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The 9th Annual Tour de Dayton is Saturday Aug 3rd (9am-3pm) Rain or Shine!

Join fellow area cyclist of all ages for another free annual 9-mile bike tour. Come on out bring your bike, ride at your on pace and experience local art, culture, history, architecture, music, food, community and recreational points of interest along the way as you ride through the East Dayton neighborhoods of: Oregon, Historic Inner East, Burkhardt, Huffman Historic, St. Anne’s Hill, Twin Towers & South Park.

Location: Burns-Jackson Park 450 Buckeye Street Dayton Ohio 45410

Admission: This annual cycling event is free for all participants of all ages & abilities!

Neighborhoods featured on the tour this year are: – (Oregon, Historic Inner East, Burkhardt, Huffman Historic, St Anne’s Hill, Twin Towers & Historic South Park).

T-Shirts -(Will be a limited number & sizes for sale $10 while supplies last)

Use the registration page above to register online now or register the same day at the event.

Want a preview of the unique and interesting places you can explore on the tour this year? Then check out the information and links below.

(Start & End point)      Burns-Jackson Park “Pedestrian Bridge”   

https://www.gotparks.com/?type=all&s=OH&f=1061924

 

+  Scenic Ride through section of Historic Oregon District (Ride & view of historic homes Newcom Park & neighborhood streets)

http://www.oregondistrict.org/     https://www.facebook.com/oregondistrict/

 

#1

Urban Krag Climbing Center

Urban Krag Climbing Center features 10,000 square feet of textured and sculpted vertical terrain with heights ranging from 28 to 56 feet, an inclined bouldering wall for both advanced and beginner climbers, and plenty of people ready to jump in and help with a route.

http://urbankrag.com/

125 Clay Street Dayton Ohio 45402    937-224-5742

 

#2

Belle of Dayton Distillery & Van Buren Room “World Renown Craft Cocktail Lounge”

https://www.belleofdayton.com/   &   http://www.vanburenroom.com/com/OUT US

The Van Buren Room menu features classic cocktails with Belle of Dayton spirits along with rare and experimental releases. The craft cocktail bar will also showcase an extensive selection of the highest quality Gins along with locally produced craft beer in cans and bottles, other Ohio distilled spirits, and Bourbon, Scotch, & Rye Whiskies.

Since opening in 2014, the Belle of Dayton Distillery has won numerous international awards and recognition for its pot distilled, small batch spirits along with the prestigious Double Gold Medal at the San Francisco Wine and Spirits- the Best Spirits in the World. The Van Buren Room is set up and held to the same standards of quality, along with flawlessly executed drinks to create a world-renowned craft cocktail bar right here in Dayton.

122 Van Buren Street Dayton Ohio 45402        (937)-250-1837

 

#3

Missing Peace Art Space (Art Gallery & Exhibitions)

“The Art of Peace”

What is the art of peace? It is creative communication using artistic mediums to express the human desire for peace.

http://missingpeaceart.org/ https://www.facebook.com/Missing-Peace-Art-Space-106903956714/

234 S. Dutoit Street Dayton Ohio 45402     937-241-4353

 

#4

Mikes Indoor Bike Park

Dayton’s only indoor bicycle park.  all ages, all abilities, year-long riding”

Mike‘s Bike Park is Dayton Ohio‘s Full-Service Bicycle Shop and Indoor Cycling Facility. From sales to service to indoor riding, Mike‘s Bike Park has it all! BMX, Mountain Bike, Commuter, Road, Gravel, Kids, and specialty bikes are what we do!

https://www.mikesbikepark.com/    mailto:mikesbikepark@gmail.com  mailto:citycycleworksdayton@gmail.com

1300 E. First Street Dayton Ohio 45403       937-963-2366

 

#5

Jazz Central est 1974 (Celebrating its 45th Year in music)

“Dayton’s historically nationally renown & recognized “Home for Authentic Jazz”

https://www.jazzcentral-dayton.com/   https://www.facebook.com/JazzCentralDayton/

2931 East Third Street Dayton Ohio 45403       937-254-8130

 

#6

East Dayton (See the Elevated City View & Soap Box Derby Hill site/Burkhardt)

 

#7

Stepping Stones Learning Center “Teach-Nurture-Inspire”

215 Burkhardt street Dayton Ohio 45403                    937-252-6226

http://steppingstoneslearning.com/

 

Welcome to Stepping Stones Learning Center, a not-for-profit, family centered program for children birth to 21 years of age with and without special needs.  Through our community, OPWDD, clinic, and early childhood school based classroom programs, we have developed unique environments where an acceptance of diversity promotes an atmosphere where children learn and grow together and from each other; what a lifelong gift.

 

+ Historic Huffman Districts Area (Ride & View of historic homes & neighborhood streets)

https://www.facebook.com/historichuffman/

 

#8

St Anne The Tart “Café Bakery & Event Space”

http://stannethetart.com/

Open six days a week, St. Anne the Tart is a café, bakery & event space offering an assortment of seasonally-inspired sweet and savory pastries in our artful and warm setting in St. Anne’s Hill.  We offer a full-service espresso bar and coffee from renowned roaster, Carabello Coffee as well as organic, sustainably sourced teas from Metolius Tea.

1500 E. Fifth Street Dayton Ohio 45403            937–259-8663

 

+ St Annes Hill Historic District (Ride & View of historic homes & neighborhood streets)

http://www.stanneshill.org/         https://www.facebook.com/StAnnesHill

 

#9

St. Mary’s Catholic Church

(Tour Landmark Twin Towers Iconic Historical Architectural worship site listed on the National Register of Historic Places!)

https://www.stmarydayton.org/

310 Allen Street Dayton ohio 45410       Pastor Dr Francis Tandoh  937-256-5633

 

#10

SMALES Pretzels Bakery est 1906

Snug, Stylish bakeshop Specializing in handcrafted pretzels, in both soft and hard varieties Family owned & operated for over 100 years! (Come & see the pretzel making process!)

https://www.facebook.com/SmalesPretzelBakery

210 Xenia Ave Dayton Ohio 45410         937-253-7482

 

#11

+   Ride through Historic South Parks “Park Drive – Broad Parkway” & see historic area homes of one Dayton’s original historic urban neighborhoods!

https://www.historicsouthpark.org/

 

We hope to see you out there on the tour again this year where “Dayton Loves Cycling!”

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9th Annual Tour de Dayton Saturday August 3rd (9AM-3PM)

Hey Tour de Dayton fans followers & past participants!

The 2019 Tour de Dayton planning team are just letting you know that this years 9th annual Tour de Dayton is in the planning stages and we will be posting more exciting details about the tour as they become available.

For the first time since 2012 the Tour de Dayton will be returning to tour “Eastern Downtown/Oregon” and some of the adjacent East Dayton Neighborhoods”.

So stay tuned for more details on another adventurous fun & exciting tour and above all don’t forget to set your calendar date for August 3rd for the 9th Annual Tour de Dayton!!!

A Dayton original biking tour experience!

Thanks,

The 2019 Tour de Dayton Planning Team

Dayton Loves Cycling!

Follow us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Tour-de-Dayton-Annual-Cycling-Event-959573050872361/

Our email: TourdeDayton@gmail.com

 

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

The Tour de Dayton planning team would like to wish all of our 2018 sponsors supporters participants and volunteers Happy Holidays Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Thanks again for your participation and support. We hope to see you, your friends, family and fellow cyclist out there again next year/(in 2019) for the 9th Annual Tour de Dayton Saturday Aug 3rd.

As always we look forward to featuring a new cycling tour route again next year allowing participants to explore various Dayton neighborhoods and a chance to visit and experience variety of local neighborhood points of interest along the way.

Thank you & see you again next year.

Tour de Dayton

Where Dayton Loves Cycling!

Another Dayton Original!……

Check Out The 2018 Tour de Dayton Points of Interest on the Tour!

Hey Tour de Dayton Fans Followers & Participants are you ready for another exciting Dayton neighborhood bike tour adventure this year? Bring your bike and join fellow friends fans followers and other cyclist for a free family friendly 8-10-mile ride exploring a unique variety of local Art, Cultural, Historical, Geographical, Social, Food, Drink & Recreational points of interest in (Downtown, Midtown & Webster Station).

 

The 8th Annual Tour de Dayton takes off Saturday Aug 4th (9am-3pm) Rain or Shine

Location: Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley 660 South Main Street Dayton Ohio 45402

Same day Registration (9am-12pm)

To Register in advance click on this link below or the Registration Info page above to pre-register and streamline your registration process on event day!!!!

http://www.signmeup.com/125993

 

Want to know where were going and what’s on the tour? Check out the points of interest list & links below for a preview of this years upcoming tour experience!

 

Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley

(Tour, Registration Start & End Location)

660 South Main Street Dayton Ohio 45402

Website: http://gesmv.org/

 

Levitt Pavilion Dayton

(Tour & See the New Free Outdoor Music Pavilion)

Dave Hall Plaza – South Main street between 4th & 5th Street Dayton Ohio 45402

Website: http://www.levittdayton.org/

 

Proto Buildbar

(The Worlds 1st Buildbar! a must see experience)

534 East 1st Street Dayton Ohio 45402

Website: http://protobuildbar.com/#

 

Deeds Point Metro Park

(One of Dayton’s best geographic viewpoints of Downtown great for pictures!)

Park Entrance 510 Webster Street Dayton Ohio 45402

Website: https://www.metroparks.org/places-to-go/deeds-point/

 

Riverscape Metropark

(Great Downtown Dayton Park experience for all ages)

237 East Monument Ave Dayton Ohio 45402

Website: https://www.metroparks.org/places-to-go/riverscape/

 

The Funk Music Hall of Fame & Exhibition Center

(Tour & Learn about Dayton Ohio’s global connection, contribution, history, legacy & influence in the Funk Music Industry) – ($5 Donation/Entry Fee No unauthorized pictures or video inside museum-Museum reserved for Tour de Dayton Participants on event day)

113 East Third Street Dayton Ohio 45402

Website: http://www.thefunkcenter.org/

 

Dayton Visual Arts Center

(Tour & See local creative Art Works & Displays)

118 N Jefferson Street Dayton Ohio 45402

Website: http://www.daytonvisualarts.org/#

 

Monument Walk Townhomes

(Tour the new Downtown Dayton Model Townhome)

106 Monument Ave Dayton Ohio 45402

Website: http://www.simmsdev.com/monument-walk

 

The Dayton Women’s Club

(Tour & Learn: Located Inside Historical Crafted Landmark Home)

225 North Ludlow Street Dayton Ohio 45402

Website: http://thedaytonwomansclub.com/

 

Dayton International Peace Museum

(Tour & Learn: Located Inside Historical Crafted Landmark Home) – ($8 Recommended Donation/Entry fee)

208 West Monument Street Dayton Ohio 45402

Website: https://www.daytonpeacemuseum.org/#dipmmission

 

Third Perk Coffee House & Wine Bar

(Experience the city sidewalk atmosphere while enjoying a small and local female owned Gem City Original)

46 West Fifth Street Dayton Ohio 45402 Dayton Ohio 45402

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ThirdPerk/

 

Note: Don’t have a bike? Consider using the Links Dayton Bike Share with bike stations located throughout Downtown Dayton for the tour. Check out the link below for details.

https://www.linkdayton.org/

 

Hope to see you out there!!!

2018 Tour de Dayton Planning Team

8th Annual Tour de Dayton Saturday Aug 4th! (9am-3pm)

Hey Tour de Dayton fans followers & participants.  The 2018 Tour de Dayton planning team is just letting you know that this years tour is in the planning stages and we will be posting more details as they come.

For the first time since 2011 the tour will be returning to our most central neighborhood “Downtown Dayton” and maybe some surrounding neighborhoods close to downtown as well where it all started back in 2011.

So stay tuned for more details on another adventurous fun & exciting  neighborhood tour and don’t forget to set your calendar date for August 4th for the 8th Annual Tour de Dayton!!!

Dayton Loves Cycling!

The 2018 Tour de Dayton Planning Team

Happy Holidays & Happy New Year!!

The Tour de Dayton team and its volunteer support members would like to wish all fans supporters particiapants and sponsors Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year!!!

We look forward to next years bike tour and hope to see you well, in good health, active and out there again with us next year for another exciting ride!

Dayton Loves Cycling!!

The Tour de Dayton Team & Volunteers

 

 

 

2016 Tour de Dayton Photos

Hey Tour de Dayton Fans Followers and Participants

Here is a few photos, of the many places visited and enjoyed during the 2016 Tour !!!

 

 

7th Annual Tour de Dayton Saturday Aug 5th Registration Info

Hey Tour de Dayton Fans followers and participants

We are just posting reminder that our online registration has closed to allow time for administrative preparation for the event but you can come out and register the same day of the event and enjoy the tour with no problem!!!!

Hope to see you out there for one of the best free annual bike tour events in Dayton!!!!!

Another true Innovative Dayton Original!!!!

The Tour de Dayton Planning Team!!!!

7th Annual Tour de Dayton is coming up Saturday Aug 5th (9am-3pm)!!!

Hey Tour de Dayton Fans Just a friendly Reminder!!!

The 7th Annual Tour de Dayton is coming up Saturday Aug 5th 9am-3pm at the Dayton VA Medical Center/National Park 4100 W Third Street a local and national historic landmark!!! Special for this year Tour de Dayton will be a part of the Dayton VA historical 150th year celebration activities!

Registration will be located in the large parking lot near the Liscum Rd entrance to the Dayton VA campus off of Third Street so we recommend entering the Dayton VA campus using the Liscum Rd entrance for your convenience. Liscum Rd is accessed directly as a exit from I-35 West & directly off of West Third Street.

Check out the maps on this page for details of the great points of interest you will experience while riding through the Dayton VA campus and surrounding neighborhoods this year!!

Don’t forget each year is a new route, a new ride and a new experience so take the time ride at your own pace bring family and friends and enjoy this innovative annual Dayton Original biking tour!!!!

You can register the same day from (9-11am) or use this link  http://www.signmeup.com/119545 to register in advance online.

Also we will have a limited number of the rare “Tour de Dayton” T-shirts available for sale ($10) each in military green in honor of the Dayton VA Medical Centers historic 150th Anniversary Celebration and in honor of all Military Veterans while supplies last.

Hope to see you out there!!!!

Thanks

2017 Tour de Dayton Planning Team

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2017 Tour de Dayton Route Points of Interest

Hey Tour de Dayton Fans Followers & Participants.

Are ready for another exciting bike tour adventure? Want join us and be part of the Dayton VA Medical Centers 150th Anniversary Celebration Bike Tour!

Come and bring your bike and join us and be a part of the Dayton VA Medical Centers 150th Anniversary Celebration for a free family friendly 10-mile ride exploring local Architectural, Cultural, Historical, Geographical, national, Service and Recreational points of interest in the Dayton VA Grounds and the neighborhoods of (Westwood & Residence Park).

Tour Registration/Start/End/Location:

The Dayton VA Medical Center Campus

4100 West Third Year

Dayton Ohio 45428

(Registration located in VA Parking Lot Near the Liscum Rd Entrance See VA route Map for details)

 

(The VA Tour includes: A Video History Screening, The Magnificent Grotto, Veterans Museum, Monument Hill, Historic Church Bldg Tours & a ride through the Scenic Hallow Grounds)

(Neighborhood section of tour includes: Wright Brothers Airplane Factory Site, Wesley Community Center/Free Healthy Snacks, Scenic Tour, & Residence Park)  

Check out the route maps below for route details!!

2017 Dayton VA Campus TDD Route Map

2017 TDD BIKE ROUTE

 

Share the Tour information with friends family and fellow bike riding enthusiast.

We hope see you out there again this year!

The Tour De Dayton Planning Team