Ride Calendar

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BCP offers many regularly scheduled weekly rides. Follow this link to view the Weekly Ride List for more detailed information regarding these rides than the minimal description provided in the Monthly Ride Calendar below. Occasionally, ad-hoc rides are announced. These rides are sent by email to all members of the BCP email list. To join this list, click here. Information about some of our popular starting locations is available on our Ride Guide page which is found under the rides menu item.

Standard Listing Calendar | Grouped List

 February 2020 

This list contains rides from the current date forward only. If you wish to see the full month CLICK HERE
  • February 219:30AM
    Fri February 21, 2020 - Friday Frolic w/Linda. This is the generic description. Specific details will be posted on daily calendar for each Friday.

    Level B-: 14mph, 45-50, +/- miles. Start location to be determined. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Enjoy 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 daily calendar for details of each Friday's route -- terrain, mileage, rest stops, etc. Cue sheets and on-line route map provided for each ride. If weather conditions are not conducive to cycling, this ride may be replaced by a hike/walk, or snow activity. As long as we are enjoying outdoor 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

  • February 229:00AM
    Sat February 22, 2020 - Exton, PA - Chester Valley Trail

    Level D: 10mph, 50 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Exton, PA is at the Western end of the Chester Valley Trail, a winter maintained trail which means it is plowed when it snows. The trail is envisioned to go to Downtown and passed Thorndale and connect to many trails going north, south, west even to Lancaster and Harrisburg. The eastern connection to the Schuylkill River Trail will begin construction soon. Let's get a head start on this connective trail. If KYW is reporting that it is raining, snowing or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels. Cue sheets will not be available. It is optional, but you may preregister until Friday, February 21, 2020 at 9:00 pm.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • February 229:05AM
    Sat February 22, 2020 - Main Line Cycles Brisk Ride

    Levels A: 18mph, 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. 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 

  • February 2210:00AM
    Sat February 22, 2020 - Toss of the dice

    Level C+: 12-14mph, 45-60 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Friendly C+ ride with various destinations: BE SURE TO CHECK THE DAILY RIDE CALENDAR FOR RIDE LEADER AND DESTINATION INFORMATION. Bring money for lunch. We will regroup as necessary and wait at turns within ride level expectations. YOU MUST CARRY A SPARE TUBE. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure time.
    Leader: Joseph M. Pless, , 610-937-9010

  • February 239:30AM
    Sun February 23, 2020 - Hike the "Wiss"

    Hike Moderate Pace on Moderate Trails, 6-7 miles. Meet at Bruno's, Northwestern and Germantown Aves. The hike leaves at 9:30 am. We will pass the "Tree House" on our way to wondering the Andora Meadows finding trails that do not exist. Then downhill so we can climb back up "Heart Attack hill" next to Bells Mill Rd. Appropiate footwear is recommended. Four legged members are welcome as long as they are on a leash. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leaders: Richard W. Terry, , 215-675-1536 and James R. McClory, , (609) 513-1714 

  • February 239:45AM
    Sun February 23, 2020 - G.R.I.T. Ride

    Level B-: 14mph, 30-50 miles. Start location to be determined. The ride leaves at 9:45 am. Bring your 29er, CX, Gravel or equip your road bike with wider tires as we mashup rides across various asphalt, gravel and sometimes dirt terrains. Expect a good challenge as we grind gravel trails and hit a few climbs with great company for no other purpose than to have fun and put in a few unpaved miles.
    Leader: Daniel Operacz, , 267-265-9358

  • February 2311:00AM
    Sun February 23, 2020 - Philly Wandrers - Hill Challenge #3 - 2350' Climbing

    Level C: 12mph, 31 miles. Meet at Cadence Cycling and Cafe 201 S. 25th St Philadelphia. The ride leaves at 11:00 am. Are you up for a challenge? We continue our hill training to better appreciate how geological forces have conspired to put a smile on our faces as we ride out to Conshohocken! The on-line route map is https://www.strava.com/routes/23202166. It is optional, but you may preregister until Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 8:00 am.
    Leader: Rob Gusky, , 920-573-5128

  • February 2311:00AM
    Sun February 23, 2020 - 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 11:00 am. PLEASE NOT THIS RIDE LEAVES AN HOUR EARLIER SO THAT WE CAN GET HOME TO CHANGE AND GET TO THE 2020 VERSION OF THE ANNUAL BANQUET AT THE BALA CLUB! OWLS (Older, Wiser, Longer, Slower) paced ride through Fairmount Park and beyond depending on the assembled group. Please bring extra tube, water, $ for mid-ride stop. Dress appropriately for the weather. Warm smiles and humor will warm us up, even if the weather is cool. There might be a hill or two to help with biking endurance, but will wait at the top for catching our breaths. It is optional, but you may preregister until Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 6:00 pm.
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, , 610-626-3338

  • February 2311:30AM
    Sun February 23, 2020 - Kayuh Pedalers: Winter Rides Canceled!

    Level D: 10mph, 15-25 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe 19th St. & Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 11:30 am. RIDE CANCELED FOR THE WINTER!!!
    Leader: Thomas Haney, , 267-259-5231

  • February 2312:15PM
    Sun February 23, 2020 - Sunny Sunday C Spin-off

    Level C: 12mph, 31 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm. C. A true C ride that cheerfully waits to regroup. Meet at the Italian Fountain, near the parking garage sign. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tom Witt, , 215-665-5578

  • February 231:20PM
    Sun February 23, 2020 - Sunday Afternoon (Post-Hike) Winter Ramble Ride (General description -- specific details will be posted for each Sunday)

    Level B-: 14mph, 35-40 miles. Meet at Bruno's, Northwestern and Germantown Aves. The ride leaves at 1:20 pm. Scenic loop, usually thru Montgomery Co. or Lower Bucks, with brief rest stop. Unless otherwise stated, meet most Sundays at Bruno's (finishing point for many of the Sunday AM Wissahickon hikes). Occasionally meet at another location in Chestnut Hill. Plan to return by 5:00pm. Please bring LIGHTS. Specific details posted for week. Every Sunday throughout winter (during hiking season), weather permitting, EXCEPT 2nd Sun in Feb. If weather is not bike-friendly, this ride may be replaced by snow activity. Keep moving throughout winter - maintain base fitness level for the return of spring cycling in March. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • February 234:30PM
    Sun February 23, 2020 - ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET - PLEASE REGISTER by FRIDAY, FEB. 14. Please register at: phillybikeclub.org/bcpdo/banquet

    Meet at Cynwyd Club, 332 Trevor Lane, Bala Cynwyd, 19004. The event starts at 4:30 pm. Come join us at our annual Awards Banquet, celebrating our 2019 cycling season, our 40th anniversary (1979 to 2019), honoring our leaders and volunteers, and ringing in the new 2020 cycling year! We will be trying a new venue - the ballroom of the Cynwyd Club in Bala Cynwyd. Please join us for the merriment, delicious hors d'oeuvres and dinner, live music, and awards & prizes. Details and registration form are available here: https://phillybikeclub.org/bcpdo/banquet Registration is available both on-line, as well as by paper check & form. Please register for the Banquet by Feb. 14, so that we can update the Chef.
    Organizers: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862, Chuck Herbert, , 215-430-3222 and Howard Wiener, , 215-925-2494 

  • February 289:30AM
    Fri February 28, 2020 - Friday Frolic w/Linda. This is the generic description. Specific details will be posted on daily calendar for each Friday.

    Level B-: 14mph, 45-50, +/- miles. Start location to be determined. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Enjoy 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 daily calendar for details of each Friday's route -- terrain, mileage, rest stops, etc. Cue sheets and on-line route map provided for each ride. If weather conditions are not conducive to cycling, this ride may be replaced by a hike/walk, or snow activity. As long as we are enjoying outdoor 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

  • February 299:00AM
    Sat February 29, 2020 - Ridley Creek State Park

    Level D: 10mph, 50 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Be in the mood for hills and narrow roads. There will be a provision break at a WAWA on Sproul Rd, Broomall. So either pack a lunch or buy one there, take away for a lunch break in Ridley Creek State Park. Once around the loop trail, and a few more hills to get out of the creek valley, we take the lower route home. If KYW is reporting that it is raining, snowing or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels. Cue sheets will not be available. It is optional, but you may preregister until Friday, February 28, 2020 at 9:00 pm.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • February 299:05AM
    Sat February 29, 2020 - Main Line Cycles Brisk Ride

    Levels A: 18mph, 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. 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 

  • February 2910:00AM
    Sat February 29, 2020 - Toss of the dice

    Level C+: 12-14mph, 45-60 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Friendly C+ ride with various destinations: BE SURE TO CHECK THE DAILY RIDE CALENDAR FOR RIDE LEADER AND DESTINATION INFORMATION. Bring money for lunch. We will regroup as necessary and wait at turns within ride level expectations. YOU MUST CARRY A SPARE TUBE. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure time.
    Leader: Joseph M. Pless, , 610-937-9010

 February, 2020

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