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Sat April 1, 2017 - Italian Fountain Century.
Level A-D, 10-35 mph, 100 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 5:00 am. Do not miss this 17th running of the 21st annual Italian Fountain Century, the ride that Trumps them all! New this year - the "UNWIND." All laps starting after 10:30 AM will switch to clockwise, to unwind any dizziness. Cue sheet: Enter circle to right, turn left. At 10:30 AM, reverse. Fully marked 1/10 mile course. Cue sheets will be available.
Leaders: Tom Witt, 215-665-5578  Tim Carey, 267-414-9037 and Chuck Martin, 215-923-1887            

Sat April 1, 2017 - CANCELLED Pauline's in Norristown, PA .
Level D, 10 mph, 37 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. We will cycle out and back over the Schuylkill River Trail to Norristown, PA for a late breakfast at Pauline's Deli on W. Main St. Nice and flat. Good food. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: suzanne hagner, 206-898-2462             

Sat April 1, 2017 - Brandywine Valley & The CVT (ad-hoc ride) .
Level B, 14 mph, 52 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. With forecast temps at 52f, lets ride 52m. Two quick water stops are planned. One optional food stop. Please carry enough nutrition to carry you through a four hour ride. Total climbing will be ~2500', with most of the climbing within the first 25 miles. Please be ready to have "wheels rolling" at 9:00am Cue sheets will be available.
Leader: Richard L. Wagner, 267-738-6405             

Sat April 1, 2017 - Main Line Cycles Brisk Ride.
Level B+, 16-17 mph, 40-55 miles. Meet at Main Line Cycles front of shop 919 Montgomery Ave. The ride leaves at 9:05 am. Great roads with low traffic. We have a few routes that bring us out around or through Ridley Creek State Park. Average speed will be 16-17 mph, but note that these routes include over 4000' of climbing. Bring a snack for a brief mid-ride break. Consider the on-line routes approximate. Leave by 9:05 AM. Ride start time will move back to 8:05 on 4/1/17, Rain cancels. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1940076
Leaders: Jeff Diacik, 215-783-8537  Derek Barnes, 610-246-3917 and Shahar Shiff, 215-776-3963            

Sat April 1, 2017 - Scenic Saturday Ride - Langhorne, Bucks County to Lambertville, NJ CO-LEADER WELCOME .
Level B-/C+, 13-15, + Other mph, 56 miles. Meet at Cairn University, 200 Manor Ave, Langhorne Manor, PA, near Manor and Bellevue.. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Today's pretty ride will be a change of location and scenery. This is a picturesque route in Bucks County, as well as Hunterdon County, NJ, from Langhorne, to Yardley, Washington Crossing, Titusville and Lambertville in NJ, then returning to Washington Crossing and Langhorne. Mostly rolling terrain with some nice, flat stretches along the river. A couple of brisk climbs before the lunch stop, but nothing too steep. Total elevation gain is 2568 ft. Quick snack/rest stop in Washington Crossing at mile 15. Lunch stop in Lambertville at a coffee shop/roastery at mile 32. DRIVING DIRECTIONS: to Cairn University from Philadelphia, heading north to Langhorne: Take US-1 North, and go beyond the Neshaminy Mall. Stay straight on the US-1 North expressway toward Morrisville. Take the exit for Bellevue Ave/PA-413 -- this is a right-lane exit and a right turn onto Bellevue. From Bellevue, in 0.6 mi, turn left onto MANOR Ave. You will see signs for Cairn University. Make a soft left turn onto University Drive (look for the red & white "Welcome" banner). Park in Lot A, the first parking lot on your right, across from the pond and fountain. CO-LEADER WELCOME: If you would like to lead this ride at an alternative speed, thank you! This will allow more riders to enjoy the ride at a comfortable pace. Please contact LMc. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/3217415
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862             

Sat April 1, 2017 - Toss of the dice.
Level C+, 13-14.5 mph, 45-60 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 10:15 am. Friendly C+ ride with, but not limited to, the following destinations: 1. Ambler 2. Whole Foods North Wales 3. Wegman's King of Prussia 4. Whole Foods Devon 5. Ridley Creek State Park area. BE SURE TO CHECK THE DAILY RIDE CALENDAR FOR RIDE LEADER AND DESTINATION INFORMATION. Bring money for lunch. Nobody is dropped. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure time. Indication that cue sheets and/or GPS navigational information will be available no later than 24 hours prior to departure
Leader: Joseph M. Pless, 610-937-9010             

Sun April 2, 2017 - Early Bird Ride to Coffee in Devon.
Level B-/C+, 14.75-15.25 mph, 50 +/- miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 8:25 am. Assemble at 8:25. we willl leave at 8:30 SHARP! Ride through Belmont, Wynwood, Merion, Darby, Haverford, Bryn Mawr, Radnor, Devon, Wayne, Gulph Mills, Conshohocken, Manayunk, etc., returning via Manayunk Bridge and Bala Cynwyd. Many hills, including 10 (or so) relatively long ones. One 30-minute coffee stop in Devon (Pour Richards) at mile 26 or so. (It's all about the coffee.) Will regroup at top of long hills as needed, but riders are expected to achieve advertised pace (which is what our computers read as "average" at the finish). PLEASE PREREGISTER: It saves time and increases substantially my ability to read the important info on the sign-in sheet. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Jeff Braff, 215-665-2048             

Sun April 2, 2017 - Kayuh Pedalers: Spring (m-a-m) Rides.
Level D, 15 - 20 mph, 10 15 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycle and Cafe, 19th and W Girard Ave.. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. MLK Opening. From Café to East Fall Bridge, 1 ½ loops of MLK, home via Art Museum. Casual rides, DRESS for the weather. BCP rules apply. 18 years and older. Contact Me @ email below or www.Kayuhbicycles.com, for more details.
Leader: Thomas Haney, 267-259-5231             

Sun April 2, 2017 - Ride to Carversville.
Level B-, 14-15 mph, 52-54 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. Some hills, regroup as needed. Slower on hills faster on flats. Riders need to be able to keep the average pace. Potty stops out and back. Rest stop at the Carversville General Store. Bring an on bike snack and plenty to drink. Should be a nice day. Rain cancels. Route shows the start as HHHS but we will start at UDHS route is at https://ridewithgps.com/routes/8486606 Cue sheets will be available.
Leader: Elliot Titcher, 215-740-1149             

Sun April 2, 2017 - Spring Ramble: Valley Forge to St. Peter's Village.- SHORT-CUT OPTION.
Level C+/B- , 13-15 mph, 60 miles. Meet at Valley Forge National Park - Betzwood Picnic Area (by bathrooms). The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Hilly, but scenic, loop to and from St. Peter's Village in Chester County, from Valley Forge. This route is based on a pretty and classic ride developed by BCP's Rich Wagner. (Thank you, Rich!) We take a slight detour away from Valley Forge Park through Chesterbrook, then rejoin Yellow Springs Rd from Mill Rd. Outbound via Birchrunville, Ludwig's Corner, and Nantmeal. Return from St. Peter's via Kimberton and Oaks. We'll cross the French and Pickering Creeks. Before lunch, we have a brief rest stop (for bathroom & quick snack) at mile 25 in Ludwig's Corner. The sit-down lunch stop at St. Peter's Bakery is at mile 35. On the return, if another rest stop is needed, we'll pass Kimberton Whole Foods at mile 49. The final 10 miles are gently rolling or flat. Due to the climbing (total elevation gain is 4072 feet), our speeds will be slightly reduced. We will stop to regroup if needed. No one dropped, but we will try to maintain the advertised pace. SHORT-CUT OPTION: After the lunch stop, there is an option to shave off ~5 miles, via Ridge Rd to Daisy Point Rd. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/12596876
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862             

Sun April 2, 2017 - Sunny Sunday D Ride.
Level D, 8-12 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 through Fairmount and beyond depending on the group assembled. Bring Water, extra tube, sunscreen, $ for mid ride snack stop, and helmet (required). There might be a hill for extra exercise and experience. Instructions given as needed for newer riders. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: George L. Yarnell, 610-626-3338             

Sun April 2, 2017 - Sunny Sunday C Spinoff .
Level C, 11-12 ish mph. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm. A true C ride that 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 April 3, 2017 - Monday "COS" Multi-Level Group Rides in Wayne, PA ( No Rides on Holidays that Fall on a Monday).
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). Eight 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 Michael Lefkowitz, 610-687-2923 and Michael Fuller, 484-682-4562            

Tue April 4, 2017 - Bulldog Ride.
Level B/B-, 15 mph, 30-37 miles. Meet at Bulldog Statue, 25th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.. The ride leaves at 5:45 pm. Ride north towards Ambler riding through Schuylkill Park to Stenton Rd. How far out we go depends on daylight available. No cue sheet. No rest stops. Will regroup to let the ride leader catch up. Start at 5:45 pm 3/21 &3/28 then 6 Pm starting 4/4 Cue sheets will not be available.
Leaders: Bruce Taubman, 856-392-9677  and Chris McEntee, (585) 355-3631            

Tue April 4, 2017 - Tuesday Night from North Penn High School.
Level C+/B-, 13-15 mph, daylight 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             

Wed April 5, 2017 - Ride Yes Bike Tuesday (Wed. this week).
Level C+ and B/B+, 13.5 +/- and 16.5 +/- mph, 40 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. 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 new routes. Today we'll ride to The DelVal College Farm Market. Expect mostly flat to rolling terrain (no big hills), low trafficked roads (plus the 202 trail) and good company. Will regroup as needed, but must be able to maintain the posted pace. Must also be willing to ride safely and obey traffic laws. Check day of the ride if weather is iffy (rain cancels). NOTE: Ride starts at 9:30 for the month of May. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/19864755
Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, 215-913-3246  and Daniel Operacz, 267-265-9358            

Wed April 5, 2017 - Flourtown Multi-Level Group Rides.
Level C thru A-, 13-19 mph, 20-40 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Multi-level group rides every Wednesday 6pm April thru September. See weekly ride description for more details Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Thomas G. Madle, 215-233-2578             

Wed April 5, 2017 - Day / Night Phoenixville Dog Ride.
Level B-, 13.5-14.5 mph, 40-50 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. The Phoenixville Day / Night dog rides return ! Celebrate the return of spring and longer days by joining us for daytime/nighttime rides until the end of April. Starting in the daylight, these rides continue in the dark for another 2-2.5 hours. These are beautiful rides on low-traffic roads. A strong headlight and taillight are required. No one dropped, regroup as necessary, but please be prepared to ride the advertised pace on rolling to hilly terrain. Precipitation and icy road conditions cancel. Cold temperatures do NOT cancel, but may shorten the ride. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/20039945
Leader: Rick Christie, 610-787-1985             

Thu April 6, 2017 - CANCELLED Thursday Night Hill Ride.
Level B-/C+ and B, 13.5 -14.5 mph, 25-35 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. 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. This year we will have 2 different paced groups. Chris will lead a B pace ride at 14.5 - 15.5 mph and Joe will lead the traditional pace at 13.5 -14.5 mph. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leaders: Joe Lubeck, 610-291-3014  and Chris McEntee, (585) 355-3631            

Thu April 6, 2017 - Thursday Night from North Penn High School.
Level C+/B-, 13-15 mph, daylight 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 Thursday 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             

Fri April 7, 2017 - Friday Frolic w/Linda. Centre Square/Whitpain to Valley Forge/Phoenixville.
Level B-/C+, 13-15 mph, 35-45 miles. Meet at Centre Square Park, Dekalb Pike/202, between Yost Rd and Jolly Rd. The ride leaves at 12:30 pm. For 7/7: Leader has to work in the morning, so this ride will meet in the afternoon. Meet at Centre Square Park on Yost Rd at Dekalb Pike/202, behind St. Helena's Church. Meet in the rear parking lot, near the porta-potty. From Centre Square, we'll ride down to the flat Schuylkill River Trail and head outbound toward Valley Forge or beyond, e.g., Phoenixville, in search of a good cup of coffee. Plan is to return before 5:00pm. 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. 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 April 8, 2017 - Early Bird Ride to Coffee in Flourtown: Shorter and Slightly Faster Edition.
Level B-/C+, 14.75-15.25 mph, 40 +/- miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 7:50 am. Assemble at 7:50. We willl leave at 7:55 SHARP! Ride through East Falls, Mount Airy, Chestnut Hill, Wyndmor, Oreland, Flourtown, Manayunk, and Bala Cynwyd. Several hills, but no killers. Thirty minute coffee stop at Starbucks in Flourtown at mile 20 or so. (It's all about the coffee.) Will regroup at top of long hills if necessary, but riders are expected to do the advertised pace (which is what our computers should read as "average" at the finish). Please PRE-REGISTER. It saves time and improves substantially my ability to read your emergency information. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Jeff Braff, 215-665-2048             

Sat April 8, 2017 - Main Line Cycles Brisk Ride.
Level B+, 16-17 mph, 30 miles. Meet at Main Line Cycles front of shop 919 Montgomery Ave. The ride leaves at 8:05 am. 4/8/17 Special Paris Roubaix Route. Consider the on-line route approximate as were adding more bumpy roads. Leave by 8:05 AM. Rain cancels. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://www.strava.com/routes/8119405
Leaders: Jeff Diacik, 215-783-8537  Derek Barnes, 610-246-3917 and Shahar Shiff, 215-776-3963            

Sat April 8, 2017 - Tim's Saturday Mornings Rides.
Level D, 9-13 mph, 25 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Destination is Bruno's via Chestnut Hill. Return via Andorra Road and SRT. About 12 miles each way. Bring Water, extra tube, sunscreen, $ for mid ride snack stop, and helmet (required). There willl be hills for extra exercise and experience. This ride will be longer and hillier that normal D rides. Check back several days before the ride to see destination and if on-line route map will be available. Cue sheets will be available.
Leader: Jeffrey Dubb, 215-327-4579             

Sat April 8, 2017 - Toss of the dice - Paris-Roubaix Edition - Summer Start Time 9:15 am.
Level C+, 13-14.5 mph, 45-60 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. Friendly C+ ride to Devon Whole Foods. 45 miles and 2,300 feet of climbing. In honor of this weekend's Paris-Roubaix bike race, this ride will have a special "[Hill] of the North" ending. Bring money or food for lunch. Nobody is dropped and we'll regroup as needed, but be prepared to ride at the upper end of the average speed range. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure time.
Leader: Simon Knight,              

Sat April 8, 2017 - Lansdale to Ottsville Whole Foods CO-LEADER WELCOME.
Level C+/B- , 13-15 mph, 54 miles. Meet at Pavilion Shoping Center in Lansdale, on Broad St. between Whites Rd & Hancock St.. The ride leaves at 9:45 am. Scenic loop from Lansdale to the Kimberton Whole Foods Market in Ottsville, Bucks County. Outbound via Hatfield and Perkasie, return via Plumsteadville, Peace Valley Park, and Colmar. Brief rest stop for snack and bathroom at mile 19 in Pennridge. Lunch stop at Kimberton Whole Foods in Ottsville at mile 29. On the return, if another water stop is needed, we pass a Wawa at mile 49. Total elevation gain is 2529 feet. Please click on the route map link below to preview the elevation profile - there is a significant climb in the beginning, and one at the end. The middle of the route is mostly rolling. We will regroup as needed. No one dropped, but we will try to maintain the advertised pace. CO-LEADER WELCOME - if you would like to lead this ride at an alternative speed, thank you! This will allow more riders to join us and ride at a comfortable pace. Please contact LMc. Meeting point - Pavilion Shops in Lansdale - park near the "Pets Plus". Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/11651537
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862             

Sun April 9, 2017 - Kayuh Pedalers: Spring (m-a-m) Rides.
Level C, 15 20 mph, 25-30 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycle and Cafe, 19th and W Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 8:00 am. Please note time & route change. This is the 2nd of our training rides. This ride will be from the bike shop up Henry Ave to top of Forbidden Drive for a rest stop, through Chestnut Hill, and home. 18 years and older. Plan on a 3.5-4 hour ride. Watch daily ride calendar for more specific details
Leader: Thomas Haney, 267-259-5231             

Sun April 9, 2017 - RIVERS, CREEKS, & BRIDGES in HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ CO-LEADER WELCOME.
Level C+/B-, 13-15 mph, 58 miles. Meet at CVS parking lot in Lambertville, NJ, Route 29 at Cherry St.. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Lovely, scenic route along peaceful roads in Hunterdon County. This ride is based on the "Three Bridges Loop" by author Tom Hammell. Many of the roads on this loop are familiar to us from other club rides, also. We'll cross creeks and brooks, as well as the Raritan River. Total climbing 2992 feet. We will stop to regroup as needed. No one dropped, but we will try to maintain 13mph, as advertised. There are two Wawa rest stops - at mile 16 in Flemington, and at mile 33 in Three Bridges. On the last stretch of the ride, if another rest stop is needed, there is another convenience store near mile 51 on the cue sheet. CO-LEADER WELCOME: If you would like to lead a group on this route at an alternative pace, THANK YOU! Please contact LMc. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/7240314
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862             

Sun April 9, 2017 - Ride to Schwenksville.
Level C+/B-, 14-15 mph, 54+/- miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Some hills, regroup as needed. Potty stops out and back. Lunch at train stop restaurant on the deck or inside. Supposed to be sunny all day. Riders should be able to keep the average pace, slower on hills, faster on flats. Bring an on bike snack and plenty to drink. Rain cancels. Elliot Titcher 215-740-1149 route is at https://ridewithgps.com/routes/2413698 Cue sheets will be available.
Leader: Elliot Titcher, 215-740-1149             

Sun April 9, 2017 - Sunny Sunday D ride .
Level D, 9-13 mph, 12-24 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. Rider's choice of one of 3 options of destinations and distance. Bring helmet, extra tube, water, $ for mid ride snack. Check daily ride calendar for last minute changes or cancellation. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Jeffrey Dubb, 215-327-4579             

Sun April 9, 2017 - Sunny Sunday C Spinoff .
Level C, 11-12 ish mph. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm. A true C ride that cheerfully waits to regroup. Today's ride will be 27 miles with a stop at mile 11 for a short lunch/ snack. Meet at the Italian Fountain, near the parking garage sign. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/trips/13144579
Leader: Delora Winslow, 215-796-8917             

Mon April 10, 2017 - Coffee ride to Riverbend Cafe (ad-hoc ride) .
Level C- , 10 mph, 22 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe---bottom of Boat House Row next to Lloyd Hall.. The ride leaves at 8:30 am. Join me for a coffee ride to the Riverbend Cafe. We will ride out the SRT to the Cafe for a great cup of Joe. Rain one hour before will cancel ride. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Owen Sindler, 215-990-3207             

Mon April 10, 2017 - Monday "COS" Multi-Level Group Rides in Wayne, PA ( No Rides on Holidays that Fall on a Monday).
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). Eight 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 Michael Lefkowitz, 610-687-2923 and Michael Fuller, 484-682-4562            

Tue April 11, 2017 - Ride Yer Bike Tuesday.
Level C+ and B/B+, 13.5 +/- and 16.5 +/- mph, 43 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. 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 new routes. Today we'll do a nice loop, eventually stopping at either Merrymeade Farms (great ice cream) or Pizza Time Saloon (more than pizza on the menu). Expect mostly flat to gently rolling terrain (no big hills), low trafficked roads and great company. Will regroup as needed, but must be able to maintain the posted pace. Must also be willing to ride safely and obey traffic laws. NOTE: Ride starts at 9:30 for the month of May. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/20069316
Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, 215-913-3246  and Daniel Operacz, 267-265-9358            

Tue April 11, 2017 - Tuesday Night from North Penn High School.
Level C+/B-, 13-15 mph, daylight 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 April 11, 2017 - Bulldog Ride.
Level B/B-, 15 mph, 30-37 miles. Meet at Bulldog Statue, 25th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Ride north towards Ambler riding through Schuylkill Park to Stenton Rd. How far out we go depends on daylight available. No cue sheet. No rest stops. Will regroup to let the ride leader catch up. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leaders: Bruce Taubman, 856-392-9677  and Chris McEntee, (585) 355-3631            

Wed April 12, 2017 - Flourtown Multi-Level Group Rides.
Level C thru A-, 13-19 mph, 20-40 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Multi-level group rides every Wednesday 6pm April thru September. See weekly ride description for more details Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Thomas G. Madle, 215-233-2578             

Wed April 12, 2017 - Day / Night Phoenixville Dog Ride.
Level B-, 13.5-14.5 mph, 38 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. The Phoenixville Day / Night dog rides return ! Celebrate the return of spring and longer days by joining us for daytime/nighttime rides until the end of April. Starting in the daylight, these rides continue in the dark for another 2-2.5 hours. These are beautiful rides on low-traffic roads. A strong headlight and taillight are required. No one dropped, regroup as necessary, but please be prepared to ride the advertised pace on rolling to hilly terrain. Precipitation and icy road conditions cancel. Cold temperatures do NOT cancel, but may shorten the ride. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/20239504
Leader: Rick Christie, 610-787-1985             

Thu April 13, 2017 - Thursday Night Hill Ride.
Level B-/C+ and B, 13.5 -14.5 mph, 25-35 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. 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. This year we will have 2 different paced groups. Chris will lead a B pace ride at 14.5 - 15.5 mph and Joe will lead the traditional pace at 13.5 -14.5 mph. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leaders: Joe Lubeck, 610-291-3014  and Chris McEntee, (585) 355-3631            

Thu April 13, 2017 - "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 5:46 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             

Thu April 13, 2017 - Thursday Night from North Penn High School.
Level C+/B-, 13-15 mph, daylight 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 Thursday 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             

Fri April 14, 2017 - Friday Afternoon Frolic w/Linda. Centre Square Park to Kimberton.
Level B-/C+, 13-15 mph, 54 miles. Meet at Centre Square Park, Yost Rd near Dekalb Pike/202. The park is behind the large school & church (St. Helena's) on the corner of 202 and Yost.. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. For April 14: Leader has to work in the morning (need $$ to buy a new bike), so this ride will leave at noon. From Centre Square/Whitpain, we'll ride through Norristown Farm Park on our way to the flat Schuylkill River Trail to Phoenixville. Ride through Royersford, then cross the river into Chester County - Spring City, Birchrunville, and Kimberton. From Kimberton, we return toward Valley Forge, the flat Schuylkill River Trail, and Norristown Farm Park. On the outbound, we have a quick rest stop at Wawa at mile 22. Rest Stop at Kimberton Whole Foods at mile 34. Total elevation gain is 2738 feet. Please click on the route map link to view the course and the elevation profile. 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. 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. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/20230395
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862             

Sat April 15, 2017 - Early Bird Ride to Coffee in Devon.
Level B-/C+, 14.75-15.25 mph, 50 +/- miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 7:50 am. Assemble at 7:50. we willl leave at 7:55 SHARP! Ride through Belmont, Wynwood, Merion, Darby, Haverford, Bryn Mawr, Radnor, Devon, Wayne, Gulph Mills, Conshohocken, Manayunk, etc., returning via Manayunk Bridge and Bala Cynwyd. Many hills, including 10 (or so) relatively long ones. One 30-minute coffee stop in Devon (Pour Richards) at mile 26 or so. (It's all about the coffee.) Will regroup at top of long hills as needed, but riders are expected to achieve advertised pace (which is what our computers read as "average" at the finish). PLEASE PREREGISTER: It saves time and increases substantially my ability to read the important info on the sign-in sheet. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Jeff Braff, 215-665-2048             

Sat April 15, 2017 - Breakfast ride to Mayfair Diner.
Level C-D+, 10 mph, 20 miles. Meet at 22nd and Spring Garden Sts. The ride leaves at 8:55 am. Join me for a breakfast ride to the Mayfair Diner in the NE. We will roll out from 22nd and Spring Garden at 8:55 AM. The ride will take us through several sections of the City and the suburbs. The Mayfair Diner has a good breakfast and the bottomless cup of coffee. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Owen Sindler, 215-990-3207             

Sat April 15, 2017 - Northbrook Orchards Market (ad-hoc ride) .
Level B/B+, 14 mph, 62 miles. Meet at Valley Forge Natl. Park, visitor center, lower parking lot (by bathrooms). The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Are you ready for your first metric century this season? Join us for a very pleasant ride through the Brandywine Valley on our way to the infamous Northbrook Orchard Market. Two other Wawa stops, one before & one after Northbrook are on the route. Three thousand seven hundred thirty seven feet of climbing. This is, after all, SE Penna. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/2646670
Leader: Richard L. Wagner, 267-738-6405             

Sat April 15, 2017 - Main Line Cycles Brisk Ride.
Level B+, 16-17 mph, 40-55 miles. Meet at Main Line Cycles front of shop 919 Montgomery Ave. The ride leaves at 9:05 am. Great roads with low traffic. We have a few routes that bring us out around or through Ridley Creek State Park. Average speed will be 16-17 mph, but note that these routes include over 4000' of climbing. Bring a snack for a brief mid-ride break. Consider the on-line routes approximate. Leave by 9:05 AM. Ride start time will move back to 8:05 on 4/1/17, Rain cancels. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1940076
Leaders: Jeff Diacik, 215-783-8537  Derek Barnes, 610-246-3917 and Shahar Shiff, 215-776-3963            

Sat April 15, 2017 - Toss of the dice.
Level C+, 13-14.5 mph, 45-60 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. Friendly C+ ride with, but not limited to, the following destinations: 1. Ambler 2. Whole Foods North Wales 3. Wegman's King of Prussia 4. Whole Foods Devon 5. Ridley Creek State Park area. BE SURE TO CHECK THE DAILY RIDE CALENDAR FOR RIDE LEADER AND DESTINATION INFORMATION. Bring money for lunch. YOU MUST CARRY A SPARE TUBE. Nobody is dropped. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure time. Indication that cue sheets and/or GPS navigational information will be available no later than 24 hours prior to departure
Leader: Joseph M. Pless, 610-937-9010             

Sat April 15, 2017 - Upper Buxmont Ramble (ad-hoc ride) .
Level R, 14-15 mph, 56 miles. Meet at Peace Valley Park, Sailors Point, New Galena and Myers Roads (http://goo.gl/maps/2Mirj). The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Come join us for a rambling tour of the Upper Buxmont area. Highlights include scenic start/finish on Lake Galena, mixed terrain of flats and hills, water stop at beautiful Green Lane Park, and lunch at Spor's General Store in Trumbauersville. Optional short cut back from lunch shortens the route to 48 miles. Nobody dropped but riders should come prepared to ride the advertised pace. Cue sheets will be available.
Leader: Stephen A. Muth, 215-692-3585             

Sun April 16, 2017 - Easter Sunday Early Morning Ride - Jenkintown to Doylestown CO-LEADER WELCOME.
Level C+/B-, 13-15 mph, 52 miles. Meet at Jenkintown Whole Foods Market, the Fairway, ~1 mile east of Old York Rd/611. Far end of parking lot.. The ride leaves at 8:30 am. Celebrate the joyful return of spring on this pretty route from Jenkintown to Doylestown. Outbound via Willow Grove, Horsham, and Warrington, return via Springhouse, Ft. Washington, and Oreland. Rest stop at the half-way point in Doylestown, at the Wawa on Main St. (The Market at Del Val College is closed on Easter Sunday.) Rolling terrain with 2354 ft of climbing. We will stop to regroup as needed. No one dropped, but we will try to maintain 13mph, as advertised. Early starting time (8:30am), in order to return by early afternoon for Easter holiday festivities. CO-LEADER WELCOME: If you would like to lead a group on this route at an alternative pace, THANK YOU! Please contact LMc The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/7240499
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862             

Sun April 16, 2017 - Kayuh Pedalers: Spring (m-a-m) Rides..
Level D, C-, 10 15 mph, 15-20 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycle and Cafe, 19th and W Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Easter Morning ride through Fairmount Park. Casual rides, DRESS for the weather. BCP rules apply. 18 years and older. Contact Me @ email below or www.Kayuhbicycles.com, for more details.
Leader: Thomas Haney, 267-259-5231             

Sun April 16, 2017 - Brandywine Valley and The CVT (ad-hoc ride) .
Level B/C+, 14 mph, 52 miles. Meet at CV Trail parking area in Wayne. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. A very nice, relatively short Easter Sunday ride, that will take us around West Chester, PA, then onto the entire distance (almost) of the Chester Valley Trail. We should be finished by 1:00pm, allowing you time for any holiday festivities. The route has ~2500' of climbing, all within the first 35 miles. One Wawa, and two other quick water stops are planned. - The ride start is at the CVT trailhead parking lot on S. Warner Rd, just south of Swedesford Rd (near the K of P Wegman's) Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/15199732
Leader: Richard L. Wagner, 267-738-6405             

Sun April 16, 2017 - Sunny Sunday D ride.
Level D, 9-13 mph, 14-24 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. OWLS (Older, Wisser, Longer, Slower) paced ride through Fairmount Park and beyond depending on group assembled. There might be a hill or two. Group will regroup at top of hills. No one will be dropped. Bring Helmet, extra-tube, water, $ for midride snack. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Jeffrey Dubb, 215-327-4579             

Sun April 16, 2017 - Sunny Sunday C Spinoff .
Level C, 11-12 ish mph. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm. A true C ride that cheerfully waits to regroup. Usually 25-35 miles, usually with a lunch or snack stop. Meet at the Italian Fountain, near the parking garage sign.
Leader: Chuck Martin, 215-923-1887             

Mon April 17, 2017 - Morning Flight to the Airport (ad-hoc ride) .
Level B+, 17+ mph, 23 miles. Meet at Meet at Meet at South St Bridge at top of trail ramp, or 40th St trolley portal (north side of Woodland Ave on the sidewalk). The ride leaves at 6:00 am. A fast and flat sprint to the airport and back. Two starts, 6am at the top of the trail ramp and the South St Bridge, 6:10am at the 40th St trolley portal. Half this ride is flat as, well, an airport, and out of any traffic. When we're flat let's pace and get the speed up, then play it safe on the ride back. Leave time is important so that we're back before the morning rush. Riders averaging 17mph (sprints 22+) will not be dropped. >20% rain cancels, >10mph cancels, <45F cancels. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/17933004
Leader: Ryan Sullivan, 412-254-3676             

Mon April 17, 2017 - Monday "COS" Multi-Level Group Rides in Wayne, PA ( No Rides on Holidays that Fall on a Monday).
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). Eight 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 Michael Lefkowitz, 610-687-2923 and Michael Fuller, 484-682-4562            

Tue April 18, 2017 - Ride Yer Bike Tuesday.
Level C+ and B/B+, 13.5 +/- and 16.5 +/- mph, 40 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. 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 new routes. Today we'll ride to Skippack with a lunch break about halfway at the Italian Market. Mostly rolling terrain other than will go up Potshop Rd. (long but not steep hill), which means we'll go down the steeper Bean Rd. Will regroup as needed, but must be able to maintain the posted pace. Must also be willing to ride safely and obey traffic laws. Check back a few days prior to the ride for an updated listing with ride details: destination, distance, terrain and whether both paces are offered. Check day of the ride if weather is iffy (rain cancels). Cue sheets will not be available. NOTE: Ride starts at 9:30 for the month of May. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/6528557
Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, 215-913-3246  and Daniel Operacz, 267-265-9358            

Tue April 18, 2017 - Tuesday Night from North Penn High School.
Level C+/B-, 13-15 mph, daylight 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 April 18, 2017 - Bulldog Ride.
Level B/B-, 15 mph, 30-37 miles. Meet at Bulldog Statue, 25th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Ride north towards Ambler riding through Schuylkill Park to Stenton Rd. How far out we go depends on daylight available. No cue sheet. No rest stops. Will regroup to let the ride leader catch up. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leaders: Bruce Taubman, 856-392-9677  and Chris McEntee, (585) 355-3631            

Wed April 19, 2017 - Flourtown Multi-Level Group Rides.
Level C thru A-, 13-19 mph, 20-40 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Multi-level group rides every Wednesday 6pm April thru September. See weekly ride description for more details Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Thomas G. Madle, 215-233-2578             

Wed April 19, 2017 - Day / Night Phoenixville Dog Ride.
Level B-, 13.5-14.5 mph, 40-50 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. The Phoenixville Day / Night dog rides return ! Celebrate the return of spring and longer days by joining us for daytime/nighttime rides until the end of April. Starting in the daylight, these rides continue in the dark for another 2-2.5 hours. These are beautiful rides on low-traffic roads. A strong headlight and taillight are required. No one dropped, regroup as necessary, but please be prepared to ride the advertised pace on rolling to hilly terrain. Precipitation and icy road conditions cancel. Cold temperatures do NOT cancel, but may shorten the ride. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/20039945
Leader: Rick Christie, 610-787-1985             

Thu April 20, 2017 - "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 5:46 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             

Thu April 20, 2017 - Thursday Night from North Penn High School.
Level C+/B-, 13-15 mph, daylight 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 Thursday 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 April 20, 2017 - 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. Must also be willing to ride safely and obey traffic laws. 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 April 20, 2017 - Thursday Night Hill Ride.
Level B-/C+ and B, 13.5 -14.5 mph, 25-35 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. This year we will have 2 different paced groups. Chris will lead a B pace ride at 14.5 - 15.5 mph and Joe will lead the traditional pace at 13.5 -14.5 mph. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leaders: Joe Lubeck, 610-291-3014  and Chris McEntee, (585) 355-3631            

Fri April 21, 2017 - Friday Frolic w/Linda - UDHS to Wegman's in Collegeville - Delayed start time - 10:15 - to allow for roads to dry.
Level B-/C+, 13-15 mph, 54 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 10:15 am. New route from Upper Dublin High School to the Wegman's Food Court in Collegeville. Outbound via Blue Bell, East Norriton, and Eagleville, return via Oaks, Schuylkill River Trail, Norristown Farm Park, and Ambler. On the outbound, we have a quick rest stop for bathroom & snack at a Wawa in East Norriton at mile16. Indoor lunch stop at Wegman's is at mile 30. Most of the climbing is before the lunch stop. Total elevation gain is 2845 feet. The return includes a 5-mile stretch on the flat SRT. 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. Scheduled for virtually every Friday throughout the year. 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/11594874
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862             

Sat April 22, 2017 - Taxing Metric Bike Ride supporting Bethesda Project (ad-hoc ride) .
Level B-/C+, 14.5 mph, 62 miles. Meet at Warwick County Park 382 County Park Road Pottstown, PA 19465. The ride leaves at 7:30 am. "Join us as we pedal away our winter blues and support Bethesda Project at the annual Taxing Metric Century! Bethesda Project provides emergency shelter, housing and supportive housing for thousands of homeless individuals in Philadelphia. Cyclists are invited to explore the unspoiled beauty of Warwick and French Creek Parks and visit Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site as well as quaint Saint Peters Village." ******** We'll be a BCP group within this larger event. No drop within our group; we'll stop to regroup and rest as needed. I'll attempt to organize a carpool - I have space for ONE more in my car. ********* If you'd like to ride this, please pre-register here so that I can contact you to coordinate. ******** More details and event registration ($30): https://goo.gl/2N6FjT Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/20339854
Leader: Ryan Sullivan, 412-254-3676             

Sat April 22, 2017 - CANCELLED Main Line Cycles Brisk Ride.
Level A-, 16-17 mph, 40-55 miles. Meet at Main Line Cycles front of shop 919 Montgomery Ave. The ride leaves at 8:05 am. Great roads with low traffic. We have a few routes that bring us out around or through Ridley Creek State Park. Average speed will be 16-17 mph, but note that these routes include over 4000' of climbing. Bring a snack for a brief mid-ride break. Consider the on-line routes approximate. Leave by 8:05 AM. Rain cancels. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1940076
Leaders: Jeff Diacik, 215-783-8537  Derek Barnes, 610-246-3917 and Shahar Shiff, 215-776-3963            

Sat April 22, 2017 - Loop around the PHL Airport.
Level D+, 10 mph, 27 miles. Meet at Fountain at Rittenhouse Square. The ride leaves at 8:55 am. Join me for a ride that completes a loop around the PHL airport. Highlights include a quick stop at Fort MIfflin, cycling near the Delaware River and riding underneath a runway. We will make a food stop at the WAWA at 84th and Bartram before returning to center city. We will head out at 8:55 AM from the Fountain at Rittenhouse Square. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Owen Sindler, 215-990-3207             

Sat April 22, 2017 - CANCELLED Toss of the dice.
Level C+, 13-14.5 mph, 45-60 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. Friendly C+ ride with, but not limited to, the following destinations: 1. Ambler 2. Whole Foods North Wales 3. Wegman's King of Prussia 4. Whole Foods Devon 5. Ridley Creek State Park area. BE SURE TO CHECK THE DAILY RIDE CALENDAR FOR RIDE LEADER AND DESTINATION INFORMATION. Bring money for lunch. YOU MUST CARRY A SPARE TUBE. Nobody is dropped. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure time. Indication that cue sheets and/or GPS navigational information will be available no later than 24 hours prior to departure
Leader: Joseph M. Pless, 610-937-9010             

Sun April 23, 2017 - Pre-Party Ramble: Bala Cynwyd to Wegman's in Malvern, then, return to Bala Cynwyd for the SPRING KICK-OFF PARTY.
Level B-/C+, 13-15 mph, 52 miles. Meet at East Levering Mill Rd & Cambridge, Bala Cynwyd. The ride leaves at 8:30 am. Hilly but scenic meander from Bala Cynwyd to the Wegman's in Malvern for a snack, then return to Bala Cynwyd. Outbound via Cynwyd Heritage Trail, Haverford, Bryn Mawr, and Paoli. Return via the Chester Valley Trail, Strafford, Wayne, and Villanova. On the outbound, there is a Wawa if needed at mile 10 in Bryn Mawr, and a porta-potty in The Willows Park at mile 15. Indoor food stop at Wegman's at mile 30. On the return, there is a 6-mile flat stretch on the Chester Valley Trail. We will stop to regroup as needed. No one dropped, but we will maintain the advertised pace, in order to return to Bala Cynwyd in good time for the Spring Kick-Off Party. Please click on the route map link below to preview the elevation profile. Total elevation gain 3307 feet - rolling terrain with some brisk climbs. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/12719287
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862             

Sun April 23, 2017 - Kayuh Pedalers: Spring (m-a-m) Rides.
Level D, 10 - 15 mph, 15-20 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycle and Cafe, 19th and W Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Short ride down Forbidden Drive, Café to Valley Green Inn, down the Drive, home via MLK. Casual rides, DRESS for the weather. BCP rules apply. 18 years and older. Contact Me @ email below or www.Kayuhbicycles.com, for more details. After this ride I will be riding to the picnic. Anyone on the ride or lives near Kayuh can join me. leave the bike shop about 12.
Leader: Thomas Haney, 267-259-5231             

Sun April 23, 2017 - Sunny Sunday D ride to the Spring Kick-off Picnic.
Level D, 8-12 mph, 14-24 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 through Fairmount and beyond depending on the group assembled. BCP is having the Spring Opening Picnic in Bala Cynwyd near the Cynwyd Heritage Trail. There will be a rest an food stop. All members are welcome to the picnic. If not a member yet, this will give you an opportunity to see some of the activities provided by the club. Bring Water, extra tube, sunscreen, $ for mid ride snack stop, and helmet (required). There might be a hill for extra exercise and experience. Instructions given as needed for newer riders. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: George L. Yarnell, 610-626-3338             

Sun April 23, 2017 - Sunny Sunday C Spinoff .
Level C, 11-12 ish mph. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm. A true C ride that 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. We will follow a route that will bring us to 95 E. Levering Mill Rd in good time for the Spring Kick Off Event.
Leader: Ben Sears, 215-844-3784             

Sun April 23, 2017 - Spring Kick-Off Party (and rides heading to & from the party).
Level ALL. Meet at 95 E. Levering Mill Rd (corner of E. Levering Mill & Cambridge Rds), Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004. The ride leaves at 1:00 pm. BCP's annual Spring Kick-Off Party is scheduled for Sunday, April 23. Thanks to Jeff Diacik for hosting this year's party! Come join the fun, as we celebrate the return of spring, along with warm weather and a calendar filled with rides and other outdoor events. ATTENTION RIDE LEADERS: Please consider posting rides, which will head to and from the party. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: If you are able to help with set-up, serving the food during the party, or clean-up, please contact Jeff Diacik. Also, if you would like to bring a food or beverage to the party, please contact Jeff. THANK YOU for volunteering! Volunteers are what make our club gatherings so enjoyable.
Leader: Jeff Diacik, 215-783-8537             

Mon April 24, 2017 - Monday "COS" Multi-Level Group Rides in Wayne, PA ( No Rides on Holidays that Fall on a Monday).
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). Eight 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 Michael Lefkowitz, 610-687-2923 and Michael Fuller, 484-682-4562            

Tue April 25, 2017 - CANCELLED Ride Yer Bike Tuesday - Will reschedule for Wednesday.
Level C+ and B/B+, 13.5 +/- and 16.5 +/- mph, 42 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. NOTE: Wednesday is the rain-date. 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 Taboras in Chalfont (around the 22 mile mark). Expect mostly rolling hills, other than one not too long but steeper hill (Old Iron Hill Rd.) and one long but not too steep hill (Callowhill). Will regroup as needed, but must be able to maintain the posted pace. Must also be willing to ride safely and obey traffic laws. Check day of the ride if weather is iffy (rain cancels). NOTE: Ride starts at 9:30 for the month of May. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/20562725
Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, 215-913-3246  and Daniel Operacz, 267-265-9358            

Tue April 25, 2017 - Tuesday Night from North Penn High School.
Level C+/B-, 13-15 mph, daylight 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 April 25, 2017 - CANCELLED Bulldog Ride.
Level B/B-, 15 mph, 30-37 miles. Meet at Bulldog Statue, 25th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Ride north towards Ambler riding through Schuylkill Park to Stenton Rd. How far out we go depends on daylight available. No cue sheet. No rest stops. Will regroup to let the ride leader catch up. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leaders: Bruce Taubman, 856-392-9677  and Chris McEntee, (585) 355-3631            

Wed April 26, 2017 - Ride Yer Bike Tuesday (on a Wednesday) - Ride to Tabora's.
Level C+ and B/B+, 13.5 +/- and 16.5 +/- mph, 42 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. NOTE: Wednesday is the rain-date. 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 Tabora's in Chalfont (around the 22 mile mark). Expect mostly rolling hills, other than one not too long but steeper hill (Old Iron Hill Rd.) and one long but not too steep hill (Callowhill). Will regroup as needed, but must be able to maintain the posted pace. Must also be willing to ride safely and obey traffic laws. Check day of the ride if weather is iffy (rain cancels). NOTE: Ride starts at 9:30 for the month of May. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/20562725
Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, 215-913-3246  and Daniel Operacz, 267-265-9358            

Wed April 26, 2017 - Flourtown Multi-Level Group Rides.
Level C thru A-, 13-19 mph, 20-40 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Multi-level group rides every Wednesday 6pm April thru September. See weekly ride description for more details Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Thomas G. Madle, 215-233-2578             

Wed April 26, 2017 - Day / Night Phoenixville Dog Ride.
Level B-, 13.5-14.5 mph, 32 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. The Phoenixville Day / Night dog rides return ! Celebrate the return of spring and longer days by joining us for daytime/nighttime rides until the end of April. Starting in the daylight, these rides continue in the dark for another 2-2.5 hours. These are beautiful rides on low-traffic roads. A strong headlight and taillight are required. No one dropped, regroup as necessary, but please be prepared to ride the advertised pace on rolling to hilly terrain. Precipitation and icy road conditions cancel. Cold temperatures do NOT cancel, but may shorten the ride. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/1...
Leader: Rick Christie, 610-787-1985             

Thu April 27, 2017 - No Rain Thursday (ad-hoc ride) .
Level B-, 15 mph, 45 miles. Meet at Bruno's, Northwestern and Germantown Aves. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Ride leader guarantees there will be no precipitation on this lively B paced ride to Doylestown for a coffee and bagel snack. We will regroup as needed so no one is dropped but ask that you come ready to maintain the pace. You are encouraged to download the route or print a cue sheet (or both). Optional potty stops out and back. Rain cancels. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/20599533
Leader: Frank Hogeland, 215-668-6283             

Thu April 27, 2017 - "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 5:46 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             

Thu April 27, 2017 - Thursday Night from North Penn High School.
Level C+/B-, 13-15 mph, daylight 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 Thursday 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 April 27, 2017 - 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. Must also be willing to ride safely and obey traffic laws. 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 April 27, 2017 - CANCELLED Thursday Night Hill Ride.
Level B-/C+ and B, 13.5 -14.5 mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. CANCELLED DUE TO THIS FOOTBALL NONSENSE. NEXT WEEK 5:45 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. This year we will have 2 different paced groups. Chris will lead a B pace ride at 14.5 - 15.5 mph and Joe will lead the traditional pace at 13.5 -14.5 mph. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leaders: Joe Lubeck, 610-291-3014  and Chris McEntee, (585) 355-3631            

Fri April 28, 2017 - Friday Frolic w/Linda. For 4/28: Easy Ride from Valley Forge to Exton via Chester Valley Trail.
Level B-/C+, 13-15 mph, 35 miles. Meet at Valley Forge National Park - rear parking lot behind Visitors Center on County Line Rd, off Route 23. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. For April 28: Easy route from Valley Forge to Exton on the flat Chester Valley Trail, with a snack break at the half-way point at Starbucks. Depending on the group, we can return via roads instead of the trail. Leader has to be back by early afternoon, in order to assist at the Face of America event ride this weekend. (Face of America leaves from Valley Forge.) 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. 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 not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/20647843
Leader: Linda McGrane, 267-251-7862             

Sat April 29, 2017 - CANCELLED Main Line Cycles Brisk Ride.
Level A-, 16-17 mph, 40-55 miles. Meet at Main Line Cycles front of shop 919 Montgomery Ave. The ride leaves at 8:05 am. On 4/29/17, we're heaed to the Fleche Buffoon ride in New Hope instead our regualr ride. (This one is cancelled on 4/29: Great roads with low traffic. We have a few routes that bring us out around or through Ridley Creek State Park. Average speed will be 16-17 mph, but note that these routes include over 4000' of climbing. Bring a snack for a brief mid-ride break. Consider the on-line routes approximate. Leave by 8:05 AM. Rain cancels.) Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1940076
Leaders: Jeff Diacik, 215-783-8537  Derek Barnes, 610-246-3917 and Shahar Shiff, 215-776-3963            

Sat April 29, 2017 - Ride to Lahaska.
Level C+/B-, 13.5-14.5 mph, 55 +/- miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 8:30 am. It should be a beautiful sunny day. Regroup as needed, good ride for people looking to move up. Riders need to be able to keep the average pace, slower on hills, faster on flats. Lunch stop in Lahaska, bakery, pizza or ice cream. Potty stops on the way out and back. Bring plenty to drink and an on bike snack. Rain cancels. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/20683787 Cue sheets will be available.
Leader: Elliot Titcher, 215-740-1149             

Sat April 29, 2017 - Tim's Saturday Morning Ride.
Level D, 9-15 mph, 35 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. A D ride that is longer and hillier. Bring Helmet, water, extra tube, and $ for mid ride snack. We will regroup at the top of hills. No one dropped.
Leader: George L. Yarnell, 610-626-3338             

Sat April 29, 2017 - Toss of the dice - North Wales.
Level C+, 13-14.5 mph, 50 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. Friendly C+ ride. Today we're off to Whole Foods, North Wales. Bring money or food for lunch. YOU MUST CARRY A SPARE TUBE. Nobody is dropped. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure time. If you are driving to the Art Museum for this ride, remember that many roads are closed. This will not affect the ride itself. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/1539654694
Leader: Simon Knight,              

Sun April 30, 2017 - Kayuh Pedalers: Spring (m-a-m) Rides.
Level C, 15 20 mph, 40 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycle and Cafe, 19th and W Girard Ave . The ride leaves at 8:00 am. The 3rd training ride. This ride will be to the south end of the Pennypack Trail, by the Philadelphia prisons, to the top of the trail, then over to Tacony Creek Park trail to the south end, Ramona Gateway, then home.Distance and time in saddle may will be updated. Watch this posting for more specific details in the next weeks. 18 years and older. Contact email below or www.Kayuhbicycles.com, for more details.
Leader: Thomas Haney, 267-259-5231             

Sun April 30, 2017 - Morning Ride to Paoli or Devon (ad-hoc ride) .
Level B, 15 mph, ~50 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 8:00 am. This will be either paoli or Devon based on if someone with a paoli route shows up :). The ride will leave at 8am from the Italian fountain. The weather is forecasted to be spectacular. No drop, but we'll average 15mph. Pause to regroup but otherwise no rests except 15 minutes for coffee. See you there Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/trips/13960996
Leader: Ryan Sullivan, 412-254-3676             

Sun April 30, 2017 - Sunny Sunday Afternoon D Ride.
Level D, 10-12 mph, 16-20 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. Shake off the winter rust ride for those new to group riding or seeking to improve fitness. Route is generally in the Fairmount Park area. Ride will regroup as needed and no one is left behind. You will need a helmet, tube for your tire, a snack and water. Adverse weather (low temp, rain or snow) cancels, but check with the ride leader if in question. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Dennis M. Schilling, 215-677-0291             

Sun April 30, 2017 - Sunny Sunday C Spinoff .
Level C, 11-12 ish mph. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm. A true C ride that cheerfully waits to regroup. Usually 25-35 miles, usually with a lunch or snack stop. Meet at the Italian Fountain, near the parking garage sign.
Leader: Michael J Olszewski, 215-932-8586             

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