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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.

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 October 2017 

  • SunOct. 012017
    Ride to New Hope

    Level C+/B-, 14-15 mph, 61 +/- miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 8:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/10980442..
    Leader: Elliot Titcher, [javascript protected email address], 215-740-1149

    Ride to New Hope with a lunch stop at the French Bakery. Some hills, regroup as needed. Riders should be able to keep the advertised pace. Faster on flats, slower on hills. Bring plenty to drink and an on bike snack. Potty stops on the way out and back. If you need a cue sheet you can print one from here: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/10980442.


    Kayuh Pedalers: Ride to Pennypack Park

    Level D, 10-15 mph, 40 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe 19th St. & Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Thomas Haney, [javascript protected email address], 267-259-5231

    This causal ride will be to the top of Pennypack Park via Tacony park, then to the trail behind the philly prisons, & home. This is around 40 miles, plan on around a 5 hour ride with stops. Bring a snack and drink. Remember, DRESS for the weather. 18 years and older. Interest or questions and specific details email or TXT Tom @ number below or www.kayuhbicycles.com, 215-235-1838.


    C+/B- Octoberfest

    Level C+/B-, 14 - 15 mph, 43 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/25728702.
    Leader: Simon Knight, [javascript protected email address],

    Join me to participate in two of my favorite activities, biking and drinking. A friendly C+/B- ride starting at the Italian Fountain, behind the Art Museum and finishing at the Evil Genius Beer Company, Fishtown (at ~ 1:30 pm) for their Octoberfest event. The route will have a hilly first half followed by a break at Riverbend Cycles Cafe. Then after a loop round Morris Arboretum, an urban final quarter. Total climbing is 2600 feet. Please bring a bike lock and money if you plan to attend the Octoberfest at the end of the ride.


    Sunny Sunday Afternoon D Ride

    Level D, 10 mph, 15-25 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, [javascript protected email address], 267-414-9037

    Introductory ride for those new to riding or looking to improve riding skills and fitness for the C rides. Ride will be in the Fairmount Park area, will regroup as needed and be tailored to the abilities of those participating. You will need a helmet, water, and a tube for your tire. A snack is strongly recommended, as we may not stop for food. Safety and equipment instruction provided as needed. Rain one hour to the start time, cancels


    Sunny Sunday C Spinoff

    Level C, 11-12 mph, 25 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Jim Kahn, [javascript protected email address], 215-771-4487

    We will ride to Ardmore today for lunch at Suburban Square or Wawa, 25 miles roundtrip. Meet at the Italian Fountain, near the parking garage sign.

  • MonOct. 022017
    NEW LOCATION! *** COS Season Stretcher ***

    Level B-, 14 ish mph, 20 ish miles. Meet at . The ride leaves at 5:45 pm.
    Leader: Michael Fuller, [javascript protected email address], 484-682-4562

    WE CAN NOT MEET AT COS. I did not know that we had a formal written agreement with the church that has set start and end dates. This is my mistake. I will be in the parking lot and I will give directions to the shopping center at the corner of Aberdeen Av and Rt 30/Lancaster Pike. It is 1.2 miles from the church parking lot. Here is a map link: http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=7150287 From COS: 0 Left on N Wayne Av 0.7 Left on Rt 30/Lancaster Av 1.1 Left on Aberdeen Av 1.1 Right into shopping center behind Sunoco gas station 1. The ride LEAVES at 5:45 PM. 2. Bring lights. 3. The church will be closed, so use the potty before you arrive and bring water. 4. Please park on the far side of the lot so we do not interfere with any potential church functions. "B" to "B-" level. Local, rolling terrain, no big hills.

  • TueOct. 032017
    Suziejoe's Donuts At Riverbend Cafe (ad-hoc ride)

    Level D, 10 mph, 25 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park. The ride leaves at 8:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, [javascript protected email address], 267-414-9037

    Tuesdays are Suziejoe's Donut day at Riverbend Cafe without needing to go on to Bridgeport, PA. We won't change destination at beginning of this week's ride unlike last week.


    Ride Yer Bike Tuesday

    Level C+, B, and B+/A-, 13.5 +/-, 15.5 +/- and 17 +/- mph, 48 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/25775741.
    Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, [javascript protected email address], 215-913-3246, Daniel Operacz, [javascript protected email address], 267-265-9358  and Bob Doyle, [javascript protected email address], 703-963-9905 

    Bring yer bike and sense of adventure. Some days we'll ride familiar favorite routes, other days we'll scope out new routes. Today we'll ride to Hennings Market in Harleysville, following a quick park rest stop on the way out. Mostly low trafficked back roads and rolling hills (no steep climbs). Will 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).


    Conshocken Nite Lights rides are back

    Level B, 16-18 mph, 25 +/- miles. Meet at Jacobs Engineering Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Elliot Titcher, [javascript protected email address], 215-740-1149

    Conshohocken night light rides are back for this fall. Meet at the parking lot across Ash Street from Jacobs Engineering. There are no bathrooms at this location. 16-18 mph for about 25 miles. Faster on the flat sections and slower on the few hills. Riders needs to be able to keep this pace. Rest stop at Lloyd Hall for bathroom and a quick snack (you need to bring your own snack). A STRONG HEADLIGHT AND TAIL LIGHT ARE REQUIRED AS SOME OF THE RIDE WILL BE AFTER DARK AND ON ROADS THAT DO NOT HAVE ANY LIGHTING.

  • WedOct. 042017
    Kayuh Pedalers Early Morning Wakeup Ride

    Level D, 10-15 mph, 10-15 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycle and Cafe, 19th and Girard Ave. . The ride leaves at 6:30 am.
    Leader: Thomas Haney, [javascript protected email address], 267-259-5231

    Rides are approximately 1 - 1.5 hours and will be done around 8am. Route varies, helmet and water required. Bicycle Club of Philadelphia rules apply. ALL rides leave at time listed! NOTE: No Helmet-NO Ride!!!


    Phoenixville Day/Night Dog Ride

    Level B-/C+, 13.5-14.5 mph, 30-40 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm.
    Leader: Rick Christie, [javascript protected email address], 610-787-1985

    The dwindling daylight brings back the lights. Instead of settling for under 20 miles, these rides start in the daylight and continue in the darkness. Strong headlights and taillights required. Every Wednesday evening at 6:00 pm through the end of October, These are beautiful rides on low-traffic roads. No one dropped, regroup as necessary, but please be prepared to ride the advertised pace on rolling to hilly terrain. Precipitation cancels.


    Kayuh Pedalers Evening After Work Rides.

    Level D, 10-15 mph, 10-15 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycle and Cafe, 19th and Girard Ave.. The ride leaves at 6:30 pm.
    Leader: Thomas Haney, [javascript protected email address], 267-259-5231

    Rides are approximately 1 - 1.5 hours and will be done around 8pm with a coffee stop to warm up. Route varies, helmet, water and safety lights REQUIRED. Bicycle Club of Philadelphia rules apply. 18 Y.O. and up. ALL rides start at time listed. NOTE: NO HELMET OR SAFETY LIGHTS-NO RIDE!

  • FriOct. 062017
    Friday Frolic w/Linda. Ice Cream on a Warm Day: Gwynedd/North Wales to OWowCow Creamery in Wrightstown, Bucks County

    Level B-/C+, 13-15 mph, 55 miles. Meet at Parkside Place Park, Sumneytown Pike, Upper Gwynedd/North Wales. This is across from the large Merck campus on Sumneytown. We'll meet in the parking lot opposite the public swimming pool.. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/15101116.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, [javascript protected email address], 267-251-7862

    New route, scenic and pretty, from Parkside Place Park in Upper Gwynedd to the OWowCow Creamery in Wrightstown, Bucks County. The outbound portion will include the 202 Parkway Trail, and the return will include the Horsham Power Line trail. At mile 12, we can take a quick bathroom/snack break if needed at the Del Val College Market on Lower State Rd in Doylestown. The ice cream & lunch stop is at mile 28. There is an organic food market, a country store (sandwich shop/deli), and a pizzeria/Italian restaurant near the creamery in the same complex. On the return, at mile 38, we can stop at Wawa for water, etc. The middle portion of this route is particularly green and peaceful, and crosses two creeks (Jericho and Neshaminy). 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. Please check the daily calendar for details of each Friday's route -- terrain, mileage, rest stops, etc. Cue sheets and on-line route map will be provided for each ride. As long as we are enjoying outdoor physical exercise, and Mother Nature, in the company of friends, we'll have a memorable outing.

  • SatOct. 072017
    Main Line Cycles Brisk Ride

    Level A-, 16-17 mph, 40-55 miles. Meet at Main Line Cycles front of shop 919 Montgomery Ave. The ride leaves at 8:05 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1940076.
    Leaders: Jeff Diacik, [javascript protected email address], 215-783-8537, Derek Barnes, [javascript protected email address], 610-246-3917  and Shahar Shiff, [javascript protected email address], 215-776-3963 

    Great roads with low traffic. We have a few routes that bring us out around or through Ridley Creek State Park. Average speed will be 16-17 mph, but note that these routes include over 4000' of climbing. Bring a snack for a brief mid-ride break. Consider the on-line routes approximate. Leave by 8:05 AM. Rain cancels.


    Swedesboro, NJ

    Level D, 10 mph, 44 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, [javascript protected email address], 267-414-9037

    I spotted a coffe shop in Swedesboro, NJ on our way to Ft Mott State Park. Might be intersting to check it out. A straight shot down Rt 551! May not be able to return a different route but will try. Rain cancels one hour before start.


    Toss of the Dice:Wegmans K of P

    Level C+, 13-14.5 mph, 50 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/15625454.
    Leader: Gene Sobel, [javascript protected email address], 215-964-4884

    Today, we'll be heading to Wegmans in King of Prussia, a distance of 50 miles. We'll be climbing about 2600', and will regroup as necessary. Bring $ for lunch. YOU MUST CARRY A SPARE TUBE. Nobody is dropped. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure.


    Out to the West

    Level B, 14 - 15.5 mph, 66 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/25866322.
    Leader: Simon Knight, [javascript protected email address],

    A hilly and pretty ride to the west of Philadelphia through Media to Concordville, then back through Ridley Creek State Park. Total climbing about 4300 feet. Break stop at Dunkin Donuts (bring money) and water stops as needed. Always the possibility for a post-ride beer too. Ride designed by Simon Shin who will sweep while I will lead. Please bring spare tube. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure time if weather looks bad. Updated to B ride, based on the pace, distance & hills.

  • SunOct. 082017
    Kayuh Pedalers: Semi Annual Picnic Ride 2 Valley Forge N P.

    Level D, 10-15 mph, 50 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe 19th St. & Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 8:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Thomas Haney, [javascript protected email address], 267-259-5231

    While the trees have colors, (other then green I hope), lets take an easy ride via the SRT to VFNP. With gawking, snack, lunch and rest stops, plan on a 6 hour + outing. It’s a long ride but and easy ride. There’s a good chance you’ll see some wildlife. DRESS for the weather. Please Note the time change: ride leaves at 8:00 am. 18 years and older. Bring a light lunch & drink for the stop at Betzwood picnic area. Interest or questions and specific details email or TXT Tom @ number below or call kayuh bicycles and Cafe, 215-235-1838.


    Hopewell Furnace Classic DEFERRED for 10/8, due to rain - rescheduled for Saturday, 10/21

    Level B-, 13-15 mph, 60 miles. Meet at French Creek State Park, parking lot at Hopewell Lake, near the boat launch area.. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1841715.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, [javascript protected email address], 267-251-7862

    An incredibly scenic ride through the Oley Valley in Berks County. Thanks to Rich Wagner for this picturesque route. Featuring the crossing of two covered bridges, Three rest stops. One at your standard convenience store. One at a great little deli/restaurant in the quaint town of Oley. And even one at a chocolatier. Terrain will consist of significant climbs for the first and last 15 miles. The middle 30 is rolling to flat. This will be one of the prettiest rides you will do this year. Cue sheets will be available. Total climbing 4176 feet. We will stop to regroup as needed. DRIVING DIRECTIONS to French Creek State Park: Take the Main PA Turnpike (I-76) West to the Downingtown Exit. This is two exits beyond (west of) the Valley Forge exit. After leaving the Turnpike, take PA 100 North/Pottstown Pike for 4 miles. You will pass through the town of Eagle. Turn left onto Conestoga Rd/PA-401 West. Stay on 401 West for 6 miles, then turn right onto PA-345 North/Bulltown Rd. Follow PA-345 North for 4 miles. There will be signs on 345 for French Creek State Park, and Hopewell Lake.


    CANCELLED Out to the West - MOVED TO SATURDAY

    Level B, 14 - 15.5 mph, 66 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/25866322.
    Leader: Simon Knight, [javascript protected email address],

    RIDE MOVED TO SATURDAY BECAUSE OF WEATHER..A hilly and pretty ride to the west of Philadelphia through Media to Concordville, then back through Ridley Creek State Park. Total climbing about 4300 feet. Break stop at Dunkin Donuts (bring money) and water stops as needed. Always the possibility for a post-ride beer too. Ride designed by Simon Shin who will sweep while I will lead. Please bring spare tube. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure time if weather looks bad. Updated to B ride, based on the pace, distance & hills.


    Sunny Sunday Afternoon D Ride

    Level D, 10-12 mph, 16 to 20 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm.
    Leader: Chuck Herbert, [javascript protected email address],

    This is a good ride for beginners and those who want a lighter afternoon ride. All are welcome. The ride will regroup as needed and no one is left behind. You will need a helmet, tube for your tire, and water. We will ride to a local cafe, stop for a break, then ride back. Rain or high winds will cancel the ride, but check with the ride leader if in question. Cue sheets will not be available.


    Sunny Sunday C Spinoff

    Level C, 11-12 mph. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm.
    Leader: Michael J Olszewski, [javascript protected email address], 215-932-8586

    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.

  • MonOct. 092017
    CANCELLED The Un-COS ride

    Level B/B-, 14 ish mph, 16 ish miles. Meet at (Ex) KMART parking lot at Sugartown Rd and Lancaster Av. The ride leaves at 5:45 pm.
    Leader: Michael Fuller, [javascript protected email address], 484-682-4562

    1 The ride leaves at 5:45 PM. Sunset 6:29. 2 Bring lights 3 (Ex) KMART parking lot at Sugartown Rd and Rt 30/Lancaster Av Here is a map link: https://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=7150373 ACME does have a bathroom. Front of the store in the middle. They MAY have a water fountain (been a while since I checked), so fill the H2O bottle just in case. We will do 16 to 18 miles, pace 14 to 15 ish. Depends on who shows up. Rolling terrain, no big hills.

  • TueOct. 102017
    Ride Yer Bike Tuesday

    Level C+, B, and B+/A-, 13.5 +/-, 15.5 +/- and 17 +/- mph, 43 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/21186714.
    Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, [javascript protected email address], 215-913-3246, Daniel Operacz, [javascript protected email address], 267-265-9358  and Bob Doyle, [javascript protected email address], 703-963-9905 

    Bring yer bike and sense of adventure. Some days we'll ride familiar favorite routes, other days we'll scope out new routes. Today we'll ride to Wegmans in Warrington for some great lunch choices (after a brief rest stop at Central Park Doylestown). Mostly rolling hills with the exception of Sugar Bottom (somewhat steep to start, but not too long) and Valley Rd. (not too steep, but long). Will 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) - Wednesday will be a rain date if needed.


    Conshocken Nite Lights rides are back

    Level B, 16-18 mph, 25 +/- miles. Meet at Jacobs Engineering Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Elliot Titcher, [javascript protected email address], 215-740-1149

    Conshohocken night light rides are back for this fall. Meet at the parking lot across Ash Street from Jacobs Engineering. There are no bathrooms at this location. 16-18 mph for about 25 miles. Faster on the flat sections and slower on the few hills. Riders needs to be able to keep this pace. Rest stop at Lloyd Hall for bathroom and a quick snack (you need to bring your own snack). A STRONG HEADLIGHT AND TAIL LIGHT ARE REQUIRED AS SOME OF THE RIDE WILL BE AFTER DARK AND ON ROADS THAT DO NOT HAVE ANY LIGHTING.

  • WedOct. 112017
    CANCELLED Kayuh Pedalers Early Morning Wakeup Ride

    Level D, 10-15 mph, 10-15 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycle and Cafe, 19th and Girard Ave. . The ride leaves at 6:30 am.
    Leader: Thomas Haney, [javascript protected email address], 267-259-5231

    Rides are approximately 1 - 1.5 hours and will be done around 8am. Route varies, helmet and water required. Bicycle Club of Philadelphia rules apply. ALL rides leave at time listed! NOTE: No Helmet-NO Ride!!!


    Phoenixville Day/Night Dog Ride

    Level B-/C+, 13.5-14.5 mph, 30-40 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm.
    Leader: Rick Christie, [javascript protected email address], 610-787-1985

    The dwindling daylight brings back the lights. Instead of settling for under 20 miles, these rides start in the daylight and continue in the darkness. Strong headlights and taillights required. Every Wednesday evening at 6:00 pm through the end of October, These are beautiful rides on low-traffic roads. No one dropped, regroup as necessary, but please be prepared to ride the advertised pace on rolling to hilly terrain. Precipitation cancels.


    CANCELLED CANCELLED Kayuh Pedalers Evening After Work Rides.

    Level D, 10-15 mph, 10-15 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycle and Cafe, 19th and Girard Ave.. The ride leaves at 6:30 pm.
    Leader: Thomas Haney, [javascript protected email address], 267-259-5231

    Rides are approximately 1 - 1.5 hours and will be done around 8pm with a coffee stop to warm up. Route varies, helmet, water and safety lights REQUIRED. Bicycle Club of Philadelphia rules apply. 18 Y.O. and up. ALL rides start at time listed. NOTE: NO HELMET OR SAFETY LIGHTS-NO RIDE!

  • FriOct. 132017
    Friday Frolic w/Linda. UDHS to Tabora's in Chalfont. Post-ride Mini Tailgate Party

    Level B-/C+, 13-15 mph, 55 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/8604657.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, [javascript protected email address], 267-251-7862

    Pretty loop from Upper Dublin High School to Tabora's in Chalfont for lunch, as well as some creamy, frozen refreshment. Cue sheets will be provided. Total elevation gain is 2755 feet, no extreme climbing. Please click on the route map link to view the elevation profile. The lunch & ice cream stop at Tabora's is at mile 23. On the outbound, there are places to take a quick bathroom/snack break at mile 16. After lunch at Tabora's, we'll cycle around the perimeter of peaceful Lake Galena. On the return, there are optional Wawa stops if needed, at mile 38 (Colmar), or 44 (North Wales). MINI TAILGATE PARTY: Leader will bring assorted snacks & soft drinks. 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 explore different regions. Please check the daily calendar for details of each Friday's route -- terrain, mileage, rest stops, etc. Cue sheets and on-line route map will be provided for each ride. Scheduled for virtually every Friday throughout the year. If weather conditions are not conducive to cycling, this ride may be replaced by a hike/walk. As long as we are enjoying outdoor physical exercise, and Mother Nature, in the company of friends, we'll have a memorable outing.

  • SatOct. 142017
    Early Bird Ride to Coffee in Devon

    Level B/B-, 14.75-15.25 mph, 50 +/- miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 7:55 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Jeff Braff, [javascript protected email address], 215-665-2048

    Assemble at 7:55. we willl leave at 8:00 SHARP! Ride through Belmont, Wynwood, Merion, Darby, Haverford, Bryn Mawr, Radnor, Devon, Wayne, Gulph Mills, Conshohocken, Manayunk, etc., returning via Manayunk Bridge and Bala Cynwyd. Many hills, including 12 (or so) relatively long ones. One 30-minute coffee stop in Devon (Pour Richards) at mile 26 or so. (It's all about the coffee.) Will regroup at top of long hills as needed, but riders are expected to achieve advertised pace (which is what our computers read as "average" at the finish). PLEASE PREREGISTER: It saves time and increases substantially my ability to read the important info on the sign-in sheet.


    Main Line Cycles Brisk Ride

    Level A-, 16-17 mph, 40-55 miles. Meet at Main Line Cycles front of shop 919 Montgomery Ave. The ride leaves at 8:05 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1940076.
    Leaders: Jeff Diacik, [javascript protected email address], 215-783-8537, Derek Barnes, [javascript protected email address], 610-246-3917  and Shahar Shiff, [javascript protected email address], 215-776-3963 

    Great roads with low traffic. We have a few routes that bring us out around or through Ridley Creek State Park. Average speed will be 16-17 mph, but note that these routes include over 4000' of climbing. Bring a snack for a brief mid-ride break. Consider the on-line routes approximate. Leave by 8:05 AM. Rain cancels.


    Annual Round Valley Reservior 90 Mile A Pace Ride ( 18+ mph) Leaving from Doylestown,PA

    Level A, 18-20 mph, 90 miles. Meet at Giant Food Market located at 4357 W. Swamp Rd., Doylestown,PA. 18901 (corner of Main St. and Swamp Rd.). The ride leaves at 8:30 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/10808188.
    Leaders: Philip Hoke, [javascript protected email address], 610-804-3322 and Samer Eid, [javascript protected email address],  

    You must contact ride leader Phil Hoke day before ride if you want to do this ride.This is an "A" level group; 18-20 mph.Very scenic 90 mile ride from Doylestown to Round Valley Reservoir in Clinton,NJ Slow climb up to the ridge overlooking the Delaware River to the Round Valley Reservoir where we'll have lunch.Shorter 65,43 and 30 mile groups available (see listings).Rain cancels the ride. route: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/10808188 email: Text or call: 610 804 3322


    The Annual Round Valley Reservoir 63 Mile Metric Century: 7 Different Paced Ride Groups (12 to 20 mph)

    Level C thru A, 12-20 mph, 63 miles. Meet at Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead; 1605 Daniel Bray Highway (RT 29 / Main St.), Lambertville,NJ; just north of old CVS lot after Lambertville Police Station. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1756461.
    Leaders: Thomas G. Madle, [javascript protected email address], 215-233-2578, Howard Hochheiser, [javascript protected email address], 215-913-3246  Raymond P Wynman [javascript protected email address], 215-816-6211  and Linda McGrane, [javascript protected email address], 267-251-7862 

    Seven groups,C12-13 mph, C+ 13-14 mph, B - 14-15 mph, B 15-16 mph, B+ 16-17, A- 17-18 mph and A 18-20 mph. Very scenic ride thru the backroads of Hunterdon County,NJ. Slow climb up to the ridge overlooking the Delaware River followed by a 5 mile flat section great for a pace line!. We'll then climb up to the reservoir. Shorter 30 and 45 mile ride groups available (see separate ride listings). Rain cancels the ride. Ride starts promptly at 9am. Directions: PA Turnpike East to RT 1 North to I-95 North to Scudders Fall Bridge to RT 29 North/Lambertville exit off bridge, to Main St Lambertville, pass CVS, Lambertville Police Station then left into Holcombe-Jimison driveway by blue entrance sign. Meet in rear gravel lot on right at end of driveway. If bathrooms needed use CVS located at Main and Cherry St.


    The Annual Lambertville to Flemington 43 Mile Loop Ride

    Level C+/B -, 13-14 mph, 43 miles. Meet at Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead Museum, 1605 Daniel Bray Highway (RT29 / Main St.),Lambertville,NJ (Just north of CVS on Main St., then left into driveway). The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is .
    Leaders: Doug Mueller, [javascript protected email address], 215-646-5718 and Linda Mueller, [javascript protected email address], 215-646-5718 

    Shorter and very scenic "Flemington" loop that DOES NOT visit the Round Valley Reservoir, but heads to Flemington, NJ for lunch. Very scenic ride thru the backroads of Hunterdon County,NJ. The ride passes by the only Covered Bridge in NJ (great for a group photo shot)!.Longer 63 mile "Reservoir" ride groups available and shorter flat 30 mile canal path group also available (see separate listings). Rain cancels ride. Directions: PA Turnpike East to RT 1 North to I-95 North to Scudders Fall Bridge to RT 29 North/Lambertville exit off bridge, to Main St Lambertville, pass CVS, Lambertville Police Station then left into Holcombe-Jimison driveway by blue entrance sign. Meet in rear gravel lot on right at end of driveway. If bathrooms needed use CVS located at intersection of Main and Cherry St.


    The Annual Lambertville to Frenchtown 30 mile Canal Ride

    Level C, 10-12 mph, 30 miles. Meet at Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead; 1605 Daniel Bray Highway (RT 29 / Main St.), Lambertville,NJ; just north of old CVS lot after Lambertville Police Station. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is .
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, [javascript protected email address], 610-626-3338

    Slow paced (10-12mph), relaxed, off road, 30 mile round trip "canal" ride along one of the most scenic parts of the Delaware River. Perfect ride for road, hybrid or mountain bikes since the canal path is fine crushed gravel.The ride starts at the CVS in Lambertville,NJ and heads to Frenchtown,NJ where the group will have lunch at the Bridge Cafe adjacent to the Delaware River.This ride is part of the "Round Valley" series of rides but DOES NOT visit the Round Valley Reservoir (see separate "Round Valley Reservoir" ride listings). Rain cancels the ride. Ride starts promptly at 9am. Directions: PA Turnpike East to RT 1 North to I-95 North to Scudders Fall Bridge to RT 29 North /Lambertville exit off bridge, to Main St Lambertville, pass CVS, Lambertville Police Station then left into Holcombe-Jimison driveway by blue entrance sign. Meet in rear gravel lot on right at end of driveway.If bathrooms needed use CVS located at the intersection of Main and Cherry St.


    Burlington, NJ

    Level D, 10 mph, 45 miles. Meet at Penn Treaty Park, Delaware Ave and Beach Street. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, [javascript protected email address], 267-414-9037

    We will ride to Burlington, NJ, taking the Philadelphia side up to the Tacony Palmyra Bridge and walking our bikes over the bridge. Then heading north to our designation, cycling as close to the river's edge. There is a great NJ style dinner just on the eastern edge of town for lunch.


    CANCELLED Toss of the dice - Doing Round Valley Reservoir

    Level C+, 13-14.5 mph, 45-60 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:15 am.
    Leader: Joseph M. Pless, [javascript protected email address], 610-937-9010

    Friendly C+ ride with, but not limited to, the following destinations: 1. Ambler 2. Whole Foods North Wales 3. Wegman's King of Prussia 4. Whole Foods Devon 5. Ridley Creek State Park area. BE SURE TO CHECK THE DAILY RIDE CALENDAR FOR RIDE LEADER AND DESTINATION INFORMATION. Bring money for lunch. YOU MUST CARRY A SPARE TUBE. Nobody is dropped. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure time. Indication that cue sheets and/or GPS navigational information will be available no later than 24 hours prior to departure

  • SunOct. 152017
    Kayuh Pedalers Fall Rides

    Level D, 10-20 mph, 20-25 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycle and Cafe, 19th & W. Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 9:00 am.
    Leader: Thomas Haney, [javascript protected email address], 267-259-5231

    Fall is here. Kayuh Pedalers' Rides will take in the foliage around Philly. The ride distance & destination will be decided on day of the ride & will be determined on the riders that show up. Any changes to start time or destination update will be listed. BCP rules apply, that includes Helmet & water. No helmet, No ride! 18 Y.O. and up. Come and enjoy a casual ride. ALL rides start at time listed! NOTE: No Helmet-NO RIDE!!! No Exceptions!


    Sunny Sunday D Ride

    Level D, 9-12 mph, 14-28 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, [javascript protected email address], 610-626-3338

    An OWLS (older, wiser, longer, slower) pace ride through Fairmount Park and beyond, depending on the assembled group. There might be a little hill challenge to increase strength and biking skill. No one dropped and we will reqroup at top of hill. Walking up a hill is allowed. Bring water, extra tube, $ for mid ride snack rest stop, sun screen, helmet. As many smiles as you you can should come with you.


    Sunny Sunday C Spinoff

    Level C, 11-12 mph. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm.
    Leader: Chuck Martin, [javascript protected email address], 215-923-1887

    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.

  • TueOct. 172017
    Suziy-Jo Donuts at Riverbend Cafe the HILLY way (ad-hoc ride)

    Level D, 10 mph, 30 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park. The ride leaves at 8:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, [javascript protected email address], 267-414-9037

    Tuesdays are Suzy-Jo Donut day at Riverbend Cafe without needing to go on to Bridgeport, PA. We will take the HILLY way out through Penn Valley so as to know we earned the empty calories that are so satisfying. Ride to eat donuts!   


    Ride Yer Bike Tuesday (3 speeds)

    Level C+, B and B+/A-, 13.5 +/-, 15.5 +/- and 17 +/- mph, 45 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26093115.
    Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, [javascript protected email address], 215-913-3246, Daniel Operacz, [javascript protected email address], 267-265-9358  and Bob Doyle, [javascript protected email address], 703-963-9905 

    Bring yer bike and sense of adventure. Some days we'll ride familiar favorite routes, other days we'll scope out new routes. Today we'll ride to Hatfield to a pizza place I've been to (but not as a RYBT ride) following a rest stop Tabora's in Chalfont. Mostly familiar roads, but will also be trying a few new ones. Two hills on the way to Tabora's (Iron Hill - short but somewhat steep, and Callowhill - long, but not steep), otherwise pretty much typical PA rolling hills. Will 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).


    Conshocken Nite Lights rides are back

    Level B, 16-18 mph, 25 +/- miles. Meet at Jacobs Engineering Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Elliot Titcher, [javascript protected email address], 215-740-1149

    Conshohocken night light rides are back for this fall. Meet at the parking lot across Ash Street from Jacobs Engineering. There are no bathrooms at this location. 16-18 mph for about 25 miles. Faster on the flat sections and slower on the few hills. Riders needs to be able to keep this pace. Rest stop at Lloyd Hall for bathroom and a quick snack (you need to bring your own snack). A STRONG HEADLIGHT AND TAIL LIGHT ARE REQUIRED AS SOME OF THE RIDE WILL BE AFTER DARK AND ON ROADS THAT DO NOT HAVE ANY LIGHTING.

  • WedOct. 182017
    Breakfast ride to High Point Cafe (ad-hoc ride)

    Level C-, 10 mph, 18 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 8:25 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Owen Sindler, [javascript protected email address], 215-990-3207

    Join me for a ride to the High Point Cafe in West Mt. Airy for a good cup of joe. The High Point has pastries and "food" can be bought at Weavers Way Co-op across the street. We will ride up Midvale, thru Germantown to the cafe. We will spin off from the Azaela gardens at 8:30 AM.


    Phoenixville Day/Night Dog Ride

    Level B-/C+, 13.5-14.5 mph, 30-40 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm.
    Leader: Rick Christie, [javascript protected email address], 610-787-1985

    The dwindling daylight brings back the lights. Instead of settling for under 20 miles, these rides start in the daylight and continue in the darkness. Strong headlights and taillights required. Every Wednesday evening at 6:00 pm through the end of October, These are beautiful rides on low-traffic roads. No one dropped, regroup as necessary, but please be prepared to ride the advertised pace on rolling to hilly terrain. Precipitation cancels.


    Kayuh Pedalers Evening After Work Rides.

    Level D, 11 mph, 10-15 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycle and Cafe, 19th and Girard Ave.. The ride leaves at 6:30 pm.
    Leader: Thomas Haney, [javascript protected email address], 267-259-5231

    Rides are approximately 1 - 1.5 hours and will be done around 8pm with a coffee stop to warm up. Route varies, helmet, water and safety lights REQUIRED. Bicycle Club of Philadelphia rules apply. 18 Y.O. and up. ALL rides start at time listed. NOTE: NO HELMET OR SAFETY LIGHTS-NO RIDE!

  • FriOct. 202017
    Frightfully Fun Friday Frolic w/Linda, Pre-Halloween Edition. Norristown Farm Park to Limerick/Royerstown.

    Level B-/C+, 13-15 mph, 55 miles. Meet at Norristown Farm Park, parking lot on White Hall Road between Germantown Pike and Sterigere. This parking lot is directly across from the Norristown Area High School on Eagle Drive.. The ride leaves at 9:45 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/6369184.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, [javascript protected email address], 267-251-7862

    Start at Norristown Farm Park, parking lot on White Hall Road between Germantown Pike and Sterigere. This parking lot is directly across from the Norristown Area High School on Eagle Drive. Pretty route to Java's Brewin' Cafe in Limerick/Royersford. In preparation for Halloween, we'll take a slight detour through the Farm Park and the campus of Norristown State Hospital to cycle past one or two spooky, "haunted" buildings. We will have flat stretches along the SRT at both the beginning and final segments of this route. On our way out to Limerick, there is an optional quick rest break if needed in Phoenixville at mile 14. Sit-down food stop at the cafe in Limerick at mile 34. On the return, we'll be in Phoenixville again at mile 43 if another quick break is needed. Total climbing is 2,630 feet. Rolling hills, but we will stop to regroup as needed. No one dropped, but we will try to maintain 13 mph, as advertised. For HALLOWEEN: Prizes for the bicycle having the best Halloween decorations as voted by the group and best-decorated (costumed) cyclist.

  • SatOct. 212017
    Main Line Cycles Brisk Ride

    Level A-, 16-17 mph, 40-55 miles. Meet at Main Line Cycles front of shop 919 Montgomery Ave. The ride leaves at 8:05 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1940076.
    Leaders: Jeff Diacik, [javascript protected email address], 215-783-8537, Derek Barnes, [javascript protected email address], 610-246-3917  and Shahar Shiff, [javascript protected email address], 215-776-3963 

    Great roads with low traffic. We have a few routes that bring us out around or through Ridley Creek State Park. Average speed will be 16-17 mph, but note that these routes include over 4000' of climbing. Bring a snack for a brief mid-ride break. Consider the on-line routes approximate. Leave by 8:05 AM. Rain cancels.


    Tim's Saturday Morning D ride

    Level D+, 9-13 mph, 25-45 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am.
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, [javascript protected email address], 610-626-3338

    An OWLS (older, wiser, longer, slower) pace ride through Fairmount Park and beyond, depending on the assembled group. There are hills for a challenge to increase strength and biking skill. No one dropped and we will reqroup at top of hill. Walking up a hill is allowed. Bring water, extra tube, $ for mid ride snack rest stop, sun screen, helmet. As many smiles as you you can should come with you. Check the week before to see if a destination and route will be prepared specially for this ride


    Toss of the dice

    Level C+, 13-14.5 mph, 45-60 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:15 am.
    Leader: Joseph M. Pless, [javascript protected email address], 610-937-9010

    Friendly C+ ride with, but not limited to, the following destinations: 1. Ambler 2. Whole Foods North Wales 3. Wegman's King of Prussia 4. Whole Foods Devon 5. Ridley Creek State Park area. BE SURE TO CHECK THE DAILY RIDE CALENDAR FOR RIDE LEADER AND DESTINATION INFORMATION. Bring money for lunch. YOU MUST CARRY A SPARE TUBE. Nobody is dropped. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure time. Indication that cue sheets and/or GPS navigational information will be available no later than 24 hours prior to departure


    Hopewell Furnace Classic - Two Leaders, Two Paces

    Level B- and C+, 14-15 and 13-14 mph, 60 miles. Meet at French Creek State Park, parking lot at Hopewell Lake, near the boat launch area.. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1841715.
    Leaders: Linda McGrane, [javascript protected email address], 267-251-7862 and Michael Cory, [javascript protected email address], 215-878-9883 

    An incredibly scenic ride through the Oley Valley in Berks County. Thanks to Rich Wagner for this picturesque route. Featuring the crossing of two covered bridges, Three rest stops. One at your standard convenience store. One at a great little deli/restaurant in the quaint town of Oley. And even one at a chocolatier. Terrain will consist of significant climbs (over the ridge) for the first and last 15 miles. The middle 30, in the valley, is rolling to flat. This will be one of the prettiest rides you will do this year. Cue sheets will be available. Total climbing 4176 feet. We will stop to regroup as needed. DRIVING DIRECTIONS to French Creek State Park: Take the Main PA Turnpike (I-76) West to the Downingtown Exit. This is two exits beyond (west of) the Valley Forge exit. After leaving the Turnpike, take PA 100 North/Pottstown Pike for 4 miles. You will pass through the town of Eagle. Turn left onto Conestoga Rd/PA-401 West. Stay on 401 West for 6 miles, then turn right onto PA-345 North/Bulltown Rd. Follow PA-345 North for 4 miles. There will be signs on 345 for French Creek State Park, and Hopewell Lake. CO-LEADER: Mike Cory will lead this group at a slightly slower pace, and slower on the hills. Thank you, Mike!

  • SunOct. 222017
    Kayuh Pedalers Fall Rides

    Level D, 11 mph, 20-25 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycle and Cafe, 19th & W. Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 9:00 am.
    Leader: Thomas Haney, [javascript protected email address], 267-259-5231

    Fall is here. Kayuh Pedalers' Rides will take in the foliage around Philly. The ride distance & destination will be decided on day of the ride & will be determined on the riders that show up. Changes to start time or destination will be updated on the calendar. BCP rules apply, that includes Helmet & Water. You must carry a spare tube. Nobody is dropped. 18 Y.O. and up. Come and enjoy a casual ride. ALL rides start at time listed! NOTE: No Helmet-NO RIDE!!! No Exceptions!


    THE 'SANDMAN' GIBSON'S SUNDAY RIDE

    Level B, 14.0 - 15.5 mph, 62 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26229966.
    Leader: Simon Knight, [javascript protected email address],

    This is a ride for those who like hills - it has over 5,100 ft of them. Designed by Simon Shin, the rides goes out to Valley Forge, via Radnor. A brief lunch stop (bring money or food) at Paoli and then back through Whitehorse Farms, Ridley Creek State Park and Haverford. We will regroup as needed, but riders are expected to maintain the group pace. Please bring a spare tube. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure time if weather looks bad. Please pre-register to enable a timely departure at 9:30.


    Sunny Sunday Afternoon D Ride

    Level D, 10-12 mph, 16-22 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Dennis M. Schilling, [javascript protected email address], 215-677-0291

    Ride the BCP Secnic Schuylkill Century! But if you can't, we will go to the AIM starting site on the Schuylkill River Trail to visit. Short, low-key ride for those who will not be doing the Secnic Schuylkill Century. Route is in and around the Fairmount Park area. Ride will regroup as needed and no one is left behind. You will need a helmet, tube for your tire, a snack and water. Adverse weather generally cancels, but check the listing or with the ride leader if in question.


    Sunny Sunday C Spinoff

    Level C, 11-12 mph. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm.
    Leader: Ben Sears, [javascript protected email address], 215-844-3784

    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.

  • MonOct. 232017
    First Watch, The Daytime Cafe, Wynnewood, PA

    Level D, 10 mph, 25 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, Lloyd Hall, # 1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, West Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 8:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, [javascript protected email address], 267-414-9037

    George Yarnell introduce us to a wonderful cafe this Saturday morning. So impressed, want to go back again! First Watch, The Daytime Cafe in Wynnewood, PA. A full service coffee shop, sit down breakfast and Lunch.

  • TueOct. 242017
    CANCELLED Ride Yer Bike Tuesday

    Level C+, B, and B+/A-, 13.5 +/-, 15.5 +/- and 17 +/- mph, 43 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26087629.
    Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, [javascript protected email address], 215-913-3246, Daniel Operacz, [javascript protected email address], 267-265-9358  and Bob Doyle, [javascript protected email address], 703-963-9905 

    Bring yer bike and sense of adventure. Some days we'll ride familiar favorite routes, other days we'll scope out new routes. Today we'll ride to The Outbound Station in Conshohocken (33 mile mark) following a quick rest stop at mile 14 (Fischers Park). A mix of low traffic country and suburban roads, rolling hills (no real climbs) with the exception of 8 flat miles on the Schuylkill River Trail. Will 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).


    Conshocken Nite Lights rides are back

    Level B, 16-18 mph, 25 +/- miles. Meet at Jacobs Engineering Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Elliot Titcher, [javascript protected email address], 215-740-1149

    Conshohocken night light rides are back for this fall. Meet at the parking lot across Ash Street from Jacobs Engineering. There are no bathrooms at this location. 16-18 mph for about 25 miles. Faster on the flat sections and slower on the few hills. Riders needs to be able to keep this pace. Rest stop at Lloyd Hall for bathroom and a quick snack (you need to bring your own snack). A STRONG HEADLIGHT AND TAIL LIGHT ARE REQUIRED AS SOME OF THE RIDE WILL BE AFTER DARK AND ON ROADS THAT DO NOT HAVE ANY LIGHTING.

  • WedOct. 252017
    Ride Yer Bike Tuesday on a Wednesday (note: 2 speeds)

    Level C+ and B+, 13.5 +/- and 16.5 +/- mph, 43 miles. Meet at Upper Dublin High School. The ride leaves at 10:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26087629.
    Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, [javascript protected email address], 215-913-3246 and Daniel Operacz, [javascript protected email address], 267-265-9358 

    Bring yer bike and sense of adventure. Some days we'll ride familiar favorite routes, other days we'll scope out new routes. Today we'll ride to The Outbound Station in Conshohocken (33 mile mark) following a quick rest stop at mile 14 (Fischers Park). A mix of low traffic country and suburban roads, rolling hills (no real climbs) with the exception of 8 flat miles on the Schuylkill River Trail. Will 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).


    Phoenixville Day/Night Dog Ride

    Level B-/C+, 13.5-14.5 mph, 30-40 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm.
    Leader: Rick Christie, [javascript protected email address], 610-787-1985

    The dwindling daylight brings back the lights. Instead of settling for under 20 miles, these rides start in the daylight and continue in the darkness. Strong headlights and taillights required. Every Wednesday evening at 6:00 pm through the end of October, These are beautiful rides on low-traffic roads. No one dropped, regroup as necessary, but please be prepared to ride the advertised pace on rolling to hilly terrain. Precipitation cancels.


    Kayuh Pedalers Evening After Work Rides.

    Level D, 11 mph, 10-15 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycle and Cafe, 19th and Girard Ave.. The ride leaves at 6:30 pm.
    Leader: Thomas Haney, [javascript protected email address], 267-259-5231

    Rides are approximately 1 - 1.5 hours and will be done around 8pm with a coffee stop to warm up. Route varies, helmet, water and safety lights REQUIRED. Bicycle Club of Philadelphia rules apply. 18 Y.O. and up. ALL rides start at time listed. NOTE: NO HELMET OR SAFETY LIGHTS-NO RIDE!

  • FriOct. 272017
    Nitty Gritty City Ride (ad-hoc ride)

    Level D, 10 mph, 16 miles. Meet at Cosmic Cafe, #1 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr, East Fairmont Park . The ride leaves at 8:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, [javascript protected email address], 267-414-9037

    Cycle the city that few cyclists cycle, Nitty Gritty along the Northeast AMTRAK Corridor in Philadelphia. We we discover fascinating city scape over Glenwood Ave. Coffee at the River Wards Cafe in Port Richmond neighborhood.


    Friday Frolic w/Linda. This is the generic description. NO FROLICKING on 10/27 - Leader is at the Fall Foliage Weekend in Hanover/Gettysburg. Please see the next listing. Friday Frolic will resume next week, 11/3

    Level B-/C+, 13-15 mph, 45-50, +/- miles. Meet at Various starting points -- please check the daily . The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, [javascript protected email address], 267-251-7862

    Enjoy scenic adventures by bike on most Fridays, throughout the year. We'll explore pretty, peaceful roads in suburban counties -- Montgomery, Bucks, Chester, etc. Starting points will vary, so that we can cycle through different regions. Depending on the destination, starting point may be in Conshohocken, Flourtown, Jenkintown, Wayne, Valley Forge, etc. Please check the daily calendar for details of each Friday's route -- terrain, mileage, rest stops, etc. Cue sheets and on-line route map will be provided for each ride. Scheduled for virtually every Friday throughout the year, with a few exceptions here & there. 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.


    Annual Fall Foliage Weekend in Hanover/Gettysburg -- Friday, Oct. 27 through Sunday, Oct. 29

    Level ALL. Meet at Hampton Inn of Hanover, PA, 309 Wilson Ave @ Einsenhower Drive, 17331. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, [javascript protected email address], 267-251-7862

    BCP's annual fall foliage bike tour of Hanover and Gettysburg, PA, and surrounding countryside in York and Adams Counties. Ride past peaceful horse farms, across creeks and lakes, and around the quaint town of Gettysburg,as well as through Gettysburg National Park (the Battlefield). Preregistration and payment are required. Event details and the registration page are available on the home page of this website - the link for this event is on the right side of the homepage: http://phillybikeclub.org/newbcp/events/fallevent2017/fallevent.htm Wide array of routes with various distances and terrains are available. Organized group rides with leaders. Hotel, meals, and snacks provided, post-ride parties. Cue sheet packets will include routes and maps. All-inclusive package. Please feel free to contact the Leader for more information. Everyone is welcome to join us for this weekend of scenic and sociable riding.


    The Donut Ride (ad-hoc ride)

    Level B, 14 mph, 30 miles. Meet at Hampton Inn, Hanover. The ride leaves at 1:30 pm. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/17133124.
    Leader: Richard L. Wagner, [javascript protected email address], 267-738-6405

    Our first ride of the BCP fall weekend in Hanover. We will cycle 15 miles to New Oxford, PA, do coffee in Holey Joe's Cafe (they have custom made donuts), then ride 15 miles back to the Hampton Inn. Cue sheets will not be in your rider packet. They will be handed out at the ride start. PS: If you are not able to check into the hotel prior to the ride, check in post ride. You will be able to change into your cycling kit at the hotel.

  • SatOct. 282017
    BCP Fall Weekend Century (ad-hoc ride)

    Level B+/B, 14.0 mph, 100 miles. Meet at Hampton Inn, Hanover, PA. The ride leaves at 8:00 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/25978642.
    Leader: Richard L. Wagner, [javascript protected email address], 267-738-6405

    Our second ride for the fall weekend in Hanover will take us into Maryland. Following most of the infamous Civil War Century, including cycling through Gettysburg battlefield. Significant climbing which features climbs of 8 miles and 5 miles. Three convenience stores & one porto stop are planned. Note: This route will be he same as the metric route up to mile 20.


    BCP Fall Weekend Metric

    Level B/C+, 67 mph, 14.0 miles. Meet at Hampton Inn, Hanover, PA. The ride leaves at 8:00 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26147434.
    Leader: Richard L. Wagner, [javascript protected email address], 267-738-6405

    Our second ride of the weekend will take us into Maryland, with much it using the infamous Civil War Century route. Including cycling through Gettysburg battlefield. Around 3,000' of climbing, tho you won't have the long 5+ mile ascents. Two convenience store and one porto stop are planned. Note: The full and the metric centuries will use the same route for the first 20 miles.


    Manayunk Good Morning Ride

    Level D, 10 mph, 16 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 8:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, [javascript protected email address], 267-414-9037

    I am not able to lead a ride at the 9 o'clock time slot but i can lead a short earlier morning ride. We will go to Volo Coffee Shop in Manayunk via the Cynwd Heritage Trail and over the beautiful Manayunk Trail Bridge. Back to the start by 10:10am!


    Main Line Cycles Brisk Ride

    Level A-, 16-17 mph, 40-55 miles. Meet at Main Line Cycles front of shop 919 Montgomery Ave. The ride leaves at 8:05 am. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1940076.
    Leaders: Jeff Diacik, [javascript protected email address], 215-783-8537, Derek Barnes, [javascript protected email address], 610-246-3917  and Shahar Shiff, [javascript protected email address], 215-776-3963 

    Great roads with low traffic. We have a few routes that bring us out around or through Ridley Creek State Park. Average speed will be 16-17 mph, but note that these routes include over 4000' of climbing. Bring a snack for a brief mid-ride break. Consider the on-line routes approximate. Leave by 8:05 AM. Rain cancels.


    Annual Fall Foliage Weekend in Hanover/Gettysburg -- Friday, Oct. 27 through Sunday, Oct. 29, Day 2 of 3

    Level ALL. Meet at Hampton Inn of Hanover, PA, 309 Wilson Ave @ Einsenhower Drive, 17331. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, [javascript protected email address], 267-251-7862

    BCP's annual fall foliage bike tour of Hanover and Gettysburg, PA, and surrounding countryside in York and Adams Counties. Ride past peaceful horse farms, across creeks and lakes, and around the quaint town of Gettysburg,as well as through Gettysburg National Park (the Battlefield). Preregistration and payment are required. Event details and the registration page are available on the home page of this website - the link for this event is on the right side of the homepage: http://phillybikeclub.org/newbcp/events/fallevent2017/fallevent.htm Wide array of routes with various distances and terrains are available. Organized group rides with leaders. Hotel, meals, and snacks provided, post-ride parties. Cue sheet packets will include routes and maps. All-inclusive package. Please feel free to contact the Leader for more information. Everyone is welcome to join us for this weekend of scenic and sociable riding.


    CANCELLED Riverton, NJ, Orange Blossom Bakery and Cafe

    Level D, 10 mph, 35 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, [javascript protected email address], 267-414-9037

    . Let's ride to Riverton, NJ. I want a good cup of coffee at Orange Blossom Bakery and Cafe in Riverton, NJ. They also have a full breakfast menu. We will experience the mid nineteenth centry industrial Philadelphia, PA waterfront with the Victorian waterfront of Riverton, NJ. We will walk our bikes across the Tacony Palmyra Bridge walkway. Retuning through Camden and cycling over the Ben Franklin Bridge walkway after carrying our bikes up the three flights of stairs by to Philly. Rain cancels ride one hour pior to start time.


    Toss of the dice - Paoli Alternate Route

    Level C+, 13-14.5 mph, 45-60 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:15 am. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26412142.
    Leader: Joseph M. Pless, [javascript protected email address], 610-937-9010

    Friendly C+ ride with, but not limited to, the following destinations: 1. Ambler 2. Whole Foods North Wales 3. Wegman's King of Prussia 4. Whole Foods Devon 5. Ridley Creek State Park area. BE SURE TO CHECK THE DAILY RIDE CALENDAR FOR RIDE LEADER AND DESTINATION INFORMATION. Bring money for lunch. YOU MUST CARRY A SPARE TUBE. Nobody is dropped. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure time. Indication that cue sheets and/or GPS navigational information will be available no later than 24 hours prior to departure

  • SunOct. 292017
    Annual Fall Foliage Weekend in Hanover/Gettysburg -- Friday, Oct. 27 through Sunday, Oct. 29, Day 3 of 3

    Level ALL. Meet at Hampton Inn of Hanover, PA, 309 Wilson Ave @ Einsenhower Drive, 17331. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, [javascript protected email address], 267-251-7862

    BCP's annual fall foliage bike tour of Hanover and Gettysburg, PA, and surrounding countryside in York and Adams Counties. Ride past peaceful horse farms, across creeks and lakes, and around the quaint town of Gettysburg,as well as through Gettysburg National Park (the Battlefield). Preregistration and payment are required. Event details and the registration page are available on the home page of this website - the link for this event is on the right side of the homepage: http://phillybikeclub.org/newbcp/events/fallevent2017/fallevent.htm Wide array of routes with various distances and terrains are available. Organized group rides with leaders. Hotel, meals, and snacks provided, post-ride parties. Cue sheet packets will include routes and maps. All-inclusive package. Please feel free to contact the Leader for more information. Everyone is welcome to join us for this weekend of scenic and sociable riding.


    Kayuh Pedalers Fall Rides

    Level D, 11 mph, 20-25 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycle and Cafe, 19th & W. Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 9:00 am.
    Leader: Thomas Haney, [javascript protected email address], 267-259-5231

    Fall is here. Kayuh Pedalers' Rides will take in the foliage around Philly. The ride distance & destination will be decided on day of the ride & will be determined on the riders that show up. Changes to start time or destination will be updated on the calendar. BCP rules apply, that includes Helmet & Water. You must carry a spare tube. Nobody is dropped. 18 Y.O. and up. Come and enjoy a casual ride. ALL rides start at time listed! NOTE: No Helmet-NO RIDE!!! No Exceptions!


    Sunny Sunday Afternoon D Ride

    Level D, 10 mph, 15-25 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, [javascript protected email address], 267-414-9037

    Introductory ride for those new to riding or looking to improve riding skills and fitness for the C rides. Ride will be in the Fairmount Park area, will regroup as needed and be tailored to the abilities of those participating. You will need a helmet, water, and a tube for your tire. A snack is strongly recommended, as we may not stop for food. Safety and equipment instruction provided as needed. Rain one hour to the start time, cancels.


    CANCELLED Sunny Sunday C Spinoff

    Level C, 11-12 mph. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm.
    Leader: Tom Witt, [javascript protected email address], 215-665-5578

    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.

  • TueOct. 312017
    Kayuh Pedalers All Hollows Eve (Halloween) Ride (ad-hoc ride)

    Level D, 10-15 mph, 10-15 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycle and Cafe, 19th and Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm.
    Leader: Thomas Haney, [javascript protected email address], 267-259-5231

    Come celebrate All Hollows Eve with us with a ride to Mount Moriah Cemetery. There is a little Walking in the cemetery and a stop for coffee and ghost stories on the way back. There’s a good chance you’ll see some wildlife, and maybe some spooky goings on(?)), we can hope. DRESS for the weather. BCP rules apply. 18 years and older. Plus, you must have an extra tube, due to some road conditions in the cemetery. Plan on about 2 ½ hours. NO helmet or safety lights, NO RIDE! Interest or questions and specific details email or TXT Tom @ number below or Kayuh bicycles @ 215-235-1838


    Conshocken Nite Lights rides are back

    Level B, 16-18 mph, 25 +/- miles. Meet at Jacobs Engineering Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Elliot Titcher, [javascript protected email address], 215-740-1149

    Conshohocken night light rides are back for this fall. Meet at the parking lot across Ash Street from Jacobs Engineering. There are no bathrooms at this location. 16-18 mph for about 25 miles. Faster on the flat sections and slower on the few hills. Riders needs to be able to keep this pace. Rest stop at Lloyd Hall for bathroom and a quick snack (you need to bring your own snack). A STRONG HEADLIGHT AND TAIL LIGHT ARE REQUIRED AS SOME OF THE RIDE WILL BE AFTER DARK AND ON ROADS THAT DO NOT HAVE ANY LIGHTING.


    RYBT - Trick & Treat Edition from THE MARKET AT DEL VAL/DOYLESTOWN

    Level C+, B, and B+/A-, 13.5 +/-, 15.5 +/- and 17 +/- mph, 40 miles. Meet at The Market at DelVal (2100 Lower State Rd, Doylestown). The ride leaves at 11:08 pm. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26426790.
    Leaders: Howard Hochheiser, [javascript protected email address], 215-913-3246, Daniel Operacz, [javascript protected email address], 267-265-9358  and Bob Doyle, [javascript protected email address], 703-963-9905 

    TRICK (UPDATED THE ROUTE AT 5:30 SUNDAY, plus different start location - The Market at DelVal) and TREAT (highly scenic ride to Ottsville). Being Halloween, please outfit yourself and /or your bike in as much orange as you can. Bring yer bike and sense of adventure. Today we'll ride to Ottsville for a snack at Brig O'Doon Coffee Shop followed by lunch at Tabora's in Chalfont. Lots of pretty country roads. No steep or spooky climbs, but lots of rolling hills. Will 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).

 October, 2017