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2019 Calendar of Regional Events – PA/NJ/DE

(a/k/a "Jack's Calendar")

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This calendar is presented by Suburban Cyclists Unlimited, and lists recreational bicycle events that take place in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, and start within approximately 150 miles of Horsham, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. As of January 1, 2019, events in Maryland, New York and Connecticut will no longer be listed on this calendar. See Other Bicycle Event Calendars for bicycle events outside of the coverage area of the SCU calendar.

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 of Horsham, PA. Recreational rides in PA, NJ or DE.

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For the remainder of 2019, there are no events within the reporting area of the SCU calendar. To find events in warmer climates, look at Other Bicycle Event Calendars below.

2020 Advance Notice

NOTE: Dates are subject to change!

Click on this link to download the SCU Universal Mileage Log for 2020 - it is good for any year! The SCU Universal Mileage Log is a Microsoft Excel-format (".XLSX") spreadsheet with 6 charts. See Bicycle Mileage Logs below for more information.


Fri.-Sat. April 24-25, 2020, Ocean to Bay Bike Tour, Bethany Beach, DE. Ride 1 or days on flat terrain - Friday: 15 mi; Saturday: 30, 50, 62 or 100 mi.

Sun. April 26, 2020, Tour de Franklin, Somerset, NJ. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Franklin Township Foodbank. 2020 date from Facebook.

Sat. June 13, 2020,
Tour de Sussex, Delaware Technical Community College, Georgetown, DE. Ride 25, 50 or 62 mi through Sussex County, DE.

Sun. June 14, 2020, ACS Bike-a-thon. Ride one-way to Atlantic City from various start locations, 20-100 mi. Start from Philadelphia and ride across the Ben Franklin Bridge. $100 fundraising minimum. Benefits the American Cancer Society.

Sat. June 20, 2020, Ride to Thrive, Burlington County Fairgrounds, Columbus, NJ. Ride 18, 30, 45 or 63 mi. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Legacy Foundation for children and youth with developmental disabilities.

June 26-28, 2020, Ride for New Beginnings, Toms River, NJ. Benefits Ocean's Harbor House.

June 27-28, 2020, PA Hope Ride, Hershey Hope Lodge, Hummelstown, PA. Ride Saturday-Sunday: 150-175 mi, or Sunday-only: 30 or 62 mi. Benefits the American Cancer Society.

Sat. July 25, 2020, Spellbound Century, Spellbound Brewing, Mt. Holly, NJ. Ride 20, 45, 63 or 100 mi. Registration includes pizza, water ice and Spellbound beer after the ride. Sells out every year, so register early!

Sun. Aug. 16, 2020, Covered Bridge Classic, HACC Lancaster Campus, Lancaster, PA. Very scenic 16-, 33-, 65- and 100-mi routes through Amish farmlands on rolling terrain with a few hills. Advance registration is required - no day-of-event registration. Proceeds benefit the Lancaster Bicycle Club's grant program.

Sun. Aug. 30, 2020, Brandywine Tour, Kennett Square, PA. Ride 20-100 mi on rolling-to-hilly terrain through the scenic Brandywine Valley and western Chester County. Proceeds benefit bicycling advocacy organizations. Delaware Valley Bicycle Club.

Sat. Sept. 12, 2020, 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 7:00-10:30am without police traffic control.

Oct. 3-4, 2020, Bike MS: City to Shore, Cherry Hill to Ocean City, NJ. Multiple start locations. Ride 1 or 2 days. 2020 website coming in January. Benefits the National MS Society. Find your MS ride.

Sun. Oct. 11, 2020, Covered Bridges Ride, Tinicum Park, Erwinna, PA. This is the 40th-annual Covered Bridges Ride! Enjoy the fall foliage of Central and Upper Bucks County, and ride through up to six historic covered bridges. Central Bucks Bicycle Club (CBBC) 



Announcements

The 2019 Quad County Century slideshow is online now!

Bicycle Mileage Logs


Click on this link to download the SCU Universal Mileage Log. It is a Microsoft Excel-format (".XLSX") spreadsheet with 6 charts. The SCU Universal Mileage Log is good for any year. It provides automatic summation of mileage and number of rides, and it computes the average ride distance. In addition to the numeric data, the log displays six charts as shown in the photo (populated with simulated ride data in order to demonstrate the charting). Open your copy of the mileage log spreadsheet using Microsoft Excel, or any of the following free applications: Office Online, Google Sheets, Apple Numbers (free on iOS), Apache OpenOffice, LibreOffice, etc.
SCU Universal Mileage Log

The new SCU Universal Mileage Log is good for any year!


Past Events

Past events are archived on separate pages:

Past Regional Events of 2019

Regional Events of 2018

Regional Events of 2017

Other Bicycle Event Calendars

The following calendars are recommended for finding bicycle events outside of the coverage area of the SCU calendar: 

BikeRide.com

BikeReg.com 

Bicycle Tour Network 
- formerly known as the National Bicycle Tour Directors Association.

Oxon Hill Bicycle and Trail Club Calendar - Bicycling events in Maryland and surrounding states


Disclaimer

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 18, 2019 - Quad County Century). 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 is Jack's 20th year of editing the SCU Regional Calendar!


This page was updated on 12/03/2019 by Jack Elias, Regional 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! As of January 1, 2019, events in Maryland, New York and Connecticut will no longer be listed on this calendar. Please include the name and date of the event and the link (URL) to the event's website. Do not send attachments (flyers, brochures, posters, logos, photos, images, graphics, etc.).

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