What Is It?

What:Take a scenic ride around Preble County and experience up to 4 of its covered bridges. Our Buckeye Bridge Ride offers participants different routes allowing riders to travel 10, 39, and 51 miles. This great ride has already provided OVER $23,740 in 4-H scholarships and support to our youth! Please come and be a part of this awesome tradition!

When: Saturday, June 15th, 2024, starting with the mass start at 7:00AM; with other pleasure rides/touring groups having staggered starts from 7:15AM to the last start time of 8:30AM.

Where: Buckeye Bridge Ride starting point will be at the Preble County Fairgrounds, 722 S Franklin St, Eaton, OH 45320 (Restrooms, showers, and ample parking)

  • Everyone is in the Buckeye Challenge!
  • Buckeyes will be available at each SAG to enjoy!
  • Lucky Buckeye numbers will be provided to each rider and drawings will be made for “ride prizes” and available to be picked up upon completion of your enjoyable ride! (Cycling items, food gift cards, etc.)
  • Food will be available at the end of the ride and showers are available as well!
General Information:
  • There will be 4 SAG stops with 4H treats, fruit, drink, and of course…Buckeyes!
  • Buckeye Bridge Ride T-shirt included with pre-registration; registrants after June 1st may purchase Buckeye Bridge Ride T-shirts for $20 until sold out.

10 Mile Red Route
39 Mile Blue Route
51 Mile Orange Route
Proceeds From The Event

We wish to thank those who participated in all previous Buckeye Bridge Rides. This great ride has already provided OVER $23,740 in 4-H scholarships and support to our youth! The proceeds this year will once again benefit the Friends of Preble County 4-H, Inc.In an effort to make a solid investment in our youth today and to create leaders for tomorrow, we the members of the Friends of Preble County 4-H Inc.are committed to the preservation of agricultural education in our Preble County and Ohio.As such, the Friends of Preble County 4-H Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring the necessary funding for the operation of Agriculture/4-H portion of the Preble County Extension Office as well as other 4-H opportunities as deemed feasible and necessary. Click Friends of Preble County 4-H or Preble County OSU Extension to learn more.