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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.

Grouped by Day Listing Calendar | Standard List

 July 2019 

  • MonJul. 012019
    Delightful, Delicious D (& D+/C-) Ride, Monday Evening Edition

    Level C- through D: 10-11.5mph, 15-28 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Scheduled for most Monday evenings throughout the summer. Gently paced, post-work evening ride to pedal away the day's stresses, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking a low-intensity, relaxed, recovery ride. Cycle peaceful roads in Eastern Montgomery Co. Mileage will depend on the length of evening daylight. Please bring lights in case we are delayed on our return. Occasionally, this ride may be cancelled, if there is a special Tailgate event at the COS ride in Wayne on the same date.


    Church of the Saviour Multi-Level Rides

    Levels A through D: 10-20mph, 10-40 miles. Meet at Church of the Saviour, Wayne, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leaders: Thomas Beckett, , 610-733-7030 and Scott Siegfried, , 610-496-1965 

    Come ride with the largest evening cycling group in the Delaware Valley ( over 100 riders). We have 7 different ride groups ranging from our slowest paced "Hybrid Bike" group up to our "A" group. All rides start 6pm sharp and finish at sunset ( the Hybrid group finishes at 7:30). We also have post-ride socials at the Great American Pub in Wayne as well as two "tailgate" nights in the COS lot. We have experienced ride leaders and sweep riders so no one gets lost! We do not ride on holidays that fall on a Monday ( Memorial Day, Labor Day, etc.). Rain cancels the ride but look at Meetup for last minute updates when weather is questionable.

  • TueJul. 022019
    RIDE YER BIKE TUESDAY

    Levels A-/B+: 16.5-17.5mph, B: 15-16mph, C+: 13-14mph, 44 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30206001.
    Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, , 215-913-3246, Bob Doyle, , 703-963-9905 and Daniel Operacz, , 267-265-9358 

    Bring yer bike & sense of adventure. Some days we'll ride familiar favorite routes, other days we'll scope out new routes. After a rest stop at mile 16, and then a biscotti stop (if you like biscotti's, bring $5 and a plastic bag -https://buckscountybiscotti.com/pages/honorstand), we'll ride to Pizza Time Saloon in West Point (mile 36.5) for a bite to eat. Two hills of note: Iron Hill (short & steep - but not short enough, lol) and Callowhill (long and gradual, not steep). Otherwise, lots of nice low traffic and scenic roads. Will regroup as needed, but must be able to maintain the posted pace. Must be willing to ride safely & obey traffic laws.Check day of the ride if weather is iffy (rain cancels). RIDE STARTS @ 9:30 September. THE LAST RIDE OF THE MONTH STARTS FROM CENTRAL PARK, DOYLESTOWN.


    Suzy-Jo Donut Ride to the Riverbend Cafe, not to be confused by the Cafe at Riverbend. (ad-hoc ride)

    Level D: 10mph, 30 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

    Tuesdays are Suzy-Jo Donut day at Riverbend Cafe without needing to go on to Bridgeport, PA. This morning's route will go out Bryn Mar Ave, the Cynwd Heritage Trail, over Manayunk Trail Bridge, along the Manayunk Canal Tow Path and SRT to Riverbend Cafe and Bicycle Shop. Return via the Cross Country Trail, Plymouth Meeting loop, a stop at REI to look at/buy a new pair of cycling shoes. Independence sale ends July 4th. Back down River Rd. We ride to eat donuts.


    Delightful, Delicious D (& D+/C-) Tuesday Ride - SPECIAL EDITION - Ride to the Newsletter Mailing Party, for the Final QR Newsletter

    Level C: 12-12.5mph, 25-28 miles. Meet at Glenside Public Library parking lot. The ride leaves at 5:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    SPECIAL for 7/2: Ride downtown to Tom Witt's office to join Tom and his crew, as they prepare the final hard-copy issue of the Quick Release newsletter for mailing via USPS. The club is going paper-less starting next month. Light refreshments will be served. Please bring LCCKS and LIGHTS for the return trip. GENERIC DESCRIPTION: Scheduled for most Tuesday evenings throughout the summer. Gently paced, post-work evening ride to pedal away the day's stresses, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking a low-intensity, relaxed, recovery ride. Cycle peaceful roads in Eastern Montgomery Co. Please bring lights in case we are delayed on our return. This ride meets on 3 Tuesdays each month. One Tuesday of the month , this ride is replaced by the Ride to the Monthly Newsletter Mailing Party, meeting at 5:00pm.


    Delightful, Delicious D (& D+/C-) Ride, Tuesday Evening Edition

    Level C- through D: 10-11.5mph, 15-25 miles. Meet at Glenside Public Library parking lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Scheduled for most Tuesday evenings throughout the summer. Gently paced, post-work evening ride to pedal away the day's stresses, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking a low-intensity recovery ride. Relaxed pace. Cycle peaceful roads in Eastern Montgomery Co. Meet in the library parking lot. Please bring lights in case we are delayed on our return. This Tuesday evening ride meets on 3 Tuesdays each month. One Tuesday of the month (usually, the LAST week of the month), this ride is replaced by the Ride to the Monthly Newsletter Mailing Party, meeting at 5:00pm.


    Bulldog

    Levels B+: 16-17mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Bulldog Statue, 25th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. The on-line route map is https://www.strava.com/routes/17609025.
    Leaders: Chris McEntee, , (484) 483-5822 and Bruce Taubman, , 856-392-9677 

    Ride length will increase with daylight and pace will pickup to solid B+ by June. Headlights and taillights required. Pace is set by ride leader, do not ride ahead of the group on flats or heavy traffic. Rain cancels. Open ride map link in new browser tab to view.


    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.

  • WedJul. 032019
    Delightful, Delicious D/D+/C- Ride, Wednesday Evening Edition

    Level C- through D: 10-11.5mph, 15-28 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Gently paced, relaxed, post-work ride on quiet roads to pedal away workday stresses, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking low-intensity recovery ride. Meet in same parking lot as "Multi-Paced Rides" listed above. Rear of lot, near Giant Market. (LANDMARK: Flourtown Shopping Ctr has McDonald's in the front, facing Bethlehem Pike.) Please bring LIGHTS in case we return close to dark. Cue sheets will not be available. Please note: One Wednesday per month (usually the second Wed), Linda cannot lead this ride, due to BCP Board meeting -will try to arrange another leader on Board meeting nights.


    Flourtown Wednesday Ride 15-16 mph average

    Level B: 15-16mph Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: David A. Kaplan, , 215-872-3919

    This weekly ride is scheduled on Wednesdays starting on May 1, 2019 and is scheduled to end on August 28, 2019. The ride will depart from Flourtown Shopping Center at 6:00 pm. The Ride Level: B, Distance: 20 to 40 miles. Speed 15 to 16 MPH. See daily calendar for updates. Rain cancels ride. Ride Lender: David A Kaplan,


    Phoenixville Dog Park Rides

    Level C+: 13.5-14.5mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/18675803.
    Leader: Rick Christie, , 610-787-1985

    Daylight rides on beautiful low-traffic roads. Rolling to hilly terrain. Lights not required, but not a bad idea to be prepared. No one dropped, but please be prepared to ride the advertised pace.

  • ThuJul. 042019
    Green Lane Park to Emmaus via Upper Frederick Township, then, return to Green Lane to join George's "Hot Dog Ride" group (ad-hoc ride)

    Levels B: 14-15mph, B-: 13-14mph, 46 miles. Meet at Green Lane Park, Deep Creek and Snyder Roads. The ride leaves at 8:15 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30438290.
    Leaders: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862, Mike Fazio, , 484-686-7968 and Lisa Wenger, , 484-433-3229 

    Pretty loop from Green Lane Park and Reservoir through Upper Montgomery, Bucks, and Lehigh Counties. Food stop at Weis Market at Mile 20 in Emmaus, then, a water stop on the return at Mile 33. Total elevation gain is 2626 ft, per ridewithgps.com. Most of the climbing is in the middle of the route. The last 15 miles are mostly flat or downhill. When we return to Green Lane Park, we'll join George Yarnell's "Hot Dog Ride" group for the holiday picnic. If you plan to stay for the picnic, please pre-register, and/or RSVP to one of the Leaders, so that we can plan for the proper amount of food. Mike & Lisa will lead at a 14-15mph pace, and Linda will lead or sweep at 13-14.


    2019 SSC Outer Loop

    Level B-/C+: 13.5-14mph, 44 miles. Meet at Heebner Park. The ride leaves at 8:30 am. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Michael Fuller, , 484-682-4562

    MEET IN HEEBNER ROAD PARKING LOT! (Heebner Park is a big place with multiple parking lots). Moderately paced ride through northwestern Montgomery County. We will follow the route of the 2019 Scenic Schuylkill Century ride which will take place September 8. We divert from the route for 2.5 miles to make a WAWA stop at mile 24 (it will be a warm day).


    4th of July Hot Dog Ride

    Level D: 9-12mph, 45 miles. Meet at Valley Forge National Park - Betzwood Picnic Area (by bathrooms). The ride leaves at 9:30 am.
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, , 610-626-3338

    Ride along the SRT to the Perkiomen Trail to Green Lane Park in Montgomery County. Nothing like a barbecue on a nice summer Holliday. Bring plenty of water, extra tube, helmet (required by club) The route has long sections of crushed stone. There is a tough section that goes over Spring Mountain. But walking and resting are allowed. Preregistration is required so that there will be enough supplies for the picnic in the park. A cancellation notice will be sent to each preregister rider if weather is not cooperating.


    CANCELLED UDHS to Green Lane Park, to connect with George's 4th of July Hot Dog Ride (ad-hoc ride)

    Level B-: 14mph, 48-50 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    CANCELLED, due to afternoon heat, riding back after the picnic, with the chance of a thunderstorm. This ride will be replaced with an early morning ride, leaving from and returning to Green Lane Park. Ride from Upper Dublin High School to Green Lane Park, to meet George's group for the 4th of July holiday BBQ. Route will be posted by 6/30. Please RSVP by 6:00pm on 7/3, so that we can plan the appropriate amount of foods & beverages for the picnic at Green Lane.


    CANCELLED Thursday Night Hill Ride

    Levels B: 15mph, B-/C+: 14mph, 25 -35 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leaders: Simon Knight, , 215-219-9555 and Gene Sobel, , 215-964-4884 

    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 - 35 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. Two different paced groups: Simon will lead a B pace ride at 14.5 - 15.5 mph and Gene will lead the traditional pace at 13.5 -14.5 mph. Bike lights are highly recommended. Optional after-ride drinks at local beer gardens (bring ID & money).


    CANCELLED Conshohocken Multi-Level Rides

    Levels A-/B+: 16.5-17.5mph, B/B-: 14.5-15.5mph, C+: 13-14mph, 20-30+ miles. Meet at Jacobs Engineering Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leaders: Scott Siegfried, , 610-496-1965, Peter Velletri, , 484-368-6102 and Michael Evans Bradley, , 215-990-9231 

    Meet at 5:45 for a prompt start. Note that there aren't any bathroom facilities. We offer 3 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. NOTE: START TIME IN SEPT. IS 5:45.


    CANCELLED "C"vilized Thursday Night Hill Ride Meet at Lincoln Statue

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

    A true C level version of the Thursday night hill ride. This week only because of fireworks, we will meet at the Lincoln statue Kelly Drive and Sedgley Drive, catercorner from Lloyd Hall

  • FriJul. 052019
    8th Annual One-Day Multi-Level Ride to Ocean City, NJ

    Level B-/C+: 14mph, 88 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 7:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Thomas G. Madle, , 215-233-2578

    Details IMPORTANT RIDE INFORMATION / PLEASE READ CAREFULLY! This is a ONE-WAY / ONE-DAY ride. There is a $5 fee to do this ride which covers the cost of rest-stop snacks and beverages and sag vehicle gas. Pay Tom Madle at the Flourtown location or Howard Hochheiser at the Cinnaminson location. Your final destination is hotel Luray Manor, located at 501 E. 7th St., Ocean City, NJ 08226 (609-399-5260). Ask for the owner "Ruth" if you're looking for overnight accommodations. A 2-night minimum rental might apply since this is prime vacation season. For those riders who don't plan to sleep over at Luray Manor, soap and a towels are provided at Luray Manor for $6 per person. If you need a shower at the end of the ride text either me (Tom Madle, 215-233-2578) or Howard Hochheiser, 215-913-3246, and pay us in advance with exactly $6 (we don't provide change!). Tom will be at the Flourtown location and Howard will be at the Cinnaminson location. Small overnight bag transportation is available in the "sag vehicle" leaving 7 am from the Flourtown ride location and 8:45 am from the Cinnaminson location.Give your overnight bags to Tom Madle who will be driving the SAG vehicle. We don't have space in the sag vehicle for large suitcases only small pack-backs or overnight bags. You must provide your own transportation back to either Flourtown, Cinnaminson or Hammonton or work out return transportation with other riders who might be meeting family or friends who have driven down to Ocean City. Some riders sleep over in Ocean City and ride their bikes back either Saturday or Sunday. Some riders head back the same day by riding an additional 15 miles to Atlantic City, taking the Atlantic City train to 30th St. train station in Philadelphia and then the Chestnut Hill train to Chestnut Hill which is 3 miles from the Flourtown Shopping Center. RIDE GROUP DETAILS / START LOCATIONS: Numerous ride groups and start locations are available with ride paces ranging between 14 and 20 mph. You must be able to maintain at least a 14 mph pace which is the slowest ride group. Remember this is a relatively flat ride. The 86 mile ride groups meet 6:45 AM (7:00 ride start) at the Flourtown Shopping Center (1842 Bethlehem Pike, Flourtown, PA 19031). The route is: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30009362 (note the route has been updated this year). The 66 mile ride group(s) meets at 8:30 AM (8:45 ride start) from Wood Park in Cinnaminson. See Howard Hochheiser's separate ride listing for details. The route is: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29972969 (note the route has been updated this year). The 34 mile ride group(s) leaves between 11:30am-1pm from the Silver Coin Diner parking lot located at 20 S White Horse Pike, Hammonton,NJ 08037. If you plan to ride from Hammonton you can take the Atlantic City train line from the 30th St. train station in Philadelphia and get off in Hammonton, NJ. It's a short 2 mile ride from the Hammonton train station to the Silver Coin Diner. For more specific information about your particular ride leader / ride group please see the individual ride leaders posts which can be found on the SCU Meet-up and BCP website under Friday July 5th rides. The various ride leaders will eventually post their rides with specific details about their particular ride. This initial BCP Meet-up posting is designed to inform you about the ride date and give you general details about the ride. NOTE THERE IS A 50 RIDER LIMIT FOR THIS RIDE SO SIGN UP EARLY IF YOU PLAN TO RIDE! Email, text or call your specific group ride leader for detailed questions about your ride group.


    Flourtown to Ocean City, Special One-Day, One-Way Trek to the Shore for the Holiday

    Level B-: 14mph, 86 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 7:00 am. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30009362.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Please see Tom Madle's description of this multi-level ride. LMc will lead the C+/B- group from Flourtown to Ocean City (86mi). Please assemble at the Flourtown Shopping Center by 6:45, for a prompt 7:00 departure.


    Annual Ride to Ocean City, NJ from Cinnaminson, NJ

    Level B/B-: 15-16mph, 66 miles. Meet at Wood Park - Cinnaminson, NJ. The ride leaves at 8:45 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29972969.
    Leader: Howard Hochheiser, , 215-913-3246

    This is the short description for the Ocean City Ride, one of the summer highlights for many. Please see the main listing for important details, such as to bring money (exact please) for SAG ($5) and showers ($6) if taking one at the finish, and other necessary logistical information. Note the new start location, Wood Park in Cinnaminson (806 Pomona Rd.). Wood Park is right around the corner from the route, has ample parking and bathrooms. Please be sure to arrive at least 15 minutes early to ensure a prompt start. Please park close to the road so that we are good neighbors and allow day users convenient access to all the park has to offer. We will safely, and as a group; which means if you are ahead of the ride leader you are on your own ride, but also that we will happily regroup as needed (please be prepared to ride the listed average pace). The route is flat, other than going over a bridge to enter Ocean City.


    Friday Frolic w/Linda. This is the generic description. DEFERRED FOR 7/5 - LEADER WILL BE LEADING THE C+/B- GROUP FOR THE ONE-WAY TREK FROM FLOURTOWN TO OCEAN CITY, AS LISTED ABOVE

    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

    DEFERRED for 7/5, due to the special ride to Ocean City, listed above. The Friday Frolic will resume next week. 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.

  • SatJul. 062019
    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 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.


    Toss of the dice - Hot Weather Special - Slushie Ride

    Level C+: 12-14mph, 45-60 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. The on-line route map is The Slushie Ride.
    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.


    Barrington, NJ

    Level D: 10mph, 35 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

    Now that the Ben Franklin Bridge is completely ADA accessible, let's cycle to Barrington, NJ for a late Breakfast at the Barrington Cafe.


    BELMAR BEACH, NJ and Beyond, up to Ocean Grove and Asbury Park

    Level B-: 14mph, 79 miles. Meet at Etra Lake Park, Disbrow Hill Rd, East Windsor, NJ. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/23056316.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    In a seashore state of mind? Today, we'll visit the central Jersey shore in Monmouth County, beaches more familiar to New Yorkers. This scenic route is popular with the Princeton FreeWheelers. In addition to cycling along Ocean Drive in the pretty seaside towns of Spring Lake and Belmar, we’ll also ride around Perrineville Lake, Manasquan Reservoir, and Lake Como. Lunch stop at Belmar Beach around mile 40, plus rest stops along the way, to and from Belmar. After Belmar, we will continue north along the Ocean Drive to the seashore towns of Ocean Grove and Asbury Park, before returning inland to the starting point. Optional stop for ice cream at the famous Nagles restaurant & ice cream parlor in Ocean Grove at mile 45. The middle of the route (near the beach) is flat. The beginning and end portions have very gently rolling hills, but nothing steep. We will stop to regroup as needed. Total elevation gain is 2265 ft. REVISED Directions to the starting point at Etra Lake Park: 1) New Jersey Turnpike North to Exit 8 – Hightstown/Freehold (NJ-133). Turnpike exit/toll lanes have been renovated and shifted..... 2) From the Turnpike exit ramp, quickly turn right onto Milford Rd. 3) In 1.1 miles, turn left at “T” at County Rd 571/Etra-Perrineville Rd. (Etra Lake will be on your left.) 4) In 0.2 miles, turn left at 3-way onto Disbrow Hill Rd. Parking lot will be on your left. Please allow 75 mins driving time from Phila. Please feel free to contact the Leader with any questions, re. driving directions, carpooling, etc.


    Finding Templin Rd shorter options

    Level B-/C+: 13.5-14mph, 56 miles. Meet at Chesterbrook - Wilson Farm Park - Lee Rd at Wilson Rd. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Michael Fuller, , 484-682-4562

    Weather has not been my friend lately. I will have shorter options available. Templin Rd is very scenic. I will be bringing my camera. We will have an easy start on the Chester Valley Trail, then do Chester County (there are hills). H2O at mile 16 and mile 40. Moderate pace with regrouping, but not “C” terrain.


    Hills out West - Update- Shorter Devon Ride due to weather

    Level B: 14.5-15.5mph, 43 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:05 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/23035951.
    Leader: Simon Knight, , 215-219-9555

    Consider this the next step up from the Toss of the DIce "C+", further (50 - 70 miles) and with more hills (3000 - 5000). The average speed (measured at end of ride) is likely to be 14.5 - 15.5 mph, it is the hills that push this into the B category. We will regroup as needed, but riders are expected to ride group pace. Check daily listing for route information. Short ride to Devon due to weather Total climbing is ~ 2,300 ft. Possibel end of ride beer at Cosmic Cafe, Boathouse Row. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure time.

  • SunJul. 072019
    Kayuh Pedalers: Spruce / Pine / Walnut / Chestnut Loop.

    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

    This is a loop around Pine and Spruce (river 2 river) then over to Walnut to 63rd to loop around to Chestnut, and home. 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


    Circumnavigating the Delaware Bay Cycle Touring Bikepacking, July 7th to 11th

    Level D: 10mph, 50 each day 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

    The final Cycle Touring Bikepacking trip in the series of three will circumnavigate the Delaware Bay by riding out of Philadelphia to the Cape May Ferry over to Cape Henlopen, DE State Park and returning on the western side of the Delaware River back to Philadelphia. This will be five days of peddling and 4 nights of camping in state parks of NJ and DE. Parvin State Park, NJ, Sunday July 7th. Cape Henlopen State Park, DE, Monday July 8th. Killens Pond State Park, Tuesday July 9th. Lum's Pond State Park, DE, Wednesday July 10th. And Philadelphia (home), Thursday, July 11th. Approximate mileage each day, 50 miles. Shared cost of camp sites and camp dinners and light breakfasts. Usually pack a lunch or buy along the way stopping for coffee or second breakfast. Might get take out for dinner in Cape Henlopen State Park. Might do group laundry along the third day of cycling or nightly wash with daytime drying. Need a working bicycle with racks and panniers, tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, one to three sets of cycling clothes, rain gear, bathing suit, warm outer wear, camp towel (showers at all camp sites), toiletries, maybe $30 to $40 a day for expenses. Must RSVP by July 1st so reservations can be made for Cape Henlopen State Park. We may have to share the experience of a motel that night. Contact Tim Carey, the travelling bicycle nurse, at 267.414.9037. Or . Feel free to call with any questions.This will be rain or shine. Leader: Tim Carey , 267-414-9037 Edit


    DOWN THE SHORE for the Holiday - Stone Harbor to Millville, 88mi (or, 51mi short-cut)

    Level B-: 14mph, 88 miles. Meet at Stone Harbor Playground & Bocce Ball courts, on 1st Avenue (next to the beach), between 80th & 81st Streets, behind the Recreation Center.. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/3046896.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Mostly flat route from Stone Harbor/Avalon inland to Belleplain and Millville, then back to the shore. Mike Krizauskas of BCP, SCU, and the Jersey Shore Cycling Club developed these routes. We will ride past Laurel Lake, cross the Maurice River, and ride through Belleplain State Forest and pass peaceful Lake Nummy. Total climbing for the 88-mi route is 1011 feet. No one dropped, but we will try to maintain the advertised pace. Rest stops along the way at mile 32 (Wawa), mile 44 (Wawa) and mile 68 (Lake Nummy). If you would like to do the 51-mi shorter route, this is the route map link: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/3046826. The 51-miler has two rest stops, at Wawa and Belleplain's Lake Nummy. DRIVING DIRECTIONS: From Philadelphia, please allow at least 90 mins drive time to Avalon/Stone Harbor, via Atlantic City Expressway & Garden State Parkway. From the Garden State Parkway, use Exit 13/Avalon Boulevard. If you miss Exit 13, take the next one - Exit 10B/Stone Harbor Blvd. If you are coming from other Shore Points, take the Ocean Drive. PARKING: Parking is available on 1st Avenue (parallel to the beach), and on 2nd Ave/Dune Drive. Recreation Center opens at 8:00am, and there are bathrooms available at the Rec Center. Please arrive no later than 9:15 in order for us to depart promptly 9:30


    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

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    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.

  • MonJul. 082019
    CANCELLED Three Covered Bridges (ad-hoc ride)

    Level C: 11mph, 25 miles. Meet at Phoenixville Acme market parking lot off Starr st and Nutt rd. (PA23). The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Steve Trobovic, , 610-687-9229

    I'm riding in Kimberton and Birchrunville tomorrow. I'll cross three covered bridges along the way. Very nice biking area; great scenery. Three riders so far. More company welcome ! Rain delay ! We will start the ride at 12:00 noon today.


    Delightful, Delicious D (& D+/C-) Ride, Monday Evening Edition

    Level C- through D: 10-11.5mph, 15-28 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Scheduled for most Monday evenings throughout the summer. Gently paced, post-work evening ride to pedal away the day's stresses, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking a low-intensity, relaxed, recovery ride. Cycle peaceful roads in Eastern Montgomery Co. Mileage will depend on the length of evening daylight. Please bring lights in case we are delayed on our return. Occasionally, this ride may be cancelled, if there is a special Tailgate event at the COS ride in Wayne on the same date.


    Church of the Saviour Multi-Level Rides

    Levels A through D: 10-20mph, 10-40 miles. Meet at Church of the Saviour, Wayne, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leaders: Thomas Beckett, , 610-733-7030 and Scott Siegfried, , 610-496-1965 

    Come ride with the largest evening cycling group in the Delaware Valley ( over 100 riders). We have 7 different ride groups ranging from our slowest paced "Hybrid Bike" group up to our "A" group. All rides start 6pm sharp and finish at sunset ( the Hybrid group finishes at 7:30). We also have post-ride socials at the Great American Pub in Wayne as well as two "tailgate" nights in the COS lot. We have experienced ride leaders and sweep riders so no one gets lost! We do not ride on holidays that fall on a Monday ( Memorial Day, Labor Day, etc.). Rain cancels the ride but look at Meetup for last minute updates when weather is questionable.

  • TueJul. 092019
    RIDE YER BIKE TUESDAY

    Levels A-/B+: 16.5-17.5mph, B: 15-16mph, C+: 13-14mph, 45 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/17206271.
    Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, , 215-913-3246, Bob Doyle, , 703-963-9905 and Daniel Operacz, , 267-265-9358 

    Bring yer bike & sense of adventure. Some days we'll ride familiar favorite routes, other days we'll scope out new routes. Today we'll ride to Hennings Market in Harleysville (27 mile mark). Expect typical PA terrain - generally rolling hills with the exception of climbing up Bean Rd. (we'll get it out of the way early), quiet country and suburban roads and good company. We'll have a quick rest stop 17 miles into the ride at Evansburg State Park. Will regroup as needed, but must be able to maintain the posted pace. Must be willing to ride safely & obey traffic laws. Cue sheets will not be available. Check day of the ride if weather is iffy (rain cancels). RIDE STARTS @ 9:30 September. THE LAST RIDE OF THE MONTH STARTS FROM CENTRAL PARK, DOYLESTOWN.


    Delightful, Delicious D (& D+/C-) Ride, Tuesday Evening Edition

    Level C- through D: 10-11.5mph, 15-28 miles. Meet at Glenside Public Library parking lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Scheduled for most Tuesday evenings throughout the summer. Gently paced, post-work evening ride to pedal away the day's stresses, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking a low-intensity, relaxed, recovery ride. Cycle peaceful roads in Eastern Montgomery Co. Please bring lights in case we are delayed on our return. This ride meets on 3 Tuesdays each month. One Tuesday of the month (usually, the LAST week of the month), this ride is replaced by the Ride to the Monthly Newsletter Mailing Party, meeting at 5:00pm.


    Delightful, Delicious D (& D+/C-) Ride, Tuesday Evening Edition

    Level C- through D: 10-11.5mph, 15-25 miles. Meet at Glenside Public Library parking lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Scheduled for most Tuesday evenings throughout the summer. Gently paced, post-work evening ride to pedal away the day's stresses, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking a low-intensity recovery ride. Relaxed pace. Cycle peaceful roads in Eastern Montgomery Co. Meet in the library parking lot. Please bring lights in case we are delayed on our return. This Tuesday evening ride meets on 3 Tuesdays each month. One Tuesday of the month (usually, the LAST week of the month), this ride is replaced by the Ride to the Monthly Newsletter Mailing Party, meeting at 5:00pm.


    Bulldog

    Levels B+: 16-17mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Bulldog Statue, 25th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. The on-line route map is https://www.strava.com/routes/17609025.
    Leaders: Chris McEntee, , (484) 483-5822 and Simon Knight, , 215-219-9555 

    Ride length will increase with daylight and pace will pickup to solid B+ by June. Headlights and taillights required. Pace is set by ride leader, do not ride ahead of the group on flats or heavy traffic. Rain cancels. Open ride map link in new browser tab to view.


    Chesterbrook to Pickering Creek

    Level B-/C+: 13.5-14mph, 27 miles. Meet at Chesterbrook - Wilson Farm Park - Lee Rd at Wilson Rd. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Michael Fuller, , 484-682-4562

    The weather looks nice for Tuesday evening. We will start on the Chester Valley Trail for 5 miles then hit the roads. Very scenic. Moderate pace.

  • WedJul. 102019
    Delightful, Delicious D/D+/C- Ride, Wednesday Early Evening - Before the Board Meeting

    Level C- through D: 10-11.5mph, 15-20 miles. Meet at Gustine Recreation Center, Ridge Ave, Philadelphia. The ride leaves at 5:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    For July 10: SPECIAL EARLY RIDE at 5:00pm, due to the Board meeting later tonight. Gently paced, relaxed, post-work ride on quiet roads to pedal away workday stresses, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking low-intensity recovery ride. Meet in parking lot of Gustine Recreation Center on Ridge Ave in the East Fall section. Please bring LIGHTS in case we return close to dark. Cue sheets will not be available. Please note: One Wednesday per month (usually the second Wed), BCP's Board of Directors has a meeting, which affects the timing & location of this ride.


    Flourtown Wednesday Ride 15-16 mph average

    Level B: 15-16mph Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: David A. Kaplan, , 215-872-3919

    This weekly ride is scheduled on Wednesdays starting on May 1, 2019 and is scheduled to end on August 28, 2019. The ride will depart from Flourtown Shopping Center at 6:00 pm. The Ride Level: B, Distance: 20 to 40 miles. Speed 15 to 16 MPH. See daily calendar for updates. Rain cancels ride. Ride Lender: David A Kaplan,


    Phoenixville Dog Park Rides

    Level C+: 13.5-14.5mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30310387.
    Leader: Rick Christie, , 610-787-1985

    Daylight rides on beautiful low-traffic roads. Rolling to hilly terrain. Lights not required, but not a bad idea to be prepared. No one dropped, but please be prepared to ride the advertised pace.

  • ThuJul. 112019
    Ride Thursdays! C+/B- pace, 39 easy miles

    Level B-/C+: 13.5-14mph, 39 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 8:30 am. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Cassandra hogue, , 484-868-6236

    Join us for easy ride up to Doylestown, using both Bike Paths and roads. 1700 ft climb over 39 miles. Bring water, sunscreen, and money for snack break . Rain cancels. Check back here for weather cancellations or last minute route changes. No drops but shoud be able to ride stated pace 13.5-14 mph avg. Route here https://ridewithgps.com/routes/13470449


    CyclePath Thursday

    Level C: 9-11mph, 32 miles. Meet at Valley Forge National Park - Betzwood Picnic Area (by bathrooms). The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Howard Hochheiser, , 215-913-3246

    Today we'll ride the SRT to the Perkiomen Trail up to Spring Mount. Park lunch break on the return (mile 20) at Central Perkiomen Valley Park, so be sure to bring snacks and/or lunch. Please arrive 15 minutes early to ensure a prompt start. The ride will be a mix of dirt, gravel, loose rocks and paved trail. Much of the ride is pretty flat until we hit some rolling hills a bit before our turnaround, plus one steep but short hill (its okay to walk it). Best suited for a gravel, cyclocross or hybrid bike, or a road bike with wide tires and a rider who doesn't mind a few rougher sections here and there. Leisurely speed - will regroup as needed. Photo-op stops are welcome. We expect to list an off-road ride weekly on Thursdays, starting from either Betzwood (going up either the SRT or the Perkiomen) or the New Hope/Lambertville area (exploring both sides of the Delaware River). Hope you can join us.


    Delightful, Delicious "D" (and D+/C-) Ride, Thursday evening Edition

    Level C- through D: 10-11.5mph, 15-28 miles. Meet at Jacobs Engineering Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Gently paced, post-work evening ride to pedal away the stresses of the workday, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking a low-intensity recovery ride - relaxed pace. Meet in same parking lot as the "Multi-Level Conshohocken Rides". Start by riding on the Schuylkill River Trail, and/or, the Cross County Trail, which connects the Schuylkill with Plymouth Meeting . As riders get stronger, we can turn off the trails and explore some pretty roads in the area. Please bring lights in case we return close to dark.


    CANCELLED Thursday Night Hill Ride - Combined C+/B-/B ride

    Levels B: 15mph, B-/C+: 14mph, 25 -35 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leaders: Simon Knight, , 215-219-9555 and Gene Sobel, , 215-964-4884 

    GENE IS AWAY THIS WEEK so Simon will lead a combined ride. If anyone is willing to lead either the C+/B- or the B ride please let Simon know. 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 - 35 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. Two different paced groups: Simon will lead a B pace ride at 14.5 - 15.5 mph and Gene will lead the traditional pace at 13.5 -14.5 mph. Bike lights are highly recommended. Optional after-ride drinks at local beer gardens (bring ID & money).


    CANCELLED Conshohocken Multi-Level Rides

    Levels A-/B+: 16.5-17.5mph, B/B-: 14.5-15.5mph, C+: 13-14mph, 20-30+ miles. Meet at Jacobs Engineering Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route maps are: Route for C+ Group, Route for B/B- Group and Route for A-/B+ Group.
    Leaders: Scott Siegfried, , 610-496-1965, Peter Velletri, , 484-368-6102 and Michael Evans Bradley, , 215-990-9231 

    Meet at 5:45 for a prompt start. Note that there aren't any bathroom facilities. We offer 3 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. NOTE: START TIME IN SEPT. IS 5:45.


    CANCELLED "C"vilized Thursday Night Hill Ride

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

    A true C level version of the Thursday night hill ride.

  • FriJul. 122019
    Friday Frolic w/Linda. ICE CREAM on a Hot Day - Gwynedd/North Wales to Owowcow Creamery in Wrightstown, Bucks County.

    Level B-: 14mph, 55 miles. Meet at Parkside Place Park, Sumneytown Pike. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/15101116.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    New route, scenic and pretty, from Parkside Place Park in Upper Gwynedd to the OWowCow Creamery in Wrightstown, Bucks County. The outbound portion will include the 202 Parkway Trail, and the return will include the Horsham Power Line trail. At mile 12, we can take a quick bathroom/snack break if needed at the Del Val College Market on Lower State Rd in Doylestown. The ice cream & lunch stop is at mile 28. There is an organic food market, a country store (sandwich shop/deli), and a pizzeria/Italian restaurant near the creamery in the same complex. On the return, at mile 38, we can stop at Wawa for water, etc. The middle portion of this route is particularly green and peaceful, and crosses two creeks (Jericho and Neshaminy. MEETING POINT: Parkside Place Park on Sumneytown Pike is across the street from the huge Merck building. Meet in the parking lot across from the public swimming pool. GENERIC DESCRIPTION: Scenic adventures by bike on most Fridays, throughout the year. Explore pretty, peaceful roads in suburban counties -- Montgomery, Bucks, Chester, etc. Starting points will vary, so that we can cycle through different regions. Please check the daily calendar for details of each Friday's route -- terrain, mileage, rest stops, etc. Cue sheets and on-line route map will be provided for each ride. If weather conditions are not conducive to cycling, this ride may be replaced by a hike/walk (on foot). As long as we are enjoying outdoor physical exercise, and Mother Nature, in the company of friends, we'll have a memorable outing.

  • SatJul. 132019
    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 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.


    KAYUH PEDALERS: SPRUCE / PINE / WALNUT / CHESTNUT LOOP.

    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

    This is a loop around Pine and Spruce (river 2 river) then over to Walnut to 63rd to loop around to Chestnut, and home. 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


    Toss of the dice - Whole Foods Spring House

    Level C+: 12-14mph, 45-60 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. The on-line route map is Whole Foods Spring House.
    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.


    Carranza Memorial Ride (ad-hoc ride)

    Level D: 10mph, 50 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

    Ride to tha Carranza Memorial in the Wharton NJ State Forest in the Pine Barrens. We will take the PATCO Highspeed Line to Lindenwald Station for the cycling start. $2.60 for the train. Pack a lunch, extremely little services. 10:15 am start in the Lindenwald PATCO Highspeed Line Station parking lot. Welcome to call the leader with questions.


    Lancaster County Farmlands Meander, aka, "The Best of Lancaster County". TWO LEADERS, TWO PACES

    Levels B+: 15-16mph, B-: 13.5-15mph, 55.4 miles. Meet at Salisbury Township Community Park (Gap Park) , 750 White Horse Rd., Gap, PA 17527, just off US-30. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/17502937.
    Leaders: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862 and Daniel Operacz, , 267-265-9358 

    This picturesque route was developed by BCP/SCU member Charlie Brandt, who also belongs to the Lancaster Bike Club. Thanks, Charlie, for the pretty route! Scenic Lancaster County ride, starts at Salisbury Township Community Park (Gap Park) , 750 White Horse Rd., Gap, PA 17527, just off route 30. This park is only 37 minutes west of King of Prussia. The park has spacious parking lots and a restroom. A Speedway/Dunkin Donuts is adjacent to the park and a Wawa is nearby. Total elevation gain is 3000 feet - most of the hills are in the first twenty miles. The middle and final portions of the route are pretty gentle. The route includes the stunning Creek Road along Octoraro Creek, several breathtaking descents with magnificent views, and stops at the Bird-in-Hand Bake Shop and Lapp Valley Farm. Only one covered bridge, but includes the most scenic roads of the county. There is a new rest stop added at mile 15 (as per Charlie's 11/9 revision), at mile 23 (bakery & roadside stand), a bakery at mile 30, and a Sheetz convenience store at mile 32 with indoor & outdoor seating in Smoketown. On the return, at mile 45, there is a dairy farm & creamery. TWO LEADERS, TWO PACES: Dan will lead a 15-16 mph group, and Linda will lead 13.5 to 15.


    Hills out West -Valley Forge Metric Century with Coffee, Ice Cream, & Beer

    Level B: 14.5-15.5mph, 64 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:05 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/23035951.
    Leader: Simon Knight, , 215-219-9555

    Consider this the next step up from the Toss of the DIce "C+", further (50 - 70 miles) and with more hills (3000 - 5000). The average speed (measured at end of ride) is likely to be 14.5 - 15.5 mph, it is the hills that push this into the B category. We will regroup as needed, but riders are expected to ride group pace. The week we will do Ryan Sullivan's Metric Century Route to Valley Forge. This ride has 3,000 ft of climbing. Coffee stop at 26 miles, Italian ice at 53 miles, and end of ride beer at Cosmic Cafe, boat house row. Bring spare tube. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure time.


    Lost Treasure in the Pinelands (ad-hoc ride)

    Level C-: 11mph, 36 miles. Meet at Amtrak 30th street station. The ride leaves at 9:45 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Steve Trobovic, , 610-687-9229

    I'm riding to the Carranza memorial, Multimodal. Boarding NJT Atlantic City train #4671, leaving 30th st. station at 10:02 am. Arriving Atco station at 10:48. Biking to join Tim Carey's group at the 1pm service at the Carrenza memorial in Wharton state forest. This service has been conducted annually since 1929 in honor of an early aviation pioneer Emilio Carranza, who was known as the Mexican Lindbergh. He crashed at the site in 1928. If you want to join me, meet me on the boarding platform at 30th st. or at the Atco NJT station. Be sure to buy your ticket before boarding. Option on the return using either NJT from Atco or PATCO from Lindenwold. Be sure to bring water and a snack.

  • SunJul. 142019
    Kayuh Pedalers: Grays Ferry Crescent Trail Park

    Level D: 10-12mph, 10-20 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 a ride through Grays Ferry Crescent Trail Park, onto Penn Park where we will ride to what is called the lower roads, Lower Walnut and under 30th St Station. and home. 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


    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: Chuck Herbert, , 215-430-3222

    OWLS (Older, Wiser, Longer, Slower) paced ride through Fairmount Park and beyond. Be prepared for hot weather with plenty of water and sunscreen. Bring helmet (required by club), $ for mid ride snack, extra tube, and smiles.


    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.

  • MonJul. 152019
    Delightful, Delicious D/D+/C- Ride, Monday Edition from UDHS - DEFERRED for 7/15, due to the PIZZA TAILGATE PARTY at COS - PLEASE SEE THE 8:15 LISTING

    Level C- through D: 10-11.5mph, 15-28 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    DEFERRED for 7/15, due to the PIZZA TAILGATE PARTY at COS - PLEASE SEE THE 8:15 LISTING Scheduled for most Monday evenings throughout the summer. Gently paced, post-work evening ride to pedal away the day's stresses, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking a low-intensity, relaxed, recovery ride. Cycle peaceful roads in Eastern Montgomery Co. Mileage will depend on the length of evening daylight. Please bring lights in case we are delayed on our return. Occasionally, this ride may be cancelled, if there is a special Tailgate event at the COS ride in Wayne on the same date.


    Church of the Saviour Multi-Level Rides

    Levels A through D: 10-20mph, 10-40 miles. Meet at Church of the Saviour, Wayne, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leaders: Thomas Beckett, , 610-733-7030 and Scott Siegfried, , 610-496-1965 

    Come ride with the largest evening cycling group in the Delaware Valley ( over 100 riders). We have 7 different ride groups ranging from our slowest paced "Hybrid Bike" group up to our "A" group. All rides start 6pm sharp and finish at sunset ( the Hybrid group finishes at 7:30). We also have post-ride socials at the Great American Pub in Wayne as well as two "tailgate" nights in the COS lot. We have experienced ride leaders and sweep riders so no one gets lost! We do not ride on holidays that fall on a Monday ( Memorial Day, Labor Day, etc.). Rain cancels the ride but look at Meetup for last minute updates when weather is questionable.


    Summer Evening Post-Ride Members' Appreciation Night (aka, Pizza Tailgate Party) VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for Set-up & Clean-up

    Meet at Church of the Saviour, Wayne, PA. The event starts at 8:15 pm.
    Organizer: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    July 15 - Please join BCP and your fellow cycling-mates for post-ride pizza and snacks, cold soft drinks, and merriment, as we celebrate another warm summer evening of fun club rides. We will have BCP merchandise available for sale, as well as information on upcoming club events. RAIN DATE (if needed) will be next week, July 22. PUBLIC TRANSIT: Church of the Saviour (COS) is near the WAYNE train station on the R5/Paoli-Thorndale Rail Line. From Wayne station, COS is a half-mile bike ride away, on North Wayne Ave. Also, if coming from Center City, you can take the Norristown High Speed Line to Villanova station, then, take the 106 bus to Wayne. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for both unloading/set-up (~6:15, after the rides have departed), as well as for clean-up/reloading the McVan after the party. We will be displaying merchandise, club literature, etc., as well as setting up tables & chairs, club banner, beverage coolers, snacks, etc. THANK YOU for volunteering!

  • TueJul. 162019
    RIDE YER BIKE TUESDAY

    Levels A-/B+: 16.5-17.5mph, B: 15-16mph, C+: 13-14mph, 43 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30563846.
    Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, , 215-913-3246, Bob Doyle, , 703-963-9905 and Daniel Operacz, , 267-265-9358 

    Bring yer bike & sense of adventure. Some days we'll ride familiar favorite routes, other days we'll scope out new routes. Today we'll take a relatively easy route due to the hot forecast (was originally going to do Sugar Bottom and Valley but figured why suffer more than needed). We'll meander out to the 202 Trail and head onward to the DelVal Farm Market for a quick break (mile 20), and then meander around and stop at Twin Oaks/Nikesite Park for a water and bathroom break (mile 33). Will regroup as needed, but must be able to maintain the posted pace. Must be willing to ride safely & obey traffic laws. Check day of the ride if weather is iffy (rain cancels). RIDE STARTS @ 9:30 September. THE LAST RIDE OF THE MONTH STARTS FROM CENTRAL PARK, DOYLESTOWN.


    Suzy-Jo Donut Ride, Riverbend Cafe (ad-hoc ride)

    Level D: 10mph, 25 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

    Tuesdays are Suzy-Jo Donut day at Riverbend Cafe without needing to go on to Bridgeport, PA. This morning's route will go straight out Kelly Dr bike path, Manayunk Tow Path, and Schuylkill River Trail. Most likely return the same route. We will checkout the Popup Paddle Park on Venice Island.


    Delightful, Delicious D (& D+/C-) Ride, Tuesday Evening Edition

    Level C- through D: 10-11.5mph, 15-28 miles. Meet at Glenside Public Library parking lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Scheduled for most Tuesday evenings throughout the summer. Gently paced, post-work evening ride to pedal away the day's stresses, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking a low-intensity, relaxed, recovery ride. Cycle peaceful roads in Eastern Montgomery Co. Please bring lights in case we are delayed on our return. This ride meets on 3 Tuesdays each month. One Tuesday of the month (usually, the LAST week of the month), this ride is replaced by the Ride to the Monthly Newsletter Mailing Party, meeting at 5:00pm.


    Delightful, Delicious D (& D+/C-) Ride, Tuesday Evening Edition

    Level C- through D: 10-11.5mph, 15-25 miles. Meet at Glenside Public Library parking lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Scheduled for most Tuesday evenings throughout the summer. Gently paced, post-work evening ride to pedal away the day's stresses, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking a low-intensity recovery ride. Relaxed pace. Cycle peaceful roads in Eastern Montgomery Co. Meet in the library parking lot. Please bring lights in case we are delayed on our return. This Tuesday evening ride meets on 3 Tuesdays each month. One Tuesday of the month (usually, the LAST week of the month), this ride is replaced by the Ride to the Monthly Newsletter Mailing Party, meeting at 5:00pm.


    Bulldog

    Levels B+: 16-17mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Bulldog Statue, 25th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. The on-line route map is https://www.strava.com/routes/17609025.
    Leaders: Chris McEntee, , (484) 483-5822 and Bruce Taubman, , 856-392-9677 

    Ride length will increase with daylight and pace will pickup to solid B+ by June. Headlights and taillights required. Pace is set by ride leader, do not ride ahead of the group on flats or heavy traffic. Rain cancels. Open ride map link in new browser tab to view.

  • WedJul. 172019
    Delightful, Delicious D/D+/C- Ride, Wednesday Evening Edition

    Level C- through D: 10-11.5mph, 15-28 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Gently paced, relaxed, post-work ride on quiet roads to pedal away workday stresses, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking low-intensity recovery ride. Meet in same parking lot as "Multi-Paced Rides" listed above. Rear of lot, near Giant Market. (LANDMARK: Flourtown Shopping Ctr has McDonald's in the front, facing Bethlehem Pike.) Please bring LIGHTS in case we return close to dark. Cue sheets will not be available. Please note: One Wednesday per month (usually the second Wed), Linda cannot lead this ride, due to BCP Board meeting -will try to arrange another leader on Board meeting nights.


    Flourtown Wednesday Ride 15-16 mph average

    Level B: 15-16mph Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: David A. Kaplan, , 215-872-3919

    This weekly ride is scheduled on Wednesdays starting on May 1, 2019 and is scheduled to end on August 28, 2019. The ride will depart from Flourtown Shopping Center at 6:00 pm. The Ride Level: B, Distance: 20 to 40 miles. Speed 15 to 16 MPH. See daily calendar for updates. Rain cancels ride. Ride Lender: David A Kaplan,


    Phoenixville Dog Park Rides

    Level C+: 13.5-14.5mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30310387.
    Leader: Rick Christie, , 610-787-1985

    Daylight rides on beautiful low-traffic roads. Rolling to hilly terrain. Lights not required, but not a bad idea to be prepared. No one dropped, but please be prepared to ride the advertised pace.

  • ThuJul. 182019
    Fort Mott, Fort Delaware, Delaware City (ad-hoc ride)

    Level C- through D: 10-12mph, 85 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

    Long and easy! Cycle to Fort Mott, Pennsville, NJ, take the boat to Fort Delaware on Pea Patch Island then over to Delaware City, DE for the ride back to Philly. We need to meet by 8am and keep a 12 mile hour pace with one coffee stop in Sweedsboro, NJ as to catch the 12:30 pm ferry. Pack a lunch since arrivel in Delaware City may not be until 1:30 pm. There are many restaurants in Delaware. All day ride.


    Ride Thursdays! Valley Forge to Nantmeal Village

    Levels B-/C+: 13.5-14mph, 41 miles. Meet at VFNHP visitor center main parking lot. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Jay Sitkin, , 267-664-0939

    Jay Sitkin and I will be co leading a longer and hillier ride in Montgomery and Chester Counties. Lots of climbing, with approx 3600 feet over 41 miles. Moderate pace of 13 avg. No drops but should be able to ride at stated pace. Bring water, snacks, and sense of adventure. Check back here for weather cancellations, which will be posted by 7:30 am Ride day. Route Here: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30238456


    CyclePath Thursday (ad-hoc ride)

    Level C: 9-11mph, 32 +/- miles. Meet at CVS Parking lot. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Howard Hochheiser, , 215-913-3246

    Today we'll ride off-road cycle paths on both sides of the Delaware River. We'll first head up the PA side (nothing bad, but a few rockier and rutted sections here and there) and later cross over into NJ (mostly smooth crushed stone) and Frenchtown for a snack/quick lunch/bathroom break. Can add a few extra miles at this point of head directly back (we'll see what the consensus is). Best suited for a gravel, cyclocross or hybrid bike, or a road bike with wide tires and a rider who doesn't mind a few rougher sections here and there. Leisurely speed - will regroup as needed. Photo-op stops are welcome. We expect to list a ride weekly on Thursdays, starting from either Betzwood (going up either the SRT or the Perkiomen) or the New Hope/Lambertville area (exploring both sides of the Delaware River). Hope you can join us.


    Delightful, Delicious "D" (and D+/C-) Ride, Thursday evening Edition

    Level C- through D: 10-11.5mph, 15-28 miles. Meet at Jacobs Engineering Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Gently paced, post-work evening ride to pedal away the stresses of the workday, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking a low-intensity recovery ride - relaxed pace. Meet in same parking lot as the "Multi-Level Conshohocken Rides". Start by riding on the Schuylkill River Trail, and/or, the Cross County Trail, which connects the Schuylkill with Plymouth Meeting . As riders get stronger, we can turn off the trails and explore some pretty roads in the area. Please bring lights in case we return close to dark.


    CANCELLED Thursday Night Hill Ride - Both leaders away

    Level B: 15mph, 25 -35 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader:  Show and Go

    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 - 35 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. Two different paced groups: Simon will lead a B pace ride at 14.5 - 15.5 mph and Gene will lead the traditional pace at 13.5 -14.5 mph. Bike lights are highly recommended. Optional after-ride drinks at local beer gardens (bring ID & money).


    CANCELLED Conshohocken Multi-Level Rides

    Levels A-/B+: 16.5-17.5mph, B/B-: 14.5-15.5mph, C+: 13-14mph, 20-30+ miles. Meet at Jacobs Engineering Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leaders: Scott Siegfried, , 610-496-1965, Peter Velletri, , 484-368-6102 and Michael Evans Bradley, , 215-990-9231 

    Meet at 5:45 for a prompt start. Note that there aren't any bathroom facilities. We offer 3 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. NOTE: START TIME IN SEPT. IS 5:45.


    "C"vilized Thursday Night Hill Ride

    Level C: 12mph, 25 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 6:01 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader:  Show and Go

    A true C level version of the Thursday night hill ride.

  • FriJul. 192019
    Early Morning Friday Frolic w/Linda, to Beat the Heat. Whole Foods Double-Header from Jenkintown to Plymouth Meeting

    Level B-: 14mph, 41 miles. Meet at Jenkintown Whole Foods Market, on the Fairway. The ride leaves at 8:00 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/22424218.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    EARLY MORNING RIDE TODAY, DUE TO EXCESSIVE HEAT IN THE AFTERNOON. This is a pretty loop from the Whole Foods Market in Jenkintown to the Whole Foods in Plymouth Meeting. Outbound via Abington, Oreland, and Blue Bell. Indoor rest stop at the Whole Foods in Plymouth Meeting at the half-way mark (mile 20). Return via Spring Mill, Flourtown, and Glenside. At the rest stop in Plymouth Meeting (mid-way), there is an indoor dining area, so, we can take advantage of the air conditioning. On the return, if another water stop is needed, there is an option to stop at Wawa at mile 29 or mile 32. Total elevation gain is 1875 ft, per RidewithGPS.com. Mostly rolling terrain - tallest climb is 380 ft. Meeting point at Whole Foods Market: park at far end of lot, near the Rydal Park senior apts. 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 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. As long as we are enjoying outdoor exercise, and Mother Nature, in the company of friends, we'll have a memorable outing.


    Art Museum to Ikea Conshohocken Beat the Heat Ride (ad-hoc ride)

    Level C- through D: 11-12mph, 27.6 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Chuck Herbert, , 215-430-3222

    This is a simple out and back, mostly flat ride to Ikea in Conshohocken via SRT and the Mid-County Trail (paved). We will leave at 9:30 am and expect to be back before 1 pm to avoid the afternoon heat. Ikea has a recently enlarged cafe with coffee, cinnamon buns, cool drinks, ice cream, hot dogs, pizza slices, and air conditioning. The route has long stretches of shaded, paved trails. Bring water, a spare tube, money for our mid-ride stop, and a cool attitude. Helmets required.

  • SatJul. 202019
    Belmar Beach NJ Ride by David Kaplan

    Level B: 15-16mph, 65 miles. Meet at Rocky Brook Park NJ 08535. The ride leaves at 7:30 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is Belmar-65.
    Leader: David A. Kaplan, , 215-872-3919

    CHANGE START TIME TO 7 30 AM DUE TO HEAT. Please join me as I am lending ride from Rocky Brook Park NJ to Belmar Beach and Asbury Park NJ. We will meet at Rocky Brook Park NJ, at 899 Perrineville Rd, Perrineville, NJ 08535. The ride will leave at 8:30 am. This is very scenic route down to the Belmar Beach. The tentative GPS route is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30504408 which is approximately 65 miles with 1675 feet of elevation. Level B ride, speed 15 to 16 mph. Must be able to maintain the pace. Lunch stop at Belmar Beach at Ocean Drive between 17th and 16th Avenues approximately at the 33-mile mark. I will be eating my lunch at 3 Brothers Pizza. Can do some short stops for bathroom needs and water as needed. Rain cancels the ride. Driving Directions is to go to the New Jersey Turnpike (I-95) to exit 8. Continue to NJ-133. Use the right 2 lanes to merge onto Milford Road. Merge onto Milford Road. Turn left onto Etra Road/Etra Perrineville Road. Continue onto Ocean County 571/ Perrineville Road. Then turn right to stay on Perrineville Road. Then to down approximately 1 mile and turn left into Rocky Brook Park. Please feel free to contact the me with any questions. Organizer and Ride Lender: David A Kaplan, 215-872-3919.


    Lets Beat the Heat (ad-hoc ride)

    Level B: 13.5mph, 35 miles. Meet at Valley Forge National Park - Betzwood Picnic Area (by bathrooms). The ride leaves at 7:55 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is Valley Forge Winter Ride: Saturday Edition.
    Leader: Richard L. Wagner, , 267-738-6405

    A version of the Valley Forge Winter Ride, with an earlier start. We will ride 17.5 miles to the Kimberton Whole Food store in Kimberton, do an indoor iced coffee break, then ride 17.5 miles back to Valley Forge. We should be finished by 11:00am, well before the temperatures really kick in.


    Spring Mill Train Station to Wegmans in Collegeville

    Level B-: 14mph, 40 +/- miles. Meet at Spring Mill Train Station. The ride leaves at 8:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Elliot Titcher, , 215-740-1149

    Mostly flat ride to the Wegmans in Collegeville for a snack stop. The only hills are at the end of the SRT going up Indian Head, Cider Mill and Arcola Roads to Wegmans and Cider Mill back to the SRT. It will be hot so bring plenty to drink. Water and bathroom stops at Betzwood. Riders should be able to maintain the average pace. Faster on flats, slower on hills


    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 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 Toss of the dice BECAUSE OF EXTREME HEAT. SAFETY FIRST

    Level C+: 12-14mph, 45-60 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am.
    Leader: Bill Boone, , 215-620-9730

    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.


    Orange Blossom Cafe, Riverton, NJ

    Level D: 10mph, 35 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

    Orange Blossom Cafe is in Riverton, NJ. So we will ride up though Port Richmond and Bridesberg, walk over the Tacony Palmyra Bridge and up the Delaware River bank to Riverton. Return via River Road and north Camden. Cycling over the new walkway of the Ben Franklin Bridge.


    CANCELLED Italian Ftn to Ambler (ad-hoc ride) EXCESSIVE HEAT CANCELLED RIDE FOR SAFETY

    Level C+: 13mph, 48 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Bill Boone, , 215-620-9730

    GIVEN EXPECTED HEAT OF 114 DEGREES AND THE FIVE HOUR LENGTH OF THIS RIDE, THIS RIDE IS CANCELLED FOR SAFTEY REASONS. Saturday substitute ride for Joe Pless Toss of the Dice.


    CANCELLED Hills out West

    Level B: 14.5-15.5mph, 50 - 70 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:05 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Simon Knight, , 215-219-9555

    Consider this the next step up from the Toss of the DIce "C+", further (50 - 70 miles) and with more hills (3000 - 5000). The average speed (measured at end of ride) is likely to be 14.5 - 15.5 mph, it is the hills that push this into the B category. We will regroup as needed, but riders are expected to ride group pace. Bring food or money for snack along the way, as well as a spare tube. Check daily listing for route information. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure time.

  • SunJul. 212019
    East Amwell, NJ to Oldwick General Store/Cafe. Early start to beat the heat. (ad-hoc ride)

    Level B-: 14mph, 46 miles. Meet at East Amwell School, 43 Wertsville Rd, Ringoes, NJ. The ride leaves at 7:30 am. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30598603.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Pretty loop through Hunterdon County from East Amwell School on Wertsville Rd in Ringoes, to the Oldwick General Store and cafe in Tewksbury at Mile 21. On the return, there is an ice cream parlor at mile 28, and a convenience store at mile 37. Cross the scenic Raritan River, as well as a few creeks. Total climbing is 2417 ft. Quiet roads and quaint towns. Please assemble by 7:25am, for a prompt 7:30 departure, in order to return ~11:30.


    Kayuh Pedalers: 2019

    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

    This weeks ride will depend on the HEAT! We will be riding through Fairmount Park trying stay under the trees, avoid some of the hills and MLK, which is mostly tree lined. Maybe a walk along a path in the woods. Temperature will play a big role on how long the ride will be! Easy rides for new riders. 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


    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: Steve Trobovic, , 610-687-9229

    OWLS (Older, Wiser, Longer, Slower) paced ride through Fairmount Park and beyond. Be prepared for hot weather with plenty of water and sunscreen. Bring helmet (required by club), $ for mid ride snack, extra tube, and smiles.


    Sunny Sunday C Spin-Off

    Level C: 12mph Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm.
    Leader: Jim Kahn, , 215-771-4487

    A true C ride, which cheerfully waits to regroup. Due to the heat, we will have a shorter and slower ride, about 25 miles. We will stop at Fiesta Pizza on Germantown Ave. and attempt to create the same "fog" effect we did on a hot day in 2018. Bring plenty of water!

  • MonJul. 222019
    Delightful, Delicious D (& D+/C-) Ride, Monday Evening Edition

    Level C- through D: 10-11.5mph, 15-28 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Scheduled for most Monday evenings throughout the summer. Gently paced, post-work evening ride to pedal away the day's stresses, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking a low-intensity, relaxed, recovery ride. Cycle peaceful roads in Eastern Montgomery Co. Mileage will depend on the length of evening daylight. Please bring lights in case we are delayed on our return. Occasionally, this ride may be cancelled, if there is a special Tailgate event at the COS ride in Wayne on the same date.


    Church of the Saviour Multi-Level Rides

    Levels A through D: 10-20mph, 10-40 miles. Meet at Church of the Saviour, Wayne, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leaders: Thomas Beckett, , 610-733-7030 and Scott Siegfried, , 610-496-1965 

    Come ride with the largest evening cycling group in the Delaware Valley ( over 100 riders). We have 7 different ride groups ranging from our slowest paced "Hybrid Bike" group up to our "A" group. All rides start 6pm sharp and finish at sunset ( the Hybrid group finishes at 7:30). We also have post-ride socials at the Great American Pub in Wayne as well as two "tailgate" nights in the COS lot. We have experienced ride leaders and sweep riders so no one gets lost! We do not ride on holidays that fall on a Monday ( Memorial Day, Labor Day, etc.). Rain cancels the ride but look at Meetup for last minute updates when weather is questionable.

  • TueJul. 232019
    CANCELLED RIDE YER BIKE TUESDAY

    Levels A-/B+: 16.5-17.5mph, B/B-: 14-15mph, C+: 13-14mph, 44 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28328313.
    Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, , 215-913-3246, Bob Doyle, , 703-963-9905 and Daniel Operacz, , 267-265-9358 

    Bring yer bike & sense of adventure. Some days we'll ride familiar favorite routes, other days we'll scope out new routes. Today we'll first ride to Merrymeade Farms for a bathroom/water/snack break (mile 16.5), then to the Harleysville area before looping back to West Point/Pizza Time Saloon for lunch (mile 35). No significant hills, just the usual PA rolling hills. Will regroup as needed, but must be able to maintain the posted pace. Must be willing to ride safely & obey traffic laws. Check day of the ride if weather is iffy (rain cancels). RIDE STARTS @ 9:30 September. THE LAST RIDE OF THE MONTH STARTS FROM CENTRAL PARK, DOYLESTOWN.


    CANCELLED Bulldog

    Levels B+: 16-17mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Bulldog Statue, 25th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. The on-line route map is https://www.strava.com/routes/17609025.
    Leaders: Chris McEntee, , (484) 483-5822 and Bruce Taubman, , 856-392-9677 

    Ride length will increase with daylight and pace will pickup to solid B+ by June. Headlights and taillights required. Pace is set by ride leader, do not ride ahead of the group on flats or heavy traffic. Rain cancels. Open ride map link in new browser tab to view.


    Delightful, Delicious D (& D+/C-) Ride, Tuesday Evening Edition

    Level C- through D: 10-11.5mph, 15-25 miles. Meet at Glenside Public Library parking lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Scheduled for most Tuesday evenings throughout the summer. Gently paced, post-work evening ride to pedal away the day's stresses, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking a low-intensity recovery ride. Relaxed pace. Cycle peaceful roads in Eastern Montgomery Co. Meet in the library parking lot. Please bring lights in case we are delayed on our return. This Tuesday evening ride meets every Tuesday throughout the summer, weather permitting.

  • WedJul. 242019
    RIDE YER BIKE TUESDAY on Wed. (ad-hoc ride)

    Levels A-/B+: 16.5-17.5mph, B/B-: 14-15mph, C+: 13-14mph, 44 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28328313.
    Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, , 215-913-3246, Bob Doyle, , 703-963-9905 and Daniel Operacz, , 267-265-9358 

    Bring yer bike & sense of adventure. Some days we'll ride familiar favorite routes, other days we'll scope out new routes. Today we'll first ride to Merrymeade Farms for a bathroom/water/snack break (mile 16.5), then to the Harleysville area before looping back to West Point/Pizza Time Saloon for lunch (mile 35). No significant hills, just the usual PA rolling hills. Will regroup as needed, but must be able to maintain the posted pace. Must be willing to ride safely & obey traffic laws. Check day of the ride if weather is iffy (rain cancels). RIDE STARTS @ 9:30 September. THE LAST RIDE OF THE MONTH STARTS FROM CENTRAL PARK, DOYLESTOWN.


    Delightful, Delicious D/D+/C- Ride, Wednesday Evening Edition

    Level C- through D: 10-11.5mph, 15-28 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Gently paced, relaxed, post-work ride on quiet roads to pedal away workday stresses, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking low-intensity recovery ride. Meet in same parking lot as "Multi-Paced Rides" listed above. Rear of lot, near Giant Market. (LANDMARK: Flourtown Shopping Ctr has McDonald's in the front, facing Bethlehem Pike.) Please bring LIGHTS in case we return close to dark. Cue sheets will not be available. Please note: One Wednesday per month (usually the second Wed), Linda cannot lead this ride, due to BCP Board meeting -will try to arrange another leader on Board meeting nights.


    Flourtown Wednesday Ride 15-16 mph average

    Level B: 15-16mph Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: David A. Kaplan, , 215-872-3919

    This weekly ride is scheduled on Wednesdays starting on May 1, 2019 and is scheduled to end on August 28, 2019. The ride will depart from Flourtown Shopping Center at 6:00 pm. The Ride Level: B, Distance: 20 to 40 miles. Speed 15 to 16 MPH. See daily calendar for updates. Rain cancels ride. Ride Lender: David A Kaplan,


    Phoenixville Dog Park Rides

    Level C+: 13.5-14.5mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30310387.
    Leader: Rick Christie, , 610-787-1985

    Daylight rides on beautiful low-traffic roads. Rolling to hilly terrain. Lights not required, but not a bad idea to be prepared. No one dropped, but please be prepared to ride the advertised pace.

  • ThuJul. 252019
    CyclePath Thursday (ad-hoc ride)

    Level C: 9-11mph, 32 +/- miles. Meet at CVS Parking lot (299 N. Main Street, Lambertville, NJ). The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Howard Hochheiser, , 215-913-3246

    Starting in Lambertville, NJ, today we'll ride off-road cycle paths on both sides of the Delaware River. We'll first head up the PA side (nothing bad, but a few rockier and rutted sections here and there) and later cross over into NJ (mostly smooth crushed stone) and Frenchtown for a snack/quick lunch/bathroom break. Can add a few extra miles at this point of head directly back (we'll see what the consensus is). Best suited for a gravel, cyclocross or hybrid bike, or a road bike with wide tires and a rider who doesn't mind a few rougher sections here and there. Leisurely speed - will regroup as needed. Photo-op stops are welcome. We expect to list a ride weekly on Thursdays, starting from either Betzwood (going up either the SRT or the Perkiomen) or the New Hope/Lambertville area (exploring both sides of the Delaware River). Hope you can join us.


    Delightful, Delicious "D" (and D+/C-) Ride, Thursday evening Edition

    Level C- through D: 10-11.5mph, 15-28 miles. Meet at Jacobs Engineering Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Gently paced, post-work evening ride to pedal away the stresses of the workday, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking a low-intensity recovery ride - relaxed pace. Meet in same parking lot as the "Multi-Level Conshohocken Rides". Start by riding on the Schuylkill River Trail, and/or, the Cross County Trail, which connects the Schuylkill with Plymouth Meeting . As riders get stronger, we can turn off the trails and explore some pretty roads in the area. Please bring lights in case we return close to dark.


    CANCELLED Thursday Night Hill Ride

    Levels B: 15mph, B-/C+: 14mph, 25 -35 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leaders: Simon Knight, , 215-219-9555 and Gene Sobel, , 215-964-4884 

    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 - 35 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. Two different paced groups: Simon will lead a B pace ride at 14.5 - 15.5 mph and Gene will lead the traditional pace at 13.5 -14.5 mph. Bike lights are highly recommended. Optional after-ride drinks at local beer gardens (bring ID & money).


    Conshohocken Multi-Level Rides

    Levels A-/B+: 16.5-17.5mph, B/B-: 14.5-15.5mph, C+: 13-14mph, 20-30+ miles. Meet at Jacobs Engineering Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is Route for C+ Group.
    Leaders: Scott Siegfried, , 610-496-1965, Peter Velletri, , 484-368-6102 and Michael Evans Bradley, , 215-990-9231 

    Meet at 5:45 for a prompt start. Note that there aren't any bathroom facilities. We offer 3 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. NOTE: START TIME IN SEPT. IS 5:45.


    "C"vilized Thursday Night Hill Ride

    Levels C: 12mph, 25 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 6:01 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leaders: Jim Kahn, , 215-771-4487 and Tom Witt, , 215-665-5578 

    A true C level version of the Thursday night hill ride.

  • FriJul. 262019
    Friday Frolic w/Linda. Jenkintown to Conshy/Plymouth Mtg Meander, to meet Chuck's Group at the REI Garage Sale

    Level B-: 14mph, 46 miles. Meet at Jenkintown Whole Foods Market, on the Fairway. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30657016.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Special meandering route in Montgomery County to try to catch Chuck Herbert's group at the REI Garage Sale in Conshohocken/Plymouth Mtg. Leader has to work early morning, so starting time of this r ide is slightly later, at 9:45. Meander from Jenkintown to Conshy/Plymouth Mtg via Floutown, Blue Bell, and Centre Square. Lunch stop at Weis Market food court (immediately next to REI) is at Mile 32. On the outbound, we have an optional rest break for bathroom and snack at Mile 22 (Montco Comm College), or Mile 26 (Centre Square Park). Return from REI via LaFayette Hill, Flourtown and Glenside. Total climbing is 2219 ft. Most of the climbing is in the beginning of the ride. The return from REI to Jenkintown is shorter, with more gentle terrain. GENERIC DESCRIPTION: Scenic adventures by bike on most Fridays, throughout the year. Explore pretty, peaceful roads in suburban counties with varying starting points. 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.


    REI and Ice Cream -- Great July REI Gararge Sale Ride (ad-hoc ride)

    Level C-: 12mph, 25 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Chuck Herbert, , 215-430-3222

    Join us for a ride to REI in Conshohocken to catch the first day of their Great July Garage Sale. (The sale is Friday, July 26, to Sunday, July 28) . We 'll ride out the SRT and up Cedar Grove Rd to REI, then stop for refreshments at Sundae World (1/4 mi. from REI) before returning. The ride is mostly flat with 160 ft of climbing in the last 2 miles before REI. 12.5 miles each way.


    BCP DISPLAY TENT/MEMBERS APPRECIATION NIGHT at Friday Night Races at the Velodrome This is the SECOND of THREE club nights at the Velodrome this summer.

    Meet at Valley Preferred Cycling Center (the Velodrome), 1151 Mosser Road, Breinigsville, PA 18031 (Trexlertown). The event starts at 6:00 pm. Additional information: http://thevelodrome.com/us/directions/.
    Organizer: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    BCP will have a display tent in the plaza of the Valley Preferred Cycling Center (aka, the Velodrome) in Trexlertown, during the Friday Night Races, sponsored by Bicycling Magazine. Gates open for Happy Hour at 6:00pm, but the ACTUAL RACES DO NOT BEGIN UNTIL 7:30pm, allowing you plenty of time to get there after work. BCP will be exhibiting here to promote our club's membership benefits & perks, as well as rides and upcoming events. MEMBERS APPRECIATION: Stay tuned for updates, re. special promotion for members. The racing program for 7/26 will be the US Womens Open. A live band will be performing in the plaza, and there will be family- and kid-friendly entertainment. General Admission tickets are $6/person. Every seat has a great view of the track. In addition to the Breakaway Cafe, there is a souvenir booth, where visitors can purchase Velodrome merchandise. There are also other exhibitors in the plaza, where you can participate in raffle drawings.. Come join us for an exciting evening! DRIVING to TREXLERTOWN: Northeast Extension of the PA Turnpike (I-476 North), or, PA-309 North, to I-78/US-22 West. Driving directions and racing & venue details are available here: www.thevelodrome.com. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: If you are able to volunteer at the BCP tent, either for set-up (~5:15), or for staffing the booth and greeting visitors, or, for packing up at loading the van at the end of the evening, THANK YOU for your help. Please contact Linda, re. volunteering. PLEASE NOTE: The June club night at the Races is the first of three for the summer. Other club nights are scheduled for July 26 and August 23. Always on Fridays.

  • SatJul. 272019
    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 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.


    Kayuh Pedalers: 2019 Rides: Delaware River trail North

    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

    Will ride to Lardner's Point Park then south along the river trail to Spring Garden and home. May cross the BF Bridge, 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.


    Toss of the dice - Whole Foods Spring House - 50 Miles

    Level C+: 12-14mph, 45-60 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. The on-line route map is Whole Foods Spring House.
    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.


    Marlton, NJ

    Level D: 10mph, 44 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

    We discovered a new coffee shop in Marlton, NJ on our way home from Atsion Lake camping trip. So it isn't shown on Google Maps. Let's rediscover it by taking the Ben Franklin Bridge over and back walking over the Tacony Palmyra Bridge walkway. Small, low traffic roads will also be rediscovered.


    Hills out West - Malvern Buttery

    Level B: 14.5-15.5mph, 55 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:05 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/25232863.
    Leader: Simon Knight, , 215-219-9555

    Consider this the next step up from the Toss of the DIce "C+", further (50 - 70 miles) and with more hills (3000 - 5000). The average speed (measured at end of ride) is likely to be 14.5 - 15.5 mph, it is the hills that push this into the B category. We will regroup as needed, but riders are expected to ride group pace. Bring food or money for snack along the way, as well as a spare tube. This week we head to Malvern for a delicious sandwich at the Malvern Buttery. Total climbing is ~ 3,800 ft. Optional end of ride drink at Parks on Tap or Cosmic Cafe. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure time.

  • SunJul. 282019
    Beat the Heat Early Bird Ride to Coffee in Devon (ad-hoc ride)

    Level B/B-: 14.5-15mph, 50+/- miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 7:30 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Jeff Braff, , 215-665-2048

    Assemble at 7:30. We willl leave at 7:35 SHARP! Ride through Belmont, Wynnewood, Havertown, Haverford, Merion, Bryn Mawr, Villanova, Radnor, Devon, Wayne, Gulph Mills, Conshohocken, Manayunk, Bala Cynwyd, 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. P.S. My on-ride phone number is: 215-837-2808.


    HAMMONTON, NJ TO GREAT BAY/BLUEBERRY CENTURY - CO-LEADERS WELCOME

    Level B-: 14-16mph, 108, or 75 miles. Meet at Hammonton Lake Park, Hammonton, NJ 08037, on S. Egg Harbor Rd/NJ-561. The ride leaves at 8:00 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/2729221.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    This ride is based on a route by Mike Krizauskas of BCP, SCU, and the Jersey Shore Cycle Club, originally planned to coincide with the Blueberry Festival in Hammonton, Blueberry Capital of the World. Mike K. has updated this route, to include scenic Lake Oswego, as well as other lakes, ponds, etc. On this 108-miler, there will be several rest stops The route, which is FLAT, will take us through blueberry farmlands, as well as quaint small towns in the Hammonton area. We'll cycle down to Lands End, that is, the end of the road at Great Bay. You'll see a wide menagerie of wildlife, as we cycle across the marshes toward the bay. You'll also see a facility along the bayshore which used to be a Coast Guard facility - it's now a marine research lab. Please note: we may have some headwinds, especially as we approach the bay. The 75-miler does not go to Land's End at Great Bay. Here is the link for the 75-mi route: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/9278854 TRAVEL/TRANSIT: Please allow 45-60 mins driving time from Philadelphia. Google Maps states that Hammonton is 42 mins via the Atlantic City Expressway. If you'd rather not drive, there is a PATCO/NJT train station in Hammonton, near the park where we meet. The "Atlantic City Line" stops in Hammonton. The 108-mile route has 1308 ft of climbing. CO-LEADER(S) WELCOME: If you would like to lead at an alternative pace, THANK YOU! Please contact LMc to have your name and pace group added to this listing.


    Kayuh Pedalers: Delaware River Trail South

    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

    This ride will be Delaware River Trail South riding to Oregon Ave then along the river trail north to Spring Garden and home. May cross the BF Bridge, 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


    Trails on Tap, Royersford Dirt trail ride

    Level C+ through D: 10.5-13mph, 25 miles. Meet at Royersford RiverFront park. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Cassandra hogue, , 484-868-6236

    Join us for easy flat mostly dirt trail ride,25 miles on SRT / Perkiomen Trail, then enjoying the Trails on Tap pop up beer garden , food and kayaking. Proceeds from purchases benefit the Schuylkill River Trail. Helmets, water required. Check back here for weather related changes. If weather is questionable, ride cancellation will be posted by 8:30 a.m day of ride. https://patch.com/pennsylvania/limerick/trails-tap-kicks-royersford


    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

    LS (Older, Wiser,Longer, Slower) paced ride through Fairmount Park and beyond. Be prepared for hot weather with plenty of water and sunscreen. Please wear helmet ( required by club ). Bring $ for mid-ride snack. Routes will be determined by the group assembled. There might be a hill or two for resistance training to help us get to the next level of cycling.


    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.

  • MonJul. 292019
    Delightful, Delicious D (& D+/C-) Ride, Monday Evening Edition

    Level C- through D: 10-11.5mph, 15-28 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Scheduled for most Monday evenings throughout the summer. Gently paced, post-work evening ride to pedal away the day's stresses, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking a low-intensity, relaxed, recovery ride. Cycle peaceful roads in Eastern Montgomery Co. Mileage will depend on the length of evening daylight. Please bring lights in case we are delayed on our return. Occasionally, this ride may be cancelled, if there is a special Tailgate event at the COS ride in Wayne on the same date.


    Church of the Saviour Multi-Level Rides

    Levels A through D: 10-20mph, 10-40 miles. Meet at Church of the Saviour, Wayne, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leaders: Thomas Beckett, , 610-733-7030 and Scott Siegfried, , 610-496-1965 

    Come ride with the largest evening cycling group in the Delaware Valley ( over 100 riders). We have 7 different ride groups ranging from our slowest paced "Hybrid Bike" group up to our "A" group. All rides start 6pm sharp and finish at sunset ( the Hybrid group finishes at 7:30). We also have post-ride socials at the Great American Pub in Wayne as well as two "tailgate" nights in the COS lot. We have experienced ride leaders and sweep riders so no one gets lost! We do not ride on holidays that fall on a Monday ( Memorial Day, Labor Day, etc.). Rain cancels the ride but look at Meetup for last minute updates when weather is questionable.

  • TueJul. 302019
    RIDE YER BIKE TUESDAY (Central Park Doylestown Start)

    Levels B+: 15.5-16.5mph, B: 15-16mph, C+: 13-14mph, 44 miles. Meet at Central Park, Doylestown. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29693343.
    Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, , 215-913-3246, Bob Doyle, , 703-963-9905 and Wesley Wolf, ,  

    Bring yer bike & sense of adventure. Some days we'll ride familiar favorite routes, other days we'll scope out new routes. Today we'll ride to C'est La Vie French Bakery & Cafe in New Hope (yum). The way out is mostly rolling hills, with no real climbs. The return gets a little hillier - a long gradual up after lunch, and up Valley Rd. later in the ride. Optional break on the way out in Carversville (mile 14), lunch in New Hope (mile 21), optional break on the return at Guinea Lane Park (mile 34). Expected to be a hot day so will probably avail ourselves of all the stops and keep a pace appropriate for the temps. Will regroup as needed, but must be able to maintain the posted pace. Must be willing to ride safely & obey traffic laws. Check day of the ride if weather is iffy (rain cancels). RIDE STARTS @ 9:30 September. THE LAST RIDE OF THE MONTH STARTS FROM CENTRAL PARK, DOYLESTOWN.


    Bulldog

    Levels B+: 16-17mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Bulldog Statue, 25th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. The on-line route map is https://www.strava.com/routes/17609025.
    Leaders: Chris McEntee, , (484) 483-5822 and Bruce Taubman, , 856-392-9677 

    Ride length will increase with daylight and pace will pickup to solid B+ by June. Headlights and taillights required. Pace is set by ride leader, do not ride ahead of the group on flats or heavy traffic. Rain cancels. Open ride map link in new browser tab to view.


    Delightful, Delicious D (& D+/C-) Ride, Tuesday Evening Edition

    Level C- through D: 10-11.5mph, 15-25 miles. Meet at Glenside Public Library parking lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Scheduled for most Tuesday evenings throughout the summer. Gently paced, post-work evening ride to pedal away the day's stresses, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking a low-intensity recovery ride. Relaxed pace. Cycle peaceful roads in Eastern Montgomery Co. Meet in the library parking lot. Please bring lights in case we are delayed on our return. This Tuesday evening ride meets every Tuesday throughout the summer, weather permitting.

  • WedJul. 312019
    Delightful, Delicious D/D+/C- Ride, Wednesday Evening Edition

    Level C- through D: 10-11.5mph, 15-28 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Gently paced, relaxed, post-work ride on quiet roads to pedal away workday stresses, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking low-intensity recovery ride. Meet in same parking lot as "Multi-Paced Rides" listed above. Rear of lot, near Giant Market. (LANDMARK: Flourtown Shopping Ctr has McDonald's in the front, facing Bethlehem Pike.) Please bring LIGHTS in case we return close to dark. Cue sheets will not be available. Please note: One Wednesday per month (usually the second Wed), Linda cannot lead this ride, due to BCP Board meeting -will try to arrange another leader on Board meeting nights.


    Flourtown Wednesday Ride 15-16 mph average

    Level B: 15-16mph Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: David A. Kaplan, , 215-872-3919

    This weekly ride is scheduled on Wednesdays starting on May 1, 2019 and is scheduled to end on August 28, 2019. The ride will depart from Flourtown Shopping Center at 6:00 pm. The Ride Level: B, Distance: 20 to 40 miles. Speed 15 to 16 MPH. See daily calendar for updates. Rain cancels ride. Ride Lender: David A Kaplan,


    Phoenixville Dog Park Rides

    Level C+: 13.5-14.5mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30310387.
    Leader: Rick Christie, , 610-787-1985

    Daylight rides on beautiful low-traffic roads. Rolling to hilly terrain. Lights not required, but not a bad idea to be prepared. No one dropped, but please be prepared to ride the advertised pace.

 July, 2019

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