Ohio House Representatives Mike Sheehy and Mike Henne, sponsors of House Bill 154, during Ohio Bicycling Summit on April 22, 2015.

OBF Chair Chuck Smith and daughter Julia arrive at statehouse on a tandem

OBF Chair Chuck Smith presents $1,000 check to Queen City Bikes for bike lights

Team Stelleri Captain Pamela Semanik in new OBF 3 Feet Passing Kit in Cleveland Velodrome during OBF Day in Cleveland on June 3, 2017

The Ohio State University Bicycle Racing Team visits the 3rd Annual OBF Ohio Bicycling Summit

With Emmy and Advocacy Organization of the Year Award at OBF Display

Strong support at Wright Wride 2015

Holding the "Three Feet" banner in the Ohio Statehouse on May 21, 2013 minutes before testifying on our Safer Ohio Cycling Bill

Six members of the Upper Arlington High School Bicycle Racing Team (first Ohio high school racing team) visited their Senator Kris Jordan

OBF Day 2015 at Bicycle Museum of America

Huffman Award to Jim Sheehan

Who We Are

The Ohio Bicycle Federation (OBF) is the only state-wide advocacy organization representing Ohio's bicyclists.

The OBF is an alliance of individuals and groups interested in promoting the use of bicycles for recreation, transportation and other appropriate purposes.

It serves by providing opportunities for the betterment of bicycle education, engineering, legislation, the encouragement of activities involving the use of bicycles and by serving as a forum for the exchange of information and ideas.

The OBF is a membership based organization operating under a  constitution.

How to Join

Join Online using a credit-card through PayPal.

Print our membership form, then fill it out and send to us with your check.

Benefits

OBF membership includes a subscription to our newsletter The Ohio Bicycle Communicator, the only regularly published state-wide bicycle advocacy newsletter in Ohio.

You will also receive an early copy of each year's Ohio Bicycle Events Calendar—the most comprehesive bicycle event calendar available in Ohio.

The greatest benefit of joining the OBF is that you will be helping us continue our mission to serve the cyclists of Ohio.

Cycling is Safe

Position papers and validation of our contention that bicycling is a safe activity.

Reforming Bicycle Traffic Laws

Your Ohio Bicycling Federation has the following proposals and informative articles available.  

"Cyclist Friendly" Communities Award

"Bicycle Friendly" has become a buzzword, but what is important is treating cyclists fairly and encouraging the best and safest practices. Many of the most important measures to help cyclists cost little or nothing!

Ohio Bike and Pedestrian Crashes

OBF has developed maps showing the locations of bicycle and pedestrian crashes, which provide data to support the need for legislation to make the roads safer for cyclists and pedestrians.

 

 

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