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Mon September 1, 2014 - The Hennings Market Double (ad-hoc ride) .
Level B/C+, 13-14 mph, 35 or 53 miles. Meet at Valley Forge National Park - Betzwood Picnic Area (by bathrooms). The ride leaves at 8:30 am. We will ride the 17.5 mile Valley Forge winter ride route to Hennings Market in Harleysville, then you will have the option of cycling an extra 18 mile loop through northern Montco back to Hennings or returning directly back to VF. Those riding the 35 route will not have a ride leader for the second half of the ride. If you do the 53 route, you will be back in VF ~2:00. The 35 route will be back in VF ~noon. Cue sheets will be available.
Leader: Richard L. Wagner, 215-410-1331             

Mon September 1, 2014 - C PENNYPACK PARK.
Level C, 12 ish mph, 40 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. A bunch of Philly neighborhoods on the way up to lunch in Hollywood. Yup, look it up on the map, Hollywood. Down through Pennypack Park (for 8 miles you will not even know you are in the city), then another bunch of Philly neighborhoods back down to the Art Museum. Start URL: http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=6338332 Cue sheets will be available.
Leader: Michael Fuller, 484-682-4562             

Mon September 1, 2014 - No COS Rides on Labor Day Holiday - COS Site is Closed.
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. COS is closed for Labor Day Holiday and we will not have evening rides. Enjoy your Labor Day holiday! See you next Monday 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 September 2, 2014 - Ride yer Bike Tuesdays.
Level C+ and B, 14 +/- and 16 +/- mph, 40+/- 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. Today we'll ride to the Italian Market in Skippack (or WAWA if the group wants a quicker stop). 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. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/5868401
Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, 215-913-3246  and Howard Haber, 610-715-2881            

Tue September 2, 2014 - Ride to the Monthly Newsletter Mailing Party - September 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, September 1, 2014 at 11:59 pm.
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Tue September 2, 2014 - Delightful, Delicious D (& D+/C-) Ride, Tuesday Evening Edition DEFERRED for Sept. 2, due to the Ride to the Monthly Newsletter Mailing Party (See listing above).
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 Sept. 2. This ride will resume on Sept. 9. 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 September 2, 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 September 2, 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 September 2, 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 September 3, 2014 - NW Philly/Flourtown Multi-Level Rides.
Level C+, B-, B/B+, A, 12-20 mph, 20-30+ miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 5:45 pm. Meet at 5:30 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            

Wed September 3, 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 September 3, 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             

Thu September 4, 2014 - Thursday Night Hill Ride.
Level B-/C+, 13.5-15 mph, 20-25 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 5:45 pm. PLEASE NOTE NEW 5:45 START. Time.A moderately hilly ride conquering 3 Main Line hills that regroups at the top of each climb. 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: Joe Lubeck, 610-291-3014             

Thu September 4, 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             

Fri September 5, 2014 - 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 September 6, 2014 - 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). No one gets dropped. Speed determined by the group. Bring a snack for brief mid-ride break. Rain cancels. Consider the on-line route approximate. Leave at 8:05AM. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1940076
Leaders: Jeff Diacik, 215-783-8537  and Derek Barnes, 610-246-3917            

Sat September 6, 2014 - Bowers Park Chile Pepper Festival.
Level B- thru B+, 13-17 mph, 80 miles. Meet at The Pavilion shopping center (Lansdale) at corner of Broad St / Whites Rd (just down the block from Whites Rd Park) - park near Pets Plus. The ride leaves at 8:00 am. Two paces (Linda McG @ 13-15 mph and Howard Haber @ 16-17 mph) as we ride to the Bowers Park Chile Pepper Festival (http://www.pepperfestival.com/Welcome.html). Beautiful scenery along mostly low traffic roads. Rolling to hilly terrain. Challenging yet manageable climbing miles 27-34 followed by long and fast 3 mile descent prior to stop at Bowers Park. Another 3 miles of climbing after rest stop / lunch at the Festival before flattening out and returning to rollers for remainder of return. Optional rest stop at Turkey Hill at mile 20, longer rest stop at midway point for lunch and final (optional) stop at Wawa at mile 63. No one dropped / regroup as necessary but please be prepared to maintain the listed pace. IF INTERESTED IN CUE SHEET PLEASE E-MAIL RIDE LEADER. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/5348851 It is optional, but you may preregister until Friday, September 5, 2014 at 5:00 pm.
Leaders: Howard Haber, 610-715-2881  and Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862. Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sat September 6, 2014 - Saturday B/B+ ride from the Art Museum.
Level B/B+, 16-17 mph, 50-75 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 8:45 am. We are a friendly B ride that stops at traffic lights and does not drop riders who can ride the advertised pace. Our rolling speed on flat terrain is 18-20 mph. Bring $ for a snack near the midpoint.
Leader: Andy Karpinski, 615-587-3582             

Sat September 6, 2014 - Leisure Ride Around Philly.
Level D, 10 mph, 35 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. On this day before our club's century ride, let's warm up the legs with a leisure ride to Penn's Landing, the "Lakes" and back via the Gray's Ferry Ave Crescent and over to U of P athletic fields, finishing up under 30th St Train Station! Cue sheets will not be available. It is optional, but you may preregister until Friday, September 5, 2014 at 9:00 pm.
Leader: Tim Carey, 267-414-9037 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sat September 6, 2014 - Lehigh Gap Hike and Bike.
Level ALL, 11/12 mph, 25/30 miles. Meet at Canalside Guest House, 103 Canal st., Lehighton, PA 18235. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. We bike 11 miles on the Delaware and Lehigh rail trail to the Lehigh Gap Nature Center. After a brief tour and refill of our water bottles, we hike up to the Appalachian Trail, which ascends 1000 feet above. We retrace our route back to Lehighton. Trail surface is crushed stone. So, wide tire bikes recommended. Be sure to bring shoes for the hike. Water and snacks, also. Everyone is welcome to join this event. Overnight accommodations are available at the Canalside Guest House: http://www.canalside.org/ Please Contact proprietor Rod Mann directly at 610-377-5599. Many nice restaurants and activities including an excursion train ride in the quaint town of Jim Thorpe 4 miles away. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leaders: Steve Trobovic, 610-687-9229  Pamela Ruoff, 610-287-5639 and Patricia E. Haggar, 610-896-1987            

Sat September 6, 2014 - Saturday C+/B- From the Art Museum.
Level C+/B-, 13.5-15.5 mph, 50 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. A training ride for the Schuylkill Century. We should average 13.5-15.5 mph. Rolling speed on flat terrain will exceed 15.5 mph. We will regroup as necessary, and no one will be dropped. We'll stop for food/water around mid-point, so please bring $. Please be prepared to ride at the advertised pace. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Gene Sobel, 215-669-7573             

Sun September 7, 2014 - BCP's 17th ANNUAL SCENIC SCHUYLKILL CENTURY.
Level ALL, 1-99 mph, 25-100 miles. Meet at Lloyd Hall behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 7:45 am. Join us at BCP's Scenic Schuylkill Century for the best routes, food, SAG support and volunteers. 7:45 is the first of our staggered starts (for 100 milers, 8:00 for 66 milers, and 8:15 for 25 and 40 milers). For registration, info or to volunteer, please go to: http://phillybikeclub.org/SSC Cue Sheets will be available a few days before the ride.
Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, 215-913-3246  Chuck Martin, 215-923-1887 and Stephanie Clark,            

Mon September 8, 2014 - "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            

Tue September 9, 2014 - Ride yer Bike Tuesdays.
Level C+ and B, 14 +/- and 16 +/- mph, 40+/- 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 September 9, 2014 - 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), this leader leads the "Ride to the Newsletter Mailing Party" instead. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862             

Wed September 10, 2014 - NW Philly/Flourtown Multi-Level Rides.
Level C+, B-, B/B+, A, 12-20 mph, 20-30+ miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 5:45 pm. Meet at 5:30 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            

Wed September 10, 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 September 10, 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             

Thu September 11, 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             

Fri September 12, 2014 - 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 September 13, 2014 - 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). No one gets dropped. Speed determined by the group. Bring a snack for brief mid-ride break. Rain cancels. Consider the on-line route approximate. Leave at 8:05AM. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1940076
Leaders: Jeff Diacik, 215-783-8537  and Derek Barnes, 610-246-3917            

Sat September 13, 2014 - Saturday B/B+ ride from the Art Museum.
Level B/B+, 16-17 mph, 50-75 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 8:45 am. We are a friendly B ride that stops at traffic lights and does not drop riders who can ride the advertised pace. Our rolling speed on flat terrain is 18-20 mph. Bring $ for a snack near the midpoint.
Leader: Andy Karpinski, 615-587-3582             

Sat September 13, 2014 - Bristol Stomp Ride.
Level C , 11 mph, 44 miles. Meet at Penn Treaty Park, Delaware Ave and Beach St.. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. When you are as sharp as a pistol, you cycle to Bristol! Come cycle a series of rides up the Delawear River this month, each one a litlle longer. This first one up the PA side to the farmers' market in the Northwest corner of the town. Next week will be to Burlingon, NJ, up the NJ side of the Delaware River. On the last Saturday we with combine the two by cycling up the PA side of the Delaware River to Trenton, NJ and down the NJ side over the Delaware Canal tow path to Boredontown, NJ and on down to the Ben Franklin Bridge back into Phila. Note the starting place of Penn Treaty Park. The last ride about 75 miles. Cue sheets will not be available. It is optional, but you may preregister until Friday, September 12, 2014 at 3:00 pm.
Leader: Tim Carey, 267-414-9037 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sat September 13, 2014 - Saturday C/C+ Ride to North Wales.
Level C/C+, 13-14 mph, 53 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. We'll keep a steady pace and effort but, as necessary, will wait to regroup. There will be some moderate hills to climb on the ride and in order for the average speed to be 13-14 mph we will sometime be going faster than 14 mph. Bring money for lunch at Whole Foods. Wet roads or rain at 8:00 AM or over 50% forecast for rain between 8:00 and noon cancel ride. Check the web site for up-to-date information. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/170028 It is optional, but you may preregister until Friday, September 12, 2104 at 10:00 pm.
Leaders: Jim Kahn, 215-771-4487  and Sergio Armani, 484-347-6429. Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sun September 14, 2014 - ADOPT A HIGHWAY - CLEANUP (AAH ).
Level hike, 3-5 miles. Meet at VFNHP YellowSprings Rd.lot near (west) of the covered bridge. The ride leaves at 8:30 am. Our 22nd yr. The AAH sign is posted at the entrance to the lot. This joint BCP/BBC 2.5 mi cleanup along Yellow Springs Rd. usually takes about an hour. We divide the road into 4 segments with 4 teams of 2, plus one person remains behind to watch the bikes. Light snacks amd beverages will be available.We need your participation - RSVP. Leaders: Kelly Rainville, rainville.kelly@gmail.com, H 484-212-3074, CL 610-680-6691 and Arnie CL day of ride 215-764-7990. Note the next scheduled AAH is 11/9. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Arnie Roseman, 610-640-4529             

Sun September 14, 2014 - Sunny Sunday Ride.
Level D, 8-10 mph, 15-20 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. We will meet at the Azalea Garden at Noon and take a ride that explores some Philadelphia neighborhoods and Fairmount Park. Please remember to wear your helmet, bring some water and a snack. Cue sheets will not be available. It is optional, but you may preregister until Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 4:00 pm.
Leader: Owen Sindler, 215-990-3207 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sun September 14, 2014 - Sunday C Spinoff.
Level C, 25-35 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm. A friendly C ride which cheerfully waits to regroup. Usually 25-35 miles, usually with a lunch stop. All welcome.
Leader: Chuck Martin, 215-923-1887             

Mon September 15, 2014 - "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            

Tue September 16, 2014 - Ride yer Bike Tuesdays.
Level C+ and B, 14 +/- and 16 +/- mph, 40+/- 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 September 16, 2014 - 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), this leader leads the "Ride to the Newsletter Mailing Party" instead. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862             

Wed September 17, 2014 - NW Philly/Flourtown Multi-Level Rides.
Level C+, B-, B/B+, A, 12-20 mph, 20-30+ miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 5:45 pm. Meet at 5:30 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            

Wed September 17, 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 September 17, 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             

Thu September 18, 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             

Fri September 19, 2014 - 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 September 20, 2014 - 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). No one gets dropped. Speed determined by the group. Bring a snack for brief mid-ride break. Rain cancels. Consider the on-line route approximate. Leave at 8:05AM. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1940076
Leaders: Jeff Diacik, 215-783-8537  and Derek Barnes, 610-246-3917            

Sat September 20, 2014 - Saturday B/B+ ride from the Art Museum.
Level B/B+, 16-17 mph, 50-75 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 8:45 am. We are a friendly B ride that stops at traffic lights and does not drop riders who can ride the advertised pace. Our rolling speed on flat terrain is 18-20 mph. Bring $ for a snack near the midpoint.
Leader: Raymond P Wynman, 215-816-6211             

Sat September 20, 2014 - Burlington City, NJ.
Level C, 12 mph, 54 miles. Meet at Penn Treaty Park, N Delaware Ave. and Beach Street. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Second in series of cycling up the Delaware River, this week up the NJ side to Burlington City. There is a great donut shop on the way and a wonderful NJ dinner for lunch. We will be cycling close to the river a good ways. We will take the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge back into Philly, walking our bikes across the span. Cue sheets will not be available. It is optional, but you may preregister until Friday, September 19, 2014 at 9:00 pm.
Leader: Tim Carey, 267-414-9037 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sun September 21, 2014 - Ride to Chestnut Hill.
Level D+ C-, 10-11 mph, 22 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Join me for a ride up to Chestnut Hill via Midvale Ave. I plan to get some snacks at Weavers Way co-op on Carpenter Lane and eat them at Carpenters Woods (http://www.focw.org/directions/#location) before we return to Center City. It's a bit of a climb to the "Hill" but a downhill run on the way home. Perhaps a return via the Forbidden Drive?? Leader:Owen Sindler 2159903207 sindlero@gmail.com Cue sheets will not be available. It is optional, but you may preregister until Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 5:00 pm.
Leader: Owen Sindler, 215-990-3207 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sun September 21, 2014 - Sunday C Spinoff.
Level C, 25-35 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm. A friendly C ride which cheerfully waits to regroup. Usually 25-35 miles, usually with a lunch stop. All welcome.
Leader: Tom Witt, 215-665-5578             

Mon September 22, 2014 - "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            

Tue September 23, 2014 - Ride yer Bike Tuesdays.
Level C+ and B, 14 +/- and 16 +/- mph, 40+/- 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            

Wed September 24, 2014 - NW Philly/Flourtown Multi-Level Rides.
Level C+, B-, B/B+, A, 12-20 mph, 20-30+ miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 5:45 pm. Meet at 5:30 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            

Wed September 24, 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             

Fri September 26, 2014 - 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 September 27, 2014 - 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). No one gets dropped. Speed determined by the group. Bring a snack for brief mid-ride break. Rain cancels. Consider the on-line route approximate. Leave at 8:05AM. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1940076
Leaders: Jeff Diacik, 215-783-8537  and Derek Barnes, 610-246-3917            

Sat September 27, 2014 - Saturday B/B+ ride from the Art Museum.
Level B/B+, 16-17 mph, 50-75 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 8:45 am. We are a friendly B ride that stops at traffic lights and does not drop riders who can ride the advertised pace. Our rolling speed on flat terrain is 18-20 mph. Bring $ for a snack near the midpoint.
Leader: Andy Karpinski, 615-587-3582             

Sat September 27, 2014 - Trenton, NJ, Up PA side, Down NJ side.
Level C, 12 mph, 75 miles. Meet at Penn Treaty Park, N Delaware Ave. and Beach St.. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. There is a portion of the Delaware Raritan Canal that ran South of Trenton to Boredontown, NJ. We will cycle that portion after coming up the PA side of the Delaware River to Trenton. The trial is packed cinders and dirt. Continuing from there down the NJ side of the Delaware river and crossing back into Philly by the Ben Franklin Bridge. This is the final in a series of cycling alone the Delaware River. Cue sheets will not be available. It is optional, but you may preregister until Friday, September 26, 2014 at 9:00 pm.
Leader: Tim Carey, 267-414-9037 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sun September 28, 2014 - 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. Flat ride to the Outbound Cafe, and back. Safety and equipment instruction provided as needed. Helmet, tube for tire and water required. Snack stop along the way. We will regroup as needed. Adverse weather (precipitation) generally cancels, so check the website in advance. Cue sheets will not be available. It is optional, but you may preregister until Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 9:00 pm.
Leader: Dennis M. Schilling, 215-677-0291 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sun September 28, 2014 - Sunday C Spinoff.
Level C, 25-35 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm. A friendly C ride which cheerfully waits to regroup. Usually 25-35 miles, usually with a lunch stop. All welcome.
Leader: Gene Sobel, 215-669-7573             

Mon September 29, 2014 - "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            

Tue September 30, 2014 - Ride yer Bike Tuesdays.
Level C+ and B, 14 +/- and 16 +/- mph, 40+/- 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 September 30, 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             

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