Ohio Motorcycle Trips and Events List

The Buckeye State offers a top quality collection of popular motorcycle roads and destinations among Midwestern states. Southeastern Ohio (OH) in particular is a motorcycle riding paradise filled with quaint country towns, hills, & twisty roads, many offering river hugging journeys. The northeastern portion of the state offers access to the 11th largest fresh water lake in the world - Lake Erie - with its 262 miles of Ohio shoreline. The rest of the Ohio offers motorcycle rides meandering through classic portraits of Midwest Americana.




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October 11, 2014
This route is within the Wayne National Forrest. As such it is very rural and has few if any services along the...
This route is very twisty with lots of elevation changes especially near the southern end when it is a continuous drop down...
Beginning in Woodsfield Ohio take Route 800 south about 3.5 miles to Ohio 255. Take Route 255 southeast all the way to...
May 10, 2014
This is the road that forgot it sits in the WEST side of the Ohio Rive and not the EAST. This road...
Very good road surface, not perfect, but not many are. You can ride this road with minimal pucker factor, due to gravel/debris/dirt/etc....
Ohio Route 260 between Ohio Route 565 and Ohio Route 7 (at New Matamoras).
December 25, 2013
This road goes through several small towns. It winds through many hills and has some entertaining views. Pretty much one of the...
The road quality is above average in most spots. Some gravel spots coming off of people's driveways are to be watched, but...
Make a right onto Dalzell Road after passing through Whipple, OH on Route 821. Follow Dalzell Road to Ohio Route 556.
May 10, 2013
starts with rocky outcroppings over hanging the roadway, through winding hills and farmlands.
average road surface conditions. No real twisties but nice turns all along the route.
Route starts just south of Killbuck, Ohio, off of US 62. SR 520 turns north only from US 62. 520 goes into...
July 1, 2008
This covers all the best topography of Southern Ohio in just 60 miles. It starts slowly from the mighty Ohio River, winding...
The road surface is excellent. In the hilliest parts at the beginning, only the more severe (>90 degree) curves are marked. Very...
You pick up Route 147 in Bellaire Ohio off of Rt. 7 about 3 miles South of I-470 along the Ohio River....
January 1, 2007
Hill-top prairies, small streams, remnants of the mining industry and lots of wildelife along the way.
Nice elevation changes, lazy sweepers, killer switch-backs that will test your skills. If you're a first-timer, best to head south from Cadiz,...
Start in Cadiz, OH (about 50 miles southwest of Steubenville ... see the online map) and simply head south on Rt. 9...
May 1, 2004
Scenery runs from low land dairy and beef farms to rough hilly valleys of southeast Ohio typical of the Ohio River valley....
The northern section (north of the town of Cadiz) of this route is comprised mainly of sweepers ... pavement is good, some...
Start by finding State Rt. 9 in Downtown Salem Ohio. Salem Ohio is about 35 miles south east of Akron Ohio. Take...
March 7, 2012
No big vistas along the main route (there are some killer ones on the gravel back roads), but the cool forests and...
Just paved! (Summer of 2010)
St Rt 278 is a fairly small road in Southeastern Ohio. It is an interconnecting route between St Rt 50 and St...
May 1, 2009
This route travels through beautiful southeast Ohio hilly scenery and includes several nice Cliffside areas as the road follows a nice river....
You'll travel through some very nice "S-curve" elevations. Some curves are decreasing radius so be careful! VERY CURVY! I have ridden Rt...
We followed 26 up from Marietta, OH. Left 26 at Rt 800 in Woodsfield because it was getting dark. Rt. 800 is...
July 1, 2007
Hidden in the southeast corner of Ohio, just north of Wayne National Forest, you'll find a fantastic ride through the deep woods....
There are practically no flat spots on this one. There are turns as tight as 15 mph; I took them at 30,...
Start by getting yourself to Hannibal, OH. From their just take Ohio Rt 536 east to the end point of Ohio Rt...
April 23, 2012
This route starts in Heartland farms full of golden wheat and green grass, takes a dive into the deep green of Hocking...
This route begins in soft swelling, wide turning farmland south of Urbana, and turns into a twisty green cavern as it winds...
Begins by taking route 56 off of Route 4 just south of Urbana, OH, and ends in Athens, OH
June 1, 2007
A run through some of the twistiest roads in northeast Ohio all the while traveling through the sandstone hills of Jefferson County...
It's an excellent road that is clean for the most part and traffic is light. It is an EXTREMELY technical road that...
Start in a town called Leesville Lake Park, OH (see online map) and simply head east-northeast on Rt 164. You'll pass through...
May 16, 2011
Southern Ohio at it's finest ... tight twisty roads with a boatload of elevation changes. After McConnelsville it opens up to more...
Recently repaved in Morgan county. As mentioned above ... this road is a GREAT collection of twisties with elevation changes. All of...
Really easy to describe ... in south eastern Ohio, just take state route 78 between Glouster and McConnelsville.
May 16, 2011
Most of SR-374 is tree lined and surrounded by hills. Much of the road runs through Hocking Hills. The road is very...
Most of the road is well paved. Watch for a small amount of stones and possibly leaves/branches from the trees that overhang...
SR374 dead ends at US33 in the North and SR56 in the South. I normally get on from SR56 and drive North...
December 25, 2013
Fairly typical with the woods and hills. Nothing stands out, to me, but maybe I just like riding more than the scenery....
A good road with few flaws that I can see. Not too new, not too old and uniform from A to B....
Pretty simple take 555 south out of Chesterhill, Ohio and continue until terminus at US 50/OH 7
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Checkout Upcoming Motorcycle Events in Ohio

2016-09-10 : 2016-09-10

Benefit Run for the CENTRAL OHIO HOMELESS VETERANS STAND DOWN

ABATE OF Ohio Inc., Region 10, comprised of Fairfield, Hocking, Morgan, Noble, Perry & Vinton Counties is hosting a 9/11, 15 Year Anniversary Benefit Run for the CENTRAL OHIO HOMELESS VETERANS STAND DOWN. 100% of the Proceeds Benefiting Columbus Veterans Beneficial Board and Volunteers of America, both organizations are 501c3. Sign Up is Saturday, September 10, 2016  9 to 11 AM. Rider $15/Passenger $5, Last Bike Out ~11 AM. Must be 21 years of age or older to participate. The Venue Location is The Ugly Mug Bar & Grill, 9645 Basil Western Rd., Canal Winchester, OH 43110. Poker Hand Draw, Special Drawings, Auction, & Food at 6 PM. This is an AMA Sanctioned Event. Join the event at https://www.facebook.com/abate.region10

2016-08-27 : 2016-08-27

Break the Cycle - Mike Braatz Memorial Poker Run

Mike Braatz Memorial Poker Run for Recovery -- a BEAUTIFUL 72 mile motorcycle ride through Amish Country to help raise awareness and reduce the stigma of addiction disease! The event begins and ends at the Wayne County Fairgrounds. Registration begins at 9:30 am on Aug. 27. All riders depart between 10:30 and 11:00 am.

2016-08-13 : 2016-08-13

14th Annual 2016 SE Ohio Motorcycle Ride

Where: Best Western. 4929 East Pike Zanesville, OH 43071 (740) 453-6300 I-70 exit 160. Map to Best Western. Escorted SE Ohio Ride on Saturday Starting at 9:15 AM from the Best Western parking lot, We will be ending up back at the Best Western also. Be gassed up and ready to go by 9:00, short meeting at 9:05 and leaving promptly at 9:15 AM. We are expecting to be back at the Best Western around 5:30 PM Saturday evening. Friday Night: We will have a meet and greet starting at 7:30 PM Friday night at the Motel. We will have pizza and snacks for everyone. There will be door prizes to be given away. The Friday Night Car show at Denny's Diner across the street from 6 PM until about 8:00 PM is a must see. In addition to the Main Escorted Ride on Saturday. Wednesday through Friday: Self Guided Rides. We will have ride maps available. Click here to see all of the additional suggested rides. There are lots of great roads and routes to take. Come a few days early and ride. We will be at the motel starting Wednesday. There will be lots of people around at the motel for socializing in the morning and later in the afternoon every day. Saturday Ride Description: Leisurely ride from Zanesville going East, through scenic winding back roads at times following a few rivers and lakes. Route will go around Seneca Lake & Dam, Wayne National Forest and along the Ohio River. Ending up in New Martinsville, WV for lunch at Quinet's Court Restaurant. The Court Restaurant has a home made lunch buffet (with home made deserts) for appx. $10.95. We will have a large private area set aside for our group. From there we will ride South along the Ohio River, then West into the National Forest on 260. Everyone is encouraged to only ride at their own pace through the curves. Then route 26 through the forest to the North side of Marietta, we will stop at a covered bridge on route 26 to give everyone a little break. Route from the Covered bridge South on Route 26 will be at your own pace, anyone wishing to ride at a faster pace will leave first. There will be lots of great curves and scenery to enjoy in this section ending up just north of Marietta. After taking a bypass on the north side of Marietta we will then take route 60 a short distance to the gas stop then up along the Muskingum River all the way back to Zanesville. Planned stops in this portion, Muskingum River locks #8. There is very little traffic on these roads on Saturday, making this a very enjoyable ride. This will be a 217 mile (total) ride. We will make appropriate gas and rest stops. There will be plenty of time for socializing. This is a good opportunity to take a nice ride, meet some new people, and possibly get away for a couple of days. Everyone is welcome, no matter what you ride. Best of all, this ride is free and does not cost anything except food and gas. If you only want to do the portion of the ride in the morning to the restaurant or the second half of the ride from the restaurant back, that is fine. We will be at the Court Restaurant at approximately 12:30 PM. In addition, see the SE Ohio Motorcycle Ride Guidelines Page. What to expect: A nice ride through some very scenic and even somewhat challenging roads. A great time and a chance to meet old friends and make a few new ones. Single riders are welcome (Male and Female), you will find this to be a very social ride and group. Do not worry about coming alone and not knowing anyone, that will change pretty quickly. We will block intersections. We also have people flagging at intersections that we can not block. All bikes are welcome, Teresa does ride in the back with a radio. There are also several clubs and many individuals that participate, so you will most likely see quite a few different bikes. We do go across the bridge into West Virginia for lunch, so helmets are required for this portion of the ride. The 2015 SE Ohio ride went very well with 90 bikes and 135 people on Saturday. We had a good mix of bikes and another great day. The restaurant could not have been better again. This will be our 14th year hosting this event and with the addition of Self Guided Rides again in 2016, we plan on making 2016 the best yet. Due to popular request custom designed SE Ohio Ride Event Shirts are now available for this years Event. These are being made in limited quantities and can be purchased before or at the event. To guarantee your shirt and size order before the event. Contact: Teresa or Rick from Value-Accessories with any questions. E-Mail: valueacc@valueaccessories.net 440-259-4793 Motel: We have reserved a block of rooms for Wednesday through Saturday nights at the Host Motel, Best Western, 4929 East Pike, Zanesville, OH (740) 453-6300. Call and reserve for whichever nights that you plan on staying. Very nice rooms and some good parking lot socializing. You must give them the reservation number # B508Wiles#9, when making reservations. You will need to give them a credit card number to hold a room for you. The Saturday ride starts and ends at this motel. The meet and greet along with parking lot socializing on Friday night will also be at the Best Western. The rooms are discounted for this event, $65.99 plus tax a night, (two Queen Beds or one King , up to 4 persons per room). If you need a smoking room you will need to tell them when making reservations. Please book early if you are planning on going, the motel will fill up. Mention Group rate, # B508Wiles#9, for the group discount. The motel does have an indoor pool, internet and an included breakfast. They will have a hose outdoors to wash bikes as well as rags. They are very accommodating for bikes. You must make the reservations by 7/24/16 to get rooms in the reserve block. Make your reservations early, the motel will be full. When the Best Western fills up, the Zanesville Super 8 is offering the same rate for all of our guests. Call the Super 8 at 740-455-3124.

2016-08-06 : 2016-08-06

American Legion Post #256 2nd Annual Poker Run Benefit for Veterans

$25 rider, $5 passenger includes meal following final kickstands down. $100 for winning Poker hand. Live music, raffles, Split the Pot. This years charities are American Legion Legacy Fund and Wags 4 Warriors.

2016-08-06 : 2016-08-06

4th Annual Ride and Roast Poker Run

Camp Courageous is a residential summer camp for individuals with developmental disabilities and is dedicated to improve the quality of life through socialization, independence, and educational opportunities based on an outdoor recreational program. The cost to send one camper for one week is $1400. Help make a difference and join us. Not only will you be contributing to a great cause, you will be having a great time! Start Location: Signature Harley Davidson Event Address: 1176 Professional Dr. Perrysburg, Oh 43551 End Location: Camp Courageous at 12701 Waterville Swanton Rd, Whitehouse, Oh 43571 Registration and Ride Out time:12:30- 1:30 After Party 3-8 pm $25 – Rider $35 – Rider & Passenger Price includes: poker hand, meals, shirt, and raffle ticket $40—VIP Package (per person) Price includes: VIP Lanyard, VIP meal, VIP beer tickets, raffle ticket, shirt, and commemorative item. **Must pre-register to guarantee a shirt** **First 50 people to pre-register receive a Lapel Pin** Pre register at http://weblink.donorperfect.com/2016rideandroast or call 419.882.0941

     

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