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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
Camp chase trail to Battelle Darby Creek Metro & back...  30 mile workout
morning safety meeting conf call, biked on trainer  6 mile indoors
Monday • 2 days ago
Scioto trail meander to stretch the legs & just bust out aft WFH....  16 mile social
rode from home to meet up with friend riding out of New Albany  15 mile commute
ride out of New Albany to Granville with small group (took morning off for vacation)  45 mile social
Sunday • 3 days ago
Started in GAH & headed to Granville the scenic route with some extra hills...nice overcast day so headed back to Vic Village.  80 mile workout
Saturday • 4 days ago
tandem ride out of New Albany  46 mile workout
Friday • 5 days ago
  24 mile indoors
Darby Creek Metro & back...pretty hot & humid...thought I could beat the rain, but fell short last 3 miles..actually refreshing...  31 mile workout
Tried to get to Ostrander, but my luck with road closures is not improving.  44 mile commute
Thursday • 6 days ago
Quick ride up the Olentangy Trail * back after WFH...  26 mile workout
finished ride in basement watching dvd  12 mile indoors
only got 4 miles from home & then flat tire.  4 mile workout
Wednesday, Jul 8 • 7 days ago
Zanesfield-West Liberty-Bellefontaine  30 mile workout
Darby Creek Metro & back..recalled my military drill sergeant words aft a long march in Texas sun "smoke'em if ya got'em boys"...HEAT...  30 mile workout
Tuesday, Jul 7 • 8 days ago
took morning off to beat the heat, it was still HOT, but fun ride out of Canal Winchester, got to climb Pickerington Rd hill at ride end.  47 mile workout
Monday, Jul 6 • 9 days ago
To Darby Creek Metro & back...looked like rain, but only a drop...provided good shade on a hot day...  30 mile workout
Sunday, Jul 5 • 10 days ago
Tour of Logan County historical markers  17 mile workout
Tandem ride with a couple friends. New Albany to Granville via Welsh Hills.  59 mile social
Saturday, Jul 4 • 11 days ago
Cut short, road closure on CR25 at the tracks  27 mile workout
Ride around CBUS outer belt...Firecracker 120...left early, but smokin hot...great group of riders & awesome SAG support...  120 mile workout
Friday, Jul 3 • 12 days ago
tandem ride with two friends. New Albany out to St. Louisville & back.  60 mile social
Thursday, Jul 2 • 13 days ago
Battelle darby dash & back..  31 mile workout
Wednesday, Jul 1 • 14 days ago
ride from home on mt. bike: Tour de New Albany, HOT!!  30 mile workout
Tuesday, Jun 30 • 15 days ago
Battelle darby dash & back..  30 mile workout
worked 1/2 day then biked w/2 friends. HOT! But fun.  55 mile social
bike trainer during weekly morning safety conf call  5 mile indoors
Monday, Jun 29 • 16 days ago
Scioto mile meander from Frank rd. to w. fifth and back...  23 mile social
Sunday, Jun 28 • 17 days ago
Rode up Riverside along Griggs Reservoir, then headed east to Hoover Reservoir & Alum creek back home. Nice ride...  68 mile workout
Friday, Jun 26 • 19 days ago
Rouvy: Yellowstone NP Mt Washburn climb  14 mile indoors
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