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Tue August 4, 2015 - Ride yer Bike Tuesdays - NOTE 9;00 START TIME.
Level C+ and B, 13.5 +/- and 16 +/- mph, 42 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Will start at 9:00 thru August, and revert to 9:30 in September. Bring yer bike and sense of adventure. Some days we'll ride familiar favorite routes, other days we'll scope out some new routes. Today we'll ride to Wegman's in Warrington (great selection of food). Mostly rolling terrain, with 2 hills that aren't too bad (Sugar Bottom and Valley Rd). Will regroup as needed, but must be able to maintain the posted pace. Check day of the ride if weather is iffy (rain cancels). Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/8312409
Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, 215-913-3246  and Daniel Operacz, 267-265-9358            

Tue August 4, 2015 - Tuesday Night from North Penn High School.
Level C+/B-, 13-15 mph, varies miles. Meet at North Penn High School - meet behind the school near the bus depot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. The weekly 13-15 mph ride every Tuesday evening at 6pm. The early season will see a flatter more moderate pace that will increase in challange as the season progresses. No one dropped, everyone happy. Distance varies with the sunlight. Meet behind the school near the bus depot. The ride always leaves right on time. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: jay sitkin, 267-664-0939             

Tue August 4, 2015 - 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. 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 4, 2015 - Bulldog ride.
Level B, 16.5-17 mph, 30-34 miles. Meet at Bulldog Statue, 25th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Starts at the Bulldog. Ride north thru the park,cross Germantown Ave to Stenton Rd. We take the bike trail from Coonshocken home. No rest stops. No B rider will be dropped. Length of ride is determined by how much day light we have. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Bruce Taubman, 215-735-7935             

Wed August 5, 2015 - 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. We offer 4-5 paces on a variety of routes on relatively lightly traveled roads in eastern Montgomery County and northwestern Philadelphia. Distance varies depending on the pace of the ride and available daylight (please bring a rear light for use at dusk, and preferably a front light too). Will regroup as needed. Check the monthly calendar 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  John A. Dwyer, 215 901-5810 Raymond P Wynman, 215-816-6211 and Linda Gross, 610-567-3275            

Wed August 5, 2015 - 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. 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 5, 2015 - Weekly Wednesday Multi-level Phoenixville Dog Rides.
Level B, B-, C, 11-13, 13-14, 15-16 mph, 22-35 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Three different paces on low-traffic roads in scenic Chester County. Come out and join us for our weekly rides. No one dropped, regroup as necessary. Cue sheets will be available.
Leaders: Rick Christie, 610-787-1985  and Monika Ciesielska, 610-772-5665            

Thu August 6, 2015 - Thursday Night from North Penn High School.
Level C+/B-, 13=15 mph, varies miles. Meet at North Penn High School - meet behind the school near the bus depot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. The weekly 13-15 mph ride every Thursday evening at 6pm. The early season will see a flatter more moderate pace that will increase in challange as the season progresses. No one dropped, everyone happy. Distance varies with the sunlight. Meet behind the school near the bus depot. The ride always leaves right on time. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: jay sitkin, 267-664-0939             

Thu August 6, 2015 - Conshohocken Multi-Level Rides.
Level C+ and B, 13-14, 14-16/- and 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. 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 6, 2015 - 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 6, 2015 - Thursday Night Hill Ride.
Level B-/C+, 13.5-15 mph, 25-30 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. A moderately hilly ride conquering anywhere from 3 to 5 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 maintaining the listed pace will be dropped. 50% chance of rain between 6:00 and 8:00 cancels the ride. Head and taillights are helpful as we will be returning around dusk. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Joe Lubeck, 610-291-3014             

Fri August 7, 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 9:30 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             

Sat August 8, 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 8:00 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). Speed determined by the group. Bring a snack for brief mid-ride break. Rain cancels. Consider the on-line route approximate. Leave by 8:05 AM. 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            

Sat August 8, 2015 - Saturday C+.
Level C+, 12-15 mph, 45 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. A friendly ride that regroups as necessary. Frequently, we go to Ambler, or points west such as Paoli, Devon, Malvern, or Wegman's in King of Prussia. Climbing will usually average around 2000'. Overall average speed should be around 14.5mph, and we'll maintain a speed of 15.5-16mph on flat terrain. Bring $ for a food stop at about the halfway point. No one will be dropped, but please be advised that this is a solid C+ ride, and that in fairness to all, you need to be able to ride at the advertised pace. Wet roads or a 50% chance of rain cancels ride. PLEASE CHECK POSTING FOR CANCELLATION, WHICH CAN OCCUR UP TO 2 HOURS BEFORE RIDE IS SCHEDULED TO DEPART. Cue sheets will be available.
Leader: Gene Sobel, 215-964-4884             

Sun August 9, 2015 - Breakfast Ride to Outbound Station.
Level D-C+, 10-11 mph, 25 miles. Meet at 22nd and Spring Garden Sts. The ride leaves at 8:30 am. Please join me for a Breakfast Ride to the Outbound Station in Conshy--We will roll out from 22nd and Spring Garden at 8:30 AM sharp. We wll ride out the West River Drive roadway and connect to the SRT in Manayunk. Please bring a spare tube and a water bottle. The Outbound Station has good food and pleasant service for cyclists. Cue sheets will not be available. It is optional, but you may preregister until Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 7:00 pm.
Leader: Owen Sindler, 215-990-3207 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sun August 9, 2015 - Sunny Sunday D Ride.
Level D, 9-12 mph, 16-20 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. Relaxed paced ride through Fairmount Park and beyond depending on the experience of the riders. Please wear helmet, and bring extra tube, water and sunscreen. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Clifford Schwinger, 215-872-3559             

Sun August 9, 2015 - Sunny Sunday C Spin-Off.
Level C. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm. A true C ride, which 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: Chuck Martin, 215-923-1887             

Mon August 10, 2015 - "COS" Multi-Level Group Rides in Wayne, PA.
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 Cue sheets will be available.
Leaders: Thomas G. Madle, 215-233-2578  John W. Moser, 610-630-8078 and Michael Lefkowitz, 610-687-2923            

Mon August 10, 2015 - 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 11, 2015 - Ride yer Bike Tuesdays.
Level C+ and B, 13.5 +/- and 15.5 +/- mph, 35-50 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. 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. Will regroup as needed, but must be able to maintain the posted pace. Often will have a sit-down lunch stop. Check back a few days prior to the ride for an updated listing with the ride's details: destination, distance, terrain and whether both paces will be offered. Check day of the ride if weather is iffy (rain cancels). Cue sheets will not be available.
Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, 215-913-3246  and Daniel Operacz, 267-265-9358            

Tue August 11, 2015 - Tuesday Night from North Penn High School.
Level C+/B-, 13-15 mph, varies miles. Meet at North Penn High School - meet behind the school near the bus depot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. The weekly 13-15 mph ride every Tuesday evening at 6pm. The early season will see a flatter more moderate pace that will increase in challange as the season progresses. No one dropped, everyone happy. Distance varies with the sunlight. Meet behind the school near the bus depot. The ride always leaves right on time. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: jay sitkin, 267-664-0939             

Tue August 11, 2015 - 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. 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 11, 2015 - Bulldog ride.
Level B, 16.5-17 mph, 30-34 miles. Meet at Bulldog Statue, 25th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Starts at the Bulldog. Ride north thru the park,cross Germantown Ave to Stenton Rd. We take the bike trail from Coonshocken home. No rest stops. No B rider will be dropped. Length of ride is determined by how much day light we have. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Bruce Taubman, 215-735-7935             

Wed August 12, 2015 - 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. We offer 4-5 paces on a variety of routes on relatively lightly traveled roads in eastern Montgomery County and northwestern Philadelphia. Distance varies depending on the pace of the ride and available daylight (please bring a rear light for use at dusk, and preferably a front light too). Will regroup as needed. Check the monthly calendar 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  John A. Dwyer, 215 901-5810 Raymond P Wynman, 215-816-6211 and Linda Gross, 610-567-3275            

Wed August 12, 2015 - 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. 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 12, 2015 - Weekly Wednesday Multi-level Phoenixville Dog Rides.
Level B, B-, C, 11-13, 13-14, 15-16 mph, 22-35 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Three different paces on low-traffic roads in scenic Chester County. Come out and join us for our weekly rides. No one dropped, regroup as necessary. Cue sheets will be available.
Leaders: Rick Christie, 610-787-1985  and Monika Ciesielska, 610-772-5665            

Thu August 13, 2015 - Thursday Night from North Penn High School.
Level C+/B-, 13=15 mph, varies miles. Meet at North Penn High School - meet behind the school near the bus depot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. The weekly 13-15 mph ride every Thursday evening at 6pm. The early season will see a flatter more moderate pace that will increase in challange as the season progresses. No one dropped, everyone happy. Distance varies with the sunlight. Meet behind the school near the bus depot. The ride always leaves right on time. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: jay sitkin, 267-664-0939             

Thu August 13, 2015 - Conshohocken Multi-Level Rides.
Level C+ and B, 13-14, 14-16/- and 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. 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 13, 2015 - 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 13, 2015 - Thursday Night Hill Ride.
Level B-/C+, 13.5-15 mph, 25-30 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. A moderately hilly ride conquering anywhere from 3 to 5 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 maintaining the listed pace will be dropped. 50% chance of rain between 6:00 and 8:00 cancels the ride. Head and taillights are helpful as we will be returning around dusk. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Joe Lubeck, 610-291-3014             

Fri August 14, 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 9:30 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             

Sat August 15, 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 8:00 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). Speed determined by the group. Bring a snack for brief mid-ride break. Rain cancels. Consider the on-line route approximate. Leave by 8:05 AM. 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            

Sat August 15, 2015 - Saturday C+.
Level C+, 12-15 mph, 45 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. A friendly ride that regroups as necessary. Frequently, we go to Ambler, or points west such as Paoli, Devon, Malvern, or Wegman's in King of Prussia. Climbing will usually average around 2000'. Overall average speed should be around 14.5mph, and we'll maintain a speed of 15.5-16mph on flat terrain. Bring $ for a food stop at about the halfway point. No one will be dropped, but please be advised that this is a solid C+ ride, and that in fairness to all, you need to be able to ride at the advertised pace. Wet roads or a 50% chance of rain cancels ride. PLEASE CHECK POSTING FOR CANCELLATION, WHICH CAN OCCUR UP TO 2 HOURS BEFORE RIDE IS SCHEDULED TO DEPART. Cue sheets will be available.
Leader: Joseph M. Pless, 610-937-9010             

Sun August 16, 2015 - Sunny Sunday D Ride.
Level D, 9-12 mph, 14-28 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. Relaxed paced ride through Fairmount Park and beyond depending on the experience of the riders. Please wear helmet, and bring extra tube, water, sunscreen, and $ for mid ride snack Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: ellen  hughes, 626 590 6649             

Sun August 16, 2015 - Sunny Sunday C Spin-Off.
Level C. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm. A true C ride, which 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 17, 2015 - SCU's Ocean City,NJ Cycling Week Aug. 17th thru Aug. 23rd.
Level multi, 12-20 mph, 25-100 miles. Meet at Various locations in and around Ocean City, NJ; check SCU's Meet-up site for specific details. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. SCU sponsored annual cycling week in Ocean City,NJ. Check SCU's Meet-up site for specific ride details concerning exact ride start times and locations. Do not use start time and location listed below on BCP website. Go to SCU's Meet-up website to get correct information. This event is organized by Kurt and Denise Gale and Tom Madle who are all SCU and BCP members.
Leaders: Kurt Gale, 484-213-8549  and Thomas G. Madle, 215-233-2578            

Mon August 17, 2015 - "COS" Multi-Level Group Rides in Wayne, PA.
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 Cue sheets will be available.
Leaders: Thomas G. Madle, 215-233-2578  John W. Moser, 610-630-8078 and Michael Lefkowitz, 610-687-2923            

Mon August 17, 2015 - 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 18, 2015 - SCU's Ocean City,NJ Cycling Week Aug. 17th thru Aug. 23rd.
Level multi, 12-20 mph, 25-100 miles. Meet at Various locations in and around Ocean City, NJ; check SCU's Meet-up site for specific details. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. SCU sponsored annual cycling week in Ocean City,NJ. Check SCU's Meet-up site for specific ride details concerning exact ride start times and locations. Do not use start time and location listed below on BCP website. Go to SCU's Meet-up website to get correct information. This event is organized by Kurt and Denise Gale and Tom Madle who are all SCU and BCP members.
Leaders: Kurt Gale, 484-213-8549  and Thomas G. Madle, 215-233-2578            

Tue August 18, 2015 - Ride yer Bike Tuesdays.
Level C+ and B, 13.5 +/- and 15.5 +/- mph, 35-50 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. 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. Will regroup as needed, but must be able to maintain the posted pace. Often will have a sit-down lunch stop. Check back a few days prior to the ride for an updated listing with the ride's details: destination, distance, terrain and whether both paces will be offered. Check day of the ride if weather is iffy (rain cancels). Cue sheets will not be available.
Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, 215-913-3246  and Daniel Operacz, 267-265-9358            

Tue August 18, 2015 - Tuesday Night from North Penn High School.
Level C+/B-, 13-15 mph, varies miles. Meet at North Penn High School - meet behind the school near the bus depot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. The weekly 13-15 mph ride every Tuesday evening at 6pm. The early season will see a flatter more moderate pace that will increase in challange as the season progresses. No one dropped, everyone happy. Distance varies with the sunlight. Meet behind the school near the bus depot. The ride always leaves right on time. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: jay sitkin, 267-664-0939             

Tue August 18, 2015 - 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. 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 18, 2015 - Bulldog ride.
Level B, 16.5-17 mph, 30-34 miles. Meet at Bulldog Statue, 25th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Starts at the Bulldog. Ride north thru the park,cross Germantown Ave to Stenton Rd. We take the bike trail from Coonshocken home. No rest stops. No B rider will be dropped. Length of ride is determined by how much day light we have. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Bruce Taubman, 215-735-7935             

Wed August 19, 2015 - SCU's Ocean City,NJ Cycling Week Aug. 17th thru Aug. 23rd.
Level multi, 12-20 mph, 25-100 miles. Meet at Various locations in and around Ocean City, NJ; check SCU's Meet-up site for specific details. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. SCU sponsored annual cycling week in Ocean City,NJ. Check SCU's Meet-up site for specific ride details concerning exact ride start times and locations. Do not use start time and location listed below on BCP website. Go to SCU's Meet-up website to get correct information. This event is organized by Kurt and Denise Gale and Tom Madle who are all SCU and BCP members.
Leaders: Kurt Gale, 484-213-8549  and Thomas G. Madle, 215-233-2578            

Wed August 19, 2015 - 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. We offer 4-5 paces on a variety of routes on relatively lightly traveled roads in eastern Montgomery County and northwestern Philadelphia. Distance varies depending on the pace of the ride and available daylight (please bring a rear light for use at dusk, and preferably a front light too). Will regroup as needed. Check the monthly calendar 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  John A. Dwyer, 215 901-5810 Raymond P Wynman, 215-816-6211 and Linda Gross, 610-567-3275            

Wed August 19, 2015 - 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. 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 19, 2015 - Weekly Wednesday Multi-level Phoenixville Dog Rides.
Level B, B-, C, 11-13, 13-14, 15-16 mph, 22-35 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Three different paces on low-traffic roads in scenic Chester County. Come out and join us for our weekly rides. No one dropped, regroup as necessary. Cue sheets will be available.
Leaders: Rick Christie, 610-787-1985  and Monika Ciesielska, 610-772-5665            

Thu August 20, 2015 - SCU's Ocean City,NJ Cycling Week Aug. 17th thru Aug. 23rd.
Level multi, 12-20 mph, 25-100 miles. Meet at Various locations in and around Ocean City, NJ; check SCU's Meet-up site for specific details. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. SCU sponsored annual cycling week in Ocean City,NJ. Check SCU's Meet-up site for specific ride details concerning exact ride start times and locations. Do not use start time and location listed below on BCP website. Go to SCU's Meet-up website to get correct information. This event is organized by Kurt and Denise Gale and Tom Madle who are all SCU and BCP members.
Leaders: Kurt Gale, 484-213-8549  and Thomas G. Madle, 215-233-2578            

Thu August 20, 2015 - Ocean City Cycling Weekend: Somers Point or Mays Landing.
Level D thru A, 10-20 mph, 15 or 45 miles. Meet at 6th St. and the Boardwalk, Ocean City, N.J.. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Join us for our 7th annual weekend of cycling in Ocean City, NJ. Today's ride is either to Somers Point (15 miles-short ride) or Mays Landing (45 miles). In addition to the daily cycling events we'll hit the beach,boardwalk and local area restuarants and dance halls. Make your reservations NOW at Luray Manor, the hotel where we all stay. Space is limited so don't delay. Call the owner of Luray Manor, Ruth Vanderpoole, at 1-609-399-5260 and tell her you're registering for Tom Madle's "cycling weekend". You may choose to stay elsewhere if you so desire.If Luray Manor is full you may check with other Ocean City hotels such as the Blue Water Inn and Glen-Nor which are located near Luray Manor.Today's rides leave 10am from 6th St. and the Boardwalk Cue sheets will be available. It is optional, but you may preregister until Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 4:00 pm.
Leaders: Thomas G. Madle, 215-233-2578  Kurt Gale, 484-213-8549 and John W. Moser, 610-630-8078. Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Thu August 20, 2015 - Thursday Night from North Penn High School.
Level C+/B-, 13=15 mph, varies miles. Meet at North Penn High School - meet behind the school near the bus depot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. The weekly 13-15 mph ride every Thursday evening at 6pm. The early season will see a flatter more moderate pace that will increase in challange as the season progresses. No one dropped, everyone happy. Distance varies with the sunlight. Meet behind the school near the bus depot. The ride always leaves right on time. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: jay sitkin, 267-664-0939             

Thu August 20, 2015 - Conshohocken Multi-Level Rides.
Level C+ and B, 13-14, 14-16/- and 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. 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 20, 2015 - 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 20, 2015 - Thursday Night Hill Ride.
Level B-/C+, 13.5-15 mph, 25-30 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. A moderately hilly ride conquering anywhere from 3 to 5 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 maintaining the listed pace will be dropped. 50% chance of rain between 6:00 and 8:00 cancels the ride. Head and taillights are helpful as we will be returning around dusk. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Joe Lubeck, 610-291-3014             

Thu August 20, 2015 - "C"vilized Thursday Hill Ride.
Level C, 10=13 mph, 25 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. A "C:" version of the three hills of Gladwyne, we leave just after the B-/C+ group, meet at Italian Fountain where the path from Lloyd Hall reaches the Fountain (behind the B-/C+ group). Lights and bright clothing recommended. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Tom Witt, 215-665-5578             

Fri August 21, 2015 - SCU's Ocean City,NJ Cycling Week Aug. 17th thru Aug. 23rd.
Level multi, 12-20 mph, 25-100 miles. Meet at Various locations in and around Ocean City, NJ; check SCU's Meet-up site for specific details. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. SCU sponsored annual cycling week in Ocean City,NJ. Check SCU's Meet-up site for specific ride details concerning exact ride start times and locations. Do not use start time and location listed below on BCP website. Go to SCU's Meet-up website to get correct information. This event is organized by Kurt and Denise Gale and Tom Madle who are all SCU and BCP members.
Leaders: Kurt Gale, 484-213-8549  and Thomas G. Madle, 215-233-2578            

Fri August 21, 2015 - SCU's Ocean City Cycling Weekend: Smithville,NJ to Wharton Forest and Tuckerton.
Level C thru B+, 10-18 mph, 25,40,60 miles. Meet at 1 North New York Rd, Smithville, NJ 08201; Meet in the Village Green parking lot on Moss Mill Rd . The ride leaves at 9:00 am. We'll drive to the historic village of Smithville located a few miles north of Atlantic City at the intersection of RT. 9 and E. Moss Mill Rd. Turn onto E. Moss Mill Rd from RT.9 and enter the 3rd parking lot on your right ( "Village Green" lot). We'll meet 8:30am in front of the "Crafting Cellar" store in the Village Green parking lot. All rides leave 9am sharp. We'll ride and explore the area around Wharton forest and Tuckerton.The 60 mile loop will be led by Shore Cycle Club members Mike "K" (KMan) and Jim Wheatcroft and this ride will head all the way to the quaint coastal town of Tuckerton. After our rides are finished there will be an optional lunch at @ 1:00-1:30pm at Fred and Ethel's Lantern Light Tavern in Smithville. Reservations required for lunch ( call tavern at 1-609-652-0544). After lunch you can shop in Smithville.Car pools leave 8am from 7th St. and Central Ave in Ocean City,NJ. Rain cancels ride. Q sheets provided for all 3 rides (25,40 and 60 mile distances). Cue sheets will be available. It is optional, but you may preregister until Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 3:00 pm.
Leaders: Thomas G. Madle, 215-233-2578  John W. Moser, 610-630-8078 Kurt Gale, 484-213-8549 and Michael Krizauskas, (609) 432-1288. Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Fri August 21, 2015 - Friday Frolic w/Linda - SPECIAL OCEAN CITY EDITION, in conjunction with SCU's Ocean City Week. (The "regular" Friday Frolic in the Phila. suburbs will resume next week, August 28.).
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 10:00 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 Tom Madle'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 Friday, August 21, 2015 at 7:00 am.
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sat August 22, 2015 - 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. 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 21, 2015 at 7:00 am.
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sat August 22, 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 8:00 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). Speed determined by the group. Bring a snack for brief mid-ride break. Rain cancels. Consider the on-line route approximate. Leave by 8:05 AM. 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            

Sat August 22, 2015 - SCU's Ocean City,NJ Cycling Week Aug. 17th thru Aug. 23rd.
Level multi, 12-20 mph, 25-100 miles. Meet at Various locations in and around Ocean City, NJ; check SCU's Meet-up site for specific details. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. SCU sponsored annual cycling week in Ocean City,NJ. Check SCU's Meet-up site for specific ride details concerning exact ride start times and locations. Do not use start time and location listed below on BCP website. Go to SCU's Meet-up website to get correct information. This event is organized by Kurt and Denise Gale and Tom Madle who are all SCU and BCP members.
Leaders: Kurt Gale, 484-213-8549  and Thomas G. Madle, 215-233-2578            

Sat August 22, 2015 - Saturday C+.
Level C+, 12-15 mph, 45 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. A friendly ride that regroups as necessary. Frequently, we go to Ambler, or points west such as Paoli, Devon, Malvern, or Wegman's in King of Prussia. Climbing will usually average around 2000'. Overall average speed should be around 14.5mph, and we'll maintain a speed of 15.5-16mph on flat terrain. Bring $ for a food stop at about the halfway point. No one will be dropped, but please be advised that this is a solid C+ ride, and that in fairness to all, you need to be able to ride at the advertised pace. Wet roads or a 50% chance of rain cancels ride. PLEASE CHECK POSTING FOR CANCELLATION, WHICH CAN OCCUR UP TO 2 HOURS BEFORE RIDE IS SCHEDULED TO DEPART. Cue sheets will be available.
Leader: jason zucker, 215-219-8922             

Sat August 22, 2015 - SCU's Ocean City Cycling Week: Renault Winery to the Chatsworth and Hammonton Cranberry and Blueberry Farms.
Level C - B+, 12-18 mph, 25,30,45,55,68 miles. Meet at Renault Winery; 72 N. Bremen Ave., Egg Harbor City, NJ; Tel.# 609-965-2111. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Join us for our 7th annual weekend of cycling in Ocean City, NJ. This is a multi-level ride (level "C" thru "B+") starting from the Renault Winery.Ride 25,30, 45, or 65 miles. Note: the 65 mile ride starts 8:30AM. All other rides start 9:30AM. Optional lunch with wine tasting at end of ride at the Renault Winery (reservations required! - call Tom Madle at 215-233-2578 if you plan to join us for lunch!). In addition to the daily cycling events we'll hit the beach,boardwalk and local area restuarants and dance halls. Make your reservations NOW at Luray Manor, the hotel where we all stay. Space is limited so don't delay. Call the owner of Luray Manor, Ruth Vanderpoole, at 1-609-399-5260 and tell her you're registering for Tom Madle's "cycling weekend". You may choose to stay elsewhere if you so desire. If Luray Manor is full check with other local hotels such as the Blue Water Inn and Glen-Nor which are located near Luray Manor Cue sheets will be available. It is optional, but you may preregister until Friday, August 21, 2015 at 3:30 pm.
Leaders: Thomas G. Madle, 215-233-2578  Kurt Gale, 484-213-8549 and John W. Moser, 610-630-8078. Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sun August 23, 2015 - SCU's Ocean City Cycling Week: Coastal Highway Rides.
Level C thru B+, 10-18 mph, 15-65 miles. Meet at Luray Manor, 7st. and Central Ave., Ocean City ,NJ. The ride leaves at 8:00 am. Make your reservations NOW at Luray Manor for the Ocean City Cycling Week. Luray Manor is the hotel where we all stay. Space is limited so don't delay. Call the owner of Luray Manor, Ruth Vanderpoole, at 1-609-399-5260 and tell her you're registering for Tom Madle's "cycling weekend". If Luray Manor is full you may check with other Ocean City hotels such as the Blue Water Inn and Glen-Nor which are located near Luray Manor.Today's rides leave 8am from the front of Luray Manor, 7th St. and Central Ave, Ocean City,NJ. We'll ride to either Sea Isle City ( 15 mile round trip), Avalon ( 30 miles),Stone Harbor (45 miles) or Wildwood (65 miles). Kurt Gale will lead the Wildwood group to see a special ceremony that occurs every morning at 11am in Wildwood ( guess what it is?). Other ride leaders will lead the other shorter rides.This is a simple "out and back" ride along the coastal highway. No Q sheets necessary. Just follow the coastal highway! Cue sheets will not be available. It is optional, but you may preregister until Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 2:00 pm.
Leaders: Thomas G. Madle, 215-233-2578  Kurt Gale, 484-213-8549 and John W. Moser, 610-630-8078. Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sun August 23, 2015 - SCU's Ocean City,NJ Cycling Week Aug. 17th thru Aug. 23rd.
Level multi, 12-20 mph, 25-100 miles. Meet at Various locations in and around Ocean City, NJ; check SCU's Meet-up site for specific details. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. SCU sponsored annual cycling week in Ocean City,NJ. Check SCU's Meet-up site for specific ride details concerning exact ride start times and locations. Do not use start time and location listed below on BCP website. Go to SCU's Meet-up website to get correct information. This event is organized by Kurt and Denise Gale and Tom Madle who are all SCU and BCP members.
Leaders: Kurt Gale, 484-213-8549  and Thomas G. Madle, 215-233-2578            

Sun August 23, 2015 - Sunny Sunday D Ride.
Level D, 10-12 mph, 18-22 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. Meander through Fairmount Park and nearby areas. Some hill climbing involved Safety and equipment instruction provided as needed. Helmet, tube for tire and water required. Snack stop along the way. We will regroup as needed. Precipitation will cancel the ride so check the website in advance. Cue sheets will not be available. It is optional, but you may preregister until Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 9:00 pm.
Leader: Dennis M. Schilling, 215-677-0291 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sun August 23, 2015 - Sunny Sunday C Spin-Off.
Level C. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm. A true C ride, which cheerfully waits to regroup. Usually 25-35 miles, usually with a lunch or snack stop. Meet at the Italian Fountain, near the blue parking garage sign.
Leader: Tom Witt, 215-665-5578             

Mon August 24, 2015 - "COS" Multi-Level Group Rides in Wayne, PA.
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 Cue sheets will be available.
Leaders: Thomas G. Madle, 215-233-2578  John W. Moser, 610-630-8078 and Michael Lefkowitz, 610-687-2923            

Mon August 24, 2015 - 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 25, 2015 - Ride yer Bike Tuesdays.
Level C+ and B, 13.5 +/- and 15.5 +/- mph, 35-50 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. 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. Will regroup as needed, but must be able to maintain the posted pace. Often will have a sit-down lunch stop. Check back a few days prior to the ride for an updated listing with the ride's details: destination, distance, terrain and whether both paces will be offered. Check day of the ride if weather is iffy (rain cancels). Cue sheets will not be available.
Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, 215-913-3246  and Daniel Operacz, 267-265-9358            

Tue August 25, 2015 - Tuesday Night from North Penn High School.
Level C+/B-, 13-15 mph, varies miles. Meet at North Penn High School - meet behind the school near the bus depot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. The weekly 13-15 mph ride every Tuesday evening at 6pm. The early season will see a flatter more moderate pace that will increase in challange as the season progresses. No one dropped, everyone happy. Distance varies with the sunlight. Meet behind the school near the bus depot. The ride always leaves right on time. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: jay sitkin, 267-664-0939             

Tue August 25, 2015 - 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. 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 25, 2015 - Bulldog ride.
Level B, 16.5-17 mph, 30-34 miles. Meet at Bulldog Statue, 25th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Starts at the Bulldog. Ride north thru the park,cross Germantown Ave to Stenton Rd. We take the bike trail from Coonshocken home. No rest stops. No B rider will be dropped. Length of ride is determined by how much day light we have. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Bruce Taubman, 215-735-7935             

Wed August 26, 2015 - 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. We offer 4-5 paces on a variety of routes on relatively lightly traveled roads in eastern Montgomery County and northwestern Philadelphia. Distance varies depending on the pace of the ride and available daylight (please bring a rear light for use at dusk, and preferably a front light too). Will regroup as needed. Check the monthly calendar 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  John A. Dwyer, 215 901-5810 Raymond P Wynman, 215-816-6211 and Linda Gross, 610-567-3275            

Wed August 26, 2015 - 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. 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 26, 2015 - Weekly Wednesday Multi-level Phoenixville Dog Rides.
Level B, B-, C, 11-13, 13-14, 15-16 mph, 22-35 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Three different paces on low-traffic roads in scenic Chester County. Come out and join us for our weekly rides. No one dropped, regroup as necessary. Cue sheets will be available.
Leaders: Rick Christie, 610-787-1985  and Monika Ciesielska, 610-772-5665            

Thu August 27, 2015 - Thursday Night from North Penn High School.
Level C+/B-, 13=15 mph, varies miles. Meet at North Penn High School - meet behind the school near the bus depot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. The weekly 13-15 mph ride every Thursday evening at 6pm. The early season will see a flatter more moderate pace that will increase in challange as the season progresses. No one dropped, everyone happy. Distance varies with the sunlight. Meet behind the school near the bus depot. The ride always leaves right on time. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: jay sitkin, 267-664-0939             

Thu August 27, 2015 - Conshohocken Multi-Level Rides.
Level C+ and B, 13-14, 14-16/- and 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. 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 27, 2015 - 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 27, 2015 - Thursday Night Hill Ride.
Level B-/C+, 13.5-15 mph, 25-30 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. A moderately hilly ride conquering anywhere from 3 to 5 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 maintaining the listed pace will be dropped. 50% chance of rain between 6:00 and 8:00 cancels the ride. Head and taillights are helpful as we will be returning around dusk. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Joe Lubeck, 610-291-3014             

Thu August 27, 2015 - "C"vilized Thursday Hill Ride.
Level C, 10=13 mph, 25 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. A "C:" version of the three hills of Gladwyne, we leave just after the B-/C+ group, meet at Italian Fountain where the path from Lloyd Hall reaches the Fountain (behind the B-/C+ group). Lights and bright clothing recommended. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Tom Witt, 215-665-5578             

Fri August 28, 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 9:30 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             

Fri August 28, 2015 - BCP DISPLAY TENT & MEMBERS APPRECIATION NIGHT at the Friday Night Races at the Velodrome (SOCIAL event, NOT a ride) .
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 time to get there after work. MEMBERS APPRECIATION::BCP members are invited to watch the races from the VIP VELODECK. We will have assorted soft drinks and snacks. We will also provide $10 in coupons good for purchasing gifts at the Velodrome merchandise tent, e.g., Trexlertown T-shirts, caps, etc. BCP members who visit our tent in the plaza will receive their wrist bands to access the Velodeck,as well as their coupons for merchandise. BCP will be exhibiting here to promote our club's membership benefits, as well as rides and upcoming events. Volunteers are appreciated to help at the display tent - please contact the Leader. Volunteers are needed to help with setting up the tent, staffing the booth and greeting visitors, then packing up at the end of the evening. Look forward to special giveaways, as well as family-friendly entertainment. General Admission tickets are $5/person. Every seat has a great view of the track. There is a café in the Velodrome, as well as a souvenir booth. Come join us for an exciting evening! 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/
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862             

Sat August 29, 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 8:00 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). Speed determined by the group. Bring a snack for brief mid-ride break. Rain cancels. Consider the on-line route approximate. Leave by 8:05 AM. 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            

Sat August 29, 2015 - BEAT-THE-HEAT OUTER MONTGOMERY COUNTY TREK Co-Leader Welcome.
Level B-, 14-15 mph, 70 miles. Meet at Norristown Farm Park, parking lot on Upper Farm Rd, close to where Barley Sheaf Rd meets Germantown Pike & North Wales Rd at traffic light. The ride leaves at 8:00 am. Pretty loop through upper Montgomery County, a Tour de Worcester, Skippack, Spring Mill, Zieglerville, Saldord, and Trappe. Cross and recross the Perkioment Creek. On the outbound, we have an optional quick rest break at mile 15 if needed. Wawa food stops at miles 25 (Zieglerville) and 52 (Collegeville). On the return, there is an optional rest stop if needed at mile 60, before getting onto the Schuylkill River Trail at Oaks. The final segment of the ride is along the flat SRT, from Oaks to Norristown. PLEASE CLICK on the ROUTE MAP LINK to view the ROUTE, ELEVATION PROFILE,and STARTING POINT. Rolling terrain with some brisk climbs (e.g., Bean Rd), but nothing too severe. Early starting time today at 8:00, to avoid the afternoon heat, and to return in time for afternoon parties. STARTING POINT at Norristown Farm Park:parking lot across from the Park Office, on Upper Farm Rd, near the intersection of Germantown Pike & North Wales Rd/Barley Sheaf. There is a traffic light at this intersection. Rest rooms are available at Park Office. CO-LEADER WELCOME: If you would like to lead a group at a different pace (or sweep)), thank you! Please contact the Leader. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/9593588 It is optional, but you may preregister until Friday, August 28, 2015 at 11:59 pm.
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sat August 29, 2015 - Saturday C+.
Level C+, 12-15 mph, 45 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. A friendly ride that regroups as necessary. Frequently, we go to Ambler, or points west such as Paoli, Devon, Malvern, or Wegman's in King of Prussia. Climbing will usually average around 2000'. Overall average speed should be around 14.5mph, and we'll maintain a speed of 15.5-16mph on flat terrain. Bring $ for a food stop at about the halfway point. No one will be dropped, but please be advised that this is a solid C+ ride, and that in fairness to all, you need to be able to ride at the advertised pace. Wet roads or a 50% chance of rain cancels ride. PLEASE CHECK POSTING FOR CANCELLATION, WHICH CAN OCCUR UP TO 2 HOURS BEFORE RIDE IS SCHEDULED TO DEPART. Cue sheets will be available.
Leader: Gene Sobel, 215-964-4884             

Sun August 30, 2015 - BELMAR BEACH, NJ -- CAR-POOLING AVAILABLE, CO-LEADER AVAILABLE.
Level B-, 13.5-15 mph, 72 miles. Meet at Etra Lake Park, Disbrow Hill Rd, East Windsor, NJ. The ride leaves at 8:30 am. In a seashore state of mind? Today, we'll visit the central Jersey shore in Monmouth County, beaches more familiar to New Yorkers. This scenic route is popular with the Princeton FreeWheelers. In addition to cycling along Ocean Drive in the pretty seaside towns of Spring Lake and Belmar, we’ll also ride around Perrineville Lake, Manasquan Reservoir, and Lake Como. Lunch stop at Belmar Beach at mile 40, plus rest stops along the way, to and from Belmar. The middle of the route (near the beach) is flat. The beginning and end portions have very gently rolling hills, but nothing steep. We will stop to regroup as needed. Total elevation gain is 2265 ft. REVISED Directions to the starting point at Etra Lake Park: 1) New Jersey Turnpike North to Exit 8 – Hightstown/Freehold (NJ-133). Turnpike exit/toll lanes have been renovated and shifted..... 2) From the Turnpike exit ramp, quickly turn right onto Milford Rd. 3) In 1.1 miles, turn left at “T” at County Rd 571/Etra-Perrineville Rd. (Etra Lake will be on your left.) 4) In 0.2 miles, turn left at 3-way onto Disbrow Hill Rd. Parking lot will be on your left. Please allow 75 mins driving time from Phila. Please feel free to contact the Leader with any questions, re. driving directions, carpooling, etc. Leader is available to meet at a mutually convenient location in eastern Montgomery County or NE Phila. ~7:00am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1393497 It is optional, but you may preregister until Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 11:59 pm.
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sun August 30, 2015 - Sunny Sunday D ride.
Level D, 9-12 mph, 14-28 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. A nice ride through Fairmount Park and beyond depending on the ability of the group. Please bring helmet, extra tube, water, sunscreen, $ for mid-ride snack stop. Please wear closed-toed shoes. There might be a hill or two for a special challenge, but we will regroup at the top. Walking up the last part of the hill is allowed. Dress according to the demands of weather. Cue sheets will be available. It is optional, but you may preregister until Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 8:00 pm.
Leader: George L. Yarnell, 610-626-3338 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sun August 30, 2015 - Sunny Sunday C Spin-Off.
Level C. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm. A true C ride, which cheerfully waits to regroup. Usually 25-35 miles, usually with a lunch or snack stop. Meet at the Italian Fountain, near the blue parking garage sign.
Leader: Tom Witt, 215-665-5578             

Mon August 31, 2015 - "COS" Multi-Level Group Rides in Wayne, PA.
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 Cue sheets will be available.
Leaders: Thomas G. Madle, 215-233-2578  John W. Moser, 610-630-8078 and Michael Lefkowitz, 610-687-2923            

Mon August 31, 2015 - 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             

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