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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

 May 2018 

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  • May 2711:00AM
    Sun May 27, 2018 - Kayuh Pedalers: This weeks ride to Pennypack on the Delaware.

    Level C: 10-12mph, 25 to 30 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe 19th St. & Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 11:00 am. Because of the clubs ride listings this ride is a "C" ride. Speed and road are still casual and easy. A no drop ride, re-group when needed. Helmet and Water a must. A light riding snack. Rest stops. Safety Instructions. Wear SUNSCREEN. Mid-week update on rides @ Facebook: Kayuh Pedalers. STREET PARKING: S. College St between 20th & 19th.
    Leader: Thomas Haney, , 267-259-5231

  • May 2712:00PM
    Sun May 27, 2018 - CANCELLED Sunny Sunday D Ride

    Level D: 9-11.5mph, 12-24 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. Sunday May 27 Sunny Sunday D Ride is cancelled. It's anything but sunny today. SteveT Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Steve Trobovic, , 610-687-9229

  • May 2712:15PM
    Sun May 27, 2018 - Sunny Sunday C Spinoff

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

  • May 289:00AM
    Mon May 28, 2018 - Memorial Day Ride (ad-hoc ride)

    Level B+: 13.5-16mph, 35 or 53 miles. Meet at Valley Forge Visitor Center, Lower Lot (NOT BETZWOOD!). The ride leaves at 9:00 am. This will be the same route as the Mothers Day ride that was rained out. Go to that ride (5/13/18) for more info. GPS, etc. One note: We will be starting at 9:00, NOT 8:00am. Cue sheets will be available. It is optional, but you may preregister until Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 11:59 pm.
    Leader: Richard L. Wagner, , 267-738-6405

  • May 289:00AM
    Mon May 28, 2018 - Downingtown the Scenic Way

    Level B-: 13.5mph, 57 miles. Meet at Chesterbrook - Wilson Farm Park - Lee Rd at Wilson Rd. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. A very scenic, camera worthy ride. Much of the scenery is located on a hill... We will keep a moderate (B-) pace with regrouping. I have listed the average speed at 13.5, but this is NOT a "C"ride. It is a hilly "B-" ride. Thanks. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Michael Fuller, , 484-682-4562

  • May 289:00AM
    Mon May 28, 2018 - REI, Conshohocken/Plymouth Meeting (ad-hoc ride)

    Level D: 10mph, 30 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cycle up to Ridge Pike and Butler Pike for last minute shopping for camping equipment at REI. The up coming three day, two night Bikepacking to Parvin State Park and Atsion Lake State Park in New Jersey approaches. I have been making a list of things needed from last outing, and besides, it is REI's blow out sale. Of course there is a coffee stop at Panera Bread after the climb to the Ridge! Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037

  • May 286:00PM
    Mon May 28, 2018 - Church of the Saviour Multi-Level Rides

    Level A through D: 8-20mph, 13-45 miles. Meet at Church of the Saviour, Wayne, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Multi-level ride group with 7 different paced groups ( D, C, C+, B-, B, B+, and A). The 7 groups range from a slow D level "hybrid / road" group that rides no more than 15 miles at 8-11 mph pace up to our fastest pace "A" ride group that rides at 18-20 mph and anywhere between 20 and 50 miles depending on sunset times. We ride every Monday April thru September except when a Monday falls on a holiday. Rain cancels the rides. See a description of each individual ride group on the daily calendar.
    Leader: Vince Calkins, ,

  • May 286:00PM
    Mon May 28, 2018 - Delightful, Delicious D (& D+/C-) Ride, Monday Evening Edition

    Level C- through D: 10-11.5mph, 15-30 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 recovery ride. Relaxed pace. Cycle peaceful roads in Eastern Montgomery Co. Meet in the small parking lot next to the ball field, across the street from the high school. Please bring lights in case we are delayed on our return. Occasionally, this Monday night ride from UDHS may be cancelled, if there is a special Tailgate event at the COS ride in Wayne on the same date. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • May 299:15AM
    Tue May 29, 2018 - Ride Yer Bike Tuesday

    Levels A-/B+: 16.5-17.5mph, C+: 13-14mph, 48 miles. Meet at Central Park, Doylestown. The ride leaves at 9:15 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 a particularly scenic route to Ottsville and then Chalfont for a late lunch. Expect lots of rolling hills (particularly on the return) and great company, Will regroup as needed, but must be able to maintain the posted pace. Must be willing to ride safely & obey traffic laws. Check day of the ride if weather is iffy (rain cancels). NOTE: RIDE STARTS @ 9:15 today thru the end of August. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27502749.
    Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, , 215-913-3246 and Daniel Operacz, , 267-265-9358 

  • May 296:00PM
    Tue May 29, 2018 - Tuesday evening from North Penn High School

    Level B: 15mph, Sunlight determines miles. Meet at North Penn High School. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. The ride will depart from North Penn High School - meet behind the school near the bus depot at 6:00 pm. Ride Level: C+/B-, Speed: 13-15 mph. We will meet at 6pm every Tuesday evening through the end of September. The rides will begin the season at 13-14mph and increase to occasional 15-16mph rides as the season slowly progresses. The riding distance is determined by the amount of sunlight. Come on out and discover new roads and routes. We never repeat a route during a single season. Cue sheets will not be available. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Jay Sitkin, , 267-664-0939

  • May 296:00PM
    Tue May 29, 2018 - Bulldog ride

    Levels B: 15mph, B-: 14mph, 30-34 miles. Meet at Bulldog Statue, 25th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Ride thru the park to Henry Ave across McCallum bridge to Germantown Ave and out toward Ambler. How far out we go depends on daytime hours . Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leaders: Bruce Taubman, , 856-392-9677 and Chris McEntee, , (585) 355-3631 

  • May 296:00PM
    Tue May 29, 2018 - 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. Scheduled for most Tuesday 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 recovery ride. Relaxed pace. Cycle peaceful roads in Eastern Montgomery Co. Meet in the library parking lot. Please bring lights in case we are delayed on our return. This Tuesday evening ride meets on 3 Tuesdays each month. One Tuesday of the month (usually, the LAST week of the month), this ride is replaced by the Ride to the Monthly Newsletter Mailing Party, meeting at 5:00pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • May 296:30PM
    Tue May 29, 2018 - Monthly QR Mailing Party

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

  • May 306:00PM
    Wed May 30, 2018 - Flourtown Multi-Level Rides, Every Wednesday April Thru September

    Level A- through C+: 13-18mph, 15-40 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Multi-level ride group (C+, B-, B, A- ) that meets every Wednesday April thru September. Various ride leaders. See daily calendar for details. Rain cancels ride
    Leader: Thomas G. Madle, , 215-233-2578

  • May 306:00PM
    Wed May 30, 2018 - Phoenixville Dog Ride, B-/C+, 13.5-14.5

    Level C+: 13.5mph, 20-35 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. The daylight Phoenixville dog rides begin in May and continue through September. Rolling to hilly rides on low-traffic roads. Regroup as necessary. No one dropped, but please be prepared to ride the posted speed on rolling to hilly terrain. On the last Wednesday of each month, we will have a day/night ride. We start riding in the daylight and continue after sunset with headlights and taillights. A strong headlight and taillight are required. On the last Wednesday in June, we will ride a metric century.
    Leader: Rick Christie, , 610-787-1985

  • May 306:00PM
    Wed May 30, 2018 - Weekly Flourtown A- Ride

    Level A-: 18-20mph, 25-45 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Weekly ride where the route will change every week (i.e., hilly, flat or rolling). Distance will increase as we get more day light (and decreases accordingly). Please bring LIGHTS for use at dusk. Note that this is a relatively fast ride so be prepared to maintain the ride's advertised pace. Check day of the ride for possible changes or cancellations (rain cancels). Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Raymond P Wynman, , 215-816-6211

  • May 306:00PM
    Wed May 30, 2018 - Delightful, Delicious D/D+/C- Ride, Wednesday Evening Edition

    Level C- through D: 10-11.5mph, 15-30 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Gently paced, relaxed, post-work ride on quiet roads to pedal away workday stresses, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking low-intensity recovery ride. Meet in same parking lot as "Multi-Paced Rides" listed above. Rear of lot, near Giant Market. (LANDMARK: Flourtown Shopping Ctr has McDonald's in the front, facing Bethlehem Pike.) Please bring LIGHTS in case we return close to dark. Cue sheets will not be available. Please note: One Wednesday per month (usually the second Wed), Linda cannot lead this ride, due to BCP Board meeting -will try to arrange another leader on Board meeting nights. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • May 319:00AM
    Thu May 31, 2018 - RIDE THURSDAYS!

    Level C+: 13.5-14mph, 35-55 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. This ride will depart (MOSTLY) from Upper Dublin High School at 9:00 am. BUT CHECK WEEKLY LISTING. We will pick up the pace as season progresses, & we all help each other improve. Will regroup as needed, but must be able to maintain the posted pace. Must be willing to ride safely & obey traffic laws. Often will have a sit-down lunch stop. Check back prior to the ride for an updated listing with ride details Start point, destination, distance, terrain, weather related changes. (rain cancels). RIDE STARTS @ 9:00 in May. Earlier start of 8:30 beginning MAY 31, 2018. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Cassandra hogue, , 484-868-6236

  • May 3110:25AM
    Thu May 31, 2018 - Lunch ride to Ikea (ad-hoc ride)

    Level C-: 10-11mph, 33 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 10:25 am. Join me for a spin on the SRT and Cross County paths for lunch at Ikea. Free coffee for seniors 😀. We will leave from Cosmic Cafe at 10:25. Check out the candy bins at the Cafe. Cue sheets will not be available. It is optional, but you may preregister until Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 7:00 pm.
    Leader: Owen Sindler, , 215-990-3207

  • May 316:00PM
    Thu May 31, 2018 - Thursday Evenings from North Penn High School

    Level B-/C+: 13-15mph, Sunlight determines miles. Meet at North Penn High School. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. The ride will depart from North Penn High School - meet behind the school near the bus depot at 6:00 pm. Ride Level: C+/B-, Speed: 13-15 mph. We will meet at 6pm every Thursday evening through the end of September. The rides will begin the season at 13-14mph and increase to occasional 15-16mph rides as the season slowly progresses. The riding distance is determined by the amount of sunlight. Come on out and discover new roads and routes. We never repeat a route during a single season. Cue sheets will not be available. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Jay Sitkin, , 267-664-0939

  • May 316:00PM
    Thu May 31, 2018 - Thursday Night Hill Ride

    Levels B: 15mph, B-/C+: 14mph, 25 -35 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. A moderately hilly ride conquering 3 Main Line hills that regroups at the top of each climb. As the days lengthen, so does the ride and we should be nearing 30 miles by July. No riders doing the listed pace will be dropped. 50% chance of rain between 6:00 and 8:00 cancels the ride Cue sheets will not be available. This year we will have 2 different paced groups. Simon will lead a B pace ride at 14.5 - 15.5 mph and Gene will lead the traditional pace at 13.5 -14.5 mph Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leaders: Simon Knight, , 215-219-9555 and Gene Sobel, , 215-964-4884 

  • May 316:00PM
    Thu May 31, 2018 - Delightful, Delicious "D" (and D+/C-) Ride, Thursday evening Edition

    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 the stresses of the workday, suited for novice riders, newcomers to the area, and/or anyone seeking a low-intensity recovery ride - relaxed pace. Meet in same parking lot as the "Multi-Level Conshohocken Rides". Start by riding on the Schuylkill River Trail, and/or, the Cross County Trail, which connects the Schuylkill with 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 close to dark. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, , 267-251-7862

  • May 316:00PM
    Thu May 31, 2018 - Conshohocken Multi-Level Rides

    Levels B: 14-16mph, C+: 13-14mph, 20-30+ miles. Meet at Jacobs Engineering Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Meet at 5:45 for a prompt start. Note that there aren't any bathroom facilities. We offer 3 paces (13-14, 14-16, 17-18) on a variety of routes on relatively lightly traveled roads. Most will have some hills. Distance will vary with the pace and available daylight. Please bring a rear light for use at dusk, and preferably a front light too. Will regroup as needed, but please be prepared to maintain the ride's advertised pace. Must also be willing to ride safely and obey traffic laws. Check day of the ride for possible changes or cancellations (rain cancels), and if a certain pace is not available. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, , 215-913-3246 and Peter Velletri, , 484-368-6102 

  • May 316:01PM
    Thu May 31, 2018 - "C"vilized Thursday Night Hill Ride

    Level C: 12-13mph, 25 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 6:01 pm. A true C level version of the Thursday night hill ride. We will depart just after the faster 6:00 groups. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Jim Kahn, , 215-771-4487

 May, 2018