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Mon July 28, 2014 - BCP Tailgate Pizza Party Tonight After the COS Multi-Level Rides Are Finished.
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). Seven different ride groups to choose from including a "hybrid" group. See weekly ride section for additional details. Tonight all riders are invited to stay for the post ride pizza tailgate party. Free pizza for all riders! Bad weather ( threat of thunderstorms) cancels the pizza party but not the rides Cue sheets will be available.
Leaders: Thomas G. Madle, 215-233-2578  John W. Moser, 610-630-8078 and Michael Lefkowitz, 610-687-2923            

Tue July 29, 2014 - Ride yer Bike Tuesdays.
Level C+ and B, 13.5 +/- and 15.5 +/- mph, 35-50 miles. Meet at Ft. Washington State Park, Flourtown Picnic Area. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Bring yer bike and sense of adventure. Some days we'll ride familiar favorite routes, other days we'll scope out some new routes. Check back a few days prior to the ride for an updated listing for the ride's details: destination, distance, terrain and whether both paces will be offered. Will regroup as needed, but must be able to maintain the average pace. Will usually have a sit-down lunch stop. Check with ride leaders if forecast is iffy. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, 215-913-3246  and Howard Haber, 610-715-2881            

Tue July 29, 2014 - Ride to the Monthly Newsletter Mailing Party - August newsletter.
Level C+/B-, 13-15 mph, 29 miles. Meet at Glenside Public Library parking lot. The ride leaves at 5:15 pm. Ride to and from the monthly Quick Release mailing party downtown at Cozen O'Connor @ 1900 Market St, to help Tom Witt and his crew with preparing to mail the new issue of the newsletter. Part of the route will include the Schuylkill River Trail along Kelly Drive, and some Center City streets with bike lanes. Please bring LOCKS, and LIGHTS for the return trip.. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2100051 It is optional, but you may preregister until Monday, July 28, 2014 at 11:59 pm.
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Tue July 29, 2014 - Delightful, Delicious D (& D+/C-) Ride, Tuesday Evening Edition - DEFERRED for 7/29, due to RIDE TO NEWSLETTER MAILING PARTY.
Level D/D+/C-, 8-11 mph, 12-25 miles. Meet at Glenside Public Library parking lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. DEFERRED FOR 7/29 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. 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), this leader leads the "Ride to the Newsletter Mailing Party" instead. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862             

Tue July 29, 2014 - Teusday night Bulldog ride.
Level B, 16 to 17 mph, 30 -35 miles. Meet at Bulldog Statue, 25th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Ride thru the park towards Ambler. Depending on daylight available will either turn left at Stenton and pick up the bike path at Conshohocken or cross Stenton and continue for another 2 to 3miles No cue sheet. No rest stops Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Bruce Taubman, 215-735-7935             

Tue July 29, 2014 - Narberth ChainSmokers.
Level B, 15-17 mph, 30-38 miles. Meet at 229 Haverford Ave, Narberth. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. We will ride on lightly travalled roads through the Mainline towards Valley Forge. We will increase the distance with additional daylight. No stops or cue sheets.
Leaders: Arthur D. Elwood, (856) 429-7733  and Richard Abraham, 610-446-2817            

Tue July 29, 2014 - Monthly QR Mailing Party.
Level All. Meet at Cozen O'Connor, 1900 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 July 30, 2014 - Wednesday Phoenixville Dog Ride.
Level C+/B-, 13 mph, 25-32 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Join us every Wednesday evening for beautiful rides on low traffic roads. The route lengths will increase as daylight increases. The rolling terrain of Chester County provides an excellent mid-week workout. No one is dropped, but please be prepared to average 13 mph on rolling terrain. Rest rooms and fresh water are available at the starting location. Cue sheets will be available.
Leader: Rick Christie, 610-787-1985             

Wed July 30, 2014 - Delightful, Delicious "D" (and D+/C-) Ride, Wednesday Evening Edition.
Level D/D+/C-, 8-11 mph, 10-22 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. 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 July 30, 2014 - NW Philly/Flourtown Multi-Level Rides.
Level C+, B-, B/B+, A, 12-20 mph, 20-35+ miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Meet at 5:45 for a prompt start. Rain cancels. Check this listing for updates should one or more paces not be available any given week. See Weekly Rides for detailed description. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, 215-913-3246  John A. Dwyer, Tae Kwak, 215-317-9394 and Howard Haber, 610-715-2881            

Thu July 31, 2014 - Delightful, Delicious "D" (and D+/C-) Ride, Thursday evening Edition.
Level D/D+/C-, 8-12 mph, 10-20 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. 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 July 31, 2014 - Conshohocken Multi-Level Rides.
Level C/C+ and B-, 13-14 and 14-15 mph, 20-35+ miles. Meet at Jacobs Engineering Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Meet at 5:45 for a prompt start. Rain cancels. Note, no bathroom facilities. Check this listing for updates should one or more paces not be available any given week. See Weekly Rides for detailed description. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, 215-913-3246  Peter Velletri, 484-368-6102 and Thomas G. Madle, 215-233-2578            

Thu July 31, 2014 - Thursday Night Hill Ride.
Level C+, 13.5-14.5 mph, 25-30 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 posted pace will be dropped. 50% chance of rain between 6:00 and 8:00 cancels the ride. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Bill Wright, 610-592-4477             

Thu July 31, 2014 - Narberth ChainSmokers.
Level B, 15-17 mph, 30-38 miles. Meet at 229 Haverford Ave, Narberth. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. We will ride on lightly travalled roads through the Mainline towards Valley Forge. We will increase the distance with additional daylight. No stops or cue sheets.
Leaders: Arthur D. Elwood, (856) 429-7733  and Richard Abraham, 610-446-2817            

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