As they round the turn on Grandview Avenue, cyclists in this photo compete in the Grandview Cycling Classic. In 1994, when John Leutz was mayor of Grandview Heights, the cycling event took place on the hills of the city streets for the first time. The races featured both men and women cyclists in multiple professional categories.

As they round the turn on Grandview Avenue, cyclists in this photo compete in the Grandview Cycling Classic. In 1994, when John Leutz was mayor of Grandview Heights, the cycling event took place on the hills of the city streets for the first time. The races featured both men and women cyclists in multiple professional categories. Over its 20 year-history, the tour has attracted more than 1,000 world-class cyclists and many more spectators because of the demanding hills and turns on the course that snakes through the neighborhood streets. The event has been spearheaded by the city of Grandview Heights; the Grandview Community Association, which was formed in 2005, now coordinates the community's signature event with activities for spectators and cyclists alike. The volunteer association counts on local residents and business people to promote the races and activities for the "health and well-being" of the Grandview Heights community. As a result, hundreds of volunteers are brought together to promote Ohio's premier cycling event with thousands of dollars in purse money -- a win-win activity for all participants.