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Thunder Roads Ohio has teamed up with ReasonsToRide.com to offer event organizers and riding organizations the ability to offer riders and bike show exhibitors the ability to quickly and easily register in advance of shows and rides.

In 2020, RTR introduced a new system that allowed riders to simply and easily sign up for events  without ever leaving the event website – and without having to register on another service.  Pre-registration allows organizers to more accurately plan and prepare for the event by having a listing of participants already committed to it.  And in return, many organizers offered discounts and extra incentives – such as FREE T-shirts – to riders making the early pledge.

Many ride organizers reported that their 2020 rides went easier and had better attendance than ever using the RtR system – and RtR has kicked things up even more for 2021 with DIGITAL CHECK-IN and TICKET SCANNING!

This new system allows hosts to quickly and easily scan in riders using scanners provided by RtR or simply their own phones or ipads.  Hundreds and even thousands of riders can quickly and easily be scanned in by just a few people using this system.  

This SAME system was initially designed by RtR Developers to handle concert and music festival tickets and has proven itself efficient and reliable over the last 5 years – processing over $5 MILLION in ticket sales.

Riders and event organizers can check out the system by heading to ReasonsToRide.com and selecting EVENT TICKETS at the top of the page. For more information on hosting your upcoming RIDE REGISTRATION or offering DIGITAL TICKETING / SCANNING – email Events@ReasonsToRide.com


Friday Bike Night and Saturday Bike Show headline additions to Rhino Weekend!

The 5th Annual “The Ride For Rhinos” motorcycle ride to benefit the Rhinoceros at The Wilds in Cumberland, Ohio is one of the largest motorcycle rides to benefit protected animal species in the world and is one of Ohio’s Biggest Rides of the Summer.  Over the past several years, it has drawn hundreds of riders and with the year off – expectations were already huge for 2021.

Iron Pony has decided, though, to KICK things UP even more and make it a full weekend of activities at the Ohio’s Largest Powersports Super-Store!

On Friday, August 20th – Iron Pony will kick things off with a Bike Night featuring live music by Cream Camino.  Then the next morning, Thunder Roads Ohio will take over the lot with the return of the TRO IRON PONY BIKE SHOW!

Since it’s launch, the Iron Pony Bike Show has attracted a tremendous mix of bikes – of all makes, models, and eras!  It’s a fun, informal show that welcomes everyone – regardless of what they are riding!

Beyond the Bike Show, the lot will also feature the Stacyc Rip Fest for our youngest riders, food trucks, and displays from local riding organizations.

Then on Sunday, it’s time to ride…


Event Date: Sunday, August 22nd, 2021
First Bike Out Time: 9:30am Last Bike Out Time: 10:15am
Starting Point: Iron Pony Motorsports, 5436 Westerville Road, Westerville, Ohio 43081
Ending Point: The Wilds, 14000 International Road, Cumberland, Ohio 43732
Distance: 80 miles. Midway Stop Point: Yes. Approx. Ride Time 1.5hrs

Primary Rider $20 *includes event T-Shirt

Passenger       $15 *includes event T-Shirt

Additionally, your donation includes:

  • The Wilds Open-Air Safari Pass ($30 value)
  • Free Continental Breakfast at Iron Pony
  • Chance to win a $1,000 Iron Pony Gift Card

Please NOTE – ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED.  There are NO Day-Of or Walk-Up Registrations due to the nature of the event and the Rider packets being prepared in advance.  Event Cut-Off Date for participation: Sunday, August 15th 2021 9:00pm
Sign-up NOW OPEN at: ReasonsToRide.com

Event To Benefit: The Rhinoceros at The Wilds. The Wilds is the largest wildlife conservation center in North America. Facility includes 9,000+ acres of land.
Participant Packet Pick-Up Time: 7:30am-9:30am day of event @ front entrance of Iron motorsports

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