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BCP offers many regularly scheduled weekly rides. Follow this link to view the Weekly Ride List for more detailed information regarding these rides than the minimal description provided in the Monthly Ride Calendar below. Occasionally, ad-hoc rides are announced. These rides are sent by email to all members of the BCP email list. To join this list, click here. Information about some of our popular starting locations is available on our Ride Guide page which is found under the rides menu item.

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Thu January 29, 2015 - Horsham Power Line Trail Ride.
Level C - B+, 13-17 mph, 25 miles. Meet at Power Line Trail on Dresher Road in Horsham, across from the hotel. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Various paces depending on who shows up. Various ride leaders. You must have a BRIGHT headlight and tail light as the power line trail has no lights. Ride also goes on the 202 bike path for a short while and through some neighborhoods. Bring something to drink and eat while riding. No bathroom stop. Rain, wet roads, temps below 30 cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leaders: Elliot Titcher,   Claire Tanzer, John A. Dwyer, and Samer Eid,            

Fri January 30, 2015 - Friday Frolic w/Linda. For Jan. 30: HIKE/WALK in Valley Green, or bike ride, depending on whether or not we have snow..
Level C+, 13-14 mph, 25-30 miles. Meet at Bruno's, Northwestern and Germantown Aves. The ride leaves at 9:45 am. FOR JAN. 30: Due to the prediction for light snowfall overnight from Thursday into Friday morning, today's Friday Frolic will either be a shorter ride, or a hike/walk in Valley Green, depending on weather and road conditions. Meet at Bruno's in Chestnut Hill.....if we cycle, we have a variety of bike routes from Bruno's. If we hike/walk, we can walk from Bruno's down to Forbidden Drive into Valley Green. GENERIC DESCRIPTION: 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. It is optional, but you may preregister until Friday, January 30, 2015 at 8:30 am.
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Fri January 30, 2015 - 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 9:46 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             

Sat January 31, 2015 - Valley Forge Winter Ride: Saturday Edition.
Level B, 13.5 mph, 35 miles. Meet at Valley Forge National Park - Betzwood Picnic Area (by bathrooms). The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Every Saturday through March we ride 17.5 miles to the Kimberton Whole Foods store in Kimberton for an indoor coffee break, then 17.5 miles back to Valley Forge. Plan is to be back in VF by non. Cue sheets will be available.
Leader: Richard L. Wagner, 215-410-1331             

Sat January 31, 2015 - Barrington, NJ.
Level D, 10 mph, 32 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. I just like going to the Barrington Dinner and Restraunt, in Barrington, NJ, so let's go again! This is just South of Haddon Heights, NJ taking the Ben Franklin Bridge across the river, down along the Camden Riverfront and over through Cooper River Park. We do take a different route back. Cue sheets will not be available. It is optional, but you may preregister until Friday, January 30, 2015 at 9:00 pm.
Leader: Tim Carey, 267-414-9037 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sat January 31, 2015 - Hike Ridley Creek State Park.
Level HIKE, 3 ish mph, 6+ miles. Meet at Hunting Hill Mansion upper parking lot: http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=6476523. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. This hike is NOT FOR FIRST TIMERS. If it were a ride, I would grade it “B-”. The loop takes about 2 1 /2 hours. 1 large water bottle should be enough. Bring your GPS app and give me a precise distance and elevation. Meet in the upper parking lot near the information sign beside the mansion at 8:45 for a 9:00 AM start. If you email by 3:30 PM Friday, I will attach a PDF map to the reply. Thanks.
Leader: Michael Fuller, 484-682-4562             

Sat January 31, 2015 - Main Line Cycles Brisk Ride.
Level B+, 16-17 mph, 40-55 miles. Meet at Main Line Cycles back parking lot, Narberth, PA. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Great roads with low traffic. Narberth through Bryn Mawr and out to Waynesborough Country Club. Then south to Ridley Creek State Park. Back through Villanova (and Gladwyne if the group wants more hills). No one gets dropped. Speed determined by the group. Bring a snack for brief mid-ride break. Rain cancels. Consider the on-line route approximate. Leave at 9:05AM. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1940076
Leaders: Jeff Diacik, 215-783-8537  and Derek Barnes, 610-246-3917            

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