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.
This list contains rides from the current date forward only. If you wish to see the full month CLICK HERE
- July 317:30AM
Level B/B-: 14.5-15mph, 64 +/- miles. Meet at Italian Fountain behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 7:30 am. Assemble at 7:30. Leave at 7:35 SHARP! Ride through East Fairmount Park, East Falls, Roxborough, Mount Airy, Chestnut Hill, Wyndmoor, Ft. Washington, Ambler, Gywnyd, Lansdale, Plymouth Whitemarsh, Sherry Lake, Manayunk, etc. Many hills (approx. 2,400' elev. gain), but no killers. Will regroup as needed, but riders are expected to meet the posted pace. At mile 33 or so, after abbreviated "tour" of Lansdale, 35-minute coffee stop at Backyard Beans. Its all about the coffee! Cue sheets will not be available. Four purely optional sprint zones. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Jeff Braff, , 215-665-2048
- July 318:15AM
Level C+: 14mph, 35-80 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 8:15 am. Various friendly rides per DAILY RIDE CALENDAR departing FROM THE PARKING ATTENDANT BOOTH at specified time and ranging 35-80 miles. We will regroup as needed, but riders are expected to ride group pace. Bring food or money for snack along the way, as well as a spare tube, tire irons and multi-tool. Check daily listing for route information. Ride may be cancelled up to 1 hour prior to departure time. Please be familiar with the Bicycle Club of Philadelphia Rider Guidelines for COVID-19 Mitigation, and bring a mask for the rest stop. Preregistration required. If you want a cue PDF, please send me your email address. Cue sheets will not be available. The on-line route map is Doylestown.
Leader: Joseph M. Pless, , 610-937-9010
- July 319:00AM
Level D: 10mph, 45 miles. Meet at Azalea Garden's formal entrance, behind the Art Museum. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. This is one of those "D" pace but challenging hill rides I am notoriously known for. Anytime you go west, there are hills. Rest stop at the WAWA on Sproul Rd in Broomall to buy a Shortie for lunch in the park. Once around the loop path in the Ridley Creek State Park. More hills on the way back, Rose Tree, Crum-Ridley Creek Rds. Pack a lunch or buy one at WAWA. If KYW is reporting rain outside their studio one hour prior to start, ride cancels. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Tim Carey, , 267-414-9037
- July 319:00AM
Level C: 11.5-12mph, 38 miles. Meet at Spring Mill SEPTA lot beside Riverbend Cycles. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Yes, Hollywood is in Pennsylvania. Moderate pace ride with some hills. We will regroup at hill tops and traffic signals. H2O at mile 16 and mile 27. In between we will visit the goats. Maybe Anthony will be there. No potty at the start :( Make a pit stop before you arrive. Cue sheets will not be available.
Leader: Michael Fuller, , 484-682-4562