Tour de Gem, The Dayton Cycling Classic

 Sunday, September 1

Start/Finish at RiverScape Pavilion

237 E Monument Ave, Dayton, OH

  • The Tour de Gem is first and foremost a fundraising event.  All proceeds from donations made to riders will go to the designated nonprofit.
  • The Tour de Gem is an event created to foster a sense of community, history, pride and healthy living through cycling, while establishing  an ongoing fundraising vehicle for local charities
  • A well supported, enjoyable ride attracting cyclists of all ages and abilities from throughout the Region
  • Registration is $35 before July 15 and $50 after July 15.  Register early and take advantage of this discount.

More about the Tour de Gem from Walt Hibner

  • The Start/Finish be at 237 E. Monument St. in front of the RiverScape Pavilion in downtown Dayton.  The routes will take riders through many local communities spotlighting a wide variety of local area Gems!


Family Fun Rides - 1-26 miles along riverfront bike paths

Half Metric Century+ - 37 miles on roads going east, turning south and heading back to RiverScape

Metric Century+ - 67 miles on roads starting at RiverScape, headed south to Springboro, west to Germantown and Farmersville and back to RiverScape

Century+ - 104 miles on roads, combining the Metric and Half Metric routes, starting and finishing at RiverScape

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Route maps will be available on line on June 1.  Registered riders will receive a link by email.

Helmets are mandatoryNO rider will be allowed to participate without a helmet.

Tour de Gem is sponsored by The Kettering Health Network and Rotary Club of Dayton

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The Tour de Gem Fund is a component Fund of The Dayton Foundation
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