Ohio Motorcycle Roads and Trips

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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April 12, 2015
Nice country ride thru small town of Winfield. Some good 20 mph twistys. Few blind spots and be careful after a hard...
This road has some tight twisty curves and a few small sweepers. Blacktop all good. New pavement from Winfield to Dundee in...
Interstate 77, exit 83. Take Ohio State Route 39 West towards Sugarcreek one tenth mile, turn right on 516. 7.9 miles from...
January 18, 2015
This route follows the north end of the Ohio River on the Ohio side. It is right on the outer edge of...
This is a very well kept road. There were some areas where it was forced to one lane going south do to...
Start your tour of OH-7 just outside East Liverpool. Take 7 south as it hugs the Ohio River all the way down...
December 28, 2014
The stretch of 36 is the best that road has. When you're on 60 for that short stretch, you'll want to turn...
36 is perfect, 60 is perfect (maybe a little gravel at one small intersection-- you'll see it. 541 is the reason for...
Starting on Rte 36 just east of Mount Vernon, head east toward Warsaw. At the first intersection (maybe the only intersection) in...
December 18, 2014
There's lots of lush greenery and hills around. You'll pass by the 'Big Muskie Bucket' that they used for moving Earth back...
No complaints, some on and off pavement switching and some loose gravel, but nothing to get in a twist over.
Just west of Caldwell, OH off of I-77 Exit 25 towards McConnelsville, OH. (West of 77 is much better than East of...
November 29, 2014
The route begins riding down into a somewhat industrial valley and quickly gives way to a rural environment where you ride along...
The roads are mostly newly paved 2 lane streets. All are well marked as are the road signs at intersections. Be careful...
This route begins in Valley View, Ohio a south eastern suburb of Cleveland, at the intersection of Rockside Rd. and Canal Rd....
November 9, 2014
It has a nice mixture. Ride next to the Chagrin River, through wooded State Parks, Grassy fields, and past old farms. Just...
Much of the road has been resurfaced this summer(2014)
Start at Rte 84 or Johnnycake Ridge Rd in Willoughby, Oh. Take Rte 174 or River Rd. south to Chagrin Blvd. Head...
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...
September 20, 2014
The route is part of the Cleveland Metro Parks so the path starts in the Mill Stream Reservation and ends running through...
While there are a few hills, the parkway is mainly flat but filled with curves and twists. The speed limit is 35...
Starts in North Royalton close to where York Rd dead-ends into Bennette Rd. Take Valley Pkwy west off York Rd. Follow this...
July 6, 2014
This route runs along the coast of Lake Erie. You'll be treated to great views of Lake Erie from Huron all the...
Road is in great shape. No need to worry about dodging pot holes. Gentle curves along the way.
Jump on Rt. 6 in Huron and head East to the town of Vermilion.
June 8, 2014
After leaving Zanesville Ohio you will ride along the winding banks of the Muskingum river. You will enjoy beautiful hill sides and...
The roads are nicely paved with long straightaways and long sweeping curves. Not much elevation change which allows you to just relax...
The ride begins in Zanesville Ohio along the Muskingum River and end in Marietta Ohio where the Muskingum River meets the Ohio...
May 14, 2014
This route covers some scenic areas of germantown metropark and the surrounding rural area. the loop road is somewhat twisty and hilly,...
Mostly smooth and gravel free... right on the enterance/exit to the loop road there is a couple of potholes and my last...
Start at the shell gas station at 1341 w market st, germantown oh (OH-725). Head west for approx 1.4 miles - 2nd...
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).
April 9, 2014
There is a lot of farm land mainly and really nice views of the rolling hillsides.
Lots of twisters, few hairpins. sometimes a lil gravel in road but nothing too bad. The road is in great condition for...
Start in Marietta and take route 636 west out of town and continue about 11 miles until you run into route 339....
January 22, 2014
This is a very pretty ride that runs along Rocky River with nice homes and a few farms along the way. In...
The roads are well maintained and you will find very little gravel and few potholes. Very hilly and curvey with nice sweeping...
Start at the intersection of West River Sprague Road in Columbia Station and head South on West River. It will end in...
December 28, 2013
This is road is sort of a suburb road that slowly changes to a country road the further you get out of...
The just paved the road out of Bridgeport in the middle of 2013. Fresh black top for more than 1/2 of the...
In Bridgeport and Cadiz both US 250 is a main route through these towns. In Bridgeport 250 is a step away from...
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Checkout Upcoming Motorcycle Events in Ohio

2015-09-12 : 2015-09-12

2015 Ride with a Mission Motorcycle Rally/Fundraiser

The City Mission, for 105 years, has been providing help and hope to all people through the transforming power of God’s love, will hold its third annual "Ride with a Mission” motorcycle rally and fundraiser on Saturday, September 12, 2015. The non-freeway ride will begin at The City Mission’s Laura’s Home in Westpark, and take place in and around Greater Cleveland concluding at the Mission’s main campus at 5310 Carnegie Avenue in Cleveland. An event T-shirt, raffle prizes, a meal and more await all riders and passengers!

2015-09-03 : 2015-09-07

Easyriders 2015 Chillicothe Rodeo

The 2015 Easyriders Rodeo Tour Invades Chillicothe, OH Thursday September 3rd Through Monday September 7th At The Ross County Fairgrounds! The Wildest Motorcycle Action & Party In North America Featuring Motorcycle Rodeo Action, Weekend Camping, Non-Stop Live Concerts , Celebrities, Bar Stool Racing, Ride In Bike Show, Trophy Girl / Wet T-Shirt Contests, Motorcycle Exhibits, Used Parts Corral, Unlimited Food & Beer & More! Party With Us For One Day Or Bring Your Tent & RV & Party With Us All Weekend Long As We Entertain You With The 1,000 LB Sled Pull, Barrel Races, & Of Course The Best Motorcycle Action & Party Known To Man! Interested Vendors, Complete Event Details, & More Go To www.EasyridersEvents.com Or Call 800-962-9857

2015-08-15 : 2015-08-15

3rd Annual Benefit Poker Run for the Greater Cleveland Fisher House

Rolling Thunder, Inc. Ohio Chapter 8 is presenting their 3rd Annual Benefit Poker Run for the Greater Cleveland Fisher House. Registration begins at 9:00 at Century Harley-Davidson where breakfast will be provided. The first bike out is at 10:00 and the last bike should be in by 5:00. Cash payout to the top five hands. There will be basket raffles, 50/50 raffles, vendors, DJ and a car show. Cash donation of $20 per bike/car and $5 for each additional passenger. Ride will take place rain or shine. For more information contact Diana Ward at (216) 554-0888. Vendors are welcome.

2015-08-09 : 2015-08-09

13th Annual 2015 SE Ohio Motorcycle Ride

Where: Best Western. 4929 East Pike Zanesville, OH 43071 (740) 453-6300 I-70 exit 160. 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. If you have a Spyder, try the Friday Spyder Guided Rides. 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, you can also get just the salad bar. We will have a 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 2014 SE Ohio ride went very well. We had a good mix of bikes and another great day. The restaurant could not have been better. This will be our 13th year hosting this event and with the addition of Self Guided Rides again in 2015, we plan on making 2015 the best yet. 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 does 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 7/24/14 to get rooms in the reserve block. 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.

2015-08-01 : 2015-08-01

3rd Annual Compassion in Motion Charity Ride

Charity Ride to benefit Wags 4 Warriors, a non-profit service dog organization in Brecksville, OH. They unite veterans whom upon returning home from war suffer with PTSD or TBI with an appropriate dog, and provide all of the training, equipment and support for the dog to become the veterans service dog at NO COST to the veteran. The ultimate goal is for the service dog to take away the struggle the veterans face everyday. The ride will be through scenic NE OH (80-100 miles & stop), will include lunch after the ride. Riders $25 & Passengers $10. DJ, Raffes, 50/50, Music, Door prizes and more. Registration starts at 9:30 and kickstands up at 11:30. Saturday August 1st, Rain date August 2nd To donate, sponsor or volunteer, call Karen at 330-940-2129 Come support our Hero's & their companions!

     

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