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

 November 2022 

  • TueNov. 012022
    Narberth

    Level D: 10mph, 20 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am.
    Leader: Ginnie Zipf, , 610-529-3214

    We will cycle our usual route to Narberth for coffee and pastries and enjoy them in the circle by the train station. Return via Bryn Mawr Ave and Rock Hill Road. Cue sheets will not be available.

  • WedNov. 022022
    Ride Yer Bike Wednesday

    Levels B+: 16-17mph, B: 14-15mph, B-: 13-14mph, C+: 12-13mph, 45 miles. Meet at Jacobs Engineering Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. The on-line route map is SRT-VFNHP-CVT.
    Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, , 215-913-3246, Catherine Hunt, , 215-643-2779 , Bob Doyle , 703-963-9905 and Daniel Operacz, , 267-265-9358 

    Welcome to November, when the forecast will determine the day of the week that we'll ride, and when we'll also mix up start locations. Note today's start doesn't have bathrooms or water - first opportunity is 9 miles into the ride. Today's ride is all but about 7 miles paved trail: The Schuylkill River Trail (SRT) to Betzwood Park where we'll cut thru Valley Forge National Historical Park (VFNHP) to the Chester Valley Trail (CVT), and back. The SRT is flat, the VFNHP area is somewhat hilly (nothing steep) and the CVT is a gradual uphill on the way out - not particularly noticeable until you turn around and miraculously start to pick up speed on the gradual downhill return. Rest stops at Betzwood Park (mile 8.7 - water and bathrooms) and our turnaround (mile 22.5 - water and bathrooms). Lunch stop on the return at Wegman's in Malvern (mile 27 - virtually on the trail). We'll regroup as needed, but be prepared to maintain the posted pace. Must also be willing to ride safely and obey traffic laws. Check day of the ride if weather is iffy. Rain or a decent threat of rain will cancel. Will make a call at least an hour prior to start time. Note that anyone looking to add more miles can easily do so on the return. Going left at Betzwood can take you all the way to Pottstown. Continuing on the trail at the finish can give you 7+ additional round trip miles (turning around at Shawmont - the end of the paved section).

  • ThuNov. 032022
    Thursday Morning Hill Ride: Modified Ride in Reverse

    Level D: 10mph, 25 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Jeff Berger, , 302-562-0935

    We'll follow the usual route to Hagys Ford Road, then go down Hollow Road to the Flat Rock Boat Landing, and up a beautiful (and moderate) climb on Mill Creek Road to Conshohocken State Road. Here, we deviate from the standard route by making a left on Conshohocken State Road onto the only challenging climb of the day. After that, it is mostly downhill to West Laurel Hill Cemetery and lunch at the Landing Kitchen before heading back to the start. In case of inclement weather, I will cancel the ride by 9 AM. If the ride is not canceled it is going.


    Thursday Hills

    Level C: 12mph, 25 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 3:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Chuck Martin, , 215-923-1887

    Thursday hills "C" ride continues into the Fall for the second straight year. Note the earlier 3 PM start time as we adjust to earlier sunsets!

  • FriNov. 042022
    Friday Frolic w/Linda. New 5-Star Route by Charlie B.! The Three Alpaca Animal Ride

    Level B-/C+: 13-14mph, 50 miles. Meet at Fischer's Park in Towamencin, 2235 Bustard Rd, Harleysville, PA 19438. The ride leaves at 9:45 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38665672.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    This figure-8 version of the classic Animal Ride passes by three Alpaca farms! Food/Ice Cream stop at Spor's General Store in Trumbauersville, then leaves town on Barrell Run Trail. NEW! Due to continued closure of Rostkowski Road Bridge (May 22, 2022), we discovered a new spectacular road and closed (to motor vehicle traffic) bridge. King Road begins as a downhill "tiny" road, turns to hard-pack gravel, passes by Fulshaw Craeg Preserve, and crosses Ridge Valley Creek. This route stops out and inbound at scenic Skymount Lake. Includes some scenic hard-pack gravel roads and a few "beautiful" climbs in the first half. Goes DOWN S. Schultz Road on the return! Also revised to use trails through Harleysville. Lots of quiet, scenic, SHADY back roads on this ride! The climbing is mostly front-loaded. The ice cream stop at Spor's is well earned! Inspired by the BCP/Rich Wagner classic The Animal Ride. 49.5 miles +3229 ft of climbing 07.0 (Alpacas #1 – Nite Star) 07.9 [PoP] Upper Salford Park 10.0 (Near Perky Joe's) 19.2 [PoP] Skymount Lake - out 23.5 [IC/FOOD] Spor's Gen. Store 24.3 (Barrell Run Trail) 33.2 [PoP] Skymount Lake – in 38.6 (Alpacas #2) 39.5 [PoP] Branchwood Park 41.0 (Alpacas #3 – Graceful Glen) 46.3 [H2O/PoP] Heckler Farm 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.


    Pie Lady in Moorestown, NJ

    Level D: 10-11mph, 35 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Ginnie Zipf, , 610-529-3214

    Lets take advantage of this gorgeous weather. We will ride over and back the Ben Franklin and enjoy some pie.

  • SatNov. 052022
    Early Bird Ride to Coffee in Lansdale w/ TDL Bonus (ad-hoc ride)

    Level B-: 14-14.5mph, 64 +/- miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 8:15 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Jeffrey Braff, , 215-837-2808

    Assemble at 8:15. Leave at 8:20 SHARP! Ride through East Fairmount Park, East Falls, Roxborough, Mount Airy, Chestnut Hill, Wyndmoor, Ft. Washington, Ambler, Gywnyd, Lansdale, Plymouth Whitemarsh, Manayunk, etc. Many hills (approx. 2,900' elev. gain), but no killers. Will regroup as needed, but riders are expected to meet the advertised pace. At mile 34 or so, 35-minute coffee stop at Backyard Beans. It's all about the coffee!


    Toss of the Dice 2.0

    Level B-: 14mph, 55 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is Montgomeryville v2-w/ River Rd Detour.
    Leader: Carlos A. Martin, , 267-325-3839

    Ride to Montgomeryville/North Wales for a pizza stop. This is a scenic B- ride with some hills on the way out, 2500 ft climbing. Riders will be expected to maintain the advertised pace. The route has been modified to bypass the road closure on River Road on the way back. Pre-registration is preferred. E-mail me by Friday 9 pm if you will want a paper cue sheet.


    Best of Lancaster County Fall Foliage - 2 LEADERS, 2 PACES

    Levels B/B-: 14.5-15mph, B-/C+: 13.5-14mph, 62 (or, 50 short-cut) miles. Meet at Salisbury Township Park in Gap, 750 White Horse Rd., Gap, PA 17527. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/34511579.
    Leaders: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862 and Leon Singletary, ,  

    Another 5-Star, scenic route by Charlie B. in Lancaster County, to enjoy as much fall foliage as we can! Route includes a covered bridge, an organic farm with camels, and plenty of picturesques roads, including Creek Rd along the Octoraro Creek. Rolling terrain with a few brisk climbs in the first half, but the second half is more gentle. Food options include Sunrise Grocery (Amish store) at Mile 16, Sadie's Bake Shop at Mile 22, in the "middle of nowhere", a Sheetz convenience store at Mile 39, and the Lapp Valley Farm & Creamery for ice cream at Mile 51. Total elevation gain is 3175 ft. There is a self-guided 50-Mile Short-cut option: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37918989, 2707 ft climbing. The ridewithgps.com link for the 62-mile route is below. The 62- and the 50-mile routes stay together for the first 36 miles, then the 50-miler cuts off. The two routes rejoin later. TWO LEADERS, TWO PACES: Leon Singletary will lead a 14.5 - 15 group, and Linda will lead a 13.5 - 14 group. If you would like to lead this group at a third pace, THANK YOU! Please contact LMc, so that we can add another group listing. Starting point at the park in Gap is just off US-30, near the Speedway gas station and store. There is also a Wawa nearby. ON-LINE PREREGISTRATION is strongly encouraged for COVID mitigation - avoid having to touch the pen & paper.


    Pizza in Ambler (ad-hoc ride)

    Level C+: 13mph, 45 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Delora Winslow, , 215-796-8917

    Riding for pizza in Ambler. 2500’ of climbing. The advertised pace is what your devices should read at the end of the ride as the average pace. Riders keeping the pace will not be dropped. Bring the things that you need if you get a flat. Come on out on a beautiful day to enjoy a slice or 2 of great pizza!

  • SunNov. 062022
    South Jersey (Salem County) Flatland Adventure from Fort Mott. CO-LEADERS WELCOME

    Level B-: 14-15mph, 70 (or 57 short-cut) miles. Meet at Fort Mott State Park, 454 Fort Mott Rd, Pennsville, NJ 08070 GPS: DMS 39° 36’ 09.80 ” N 75° 32' 55.39. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29773353.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    NEW ROUTE, from last year: 11/12/2020: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29773353 Joke in progress: Ride Leader walks into a bar. Bartender asks, "How about a FLAT ride for a change?" Still working on the punchline..... This scenic loop, near Delaware Bay, will take us on quiet, country roads through farmlands, marshlands, & across peaceful creeks and rivers. Terrain is very gentle -- mostly flat, with a couple of small climbs, but these are less than 150 ft each. Total elevation gain is 1178 ft. This route will venture down to the inlet and marina on the Cohansey River. Rest stops at mile 23 (Alloway), mile 38 (Greenwich), and mile 54 (Hancock's Bridge). SHORT-CUT OPTION: There will be a self-guided short-cut for those wanting to ride ~57 miles. The shorter version will not go down to Greenwich or the inlet, but will have two rest stops at Alloway and Hancock's Bridge. Directions to the starting point at Fort Mott: I-295 South in NJ to Exit 1/NJ-49 E - Broadway for Pennsville/Salem. After 4 miles on NJ-49E/Broadway, turn right onto Fort Mott Rd, and stay on this road for 3.5 miles, til you get to the Bay. Entrance to the State Park will be on your right. From Center City Phila., drive time is LESS THAN ONE HOUR. Google Maps link for driving directions from Phila to Fort Mott: http://tinyurl.com/mm9kmed. COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect: Please review the Rider Guidelines for COVID Mitigation posted on the website. Please bring a mask and hand sanitizer, and please practice safe social distancing - 20 ft apart while cycling, and at least 6 ft apart when stopped.


    KOREANSKA TACOS OCH KANSKE GLASS (ad-hoc ride)

    Level C-: 9.5-11mph, 25 miles. Meet at Sickles Park. Little Silver NJ 07739. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is Ben Sickles #2 to Mogo Etc 24.5.
    Leader: Ben Blum, , 848.667.5020

    . Easy paced, 9.5 - 10MPH flat ride.Group stays together. Dine at MOGO in Asbury Park. Optional ice cream at Cookman Creamey. Please bring mask


    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: Walter H. Johnson, , 267-250-3433

    OWLS(Older, Wiser, Slower, Paced) ride through Fairmount Park and beyond. Please wear helmet(required by he club). Bring extra tube and tools to repair flat, water, sunscreen, $ for mid-ride snack stop, and a good sense of humor.


    Sunny Sunday C Spin-Off to Flourtown

    Levels C: 12mph, 35 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm.
    Leaders: Tom Witt, , 215-665-5578 and Jim Kahn, , 215-771-4487 

    A true C ride, which cheerfully waits to regroup. Some climbing required. Snack stop at the Giant in Flourtown.

  • MonNov. 072022
    Monday Ride to Conshy

    Levels C: 11.5mph, D: 11mph, 20 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am.
    Leaders: Diana Dooley, , 215 680 2322 and Ginnie Zipf, , 610-529-3214 

    Monday D ride to Tricycle on SRT in conshohocken. November 7th. 11 mph. Meet at cosmic cafe at 10:00 am. Let"s have coffee and return back . Can go out SRT or Umbria, return same ways. Leader: Ginnie or Diana (Steve is away and Diana recovering from COVID) Preregister.


    Tandem ride on Monday

    Level Tandem: 13mph, 32-45 miles. Meet at Valley Forge National Park - Betzwood Picnic Area (by bathrooms). The tandem ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/35963189.
    Leader: Manny Menendez, , 610-291-0625

    Let's take advantage of warm weather on Monday to get a Tandem ride in this week. Ride from VFNP-Betzwood, up the PT to Graterford and then on quiet roads to Royersford. Lunch stop in Royersford at True Blue Bakery. From Royersford we have the option to ride west on the new section of the SRT to the US422 bridge. Then return east on the SRT to VFNP. The basic route is 32 miles and with the extension west on the SRT is 45 miles. Bring water and snacks and money for a lunch stop. Single bike riders welcome.

  • TueNov. 082022
    Havertown

    Level C- through D: 10-11mph, 25 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Ginnie Zipf, , 610-529-3214

    This ride will have a few hills, but nothing too steep. We will ride out to Ardmore then over through Havertown. We will take 2 bike paths in Havertown - one along Darby Creek and the Pennsy Trail. We will regroup as needed. There will be a coffee/food stop along the way.

  • WedNov. 092022
    BCP Monthly Board Meeting for November - ALL Club Members Welcome to Participate

    Meet at Roxborough Memorial Hospital, 5800 Ridge Ave, 19128. Cafeteria Conference Room A, on Ground Floor. The event starts at 6:30 pm.
    Organizer: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    All BCP members are warmly welcome to participate in our monthly Board meeting, where we discuss important club business and topics of concern and interest to our members, e.g., safety, upcoming events, bike culture in our city & region, etc. BCP's Board of Directors values and appreciates YOUR comments and feedback on club rides, events, safety, etc. We need YOUR input to improve services to our members. LIGHT DINNER is served before our discussions begin. VENUE: Roxborough Memorial Hospital at 5800 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia 19128. Main Entrance is on Jamestown St. Take elevator down to Ground Floor to Cafeteria Conference Room A. MASKS ARE REQUIRED inside the building, as per sign posted at front lobby.

  • ThuNov. 102022
    Thursday Morning Hill Ride: Ardmore Farmer's Market-Short Route

    Level D: 10mph, 25 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Jeff Berger, , 302-562-0935

    Rain is predicted for the afternoon. So we'll do a shorter route to lunch at the Farmer's Market. From Hagys Ford Road, we'll go down only as far as Mill Creek Road at West Mill Creek Park (cutting out the ride down to Flat Rock Park) and then we'll go up the closed-to-traffic Mill Creek Road to the Farmer's Market. From there, we'll head back downhill to the Cynwyd Trail, West Laurel Hill Cemetery, and to the start. This is a kinder, gentler hill ride. Some long climbs. But no really steep climbs.

  • FriNov. 112022
    Friday Frolic w/Linda. Early Morning 36-miler, before the rain arrives

    Level B-/C+: 13-14mph, 36 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/34879533.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    For Veterans Day, 11/11: Early AM, relatively short jaunt, in order to return before the rain is forecast to arrive this afternoon. 36-miles from UDHS to Doylestown. Brief stop for coffee/snack and bathroom break at Starbucks in Doylestown at the mid-way point. Rolling terrain with 1896 feet of climbing, but no severe climbs. Return ~12:30, before the rain. Time in the afternoon to pay tribute to the veterans in your life, especially the ones you are missing the most. 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.

  • SatNov. 122022
    Early Morning, Pre-Party Ramble, THEN, return to the Fall Open House Party (ad-hoc ride)

    Level B-/C+: 13-14mph, 40 miles. Meet at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy. The ride leaves at 8:15 am. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27072522.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Early morning ramble from Springside Chestnut Hill Academy (site of our Fall Open House Party later today, 1:00 to 4:00pm) through eastern Montgomery County and a little bit of Bucks, to the Wegman's of Warrington for a brief rest stop at the half-way mark. Return from Warrington to Chestnut Hill via Horsham, Oreland, and Wyndmoor. Total climbing 2042 ft. Return to the Finish in time to help set-up for the Fall Open House Party. START/FINISH: Parking lot of the Middle School of Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, 8000 Cherokee St. This is a large, open parking lot. We will post "BCP" signs. All members are warmly welcome to join us!


    CANCELLED Early Bird Ride to Coffee in Devon and E. Fairmount Park Loops (ad-hoc ride)

    Level B-: 14-14.5mph, 53 +/- miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 8:45 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Jeffrey Braff, , 215-837-2808

    Assemble at 8:45. Depart at 8:50 SHARP! Ride through West Fairmount Park, Bala Cynwyd. Merion, Havertown, Haverford, Bryn Mawr, Devon, Wayne, Conshohocken, etc., finishing with Manayunk Bridge and East Fairmount Park Loops. At mile 26 or so, 35-minute coffee stop at Pour Richards (it's all about the coffee). Many hills (approx. 3,100 feet of climbing), including 10 or so relatively long ones, but no killers. Will regroup if necessary, but riders are expected to maintain the group pace.


    Toss of the Dice 2.0 - Paoli - 54 Miles

    Level B: 14-15mph, 35-80 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is Paoli Original.
    Leader: Joseph Pless, , 610-937-9010

    Various friendly rides per DAILY RIDE CALENDAR departing FROM THE PARKING ATTENDANT BOOTH at specified time and ranging 35-80 miles. 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, tire irons and multi-tool. Check daily listing for route information. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure time. Pre-registration preferred.


    Going to a club party

    Level D: 9-12mph, 25-30 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 10:00 am.
    Leader: Ginnie Zipf, , 610-529-3214

    OWLS(Older, Wiser, Longer, Slower) paced ride through Fairmount Park and beyond. We will follow the Schuylkill River Trail to Tricycle Cafe for a brief coffee stop, then turn back on the SRT and towards the site of the annual fall party given by the Bicycle Club of Philadelphia. The ride along the trail is relatively flat, but then we have to climb out of the Schuylkill Valley to get to SpringHill-Chestnut Hill Academy. While there, we will enjoy lunch-like entrees before starting back to the start. The return ride will generally be downhill. Please wear helmet(required by the club). Please bring extra-tube and tools to repair a flat, water, proper dress for weather conditions, and $ for the coffee stop.


    BCP's Fall Open House Party

    Meet at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy. The event starts at 1:00 pm. Additional information: Fall Open House page and volunteer sign-up.
    Organizer: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Our club's annual celebration of the blazing colors of fall. Please join us for refreshments, merriment, raffle prizes, and music. There will be club rides on the calendar, heading to and from the party. Hours of the party are from 1:00 to 4:00pm. Set-up begins ~12:00/12:15pm. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for set-up and clean-up. We'll be meeting at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, 8000 Cherokee St, in the Middle School Cafeteria. We will post signs around the venue.

  • SunNov. 132022
    Early Bird Ride to Coffee in Devon and E. Fairmount Park Loops (ad-hoc ride)

    Level B-: 14-14.5mph, 53 +/- miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Jeffrey Braff, , 215-837-2808

    Assemble at 9:00. Depart at 9:05 SHARP! Ride through West Fairmount Park, Bala Cynwyd. Merion, Havertown, Haverford, Bryn Mawr, Devon, Wayne, Conshohocken, etc., finishing with Manayunk Bridge and East Fairmount Park Loops. At mile 26 or so, 35-minute coffee stop at Pour Richards (it's all about the coffee). Many hills (approx. 3,100 feet of climbing), including 10 or so relatively long ones, but no killers. Will regroup if necessary, but riders are expected to maintain the group pace.


    Inaugural Hike for the 2022-2023 Winter Hiking Season in the Wissahickon, Post-Hike Social

    Hike Moderate Pace on Moderate Trails, 6.6 miles. Meet at St Martin's Trailhead. The hike leaves at 9:30 am. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/32031232.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Start off the new Winter Hiking Season and re-connect with your hiking companions with a pretty route along the Cresheim and Wissahickon Creeks. This is a 6.6 mi hike from St Martin's Trailhead (intersection of St. Martin's Lane and Huron St, where St. Martin's dead-ends into the park) to Rex Avenue Bridge, then to Mt. Airy Bridge and back, mostly on the Orange and Yellow Trails. Passes Valley Green just before the 4-mile mark. For the hike, please wear sturdy hiking/walking shoes. Walking sticks/poles are not required, but they are helpful for traction. ON-LINE PREREGISTRATION for this hike is strongly encouraged, in order to save writing time at the starting point. Please click on the "Preregister" link to enter your name & contact info. CO-LEADER/SWEEP WELCOME: If you would like to be the Co-Leader or Sweep, THANK YOU!! Please contact the Leader (LMc) to have your name added to this listing. POST-HIKE SOCIAL with plenty of refreshments and merriment will take place at the home of Chuck Herbert, nearby, on West Mermaid Lane.


    CANCELLED Destination Haddonfield Walk

    Hike Swift Pace on Moderate Trails, 6 miles. Meet at Rittenhouse Square NE entrance - corner of 18th and Walnut St. The hike leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://www.strava.com/routes/3021629254437326730.
    Leader: Rob Gusky, , 920-573-5128

    From the meeting spot in Rittenhouse Square, walk to the Patco station at 15/16th & Locust Street and ride to Ferry Avenue station. Walk through Cooper River Park to the historic borough of Haddonfield, where we will enjoy a fresh Indian meal at Cross Culture. Return to Philadelphia via Patco Haddonfield station.


    Elsie, Orson och ett träd genom ett däck (ad-hoc ride)

    Level C-: 9.5-11mph, 25 miles. Meet at Village Park Cranbury NJ. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is Ben Cranbury #36 Elsie Orson och ett träd genom ett däck 24.7 miles.
    Leader: Ben Blum, , 848.667.5020

    Easy paced ride averaging around 10MPH. Group stays together. See the cenotaph for Elsie the Cow, a tree growing thru a house's deck, and a monument to Orson Welles' broadcast. Dining around mile 18. Please bring a mask. We might ride the route in reverse due to the 'usual' lunch stop being closed.


    SUNNY SUNDAY D RIDE

    Level D: 10-11mph, 18 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm.
    Leader: Walter H. Johnson, , 267-250-3433

    The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. OWLS(Older, Wiser, Slower, Paced) ride, often through Fairmount Park and beyond. Please wear helmet(required by he club). Bring extra tube and tools to repair flat, water, sunscreen, $ for mid-ride snack stop, and a good sense of humor.


    Sunny Sunday C Spin-Off

    Level C: 12mph Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm.
    Leader: Delora Winslow, , 215-796-8917

    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. We do not go on the Sunday of the Scenic Schuylkill Century (September 11, 2022).


    Sunday Afternoon (Post-Hike, Post-Party) Winter Ramble Ride - Chestnut Hill to Prospectville

    Level B-/C+: 13-14mph, 34 miles. Meet at Gravel parking lot at W. Willow Grove and St. Martins Lane, across from St. Martin-in-the-Fields Church. The ride leaves at 2:00 pm. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/41417803.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    For 11/13: Afternoon ride after the New Hiking Season Kick-Off Party. Meet at the gravel parking lot at 400 West Willow Grove Ave (corner of W. Willow Grove and St. Martins Lane), across from St. Martin-in-the-Fields Church. Autumn meander through Mont. Co. and a little bit of Bucks. Stop at the Wawa in Prospectville for a brief rest break. Just under 34 miles, 1818 ft climbing. Outbound via Hatboro-Horsham, return via Ft. Washington. Return by 5:00pm. PLEASE BRING LIGHTS. GENERIC DESCRIPTION: Scenic loop, thru Mont.Co. or Lower Bucks, brief rest stop. MEETING POINTS WILL VARY, based on the various Start/Finish points of the morning hike somewhere in the Wissahickon. Return by 5:00pm. Distance will be determined by sunset time. Please bring LIGHTS. Details posted each week. Every Sun during winter hike season, weather permitting, w/possible exception Valentine's Day weekend. 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 will be maintained, based on the current public health guidelines in effect at the time.

  • MonNov. 142022
    Monday Ride to Conshy

    Level D: 10.5mph, 25 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Diana Dooley, , 215 680 2322

    Monday, Nov 14th D ride back to Feine Cafe in Conshy. 10.5 mph Meet at Cosmic cafe at 10:00 am . Out SRT, Umbria or SRT, up to Conshy over to 8th st to back of Feine. Return through Laurel Hill cemetery. You know the way. Wear warm clothes! Pre-register. Leader: Diana Dooley, 215-680-2322.

  • TueNov. 152022
    Narberth

    Level D: 10-11mph, 20 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Ginnie Zipf, , 610-529-3214

    We will cycle our usual route to Narberth for coffee and pastries and enjoy in the seating area by the train station. Return via Bryn Mawr Ave and Rock Hill Road.

  • WedNov. 162022
    Weds Morning Hill Ride!

    Level C-: 11mph, 25 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Paul di Francesco, , 215 459 3174

    I'll be leading the traditionally listed Thursday Morning Hill Ride starting this week and continuing until further notice on Wednesdays as Jeff goes into his yearly hibernation(!) This Wednesday's route will be based on riders input, so show up with your suggestions! Please take note of the new day!

  • FriNov. 182022
    RIDE TO TREE PLANTING FOR TRAFFIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS (ad-hoc ride)

    Level D: 8mph, 16 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 7:30 am.
    Leader: Sid Ozer, , 215-849-1989

    Ride to the tree planting at Germantown Friends School 31 W Coulter St Phila in memory of traffic violence victims. Will run from 9am to 10am before cycling back to Boathouse Row. Helmets required. Distance approx 16 miles roundtrip. Optional return via Regional Rail.


    Friday Frolic w/Linda. Upper Dublin High School to Doylestown

    Level B-/C+: 13-14mph, 36 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/34879533.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Pretty loop - 36-miles, due to early morning chill, from UDHS to Doylestown. Brief stop for coffee/snack and bathroom break at Starbucks in Doylestown at the mid-way point. Rolling terrain with 1896 feet of climbing, but no severe climbs. Route can be lengthened a bit, if riders would like a few more miles. 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.

  • SatNov. 192022
    Toss of the Dice 2.0 - Wyndmoor - 28 Miles

    Level B: 14-15mph, 35-80 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is If you blinked you missed it.
    Leader: Joseph Pless, , 610-937-9010

    Various friendly rides per DAILY RIDE CALENDAR departing FROM THE PARKING ATTENDANT BOOTH at specified time and ranging 35-80 miles. 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, tire irons and multi-tool. Check daily listing for route information. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure time. Pre-registration preferred.


    Kelly Center - Havertown, PA

    Level D: 10mph, 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: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

    Just back from cycling Richmond, VA to Key West, FL with a good tan, join in a cold ride to the Kelly Center in Havertown for coffee and pastry. Dress accordingly. Cold weather riding season has begun. If KYW is reporting rain outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels.

  • SunNov. 202022
    Hike the Wissahickon: Crefeld to Valley Green 🚶‍♀️ 🐕 🚶🏽 🚶‍♀️🚶🏽

    Level Moderate Pace on Moderate Trails, 5.2 miles. Meet at Crefeld St Trailhead (8940 Crefeld St. Philadelphia, PA 19118). The ride leaves at 9:30 am. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/34665935.
    Leader: Charles Herbert, , 215-430-3222

    🚶🏽 🚶‍♀️🚶🏽Join us for a moderately paced hike from the Lavender Trail trailhead at 8940 Crefeld St in Chestnut Hill (Phila., PA 19118) to Valley Green and back. 🚶‍♀️🚶🏽🚶🏽‍♂️🚶‍♂️ We'll hike down the Lavender and White trails past the statute of Teedyuscung overlooking the Wissahickon Gorge, to Valley Green, then back along Forbidden Drive and over the 1855 Thomas Mill Covered Bridge, the only 19th Century covered bridge in any major American city. 🚶‍♀️ 🐕 🚶🏽 🚶‍♀️The trailhead is a short distance from the Chestnut Hill West Station on SEPTA's R8 line, in the heart of Chestnut Hill. 🚂 The 8:40 am train from Suburban station arrives at 9:15 am. 🚂 We can meet those arriving by train for the start of the hike. (return train at 1:35 pm) 🅿️ There is plenty of free, safe on-street parking on quiet Crefeld St. at the trailhead. 🕧 The hike should end before 12:30 pm. 🚶🏽‍♂️🚶‍♀️🚶🏽🚶‍♂️🚶‍♀️ 🐕 🚶🏽Each Sunday from Nov 13, 2022 to March 6, 2023 BCP will sponsor a hike in the Wissahickon. 🚶🏽🚶🏽‍♂️🚶‍♂️ New hikers and veterans alike are welcome to join us. 🚶‍♂️🚶‍♀️ 🐕 🚶🏽🚶🏽‍♂️ 🚶‍♀️


    WORLD DAY OF REMEMBRANCE RIDE (ad-hoc ride)

    Level D: 8mph, 5 miles. Meet at Wissahickon Charter School Fernhill Campus (not Awbury Campus) 4700G Wissahickon Ave @ Deacon St Phila. The ride leaves at 11:30 am.
    Leader: Sid Ozer, , 215-849-1989

    Ride to the Philadelphia’s World Day of Remembrance, in memory of traffic violence victims. The event at Fish Park Broad and Butler Sts will run from 12:30pm to 2pm before cycling back to Wissahickon Charter School. Helmets required. Distance approx 5 miles roundtrip.


    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. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, , 610-626-3338

    OWLS(Older, Wiser, Longer, Slower) paced ride for any age through Fairmount Park and beyond. Please wear helmet(required by the club). Bring extra tube and tools to fix a flat, water, proper clothes for the weather conditions, $ for mid ride snack stop. The ride might have a hill or two to help with physical conditioning and the enjoyment of going down a hill as your reward.


    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. We do not go on the Sunday of the Scenic Schuylkill Century (September 11, 2022).


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

    Level B-/C+: 13-14mph, 39 miles. Meet at Bruno's, Northwestern and Germantown Aves. The ride leaves at 1:10 pm. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29016154.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    For 11/20: Bruno's to Oaks for a brief rest stop at Dunkin Donuts (or, Wawa, to save time), via Schuylkill River Trail. In Oaks, we'll do a little scenic loop off the trail, before our rest stop. Total climbing 1328 ft. Most of the route is on the flat SRT. GENERIC DESCRIPTION: Scenic loop, thru Mont.Co. or Lower Bucks, brief rest stop. MEETING POINTS WILL VARY, based on the various Start/Finish points of the Sunday morning hike somewhere in the Wissahickon. Return by 5:00pm. Distance will be determined by sunset time. Please bring LIGHTS. Details posted each week. Every Sun during winter hike season, weather permitting, w/possible exception Valentine's Day weekend. If weather not bike-friendly, ride may be replaced by snow activity. Keep moving through winter - maintain base fitness for spring cycling in March.

  • MonNov. 212022
    Narberth - Great Expectations Together

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

    Cold be damed! We will ride! Ride to Narberth, PA for pastries and hot coffee. We will take both the traditional route out and the traditional route back. If KYW is reporting rain outside their studios one hour prior to start, ride cancels.

  • TueNov. 222022
    Tuesday Ride to Conshy

    Levels C-: 11mph, D: 10.5mph, 23 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leaders: Diana Dooley, , 215 680 2322 and Steve Perkiss, , 215-852-9093 

    We will do our monday D ride to Conshy on Tuesday this week as it will not be as cold, and your 2 leaders are a bit "cold shy"..... November 22 @ 10:00 am at Cosmic Cafe. We will go to 4th St Deli and find a spot in the sun. Leaders: Diana and Steve. Pre-register


    Elsie, Orson och ett träd genom ett däck (ad-hoc ride)

    Level C-: 9.5-11mph, 25 miles. Meet at Village Park Cranbury NJ. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is Ben Cranbury #35 Three Sites 22.2 ..
    Leader: Ben Blum, , 848.667.5020

    Flat, easy 10 MPH pace from Village Park Cranbury NJ. See the grave of Elsie the cow, a monument to The War of the World's Broadcast and a tree growing thru a house's deck. The group stays together. Rest/Food stop around mile 15 at the Grover's Mill Coffee Shop.. Please bring a mask.. Leader: Ben Blum, , 848.667.5020

  • WedNov. 232022
    Wednesday Morning Hill Ride

    Level C-: 11mph, 25 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Paul di Francesco, , 215 459 3174

    We could go down Hollow Rd to Flat Rock Park, then up Mill Creek to Consho State Rd. Then over to Fairview Rd for a scenic descent, then Righters Mill Rd and homeward - OR totally open to rider input! Come give your two cents worth and celebrate a possible high of 50 degrees!

  • ThuNov. 242022
    Pre-Turkey, Thanksgiving Morning Ride, UDHS to Skippack. TWO LEADERS, TWO PACES

    Levels B/B-: 14-15mph, B-/C+: 13-14mph, 36 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38035396.
    Leaders: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862 and Elisabeth Charrier, , 215-260-6201 

    Morning ride before our holiday feast from UDHS to the WaWa in Skippack. Some hills, regroup as needed. Riders should be able to keep the average pace. Faster on flats, slower on hills. Bring plenty to drink and an on bike snack. Quick snack & bathroom break at Wawa at ~half-way mark. Total climbing 1585 ft - nothing too severe. Plan to return by 1:00, in order for us to get to our holiday festivities with our families. TWO LEADERS, TWO PACES - Elisabeth Charrier will lead a 14-15 group, and LMc will lead a 13-14 group. Pre-registration at the link below is strongly encouraged, to save you writing time at the ride start.


    Wegmans, King of Prussia

    Level D: 10mph, 40 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

    I heard from my niece that the Chester Valley Trail Connecter to the Schuylkill River Trail is finished and open. Let's check it out with a out and back ride to Wegmans of King of Prussia! We can pick up a individual, already prepared Thanksgiving day meal to bring home to commiserate the holiday. If KYW is reporting rain outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels.

  • FriNov. 252022
    Friday Frolic w/Linda. Post-Holiday Special: Good Coffee to brighten up a Gray Friday. Ambler to Broad Street Grind in Souderton

    Level B-: 14mph, 39 miles. Meet at Weaver's Way Co-op in Ambler, 217 E. Butler Pike. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38349369.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    Pretty loop in Montgomery County in search of a good cup of hot coffee. The cafe at the mid-way point (Broad Street Grind in Souderton) is very popular among club members who know their coffee. Today's ride will leave at 9:45, slightly later than usual, in order to give the roads a chance to dry out. (Chance of rain at 7:00am this morning.) Today's route will meander through West Point, Hatfield, Lansdale, and Gwynedd. Total elevation 1957 ft. Start/Finish: Parking lot of Weaver's Way Co-Op Market on Butler Ave in downtown Ambler. Rest rooms are available inside Weaver's Way. Please zoom in on the RWGPS.com map link to view the meeting point. Please dress warmly in layers. 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. As long as we are enjoying outdoor exercise, and Mother Nature, in the company of friends, we'll have a memorable outing.


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

    Level D: 10mph, 16 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 11:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Steven H Beispiel, , 445-456-8866

    Simple ride to the Papper Trail Bike Coffee Shop over the Wisahicon Park Bike Trail. Ture D ride. We will cheerfully wait for all especially the leader. This is the inaugural as ride leader for Steven Beispiel!

  • SatNov. 262022
    Newark, DE to Turkey Point Lighthouse SCENIC Adventure - TWO LEADERS, TWO PACES

    Levels B: 15mph, B-/C+: 13.5-14.5mph, 59 miles. Meet at Parking lot of the Newark & Pomeroy Rail Trail, near Trek Bikes & Ski Bum stores, next to the Newark Shopping Center on Main St. . The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/17801365.
    Leaders: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862 and Daniel Operacz, , 267-265-9358 

    In honor of Thanksgiving turkey, this ride is a revival of the late Peter Odell's classic route to the Turkey Point Lighthouse, on the scenic and peaceful peninsula between the Elk River and the North East River, at the head of the Chesapeake Bay. Mostly quiet roads in northwestern Delaware and northeastern Maryland. Rest stop at mile 18.5, in the cute town of Northeast, MD. ScenicTurkey Point Lighthouse at the tip of the peninsula is at mile 31.5. (The Lighthouse Trail runs right along the perimeter of the peninsula.) On the return, we have a rest stop at a market/deli at mile 45. Total elevation gain is 3986 feet. Mostly rolling terrain, with some steep climbs (up-down-up-down) close to the lighthouse at the tip of the peninsula. We will stop to regroup as needed. Travel time from Philadelphia to Newark is ~one hour. Driving Directions from Philadelphia: I-95 South into DE, then DE-273 West toward Newark/Univ. of DE. DE-273 will lead you to Main St. The Newark Shopping Center, the Rail Trail parking lot, and Bike Line & Ski Bum stores will be on your right. TWO LEADERS, TWO PACES - Dan Operacz will lead a group at15mph, LMc will lead a 13.5 - 14.5 group.


    Daryl's Pastries Inc. Elkins Park, PA

    Level D: 10mph, 34 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 will ride up to Daryl's Pastries via Cresson Valley Rd and Ivy Ridge Rd to Elkins Park. Hopefully I will be able to meet up with Bob Peckman, my Richmond, VA to Miami/Key West cycling buddy to return his bike helmet. Return paralleling the Reading and Philadelphia Railroad tracks and Ogontz Ave in Philadelphia. If KYW is reporting rain outside their studio, one hour prior to start, ride cancels.


    CANCELLED Toss of the Dice 2.0

    Levels B: 14-15mph, 35-80 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leaders: Simon Knight, , 215-219-9555 and Joseph Pless, , 610-937-9010 

    Various friendly rides per DAILY RIDE CALENDAR departing FROM THE PARKING ATTENDANT BOOTH at specified time and ranging 35-80 miles. 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, tire irons and multi-tool. Check daily listing for route information. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure time. Pre-registration preferred.


    ELSIE, ORSON OCH ETT TRÄD GENOM ETT DÄCK (ad-hoc ride)

    Level C-: 9.5-11mph, 25 miles. Meet at Village Park Cranbury NJ. The ride leaves at 10:30 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is Ben Cranbury #36 Elsie Orson och ett träd genom ett däck 24.7 miles..
    Leader: Ben Blum, , 848.667.5020

    Easy paced ride averaging around 10MPH. Group stays together. See the cenotaph for Elsie the Cow, a tree growing thru a house's deck, and a monument to Orson Welles' broadcast. Dining around mile 18. Please bring a mask.

  • SunNov. 272022
    CANCELLED 🦃 Hike the Wissahickon - Post T-Day Calorie Burn!! 🦃

    Hike Moderate Pace on Moderate Trails, 5.5 miles. Meet at Blue Bell Park. The hike leaves at 9:30 am.
    Leader: Robin Einhorn, , 215-837-5031

    Join Our SCU/BCP Hike In The Wissahickon To burn some post T-Day calories! 🚶🏽🚶🏻‍♀️🐕🚶🏿‍♀️ We'll meet in the parking lot at Blue Bell Park (🅿️ free parking). 🥾 Please wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring poles if needed. 🚶🏽‍♂️🚶🏿‍♀️🐕‍🦺 Also bring water and snack. Restrooms may not be available so plan accordingly. 🚶🏿‍♂️🚶🏼‍♂️🚶🏽Please RSVP here or on on the SCU Meetup site: https://www.meetup.com/suburban-cyclists-unlimited-meetup/events/289878917 (Only register on 1 site). 🚂 The start is near the Tuplehocken Station on SEPTA's West Chestnut Hill Line. 🚂 The 8:40 am from Suburban station arrives at 9:03 am. We will have someone meet you at the station to walk over to the start of the hike. 🚶🏿‍♂️🐕🚶🏽The hike will leave promptly at 9:30 am . 🕤🧍🏃🏾 Any cancellations due to inclement weather will be posted by 7:00 AM that morning . ❄️💧🐧 Feel free to contact me if you have any questions. 🚶🏽🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏿‍♂️🐕🚶🏽‍♂️🚶🏿‍♀️ 🦃


    CANCELLED Sunny Sunday D Ride

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

    OWLS (Older, Wiser, Longer, Slower) paced ride through Fairmount Park and beyond for any age, new to biking, or resuming biking after a layoff. Please wear helmet(required by the club.). Bring water, dress properly for the weather, extra tube and tools to fix a flat, proper dress for the weather conditions, and $ for mid-ride snack stop. We might have a short practice session to practice an essential biking skill. There might be a hill or two to help with physical conditioning and losing the extra calories consumed for Thanksgiving Day celebrations. We will regroup at the top of the hill to catch our breaths.


    CANCELLED Sunny Sunday C Spin-Off

    Level C: 12mph Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm.
    Leader: 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. We do not go on the Sunday of the Scenic Schuylkill Century (September 11, 2022).


    Sunday Afternoon (Post-Hike) Winter Ramble Ride (General description -- specific details will be posted for each Sunday) IF IT'S RAINING AT 1:00, RIDE WILL NOT TAKE PLACE TODAY.

    Level B-: 14mph, 32-40 miles. Meet at Bruno's, Northwestern and Germantown Aves. The ride leaves at 1:15 pm. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

    IF IT'S RAINING AT 1:00, RIDE WILL NOT TAKE PLACE TODAY. Scenic loop, thru Mont.Co. or Lower Bucks, brief rest stop. MEETING POINTS WILL VARY, based on the various Start/Finish points of the morning hike somewhere in the Wissahickon. Return by 5:00pm. Distance will be determined by sunset time. Please bring LIGHTS. Details posted each week. Every Sun during winter hike season, weather permitting, w/possible exception Valentine's Day weekend. 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 will be maintained, based on the current public health guidelines in effect at the time.

  • MonNov. 282022
    Conshohocken- Tricycle

    Levels D: 10-11mph, 25 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leaders: Steve Perkiss, , 215-852-9093 and Diana Dooley, , 215 680 2322 

    Ride out the SRT or Umbria to Tricycle. Back across Manayunk bridge and through W, Laural Hill cemetery. Sound familiar?

  • TueNov. 292022
    "Jimmy Mack is Back Attack Ride to Narberth-Ack"

    Level D: 10.5mph, 19 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: James McElwain, , 215-990-9745

    This is my first day back since August 2nd and I'm so happy and grateful to be with you! Our destination will be Le Petit Mitron in Narberth, or if you prefer, GET Cafe. We can then enjoy our treat in the bike park by the train station.or if too chilly, inside at GET. Let's go up Bryn Mawr Avenue to Highland Ave. , but this time we'll avoid the tunnel and stairs under the tracks, On the way back, we'll take Bala to Conshohocken St. Rd then St Asaph's to Neal Dr. down tothe MLK. Cue sheets will not be available. Weather should be clear and relatively warm so hope you can come out and join us!

  • WedNov. 302022
    Merchantville Train Station, A Different Way

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

    I want to try something different in a sense. We will cycle over the Ben Franklin Bridge to Camden, NJ. Then board the River Line to Riverton, NJ and cycle back to the Merchantville Train Station Cafe. After a coffee, continue home on our bikes from there. If KYW is reporting rain outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels.

 November, 2022

RSVP - Fall Open House

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