Orrville Cycling & Fitness - Orrville, OH - Phone: 330-682-1911
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Not only do we sell and service bikes, but we like to ride them too! We are fortunate to have some great riding opportunites nearby and would like to highlight some of them on this page.

Mountain Biking
Vulture's Knob
Mountain bikers come from all over the state and beyond to ride at "the Knob". Fortunately for us it is in our back yard, about a 25 minute drive from the shop. The course is technical and challenging with lots of climbing and steep descents.

To find the Knob look for the wooden vulture sign on the west side of Mechanicsburg road. Here's an interactive Google map to help with directions, the second marker is our shop:



Mohican State Park
A total of 33 miles of trail passes through the state park and Mohican State Forest. The mountain biking at Mohican is less technical than that at the Knob. The riding at Mohican is often described as "flowing" and the scenery in the park and forest is natural Ohio at its best. The Mohican State Park web page contains additional information, including a PDF trail map. Here's a map to get you to the main campground at the state park, the second marker (partially hidden by the map note) is our shop:



Ray's Indoor Mountain Bike Park
Now here is a unique mountain biking destination: ride your mountain bike indoors at Ray's. They have 97,000 square feet of space inside an old warehouse. Visit their web site for more information, and here is a map to get you there, the second marker is our shop:




Road Cycling
Wayne County Backroads
The low traffic and scenic backroads of Wayne County are perfect for road cycling. There is a lot of rolling farm land to ride through, plenty of hills to seek out, and nearly all the roads have surfaces that are appropriate for road bikes.

If you would like to do a road ride that begins and ends at the shop, check out the"Ride Maps" page on the Orrville Cycling Club web site. There are many routes of varying distances to choose from. Our directions page shows you how to get to the shop.


Rails-to-Trails
The Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has been active and successful in our area in turning abandoned railroad corridors into biking/walking trails. They have a list of trails in Ohio on their web site: www.traillink.com

Rails to Trails of Wayne County has been active in developing multipurpose trails in our county. Information about trail developmen as well as a newsletter is available on the RTWC web site.

Here are a couple nearby trails to highlight:

Holmes County Trail
This asphalt paved trail travels from Fredericksburg to Killbuck, about 17 miles. The ride is flat and scenic, there is a tunnel to pass through as well as bridges to cross. Stop for lunch or a snack at Skip's Depot, about 6 miles from Fredericksburg. The trail ends near the WalMart in Millersburg. Here's a map to Fredericksbrug Elementary school, which is just east of the trail's beginning, the second marker is our shop:



Sippo Valley Trail
This trail begins at the well-kept Village Green Park in Dalton and travels east about 10 miles to Massillon. The trail is mostly paved with a three mile section of crushed stone in the middle that is in great condition when the weather is dry. In Massilon the trail intersects with the Ohio-Erie Canal Towpath, allowing for longer rides. Here's a map to the beginning of the trail in Dalton, the second marker is our shop:




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