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

Standard Listing Calendar | Grouped List

 October 2018 

  • October 28:00AM
    Tue October 2, 2018 - RiverBend for Coffee

    Level C-: 11-11.5mph, 20 miles. Meet at VFNHP visitor center main parking lot (near the rest rooms). The ride leaves at 8:00 am. Going to RiverBend for coffee. 20 miles r/t, C- pace. Show and go. Meet up at RiverBend with any riders biking from Philly at 9:00 or so. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Steve Trobovic, , 610-687-9229

  • October 210:00AM
    Tue October 2, 2018 - Ride Yer Bike Tuesday

    Levels B/B-: 15-16mph, C+: 13-14mph, 44 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Bring yer bike & sense of adventure. Some days we'll ride familiar favorite routes, other days we'll scope out new routes. Today we'll ride to Tabora's in Chalfont, and then on to Pizza Time Saloon in West Point. Lots of rolling hills, with the exception of Iron Hill (short but steep) and Callowhill (long but gradual), both on the way to Tabora's. Very pretty ride, lots of low traffic roads in the countryside. Will regroup as needed, but must be able to maintain the posted pace. Must be willing to ride safely & obey traffic laws. Note, just two paces today. Check day of the ride if weather is iffy (rain cancels). THE LAST RIDE OF THE MONTH STARTS FROM CENTRAL PARK, DOYLESTOWN AND NOVEMBER RIDES WILL BE AD HOC RE DAY OF THE WEEK AND START TIME. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26093115.
    Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, , 215-913-3246 and Bob Doyle, , 703-963-9905 

  • October 26:30PM
    Tue October 2, 2018 - Monthly QR Mailing Party

    Level All Meet at Cozen O'Connor, 1650 Market St.. The ride leaves at 6:30 pm. All welcome to help mail the newsletter, snacks and good company guaranteed along with some light work.
    Leader: Tom Witt, , 215-665-5578

  • October 36:30PM
    Wed October 3, 2018 - Pagoda in the Dark - C+/B-, 2245 ft climbing

    Level C+: 13mph, 30.8 miles. Meet at Gravel parking log, E. Main/N. Water Birdsboro, PA. The ride leaves at 6:30 pm. The Phoenixville day/night dog rides return with a special treat - a road trip to Birdsboro, to ride to the Reading Pagoda in the twilight. Strong headlights and taillights are required. This ride travels north from Birdsboro toward Reading, culminating in a climb up Mt Penn, past the Pagoda and Fire Tower, before descending back down to Birdsboro. Construction on the route has forced a detour which provides the opportunity for more climbing. No one dropped, regroup as necessary, but please be prepared to ride the advertised pace on rolling to hilly terrain. Precipitation cancels. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28719268.
    Leader: Rick Christie, , 610-787-1985

  • October 49:00AM
    Thu October 4, 2018 - CANCELLED Ride Thursdays!

    Level B-/C+: 13.5-14.5mph, 45 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Weather forecast promises sun this week! Join us for a brisk ride out to Harlyesville,. Only 1945 ft climbing, and very scenic route. Bring water, snacks, money for lunch stop in Harleysville at the Clemons Market. No drops but should be able to ride posted pace. CO Leaders welcome ! Ride with GPS route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/17206271 Check back here for late route changes/ weather cancellations Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Cassandra hogue, , 484-868-6236

  • October 512:45PM
    Fri October 5, 2018 - Friday Afternoon Frolic w/Linda. UDHS to Centre Square, Gwynedd, and Whole Foods Market in Springhouse

    Level B-: 14mph, 45-50, +/- miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 12:45 pm. Leader has to work in the morning, so this will be an afternoon ramble. Pretty route through eastern Montgomery County. Quick rest stop for bathroom at Centre Square Park at mile 20, then, a food stop at Whole Foods Market in Springhouse at mile 31. Total climbing 2226 ft. Plan is to return by 4:30-5:00pm. PLEASE NOTE: Morning Departure for the Friday Frolic ride will resume on October 12. 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. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28678824.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • October 68:00AM
    Sat October 6, 2018 - Early Bird Ride to Coffee in Ambler (ad-hoc ride)

    Level B: 15mph, 51 +/- miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 8:00 am. Assemble at 8:00. Depart at 8:05 SHARP! Ride through East Falls, Wyndmoor, Oreland, Fort Washington, Upper Dublin, Ambler, Plymouth Meeting, Sherry Lake, Manayunk, and Bala Cynwyd. Several hills but no killers. 30-minute coffee stop at Abyss in Ambler. (It's all about the coffee!). Will regroup at top of hills if necessary, but riders are expected to maintain posted speed (what our computers read upon ride completion). PLEASE PREREGISTER: saves time; ensures that I will be able to read important emergency info; and no problem if you change your mind and don't show up since we will not be waiting past the posted departure time. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Jeff Braff, , 215-665-2048

  • October 68:05AM
    Sat October 6, 2018 - Main Line Cycles Brisk Ride

    Levels A: 16-17mph, 40-55 miles. Meet at Main Line Cycles front of shop 919 Montgomery Ave. The ride leaves at 8:05 am. Great roads with low traffic. We have a few routes that bring us out around or through Ridley Creek State Park. Average speed will be 16-17 mph, but note that these routes include over 4000' of climbing. Bring a snack for a brief mid-ride break. Consider the on-line routes approximate. Leave by 8:05 AM. Rain cancels. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1940076.
    Leaders: Jeff Diacik, , 215-783-8537, Derek Barnes, , 610-246-3917 and Shahar Shiff, , 215-776-3963 

  • October 69:00AM
    Sat October 6, 2018 - Saturday B/B+

    Level B+/B: 15.5-16.5mph, 50-60 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Ride to Norristown Farm via Valley Forge. 3000ish feet of climbing. Stragglers will be dropped. 9AM Rollout. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Chris McEntee, , (484) 483-5822

  • October 69:15AM
    Sat October 6, 2018 - Toss of the dice - Whole Foods Spring House - 50 miles

    Level C+: 12-14mph, 45-60 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. Friendly C+ ride with various destinations: BE SURE TO CHECK THE DAILY RIDE CALENDAR FOR RIDE LEADER AND DESTINATION INFORMATION. Bring money for lunch. We will regroup as necessary and wait at turns within ride level expectations. YOU MUST CARRY A SPARE TUBE. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure time. The on-line route map is Whole Foods Spring House.
    Leader: Joseph M. Pless, , 610-937-9010

  • October 76:55AM
    Sun October 7, 2018 - Some Sunday Morning Exercise (Sunday Bulldog) (ad-hoc ride)

    Level A-: 17mph, 37 miles. Meet at Bulldog Statue, 25th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.. The ride leaves at 6:55 am. Ride leaves promptly at 7:00 AM. Intentionally short (note that we go straight across Bethlehem Pike, onto Skippack, instead of making the right) and fast. Riders doing the listed pace will not be dropped (riders failing to keep pace by the turn onto McCallum are encouraged to break off then). There are five regroups on the map, all will be rolling. Where possible we will paceline. Back before 10am! Please pre-register, no worries if you change your mind later. 50% chance of rain between 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM cancels the ride. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/22575791.
    Leader: Ryan Sullivan, , 412-254-3676

  • October 79:00AM
    Sun October 7, 2018 - Kayuh Pedalers: Sunday Rides: Training ride with Bike Temple

    Level C- through D: 10-12mph, 15 - 25 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe 19th St. & Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. This weeks ride will be Bertram Gardens with students from Temple. All are welcome. A no drop ride, re-group when needed. Helmet and Water a must. A light riding snack, rest stops. Safety Instructions. Mid-week update on rides @ Facebook: Kayuh Pedalers. STREET PARKING: S. College St between 20th & 19th
    Leader: Thomas Haney, , 267-259-5231

  • October 79:30AM
    Sun October 7, 2018 - Hopewell Furnace Classic - CO-LEADER WELCOME

    Level B-: 14mph, 60 miles. Meet at French Creek State Park, parking lot at Hopewell Lake, near the boat launch area. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. An incredibly scenic ride through the Oley Valley in Berks County. Thanks to Rich Wagner for this picturesque route. Featuring the crossing of two covered bridges, Three rest stops. One at your standard convenience store. One at a great little deli/restaurant in the quaint town of Oley. And even one at a chocolatier. Terrain will consist of significant climbs for the first and last 15 miles. The middle 30 is rolling to flat. This will be one of the prettiest rides you will do this year. Cue sheets will be available. Total climbing 4176 feet. We will stop to regroup as needed. DRIVING DIRECTIONS to French Creek State Park: Take the Main PA Turnpike (I-76) West to the Downingtown Exit. This is two exits beyond (west of) the Valley Forge exit. After leaving the Turnpike, take PA 100 North/Pottstown Pike for 4 miles. You will pass through the town of Eagle. Turn left onto Conestoga Rd/PA-401 West. Stay on 401 West for 6 miles, then turn right onto PA-345 North/Bulltown Rd. Follow PA-345 North for 4 miles. There will be signs on 345 for French Creek State Park, and Hopewell Lake. CO-LEADER WELCOME, so that we can offer a choice of speeds to our riders. If you'd like to lead at an alternative speed, please contact LMc. thankyou! Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1841715.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • October 712:00PM
    Sun October 7, 2018 - 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. OWLS (Older, Wiser, Longer, Slower) paced ride though Fairmount Park and beyond, depending on the group assembled. Please wear helmet (required by club). Bring extra tube, water, $ for mid ride3 snack. Smiles always welcomed. There might be a hill or two to help new riders increase endurance. No one will be dropped and time allowed to recover at top of hills. Some instructional advice for new riders.
    Leader: Steve Trobovic, , 610-687-9229

  • October 712:15PM
    Sun October 7, 2018 - Sunny Sunday C Spinoff

    Level C: 13mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm. A true C ride that cheerfully waits to regroup. Usually 25-35 miles, usually with a lunch or snack stop. Meet at the Italian Fountain, near the parking garage sign.
    Leader: Tom Witt, , 215-665-5578

  • October 98:00AM
    Tue October 9, 2018 - Show&Go

    Level C-: 11mph, 20 miles. Meet at Valley Forge Park main visitor parking lot. The ride leaves at 8:00 am. Show and Go Coffee Run, 20 mi r/t on the SRT to RiverBend for Suzy Jo donuts. Back by ~ 11:00a.m. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Steve Trobovic, , 610-687-9229

  • October 910:00AM
    Tue October 9, 2018 - Ride Yer Bike Tuesday

    Levels A-/B+: 16.5-17.5mph, B/B-: 15-16mph, C+: 13-14mph, 45 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Bring yer bike & sense of adventure. Some days we'll ride familiar favorite routes, other days we'll scope out new routes. Today we'll ride to Hennings Market in Harleysville (about the 25 mile mark) with a quick park rest stop at about the 14 mile mark). Typical rolling hills, with one climb, Bean Rd. (not terribly steep, but close to a mile long). Will regroup as needed, but must be able to maintain the posted pace. Must be willing to ride safely & obey traffic laws. Check day of the ride if weather is iffy (rain cancels). LAST RIDE OF THE MONTH STARTS FROM CENTRAL PARK, DOYLESTOWN & NOV. RIDES WILL BE AD HOC RE DAY OF WEEK & START TIME. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28719515.
    Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, , 215-913-3246, Daniel Operacz, , 267-265-9358 and Bob Doyle, , 703-963-9905 

  • October 106:00PM
    Wed October 10, 2018 - Phoenixville Day/Night Dog Ride

    Level C+: 13mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. The Phoenixville Dog Park rides will be day/night rides until daylight savings time ends. A strong headlight and taillight are required. The rides will begin in daylight and end in the dark. There will be approximately 2-2.5 hours of dark riding, so please plan batteries accordingly. These are beautiful rides on low-traffic roads. No one dropped, regroup as necessary, but please be prepared to ride the advertised pace on rolling to hilly terrain. Precipitation cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Rick Christie, , 610-787-1985

  • October 119:00AM
    Thu October 11, 2018 - RIDE THURSDAYS!

    Levels B-: 14-15mph, 35-55 miles. Meet at Jacobs Engineering Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. We will ride west on the SRT , make a Loop in Valley Forge Park, then continue west to Phoenixville for coffee and snack break.. we will then ride to the end of the pavement on the Perkiomen Trail before returning to Conshy. Opportunity for some intervals or sprints on the flat trail . No drops but should be able to ride posted pace (it’s flat!) . Bring water ,snacks and helmet. Check back for weather related changes, Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Cassandra hogue, , 484-868-6236

  • October 129:30AM
    Fri October 12, 2018 - Friday Frolic w/Linda. UDHS to Centre Square, Gwynedd, and Whole Foods Market in Springhouse

    Level B-: 14mph, 47 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Pretty route through eastern Montgomery County. Quick rest stop for bathroom at Centre Square Park at mile 20, then, a food stop at Whole Foods Market in Springhouse at mile 31. Total climbing 2226 ft. Plan is to return by 4:30-5:00pm. PLEASE NOTE: Morning Departure for the Friday Frolic ride will resume on October 12. 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. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28678824.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • October 1210:00AM
    Fri October 12, 2018 - Art Museum to Valley Forge via Schuylkill River Trail

    Level C- through D: 11.5-12.5mph, 42 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Mostly flat ride on the SRT from the back of the Art Museum to the Visitor Center at Valley Forge National Park and back. < 2 hours out, < 2 hours back, plus a stop for lunch at Pauline's in Norristown. If you're a Philadelphian who has never ridden past Manayunk, this is a chance to widen your horizons. A leisurely to moderate pace, with no riders left behind. Bring a helmet, water, $ for lunch and a smile. air pump and chain oil available at the start. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28744274.
    Leader: Chuck Herbert, , 215-430-3222

  • October 1210:00AM
    Fri October 12, 2018 - RiverBend

    Level C-: 11.5mph, 25 miles. Meet at VFNHP visitor center,main parking lot.. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Show and Go: Ride to RiverBend to join Chuck Herbert's ride to Valley Forge. 25 miles r/t; C- pace. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Steve Trobovic, , 610-687-9229

  • October 138:05AM
    Sat October 13, 2018 - CANCELLED Main Line Cycles Brisk Ride

    Levels A: 16-17mph, 40-55 miles. Meet at Main Line Cycles front of shop 919 Montgomery Ave. The ride leaves at 8:05 am. Great roads with low traffic. We have a few routes that bring us out around or through Ridley Creek State Park. Average speed will be 16-17 mph, but note that these routes include over 4000' of climbing. Bring a snack for a brief mid-ride break. Consider the on-line routes approximate. Leave by 8:05 AM. Rain cancels. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1940076.
    Leaders: Jeff Diacik, , 215-783-8537, Derek Barnes, , 610-246-3917 and Shahar Shiff, , 215-776-3963 

  • October 139:00AM
    Sat October 13, 2018 - CANCELLED The 8th Annual Round Valley Reservoir 63 Mile Metric Century: 7 Different Paced Ride Groups (12 to 20 mph)

    Levels B: 15mph, B-: 14-14.5mph, C+: 13-13.5mph, C: 12-13mph, 63 miles. Meet at Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead; 1605 Daniel Bray Highway (RT 29 / Main St.), Lambertville,NJ; just north of old CVS lot after Lambertville Police Station. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Seven groups,C12-13 mph, C+ 13-14 mph, B - 14-15 mph, B 15-16 mph, B+ 16-17, A- 17-18 mph and A 18-20 mph. 10 different ride leaders. Very scenic ride thru the backroads of Hunterdon County,NJ. Slow climb up to the ridge overlooking the Delaware River followed by a 5 mile flat section great for a pace line!. We'll then climb up to the reservoir. Sit-down lunch in Whitehouse Station, NJ after viewing the reservoir. Shorter and slower paced 30 and 45 mile ride groups available (see separate ride listings) that DO NOT visit the reservoir... Rain cancels the ride. Ride starts promptly at 9am. Directions: PA Turnpike East to RT 1 North to I-95 North to Scudders Fall Bridge to RT 29 North/Lambertville exit off bridge, to Main St Lambertville, pass CVS, Lambertville Police Station then left into Holcombe-Jimison driveway by blue entrance sign. Meet in rear gravel lot on right at end of driveway. If bathrooms needed use CVS located at Main and Cherry St. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1756461.
    Leaders: Thomas G. Madle, , 215-233-2578, Howard Hochheiser, , 215-913-3246 , Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862 and Stephen A. Muth, , 215-692-3585 

  • October 139:00AM
    Sat October 13, 2018 - CANCELLED The 8th Annual Lambertville to Flemington 43 Mile Loop Ride

    Levels C: 12-13mph, C-: 11-12mph, 43 miles. Meet at Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead Museum, 1605 Daniel Bray Highway (RT29 / Main St.),Lambertville,NJ (Just north of CVS on Main St., then left into driveway). The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Shorter and very scenic "Flemington" loop that DOES NOT visit the Round Valley Reservoir, but heads to Flemington, NJ for lunch. Very scenic ride thru the backroads of Hunterdon County,NJ. The ride passes by the only Covered Bridge in NJ (great for a group photo shot)!.Longer 63 mile "Reservoir" ride groups available and shorter flat 30 mile canal path group also available (see separate listings). Rain cancels ride. Directions: PA Turnpike East to RT 1 North to I-95 North to Scudders Fall Bridge to RT 29 North/Lambertville exit off bridge, to Main St Lambertville, pass CVS, Lambertville Police Station then left into Holcombe-Jimison driveway by blue entrance sign. Meet in rear gravel lot on right at end of driveway. If bathrooms needed use CVS located at intersection of Main and Cherry St. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leaders: Thomas G. Madle, , 215-233-2578 and John W. Moser, , 610-630-8078 

  • October 139:00AM
    Sat October 13, 2018 - CANCELLED The 8th Annual Lambertville to Frenchtown 30 mile Canal Ride

    Level C through D: 10-12mph, 30 miles. Meet at Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead; 1605 Daniel Bray Highway (RT 29 / Main St.), Lambertville,NJ; just north of old CVS lot after Lambertville Police Station. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Slow paced (10-12mph), relaxed, off road, 30 mile round trip "canal" ride along one of the most scenic parts of the Delaware River. Perfect ride for road, hybrid or mountain bikes since the canal path is fine crushed gravel.The ride starts at the Holcomb-Jimison Farmstead rear parking lot in Lambertville,NJ and heads to Frenchtown,NJ where the group will have lunch at the Bridge Cafe adjacent to the Delaware River.This ride is part of the "Round Valley" series of rides but DOES NOT visit the Round Valley Reservoir (see separate "Round Valley Reservoir" ride listings). Rain cancels the ride. Ride starts promptly at 9am. Directions: PA Turnpike East to RT 1 North to I-95 North to Scudders Fall Bridge to RT 29 North /Lambertville exit off bridge, to Main St Lambertville, pass CVS, Lambertville Police Station then left into Holcombe-Jimison driveway by blue entrance sign. Meet in rear gravel lot on right at end of driveway.If bathrooms needed use CVS located at the intersection of Main and Cherry St. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, , 610-626-3338

  • October 139:00AM
    Sat October 13, 2018 - Kayuh Pedalers: Saturday Rides:

    Level C- through D: 10-12mph, 15-25 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe 19th St. & Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Because Sunday's ride is a long ride, today's ride will be through East & West Fairmount Park. Plan on 2 hours. A no drop ride, regroup when needed. Helmet and Water a must. A light riding snack, rest stops. Safety Instructions. Mid-week update on rides @ Facebook: Kayuh Pedalers. STREET PARKING: S. College St between 20th & 19th
    Leader: Thomas Haney, , 267-259-5231

  • October 139:05AM
    Sat October 13, 2018 - CANCELLED Toss of the dice - Rich Wagner's Waffatopia!

    Level C+: 12-14mph, 60 miles. Meet at Spring Mill Train Station (parking lot near trail). The ride leaves at 9:05 am. WAFFATOPIA! This is a great ride led by Rich Wagner. Please see the ride's description. We've been keeping a similar pace. Please note start location and departure time.
    Leader: Joseph M. Pless, , 610-937-9010

  • October 139:05AM
    Sat October 13, 2018 - CANCELLED Waffatopia! (ad-hoc ride)

    Level B: 14mph, 60 miles. Meet at Spring Mill Train Station (parking lot near bike trail). The ride leaves at 9:05 am. A ride through central Chester County to the Artisan Exchange in West Chester. The Artisan Exchange is a small business collaboration that features local food entrepreneurs. The ride will also have two other water stops. 3300' of climbing Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/14835187.
    Leader: Richard L. Wagner, , 267-738-6405

  • October 139:15AM
    Sat October 13, 2018 - CANCELLED Hills out West - Valley Forge the long way

    Level B: 14.5-15.5mph, 60 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. Consider this the next step up from the Toss of the DIce "C+", further (50 - 70 miles) and with more hills (3000 - 5000). The average speed (measured at end of ride) is likely to be 14.5 - 15.5 mph, it is the hills that push this into the B category. This week we head to Valley Forge with a snack break at Devon Donut & Bagel Co.. 3.600 ft of climbing. We will regroup as needed, but riders are expected to ride group pace. Bring food or money for snack along the way, as well as a spare tube. Check daily listing for route information. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure time. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27748216.
    Leader: Simon Knight, , 215-219-9555

  • October 1310:00AM
    Sat October 13, 2018 - CANCELLED Fall roll to Valley Forge

    Level C: 12mph, 50 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Ride thru west park to SRT to rest stop at Riverbend, then on to VForge, loop to Chaple if legs still fresh Friendly C pace, no drop.
    Leader: Paul Winkfield, , 215-459-8457

  • October 148:00AM
    Sun October 14, 2018 - Early Bird Ride to Coffee in Devon (ad-hoc ride)

    Level B: 15mph, 48 +/- miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 8:00 am. Assemble at 8:00. We willl leave at 8:05 SHARP! Ride through Belmont, Wynnewood, Havertown, Haverford, Merion, Bryn Mawr, Villanova, Radnor, Devon, Wayne, Gulph Mills, Conshohocken, Manayunk, etc. Many hills, including 12 (or so) relatively long ones. One 30-minute coffee stop in Devon (Pour Richards) at mile 26 or so. (It's all about the coffee.) Will regroup at top of long hills as needed, but riders are expected to achieve advertised pace (which is what our computers read as "average" at the finish). PLEASE PREREGISTER: It saves time; and increases substantially my ability to read the important info on the sign-in sheet; and it does not matter if you do not show up since we will not wait beyond the scheduled start time.. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Jeff Braff, , 215-665-2048

  • October 149:00AM
    Sun October 14, 2018 - Kayuh Pedalers: Sunday Rides

    Level C- through D: 10-12mph, 35 to 40 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe 19th St. & Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Today's Ride will be Pennypack Park. Starting point into Pennypack has changed because the rain left debris & mud on the trail but will still go north to Pine Rd. near Chase Farm, on to Tacony Park. Entrance into Tacony Park has changed also because of the same reason, and will still go south to the Ramona Gateway, & home. The ride will be between 3 and 4 hours. A no drop ride, re-group when needed. Helmet and Water a must. A light riding snack, rest stops. Safety Instructions. Mid-week update on rides @ Facebook: Kayuh Pedalers. STREET PARKING: S. College St between 20th & 19th. (Light) Rain ride will along the SRT.
    Leader: Thomas Haney, , 267-259-5231

  • October 1412:00PM
    Sun October 14, 2018 - Sunny Sunday D Ride

    Levels D: 9-12mph, 14-24 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. World traveling The Bike Nurse is back to lead this OWLS (Older, Wiser, Longer, Slower) paced ride though Fairmount Park and beyond, depending on the group assembled. Please wear helmet (required by club). Bring extra tube, water, $ for mid ride3 snack. Smiles always welcomed. There might be a hill or two to help new riders increase endurance. No one will be dropped and time allowed to recover at top of hills. Some instructional advice for new riders.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • October 1412:15PM
    Sun October 14, 2018 - Sunny Sunday C Spinoff

    Level C: 13mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm. A true C ride that cheerfully waits to regroup. Meet at the Italian Fountain, near the parking garage sign. Rain an hour before the ride or forecast over 50 percent during the ride will result in cancellation.
    Leader: Jim Kahn, , 215-771-4487

  • October 169:00AM
    Tue October 16, 2018 - Suzy-Jo Donut Day at Riverbend Cafee

    Level D: 8-10mph, 25 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Tuesdays are Suzy-Jo Donut day at Riverbend Cafe without needing to go on to Bridgeport, PA. This morning's route will go out Bryn Mar Ave, the Cynwd Heritage Trail, over Manayunk Trail Bridge, following Rivser Rd to the back approach to Riverbend Cafe and Bicycle Shop. We ride to eat donuts. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • October 169:00AM
    Tue October 16, 2018 - Donuts with the Explorer

    Level C-: 11mph, 24+ miles. Meet at VFNHP main visitor parking lot. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Anyone interested in riding to RiverBend, tomorrow to meet up with the intrepid bike explorer, Tim Carey? Option to continue to Bartram's Garden. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Steve Trobovic, , 610-687-9229

  • October 1610:00AM
    Tue October 16, 2018 - Ride Yer Bike Tuesday

    Levels A-/B+: 16.5-17.5mph, B/B-: 15-16mph, C+: 13-14mph, 40 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Bring yer bike & sense of adventure. Some days we'll ride familiar favorite routes, other days we'll scope out new routes. Today we'll ride to the Del Val College Farm Market, and keep it a little shorter than usual due to the chilly forecast. A relatively easy ride; mostly flat to rolling terrain, no big hills today. Will regroup as needed, but must be able to maintain the posted pace. Must be willing to ride safely & obey traffic laws. Check day of the ride if weather is iffy (rain cancels). THE LAST RIDE OF THE MONTH STARTS FROM CENTRAL PARK, DOYLESTOWN AND NOVEMBER RIDES WILL BE AD HOC RE DAY OF THE WEEK AND START TIME. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28782926.
    Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, , 215-913-3246, Daniel Operacz, , 267-265-9358 and Bob Doyle, , 703-963-9905 

  • October 161:45PM
    Tue October 16, 2018 - Fairmount Water Works Trail and Boardwalk (ad-hoc ride)

    Level D: 8-10mph, 15 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 1:45 pm. Let's attend the ribbon cutting for the opening of the Fairmount Water Works Trail and Boardwalk. Afterward we will cycle the Schuylkill Banks Trail to Bartrum's Garden to see the progress of building the ConRail Crossing swing bridge to connect the Schuylkill Banks Crescent with the Bartrum's Mile. We will have a coffee stop near the Cira Green, the roof top park between the evo Philly Cira Centre South and the FMC Corporation building and visit the park. From there we will cycle to the Discovery Center over looking Fairmont Park East Reservoir for a guided nature walk around the Discovery Center at 5:30 pm. Return time around 6:30 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • October 176:00PM
    Wed October 17, 2018 - Phoenixville Day/Night Dog Ride

    Level C+: 13mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. The Phoenixville Dog Park rides will be day/night rides until daylight savings time ends. A strong headlight and taillight are required. The rides will begin in daylight and end in the dark. There will be approximately 2-2.5 hours of dark riding, so please plan batteries accordingly. These are beautiful rides on low-traffic roads. No one dropped, regroup as necessary, but please be prepared to ride the advertised pace on rolling to hilly terrain. Precipitation cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Rick Christie, , 610-787-1985

  • October 189:00AM
    Thu October 18, 2018 - RIDE THURSDAYS!

    Levels B-: 14-15mph, 35-55 miles. Meet at Jacobs Engineering Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. We will ride west on the SRT , make a Loop in Valley Forge Park, then continue west to Phoenixville for coffee and snack break.. we will then ride to the end of the pavement on the Perkiomen Trail before returning to Conshy. Opportunity for some intervals or sprints on the flat trail . No drops but should be able to ride posted pace (it’s flat!) . Bring water ,snacks and helmet. Check back for weather related changes, Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Cassandra hogue, , 484-868-6236

  • October 199:00AM
    Fri October 19, 2018 - CANCELLED RiverBend

    Level C-: 11.5mph, 25 miles. Meet at VFNHP visitor center,main parking lot.. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Show and Go: Ride to RiverCrest to join Chuck Herbert's ride to Valley Forge. 25 miles r/t; C- pace. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Steve Trobovic, , 610-687-9229

  • October 199:30AM
    Fri October 19, 2018 - Friday Frolic w/Linda. This is generic description. Specific details are posted for each Friday. NO FROLICKING today - Leader is leading FALL FOLIAGE WEEKEND in HANOVER/GETTYSBURG, OCT. 19-21. Regular Friday Frolic resumes next week.

    Level B-: 14mph, 45-50, +/- miles. Start location to be determined. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. For Oct. 19: NO FROLICKING in the Phila. area today, but there will be a WHOLE LOT of FROLICKING at the BCP FALL FOLIAGE WEEKEND in HANOVER/GETTYSBURG, Oct. 19-21. If you'd like more information about the Fall Foliage Weekend, please contact the Leader (LMc), or, visit BCPWeekends.org. The "regular" (local) Friday Frolic ride will resume next week, Oct. 26. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • October 1912:00PM
    Fri October 19, 2018 - Annual Fall Foliage Weekend in Hanover/Gettysburg -- Friday, Oct. 19 through Sunday, Oct. 21

    Level Multi, 25, 35, 45, 55 miles. Meet at Hampton Inn of Hanover, PA, 309 Wilson Ave @ Einsenhower Drive, 17331. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. BCP's annual fall foliage bike tour of Hanover and Gettysburg, PA, and surrounding countryside in York and Adams Counties. Ride past peaceful horse farms, across creeks and lakes, and around the quaint town of Gettysburg,as well as through Gettysburg National Park (the Battlefield). Preregistration and payment are required. Event details and the registration page are available on the home page of this website - the link for this event is on the right side of the homepage: http://phillybikeclub.org/newbcp/events/fallevent2017/fallevent.htm Wide array of routes with various distances and terrains are available. Organized group rides with leaders. Hotel, meals, and snacks provided, post-ride parties. Cue sheet packets will include routes and maps. All-inclusive package. Please feel free to contact the Leader for more information. Everyone is welcome to join us for this weekend of scenic and sociable riding. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • October 192:15PM
    Fri October 19, 2018 - The Donut Ride (ad-hoc ride)

    Level B: 14mph, 31 miles. Meet at Hampton Inn, Hanover, PA. The ride leaves at 2:15 pm. Our first ride of the BCP Fall Weekend. The route will take us 15.5 miles to New Oxford for a nice coffee break, then another 15.5 miles back to the Hampton Inn. NOTE: If you are unable to check into your room before the ride, you will be able to change into cycling clothes at the hotel. You can check into the hotel post ride. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/17133124.
    Leader: Richard L. Wagner, , 267-738-6405

  • October 208:05AM
    Sat October 20, 2018 - Main Line Cycles Brisk Ride

    Levels A: 16-17mph, 40-55 miles. Meet at Main Line Cycles front of shop 919 Montgomery Ave. The ride leaves at 8:05 am. Great roads with low traffic. We have a few routes that bring us out around or through Ridley Creek State Park. Average speed will be 16-17 mph, but note that these routes include over 4000' of climbing. Bring a snack for a brief mid-ride break. Consider the on-line routes approximate. Leave by 8:05 AM. Rain cancels. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1940076.
    Leaders: Jeff Diacik, , 215-783-8537, Derek Barnes, , 610-246-3917 and Shahar Shiff, , 215-776-3963 

  • October 208:30AM
    Sat October 20, 2018 - Annual Fall Foliage Weekend in Hanover/Gettysburg -- Friday, Oct. 19 through Sunday, Oct. 21

    Level Multi, 25, 35, 45, 55, 65, 75+ miles. Meet at Hampton Inn of Hanover, PA, 309 Wilson Ave @ Einsenhower Drive, 17331. The ride leaves at 8:30 am. BCP's annual fall foliage bike tour of Hanover and Gettysburg, PA, and surrounding countryside in York and Adams Counties. Ride past peaceful horse farms, across creeks and lakes, and around the quaint town of Gettysburg,as well as through Gettysburg National Park (the Battlefield). Preregistration and payment are required. Event details and the registration page are available on the home page of this website - the link for this event is on the right side of the homepage: http://phillybikeclub.org/newbcp/events/fallevent2017/fallevent.htm Wide array of routes with various distances and terrains are available. Organized group rides with leaders. Hotel, meals, and snacks provided, post-ride parties. Cue sheet packets will include routes and maps. All-inclusive package. Please feel free to contact the Leader for more information. Everyone is welcome to join us for this weekend of scenic and sociable riding. SEVERAL RIDE LEADERS will be leading group rides at this event. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • October 208:30AM
    Sat October 20, 2018 - BCP Fall Weekend Century (ad-hoc ride)

    Level B: 14-16mph, 66 or 100 miles. Meet at Hampton Inn, Hanover. The ride leaves at 8:30 am. PLEASE UPDATE YOUR DEVICES: The original route has been updated. Route #28457472 is incorrect. - For those attending the Fall Weekend in Hanover: We will ride as one group for 66 miles, then after returning to the Hampton Inn you will have the option of riding another 35 mile loop back to the Hampton, to give you a full century. All routes will stop at the Historic Round Barn and Farmers Market for lunch (mile 31). Two other quick rest stops are planned. The 100 route will also have a Turkey Hill stop (mile 91). All routes will also go through Gettysburg NP. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/28788283.
    Leader: Richard L. Wagner, , 267-738-6405

  • October 209:00AM
    Sat October 20, 2018 - Orange Blossom Cafe and Bakery

    Level D: 10mph, 25 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Let's get back into the swing of things with a Saturday D ride. Today to the Orange Blossom Cafe and Bakery in Riverton, NJ. We will follow all the segments of the East Coast Greenway to the Tacony Palmya Bridge and return by either the Ben Franklin Bridge or the High Speedline. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • October 209:00AM
    Sat October 20, 2018 - Visit Stoneleigh

    Level C: 12mph, 35 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. We will use the Freedom Valley Route with Chuck Martin's deviation at Ithan Ave. to visit Stoneleigh, the recently opened public garden on the former Haas estate. Bring something to eat, Stoneleigh has water and restrooms, but no food service. After the visit we will descend to West Conshohocken and briefly stop at WAWA before returning on the Schuylkill River trail.
    Leader: Tom Witt, , 215-665-5578

  • October 209:15AM
    Sat October 20, 2018 - Toss of the dice - Wegmans KoP - 47 miles

    Level C+: 12-14mph, 45-60 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. Friendly C+ ride with various destinations: BE SURE TO CHECK THE DAILY RIDE CALENDAR FOR RIDE LEADER AND DESTINATION INFORMATION. Bring money for lunch. We will regroup as necessary and wait at turns within ride level expectations. YOU MUST CARRY A SPARE TUBE. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure time. Indication that cue sheets and/or GPS navigational information will be available no later than 24 hours prior to departure. The on-line route map is Wegmans KoP.
    Leader: Joseph M. Pless, , 610-937-9010

  • October 209:15AM
    Sat October 20, 2018 - Winter Bee - Valley Forge via Devon

    Level B: 14.5-15.5mph, 40 - 60 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. A winter B ride with longer rides when warmer, shorter rides when colder. Total elevation 3000 - 4000 ft. The average speed (measured at end of ride) is likely to be 14.5 - 15.5 mph. We will regroup as needed, but riders are expected to ride group pace. This week we head to Valley Forge with a break at Devon Donut and bagel Co. 55 miles 3,300 ft. Bring food or money for snack along the way, as well as a spare tube. Check daily listing for GPS route information. Ride may be cancelled up to an hour before ride time. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28798583.
    Leader: Simon Knight, , 215-219-9555

  • October 218:30AM
    Sun October 21, 2018 - Annual Fall Foliage Weekend in Hanover/Gettysburg -- Friday, Oct. 19 through Sunday, Oct. 21

    Level Multi, 25, 35, 45, 55, 65, 75+ miles. Meet at Hampton Inn of Hanover, PA, 309 Wilson Ave @ Einsenhower Drive, 17331. The ride leaves at 8:30 am. BCP's annual fall foliage bike tour of Hanover and Gettysburg, PA, and surrounding countryside in York and Adams Counties. Ride past peaceful horse farms, across creeks and lakes, and around the quaint town of Gettysburg,as well as through Gettysburg National Park (the Battlefield). Preregistration and payment are required. Event details and the registration page are available on the home page of this website - the link for this event is on the right side of the homepage: http://phillybikeclub.org/newbcp/events/fallevent2017/fallevent.htm Wide array of routes with various distances and terrains are available. Organized group rides with leaders. Hotel, meals, and snacks provided, post-ride parties. Cue sheet packets will include routes and maps. All-inclusive package. Please feel free to contact the Leader for more information. Everyone is welcome to join us for this weekend of scenic and sociable riding. SEVERAL RIDE LEADERS will be leading group rides at this event. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • October 219:00AM
    Sun October 21, 2018 - Kayuh Pedalers: Sunday Rides: Ride with Bike Temple

    Level C- through D: 10-12mph, 15 - 25 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe 19th St. & Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. This weeks ride will be to the Navy Yard with students from Bike Temple. The ride will include a stop @ Cherry and Washington St Piers. In the saddle time is about 2 hours, with stops plan on a 3 hour ride. All are welcome. A no drop ride, re-group when needed. Helmet and Water a must. A light riding snack, rest stops. Safety Instructions. Mid-week update on rides @ Facebook: Kayuh Pedalers. STREET PARKING: S. College St between 20th & 19th
    Leader: Thomas Haney, , 267-259-5231

  • October 2112:03PM
    Sun October 21, 2018 - Sunny Sunday D Ride - 2nd Annual Fall Foliage Ride

    Level D: 9-12mph, 19 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:03 pm. 2nd annual fall foliage D ride from the Art Museum Azalea Garden with views from the Henry Avenue Bridge and Walnut Lane Bridge of the trees below along the Wissahickon. The return is via the Manayunk Viaduct, West Laurel Hill Cemetery and Pencoyd Bridge, with a stop for coffee or ice cream (or both) in Manayunk, depending on the weather. This is a good late season ride for D riders with a slow steady climb up Midvale Ave. to get to the bridges. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28607512.
    Leader: Chuck Herbert, , 215-430-3222

  • October 2112:15PM
    Sun October 21, 2018 - Sunny Sunday C Spinoff

    Level C: 13mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm. A true C ride that cheerfully waits to regroup. Usually 25-35 miles, usually with a lunch or snack stop. Meet at the Italian Fountain, near the parking garage sign.
    Leader: Chuck Martin, , 215-923-1887

  • October 239:00AM
    Tue October 23, 2018 - Suzy-Jo Donut Day at Riverbend Cafe (ad-hoc ride)

    Level D: 8-10mph, 25 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 9:00 am. We will go to Riverbend Cafe for Suzy-jo donuts on Tuesday. We will go out the East Park and Ridge Ave, cross the Falls Bridge and climb Neil Dr to warm the body. Head over to the Cynwd Heritage Trail, finally taking the Schuylkill River Trail to the Cafe. Straight run back. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • October 239:00AM
    Tue October 23, 2018 - RiverBend for Coffee

    Level C-: 11mph, 24 miles. Meet at VFNHP visitor center main parking lot (near the rest rooms). The ride leaves at 9:00 am. . Show and go. Ride to RiverBend to meet up withTimothy's Philly riders for coffee, donuts and social intercourse. Option to continue to Philly with Tim's group. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Steve Trobovic, , 610-687-9229

  • October 2310:00AM
    Tue October 23, 2018 - Ride Yer Bike Tuesday

    Levels A-/B+: 16.5-17.5mph, B/B-: 15-16mph, C+: 13-14mph, 43 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Bring yer bike & sense of adventure. Some days we'll ride familiar favorite routes, other days we'll scope out new routes. Today's ride is a mixed bag of terrain. Its pretty tame as we head west and then head south to the Norristown Farm Park and then The Schuylkill River Trail/SRT (rest stop at Betzwood, mile 17). From there we'll ride thru hilly Valley Forge Park, looping back to Betzwood where we'll take the flat SRT to our lunch stop at The Outbound Station in Conshohocken (mile 32). From there we'll climb out of the valley (not steep, just long) and head back to Upper Dublin. Will regroup as needed, but must be able to maintain the posted pace. Must be willing to ride safely & obey traffic laws. Check day of the ride if weather is iffy (rain cancels). THE LAST RIDE OF THE MONTH STARTS FROM CENTRAL PARK, DOYLESTOWN AND NOVEMBER RIDES WILL BE AD HOC RE DAY OF THE WEEK AND START TIME. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28797845.
    Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, , 215-913-3246, Daniel Operacz, , 267-265-9358 and Bob Doyle, , 703-963-9905 

  • October 249:30AM
    Wed October 24, 2018 - Delaware River Basin, Lardner's Point Park (ad-hoc ride)

    Level D: 8-10mph, 20 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Support federal funding for Pennsylvania Waterways and the Delaware River Basin. Join Congressman Boyle and Friends at Lardner's Point Park at the Philly side at the foot of the Tacony Palmya Bridge. We will ride the completed parts of The Delaware River Trail, having a coffee stop at the River Wards Cafe on Richmond St near Allegheny Avenue to attend this event. It will be followed by a demonstration of River North's living shoreline project along the banks of the Delaware River. Note the 9:30 am start. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • October 246:00PM
    Wed October 24, 2018 - Phoenixville Day/Night Dog Ride

    Level C+: 13mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. The Phoenixville Dog Park rides will be day/night rides until daylight savings time ends. A strong headlight and taillight are required. The rides will begin in daylight and end in the dark. There will be approximately 2-2.5 hours of dark riding, so please plan batteries accordingly. These are beautiful rides on low-traffic roads. No one dropped, regroup as necessary, but please be prepared to ride the advertised pace on rolling to hilly terrain. Precipitation cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Rick Christie, , 610-787-1985

  • October 259:00AM
    Thu October 25, 2018 - CANCELLED RIDE THURSDAYS!

    Levels B-: 14-15mph, 35-55 miles. Meet at Jacobs Engineering Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. We will ride west on the SRT , make a Loop in Valley Forge Park, then continue west to Phoenixville for coffee and snack break.. we will then ride to the end of the pavement on the Perkiomen Trail before returning to Conshy. Opportunity for some intervals or sprints on the flat trail . No drops but should be able to ride posted pace (it’s flat!) . Bring water ,snacks and helmet. Check back for weather related changes, Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Cassandra hogue, , 484-868-6236

  • October 269:30AM
    Fri October 26, 2018 - Friday Frolic w/Linda. Art Museum to Gwynedd and Springhouse. (SPECIAL EDITION - MEET at ART MUSEUM, due to setting up the Expo booth at the Convention Center at 3:30pm

    Level B-: 14mph, 52 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. For 10/26: Pretty loop from the Art Mueum to Ambler, North Wales, and Gwynedd. Outbound via Mt. Airy, Chestnut Hill, and Erdenheim. Optional quick rest stop at mile 20, then lunch stop at mile 28 at the new, huge, Whole Foods Market in Springhouse. Return via Gwynedd, Blue Bell, Plymouth Meeting, and the Schuylkill River Trail from Spring Mill to the finish. Total climbing is 2923 ft, and the terrain is mostly rolling. The final stretch on the SRT is flat. We will stop to regroup as needed. No one dropped, but we will try to maintain at least 13mph average, as advertised. Plan is to return before 3:00 - Leader needs to get to the Convention Center to set-up the BCP booth for the Bike Expo this weekend. MEETING POINT & PARKING: We will be meeting at the Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum, on Aquarium/Waterworks Drive. The parking here is timed, however, on the other side of Kelly Drive, Sedgley Drive has plenty of street parking without time limits. 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. Cue sheets and on-line route map will be provided for each ride. If weather conditions are not conducive to cycling, this ride may be replaced by a hike/walk (on foot). As long as we are enjoying outdoor physical exercise, and Mother Nature, in the company of friends, we'll have a memorable outing. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/6426603.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • October 2610:15AM
    Fri October 26, 2018 - Sea Monster at Navy Yard and Piers

    Level C- through D: 11mph, 15+ miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:15 am. We'll be riding to the Philadelphia Navy Yard to check out the Sea Monster installation (see https://streetsdept.com/2018/10/08/international-artists-install-gigantic-inflatable-sculpture-at-the-navy-yard/) via the Race Street Pier and new Cherry Street Pier. Lunch at the Navy Yard...they have a food court or BYO. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Ilene Hass, , 610-952-7943

  • October 278:05AM
    Sat October 27, 2018 - Main Line Cycles Brisk Ride

    Levels A: 16-17mph, 40-55 miles. Meet at Main Line Cycles front of shop 919 Montgomery Ave. The ride leaves at 8:05 am. Great roads with low traffic. We have a few routes that bring us out around or through Ridley Creek State Park. Average speed will be 16-17 mph, but note that these routes include over 4000' of climbing. Bring a snack for a brief mid-ride break. Consider the on-line routes approximate. Leave by 8:05 AM. Rain cancels. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1940076.
    Leaders: Jeff Diacik, , 215-783-8537, Derek Barnes, , 610-246-3917 and Shahar Shiff, , 215-776-3963 

  • October 279:00AM
    Sat October 27, 2018 - Havertown Grill

    Level D: 10mph, 25 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. I really like going to the Havertown Grill ever since they expanded their dinning room many years ago. So let's go. We will cycle out the city line side and back thur the city over Market St. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • October 279:00AM
    Sat October 27, 2018 - CANCELLED Kayuh Pedalers: Saturday Rides:

    Level C- through D: 10-12mph, 15-25 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe 19th St. & Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Rides will be around Philadelphia County. A no drop ride, regroup when needed. Helmet and Water a must. A light riding snack, rest stops. Safety Instructions. Mid-week update on rides @ Facebook: Kayuh Pedalers. STREET PARKING: S. College St between 20th & 19th
    Leader: Thomas Haney, , 267-259-5231

  • October 279:15AM
    Sat October 27, 2018 - Toss of the dice

    Level C+: 12-14mph, 45-60 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. Friendly C+ ride with various destinations: BE SURE TO CHECK THE DAILY RIDE CALENDAR FOR RIDE LEADER AND DESTINATION INFORMATION. Bring money for lunch. We will regroup as necessary and wait at turns within ride level expectations. YOU MUST CARRY A SPARE TUBE. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure time. Indication that cue sheets and/or GPS navigational information will be available no later than 24 hours prior to departure.
    Leader: Joseph M. Pless, , 610-937-9010

  • October 279:15AM
    Sat October 27, 2018 - CANCELLED Winter Bee -CANCELED DUE TO 20 mph and 70% chance of rain

    Level B: 14.5-15.5mph, 40 - 60 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. The weather is calling for 20 mph wind and 40 mph gusts with a 70% chance of rain. Let's cancel this one. Sunday is looking clear but cool. I'll probably ride. Email me if you'd like to coordinate. A winter B ride with longer rides when warmer, shorter rides when colder. Total elevation 3000 - 4000 ft. The average speed (measured at end of ride) is likely to be 14.5 - 15.5 mph. We will regroup as needed, but riders are expected to ride group pace. Bring food or money for snack along the way, as well as a spare tube. Check daily listing for GPS route information. Ride may be cancelled up to an hour before ride time. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Ryan Sullivan, , 412-254-3676

  • October 2710:00AM
    Sat October 27, 2018 - CANCELLED FOR BIKING, Delaware Countians go to the Philly Bike Expo BY TRAIN INSTEAD

    Level D: 9-13mph, 30-40 miles. Meet at Lansdowne Septa Regional Rail Station—INBOUND Side. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. BIKING IS CANCELLED, BUT WE CAN MEET TO CATCH THE 10:53 AM TRAIN TO THE BIKE EXPO. WE CAN MEET AT THE INBOUND PORTION OF THE STATION. THERE ARE RETURN TRAINS AT 3:07, 4:07, AND 5:07. . It is a D ride but a C ride hills and distance. He will regroup at top of hills and allow a quick breather. Please go to the phillybikeexpo to get your tickets ahead of time. The Neighborhood Bike works will provide a safe free parking area, but donations to their organization will be welcomed. We will spend several hours there and go to some of the lectures. Returning to Lansdowne by a more direct city route or the option of returning by Septa Regional Rail. Bring Helmet, $ for Snack, extra tube. In case of bad weather, we can take the train to the expo. Please meet on the INBOUND SIDE OF THE STATION if it is raining. There is a train at 10:53 AM There are return trains at 3:07, 4:07, and 5:07. Preregistered riders will be contacted about a last minute change if needed. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, , 610-626-3338

  • October 2710:00AM
    Sat October 27, 2018 - BCP Display Booth at the Annual Philadelphia Bike Expo (Saturday and Sunday) -- INDOOR EVENT, NOT a ride

    Meet at PA Convention Center, Broad & Arch Sts, downtown Philadelphia. The event starts at 10:00 am. BCP will have a booth at the Philadelphia Bike Expo, (www.phillybikeexpo.com) on Saturday, Oct. 27, 10am to 5pm, & Sunday, Oct. 28, 10am to 4pm. A celebration of all things bicycle -- seminars & clinics, demonstrations of new products, book signings, flea market, discounted merchandise, etc. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to help staff our booth! Details are available on the home page of BCP's website. Please contact Leader (Linda) if you have any time to volunteer. Volunteers are needed for setting up the booth on Friday (10/26) late afternoon/early evening. Volunteers are also needed during public hours on Saturday and Sunday to staff the booth, greet visitors, etc. When the Expo closes on Sunday afternoon, volunteers are needed to dismantle the BCP tent, pack up supplies, etc. This event is fun, informative, enlightening, and worthwhile for all who participate. The Expo will be in Exhibit Hall E, accessible from the Broad Street entrance (near Broad & Cherry). Indoor bike valet parking provided by Neighborhood Bike Works. SEPTA public transit options are plentiful - buses, subway, Regional Rail.
    Organizer: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • October 288:00AM
    Sun October 28, 2018 - Early Bird Ride to Coffee in Devon (ad-hoc ride)

    Level B: 15mph, 48 +/- miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 8:00 am. Assemble at 8:00. We will leave at 8:05 SHARP to be back in time to watch the EAGLES final quarter! Ride through Belmont, Wynnewood, Havertown, Haverford, Merion, Bryn Mawr, Villanova, Radnor, Devon, Wayne, Gulph Mills, Conshohocken, Manayunk, etc. Many hills, including 12 (or so) relatively long ones. One 30-minute coffee stop in Devon (Pour Richards) at mile 26 or so. (It's all about the coffee.) Will regroup at top of long hills as needed, but riders are expected to achieve advertised pace (which is what our computers read as "average" at the finish). PLEASE PREREGISTER: It saves time; and increases substantially my ability to read the important info on the sign-in sheet; and it does not matter if you do not show up since we will not wait beyond the scheduled start time.. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Jeff Braff, , 215-665-2048

  • October 289:00AM
    Sun October 28, 2018 - Kayuh Pedalers: Sunday Rides

    Level C- through D: 10-12mph, 15 - 25 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe 19th St. & Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Kayuh Pedalers will ride to the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge. It a Fall ride, but we will also be looking for the larger birds flying south. Bring small Binoculars Dress for the weather so it will be a nice. Plan on around 3 hours.A no drop ride, re-group when needed. Helmet and Water a must. A light riding snack, rest stops. Safety Instructions. Mid-week update on rides @ Facebook: Kayuh Pedalers. STREET PARKING: S. College St between 20th & 19th
    Leader: Thomas Haney, , 267-259-5231

  • October 289:00AM
    Sun October 28, 2018 - Ride to Tabora's bakery

    Level B-/C+: 14-14.5mph, 45-50 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Snack stop at the bakery. Some hills, regroup as needed. Riders should be able to keep the average pace. Faster on flats, slower on hills. Dress in layers so that as the day warms up you can shed clothing. Bring plenty to drink and an on bike snack. Rain or temps below 35 at the start cancels. Route could change along the way. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26763885?beta=false.
    Leader: Elliot Titcher, , 215-740-1149

  • October 2810:00AM
    Sun October 28, 2018 - BCP Display Booth at the Annual Philadelphia Bike Expo (Saturday and Sunday) -- INDOOR EVENT, NOT a ride

    Meet at PA Convention Center, Broad & Arch Sts, downtown Philadelphia. The event starts at 10:00 am. BCP will have a booth at the Philadelphia Bike Expo, (www.phillybikeexpo.com) on Saturday, Oct. 27, 10am to 5pm, & Sunday, Oct. 28, 10am to 4pm. A celebration of all things bicycle -- seminars & clinics, demonstrations of new products, book signings, flea market, discounted merchandise, etc. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to help staff our booth! Details are available on the home page of BCP's website. Please contact Leader (Linda) if you have any time to volunteer. Volunteers are needed for setting up the booth on Friday (10/26) late afternoon/early evening. Volunteers are also needed during public hours on Saturday and Sunday to staff the booth, greet visitors, etc. When the Expo closes on Sunday afternoon, volunteers are needed to dismantle the BCP tent, pack up supplies, etc. This event is fun, informative, enlightening, and worthwhile for all who participate. The Expo will be in Exhibit Hall E, accessible from the Broad Street entrance (near Broad & Cherry). Indoor bike valet parking provided by Neighborhood Bike Works. SEPTA public transit options are plentiful - buses, subway, Regional Rail.
    Organizer: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • October 2812:00PM
    Sun October 28, 2018 - 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. OWLS (Older, Wiser, Longer, Slower) paced ride though Fairmount Park and beyond, depending on the group assembled. Please wear helmet (required by club). Bring extra tube, water, $ for mid ride3 snack. Smiles always welcomed. There might be a hill or two to help new riders increase endurance. No one will be dropped and time allowed to recover at top of hills. Some instructional advice for new riders. This ride will make a stop at the Philly Bike Expo. We will stay several hours, but you may return on your own to the start.
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, , 610-626-3338

  • October 2812:15PM
    Sun October 28, 2018 - Sunny Sunday C Spinoff

    Level C: 13mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm. A true C ride that cheerfully waits to regroup. Usually 25-35 miles, usually with a lunch or snack stop. Meet at the Italian Fountain, near the parking garage sign.
    Leader: Tom Witt, , 215-665-5578

  • October 309:30AM
    Tue October 30, 2018 - RiverBend

    Level C-: 11mph, 24 miles. Meet at VFNHP visitor center main parking lot (near the rest rooms).. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Show and go. Ride to RiverBend to meet up with any Philly riders for coffee, donuts and social intercourse. Option to continue to Philly. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Steve Trobovic, , 610-687-9229

  • October 3010:00AM
    Tue October 30, 2018 - Ride Yer Bike Tuesday

    Levels A-/B+: 16.5-17.5mph, B/B-: 15-16mph, C+: 13-14mph, 45 miles. Meet at Central Park, Doylestown. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Bring yer bike & sense of adventure. Some days we'll ride familiar favorite routes, other days we'll scope out new routes. Today's ride (to Brig O'Doon in Ottsville for lunch) is a very scenic one, with long stretches of with nary a car. Relatively tame ride until we hit a very gradual 2.5 mill uphill around mile 8.5. It gets tame again for a while, but we'll hit a bunch of rollers as we get close to Ottsville (mile 21). After lunch we'll ride to Tabora's in Chalfont for a brief rest stop (a mostly rolling to mildly hilly stretch). The ride to the end has a good number of quick downhills, with some easy ups thrown in. Will regroup as needed, but must be able to maintain the posted pace. Must be willing to ride safely & obey traffic laws. Check day of the ride if weather is iffy (rain cancels). THE LAST RIDE OF THE MONTH STARTS FROM CENTRAL PARK, DOYLESTOWN AND NOVEMBER RIDES WILL BE AD HOC RE DAY OF THE WEEK AND START TIME. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28798082.
    Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, , 215-913-3246, Daniel Operacz, , 267-265-9358 and Bob Doyle, , 703-963-9905 

  • October 306:30PM
    Tue October 30, 2018 - Monthly QR Mailing Party

    Level All Meet at Cozen O'Connor, 1650 Market St.. The ride leaves at 6:30 pm. All welcome to help mail the newsletter, snacks and good company guaranteed along with some light work.
    Leader: Tom Witt, , 215-665-5578

  • October 316:00PM
    Wed October 31, 2018 - Phoenixville Day/Night Dog Ride

    Level C+: 13mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. The Phoenixville Dog Park rides will be day/night rides until daylight savings time ends. A strong headlight and taillight are required. The rides will begin in daylight and end in the dark. There will be approximately 2-2.5 hours of dark riding, so please plan batteries accordingly. These are beautiful rides on low-traffic roads. No one dropped, regroup as necessary, but please be prepared to ride the advertised pace on rolling to hilly terrain. Precipitation cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Rick Christie, , 610-787-1985

  • October 316:30PM
    Wed October 31, 2018 - Kayuh Pedalers: Halloween Ride, Kayuh Bike Shop & Lloyd Hall(see below) (ad-hoc ride)

    Level D: 8mph, 15 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe 19th St. & Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 6:30 pm. You think going to a cemetery is scary on Halloween, come with me for a night ride up the SRT. After we are away from the communities and into the dark, you’ll see all sorts of shapes gliding around you and hear all kinds of sounds in the dark. Hopefully there will be a moon. I will Meet & Leave Kayuh Bike Shop @ 6:35 PM for anyone who wants to meet there. We will ride & meet anyone else who wants to ride @ Lloyd Hall by 7:00 PM, meet @ Falls Bridge (maybe the last chance for bathroom until we get back) 7:35. And Wissahickon Bus @ 7:40. Remember, not to much open along the trail @ night, so bring a light snack & drink. Plan on a 2 & ½ hour ride. 1 hour up, turn around and back. Besides your helmet, YOU MUST BE DRESSED FOR A FALL NIGHT RIDE. That includes good gloves & foot wear. You must also HAVE FRONT & BACK LIGHTS!! If you are not dressed well or do not have lights; you do not ride. A no costume ride.
    Leader: Thomas Haney, , 267-259-5231

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