2014 dates


GOBA 2015:  June 20-27 (Saturday to Saturday)

Route Announcement:  November 24, 2014

 To receive 2015 registration materials, or to be on list, send mailing address to gobainfo(AT)


June 14-21, 2014:  Mansfield – Orrville – Coshocton – Mount Vernon – Bucyrus – Mansfield

GOBA-2014 Highlights:  Come on… let your hair down and keep your helmet up. Join in with 2,999 other bicyclists who turn their handlebars toward Adventure. The 2014 GOBA tour northeast of central Ohio will be a little bit wild, a little bit hilly, a lot family-friendly and 100% joy. In the course of 50 miles a day, you’ll experience a route that invigorates, a delight in your new-found friends, a taste of Ohio to savor, and then you’ll sing like you mean it. Mark your calendar, sign up now, and carve your training time into your schedule. Connect with your GOBA family and don’t miss out on “the Wild Side”.

To add yourself to the mail list, send your complete mailing address to gobainfo [AT] or 614-273-0811.

News for GOBA 2014 – Follow the Forms & Links link from the menu on the left to review documentation from GOBA 2014.  These will be updated with the GOBA 2015 information sometime after the official route announcement.

The photos from GOBA-2013 which are featured in the 2014 calendar are now posted to our online gallery

Please check back periodically. Updates will be posted here and on

About GOBA

The Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure is a bicycle-camping tour and “an adventure on two wheels with 2,999 of your closest friends.” Held annually in June, GOBA features bicycle touring at a leisurely pace, for approximately 50 miles per day through some of the friendliest areas that Ohio offers. The daily routes lead you to amazing tour attractions and welcoming food stops, while the overnights are spent being entertained by our host towns and camping under a blanket of stars. The week-long Adventure is perfect for you and your family, offering fun, Ohio hospitality, and a challenging and rewarding vacation.GOBA is an event of Columbus Outdoor Pursuits, a non-profit organization devoted to non-competitive outdoor recreation. Visit for activity and membership information.

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