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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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 March 2018 

  • March 29:30AM
    Fri March 2, 2018 - 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. 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. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, [javascript protected email address], 267-251-7862

  • March 39:00AM
    Sat March 3, 2018 - 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. 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. 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

  • March 39:00AM
    Sat March 3, 2018 - Bristol Stomp Ride

    Level D, 10 mph, 45 miles. Meet at Penn Treaty Park, Delaware Ave and Beach St. Parking available . The ride leaves at 9:00 am. When you are as sharp as a pistol, then do the Bristol Stomp ride! Last month's ride to Bristol, PA was too cold to comfortably do the distsnce so let us do the stomp again to the Amish Farmers Market on the north side of Bristol along the Delaware Canal which is used also as the route of the East Coast Greenway. We will also use other segments of the East Coast Greenway and use your imagination as to how they will be connected. https://map.greenway.com Cue sheets will not be available. It is optional, but you may preregister until Friday, March 2, 2018 at 9:00 pm.
    Leader: Tim Carey, [javascript protected email address], 267-414-9037

  • March 39:05AM
    Sat March 3, 2018 - 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. 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. 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 

  • March 310:15AM
    Sat March 3, 2018 - 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 10:15 am. 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
    Leader: Joseph M. Pless, [javascript protected email address], 610-937-9010

  • March 49:00AM
    Sun March 4, 2018 - 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. 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. 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

  • March 49:00AM
    Sun March 4, 2018 - CANCELLED Kayuh pedalers: Winter Rides

    Level D. Meet at Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe 19th St. & Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. SORRY RIDERS, THIS RIDE IS CANCELED UNTIL APRIL. BUT HOPEFULLY WE WILL BE RIDING THE STREETS OF PHILADELPHIA COME APRIL. WATCH THE CALENDAR AND TIME. THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT.
    Leader: Thomas Haney, [javascript protected email address], 267-259-5231

  • March 412:00PM
    Sun March 4, 2018 - 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. 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, snow, or ice on the roads one hour to the start time, cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Tim Carey, [javascript protected email address], 267-414-9037

  • March 412:15PM
    Sun March 4, 2018 - 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. A true C ride that cheerfully waits to regroup. Usually 25-35 miles, usually with a lunch or snack stop. Meet at the Italian Fountain, near the parking garage sign.
    Leader:  show and go, [javascript protected email address],

  • March 41:20PM
    Sun March 4, 2018 - 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. 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. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, [javascript protected email address], 267-251-7862

  • March 76:30AM
    Wed March 7, 2018 - 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. 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. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Rick Christie, [javascript protected email address], 610-787-1985

  • March 99:30AM
    Fri March 9, 2018 - 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. 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. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, [javascript protected email address], 267-251-7862

  • March 109:00AM
    Sat March 10, 2018 - 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. 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. 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

  • March 109:05AM
    Sat March 10, 2018 - 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. 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. 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 

  • March 1010:15AM
    Sat March 10, 2018 - 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 10:15 am. 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
    Leader: Joseph M. Pless, [javascript protected email address], 610-937-9010

  • March 119:00AM
    Sun March 11, 2018 - 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. 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. 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

  • March 119:00AM
    Sun March 11, 2018 - CANCELLED Kayuh pedalers: Winter Rides

    Level D. Meet at Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe 19th St. & Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. SORRY RIDERS, THIS RIDE IS CANCELED UNTIL APRIL. BUT HOPEFULLY WE WILL BE RIDING THE STREETS OF PHILADELPHIA COME APRIL. WATCH THE CALENDAR AND TIME. THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT.
    Leader: Thomas Haney, [javascript protected email address], 267-259-5231

  • March 119:30AM
    Sun March 11, 2018 - "Almost last Hike of the Wiss"

    Level Level, 2-3 mph, 7-8 miles. Meet at Bruno's, Northwestern and Germantown Aves. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. This will be the last scheduled hike so we will try to hit some of the trails that we have not been on for awhile. No killer hills but we do want to work up an appetite for the potluck afterwards. Appropriate footwear is recommended as it may be muddy, o and bring another pair to change into. We will be back before 12:15. 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 

  • March 1112:00PM
    Sun March 11, 2018 - Sunny Sunday D Ride

    Level D, 9-12 mph, 14-24 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. OWLS (Older, Wiser, Longer, Slower) paced ride through Fairmount Park and beyond depending on the assembled riders. New and old riders welcomed. Bring helmet (required by the club), water, dress for weather, extra tube, $ for mid ride snack,
    Leader: Paul Winkfield, [javascript protected email address], 215-459-8457

  • March 1112:15PM
    Sun March 11, 2018 - 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. A true C ride that cheerfully waits to regroup. Usually 25-35 miles, usually with a lunch or snack stop. Meet at the Italian Fountain, near the parking garage sign.
    Leader: Jim Kahn, [javascript protected email address], 215-771-4487

  • March 1112:30PM
    Sun March 11, 2018 - Almost End of Hikes in the Wissahickon Season Potluck

    Level Party. Meet at Debbie and Jim's House. The ride leaves at 12:30 pm. Please join us in an Almost End of Hiking Season Potluck at Debbie and Jim's house immediately following the hike which begins at Bruno's. Let Debbie know what you are bringing at , but don't hesitate to come if you are not bringing anything- we always have plenty of food! This is an "almost" end of season party because we hope to have hikes in the Wissahickon through March if we can get hike leaders. If you are doing Linda's Post Hike Ramble ride, please join us before you ride!
    Leaders: Debbie Hoellein, [javascript protected email address], 215-833-5545 and James R. McClory, [javascript protected email address], (609) 513-1714 

  • March 112:00PM
    Sun March 11, 2018 - Sunday PM (Post-Hike) Winter Ramble SPECIAL EDITION, due to HIKERS' PARTY - FLOURTOWN to SPRINGHOUSE MEET at FLOURTOWN

    Level C+/B-, 13-15 mph, 39 miles. Meet at Flourtown Shopping Center. The ride leaves at 2:00 pm. LATER STARTING TIME (2:00PM), due to HIKING PARTY. FLOURTOWN TO SPRINGHOUSE - new route. Pretty loop from Flourtown to Andorra, Plymouth Meeting, Norristown, Blue Bell, Springhouse, Maple Glen, Ft. Washington, and Oreland on the return. Indoor rest stop at a food court at mile 24. Total elevation gain 1875 feet. Cue sheets will be provided. GENERIC DESCRIPTION: Scenic, 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 at Bruno's Diner (finishing point for many of the Sunday morning Wissahickon hikes). Even if you don't join the hike in the morning, you are welcome to cycle with us on this 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 by 5:30-ish pm. 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 the last Sunday of February, then continuing on March 5 and March 12. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/7172009 It is optional, but you may preregister until Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 8:00 am.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, [javascript protected email address], 267-251-7862

  • March 146:30AM
    Wed March 14, 2018 - 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. 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. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Rick Christie, [javascript protected email address], 610-787-1985

  • March 169:30AM
    Fri March 16, 2018 - 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. 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. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, [javascript protected email address], 267-251-7862

  • March 179:00AM
    Sat March 17, 2018 - 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. 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. 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

  • March 179:00AM
    Sat March 17, 2018 - Daryl's Pastries Inc, Glenside, PA

    Level D, 10 mph, 25 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Daryl's Pastries Inc, 102 N Keswick Ave, Glenside, PA 19038 is a good destination and it is up hill via Midvale Ave to Henry Ave, burning off the donut calories we will devouring at Daryl's Pastries. Rain, snow, icy road conditions one hour prior to start, cancels. Cue sheets will not be available. It is optional, but you may preregister until Friday, March 16, 2018 at 9:00 pm.
    Leader: Tim Carey, [javascript protected email address], 267-414-9037

  • March 179:05AM
    Sat March 17, 2018 - 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. 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. 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 

  • March 1710:15AM
    Sat March 17, 2018 - 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 10:15 am. 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
    Leader: Joseph M. Pless, [javascript protected email address], 610-937-9010

  • March 189:00AM
    Sun March 18, 2018 - 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. 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. 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

  • March 189:00AM
    Sun March 18, 2018 - CANCELLED Kayuh pedalers: Winter Rides

    Level D. Meet at Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe 19th St. & Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. SORRY RIDERS, THIS RIDE IS CANCELED UNTIL APRIL. BUT HOPEFULLY WE WILL BE RIDING THE STREETS OF PHILADELPHIA COME APRIL. WATCH THE CALENDAR AND TIME. THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT.
    Leader: Thomas Haney, [javascript protected email address], 267-259-5231

  • March 189:30AM
    Sun March 18, 2018 - 20th Annual Leprechaun Ride

    Level C, 11 mph, 31 miles. Meet at Valley Forge National Park - Betzwood Picnic Area (by bathrooms). The ride leaves at 9:30 am. It's the 20th year for this multi-club ride. We ride to Limerick and travel the Schuylkill River Trail (SRT) back to quaint, downtown Phoenixville, and the Polish-American Club for a late Leprechaun breakfast/brunch, followed by a short, flat ride home. (There are a number of eateries/cafes/coffee shops nearby, if you don’t want a full meal) No one dropped. Route may be shortened to 21 miles if the Leprechaun makes nasty with the weather. (We may do a hike if it snows, like last year). Included is a cue sheet for a longer, self led, 41 mile route, if someone is up for it. Bring money, snack and water. If you want to join the ride at Parkerford, there is a parking lot at the trailhead at Linfield Road and Route 724. You can ride to Phoenixville for breakfast and back mostly on the SRT. Please notify the leader for an estimated time of arrival. Leader: Steve Trobovic, 610-687-9229 or cell 484-719-7044 (day of ride), Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2148448 (31 miles); http://ridewithgps.com/routes/4199130 (41 miles)
    Leader: Steve Trobovic, [javascript protected email address], 610-687-9229

  • March 189:30AM
    Sun March 18, 2018 - Hike the Wissahickon

    Level hike, 6-8 miles. Meet at Valley Green Inn. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. 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 for those who want an easier or shorter route. Well behaved, leashed dogs are welcome. Hiking boots or shoes make hiking easier. It is optional, but you may preregister until Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 10:00 pm.
    Leaders: Debbie Hoellein, [javascript protected email address], 215-833-5545 and James R. McClory, [javascript protected email address], (609) 513-1714 

  • March 1812:00PM
    Sun March 18, 2018 - Sunny Sunday D Ride

    Level D, 9-12 mph, 14-24 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. OWLS (older, wiser, longer, slower) paced through Fairmount Park and beyond depending on the assembled group of riders. No one dropped. There might a hill or two for a challenge and to help conditioning. Please wear helmet (required by club). Bring extra tube, water, proper dress for weather conditions, and $ for mid. Ride rest-snack stop. There might be a hill or two for conditioning to get to a higher level of biking. Breathing time at the top will be allowed. Ride will cancel if rain, snow, or icy roads, but not for cold. It is optional, but you may preregister until Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 6:00 pm.
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, [javascript protected email address], 610-626-3338

  • March 1812:15PM
    Sun March 18, 2018 - 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. A true C ride that cheerfully waits to regroup. Usually 25-35 miles, usually with a lunch or snack stop. Meet at the Italian Fountain, near the parking garage sign.
    Leader:  show and go, [javascript protected email address],

  • March 216:30AM
    Wed March 21, 2018 - 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. 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. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Rick Christie, [javascript protected email address], 610-787-1985

  • March 216:30PM
    Wed March 21, 2018 - "Gear Up for Spring" Seminar & Social Meeting for Members (indoor event, not a ride)

    Level ALL. Meet at NoBA Community Workspace, 210 Bala Ave, Bala Cynwyd, PA. The ride leaves at 6:30 pm. BCP is please to host this seminar, to help our members enjoy the return to early spring bike rides, with more comfort, energy-efficiency, and good mechanical performance from our bikes. A physical therapist will present "spring training" exercises to maximize physical fitness and stamina, with less fatigue. A bike mechanic will present spring cleaning & tune-up essentials for our bikes to maximize performance and energy-effiiciency. The mechanic will also display accessories which are helpful for the fickle weather in spring, when it's cool in the morning, but warm in the afternoon. "Happy Half-Hour" begins at 6:30pm for refreshments and socializing, and the program begins at 7:00. There will be a brief intermission between presentations for refreshments and socializing. PARKING is available across the street in the municipal garage. Parking is FREE after 6:00pm. PUBLIC TRANSIT: The venue is one block from the Cynwyd train station. Septa buses 44 and 52 run along Bala Ave, in front of the venue. VOLUNTEERS are NEEDED to help with set-up (5:45), and with clean-up at the end of the program. If you are able to volunteer, THANK YOU! Please contact LMc. It is optional, but you may preregister until Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 12:00 pm.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, [javascript protected email address], 267-251-7862

  • March 239:30AM
    Fri March 23, 2018 - 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. 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. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, [javascript protected email address], 267-251-7862

  • March 249:00AM
    Sat March 24, 2018 - 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. 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. 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

  • March 249:00AM
    Sat March 24, 2018 - Pennypack Trail

    Level D, 10 mph, 32/52 miles. Meet at 9am, Penn Treaty Park, Delaware Ave and Beach St-52 miles, 10:30am, Pennypack on the Delaware, State Road and Rhawn St-32. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Let's cycle the Pennypack Trail from bottom to top and back down again. Two start locations, 52 mile length, Penn Treaty Park, Delaware Ave and Beach Street, 9am, and 32 mile length, Pennypack on the Delaeare, State Road and Rhawn St. Surprisingly the trail in Philadelphia is hilly but the trail portion in Montgomery County uses the old Fox Chase-New Town rail bed, which is no greater than a 2% grade. But it is down hill all the way back. There is a hot dog cart at Pine Rd and another refreshment stand on the rail trail. So choose your distance and cycle the Pennypack Valley this early Spring. https://www.montcopa.org/922/Pennypack-trail, https://www.hikingproject.com/trail/7003832/pennypack-trail-philadelphia-county Cue sheets will not be available. It is optional, but you may preregister until Friday, March 23, 2018 at 9:00 pm.
    Leader: Tim Carey, [javascript protected email address], 267-414-9037

  • March 249:05AM
    Sat March 24, 2018 - 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. 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. 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 

  • March 2410:15AM
    Sat March 24, 2018 - 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 10:15 am. 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
    Leader: Joseph M. Pless, [javascript protected email address], 610-937-9010

  • March 259:00AM
    Sun March 25, 2018 - 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. 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. 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

  • March 259:00AM
    Sun March 25, 2018 - CANCELLED Kayuh pedalers: Winter Rides

    Level D. Meet at Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe 19th St. & Girard Ave. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. SORRY RIDERS, THIS RIDE IS CANCELED UNTIL APRIL. BUT HOPEFULLY WE WILL BE RIDING THE STREETS OF PHILADELPHIA COME APRIL. WATCH THE CALENDAR AND TIME. THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT.
    Leader: Thomas Haney, [javascript protected email address], 267-259-5231

  • March 2512:00PM
    Sun March 25, 2018 - Sunny Sunday D Ride

    Level D, 9-12 mph, 14-24 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 12:00 pm. OWLS (older, wiser, longer, slower) paced through Fairmount Park and beyond depending on the assembled group of riders. No one dropped. There might a hill or two for a challenge and to help conditioning. Please wear helmet (required by club). Bring extra tube, water, proper dress for weather conditions, and $ for mid. Ride rest-snack stop. There might be a hill or two for conditioning to get to a higher level of biking. Breathing time at the top will be allowed. Ride will cancel if rain, snow, or icy roads, but not for cold. It is optional, but you may preregister until Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 6:00 pm.
    Leader: George L. Yarnell, [javascript protected email address], 610-626-3338

  • March 2512:15PM
    Sun March 25, 2018 - 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. A true C ride that cheerfully waits to regroup. Usually 25-35 miles, usually with a lunch or snack stop. Meet at the Italian Fountain, near the parking garage sign.
    Leader: Ben Sears, [javascript protected email address], 215-844-3784

  • March 276:30PM
    Tue March 27, 2018 - Monthly QR Mailing Party

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

  • March 286:30AM
    Wed March 28, 2018 - 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. 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. Cue sheets will not be available.
    Leader: Rick Christie, [javascript protected email address], 610-787-1985

  • March 309:30AM
    Fri March 30, 2018 - 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. 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. Cue sheets will be available.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, [javascript protected email address], 267-251-7862

  • March 319:05AM
    Sat March 31, 2018 - 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. 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. 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 

  • March 3110:15AM
    Sat March 31, 2018 - 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 10:15 am. 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
    Leader: Joseph M. Pless, [javascript protected email address], 610-937-9010

 March, 2018