Upcoming Events

2018 Community Bicycle Programs & Local Events

City of Springboro Biking in the Boro

  • Bike the Handle/Walk the Handle
    Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
    Crooked Handle Brewing Company, 760 North Main Street, Springboro

Four rides are planned for 2018 with our partners at Crooked Handle Brewing Company and the first one for 2018 is planned for Tuesday, April 24 beginning at 6:30 p.m. The rides are approximately 10 miles in length and take place on City streets and include a lead and follow rider and are ridden at a comfortable pace. Hikes are approximately 4 miles in length and take place on City sidewalks and paths. Rides/Hikes begin and end at brewery followed by door prizes for all participants and reduced prices on merchandise. Food is available at nearby restaurants and stores. The ride and walk are open to persons18 years of age and older. Helmet required. If you need a helmet contact the City of Springboro a 937-748-6183.

  • Bicycle Friendly Business Days
    Friday, May 11 to Sunday, May 20, 2018
    12 Locations Throughout Springboro

As part of its celebration of Bike Month the City of Springboro and its Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) are sponsoring Bicycle-Friendly Business Days Friday, May 11 through Sunday, May 20 at 12 locations throughout the City. Bicycle Friendly Business Days reward cyclists for getting out of their motor vehicles and giving cycling a try while supporting participating local businesses. Ride your bicycle to any of 12 Springboro businesses and received free or reduced prices on goods and services.

To participate in the program all you need to do is wear your bicycle helmet while riding, be a courteous bicyclist and follow all traffic laws, ride your bicycle to any or all of the 12 businesses and organization participating in the program during their hours of operation to claim your reward (you may be asked to show proof that you rode your bike to the business) and share your experience at #BoroBikeFriendlyDay.

The following businesses and organization are participating in the 2018 Bicycle Friendly Business Days:

Anytime Fitness
728 North Main Street
Big League Haircuts
672 North Main Street
City of Springboro
320 West Central Avenue
Coffman Family YMCA
88 Remick Boulevard
Crooked Handle Brewing Company
760 North Main Street
Dayton Comprehensive Dentistry
18 Remick Boulevard in the Ledgestone Office Building
Donatos
764 Gardner Road
Dorothy Lane Market
740 North Main Street
Marketplace Express (Marathon)
2 Remick Boulevard
K&W Drive-In
450 South Main Street
Springboro Public Library
125 Park Lane
This Guy’s Coffee
284 West Central Avenue

  • Springboro Celebrates National Trails Day
    Saturday, June 2, 2018, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Locations Throughout Springboro

This first-time event in Springboro will include walking opportunities in Springboro’s Historic District as well as E. Milo Beck, Gardner and North parks, geo caching, food and more. BPAC and the City of Springboro are partnering with the Springboro Area Historical Society and downtown merchants. For more information visit www.americanhiking.org/national-trails-day/find-an-event/#find-event/view-event-details2/5a7dff39970e6c6e23add336/

  • Bike the Handle/Walk the Handle
    Thursday, June 28, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
    Crooked Handle Brewing Company, 760 North Main Street, Springboro

The second installment of Bike the Handle/Hike the Handle takes place on Thursday, June 28 at 6:30 p.m. at Crooked Handle Brewing Company, 760 North Main Street in the Marketplace at Settlers Walk. The rides are approximately 10 miles in length and take place on City streets and include a lead and follow rider and are ridden at a comfortable pace. Hikes are approximately 4 miles in length and take place on City sidewalks and paths. Rides/Hikes begin and end at brewery followed by door prize for all participants, reduced prices on pints. Food available at nearby restaurants. The ride and walk are open to persons 18 years of age and older. Helmet required. If you need a helmet contact the City of Springboro a 937-748-6183.

  • Mr. Boro’s Tavern Ride
    Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.
    495 North Main Street

On Wednesday, May 16 we will be holding the inaugural Mr. Boro’s Ride/Walk! The ride and walk will take place at 6:30 p.m. at Mr. Boro’s located at 495 North Main Street. Ride/Walk lengths are to be determined but they will begin and end at Mr. Boro’s Tavern. The ride and walk are open to persons 18 years of age and older. All cyclists must use a helmet. For free bicycle helmets contact the City of Springboro at (937)748-6183.

  • Bike the Handle/Walk the Handle
    Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
    Crooked Handle Brewing Company, 760 North Main Street, Springboro

The third installment of Bike the Handle/Hike the Handle takes place on Tuesday, August 7 at 6:30 p.m. at Crooked Handle Brewing Company, 760 North Main Street in Springboro. The rides are approximately 10 miles in length and take place on City streets and include a lead and follow rider and are ridden at a comfortable pace. Hikes are approximately 4 miles in length and take place on City sidewalks and paths. Rides/Hikes begin and end at brewery followed by door prize for all participants, reduced prices on pints. Food available at nearby restaurants. The ride and walk are open to persons 18 years of age and older. Helmet required. If you need a helmet contact the City of Springboro aT 937-748-6183.

  • Mr. Boro’s Tavern Ride
    Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.
    495 North Main Street

The second installment of the Mr. Boro’s Tavern Ride/Walk will take place on Wednesday, September 12 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Mr. Boro’s Tavern located at 495 North Main Street in Springboro. Ride and walk lengths are to be determined but will begin and end at the tavern. The ride and walk are open to persons18 years of age and older. All cyclists must use a helmet. For free bicycle helmets contact the City of Springboro at (937)748-6183.

  •  5th Annual Bike the Boro/The Great Event
    Saturday, September 1, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The City’s premier bicycle event. Includes 3 family fun rides on the streets of Springboro, ranging from 3 to 16 miles. Bike rides are followed by a festival including participation by local bicycle shops, advocacy groups and regional planning agencies. Free helmet giveaways and bike raffles. Event also includes a visit by the CareFlight helicopter, representation by local law enforcement and the Clearcreek Fire District, a climbing wall, bounce houses, face painting, food, drinks, ice cream and more.

For more information on the above events contact Dan Boron at (937)748-6183 or danb@cityofspringboro.com.

  • Bike the Handle/Walk the Handle
    Thursday, October 11, 2018, 6:15 p.m.
    Crooked Handle Brewing Company, 760 North Main Street, Springboro

The final installation of Bike/Hike the Handle takes place at 6:15 p.m. on Thursday, October 11 at Crooked Handle Brewing Company. The rides are approximately 10 miles in length and take place on City streets and include a lead and follow rider and are ridden at a comfortable pace. Hikes are approximately 4 miles in length and take place on City sidewalks and paths. Rides/Hikes begin and end at brewery followed by door prize for all participants, reduced prices on pints. Food available at nearby restaurants. The ride and walk are open to persons 18 years of age and older. Helmet required. If you need a helmet contact the City of Springboro a 937-748-6183.

For more information concerning this year's events, please contact City Planner Dan Boron at 937-748-6183 or danb@cityofspringboro.com.