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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.

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 January 2019 

  • TueJan. 012019
    NEW YEAR'S DAY HOT SOUP RIDE - CO-LEADER(S) WELCOME

    Level B-: 14mph, 54 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/11594874.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Special 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 mile 16. 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. No one dropped, but we will try to maintain the advertised pace. CO-LEADER(S) WELCOME: If you would like to lead this ride at an alternative pace, THANK YOU! Please contact LMc. SHORT-CUT OPTIONS AVAILABLE: Depending on the weather and riders' preferences, we can shave off some miles.


    Scenic Kimberton ride (ad-hoc ride)

    Level C+: 12mph, 35 miles. Meet at Chesterbrook - Wilson Farm Park - Lee Rd at Wilson Rd. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Michael Fuller, , 484-682-4562

    Explore a few new roads to Kimberton. We will start on the Chester Valley Trail to warm up the legs, then there will be climbing (Graded and paced accordingly). I am out of shape, so if any riders want to drop me, feel free. The Q sheet will be accurate. Short stop at Kimberton Whole Foods, then back. Note the later start time for those who had a long night ringing in the New Year.


    Let's ride to the Mummer's Parade

    Level D: 10-13mph, 14-30 miles. Meet at Jacobs Engineering Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 11:00 am.
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, , 610-626-3338

    OWLS (Older, Wiser, Longer, Slower) paced ride for any age through Fairmount Park and beyond. Distance will depend on assemble group's experience and weather conditions. There will be some instructional and safety instruction. Bring helmet (required by the club), extra tube, water, proper clothing for cold weather, $ for mid-ride snack. Good holiday spirit is welcomed We will ride the Schuylkill River Trail to the Kimmel Center to watch part of the parade from there. Then we will head to the Cosmic Café for a nice snack. We should plan on taking the train back to Conshohocken. There is a 10:26 AM train from 30th Street Station arriving in Conshohocken at 10:44 We will aim to catch the 5:26 PM train back to Conshohocken. You may ride back to Conshohocken on the SRT if you don't want to take a train.

  • WedJan. 022019
    Ride to Coffee in Lansdale (ad-hoc ride)

    Level B-: 14.5-15mph, 58 +/- miles. Meet at Manayunk theater parking lot. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Jeff Braff, , 215-665-2048

    Assemble at 9:30. Depart at 9:35 SHARP! Going out via Upper Dublin High School and Cedar Hill Road, return via Gwynedd Mercy University and Brushtown Road. Several hills but no killers. 30-minute coffee stop at Backyard Beans. (It's all about the coffee!). Will regroup at top of hills if necessary, but riders are expected to maintain posted speed (what our computers read upon ride completion). MUST PREREGISTER: no ride if no one preregisters.


    CANCELLED Ride Wednesday!

    Level B-/C+: 13-14mph, 30 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27305102.
    Leader: Cassandra hogue, , 484-868-6236

    I know we are all planning our New Years Eve celebration....but Kick off 2019 with riding outdoors! Work off that eggnog and cookies while having fun. join us for a easy (13.5- 14 mph), short (30 miles), moderate (2000 Vert. feet) Ride to MerryMead Dairy. No drops but should be able to ride at pace. Bring water, snacks, and sense of fun Check back here for late changes to route, or weather cancellations. Route here: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27305102


    Monthly QR Mailing Party

    Level All Meet at Cozen O'Connor, 1650 Market St.. The ride leaves at 6:30 pm.
    Leader: Tom Witt, , 215-665-5578

    All welcome to help mail the newsletter, snacks and good company guaranteed along with some light work.


    Nighttime Phoenixville Dog Ride

    Level C+: 13.5-14.5mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:30 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Rick Christie, , 610-787-1985

    The nighttime Phoenixville Dog rides will continue until daylight savings time begins. A strong headlight and taillight are required. The rides are on low traffic roads and feature rolling to hilly terrain. No one dropped, but please be prepared to ride the advertised pace over rolling to hilly terrain. Precipitation cancels. Ice on the road cancels. Temperatures below 15 degrees at the scheduled start time cancels.

  • FriJan. 042019
    Not So Early and Slightly Shorter/Slower Ride to Coffee in Ambler: Manayunk Start (ad-hoc ride)

    Level B-: 14.5mph, 45+/- miles. Meet at Manayunk Movie Theater Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Jeff Braff, , 215-665-2048

    Assemble at 9:30. Depart at 9:35 SHARP! Saturday looks like a washout. Ride through East Falls, Wyndmoor, Oreland, Fort Washington, Upper Dublin, Ambler. Several hills but no killers. 35-minute coffee stop at Abyss in Ambler or Starbucks in Flourtown. (It's all about the coffee!). Will regroup at top of hills if necessary, but riders are expected to maintain posted speed (what our computers read upon ride completion). PLEASE PREREGISTER: saves time; ensures that I will be able to read important emergency info; and no problem if you change your mind and don't show up since we will not be waiting past the posted departure time.


    Friday Afternoon Frolic w/Linda. Schuylkill River Ramble from Bala Cynwyd to Oaks, for Coffee

    Level B-: 14mph, 44 miles. Meet at Trailhead parking lot for Cynwyd Heritage Trail, near Belmont Ave & East Levering Mill. The ride leaves at 12:30 pm. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29064906.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Leader has to work in the morning to make up for New Year's Day off, so today's Friday Frolic will be in the afternoon. Easy, mostly flat route from Bala Cynwyd, along the SRT, almost to Phoenixville, then to Oaks for a quick coffee stop. On the outbound portion, we cross the Schuylkill River on the Pencoyd Bridge. On the return, we cross the river on the Manayunk Trail Bridge. Total climbing 1440 feet. At the mid-way coffee stop, we have a choice of Wawa, Dunkin' Donuts, or Starbucks. Plan is to return before 4:30pm. Please bring lights. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29064906. GENERIC DESCRIPTION: The Friday Frolic ride meets most Fridays, throughout the year. Usual starting time is 9:30am, unless otherwise noted. Scenic bike adventures throughout the Philadelphia region and surrounding counties. Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • SatJan. 052019
    Main Line Cycles Brisk Ride

    Levels A: 16-17mph, 40-55 miles. Meet at Main Line Cycles front of shop 919 Montgomery Ave. The ride leaves at 8:05 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1940076.
    Leaders: Jeff Diacik, , 215-783-8537, Derek Barnes, , 610-246-3917 and Shahar Shiff, , 215-776-3963 

    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.


    CANCELLED Valley Forge Winter Ride

    Level B: 14.5mph, 35 miles. Meet at Valley Forge National Park, Betzwood Area (by rest rooms). The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is Valley Forge Winter Ride: Saturday Edition.
    Leader: Richard L. Wagner, , 267-738-6405

    Every Saturday through March, we will ride 17.5 miles to Kimberton Whole Food store in Kimberton, have an indoor coffee break, then ride 17.5 miles back to Valley Forge.


    Havertown Grill

    Level D: 10mph, 25 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

    Nothing like going to a really community simple restaurant for a sumptuous breakfast. The Havertown Grill is such a place. We go out Karrakon Dr. Perfect place for a perfect ride.


    UDHS to HENNINGS in HARLEYSVILLE - CO-LEADER(S) WELCOME. RESCHEDULED for SAT., 1/19, IN HOPES OF DRY WEATHER.

    Level B-: 14mph, 50 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/11701741.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    RESCHEDULED for SAT., 1/19, IN HOPES OF DRY WEATHER. Scenic loop from Ft. Washington to the Food Court in Hennings Market in Harleysville. Outbound via North Wales, Lansdale, and Hatfield. Return from Harleysville via Evansburg, Center Square, and Flourtown. On the outbound segment, we have a quick rest stop if needed for bathroom and snack at mile 16 in Lansdale. Indoor lunch stop at Hennings at mile 28. On the return, we will pass a couple of parks with bathroom facilities or a porta-potty, if another quick break is needed. Total elevation gain is 2240 ft, no killer climbs. Most of the elevation is before the lunch stop. CO-LEADERS WELCOME - please contact LMc, if you'd like to lead this route at an alternative pace. We will add your name and pace group to this posting. Thank you!


    CANCELLED 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.
    Leader: Joseph M. Pless, , 610-937-9010

    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.

  • SunJan. 062019
    CANCELLED Early Bird Ride to Coffee in Devon (ad-hoc ride)

    Level B: 15mph, 48 +/- miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 8:45 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Jeff Braff, , 215-665-2048

    Assemble at 8:45. We willl leave at 8:50 SHARP! Ride through Belmont, Wynnewood, Havertown, Haverford, Merion, Bryn Mawr, Villanova, Radnor, Devon, Wayne, Gulph Mills, Conshohocken, Manayunk, etc. Many hills, including 12 (or so) relatively long ones. One 35-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; and it does not matter if you do not show up since we will not wait beyond the scheduled start time.


    Valley Forge Winter Ride: Sunday Edition

    Level B: 14.5mph, 35 miles. Meet at Valley Forge National Park, Betzwood Area (by rest rooms). The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is Valley Forge Winter Ride: Sunday Edition.
    Leader: Richard L. Wagner, , 267-738-6405

    Every Sunday through March, we will ride 17.5 miles to Hennings Market in Harleysville, do an indoor coffee break, then ride 17.5 miles back to Valley Forge.


    Kayuh Pedalers: 2019 Urban Weekly Sunday Rides

    Level C- through D: 10-12mph, 18 - 21 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe 19th St. & Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 9:00 am.
    Leader: Thomas Haney, , 267-259-5231

    This weeks ride will be to Elkins Park and Rockledge. Plan for a 3 hour ride. Easy rides for new riders to biking, with Safety Instructions and How To ride in a group. A no drop ride, with rest stops and re-group as needed. Helmet and Water a must. A light riding snack suggested. Mid-week update on rides @ Facebook: Kayuh Pedalers. STREET PARKING: S. College St between 20th & 19th


    Hike the Wissahicken

    Hike Moderate Pace on Moderate Trails, 6.5 - 8 miles. Meet at Bruno's, Northwestern and Germantown Aves. The hike leaves at 9:30 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leaders: Gary Trapuzzano, , 610-584-4413 and Tracey Berlin, , 610-584-4413 

    Please join Tracey and Gary on a hike of the beautiful Wissahickon Gorge. We'll have fun as we find our way around this beautiful part of Fairmount Park. We'll mostly be on the trails but there are also flatter options along the way for those who want a more direct way back. The pace, which always provides a good workout, will be determined by the group. The distance we cover is usually around 7 miles. The trails can get wet and icy so be sure you have appropriate footwear (waterproof shoes and ice cleats depending on the conditions). Well-behaved, four-legged friends are welcome but they must be kept on a leash at all times.


    G.R.I.T. Ride to Northbrook

    Level B-: 14mph, 41 miles. Meet at Shaw's Bridge Park located on South Creek Rd., West Chester, PA. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. The on-line route map is Northbrook 41(10-31)GRIT.
    Leader: Daniel Operacz, , 267-265-9358

    Meander the scenic roads of Chester county toward Northbrook Market before making our return. Route will cover 31 paved miles and 10 gravel road miles.


    A New Year Ride (ad-hoc ride)

    Levels B- through C: 13-14mph, 41 miles. Meet at Spring Mill Train Station (parking lot on Hector St.). The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29123384.
    Leaders: Lisa Wenger, , 484-433-3229 and Mike Fazio, , 484-686-7968 

    Meet in the parking lot at Spring Mill train station on Hector Street at 9:45 am. for a prompt 10 am. start. Hilly ride through Manayunk into the beautiful Main Line. There are 2900 feet of climbing. Pace is 13 to 14 mph. This is the average speed our computers will read at the end of the ride. We will regroup but you must be able to maintain the stated pace. Wawa stop at mile 23. Lunch stop at Whole Foods in Devon at mile 34. If you are joining us from the city, we will be at the Manayunk Viaduct bridge ~10:30. *No cue sheets provided. Please print your own or download the route.


    Sunny Sunday D Ride

    Level D: 9-12mph, 12-14 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm.
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, , 610-626-3338

    OWLS (Older, Wiser, Longer, Slower) paced ride through Fairmount Park and beyond depending on the assembled group and the weather. Please bring helmet(required by club rules), $ for mid ride snack stop, extra tube, and water. Dress appropriately for winter weather.


    Sunny Sunday C Spin-Off

    Level C: 12mph Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm.
    Leader: Chuck Martin, , 215-923-1887

    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.


    Sunday Afternoon (Post-Hike) Winter Ramble - Bruno's to Oaks for coffee, via SRT

    Level B-: 14mph, 39 miles. Meet at Bruno's, Northwestern and Germantown Aves. The ride leaves at 1:15 pm. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29016154.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    For 1/6 - Time-saving, out-and-back trip on the SRT to the Dunkin' Donuts/Wawa/Starbucks in Oaks for hot coffee at the half-way point. The trail will save us some time, due to no cars, no red lights. LIGHTS are MANDATORY, due to early sunset. Plan is to return by 5:00pm. GENERIC DESCRIPTION: 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.

  • MonJan. 072019
    First Watch, Wynwood, PA (ad-hoc ride)

    Level D: 10mph, 20 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

    Morning ride to First Watch, a gucci restaurant near the Wynnewood train station. Let's keep cycling during the Winter months as much as we can. Return via Brynmar Ave.

  • WedJan. 092019
    Nighttime Phoenixville Dog Ride

    Level C+: 13.5-14.5mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:30 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Rick Christie, , 610-787-1985

    The nighttime Phoenixville Dog rides will continue until daylight savings time begins. A strong headlight and taillight are required. The rides are on low traffic roads and feature rolling to hilly terrain. No one dropped, but please be prepared to ride the advertised pace over rolling to hilly terrain. Precipitation cancels. Ice on the road cancels. Temperatures below 15 degrees at the scheduled start time cancels.

  • FriJan. 112019
    Friday Afternoon Frolic w/Linda. Schuylkill River Ramble from Bala Cynwyd to Oaks, for Coffee

    Level B-: 14mph, 44 miles. Meet at Trailhead parking lot for Cynwyd Heritage Trail, near Belmont Ave & East Levering Mill. The ride leaves at 1:00 pm. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29064906.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Leader has to work in the morning, so today's Friday Frolic will be in the afternoon. Easy, mostly flat route from Bala Cynwyd, along the SRT, almost to Phoenixville, then to Oaks for a quick coffee stop. On the outbound portion, we cross the Schuylkill River on the Pencoyd Bridge. On the return, we cross the river on the Manayunk Trail Bridge. Total climbing 1440 feet. At the mid-way coffee stop, we have a choice of Wawa, Dunkin' Donuts, or Starbucks. Plan is to return before 4:30pm. Please bring lights. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29064906. GENERIC DESCRIPTION: The Friday Frolic ride meets most Fridays, throughout the year. Usual starting time is 9:30am, unless otherwise noted. Scenic bike adventures throughout the Philadelphia region and surrounding counties. Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • SatJan. 122019
    Valley Forge Winter Ride

    Level B: 14.5mph, 35 miles. Meet at Valley Forge National Park, Betzwood Area (by rest rooms). The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is Valley Forge Winter Ride: Saturday Edition.
    Leader: Richard L. Wagner, , 267-738-6405

    Every Saturday through March, we will ride 17.5 miles to Kimberton Whole Food store in Kimberton, have an indoor coffee break, then ride 17.5 miles back to Valley Forge.


    IKA Plymouth Meeting

    Level D: 10mph, 32 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

    Another 100% on bike trail ride. SRT and the Cross County Trail just north of Conshohocken. Spin your way to IKA, they have a very friendly cafeteria for a halfway rest stop. Put yourself in one gear lower than you normally ride in so the legs will stoke the heater of the body. IKA has lots of small items, so last min stocking stuffers might be found and carried home on the bicycle. Rain or snow one hour to start cancels.


    Kayuh Pedalers: 2019 Rides: 2ed & 4th Saturdays

    Level C- through D: 11-14.5mph, 15-25 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe 19th St. & Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 9:00 am.
    Leader: Thomas Haney, , 267-259-5231

    WEATHER PERMITTING Ride over Pencoyd Bridge to the old railroad bridge that will become part of the trail and cross over to Venice Island. Easy rides for new riders to biking, with Safety Instructions and How To ride in a group. A no drop ride with rest stops and re-group as needed. Helmet and Water a must. A light riding snack suggested. Mid-week update on rides @ Facebook: Kayuh Pedalers. STREET PARKING: S. College St between 20th & 19th.


    Early Bird Shorter Ride to Coffee in Ambler: Freezing Temp Edition (ad-hoc ride)

    Level B/B-: 14.5-15mph, 39 +/- miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Jeff Braff, , 215-665-2048

    Let's beat the presently predicted snow. Assemble at 9:00. Depart at 9:05 SHARP! Ride through East Falls, Wyndmoor, Oreland, Fort Washington, Upper Dublin, Ambler, Flourtown, and Manayunk. Several hills but no killers. 35-minute coffee stop at Abyss in Ambler. (It's all about the coffee!). Will regroup at top of hills if necessary, but riders are expected to maintain posted speed (what our computers read upon ride completion). PLEASE PREREGISTER: saves time; ensures that I will be able to read important emergency info; and no problem if you change your mind and don't show up since we will not be waiting past the posted departure time. NOTE: Present forecast is for winds less than 5 mph. If that forecast changes significantly, ride will be cancelled. (but no later than 7:45 am).


    Main Line Cycles Brisk Ride

    Levels A: 16-17mph, 40-55 miles. Meet at Main Line Cycles front of shop 919 Montgomery Ave. The ride leaves at 9:05 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1940076.
    Leaders: Jeff Diacik, , 215-783-8537, Derek Barnes, , 610-246-3917 and Shahar Shiff, , 215-776-3963 

    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.


    HOT SOUP RIDE - FWSP (& UDHS) to Wegman's in Warrington, 50mi (40 short-cut option) CO-LEADER(S) WELCOME

    Level B-: 14mph, 50 or 40 miles. Meet at Ft. Washington State Park Hawk Watch Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2067941.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Scenic loop from the Hawk Watch point of Fort Washington State Park to Wegman's Market in Warrington, for something hot and hearty, surrounded by warm conversation and laughter. Part of the outbound route will include the 202 Parkway bike path. Quick indoor rest break for bathroom and quick snack at mile 18.5 at Del Val College Market, then indoor lunch stop at Wegman's at mile 31. Rolling terrain with a few climbs, but nothing too steep -- total climbing 2700'. Stop to regroup as needed. No one dropped, but we will try to maintain the advertised pace. SHORTER OPTION AVAILABLE: This route will pass Upper Dublin High School both coming and going -- door to door service. Starting and finishing at UDHS will shave off about 10 miles (40-mile version). If you'd like to pick up the ride from UDHS, Please contact the Leader. Plan to is to return before 3:00pm, CO-LEADER(S) WELCOME - if you'd like to lead this route at an alternative pace, thank you! Please contact LMc to have your name and pace group added to this listing.


    CANCELLED 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.
    Leader: Joseph M. Pless, , 610-937-9010

    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.

  • SunJan. 132019
    CANCELLED Valley Forge Winter Ride: Sunday Edition

    Level B: 14.5mph, 35 miles. Meet at Valley Forge National Park, Betzwood Area (by rest rooms). The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is Valley Forge Winter Ride: Sunday Edition.
    Leader: Richard L. Wagner, , 267-738-6405

    Every Sunday through March, we will ride 17.5 miles to Hennings Market in Harleysville, do an indoor coffee break, then ride 17.5 miles back to Valley Forge.


    CANCELLED Kayuh Pedalers: 2019 Urban Weekly Sunday Rides

    Level C- through D: 10-12mph, 15-25 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe 19th St. & Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 9:00 am.
    Leader: Thomas Haney, , 267-259-5231

    WEATHER PERMITTING Ride over Pencoyd Bridge to the old railroad bridge that will become part of the trail and cross over to Venice Island. Easy rides for new riders to biking, with Safety Instructions and How To ride in a group. A no drop ride, with rest stops and re-group as needed. Helmet and Water a must. A light riding snack suggested. Mid-week update on rides @ Facebook: Kayuh Pedalers. STREET PARKING: S. College St between 20th & 19th


    CANCELLED Philly G.R.I.T. Ride to Flourtown

    Level B-: 14mph, 36 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. The on-line route map is PhillyWissGRIT(12-24).
    Leader: Daniel Operacz, , 267-265-9358

    Short grind through Fairmount park and Wiss for a quick coffee stop at Starbucks in Flourtown. Returning back through Wiss, Yunk and SRT. 24 paved and 12 gravel and trail miles.


    Sunday Morning Hike in the Wissahickon

    Hike Swift Pace on Strenuous Trails, 6.5 to 8.5.5 miles. Meet at St. Martins train station on Willow Grove Ave, near Seminole St.. The hike leaves at 9:30 am.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Let's explore some less-travelled trails above the Wissahickon Creek, and find some good paths to climb. Flat option via Forbidden Drive on the return. Well-behaved canine hikers are always welcome. Optional group lunch at a nearby eatery after the hike. From the meeting point, we'll walk down Willow Grove Ave to Cherokee St, entering Valley Green via a small trail next to the Springside School. If trails are snow-covered, wearing YakTrax under your hiking shoes is strongly recommended. Please strongly consider preregistration -- preregistering is not required, but it will save you writing time at the hike start, and ensures that your contact info is printed legibly for the Leaders. OUR CO-LEADER is CHUCK HERBERT.


    CANCELLED 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.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

    OWLS (Older, Wiser, Longer, Slower) paced ride through Fairmount Park and beyond depending on the assembled group and the weather. Please bring helmet(required by club rules), $ for mid ride snack stop, extra tube, and water. Dress appropriately for winter weather.


    CANCELLED Sunny Sunday C Spin-Off

    Level C: 12mph Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm.
    Leader: Tom Witt, , 215-665-5578

    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.


    Sunday Afternoon (Post-Hike) Winter Ramble Ride (General description -- specific details will be posted for each Sunday)

    Level B-: 14mph, 32-36 miles. Meet at Bruno's, Northwestern and Germantown Aves. The ride leaves at 1:20 pm. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    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.

  • WedJan. 162019
    Not So Early Ride to Coffee in Devon from Manayunk (ad-hoc ride)

    Level B-: 14.5mph, 40 +/- miles. Meet at Manayunk Theater Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Jeff Braff, , 215-665-2048

    Assemble at 9:30. We willl leave at 9:35 SHARP! Ride through Bala Cynwyd, Wynnewood, Havertown, Haverford, Merion, Bryn Mawr, Villanova, Radnor, Devon, Wayne, Gulph Mills, Conshohocken, etc. Many hills, including 10 (or so) relatively long ones. One 35-minute coffee stop in Devon (Pour Richards) at mile 22 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; and it does not matter if you do not show up since we will not wait beyond the scheduled start time.


    Nighttime Phoenixville Dog Ride

    Level C+: 13.5-14.5mph, 23.1 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:30 pm. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29189940.
    Leader: Rick Christie, , 610-787-1985

    The nighttime Phoenixville Dog rides will continue until daylight savings time begins. A strong headlight and taillight are required. The rides are on low traffic roads and feature rolling to hilly terrain. No one dropped, but please be prepared to ride the advertised pace over rolling to hilly terrain. Precipitation cancels. Ice on the road cancels. Temperatures below 15 degrees at the scheduled start time cancels.

  • FriJan. 182019
    Friday Frolic w/Linda. CANCELLED for Jan. 18, due to snowy weather/road conditions. Will try again next week.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. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    CANCELLED for Jan. 18, due to snowy weather/road conditions. Will try again next weekEnjoy 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.

  • SatJan. 192019
    CANCELLED Valley Forge Winter Ride

    Level B: 14.5mph, 35 miles. Meet at Valley Forge National Park, Betzwood Area (by rest rooms). The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is Valley Forge Winter Ride: Saturday Edition.
    Leader: Richard L. Wagner, , 267-738-6405

    Every Saturday through March, we will ride 17.5 miles to Kimberton Whole Food store in Kimberton, have an indoor coffee break, then ride 17.5 miles back to Valley Forge.


    Orange Blossom Cafe and Bakery

    Level D: 10mph, 30 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

    Let's walk over the Bridge and leave your troubles behind. That's the Tacony Palmya Bridge, walkway to NJ across the Delaware River. Our route is up the River Wards of Philadelphia and the Estate side of Palmyra and Riverton, NJ. Coffee at the Orance Blossom Cafe. Return via the Ben Franklin Bridge, but first inspecting the progress of the pedestrian ramp on the Camden side of the bridge.


    CANCELLED Main Line Cycles Brisk Ride

    Levels A: 16-17mph, 40-55 miles. Meet at Main Line Cycles front of shop 919 Montgomery Ave. The ride leaves at 9:05 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1940076.
    Leaders: Jeff Diacik, , 215-783-8537, Derek Barnes, , 610-246-3917 and Shahar Shiff, , 215-776-3963 

    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.


    UDHS to HENNINGS in HARLEYSVILLE - CO-LEADER(S) WELCOME.

    Level B-: 14mph, 50 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/11701741.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    RESCHEDULED from Sat, 1/5, IN HOPES OF DRY WEATHER. Scenic loop from Ft. Washington to the Food Court in Hennings Market in Harleysville. Outbound via North Wales, Lansdale, and Hatfield. Return from Harleysville via Evansburg, Center Square, and Flourtown. On the outbound segment, we have a quick rest stop if needed for bathroom and snack at mile 16 in Lansdale. Indoor lunch stop at Hennings at mile 28. On the return, we will pass a couple of parks with bathroom facilities or a porta-potty, if another quick break is needed. Total elevation gain is 2240 ft, no killer climbs. Most of the elevation is before the lunch stop. Plan is to return by 2:30 pm, due to the Travelogue meeting in Chestnut Hill this evening. CO-LEADERS WELCOME - please contact LMc, if you'd like to lead this route at an alternative pace. We will add your name and pace group to this posting. Thank you!


    Toss of the dice - Original route to Whole Foods Devon

    Level C+: 12-14mph, 45-60 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. The on-line route map is Whole Foods Devon.
    Leader: Joseph M. Pless, , 610-937-9010

    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.


    ANNUAL TRAVELOGUE MEETING - Indoor Social Event, NOT a ride. Event is ON for Saturday evening

    Meet at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy. The event starts at 6:00 pm. Additional information: http://tinyurl.com/y8hgjz5s.
    Organizers: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862, Chuck Herbert, , 215-430-3222 and Vince Calkins, ,  

    Yes, the event is still ON. MEMBERS’ TRAVELOGUE MEETING. ALL members are warmly welcome to attend this social gathering -- a presentation by several club members about their cycling tours & trips. We'll share photos and memories of bike trips, from around the USA and far corners of the world. These bike trip photos are scenic, intriguing, entertaining, and sometimes hilarious. If you have photos & stories of bike journeys you’d like to share with your cycling pals, please contact Linda McGrane by Saturday, January 12. If you can assemble your photos on a USB flash drive or a DVD and submit them in advance, this would be ideal. Vince Calkins will be the Technical Coordinator at the event, ensuring that your photos have been loaded properly and are ready for presentation. Each presentation should be no longer than 15-20 mins, with no more than 50 images. VENUE: Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, 500 West Willow Grove Ave, Philadelphia (Chestnut Hill), 19118. We'll be meeting in the Haber Room, on the first floor of Wissahickon Hall. Wissahickon Hall is the large, stately, gray stone building directly across from the Philadelphia Cricket Club and tennis courts. Parking: there is a free parking lot immediately adjacent to Wissahickon Hall. If you click on the "tinyurl.com" link below, you will see a photo of the front of Wissahickon Hall. The entrance to the Haber Room is on the side of the building. We will post signs and white lights to direct you to the Haber Room. PUBLIC TRANSIT: Wissahickon Hall is 1-2 blocks from the St. Martin train station on Willow Grove Ave near Seminole St. REFRESHMENTS will be served. Meet & Greet social with refreshments will begin at 6:00 pm. Program begins at 6:15. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: If you are available to volunteer to help with this event (for set-up or clean-up), please contact Linda ASAP. Thank you for volunteering! If you are able to help with SET-UP, please arrive by 5:15 to 5:30pm - there is a lot to set-up in the room. If you are planning to join us at this event, please use the "Preregistration" link here to RSVP, so that we can plan the correct amount of refreshments. Hope to see you at the Travelogue!

  • SunJan. 202019
    CANCELLED Valley Forge Winter Ride: Sunday Edition

    Level B: 14.5mph, 35 miles. Meet at Valley Forge National Park, Betzwood Area (by rest rooms). The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is Valley Forge Winter Ride: Sunday Edition.
    Leader: Richard L. Wagner, , 267-738-6405

    Every Sunday through March, we will ride 17.5 miles to Hennings Market in Harleysville, do an indoor coffee break, then ride 17.5 miles back to Valley Forge.


    Kayuh Pedalers: 2019 Urban Weekly Sunday Rides

    Level C- through D: 10-12mph, 15-25 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe 19th St. & Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 9:00 am.
    Leader: Thomas Haney, , 267-259-5231

    These rides will focus local neighborhoods around Philadelphia County and will include places like old buildings, historic places and murals. Easy rides for new riders to biking, with Safety Instructions and How To ride in a group. A no drop ride, with rest stops and re-group as needed. Helmet and Water a must. A light riding snack suggested. Mid-week update on rides @ Facebook: Kayuh Pedalers. STREET PARKING: S. College St between 20th & 19th


    G.R.I.T Ride (General description -- specific details will be posted for each Sunday)

    Level B-: 14mph, 30-50 miles. Start location to be determined. The ride leaves at 9:15 am.
    Leader: Daniel Operacz, , 267-265-9358

    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.


    Hike the Wissahickon

    Hike Moderate Pace on Strenuous Trails, 6-8 miles. Meet at Valley Green Inn. The hike leaves at 9:30 am.
    Leaders: Debbie Hoellein, , 215-833-5545 and Linda Mueller, , 215-646-5718 

    Please join us on a beautiful hike in the Wissahickon Gorge of Fairmount Park. We will be hiking mainly on trails with some flat options. Well behaved dogs are welcome but they must remain leashed- even on the trails. The trails may be icy this time of year so consider bringing ice grippers for your shoes or boots. If you are parking on the Chestnut Hill side, across from the Valley Green Inn, park in the upper lot and do not leave any valuables in your car.


    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.
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, , 610-626-3338

    OWLS (Older, Wiser, Longer, Slower) paced ride through Fairmount Park and beyond depending on the assembled group and the weather. Please bring helmet(required by club rules), $ for mid ride snack stop, extra tube, and water. Dress appropriately for winter weather


    CANCELLED Sunny Sunday C Spinoff

    Level C: 13mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm.
    Leader: Jim Kahn, , 215-771-4487

    A true C ride that cheerfully waits to regroup. Meet at the Italian Fountain, near the parking garage sign. Snow, sub-freezing temps or rain an hour before the ride or forecast over 50 percent during the ride will result in cancellation - check website that day.


    Sunny Sunday C Spin-Off

    Level C: 12mph Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm.
    Leader: Tom Witt, , 215-665-5578

    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.


    Sunday Afternoon (Post-Hike) Winter Ramble Ride (General description -- specific details will be posted for each Sunday)

    Level B-: 14mph, 32-36 miles. Meet at Bruno's, Northwestern and Germantown Aves. The ride leaves at 1:20 pm. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    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.

  • WedJan. 232019
    CANCELLED Nighttime Phoenixville Dog Ride

    Level C+: 13.5-14.5mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:30 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Rick Christie, , 610-787-1985

    The nighttime Phoenixville Dog rides will continue until daylight savings time begins. A strong headlight and taillight are required. The rides are on low traffic roads and feature rolling to hilly terrain. No one dropped, but please be prepared to ride the advertised pace over rolling to hilly terrain. Precipitation cancels. Ice on the road cancels. Temperatures below 15 degrees at the scheduled start time cancels.

  • FriJan. 252019
    Winter Friday Frolic w/Linda.

    Level B-: 14mph, 39 miles. Meet at Bruno's, Northwestern and Germantown Aves. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29016154.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    For 1/25: 39 miles, for 39 degrees (predicted high for today). Time-saving, out-and-back trip on the SRT to the Dunkin' Donuts/Wawa/Starbucks in Oaks for hot coffee at the half-way point. The trail will save us time, due to no cars, no lights. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29016154. GENERIC DESCRIPTION: 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.

  • SatJan. 262019
    Daryl's Pastries, Glenside

    Level D: 10mph, 30 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 8:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

    Let's climb up to Glenside via Midvale Ave and Cresheim Valley Dr. Refreshments at DARYL'S PASTRIES. Return following the Philadelphia Reading Railroad back into town.


    Valley Forge Winter Ride

    Level B: 14.5mph, 35 miles. Meet at Valley Forge National Park, Betzwood Area (by rest rooms). The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is Valley Forge Winter Ride: Saturday Edition.
    Leader: Richard L. Wagner, , 267-738-6405

    Every Saturday through March, we will ride 17.5 miles to Kimberton Whole Food store in Kimberton, have an indoor coffee break, then ride 17.5 miles back to Valley Forge.


    Kayuh Pedalers: 2019 Rides: 2ed & 4th Saturdays

    Level C- through D: 11-14.5mph, 15-25 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe 19th St. & Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 9:00 am.
    Leader: Thomas Haney, , 267-259-5231

    These rides will focus local neighborhoods around Philadelphia County and will include places like old buildings, historic places and murals. Easy rides for new riders to biking, with Safety Instructions and How To ride in a group. A no drop ride with rest stops and re-group as needed. Helmet and Water a must. A light riding snack suggested. Mid-week update on rides @ Facebook: Kayuh Pedalers. STREET PARKING: S. College St between 20th & 19th.


    Main Line Cycles Brisk Ride

    Levels A: 16-17mph, 40-55 miles. Meet at Main Line Cycles front of shop 919 Montgomery Ave. The ride leaves at 9:05 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1940076.
    Leaders: Jeff Diacik, , 215-783-8537, Derek Barnes, , 610-246-3917 and Shahar Shiff, , 215-776-3963 

    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.


    Toss of the dice - Coffee In Wayne

    Level C+: 12-14mph, 40 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28967985.
    Leader: Simon Knight, , 215-219-9555

    Friendly C+ ride with various destinations: This week we head to Wayne through Penn Wynne and Haverford. A coffee stop at the Gryphon Cafe, then back via County Line and Old Gulph roads. The approximate route is at the link, but we'll skip Mill Creek and Hollow roads on the way back. 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. Dress warmly!

  • SunJan. 272019
    Valley Forge Winter Ride: Sunday Edition

    Level B: 14.5mph, 35 miles. Meet at Valley Forge National Park, Betzwood Area (by rest rooms). The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is Valley Forge Winter Ride: Sunday Edition.
    Leader: Richard L. Wagner, , 267-738-6405

    Every Sunday through March, we will ride 17.5 miles to Hennings Market in Harleysville, do an indoor coffee break, then ride 17.5 miles back to Valley Forge.


    Kayuh Pedalers: 2019 Urban Weekly Sunday Rides

    Level C- through D: 10-12mph, 15-25 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe 19th St. & Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 9:00 am.
    Leader: Thomas Haney, , 267-259-5231

    These rides will focus local neighborhoods around Philadelphia County and will include places like old buildings, historic places and murals. Easy rides for new riders to biking, with Safety Instructions and How To ride in a group. A no drop ride, with rest stops and re-group as needed. Helmet and Water a must. A light riding snack suggested. Mid-week update on rides @ Facebook: Kayuh Pedalers. STREET PARKING: S. College St between 20th & 19th


    G.R.I.T Ride (No Ride this Week)

    Level B-: 14mph, 30-50 miles. Start location to be determined. The ride leaves at 9:15 am.
    Leader: Daniel Operacz, , 267-265-9358

    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.


    Hike the Wissahickon

    Hike Moderate Pace on Strenuous Trails, 6-8 miles. Meet at Walnut Lane Golf Club. The hike leaves at 9:30 am.
    Leaders: Debbie Hoellein, , 215-833-5545 and Linda Mueller, , 215-646-5718 

    Please join us on a hike in the beautiful Wissahickon Valley Park. This week we will be exploring the south end of the park including the 100 steps and the area of the park on the south side of Lincoln Drive. Wear appropriate footwear and consider bringing ice grippers if conditions are icy. Well behaved dogs are always welcome but they must remain leashed at all times- even on the trails. There is a bathroom at the start and then not another one until near the end of the hike so come prepared. If you do not know the trails in this section of the park, you should be prepared to do the entire hike which will end about 12:30pm. Park in the lot on Magdalena Street across from the golf club.


    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.
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, , 610-626-3338

    OWLS (Older, Wiser, Longer, Slower) paced ride through Fairmount Park and beyond depending on the assembled group and the weather. Please bring helmet(required by club rules), $ for mid ride snack stop, extra tube, and water. Dress appropriately for winter weather


    Sunny Sunday C Spin-Off /Tom is out with a cold

    Level C: 12mph Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm.
    Leader:  Show and Go

    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.


    Sunday Afternoon (Post-Hike) Winter Ramble = Bruno's to Oaks via SRT

    Level B-: 14mph, 40 miles. Meet at Bruno's, Northwestern and Germantown Aves. The ride leaves at 1:15 pm. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29147802.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    For 1/27 - time-saving, out-and-back route to Oaks, via the SRT. Coffe break at the half-way point. Choice of places to stop - Wawa, Starbucks, Dunkin' Donuts. Return by 5:00. GENERIC DESCRIPTION: 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.

  • TueJan. 292019
    CANCELLED, DUE TO RAIN. Ride to the Monthly Newsletter Mailing Party,

    Level B-: 14mph, 15 miles. Meet at Planet Fitness 2641 E. York St at Aramingo Ave, Port Richmond. The ride leaves at 5:15 pm.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    CANCELLED, DUE TO RAIN. Easy, flat ride to and from the monthly newsletter mailing party at Tom Witt's office downtown. We'll help the crew prepare the February Quick Release for mailing. Light refreshments will be served. LIGHTS and LOCKS are mandatory - we will be locking our bikes outside the building. Meet at the Planet Fitness on East York St near Aramingo Ave, in the Port Richmond neighborhood.


    Monthly QR Mailing Party

    Level C: 12mph Meet at Cozen O'Connor, 1650 Market St.. The ride leaves at 6:30 pm.
    Leader: Tom Witt, , 215-665-5578

    All welcome to help mail the newsletter, snacks and good company guaranteed along with some light work.

  • WedJan. 302019
    CANCELLED Nighttime Phoenixville Dog Ride

    Level C+: 13.5-14.5mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:30 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Rick Christie, , 610-787-1985

    The nighttime Phoenixville Dog rides will continue until daylight savings time begins. A strong headlight and taillight are required. The rides are on low traffic roads and feature rolling to hilly terrain. No one dropped, but please be prepared to ride the advertised pace over rolling to hilly terrain. Precipitation cancels. Ice on the road cancels. Temperatures below 15 degrees at the scheduled start time cancels.

 January, 2019

RSVP to Spring Picnic

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