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2018 Calendar of Regional Events
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Cancelled event: The Manayunk Bike Race is dead — again!
Cancelled event: The Githens Center Bike-A-Thon will not take place in 2018.
Sat. June 2, 2018, Broadcreek Bike and Brew, Laurel, DE. Ride 15, 25, 50, 62 or 100 mi on flat terrain. Sponsored by the Laurel Chamber of Commerce.
Sat. June 2, 2018, Cory's Ride, Rosedale Park, Pennington, NJ. Ride 20-mi or 40-mi somewhat-hilly. No road markings. Benefits the Cory Golis / Anchor House Scholarship Fund.
Sat. June 2, 2018, Double Creek Tour, John Rudy Park, York, PA. New start location for 2018! Ride 10, 25, 50 or 62-mi. Benefits the Healthy Community Pharmacy, serving uninsured or under-insured patients.
Sun. June 2, 2018, Legacy Bike Ride, Stockton University, Galloway, NJ. Ride 12-, 30- or 62-mi out-and-back routes. Benefits the Stockton University Legacy Fund providing scholarships to deserving students.
Sat. June 2, 2018, Pedal to Preserve, New Holland, PA. Ride 6, 20 or 51 mi with scenic views of more than 75 family-owned, preserved farms in the heart of beautiful Amish country in Lancaster County. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Lancaster Farmlands Trust.
Sat. June 2, 2018, SOAR for Veterans, Talbot Community Center, Easton, MD. This is a new event for 2018. Ride 10, 25, 50 or 62 mi through Talbot County. The ride coincides with the Traveling Vietnam Veterans Wall, a 3/5-replica of the Vietnam Veterans Wall, at the VFW grounds from May 31 – June 6. All riders have the option to stop and see the Traveling Vietnam Veterans Wall. Benefits the Mid-Shore Community Foundation – a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.
Sat. June 2, 2018, St. Luke's Hospice Charity Bike Ride, Lehighton, PA. This is a 20- or 30-mi trail ride. Benefits St. Luke's Hospice.
Sat. June 2, 2018, The Ride, Rowan College at Gloucester County, Sewell, NJ. Ride 10, 25 or 50 mi through South Jersey's farmlands and vineyards. Fundraising is optional. Benefits Gloucester County Special Services Education Foundation.
Sun. June 3, 2018, Bike Ride for Amy, South Brunswick, NJ. Ride 15, 25, 35 or 50 mi. Benefits the Amy Feiman Behar Foundation, created to increase the early detection and treatment of breast cancer for uninsured women.
Sun. June 3, 2018, Cycle for Scholars, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA. Ride 40 mi along the Schuylkill River to Valley Forge National Historic Park, then stop at Conshohocken Brewery for lunch before returning to Philadelphia. Benefits the Mandy Wagner Foundation.
Sun. June 3, 2018, Go the Distance for Autism, Bergen Community College, Paramus, NJ. Ride 3, 10, 25 or 62 mi. Benefits the Alpine learning Group, the Epic School, Garden Academy and REED Academy.
Sun. June 3, 2018, Miles for Matheny, Liberty Park, Peapack, NJ. Ride 10, 25, 35 or 50 mi on rolling-hilly terrain, or the extra-hilly "Hills of Attrition" route. 700 to 4,900 ft of climbing. Also offers a fitness walk, wheelchair walk, and kids fun run. Benefits the Matheny Medical and Educational Center.
Sun. June 3, 2018, Tour de Belt, Harrisburg, PA. This is a 20-mi bike tour of the PA Capital Area Greenbelt. Benefits the Capital Area Greenbelt Association.
Fri. June 8, 2018, Bike to the Beach, New York, NY. Ride from Manhattan to West Hampton Beach, 100-mi one-way. The New York Ride for Autism. $500 minimum fundraising. Bike to the Beach is a 501 (c)(3).
Sat. June 9, 2018, Delaware Leap Frog Bicycle Tour, Felton, DE. Ride 32 or 63 mi on flat terrain, offering a unique look at the beautiful ponds of central and lower Delaware. Downstate Delaware Striders and Riders
Sat. June 9, 2018, Revolutionary Ramble Bicycle Tour, Drew University, Madison, NJ. Ride 10, 25, 35, 50, 65 or 100 mi. Morris Area Freewheelers
Sat. June 9, 2018, Ride for Autism, Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ. Ride 10, 25, 50, 62 or 100 mi through scenic central New Jersey. Fundraising is optional. Benefits Autism New Jersey.
Sat. June 9, 2018, Tour de Tush, Grange Park, Allentown, PA. Ride 10, 30 or 62 mi in the scenic, low-traffic area west of Allentown. Benefits the Colon Cancer Coalition.
June 9-10, 2018, Farm to Fork Fondo, Warwick, NY. Ride 10, 35, 50 or 80 mi through the scenic, hilly Hudson Valley.
Sun. June 10, 2018, ACS Bike-a-Thon, ride one-way to Atlantic City from various start locations, 20, 31, 54, 66, 88 or 100 mi. Start from Philly at 6:30am and ride across the Ben Franklin Bridge. Benefits the American Cancer Society.
Sun. June 10, 2018, Farmland Ride, Flemington, NJ. Ride 15, 30 or 60 mi through Hunterdon County’s most picturesque farmlands. [Editor's comment: This is not the CJBC Farmlands Ride - see May 5.]
Sun. June 10, 2018, French Creek Iron Tour, Phoenixville, PA. Ride 11, 20, 32, 50, 62, 75 or 100 mi, rolling-hilly (474-5,665 ft climbing). No day-of-event registration. Benefits the French and Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust.
Sun. June 10, 2018, Ride for Understanding, Betzwood Park, Norristown, PA. Ride 10 or 30 mi on the Schuylkill River Trail. Benefits the Interfaith Center of Greater Philadelphia.
Sun. June 10, 2018, Tour de South Brunswick, South Brunswick, NJ. Ride 4, 10 or 25 mi. Benefits the Education Foundation of South Brunswick Township.
Sun. June 10, 2018, Tour de Tinicum, Erwinna, PA. Rescheduled from May 20. Ride 4-62 mi. Benefits the Delaware Valley Volunteer Fire Company.
Sun. June 10, 2018, Tour dem Parks, Hon!, Baltimore, MD. Ride 5, 15, 25 or 35 mi through Baltimore’s parks and neighborhoods.
Sat. June 16, 2018, Bikes & Beers Flying Fish, Flying Fish Brewery, Somerdale, NJ. Ride 15 or 30 mi. Registration includes 2 Flying Fish beers after the ride and a souvenir pint glass.
Sat. June 16, 2018, Greater Philadelphia Tour de Cure, Delaware Valley University, Doylestown, PA. New start location for 2018! Ride Ride 3, 12, 35, 63 or 100 mi. Benefits the American Diabetes Association. [Updated 4/12/2018 to change start location.]
Sat. June 16, 2018, Ride to Defeat ALS (ALS Express), one-way rides to Wildwood, NJ, from four NJ start locations: Blackwood, Vineland, Dennisville, or Cape May Court House. Ride 10-75 mi on flat terrain. Each rider receives two complimentary passes to Morey’s Piers Amusement and Water Parks.
Sat. June 16, 2018, Rohrbach's Garage Bike Race, Alburtis, PA. Rescheduled to Saturday, October 13. Ride the 50-mi loop with 5000-ft of elevation gain that consists of 7 significant climbs. Number of loops completed with the best time. A must event for serious climbers. Benefits the Cavaillon Orphanage in Haiti.
Sat. June 16, 2018, Roll & Stroll, Souderton, PA. Ride 10, 20, 39 or 64 mi on rolling-to-hilly terrain. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Indian Creek Foundation.
Sat. June 16, 2018, Together Run Ride Walk, Gordonville, PA. Ride 25 or 62 mi in Lancaster County, or run or walk 5k. All riders must start at 7:00am. Benefits the Together Initiative Network.
Sat. June 16, 2018, Tour de Fox for Parkinson's Disease, Drew University, Madison, NJ. Ride 1, 10, 35 or 65 mi. $200 minimum fundraising, benefiting the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, a 501(c)(3) non-profit.
June 16-17, 2018, Bike MS: Chesapeake Challenge, Easton, MD. Ride 30-150 mi on flat terrain. $300 minimum fundraising. Benefits the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Sat. June 23, 2018, Cycle the Solstice, York, PA. Ride 20, 31 or 62 mi on rolling-hilly terrain through York and Lancaster counties. Benefits the Horn Farm Center for Agricultural Education.
Sat. June 23, 2018, Delaware-Maryland Flatlands Tour, Chesapeake City, MD. Very scenic 36-, 55-, 65- or 104-mi rides on flat terrain. This is a low-cost ($6) no-frills event; no SAG or supported rest stops. Baltimore Bicycle Club
Sat. June 23, 2018, Ride to Thrive, Burlington County Fairgrounds, Columbus, NJ. Ride 18, 30, 45 or 63 mi. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Legacy Foundation.
Sat. June 23, 2018, The Longest Day Ride, NJ. Ride 50, 100 or 200 mi, one-way diagonally across NJ, from northwest to southeast. Participants must pre-register and join Central Jersey Bicycle Club.
June 23-24, 2018, Pennsylvania Hope Ride, Hershey, PA. Ride 75 or 100 mi on Saturday to Kutztown University for dinner and overnight stay, and 75 mi back to Hershey on Sunday. Benefits the American Cancer Society.
Sun. June 24, 2018, Bay to Bay Ride, Betterton, MD. Ride 27, 50, 77 or 102 mi on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. The longer routes go from Chesapeake Bay to Delaware Bay and back. Benefits Chestertown Lions Club.
Sun. June 24, 2018, Black Tie Tour, Hopewell, NJ. Ride 10, 25 or 50 mi. $150 minimum fundraising, benefits the Capital Health Center for Oncology at Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell.
Sun. June 24, 2018, Chester County Challenge for Cancer, West Chester, PA. Ride 5, 10, 30, 50 or 65 mi. Benefits the Cancer Program at The Chester County Hospital and Neighborhood Health.
Sun. June 24, 2018, Discover Hudson Valley Ride, Poughkeepsie, NY. Ride 15, 33, 55, 75 or 100 mi through the scenic, hilly Hudson Valley; 871-5,889 ft of climbing. Bike New York
Sun. June 24, 2018, Secret Valley Wheels Tour, Boyertown, PA. Ride 10, 31 or 62 mi. Presented by Studio B Fine Art Gallery.
Sat. June 30, 2018, Farm to Fork Fondo, Wyebrook Farm, Honey Brook, PA. Ride 10, 30, 50 or 80 mi on Rolling-hilly terrain (500-4,100 ft of climbing).
Sat. June 30, 2018, Propel 100, Kennedy Center, Willingboro, NJ. This is a new event for 2018. Ride 11, 25, 44 or 62 mi on cycling-friendly roads through Burlington County. No day-of-event registration. Organized by Goals Start Now and benefiting cancer patient support services at Virtua Memorial Hospital.
Thu.-Mon. July 5-9, 2018, Pedaling4Paws, West Chester, PA to Ottawa, Canada. 500 mi.
Sat. July 7, 2018, Delaware DoubleCross, Smyrna High School, Smyrna, DE. Ride 31 or 62 mi on flat terrain. White Clay Bicycle Club (WCBC)
Sun. July 8, 2018, Tour de Flateau, Flemington, NJ. Ride 15-100 mi, consisting of one or multiple loops. Western Jersey Wheelmen
July 11-15, Ride for New Beginnings, Toms River, NJ. Ride 5 days - Toms River-Cape May-Atlantic City-Toms River. A 3-day option is also available. Registration includes hotel accomodations. $750 minimum fundraising. Benefits Ocean's Harbor House, a shelter for homeless youth.
July 13-15, 2018, Tandem Weekend, Lancaster, PA. Ride Friday: 30 mi / Saturday: 35 or 50 mi / Sunday: 30 mi. Tandems East
Sat. July 14, 2018, Bikes & Beers Parkesburg, Victory Brewing Company, Parkesburg, PA. Ride 15 or 30 mi. Registration includes 2 Victory beers after the ride and a souvenir pint glass.
Sat. July 14, 2018, New Holland Bicycle Race, New Holland, PA. Ride/race 30 or 50+ mi through scenic Lancaster County with 2000-4300 ft climbing.
Sun. July 15, 2018, Flyers Charity Classic, Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA. Ride 10, 31 or 62 mi, or 5km walk/run. Benefits Flyers Charities and the Flyers Alumni Association.
Sat. July 21, 2018, Heart of the Chesapeake Ride, Cambridge, MD. Ride 10, 30 or 62 mi on flat terrain on the scenic Eastern Shore. Benefits the Dorchester YMCA Bob Brannock Endowment Fund and YMCA Scholarships.
Sat. July 21, 2018, Pedal for Puzzle Bike Ride for Autism, Bedminster, NJ. Ride 25, 50 or 62 mi.
Sun. July 22, 2018, Firefighter 50 Bike Ride, Westminster, MD. Ride 35-, 50- or 100-mi on-road or a "dirty 30 loop" on both paved and dirt roads.
Sat. July 28, 2018, CT Challenge, Fairfield County Hunt Club, Westport, CT. Ride 10, 25, 50, 75 or 100 mi. $500-3,000 minimum fundraising depending on the route or category. Benefits the CT Challenge Center for Survivorship in Southport.
Sat. July 28, 2018, Middle Creek Gravel Grinder, Stevens, PA. Ride 31 or 42-mi gravel grinder or 32-mi on-road. Benefits Angelica Creek Watershed Foundation.
Sat. July 28, 2018, Spellbound Century, Spellbound Brewery, Mount Holly, NJ. Sold out! No day-of-event registration. Ride 22, 45, 63 or 100 mi.
Sat. July 28, 2018, ZTrek Fundraising Ride, Zarephath Christian Church, Zarephath, NJ. Ride 25, 45, 65 or 100 mi, rolling-hilly, including the very scenic Sourland Mountain Preserve and Round Valley Reservoir Recreation Area (100-mi route only). Benefits the Po River Medical Clinic in Liberia, West Africa.
Sun. July 29, 2018, Irish Pub Tour de Shore, Philadelphia, PA, to Atlantic City, NJ. Ride 65-mi one-way from the Irish Pub in Philadelphia (20th & Walnut) to the Irish Pub in Atlantic City. Register early since space is limited. $200 minimum fundraising, benefits the Irish Pub Children's Foundation, dedicated to raising money for children in need and the families of fallen police officers and fire fighters in the Greater Philadelphia and South Jersey Area.
Sun. July 29, 2018, Pining For A Cure, Whiting Fire Company, Whiting, NJ. This is a new event for 2018. Ride 75 or 100 mi on flat terrain on this tour of the Pine Barrens. Benefits Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. $150 fundraising minimum. [Updated 3/31/2018 to remove 40-mi route.]
Cancelled event: The Princeton Freewheelers Princeton Event will not take place in 2018.
Sat. Aug. 4, 2018, Chocolate Tour, Hershey, PA. Ride 10, 30, 50, 75 or 100 mi. Benefits Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.
Sat. Aug. 4, 2018, Tour de Blairstown, Blairstown, NJ. Ride 25, 40 or 62 mi on rolling-hilly terrain (1,600-4,000 ft of climbing) through scenic Warren County. Benefits the Foodshed Alliance.
Sat. Aug. 11, 2018, Brake the Cycle of Poverty, Kutztown, PA. Ride 10, 25, 40 or 62 mi. Benefits Friend, Inc. Community Services.
Sat. Aug 11, 2018, Mike Clark Memorial Ride, Alexis I. duPont High School, Greenville, DE. Ride the featured "Conquer the Hills" 62- or 80-mi hilly routes through scenic New Castle County, DE and Chester County, PA, or the gently-rolling 25- or 50-mi routes. Benefits the Mike Clark Legacy Foundation, which supports youth programs.
Sat. Aug. 11, 2018, Nightmare Tour, Reinholds, PA. Ride 111, 177, 200, 225 mi or 24 hrs, with 8,900 to 22,000 ft of climbing. Pre-registration is mandatory.
Sat. Aug. 11, 2018, Ride To See, Galena, MD. Ride 15, 30, 40 flat, 40 rolling, 62 or 100 mi through Kent County on the Eastern Shore. Benefits the Galena Lions Charities.
Sun. Aug 12, 2018, CF Cycle for Life, Conshohocken Brewing Company, Conshohocken, PA. Ride 10, 20, 34 or 65 mi. $185 fundraising minimum, benefits the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Sun. Aug. 12, 2018, Endure Ride, Wilkes University, Wilkes Barre, PA. Ride 10, 32 or 64 mi. Benefits the American Cancer Society.
Sun. Aug. 19, 2018, Lancaster Covered Bridge Classic (formerly the Covered Bridge Metric Century), HACC Lancaster Campus, Lancaster, PA. Very scenic, 16-, 33-, 65- and 100-mi routes through Amish farmlands on rolling terrain with a few hills. Proceeds benefit the Lancaster Bicycle Club's grant program.
Sun. Aug. 19, 2018, Ramapo Rally, Mahwah, NJ. Ride 12, 25, 50, 62, 100 or 125 mi through the farm and lake country of northern and western NJ. Bicycle Touring Club of North Jersey (BTCNJ)
Sun. Aug. 19, 2018, Shaggy Dog 2.0, Oakbrook Brewing Co., Reading, PA. Ride 12, 24 or 43 mi. Routes are a mixture of road, CX, MTB. Benefits Angelica Creek Watershed Foundation.
Sat. Aug. 25, 2018, Shorefire Century, Middletown, DE. Ride 35, 65 or 100 mi on flat-to-gently-rolling terrain through scenic farmland in central Delaware. White Clay Bicycle Club (WCBC)
Aug. 25-26, 2018, Bikeout, Philadelphia to Phoenixville and return. This is a biking/camping/farm-to-table-eating event. Sold out in 2017.
Sun. Aug. 26, 2018, Brandywine Tour, Kennett Square, PA. Ride 40, 50, 60, 80 or 100 mi on rolling-to-hilly terrain through the scenic Brandywine Valley and western Chester County. Delaware Valley Bicycle Club
Sun. Sept. 2, 2018, Tour de Farm Sussex County, Augusta, NJ. Ride 14, 26 or 65 mi with breakfast and farm tastings included with registration.
Mon. Sept. 3, 2018, Labor Day Century, Irishtown Fire Company, New Oxford, PA. Ride 25, 50, 62 or 100 mi through scenic Adams and York Counties. Hanover Cyclers
Sat. Sept. 8, 2018, AJ Foundation Ride for Autism, Yardley, PA. Ride 12, 18, 31 or 62 mi over the rolling terrain of Bucks County. Registration includes continental breakfast and a full lunch. Benefits the AJ Foundation For Children With Autism and the Comprehensive Learning Center.
Sat. Sept. 8, 2018, Amish Country Bike Tour, Dover, DE. Ride 15, 25, 50, 62 or 100 mi on flat terrain. Mass start at 8:00am
with police traffic control through Dover - riders have the right-of-way with no stopping at traffic lights or stop signs for the first 3 miles, or show-and-go start 7:00-10:00am
without police traffic control.
Sat. Sept. 8, 2018, Civil War Century, Thurmont, MD. Very scenic, 25-mi rolling, 51- or 64-mi rolling-hilly, 75- or 103-mi hilly, on low-traffic roads; 1,150 - 6,900 ft climbing. Limited to 1,600 riders and expected to sell out. No day-of-event registration. Baltimore Bicycle Club
Sat. Sept. 8, 2018, Skipjack Bike Tour, Deal Island, MD. Ride 15, 30 or 65 mi on the flat, scenic Eastern Shore. Benefits the Deal Island/Chance Volunteer Fire Co.
Sat. Sept. 8, 2018, Sourland Spectacular, Skillman, NJ. Ride 5, 27, 35, 52 or 65 mi; all routes include climbing, as Sourland Mountain is beautiful, but not flat. Benefits the Sourland Conservancy.
Sat. Sept. 8, 2018, South Jersey Tour des Farms, Vincentown, NJ. Ride 15, 29 or 50 mi on flat terrain. Stop at designated farm markets and your optional market purchases will be delivered to the starting point. South Jersey Resource Conservation & Development Council
Sun. Sept. 9, 2018, Bikes and Beers Philadelphia, Yards Brewing, Philadelphia, PA. Ride 15 or 30 mi. Registration includes 2 Yards beers after the ride and a souvenir pint glass.
Sun. Sept. 9, 2018, Cycle 4 Awareness, Barnegat Light, NJ. Ride 5, 18 or 36 mi on Long Beach Island. Benefits Cycle4Awareness, an organization that supports kids with special needs.
Sun. Sept. 9, 2018, New York City Century, New York, NY. Ride all-urban routes of 15, 35, 55, 75 or 100 mi. Benefits Transportation Alternatives, the New York City bicycle-advocacy organization.
Sun. Sept. 9, 2018, Scenic Schuylkill Century, AIM Academy, Miquon, PA. Start on River Road between Manayunk and Conshohocken, with free on-site parking and the Miquon SEPTA station across the street. Scenic town and country 21-101-mi routes in Philadelphia and Montgomery County. Breakfast at the start and food trucks at the finish. Bicycle Club of Philadelphia (BCP)
Sun. Sept. 9, 2018, Thompson Bucks County Classic Cyclosportif, Doylestown, PA. Ride 31 or 60 mi. Held in conjunction with the Thompson Bucks County Classic Criterium men's and women's professional races, amateur race, Lenape Scorcher highwheel bicycle race, and the Doylestown Arts Festival.
Fri.-Sat. Sept. 14-15, 2018, BR2RB Bike-a-Thon, Quarryville, PA to Rehoboth Bay, DE. One-way rides, Fri: 80, 100, 125 or 145 mi; Sat: 50, 80, 100, 125 or 145 mi. Return transportation is provided. $200 minimum fundraising. Benefits Black Rock Retreat.
Sat. Sept. 15, 2018, #CaringForRare Bicycle Event, Lambertville, NJ. Ride 15 mi on the towpath. See Sept. 16 listing below for road-rides of 31, 62 or 100 mi. Benefits Avery's Hope.
Sat. Sept. 15, 2018, Foster 100, Philadelphia, PA. Ride 100 mi from Philadelphia to Cape May, NJ, one-way. Every cyclist rides with an assigned team based on experience and ability level. Team Foster raises money to partner service dogs with tri-state area veterans suffering from combat-related disabilities.
Sat. Sept. 15, 2018, Jersey Devil Century, Parvin State Park, Centerton, NJ. South Jersey Wheelmen
Sat. Sept. 15, 2018, RCDCU Bike-a-Thon, Franklin Middle School, Somerset, NJ. Ride 3, 10, 30 or 50 mi through central New Jersey including along the scenic Delaware Raritan Canal. Ride to promote prostate cancer awareness. Renaissance Cyclists Defeating Cancer United, Inc. (RCDCU) is a nonprofit 501 (C) (3).
Sun. Sept. 16, 2018, Breakthrough Bike Challenge, Daniel Boone Homestead, Birdsboro, PA. Benefits Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center.
Sun. Sept. 16, 2018, #CaringForRare Bicycle Event, Flemington, NJ. Ride 31, 62 or 100 mi in Hunterdon and Bucks Counties. See Sept. 15 listing above for 15-mi towpath ride. Benefits Avery's Hope.
Sun. Sept. 16, 2018, Three Creek Century, Newville, PA. Ride 25, 50, 75 or 100 mi on lightly-traveled roads along and over the scenic Conodoguinet, Yellow Breeches and Big Spring creeks. Ride the optional South Mountain Challenge on the 50-mi route, climbing 1,000-ft up Big Flat. Or ride 18-mi on the unpaved Cumberland Valley Rail Trail. Harrisburg Bicycle Club
Sat. Sept. 22, 2018, Bike4Beds Harvest Ride, Valley Preferred Cycling Center (Trexlertown Velodrome), Breinigsville, PA. Ride 30-mi gently rolling or 62-mi rolling-hilly with a climb up Hawk Mountain. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Cavaillon Orphanage in Haiti. [Originally scheduled on 9/29/2018; updated 3/12/2018]
Sat. Sept. 22, 2018, Bike the Brandywine, Chadds Ford, PA. Ride 25, 45 or 80 mi, rolling-hilly, through the beautiful Brandywine Creek Greenway and surrounding countryside. Benefits the Brandywine Conservancy.
Sat. Sept. 22, 2018, Honor Ride Philadelphia, Central Park Doylestown, Doylestown, PA. Ride 19, 40 or 63 mi through scenic Bucks County. Benefits Project Hero for veteran rehabilitation services.
Sat. Sept. 22, 2018, Escape New York, New York, NY. Start in Manhattan and ride 25, 50, 65 or 100 mi across the George Washington Bridge and into the West Hudson Highlands of Bergen and Rockland Counties. New York Cycle Club
Sat. Sept. 22, 2018, Ride for Trails, Gettysburg Recreational Park, Gettysburg, PA. Ride 12 or 25 mi through the Gettysburg National Military Park and over picturesque Sachs Covered Bridge. Benefits Healthy Adams Bicycle/Pedestrian, Inc. (HABPI), a non-profit group working to develop walking and bicycling trails in Adams County.
Sat. Sept. 22, 2018, Tour de Farm Warren County, Blairstown, NJ. Ride 18, 42 or 61 mi with breakfast and farm tastings included with registration.
Sun. Sept. 23, 2018, Bike the Beach, Jennings Beach, Fairfield, CT. Ride 10, 20, or 45 mi on flat-to-rolling terrain, or 62 mi, flat to hilly. Start from the beach and ride through up to five historic New England towns on the Connecticut side of Long Island Sound. All of the routes pass by scenic beach and ocean views. Benefits people with developmental disabilities through the Probus Club of Greater Bridgeport.
Sept. 28-30, 2018, Tour de Pink® East Coast, Long Island, NY. Options include a 100-mi ride and a one-day ride. Benefits the Young Survival Coalition (YSC), an organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women diagnosed with breast cancer.
Sat. Sept. 29, 2018, Fall VeloFest, Valley Preferred Cycling Center (Trexlertown Velodrome), Breinigsville, PA. Outdoor swap meet. 8:30am to 2:00pm.
Sat. Sept. 29, 2018, Ride for the River, Pottstown, PA. Ride 16 or 40 mi, primarily on the Schuylkill River Trail. New this year - optional hill climb. Held in conjunction with the Sly Fox Brewing Company's CAN JAM Music Festival. Benefits the Schuylkill River Greenway Association (SRGA), a 501(c)3 non-profit.
Sat. Sept. 29, 2018, Savage Century, Newark, DE. White Clay Bicycle Club (WCBC)
Sat. Sept. 29, 2018, Shoo-Fly Classic Bike Ride, Oley, PA. Ride 20, 40 or 60 mi, rolling-hilly, through the scenic, low-traffic Oley Valley. Berks County Bicycle Club
Sept. 29-30, 2018, MS150 City to Shore Ride, Cherry Hill, NJ, to Ocean City, NJ. Multiple start locations; ride 1 or 2 days, 25-180 mi total. Benefits the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Sun. Sept. 30, 2018, Century for the Cure, Camp Riverbend, Warren, NJ. Ride 25, 40, 62 or 100 mi. $115 registration includes rider jersey, cycling socks and water bottle; $500 fundraising minimum. Benefits the Cancer Institute of NJ.
Sun. Sept. 30, 2018, Twin Lights Ride, Highlands, NJ. Ride 15, 30, 55, 75 or 100 mi. Benefits Bike New York.
Wed.-Sun. Oct. 3-7, 2018, Tour de Pines, various start locations in the Pinelands National Reserve, NJ. Five consecutive single-day (loop) bicycle tours of the scenic, low-traffic New Jersey Pinelands. Ride 1-5 days for one registration fee. This unusual event has ride leaders, but no road markings - read the F.A.Q. (PDF). Bring or buy your own food. The ride leader will average 11-13 mph, but faster groups will go off the front and follow the cue sheet. Benefits the Pinelands Preservation Alliance.
Sat. Oct. 6, 2018, Adamstown Dirty Dozen Hill Climb, Reinholds, PA. Ride 38 or 64 mi, with 3,500 or 9,100 ft of climbing, hills up to 20% grade. Pre-registration is mandatory.
Sat. Oct. 6, 2018, MLAR Gran Fondo, Chester Springs, PA. Ride 9, 25, 31 or 62 mi on the beautiful rolling hills of Chester County, with up to 4 timed hill climbs, followed by a post-ride beer garden party. Fundraising is optional. Benefits Main Line Animal Rescue.
Sat. Oct. 6, 2018, Sea Gull Century, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD. Ride 65 or 100 mi on the flat Eastern Shore of Maryland. 7,500 riders.
Sun. Oct. 7, 2018, Bicycling Fall Classic, Trexlertown, PA. Bicycling Magazine. 2018 date from BikeReg.com
Sun. Oct. 7, 2018, Lifeline 100 Century, Kinder Farm Park, Millersville, MD. Ride 15, 30, 62 or 100 mi through scenic Anne Arundel County. The 15- and 30-mi routes utilize the paved B&A and BWI trails.
Sun. Oct. 7, 2018, Pedal4Cam, Exton, PA. Three ride options: 1) 20- or 45-mi on-road; 2) 5-, 8-, 12- or 16-mi off-road (MTB) in Marsh Creek State Park; 3) 3-mi family ride or walk. Pedal4Cam is being held as part of the Eagleview Town Center Falling Leaf Festival. Benefits the Cure4Cam Childhood Cancer Foundation.
Sat. Oct. 13, 2018, New Holland Bicycle Race, New Holland, PA. Ride/race 30, 50+ or 82 mi through scenic Lancaster County with 2000-6000 ft climbing.
Sat. Oct. 13, 2018, Rohrbach's Garage Bike Race, Alburtis, PA. Rescheduled from June 16th. Ride the 50-mi loop with 5000-ft of elevation gain that consists of 7 significant climbs. Number of loops completed with the best time. A must event for serious climbers. Benefits the Cavaillon Orphanage in Haiti.
Sun. Oct. 14, 2018, Chupacrabra Crush, Reading, PA. Ride 26, 49 or 65 mi. Routes are a mixture of road, CX, and MTB. Longer routes are more MTB heavy. Benefits Angelica Creek Watershed Foundation.
Sun. Oct. 14, 2018, Covered Bridges Ride, Erwinna, PA. Enjoy the fall foliage of Central and Upper Bucks County with a choice of five routes: the family-friendly 20- and 30-mi flat routes use the towpath along the Delaware river, which is a fine-cinder and hard-packed dirt trail, for part of the ride, or the hilly 33-, 50- and 63-mi routes on paved roads. Travel through up to six historic covered bridges. Central Bucks Bicycle Club (CBBC)
Sun. Oct. 14, 2018, Farm to Fork Fondo, Whitesbog Historic Village, Browns Mills, NJ. Ride 35, 55 or 80 mi on flat terrain.
Sun. Oct. 14, 2018, Ride Ataxia Philadelphia, Blue Bell, PA. Benefits the Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA).
Oct. 19-21, 2018, Fall Foliage Weekend, Hanover / Gettysburg, PA. Ride various distances on your own or group rides with leaders. Includes cue sheets, meals, snacks, parties, and hotel accommodations (with indoor pool/whirlpool). Advance registration is required. Bicycle Club of Philadelphia (BCP)
Sat. Oct. 27, 2018, Two Rivers Bike Ride, Centreville, MD. Ride 15, 30, 65 or 100 mi, touring the Corsica and Chester Rivers on Maryland's beautiful Eastern Shore. Benefits the Wye River Upper School and the YMCA of the Chesapeake.
Oct. 27-28, 2018, Philadelphia Bike Expo, PA Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA.
Bicycle Mileage Logs for 2018 are available now!
The 2018 Quad County Metric slideshow is online now!
Past events are archived on separate pages:
Past Regional Events of 2018
Regional Events of 2017
Unless marked "SCU", events on this calendar are not supported by, nor affiliated with, Suburban Cyclists Unlimited. The listing of an event in this calendar does not constitute an endorsement by SCU or by the editor. All rides and activities posted on this list are the sole responsibility of the individual organizers of and participants in the ride or activity. All participants in rides and activities appearing on this list do so at their own risk and assume responsibility for all hazards, injuries, and other risks inherent in such rides and activities. Roads will be open to motor-vehicle traffic; extreme caution must be used while riding.
Events and dates are subject to change! Although this list is compiled from reliable sources, SCU and the editor are not responsible for errors or omissions. Please contact the event sponsor to confirm the date, registration deadlines and fees, start times, and services provided. We do not predict dates based on the prior year's calendar. When requesting information by mail, please send a S.A.S.E. to the sponsor.
All distances are listed in miles ("mi"). To convert to metric: 1 mi = 1.6 km; 1 km = 0.62 mi. 31 mi = Half Metric Century (50 km); 62 mi = Metric Century (100 km). All rides are on-road tours unless noted off-road. All events provide water stops, cue sheets, marked route, and SAG support, unless noted, but SCU is not responsible for the services provided at events on this calendar. All rides return to the starting location unless marked "one-way". Two-day events are Saturday-Sunday and three-day events are Friday-Sunday unless marked otherwise. There are no ride leaders for these events, and you ride at your own pace.
Suburban Cyclists Unlimited does not list other clubs' rides that conflict with the major SCU events (May 19, 2018 - Quad County Metric). Commercial tours are not listed other than from sponsors of SCU or at the discretion of the editor. Indoor "spinning" events and randonnee events are not listed on this calendar.
Suburban Cyclists Unlimited is a recreational bicycle club, and we do not support or promote racing. Triathlons, duathlons, amateur races, criteriums and time trials are not listed on this web site.
This page was updated on 6/22/2018 by Jack Elias, Assistant Webmaster and Events Editor.
Please use the Contact Us form (select "Regional Calendar Editor") to submit an event for this calendar.
NOTE: The start location must be within 150-miles driving distance of Hatboro-Horsham High School, Horsham, PA, as determined by Google Maps. Recreational rides only! Please include the name and date of the event and the link (URL) to the event's website. Do not send logos, photos, images, graphics, etc.
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