additional information click on Ohio...
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