See 2 to 10 covered bridges on 20, 42, 73 or 101 mile routes. NO SUPPORT, routes are NOT marked. Most of the route is on roads, and some are busy at times.
Bring water, food/ money to buy food along the way.
Bring a friend if you want to guarantee someone to ride with, ### THIS IS NOT a "no drop" ride. ###
Bring tools, etc. and know how to use them.
There is limited parking at the start, and Golden Gate Park doesn't open until 8 AM.
RIDE SLOWLY OR WALK IN COVERED BRIDGES !!! Wooden deck will be uneven, slippery, with gaps between boards.
RIDE WITH GPS routes and turn cues, etc. : (copy and paste link)
101: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/42650554 - 10 bridges
73 mile: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/42728464 - 7 bridges
42: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/42740415 - 5 bridges
20: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/42744450 - 2 bridges
PRINTABLE MAP: https://www.meetup.com/dayton-cycling-meetup/photos/33499668/ (must have Meetup account. I can't figure out how to post it here...)
*Brubaker Covered Bridge is not on the route this year as a semi-turck hit the bridge last summer and the road is closed.
No ride if significant wind, rain, cold.
Towns with food, on the route: Farmersville, Germantown, Gratis, Somerville, Oxford, Eaton, and Lewisburg.
1 - Germantown bridge
2 - Mudlick/ Jasper bridge
*(3 - Brubaker bridge - not on the route this year, see above)
4 - Black bridge
5 - Hueston Woods Park bridge
6 - Harshman bridge
7 - Roberts Bridge
8 - Christman bridge
9 - Geeting bridge
10 - Dixon's bridge (in park)
11 - Warnke bridge
100 mile route sees 1,2,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11
73 mi route sees 1,2,7,8,9,10,11
42 mi route sees 7,8,9,10,11
20 mi route sees 10, 11