Day to Day Calendar

Philadelphia Weekend Weather

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 Day to Day 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.

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Sun July 5, 2020 - BELMAR BEACH, NJ and Beyond, up to Ocean Grove and Asbury Park, COVID PRECAUTIONS IN EFFECT.
Level B-: 14mph, 79 miles. Meet at Etra Lake Park, Disbrow Hill Rd, East Windsor, NJ. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. In a seashore state of mind? Today, we'll visit the central Jersey shore in Monmouth County, beaches more familiar to New Yorkers. This scenic route is popular with the Princeton FreeWheelers. In addition to cycling along Ocean Drive in the pretty seaside towns of Spring Lake and Belmar, we’ll also ride around Perrineville Lake, Manasquan Reservoir, and Lake Como. Outdoor Lunch stop at Belmar Beach around mile 40, plus rest stops along the way, to and from Belmar. After Belmar, we will continue north along the Ocean Drive to the seashore towns of Ocean Grove and Asbury Park, before returning inland to the starting point. The middle of the route (near the beach) is flat. The beginning and end portions have very gently rolling hills, but nothing steep. We will stop to regroup as needed. Total elevation gain is 2265 ft. Driving Directions to the starting point at Etra Lake Park: 1) New Jersey Turnpike North to Exit 8 – Hightstown/Freehold (NJ-133). 2) From the Turnpike exit ramp, quickly turn right onto Milford Rd. 3) In 1.1 miles, turn left at “T” at County Rd 571/Etra-Perrineville Rd. (Etra Lake will be on your left.) 4) In 0.2 miles, turn left at 3-way onto Disbrow Hill Rd. Parking lot will be on your left. Please allow 75 mins driving time from Phila. Please contact the Leader with any questions, re. driving directions, carpooling, etc. COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS: Please bring mask and hand sanitizer. Group size limited to 10 riders, including the Leader. Safe social distancing. Please refer to "Rider Guidelines for COVID-19" for more details: https://phillybikeclub.org/bcp_covid_19_rider_guidelines.pdf Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/23056316.
Leader: Linda McGrane, [javascript protected email address], 267-251-7862 

Sun July 5, 2020 - Sunny Sunday Afternoon D Ride.
Level D: 10mph, 20 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. Come along on a ride with new distancing and old destinations. Bring a mask so you won't be seen with a smile upside-down. This ride is designed for novice riders or those new to Philadelphia. All you need is a working bicycle and a bicycle helmet. You will learn about all the other acutraments needed to become a Savvy Cyclist. If KYW is reporting rain outside their studio, one hour prior to start, ride canceles. Cue sheets will not be available. Preregistration is required, please preregister by Sunday, July 5, 2020 at 12:15 pm.
Leader: Tim Carey, [javascript protected email address], 267-414-9037 

Sun July 5, 2020 - C Spin-off to Ambler.
Level C: 12mph, 45 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm. This week we will do a longer ride to Ambler for a lunch stop. Please pre-register though not required. A mask is required at meet-up but not while riding. It is optional, but you may preregister until Sunday, July 5, 2020 at 11:00 am.
Leader: Jim Kahn, [javascript protected email address], 215-771-4487 

Mon July 6, 2020 - Plymouth Meeting Mall.
Level D: 10mph, 30 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Schuylkill River Trail to the Cross County Trail to the Barns and Nobles Book Store where there is a coffee bar, in the Plymouth Meeting Mall. Return via Germantown Pike, Butler Pike and Spring Mill. 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 Monday, July 6, 2020 at 10:10 am.
Leader: Tim Carey, [javascript protected email address], 267-414-9037 

Mon July 6, 2020 - Delightful, Delicious D (& D+/C-) Ride, Monday Evening Edition.
Level C- through D: 10-11.5mph, 15-28 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Scheduled for most Monday evenings throughout the summer. 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, relaxed, recovery ride. Cycle peaceful roads in Eastern Montgomery Co. Mileage will depend on the length of evening daylight. Please bring lights in case we are delayed on our return. Occasionally, this ride may be cancelled, if there is a special club event at another location. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Linda McGrane, [javascript protected email address], 267-251-7862 

Mon July 6, 2020 - Tom B's Monday Nites from Westlakes Corp Center.
Level B: 14mph, 20-35 miles. Meet at Westlakes Corp Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. PLEASE RSVP - Small "B" category rides starting Monday 6/8/20. Meet at Westlakes Corporate Center Parking on the Chester Valley Trail. This is behind the new Springhill Suites Hotel off of Rte. 252. We'll ride many of the roads that we use on the COS rides. Will break into groups of less than 10 and abide by the SCU/BCP COVID-19 Mitigation Guidelines at all times. Ride leader(s) will sign you in. Will publish route on Monday mornings so you can download to device. No cue sheets will be handed out. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Thomas Beckett, [javascript protected email address], 610-733-7030