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 June 2022 

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  • June 269:30AM
    Sun June 26, 2022 - RIDE CLOSED 35 Miles Jamesburg to Plainsboro Pizza or Bagels (ad-hoc ride)

    Level C-: 11mph, 36 miles. Meet at Thompson Park, Jamesburg NJ. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. 36 miles from Jamesburg NJ to Plainsboro for Bagels or pizza Register online. Bring mask. Ride Leader Ben Blum 848-667-5020. The group stays together. Participants from CJBC and PFW are expected. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is Ben Jamesburg #23P 35.5.
    Leader: Ben Blum, , 848.667.5020

  • June 2612:00PM
    Sun June 26, 2022 - Brompton BIMBLE

    Level B- through C-: 11.5-14mph, 8 miles. Meet at Fitler Square. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. A peculiar ride for BROMPTON folder bikes only. To BIMBLE is "to travel in a gentle, meandering fashion, often with no particular goal." This ride will start at NOON in Fitler Square, 23rd and Pine Streets, Philadelphia. Will be EZ-paced and stop somewhere for a snack. (there may be Bromptons available to loan if you don't have one; contact ride leader). We are sorry to limit this ride to Brompton bikes, but it's sort of a thing. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Michael McGettigan, , 215-990-9275

  • June 2612:00PM
    Sun June 26, 2022 - RIDE CLOSED Sunny Sunday D Ride

    Level D: 9-12mph, 12-24 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 Park and beyond for all ages. There might be a hill or two to help with physical conditioning, however, we will regroup and catch our breaths at the top of the hills. We might practice an essential biking skill. Please bring a helmet (required by the club) and have a mask available, if needed, at the snack stop. Please have an extra tube and tools to fix a flat, water, sunscreen, and $ for mid-ride snack stop.
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, , 610-626-3338

  • June 2612:15PM
    Sun June 26, 2022 - Sunny Sunday C Spin-Off

    Level C: 12mph 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 with a lunch or snack stop. Meet at the Italian Fountain, near the parking garage sign.
    Leader: Tom Witt, , 215-665-5578

  • June 2710:00AM
    Mon June 27, 2022 - : Eat Bagels in Conshy!

    Levels D: 11mph, 25 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. D ride, 11mph, 25 miles. Monday, June 27th @ 10:00 a.m. Let's try the new spot Ilene Hass recommended last week but could not do: The Daily Bagel at 308 Fayette St. in Conshohocken. Menu looks good! We'll go through Manyunk, up Umbria, over to SRT and up to Conshohocken on Fayette St. Home through Laurel Hill Cemetery via Cynwyd Trail. Preregister by 10:00 a.m. on Monday. Cue sheets will not be available. Preregistration is required, please preregister by Monday, June 27, 2022 at 10:00 am.
    Leaders: Diana Dooley, , 215 680 2322 and Steve Perkiss, , 215-852-9093 

  • June 276:00PM
    Mon June 27, 2022 - Church of the Savior (COS) Multi-Level Group Rides

    Levels A through D: 10-20mph Meet at Church of the Saviour, Wayne, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. The Church of the Savior (COS) Monday night ride is sponsored by both the Bicycle Club of Philadelphia and Suburban Cyclists Unlimited. It is the largest group ride in the region with up to 75 riders participating from April through October each year. Our riders have varying ability levels ranging from beginner (“D” level) riders on hybrid bikes that average 9-12 mph through semi-professional (“A” level) riding at 22-25 mph. As a result, we break into groups that are about 7-10 riders although these groups may be as large as 20 riders at times. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Thomas Beckett, , 610-733-7030

  • June 276:00PM
    Mon June 27, 2022 - Delightful, Delicious D (& D+/C-) Ride, Monday Evening Edition

    Level C- through D: 10-12mph, 15-29 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Scheduled for most Monday evenings throughout summer, weather permitting. 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, relaxed, recovery ride. Cycle peaceful roads in Eastern Mont Co. Brief rest stop for quick snack/bathroom break half-way through. Mileage will depend on the length of evening daylight. Please bring lights in case we are delayed on our return. Toward the end of the season (mid-September), this ride will need to leave earlier (5:45 or 5:30pm), due to evening daylight ending earlier. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • June 289:00AM
    Tue June 28, 2022 - Ride Yer Bike Tuesday

    Levels B+: 16-17mph, B/B-: 14-15mph, B-/C+: 13-14mph, C+/C: 12-13mph, 40-50 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Bring yer bike & sense of adventure. Expect good company on safe/low trafficked roads. Lunch stops may be sit down, takeout, or in a park. Will regroup as needed, but must be able to ride the posted pace. Must be willing to ride safely & obey traffic laws. Check day of the ride if weather is iffy - rain cancels, but may reschedule for Wed. NOTE: Upper Dublin H.S. starts will have porta-potties but not water. NOTE: Ride starts at 9:00 June thru Aug., 9:30 in Sept.& 10:00 in Oct. November is ad hoc: different day, time and start locations each week. NOTE: 4th Tues. start from Central Park, Doylestown. 5th Tues.(Aug. 30) start from Centre Square Park, Blue Bell. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, , 215-913-3246, Daniel Operacz, , 267-265-9358 , Bob Doyle, , 703-963-9905 and Elliot Titcher, , 215-740-1149 

  • June 2810:00AM
    Tue June 28, 2022 - Tuesday Ride to Narberth

    Level D: 10.5mph, 19 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Level D: 10.5mph, 19 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Our destination will be Le Petit Mitron in Narberth, and you can enjoy your coffee and croissant in the bike park across the street. Let's go up Bryn Mawr Avenue to Highland Ave. as last week, but this time we'll avoid the tunnel and stairs under the tracks, On the way back, when we get to Conshohocken State Rd, we'll take St. Asaphs to Presidential and then the delightful and smoothe half mile down hill on Neil Drive that feeds into the MLK for our 4 mile glide back home. Cue sheets will not be available. Preregistration is required, please preregister by Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at 10:00 am.
    Leader: James McElwain, , 215-990-9745

  • June 286:00PM
    Tue June 28, 2022 - Delightful, Delicious D (& D+/C-) Ride, Tuesday Evening Edition

    Level C- through D: 10-11.5mph, 15-30 miles. Meet at Glenside Public Library parking lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Scheduled for most Tuesday evenings throughout summer, weather permitting. 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. Relaxed pace, peaceful roads in Eastern Montgomery Co. Please bring lights in case we are delayed on return. This Tuesday night ride meets weekly throughout summer, except if raining, unless there is another special club event in a different location (e.g., Member Appreciation Tailgate Social at another club ride site). After Labor Day, this ride will meet earlier (5:45 or 5:30pm), due shorter evening daylight. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • June 2910:00AM
    Wed June 29, 2022 - Gritty City Ride - Let's Visit Philly Reclaim in the Tacony Neighborhood

    Level D: 11mph, 20 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. This is an exploratory D ride to NE PHILADELPHIA to visit Philly Reclaim, which offers an environmentally friendly alternative to demolition called Deconstruction. Learn more on their website: https://phillyreclaim.org/ and read the recent article in Grid magazine: https://gridphilly.com/blog-home/2022/4/29/philly-reclaim-founder-says-the-organization-is-in-trouble-and-the-city-has-the-power-to-save-it/. On the way back to our starting location, we'll stop for coffee at Càphê Roasters, a new Vietnamese coffee shop in Kensington: https://billypenn.com/2021/12/06/caphe-roasters-harrowgate-vietnamese-culture/ I have not ridden this route before so it should be a true adventure. Hope you can join! Cue sheets will not be available. Preregistration is required, please preregister by Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 9:55 am.
    Leader: Ilene Hass, , 610-952-7943

  • June 296:00PM
    Wed June 29, 2022 - Delightful, Delicious D (and D+/C-) Wednesday Evening Ride

    Level C- through D: 10-12mph, 15-30 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Most summer Wednesday evenings, weather permitting. Gently paced, post-work ride to pedal away stresses, suited for novices, newcomers to area, and/or anyone seeking low-intensity recovery ride. Peaceful roads Eastern Montgomery Co, w/brief rest stop. Please bring lights. Please bring mask for indoor stop (Just in case) & hand sanitizer. Preregistration saves you writing time at start. If you sign-in at start, please use hand sanitizer. Meet in parking lot of Flourtown Shop Ctr Bethlehem Pike (McDonald's in front, facing the Pike). Once a month, this ride may need to meet earlier in afternoon, due to BCP Board meeting in evening. In September, as evening daylight shortens, this ride will meet earlier (5:45, then, 5:30). Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • June 296:00PM
    Wed June 29, 2022 - Flourtown Regular Season (B+ and B)

    Levels B+: 16-17mph, B: 15-16mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. 2 speed groups available (B+ and B) RSVP is recommended Rain at start time, or wet roads will cancel the ride. Bring your bike, helmet, water bottles, snacks, spare tube, and tools needed for changing a flat (just in case). There are no planned stops on these rides. See Recurring rides for full ride description. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route maps are: Flourtown B Route and Flourtown B+ Route. It is optional, but you may preregister until Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 5:00 pm.
    Leaders: Scott Siegfried, , 610-496-1965 and David A. Kaplan, , 215-872-3919 

  • June 3010:00AM
    Thu June 30, 2022 - Thursday Morning Hill Ride In Reverse

    Level D: 10mph, 27 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. The weather finally looks like it is cooperating, no rain forecast, but on the warm side. So we'll take some longer but less steep hills up Mill Creek Road from Flat Rock Park to the Ardmore Farmer's Market for lunch. Then, it's mostly downhill back home through the West Laurel Hill Cemetary. In case of inclement weather, I will cancel the ride by 9 AM. If the ride isn't canceled, it's going. Cue sheets will not be available. Preregistration is required, please preregister by Thursday, June 30, 2022 at 10:00 am.
    Leader: Jeff Berger, , 302-562-0935

  • June 3010:00AM
    Thu June 30, 2022 - Pitman, NJ to Woodstown, NJ Loop

    Level C- through D: 8-11.5mph, 34 miles. Meet at Alycon Park, W. Holly Ave, Pitman NJ. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Leaving from Alcyon Park in Pitman, NJ. [https://bit.ly/AlcyonPark ] The ride explores the rolling farmland of Gloucester and Salem counties. A half-way stop at Woodstown Diner to recharge then returning to the park. Restroom Facilities at Park and at Diner but none that I saw along route. The route's too long for a D ride, so calling it a leisurely "C", probably D+/C- pace. No drops. I wait at hills and turns. Expect hills, but none that should require walking. One turn that I suggest walking across at the light. If you have Ride with GPS, please upload the route. I haven't biked this route, but I have driven it. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is Pitman Woodstown Loop Beta. It is optional, but you may preregister until Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 3:30 pm.
    Leader: Craig DJ Bersak, , 856-906-1457

  • June 306:00PM
    Thu June 30, 2022 - Delightful, Delicious "D" (and D+/C-) Ride, Thursday evening Edition

    Level C- through D: 10-12.5mph, 15-30 miles. Meet at Jacobs Engineering Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Scheduled for most Thursday evenings throughout summer, weather permitting. Gently paced, post-work evening ride to pedal away work stresses, suited for novices, newcomers to area, and/or anyone seeking a low-intensity recovery ride. Start by riding on Schuylkill River Trail, and/or, Cross County Trail, which connects the Schuylkill w/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. Our mileage will be determined by how much evening light we have. Occasionally, this ride may meet earlier in afternoon, due to other event in evening. In mid-September, ride will depart at 5:45 or 5:30, due to earlier sunset. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • June 306:00PM
    Thu June 30, 2022 - Thursday Hill Ride B- Please pre-register.

    Level B-: 14-15mph, 20 - 30 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. A moderately hilly ride conquering Main Line hills that regroups at the top of each climb. As the days lengthen, so does the ride and we should be ~ 30 miles by July. No riders doing the listed pace will be dropped. Cue sheets will not be available. Bike lights are highly recommended. Optional after ride drink at Parks on Tap. Rain cancellations will be listed on web site up to 1 hour prior to ride. Preregistration requested as it ensures on-time departure. Cue sheets will not be available. It is optional, but you may preregister until Thursday, June 30, 2022 at 5:00 pm.
    Leader: Simon Knight, , 215-219-9555

  • June 306:01PM
    Thu June 30, 2022 - "C"Vilized Thursday Evening Hill Ride

    Level C: 12mph, 25 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 6:01 pm. A true "C" version of the Thursday hill training ride. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tom Witt, , 215-665-5578

 June, 2022

RSVP - Annual Picnic

If you are able to help with either set-up, or clean-up please contact Howie, Thank you.