Presenter Names: Brent Anslinger, Randy Ryberg, Jordan Hart, Chris Buck
Presentation Title: Bicycle Touring in and through the Miami Valley
Presentation Description: Bicycle touring is hot and the Miami Valley is in the game! Check out all of the local, regional, and national route options that sit within or travel through the Miami Valley from Adventure Cycling Association Routes to the Ohio to Erie Trail and local weekend tours. Learn about lodging options and local resources to get you started on your own adventure.
Presenter Biography: Brent Anslinger
Brent Anslinger has toured the coast of Oregon and California and has been involved in developing local bicycle touring routes with Adventure Cycling Association. Randy Ryberg is a local bike advocate who is passionate about getting more people on bikes and enhancing the tourism potential of the region’s routes. Jordan Hart has toured thousands of miles including the Oregon and Northern California coast, Katy Trail, GAP, and throughout the Midwest and is excited to see the local touring scene grow. Chris Buck is a local advocate who is passionate about expanding infrastructure to support more bicycle touring while promoting existing opportunities.
Presenter Biography: Jordan Hart
Jordan Hart is a local photographer, cyclist, scout leader and all around outdoor enthusiast. Starting at a young age he got hooked on the outdoors and adventure. In 2003, he rode to Lake Erie with his scout troop and fell in love with long distance cycling. After several week long tours he set out in the fall of 2016 to ride across the county.
Presenter Biography: Randy Ryberg
MetroParks Outdoor Recreation Cycling Coordinator, Randy Ryberg was born with chain oil in his blood. His passion for all things bikes is apparent with his every move. He works every day to make the Miami Valley a more bicycle friendly destination. You can catch Randy cruisin’ with his family or jammin’ down the trail with other Miami Valley Mountain Bike Association members.
Presenter Biography: Chris Buck
Chris loves bikes and is particularly passionate about bicycle touring in your own backyard. You can catch him on weekend outings along the Miami Valley Trails and advocating for a more bicycle friendly Miami Valley. Chris works for Bike Miami Valley.