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Xenia Weekend Bike Tour — Xenia, Ohio

Xenia Trails 80-mile Bike Ride

Come out for a ride! This is part of a trail ride series sponsored by the Ohio River Trail Council (ORTC) in Pennsylvania and the MSRT in West Virginia intended to bring awareness to the wonderful trails in our quad-state region (Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia). All cyclists are welcome for this rails-to-trails, moderate-paced ride!

Join us for a one, two, or a three day excursion as we explore the trails around Xenia, Ohio. On the first day (Friday) we visit the Air Force Museum and the enjoy a 20-mile evening ride on the Little Miami Scenic Trail.  On the second day (Saturday) we will ride a 20-mile morning ride and a 20-mile evening ride. On the third day (Sunday) join us for a 20 to 40-mile ride on the Jamestown Connector. 
 
Hybrid bikes with lights are recommended. Helmets are required.

The group will meet at 11:15 a.m. at the USAF Museum Cafe on Friday.

Trailhead

Ramada Xenia, 300 Xenia Towne Square, Xenia, OH 45385 US 
 
GPS: 39.684842, -83.934590
 
Hotel
 
Ramada Xenia, 300 Xenia Towne Square, Xenia, OH 45385 US 
 
Features and Points of Interest:
 
The Xenia Station is home to the largest paved trail hub in Ohio. The grounds are tucked alongside where Miami Avenue and Detroit Street (Rt. 68) meet in Xenia, Ohio in Greene County. The hub boasts about 170 miles of paved bikeways that connect directly to the station as well as a number of different communities, including the nearby Dayton trail network. Maps of the Miami Valley Trails can be ordered for free here.
 
The Trails: 
  • Creekside Trail 
  • Iron Horse Trail
  • Little Miami Scenic Trail
  • Ohio-to-Erie Trail - SW section
  • Wright Brothers Huffman Pairie Grass Trail
  • Xenia-Jamestown Connector

The National Museum of the United States Air Force, is the oldest and largest military aviation museum in the world and is located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, near Dayton, Ohio. This site is provided as a public service by the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Public Affairs Division. The National Museum of the United States Air Force collects, researches, conserves, interprets and presents the Air Force's history, heritage and traditions, as well as today's mission to fly, fight and win ... in Air, Space and Cyberspace to a global audience through engaging exhibits, educational outreach, special programs, and the stewardship of the national historic collection. These statutory duties delegated by the Secretary of the Air Force are accomplished on behalf of the American people. We are the keepers of their stories.

Behind the Scenes Tours are regularly scheduled, free guided tours of the museum's restoration area. Participants are shuttled to the restoration hangars, located about one mile from the main museum complex. Tours are offered only on Friday at 12:15 p.m. Advance registration is required. Admission to the museum is FREE. There is a charge for the Air Force Museum Theatre and flight simulators. To make your behind-the-scenes tour reservation, click here

Social

During or following the ride a social gathering will occur. 

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