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Picnic & Pro Bike Race 2012
This year's Picnic is scheduled
for June 5, 2016
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  • BCP is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization that promotes bicycling in the greater Philadelphia area.

  • We offer numerous FREE group recreational rides throughout the year.

    • Check out our monthly Ride Calendar to find a ride that matches your ability/ fitness and your preference for distance and pace.

  • We also hold and participate in numerous other social and cycling events.

  • Click here to contact us.


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Our Bike Rides


Membership Benefits include:

And of Course More Riding Buddies and Adventure.



Jersey Front BCP Gear

BCP jerseys and shorts are available now. We have received new stock and are ready to take orders. Purchasers of a full kit (shorts and jerseys) will receive a free pair of matching BCP socks made by DeFeet. A GREAT deal! They may be ordered on-line or by mail. More information and order forms are available here.

Web Site Information Click Here for information and tips about the site that should be useful for first-time users. Click here for a Q & A about passwords and the login process. Please address questions or comments about the web-site to the webmaster.

Meetings, Announcements and News

A BCP Tandem Group is born
BCP has started a tandem group. BCP's ride calendar will now include postings of tandem rides. Riding with the tandem group is open to everyone including riders of single bikes and bikes holding more than two. For more information on the tandem group click here.

Volunteers Needed for BCP Events

If you would like further information about any of the opportunities listed below, please contact any of BCPs Officers or Board members for additional details.

Board of Directors
BCP is looking for members who would like to serve on our Board of Directors, to help BCP at the decision-making and leadership level. The Board of Directors discusses the major issues which affect our club, and makes the administrative and policy decisions which guide our club forward as the largest cycling club in the Greater Philadelphia region. The Board meets once a month, for 10 meetings for year. BCP’s Bylaws, which are available on the website, provide additional information on how the Board of Directors functions.

Adopt-a-Highway Coordinator
The AAH Coordinator organizes BCP’s road clean-up events along Yellow Springs Rd just west of Valley Forge National Park, in collaboration with the Brandywine Bike Club. The overall Adopt-a-Highway program is administered by PennDoT. Our two clubs are responsible for hosting four clean-up events throughout the year, that is, BCP and BBC would each be responsible for leading two clean-up events. The Adopt-a-Highway program is very rewarding and satisfying – we are helping to maintain the tidiness and beauty of a road which is frequently used by cyclists.

Member's Guide

The BCP Member's Guide is now available on the web site. A link to it can be found under the Join Renew menu. (Join Renew => BCP Member's Guide)

Charitable Contributions

The BCP Board has recently determined the club's 2014 charitable contributions and/or memberships to various bike related organizations that benefit the biking community in general and our members. To view the allocation, please first log in, and then click the Resources Link in the Member Access menu.

Bike Shop Discounts

Discounts at participating bike shops are available to BCP members upon showing the membership card (located on the last page of their most recent QR). Certain bike shops can also check online whether a customer actually is a BCP member (encourage them to contact the club if they don't have this feature).

award ribbon Best of Philly Award

We are proud of the fact that the Bicycle Club of Philadelphia was named the 2009 winner of Philadelphia Magazine's Best of Philly award for Intramural Sport.

Mailing List
The club sponsors an email list/list-serve. It contains the latest ride information and is where you can exchange experiences and information about biking. more information is available under the "More" menu Item and then "E-Mail List".

BCP Monthly Meeting - Next Business Meeting
Wednesday, June 15th, 6:45 PM
Roxborough YMCA
7201 Ridge Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19128
Ridge Ave. & Domino Ln.
Entrance/Parking on Domino Ln.
Contact: Linda McGrane, (267) 251-7862,

All BCP Members are encouraged to attend!
Click Board to see a list of the officers and the Board
Read BCP Board Minutes

Newsletter Deadline - 12th of each month
Send QR articles and stories to:
Barbara Monegan,
209 Bloomingdale Ave, Wayne, Pa 19087

Newsletter Mailing
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 @ 6:30 PM
Cozen O'Connor, 1650 Market St.,
One Liberty Place
28th Floor
Wissahickon Room
Contact Tom Witt for information

Smart Phone & PDA Users

Some Smart Phone and PDA users have indicated they have problems accessing our menus. To try to solve that problem there is now a page that contains links to all the items available through the menus. Click Here to reach the menu links page.

BCP Events


Cyclist BCP Members Picnic & Hospitality Booth for Visitors Philly Cycling Classic Pro Race
Sunday, June 5, 2016
10:00am til the end of the race
More Information

Fall Leaf BCP's Annual Fall Foliage Weekend
Fri-Sun, Oct. 28-30, 2016
Hanover/Gettysburg, PA
For more details, or to
register Please click here.

Community Outreach Activities

BCP exhibits at community health fairs and fitness expos.
For more information on volunteering at a BCP display booth in the future, please contact Linda McGrane, at 267-251-7862, or

THANK YOU for supporting BCP!

Road Cleanup Nov. 3, 2013 Road Cleanup
Date TBA
    BCP and the Brandywine Bicycle Club share Adopt-a-Highway responsibility for a stretch of Yellow Springs Rd. Watch here for the next scheduled cleanup. Please see the regular ride listing for that date for details about the cleanup. (Click on picture to see it full size.)

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