Ride Calendar

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

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 January 2018 

  • MonJan. 012018
    Over the River and Through the Woods to the Mummer's Parade We Go

    Level D+, 9-14 mph, 14-28 miles. Meet at Jacobs Engineering Parking Lot. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. It is optional, but you may preregister until Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 8:00 pm.
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, [javascript protected email address], 610-626-3338

    OWLS (Older, Wiser, Longer, Slower) paced ride for young, old, and new riders to Group Riding. We will ride to the front of City Hall Bleachers to watch the performances of the String Bands. It will be late afternoon and plan to return to Conshohocken by train. Tickets are $20, which you can get them at Philadelphia Visitors Center or call 215-965-7676. If you chose not to see the parade at City Hall, then you can continue on your own to the Kimmel Center to warm up and see some performances from there. Bring helmet(required), cloths for proper warmth in winter conditions, extra tube, $ for mid ride snack-rest stop, and lots of warm smiles. Rain, ice or snow on the road will cancel, but cold does not.

  • TueJan. 022018
    Monthly QR Mailing Party

    Level All. Meet at Cozen O'Connor, 1650 Market St.. The ride leaves at 6:30 pm.
    Leader: Tom Witt, [javascript protected email address], 215-665-5578

    All welcome to help mail the newsletter, snacks and good company guaranteed along with some light work.

  • WedJan. 032018
    Nighttime Phoenixville Dog Rides

    Level B-/C+, 13.5-14.5 mph, 30-35 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:30 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Rick Christie, [javascript protected email address], 610-787-1985

    The rides of darkness are back every Wednesday evening at 6:30 pm until the return of daylight savings time. Maintain your fitness level with weekly 30-35 mile rides. Strong headlights and taillights required. 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. Dress warmly. Extreme cold ( <20 degrees ), precipitation and/or icy roads cancels.


    Kayuh pedalers: Wednesday Evening Rides

    Level D, 11 mph, 10 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe 19th St. & Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm.
    Leader: Thomas Haney, [javascript protected email address], 267-259-5231

    The rides will continue through the winter, weather and safety permitting. Helmet and safety light required. If you do not have these items you do not ride. BCP rubles apply. 18 Y O. Short rides in well lit areas. Dress for the weather.

  • FriJan. 052018
    Friday Frolic w/Linda. This is the generic description. Specific details will be posted on daily calendar for each Friday.

    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.

  • SatJan. 062018
    Valley Forge Winter Ride: Saturday Edition

    Level B, 13.5 mph, 35 miles. Meet at Valley Forge National Park - Betzwood Picnic Area (by bathrooms). The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/11516270.
    Leader: Richard L. Wagner, [javascript protected email address], 267-738-6405

    Every Saturday thru March we will ride 17.5 miles to the Kimberton Wholefoods in Kimberton, have an indoor coffee break, then ride 17.5 miles back to Valley Forge. Plan is to be back in VF by noon.


    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 9:05 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 9:05 AM. Rain cancels.

  • SunJan. 072018
    Kayuh pedalers: Winter Rides

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

    The rides will continue through the winter, weather and safety permitting. The ride distance & destination will be decided on day of the ride & will be determined on the riders. BCP rules apply. 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! You must be dressed for the weather.


    Valley Forge Winter Ride: Sunday Edition

    Level B, 13.5 mph, 35 miles. Meet at Valley Forge National Park - Betzwood Picnic Area (by bathrooms). The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/12359366.
    Leader: Richard L. Wagner, [javascript protected email address], 267-738-6405

    Every Sunday thru March we will ride 17.5 miles to Hennings Market in Harleysville, have an indoor coffee break, the ride 17.5 miles back to valley Forge. Plan is to be back in VF by noon.


    Hike the Wissahickon

    Level hike, 6-8 miles. Meet at Valley Green Inn. The ride leaves at 9:30 am.
    Leader: Elaine Feldman, [javascript protected email address], 484-716-5130

    Please join us on a hike in the beautiful Wissahickon Gorge of Fairmount Park. We will be hiking mainly on trails with some flat options. Hiking boots or shoes make hiking easier. Well behaved, leashed canine friends are welcome. If you park on the Chestnut Hill side of the Valley Green Inn, park in the upper lot and do not leave valuables in your car.


    Sunny Sunday C Spinoff

    Level C, 11-12 mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm.
    Leader:  show and go, [javascript protected email address],

    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.


    Sunday Afternoon (Post-Hike) Winter Ramble Ride (General description -- specific details will be posted for each Sunday)

    Level C+/B-, 13-15 mph, 30-35 miles. Meet at Bruno's, Northwestern and Germantown Aves. The ride leaves at 1:20 pm. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, [javascript protected email address], 267-251-7862

    Scenic, 30-35-ish mile loop, usually through Montgomery County or Lower Bucks, with a brief rest stop. Unless otherwise stated, this winter afternoon ride will meet most Sundays at Bruno's Diner (finishing point for many of the Sunday morning Wissahickon hikes). Instead of Bruno's, we may on occasion meet at another location in Chestnut Hill. Even if you don't join the hike in the morning, you are welcome to cycle with us on this afternoon ride! We will stop to regroup if needed, but try as much as possible to maintain 13-15mph, due to short daylight. Plan is to return before 5:00pm. Please bring LIGHTS, just in case we return in the nick of time. Please ensure that your bike is ready before start time, so that we can leave promptly. Specific details will be posted for each Sunday's Route. Scheduled for EVERY Sunday throughout the winter (for the duration of the hiking season), weather permitting, EXCEPT for the last Sunday in February. (Leader will be away cross-country skiing.) This ride will resume on the first Sunday of March. If winter weather conditions are not conducive to cycling, this ride may be replaced by a snow activity, e.g., cross-country skiing or snow-shoeing. As long as we keep moving throughout the winter, we will maintain our base fitness level for the return of spring cycling in mid-March.

  • WedJan. 102018
    Nighttime Phoenixville Dog Rides

    Level B-/C+, 13.5-14.5 mph, 30-35 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:30 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Rick Christie, [javascript protected email address], 610-787-1985

    The rides of darkness are back every Wednesday evening at 6:30 pm until the return of daylight savings time. Maintain your fitness level with weekly 30-35 mile rides. Strong headlights and taillights required. 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. Dress warmly. Extreme cold ( <20 degrees ), precipitation and/or icy roads cancels.


    Kayuh pedalers: Wednesday Evening Rides

    Level D, 11 mph, 10 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe 19th St. & Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm.
    Leader: Thomas Haney, [javascript protected email address], 267-259-5231

    The rides will continue through the winter, weather and safety permitting. Helmet and safety light required. If you do not have these items you do not ride. BCP rubles apply. 18 Y O. Short rides in well lit areas. Dress for the weather.

  • FriJan. 122018
    Friday Frolic w/Linda. This is the generic description. Specific details will be posted on daily calendar for each Friday.

    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.

  • SatJan. 132018
    Valley Forge Winter Ride: Saturday Edition

    Level B, 13.5 mph, 35 miles. Meet at Valley Forge National Park - Betzwood Picnic Area (by bathrooms). The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/11516270.
    Leader: Richard L. Wagner, [javascript protected email address], 267-738-6405

    Every Saturday thru March we will ride 17.5 miles to the Kimberton Wholefoods in Kimberton, have an indoor coffee break, then ride 17.5 miles back to Valley Forge. Plan is to be back in VF by noon.


    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 9:05 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 9:05 AM. Rain cancels.

  • SunJan. 142018
    Kayuh pedalers: Winter Rides

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

    The rides will continue through the winter, weather and safety permitting. The ride distance & destination will be decided on day of the ride & will be determined on the riders. BCP rules apply. 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! You must be dressed for the weather.


    Valley Forge Winter Ride: Sunday Edition

    Level B, 13.5 mph, 35 miles. Meet at Valley Forge National Park - Betzwood Picnic Area (by bathrooms). The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/12359366.
    Leader: Richard L. Wagner, [javascript protected email address], 267-738-6405

    Every Sunday thru March we will ride 17.5 miles to Hennings Market in Harleysville, have an indoor coffee break, the ride 17.5 miles back to valley Forge. Plan is to be back in VF by noon.


    Hike the "Wiss"

    Level Hike, 2-3 mph, 8-9 miles. Meet at Bruno's, Northwestern and Germantown Aves. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leaders: Richard W. Terry, [javascript protected email address], 215-675-1536 and Loreli Voltmer, [javascript protected email address], 215-264-8653 

    Let's hike the far reaching meadows behind the Tree House and beyond. Also, there will be some hills in the hike. Appropriate footwear recommended. Well behaved four legged hikers preferred over owners.


    Sunny Sunday C Spinoff

    Level C, 11-12 mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm.
    Leader:  show and go, [javascript protected email address],

    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.


    Sunday Afternoon (Post-Hike) Winter Ramble Ride (General description -- specific details will be posted for each Sunday)

    Level C+/B-, 13-15 mph, 30-35 miles. Meet at Bruno's, Northwestern and Germantown Aves. The ride leaves at 1:20 pm. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, [javascript protected email address], 267-251-7862

    Scenic, 30-35-ish mile loop, usually through Montgomery County or Lower Bucks, with a brief rest stop. Unless otherwise stated, this winter afternoon ride will meet most Sundays at Bruno's Diner (finishing point for many of the Sunday morning Wissahickon hikes). Instead of Bruno's, we may on occasion meet at another location in Chestnut Hill. Even if you don't join the hike in the morning, you are welcome to cycle with us on this afternoon ride! We will stop to regroup if needed, but try as much as possible to maintain 13-15mph, due to short daylight. Plan is to return before 5:00pm. Please bring LIGHTS, just in case we return in the nick of time. Please ensure that your bike is ready before start time, so that we can leave promptly. Specific details will be posted for each Sunday's Route. Scheduled for EVERY Sunday throughout the winter (for the duration of the hiking season), weather permitting, EXCEPT for the last Sunday in February. (Leader will be away cross-country skiing.) This ride will resume on the first Sunday of March. If winter weather conditions are not conducive to cycling, this ride may be replaced by a snow activity, e.g., cross-country skiing or snow-shoeing. As long as we keep moving throughout the winter, we will maintain our base fitness level for the return of spring cycling in mid-March.

  • WedJan. 172018
    Nighttime Phoenixville Dog Rides

    Level B-/C+, 13.5-14.5 mph, 30-35 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:30 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Rick Christie, [javascript protected email address], 610-787-1985

    The rides of darkness are back every Wednesday evening at 6:30 pm until the return of daylight savings time. Maintain your fitness level with weekly 30-35 mile rides. Strong headlights and taillights required. 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. Dress warmly. Extreme cold ( <20 degrees ), precipitation and/or icy roads cancels.


    Kayuh pedalers: Wednesday Evening Rides

    Level D, 11 mph, 10 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe 19th St. & Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm.
    Leader: Thomas Haney, [javascript protected email address], 267-259-5231

    The rides will continue through the winter, weather and safety permitting. Helmet and safety light required. If you do not have these items you do not ride. BCP rubles apply. 18 Y O. Short rides in well lit areas. Dress for the weather.

  • FriJan. 192018
    Friday Frolic w/Linda. This is the generic description. Specific details will be posted on daily calendar for each Friday.

    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.

  • SatJan. 202018
    Valley Forge Winter Ride: Saturday Edition

    Level B, 13.5 mph, 35 miles. Meet at Valley Forge National Park - Betzwood Picnic Area (by bathrooms). The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/11516270.
    Leader: Richard L. Wagner, [javascript protected email address], 267-738-6405

    Every Saturday thru March we will ride 17.5 miles to the Kimberton Wholefoods in Kimberton, have an indoor coffee break, then ride 17.5 miles back to Valley Forge. Plan is to be back in VF by noon.


    Saturday Morning D Ride

    Level D, 9-12 mph, 18-36 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. It is optional, but you may preregister until Friday, January 19, 2018 at 6:00 pm.
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, [javascript protected email address], 610-626-3338

    OWLS (Older, Wiser, Longer, Slower) paced ride through Fairmount Park and beyond. This ride provides a longer and hillier ride to help conditioning and extend biking skills to help reach a C level. Bring helmet (required), extra tubes, $ for mid ride snack, dress appropriately for the weather, water, and plenty of smiles. No one will be dropped and walking up a hill is allowed. Ride will not be cancelled for cold, but ice, snow, rain will cancel.


    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 9:05 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 9:05 AM. Rain cancels.

  • SunJan. 212018
    Kayuh pedalers: Winter Rides

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

    The rides will continue through the winter, weather and safety permitting. The ride distance & destination will be decided on day of the ride & will be determined on the riders. BCP rules apply. 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! You must be dressed for the weather.


    Valley Forge Winter Ride: Sunday Edition

    Level B, 13.5 mph, 35 miles. Meet at Valley Forge National Park - Betzwood Picnic Area (by bathrooms). The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/12359366.
    Leader: Richard L. Wagner, [javascript protected email address], 267-738-6405

    Every Sunday thru March we will ride 17.5 miles to Hennings Market in Harleysville, have an indoor coffee break, the ride 17.5 miles back to valley Forge. Plan is to be back in VF by noon.


    Hike the Wissahickon

    Level hike, 6-8 miles. Meet at Blue Bell Field Parking Lot, 800 W. Walnut Lane, Phila., Pa 19128. The ride leaves at 9:30 am.
    Leader: Stephen A. Muth, [javascript protected email address], 215-692-3585

    Please join us on a hike in the beautiful Wissahickon Gorge of Fairmount Park. We will be hiking mainly on trails and hiking boots or shoes are recommended. Well behaved, leashed canine friends are welcome.


    Sunny Sunday D Ride

    Level D, 9-13 mph, 12-14 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. It is optional, but you may preregister until Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 6:00 pm.
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, [javascript protected email address], 610-626-3338

    OWLS (Older, Wiser, Longer, Slower) paced ride through Fairmount Park and beyond. Bring helmet (required), extra tubes, $ for mid ride snack, dress appropriately for the weather, water, and plenty of smiles. No one will be dropped and walking up a hill is allowed. Ride will not be cancelled for cold, but ice, snow, rain will cancel.


    Sunny Sunday C Spinoff

    Level C, 11-12 mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm.
    Leader:  show and go, [javascript protected email address],

    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.


    Sunday Afternoon (Post-Hike) Winter Ramble Ride (General description -- specific details will be posted for each Sunday)

    Level C+/B-, 13-15 mph, 30-35 miles. Meet at Bruno's, Northwestern and Germantown Aves. The ride leaves at 1:20 pm. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, [javascript protected email address], 267-251-7862

    Scenic, 30-35-ish mile loop, usually through Montgomery County or Lower Bucks, with a brief rest stop. Unless otherwise stated, this winter afternoon ride will meet most Sundays at Bruno's Diner (finishing point for many of the Sunday morning Wissahickon hikes). Instead of Bruno's, we may on occasion meet at another location in Chestnut Hill. Even if you don't join the hike in the morning, you are welcome to cycle with us on this afternoon ride! We will stop to regroup if needed, but try as much as possible to maintain 13-15mph, due to short daylight. Plan is to return before 5:00pm. Please bring LIGHTS, just in case we return in the nick of time. Please ensure that your bike is ready before start time, so that we can leave promptly. Specific details will be posted for each Sunday's Route. Scheduled for EVERY Sunday throughout the winter (for the duration of the hiking season), weather permitting, EXCEPT for the last Sunday in February. (Leader will be away cross-country skiing.) This ride will resume on the first Sunday of March. If winter weather conditions are not conducive to cycling, this ride may be replaced by a snow activity, e.g., cross-country skiing or snow-shoeing. As long as we keep moving throughout the winter, we will maintain our base fitness level for the return of spring cycling in mid-March.

  • WedJan. 242018
    Nighttime Phoenixville Dog Rides

    Level B-/C+, 13.5-14.5 mph, 30-35 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:30 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Rick Christie, [javascript protected email address], 610-787-1985

    The rides of darkness are back every Wednesday evening at 6:30 pm until the return of daylight savings time. Maintain your fitness level with weekly 30-35 mile rides. Strong headlights and taillights required. 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. Dress warmly. Extreme cold ( <20 degrees ), precipitation and/or icy roads cancels.


    Kayuh pedalers: Wednesday Evening Rides

    Level D, 11 mph, 10 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe 19th St. & Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm.
    Leader: Thomas Haney, [javascript protected email address], 267-259-5231

    The rides will continue through the winter, weather and safety permitting. Helmet and safety light required. If you do not have these items you do not ride. BCP rubles apply. 18 Y O. Short rides in well lit areas. Dress for the weather.

  • FriJan. 262018
    Friday Frolic w/Linda. This is the generic description. Specific details will be posted on daily calendar for each Friday.

    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.

  • SatJan. 272018
    Valley Forge Winter Ride: Saturday Edition

    Level B, 13.5 mph, 35 miles. Meet at Valley Forge National Park - Betzwood Picnic Area (by bathrooms). The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/11516270.
    Leader: Richard L. Wagner, [javascript protected email address], 267-738-6405

    Every Saturday thru March we will ride 17.5 miles to the Kimberton Wholefoods in Kimberton, have an indoor coffee break, then ride 17.5 miles back to Valley Forge. Plan is to be back in VF by noon.


    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 9:05 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 9:05 AM. Rain cancels.

  • SunJan. 282018
    Kayuh pedalers: Winter Rides

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

    The rides will continue through the winter, weather and safety permitting. The ride distance & destination will be decided on day of the ride & will be determined on the riders. BCP rules apply. 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! You must be dressed for the weather.


    Valley Forge Winter Ride: Sunday Edition

    Level B, 13.5 mph, 35 miles. Meet at Valley Forge National Park - Betzwood Picnic Area (by bathrooms). The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/12359366.
    Leader: Richard L. Wagner, [javascript protected email address], 267-738-6405

    Every Sunday thru March we will ride 17.5 miles to Hennings Market in Harleysville, have an indoor coffee break, the ride 17.5 miles back to valley Forge. Plan is to be back in VF by noon.


    Sunny Sunday C Spinoff

    Level C, 11-12 mph, 25-35 miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:15 pm.
    Leader:  show and go, [javascript protected email address],

    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.


    Sunday Afternoon (Post-Hike) Winter Ramble Ride (General description -- specific details will be posted for each Sunday)

    Level C+/B-, 13-15 mph, 30-35 miles. Meet at Bruno's, Northwestern and Germantown Aves. The ride leaves at 1:20 pm. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, [javascript protected email address], 267-251-7862

    Scenic, 30-35-ish mile loop, usually through Montgomery County or Lower Bucks, with a brief rest stop. Unless otherwise stated, this winter afternoon ride will meet most Sundays at Bruno's Diner (finishing point for many of the Sunday morning Wissahickon hikes). Instead of Bruno's, we may on occasion meet at another location in Chestnut Hill. Even if you don't join the hike in the morning, you are welcome to cycle with us on this afternoon ride! We will stop to regroup if needed, but try as much as possible to maintain 13-15mph, due to short daylight. Plan is to return before 5:00pm. Please bring LIGHTS, just in case we return in the nick of time. Please ensure that your bike is ready before start time, so that we can leave promptly. Specific details will be posted for each Sunday's Route. Scheduled for EVERY Sunday throughout the winter (for the duration of the hiking season), weather permitting, EXCEPT for the last Sunday in February. (Leader will be away cross-country skiing.) This ride will resume on the first Sunday of March. If winter weather conditions are not conducive to cycling, this ride may be replaced by a snow activity, e.g., cross-country skiing or snow-shoeing. As long as we keep moving throughout the winter, we will maintain our base fitness level for the return of spring cycling in mid-March.

  • TueJan. 302018
    Monthly QR Mailing Party

    Level All. Meet at Cozen O'Connor, 1650 Market St.. The ride leaves at 6:30 pm.
    Leader: Tom Witt, [javascript protected email address], 215-665-5578

    All welcome to help mail the newsletter, snacks and good company guaranteed along with some light work.

  • WedJan. 312018
    Nighttime Phoenixville Dog Rides

    Level B-/C+, 13.5-14.5 mph, 30-35 miles. Meet at Reynolds Dog Park, Longford Rd, Oaks, PA. The ride leaves at 6:30 am. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Rick Christie, [javascript protected email address], 610-787-1985

    The rides of darkness are back every Wednesday evening at 6:30 pm until the return of daylight savings time. Maintain your fitness level with weekly 30-35 mile rides. Strong headlights and taillights required. 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. Dress warmly. Extreme cold ( <20 degrees ), precipitation and/or icy roads cancels.


    Kayuh pedalers: Wednesday Evening Rides

    Level D, 11 mph, 10 miles. Meet at Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe 19th St. & Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 6:00 pm.
    Leader: Thomas Haney, [javascript protected email address], 267-259-5231

    The rides will continue through the winter, weather and safety permitting. Helmet and safety light required. If you do not have these items you do not ride. BCP rubles apply. 18 Y O. Short rides in well lit areas. Dress for the weather.

 January, 2018