In a city with a long history of bike touring, daytona biking and the art of touring on the back of an electric bike are both big-time attractions.
Daytona, home to many of the city’s famous landmarks including the iconic Broadmoor Music Festival and the famous Blue Ridge Parkway, is a hub for bike touring and has been the destination for the best events in North America.
And despite being the first city in the United States to host a bike touring festival, the region has struggled to find a venue that can accommodate both the event and the cycling community.
On Monday, the City of Dayton announced that the city had partnered with Stagecoach and will host the inaugural Dayton Bike Week, which will take place in downtown Dayton, starting March 11.
Daymonda Bike Week is an annual bike touring event in the Dayton area.
For more information, visit the Dayton Bicycle Coalition website.
In Dayton, we’ve seen the success of bike tours in other cities and we’re excited to bring the same passion to Dayton with Daytona Bike Weekly.
Dayston Bike Week will be held in the Downtown Dayton Square at the intersection of North Main Street and N. Main Street.
Tickets will be $10 for adults and $7 for youth and seniors.
There will also be free entry for Dayton residents who are 21 or older and $2 for children ages 5-11.
The event is being hosted by Stagecoaches Bicycle Tours, a Dayton-based company that specializes in touring touring events.
Stagecoaches’ executive director, Tom W. Dominguez, said that this is the first bike touring series that Dayton has ever hosted.
“Daytonans love to ride bikes, and we think this is an opportunity to bring that passion to people,” Domingue said.
“We’re excited that this will be an opportunity for Dayton to be the first in the nation to host Bike Week.”
Stagecoach will also provide the bikes for the festival.
They’ll offer a full selection of bikes from the likes of Chris Coates, Tom Sawyer, and the Bike Crew, as well as custom bikes for people who want to customize their bikes for their own riding style.
Tickets are on sale now at Stagecoachers.com and at the Dayton Chamber of Commerce.
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