2014 dates


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

Raffle for Rider #26 & a prize package is open until April 15 — Include $5 per chance with your registration.  Register now using the link on the left…fees increase on May 1, 2014.

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

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

2014 Route Announcement video

March Newsletter Black and White  or  Color

The GOBA 2014 brochure has been mailed out.  An electronic version in PDF format may be downloaded here.

Reservations for the 2014 optional bus trips on Tuesday & Thursday are now open. See OTT Trips

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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