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Sun March 26, 2017 - Kayuh Pedalers: Spring (m-a-m) Rides.
Level D, C-, 10 15 mph, 15 -20 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycle and Cafe, 19th and W Girard Ave.. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. From Café to middle of Ben Franklin Bridge to south Philly and on to Penn Athletic fields and home. Casual rides, DRESS for the weather. BCP rules apply. 18 years and older. Contact Me @ email below or www.Kayuhbicycles.com, for more details.
Leader: Thomas Haney, 267-259-5231             

Sun March 26, 2017 - Scenic Adventure: Doylestown to Hunterdon County, NJ.
Level B-/C+, B, 13-15, & 15+ mph, 55 miles. Meet at Central Park in Doylestown - Wells Rd between Turk and Lower State/Court St.. The ride leaves at 9:45 am. Special and scenic adventure from Doylestown through Upper Bucks County, into Hunterdon County, NJ, on [mostly] peaceful and pretty country roads. Outbound via Buckingham, Lahaska, and Ringoes, returning via Stockton, Bulls Island, and Carversville. Before crossing the river into NJ, we have an optional quick Wawa stop at mile 17. Indoor rest stop at the Carousel Deli in Ringoes at mile 26. On the return, we will be in Carversville at mile 45 - we can stop at the Carversville Store if needed for a bathroom/snack break. Total elevation gain is 2461 feet - rolling, but nothing too steep. We will stop to regroup as needed. No one dropped, but we will try to maintain 13mph or greater, as advertised. Plan is to return by 3:00-3:30pm. CO-LEADER WELCOME: If you would like to lead this ride at an alternative speed, thank you! This will allow more riders to enjoy the ride at a comfortable pace. Please contact LMc. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/6539120
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862             

Sun March 26, 2017 - Sunny Sunday Afternoon D Ride .
Level D, 10 mph, 15-25 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. Introductory ride for those new to riding or looking to improve riding skills and fitness for the C rides. Ride will be in the Fairmount Park area, will regroup as needed and be tailored to the abilities of those participating. You will need a helmet, water, and a tube for your tire. A snack is strongly recommended, as we may not stop for food. Safety and equipment instruction provided as needed. Rain, snow, or icing conditions on the roads at one hour to the start time, cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: George L. Yarnell, 610-626-3338             

Sun March 26, 2017 - Sunny Sunday C Spinoff .
Level C, 11-12 ish mph. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm. A true C ride that cheerfully waits to regroup. Usually 25-35 miles, usually with a lunch or snack stop. Meet at the Italian Fountain, near the parking garage sign.
Leader: Ben Sears, 215-844-3784             

Tue March 28, 2017 - Bulldog Ride.
Level B/B-, 15 mph, 30-37 miles. Meet at Bulldog Statue, 25th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.. The ride leaves at 5:45 pm. Ride north towards Ambler riding through Schuylkill Park to Stenton Rd. How far out we go depends on daylight available. No cue sheet. No rest stops. Will regroup to let the ride leader catch up. Start at 5:45 pm 3/21 &3/28 then 6 Pm starting 4/4 Cue sheets will not be available.
Leaders: Bruce Taubman, 856-392-9677  and Chris McEntee, (585) 355-3631            

Tue March 28, 2017 - Conshohocken Night Lights Rides - 25 +/- miles. 13-14+ MPH .
Level c, 13-14 mph, 25 miles. Meet at Jacobs Engineering Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Join us on Tuesday nights for a ride down the SRT to the Art Museum and back. We leave from the Jacobs Engineering parking lot on Ash Street on the left closest to the river and ride to the Art Museum via Umbria Street, Main Street Manayunk, and, if there are enough of us, MLK Drive. There is a brief stop at Lloyd Hall. Other paces may be offered if there is a leader. Strong headlamp (200 lumen minimum), and tail light are required as is reflective clothing. Rain, Snow or Ice on the trail or roads, and daytime high below freezing will cancel the ride.
Leader: John A.  Dwyer, 215 901-5810             

Tue March 28, 2017 - Tuesday Night from North Penn High School.
Level C+/B-, 13-15 mph, daylight miles. Meet at North Penn High School - meet behind the school near the bus depot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Tuesday evening C+/B- ride from North Penn High School. We will meet at 6pm every Tuesday evening through the end of September. The rides will begin the season at 13-14mph and increase to occasional 15-16mph rides as the season slowly progresses. The riding distance is determined by the amount of sunlight. Come on out and discover new roads and routes. We never repeat a route during a single season. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Jay Sitkin, 267-664-0939             

Tue March 28, 2017 - Monthly QR Mailing Party.
Level All. Meet at Cozen O'Connor, 1650 Market St.. The ride leaves at 6:30 pm. All welcome to help mail the newsletter, snacks and good company guaranteed along with some light work.
Leader: Tom Witt, 215-665-5578             

Wed March 29, 2017 - Day / Night Phoenixville Dog Ride.
Level B-, 13.5-14.5 mph, 40-50 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. The Phoenixville Day / Night dog rides return ! Celebrate the return of spring and longer days by joining us for daytime/nighttime rides until the end of April. Starting in the daylight, these rides continue in the dark for another 2-2.5 hours. These are beautiful rides on low-traffic roads. A strong headlight and taillight are required. No one dropped, regroup as necessary, but please be prepared to ride the advertised pace on rolling to hilly terrain. Precipitation and icy road conditions cancel. Cold temperatures do NOT cancel, but may shorten the ride. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/18094160
Leader: Rick Christie, 610-787-1985             

Thu March 30, 2017 - Thursday Night from North Penn High School.
Level C+/B-, 13-15 mph, daylight miles. Meet at north Penn High School - meet behind the school near the bus depot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Thursday evening C+/B- ride from North Penn High School. We will meet at 6pm every Thursday evening through the end of September. The rides will begin the season at 13-14mph and increase to occasional 15-16mph rides as the season slowly progresses. The riding distance is determined by the amount of sunlight. Come on out and discover new roads and routes. We never repeat a route during a single season. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Jay Sitkin, 267-664-0939             

Fri March 31, 2017 - Friday Frolic w/Linda. This is the generic description. Specific details will be posted on daily calendar for each Friday..
Level B-/C+, 13-15 mph, 45-50, +/- miles. Meet at Various starting points -- please check the daily . The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Enjoy scenic adventures by bike on most Fridays, throughout the year. We'll explore pretty, peaceful roads in suburban counties -- Montgomery, Bucks, Chester, etc. Starting points will vary, so that we can cycle through different regions. Depending on the destination, starting point may be in Conshohocken, Flourtown, Jenkintown, Wayne, Valley Forge, etc. Please check the daily calendar for details of each Friday's route -- terrain, mileage, rest stops, etc. Cue sheets and on-line route map will be provided for each ride. Scheduled for virtually every Friday throughout the year, with a few exceptions here & there. If weather conditions are not conducive to cycling, this ride may be replaced by a hike/walk (on foot). As long as we are enjoying outdoor physical exercise, and Mother Nature, in the company of friends, we'll have a memorable outing. Cue sheets will be available.
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862             

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