Support your Local
Bike Shops

Bike Doctor 3200 Leonardtown Rd
Waldorf, MD
301-932-9980

College Park Bicycle 4360 Knox Road
College Park, MD
301-864-2211

Maryland Park Bicycles101 Maryland Park Drive
Capitol Heights, MD
301-350-RIDE (7433)

Patuxent Adventure Center Solomons, MD
410-394-2770

Proteus 9217 Baltimore Blvd.
College Park, MD
301-441-2928

REI 9801 Rhode Island Ave.
College Park, MD

Spokes Etc. 1506 Belle View Blvd.
Alexandria, VA
703-765-8005

Up the Creek Rentals (Kayak & Bikes) 108A Mattingly Ave
Indian Head, MD
301-743-3733

Wheel Nuts Bike Shop 302 Montgomery Street
Alexandria, VA
703-548-5116

OHBTC Membership and Event Website

Visit the club's membership and event pages at http://ohbike.memberlodge.org.


2016 Patuxent River Rural Legacy Ride
Saturday, June 11, Patuxent River Park, Croom, MD

22, 35, 44 or 64 miles through Prince George’s County’s Patuxent River area where Maryland’s Rural Legacy Program is protecting farms, wetlands and woods from development. See the routes at RideWithGPS.

Proceeds benefit Patuxent River Park, Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary and community projects in the Town of Eagle Harbor.

Registration fee is $20 through March 31, $30 in April, $40 May 1 to June 6. Online registration ends June 6. No walkup registration. Limit 750 riders. The registration fee includes cue sheet, marked routes, SAG support, food and drinks at rest stops and an after-ride picnic.

Go to page with more information and registration.


Southern Maryland Century - the Indian Head 100
Labor Day, Monday, September 5, 2016

Ride 17, 26, 47, 61, 70 or 100 miles from the ViIlage Green in the Town of Indian Head (20 miles south of the Washington Beltway). Enjoy riding on shaded roads with little traffic as you pedal to rest stops at Smallwood State Park, Oak Grove Baptist Church, Durham Church, Saint Ignatius Church on Chapel Point, and the Thomas Stone Historic House.

Early-bird registration is just $25 through June 30. Your registration fee includes cue sheets and marked routes, rest stops with food and drink, SAG support, and an after-ride picnic. An optional t-sirt is $15 and must be ordered before July 31.

More information at www.ohbike.org/century. Register at http://ohbike.memberlodge.org/event-2166146.



MAY METRIC
Saturday, May 7

Rides of 58, 53, 40, 29 mi. 9:00 AM from Cosca Park in Clinton. A casual trail ride leaves the White Plains trailhead of the Indian Head Rail Trail at 9:00 AM.

This unsupported ride is for members and their guests. Not a member yet? No problem; join now at http://ohbike.memberlodge.org.

Come prepared with cue sheet, water, snacks, patch kit and an extra tube. Be at Cosca by 8:45 to sign in and be ready to start the ride at 9:00. Wear your OHBTC jersey or ride leader jersey. Download and print a cue sheet for the distance you wish to ride. Cue sheets are in a folder at https://goo.gl/UqLX6K. You can see route maps and download GPS file at  http://ridewithgps.com/events/May-Metric4.

CLASS - DISTANCE
RIDE LEADERS
CUE SHEETS
AA - 58
A - 58
B - 58
CC - 58
Scott Walker
Kirk Saunders / Vernon Daley
Norm Lisy
Joan Oppel
58-mile cue sheet
CC - 53
Steve Palincsar
53-mile cue sheet
B - 40
CC - 40
Mike Saizan
Majesta Hartley
40-mile cue sheet
C - 29
Mia Haynes
29-mile cue sheet
D - 10 to 20 Judy Mutty Ride part of the Indian Head Rail Trail , starting in White Plains


Video of 2014 May Metric



Log your miles in 2016


National Bike Challenge

The National Bike Challenge runs from May to September, but you can join anytime and start logging your miles. You can sync it to your Endomondo, Strava, Map My Ride or Moves account to have your miles automatically logged in the National Bike Challenge.

If you were a member of the ohbike National Bike Challenge team in previous years, you are still on the team. If you would like to join the team and be part of the National Bike Challenge, go to https://nationalbikechallenge.org/team/5314.

Kudos to the 79 OHBTC members who logged a total of 145,210 miles during 2015. 12,094 of those miles were logged by Brad Francisco. Congratulations to Brad. See the OHBIKE Leaderboard at https://nationalbikechallenge.org/team/5314?date=2015#rankings.


OHBIKE 2016 Challenge

Join the OHBIKE 2016 Bike Challenge at  https://www.endomondo.com/challenges/26435638.

It is easy to enter your miles into your Endomondo account.


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Order an Oxon Hill Bicycle and Trail Club Jersey


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Price: $ 60.00 + $5.00 (Shipping) = $ 65.00 total
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P.O. 81
Oxon Hill, MD 20750-0081

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Making cue sheets

Using www.ridewithgps.com, you can make cue sheets for rides. The RideWithGPS cue sheets have turn symbols and extra words that make the cue sheet more difficult to read than the simple format used for most OHBTC cue sheets.

Ride leaders usually manually cut and paste a RideWithGPS cue sheet to format it into a simpler format. Now, there is a "bookmarklet" that can be used to make a cue sheet in the OHBTC  format if you are viewing a RideWithGPS route.  To install the "bookmarklet," go to www.ohbike.org/cuesheet_maker.html and drag the link for the "Cuesheet Maker" to your browser's bookmark bar.

Whenever you are viewing a RideWithGPS route, you can click on "Cuesheet Maker" button on your bookmark bar to create a cue sheet.   For an illustration of the process, see www.ohbike.org/cuesheet_maker.pdf


Subscribe to the ohbike Yahoo e-mail list

The ohbike Yahoo group is for club-related communication between members of OHBTC.

Members of the Oxon Hill Bicycle and Trail Club (OHBTC) can join the ohbike Yahoo group by going to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ohbike/ and clicking on "Join This Group."

Membership in this Yahoo group is open only to members of OHBTC. When you apply to join, please include your name in the "Comments to List Owner." 

As a member the ohbike Yahoo group, you can send e-mail to the list at ohbike@yahoogroups.com.