Welcome to MTR 2013
MIDWEST TANDEM RALLY - MTR 2013
August 30th, 2013 through September 2nd, 2013
GREATER OHIO TANDEM SOCIETY (GOATS), in conjunction with The Greene County Convention and Visitors Bureau & support of Dayton Cycling Club are proud to host the 38th Annual Midwest Tandem Rally (MTR 2013) in Dayton, Ohio which is in the west central part of the state.
Your adventure is about to begin in beautiful, historic Greene County Ohio.
Greene County was home to the proud and noble Shawnee Indian nation, seeing much of the exploits of frontiersmen Daniel Boone and George Rogers Clark. Named after George Washington's "right hand" general, Nathanael Greene, you'll discover that in Greene County you can explore the past, enjoy the present, and be astounded by the future of technology and aviation. Greene County Ohio is your gateway to adventure in southwestern Ohio!
Come visit the Ohio county which claims notable figures such as 19th century journalist and distinguished U.S. Ambassador and President Benjamin Harrison's 1892 running-mate Whitelaw
Reid (1837-1912), U.S. Senator James H. Kyle - the "Father of Labor Day", Shawnee Chiefs
Tecumseh and Blue Jacket, and Hollywood screen star from the 1930s through the 1970s
Things to Do, from the Old to the New!
Gently rolling farmland, historical state parks, peaceful small towns, fabulous antiquing, wonderful hiking, and the renown Ohio-to-Erie Bike Trail (a portion of Ohio's extensive Rails- to-Trails program) form the magnificent tapestry of Greene County Ohio. See one of the country's oldest working grist mills at historic Clifton Mill (Clifton). Delight yourself with Ohio's finest farm-fresh ice cream and a day of fun activity at Young's Jersey Dairy (Yellow Springs) . Hike the Indian Mound Reserve (Cedarville), John Bryan State Park (Clifton), Glen Helen Nature Preserve (Yellow Springs) and be sure to view the astounding Clifton Gorge (Clifton) . Old-time entertainment can be yours to experience at the historic Cedarville Opera House (Cedarville) throughout the year. Little Town of Lights glistens in Cedarville the first Saturday of December, and the village of Yellow Springs, a unique arts community, is home to Antioch College and a wide array of specialty shops and restaurants.
Celebrate the birthplace of Aviation at the incredible National Museum of the United States Air
Force, Aviation Hall of Fame, and Imax Theatre (Fairborn). Take in a game of golf at one of
our championship-quality courses, go on a fall farm tour, or enjoy our various festivals including
the festival of lights in Cedarville -CedarFest- just five minutes from the nation's foremost
Christmas light display at the historic Clifton Mill. The Underground Railroad passed through
Greene County and much of the rich culture of African-Americans can be found at the National
Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center Wilberforce). All this, and much more, in Greene
Please note that bicycles are not allowed in the guest rooms.
A 24-hour secure bicycle storage facility will be offered in the host hotel. Consistant with the last few MTRs, you MUST PROVIDE YOUR OWN solid and clearly marked bike rack for the storage.
Greene County Web Site
We have put a lot on information into the registration form but if you need more information about the ride, you can contact the the Goats MTR Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.