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Thu September 3, 2015 - Thursday Night Hill Ride.
Level C+/B-, 13.5-14.5 mph, 20-25 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 5:45 pm. PLEASE NOTE THE EARLIER 5:45 START. A moderately hilly ride conquering anywhere from 3 to 5 Main Line hills that regroups at the top of each climb.This is a fall version of the summer classic. Please bring bright halogen headlight if you have one as we may be ending shortly after dusk. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Joe Lubeck, 610-291-3014             

Thu September 3, 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 5:45 pm. Meet at 5:30 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 September 3, 2015 - CANCELLED ON VACATION This Thursday Night from North Penn High School is cancelled.
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 September 3, 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             

Fri September 4, 2015 - Friday Frolic w/Linda. WAYNE to GLEN MILLS, then, MINI-TAILGATE PARTY.
Level B-/C+, 13-15 mph, 54 miles. Meet at Church of the Saviour, Wayne, PA. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. For 9/4: Lovely route from Wayne through Chester County and the southwestern part of Delaware County,close to the Delaware state line. Cycle across the campus of Cabrini College, cross some peaceful creeks and ride past serene landscapes and pretty countryside. We'll also pass Cheyney University. Total elevation gain 3500 ft of climbing. We will stop to regroup as needed. No one dropped, but we will try to maintain 13mph average, as advertised. Convenience store quick stop at mile 17. Indoor, sit-down lunch stop at mile 32 at the large and popular Whole Foods Market in Glen Mills. On the return, we have an optional Wawa rest stop if needed at mile 42. MINI TAILGATE PARTY: Leader will bring assorted snacks and soft drinks. GENERIC DESCRIPTION: Scenic adventures by bike on most Fridays, throughout the year. Explore pretty, peaceful roads in suburban counties -- Montgomery, Bucks, Chester, etc. Starting points will vary, so that we can cycle through different regions. 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. 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. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/6506341 It is optional, but you may preregister until Friday, September 4, 2015 at 7:00 am.
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sat September 5, 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 September 5, 2015 - Frenchtown to Merrill Creek Reservoir Challenge. CARPOOLING AVAILABLE.
Level B-, 13-15 mph, 63 miles. Meet at Frenchtown - parking lot just below Bridge St, between river and Canal Trail. The ride leaves at 8:45 am. Hilly but pretty loop through Warren and Hunterdon Counties, NJ, to the scenic Merrill Creek Reservoir. This route includes a couple of 400-ft climbs, and one 640-ft climb, but the vistas from the summits are magnificent. We'll be riding mostly on quiet and shaded country roads, but also passing through the quaint towns of Milford, Riegelsville, Stewartsville, and Bloomsbury. Initial and final stretches of the route, along River Road, are flat. The challenging hills section, ~10 miles of climbing, is in the middle. Total elevation gain is 5100 ft, but we will stop to regroup as needed. Food stops at mile 24 in Stewartvsille (before climbing to the Reservoir), and at mile 46 in Bloomsbury. (We'll also have a brief photo/scenery stop at the spectacular Reservoir at mile 31.) From the food stop in Bloomsbury, we'll descend to the village of Little York, then return to Milford and Frenchtown via downhill-to-flat roads. CARPOOLING: LMc is available to meet for car-pooling at 7:00 at a mutually convenient location in NE Phila. or eastern Montgomery County. Depending on where you live, please allow an hour for the drive to Frenchtown. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1579978 It is optional, but you may preregister until Friday, September 4, 2015 at 11:59 pm.
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sat September 5, 2015 - The "Rest Day" Ride (ad-hoc ride) .
Level B, 13.5 mph, 30 miles. Meet at Chester Valley Trail parking lot. Located near the intersection of Devon Park Dr & S. Warner Rd in Wayne, PA. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. A ride the day before yer "Big Event". Whether you are doing New Hope-New York, The Brandywine Tour, or not even riding Sunday, this route will be short enough to keep your legs fresh, but not so long as to get burned out prior to tomorrow. We will also be finished before noon, giving you plenty of time for zzz's. No food stops. One water break. 1,500' of climbing, all within the first 15 miles of route. Cue sheets will be available.
Leader: Richard L. Wagner, 267-738-6405             

Sun September 6, 2015 - Breakfast ride to Mayfair Diner.
Level C-D+, 10-11 mph, 22 miles. Meet at 22nd and Spring Garden Sts. The ride leaves at 8:30 am. Join me for a breakfast ride to the Mayfair Diner in the NE. The Mayfair has good pancakes and a bottomless cup of coffee. This is a city ride---we will pedal thru N. Phila, Fishtown and the NE. Maybe a return trip under the El. Cue sheets will not be available. It is optional, but you may preregister until Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 8:00 pm.
Leader: Owen Sindler, 215-990-3207 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sun September 6, 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. There will be a surprise ride leader who has been venturing far from Philadelphia. He will be returning over Labor Day Weekend. Relaxed paced ride through Fairmount Park and beyond depending on the experience of the riders. Bring helmet, extra tube, water, and $ for mid-ride snack. Recommend sunscreen for exposed skin. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Tim Carey, 267-414-9037             

Sun September 6, 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:  show and go,              

Mon September 7, 2015 - The Labor Day Ride.
Level B/B-, 13.5 mph, 35 or 54 miles. Meet at Valley Forge National Park - Betzwood Picnic Area (by bathrooms). The ride leaves at 9:00 am. A version of the Sunday Valley Forge Winter Ride. The route will take us from VF to Hennings Market in Harleysville. Riders will then have the option of returning to VF, without a leader (35 mile route), or doing an extra 18 mile loop back to Hennings, before returning to Valley Forge (54 mile route). Cue sheets will be available. It is optional, but you may preregister until Sunday, September 6, 2015 at 11:59 pm.
Leader: Richard L. Wagner, 267-738-6405 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Tue September 8, 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 September 8, 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 September 8, 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 September 8, 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 September 9, 2015 - NW Philly/Flourtown Multi-Level Rides.
Level C+, B-, B/B+, A, 13-20 mph, 20-30 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 5:45 pm. Meet at 5:30 for a prompt start. We offer 4 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 daily ride 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 September 9, 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 September 9, 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 September 10, 2015 - Thursday Night Hill Ride.
Level B-/ C+, 13.5-14.5 mph. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 5:45 pm. PLEASE NOTE THE EARLIER 5:45 START. A moderately hilly ride conquering anywhere from 3 to 5 Main Line hills that regroups at the top of each climb.This is a fall version of the summer classic. Please bring bright halogen headlight if you have one as we may be ending shortly after dusk. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Joe Lubeck, 610-291-3014             

Thu September 10, 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 5:45 pm. Meet at 5:30 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 September 10, 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 September 10, 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             

Fri September 11, 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 September 12, 2015 - Ride to the Bowers Park annual Chile Pepper Festival - CO-LEADER WELCOME.
Level B- , 13-15 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 7:45 am. Scenic 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 advertised pace. CO-LEADER WELCOME - if you would like to lead a group at an alternative pace, THANK YOU! Please contact the Leader. Please assemble at 7:45am, in order to leave promptly at 8:00am. 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 11, 2015 at 11:59 pm.
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sat September 12, 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 September 12, 2015 - The "Rest Day" Ride.
Level B, 13.5 mph, 30 miles. Meet at Chester Valley Trail parking lot. Located near the intersection of Devon Park Dr & S. Warner Rd in Wayne, PA. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. A ride the day before yer "Big Event". Whether you are doing The Scenic Schuylkill, or not even riding Sunday, this route will be short enough to keep your legs fresh, but not so long as to get burned out prior to tomorrow. We will also be finished before noon, giving you plenty of time for zzz's. No food stops. One water break. 1,500' of climbing, all within the first 15 miles of route. Cue sheets will be available.
Leader: Richard L. Wagner, 267-738-6405             

Sat September 12, 2015 - Hammonton,NJ Blueberry Farm Ride for Single and Tandem Bikes with Lunch Stop at Renault Winery.
Level B-/B, 14-16 mph, 48 miles. Meet at Hammonton Walmart parking lot; 55 S. White Horse Pike, Hammonton,NJ 08037 . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Join us for a COMPLETELY FLAT, traffic free ride thru the blueberry farms of Hammonton,NJ. We'll also pass thru scenic Wharton State Forest and cross over the beautiful Mullica River at Green Bank on our way to a leisurely 1hr. sit-down lunch at the beautiful Renault Winery in Egg Harbor Township.After returning to Hammonton there will be an optional early dinner at "Joe Italiano's" Italian restaurant on White Horse Pike in Hammonton. According to one of my "foodie" friends this is one of the best Italian restaurants in the world. So if you plan to ride with us have a light breakfast at home before you leave for Hammonton as we'll need to save room for the Renault Winery lunch and Joe Italiano's dinner. Rain or threat of severe weather (it's hurricane season!) will cancels the ride, lunch and dinner. The ride start location is the Hammonton Walmart. Directions: Take the Ben Franklin or Walt Whitman bridgesto the Atlantic City expressway to the Hammonton exit. It should take you about 45 minutes to get from CC Philly to Hammonton via the AC expressway. Cue sheets will be available. It is optional, but you may preregister until Friday, September 11, 2015 at 11:00 pm.
Leader: Thomas G. Madle, 215-233-2578 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sat September 12, 2015 - Hammonton,NJ Blueberry Farm Ride for Tandem Bikes ( and Singles too!) with Lunch Stop at Renault Winery.
Level B-/B, 14-16 mph, 48 miles. Meet at Hammonton Walmart parking lot; 55 S. White Horse Pike, Hammonton,NJ 08037 . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Tandems from TOPS ( Tandems of Philadelphia Society)! Join us for a COMPLETELY FLAT, traffic free ride thru the quiet, scenic blueberry farms of Hammonton,NJ. We'll also pass thru scenic Wharton State Forest and cross over the beautiful Mullica River at Green Bank on our way to a leisurely 1hr. sit-down lunch at the beautiful Renault Winery in Egg Harbor Township.After returning to Hammonton there will be an optional early dinner at "Joe Italiano's" Italian restaurant on White Horse Pike in Hammonton. According to one of my "foodie" friends this is one of the best Italian restaurants in the world. So if you plan to ride with us have a light breakfast at home before you leave for Hammonton as we'll need to save room for the Renault Winery lunch and Joe Italiano's dinner. Rain or threat of severe weather (it's hurricane season!) will cancels the ride, lunch and dinner. Faster or slower riders welcome to join as Q sheets will be provided.The ride start location is the Hammonton Walmart. Directions: Take the Ben Franklin or Walt Whitman bridgesto the Atlantic City expressway to the Hammonton exit. It should take you about 45 minutes to get from CC Philly to Hammonton via the AC expressway. Cue sheets will be available. It is optional, but you may preregister until Friday, September 11, 2015 at 4:00 pm.
Leader: Thomas G. Madle, 215-233-2578 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sun September 13, 2015 - CANCELLED Sunny Sunday C Spin-Off - Spin Off leaders are all riding or working on the Century today!.
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 September 14, 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 September 14, 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 September 15, 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 September 15, 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 September 15, 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             

Wed September 16, 2015 - NW Philly/Flourtown Multi-Level Rides.
Level C+, B-, B/B+, A, 13-20 mph, 20-30 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 5:45 pm. Meet at 5:30 for a prompt start. We offer 4 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 daily ride 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 September 16, 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 September 16, 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 September 17, 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 5:45 pm. Meet at 5:30 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 September 17, 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 September 17, 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             

Fri September 18, 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 September 19, 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            

Sun September 20, 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. Flat ride to the Outbound Station, using the tow path, and SRT 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, September 19, 2015 at 9:00 pm.
Leader: Dennis M. Schilling, 215-677-0291 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sun September 20, 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: Tom Witt, 215-665-5578             

Mon September 21, 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 September 22, 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 September 22, 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             

Wed September 23, 2015 - NW Philly/Flourtown Multi-Level Rides.
Level C+, B-, B/B+, A, 13-20 mph, 20-30 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 5:45 pm. Meet at 5:30 for a prompt start. We offer 4 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 daily ride 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 September 23, 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 September 24, 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 5:45 pm. Meet at 5:30 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 September 24, 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             

Fri September 25, 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 September 26, 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 September 26, 2015 - Ride of the Popeless (ad-hoc ride) .
Level C+, 12-15 mph, 62 miles. Meet at Meet at Giant grocery store in the Wynnewood Shopping center route 30 & Wynnewood roads. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Level C+, 12-15 mph. Meet at Giant grocery store in the Wynnewood Shopping center route 30 & Wynnewood road, Wynnewood, PA. Scenic ride through Radnor, West Chester, and down to the Brandywine river along Creek road. Rolling hills with approximately 4000' of climbing. Bring $ for a food stop at about the halfway point (downtown West Chester - TBD). 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. It is optional, but you may preregister until Friday, September 25, 2015 at 10:00 pm.
Leader: Joseph M. Pless, 610-937-9010 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sun September 27, 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. OWLS (Older,Wiser,Longer,Slower) paced ride for all ages of riders. We will travel through Fairmount Park and beyond depending on the experience of the group. There might be a hill for an extra challenge, but will regroup at top. Please wear helmet, bring extra tube, water, $ for mid ride rest and snack stop. Recommend you bring and wear sun screen. Watch for any notices on the daily list serve and this site if there are any changes due to the Pope's visit to Philadelphia. It is optional, but you may preregister until Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 8:00 pm.
Leader: George L. Yarnell, 610-626-3338 . Optionally Preregister.  ?            

Sun September 27, 2015 - CANCELLED Due To Traffic Uncertainty Surrounding Papal visit 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 September 28, 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 September 29, 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 September 29, 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             

Wed September 30, 2015 - NW Philly/Flourtown Multi-Level Rides.
Level C+, B-, B/B+, A, 13-20 mph, 20-30 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 5:45 pm. Meet at 5:30 for a prompt start. We offer 4 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 daily ride 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 September 30, 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            

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