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Welcome to the AEP Team RideNet site. The AEP Team includes all kinds of cyclists with a shared objective: Advancing bicycling as a way to enhance our lives and the overall community.

AEP continues to focus on encouraging employees and their familly members to bike to work, school or for errands in lieu of driving. It's all part of a community-wide effort to get everyone to replace two car trips a month with bicycle trips.

As we and others bike more and drive less, we're part of a movement that will benefit our lives, our economy and our community.

To join the AEP Team, send an email with your first and last name and your AEP e-mail address to blschumann@AEP.com. Once you've been added to the team, go to "Your Profile," update your bio and log your first ride! Then spread the word. When we ride, we make a difference.

Riding for the Future


Enough Room for Everyone

Biking to work or for errands has many benefits. Bicycle transportation: -- keeps our motorized vehicles off the roads, reducing congestion and traffic-related pollutants; -- creates a community of riders whose example and encouragement leads others to try biking instead of driving; -- brings vitality to streets, roads and multi-use trails, raising awareness of alternative transportation; -- offers significant health and well-being benefits to riders, keeping bodies fit and minds sharp; -- and benefits employers, providing a workforce that's healthier and better prepared for the tasks of the day.

Riding Safely

Safety is paramount for all AEP employees, and bicycling is no exception. Employees who commute by bicycle must wear helmets and reflective clothing, as well as have proper front and back lights. As vehicle operators, bicyclists must also follow traffic laws, including obeying traffic signals/stop signs; using hand signals when turning, slowing and stopping; traveling with traffic; etc. Failure to bike properly is not only dangerous, but reflects poorly on all bicyclists in the eyes of motor vehicle operators.

Bike 'n Bus - Another Option

COTA's Bike 'n Bus service offers options for bike commuters. A thunderstorm on the way? Got a flat tire? Want to bicycle only after work? Bike 'n Bus enables you to jump on the bus with your bike! With your paid fare, your bike rides free safely on a rack at the front of the bus. If you live on or near a bus route, it's an option that opens up new possibilities in commuting and errands. For information, visit COTA.com.

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Yesterday
Balmy wet weather....  6 mile commute
Sunday • 2 days ago
Night ride, Forte  8 mile workout
HP to Battelle Darby Creek and back via camp chase trail....wanted to go further but trail had lots of glass...flatted..fixed..came home..  31 mile workout
The OSU Campus and Amazon Locker pick up....  5 mile errand
I knew the chain on the Tommasini was getting stretched, but 2 breaks was more than I could handle today, had to call the sag wagon.  12 mile workout
Saturday • 3 days ago
  12 mile indoors
Friday • 4 days ago
OT flooded between 3rd ave and Goodale, so took the Goodale Connector as an alternate....  6 mile commute
  17 mile commute
Thursday • 5 days ago
Balmy weather....  6 mile commute
Wednesday • 6 days ago
Commute to work, then commute to St. Thomas to tutor, receive ashes, and home dark thirty...Soaked...  14 mile commute
Tuesday, Feb 13 • 7 days ago
  12 mile indoors
  6 mile commute
Monday, Feb 12 • 8 days ago
  6 mile commute
Sunday, Feb 11 • 9 days ago
  12 mile indoors
Friday, Feb 9 • 11 days ago
  6 mile commute
  18 mile commute
Thursday, Feb 8 • 12 days ago
  12 mile indoors
  6 mile commute
Wednesday, Feb 7 • 13 days ago
Quite the workout on the Olentangy trail yet to be plowed and I noticed I was moving faster than cars on 315..Scioto was much better....  6 mile commute
Tuesday, Feb 6 • 14 days ago
  6 mile commute
  12 mile indoors
Monday, Feb 5 • 15 days ago
Studs....  6 mile commute
Friday, Feb 2 • 18 days ago
  8 mile commute
Thursday, Feb 1 • 19 days ago
  12 mile indoors
Into twilight ride, Forte  15 mile workout
  6 mile commute
Wednesday, Jan 31 • 20 days ago
Commute to work, then to St. Thomas to tutor math and home dark thirty...  14 mile commute
Tuesday, Jan 30 • 21 days ago
  6 mile commute
Monday, Jan 29 • 22 days ago
  12 mile indoors
  6 mile commute
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