The Roast Your Buns Tour will depart from the Oberlin Depot, Oberlin, OH at 8:00 AM, on Sunday, August 6, 2017. The ride will provide distances of 30, 52 and 70 miles over flat to rolling terrain.
START-FINISH ... The start-finish and registration is at the Oberlin Depot just off South Main St., Oberlin OH. It's the first of two buildings on the bike path on the west side of S. Main St (SR 58), across from McDonalds. If you are driving via the Ohio Turnpike, or I-90/2 exit at route 58 (T/P exit 140). Take route 58 south to Oberlin. The Community Center is on South Main St (route 58) a short distance from Tappen Square. A MAP of the Oberlin area is available in PDF format. If you have a Garmin GPS, click here and get a POI file with ALL the Wheelmen invitational starting points.
OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS ... are available at the Oberlin Inn, downtown Oberlin. For reservations, call (440) 775-1111. The The 5 Corners B & B in downtown Amherst www.5cornersbnb.com, (440) 984-3084, the Country Hearth Inn and Motel 6, on SR 58 at SR 2. also in Amherst Call (440) 985-1428 or (440) 988-3266 for reservations.
ROUTE ... The long route will be pretty much the same as last year. Food can be obtained along the route in the communities we pass through. The turn-around for the 70 mile route will be Savannah. Restaurants open & close in these small towns, be prepared. You'll pass through Wakeman on the 30 mile route. In addition, you'll go through Savannah on the 70 mile route. These towns have restaurants.
SAG WAGON ... Since this is a freebie, there will be NO SAG service. Your map will provide you with the various emergency phone numbers.
WEATHER ... August weather in Lorain County is usually hot and dry, thus the name for the ride. We could however have a thunderstorm or two, especially in the afternoon.
Date: August 6, 2017
Distances: 30, 52, 70 miles
City, State: Oberlin, Ohio
Start Location: Oberlin Depot
Start Time: 8:00 AM
Online Information: http://www.lorainwheelmen.org/lor_rb.htm