Ride Calendar

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

Standard Listing Calendar | Grouped List

 November 2021 

  • November 110:00AM
    Mon November 1, 2021 - Conshohocken- Feine cafe

    Level D: 10-11mph, 27 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Ride out and back on the SRT- enjoy a pastry and a coffee at the Feine cafe..On the return trip, we will cross the Manayunk Bridge and take the Cynwyd heritage trail and go through west Laurel Hill cemetery. Diana Dooley. 215 680 2322 Steve Perkiss 215-852-9093 Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Steve Perkiss, , 215-852-9093

  • November 210:00AM
    Tue November 2, 2021 - Tandem Tuesday

    Level Tandem: 13mph, 44 miles. Meet at Barsto SP Visitors Center, 31 Batsto Rd, Hammonton, NJ, 08037. The tandem ride leaves at 10:00 am. Tandem ride with singles welcome starting at Historic Batsto Village, NJ a preserved company town, originally an iron works during colonial days. Later a glass works, then an agricultural center owned by Joseph Wharton (of Wharton School fame). Many years after his death the State purchased the property to preserve it as an historic site. The ride passes through miles of pinelands and has several views of the Mullica River. The mid-point stop for snack and restroom break will be at Historic Smithville, a re-created village with shops and restaurants. Bring a picnic lunch if desired to enjoy after the ride back at Batsto SP. The Park Visitor Center includes a Museum with exhibits on the history of Batsto and about the Pinelands in general. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is BSP-Smith-Lower Bank.
    Leader: Manny Menendez, , 610-291-0625

  • November 210:00AM
    Tue November 2, 2021 - Narberth - G.E.T.

    Level D: 10mph, 17 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Continuing our weekly ride to Narberth with coffee at Great Expectations Together. Easy route out and a wonderful route back. 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

  • November 310:00AM
    Wed November 3, 2021 - Merchantville Train Station Cafe

    Level D: 10mph, 20 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. A pleasant ride over the Ben Franklin Bridge to Merchantville, NJ. We will stop for coffee at the historic Merchantville Train Station. Shall we take the Tacony Palmyra Bridge back. Remember we need to walk our bikes across using the walkway. 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

  • November 410:00AM
    Thu November 4, 2021 - Thursday Morning Hill Ride: Merion Square Road

    Level D: 10mph, 27 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Mill Creek Road is open at the top of the road leading up from Flat Rock Park. But is it open at the bottom? We will find out by going up Marion Square Road to Waverley and down to Flat Rock Park to check it out. If Mill Creek Road is open, we will go up Mill Creek and Conshohocken State Road If not, we will go up Hollow Road. Either way, we will go through West Laurel Hill Cemetary and down to the Landing Kitchen for lunch. In case of inclement weather I will cancel the ride by 9 AM. If the ride is not canceled, we are going. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Jeff Berger, , 302-562-0935

  • November 43:30PM
    Thu November 4, 2021 - Thursday Hills

    Level C: 12mph, 25 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 3:30 pm. Thursday hills moving back to 3:30 in hopes of grabbing some sunlight. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Chuck Martin, , 215-923-1887

  • November 59:30AM
    Fri November 5, 2021 - 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. 11/5: CANCELLED, due to emergency. 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

  • November 510:00AM
    Fri November 5, 2021 - Paper Trail Bike Coffee Shop - Rittenhouse Town, Wisahicon Park

    Level D: 9-10mph, 15 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Easy route to the Papper Trail Bike Coffee Shop in Rittenhouse Town, Wisahicon Park. An even easier route back. 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

  • November 53:30PM
    Fri November 5, 2021 - Pre-Bike Expo Un-Loading and Set-up - Volunteers Needed. Please use the sign-up page.

    Meet at Exhibit Hall E of the PA Convention Center, rear loading dock. The event starts at 3:30 pm. This is the 12th anniversary of the Philly Bike Expo - time flies! The Philly Bike Expo is a celebration of all things bicycle. This year's expo takes place Nov. 6 & 7, but our booth must be set-up by Friday evening, Nov. 5. If you would like to help with unloading our gear and supplies from the McVan, setting up the booth, etc., please visit the Expo Volunteer Sign-up page below Setting up the booth works best (and requires a lot less time) with at least 4 volunteers, in order to open and raise the canopy tents, open and raise long tables, display the merchandise, display club brochures/literature and posters, etc. The Expo will take place at the PA Convention Center, Broad & Cherry Street entrance, Exhibit Hall E. On Friday, we will be entering the exhibit hall via the REAR LOADING DOCK, accessible via a long ramp entered at 1140 Vine Street. Please note that Vine St. is divided - you must be on the eastbound side (toward 11th and 10th Streets) to access the ramp entrance. Leader will provide details to our volunteers. The Expo Volunteer Sign-up page also provides time slots for volunteering at the booth during public hours on Saturday and Sunday, as well as for dismantling the booth and re-loading, after the Expo closes at 4pm on Sunday. Hope to see you at the Expo! Additional information: Expo Volunteer Sign-up Page.
    Organizer: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • November 68:30AM
    Sat November 6, 2021 - Early Bird Ride to Coffee in Lansdale (ad-hoc ride)

    Level B/B-: 14.5-15mph, 60 +/- miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 8:30 am. Assemble at 8:30. Leave at 8:35 SHARP! Ride through East Fairmount Park, East Falls, Roxborough, Mount Airy, Chestnut Hill, Wyndmoor, Ft. Washington, Ambler, Gywnyd, Lansdale, Plymouth Whitemarsh, Manayunk, Bala Cynwyd, etc. Many hills (approx. 2,500' elev. gain), but no killers. Will regroup as needed, but riders are expected to meet the advertised pace. At mile 32 or so, 35-minute coffee stop at Backyard Beans. Its all about the coffee! And early start will enable partisans to attend Bike Expo. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Jeff Braff, , 215-665-2048

  • November 69:00AM
    Sat November 6, 2021 - Artesano - Manayunk

    Level D: 10mph, 23 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Take a brisk ride out to Bryn Mawr Ave and Gulf Rd before turning back to Philly and Artesano in Manayunk. There will be plenty of time to get to The Philly Bike Expo and linger the rest of the day there. Indoor bike parking courtesy of Philadelphia Bikeworks! $20 admission at the door. $15 online. Bundle up with layers, cold temps in the morning. 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

  • November 610:00AM
    Sat November 6, 2021 - Toss of the Dice 2.0

    Level C+: 14mph, 51 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Wegmans King of Prussia. We will regroup as needed, but riders are expected to ride group pace. Bring food or money for snack along the way, as well as a spare tube, tire irons and multi-tool. Check daily listing for route information. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure time. Please be familiar with the Bicycle Club of Philadelphia Rider Guidelines for COVID-19 Mitigation, and bring a mask for the rest stop. PLEASE NOTE THE 10:00 STARTING TIME. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/15625454.
    Leader: Gene Sobel, , 215-964-4884

  • November 610:00AM
    Sat November 6, 2021 - 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, on Saturday, Nov. 6, 10am to 5pm, & Sunday, Nov. 7, 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 (11/5) 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. Please visit the BCP expo volunteer sign-up page to volunteer. 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. Additional information: Philly Bike Expo Website and BCP Expo Volunteer Sign-up Page.
    Organizer: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • November 710:00AM
    Sun November 7, 2021 - 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 on Saturday, Nov. 6, 10am to 5pm, & Sunday, Nov. 7, 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 (11/5) 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. Please visit the BCP expo volunteer sign-up page to volunteer. 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. Additional information: Philly Bike Expo Website and BCP Expo Volunteer Sign-up Page.
    Organizer: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

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

    Level D: 10mph, 15 - 25 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. Our primary introductory ride for newbies or extreme sociability, layed back cyclists. Learn the rules and regulations of road cycling in a group. Cycle to places you never dreamed of going. All you need is an aproved cycle helmet and a working bicycle. Come along for the ride. 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

  • November 712:15PM
    Sun November 7, 2021 - Sunny Sunday C Spin-Off

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

  • November 810:00AM
    Mon November 8, 2021 - Conshohocken- Feine cafe

    Level D: 10-11mph, 27 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Ride out and back on the SRT- enjoy a pastry and a coffee at the Feine cafe..On the return trip, we will cross the Manayunk Bridge and take the Cynwyd heritage trail and go through west Laurel Hill cemetery. Diana Dooley. 215 680 2322 Steve Perkiss 215-852-9093 Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Steve Perkiss, , 215-852-9093

  • November 910:00AM
    Tue November 9, 2021 - Wynnewood - Delancey Street Bagels

    Level D: 10mph, 19 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Bagles and coffee and much more await us on this morning's ride to Wynnewood, PA, one stop farther on the Paoli Local from Narberth. 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

  • November 910:00AM
    Tue November 9, 2021 - Ride Yer Bike Tuesday Alpaca Ride (ad-hoc ride)

    Levels B+: 16-17mph, B-: 13.5-14.5mph, C+/C: 12-13mph, 44 miles. Meet at Centre Square Park (please park near the bathrooms). The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Bring yer bike & sense of adventure. Today's ride will visit the Graceful Glen Alpaca Farm (mile 19.5). Early rest stop on the way out at Fischer's Park (mile 10.5 - water and bathrooms), and then a lunch stop at The Italian Market in Skippack (mile 34.5) with the option of Wawa next door instead. Expect good company and lots of safe and low trafficked roads. Not a particularly hilly ride overall, OTHER THAN 3 relatively short 8-10% hills thrown in. Will regroup as needed, but must be able to maintain the posted pace. Must be willing to ride safely and obey traffic laws. Check day of the ride if weather is iffy (rain cancels, but likely to reschedule for Wednesday). NOTE: November is ad hoc - different start locations each week, plus the forecast will determine the day of the week and time of day. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is Alpaca Ride.
    Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, , 215-913-3246, Bob Doyle, , 703-963-9905 and Daniel Operacz, , 267-265-9358 

  • November 910:30AM
    Tue November 9, 2021 - Tandem Tuesday

    Level Tandem: 13mph, 44 miles. Meet at 1190 Beaumont Rd, Berwyn, PA 19312. The tandem ride leaves at 10:30 am. Weekly tandem ride with singles welcome. Note new start location in Berwyn, PA. Ride on quiet, scenic roads to West Chester and the Brandywine River valley. Return to Berwyn on the Chester Valley Trail. 44 miles and 2250 ft of climb per ride with GPS. Coffee/snack break at mile 16 and 30. No drops. Pre-registration required. Bring water, snacks, and picnic lunch for after the ride. Lights required for tunnel on Valley Creek Road. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/36560537.
    Leader: Manny Menendez, , 610-291-0625

  • November 109:30AM
    Wed November 10, 2021 - 16 mph-41M-Moderately Hilly Route-UDHS to Conshy via CH-LMT-MK 9:30 AM

    Level A-/B+: 16mph, 41 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. RSVP IS MANDATORY AS RIDE IS LIMITED TO 8 RIDERS. Join Wes for a 16 mph ride from the UDHS to Feine Cafe in Conshy (mile 26.5) via the moderately hilly route through Erdenheim, Chestnut Hill, Manayunk, LMT and back into Manayunk. This front loaded 41 mile ride averages over 60 ft/mile of climbing to Feine Cafe. Return trip is a much more standard 48 ft/mile of climbing. Optional restroom breaks at mile 6 (James Cisco Park-Port-a-loo); mile 17 (Bala Cynwyd Park-faucet water available); and mile 30 (Koontz Park-Water Available). STRONGLY recommend that you carry TWO water bottles and some snacks for the breaks. Rain Cancels Ride with GPS route is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37968298 Please bring a mask to wear for entering stores/restaurants (where required). Also, please read the SCU Covid Mitigation Measures: https://suburbancyclists.org/docs.ashx?id=636920 Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is 41m-UDHS to Conshy via FT-CH-MK-LMT-MK-Return via LH-FT-AB.
    Leader: Wesley Wolf, ,

  • November 1010:00AM
    Wed November 10, 2021 - Allen Lane Station Cafe

    Level D: 9-10mph, 22 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Want a crepe with coffee. We will cycle up to the Allen Lane SEPTA train station where there is a High Point Cafe in the old building. 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

  • November 1110:00AM
    Thu November 11, 2021 - Thursday Morning Hill Ride: In Reverse

    Level D: 10mph, 25 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Mill Creek Road is open again between Flat Rock Park and Conshohocken State Road. So, we'll go down Hollow Road to Flat Rock Park and climb back up the relatively mild Mill Creek Road. Mill Creek Road is still closed at the bridge to the Armore Farmer's Market. So, we'll make a left and climb Conshohocken State Road. Then, we'll descend to the Cynwyd Trail, go through West Laurel Hill Cemetary and have lunch at the Landing Kitchen. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Jeff Berger, , 302-562-0935

  • November 112:00PM
    Thu November 11, 2021 - Thursday Hills

    Level C: 12mph, 25 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 2:00 pm. Thursday hills moving back to 2:00 in acceptance of the end of daylight savings time. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Chuck Martin, , 215-923-1887

  • November 129:00AM
    Fri November 12, 2021 - CANCELLED Philly Wandrers Tent Camping at Brendan T Byrne State Forest

    Level C: 12.5mph, 43 miles. Meet at Fitler Square. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. What could be better than fall tent camping in the Pine Barrens? This multi-modal adventure will head out Friday morning and travel via Patco High Speed line to Lindenwold, then bike the rest of the way to our campsite. Stops will include lunch with Chef Manny at the Shamong Diner and Murphy's Marketplace about 15 miles from our destination to obtain supplies for dinner at the campsite. After overnight tent camping at Brendan T Byrne State Forest, we will head back to Philadelphia on Saturday morning The on-line route map is https://www.strava.com/routes/2889921521391873680.
    Leader: Rob Gusky, , 920-573-5128

  • November 129:30AM
    Fri November 12, 2021 - Friday Frolic w/Linda. UDHS to Skippack (Wawa, or, indoor lunch break)

    Level B-: 14mph, 41 or short-cut option miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. FOR 11/12: Pretty loop from Upper Dublin High School through Montgomery County to Skippack. Food break at the midway point in Skippack will either be at the Wawa, or, we can stop at the pizzeria if riders would like an indoor stop. In the event of wet weather, we can shorten the ride and turn around earlier, with a quick stop if needed at Merrymead Farm on the return. The 41-mile route has 2048 ft total climbing. 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 provided for each ride. If weather conditions are not conducive to cycling, this ride may be replaced by a hike/walk. As long as we are enjoying outdoor exercise, and Mother Nature, in the company of friends, we'll have a memorable outing. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/11210130.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • November 1210:00AM
    Fri November 12, 2021 - Paper Trail Bike Coffee Shop - Rittenhouse Town, Wisahicon Park

    Level D: 10mph, 15 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Keep cycling. Always pleasent to cycle to the Wisahicon Park, just a shame to Wisahicon Trail is still closed to Forbidden Dr form Ridge Ave. Fret not for with a little more effort we shall arrive at the Papper Trail Bike Coffee for coffee. 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

  • November 138:00AM
    Sat November 13, 2021 - 16 Mph-43M-UDHS to Wawa-East Norriton via FT-SM-SRT-NFP-8:00 AM

    Level B+: 16mph, 43 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 8:00 am. RSVP IS MANDATORY AS RIDE IS LIMITED TO 10 RIDERS. Join Wes for a 16 mph ride from the UDHS to the East Norriton Wawa (mile 21) through Flourtown, Conshy, & NFP. Return via Berks Rd, West Point, North Wales and Horsham Township. This ride averages a typical 50 ft/mile of climbing. Optional restroom breaks at mile 7.5 (Forbidden Dr)-Port-a-loo); mile 8.5 (Koontz Park-Water Available); and miles 30-31(W. Prospect Ave-Construction Port-a-loos'). STRONGLY recommend that you carry TWO water bottles and some snacks for the breaks. Rain Cancels Please bring a mask to wear for entering stores/restaurants (where required). Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is 43M-UDHS to Wawa-EN via FT-SM-SRT-NFP.
    Leader: Wesley Wolf, ,

  • November 138:00AM
    Sat November 13, 2021 - 14 MPH-43M-UDHS TO WAWA-EAST NORRITON VIA FT-SM-SRT-NFP-8:00 AM

    Level C+: 14mph, 43 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 8:00 am. RSVP IS MANDATORY AS RIDE IS LIMITED TO 8 RIDERS. Join Katie for a 14 mph ride from the UDHS to the East Norriton Wawa (mile 21) through Flourtown, Conshy, & NFP. Return via Berks Rd, West Point, North Wales and Horsham Township. This ride averages a typical 50 ft/mile of climbing. Optional restroom breaks at mile 7.5 (Forbidden Dr)-Port-a-loo); mile 8.5 (Koontz Park-Water Available); and miles 30-31(W. Prospect Ave-Construction Port-a-loos'). STRONGLY recommend that you carry TWO water bottles and some snacks for the breaks. Rain Cancels Please bring a mask to wear for entering stores/restaurants (where required). Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is 43M-UDHS to Wawa-EN via FT-SM-SRT-NFP.
    Leader: Catherine Hunt, , 215-643-2779

  • November 138:30AM
    Sat November 13, 2021 - B RIDE TO POUR RICHARDS, DEVON (ad-hoc ride)

    Level B: 15mph, 52 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 8:30 am. Moderately hilly ride to Devon for mid-ride coffee stop. Please bring a mask for rest stop and review Club rules for COVID-19. We will regroup as needed, but riders are expected to ride group pace. Rain cancellations will be listed on web site 1 hour prior to ride (likely to switch ride to Sunday morning). The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/9348017 .
    Leader: Chris Murray, , 443 742 8339

  • November 139:00AM
    Sat November 13, 2021 - South Jersey (Salem County) Flatland Adventure from Fort Mott.

    Level B-: 14-15mph, 70 (or 57 short-cut) miles. Meet at Fort Mott State Park, 454 Fort Mott Rd, Pennsville, NJ 08070 GPS: DMS 39° 36’ 09.80 ” N 75° 32' 55.39. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. NEW ROUTE, from last year: 11/12/2020: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29773353 Joke in progress: Ride Leader walks into a bar. Bartender asks, "How about a FLAT ride for a change?" Still working on the punchline..... This scenic loop, near Delaware Bay, will take us on quiet, country roads through farmlands, marshlands, & across peaceful creeks and rivers. Terrain is very gentle -- mostly flat, with a couple of small climbs, but these are less than 150 ft each. Total elevation gain is 1178 ft. This route will venture down to the inlet and marina on the Cohansey River. Rest stops at mile 23 (Alloway), mile 38 (Greenwich), and mile 54 (Hancock's Bridge). SHORT-CUT OPTION: There will be a self-guided short-cut for those wanting to ride ~57 miles. The shorter version will not go down to Greenwich or the inlet, but will have two rest stops at Alloway and Hancock's Bridge. Directions to the starting point at Fort Mott: I-295 South in NJ to Exit 1/NJ-49 E - Broadway for Pennsville/Salem. After 4 miles on NJ-49E/Broadway, turn right onto Fort Mott Rd, and stay on this road for 3.5 miles, til you get to the Bay. Entrance to the State Park will be on your right. From Center City Phila., drive time is LESS THAN ONE HOUR. Google Maps link for driving directions from Phila to Fort Mott: http://tinyurl.com/mm9kmed. COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect: Please review the Rider Guidelines for COVID Mitigation posted on the website. Please bring a mask and hand sanitizer, and please practice safe social distancing - 20 ft apart while cycling, and at least 6 ft apart when stopped. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29773353.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • November 139:00AM
    Sat November 13, 2021 - Philly Wandrers: Monroe Twp Bike Path to Aloha Poke Bowl

    Level C: 13mph, 37 miles. Meet at Fitler Square. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. This multi-model adventure will explore Gloucester County, NJ and highlight the 6 mile paved Monroe Township Bike Path. PATCO to Lindenwold will be used to keep the distance manageable. Lunch stop at Aloha Poke Bowl in Glassboro (mile 24). Return to Philadelphia by 4 pm Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://www.strava.com/routes/2884240795718827414.
    Leader: Rob Gusky, , 920-573-5128

  • November 139:00AM
    Sat November 13, 2021 - Bristol Amish Market

    Level D: 10mph, 45 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. There is an Amish Farmers' Market besides the Pennsylvanian Delaware Canal Trail on the north side of Bristol, PA. This will be our destination for today. We will cycle up the PA side of the Delaware River and return the same way until we re-enter Philadelphia. Torresdale and Armingo Aves will be our Philadelphia return route. 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

  • November 139:15AM
    Sat November 13, 2021 - Toss of the Dice 2.0

    Level C+: 14mph, 53 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. PAOLI VIA ARDMORE. We will regroup as needed, but riders are expected to ride group pace. Bring food or money for snack along the way, as well as a spare tube, tire irons and multi-tool. Check daily listing for route information. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure time. Please be familiar with the Bicycle Club of Philadelphia Rider Guidelines for COVID-19 Mitigation, and bring a mask for the rest stop. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/2810995.
    Leader: Gene Sobel, , 215-964-4884

  • November 148:00AM
    Sun November 14, 2021 - Early AM, Pre-Party Ramble from Sam's Place at AIM Academy to North Wales, then, return to Sam's Place for the Fall Open House Party

    Level B-: 14mph, 40 miles. Meet at Sam's Place at AIM Academy, 1200 River Rd, Conshohocken. The ride leaves at 8:00 am. Pretty and scenic meander through Montgomery County, from Sam's Place at AIM Academy in Conshohocken to the Wawa in North Wales for a quick rest/bathroom break. Return to Sam's Place for the Fall Open House Party. Outbound route via Plymouth Meeting, Ambler, and Gwynedd. Return to Conshohocken via Blue Bell and Centre Square. Total elevation gain 1840 ft of climbing. Fall Open House Party is scheduled for 1:00 to 4:00pm, but party set-up should begin ~12:00-12:15pm. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37897587.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

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

    Level D: 9mph, 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. Today’s ride will travel to the BCP OPEN HOUSE PARTY at SAM’S PLACE at AIM Academy. The ride will mostly be on the Schuylkill River Trail. Refreshments will be provided at the open house by BCP. Please wear helmet and have a mask available to wear at the party (required by the club). Please bring extra tube and tools for changing a flat, water, properly dresses for variable weather, and a hungry stomach. We should be returning before dark, but you should have lights front and back on your bikes, in case of any delays in returning. We will be going on the SRT Towpath, however, we might have to do some climbing if the condition of the towpath is poor on that day.
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, , 610-626-3338

  • November 1412:15PM
    Sun November 14, 2021 - Sunny Sunday C Spin-Off

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

  • November 1412:30PM
    Sun November 14, 2021 - Philly Wandrers ride to the BCP Open House at Sam’s Place (ad-hoc ride)

    Level C: 12.5mph, 24 miles. Meet at Cadence Cycling and Cafe 201 S. 25th St Philadelphia. The ride leaves at 12:30 pm. Ride to the BCP Fall Open House with the Philly Wandrers. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Daniela Ascarelli, , 215-470-9783

  • November 1412:30PM
    Sun November 14, 2021 - Valley Forge to BCP Open House

    Level Tandem: 13mph, 25 miles. Meet at Valley Forge National Park - Betzwood Picnic Area (by bathrooms). The tandem ride leaves at 12:30 pm. Relaxed pace ride from VFNP to the BCP Open House at AIM Academy. Singles and Tandems welcome. 25 miles round trip following the SRT both ways. Expect to be back at VFNP between 3:30 and 4:00pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Manny Menendez, , 610-291-0625

  • November 141:00PM
    Sun November 14, 2021 - BCP's Fall Open House Party

    Meet at Sam's Place at AIM Academy, 1200 River Rd, Conshohocken, parallel to the Schuylkill River Trail. The event starts at 1:00 pm. Our club's annual celebration of the blazing colors of fall. Please join us for refreshments, camaraderie, raffle prizes, and live music. There will be club rides on the calendar, heading to and from the party. Hours of the party are from 1:00 to 4:00pm. Set-up begins ~12:00 noon. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for set-up and clean-up. Additional information: Fall Open House page and volunteer sign-up.
    Organizer: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • November 1510:00AM
    Mon November 15, 2021 - Conshohocken- Feine cafe

    Level D: 10-11mph, 27 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Ride out and back on the SRT- enjoy a pastry and a coffee at the Feine cafe..On the return trip, we will cross the Manayunk Bridge and take the Cynwyd heritage trail and go through west Laurel Hill cemetery. Diana Dooley. 215 680 2322 Steve Perkiss 215-852-9093 Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Steve Perkiss, , 215-852-9093

  • November 1610:00AM
    Tue November 16, 2021 - Cafe Tinto - East Wyoming

    Level D: 10mph, 20 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. This will be a nitty-gritty city ride. Paul from Papper Trail Bike Coffee Shop made me aware of Cafe Tinto in 1 or 200 block of E Wyoming St in North Philly, a block north of St Christopher's Childrens Hospital. They have outstanding pasties and their own brand coffee. We will return by going east to the Delaware River, circling back to the start in Fairmont Park. 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

  • November 1710:00AM
    Wed November 17, 2021 - Updated 10am start - GET Narberth

    Level D: 10mph, 17 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Let's get going at 10am to get to GET ( Great Expectations Together) in Narberth. for coffee and pastries. Easy route out and a wonderful route back. If KYW is reporting rain outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Ilene Hass, , 610-952-7943

  • November 1810:00AM
    Thu November 18, 2021 - RYBT on Thursday to New Hope (3 paces: 44 miles, 12-17 mph) (ad-hoc ride)

    Levels A-/B+: 16-17mph, B-: 13-14mph, C+/C: 12-13mph, 44 miles. Meet at Central Park, Doylestown. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Bring yer bike & sense of adventure. Today's ride will head to the C'est La Vie Bakery in New Hope (mile 29 - bring your appetite). Early rest stop on the way out at Hansell Park (mile 18 - water and bathrooms). Expect good company and a very scenic route on lots of safe/low trafficked roads. Its an overall relatively hilly ride (56 feet/mile per RWGPS), BUT there's not much in steep hills, just lots of rolling hills, some longer than others, which does add up. Will regroup as needed, particularly at the top of hills and intersections, but must be able to maintain the posted pace. Must also be willing to ride safely, obey traffic laws and follow BCP's cover-19 measures: .https://phillybikeclub.org/bcp_covid_19_rider_guidelines.pdf.Check day of the ride if weather is iffy (rain cancels). The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38014823.
    Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, , 215-913-3246, Bob Doyle, , 703-963-9905 and Daniel Operacz, , 267-265-9358 

  • November 1810:00AM
    Thu November 18, 2021 - Thursday Morning Hill Ride: Hollow Road

    Level D: 10mph, 25 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Two weeks ago, instead of the listed ride, with the agreement of the whole group, we went on an exploratory ride to see if Mill Creek Road was open at Flat Rock Park, which it was. So, when we reached the boat landing, we went back up the challenging Hollow Road through West Laurel Hill Cemetsary and down to the Landing Kitchen for lunch. This week, I am announcing it. We'll repeat the ride from two weeks ago. In case of inclement weather, I will cancel the ride by 9 AM. If the ride is not canceled, it is going. Unsure? Text or call me. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Jeff Berger, , 302-562-0935

  • November 182:00PM
    Thu November 18, 2021 - Thursday Hills

    Level C: 12mph, 25 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 2:00 pm. Thursday hills moving back to 2:00 in acceptance of the end of daylight savings time. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Chuck Martin, , 215-923-1887

  • November 1910:00AM
    Fri November 19, 2021 - Friday Frolic w/Linda. UDHS to 'Feine Cafe in Skippack

    Level B-: 14mph, 45 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Pretty meander from Upper Dublin High School to 'Feine Cafe in Skippack. Total climbing 2482 ft. Lunch stop at 'Feine indoors to warm up a bit. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31836466.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • November 1910:00AM
    Fri November 19, 2021 - Paper Trail Bike Coffee Shop - Rittenhouse Town, Wisahicon Park

    Level D: 10mph, 17 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Always trying to take a different route to the same place each week. With the eastest route, the Wisahicon Trail still closed at Hermits Lane, we will take Leverington up to Ridge Ave and on to Henry Ave to the Walnut Lane Bridge and continuing down to Rittenhouse Town. Return via Midvale. 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

  • November 209:15AM
    Sat November 20, 2021 - Toss of the Dice 2.0 - Wayne

    Level C+: 14mph, 44 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. Various friendly rides per DAILY RIDE CALENDAR departing FROM THE PARKING ATTENDANT BOOTH at specified time and ranging 35-80 miles. We will regroup as needed, but riders are expected to ride group pace. Bring food or money for snack along the way, as well as a spare tube, tire irons and multi-tool. This week we ride to Wayne for coffee at Gryphon Cafe. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure time. Please be familiar with the Bicycle Club of Philadelphia Rider Guidelines for COVID-19 Mitigation, and bring a mask for the rest stop. Preregistration required. If you want a cue PDF, please send me your email address. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is 7 Creeks and a River.
    Leader: Simon Knight, , 215-219-9555

  • November 209:30AM
    Sat November 20, 2021 - Best of Lancaster County Fall Foliage - CO-LEADERS WELCOME

    Level B-: 14mph, 62 (or, 50 short-cut) miles. Meet at Salisbury Township Park in Gap, 750 White Horse Rd., Gap, PA 17527. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Another 5-Star, scenic route by Charlie B. in Lancaster County, to enjoy as much fall foliage as we can! Route includes a covered bridge, an organic farm with camels, and plenty of picturesques roads, including Creek Rd along the Octoraro Creek. Rolling terrain with a few brisk climbs in the first half, but the second half is more gentle. Food options include Sunrise Grocery (Amish store) at Mile 16, Sadie's Bake Shop at Mile 22, in the "middle of nowhere", a Sheetz convenience store at Mile 39, and the Lapp Valley Farm & Creamery for ice cream at Mile 51. Total elevation gain is 3175 ft. There is a self-guided 50-Mile Short-cut option: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37918989, 2707 ft climbing. The ridewithgps.com link for the 62-mile route is below. The 62- and the 50-mile routes stay together for the first 36 miles, then the 50-miler cuts off. The two routes rejoin later. CO-LEADERS WELCOME: If you would like to lead this group at an alternative pace, THANK YOU! Please contact LMc, so that we can add another group listing. COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect: Please bring a mask and hand sanitizer, and maintain safe social distancing (20 ft apart while cycling, at least 6 ft apart when stopped). Please review the club's Ride Guidelines for COVID Mitigation, before the ride: https://phillybikeclub.org/bcp_covid_19_rider_guidelines.pdf Starting point at the park in Gap is just off US-30, near the Speedway gas station and store. There is also a Wawa nearby. ON-LINE PREREGISTRATION is strongly encouraged for COVID mitigation - avoid having to touch the pen & paper. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/34511579.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • November 2011:00AM
    Sat November 20, 2021 - Shorter Version of the Best of Lancaster County Fall Foliage Ride

    Level C+: 13-14mph, 36 miles. Meet at Salisbury Township Park in Gap, 750 White Horse Rd., Gap, PA 17527. The ride leaves at 11:00 am. Shorter adaptation of the Best of Lancaster County Fall Foliage Ride, described in the above listing . Pretty scenery, including a covered bridge. Rest stop at Sheetz at Mile 16, and at the Lapp Family Farm & Creamery at Mile 28. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37891931.
    Leader: Pauline Martin, , 215-922-1254

  • November 219:30AM
    Sun November 21, 2021 - Hike the Wissahickon & Post Hike Social

    Hike Moderate Pace on Moderate Trails, 5-7 miles. Meet at Chestnut Hill Academy McCausland Lower School parking lot . The hike leaves at 9:30 am. Starting Nov. 21st and runs through mid-March. Starts at various locations accessing the Wissahickon. For the hike on Nov. 21st, we will start at the Lower Parking Lot for Springside Chestnut Hill Academy at 8000 Cherokee St., Phila. and head to the White Trail and then back on the Yellow Trail. Moderate trails, although some of the trails are rocky. We will have a post-hike social after the hike with food and drink at the parking lot. There will be hoagies, snacks and drinks to enjoy with your fellow hikers. Bring a camp chair if you would like to sit. The leader can usually direct you toward flat options if you need an easier or quicker route back. Hiking boots/shoes recommended and YakTrax, if icy. Well behaved dogs are welcome, but they must remain on a leash at all times. Please contact Jim Ruddick, , if you would like to lead a hike. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37896829.
    Leader: Jim Ruddick, , 215-589-0028

  • November 2110:00AM
    Sun November 21, 2021 - World Day of Remembrance Ride (ad-hoc ride)

    Level D: 8-10.5mph Meet at Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe 19th St. & Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. On Sunday, November 21st Kayuh Pedalers a long with the Kayuh Bike Shop will have a ride to Cobbs Creek Parkway Philadelphia’s World Day of Remembrance, for victims of traffic violence in West Philadelphia, from 11:00 to 1:00pm The ride will leave Kayuh Bike and Café at 19th and Garrard Ave at 10:00 am. Your ride leaders will be Suzanne Hagner and Lyn Hendrick. It will be up to the ride leaders what route they will take before and after the Ceremony. Plan on a 4-hour ride. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Thomas Haney, , 267-259-5231

  • November 2110:00AM
    Sun November 21, 2021 - WORLD DAY OF REMEMBRANCE RIDE (ad-hoc ride)

    Level D: 10mph, 12 miles. Meet at Drexel Square @ Schuylkill Yards (not Drexel Park) 3025 Market St. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. SUN NOVEMBER 21, 2021 - WORLD DAY OF REMEMBRANCE RIDE Level D: 8-10 mph. Meet at Drexel Square @ Schuylkill Yards (not Drexel Park) 3025 Market St Phila (across from Amtrak 30th St Station).The ride leaves at 10:00 am cycling to Cobbs Creek Parkway for Philadelphia’s World Day of Remembrance, in memory of traffic violence Victims. The events on Cobbs Creek Parkway will run from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm before cycling back to 30th St. Ride leaders: Alex Doty & Sidney Ozer. Helmets required. Distance approx 9 miles roundtrip. Register by clicking on bicyclecoalition.org/bike-or-walk-to-philadelphias-world-day-of-remembrance-2021/ This ride is in addition to the Kayuh Pedalers ride to the event. Leader: Alex Doty cell/text 215-239-4749 Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Sid Ozer, , 215-849-1989

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

    Level D: 9-12mph, 10-20 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. Please wear helmet and have mask available(required by club). Please bring extra tube and tools, water, proper dress for weather conditions, $ for mid-ride snack stop.
    Leader: Walter H. Johnson, , 267-250-3433

  • November 2112:15PM
    Sun November 21, 2021 - Sunny Sunday C Spin-Off

    Level C: 12mph, 35 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm. Ride to Fourtown Giant. A true C ride, which cheerfully waits to regroup. 35 miles with a snack stop at Giant market. Some hills. Meet at the Italian Fountain, near the Azalea Garden. No ride if rain at start or NOAA forecast of more than 50 percent chance of rain during ride.
    Leader: Jim Kahn, , 215-771-4487

  • November 211:15PM
    Sun November 21, 2021 - Sunday PM (Post-Hike) Winter Ramble Ride CHESTNUT HILL TO AMBLER

    Level B-: 14mph, 38 miles. Meet at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy. The ride leaves at 1:15 pm. FOR 11/21: Pretty loop from Springside Chestnut Hill Academy (the parking lot at 8000 Cherokee St near Hartwell Lane, at the Middle School) to Conshohocken, Plymouth Meeting, Blue Bell, and Ambler. Brief rest stop in Ambler at Mile 25 at Abyss Coffee. Return to Chestnut Hill via Oreland. Total climbing 2212 ft. GENERIC DESCRIPTION: Scenic loop, thru Mont.Co. or Lower Bucks, brief rest stop. Unless otherwise noted, meet most Sundays Bruno's (finish point for many of the Sun AM Wiss hikes). Occasionally meet elsewhere Chestnut Hill. Return by 5:00pm. Please bring LIGHTS. Details posted each week. Every Sun during winter hike season, weather permitting, w/possible exception Valentine's weekend. If weather not bike-friendly, ride may be replaced by snow activity. Keep moving through winter - maintain base fitness for spring cycling in March. COVID PRECAUTIONS (mask, hand sanitizer, social distancing, etc.) prevail, until further notice. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31602266.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • November 2210:00AM
    Mon November 22, 2021 - Conshocken- Feine cafe

    Level D: 10-11mph, 27 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Ride out and back on the SRT- enjoy a pastry and a coffee at the Feine cafe..On the return trip, we will cross the Manayunk Bridge and take the Cynwyd heritage trail and go through west Laurel Hill cemetery. Diana Dooley. 215 680 2322 Steve Perkiss 215-852-9093 Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Steve Perkiss, , 215-852-9093

  • November 2310:00AM
    Tue November 23, 2021 - Narberth - Le Petit Mitron

    Level D: 10mph, 18 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. A wonderful ride out to Narberth with a stop for French pastry at le Petit Mitron. Standard route back. If KYW is reporting rain outside their studio one hour prior to start, the ride cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • November 2410:00AM
    Wed November 24, 2021 - The Station Cafe - Eiland Arts Center -Merchantville NJ

    Level D: 10mph, 20 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. A pleasant ride over and back across the Ben Franklin Bridge to Merchantville, NJ.We will stop for coffee at the historic Merchantville Train Station. Let's check out the latest art exhibition at Eiland Art Center, (A Closer Look - see http://www.eilandarts.com/gallery.html ) which shares the historic train station building with The Station Cafe. If KYW is reporting rain outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Ilene Hass, , 610-952-7943

  • November 259:00AM
    Thu November 25, 2021 - Pre-Turkey, Thanksgiving Morning Ride, UDHS to Skippack. Two Leaders. Route has been adjusted to avoid the storm-damaged bridge over Skippack Creek.

    Levels B-/C+: 13-14mph, 36 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Morning ride before our holiday feast from UDHS to the WaWa in Skippack. Some hills, regroup as needed. Riders should be able to keep the average pace. Faster on flats, slower on hills. Bring plenty to drink and an on bike snack. Quick snack & bathroom break at Wawa at ~half-way mark. Total climbing 1585 ft - nothing too severe. Plan to return by 1:00, in order for us to get to our holiday festivities with our families. Please contact LMc to have your name and pace group added. Pre-registration at the link below is strongly encouraged, as a time-saver. Preregistration is open until 7:30 on Thanksgiving morning. This will save you writing time at the ride start. This will also ensure that your emergency contact info is neatly printed on the sign-in sheet. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38035396.
    Leaders: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862 and Doug Smithman, , 267-566-2898 

  • November 259:00AM
    Thu November 25, 2021 - Thursday Morning Hill Ride - backwards

    Level D: 10mph, 27 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 9:00 am. An earlier start, 9 am, to our Thanksgiving day ride so we all can get to where we are going for holiday visits. If I recall the Ardmore Farmers Market will be open for our holiday greetings with out BCP family. Going backwards means we will be going down Hollow Rd and up the more thanksgiving climb out of "below sea level" on Mill Creek Rd. Plus walking our bikes around the construction at Old Gulf Rd and Mill Creek 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

  • November 2610:00AM
    Fri November 26, 2021 - Friday Frolic w/Linda. Black Friday Special - Miles Away from the Shopping Malls. A Charlie B. route to Trumbauersville, via Graceful Glen Alpaca Farm

    Level B-: 14mph, 46 miles. Meet at Fischer's Park in Towamencin, 2235 Bustard Rd, Harleysville, PA 19438. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. From Fischer's Park in Towamencin Township, Montgomery County, PA to Spor's General Store in Trumbauersville, Bucks County for ICE CREAM and lunch. This scenic, shady route is based on Rich Wagner's beautiful, longer "The Animal Ride". Thank you Rich! 2021 Updates - added Skymount Lake (twice) and Barrel Run Trail (just before Trumbauersville). Lake Skymount (mile 15.2 and 29.2) and Barrel Run Trail (mile 23.3). Lunch at Spor’s General Store (mile 25.0). Graceful Glen Alpacas are at Mile 8. Total climbing 2813 ft. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37659781.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • November 2610:00AM
    Fri November 26, 2021 - RIDE CLOSED Paper Trail Bike Coffee Shop, Rittenhouse Town, Wisahicon Park

    Level D: 10mph, 15 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Black Friday ride to the wonderful Rittenhouse Town in Wisahicon Park to have a coffee and cake/cookie! Shall we take Forbidden Dr on our return? Come and find out! 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

  • November 279:00AM
    Sat November 27, 2021 - Newark, DE to Turkey Point Lighthouse Adventure.

    Level B-: 14mph, 59 miles. Meet at Parking lot of the Newark & Pomeroy Rail Trail, near Trek Bikes & Ski Bum stores, next to the Newark Shopping Center on Main St. . The ride leaves at 9:00 am. In honor of Thanksgiving turkey, this ride is a revival of the late Peter Odell's classic route to the Turkey Point Lighthouse, on the scenic and peaceful peninsula between the Elk River and the North East River, at the head of the Chesapeake Bay. Mostly quiet roads in northwestern Delaware and northeastern Maryland. Rest stop at mile 18.5, in the cute town of Northeast, MD. ScenicTurkey Point Lighthouse at the tip of the peninsula is at mile 31.5. (The Lighthouse Trail runs right along the perimeter of the peninsula.) On the return, we have a rest stop at a market/deli at mile 45. Total elevation gain is 3986 feet. Mostly rolling terrain, with some steep climbs (up-down-up-down) close to the lighthouse at the tip of the peninsula. We will stop to regroup as needed. Travel time from Philadelphia to Newark is ~one hour. Driving Directions from Philadelphia: I-95 South into DE, then DE-273 West toward Newark/Univ. of DE. DE-273 will lead you to Main St. The Newark Shopping Center, the Rail Trail parking lot, and Bike Line & Ski Bum stores will be on your right. COVID PRECAUTIONS in Effect: Please read the Rider Guidelines for COVID Mitigation posted on the website. Please bring masks and hand sanitizer, and please practice social distancing - 20 ft apart when cycling, and at least 6 ft apart when stopped. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/17801365. It is optional, but you may preregister until Friday, November 26, 2021 at 11:59 pm.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • November 279:00AM
    Sat November 27, 2021 - Ambler, PA

    Level D: 10mph, 46 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. We will take a winding route up to Ambler, and a straight route back via Dekalb Pike and the Schuylkill River Trail. We will try a different refreshment place this visit. I will consult a BCP member familiar with the town. If KYW is reporting rain outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels. Cue sheets will not be available. Preregistration is required, please preregister by Saturday, November 27, 2021 at 9:15 am.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • November 279:15AM
    Sat November 27, 2021 - Toss of the Dice 2.0 - Delco Special - Media - 40 miles

    Level C+: 14mph, 35-80 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. Various friendly rides per DAILY RIDE CALENDAR departing FROM THE PARKING ATTENDANT BOOTH at specified time and ranging 35-80 miles. We will regroup as needed, but riders are expected to ride group pace. Bring food or money for snack along the way, as well as a spare tube, tire irons and multi-tool. Check daily listing for route information. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure time. Please be familiar with the Bicycle Club of Philadelphia Rider Guidelines for COVID-19 Mitigation, and bring a mask for the rest stop. Preregistration required. If you want a cue PDF, please send me your email address. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is Delco Special. Preregistration is required, please preregister by Saturday, November 27, 2021 at 9:15 am.
    Leader: Joseph Pless, , 610-937-9010

  • November 289:30AM
    Sun November 28, 2021 - Sunday Winter Hike in the Wissahickon

    Hike Moderate Pace on Moderate Trails, 5-7 miles. Meet at Bruno's, Northwestern and Germantown Aves. The hike leaves at 9:30 am. FOR 11/28: let's meet at BRUNO'S for a pretty & rejuvenating adventure on both sides of the creek. Brief rest stop mid-way at the Valley Green Inn. On the return, hikers seeking a short-cut can take Forbidden Drive back to Bruno's. Pre-registration is required. Hiking boots/shoes recommended and YakTrax if icy. Well behaved dogs welcome, but must be on leash at all times. Preregistration is required, please preregister by Sunday, November 28, 2021 at 7:00 am.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • November 2812:00PM
    Sun November 28, 2021 - 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 through Fairmount Park and beyond. This ride is for new riders of any age with a short session learning an essential biking skill. There might be a hill or two to increase physical conditioning, but we will regroup as necessary. Please wear helmet and have mask available (required by the club). Please bring extra tube and tools to change a flat, water, proper dress for the weather, and $ for mid ride snack stop. Preregistration is required, please preregister by Sunday, November 28, 2021 at 12:00 pm.
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, , 610-626-3338

  • November 2812:15PM
    Sun November 28, 2021 - Sunny Sunday C Spin-Off

    Level C: 12mph Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm. A true C ride, which cheerfully waits to regroup. Usually 25-35 miles with a lunch or snack stop. Meet at the Italian Fountain, near the parking garage sign. It is optional, but you may preregister until Sunday, November 28, 2021 at 11:00 am.
    Leader: Chuck Martin, , 215-923-1887

  • November 281:15PM
    Sun November 28, 2021 - 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, 32-40 miles. Meet at Various Starting Locations - details posted each week. The ride leaves at 1:15 pm. Scenic loop, thru Mont.Co. or Lower Bucks, brief rest stop. MEETING POINTS WILL VARY, based on the various Start/Finish points of the morning hike somewhere in the Wissahickon. Return by 5:00pm. Distance will be determined by sunset time. Please bring LIGHTS. Details posted each week. Every Sun during winter hike season, weather permitting, w/possible exception Valentine's Day weekend. If weather not bike-friendly, ride may be replaced by snow activity. Keep moving through winter - maintain base fitness for spring cycling in March. COVID PRECAUTIONS will be maintained, based on the current public health guidelines in effect at the time. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • November 2910:00AM
    Mon November 29, 2021 - Conshohocken-Feine cafe

    Level D: 10mph, 27 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Ride out and back on the SRT- enjoy a pastry and a coffee at the Feine cafe..On the return trip, we will cross the Manayunk Bridge and take the Cynwyd heritage trail and go through west Laurel Hill cemetery. Diana Dooley. 215 680 2322 Steve Perkiss 215-852-9093 Cue sheets will not be available. Preregistration is required, please preregister by Monday, November 29, 2021 at 10:00 am.
    Leader: Steve Perkiss, , 215-852-9093

  • November 3010:00AM
    Tue November 30, 2021 - Wynnewood, PA - Delancey Street Bagels

    Level D: 10mph, 20 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. What goes round comes around quickly when you go cycling with BCP on the Tuesday morning rides. Delancey Street Bagels is one of three destinations on Thursdays. Always a good ride out and a better ride back. If KYW is reporting rain outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels. Cue sheets will not be available. Preregistration is required, please preregister by Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at 10:15 am.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

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