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ABC Ride 2013


The Absolutely Beautiful Country Ride has been introducing riders to the wonders of safe biking in our neck of the woods for more than 50 years. This year's ABC Ride starts at Copley High School on July 10, 2016. The ride showcases the rolling hills and quaint villages of Summit, Medina and Wayne counties.
OF course, for many this ride is an introduction. We also have designed safe and fun routes for 10 or 15 miles for those new to biking or for those who want to enjoy their morning and get on with their day. these rides starts at the Lion's Pavilion at Cy Hewitt Park in nearby Seville.

The Absolutely Beautiful Country Ride provides scenic and challenging routes for families as well as experienced bicyclists. Registrants can choose 10, 15, 25, 50, 65 or 100 mile routes and expect ample rest stops, lunch for the 50 mile and higher routes and excellent SAG support along the routes. 
All Copley riders are encouraged to stop at the Copley high school after the ride to enjoy the catered lunch and live music.   Also check out the merchandise, talk with ABC members about the weekly club rides, consider joining Akron Bicycle Club and maybe have a massage for a small fee.
"The ABC Ride lives up to its reputation. Great routes. Lots of food and support. Truly a fun ride." 
Cody Smith, ABC Ride participant



The Routes Start Times Register
  • 10 and 15 mile shorter Routes
    Cy Hewitt Park in Seville
  • 25 MileDunkin Donut/Seville
  • 50 Mile
    Seville/Silver Creek
  • 62 Mile (Metric)
    Seville/Silver Creek
  • 100 Mile Century
    Seville/Apple Creek/Silver Creek

6:30 AM  Registration Desk opens
7:30 AM  100 mile riders should be registered and on the road by this time
8:30 AM 50-60 mile riders should be on the road by this time
9:00 AM Registration Closes
10:30 AM Dunkin Donut Stop Closes
11:00 AM Lunch Opens at High School
12:30 PM Apple Creek Rest Stop Closes
3:00 PM Silver Creek Rest Stop Closes
4:00 PM SAG Ends


10 and 15 mile Routes Registration opens at 8:00 am at the Lions Shelter in Cy Hewitt Park in Seville.  All riders must be on the road by 10:00 am.  
All other registrations are from the Copley High School Athletic Field. Registration for the ABC Ride is open to ABC members and the Public. Members receive a discount.  Registration fees are tiered so register early to get the best price.
Helmets are required on all ABC Club rides.
Same Day Registrations are from 6:30 AM until 9:00 PM
ABC 2015 Routes - Ride with GPS

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Online Registration Closes July 10 at 3:30 PM
Please Complete this form and Bring with You to Register for the Ride after this date.

Other Fun at the Ride

Enjoy Music and a Healthy Lunch  after the ride

Music by Chris Carlton

Sports Massages by Adam Geiger of Gifted Hands Massage
Special Thanks to the Copley- Fairlawn School District Board of Education and Staff
Special Thanks to the Copley Police Department

 Show Your Support

Registrants can purchase for $25.00 this years ABC Ride Athletic Shirt.    
These shirts are Sports Tek fabric, Long sleeved or Short Sleeved in White. Sport Tek fabric wicks away sweat. The tees run large so please consider when ordering.

 Volunteers Make the ABC Ride Day Memorable! 

This year's ABC Ride Benefits the iCan Bike Camp running from July 13-19 at the Copley High School  It is being conducted by the Greater Akron Chapter of the Autism Society. 
The ABC Ride also benefits other Bike Friendly Projects in the Greater Akron area.

This year's ABC Ride is proud to be supported by
Providing lunch this year is Scott and Elaine Kuebler of North End WIne and Beer Bar.
This year's menu includes:
Your choice of Pasta, Grilled Flank Steak or Chicken
Green salad
Fresh Veggies
Fresh fruit
Homemade Cookies for Dessert

 Gifted Hands Massage



Akron Bicycle Club P.O. Box 2268 Stow, OH  44224
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