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Standard Listing Calendar | Grouped List

 April 2022 

  • April 15:00AM
    Fri April 1, 2022 - Italian Fountain Century

    Levels C: 12mph, D: 10mph, 100 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 5:00 am. Don't miss the 15th running of the 40th annual ITALIAN FOUNTAIN CENTURY. Fully marked course - counter clockwise this year! Sag support is never more that 1/20th of a mile away, food stop every 1/10th mile. Dizziness specialists on hand. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leaders: Tom Witt, , 215-665-5578 and Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037 

  • April 110:00AM
    Fri April 1, 2022 - Friday Frolic w/Linda. Easy-Schmeasy Flat Ride - Pennypack and Newtown Rail Trails

    Level C through D: 11-12mph, 18 miles. Meet at Southampton trailhead of the Newtown Rail Trail (at old train station) on Second Street Pike, next to Strathmann ACE Hardware. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. For April 1: Leader is on the road (or trail) to recovery following minor surgery, so today's ride will be an easy, low-intensity ride on the Pennypack & Newtown Rail Trails, out & back linear route. Leader will be riding a recumbent trike. Trail provides very pretty scenery of the peaceful Pennypack Creek. Towards the northern end of the trail, we will cross over the Mill Creek. On the return trip, we can stop at the All Aboard Cafe for snacks. There are porta-potties along the trail, and bathrooms in the parking lot at Moredun Rd. The trail surface is mostly hard-packed dirt, or fine cinder, with a short segment that is smoothly paved asphalt. We will be sharing the trail with walkers and runners, families, and dogs. GENERIC DESCRIPTION: Enjoy scenic adventures by bike on most Fridays, throughout the year. Explore pretty, peaceful roads in suburban counties -- Montgomery, Bucks, Chester, etc. Starting points will vary, so that we can cycle through different regions. Please check daily calendar for details of each Friday's route -- terrain, mileage, rest stops, etc. Cue sheets and on-line route map provided for each ride. If weather conditions are not conducive to cycling, this ride may be replaced by a hike/walk. As long as we are enjoying outdoor exercise, and Mother Nature, in the company of friends, we'll have a memorable outing. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38721729 Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38721729.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • April 110:00AM
    Fri April 1, 2022 - Philadelphia Navy Yard Magical Fantasy and Ping Pong (ad-hoc ride)

    Level D: 10-11mph, 25 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. If you are not participating in the Italian Fountain Century, or want to bail out by 10, then join us to admire yet another public art installation at the Navy Yard. https://navyyard.org/magicalfantasy. Ilene is bringing pingpong paddles and balls to take advantage of the tables set up across from the Marriott, where there is a bistro. Possible route is down Christopher Columbus and Pattison to Broad Street, but not yet set in stone. We will take an exploratory ride through the Yard while we are there, and may take a spin through FDR park before heading homeward. Co leader with Eve - Ilene Hass 610-952-7943 Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Eve Gentieu, , 516-902-7921

  • April 112:00PM
    Fri April 1, 2022 - Thursday Hills on Friday

    Level C: 12mph, 25 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. We will continue to continue into 2022 what Chuck Martin so well began, Friday this week because of the Thursday adverse weather. Riders please be careful not to interfere with anyone completing the Italian Fountain Century! Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tom Witt, , 215-665-5578

  • April 29:15AM
    Sat April 2, 2022 - Toss of the Dice 2.0 Spring House

    Level B-/C+: 14.5-15.5mph, 50 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. This week Spring House with break stop at Whole Foods 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. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is Whole Foods Spring House.
    Leader: Simon Knight, , 215-219-9555

  • April 29:30AM
    Sat April 2, 2022 - Saturday Morning D Ride with a Substitute Ride Leader

    Level D: 9-12mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. OWLS (Older, Wiser, Longer Slower) paced ride through Fairmount Park and beyond. This will be a D ride in speed, but will have hills and longer distances. Please wear helmet (required by the club) and have a mask available, if needed at the rest stop. Please bring extra tube and tools to fix a flat, water, dress properly for the weather, and $ for mid-ride stop. We will go throught Montgomery County into Delaware County to our rest stop at the Havertown Grill. The ride back to the start will be a more direct route with less hills.
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, , 610-626-3338

  • April 210:00AM
    Sat April 2, 2022 - Heinz NWR/Pho Philly

    Level C-: 12mph, 28 miles. Meet at Cadence Cycling and Cafe 201 S. 25th St Philadelphia. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Join us on a ride through South and SW Philly and points beyond as we enjoy the signs of spring at the Heinz NWR. Lunch stop at Pho Philly, a new Vietnamese eatery in Essington. NOTE: A portion of this ride will include several miles of gravel at Heinz NWR. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://www.strava.com/routes/2930577639440538060.
    Leader: Rob Gusky, , 920-573-5128

  • April 312:00PM
    Sun April 3, 2022 - CANCELLED Sunny Sunday D Ride

    Level D: 9-12mph, 12-24 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. OWLS (Older, Wiser, Longer Slower) paced ride through Fairmount Park and beyond. Please wear helmet (required by the club) and have a mask available, if needed at the rest stop. Please bring extra tube and tools to fix a flat, water, dress properly for the weather, and $ for mid-ride stop. There might be a hill or two to help with conditioning. We might have a short session to practice an essential biking skill.
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, , 610-626-3338

  • April 312:15PM
    Sun April 3, 2022 - 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

  • April 410:00AM
    Mon April 4, 2022 - Ride to Tricycle Cafe

    Levels D: 11mph, 20 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. In keeping with our Monday alternate schedule, today is Tricycle Cafe. Monday April 4th @ 10:00. Meet at Cosmic Cafe. Umbria/Shawmut may be milled, so it may be the SRT all the way. We can take River Road back if we choose. Adds a bit. Through cemetery per usual home. Leaders: Diana Dooley (215-680-2322) and Steve Perkiss(215-852-9093). Pre-register please- so we know! Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leaders: Diana Dooley, , 215 680 2322 and Steve Perkiss, , 215-852-9093 

  • April 510:00AM
    Tue April 5, 2022 - Ride Yer Bike Tuesday

    Levels B+: 16-17mph, B-: 13.5-14.5mph, C+/C: 12-13mph, 40.5 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Bring yer bike & sense of adventure. Expect good company on safe/low trafficked roads with relatively easy terrain. Today we'll ride to Central Park (mile 23) for a park lunch stop (bring sandwiches/snacks). Porta-potty stop at mile 14. Will regroup as needed, but must be able to ride the posted pace. Must be willing to ride safely & obey traffic laws. Check day of the ride if weather is iffy - rain cancels, but may reschedule for Wed. Porta-potty at the start, but not water. NOTE: Ride starts at 9:30 in May & Sept., 9:00 June thru Aug. & 10:00 in Oct. November is ad hoc: different day, time and start locations each week. NOTE: Ride starts @ 9:30 in May. 4th Tues. start from Central Park, Doylestown. 5th Tues.(May 31 & Aug. 30) will start from Centre Square Park, Blue Bell. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is Montgomery/Bucks Meander.
    Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, , 215-913-3246, Daniel Operacz, , 267-265-9358 and Curtis Schwartz, , 215-237-8788 

  • April 510:00AM
    Tue April 5, 2022 - Tuesday Morning "D" Ride to Narberth

    Level D: 10mph, 20 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Hi Everyone! I'll be pinch hitting as Ride Leader for Tim Carey while he soaks up the sun in the Sunshine State, Ride leaves at 10 AM from COSMIC CAFE, LLOYD HALL, # 1 BOATHOUSE ROW, KELLY DR, EAST FAIRMOUNT PARK. Our destination in Narberth will be the excellent patisserie, Le Petit Mitron. The little park across the street is a great spot to enjoy your cappacino and/or croissant etc. The route won't be too different from what we're used to from Tim, but I've added a few wrinkles that I've learned from Tom Witt. This will add a couple of miles to the usual, but will be a true D ride and we'll gladly wait up for folks that might fall behind. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: James McElwain, , 215-990-9745

  • April 610:00AM
    Wed April 6, 2022 - CANCELLED HIGHPOINT CAFE AT ALLENS LANE TRAIN STATION

    Level D: 10mph, 22 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Join us for the best soup or chili on a cold or chilly day...it's usually even Gluten Free. Or a crepe with coffee. You choose! We will cycle up to the Allen Lane SEPTA train station which houses a High Point Cafe. If KYW is reporting rain outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels. Leader: Ilene Hass, , 610-952-7943
    Leader: Ilene Hass, , 610-952-7943

  • April 79:30AM
    Thu April 7, 2022 - CANCELLED Thursday Morning Hill Ride

    Level C-: 11mph, 25 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 9:30 am. SEE FRIDAY LISTING!! We’ll go down Hollow Rd to Flat Rock Park, then up Mill Creek and over to Old Gulph Rd, from which we’ll go to Ardmore Farmers Mkt. Return through Narberth, Merion, over to top of Cynwyd Trail, and wind our way to Belmont Ave, Ford Rd, and homeward Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Paul di Francesco, , 215 459 3174

  • April 76:00PM
    Thu April 7, 2022 - CANCELLED Thursday Hill Ride C+/B-

    Level B-/C+: 14-15mph, 20 - 30 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. A moderately hilly ride conquering Main Line hills that regroups at the top of each climb. As the days lengthen, so does the ride and we should be ~ 30 miles by July. No riders doing the listed pace will be dropped. Cue sheets will not be available. Bike lights are highly recommended. Optional after ride drink at Parks on Tap, Cosmic Cafe, or other nearby venue. Rain cancellations will be listed on web site up to 1 hour prior to ride. Preregistration requested but not required. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/35770877.
    Leader: Simon Knight, , 215-219-9555

  • April 88:00AM
    Fri April 8, 2022 - Chattie Will Roadie (ad-hoc ride)

    Level C: 12-13mph, 210 miles. Meet at 30th Street Station. The ride leaves at 8:00 am. Chatty Will Roadie rides to Chesterton and Rehobeth Beach 4/8 to 4/10 This ride starts with the 8:39 am train to Wilmington on Friday. Ride 70 miles or so to Chestertown Maryland for an overnight. Then 80ish miles to Rehobeth Beach. Sunday ride to Atlantic City 60 ish miles and ferry. Take train to Philly Sunday evening. Accommodations on your own, collaboration maybe. Riders need to carry their own gear and keep up a reasonable pace to get to destination before dinner. Mid morning, lunch and mid afternoon stops. Questions? Call or text. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: William Ehrich, , 610-348-2616

  • April 89:00AM
    Fri April 8, 2022 - Friday version of Thursday Morning Hill Ride

    Level C-: 11mph, 25 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 9:00 am. We'll do a short version of yesterday's listing. Down Hollow Road to Flat Rock Park, up Mill Creek and out to Ardmore Farmers Mkt if time allows. I have to be home by noon, but if another ride leader is on ride, that time constraint won't be in effect... Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Paul di Francesco, , 215 459 3174

  • April 810:00AM
    Fri April 8, 2022 - Friday Frolic w/Linda. Easy-Schmeasy Flat Ride - Pennypack and Newtown Rail Trails. Upgrade starting next week/

    Level C through D: 11-12mph, 18 miles. Meet at Southampton trailhead of the Newtown Rail Trail (at old train station) on Second Street Pike, next to Strathmann ACE Hardware. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. For April 8: Leader is making good progress on the road/trail to recovery following minor surgery, so today's ride will be an easy, low-intensity ride on the Pennypack & Newtown Rail Trails, out & back linear route. Leader will be riding a recumbent trike. Trail provides very pretty scenery of the peaceful Pennypack Creek. Towards the northern end of the trail, we will cross over the Mill Creek. On the return trip, we can stop at the All Aboard Cafe for snacks. There are porta-potties along the trail, and bathrooms in the parking lot at Moredun Rd. The trail surface is mostly hard-packed dirt, or fine cinder, with a short segment that is smoothly paved asphalt. We will be sharing the trail with walkers and runners, families, and dogs. STARTING NEXT WEEK, this ride will probably be upgraded, closer to the "regular" Friday Frolic ride. GENERIC DESCRIPTION: Enjoy scenic adventures by bike on most Fridays, throughout the year. Explore pretty, peaceful roads in suburban counties -- Montgomery, Bucks, Chester, etc. Starting points will vary, so that we can cycle through different regions. Please check daily calendar for details of each Friday's route -- terrain, mileage, rest stops, etc. Cue sheets and on-line route map provided for each ride. If weather conditions are not conducive to cycling, this ride may be replaced by a hike/walk. As long as we are enjoying outdoor exercise, and Mother Nature, in the company of friends, we'll have a memorable outing. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38721729 Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38721729.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • April 82:00PM
    Fri April 8, 2022 - Thursday Hills on Friday - Again!

    Level C: 12mph, 25 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 2:00 pm. We will complete in 2022 what Chuck Martin so well began, Friday this week because of the Thursday adverse weather. We close out an entire season bridging the Thursday night "C"vilized rides from 2021 to 2022. Next week "C"vilized Hills, Thursday at 5:45 Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tom Witt, , 215-665-5578

  • April 99:15AM
    Sat April 9, 2022 - CANCELLED Toss of the Dice 2.0 - Assi Plaza 54 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 Assi Plaza.
    Leader: Joseph Pless, , 610-937-9010

  • April 99:30AM
    Sat April 9, 2022 - Saturday Morning D ride with a Substitute Ride Leader

    Level D: 9-12mph, 35-45 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. . OWLS (Older, Wiser, Longer Slower) paced ride through Fairmount Park and beyond. This will be a D ride in speed, but will have hills and longer distances. Please wear helmet (required by the club) and have a mask available, if needed at the rest stop. Please bring extra tube and tools to fix a flat, water, dress properly for the weather, and $ for mid-ride stop. We will go to the Media Bean. The ride back to the start will be a route with less hills.
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, , 610-626-3338

  • April 94:00PM
    Sat April 9, 2022 - Philly Wandrers Bel Arbor Happy Hour Social

    Level D: 11.5mph Meet at Bel Arbor Community Garden. The ride leaves at 4:00 pm. Join the Philly Wandrers for a mini-potluck happy hour social. The setting is Bel Arbor (https://www.ngtrust.org/bel-arbor), a community garden protected by Neighborhood Gardens Trust, tucked away between 10th and 11th on Kimball street, with plenty of room to park your bike! Bring a savory or a sweet nibble that you can share and what you want to drink. Napkins, cups, and utensils will be provided, but feel free to bring your own more eco-friendly options. If the weather is a bit chilly we can start a fire. If someone has bocce balls, bring them along as Bardiscino park aka the Bocce park, is right next door! Warning-- there are no bathrooms at Bel Arbor ( but if you are nice to her, Dani might let you walk to her house to use the facilities). Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Rob Gusky, , 920-573-5128

  • April 1012:00PM
    Sun April 10, 2022 - 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 rides through Fairmount Park and beyond for any age. Please wear helmet and have a mask available if needed at rest stop. Please bring extra tube and tolls to fix a flat, water, $ for mid ride snack stop, and proper dress for the weather. There might be a hill, but we will allow time to rest at the top of any hills. We might have a short instructional period to demonstrate and practice an essential biking skill. Smiles are absolutely needed. If you have not pre1registered, please be at the start by 11:50 to register with your smart phone. Please be ready to leave by 12:05
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, , 610-626-3338

  • April 1012:15PM
    Sun April 10, 2022 - 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

  • April 1110:00AM
    Mon April 11, 2022 - Conshohocken- Feine cafe

    Levels 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. Enjoy a ride out the SRT (Or Umbria) to the Feine cafe at 8th avenue and Fayette. Ride back over Manayunk bridge and through the West Laurel Hill cemetery. We are very predictable. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leaders: Steve Perkiss, , 215-852-9093 and Diana Dooley, , 215 680 2322 

  • April 1110:00AM
    Mon April 11, 2022 - Valley Forge to Feine'

    Level D: 10.5mph, 25 miles. Meet at VFNHP visitor center main parking lot. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Show and Go ride to Feine' for coffee then continue on River rd and SRT to Shawmont to explore the detour that Diana Dooley blazed a couple of weeks ago. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Steve Trobovic, , 610-687-9229

  • April 116:00PM
    Mon April 11, 2022 - Church of the Savior (COS) Multi-Level Group Rides

    Levels A through D: 10-20mph Meet at Church of the Saviour, Wayne, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. The Church of the Savior (COS) Monday night ride is sponsored by both the Bicycle Club of Philadelphia and Suburban Cyclists Unlimited. It is the largest group ride in the region with up to 75 riders participating from April through October each year. Our riders have varying ability levels ranging from beginner (“D” level) riders on hybrid bikes that average 9-12 mph through semi-professional (“A” level) riding at 22-25 mph. As a result, we break into groups that are about 7-10 riders although these groups may be as large as 20 riders at times. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Thomas Beckett, , 610-733-7030

  • April 1210:00AM
    Tue April 12, 2022 - Tuesday Morning Narberth Ride

    Level D: 11mph, 20 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. D level ride to GET cafe in Narberth. Once again we’ll try to get creative and come up with different ways of getting to our destination. This will be a true D ride and we’ll gladly wait for riders that might fall behind. We hope to complete the ride by 12:30. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: James McElwain, , 215-990-9745

  • April 1210:00AM
    Tue April 12, 2022 - Ride Yer Bike Tuesday

    Levels B+: 16-17mph, B-: 13.5-14.5mph, C+/C: 12-13mph, 43 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Bring yer bike & sense of adventure. Some days we'll ride familiar favorite routes, other days we'll scope out new routes. Today we'll ride to Evansburgh State Park for our rest stop (mile 19.6 - water and bathrooms) and then onto Center Square Park for our lunch stop (mile 32.5 - bring a sandwich or snacks - water and bathrooms). Expect good company, safe/low trafficked roads and a relatively tame route - mostly rolling hills but with a few short climbs here and there. We'll regroup as needed, but must be able to maintain the posted pace. Must also be willing to ride safely and obey traffic laws. Check day of the ride if weather is iffy - rain cancels, but may reschedule for Wed. NOTE: Upper Dublin H.S. starts will have porta-potties but not water. NOTE: Ride starts at 9:30 in May & Sept., 9:00 June thru Aug. & 10:00 in Oct. November is ad hoc: different day, time and start locations each week. NOTE: Ride starts @ 9:30 in May. 4th Tues. start from Central Park, Doylestown. 5th Tues.(May 31 & Aug. 30) will start from Centre Square Park, Blue Bell. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is Ride to Evansburg and Centre Square Park.
    Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, , 215-913-3246, Daniel Operacz, , 267-265-9358 and Curtis Schwartz, , 215-237-8788 

  • April 1310:00AM
    Wed April 13, 2022 - High Point Cafe at Allens Lane Train Station

    Level D: 10mph, 22 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Join us for the best soup or chili on a cold or chilly day...it's usually even Gluten Free. Or a crepe with coffee. You choose! We will cycle up to the Allen Lane SEPTA train station which houses a High Point 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

  • April 145:45PM
    Thu April 14, 2022 - CANCELLED "C"Vilized Thursday Evening Hill Ride - make up Friday at Noon

    Level C: 12mph, 25 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 5:45 pm. A true "C" version of the Thursday hill training ride. Join us for the return of "C"vilization April 14. Rides will be short for the first few weeks until the sundown gets a bit later. Lights strongly recommended. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tom Witt, , 215-665-5578

  • April 146:00PM
    Thu April 14, 2022 - CANCELLED Thursday Hill Ride C+/B-

    Level B-/C+: 14-15mph, 20 - 30 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. A moderately hilly ride conquering Main Line hills that regroups at the top of each climb. As the days lengthen, so does the ride and we should be ~ 30 miles by July. No riders doing the listed pace will be dropped. Cue sheets will not be available. Bike lights are highly recommended. Optional after ride drink at Parks on Tap, Cosmic Cafe, or other nearby venue. Rain cancellations will be listed on web site up to 1 hour prior to ride. Preregistration requested but not required. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/35770877.
    Leader: Simon Knight, , 215-219-9555

  • April 159:30AM
    Fri April 15, 2022 - Thursday Morning Hill Ride on Friday!

    Level C-: 11mph, 25 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 9:30 am. We will go up Merion Square Rd to Youngs ford Rd and down Rose Glen Rd , continue (optionally) down to Flat Rock Park. Then up Mill Creek Rd , McClenaghan Mill Rd and homeward by Righters Mill Rd
    Leader: Paul di Francesco, , 215 459 3174

  • April 1510:00AM
    Fri April 15, 2022 - Friday Frolic w/Linda. Back on 2 Wheels, not 3. UDHS to Warrington Wegman's

    Level C+: 13mph, 27 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. For 4/13: Gradual return to the "regular" Friday Frolic road ride on two wheels, instead of three. Thanks to everyone for your kindness and patience, during Leader's recovery from wrist surgery. Pretty loop from Upper Dublin High School to the Wegman's in Warrington for a bathroom & snack break at the midway point. Total climbing 1088 ft - relatively gentle terrain. GENERIC DESCRIPTION: Enjoy scenic adventures by bike on most Fridays, throughout the year. Explore pretty, peaceful roads in suburban counties -- Montgomery, Bucks, Chester, etc. Starting points will vary, so that we can cycle through different regions. Please check daily calendar for details of each Friday's route -- terrain, mileage, rest stops, etc. Cue sheets and on-line route map provided for each ride. If weather conditions are not conducive to cycling, this ride may be replaced by a hike/walk. As long as we are enjoying outdoor exercise, and Mother Nature, in the company of friends, we'll have a memorable outing. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/33363697.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • April 1512:00PM
    Fri April 15, 2022 - Thursday Hills on Friday

    Level C: 12mph, 25 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. Friday this week because of the Thursday adverse forecast. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tom Witt, , 215-665-5578

  • April 169:00AM
    Sat April 16, 2022 - Saturday D Ride - Cosmic Cafe to Collegeville

    Level C- through D: 9-12mph, 57 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Join us for a long (57 mi.), but leisurely-paced (D+/C-) pleasant springtime ride from the Cosmic Cafe to Collegeville for lunch. We will go out on the Schuylkill River Trail to Oaks, PA, then along the Perkiomen Trail to Collegeville for lunch at the Collegeville Diner. The route is mostly flat, with a coffee and bathroom stop on the way out and a bathroom stop on the way back. Return via the same route. A helmet is required. Don't forget to bring water, money for lunch, and an extra tube in case of a flat. Pleas dress for the weather. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/39039859.
    Leader: Chuck Herbert, , 215-430-3222

  • April 169:15AM
    Sat April 16, 2022 - Toss of the Dice 2.0 -Valley Forge & Wegmans

    Level B-/C+: 14-15mph, 56 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. This week Valley Forge a hilly way (3,500 ft). We will regroup as needed, but riders are expected to ride group pace. Bring food or money for snack along the way (Wegmans), 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 requested. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/39070593.
    Leader: Simon Knight, , 215-219-9555

  • April 1610:00AM
    Sat April 16, 2022 - Korean Tacos then Ice Cream in Asbury Park

    Level C- through D: 10-11mph, 25 miles. Meet at Sickles Park. Little Silver NJ 07739. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. 25 Miles from Little Silver to Asbury Park. Register online. Bring mask. Ride Leader Ben Blum 848-667-5020. Averaging around 10 MPH, the group stays together. We dine at MOGO for Korean Tacos then Ice Cream at the Cookman Creamery. Google Map for start point - https://goo.gl/maps/oQZXGbFLjstPkGe67 Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is Ben Sickles Park to Mogo 24.7.
    Leader: Ben Blum, , 848.667.5020

  • April 1712:00PM
    Sun April 17, 2022 - 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 for all ages through Fairmount Park and beyond. Please wear helmet and have mask available for rest stop if required by health department regulations. Please bring water, proper dress for the cold, extra tubes and tools to fix a flat, water, $ for mid ride snack stop. There might be a session to practice essential biking skills. This ride might have a hill or two to help with physical conditioning, but we will rest at the top of any hills. If you want to register at the ride, please come by 11:45 so that we can get a prompt start at 12:05
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, , 610-626-3338

  • April 1712:15PM
    Sun April 17, 2022 - Sunny Sunday C Spin-Off to Flourtown

    Level C: 12mph, 35 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm. Will ride to the Giant in Flourtown for a snack stop. A true C ride, which cheerfully waits to regroup. Some climbing required.
    Leader: Jim Kahn, , 215-771-4487

  • April 1810:00AM
    Mon April 18, 2022 - Conshy to 4th st Deli

    Levels C-: 11mph, D: 11.5mph, 25 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Mon April 18 @ 10:00. Meet at Cosmic Cafe to ride SRT or Umbria to Conshy, up the hill to top of 4th ST. Maybe the back shack will be open! Maybe Tim will be back! Rain an hour before start cancels ride. Leaders: Steve and Diana 215-680-2322. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leaders: Diana Dooley, , 215 680 2322 and Steve Perkiss, , 215-852-9093 

  • April 186:00PM
    Mon April 18, 2022 - CANCELLED Church of the Savior (COS) Multi-Level Group Rides

    Levels A through D: 10-20mph Meet at Church of the Saviour, Wayne, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. The Church of the Savior (COS) Monday night ride is sponsored by both the Bicycle Club of Philadelphia and Suburban Cyclists Unlimited. It is the largest group ride in the region with up to 75 riders participating from April through October each year. Our riders have varying ability levels ranging from beginner (“D” level) riders on hybrid bikes that average 9-12 mph through semi-professional (“A” level) riding at 22-25 mph. As a result, we break into groups that are about 7-10 riders although these groups may be as large as 20 riders at times. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Thomas Beckett, , 610-733-7030

  • April 1910:00AM
    Tue April 19, 2022 - CANCELLED Ride Yer Bike Tuesday (riding Weds.)

    Levels B+: 16-17mph, B-: 13.5-14.5mph, C+/C: 12-13mph, 40-50 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Bring yer bike & sense of adventure. Expect good company on safe/low trafficked roads. Lunch stops may be sit down, takeout, or in a park. Will regroup as needed, but must be able to ride the posted pace. Must be willing to ride safely & obey traffic laws. Check day of the ride if weather is iffy - rain cancels, but may reschedule for Wed. NOTE: Upper Dublin H.S. starts will have porta-potties but not water. NOTE: Ride starts at 9:30 in May & Sept., 9:00 June thru Aug. & 10:00 in Oct. November is ad hoc: different day, time and start locations each week. NOTE: Ride starts @ 9:30 in May. 4th Tues. start from Central Park, Doylestown. 5th Tues.(May 31 & Aug. 30) will start from Centre Square Park, Blue Bell. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, , 215-913-3246, Daniel Operacz, , 267-265-9358 and Bob Doyle, , 703-963-9905 

  • April 1910:00AM
    Tue April 19, 2022 - Tuesday Morning Narberth Ride

    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. We’ll try once again to get out to Narberth for a quick cuppa joe and perhaps some sinkers. ( See original King Kong movie from 1933 for a translation) Or perhaps you’d prefer the GET Cafe for a cappacino and a croissant. Either way we’ll have you covered. We’ll try a slightly different route Up Bryan Mawr Ave to Higland Ave. Slightly more up hill on BMA, but you’ll be rewarded with a nice downhill on Highland that will take us into Merion train station and then on to Narberth. Please note that at the train station we’ll be taking a pedestrian tunnel under the tracks. This will require carrying your bike down about 10 steps and up a similar number of steps. If this presents a problem, I’m sure a number of us will be happy to provide assistance. Weather looks promising ! Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: James McElwain, , 215-990-9745

  • April 2010:00AM
    Wed April 20, 2022 - Mt. Airy - Allens Lane Train Station

    Level D: 10mph, 22 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. We will cycle through East Falls up to the Allen Lane SEPTA train station which houses a High Point 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

  • April 2010:00AM
    Wed April 20, 2022 - Ride yer Bike Tuesday on Wednesday (ad-hoc ride)

    Levels B+: 16-17mph, B/B-: 14-15mph, B-/C+: 13-14mph, C+/C: 12-13mph, 43 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Bring yer bike & sense of adventure. Some days we'll ride familiar favorite routes, other days we'll scope out new routes. Today we'll be riding to The Bagel Barrel in Doylestown (mile 26 - indoor & outdoor seating), with a porta-potty stop at mile 17. Overall not very hilly route (49 ft./mile), but there will be hills. Expect good company on safe/low trafficked roads. We'll regroup as needed, but be prepared to maintain the posted pace. Must also be willing to ride safely & obey traffic laws. NOTE: Ride starts at 9:30 in May and Sept., 9:00 June - Aug., & 10:00 in Oct. November is ad hoc: different start locations the day of week & time of day. NOTE: 4th Tuesdays of each month will start from Central Park, Doylestown. 5th Tues (May 31 & Aug. 30) starts from Centre Square Park, Blue Bell. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is Ride to The Bagel Barrel.
    Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, , 215-913-3246, Elliot Titcher, , 215-740-1149 , Curtis Schwartz, , 215-237-8788 and Daniel Operacz, , 267-265-9358 

  • April 206:00PM
    Wed April 20, 2022 - Delightful, Delicious D (and D+/C-) Wednesday Evening Ride

    Level C- through D: 10-12mph, ~15-25 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Scheduled for most summer Wednesday evenings, weather permitting. Gently paced, post-work ride to pedal away stresses, suited for novices, newcomers to area, and/or anyone seeking low-intensity recovery ride. Peaceful roads Eastern Montgomery Co, w/brief rest stop. Please bring LIGHTS. Please bring mask & hand sanitizer. Preregistration saves you writing time at start. Meet in parking lot of Flourtown Shop Ctr Bethlehem Pike (McDonald's in front, facing the Pike). Once a month, this ride may need to meet earlier in the afternoon, due to BCP Board meeting in the evening. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • April 2110:00AM
    Thu April 21, 2022 - Thursday Morning Hill Ride in Reverse

    Level D: 10mph, 26 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Following the usual route to the driveway on Hagys Ford Road, we'll go down Hollow Road and back up Mill Creek Road continuing on to the Suburban Square Farmer's Market. After lunch, we will return via the Cynwyd Trail and the West Laurel Hill Cemetary. In case of rain, I will cancel by 9 AM. If the ride is not canceled it is going. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Jeff Berger, , 302-562-0935

  • April 215:46PM
    Thu April 21, 2022 - "C"Vilized Thursday Evening Hill Ride

    Level C: 12mph, 25 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 5:46 pm. A true "C" version of the Thursday hill training ride. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tom Witt, , 215-665-5578

  • April 216:00PM
    Thu April 21, 2022 - Thursday Hill Ride C+/B-

    Level B-/C+: 14-15mph, 20 - 30 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. A moderately hilly ride conquering Main Line hills that regroups at the top of each climb. As the days lengthen, so does the ride and we should be ~ 30 miles by July. No riders doing the listed pace will be dropped. Cue sheets will not be available. Bike lights are highly recommended. Optional after ride drink at Parks on Tap, Cosmic Cafe, or other nearby venue. Rain cancellations will be listed on web site up to 1 hour prior to ride. Preregistration requested but not required. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29736783.
    Leader: Gene Sobel, , 215-964-4884

  • April 229:45AM
    Fri April 22, 2022 - Frolic w/Linda back on 2 wheels, not 3. Horsham Library to Back Yard Beans in Lansdale

    Level C+: 13-14mph, 41 miles. Meet at Horsham Township Library. The ride leaves at 9:45 am. Pretty loop through Montgomery and Bucks Counties, based on/adapted from a Wes Wolf/Katie Hunt route. (THANK YOU to Wes & Katie!) Optional quick rest stop at Tabora Farm at Mile 17. There's also a Wawa at Mile 25. Back Yard Beans in downtown Lansdale is at Mile 31. Total climbing 2006 ft, with most of the climbing in the middle of the route. Leader is grateful tp be able to resume "regular cycling again on 2 wheels! Special thanks to JS for letting me borrow his recumbent trike for several weeks. 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/38189715.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • April 2210:00AM
    Fri April 22, 2022 - Paper Trail Bike Coffee Shop, Rittenhouse Town, Wisahicon

    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. Paper Trail Bike Coffee Shop is our favorite Friday morning destination. We will use our regular route up on Henry Ave, Walnut Lane Bridge. Return down Midvale Ave. We will check on the progress of the Wisahicon bike trail along Lincoln Dr. Hopefully it will reopen soon. 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

  • April 2210:30AM
    Fri April 22, 2022 - Frick's Lock SRT Trailhead Opening

    Levels D: 10.5mph, 26 miles. Meet at Parkerford trailhead on SRT at Linfield rd and PA 724. The ride leaves at 10:30 am. Ride the new section of the SRT to the new bike bridge over route 724 via Pottstown and return in time for opening ceremony at Frick's Lock trailhead. Mostly flat, paved trail with some road and some gravel sections. A sit down lunch stop in Pottstown is planned. Expect to return to start by 2:30. No one dropped. Bring water and snack. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leaders: Steve Trobovic, , 610-687-9229 and Patricia E. Haggar, , 610-896-1987 

  • April 238:30AM
    Sat April 23, 2022 - Early Bird (but slower) Ride to Coffee in Lansdale (ad-hoc ride)

    Level B-: 14-14.5mph, 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! (Early Bird regulars, note slower pace. But will still have optional sprint zones.) Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Jeff Braff, , 215-665-2048

  • April 239:15AM
    Sat April 23, 2022 - Toss of the Dice 2.0 - Doylestown 75 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 Doylestown.
    Leader: Joseph Pless, , 610-937-9010

  • April 239:00PM
    Sat April 23, 2022 - Saturday morning D Ride

    Level D: 9-13mph, 45-55 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 pm. OWLS (Older, Wider, Longer, Slower) paced ride to the Media Bean. It is a D ride, but much longer with more hills than typical for a D ride. It is a hilly ride going and less hilly on the return. We will stop for a lunch break at the Media Bean. Both going and coming will be a round about trip. Please wear helmet and have a mask available if required at the rest stop. Please bring extra tube and tools to fix a flat tire, water, proper dress for the weather, and $ for mid-ride lunch stop. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/39011781.
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, , 610-626-3338

  • April 2412:00PM
    Sun April 24, 2022 - Sunny Sunday D Ride

    Level D: 9-12mph, 12-16 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, but to far beyond. This ride will be a much shorter version, because of the Club’s Annual Banquet, which starts at 4 PM. Please wear helmet and have mask available for any snack stops, if required. Please bring extra tube and tools to fix a flat tire, water, proper dress for the weather, and $ for mid-ride snack stop. Please arrive early if you need to register with your smart phone and be prepared to leave by 12:05.
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, , 610-626-3338

  • April 2412:15PM
    Sun April 24, 2022 - 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

  • April 2412:30PM
    Sun April 24, 2022 - Sunday Joy Ride

    Level B/B-: 15.5-16mph, 55 miles. Meet at Martin Luther King Drive at SRT entrance @ bike share pod. The ride leaves at 12:30 pm. Ride from Philly to Marple and back. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/36534861.
    Leader: Simon Shin, ,

  • April 244:00PM
    Sun April 24, 2022 - Annual Members' Celebration & Recognition Dinner

    Meet at Cynwyd Club, Trevor Lane, Bala Cynwyd. The event starts at 4:00 pm. BCP's annual Recognition Dinner and Members' Celebration. Please join us for the delicious food & beverages, live music, raffle prizes, merriment with your cycling friends, and awards to honor our dedicated volunteers. In addition to the dining room, we also have reserved the outside deck for outdoor socializing. PLEASE REGISTER by April 17, at: https://phillybikeclub.org/bcpdo/banquet Venue: the Cynwyd Club on Trevor Lane, cynwydclub.com. Cost is $35/person. Additional information: Registration.
    Organizers: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862, Chuck Herbert, , 215-430-3222 and Barbara Monegan, , 484-332-5284 

  • April 2510:00AM
    Mon April 25, 2022 - Tricycle- Conshohocken

    Levels D: 10-11mph, 24 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. East ride out SRT (or a harder ride out Umbria) for a cup of coffee. Ride back over Manayunk bridge of W. Laurel Hill cemetery Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leaders: Steve Perkiss, , 215-852-9093 and Diana Dooley, , 215 680 2322 

  • April 256:00PM
    Mon April 25, 2022 - Church of the Savior (COS) Multi-Level Group Rides

    Levels A through D: 10-20mph Meet at Church of the Saviour, Wayne, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. The Church of the Savior (COS) Monday night ride is sponsored by both the Bicycle Club of Philadelphia and Suburban Cyclists Unlimited. It is the largest group ride in the region with up to 75 riders participating from April through October each year. Our riders have varying ability levels ranging from beginner (“D” level) riders on hybrid bikes that average 9-12 mph through semi-professional (“A” level) riding at 22-25 mph. As a result, we break into groups that are about 7-10 riders although these groups may be as large as 20 riders at times. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Thomas Beckett, , 610-733-7030

  • April 2610:00AM
    Tue April 26, 2022 - Ride Yer Bike Tuesday

    Levels B+: 16-17mph, B-: 14-15mph, C+/C: 12-13mph, 41 miles. Meet at Central Park, Doylestown. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Bring yer bike & sense of adventure. Some days we'll ride familiar favorite routes, other days we'll scope out new routes. Today we'll be riding to Lahaska (Peddlers Village, mile 29). The route stops at Mama Hawk's Kitchen & Coffee, but you can choose another lunch venue). Rest stop on the way out at Hansell Park ((mile 13.5). Expect good company on safe, very scenic, low trafficked country roads. Overall a hillier route than elevation stats would suggest (49 ft./mile). We'll regroup as needed, but be prepared to maintain the posted pace. Must also be willing to ride safely and obey traffic laws. Check day of the ride if weather is iffy (rain cancels, but likely to reschedule for Wednesday). Will make a call at least an hour prior to start time. NOTE: Upper Dublin H.S. starts will have porta-potties but not water. NOTE: Ride starts at 9:30 in May & Sept., 9:00 June thru Aug. & 10:00 in Oct. November is ad hoc: different day, time and start locations each week. NOTE: 4th Tues. start from Central Park, Doylestown. 5th Tues.(May 31 & Aug. 30) will start from Centre Square Park, Blue Bell. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/39039461.
    Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, , 215-913-3246, Daniel Operacz, , 267-265-9358 , Curtis Schwartz, , 215-237-8788 and Elliot Titcher, , 215-740-1149 

  • April 2610:00AM
    Tue April 26, 2022 - Let's G.E.T to Narberth ou peut etre le petit mitron

    Level C- through D: 11-12mph, 23 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Since Jim M is away I am going to try and lead this ride and see how it goes. Planning on taking MLK out so that we ride pass Memorial Hall and take a gander up St. George's hill and then on to Bryn Mawr Avenue. As we hit the suburbs we will go past the Old Barnes Foundation building, the Merion Regional Rail station ( no stairs today!) and on into Narberth. The return will be via Conshocken State Road, the Cywnyd Heritage trail into West Laurel Hill and down to the Landing Kitchen and home via MLK drive. Goal is to be back into the city by 12:30. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Daniela Ascarelli, , 215-470-9783

  • April 265:45PM
    Tue April 26, 2022 - Bulldog 2.0 - CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

    Level A-: 17mph, 34 miles. Meet at Bulldog Statue, 25th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.. The ride leaves at 5:45 pm. Bringing back the Bulldog ride for 2022. this is the standard route, through mt airy, chestnut hill, etc up to militia hill. ~2,000 ft of climbing. this is a no drop ride, but we ask riders to be able to average 16+, with the average getting faster later in the year. NOTE: Ride will be cancelled if there is a >50% chance of rain between 5-8pm on www.accuweather.com. I will check the app around 3pm to make this call! Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Kevin Cunningham, , 215-514-0903

  • April 266:00PM
    Tue April 26, 2022 - WEATHER ALERT - IF RAINING at 6:00pm, CANCEL for TONIGHT, try again next week. Delightful, Delicious D (& D+/C-) Ride, Tuesday Evening Edition

    Level C- through D: 10-11.5mph, 15-30 miles. Meet at Glenside Public Library parking lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. WEATHER ALERT - IF RAINING at 6:00pm, CANCEL for TONIGHT, try again next week. Scheduled for most Tuesday evenings throughout summer, weather permitting. Gently paced, post-work evening ride to pedal away the day's stresses, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking a low-intensity recovery ride. Relaxed pace, peaceful roads in Eastern Montgomery Co. Please bring lights in case we are delayed on return. This Tuesday night ride meets weekly throughout summer, except if raining, unless there is another special club event in a different location (e.g., Member Appreciation Tailgate Social at another club ride site). After Labor Day, this ride will meet earlier (5:45 or 5:30pm), due shorter evening daylight. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • April 2710:00AM
    Wed April 27, 2022 - Ride and Tour - Lest We Forget Museum of Slavery - Germantown

    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. PLEASE READ ENTIRE DESCRIPTION BEFORE SIGNING UP. Join us for a half-hour tour of the The Lest We Forget Museum of Slavery in Germantown, followed by a coffee/lunch stop. The fee for this tour is $10 per person. Museum/tour description: Museum curator /docent Gwen Ragsdale will provide a unique historical perspective into the reality of slavery for Africans brought to America. Exhibits show authentic slavery artifacts and documents showing how enslaved Africans were bought and sold as chattel. Also on display are Numerous “Jim Crow” objects as well as Incredible African works of art. Learn more at: http://www.lwfsm.com. For our coffee/lunch stop we will visit Salam Cafe, www.facebook.com/SalamCafePhl/ which comes highly recommended by Sid Ozer and is a mere 2 minute bike ride from the Museum. Their menu includes, in addition to coffee, delicious ethiopian and middle eastern food, baklava & rice pudding. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Ilene Hass, , 610-952-7943

  • April 276:00PM
    Wed April 27, 2022 - Delightful, Delicious D (and D+/C-) Wednesday Evening Ride

    Level C- through D: 10-12mph, 15-30 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Most summer Wednesday evenings, weather permitting. Gently paced, post-work ride to pedal away stresses, suited for novices, newcomers to area, and/or anyone seeking low-intensity recovery ride. Peaceful roads Eastern Montgomery Co, w/brief rest stop. Please bring lights. Please bring mask for indoor stop (Just in case) & hand sanitizer. Preregistration saves you writing time at start. If you sign-in at start, please use hand sanitizer. Meet in parking lot of Flourtown Shop Ctr Bethlehem Pike (McDonald's in front, facing the Pike). Once a month, this ride may need to meet earlier in afternoon, due to BCP Board meeting in evening. In September, as evening daylight shortens, this ride will meet earlier (5:45, then, 5:30). Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • April 276:00PM
    Wed April 27, 2022 - Flourtown Regular Season (B+ and B)

    Levels B+: 16-17mph, B: 15-16mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. 2 speed groups available (B+ and B) RSVP is recommended Rain at start time, or wet roads will cancel the ride. Bring your bike, helmet, water bottles, snacks, spare tube, and tools needed for changing a flat (just in case). There are no planned stops on these rides. See Recurring rides for full ride description. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is Flourtown B+/B Route.
    Leaders: Scott Siegfried, , 610-496-1965 and David A. Kaplan, , 215-872-3919 

  • April 289:30AM
    Thu April 28, 2022 - Thursday Morning Hill Ride

    Level C-: 11mph, 25 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmount Park . The ride leaves at 9:30 am. We will take Hagys Ford Rd to Hollow Rd, and down to Flat Rock Park. Then up Mill Creek to Conshohocken State Rd back to Hagys Ford briefly before going down Fairview and Righters Mill Rd back homeward. Optional stop at The Landing Kitchen Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Paul di Francesco, , 215 459 3174

  • April 285:46PM
    Thu April 28, 2022 - "C"Vilized Thursday Evening Hill Ride

    Level C: 12mph, 25 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 5:46 pm. A true "C" version of the Thursday hill training ride. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tom Witt, , 215-665-5578

  • April 286:00PM
    Thu April 28, 2022 - Thursday Hill Ride C+/B-

    Level B-/C+: 14-15mph, 20 - 30 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. A moderately hilly ride conquering Main Line hills that regroups at the top of each climb. As the days lengthen, so does the ride and we should be ~ 30 miles by July. No riders doing the listed pace will be dropped. Cue sheets will not be available. Bike lights are highly recommended. Optional after ride drink at Parks on Tap, Cosmic Cafe, or other nearby venue. Rain cancellations will be listed on web site up to 1 hour prior to ride. Preregistration requested but not required. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29736783.
    Leader: Chris Murray, , 443 742 8339

  • April 286:00PM
    Thu April 28, 2022 - Thursday Night Hill Ride

    Level B/B-: 15-16mph, N/A miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Hills just outside of Center City. Distance is adjusted according to daylight. The route will be posted 1 hour prior to the start of the ride. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29736783.
    Leader: Simon Shin, ,

  • April 286:00PM
    Thu April 28, 2022 - Delightful, Delicious "D" (and D+/C-) Ride, Thursday evening Edition (ad-hoc ride)

    Level C- through D: 10-11.5mph, 15-30 miles. Meet at Jacobs Engineering Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Gently paced, post-work evening ride to pedal away work stresses, suited for novices, newcomers to area, and/or anyone seeking low-intensity recovery ride. Meet in same parking lot as the "Multi-Level Conshohocken Rides". Start by riding on Schuylkill River Trail, and/or, Cross County Trail, which connects the Schuylkill w/Plymouth Meeting . As riders get stronger, we can turn off the trails and explore some pretty roads in the area. Please bring lights in case we return at dark. COVID PRECAUTIONS in EFFECT. Please bring masks (just in case) and hand sanitizer. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • April 299:45AM
    Fri April 29, 2022 - Friday Frolic - UDHS to Doylestown

    Level B-/C+: 13-14mph, 45 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 9:45 am. Pretty loop from Upper Dublin High School to Doylestown, with two QUICK rest stops for snacks & bathroom. Along the way, we'll ride through Horsham and Warrington, Jamison, New Britain, and Springhouse. We'll cross the picturesque Neshaminy Creek on Dark Hollow Rd. Quick rest stops - Wawa at mile 17 in Jamison, and Weis Market in Doylestown at mile 28. Terrain is rolling - total climbing is 2236 ft - nothing too steep. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is UDHS to Doylestown .
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • April 2910:00AM
    Fri April 29, 2022 - Request Ride - Scott's Lane & The Wall

    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. Beware of what you request, you just might get it. On today's ride to Papper Trail Bike Coffee Shop in Rittenhouse Town, Wisahicon Park, we will earn our latte and cookie by climbing Scott's Lane and The Wall in Manayunk. Come with courage! 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

  • April 308:00AM
    Sat April 30, 2022 - Green Lane Park Camping and More Camping Tours! Read Ride Description

    Level D: 10mph, 42 - 42 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 8:00 am. Please contact leader for additional description of each Bikepacking Trip. If you can't go cross country, go overnight! Being April 30th, I will be leading a series of Bikepacking Trips. First: Green Lane Park, PA Sat/Sun, 4/30 - 5/1. Second: Lumps Pond, DE Sun/Mon, 5/15 - 5/16. Third: Brenden Byrne NJ State Park - Lake Atsion, Mon - Wed, 6/6 - 6/8. Fourth: Parvin NJ State Park - Lake Atsion - Brenden Byrne NJ State Park, Tues - Thurs, 6/21 - 6/24. Finally: Circumnavigating the Delaware Bay clockwise, Sun - Thurs, 7/10 - 7/14. Contact leader, Tim Carey, 267-414-9037 or for details of each trip. Limit of six trippers, including the leader. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • April 309:00AM
    Sat April 30, 2022 - Saturday Joy Ride

    Level B-: 15-15.5mph, 68 miles. Meet at Martin Luther King Drive at SRT entrance @ bike share pod. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. From Center City to Westchester township and back. Will stop for refreshments at midpoint to refuel for the return trip. Perfect for those looking gain some base miles. Please note, I will not exceed the advertised pace. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/36965987.
    Leader: Simon Shin, ,

  • April 309:15AM
    Sat April 30, 2022 - Toss of the Dice 2.0 Spring House 50 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 Spring House.
    Leader: Joseph Pless, , 610-937-9010

  • April 3010:00AM
    Sat April 30, 2022 - Columbus to Olde World Bakery

    Level C- through D: 11mph, 37 miles. Meet at Township Park, Columbus NJ. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Level C- through D: 10-11mph, 36miles. Meet at Township Park. Columbus NJ The ride leaves at 10:00 AM. Register online. Bring mask. Ride Leader Ben Blum 848-667-5020. Averaging around 10 MPH, the group stays together. We dine at Olde World Bakery , approx. 22 miles from start. Google Map for start point - https://goo.gl/maps/rnqoP72x8d7nSz2p7 Cue sheets will not be available. Leader: Ben Blum, 848.667.5020 Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is Ben/John Devoti Columbus #16 36.5 Miles .
    Leader: Ben Blum, , 848.667.5020

 April, 2022

RSVP - Annual Picnic

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