Life beyond century rides. Are you ready?

At 64 miles, this is a touch over 100km leaving from Xenia Station, Ohio. This route will prep you for everything you need to know about randonneuring** One good hill climb.  Some rolling hills.  Some protected bike trail. **some may quibble with this, unless you ride it at night. In th... Show Details

 

Welcome

Randonneuring is long-distance unsupported endurance cycling. This style of riding is non-competitive in nature, and self-sufficiency is paramount. When riders participate in randonneuring events, they are part of a long tradition that goes back to the beginning of the sport of cycling in France and Italy. Friendly camaraderie, not competition, is the hallmark of randonneuring.  For more information about randonneuring in the US, check out rusa.org


New Randonnuers

Registration for, and participation in, any and all events held by Ohio Randonneurs or RUSA requires an active RUSA membership and membership number. Temporary or expired membership numbers up to the date of the event will NOT work and results CANNOT be backdated.  Please consider renewing or beginning RUSA membership well in advance of calendared events to avoid completing events with no RUSA or ACP credit and tracking.  Join here

Returning Randonneurs

You must update your Ohio Randonneurs membership for 2024 before you register for any events. Go to "Club" tab under logo > Update/Renew Membership and follow the instructions.  Further details here.
If you try to register for a ride and see "Membership Expired", do not fret, this is why.  Just update as described above and you'll be set.
This helps us ensure your contact information is current, so thank you!


2024 Ohio Region Calendar Announcement!

Hello All! RUSA has approved our 2024 Calendar, and it is officially live! We have a ton of events in store for the next year with stuff for everyone. We have you covered if you want to enjoy a scenic pop or tackle 27,000ft of climbing. 

First up, we will have our opening weekend out of Xenia, Ohio, with a concurrent 100/200. With Ohio, this could be lovely, or it could be bitterly cold like last year. 

  • 2024/03/23 RUSAP  100 km - Caeser Creek - Jamestown Populaire
  • 2024/03/23 ACPB   200 km - Xenia-Russell's Point 200k

Then, we will have our ACP Series running from April through June and the Flèche ending at Chateau Buzzee. We will be dusting off some of the routes that haven't been used in a while for the Series.   The 200/300 will be out of the Springfield, Ohio, area, and the 400/600 will be out of Macedonia. I need to do some legwork this winter to ensure the starting locations and controls are current. For anyone put off by last year's climbing, I can't promise flat, but they are flat compared to 2023!

  • 2024/04/06 ACPB   200 km - Springfield-Troy 200km
  • 2024/04/27 ACPB   300 km - Springfield-Troy-Russell Pt 300km
  • 2024/05/04 ACPF   360 km - To Señor Buzzee's! Saturday Start, Sunday Finish!
  • 2024/05/18 ACPB   400 km - Macedonia-Meadville-Sandy Lake 400K
  • 2024/06/08 ACPB   600 km - Macedonia-Meadville-Salem 600K

New this year, we will have two Rouleur series!

A Columbus area series hosted by Dave Buzzee runs April-June.  Routes TBD. 

  • 2024/04/21 RUSAP  100 km - TBD
  • 2024/05/11 RUSAP  125 km - TBD
  • 2024/05/26 RUSAP  150 km - TBD
  • 2024/06/15 RUSAB  200 km - TBD

Additionally, a North East Ohio series hosted by Lynn Clark and Elly Winer runs from June to August. 

  • 2024/06/23 RUSAP  100 km - Likely  Gervasi-Salem-Hartville Loop
  • 2024/07/07 RUSAP  125 km - TBD
  • 2024/07/20 RUSAP  150 km - TBD
  • 2024/08/10 ACPB   200 km - Wooster Amish Clockwise 200k

Both Rouleur Series will converge with a Dart Populaire ending in Mt Vernon on July 27th.

  • 2024/07/27 RUSAF  120 km

Finally, we will return to Zanesville for another running of the 8k600k. While difficult, this ride ended up being incredibly scenic and will be run again in 2024 by request. 

  • 2024/09/21 ACPB   600 km

Between these and the events put on by our neighboring region, there is no lack of events to ride in 2024. Ensure your RUSA membership is current, and I'll see everyone in March! If you are looking for an extrinsic motivator in the short term, I highly recommend you check out Coffeeneuring (https://chasingmailboxes.com/2023/09/24/coffeeneuring-challenge-2023-lucky-13), which just started up. 

Josh

 


Electronic Proof of Passage (EPP)

This permits us to go mostly paperless.

If electing to use electronic proof of passage, you will need to upload your ride to a publicly available site (e.g., strava, ridewithgps).  Please ensure your ride is set to 'public' or similar availability.

After the ride, you will get an email with a link to a page where you should fill in your finish time and provide a link to your uploaded ride (e.g., https://www.strava.com/activities/1234 or https://ridewithgps.com/trips/1234).  Please do so as soon as you can so that final results may be submitted to RUSA.
You can even leave public comments on the ride from that same form.

In anticipation of potential GPS file corruption, it is recommended that you use a secondary (or even tertiary) documentation such as timestamped photos at each control and/or a completed brevet card.

2024 Club Overview

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Mar 23
Sat

Caeser-Creek---Jamestown-Populaire-100k
Xenia Station - Xenia
08:00
RUSA 100
Flat
Members: $10.00
Guests: $10.00
None registered

Mar 23
Sat

Xenia-Russells-Point-200k
Xenia Station - Xenia
08:00
ACP 200
Flat
Members: $20.00
Guests: $20.00
1 registered

Apr 06
Sat

Springfield-Troy-200k
Springfield - Country Inn & Suites - Springfield
08:00
ACP 200
Rolling
Members: $20.00
Guests: $20.00
3 registered

Apr 21
Sun

CBUS-100k
Columbus - Generic - Columbus
08:00
RUSA 100
Hilly
Members: $10.00
Guests: $10.00
None registered

Apr 27
Sat

Springfield-Russells-Point-Troy-300k
Springfield - Country Inn & Suites - Springfield
06:00
ACP 300
Rolling
Members: $20.00
Guests: $20.00
3 registered

May 04
Sat

Fleche
Buzzee's House - Columbus
07:30
ACP Fleche
Mixed
Members: $35.00
Guests: $35.00
1 registered

May 11
Sat

CBUS-125k
Columbus - Generic - Columbus
08:00
RUSA 100
Rolling
Members: $15.00
Guests: $15.00
None registered

May 18
Sat

Macedonia-Meadville-Sandy-Lake-400k
Macedonia - La Quinta - Macedonia
05:00
ACP 400
Rolling
Members: $20.00
Guests: $20.00
2 registered

May 26
Sun

Bexley-Laurelville-150k
Bexley - Academy Park - Columbus
07:00
RUSA 100
Rolling
Members: $15.00
Guests: $15.00
None registered

Jun 08
Sat

Macedonia-Meadville-Salem-600k
Macedonia - La Quinta - Macedonia
05:00
ACP 600
Rolling
Members: $25.00
Guests: $25.00
2 registered
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