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Team ROMEO (Formerly Weekday Riders)


(Formerly Weekday Riders)


Team Romeo started as an off shoot of The Akron Bicycle Club with a number of life time members of the club.  (Visit ABC's web site.)

Every summer a group would get together and ride one of two weeks on a long distance tour of our own.  The first tour was just Walt and Bill.  Some of the early Tours got us to a GEAR National Bicycle Rallys.  The group would select destinations for various reasons in

2013      RT 66 Part 2  Oklahoma City to St. Robert Mo.
2013      Florida
2012      RT 66 Part 1  St. Robert Mo. to Romeoville Ill. 
2012      Florida
2011      Gulf Coast (Pictures Soon)
2010      2010 Buffalo, NY to Worcester, MA
2009      North & South Carolina
2009      El Paso area (NM,AZ,TX)  & Ashtabula
2008      Underground Railroad (northern section) (OH,PA,NY,Ontario Canada)
2007      Underground Railroad (southern section) (MS,TN,KY,IN,KY)
2006      Lewis and Clark (OR to MT) & Delmar couples
2005      Lewis and Clark (MT to ND)
2004      Lewis and Clark (MO to ND) & Fall Tour Leland MI
2003      New England Ive League Tour to ?
2002      Black Hills of South Dakota
2001      Southern Indiana
2000      Civil War battlefields
1999      Ontario, Cananda
1999      St. Joseph Mich. to Avon
1998      Kentucky (also a small group went to France)
1997      Adirondack Mountains in New York
1996      Outer Banks of North Carolina
1995      Circle around Lake Huron
1994      Across Wisconsin From airport
1993      New England
1992      From Schenectady, New York Via AMTRAK
1991      Natchez Trace and up Mississippi River 6 states
1990      To Williamsburg, Virginia & Skyline Drive
1989      To Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
1988      Blue Ridge Parkway, Skyline Drive
1987      To Mammouth Cave, Kentucky
1986      Stratford, Ontario, Canada
1985      no trip
1984      To Baltimore, Maryland  GEAR
1983      To Athens, Georgia
1982      To Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
1981      To Murphreesboro, Tennessee
1980      To Kingston, Rhode Island
1979      To Harrisonburg, Virginia












All weekday rides except lunch rides start at Botzum Trail Head.  MAP

MONDAY: Some of our group start at Botzum Trail Head at 12:30.  They ride to the Barlow Trail Head arriving around 1:30.  Some of the group start, or arrive at Barlow. This is our weekly ride to Brugger's Bagel Bakery.  Bruegger's Bagel Bakery is located at the corner of Fishcreek Road and Ohio Rte. 91 and return.  MAP

TUESDAY: The weekly lunch ride information sent over the internet to  members.  Usually rides start at 10AM from many different locations.   {Rain Date is Thursday}

WEDNESDAY:  Ride starts at Botzum at 12:30    Round trip to Macedonia, Sagamore Hills, Hudson, Wadsworth, Norton, or elsewhere from the Botzum trail head and return by different route.   Group chooses destination.  Rides do not go thru Barlow Trail Head.        MAP

THURSDAY: Ride Thru Barlow Trail Head about 1:30 at Trail Head, ride starts at Botzum at 12:30.  Group chooses destination.

FRIDAY: Ride starts at Botzum at 12:30 ride, mostly in the valley, finishing at Szalay's for ice cream or drinks. Routes will be decided as we go. We'll probably get to Szalay's between 2:30 and 3. 

Saturday   We come from four directions by truck, bicycle, auto, and foot to "On TAP"on the Stow Kent border, just West of Fishcreek 4390 RT 59.    All are welcome, many bring there spouse or friend.  Arrival time is (9:15-9:30AM, with departure at 10:30AM.  Our group has been comming to Ken for breakfast since the 1980's.   MAP


SUNDAY: No scheduled rides---

Most rides from Botzum start at 12:30PM

The Botzum Trail head is 0.3 miles south of the intersection of Riverview Road and Bath Road in the CVNP. Usually these rides are 30-35 miles in length, but there are always exceptions. The trail head is expansive, there is plenty of parking, I have never seen this lot full.   MAP