Ride Calendar

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

Grouped by Day Listing Calendar | Standard List

 January 2021 

  • FriJan. 012021
    Friday Frolic w/Linda. New Years Morning Short Loop from UDHS to Skippack. COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect

    Level B-: 14mph, 36 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/34885159.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    FOR 1/1/2021 - HAPPY NEW YEAR! Short but pretty morning loop from Upper Dublin High School to Skippack, for a quick, outdoor rest stop at Wawa. Outbound via Blue Bell and Evansburg, return via North Wales and Ambler. Rest break at Skippack Wawa is at Mile 21. Total climbing 2062 ft. Return in time for COVID-compliant holiday time with family. Plan to return by 12:30pm, in order to beat the rain predicted to arrive in the afternoon. COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect: Please bring masks and hand sanitizer, and practice safe distancing (20 ft apart while cycling, 6 ft apart when stopped). Please refer to the Club's COVID Mitigation Guidelines on the website, for more details. GENERIC DESCRIPTION: Enjoy scenic adventures by bike on most Fridays, throughout the year. Explore pretty, peaceful roads in suburban counties -- Montgomery, Bucks, Chester, etc. Starting points will vary, so that we can cycle through different regions. Please check daily calendar for details of each Friday's route -- terrain, mileage, rest stops, etc. Cue sheets and on-line route map provided for each ride. If weather conditions are not conducive to cycling, this ride may be replaced by a hike/walk, or snow activity. As long as we are enjoying outdoor exercise, and Mother Nature, in the company of friends, we'll have a memorable outing.


    New Year's Day Ride for a Virtual Mummer's Parade

    Level D: 9-12mph, 24 miles. Meet at Jacobs Engineering Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 11:00 am.
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, , 610-626-3338

    OWLS (Older, Wiser, Longer, Slower paced ride along the Schuylkill River Trail for most of the way to the Kimmel Center area. We will find an outdoor cafe for a quick cup of something warm to eat or drink. Please bring Helmet and masks (required by the club.) Please have extra tube, water, proper dress for the weather, and $ for mid-ride rest stop. If there is inclement weather, I will notify preregistered riders.

  • SatJan. 022021
    Chester Valley Trail - Wegmans Malvern

    Level D: 10mph, 50 miles. Meet at 22nd and Pennsylvanian Ave . The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

    Last week we only got as far as Conshohocken because of the very cold weather. Let's try to go the distance. Easy out and back over the Schuylkill River Trail and Chester Valley Trail. Lunch at Wegmans at Malvern. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels.


    Spring Mill Saturday SSC+

    Level C+: 11.5-12mph, 42 miles. Meet at Spring Mill SEPTA lot beside Riverbend Cycles. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Michael Fuller, , 484-682-4562

    Same guidelines as the C ride: Regroup at hill tops and traffic signals. "+" is for extra distance. Overall percentage of climbing is the same, but a few more miles means a few more hills. WAWA deluxe at mile 20. No potty at the start :( Make a pit stop before you arrive. PLEASE remember your mask :)


    Centre Square Park to Limerick WAWA - COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect

    Level B-: 14mph, 48 miles. Meet at Centre Square Park (please park near the bathrooms). The ride leaves at 9:45 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/34904839.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Fantastic weather forecast for the start of the new year! Bright sunshine, with afternoon high temp of 44-46*. This is a gift for January! Pretty loop from Centre Square Park in Whitpain Township to the WAWA in Linfield/Limerick in western Montgomery County. Outbound via Skippack and Spring Mt, return via Graterford and Evansburg. On our way out to Limberick, there is a potty/snack stop if needed at the Heckler Plains Farmstead Park at Mile 11. OUTDOOR rest stop at Wawa is at the half-way point (Mile 23). Rolling terrain with 3323 total ft of climbing. COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect - please bring masks and use hand sanitizer. Please maintain safe distancing (20 ft apart while cycling, at least 6 ft apart when stopped). ON-LINE PREREGISTRATION (see link below) is strongly encouraged for COVID mitigation, and to help the Leader(s) plan properly for group size(s).

  • SunJan. 032021
    Sunday AM Winter Hike - EVANSBURG STATE PARK/SKIPPACK CREEK - COVID Precautions Enforced

    Hike Moderate Pace on Moderate Trails, 5.5 miles. Meet at Evansburg State Park, Pavillion "A" parking lot, Mayhall Rd, Collegeville, PA 19426. The hike leaves at 9:30 am. The on-line route map is https://ride withgps.com/routes/34926964.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Pretty hike on the Skippack Creek Loop Trail in Evansburg State Park, to celebrate the New Year. Relatively gentle terrain, with only 263 ft of climbing. Please wear sturdy hiking shoes. Hiking poles are recommended. If the trails are muddy (or snow-covered) traction cleats for your shoes are highly recommended. COVID PRECAUTIONS Enforced: Everyone who participates must review BCP's/SCU's COVID Mitigation Rider Guidelines, ahead of time: https://phillybikeclub.org/bcp_covid_19_rider_guidelines.pdf, or https://suburbancyclists.org/docs.ashx?id=636920 Please wear your mask throughout the hike. PLEASE USE THE ON-LINE PREREGISTRATION LINK BELOW, to register ahead of time. This helps with COVID mitigation, and saves you writing time at the hike start. Preregistering also helps the Leader(s) to plan properly for group size. Start/Finish: Parking lot of Pavilion "A" of Evansburg State Park, Mayhall Rd. This should be the first parking lot on your right, after entering the park on Mayhall. Please zoom in on the map linked here, to view the meeting point.


    Sunny Sunday Afternoon D Ride

    Level D: 10mph, 15 - 20 miles. Meet at 22nd and Pennsylvanian . The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

    Come on our club's oldest running club ride. Designed for novice cyclists new to organized club rides, those new to Philadelphia, and those experienced riders just wanting a lay back group ride. A short review of the rules of the road, safety tips, advice to winter cycling clothing and description of the route will be given. If KYW is reporting rain outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels.


    CANCELLED Sunny Sunday C Spinoff: Not Sunny Today :(

    Levels C: 12mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leaders: Jim Kahn, , 215-771-4487 and Michael Fuller, , 484-682-4562 

    A true C ride that cheerfully waits to regroup :) PLEASE remember your mask! Distance and destination TBD depending on weather.


    Sunday Afternoon (Post-Hike) Winter Ramble - EVANSBURG to HARLEYSVILLE/TELFORD - COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect

    Level B-: 14mph, 38 miles. Meet at Evansburg State Park, Parking lot for Pavilion . The ride leaves at 1:00 pm. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/34932927.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    FOR JAN. 3: Hike will meet at Evansburg State Park, since this is where the morning hike will take place. Outbound via Skippack. Brief rest stop at Landis Market in Telford at the half-way point. Return trip will pass the Graceful Glen Alpaca Farm. If we are lucky, the alpacas will still be outside. Rolling terrain with 2227 ft climbing. Plan to return to Evansburg before 5:00pm. GOOD NEWS! Daylight is now gradually getting longer again. Statrt/Finish Point at Evansburg: please zoom in on the route map to see the parking lot. GENERIC DESCRIPTION: Scenic loop, thru Mont.Co. or Lower Bucks, brief rest stop. MEETING POINTS WILL VARY, due to the AM hikes being moved from Wissahickon to suburban points outside of Phila. Return by 5:00pm. Please bring LIGHTS. Details posted each week. Every Sun during winter hike season, weather permitting, w/possible exception Valentine's Day. If weather not bike-friendly, ride may be replaced by snow activity. Keep moving through winter - maintain base fitness for spring cycling in March. COVID PRECAUTIONS (mask, hand sanitizer, distancing, etc.) remain in effect.

  • MonJan. 042021
    Conshohocken - Deli on 4th

    Level D: 10mph, 30 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Ginnie Zipf, , 610-529-3214

    Please note we are able to again start at Cosmic Cafe. Out the SRT to join the Mid County Trail for a loop through Plymouth Meeting then to the Deli on 4th Ave. and Fayette St. There is outside corner seating and in their backyard. We will return on the SRT. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels.

  • TueJan. 052021
    Narberth, PA - Le Petit Mitron

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

    Nota bene, meeting back at the Cosmic Cafe! The French bakery Le Petit Mitron awaits us in Narberth. We will take the regular way out and return. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels.

  • WedJan. 062021
    Merchantville Station, Merchantville, NJ

    Level D: 10mph, 32 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

    Over the Ben Franklin Bridge we go. Through the roads of Camden we ride to Merchantville station we be. Latte is the refreshment of choice. Why don't we return via the Tacony Palmyra Bridge which must be walked over and leave your troubles behind! If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels.

  • ThuJan. 072021
    Thursday Morning Hill Ride - Youngs Ford, Waverly Rds

    Level D: 10mph, 28 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

    This is the fourth of six versions of the Thursday Morning Hill Ride. We will continue on Old Gulf Rd which becomes Williamson Rd which becomes Youngs Ford Rd if you bare right continuing up with a right on Waverly Rd, then down to below sea level which we lovingly call Flat Rock Park. Anything that goes down will need to be paid back! That means climbing Hollow and Hagesford Rds. Coffee at Thunder Mug, wishing each other's accomplishments a Merry Christmas! If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels.

  • FriJan. 082021
    Paper Trail Bike Coffee Shop, Rittenhouse Town, Wisahicon Park

    Level D: 10mph, 18 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

    A bike ride to The Papper Trail Bike Coffee Shop is easy and very scenic along the Wisahicon Park. We will return through Germantown and the a slide down Midvale Ave to the Kelly Dr bike trail. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels.


    Friday Afternoon Frolic w/Linda. Bruno's to Oaks (Almost Collegeville) COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect

    Level B-: 14mph, 40 miles. Meet at Bruno's, Northwestern and Germantown Aves. The ride leaves at 12:45 pm. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29147802.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    For Jan. 8 - Leader has another commitment the morning, so today's ride will leave in the afternoon. Easy, mainly flat out & back ride from Chestnut Hill to Oaks & Collegeville, via the SRT. Rest stop at Wawa at Mile 22.

  • SatJan. 092021
    Delran Coffee Shop, Delran, NJ

    Level D: 10mph, 48 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

    Delran, NJ, a long the Rancocas Creek, I know this area very well, graduated from Holy Cross High in Riverside NJ along Rt 130. I noticed the Delran Coffee Shop where you can get more than coffee while looking up the Pie Lady Cafe in Moorestown, NJ. So let's try it! Over the Ben Franklin Bridge and returning by walking over the Tacony Palmyra Bridge on the way back to Philadelphia. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels.


    SUNSHINE & HOT COFFEE - Yardley, Bucks Co. to Hopewell & Pennington, NJ - COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect

    Level B-: 14mph, 45 miles. Meet at Large parking lot on South Main St, Yardley, PA. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/34966922.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Pretty and scenic loop from Yardley, PA (Bucks Co.) to Washington Crossing, then a meander through historic Mercer County, NJ. Stop in the darling town of Hopewell, and stop for coffee/lunch at the popular Boro Bean cafe, at Mile 24. Boro Bean has outdoor tables. From Hopewell, cycle past more green landscapes to Pennington. We'll cross a couple of brooks/creeks. On the return, if another rest break is needed, we can stop in Pennington at Mile 33, or on the PA side of Washington Crossing at Mile 40. The middle portion of the route has some hills, but no killer climbs. The beginning and final stretches on River Rd and River Drive are flat. Total elevation 2134 ft. START/FINISH in Yardley: Large parking lot at 25 South Main St, where Vince's Pizza is located. There is a Wawa across the street. COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect: Please review the club's Rider Mitigation Guidelines for COVID. Please bring a mask and hand sanitizer, and practice safe distancing (20 ft apart while cycling, at least 6 ft apart when stopped). Please preregister (see link below) for contact-less sign-up, and to save writing time at the ride start.


    Spring Mill Saturday C - Cathcart ^2

    Level C: 11.5-12mph, 29 miles. Meet at Spring Mill SEPTA lot beside Riverbend Cycles. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Michael Fuller, , 484-682-4562

    Short ride on a cold day. Regroup at hill tops and traffic signals. PLEASE remember your mask for Whole Foods. No potty at the start :(

  • SunJan. 102021
    Sunday AM Hike in the Wissahickon - COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect

    Hike Moderate Pace on Moderate Trails, 7 miles. Meet at Parking lot of the Highland train station in Chestnut Hill, 8493 Seminole St, between Gravers Lane and Highland Ave.. The hike leaves at 9:30 am. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31860420.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Explore peaceful trails in the Wissahickon, with a rest break at the mid-way point. We'll explore some different trails today. Well-behaved canine hikers on leashes are always welcome to join us. If trails are muddy or snow/ice-covered, wearing some type of "Yak Tracks" under your shoes is highly recommended for safety. We will meet at the Highland train station parking lot, just for a change of pace. This is on Seminole, between Gravers Lane and Highland Ave. From the train station, we'll walk down Rex Ave, to access the park trail. COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect: Please review this document - COVID Mitigation Guidelines for the Hikes: https://phillybikeclub.org/bcp_covid_19_rider_guidelines.pdf Please bring your mask and hand sanitizer, and maintain safe distance from others (at least 6 ft apart) at all times. PREREGISTRATION (see the link below) is REQUIRED, so that the Leader(s) can plan ahead for safe group size(s). Group size is limited to 10. If the group fills quickly, we will add another Leader to lead another group.


    Spring Mill C/C+ to Hennings Market

    Level C+/C: 11.5-12mph, 44 miles. Meet at Spring Mill SEPTA lot beside Riverbend Cycles. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Michael Fuller, , 484-682-4562

    A bit longer ride on a cold day. We will regroup at hill tops and traffic signals. PLEASE remember your mask for Hennings Market. No potty at the start :(


    Sunny Sunday D Ride

    Level D: 9-12mph, 12-24 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm.
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, , 610-626-3338

    OWLS (Older, Wiser, Longer, Slower) pace ride for any age through Fairmount Park and beyond. There might be a hill or two. There will be a short instructional period on one of the essential biking skills. Please bring helmet and mask (required by the club), $ for mid-ride snack stop, extra tube, water, and proper dress for the weather. There might be a hill or two to help us keep warm and increase condition. We will regroup at top of any hill to allow breath catching. Most important of all bring a sunny smile.


    C spin-off winter edition

    Level C: 12mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm.
    Leader: Jim Kahn, , 215-771-4487

    Winter destinations will be determined based on weather on the day of the ride. Friendly C ride which cheerfully waits to regroup. Some climbing required. COVID rules in effect. Bring mask for meet-up and food stop. No ride if rain at the start of the ride or 50 pct or more chance of rain during ride per NOAA forecast. Pre-registration strongly encouraged.


    Sunday Afternoon (Post-Hike) Winter Ramble HIGHLAND TRAIN STATION (CHESTNUT HILL) TO WEGMAN'S IN WARRINGTONCOVID PRECAUTIONS remain in effect

    Level B-: 14mph, 40 miles. Meet at Highland train station in Chestnut Hill, at Highland and Seminole Aves. The ride leaves at 1:15 pm. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/34981787.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    FOR JAN. 10: In order to avoid the crowds on Northwestern Ave near Bruno's, we'll meet at a quieter location - Highland train station at Highland and Seminole Aves. Ride to Wegman's in Warrington for an outdoor rest stop for coffee/snack/bathroom break. Total climbing 2146 ft. Outbound via Flourtown and Maple Glen, return via Willow Grove and Wyndmoor. GENERIC DESCRIPTION: Scenic loop, thru Mont.Co. or Lower Bucks, brief rest stop. MEETING POINTS WILL VARY, due to the AM hikes being moved from Wissahickon to suburban points outside of Phila. Return by 5:00pm. Please bring LIGHTS. Details posted each week. Every Sun during winter hike season, weather permitting, w/possible exception Valentine's Day. If weather not bike-friendly, ride may be replaced by snow activity. Keep moving through winter - maintain base fitness for spring cycling in March. COVID PRECAUTIONS (mask, hand sanitizer, distancing, etc.) remain in effect.

  • MonJan. 112021
    Conshohocken - Panera Bread - REI

    Level D: 10mph, 30 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

    Got to get a front and back bicycle lights, most likely to fit on my helmet. So after coffee and a pastry at Parera Bread at the White Marsh Shoping Center up on Ridge Ave and Butler Pike, we go shopping at REI across the pike. Maybe the Manayunk Canal Tow Path will be dried out by now and therefore only require one hill on this ride. If KYW is reporting rain outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels.

  • TueJan. 122021
    Narberth - Le Petit Mitron

    Level D: 10mph, 22 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

    We will cycle to the French bakery, Le Petit Mitron in Narberth. It was closed last week. Might take an unusual route out but our regular route home. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels.

  • WedJan. 132021
    High Point Cafe, Allens Lane Train Station

    Level D: 10mph, 25 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

    Up the hill to Mt Airy for a coffee at the Allens Lane Train Station. This ride must have gotten rained out last month so let's try again. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels.

  • ThuJan. 142021
    Thursday Morning Hill - Merion Squre Version

    Level D: 10mph, 30 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

    Merion Squre Rd is the steepest hill in the series of the Thursday Morning Hill Ride. Come challenge yourself and get stronger but not faster roadie. Coffee at Thunder Mug Cafe in East Falls on the way back. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels.

  • FriJan. 152021
    Another Birthday Ride - Phoenixville and Back

    Level D: 10-11mph, 73 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 8:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Ginnie Zipf, , 610-529-3214

    This will be a flat and beautiful ride all along the SRT. Coffee at Dunkin Donuts in Norristown then continue on until we hit 36.5 miles and turn around. Pack a lunch for a stop in the park or grab a bite to eat in Phoenixville. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy conditions outside their studio, ride cancels.


    Friday Frolic w/Linda. Winter version of Horsham Library to Plumsteadville (5-Star Route by Charlie B). COVID PRECAUTIONS IN EFFECT

    Level B-: 14mph, 48 miles. Meet at Horsham Township Library, Babylon Rd. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/34965201.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    FOR 1/15: Scenic ride developed by Charlie B. to Plumsteadville from Horsham Township Library for Coffee at Wawa or Ice Cream at Chubby's Dairy Barn. Also Chubby's has a new competitor right next door to the Wawa, "The Salt Box". The ride also happens to pass by Tabora Farms, Lake Galena, and Pine Run Reservoir, using scenic, quiet Bucks County backroads. Total climbing 2362 ft. GENERIC DESCRIPTION: Enjoy scenic adventures by bike on most Fridays, throughout the year. Explore pretty, peaceful roads in suburban counties -- Montgomery, Bucks, Chester, etc. Starting points will vary, so that we can cycle through different regions. Please check daily calendar for details of each Friday's route -- terrain, mileage, rest stops, etc. Cue sheets and on-line route map provided for each ride. COVID PRECAUTIONS IN EFFECT: SAFE DISTANCING (20 ft apart while cycling, 6 ft apart when stopped), MASKS, HAND SANITIZER.

  • SatJan. 162021
    Media Bean - Media, Pa

    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

    On one of Rob Gusky's rides, he reintroduced me to a route we used to take to Media, PA. Geroge Yarnell introduced me to the Media Bean Coffee Shop which serves more than coffee and has outdoor seating. The ride is steady up hill with one very challenging hill! I will try to find a different route back which will claim little hills. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels.


    Monroe Twp Bikeway

    Level C: 8-12mph, 12.4 miles. Meet at Glassboro . The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Robert  Highley, , 609-287-3273

    Starting at Glassboro NJ Rt. 47/Grove St Bike trail. Straight ride


    Mild Saturday - Heebner Park to Telford & Harlesyville COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect.

    Level B-: 14mph, 46 miles. Meet at Heebner Park, 3115 Heebner Rd, Collegeville. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/35000051.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Forecast for Saturday calls for afternoon high of 43-45*. WEATHER WATCH: According to the weather websites, the chance of rain is predicted for very early AM, cloudy but dry in the PM. This ride is scheduled to start at 10am. If wet conditions linger, we may postpone the starting time until 10:30 or 11:00. Pretty loop from Heebner Park in Cedars, Montgomery County, near Evansburg. Food stop at Landis Market in Telford, Bucks County at Mile 22. Pass alpaca farm (Graceful Glen) at Mile 32. Return via Harleysville. Optional stop at Cup a Joe Cafe (Mile 35), or Hennings Market (Mile 36) in Harleysville. Along the way, we'll cross a couple of creeks, and pass plenty of wide open, green landscapes. Total climbing 2634 ft. COVID PRECAUTIONS MAINTAINED - please bring MASKS & HAND SANITIZER. We will maintain safe distancing - 20 ft apart while pedaling, at least 6 ft apart when stopped.


    CANCELLED Ratchada Thai & Laos Cuisine

    Level C: 12mph, 23 miles. Meet at Cadence Cycling and Cafe 201 S. 25th St Philadelphia. The ride leaves at 10:30 am. The on-line route map is https://www.strava.com/routes/2782710127109363552.
    Leader: Rob Gusky, , 920-573-5128

    This urban adventure will head into West Philly to explore the Cobbs Creek Trail, continue through Southwest Philly with a scenic crossing of the Schuylkill via the Platt Bridge separated bikeway/walkway and head along South Philly streets to our destination at Ratchada Thai & Laos Cuisine. We will stop about 1 hour from Ratchada to order, then pick-up our lunches to dine al fresco at the Bel Arbor Community Garden. Check out the menu at https://www.ratchada.net/ NOTE: BCP COVID guidelines will be in effect

  • SunJan. 172021
    Sunday BCP/SCU Hikes in the Wissahickon Covid Restrictions in Force

    Hike Moderate Pace on Moderate Trails, 5-7 miles. Meet at Saylor Grove. The hike leaves at 9:30 am.
    Leaders: Jim Ruddick, , 215-589-0028 and Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862 

    All hikers must Pre-Register. Saylor Grove is across Lincoln Dr. from Historic RittenhouseTown. It is the small park that is formed by the intersection of Lincoln Dr., Wissahickon Ave. and W. Rittenhouse St. Try to park on Rittenhouse St. and we will meet on that side of the park. We will hike down the east side of Wissahickon Creek to Ridge Ave. and then back up the west side, up the 100 steps and back to RittenhouseTown where you can stop in at the Paper Trail Bike Cafe. Well-behaved canine hikers on leashes are always welcome to join us. If trails are muddy or snow/ice-covered, wearing some type of "Yak Tracks" under your shoes is highly recommended for safety. COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect: Please review this document - COVID Mitigation Guidelines for the Hikes: https://phillybikeclub.org/bcp_covid_19_rider_guidelines.pdf Please bring your mask and hand sanitizer, and maintain safe distance from others (at least 6 ft. apart) at all times. PREREGISTRATION (see the link below) is REQUIRED, so that the Leader(s) can plan ahead for safe group size(s). Group size is limited to 10. If the group fills quickly, we will add another Leader to lead another group.


    RATCHADA THAI & LAOS CUISINE

    Level C: 12mph, 23 miles. Meet at Cadence Cycling and Cafe 201 S. 25th St Philadelphia. The ride leaves at 11:30 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://www.strava.com/routes/2782710127109363552.
    Leader: Rob Gusky, , 920-573-5128

    This urban adventure will head into West Philly to explore the Cobbs Creek Trail, continue through Southwest Philly with a scenic crossing of the Schuylkill via the Platt Bridge separated bikeway/walkway and head along South Philly streets to our destination at Ratchada Thai & Laos Cuisine. We will stop about 1 hour from Ratchada to order, then pick-up our lunches to dine al fresco at the Bel Arbor Community Garden. Check out the menu at https://www.ratchada.net/ and to save time you can add your order to this Google Sheet https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1dNcUWvJ4ioNlm8eraPvTytGVpi6N5a7Esl0Z2eK30D0/edit?usp=sharing NOTE: BCP COVID guidelines will be in effect


    Sunny Sunday Afternoon D Ride

    Level D: 10mph, 15 - 20 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

    Come on our club's oldest running club ride. Designed for novice cyclists new to organized club rides, those new to Philadelphia, and those experienced riders just wanting a lay back group ride. A short review of the rules of the road, safety tips, advice to winter cycling clothing and description of the route will be given. If KYW is reporting rain outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels.


    Sunny sunday C Spinoff - Ardleigh Street

    Levels C: 12mph, 29 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leaders: Jim Kahn, , 215-771-4487 and Michael Fuller, , 484-682-4562 

    If you don't know where Ardleigh Street is, you will by the end of the day. BRING YOUR MASK! Thank you :)


    Sunday Afternoon (Post-Hike) Winter Ramble Bruno's to Oaks & (Almost) Collegeville via SRT, COVID PRECAUTIONS in effect

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

    For Jan. 17: Easy, mostly flat out & back route to Oaks (almost Collegeville) on the Schuylkill River Trail, for a quick coffee break. We have a choice of places to stop in Oaks - Dunkin' Donuts, Starbucks, Wawa, etc. Plan is to return before 5:00pm. Total elevation gain is 1491 ft. A little bit of climbing, when riding away from the SRT, but, the SRT is flat. COVID PRECAUTIONS: Please bring mask and hand sanitizer, and maintain safe distancing (20 ft apart while pedaling, >6 ft apart when stopped). GENERIC DESCRIPTION: Scenic loop, usually thru Montgomery Co. or Lower Bucks, with brief rest stop. Unless otherwise stated, meet most Sundays at Bruno's (finishing point for many of the Sunday AM Wissahickon hikes). Occasionally meet at another location in Chestnut Hill. Plan to return by 5:00pm. Please bring LIGHTS. Specific details posted for week. Every Sunday throughout winter (during hiking season), weather permitting, with possible exception of Valentine's Day. If weather is not bike-friendly, this ride may be replaced by snow activity. Keep moving throughout winter - maintain base fitness level for the return of spring cycling in March.

  • MonJan. 182021
    Conshohocken - Barns & Noble Coffee

    Level D: 10mph, 29 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

    Barns & Noble has a Starbucks Coffee Shop in their store which is along the Cross County Trail in Plymouth Meeting. Back through the North East area of Conshohocken. If KYW is reporting rain outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels.

  • TueJan. 192021
    Wynnewood - Delancey Street Bagels

    Level D: 10mph, 25 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

    Delancey Street Bagels is always a great destination for a Tuesday ride in Wynnewood, PA. We will take a stand route out but a surquitous route back. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hourpriortostart, ride cancels.

  • WedJan. 202021
    Short Inauguration Day Ride - Port Richmond

    Level D: 10mph, 16 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

    Let's get in a ride before high noon today, Inauguration Day. Coffee and pie at Little Susie's Coffee and Pie! If KYW is reporting rain, snow, or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride is canceled.

  • ThuJan. 212021
    Thursday Morning Hill Ride - Backwards via Beverly Rd

    Level D: 10mph, 30 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

    This morning's ride could be the steepest, longest hill up Beverly Rd, 9 and 11 % consistently for one and a half. From the Schuylkill River to Gladwyn. To make this a little easier in tension, we will cycle down to the Schuylkill River over the down sloping Mill Creek Rd. Coffee at the Ambler Farmers Market. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio, ride cancels.

  • FriJan. 222021
    Friday Frolic w/Linda. Short Loop from UDHS to Skippack. COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect

    Level B-: 14mph, 36 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/34885159.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    FOR 1/22/2021 Short but pretty morning loop from Upper Dublin High School to Skippack, for a quick, outdoor rest stop at Wawa. Outbound via Blue Bell and Evansburg, return via North Wales and Ambler. Rest break at Skippack Wawa is at Mile 21. Total climbing 2062 ft. Plan to return by 12:30-12:45pm, in order to get to appointment in the PM. COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect: Please bring masks and hand sanitizer, and practice safe distancing (20 ft apart while cycling, 6 ft apart when stopped). Please refer to the Club's COVID Mitigation Guidelines on the website, for more details. GENERIC DESCRIPTION: Enjoy scenic adventures by bike on most Fridays, throughout the year. Explore pretty, peaceful roads in suburban counties -- Montgomery, Bucks, Chester, etc. Starting points will vary, so that we can cycle through different regions. Please check daily calendar for details of each Friday's route -- terrain, mileage, rest stops, etc. Cue sheets and on-line route map provided for each ride. If weather conditions are not conducive to cycling, this ride may be replaced by a hike/walk, or snow activity. As long as we are enjoying outdoor exercise, and Mother Nature, in the company of friends, we'll have a memorable outing.


    Paper Trail Bike Coffee Shop - Rittenhouse Town, Wisahicon Park

    Level D: 10mph, 18 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

    A bike ride to The Papper Trail Bike Coffee Shop is easy and very scenic along the Wisahicon Park. We will return through Germantown and the a slide down Midvale Ave to the Kelly Dr bike trail. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels.

  • SatJan. 232021
    Another Birthday Ride - Devon, PA

    Level D: 10mph, 58 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

    Sylvia Brown has requested a ride to Devon in honor of her 58 years of fabulous life. We will aim for refreshment stop at the Devon Yard and if that doesn't work out, there is a Whole Foods near by. Sylvia has also requested that there be five hills, one for each decade of her life! Plus that the day's forecast temperature be 45 degrees or more. Now the birthday girl will miss this ride... can't weather these FRIGID temps! See you when its rescheduled. So in adition to KYW reporting rain, snow, or icy conditions outside outside their studio, there is the added temperature note of 45 degrees forecast, cancels ride (but if anyone wants to ride no matter the forecast temperature, just show up).


    CANCELLED Spring Mill Saturday C - Ardmore WAWA

    Level C: 11.5-12mph, 25 miles. Meet at Spring Mill SEPTA lot beside Riverbend Cycles. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Michael Fuller, , 484-682-4562

    Short ride on a cold day. PLEASE remember your mask! Whole lotta trail to get warmed up. Schuylkill Trail, Cynwyd Trail. Moderately rolling terrain after that. Regroup at hill tops and traffic signals.


    SUNSHINE & HOT COFFEE - FLOURTOWN to KRIEBEL's CUSTOM BAKERY in EAGLEVILLE. COVID PRECAUTIONS in EFFECT (ad-hoc ride)

    Level B-: 14mph, 37 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/35044029.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Pretty route, but not too long, for a chilly winter day. Outbound via Blue Bell and Worcester, return from Eagleville via Norristown Farm Park and Plymouth Meeting. On the outbound, short bathroom break if needed at Heebner Park at Mile 13. Coffee/food stop at Kriebel's Custom Bakery at Mile 20. On the return, there is a mega-Wawa at Mile 23, if needed. Cross some peaceful creeks and pass green & tranqiuil parks. Rolling terrain with 2180 ft climbing - no killer climbs, but enough to keep us trim and warm on a cold day. COVID PRECAUTIONS in EFFECT: Please bring masks and hand sanitizer, and maintain safe distancing (20 ft apart while pedaling, at least 6 ft apart when stopped).

  • SunJan. 242021
    Hike The Wissahickon - Crefeld Loop

    Hike Moderate Pace on Moderate Trails, 5.2 miles. Meet at Crefeld Trailhead (8950 Crefeld St. Chestnut Hill). The hike leaves at 9:30 am. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/34665935.
    Leader: Chuck Herbert, , 215-430-3222

    🥾 2.2 miles on the White and Lavender Trails past the Tedyuscung Statue to Valley Green 🥾 then 2 miles on Forbidden Drive to Bells Mill Rd 🥾 then a 1-mile return via the Lavender Trail. (600 ft. of climbing) ❄️ Be prepared for ice if it's below freezing. 🐕 Well-behaved canine hikers on leashes are always welcome to join us. 😷 BCP COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS in Effect 😷 masks required; social d i s t a n c i n g See: https://phillybikeclub.org/bcp_covid_19_rider_guidelines.pdf 😷


    Sunny Sunday Afternoon D Ride

    Level D: 10mph, 15 - 20 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

    Come on our club's oldest running club ride. Designed for novice cyclists new to organized club rides, those new to Philadelphia, and those experienced riders just wanting a lay back group ride. A short review of the rules of the road, safety tips, advice to winter cycling clothing and description of the route will be given. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels.


    C spin-off winter edition

    Level C: 12mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm.
    Leader: Jim Kahn, , 215-771-4487

    Winter destinations will be determined based on weather on the day of the ride. Friendly C ride which cheerfully waits to regroup. Some climbing required. COVID rules in effect. Bring mask for meet-up and food stop. No ride if rain at the start of the ride or 50 pct or more chance of rain during ride per NOAA forecast. Pre-registration strongly encouraged.


    Sunday Afternoon (Post-Hike) Winter Ramble HIGHLAND TRAIN STATION (CHESTNUT HILL) TO WEGMAN'S IN WARRINGTON COVID PRECAUTIONS remain in effect

    Level B-: 14mph, 40 miles. Meet at Highland train station in Chestnut Hill, at Highland and Seminole Aves. The ride leaves at 1:15 pm. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/34981787.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    FOR JAN. 24: In order to avoid the crowds on Northwestern Ave near Bruno's, we'll meet at a quieter location - Highland train station at Highland and Seminole Aves. Ride to Wegman's in Warrington for an outdoor rest stop for coffee/snack/bathroom break. Total climbing 2146 ft. Outbound via Flourtown and Maple Glen, return via Willow Grove and Wyndmoor. GENERIC DESCRIPTION: Scenic loop, thru Mont.Co. or Lower Bucks, brief rest stop. MEETING POINTS WILL VARY, due to the AM hikes being moved from Wissahickon to suburban points outside of Phila. Return by 5:00pm. Please bring LIGHTS. Details posted each week. Every Sun during winter hike season, weather permitting, w/possible exception Valentine's Day. If weather not bike-friendly, ride may be replaced by snow activity. Keep moving through winter - maintain base fitness for spring cycling in March. COVID PRECAUTIONS (mask, hand sanitizer, distancing, etc.) remain in effect.

  • MonJan. 252021
    Narberth - Great Expectations Together

    Level D: 10mph, 23 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

    Because of the cold, changing the rides around, shorter and tomorrow's forecast of snow will cancel out the longer ride previously scheduled for today. This weekly ride to the near Mainline is to G.E.T They have both indoor and outdoor seating. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels.

  • TueJan. 262021
    Conshohocken - 'feine

    Level D: 10mph, 30 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

    Monday's Conshohocken ride goes to a great coffee shop between 9th and 8th Avenues on Fayette St. We will approach the establishment from the upper side via the Cross County Trail but there are still two reasonable hills. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels.

  • WedJan. 272021
    Haddon Heights, NJ - Trouble Brewing Coffee House

    Level D: 10mph, 25 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

    Trouble awaits us at a coffee shop in Haddon Heights, NJ in the middle of our ride. Over the Ben Franklin Bridge to Copper River Park. Then out Browning Rd to E. Atlantic Ave. We will return through Haddonfield, NJ to check out the outdoor dinning at the Bistro for a future ride. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels.

  • FriJan. 292021
    Friday Frolic w/Linda. Short Route for a Cold Day - Glenside to Conshy/Plymouth Meeting. COVID PRECAUTIONS IN EFFECT

    Level B-: 14mph, 26 miles. Meet at Glenside Public Library parking lot. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/18469525.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Brrr... cold day. Pleasant route from Glenside to Conshohocken/Plymouth Meeting for hot coffee or hot soup, at Panera at Ridge & Butler Pikes, at the half-way point. Total climbing 1413 ft.


    Paper Trail Bike Coffee Shop - Rittenhouse Town, Wisahicon Park.

    Level D: 10mph, 19 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

    We will take the back door route via Henry Ave and the Walnut Lane Bridge. Other than the hill into East Fairmont Park on Fountain Green Ride, this ride is easy. Return a long the paved Wisahicon Trail and Martin Luther King Dr. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels.

  • SatJan. 302021
    Havertown - House Cup Cafe

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

    Artisanal apple cidar cinnamon donuts are being sold for a limited time at the House Cup Cafe. What better location to cycle to on a cold Saturday morning. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels.


    Souderton to Dublin & Chalfont for Hot Soup, Hot Coffee. COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect

    Level B-: 14mph, 38 miles. Meet at Souderton Community Park, Main & Summit Streets, Souderton, PA. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/35091473.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Pretty meander in Upper Montgomery and Bucks Counties, based on/adapted from a Joe Phelps route - thanks, Joe! Leave from Souderton Community Park, heading north toward Dublin, Bucks County for a brief hot coffee break at the Damn Good Cafe at Mile 14. On the return from Dublin, stop at Tabora Farm in Chalfont for hot coffee or soup. Meander through some peaceful, green landscapes toward Peace Valley Park, and take part of the lakeside trail next to Lake Galena. Head back to Souderton via Line Lexington. Total climbing 1899 ft. Both Damn Good Cafe and Tabora Farm have outdoor seating. COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect: Please maintain safe distancing (20 ft apart while pedaling, at least 6 ft apart when stopped). Please bring mask and hand sanitizer. The meeting point (Soudertown Community Park) is behind the Souderton Boro Police Dept.

  • SunJan. 312021
    Sunday Hike in the Wissahickon. COVID PRECAUTIONS in EFFECT

    Hike Moderate Pace on Moderate Trails, 6.8 miles. Meet at St. Martin's Station. The hike leaves at 9:30 am. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/34580422.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Pretty hike along the Cresheim and Wissahickon Creeks. Meet at St. Martin train station, then meander down St. Martin's Lane to enter the park along the Cresheim Creek. In the Wissahickon Valley, we'll hike mainly on the White and Yellow Trails. On the second half of the hike, Forbidden Drive could be used as a flat short-cut, if needed. Well-behaved canine hikers on leashes are welcome to join us. COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect: Please maintain the 3 W's: Wear a Mask, Watch Your Distance (at least 6ft from others at all times), and Wash Your Hands (or sanitize with Purell). PLEASE COMPLETE ON-LINE PREREGISTRATION for this hike, so that we can ensure safe group size(s). If the first group of 10 hikers fills quickly, we will try to add a second hike group with a different Leader. WEATHER NOTE: Depending on whether or not we receive a significant amount of snow this week, we may need to strongly urge the use of hiking poles and/or traction spikes for your hiking shoes. Weather-related updates will be posted.


    Sunny Sunday Afternoon D Ride

    Level D: 10mph, 15 - 20 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, , 610-626-3338

    Come on our club's oldest running club ride. Designed for novice cyclists new to organized club rides, those new to Philadelphia, and those experienced riders just wanting a lay back group ride. A short review of the rules of the road, safety tips, advice to winter cycling clothing and description of the route will be given. If KYW is reporting rain outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels.


    CANCELLED (Snowy) Sunny Sunday C Spinoff - Lower Swedish Cabin

    Levels C: 12mph, 26-32 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leaders: Jim Kahn, , 215-771-4487 and Michael Fuller, , 484-682-4562 

    The Lower Swedish Cabin is a colonial era cabin built between 1640 and 1650 by Swedish settlers in the Delaware Valley. It is located on the banks of Darby Creek. 2 possible distances (depending on weather). Short version 26 miles. Long version 32 miles. PLEASE remember your mask! Regrouping at hill tops and traffic signals.


    CANCELLED for 1/31, due to SNOW ARRIVING IN PM Sunday Afternoon (Post-Hike) Winter Ramble Ride (General description -- specific details will be posted for each Sunday) COVID PRECAUTIONS remain in effect

    Level B-: 14mph, 35-40 miles. Meet at Various Starting Locations - details posted each week. The ride leaves at 1:15 pm. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    CANCELLED for 1/31, due to SNOW ARRIVING IN PM Scenic loop, thru Mont.Co. or Lower Bucks, brief rest stop. MEETING POINTS WILL VARY, due to the AM hikes being moved from Wissahickon to suburban points outside of Phila. Return by 5:00pm. Please bring LIGHTS. Details posted each week. Every Sun during winter hike season, weather permitting, w/possible exception Valentine's Day. If weather not bike-friendly, ride may be replaced by snow activity. Keep moving through winter - maintain base fitness for spring cycling in March. COVID PRECAUTIONS (mask, hand sanitizer, distancing, etc.) remain in effect.

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