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Wed August 16, 2017 - Ride yer Bike Tuesday on Wednesday (note: one pace) (ad-hoc ride) .
Level C+, 13.5 +/- +/- mph, 45 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. Let's try again. Bring yer bike and sense of adventure. Some days we'll ride familiar favorite routes, other days we'll scope out new routes. Today we'll ride to Skippack Pizza via Schwenksville with a rest stop on the way out. Lots of country roads, great company and rolling to hilly terrain (no killer hills). Will regroup as needed, but must be able to maintain the posted pace. Must also be willing to ride safely and obey traffic laws. Check day of the ride if weather is iffy (rain cancels). Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/6506193
Leader: Howard Hochheiser, 215-913-3246             

Wed August 16, 2017 - Flourtown Multi-Level Group Rides.
Level C thru A-, 13-19 mph, 20-40 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Multi-level group rides every Wednesday 6pm April thru September. See weekly ride description for more details Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Thomas G. Madle, 215-233-2578             

Wed August 16, 2017 - Delightful, Delicious "D" (and D+/C-) Ride, Wednesday Evening Edition.
Level D/D+/C-, 9-11 mph, 15-28 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Gently paced, post-work evening ride to pedal away the stresses of the workday, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking a low-intensity recovery ride. Pedal away the day's stresses at a relaxed pace. Non-competitive ride on quiet roads through pretty, residential neighborhoods. We'll be meeting in the same parking lot as the "Multi-Paced Rides" listed above. We'll meet in the rear of the parking lot, near the Giant Market. Please bring LIGHTS in case we return close to dark. Cue sheets will not be available. Please note: One Wednesday per month (usually the second Wednesday), Linda cannot lead this ride, due to the BCP Board meeting. Linda will try to arrange another leader for this ride on Board meeting nights. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862             

Wed August 16, 2017 - Phoenixville Dog Ride .
Level B-/C+, 13.5-14.5 mph, 24-36 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. These are beautiful rides on low-traffic roads. No one dropped, regroup as necessary, but please be prepared to ride the advertised pace on rolling to hilly terrain. Precipitation cancels.
Leader: Rick Christie, 610-787-1985             

Thu August 17, 2017 - Havertown Grill, Haretown, PA (ad-hoc ride) .
Level D, 10 mph, 30 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, #1 Boathouse Row, kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park. The ride leaves at 8:00 am. Nothing like going to a really community simple restaurant for a sumptuous breakfast. The Havertown Grill is such a place. We go out Karrakon Dr. Perfect place for a perfect ride. Return via the Manayunk Bridge Trail Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Tim Carey, 267-414-9037             

Thu August 17, 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             

Thu August 17, 2017 - Delightful, Delicious "D" (and D+/C-) Ride, Thursday evening Edition.
Level D/D+/C-, 9-12 mph, 15-28 miles. Meet at Jacobs Engineering Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Gently paced, post-work evening ride to pedal away the stresses of the workday, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking a low-intensity recovery ride. Pedal away the stresses of the workday at a relaxed pace. We'll be meeting in the same parking lot as the "Multi-Level Conshohocken Rides". We'll start by riding on the Schuylkill River Trail, and/or, the Cross County Trail, which connects the Schuylkill with Plymouth Meeting . As riders get stronger, we can turn off the trails and explore some pretty roads in the area. Please bring lights in case we return close to dark. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862             

Thu August 17, 2017 - Thursday Night Hill Ride.
Level B-/C+ and B, 13.5 -14.5 mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. A moderately hilly ride conquering 3 Main Line hills that regroups at the top of each climb. As the days lengthen, so does the ride and we should be nearing 30 miles by July. No riders doing the listed pace will be dropped. 50% chance of rain between 6:00 and 8:00 cancels the ride Cue sheets will not be available. This year we will have 2 different paced groups. Chris will lead a B pace ride at 14.5 - 15.5 mph and Joe will lead the traditional pace at 13.5 -14.5 mph. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leaders: Joe Lubeck, 610-291-3014  and Chris McEntee, (585) 355-3631            

Thu August 17, 2017 - Conshohocken Multi-Level Rides.
Level C+ and B, 13-14 and 14-16 mph, 20-30+ miles. Meet at Jacobs Engineering Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Meet at 5:45 for a prompt start. Note that there aren't any bathroom facilities. We offer 2 paces on a variety of routes on relatively lightly traveled roads. Most will have some hills. Distance will vary with the pace and available daylight. Please bring a rear light for use at dusk, and preferably a front light too. Will regroup as needed, but please be prepared to maintain the ride's advertised pace. Must also be willing to ride safely and obey traffic laws. Check day of the ride for possible changes or cancellations (rain cancels), and if a certain pace is not available. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, 215-913-3246  and Peter Velletri, 484-368-6102            

Thu August 17, 2017 - "C"vilized Thursday Night Hill Ride.
Level C, 10-13 mph, 25 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 6:01 pm. A slower "C" level version of the Thursday night hill ride, we start just after the B-/C+ group and climb the hills of Gladwyne. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Tom Witt, 215-665-5578             

Fri August 18, 2017 - Friday Frolic w/Linda - SPECIAL OCEAN CITY EDITION, in conjunction with SCU's Ocean City Week. .
Level C+/B-, 13-15 mph, 55 miles. Meet at Luray Manor, 501 E. 7th Street (corner of 7th and Central), Ocean City, NJ, 08226. The ride leaves at 10:30 am. This route was created by Mike Krizauskas of SCU, BCP and the Jersey Shore Cycle Club. Today's starting point will be Luray Manor, the meeting point for SCU's week-long Ocean City event. "DAY-TRIPPERS" are warmly welcome to join us for this Friday ride -- it is NOT necessary to register for the whole week or weekend package. We'll ride from Ocean City to Mays Landing and Tuckahoe, then circle back to O.C. on quiet roads. Nice views of the river near Mays Landing. We have a Wawa stop in Mays Landing at mile 21, then a rest stop in Tuckahoe at mile 34. Terrain is FLAT (674 ft elevation for the whole route), although we may have some headwinds. Please bring sunblock with you. If you are driving to Ocean City on Friday morning for this ride, please allow at least 75 mins drive time, due to normal weekday commuter traffic. Please note: the "regular" Friday Frolic ride, starting and finishing in the Philadelphia suburbs, will resume next week on the 28th. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/3009864 It is optional, but you may preregister until Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 11:59 pm.
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sat August 19, 2017 - SOUTH JERSEY CENTURY, in conjunction with SCU's Ocean City Week.
Level B-, 14-15 mph, 105 miles. Meet at Luray Manor, 501 E 7th St (7th & Central) Ocean City, NJ 08226, (609) 399-5260, www.luraymanor.com. The ride leaves at 8:00 am. This scenic route was developed by Mike K. of SCU, BCP, and the Jersey Shore Cycling Club. SCU's Ocean City Week is taking place this week. Overall, flat terrain with total elevation 1100 feet of climbing. Wawa rest stops. From Ocean City, we'll head in-land, to Millville and the Bayshore area, crossing the Maurice River. Please click on the link to view the route map. "Day-Trippers" (those not staying overnight in Ocean City for the whole event) are warmly welcome to join us. If you are driving to Ocean City on Saturday morning, please allow at least 90 mins from Phila., due to weekend traffic heading to the shore. Please bring sunblock. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/5412975 It is optional, but you may preregister until Friday, August 18, 2017 at 11:59 pm.
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sat August 19, 2017 - Main Line Cycles Brisk Ride.
Level A-, 16-17 mph, 40-55 miles. Meet at Main Line Cycles front of shop 919 Montgomery Ave. The ride leaves at 8:05 am. Great roads with low traffic. We have a few routes that bring us out around or through Ridley Creek State Park. Average speed will be 16-17 mph, but note that these routes include over 4000' of climbing. Bring a snack for a brief mid-ride break. Consider the on-line routes approximate. Leave by 8:05 AM. Rain cancels. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1940076
Leaders: Jeff Diacik, 215-783-8537  Derek Barnes, 610-246-3917 and Shahar Shiff, 215-776-3963            

Sat August 19, 2017 - Riverton, NJ.
Level D, 10 mph, 30 miles. Meet at Penn Treaty Park, Delaware Ave and Beach St. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. The real destination is Palmyra Cove Nature Park but first I want a good cup of coffee at Orange Blossom Bakery and Cafe in Riverton, NJ. You will experience the mid nineteenth centry industrial Philadelphia, PA waterfront with the Victorian waterfront of Riverton, NJ. Palmyra Cove Nature Park is a 250-acre waterfront park featuring ponds, trails& scenic viewpoints, plus an environmental center at the foot of the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge. We will need to walk our bikes across the bridge walkway. Retuning through Camden and cycling over the Ben Franklin Bridge walkway after carrying our bikes up the three flights of stairs by to Philly. Cue sheets will not be available. It is optional, but you may preregister until Friday, August 18, 2017 at 9:00 pm.
Leader: Tim Carey, 267-414-9037 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sat August 19, 2017 - Toss of the dice.
Level C+, 13-14.5 mph, 45-60 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. Friendly C+ ride with, but not limited to, the following destinations: 1. Ambler 2. Whole Foods North Wales 3. Wegman's King of Prussia 4. Whole Foods Devon 5. Ridley Creek State Park area. BE SURE TO CHECK THE DAILY RIDE CALENDAR FOR RIDE LEADER AND DESTINATION INFORMATION. Bring money for lunch. YOU MUST CARRY A SPARE TUBE. Nobody is dropped. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure time. Indication that cue sheets and/or GPS navigational information will be available no later than 24 hours prior to departure
Leader: Joseph M. Pless, 610-937-9010             

Sun August 20, 2017 - Kayuh Pedalers Summer Rides.
Level D, 10-20 mph, 20-25 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycle and Cafe, 19th & W Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Kayuh Pedalers' Rides will continue through the Summer. The ride distance & destination will be decided on day of the ride & will be determined on the temperature & riders that show up Any changes to start time or destination update will be listed. BCP rules apply, that includes Helmet & water. No helmet, No ride!
Leader: Thomas Haney, 267-259-5231             

Sun August 20, 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 one hour to the start time, cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Tim Carey, 267-414-9037             

Sun August 20, 2017 - Sunny Sunday C Spinoff .
Level C, 11-12 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: Tom Witt, 215-665-5578             

Mon August 21, 2017 - Monday "COS" Multi-Level Group Rides in Wayne, PA ( No Rides on Holidays that Fall on a Monday).
Level D thru A, 10-20 mph, 10-40 miles. Meet at Church of the Saviour, Wayne, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Ride with the largest evening cycling group in the Delaware Valley ( over 100 riders). Eight different ride groups to choose from including a "hybrid" group. See weekly ride section for additional details Cue sheets will be available.
Leaders: Thomas G. Madle, 215-233-2578  John W. Moser, 610-630-8078 Michael Lefkowitz, 610-687-2923 and Michael Fuller, 484-682-4562            

Mon August 21, 2017 - Delightful, Delicious D (& D+/C-) Ride, Monday Evening Edition.
Level D/D+/C-, 8-12 mph, 15-28 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Scheduled for most Monday evenings throughout the summer. Gently paced, post-work evening ride to pedal away the day's stresses, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking a low-intensity recovery ride. Pedal away the stresses of the work day, at a relaxed pace.n We'll cycle on peaceful roads in Eastern Montgomery County. We'll be meeting in the small parking lot next to the ball field, and across the street from the high school. Please bring lights in case we are delayed on our return. Occasionally, this Monday night ride from UDHS may be cancelled, if there is a special Tailgate event at the COS ride in Wayne on the same date. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862             

Tue August 22, 2017 - Ride Yer Bike Tuesday.
Level C+ and B/B+, 13.5 +/- and 16.5 +/- mph, 35-50 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. Bring yer bike and sense of adventure. Some days we'll ride familiar favorite routes, other days we'll scope out new routes. Will regroup as needed, but must be able to maintain the posted pace. Must also be willing to ride safely and obey traffic laws. Often will have a sit-down lunch stop. Check back a few days prior to the ride for an updated listing with ride details: destination, distance, terrain and whether both paces are offered. Check day of the ride if weather is iffy (rain cancels). Cue sheets will not be available. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, 215-913-3246  and Daniel Operacz, 267-265-9358            

Tue August 22, 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 August 22, 2017 - Bulldog Ride.
Level B/B-, 15 mph, 30-37 miles. Meet at Bulldog Statue, 25th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.. The ride leaves at 6:00 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. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leaders: Bruce Taubman, 856-392-9677  and Chris McEntee, (585) 355-3631            

Tue August 22, 2017 - Delightful, Delicious D (& D+/C-) Ride, Tuesday Evening Edition.
Level D/D+/C-, 8-11 mph, 12-25 miles. Meet at Glenside Public Library parking lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Gently paced, post-work evening ride to pedal away the day's stresses, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking a low-intensity recovery ride. We'll be meeting in the parking lot adjacent to the library. Enjoy a friendly, non-competitive ride on quiet roads through pretty residential neighborhoods. Occasionally, we'll ride on park trails. Please bring LIGHTS in case we are delayed on our return. This ride is scheduled for 3/4 Tuesdays each month, however, one Tuesday a month (usually, the LAST Tuesday each month), there is no Delightful, Delicious D ride - this leader leads the "Ride to the Monthly Newsletter Mailing Party" instead, from Glenside Library to Center City. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862             

Wed August 23, 2017 - Flourtown Multi-Level Group Rides.
Level C thru A-, 13-19 mph, 20-40 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Multi-level group rides every Wednesday 6pm April thru September. See weekly ride description for more details Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Thomas G. Madle, 215-233-2578             

Wed August 23, 2017 - Delightful, Delicious "D" (and D+/C-) Ride, Wednesday Evening Edition.
Level D/D+/C-, 9-11 mph, 15-28 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Gently paced, post-work evening ride to pedal away the stresses of the workday, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking a low-intensity recovery ride. Pedal away the day's stresses at a relaxed pace. Non-competitive ride on quiet roads through pretty, residential neighborhoods. We'll be meeting in the same parking lot as the "Multi-Paced Rides" listed above. We'll meet in the rear of the parking lot, near the Giant Market. Please bring LIGHTS in case we return close to dark. Cue sheets will not be available. Please note: One Wednesday per month (usually the second Wednesday), Linda cannot lead this ride, due to the BCP Board meeting. Linda will try to arrange another leader for this ride on Board meeting nights. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862             

Wed August 23, 2017 - Phoenixville Dog Ride .
Level B-/C+, 13.5-14.5 mph, 24-36 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. These are beautiful rides on low-traffic roads. No one dropped, regroup as necessary, but please be prepared to ride the advertised pace on rolling to hilly terrain. Precipitation cancels.
Leader: Rick Christie, 610-787-1985             

Thu August 24, 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             

Thu August 24, 2017 - Delightful, Delicious "D" (and D+/C-) Ride, Thursday evening Edition.
Level D/D+/C-, 9-12 mph, 15-28 miles. Meet at Jacobs Engineering Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Gently paced, post-work evening ride to pedal away the stresses of the workday, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking a low-intensity recovery ride. Pedal away the stresses of the workday at a relaxed pace. We'll be meeting in the same parking lot as the "Multi-Level Conshohocken Rides". We'll start by riding on the Schuylkill River Trail, and/or, the Cross County Trail, which connects the Schuylkill with Plymouth Meeting . As riders get stronger, we can turn off the trails and explore some pretty roads in the area. Please bring lights in case we return close to dark. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862             

Thu August 24, 2017 - Thursday Night Hill Ride.
Level B-/C+ and B, 13.5 -14.5 mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. A moderately hilly ride conquering 3 Main Line hills that regroups at the top of each climb. As the days lengthen, so does the ride and we should be nearing 30 miles by July. No riders doing the listed pace will be dropped. 50% chance of rain between 6:00 and 8:00 cancels the ride Cue sheets will not be available. This year we will have 2 different paced groups. Chris will lead a B pace ride at 14.5 - 15.5 mph and Joe will lead the traditional pace at 13.5 -14.5 mph. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leaders: Joe Lubeck, 610-291-3014  and Chris McEntee, (585) 355-3631            

Thu August 24, 2017 - Conshohocken Multi-Level Rides.
Level C+ and B, 13-14 and 14-16 mph, 20-30+ miles. Meet at Jacobs Engineering Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Meet at 5:45 for a prompt start. Note that there aren't any bathroom facilities. We offer 2 paces on a variety of routes on relatively lightly traveled roads. Most will have some hills. Distance will vary with the pace and available daylight. Please bring a rear light for use at dusk, and preferably a front light too. Will regroup as needed, but please be prepared to maintain the ride's advertised pace. Must also be willing to ride safely and obey traffic laws. Check day of the ride for possible changes or cancellations (rain cancels), and if a certain pace is not available. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, 215-913-3246  and Peter Velletri, 484-368-6102            

Thu August 24, 2017 - "C"vilized Thursday Night Hill Ride.
Level C, 10-13 mph, 25 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 6:01 pm. A slower "C" level version of the Thursday night hill ride, we start just after the B-/C+ group and climb the hills of Gladwyne. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leaders: Jim Kahn, 215-771-4487  and Tom Witt, 215-665-5578            

Fri August 25, 2017 - BCP DISPLAY TENT/MEMBERS APPRECIATION NIGHT & FIREWORKS at Friday Night Races at the Velodrome (SOCIAL event, NOT a ride) This is the final of three club nights scheduled for this summer.
Level ALL are welcome. Meet at Valley Preferred Cycling Center (the Velodrome), 1151 Mosser Road, Breinigsville, PA 18031 (Trexlertown). The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. BCP will have a display tent in the plaza of the Valley Preferred Cycling Center (aka, the Velodrome) in Trexlertown, during the Friday Night Races, sponsored by Bicycling Magazine. Gates open for Happy Hour at 6:00pm, but the ACTUAL RACES DO NOT BEGIN UNTIL 7:30pm, allowing you plenty of time to get there after work. BCP will be exhibiting here to promote our club's membership benefits & perks, as well as rides and upcoming events. MEMBERS APPRECIATION: Stay tuned for updates, re. special promotion for members. A live band will be performing in the plaza, and there will be family- and kid-friendly entertainment. General Admission tickets are $6/person. Every seat has a great view of the track. In addition to the Breakaway Cafe, there is a souvenir booth, where visitors can purchase Velodrome merchandise. There are also other exhibitors in the plaza, where you can participate in raffle drawings.. Come join us for an exciting evening! DRIVING to TREXLERTOWN: Northeast Extension of the PA Turnpike (I-476 North), or, PA-309 North, to I-78/US-22 West. Driving directions and racing & venue details are available here: www.thevelodrome.com. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: If you are able to volunteer at the BCP tent, either for set-up (~5:15), or for staffing the booth and greeting visitors, or, for packing up at loading the van at the end of the evening, THANK YOU for your help. Please contact Linda, re. volunteering. The on-line route map is http://thevelodrome.com/us/directions/ It is optional, but you may preregister until Friday, August 25, 2017 at 8:00 am.
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sat August 26, 2017 - Main Line Cycles Brisk Ride.
Level A-, 16-17 mph, 40-55 miles. Meet at Main Line Cycles front of shop 919 Montgomery Ave. The ride leaves at 8:05 am. Great roads with low traffic. We have a few routes that bring us out around or through Ridley Creek State Park. Average speed will be 16-17 mph, but note that these routes include over 4000' of climbing. Bring a snack for a brief mid-ride break. Consider the on-line routes approximate. Leave by 8:05 AM. Rain cancels. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1940076
Leaders: Jeff Diacik, 215-783-8537  Derek Barnes, 610-246-3917 and Shahar Shiff, 215-776-3963            

Sat August 26, 2017 - Bike, Paddle, Swim.
Level D/C, 10 mph, 55 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Bicycle 27 miles out the Schuylkill River Trail to Fitzwater Station, Paddle a kayak from the Port Providence Paddle Canoe, Kayak, & Paddleboat Rental, doing The Loop, up the Schuylkill Canal to the lock house, about 2 miles, Portage to the river. Swim as you put the kayak in the Schuykill River. Paddle or drift down the river to the first set of high wires about 2.5 miles, Take portage trail to the canal (this portage is longer and therefore more tiering but worth the effort and You can drag the kayak), and paddle back to the "Fitz" Pack a lot of snacks. Late lunch at the Fitzwater Station Saloon. Kayak rental $39, www.fitzwaterstation.com. This is an all day event! May not get back until 7 pm Cue sheets will not be available. It is optional, but you may preregister until Friday, August 25, 2017 at 9:00 pm.
Leader: Tim Carey, 267-414-9037 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sat August 26, 2017 - Toss of the dice.
Level C+, 13-14.5 mph, 45-60 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. Friendly C+ ride with, but not limited to, the following destinations: 1. Ambler 2. Whole Foods North Wales 3. Wegman's King of Prussia 4. Whole Foods Devon 5. Ridley Creek State Park area. BE SURE TO CHECK THE DAILY RIDE CALENDAR FOR RIDE LEADER AND DESTINATION INFORMATION. Bring money for lunch. YOU MUST CARRY A SPARE TUBE. Nobody is dropped. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure time. Indication that cue sheets and/or GPS navigational information will be available no later than 24 hours prior to departure
Leader: Joseph M. Pless, 610-937-9010             

Sun August 27, 2017 - Kayuh Pedalers Summer Rides.
Level D, 10-20 mph, 20-25 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycle and Cafe, 19th & W Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Kayuh Pedalers' Rides will continue through the Summer. The ride distance & destination will be decided on day of the ride & will be determined on the temperature & riders that show up Any changes to start time or destination update will be listed. BCP rules apply, that includes Helmet & water. No helmet, No ride!
Leader: Thomas Haney, 267-259-5231             

Sun August 27, 2017 - Sun August 27, 2017 Sunny Sunday Afternoon D Ride.
Level D, 10-12 mph, 16 - 24 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. Ride around Fairmount Park and/or adjacent suburbs. Will likely stop for food and/or coffee, so bring some $$. Ride will regroup as needed and no one is left behind. You will need a helmet, tube for your tire, a snack and water. Rain or high winds will cancel the ride, but check with the ride leader if in question. Leader:Ilene Hass, ilenehass@gmail.com, 610-952-7943 Cue sheets will not be available. It is optional, but you may preregister until Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 6:00 pm.
Leader: Ilene Hass, 610-952-7943 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sun August 27, 2017 - Sunny Sunday C Spinoff .
Level C, 11-12 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: Michael J Olszewski, 215-932-8586             

Mon August 28, 2017 - Monday "COS" Multi-Level Group Rides in Wayne, PA ( No Rides on Holidays that Fall on a Monday).
Level D thru A, 10-20 mph, 10-40 miles. Meet at Church of the Saviour, Wayne, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Ride with the largest evening cycling group in the Delaware Valley ( over 100 riders). Eight different ride groups to choose from including a "hybrid" group. See weekly ride section for additional details Cue sheets will be available.
Leaders: Thomas G. Madle, 215-233-2578  John W. Moser, 610-630-8078 Michael Lefkowitz, 610-687-2923 and Michael Fuller, 484-682-4562            

Mon August 28, 2017 - Delightful, Delicious D (& D+/C-) Ride, Monday Evening Edition.
Level D/D+/C-, 8-12 mph, 15-28 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Scheduled for most Monday evenings throughout the summer. Gently paced, post-work evening ride to pedal away the day's stresses, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking a low-intensity recovery ride. Pedal away the stresses of the work day, at a relaxed pace.n We'll cycle on peaceful roads in Eastern Montgomery County. We'll be meeting in the small parking lot next to the ball field, and across the street from the high school. Please bring lights in case we are delayed on our return. Occasionally, this Monday night ride from UDHS may be cancelled, if there is a special Tailgate event at the COS ride in Wayne on the same date. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862             

Tue August 29, 2017 - Ride Yer Bike Tuesday.
Level C+ and B/B+, 13.5 +/- and 16.5 +/- mph, 35-50 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. Bring yer bike and sense of adventure. Some days we'll ride familiar favorite routes, other days we'll scope out new routes. Will regroup as needed, but must be able to maintain the posted pace. Must also be willing to ride safely and obey traffic laws. Often will have a sit-down lunch stop. Check back a few days prior to the ride for an updated listing with ride details: destination, distance, terrain and whether both paces are offered. Check day of the ride if weather is iffy (rain cancels). Cue sheets will not be available. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, 215-913-3246  and Daniel Operacz, 267-265-9358            

Tue August 29, 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 August 29, 2017 - Bulldog Ride.
Level B/B-, 15 mph, 30-37 miles. Meet at Bulldog Statue, 25th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.. The ride leaves at 6:00 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. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leaders: Bruce Taubman, 856-392-9677  and Chris McEntee, (585) 355-3631            

Tue August 29, 2017 - Delightful, Delicious D (& D+/C-) Ride, Tuesday Evening Edition.
Level D/D+/C-, 8-11 mph, 12-25 miles. Meet at Glenside Public Library parking lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Gently paced, post-work evening ride to pedal away the day's stresses, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking a low-intensity recovery ride. We'll be meeting in the parking lot adjacent to the library. Enjoy a friendly, non-competitive ride on quiet roads through pretty residential neighborhoods. Occasionally, we'll ride on park trails. Please bring LIGHTS in case we are delayed on our return. This ride is scheduled for 3/4 Tuesdays each month, however, one Tuesday a month (usually, the LAST Tuesday each month), there is no Delightful, Delicious D ride - this leader leads the "Ride to the Monthly Newsletter Mailing Party" instead, from Glenside Library to Center City. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862             

Tue August 29, 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 August 30, 2017 - Flourtown Multi-Level Group Rides.
Level C thru A-, 13-19 mph, 20-40 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Multi-level group rides every Wednesday 6pm April thru September. See weekly ride description for more details Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Thomas G. Madle, 215-233-2578             

Wed August 30, 2017 - Delightful, Delicious "D" (and D+/C-) Ride, Wednesday Evening Edition.
Level D/D+/C-, 9-11 mph, 15-28 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Gently paced, post-work evening ride to pedal away the stresses of the workday, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking a low-intensity recovery ride. Pedal away the day's stresses at a relaxed pace. Non-competitive ride on quiet roads through pretty, residential neighborhoods. We'll be meeting in the same parking lot as the "Multi-Paced Rides" listed above. We'll meet in the rear of the parking lot, near the Giant Market. Please bring LIGHTS in case we return close to dark. Cue sheets will not be available. Please note: One Wednesday per month (usually the second Wednesday), Linda cannot lead this ride, due to the BCP Board meeting. Linda will try to arrange another leader for this ride on Board meeting nights. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862             

Wed August 30, 2017 - Phoenixville Dog Ride .
Level B-/C+, 13.5-14.5 mph, 24-36 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. These are beautiful rides on low-traffic roads. No one dropped, regroup as necessary, but please be prepared to ride the advertised pace on rolling to hilly terrain. Precipitation cancels.
Leader: Rick Christie, 610-787-1985             

Thu August 31, 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             

Thu August 31, 2017 - Delightful, Delicious "D" (and D+/C-) Ride, Thursday evening Edition.
Level D/D+/C-, 9-12 mph, 15-28 miles. Meet at Jacobs Engineering Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Gently paced, post-work evening ride to pedal away the stresses of the workday, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking a low-intensity recovery ride. Pedal away the stresses of the workday at a relaxed pace. We'll be meeting in the same parking lot as the "Multi-Level Conshohocken Rides". We'll start by riding on the Schuylkill River Trail, and/or, the Cross County Trail, which connects the Schuylkill with Plymouth Meeting . As riders get stronger, we can turn off the trails and explore some pretty roads in the area. Please bring lights in case we return close to dark. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862             

Thu August 31, 2017 - Thursday Night Hill Ride.
Level B-/C+ and B, 13.5 -14.5 mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. A moderately hilly ride conquering 3 Main Line hills that regroups at the top of each climb. As the days lengthen, so does the ride and we should be nearing 30 miles by July. No riders doing the listed pace will be dropped. 50% chance of rain between 6:00 and 8:00 cancels the ride Cue sheets will not be available. This year we will have 2 different paced groups. Chris will lead a B pace ride at 14.5 - 15.5 mph and Joe will lead the traditional pace at 13.5 -14.5 mph. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leaders: Joe Lubeck, 610-291-3014  and Chris McEntee, (585) 355-3631            

Thu August 31, 2017 - Conshohocken Multi-Level Rides.
Level C+ and B, 13-14 and 14-16 mph, 20-30+ miles. Meet at Jacobs Engineering Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Meet at 5:45 for a prompt start. Note that there aren't any bathroom facilities. We offer 2 paces on a variety of routes on relatively lightly traveled roads. Most will have some hills. Distance will vary with the pace and available daylight. Please bring a rear light for use at dusk, and preferably a front light too. Will regroup as needed, but please be prepared to maintain the ride's advertised pace. Must also be willing to ride safely and obey traffic laws. Check day of the ride for possible changes or cancellations (rain cancels), and if a certain pace is not available. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, 215-913-3246  and Peter Velletri, 484-368-6102            

Thu August 31, 2017 - "C"vilized Thursday Night Hill Ride.
Level C, 10-13 mph, 25 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 6:01 pm. A slower "C" level version of the Thursday night hill ride, we start just after the B-/C+ group and climb the hills of Gladwyne. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Jim Kahn, 215-771-4487             

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