Registration Extended Through Friday, May 25th

Join the 30th Anniversary Celebration Now

30 Years of Riding Around Ohio
The Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure 2018

Click Registration for GOBA 2018 is now closed.  See everyone in Delaware.

Don’t forget to complete your rider survey after the tour using the link to the left.


Delaware ◆ London ◆ Circleville ◆ Lancaster ◆ Newark ◆ Delaware
June 16-23, 2018

GOBA is excited to return to central Ohio for its 30th Anniversary ride! We are looking forward to visiting some historic cities with exciting new looks and offerings for our GOBA riders. Join us for this relaxing tour averaging 50 miles per day and providing scenic views, good food and great friends!






GOBA has four exciting extras available to start registering for today!

  • Car Camper Pass – this is where you would register your vehicle for GOBA 2018.
  • Community Camping Service – for the rider who doesn’t want to look for their luggage each day. This special service will pickup/deliver your luggage to a designated area, a chair will be provided, and a drink and snack each day except layover days.

Click Here to register for Car Camper Pass and Community Camping Service.

  • Towel Service – best service around if you like a clean dry towel and wash cloth each day.
  • Deluxe Camping Services – This is a limited offer for the first 40 riders who don’t want to hassle with their luggage, set-up/tear-down a tent…we will do the work for you! We will provide the tent set-up/tear-down, air mattress, a chair, drink and snack to a designated area.

Click Here to register for Towel Service and Deluxe Camping Service.

If you can’t access the internet or aren’t comfortable registering on-line, please contact Mary Larson at mary.larson@outdoor-pursuits.org or call the office at 614-273-0811 and she will send you a registration form.

Please check back periodically. Updates will be posted here and on facebook.com/gobatour.

About GOBA

The Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure is a bicycle-camping tour and “an adventure on two wheels with 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 outdoor-pursuits.org for activity and membership information.

News for GOBA

GOBA 2017 photos are available to view or download from our SmugMug Gallery. online gallery

GOBA 2018 calendar should be mailed around December 1st.

June 2018 Newsletter

May 2018 Newsletter

March 2018 Newsletter

August 2017 Newsletter

Dr. Tom Pommering tips on how to beat the heat on GOBA

Related Links

Communications Support GOBA Amateur Radio


GOBA/Columbus Outdoor Pursuits/TOSRV has a new office!  The new mailing address is 1193 S. Front St, Columbus, OH 43206.  Telephone numbers remain the same.

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