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Mon April 27, 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            

Tue April 28, 2015 - Ride yer Bike Tuesdays.
Level C+ and B, 13.5 +/- and 15.5 +/- mph, 35-50 miles. Meet at Ft. Washington State Park, Flourtown Picnic Area. The ride leaves at 10:00 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 April 28, 2015 - 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 5:15 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, April 27, 2015 at 11:59 pm.
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Tue April 28, 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 April 28, 2015 - Bulldog ride.
Level B, 15 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             

Tue April 28, 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 April 28, 2015 - 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 April 29, 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 April 29, 2015 - Day/Night Phoenixville Dog Ride.
Level C+/B-, 13-14 mph, 30-40 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:30 pm. HEADLIGHT AND TAILLIGHT REQUIRED. Unitl April 29, the Dog Ride will be a day/night ride. We will start in the daylight at 6:30 and ride until 2 hours after sunset. Dress in your brightest reflective clothes, charge up your light batteries, and join us each Wednesday night for a great workout on low-traffic roads. This ride will easily beat anything you can do on an indoor trainer. Don't lose that great conditioning just because it's darker now - seize the night and join the fun. Ride canceled if snow or ice is on the roads, or if precipitation is forecast between 6:30 and 8:00 pm. Low temperatures do NOT cancel the ride - add more layers. Come out and ride - you'll be glad you did. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/6106616
Leader: Rick Christie, 610-787-1985             

Thu April 30, 2015 - Thursday Night Hill Ride.
Level B-/C+, 13-14.5 mph, 20-25 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 5:45 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. This year we will make a conscious effort to maintain a true C+ pace. No riders 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 April 30, 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 April 30, 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            

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