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2023 Think Spring Ride and Picnic - April 15th - 11:00 am Start

Start your 2023 cycling season off with this beautiful ride and tasty lunch. A short and long route is being offered. The long ride is rolling and hilly on roads and paved trail; Short route is 100% paved Bike & Hike and great for 1st time riders who want to gain knowledge of cycling etiquette and rules of the road (minimum pace of 8 - 10 mph).
Bring your family for a day of fun, food and riding. Invite your cyclist friends to enjoy the day and have them become a member.  First time riders are welcome to learn more about the Akron Bicycle Club! Come for the Ride; Win Door Prizes, Enjoy Lunch; Renew friendships and just have a very FUN day.
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For Pre-Ride, ABC will provide Protein bars and water upon Check In.

For the post-ride LUNCHEON, Think Spring's Featured Sponsor, Meijer- Stow, has donated the main entree's (Chicken, Ham and more) for the meal. 
Meijer Logo
To round things out for lunch, riders are asked to please bring an appetizer, side dish or dessert to share. If you are bringing something, please respond to the question on your registration. You should also bring your favorite non-alcoholic beverages (alcohol is prohibited for this event). The Club will supply water, hot drinks, and plates/plastic utensils.

REGISTRATION IS RECOMMENDED and will help the club plan for the luncheon, as well as the ride. Register for the RIDE and LUNCH separately using the "REGISTER NOW" button on the right side of this page or Register Now. The ride and luncheon are separate activities!!

Meet at 10:30 am at the Heritage Barn in the Silver Springs Park, Stow, Ohio to SIGN INThe entrance is at the rear entrance of Silver Springs Park (off of Young Rd). See MAP link below. Rain, Snow or Shine.... the event will go on with an 11:00 am ride start!

There is no cost to attend this event!!! However, donations will be accepted at Think Spring to support Velosano's TEAM ABC!! All Velosano donations go 100% For The Cure and support life-saving cancer research at the Cleveland Clinic. Support Velosano and your 2023 "TEAM ABC" riders by donating at the LINK below:

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There's More......
Your "Sign In" will be your entry to win Door Prizes awarded after the ride (need not be present to win). Door prizes have been generously donated by our partner Local Bike Shops..... Bike Authority, Eddy's Bike Shops and Bisesi's Bikes & Fitness.


20 mile Short social route on Bike & Hike  - Minimum pace of 8 - 10 mph 
Short Route - Think Spring 2023

36 mile Longer route is on roads and Bike & Hike - Minimum pace of 12 mph
Long Route - Think Spring 2023

This ride is SELF-SUPPORTED.... There will NOT be SAG available. GPS navigation is preferred. If GPS is not available, you can print out your cue sheets in advance, if needed.  To print your cue sheets: 1) Click on your route link above; 2) Click on the "More" button in the left column; 3) Click on "Print Cue Sheets". 

Saturday, April 15, 2023, 10:30 AM until 3:00 PM
Heritage Barn - Silver Springs Park
Stow, OH  
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Ron Ring
216-798-5089 (c)
Club Ride
Registration is closed
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Helmets are required on all ABC rides. Please, no use of ear buds, or cell phones while riding. Recommend use of rear view mirrors. By law (and for your safety) a headlight, rear reflector and tail light is required 30 minutes prior to sunset, and it is recommended at all times for additional safety. Please obey all traffic laws. Safety is everyone’s responsibility. Rides are for members and first time guests. Class 1 e-Bikes are welcome on this ABC Ride per Club e-Bike Policy. See for more information or to become a member. Come Ride With Us and Enjoy The Ride.
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2023 Think Spring - Long Route
2023 Think Spring - Short Route
Think Spring LUNCHEON


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