Past Regional Events of 2017
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Sun. Feb. 12, 2017, Stop, Swap and Save, Westminster, MD. Indoor swap meet; 9:00am-2:00pm.
Sat. Feb. 25, 2017, Regional Trails Summit, Haverford Community Recreation and Environmental Center, Haverford, PA. Help identify opportunities to improve walking and biking in Delaware and Chester Counties. More information on Facebook. Sponsored by the Haverford Walks and Bikes Committee and Friends of Haverford Trails.
Sun. Feb. 26, 2017, 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
Mon.-Thu. March 6-9, 2017, National Bike Summit, Washington, D.C. Bicycle-advocacy meetings. League of American Bicyclists
March 11-12, 2017, Endurance Sports Expo, Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Oaks, PA. "Postponed" (cancelled for 2017). Claims to be the largest cycling, running and triathlon expo in the Country.
Sat. March 18, 2017, Bicycle South Central PA’s Regional Bike Summit, HACC Harrisburg Campus/Public Safety Building, Harrisburg, PA.
Sat. March 25, 2017, 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 25, 2017, Icicle Century, Elkton, MD. Ride 14-to-100 mi on moderately-hilly terrain in the area west and north of Newark, Delaware. Indoor food stop. White Clay Bicycle Club (WCBC)
Sat. April 1, 2017, Gravel Grape Crusher, Landenberg, PA. Ride 25 or 50 mi on a mix of gravel, double track, single track, field and road. Velo Amis, Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)(3).
Sat. April 1, 2017, Love, Hope, Courage Ride, West Chester, PA. Ride 45 or 70 mi through Chester County. Benefits the Never Forget Foundation, founded to help grieving children cope with loss.
Sat. April 1, 2017, Monkey Knife Fight, Emmaus, PA. This is a hilly 64-mi ride with 15-mi of dirt roads and 6,500 feet of climbing. No SAG. Benefits the Pennsylvania Perimeter Ride Against Cancer.
April 1-2, 2017, Tandem Expo, Pittsgrove, NJ. Free admission.
Sat. April 8, 2017, TSR Spring Classic, Easton, MD. Ride 25, 50 or 62 mi on flat terrain in Talbot County. Benefits Talbot Special Riders, an organization which provides equine therapy to youth and adults with developmental disorders.
Sat. April 15, 2017, Fools Classic, Point Pleasant, PA. This is a hilly 79-mi ride with 27 sectors of dirt/gravel roads and 6,000 ft of climbing. Kermesse Sport
Sat. April 15, 2017, New Holland Bicycle Race, New Holland, PA. Ride 30 or 50+ mi through scenic Lancaster County with 4,300-4,600 ft of climbing.
Sat. April 22, 2017, Taxing Metric Century, Warwick County Park, Knauertown, PA. Ride 22, 32 or 63 mi. Lunch stop with hot homemade soups and baked goodies. New for 2017: Benefits Bethesda Project - "A Caring Family for Philadelphia's Homeless".
Sun. April 23, 2017, 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.
Sun. April 23, 2017, Lu Lacka Wyco Hundo, Jenkins Township, PA (near Pittston). Registration for 2017 is closed. The ride is sold out. This is a hilly 50-, 75- or 100-mi mixed-terrain ride (paved and gravel roads) in the beautiful Wyoming Valley of Northeastern Pennsylvania.
Sun. April 23, 2017, Tour de Staten Island, Staten Island, NY. Ride 35 or 50 mi. Limited to 2,000 riders. Benefits Transportation Alternatives.
April 28-30, 2017, Face of America. Choice of two routes: ride from Valley Forge to Gettysburg,120-mi one-way, or ride the classic route 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 28-30, 2017, Lewes Delaware Weekend, Lewes, DE. Ride 20-to-65 mi per day on flat terrain. Registration includes motel accommodations. Potomac Pedalers Touring Club (PPTC)
Sat. April 29, 2017, 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.
Sat. April 29, 2017, 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 29, 2017, Lake Lenape Triple Loop, Lake Lenape Park East, Mays Landing, NJ. Ride 1, 2, or 3 different loops on flat terrain through the scenic New Jersey Pinelands: #1 - 29.5 mi, #2 - 27 mi, #3 - 36.5 mi. Jersey Shore Cycle Club
Sat. April 29, 2017, Ocean to Bay Bike Tour, Bethany Beach, DE. Ride 5, 30, 50 or 62 mi on flat terrain.
Sat. April 29, 2017, Pedaling on the Parkway, Montgomeryville, PA. Start from the Route 202/309 Park 'n Ride lot, and ride 6 or 15 mi on the Route 202 Parkway Trail, a state-designated scenic byway, from Montgomeryville to Doylestown.
Sun. April 30, 2017, 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 30, 2017, Tour de Franklin, Somerset, NJ. Ride 1-5, 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 7 are guaranteed a T-shirt. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Franklin Township Foodbank.
Sun. April 30, 2017, Tour de Scranton, Scranton, PA. Ride 4, 15, 32, 46 or 65 mi on-road, or ride 17-49 mi off-road on the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail. Benefits the Erin Jessica Moreken Drug & Alcohol Treatment Fund.
Thur.-Sun. May 4-7, 2017, Spring Thaw and Tandem Rally, Cambridge, MD. Primarily an event for tandem riders, expect about two-thirds tandems and one-third single bikes. Registration includes the Six Pillars Century charity ride on May 6 (see separate listing below). Potomac Pedalers Touring Club (PPTC) and Eastern Tandem Rally
Fri.-Sat. May 5-6, 2017, Bike Expo New York, New York, NY. The two-day consumer show and packet pickup for the Five Boro Bike Tour. Free admission. Bike New York
May 5-7, 2017, 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 6, 2017, Bike to the Edge, Alloway, NJ. Ride 5, 20, 31, 40 or 62 mi, out-and-back routes that begin at Camp Edge in Alloway Township and wind through the scenic farmlands of Salem and Cumberland counties.
Sat. May 6, 2017, Farmlands Cycling Tour, Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ. Ride 18, 25, 38, 50, 62 or 100 mi on flat-to-gently-rolling terrain. Central Jersey Bicycle Club (CJBC)
Sat. May 6, 2017, Shorebird Metric Century, Tall Tales Brewery, Salisbury, MD. Ride 15, 35 or 65 mi on the lightly-traveled scenic roads of the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Benefits the American Cancer Society.
Sat. May 6, 2017, 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 6, 2017, Spring VeloFest, Valley Preferred Cycling Center (Trexlertown Velodrome), Breinigsville, PA. Outdoor swap meet. 8:30am to 2:00pm.
Sat. May 6, 2017, Wheels for Meals, Dogfish Head Brewery, Milton, DE. Ride 12, 25 or 50 mi. Benefits Meals On Wheels of Lewes & Rehoboth, a charity delivering meals to the homebound.
Sun. May 7, 2017, Bike Towards the Cure, Mt. Joy, PA. New start location for 2017: The Vineyard at Grandview. Ride 15, 30 or 62 mi in scenic Lancaster County. Benefits the A Week Away Foundation and The American Cancer Society.
Sun. May 7, 2017, Cinco de Mayo Benefit Bike Ride and Walk, Exton, PA. Challenging 25 and 50-mi road rides for avid cyclists, plus a flat, paved trail option for more recreational riders. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Pennsylvania Center For Adapted Sports.
Sun. May 7, 2017, Spencer Martin Memorial Bike Ride for Habitat, Lehman, PA. Benefits Wyoming Valley Habitat for Humanity.
Sun. May 7, 2017, Tandem Sunday, Elmer, NJ. Ride 35, 45 or 55 mi. Tandems East
Sun. May 7, 2017, TD Five Boro Bike Tour, Manhattan, New York, NY. Standard and VIP registrations are sold out, but you can still ride on behalf of one of the charity partners. 32,000 riders! Bike New York
Sat. May 13, 2017, Bike4Beds Spring Event, Woodstown or Millville, NJ, to Wildwood, NJ. One-way routes: 25, 50, 70 or 100 mi; return transportation will be provided. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Cavaillon Orphanage and the All of God’s Children Orphanage in Haiti.
Sat. May 13, 2017, Hilly Philly Bike Tour, Manayunk, Philadelphia, PA. Re-scheduled for May 27. Rescheduled for May 27! Ride 30 mi with 2,500 ft of climbing. 5 hills: The Wall, Valley Green, Andorra, Gypsy Lane and Hagys Mill. Benefits the American Cancer Society.
Sat. May 13, 2017, Iron Furnace Fifty, 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 13, 2017, Pedal for Promise, Tabernacle, NJ. Ride 15, 30, 42 or 62 mi through scenic Burlington County. $200 minimum fundraising, benefiting UrbanPromise.
Sat. May 13, 2017, 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 on Active.com. Benefits Sunrise Rotary of Lancaster.
Wed. May 17, 2017, Ride of Silence, simultaneous, free events in DE, MD, NJ and PA, including Philadelphia and Doylestown. 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. Join cyclists worldwide in a free, silent, slow-paced ride (12-mph maximum) in honor of those who have been injured or killed while cycling on public roadways.
Sat. May 20, 2017, SCU Quad County Metric Century, Green Lane, PA. Start from scenic Green Lane Park in rural western Montgomery County, and ride 26, 47, 55, 68, 82 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. Suburban Cyclists Unlimited (SCU)
Sun. May 21, 2017, Bloomin' Metric, Westport, CT. Sound Cyclists Bicycle Club
Sun. May 21, 2017, Campagnolo Gran Fondo New York, Fort Lee, NJ. $335.
Sun. May 21, 2017, Delaware Gran Fondo and Governor's Ride, Wilmington, DE.
Sun. May 21, 2017, Horse Farm Tour, New Oxford, PA. Hanover Cyclers
Sun. May 21, 2017, Tour de Safety, Mullica Hill NJ. Mullica Hill Women’s Triathlon Club
Sun. May 21, 2017, Tour de Tinicum, Erwinna, PA.
May 26-29, 2017, Kent County Spring Fling, Chestertown, MD. Four days of riding on the Eastern Shore, with meals and lodging at Washington College. Baltimore Bicycle Club
Sat. May 27, 2017, Hilly Philly Bike Tour, Manayunk, Philadelphia, PA. Re-scheduled from May 13! Ride 30 mi with 2,500 ft of climbing. 5 hills: The Wall, Valley Green, Andorra, Gypsy Lane and Hagys Mill. Benefits the American Cancer Society.
Sun. May 28, 2017, Velo Valley Vistas, Valley Preferred Cycling Center (Trexlertown Velodrome), Breinigsville, PA. Ride 40, 62, or 100 mi, rolling-hilly in the beautiful Hawk Valley. For the ultimate challenge, conquer the climb up Hawk Mountain. Weekend events include "Try the Track" at the velodrome (separate registration) on May 27th and local unsupported GPS rides on the 26th, 27th and 29th. Lehigh Wheelmen Association; 100% of net proceeds will be donated to the Community Bike Works and World Bicycle Relief.
CANCELLED: The Soft Shell Metric Century, usually held on Memorial Day Weekend, will not take place in 2017.
CANCELLED: The Mansion Ride for Autism, usually held in June, will not take place in 2017.
CANCELLED: The Philadelphia International Cycling Classic, usually held in June, will not take place in 2017.
CANCELLED: The Tour de Brooklyn, usually held in June, will not take place in 2017.
Thur.-Sun. June 1-4, 2017, Ride for Homes, Valley Forge, PA. Ride to Lancaster County with average distance of 50 mi/day. Limited to 40 riders. $1,200 minimum fundraising. Benefits Habitat for Humanity.
Sat. June 3, 2017, Broadcreek Bike and Brew, Laurel, DE. Ride 15, 25, 50, 62 or 100 mi on flat terrain. Dogfish Head beer and chicken barbeque provided by Abbot’s Grill at the finish party. Sponsored by the Laurel Chamber of Commerce.
Sat. June 3, 2017, Cory's Ride, Rosedale Park, Pennington, NJ. Ride flat 20 mi or somewhat-hilly 40 mi. No road markings.
Sat. June 3, 2017, CROP Hunger Bike Ride, Breinigsville, PA. Start from the Bob Rodale Cycling and Fitness Park (across from the Trexlertown Velodrome) and ride 25, 40 or 62 mi. Benefits "CROP" - Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty.
Sat. June 3, 2017, Githens Center Bike-A-Thon, Lumberton, NJ. Ride 10, 25 or 50 mi on low-traffic roads over flat-to-gently-rolling terrain, or walk 1, 3, or 5 mi. This is a family-run charity event, and fundraising is optional. Indoor dining area at end of ride. Benefits the Githens Center (Burlington County Cerebral Palsy Association). [Updated 5/18/17 to remove the 35- and 100-mi routes.]
Sat. June 3, 2017, Greater Philadelphia Tour de Cure, Temple University Ambler Campus, Ambler, PA. Ride 3, 12, 35, 63 or 100 mi. $200 minimum fundraising, benefits the American Diabetes Association. Find additional Tour de Cure dates and locations.
Sun. June 3, 2017, Legacy Bike Ride, Stockton University, Galloway, NJ. Ride 12-, 30- or 62-mi out-and-back routes over low-traffic, scenic roads. Benefits the Stockton University Legacy Fund providing scholarships to deserving students.
Sat. June 3, 2017, Pedal to Preserve, New Holland, PA. Ride 6, 20 or 51 mi through scenic Lancaster County farmlands. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Lancaster Farmlands Trust.
Sat. June 3, 2017, The Ride, Rowan College at Gloucester County, Sewell, NJ. Ride 10, 25 or 50 mi through South Jersey's farmlands and vineyards. Benefits Gloucester County Special Services Education Foundation.
Sat. June 3, 2017, Tour de Lebanon Valley, Lebanon, PA. Ride 25 or 75 mi. Lebanon Valley Bicycle Coalition
Sun. June 4, 2017, 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 4, 2017, 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 4, 2017, Miles for Matheny, Liberty Park, Peapack, NJ. Ride 10-, 25-, 35-, 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 4, 2017, Philadelphia International Cycling Classic, Philadelphia, PA. Cancelled for 2017! Read more about the cancellation here. Men's and women's UCI-sanctioned professional races, vendor expo, volunteer and spectator event.
Sun. June 4, 2017, Ride for Understanding, Norristown, PA. Ride 10 or 30 mi on the Schuylkill River Trail. Benefits the Interfaith Center of Greater Philadelphia.
Sun. June 4, 2017, South Jersey Cycling Tour, Appel Farm Arts & Music Center, Elmer, NJ. Ride 22 mi through the picturesque countryside of rural Salem and Gloucester Counties. This event is held in conjunction with the Appel Farm’s Music & Wine Festival. Benefits arts education programs for underprivileged children and families.
Sun. June 4, 2017, 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 9, 2017, Bike to the Beach, New York, NY. Ride from Manhattan to West Hampton Beach, one-way. The New York Ride for Autism. $500 minimum fundraising. Bike to the Beach is a 501 (c)(3).
Sat. June 10, 2017, Answer to Cancer, West Point, NY. Ride 25, 50 or 100 mi through the challenging terrain of the Lower Hudson Valley. Benefits the Cancer Research Institute (CRI)
Sat. June 10, 2017, Bikes and 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. June 10, 2017, Curt’s Cyclery Century, Nazareth, PA. Ride one or multiple 10-, 20- or 34-mi laps. Benefits Angel 34 Network.
Sat. June 10, 2017, 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 10, 2017, Revolutionary Ramble Bicycle Tour, Drew University, Madison, NJ. Ride 10, 25, 35, 50, 65 or 100 mi. Morris Area Freewheelers
Sat. June 10, 2017, Ride for Autism, Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ. Ride 10, 25, 50, 65 or 100 mi on flat-to-gently-rolling terrain. Fundraising is optional. Benefits Autism New Jersey.
Sat. June 10, 2017, 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.
Sat. June 10, 2017, 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.
Sun. June 10-11, 2017, Farm to Fork Fondo, Warwick, NY. Ride through the scenic, hilly Hudson Valley.
Sun. June 11, 2017, ACS Bike-a-thon. Ride to Atlantic City, NJ, one-way, from Philadelphia, Cherry Hill or Hammonton; 31-100 mi. Start from Philly at 6:30am and ride across the Ben Franklin Bridge. Benefits the American Cancer Society.
Sun. June 11, 2017, 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.
Sat. June 11, 2017, Tour de South Brunswick, South Brunswick, NJ. Ride 4, 10 or 25 mi. Benefits the Education Foundation of South Brunswick Township.
Sun. June 11, 2017, Tour dem Parks, Hon!, Baltimore, MD. Ride 5, 15, 25 or 35 mi through Baltimore’s parks and neighborhoods for a close-up view of Carroll, Patterson, Herring Run, and Druid Hill Park.
Sat. June 17, 2017, Double Creek Tour, Dover, PA (near York). Ride 10, 30, 48, 63 or 100 mi. New this year – in cooperation with "Cycle the Solstice" (June 24), both events will offer the same Gran-Fondo-style 100-mi route with timed sections and prizes. Benefits the Healthy Community Pharmacy, serving uninsured or underinsured patients.
Sat. June 17, 2017, FCC Century Breast Cancer Ride, Scotland, PA. Ride 13, 26, 42, 62 or 100 mi through Franklin County on very-scenic country roads with rolling hills and limited traffic. The 100-mi route has a 5-mi climb to the top of "Big Flat" with an amazing descent. Franklin County Cyclists
Sat. June 17, 2017, 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 17, 2017, Roll & Stroll, Souderton, PA. Ride 10, 20, 39 or 64 mi on rolling-to-hilly terrain. Benefits the Indian Creek Foundation. 2017 ride information from BikeRide.com.
Sat. June 17, 2017, Together Run Ride Walk, Intercourse Community Park, Gordonville, PA. Ride 25 or 62 mi or run/walk 5k.
June 17-18, 2017, Bike MS: Chesapeake Challenge, Easton, MD. Ride 30-150 mi on flat terrain. Benefits the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Mon.-Sat. June 19-24, 2017, Pedaling4Paws, West Chester, PA to Ottawa, Canada. 500 mi.
June 23-25, 2017, Harbor House Bike Tour, Toms River, NJ. Ride 225 miles in 3 days: Toms River-Princeton-Sourlands Mountain area-Princeton-Toms River. 1-day and 2-day options are also available. $750 minimum fundraising, benefits Harbor House.
Fri.-Wed. June 23–28, 2017, Bike Virginia, Buena Vista to Staunton, VA.
Sat. June 24, 2017, Cycle the Solstice, York, PA. Ride 10, 20, 30, 62 or 100 mi through York and Lancaster counties. New this year – in cooperation with "Double Creek Tour" (June 17), both events will offer the same Gran-Fondo-style 100-mi route with timed sections and prizes. Benefits the Horn Farm Center for Agricultural Education.
Sat. June 24, 2017, Delaware-Maryland Flatlands Tour, Chesapeake City, MD. Very scenic 36, 56, 65 or 104 mi rides on flat terrain. (The 77-mi route has been eliminated for 2017.) This is a low-cost ($6) no-frills event; no SAG or supported rest stops. Baltimore Bicycle Club
Sat. June 24, 2017, Philly Seersucker Vintage Bike Ride & Social, Philadelphia, PA. Ride 8-10 mi around Center City. Rain date: Sunday June 25.
Sat. June 24, 1017, The Promise Ride, Edgewater, MD. Ride 10, 34 or 65 mi in scenic southern Anne Arundel County and Calvert County on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay. Benefits Susan G. Komen Maryland.
Sat. June 24, 2017, Two Rivers Bike Ride, Centreville Courthouse, 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.
June 24-25, 2017, Pennsylvania Hope Ride, Hershey, PA. New route for 2017. Ride 70 or 100 miles on day 1, 70 miles on day 2. Benefits the American Cancer Society.
Sun. June 25, 2017 (was Sat. June 24, 2017), Ride to Thrive, Burlington County Fairgrounds, Columbus, NJ. Rescheduled from June 24! Ride 15, 30, 45 or 63 mi. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Legacy Foundation. 2017 ride details on BikeReg. Updated 6/23/17.
Sun. June 25, 2017, 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 25, 2017, 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 25, 2017, 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 25, 2017, 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
CANCELLED: Bastille Day Randonee, Flemington, NJ, will not take place in 2017.
CANCELLED: Bike for the Buns, usually held in July, is "retired" and will not take place in 2017.
CANCELLED: Pedal Harder for Nepal Earthquake Relief, usually held in July, will not take place in 2017.
CANCELLED: Rotary Ride for Families, Souderton PA, will not take place in 2017.
CANCELLED: The Tour de Queens, Queens, NY, usually held in July, will not take place in 2017.
Sat. July 1, 2017, Delaware DoubleCross, Smyrna High School, Smyrna, DE. Ride one or two 31-mi loops in a figure-8 pattern. Ride both loops to double-cross Delaware in 62 total miles over flat terrain. White Clay Bicycle Club (WCBC)
Thur. July 6, 2017, SCHI Challenge, Lakewood, NJ, to Milford, PA. Ride 60- or 120-mi one-way. Return transportation is provided. Benefits the School For Children With Hidden Intelligence (SCHI).
Sun. July 9, 2017, Bastille Day Randonee, Flemington, NJ. Cancelled for 2017! This is a self-supported 40- or 82-mi ride through central New Jersey. Kermesse Sport
July 14-16, 2017, Tandem Weekend, Manheim, PA. Ride Fri: 30 mi / Sat: 35 or 50 mi / Sun: 30 mi. Tandems East
Sat. July 15, 2017, New Holland Bicycle Race, New Holland, PA. Ride 30 or 50+ mi through scenic Lancaster County with 4,300-4,600 ft of climbing.
Sat. July 15, 2017, Hershey's Pedal for Goodness (formerly the Tour de Chocolate Town), Hershey, PA. Benefits Children’s Miracle Network at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital. 2017 save-the-date notice on Facebook and more information on BikeRide.com.
Sun. July 16, 2017, Flyers Charity Classic, Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA. New event includes 10-, 31- and 62-mi bike rides and a 5km walk/run. Benefits Flyers Charities and the Flyers Alumni Association.
Sat. July 22, 2017, 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 22, 2017, Ride 4 Relief, Calvary Baptist Church, Ocean View, NJ. Ride 2, 5, 16 or 36 mi. Help raise funds for humanitarian aid.
Sun. July 23, 2017, Firefighter 50 Bicycle Ride, Westminster, MD. Ride 35-, 50- or 100-mi on-road or a "dirty 30 loop" on both paved and dirt roads. Benefits the Pleasant Valley Community Fire Department.
July 23-29, 2017, PA Perimeter Ride Against Cancer (PPRAC). This 6-day ride takes place every two years. The 2017 route will begin in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, cross the Green Mountains of Vermont and Catskills of New York, then heads south over Pennsylvania hills to the finish line in Palmerton, PA.
Sat. July 29, 2017, 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 29, 2017, Farm to Fork Fondo, Lancaster, PA. Ride 9, 28, 55 or 85 mi through scenic Pennsylvania Dutch farmland.
Sat. July 29, 2017, SpellBound Century, SpellBound Brewery, Mount Holly, NJ. Ride 25, 45, 63 or 100 mi. The Spellbound Century is SOLD OUT! Capped at 750 riders with no day-of registrations allowed.
Sat. July 29, 2017, Z Trek Fundraising Ride, Zarephath Christian Church, Zarephath, NJ. Ride 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 30, 2017, 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 30, 2017, Rotary Ride for Families, Souderton Area High School, Souderton PA. Cancelled for 2017! Ride 31, 50 or 62 mi on hilly terrain through scenic Upper Bucks County. $5 discount for SCU members! Benefits the Rotary Clubs of Perkasie, Quakertown, Saucon and Souderton. (Updated 7/04/17.)
Sat. Aug. 5, 2017, Chocolate Tour, Hershey, PA. Ride 10, 30, 50, 75 or 100 mi. Benefits Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.
Sat. Aug. 5, 2017, Princeton Bicycling Event, West Windsor, NJ. Seven routes: flat/rolling: 16, 23, 35, 50, 65 or 100 mi; almost hilly: 65 mi. Also, 8-mi guided family ride @ 10:30am - pre-registration is necessary for the guided ride. Free T-shirt with registration by July 21. Princeton Free Wheelers (PFW)
Sat. Aug. 5, 2017, 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. 5, 2017, Wyebrook Bike Tour, Wyebrook Farm, Honey Brook, PA. Ride 10, 31 or 62 mi through Amish Country. This event will be repeated on Sat. Sept. 16.
Aug. 11-13, 2017, Carlisle Weekend, Carlisle, PA. Ride 11-to-75 mi per day. Registration includes parties in the evenings, a caterer for Friday night, and a host for dinner on Saturday night. SCU and BCP ride leader Linda McGrane is the co-leader of this event. Potomac Pedalers Touring Club (PPTC)
Aug. 11-13, 2017, Tour de Frederick,Walkersville, MD. Ride 13, 35, 62 or 100 mi on Saturday and the 10-mi Frederick History Ride through downtown, with many stops at historic points of interest, on Sunday. Watch the National Clustered Spires High Wheel Race on Saturday afternoon. Tour de Frederick benefits the Boys & Girls Club of Frederick County and the Rotary Club of Carroll Creek.
Sat. Aug. 12, 2017, Brake the Cycle of Poverty, Kutztown, PA. Ride 10, 25 or 38 mi, rolling-hilly. Benefits Friend, Inc. Community Services.
Sat. Aug 12, 2017, Mike Clark Memorial Ride, Alexis I. duPont High School, Greenville, DE. Ride the featured "Conquer the Hills" 62- or 75-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. 12, 2017, Nightmare Tour, Adamstown, PA. Ride 111, 177, 200, 225 mi or 24 hrs, with 8,900 to 22,000 ft of climbing.
Sat. Aug. 12, 2017, 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 13, 2017, CF Cycle for Life, Conshohocken, PA. Ride 10, 20, 34 or 65 mi. $185 fundraising minimum, benefits the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Sat. Aug. 19, 2017, Camp Fowler Festif, Orefield, PA. Ride 10, 25, 44 or 52 mi. See more information on Facebook. Benefits Valley Youth House-Camp Fowler.
Sun. Aug. 20, 2017, Lancaster Covered Bridge Classic (formerly the Covered Bridge Metric Century), HACC Lancaster Campus, Lancaster, PA. Very scenic, 15-, 31-, 62- and new 100-mi routes through Amish farmlands on rolling terrain with a few hills. Proceeds benefit the Lancaster Bicycle Club's grant program.
Sun. Aug. 20, 2017, Ramapo Rally, Mahwah, NJ. Ride 12, 25, 50, 62, 100 or 125 mi through the farm and lake country of northern and western NJ. 2017 ride information from BikeRide.com. Bicycle Touring Club of North Jersey (BTCNJ)
Sat. Aug 26, 2017, 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
Sun. Aug. 27, 2017, 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. Longer routes going into Lancaster County. Sponsored by the Delaware Valley Bicycle Club, proceeds go to a variety of cycling advocacy organizations.
Sun. Sept. 3, 2017, Bike4Beds Fall Event, Valley Preferred Cycling Center (Trexlertown Velodrome), Breinigsville, PA. Moved to Sun. Oct. 8. (Updated 7/24/17.)
Sun. Sept. 3, 2017, Hell of the North, Flemington, NJ. Ride 30, 62 or 100 mi on the beautiful back-roads of hilly Hunterdon and Warren Counties. Benefits Avery's Hope, a non-profit organization that raises money and awareness for families with children with rare gastrointestinal diseases.
Sun. Sept. 3, 2017, Peter ODell Ride to Brooklyn. Start from Philadelphia, New Hope, or two locations closer to Brooklyn. Ride 50, 70, 90 or 130 mi one-way. Registration includes showers, refreshments and snacks at a hotel in Brooklyn, and transportation back from Brooklyn for you and your bike. The registration deadline is 8/23/2017. Bicycle Club of Philadelphia (BCP)
Sun. Sept. 3, 2017, Tour de Farm Sussex County, Augusta, NJ. Ride 14, 26 or 65 mi with breakfast and farm tastings included with registration.
Mon. Sept. 4, 2017, Donut Derby, Valley Preferred Cycling Center (Trexlertown Velodrome), Breinigsville, PA. 36-mi fun race on a figure-8 course with the donut zone in the middle. For each donut you consume, you get 3 minutes deducted from your actual ride time, to get your D.A.T. (Donut Adjusted Time). Pre-registration only! Lehigh Wheelmen Association
Mon. Sept. 4, 2017, Labor Day Century, Irishtown Fire Company, New Oxford, PA. Ride 25, 50, 62 or 100 mi through scenic Adams and York Counties. Ride the new 30-mi high rock challenge. Hanover Cyclers
Sat. Sept. 9, 2017, 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 The AJ Foundation For Children With Autism and the Comprehensive Learning Center.
Sat. Sept. 9, 2017, 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. 9, 2017, Amish Country Classic Bike Ride, Bird-in-Hand, PA. Scenic 12-, 23- or 62-mi routes through the Amish farmlands on rolling terrain. The 62-mi route includes the 440-ft climb (in 2.2 miles) up Welsh Mountain with a short break in the middle. It is very steep for a short section, but the average grade is 3.9%. There is an option to bypass the climb, but doing so also bypasses the first rest stop. Benefits the Paradise Rotary.
Sat. Sept. 9, 2017, Civil War Century, Thurmont, MD. The Civil War Century is sold out! Limited to 1,600 riders. No day-of-event registration. Very scenic, 25-mi rolling, 50- or 63-mi rolling-hilly, 75- or 103-mi hilly, on low-traffic roads; 1,150 - 6,900 ft climbing. Baltimore Bicycle Club
Sat. Sept. 9, 2017, Rotary 100, Burlington, NJ. The Rotary 100 Bike Tour is cancelled permanently! (Updated 8/15/17.)
Sat. Sept. 9, 2017, 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. 9, 2017, Sourland Spectacular, Skillman, NJ. Ride 26-63 mi; all routes include climbing, as Sourland Mountain is beautiful, but not flat. New for 2017, a flat 5-mi route is available. Benefits the Sourland Conservancy.
Sat. Sept. 9, 2017, South Jersey Tour des Farms, Vincentown, NJ. Ride 15, 29 or 54 mi. Stop at designated farm markets and your optional market purchases will be delivered to the starting point. South Jersey Resource Conservation & Development Council
Sat. Sept. 9, 2017, Urban Farm Bike Ride, Philadelphia, PA. Ride 24 or 29 mi through Philadelphia, stopping to explore urban agricultural sites and chat with some of the farmers who help maintain the city’s vibrant farm landscape. Benefits Food Moxie.
Sept. 9-10, 2017, Bikeout, Philadelphia to Phoenixville and return. Bikeout 2017 is sold out! This is a biking/camping/farm-to-table-eating event.
Sun. Sept. 10, 2017, Cycle4Awareness, Long Beach Island, NJ. Ride 5, 18 or 36 mi.
Sun. Sept. 10, 2017, Gran Fondo NJ, Morristown, NJ. Ride 18, 42, 62, 75 or 107 mi with 1,240-8,100 ft of climbing.
Sun. Sept. 10, 2017, Move for Mental Health, Mount Laurel, NJ. Inaugural event. Ride 5, 25 or 50 mi. Benefits the Mental Health Association in Southwestern NJ.
Sun. Sept. 10, 2017, New York City Century, New York, NY. Ride 31, 62 or 100 mi. Benefits Transportation Alternatives.
Sun. Sept. 10, 2017, 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-, 46-, 67-, 79-, and 102-mi routes in Philadelphia and Montgomery County. Breakfast at the start and pizza at the finish. Bicycle Club of Philadelphia (BCP)
Sun. Sept. 10, 2017, 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. 15-16, 2017, BR2RB Bike-a-Thon, Quarryville, PA to Rehoboth Bay, DE. One-way rides, Fri: 80, 125 or 145 mi; Sat: 50, 80, 125 or 145 mi. Return transportation is provided. Benefits Black Rock Retreat.
Sat. Sept. 16, 2017, American Dream Scholarship Ride, Millersville University, Millersville, PA. Ride 5, 10, 20, 30 or 60 mi through rural Lancaster County. Pre-registration only! Benefits American Dream Scholarship at Millersville University.
Sat. Sept. 16, 2017, 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. 16, 2017, 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. 16, 2017, Honor Ride Philadelphia, Central Park Doylestown, Doylestown, PA. Ride 20, 40 or 63 mi through scenic Bucks County. Benefits Project Hero for veteran rehabilitation services.
Sat. Sept. 16, 2017, Jersey Devil Century, Centerton, NJ. Ride 25 or 50 mi on flat terrain in the morning and afternoon; routes can be combined for 50, 75 or 100 mi. South Jersey Wheelmen [Editor's comment: Uncertain about riding 50 miles? Ride the morning 25-mi loop, eat a good lunch at the start location, and then decide to either call it quits or ride the afternoon 25-mi loop.]
Sat. Sept. 16, 2017, RCDCU Bike-A-Thon for Prostate Cancer, Franklin Middle School, Somerset, NJ. Ride 3, 10, 30 or 50 mi. Benefits the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Foundation.
Sat. Sept. 16, 2017, Ride for a Reason, Delaware City, DE. Ride 25 or 50 mi or run 5k through the flat, scenic terrain of Delaware City. Benefits atTAcK addiction and the Mike Clark Legacy Foundation.
Sat. Sept. 16, 2017, River Towns Ride & Festival, Delaware City, DE. Ride one or more 10-mi (one-way) segments between Delaware City and New Castle, starting at noon. (Originally announced for Sept. 23. Updated 7/31/17.)
Sat. Sept. 16, 2017, Wyebrook Bike Tour, Wyebrook Farm, Honey Brook, PA. Ride 10, 31 or 62 mi through Amish Country.
Sun. Sept. 17, 2017, 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 beaches. Benefits people with developmental disabilities through the Probus Club of Greater Bridgeport.
Sun. Sept. 17, 2017, Breakthrough Bike Challenge, Oley Valley, PA. Ride 1 (children's ride), 12, 25 or 51 mi. Benefits Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center.
Sun. Sept. 17, 2017, Cool Cape Cycling, Willow Creek Winery, West Cape May, NJ. Ride 15, 30 or 45 mi. Organized by Run Amuck Timing LLC.
Sun. Sept. 17, 2017, Country Roads Bicycle Tour, Warwick, NY. Ride 10, 25, 43 or 64 mi on uncrowded roads through Orange County in New York’s Hudson Valley. Benefits Catholic Charities of Orange County, NY, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County, and the Sanctuary for Animals.
Sun. Sept. 17, 2017, Library IV Ride for the Sunshine Foundation, Williamstown, NJ. Ride 31 or 46 mi. Enjoy a complimentary buffet at the Library IV restaurant after the ride. Benefits the Sunshine foundation.
Sun. Sept. 17, 2017, Ride for Clean Rivers (formerly Tour de Talbot), Chesapeake College, Wye Mills, MD. Ride 20, 35 or 62 mi on back roads of Talbot and Queen Anne's Counties on the Eastern Shore. Benefits the Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy.
Sun. Sept. 17, 2017, Ride for McBride, Tall Cedars Picnic Grove, Hamilton Township, NJ. Ride 10, 25 or 50 mi. Benefits the Joseph McBride Memorial Award in the Social Policy & Practice Department at the University of Pennsylvania.
Sun. Sept. 17, 2017, 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. Take the South Mountain Challenge option on the 50-mi route, where riders climb 1,000-ft up Big Flat. Or ride 18-mi on the Cumberland Valley Rail Trail. Harrisburg Bicycle Club
Sat. Sept. 23, 2017, GameDay Metric Tour, Wayne A. Grube Memorial Park, Northampton, PA (near Bethlehem). Ride 30 or 62 mi. This is a charity bike ride before the Penn - Lehigh football game in Bethlehem, PA. The tour raise funds to provide academic scholarships to deserving incoming college students.
Sat. Sept. 23, 2017, Tour de Farm Warren County, Blairstown, NJ. Ride 21, 44 or 64 mi with breakfast and farm tastings included with registration.
Sat. Sept. 23, 2017, Tour de Sussex, Delaware Technical Community College, Georgetown, DE. Ride 25, 50, 62 or 100 mi.
Sept. 23-24, 2017, Bike MS: City to Shore, 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. 24, 2017, Tom's Ride for Vickie's Angel Walk, Hellam, PA (east of York, PA). Ride 15, 30 or 60 mi on hilly terrain. Or ride the new 50-mi gravel loop. Pasta lunch after the ride. Register by 8/31 to receive a free T-shirt. Benefits Vickie's Angel Walk, providing financial assistance to families fighting cancer.
Sun. Sept. 24, 2017, Twin Lights Ride, Highlands, NJ. Ride 15, 30, 55, 75 or 100 mi. Benefits Bike New York.
Sat. Sept. 30, 2017, Bike the Brandywine, Chadds Ford, PA. Ride 25, 50 or 100 mi, rolling-hilly, through the beautiful Brandywine Creek Greenway and surrounding countryside. Benefits the Brandywine Conservancy.
Sat. Sept. 30, 2017, Fall VeloFest, Valley Preferred Cycling Center (Trexlertown Velodrome), Breinigsville, PA. Outdoor swap meet. 8:30am to 2:00pm.
Sat. Sept. 30, 2017, Ride for the River, Pottstown, PA. Ride 16 or 40 mi, primarily on the Schuylkill River Trail. 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. 30, 2017, Shoo-Fly Classic, Oley, PA. Ride 20, 40 or 60 mi through the scenic, low-traffic, hilly Oley Valley. Lasagna and shoo-fly pie at the finish. Berks County Bicycle Club
Sat. Sept. 30, 2017, Savage Century, Newark, DE. Ride 40, 60, 75 or 100 mi. The 40- and 60-mi routes have a few short climbs, while the major hills are on the 75- and 100-mi routes. White Clay Bicycle Club (WCBC)
Sun. Oct. 1, 2017, Bicycling Fall Classic, Valley Preferred Cycling Center (Trexlertown Velodrome), Breinigsville, PA. Ride 10, 25, 50 or 90 mi. Includes timing chips (with prizes for top climbers on the 50- and 90-mi courses), a Roubaix-style victory lap around the velodrome track, and a post-ride party with healthy lunch, free beer, live music. Bicycling Magazine
Sun. Oct. 1, 2017, 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. Oct. 1, 2017, Century for the Cure, Camp Riverbend, Warren, NJ. Ride 25, 40, 62 or 100 mi. $100 registration includes choice of rider jersey or event t-shirt and cycling socks; $500 fundraising minimum. Benefits the Cancer Institute of NJ.
Sun. Oct. 1, 2017, Lifeline 100, Millersville, MD. Ride 15- and 30-mi routes on paved trail only or 65- and 100-mi routes on road and paved trail through scenic Anne Arundel County including views of downtown Annapolis and the Severn River. Bicycle Advocates For Annapolis & Anne Arundel County ("BikeAAA").
Sun. Oct. 1, 2017, Pedal4Cam, Exton, PA. Three ride options: 1) 1-10 mi on the paved Uwchlan Trail and Struble Trail; 2) 20- or 45-mi on-road; 3) 5-, 8-, 12- or 16-mi off-road (MTB) in Marsh Creek State Park. Benefits the Cure4Cam Childhood Cancer Foundation.
Wed.-Sun. Oct. 4-8, 2017, 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, 22-54 miles per day. Ride 1-5 days for one registration fee. This unusual event has a ride leader, but no road markings or SAG - 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.
Oct. 6-8, 2017, Tour de Pink® East Coast, Philadelphia suburb to Long Branch, NJ. 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. Oct. 7, 2017, Adamstown Dirty Dozen Hill Climb, Adamstown, PA. Ride 63 mi, with 8,700-ft of climbing, 12 hills, 12 to 20% grade. The organizers say, "This is the hardest event you will ever ride". Pre-registration is mandatory.
Sat. Oct. 7, 2017, Black Bear Century, Delaware Water Gap, PA. Choice of 7 hilly routes, 32-107 mi, through the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and High Point State Park, during peak fall foliage.
Sat. Oct. 7, 2017, MLAR Gran Fondo, Chester Springs, PA. Ride 12, 18, 31 or 62 mi on the beautiful country roads 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.
Oct. 7-8, 2017, Bike MS: Bike to the Bay, Dover, DE to Rehoboth Beach, DE. Multiple start locations; ride 1 or 2 days, 20-175 mi total. Benefits the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Sun. Oct. 8, 2017, Bike for Bancroft, ARI at Bishops Gate, Mt. Laurel, NJ. Ride 5, 25, 45 or 65 mi through scenic Burlington County. Benefits Bancroft, a leading regional nonprofit provider of programs and services for individuals with autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities and those in need of neurological rehabilitation.
Sun. Oct. 8, 2017, Bike4Beds Fall Event, Valley Preferred Cycling Center (Trexlertown Velodrome), Breinigsville, PA. Rescheduled from Sept. 3. Ride 30-mi gently rolling or 58/62-mi rolling-hilly with an optional climb up Hawk Mountain. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Cavaillon Orphanage and the All of God’s Children Orphanage in Haiti. (Updated 7/26/17.)
Sun. Oct. 8, 2017, Golden Apple, Somers, NY. Ride 26, 35, 45 or 73 mi on rolling-to-hilly terrain. Westchester [NY] Cycle Club
Sun. Oct. 8, 2017, Larry's Ride, Oregon Ridge Park, Cockeysville, MD. Ride 15, 25, 35 or 66 mi through Baltimore County on rolling-to-hilly terrain. Benefits Bike Maryland.
Sun. Oct. 8, 2017, Ode to Joy Ride, Philadelphia, PA. Ride 5, 10 or 25 mi, partially unpaved (on Forbidden Drive). In memory of Lewis Smith. Benefits the Waldorf School of Philadelphia.
Oct. 13-15, 2017, Electric Bike Expo, Philadelphia, PA. Date changed to Nov. 4-5, and to be held in conjunction with the Philly Bike Expo.
Sat. Oct. 14, 2017, Belleplain Fall Century, Belleplain State Forest, Woodbine, NJ. Jersey Shore Cycle Club
Sat. Oct. 14, 2017, Lutheran Charities Steeplechase Ride and Community Day, Green Lane Park, Green Lane, PA. Ride 19, 35, 50 or 62 mi. See event website for Community Day activities. Benefits Lutheran Charities. (Updated 7/05/17.)
Sat. Oct. 14, 2017, New Holland Bicycle Race, New Holland, PA. Ride 30 or 50+ mi through scenic Lancaster County with 4,300-4,600 ft of climbing.
Sat. Oct. 14, 2017, Sea Gull Century, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD. Ride 65 or 100 mi on the flat Eastern Shore of Maryland. 7,500 riders.
Sat. Oct. 14, 2017, PD500 Shake Off the Hills Challenge, Ludwig's Corner Horse Show Grounds, Glenmoore, PA. Ride 16, 40 or 62 mi through scenic, hilly Chester County. Benefits Shake It Off, Inc. for Parkinson’s disease research, a non-profit organization.
Oct. 14-15, 2017, Bike MS: Mason Dixon Challenge, Gettysburg, PA. Ride 1 or 2 days: 25 or 64 mi on Saturday, and 25 mi on Sunday. $150/$250 fundraising minimum; benefits the National MS Society.
Sun. Oct. 15, 2017, 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. 15, 2017, Endure Ride, Wilkes University, Wilkes Barre, PA. Ride 10, 38 or 62 mi. Benefits the American Cancer Society.
Sun. Oct. 15, 2017, Ride Ataxia Philadelphia, Blue Bell, PA. Ride 5, 10, 25 or 50 mi. Post-ride meal provided by by Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba's Italian Grill and Bonefish Grill. Benefits the Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA).
Sat. Oct. 21, 2017, Ride for the Animals, Wall, NJ. Ride the paved Allaire bike path up to 14 mi, or walk and bring your dog. Dress up as an animal; win prizes for best costumes. Benefits the Animal Protection League of NJ.
Sat. Oct. 21, 2017, Tour de Trenton, Trenton, NJ. Ride 13 mi on this exploration of Trenton’s religious institutions and places of worship, with an escort by the Trenton Police Department.
Sun. Oct. 22, 2017, Oktoberfest Ride, Collegeville, PA. Ride 46 mi with 2,900 ft of climbing or 62 mi with 4,000 ft of climbing. Post-ride Oktoberfest Party at Appalachian Brewing Company. Kermesse Sport
Sun. Oct. 22, 2017, Tour de Bronx, New York, NY. Ride 25 or 40 mi at the largest free cycling event in New York state.
Oct. 27-29, 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)
Nov. 4-5, 2017, Electric Bike Expo, Philadelphia, PA. Held in conjunction with the Philly Bike Expo (indoors) - see separate listing below.
Nov. 4-5, 2017, Philly Bike Expo, PA Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA. Includes the new Electric Bike Expo.
Nov. 8-12, 2017, FestiVELO, Walterboro, SC. Each day will include short, medium and long rides; 20-105 mi. [Editor's comment: The start location is 670 miles from Horsham, PA. This event is listed only because there are no local events at this time of the year.]
This page was updated on 11/12/2017 by Jack Elias, Assistant Webmaster and Events Editor.
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