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Tue June 28, 2016 - Ride yer Bike Tuesdays.
Level C+ and B, 13.5 +/- and 16.5 +/- mph, 46 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. Bring yer bike and sense of adventure. Some days we'll ride familiar favorite routes, other days we'll scope out new routes. Today we'll ride to the Chalfont area, stopping first at Central Park Doylestown, and then a pizza place outside of Chalfont. Expect low trafficked roads, mostly rolling hills with a climb or two thrown in (no Everests) and good company. 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 https://ridewithgps.com/routes/14716059
Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, 215-913-3246  and Daniel Operacz, 267-265-9358            

Tue June 28, 2016 - Ride to the Monthly Newsletter Mailing Party. .
Level C+/B-, 13-15 mph, 29 miles. Meet at Glenside Public Library parking lot. The ride leaves at 5:00 pm. Ride to and from the monthly Quick Release mailing party downtown at Cozen O'Connor @ 1700 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 Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 12:00 pm.
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Tue June 28, 2016 - Tuesday Night from North Penn High School.
Level C+/B-, 13-15 mph, various miles. Meet at North Penn High School - meet behind the school near the bus depot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Tuesday evening C+/B- ride from North Penn High School. We will meet at 6pm every Tuesday evening through the end of September. The rides will begin the season at 13-14mph and increase to occasional 15-16mph rides as the season slowly progresses. The riding distance is determined by the amount of sunlight. Come on out and discover new roads and routes. We never repeat a route during a single season. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Jay Sitkin, 267-664-0939             

Tue June 28, 2016 - The Bulldog ride.
Level B, 16-17 mph, 27-32 miles. Meet at Bulldog Statue, 25th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Winds thru the Schuylkill Park towards Ambler. On short days we turn left on Stenton Ave then take Joshua Rd to the Bike Path and home. When there is more sun light we cross Stenton, pick up Milia Hill Rd to the bike path and home. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Bruce Taubman, 856-392-9677             

Tue June 28, 2016 - Delightful, Delicious D (& D+/C-) Ride, Tuesday Evening Edition DEFERRED for 6/28, due to the RIDE to the MONTHLY NEWSLETTER MAILING PARTY (See 5:00pm 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 6/28, due to the MONTHLY NEWSLETTER MAILING PARTY. Please see the 5:00 ride listing. Gently paced, post-work evening ride to pedal away the day's stresses, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking a low-intensity recovery ride. We'll be meeting in the parking lot adjacent to the library. Enjoy a friendly, non-competitive ride on quiet roads through pretty residential neighborhoods. Occasionally, we'll ride on park trails. Please bring LIGHTS in case we are delayed on our return. This ride is scheduled for 3/4 Tuesdays each month, however, one Tuesday a month (usually, the LAST Tuesday each month), there is no Delightful, Delicious D ride - this leader leads the "Ride to the Monthly Newsletter Mailing Party" instead, from Glenside Library to Center City. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862             

Tue June 28, 2016 - Monthly QR Mailing Party.
Level All. Meet at Cozen O'Connor, 1650 Market St.. The ride leaves at 6:30 pm. All welcome to help mail the newsletter, snacks and good company guaranteed along with some light work.
Leader: Tom Witt, 215-665-5578             

Wed June 29, 2016 - Delightful, Delicious "D" (and D+/C-) Ride, Wednesday Evening Edition.
Level D/D+/C-, 9-11 mph, 15-28 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Gently paced, post-work evening ride to pedal away the stresses of the workday, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking a low-intensity recovery ride. Pedal away the day's stresses at a relaxed pace. Non-competitive ride on quiet roads through pretty, residential neighborhoods. We'll be meeting in the same parking lot as the "Multi-Paced Rides" listed above. We'll meet in the rear of the parking lot, near the Giant Market. Please bring LIGHTS in case we return close to dark. Cue sheets will not be available. Please note: One Wednesday per month (usually the second Wednesday), Linda cannot lead this ride, due to the BCP Board meeting. Linda will try to arrange another leader for this ride on Board meeting nights. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862             

Wed June 29, 2016 - Flourtown A- Rides.
Level A-/A, 17-20 mph, 25-35+ miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Meet at 5:50pm for a 6pm prompt start; light is precious. Routes on relatively lightly traveled roads in eastern Montgomery County and northwestern Philadelphia. Distance varies depending on the pace of the ride, type of route and available daylight (please bring a rear light for use at dusk, and preferably a front light too) Check the monthly calendar for possible changes or cancellations (rain cancels). Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Raymond P Wynman, 215-816-6211             

Wed June 29, 2016 - Flourtown B/B+ Group .
Level B / B+, 15-17 mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm.
Leaders: Thomas G. Madle, 215-233-2578  David A. Kaplan, 215-872-3919 Claire Tanzer, 215-840-8707 and Elliot Titcher, 215-740-1149            

Wed June 29, 2016 - Flourtown B- Group .
Level B-, 14-15 mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. This ride will head out to different locations every week. We will ride between 25 and 35 miles ( we ride till sunset so the rides get progressively longer then shorter again as the season waxes and wanes). Expect all different types of terrain ( some flat rides, some hilly rides) and many different locations ( we'll ride in all 5 counties: Philadelphia, Montgomery, Bucks, Delaware and Chester County.) This is a "Show and Go" which will be led by various ride leaders
Leaders: Thomas G. Madle, 215-233-2578  and Craig Butler,            

Wed June 29, 2016 - Flourtown C/C+ Group .
Level C/C+, 12-13 mph, 25-30 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. This ride will head out to different locations every week. We will ride between 25 and 30 miles ( we ride till sunset so the rides get progressively longer then shorter again as the season waxes and wanes). Expect all different types of terrain ( some flat rides, some hilly rides) and many different locations ( we'll ride in all 5 counties: Philadelphia, Montgomery, Bucks, Delaware and Chester County.) This is a "Show and Go" which will be led by various ride leaders
Leaders: Thomas G. Madle, 215-233-2578  and Marc J Katz, 917-940-4960            

Wed June 29, 2016 - Phoenixville Dog Ride - LIGHTS REQUIRED - Metric Century.
Level B-/C+, 13.5-14.5 mph, 62 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Come out and join us for a memorable mid-week metric century. This special ride will start in daylight, but at sunset, switches to headlamps. One pace will be offered: 13.5-14.5 mph. No one dropped, regroup as necessary. This is a hilly ride, with over 4000 ft of climbing. Please be prepared to ride at the advertised pace on hilly terrain. You must be self-sufficient for this ride (i.e, 2 tubes, enough fuel and water for 60+ miles). There will be a very brief stop in St Peters for water refill, including a rest room. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/14598060 It is optional, but you may preregister until Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 6:00 pm.
Leader: Rick Christie, 610-787-1985 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Thu June 30, 2016 - Thursday Night from North Penn High School.
Level C+/B-, 13-15 mph, various miles. Meet at north Penn High School - meet behind the school near the bus depot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Thursday evening C+/B- ride from North Penn High School. We will meet at 6pm every Tuesday evening through the end of September. The rides will begin the season at 13-14mph and increase to occasional 15-16mph rides as the season slowly progresses. The riding distance is determined by the amount of sunlight. Come on out and discover new roads and routes. We never repeat a route during a single season. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Jay Sitkin, 267-664-0939             

Thu June 30, 2016 - Conshohocken Multi-Level Rides.
Level C+ and B, 13-14 and 14-16 mph, 20-30+ miles. Meet at Jacobs Engineering Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Meet at 5:45 for a prompt start. Note that there aren't any bathroom facilities. We offer 2 paces on a variety of routes on relatively lightly traveled roads. Most will have some hills. Distance will vary with the pace and available daylight. Please bring a rear light for use at dusk, and preferably a front light too. Will regroup as needed, but please be prepared to maintain the ride's advertised pace. 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 June 30, 2016 - 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 June 30, 2016 - 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 3 Main Line hills that regroups at the top of each climb. As the days lengthen, so does the ride and we should be nearing 30 miles by July. No riders doing the listed pace will be dropped. 50% chance of rain between 6:00 and 8:00 cancels the ride Cue sheets will not be available.
Leaders: Joe Lubeck, 610-291-3014  and Chris McEntee, (585) 355-3631            

Thu June 30, 2016 - "C"vilized Thursday Night Hill Ride.
Level C, 10-13 mph, 25 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 6:01 pm. A slower "C" level version of the Thursday night hill ride, we start just after the B-/C+ group and climb the hills of Gladwyne. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Tom Witt, 215-665-5578             

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