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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

 February 2021 

  • February 110:00AM
    Mon February 1, 2021 - Conshohocken - 'feine

    Level D: 10mph, 30 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Monday's Conshohocken ride goes to a great coffee shop between 9th and 8th Avenues on Fayette St. We will approach the establishment from the upper side via the Cross County Trail but there are still two reasonable hills. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • February 210:00AM
    Tue February 2, 2021 - Narberth - Le Petit Mitron

    Level D: 10mph, 22 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. We will try our best to get to the French Bakery in Narberth today. We miss Le Petit Mitron since we changed destinations in Narberth last week. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio, ride cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • February 310:00AM
    Wed February 3, 2021 - CANCELLED Chestnut Hill Coffee

    Level D: 10mph, 29 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Up on the hill, Chestnut Hill, coffee awaits us. Return via Andorra Rd and Schuylkill River Trail. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • February 410:00AM
    Thu February 4, 2021 - CANCELLED Thursday Morning Hill Ride - Conshohocken State Rd

    Level D: 10mph, 25 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. We start a new round of Thursday Morning Hill Rides which has six versions. Version #1 Conshohocken State Rd, the shortest and easiest to navigate, #2 Mill Creek Rd, Hollow Rd, Hagesford Rd. #3 backwards version of #2 climbing out of the Schuylkill River Valley at Flat Rock Park on Mill Creek Rd, all the way gentley up to Ardmore's Farmers Market for coffee. #4 Youngs Ford Rd, Wayerly Rd. #5 Merion Squre Rd, maybe the steepest, #6 doing Wayerly Rd, Youngs Ford Rd version backwards. Coffee at Thunder Mug after except the backwards routes, at Ardmore Farmers Market! Do all six which will take us into March! If KYW is reporting rain, snow, or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • February 59:30AM
    Fri February 5, 2021 - Friday Frolic w/Linda. POST-SNOW HIKE or SNOW-SHOE on the PENNYPACK TRAIL. COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect

    Hike Moderate Pace on Moderate Trails, 5.5 miles. Meet at Pennypack Trailhead Parking Lot, Welsh Rd/PA-63 and Terwood Rd, Bryn Athyn/Huntingdon Valley. The hike leaves at 9:30 am. FOR 2/5: POST-SNOWSTORM HIKE OR SNOW-SHOE along the serene Pennypack Trail in Bryn Athyn and Huntingdon Valley. Roads are still not clear enough for safe cycling, until after the Friday thaw. Please wear sturdy hiking shoes. Please bring hiking poles and traction cleats or snow-shoes. Total elevation gain is only 234 ft - mild upgrade heading north, downgrade on the return. COVID PRECAUTIONS: Please bring a mask and hand sanitizer, and wear your mask as much as possible. Please maintain at least 6 ft of social distancing at all times. Please PREREGISTER to avoid having to sign it at the starting point. START/FINISH: Pennypack Trailhead parking lot on Welsh Rd/PA-63 & Terwood Rd is between Wheelworks Car Wash and JD's Auto Repair. Please click on the route map link to zoom in on the meeting point. GENERIC DESCRIPTION: Enjoy scenic adventures by bike on most Fridays, throughout the year. Explore pretty, peaceful roads in 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/34853777.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • February 510:00AM
    Fri February 5, 2021 - Manayunk - Artesano Cafe

    Level D: 10mph, 14 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Let's see if we can get in a safe, short ride to the Artesano Cafe in Manayunk, Green Lane and Main St. They have a heated patio. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • February 69:00AM
    Sat February 6, 2021 - Media - Media Bean Company

    Level D: 10mph, 42 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. I really liked three weeks ago ride to the Media Bean Company, so lets do it again but adding five more miles by circling the Philadelphia International Airport! There are some rollers of hills even as we ride through West Philly. Plus there is one humongous hill on Rose Tree Rd out of the Crum Creek Valley. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, , 610-626-3338

  • February 610:00AM
    Sat February 6, 2021 - Roads are CLEAR in South Jersey - Hammonton to Historic Smithville COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect (ad-hoc ride)

    Level B-: 14mph, 51 miles. Meet at Hammonton Walmart parking lot, White Horse Pike (US-30). The ride leaves at 10:00 am. South Jersey received significantly less snow in this past week's snowstorm, compared with Southeastern PA. Thanks to the sunny thaw on Friday, the bike-friendly roads in Hammonton and points farther south are now clear, dry, & safe This scenic route is based on a Tom Madle cue sheet from a few years ago. Pretty loop from Hammonton to Historic Smithville, for an OUTDOOR lunch stop at the half-way mark (mile 26). Cross the scenic Mullica River. Pass through the cute towns of Port Republic and Egg Harbor City. There is a lake with outdoor seating near the coffee shop at Historic Smithville. If Smithville is crowded, we can go to the nearby mega-Wawa, 2 blocks away. COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect: Please preregister at the link below, for non-contact registration. Please bring hand sanitizer and a mask. Please practice safe distancing - 20 ft apart while cycling, and at least 6 ft apart when stopped. Terrain is mostly flat, with only 710 ft of climbing. START/FINISH POINT: Hammonton Square Shopping Center on White Horse Pike/US-30 & NJ-613, across from the Silver Coin Diner. Please park near the Walmart, since this is close to the exit onto 613. Please allow ~1 hr drive time via A.C. Expressway. Please preregister using the link below. Preregistration helps with COVID mitigation, and saves you writing time at the ride start. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28942546.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • February 79:30AM
    Sun February 7, 2021 - SNOW-SHOE in CARPENTER'S WOODS COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect

    Hike Moderate Pace on Moderate Trails, 4-5 miles. Meet at 634 North Mount Pleasant Rd (near McCallum St) in West Mt. Airy. The hike leaves at 9:30 am. Enjoy the beautiful and peaceful Carpenter's Woods under a fresh coat of snow, on snow-shoes. Explore some new trails, which we can use in future hikes. There is a small stream which runs through part of Carpenter's Woods. COVID Precautions in Effect: Please practice the 3 W's: Wear a Mask, Watch Your Distance (at least 6ft from others at all times), and Wash Your Hands (or sanitize w/ Purell).
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • February 79:31AM
    Sun February 7, 2021 - CANCELLED Sunday Hike in the Wiss at Walnut Lane Golf Course

    Hike Moderate Pace on Moderate Trails, 5.2 miles. Meet at Walnut Lane Golf Course. The hike leaves at 9:31 am. Pretty hike along both sides of the Wissahickon Creek using the orange and yellow trails and Forbidden Dr. while passing by the Monastery Stables. Meet at Walnut Lane Golf Course (800 Walnut Ln, Philadelphia, PA 19128) and then cross the golf course fairways to the yellow trail and then onto Forbidden Dr. to the other side of the Wissahickon. Well-behaved canine hikers on leashes are welcome to join us. COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect: Please maintain the 3 W's: Wear a Mask, Watch Your Distance (at least 6ft from others at all times), and Wash Your Hands (or sanitize with Purell). PLEASE COMPLETE ON-LINE PREREGISTRATION for this hike, so that we can ensure safe group size(s). If the first group of 10 hikers fills quickly, we will try to add a second hike group with a different Leader. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/35079803.
    Leaders: Jim Ruddick, , 215-589-0028 and Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862 

  • February 712:00PM
    Sun February 7, 2021 - Sunny Sunday Afternoon D Ride

    Level D: 10mph, 15 - 20 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. Come on our club's oldest running club ride. Designed for novice cyclists new to organized club rides, those new to Philadelphia, and those experienced riders just wanting a lay back group ride. A short review of the rules of the road, safety tips, advice to winter cycling clothing and description of the route will be given. If KYW is reporting rain outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • February 712:15PM
    Sun February 7, 2021 - CANCELLED C spin-off winter edition

    Level C: 12mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm. Winter destinations will be determined based on weather on the day of the ride. Friendly C ride which cheerfully waits to regroup. Some climbing required. COVID rules in effect. Bring mask for meet-up and food stop. No ride if rain at the start of the ride or 50 pct or more chance of rain during ride per NOAA forecast. Pre-registration strongly encouraged.
    Leader: Jim Kahn, , 215-771-4487

  • February 71:15PM
    Sun February 7, 2021 - NO RIDE TODAY, due to SNOW. PLEASE SEE 9:30am SNOW-SHOE LISTING Sunday Afternoon (Post-Hike) Winter Ramble Ride (General description -- specific details will be posted for each Sunday) COVID PRECAUTIONS remain in effect

    Level B-: 14mph, 35-40 miles. Meet at Various Starting Locations - details posted each week. The ride leaves at 1:15 pm. NO RIDE TODAY, due to SNOW. PLEASE SEE 9:30am SNOW-SHOE LISTING Scenic loop, thru Mont.Co. or Lower Bucks, brief rest stop. MEETING POINTS WILL VARY, due to the AM hikes being moved from Wissahickon to suburban points outside of Phila. Return by 5:00pm. Please bring LIGHTS. Details posted each week. Every Sun during winter hike season, weather permitting, w/possible exception Valentine's Day. If weather not bike-friendly, ride may be replaced by snow activity. Keep moving through winter - maintain base fitness for spring cycling in March. COVID PRECAUTIONS (mask, hand sanitizer, distancing, etc.) remain in effect. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • February 810:00AM
    Mon February 8, 2021 - Conshohocken - 'feine

    Level D: 10mph, 31 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Monday's Conshohocken ride goes to a great coffee shop between 9th and 8th Avenues on Fayette St. We will approach the establishment from the upper side via the Cross County Trail but there are still two reasonable hills. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • February 910:00AM
    Tue February 9, 2021 - Narberth - Le Petit Mitron

    Level D: 10mph, 23 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. We will try our best to get to the French Bakery in Narberth today. We miss Le Petit Mitron since we changed destinations in Narberth two weeks ago and snow last week. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio, ride cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • February 1010:00AM
    Wed February 10, 2021 - Chestnut Hill Coffee Shop

    Level D: 10mph, 25 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Up on the hill, Chestnut Hill, coffee awaits us. Return via Andorra Rd and Schuylkill River Trail. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • February 1110:00AM
    Thu February 11, 2021 - CANCELLED Thursday Morning Hill Ride - Conshohocken State Rd.

    Level D: 10mph, 25 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. We start a new round of Thursday Morning Hill Rides which has six versions. Version #1 Conshohocken State Rd, the shortest and easiest to navigate, #2 Mill Creek Rd, Hollow Rd, Hagesford Rd. #3 backwards version of #2 climbing out of the Schuylkill River Valley at Flat Rock Park on Mill Creek Rd, all the way gentley up to Ardmore's Farmers Market for coffee. #4 Youngs Ford Rd, Wayerly Rd. #5 Merion Squre Rd, maybe the steepest, #6 doing Wayerly Rd, Youngs Ford Rd version backwards. Coffee at Thunder Mug after except the backwards routes, at Ardmore Farmers Market! Do all six which will take us into March! If KYW is reporting rain, snow, or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • February 129:30AM
    Fri February 12, 2021 - Friday Frolic w/Linda. POST-SNOW HIKE or SNOW-SHOE on the PENNYPACK TRAIL. COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect

    Hike Moderate Pace on Moderate Trails, 5.5 miles. Meet at Pennypack Trailhead Parking Lot, Welsh Rd/PA-63 and Terwood Rd, Bryn Athyn/Huntingdon Valley. The hike leaves at 9:30 am. FOR 2/12: POST-SNOWSTORM HIKE OR SNOW-SHOE along the serene Pennypack Trail in Bryn Athyn and Huntingdon Valley. Roads are still not clear enough for safe cycling, until after the Friday thaw. Please wear sturdy hiking shoes. Please bring hiking poles and traction cleats or snow-shoes. Total elevation gain is only 234 ft - mild upgrade heading north, downgrade on the return. COVID PRECAUTIONS: Please bring a mask and hand sanitizer, and wear your mask as much as possible. Please maintain at least 6 ft of social distancing at all times. Please PREREGISTER to avoid having to sign it at the starting point. START/FINISH: Pennypack Trailhead parking lot on Welsh Rd/PA-63 & Terwood Rd is between Wheelworks Car Wash and JD's Auto Repair. Please click on the route map link to zoom in on the meeting point. GENERIC DESCRIPTION: Enjoy scenic adventures by bike on most Fridays, throughout the year. Explore pretty, peaceful roads in 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/34853777.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • February 1210:00AM
    Fri February 12, 2021 - Manayunk - Artesano Cafe

    Level D: 10mph, 19 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Let's see if we can get in a safe, short ride to the Artesano Cafe in Manayunk, Green Lane and Main St. They have a heated patio. Bike trails are the last to clear of snow and ice long after a storm so we won't go to the Papper Trail Bike Coffee Shop this week, maybe next week. Hope for melting temperatures. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • February 139:00AM
    Sat February 13, 2021 - Bristol, PA - Noble Earth

    Level D: 10mph, 45 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Bristol, PA is a charming river town with quaint shops, historically of importance because it was the Head Port to the Delaware Canal. We will enjoy a cup of coffee at the Noble Earth on Mill Street. A simple up and back on State Rd along the Delaware River. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • February 139:00AM
    Sat February 13, 2021 - Philly Wandrers - Ya Fav Trashman Cleanup (ad-hoc ride)

    Level D: 10mph, 6 miles. Meet at Cadence Cycling and Cafe 201 S. 25th St Philadelphia. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Plan is to ride to 16th and Girard and help Ya Fav Trashman clean up some trash - probably no more than one hour on the cleanup. Wear sturdy gloves. More info on this event at https://www.facebook.com/100321008452686/photos/a.102131658271621/243174927500626/ Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://www.strava.com/routes/2794715270286130824.
    Leader: Rob Gusky, , 920-573-5128

  • February 1310:00AM
    Sat February 13, 2021 - Warm Up the Winter with Hot Coffee, Hot Soup CROSS-COUNTRY SKI and/or SNOW-SHOE OUTING. COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect.

    Level B-: 14mph, 5-6 miles. Meet at Ft. Washington State Park Hawk Watch Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. FOR 2/13 CROSS-COUNTRY SKI OR SNOW SHOE OUTING to enjoy the snow while we still have it. After our snow adventure, we can stop at a nearby cafe for hot coffee/cocoa, hot soup, etc. GENERIC DESCRIPTION: Saturday morning bike adventure, to help us stay fit & trim during the winter, and stay connected to our cycling friends. Starting points will vary each week, distance determined by weather conditions. We'll try as much as possible to stop at independent, family-owned, quaint & cozy cafes with outdoor patio seating for COVID mitigation - they'll appreciate our business! Route details will be posted each week. WEATHER NOTE: If we have snow, this ride may be replaced by a cross-country ski/snow-shoe outing, still enjoying Mother Nature's beauty & sunshine therapy. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • February 149:30AM
    Sun February 14, 2021 - Sweetheart of a Hike for Valentine's Day in Carpenter's Woods & the Wissahickon. COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect

    Hike Moderate Pace on Moderate Trails, 6.5 miles. Meet at North end trailhead of Carpenter's Woods, on North Mount Pleasant Rd. The hike leaves at 9:30 am. Pretty hiking route, exploring some peaceful, but less familiar, trails in Carpenter's Woods, as well as entering the Wissahickon Valley via the quiet North Mt. Pleasant Place trailhead. We'll be on the White, Yellow, and Orange trails in the Wissahickon, with a little bit of Forbidden Drive. Landmarks along the way include Toleration Statue, Fingerspan Bridge, and Rock Climbers Rock. Short-cut option would be to take Forbidden Drive (vs. the Yellow Trail) on the second half of the hike. Total climbing 845 ft. COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect: Please remember the 3 W's: Wear a Mask, Watch Your Distance (at least 6 ft apart from others, at all times), and Wash Your Hands (or sanitize w/Purell). Please review and abide by these COVID Guidelines for Hikers: https://phillybikeclub.org/bcp_covid_19_hiking_guidelines.pdf. PLEASE PREREGISTER at the link below, to help with COVID mitigation.....preregistering helps the Leader(s) to plan properly for safe group sizes. If our first group fills to 10 hikers quickly, we will try to arrange for a second Leader to head an additional group. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/35151454.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • February 1412:00PM
    Sun February 14, 2021 - CANCELLED Sunny Sunday D Ride

    Level D: 9-12mph, 14/24 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 through Fairmount Park and beyond. We will have a short demonstration and practice of an essential bike safety technique. Please bring helmet and masks(required by the club), water, proper dress for the cold, $ for mid ride warm up snack stop, extra tube, and sunny smiles.
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, , 610-626-3338

  • February 1412:15PM
    Sun February 14, 2021 - CANCELLED Not Sunny. Sunday C Spinoff. Too many leftovers on the road :(

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

  • February 141:15PM
    Sun February 14, 2021 - DEFERRED for 2/14, due to icy roads. Sunday Afternoon (Post-Hike) Winter Ramble Ride (General description -- specific details will be posted for each Sunday) COVID PRECAUTIONS remain in effect

    Level B-: 14mph, 35-40 miles. Meet at Various Starting Locations - details posted each week. The ride leaves at 1:15 pm. DEFERRED for 2/14, due to icy roads. Scenic loop, thru Mont.Co. or Lower Bucks, brief rest stop. MEETING POINTS WILL VARY, due to the AM hikes being moved from Wissahickon to suburban points outside of Phila. Return by 5:00pm. Please bring LIGHTS. Details posted each week. Every Sun during winter hike season, weather permitting, w/possible exception Valentine's Day. If weather not bike-friendly, ride may be replaced by snow activity. Keep moving through winter - maintain base fitness for spring cycling in March. COVID PRECAUTIONS (mask, hand sanitizer, distancing, etc.) remain in effect. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • February 1510:00AM
    Mon February 15, 2021 - Conshohocken - Nudy's Cafe

    Level D: 10mph, 30 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Today's ride will take us to Nudy's Cafe in Conshohocken. Because the trail will probably be iced over we will take MLK Drive to Manayunk Main St., over Umbria to Nixon St. at Shawmont, then River Road over to Hector St., and finally up the hill to our destination on Fayette St. A couple of hills on Umbria and one in Consh should have us ready to receive our chosen refreshment. Nudy's allows socially distanced indoor seating and for those who would prefer to stay outside there is a nice green bench out front facing Fayette Street. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Brett Tobias, , 412-543-8753

  • February 1610:00AM
    Tue February 16, 2021 - Let's GET Coffee in Narberth

    Level D: 10-11mph, 22 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. We will head out to Narberth to G.E.T. (Great Expectations Together). If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio, ride cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Ilene Hass, , 610-952-7943

  • February 1710:00AM
    Wed February 17, 2021 - Allen's Lane Station - High Point Cafe

    Level D: 10mph, 22 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. It is a pleasant ride up to the High Point Cafe in the Allens Lane train station. They have tables outside for sitting to enjoy your coffee and crepes! If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • February 199:30AM
    Fri February 19, 2021 - Friday Frolic w/Linda. POST-SNOWSTORM CROSS-COUNTRY SKI on the PENNYPACK TRAIL. COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect

    Hike Moderate Pace on Moderate Trails, 5.5 miles. Meet at Pennypack Trailhead Parking Lot, Welsh Rd/PA-63 and Terwood Rd, Bryn Athyn/Huntingdon Valley. The hike leaves at 9:30 am. FOR 2/19: POST-SNOWSTORM CROSS-COUNTRY SKI along the serene & PRETTY Pennypack Trail in Bryn Athyn and Huntingdon Valley. Total elevation gain is only 234 ft - mild upgrade heading north, downgrade on the return. COVID PRECAUTIONS: Please bring a mask and hand sanitizer, and wear your mask as much as possible. Please maintain at least 6 ft of social distancing at all times. Please PREREGISTER to avoid having to sign it at the starting point. START/FINISH: Pennypack Trailhead parking lot on Welsh Rd/PA-63 & Terwood Rd is between Wheelworks Car Wash and JD's Auto Repair. Please click on the route map link to zoom in on the meeting point. GENERIC DESCRIPTION: Enjoy scenic adventures by bike on most Fridays, throughout the year. Explore pretty, peaceful roads in 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/34853777.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • February 1910:00AM
    Fri February 19, 2021 - CANCELLED Manayunk - Artesano Cafe

    Level D: 10mph, 18 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. We will try to take a creative way to Manayunk. Return via MLK Dr. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • February 209:00AM
    Sat February 20, 2021 - CANCELLED Manayunk - Artesano Cafe

    Level D: 10mph, 15 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. We will try to take a creative way to Manayunk. Return via MLK Dr. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • February 2010:00AM
    Sat February 20, 2021 - Warm Up the Winter with Hot Coffee, Hot Soup CROSS-COUNTRY SKI and/or SNOW-SHOE OUTING. COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect.

    Level B-: 14mph, 5-6 miles. Meet at Ft. Washington State Park Hawk Watch Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. FOR 2/20 CROSS-COUNTRY SKI OR SNOW SHOE OUTING to enjoy the snow on peaceful trails, while we still have it. This coming week ahead, mild temperatures will be melting the snow away. After our snow adventure, we can stop at a nearby cafe for hot coffee/cocoa, hot soup, etc. GENERIC DESCRIPTION: Saturday morning bike adventure, to help us stay fit & trim during the winter, and stay connected to our cycling friends. Starting points will vary each week, distance determined by weather conditions. We'll try as much as possible to stop at independent, family-owned, quaint & cozy cafes with outdoor patio seating for COVID mitigation - they'll appreciate our business! Route details will be posted each week. WEATHER NOTE: If we have snow, this ride may be replaced by a cross-country ski/snow-shoe outing, still enjoying Mother Nature's beauty & sunshine therapy. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • February 2011:00AM
    Sat February 20, 2021 - CANCELLED Philly Wandrers - Nam Phuong

    Level C: 12mph, 24 miles. Meet at Cadence Cycling and Cafe 201 S. 25th St Philadelphia. The ride leaves at 11:00 am. This will be a gritty, gravel ride to explore a bit of Heinz NWR and includes a high crossing of the Schuylkill via the Penrose Ave Bridge. From there we'll check out the Navy Yard on the way to pick up our destination Vietnamese lunch at Nam Phuong. Dining will be al fresco in the private and peaceful surroundings of the Belle Arbor Community Garden. NOTE: BCP COVID guidelines will be in effect and tires/bikes suitable for the gravel roads at Heinz are required. To save time, please pre-order your lunch using the Google Sheet at https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/13EgUZmcbD8djS9ZlMQBJBRH0fcyJ7sPObtEb-ZzYVsg/edit?usp=sharing Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://www.strava.com/routes/2785981150933632580.
    Leader: Rob Gusky, , 920-573-5128

  • February 219:30AM
    Sun February 21, 2021 - Hike The Wissahickon 🥾 SCH Academy Covered Bridge Route

    Hike Moderate Pace on Moderate Trails, 4.5 miles. Meet at Chestnut Hill Academy McCausland Lower School parking lot . The hike leaves at 9:30 am. Join us for a scenic hike through the snow covered Wissahickon. Today's route has been changed because of the heavy snow this week. Start at the McCausland Lower School parking lot at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy 8000 Cherokee St. Philadelphia, PA 19118. Shorter 4.5 mile route via the White Trail past the Tedyuscung Statue to the Thomas Mill Covered Bridge and back via Forbidden Drive. ( 550 ft. of climbing, 1.3 miles on Forbidden Drive) ❄️ Be prepared for ice if it's below freezing. 🐕 Well-behaved canines on leashes are welcome to join us. 😷 BCP COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS in Effect 😷 masks required; social d i s t a n c i n g; See: https://phillybikeclub.org/bcp_covid_19_rider_guidelines.pdf Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/35224628.
    Leader: Chuck Herbert, , 215-430-3222

  • February 2112:00PM
    Sun February 21, 2021 - Sunny Sunday Afternoon D Ride

    Level D: 10mph, 15 - 20 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. Come on our club's oldest running club ride. Designed for novice cyclists new to organized club rides, those new to Philadelphia, and those experienced riders just wanting a lay back group ride. A short review of the rules of the road, safety tips, advice to winter cycling clothing and description of the route will be given. If KYW is reporting rain outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • February 2112:15PM
    Sun February 21, 2021 - CANCELLED C spin-off winter edition

    Level C: 12mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm. Ride canceled due to icy road conditions. Winter destinations will be determined based on weather on the day of the ride. Friendly C ride which cheerfully waits to regroup. Some climbing required. COVID rules in effect. Bring mask for meet-up and food stop. No ride if rain at the start of the ride or 50 pct or more chance of rain during ride per NOAA forecast. Pre-registration strongly encouraged.
    Leader: Jim Kahn, , 215-771-4487

  • February 211:15PM
    Sun February 21, 2021 - Sunday Afternoon (Post-Hike) Winter Ramble/SNOWY PLAN "B" - CROSS-COUNTRY SKI - COVID PRECAUTIONS remain in effect

    Level B-: 14mph, 4-6 miles. Meet at Ft. Washington State Park, Flourtown Picnic Area. The ride leaves at 1:15 pm. FOR 2/21: SNOWY PLAN B. Mother Nature's still the Boss. Enjoy some cross-country skiing while we still have quality snow. (We are due for milder temps and thawing, this coming week.) We'll nordic ski on the Green Ribbon Trail, as well as part of Ft. Washington State Park. PLEASE NOTE: the Flourtown Day Use parking lot on W. Mill Rd. does NOT open their bathrooms during the off-season. GENERIC DESCRIPTION: Scenic loop, thru Mont.Co. or Lower Bucks, brief rest stop. MEETING POINTS WILL VARY, due to the AM hikes being moved from Wissahickon to suburban points outside of Phila. Return by 5:00pm. Please bring LIGHTS. Details posted each week. Every Sun during winter hike season, weather permitting, w/possible exception Valentine's Day. If weather not bike-friendly, ride may be replaced by snow activity. Keep moving through winter - maintain base fitness for spring cycling in March. COVID PRECAUTIONS (mask, hand sanitizer, distancing, etc.) remain in effect. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • February 2210:00AM
    Mon February 22, 2021 - Conshohocken - 'feine Coffee Shop

    Level D: 10mph, 30 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. We will take the road up to Conshohocken which means cycling up Umbria St and River Rd. Return the same route. Have a hot cup of coffee in the cold. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • February 2310:00AM
    Tue February 23, 2021 - Ardmore's Farmers Market

    Level D: 10mph, 26 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Easy ride out to the Mainline for coffee and a donut, Ardmore's Farmers Market. There is a nice patio socialize in the cold. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • February 2410:00AM
    Wed February 24, 2021 - Chestnut Hill Coffee Shop

    Level D: 10mph, 30 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Climb the hill, Chestnut Hill! for coffee in the sun. Will the tempature be nearing 50 degrees or is that just our body tempature from the hill climb? Return via Andorra Rd and River Rd. If KYW is reporting rain outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • February 2510:00AM
    Thu February 25, 2021 - Thursday Morning Hill Ride - Conshohocken State Rd

    Level D: 10mph, 25 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. We start a new round of Thursday Morning Hill Rides which has six versions. Version #1 Conshohocken State Rd, the shortest and easiest to navigate, #2 Mill Creek Rd, Hollow Rd, Hagesford Rd. #3 backwards version of #2 climbing out of the Schuylkill River Valley at Flat Rock Park on Mill Creek Rd, all the way gentley up to Ardmore's Farmers Market for coffee. #4 Youngs Ford Rd, Wayerly Rd. #5 Merion Squre Rd, maybe the steepest, #6 doing Wayerly Rd, Youngs Ford Rd version backwards. Coffee at Thunder Mug after except the backwards routes, at Ardmore Farmers Market! Do all six which will take us into March! If KYW is reporting rain, snow, or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • February 269:45AM
    Fri February 26, 2021 - Friday Frolic w/Linda. JENKINTOWN TO DOYLESTOWN COVID PRECAUTIONS IN EFFECT (ad-hoc ride)

    Level B-: 14mph, 52 miles. Meet at Jenkintown Whole Foods Market, on the Fairway. The ride leaves at 9:45 am. FOR 2/26: Scenic meander from Jenkintown to Doylestown, for outdoor lunch on the patio of Weis Market in Doylestown. Lunch stop is at Mile 27. Total climbing 2478 ft. Most of the climbing is before lunch. COVID PRECAUTIONS MAINTAINED. 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/7240499.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • February 2610:00AM
    Fri February 26, 2021 - Port Richmond - Little Susie's Coffee and Pie

    Level D: 10mph, 16 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Recovery day from yesterday's Thursday Morning Hill Ride will be to Port Richmond. Coffee and a pie at Little Susie's. Sitting on the corner watching all the people go by. If KYW is reporting rain, snow or icy road conditions outside their studio one hour prior to start, the ride cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • February 279:00AM
    Sat February 27, 2021 - A Postponed Birthday Ride - Sylvia Brown

    Level D: 10mph, 58 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Sylvia Brown has requested a ride to Devon in honor of her 58 years of fabulous life. We will aim for refreshment stop at the Devon Yard. Sylvia has also requested that there be five hills, one for each decade of her life! Plus that the day's forecast temperature be 45 degrees or more. On the real birthday that last request was not met. Hopefully this time, the tempature will be met. So in adition to KYW reporting rain, snow, or icy conditions outside outside their studio, there is the added temperature note of 45 degrees forecast, cancels ride (but if anyone wants to ride no matter the forecast temperature, just show up, we will go on a short, brisk ride to Artesano) Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • February 2710:00AM
    Sat February 27, 2021 - Warm Up the Winter with Hot Coffee, Hot Soup - FLAT SOUTH JERSEY LOOP - COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect.

    Level B-: 14mph, 51 miles. Meet at Evesham Township Library parking lot, 984 Tuckerton Rd & New Rd, Marlton, NJ 08053. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. FOR 2/27: Flat, but pretty, loop in South Jersey, from Marlton to Hammonton for coffee and lunch at the popular Casciano's Coffee Bar & Sweetery at the half-way mark. In addition to Casciano's, there are several other cafes/markets on the same avenue, as well as a Wawa in downtown Hammonton. Along the way, we'll pass several peaceful lakes. Terrain is flat - 891 ft total climbing. COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect - please bring your mask, wash your hands & bring hand sanitizer, and maintain safe distancing at all times. GENERIC DESCRIPTION: Saturday morning bike adventure, to help us stay fit & trim during the winter, and stay connected to our cycling friends. Starting points will vary each week, distance determined by weather conditions. We'll try as much as possible to stop at independent, family-owned, quaint & cozy cafes with outdoor patio seating for COVID mitigation - they'll appreciate our business! Route details will be posted each week. WEATHER NOTE: If we have snow, this ride may be replaced by a cross-country ski/snow-shoe outing, still enjoying Mother Nature's beauty & sunshine therapy. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/35262136.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • February 2711:00AM
    Sat February 27, 2021 - CANCELLED PHILLY WANDRERS - NAM PHUONG

    Level C-: 12mph, 24 miles. Meet at Cadence Cycling and Cafe 201 S. 25th St Philadelphia. The ride leaves at 11:00 am. This will be a gritty, gravel ride to explore a bit of Heinz NWR and includes a high crossing of the Schuylkill via the Penrose Ave Bridge. From there we'll check out the Navy Yard on the way to pick up our destination Vietnamese lunch at Nam Phuong. Dining will be al fresco in the private and peaceful surroundings of the Belle Arbor Community Garden. NOTE: BCP COVID guidelines will be in effect and tires/bikes suitable for the gravel roads at Heinz are required. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://www.strava.com/routes/2785981150933632580.
    Leader: Rob Gusky, , 920-573-5128

  • February 289:30AM
    Sun February 28, 2021 - CANCELLED Hike the Wiss - Monastery Stable and Kitchens Lane

    Hike Moderate Pace on Moderate Trails, 5.2 miles. Meet at Walnut Lane Golf Course. The hike leaves at 9:30 am. Pretty hike along both sides of the Wissahickon Creek using the orange and yellow trails and Forbidden Dr. while passing by the Monastery Stables. Meet at Walnut Lane Golf Course (800 Walnut Ln, Philadelphia, PA 19128) and then cross the golf course fairways to the yellow trail and then onto Forbidden Dr. to the other side of the Wissahickon. Well-behaved canine hikers on leashes are welcome to join us. Be prepared for icy conditions if temps are below freezing. COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect: Please maintain the 3 W's: Wear a Mask, Watch Your Distance (at least 6ft from others at all times), and Wash Your Hands (or sanitize with Purell). PLEASE COMPLETE ON-LINE PREREGISTRATION for this hike, so that we can ensure safe group size(s). If the first group of 10 hikers fills quickly, we will try to add a second hike group with a different Leader. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/35079803.
    Leaders: Jim Ruddick, , 215-589-0028 and Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862 

  • February 2812:00PM
    Sun February 28, 2021 - Sunny Sunday D Ride. RAINY DAY TIRE CHANGING WORKSHOP

    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. Biking is CANCELLED, but instead we will meet outside of Lloyd Hall. We will have a demonstration of how to change a tire. I will have an old wheel that we can practice changing a tire. PLease bring face mask (required by club's Covid 19 mitigation rules), extra tube, proper dress for weather.
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, , 610-626-3338

  • February 2812:15PM
    Sun February 28, 2021 - CANCELLED :( I C Raindrops... Sunny Sunday C Spinoff

    Levels C: 12mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm. If the raindrops stay away, we will do some version of the Ardleigh Street loop. Warily Watching Weather... Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leaders: Jim Kahn, , 215-771-4487 and Michael Fuller, , 484-682-4562 

  • February 281:00PM
    Sun February 28, 2021 - Sunday Afternoon (Post-Hike) Winter Ramble - Walnut Lane Golf Course to Warrington COVID PRECAUTIONS in effect

    Level B-: 14mph, 40 miles. Meet at Walnut Lane Golf Course. The ride leaves at 1:00 pm. For 2/28: Walnut Lane Golf Course to Warrington. Rest break at Mile 22 in Warrington - Wegman's Food Court. No ride if it's raining hard. 2185 total ft climbing. Scenic loop, thru Mont.Co. or Lower Bucks, brief rest stop. MEETING POINTS WILL VARY, due to the AM hikes being moved from Wissahickon to suburban points outside of Phila. Return by 5:00pm. Please bring LIGHTS. Details posted each week. Every Sun during winter hike season, weather permitting, w/possible exception Valentine's Day. If weather not bike-friendly, ride may be replaced by snow activity. Keep moving through winter - maintain base fitness for spring cycling in March. COVID PRECAUTIONS (mask, hand sanitizer, distancing, etc.) remain in effect. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26938466.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

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