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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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Sunday • 2 days ago
Up the OT > around WorthHills CC > then NE to Westerville > Alum Creek down to 670 trail and back into town before rain...  42 mile workout
Saturday • 3 days ago
took long way to post office & notary. Lots of fun Halloween decorations out! +0.5  30 mile errand
Friday • 4 days ago
Up the OT & back...little chill in the air...light traffic on the trail...  25 mile workout
Wednesday • 6 days ago
Rouvy: Tour de TOHOKU 2021 Ishinomaki to Minamisanriku, Japan  35 mile indoors
Up the OT & back...  25 mile workout
Wednesday Work Route....  6 mile commute
took the morning off to ride with group out of Westerville to Centerburg & back.  42 mile social
Tuesday, Oct 19 • 7 days ago
Tuesday Work Route....  6 mile commute
Monday, Oct 18 • 8 days ago
Took long way to and Back from library  27 mile errand
Short morning safety meeting while on bike trainer.  4 mile indoors
Sunday, Oct 17 • 9 days ago
Amity Loop with Mike and Chip  48 mile workout
Up the OT to Worthington hills loop and back again...  32 mile workout
Thursday, Oct 14 • 12 days ago
Up the OT & back...  25 mile workout
Hot for October! 84 degrees but sure was nice! Tour d New Albany  31 mile workout
Wednesday, Oct 13 • 13 days ago
Rouvy: Tour of TOHOKU 2021 Sendai to Okumatsushima, Japan  27 mile indoors
Wednesday Work Route....  6 mile commute
took morning off for Wednesday morning ride w/group. Great Oct weather continues! Westerville to Kilbourne & back  41 mile social
Monday, Oct 11 • 15 days ago
morning weekly safety meeting on bike trainer  6 mile indoors
tour of Gahanna on mt. bike from house. Beautiful weather, mid-80's for mid-Oct!  26 mile workout
Sunday, Oct 10 • 16 days ago
Battelle Darby Creek and back...  30 mile workout
Saturday, Oct 9 • 17 days ago
Michigan bike trail system, Polly Ann to Paint Creek Trail.  33 mile workout
Wednesday, Oct 6 • 20 days ago
Went back to the office today...little wet on the way home...  6 mile commute
Checked out trail in opposite direction  26 mile workout
Tuesday, Oct 5 • 21 days ago
Trail ride on mt. bike while in Michigan visiting family  24 mile workout
Monday, Oct 4 • 22 days ago
morning errands...  10 mile errand
Up the OT & back...  25 mile workout
Saturday, Oct 2 • 24 days ago
Nice tandem ride with friends  61 mile social
Friday, Oct 1 • 25 days ago
Up the OT to Worthington hills loop and back again...  30 mile workout
Thursday, Sep 30 • 26 days ago
Battelle Darby Creek and back...  30 mile workout
Wednesday, Sep 29 • 27 days ago
perfect day for group ride Century: Sunbury to Glenmont on Ohio bike trails! Hadn't done a century in years, great group of riders.  105 mile social
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