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Past Regional Events of 2018

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This calendar is presented by Suburban Cyclists Unlimited. This page lists the past events of 2018. For future events, see the Calendar of Regional Events.

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February 2018

Sun. Feb. 11, 2018, Stop, Swap and Save, Westminster, MD. Indoor swap meet; 9:00am-2:00pm.

Sun. Feb. 25, 2018, Sourland Semi-Classic, Hopewell, NJ. This is a hilly 60-mi ride that explores the Sourlands Region of Central New Jersey, with some unpaved roads. Kermesse Sport

March 2018

March 5–7, 2018, National Bike Summit,Washington DC. Bicycle-advocacy meetings. League of American Bicyclists

Sun. March 18, 2018, Hell of Hunterdon
, Blawenburg, NJ. This is a hilly 82-mi Belgian-themed ride in Hunterdon, Mercer and Somerset Counties, NJ. The challenging course features 19 sections of dirt, gravel and hardscrabble roads (covering approximately 15% of the course).

Sat. March 24, 2018, Icicle Century
, Elkton, MD. Ride 14-to-100 mi on moderately-hilly terrain in the areas west and north of Newark, Delaware. Indoor food stop. White Clay Bicycle Club (WCBC)

April 2018

Sat. April 7, 2018, Fools Classic, Point Pleasant, PA. Postponed to Sunday May 6! This is a hilly 79-mi ride with 27 sectors of dirt/gravel roads and 6,000 ft of climbing. Kermesse Sport

April 7-8, 2018, Tandem Expo, Pittsgrove, NJ. Free admission.

Sun. April 8, 2018, Brandywine Valley Roubaix III, West Chester, PA. This is a hilly 60-mi ride with 40% dirt/gravel roads, including the 1-mi Hill Top Road climb (10% grade in some sections). A 25-mi route is also available. Chester County Velo 

Sun. April 8, 2018, Gravel Grape Crusher, Landenberg, PA. This is a 31- or 62-mi mixed-terrain ride (paved and gravel roads). Velo Amis, Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)(3).

Sat. April 14, 2018, Monkey Knife Fight, Emmaus, PA. This is a 64-mi mixed-terrain ride (paved and gravel roads). Benefits Pennsylvania Perimeter Ride Against Cancer.

Sat. April 14, 2018, Taxing Metric Century, Warwick County Park, Knauertown, PA. Ride 22, 32 or 63 mi. Lunch stop with hot homemade soups and baked goodies. Benefits Bethesda Project - "A Caring Family for Philadelphia's Homeless".

Sat. April 14, 2018, TSR Spring Classic, Easton, MD. Ride 25, 50 or 62 mi on the flat Eastern Shore. Benefits Talbot Special Riders, an organization which provides equine therapy to youth and adults with developmental disorders.

Sat. April 21, 2018, Cumberland Valley Rail-Trail Race, Run, Ride & Ramble, Shippensburg, PA. 19-mi bike ride; 9-mi walk; 1-mi, 5k or 15k run. All events take place on the Cumberland Valley Rail-Trail. 

Sat. April 21, 2018, New Holland Bicycle Race, New Holland, PA. Ride/race 30 or 50+ mi through scenic Lancaster County with 2000-4300 ft climbing.

Sun. April 22, 2018, Lu Lacka Wyco Hundo, Jenkins Township, PA (near Pittston). This is a hilly mixed-terrain 50-, 75- or 103-mi ride (paved and gravel roads) in the beautiful Wyoming Valley of Northeastern Pennsylvania. 2018 date from

Sun. April 22, 2018, Tour de Staten Island, New York, NY. Ride 35 or 50 mi. Benefits Transportation Alternatives.

April 27-29, 2018, Face of America. Choice of two routes: 1) ride from Valley Forge to Gettysburg, 120-mi one-way, or 2) ride from the Pentagon in Arlington, VA, to Gettysburg, PA, 110-mi one-way. Ride with servicemen who have been severely injured in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

April 27-29, 2018, Lewes Weekend, Lewes, DE. Ride 20-to-65-mi per day on flat terrain. Registration includes motel accommodations. Potomac Pedalers Touring Club (PPTC) 

Sat. April 28, 2018, Cycle for Cecil, Fair Hill Natural Resource Management Area, Elkton, MD. Ride 15, 35 or 65 mi through Cecil County. Benefits the Cecil Land Trust. 2018 date from

Sat. April 28, 2018, Fleche Buffoon, New Hope, PA. This is a hilly 75-mi ride entirely on paved roads through Bucks County, PA, and Hunterdon County, NJ, with 14 steep climbs totaling 6,100 ft of elevation gain. Kermesse Sport

Sat. April 28, 2018, Ocean to Bay Bike Tour, Bethany Beach, DE. Ride 30, 50, 62 or 100 mi on flat terrain.

April 28-29, 2018, Bike4Beds Ride to Wildwood, Woodstown, NJ. Ride 100-mi one-way or 200-mi round-trip.  Saturday: 100-mi one-way Woodstown-Wildwood; Sunday (optional): 100-mi one-way Wildwood-Woodstown. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Cavaillon Orphanage in Haiti.

Sun. April 29, 2018, Draw for Sight Bicycle Poker Run, Betterton, MD. Ride 36 or 60 mi on the flat-to-gently-rolling terrain of Upper Kent County, Maryland. Benefits Chestertown Lions Club.

Sun. April 29, 2018Tour de Franklin, Somerset, NJ. Ride 10, 25, 40 or 62 mi on-road, or 5-10 mi on- and off-road D&R Canal Towpath route. See event website for mass-start times. Breakfast, lunch and break stops are provided, and all participants who register before April 2 are guaranteed a T-shirt. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Franklin Township Foodbank.

Sun. April 29, 2018, Tour de Scranton, Scranton, PA. Choice of 6 Routes, 7-65 mi: ride on-road, or ride off-road on the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail. Benefits the Erin Jessica Moreken Drug & Alcohol Treatment Fund.

May 2018

Fri.-Sat. May 4-5, 2018, Bike Expo New York, New York, NY. Consumer show and packet pickup for the Five Boro Bike Tour. Free admission. Bike New York 

May 4-6, 2018, Spring-n2-Cycling Weekend, Danville, PA. Ride various distances on your own or on group rides with leaders. Registration includes cue sheets, meals, snacks, parties, and hotel accommodations. Sign up early – always sells out! Bicycle Club of Philadelphia (BCP)

Sat. May 5, 2018, Bike4Beds Alloway Event, Woodstown, NJ. Ride the scenic, flat 45-mi Alloway loop that follows the Alloway Creek. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Cavaillon Orphanage in Haiti. (Updated 2/11/2018.)

Sat. May 5, 2018, Cinco de Mayo Benefit Bike Ride and Walk, Exton, PA. Ride up to 23 mi on the paved Chester Valley Trail, or ride 25 or 50 mi on the scenic, hilly roads of Chester County. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Pennsylvania Center For Adapted Sports.

Sat. May 5, 2018, Cycle/Run for CHOP, Peace Valley Park, Doylestown, PA. Bike 30 mi or run/walk 5k. This is a new event for 2018. Benefits Children's Hospital of Philadelphia ("CHOP").

Sat. May 5, 2018, Farmlands Cycling TourBrookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ. Ride 15, 25, 35, 50, 62 or 100 mi on flat-to-gently-rolling terrain. Central Jersey Bicycle Club (CJBC)

Sat. May 5, 2018, Six Pillars Century, Cambridge, MD. Ride 37, 56 or 100 mi on flat terrain in the vicinity of the very scenic 27,000-acre Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. Fundraising is optional. Benefits Character Counts Mid-Shore.

Sat. May 5, 2018, Spring VeloFest, Valley Preferred Cycling Center (Trexlertown Velodrome), Breinigsville, PA. Outdoor swap meet. 8:30am to 2:00pm.

Sat. May 5, 2018, Tour de Tuckahoe, Amanda's Field, Petersburg, NJ. Ride 20 or 62 mi.

Sat. May 5, 2018, Wheels for Meals, Dogfish Head Brewery, Milton, DE. Ride 12, 25 or 50 mi on flat terrain. Benefits Meals On Wheels of Lewes & Rehoboth, a charity delivering meals to the homebound.

Sun. May 6, 2018, Bike Towards the Cure, The Vineyard at Grandview, Mt. Joy, PA. Ride 15, 30 or 62 mi. Benefits A Week Away Foundation and the American Cancer Society.

Sun. May 6, 2018, Fools Classic, Point Pleasant, PA. Rescheduled from April 7, 2018. This is a hilly 79-mi ride with 27 sectors of dirt/gravel roads and 6,000 ft of climbing. 
Kermesse Sport

Sun. May 6, 2018, Spencer Martin Memorial Bike Ride for Habitat, Lehman, PA. Ride 35 mi. Benefits Wyoming Valley Habitat for Humanity. 

Sun. May 6, 2018, Tandem Sunday, Elmer, NJ. Ride 35, 45 or 55 mi. Tandems East

Sun. May 6, 2018, TD Five Boro Bike Tour, Manhattan, New York, NY. Ride 40 mi. Standard and VIP registration is closed, but you can still register with one of the charity partners. 32,000 riders! All cyclists must pick up their rider packets at Bike Expo New York (May 4-5). Bike New York
Sat. May 12, 2018, Iron Furnace Fifty Bicycle Ride, Snow Hill, MD. Ride 31, 50 or 62 mi on flat terrain. Benefits education programs at Furnace Town, and college scholarships awarded by Snow Hill Rotary.

Sat. May 12, 2018, Pedal for Promise, Tabernacle, NJ. Ride 15, 30, 42 or 62 mi. $100 minimum fundraising, benefiting UrbanPromise.

Sat. May 12, 2018, Ride for Literacy, Manheim Township Community Park, Lititz, PA. Ride 10, 21 or 43 mi through Lancaster County farmland; combine two routes for a metric century. Additional ride information onActive.comBenefits Sunrise Rotary of Lancaster.

Wed. May 16, 2018, Ride of Silence. Simultaneous, free events at many locations including Doylestown and Philadelphia. Please see the event's website for a complete list of start locations - too many to list here! 7:00pm ride start, but come early for the pre-ride dedication ceremony.

Sat. May 19, 2018, SCU Quad County Century, Green Lane, PA. Start from scenic Green Lane Park in rural western Montgomery County, and ride 25, 44, 54, 68, 81 or 106 mi on rolling-to-hilly terrain in low-traffic sections of Montgomery, Bucks, Berks, and Lehigh Counties. Registration includes free lunch with vegetarian options. Rest stops have a large assortment of home-baked snacks. The 2018 Quad County Metric slideshow is online now! Suburban Cyclists Unlimited (SCU)

Sun. May 20, 2018, Horse Farm Tour, New Oxford, PA. Ride 15, 25 or 35 mi; all routes have an optional stop at a local horse farm. 
Hanover Cyclers

Sun. May 20, 2018, Ride Supporting Joe Tete, Marlton, NJ. Ride 15, 25, 35 or 45 mi. Ride leaders and sweeps on the two shorter routes. No painted road markings and no supported rest stops. Summit Cycling Club

May 25-28, 2018, Kent County Spring Fling, Chestertown, MD. Four days of riding on the Eastern Shore, with meals and lodging at Washington College. Baltimore Bicycle Club

May 26, 2018, Castle Cruise, Bear, DE. This ride is sold out! New for 2018, this is a 17-mi ride on the Castle Trail, benefiting Bike Delaware and the Castle Trail.

Sun. May 27, 2018, Velo Valley Vistas, Valley Preferred Cycling Center (Trexlertown Velodrome), Breinigsville, PA. Ride 25 mi somewhat flat; or ride 40, 62, or 104 mi, rolling-hilly in the beautiful Hawk Valley with optional climb up Hawk Mountain. Weekend events include "Try the Track" at the velodrome (separate registration) on May 26th, and local, unsupported GPS rides on May 25th, 26th and 28th. Lehigh Wheelmen Association; 100% of net proceeds will be donated to the Community Bike Works and World Bicycle Relief.

May 31 - June 3, 2018, Ride For Homes, Philadelphia, PA to Easton, PA. Limited to 40 riders. $1,200 minimum fundraising. Benefits Habitat for Humanity. 2018 date from Facebook.

June 2018

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July 2018

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August 2018

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September 2018

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October 2018

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November 2018

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This page was updated on 5/31/2018 by Jack Elias, Assistant Webmaster and Events Editor.
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