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Your Lexington + Mt. Vernon, OH Bike Shop  

Lexington

(419)884-6135


Sunday - Closed until Spring

Mt. Vernon

(740)392-6100



Sunday - Closed

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Rides & Events

Check this page often for updated listings of all types of cycling events in and around our area.

 Rides require, at minimum, an appropriate bike in good working order, water, and a helmet. Our night rides require suitable lights front and rear. We suggest a spare tube, energy food, maybe a little cash in case we stop, and your biggest smile! Many rides are held subject to weather. It's a good idea to confirm dates, time and any specific requirements, too. We'll see you out there — and have fun!

If you have a ride that you want posted on our website, please e-mail us at: ericp@ynotcycling.com.

For result to our informal time trials at Malabar and Apple Valley Click here

Our Weekly Group Rides

Our weekly outdoor rides will continue when weather and daylight permits, typically in April.  Our Tentative ride schedule is:  Lexington Location, Tuesday (Fast Ride), Wednesday (Riders Choice), Thursday (Recovery and Novice Ride), and Saturday Breakfast Ride.  Mount Vernon Location:  Tuesday and Thursday evening rides.

Join us through out the season as we cruise all over Knox County and Richland County.

Our weekly indoor Trainer rides will begin the week of January 2nd, 2017.

DayStart TimeDescriptionLocationPhone
Thursday Evening5:30pm90 minute, 22mile loop. Novice and recovery loop. beginning and ending on the B & O Trail. Helmet and lights required. 5:30PM Weather permitting. Will resume in Spring 2017L:exington Y-Not Cycling419-884-6135
Tuesday5:30PM90 minute outdoor Bicycle ride. Starting and ending on the B & O Trial. Advanced riders, 18+ average mph. Weather permitting. Will resume in Spring 2017Lexington Y-Not Cycling419-884-6135
Wednesday5:30PM90 minute Outdoor cycling. Beginning and ending on the B & O Trail. Lights required. Helmet required. Intermediate group ride averaging 14-16 mph. Weather permitting. Will resume in Spring 2017Lexington Y-Not Cycling419-884-6135

Upcoming Cycling Events

Some of these events require fund-raising to benefit charitable organizations. Call for further information.

DateEvent NameLocationDescriptionPhone
Apr 2, 2017WVMBA Challenge at MountwoodParkerburg, WVOhio Mountain Bike Championship Series Race
Apr 9, 2017The Southwest Screamer at East Fork State Park Mountain Bike RaceCincinatti, OhioOhio Mountain Bike Championship Series Race
May 7, 2017Tecumseh's Revenge at Scioto Trails State ParkChillicothe, OhioOhio Mountain Bike Championship Series Race
May 10, 2017National Bike to School DayYour house to school and backRide your bike to school and make a differencem both physically and envirnomentally. National Bike to School Day provides an opportunity for schools across the country to join together to celebrate and to build off of the energy of National Bike Month419-884-6135
May 15, 2017National Bike to Work Week May 15-19Your house to work and backRide your bike to work and make a differencem both physically and envirnomentally.419-884-6135
May 20, 2017TOSRV (Tour Of the Scioto River Valley)Columbus, OhioThe traditional TOSRV start and finish is at the Ohio Statehouse in downtown Columbus. Since the TOSRV route runs along the Scioto River Valley between Columbus and Portsmouth, our Saturday overnight location, it avoids the large hills of southern Ohio.
May 20, 2017Tuscazoar Twain Reign of PainCamp TuscazoarNoteworthy adventure often begins with a team of two. Painful, soul testing experience that pushes one's perceived concept of possible is better when shared. It takes two to make-a things go right. It is with this understanding that we invite you to find a partner in crime and join 331 Racing and the Dirt Line Organization for the TUSCAZOAR TWAIN REIGN OF PAIN. Tackling one of Ohio's newest trail systems, Camp Tusc is a cross country course with narrow single track, exposed roots, tire chewing rocks, and 1200' of steep climbing per 5.5 mile lap that will reveal breath taking, oxygen deprived vistas.
Jun 3, 2017Mohican 100Loudonville, OhioLocation: Race begins in downtown Loudonville, Ohio. Finish at Mohican Adventures located one mile from downtown. Criss-Cross four counties along a single loop, climb more than 11,000 feet, and go toe to toe with the top pros on this legendary ultra-endurance loop in Northeastern Ohio. The Mohican 100 features both a 100 mile and a 100 kilometer option with five fully stocked aid stations plus self-serve water stops.
Jun 17, 2017GOBA #29Starting in Findlay, OH5 days of cycling 45-60 miles from town to town and 2 days of optional loops. Findlay ? Tiffin ? Upper Sandusky ? Bellefontaine ? Kenton ? Findlay Ohio.614-273-0811
Jul 9, 2017Medina Time TrialReagan ParkThe race of truth...man vs machine vs trail vs time vs mother nature. Test your speed and bike handling skills against your peers in this single track anaerobic throw down.This is a get at it from the start, lactic acid producing, heart pounding and smile inducing battle against the clock. A PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY event: this eliminates the need to arrive early to register, then wait for your start time. Simply determine how much "warm up" time you need and pick up your number plate and pre-reg package anytime prior to your start time. We will release a master start time listing two days prior to the event on the 331 racing website. Thus no waiting in registration lines and then waiting an hour for your start time. Simply show up anytime prior to your start and grab your number plate and swag bag and proceed to the start line after you warm up. Actual start times will be based on number of entries and assigned based on registration date.
Jul 23, 2017Race to the Hills at Lake Hope State Park Mountain Bike RaceNelsonville/Athens OhioOhio Mountain Bike Championship Series
Aug 13, 2017Norhteast OHio Crankfest at Westbranch State Park Mountain Bike RaceAkron, OhioOhio Mountain Bike Championship Series Race #12
Aug 27, 2017Dillon Rocks at Dillon State Park Mountain Bike RaceZanesville, OhOhio Mountain Bike Championship Series Race
Sep 10, 2017Race on the Ridge at Chestnut Ridge Metro ParkCarroll/Columbus, OhioOhio Mountain Bike Championship Series Race
Oct 7, 2017Battle of Barbed Wire at Great Seal State ParkChillicothe, OhioOhio Mountain Bike Championship Series Race
Oct 8, 2017Fall N Leaf with NEW Routes and a centuryBelville, OhioThe Annual Fall-N-Leaf Bicycle Ride Registration. Ride the hills of Richland and Knox Counties in 37/50/68/100 miles. Enjoy the fall colors, some miles on the paved Richland B & O rail Trail. Great late season tour with hot food, sag service included.
Oct 14, 2017Vulture's Knob Oktoberfest "Team Challenge" Vulture's Knob, Wooster, OhioTeam Relay Race Team Time Trial Downhill Race Cross Country Race Interlaced amongst the Killbuck Valley hillside is a trail system that offers varied terrain and trails only limited by the imagination of those wielding the tools to sculpt this junk filled earth. Vulture's Knob beckons unto you for a day of fun with friends in a unique and challenging mountain bike format: Dr. Knobs Malevolent Team Challenge Grab three carefully selected friends and begin to prepare for a day of racing unlike any other in your cycling experience. Your team will be faced with competing in four events, with each member's effort contributing to the overall composite final time. PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY EVENT This unique Vulture's Knob fundraiser is a pre-registration only event and limited to the first 50 teams. Registration will close at midnight Oct 8.
Oct 21, 2017OMBC Championship Mohican Forest State Park Mountain Bike RaceLoudonville, OhioOhio Mountain Bike Championship Series Race
Jan 1, 201814th Annual New Year's Day RideLexington Y-Not CyclingBring in the new year right......ride your bicycle. Join us for a short or long bicycle (depending on the weather) and chili after the ride. 11 AM start time. Dress warm....Bring a desert to share419-884-6135