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Past Regional Events of 2019

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This calendar is presented by Suburban Cyclists Unlimited. This page lists the past events of 2019. For future events, see the Calendar of Regional Events.

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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February 2019

Sun. Feb. 24, 2019, Sourland Semi-Classic, Flemington, NJ. This is a 64-mi ride that explores the Sourland Region of Central New Jersey. There will be a few unpaved roads to go with the famous Sourland climbs and flats. Kermesse Sport

March 2019

Sun. March 24, 2019, 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) with 5,200 ft of climbing. Kermesse Sport

April 2019

Thu.-Sat. April 4-6, East Coast Greenway Mid-Atlantic Summit, Philadelphia, PA.

April 6-7, 2019, Tandem Expo, Pittsgrove, NJ. Free admission.

Sat. April 13, 2019, 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)

Sat. April 20, 2019, New Holland Bicycle Race, New Holland, PA. Ride/race 30 or 50+ mi through scenic Lancaster County with 2000-4300 ft climbing.

April 26-28, 2019, Lewes Delaware Weekend, Lewes, DE. Ride 20-to-65 mi/day on flat terrain. Registration includes hotel accommodations. PPTC

Sat. April 27, 2019, Bethesda Taxing Metric Century, Warwick County Park, Knauertown, PA. Ride 21, 32, 46 or 63 mi through scenic western Chester County. New routes available with less climbing than previous events. Lunch stop with hot homemade soups and baked goodies. Benefits Bethesda Project - A Caring Family for Philadelphia's Homeless.

Sat. April 27, 2019, Cumberland Valley TrailFest, Shippensburg, PA. This year the Cumberland Valley Rail-to-Trail Council's Race, Run, Ride & Ramble is joining forces with the Shippensburg Historical Society's 3rd annual BrewFest to create the Cumberland Valley TrailFest.

Sat. April 27, 2019, 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 27, 2019, Ocean to Bay Bike Tour, Bethany Beach, DE. Ride 30, 50, 62 or 100 mi on flat terrain.

Sun. April 28, 2019, Tour de Franklin, Somerset, NJ. Ride 10, 25, 40 or 62 mi on-road, or ride 5- or 10 mi along the scenic Delaware & Raritan Canal. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Franklin Township Foodbank.

Sun. April 28, 2019, Tour de Scranton, Scranton, PA. Choice of 6 Routes, 7-to-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 2019

May 3-5, 2019, Face of America, Arlington to Gettysburg, 120-mi one-way. Ride with servicemen who have been severely injured in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

May 3-5, 2019, 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 4, 2019, Farmlands Flat Tour, Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ. Ride 15-100 mi on flat-to-gently-rolling terrain through Monmouth, Mercer and Burlington Counties. Central Jersey Bicycle Club (CJBC)

Sat. May 4, 2019, Spring VeloFest, Valley Preferred Cycling Center (Trexlertown Velodrome), Breinigsville, PA. Outdoor swap meet. 8:30am to 2:00pm.

Sat. May 4, 2019, Tour de Tuckahoe / Gravel Grinder, Amanda's Field, Woodbine, NJ. Road and/or gravel ride in South Jersey: 20- or 62-mi road routes and 38- or 50-mi gravel grinder. The gravel routes are new for 2019.

Sat. May 4, 2019, Wheels for Meals, Dogfish Head Brewery, Milton, DE. Ride 12, 25 or 50 mi. Benefits Meals on Wheels Lewes-Rehoboth.

Sun. May 5, 2019, Cinco de Mayo Benefit Bike Ride, 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 Pennsylvania Center For Adapted Sports.

Sun. May 5, 2019, Spencer Martin Memorial Bike Ride for Habitat, Lehman, PA. Ride 35 mi. Benefits Wyoming Valley Habitat for Humanity.

Sat. May 11, 2019, Pedal for Promise, Tabernacle, NJ. Ride 15, 30, 42 or 62 mi. $100 minimum fundraising, benefiting UrbanPromise.

Sat. May 11, 2019, Ride for Literacy, Lititz, PA. Ride 10, 21 or 43 mi through Lancaster County farmland. Combine two routes for a metric century. Benefits Lancaster Sunrise Rotary’s community and global projects. 2019 date from BikeRide.com

Wed. May 15, 2019, 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! Join cyclists worldwide in a silent slow-paced ride (max. 12 mph) in honor of those who have been injured or killed while cycling on public roadways. 7:00pm ride start, but come early for the pre-ride dedication ceremony.

Ride the SCU Quad County Century on Saturday, May 18, 2019!


Sat. May 18, 2019, SCU Quad County Century, Green Lane, PA. Start from scenic Green Lane Park in rural western Montgomery County, and ride 26-103 mi 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. Low-cost overnight camping is available at the start location. Join SCU and save $10 on registration! The 2019 Quad County Century slideshow is online now! 
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Sun. May 19, 2019, Cheers & Gears Wine Ride, Landisville, NJ. Ride 30 mi.

Sun. May 19, 2019, 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

May 24-27, 2019, Kent County Spring Fling, Chestertown, MD. Ride 3 or 4 days, 11-to-100 mi per day, on the Eastern Shore. Registration includes meals and lodging at Washington College. Baltimore Bicycle Club

Sat. May 25, 2019, Bike4Beds Ride Alloway, Woodstown, NJ. Ride 35 or 45 mi on flat terrain. Fundraising is optional. Benefits orphanages in Haiti and rebuilt schools and hospitals in Africa and Haiti. Rain date June 8, 2019.

Sat. May 25, 2019, Fools Classic, Pt. Pleasant, PA. Ride 73 or 100 mi on mixed surfaces - paved and unpaved roads. Kermesse Sport

Sun. May 26, 2019, Velo Valley Vistas Charity Ride, Valley Preferred Cycling Center (Trexlertown Velodrome), Breinigsville, PA. Ride 25 mi relatively flat, or 40, 62 or 104 mi in the hilly Hawk Valley. Ride the optional climb up Hawk Mountain and receive a prize. Benefits Community Bike Works and World Bicycle Relief. Weekend events include "Try the Track" at the velodrome (separate registration) on May 25th. Lehigh Wheelmen Association

June 2019

 

Sat. June 1, 2019, Bikes & Beers Troegs, Troegs Brewery, Hershey, PA. Ride 15, 30 or 45 mi. Registration includes 2 Troegs beers after the ride and a souvenir pint glass. [Updated 4/9/19.]

Sat. June 1, 2019, Broadcreek Bike and Brew, Laurel, DE. Ride 15, 25, 50, 62 or 100 mi on flat terrain. Presented by the Western Sussex Chamber of Commerce to Benefit Nanticoke Health Services.

Sat. June 1, 2019, Double Creek Tour, John Rudy Park, York, PA. Ride 10, 25, 50 or 62-mi. Benefits the Healthy Community Pharmacy, serving uninsured or under-insured patients.

Sat. June 1, 2019, Legacy Bike Ride, Stockton University, Galloway, NJ. Ride 12, 30 or our 62 mi. Benefits Stockton University scholarship fund.

Sat. June 1, 2019, 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 1, 2019, 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 (GCSSEF).

Sun. June 2, 2019, 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 2, 2019, Move for Mental Health, Laurel Acres Park, Mount Laurel, NJ. Ride 25 or 50 mi. Benefits King's Crusade, a local charity whose mission is to conquer the opioid epidemic.

Sun. June 2, 2019, Positive Pedalers for Mental Wellness, Souderton High School, Souderton, PA. Ride 10 or 30 mi, and also a kids bike rodeo. Benefits the Souderton Area High School Peyton Heart Club and Access Services

Sun. June 2, 2019, Tour de Belt, Harrisburg, PA. This is a 20-mi bike tour of the PA Capital Area Greenbelt. Benefits the Capital Area Greenbelt Association.

June 6-9, 2019, Ride for Homes, Strasburg, PA. The fundraising requirements are $400 per day or $1,400 for all 4 days. Benefits Habitat for Humanity.

Sat. June 8, 2019, Cory's Ride, Rosedale Park, Pennington, NJ. Ride 20 or 40 mi. Benefits the Cory Golis / Anchor House Scholarship Fund.

Sat. June 8, 2019, Leap Frog Bicycle Tour, Felton, DE. Ride 32 or 64 mi from pond-to-pond in central and southern Delaware.

Sat. June 8, 2019, Million Dollar Ride, Philadelphia, PA. Ride 13, 34 or 72 mi. Benefits Penn Medicine Orphan Disease Center for rare disease research.

Sat. June 8, 2019, Princeton Bicycling Event, Skillman, NJ. New start location and new routes in the rural Sourlands region of central NJ. Ride 15 mi flat, 30 mi slightly hilly, 50 mi moderately hilly, or 65 mi hilly. Princeton Free Wheelers

Sat. June 8, 2019, 
Revolutionary Ramble, Madison, NJ. Ride 12, 25, 35, 50, 65 or 100 mi on-road or the new 70-mi “gravel ride” through scenic horse-country. Morris Area Freewheelers Foundation

Sat. June 8, 2019, Ride for Autism, Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ. Five routes from 10 to 100 mi. Fundraising is optional. Benefits Autism New Jersey.

Sat. June 8, 2019, Tour de Lebanon Valley, Lebanon, PA. Ride 10, 25 or 62 mi on rolling-to-hilly terrain. Benefits the Lebanon Valley Conservancy land preservation program. 

Sat. June 8, 2019, Tour de Tush, Grange Park, Allentown, PA. Ride 10, 30 or 60 mi in the scenic, low-traffic area west of Allentown. Benefits the Colon Cancer Coalition.

Sun. June 9, 2019, ACS Bike-a-Thon, ride one-way to Atlantic City from various start locations. Start from Philly at 6:30am and ride across the Ben Franklin Bridge. Benefits the American Cancer Society.

Sun. June 9, 2019, French Creek Iron Tour, Kimberton Fire Company Fairgrounds, Phoenixville, PA. 11-100 mi, rolling-hilly. Benefits the French & Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust.

Sun. June 9, 2019, Miles for Matheny, J. Malcolm Belcher Fairgrounds, Far Hills, 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 5k run, fitness walk, wheelchair walk, and kids fun run. Benefits the Matheny Medical and Educational Center.

Sun. June 9, 2019, Tour de South Brunswick, South Brunswick, NJ. Ride 4, 10 or 25 mi. Benefits the Education Foundation of South Brunswick Township.

Sat. June 15, 2019, 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 15, 2019, Greater Philadelphia Tour de Cure, Delaware Valley University, Doylestown, PA. Ride 3, 12, 35, 63 or 100 mi. Benefits the American Diabetes Association.

Sat. June 15, 2019, Ride to Defeat ALS (ALS Express), Wildwood, NJ. New for 2019, all routes start in Wildwood. The one-way routes have been eliminated. Ride 10, 25, 50, 75 or 100 mi on flat terrain. Each rider receives two complimentary passes to Morey’s Piers Amusement and Water Parks. Benefits the ALS Association. [Updated 4/5/19.]

Sat. June 15, 2019, Ride to Type None, Total Turf, Pittman, NJ. Ride 25, 50 or 62 mi. Each rider is required to raise $150, but your registration fee counts towards this total. Benefits JDRF South Jersey Chapter.

Sat. June 15, 2019, Roll & Stroll, Souderton, PA. Ride 10, 20, 40 or 62 mi on rolling-to-hilly terrain. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Indian Creek Foundation.

Sat. June 15, 2019, The Longest Day Ride, Matamoras, PA, to Cape May Lighthouse, NJ. Ride 212-mi one-way. Riders must pre-register and join CJBC.

Sat. June 15, 2019, The Story Ride, Washington Boro, PA. Ride 22 or 45 mi on this organized bicycle ride and storytelling tour.

Sat. June 22, 2019, Cycle the Solstice, York, PA. Ride 30 or 62 mi on continuously rolling terrain with the occasional hill. Benefits the Horn Farm Center for Agricultural Education. See more information on BikeReg.com.

Sat. June 22, 2019, Ride to Thrive, Burlington County Fairgrounds, Columbus, NJ. Ride 18, 30, 45 or 63 mi. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Legacy Foundation.

June 22-23, 2019, Pennsylvania Hope Ride, Hershey, PA. Saturday one-day ride: 30 or 62 mi starting and ending at the Hope Lodge in Hershey PA. Saturday-Sunday two-day ride, 75 mi each day with overnight stay at Kutztown University. Benefits the American Cancer Society.

Sun. June 23, 2019, 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 23, 2019, Black Tie Bike Tour, Capital Health Medical Center Hopewell, Pennington, 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 23, 2019, 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 23, 2019, Farmland Ride, Flemington, NJ. Ride 15, 30 or 60 mi through Hunterdon County farmlands. Benefits the Flemington Jewish Community Center. [Editor's comment: This is not the CJBC Farmlands Ride - see May 4.]

Sun. June 23, 2019, Garden State Tour de Cure, Mercer County Community College, West Windsor, NJ. Ride 10, 32, 62 or 100 mi. $200 fundraising minimum; benefits the New Jersey chapter of the American Diabetes Association.

June 28-30, 2019, Ride for New Beginnings, Toms River, NJ. Ride 184 mi in 3 days: Toms River - Atlantic City - Voorhees - Toms River. $750 minimum fundraising; benefits Ocean’s Harbor House, a safe haven for youth in Ocean and Monmouth Counties.

Sat. June 29, 2019, 
Delaware DoubleCross, Smyrna High School, Smyrna, DE. Ride 31 or 62 mi on flat terrain. White Clay Bicycle Club (WCBC) 

Sat. June 29, 2019, Propel 100 Charity Bike Ride, Kennedy Center, Willingboro, NJ. Ride 12, 30, 50, 68 or 100 mi through Burlington County. Fundraising is optional. Organized by Goals Start Now and benefiting cancer patient support services at Virtua Memorial Hospital.

July 2019

Sat. July 13, 2019, Bikes & Beers Victory, Victory Brewery, Parkesburg, PA. Ride 15 or 30 mi. Registration includes 2 Victory beers after the ride and a souvenir pint glass.

Sat. July 13, 2019, New Holland Bicycle Race, New Holland, PA. Ride/race 30 or 50+ mi through scenic Lancaster County with 2000-4500 ft climbing.

Sat. July 20, 2019, Pedal for the Puzzle, Bedminster, NJ. Benefits organizations improving the lives of individuals with autism. 2019 date from BikeRide.com

Sun. July 21, 2019Flyers Charity Classic, Philadelphia, PA. CANCELLED! 

Sat. July 27, 2019, 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. Sold out - no day-of-event registrations! Additional information on Active.com.

Sun. July 28, 2019, The Ben to the Shore Bike Tour (formerly the "Irish Pub Tour de Shore"), Philadelphia, PA to Atlantic City, NJ. Ride 65-mi one-way, or start from Berlin, NJ for a 50-mi ride. Benefits Families Behind the Badge Children's Foundation which supports the families of fallen first responders.

July 28 - Aug. 3, 2019, Pennsylvania Perimeter Ride Against Cancer, Pittsburgh to Palmerton, PA. 500 mi. Benefits the American Cancer Society.

August 2019

Sat. Aug. 3, 2019, Blue Haze Dayz Ride, Blueprint Brewery, Harleysville, PA. This is a new event for 2019! Ride 15, 30 or 50 mi. Registration includes T-shirt, two Blueprint beers and a brewery tour. Organized by Indian Valley Bikeworks and benefiting Penn Medicine Abramson Cancer Center and Bucks for Bikes.

Sat. Aug. 3, 2019, 
Chocolate Tour, Hershey, PA. Ride 10, 30, 50, 75 or 100 mi. Benefits Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

Sat. Aug. 10, 2019, Brake the Cycle of Poverty, Saucony Creek Brewing Company, Kutztown, PA. Ride 10, 25, 40 or 62 mi. Each rider receives a sandwich and a 10-oz Saucony Creek beer after the ride. Benefits Friend, Inc. Community Services. 2019 date from BikeReg.com

Sat. Aug. 10, 2019, Nightmare Tour, Reinholds, PA. Ride around the perimeter of Lancaster County: 111, 177, 200, 225 mi or 24 hrs, with 8,900 to 22,000 ft of climbing. Pre-registration is mandatory.

Sat. Aug. 10, 2019, 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)

Sun. Aug. 11, 2019, Middle Creek Gravel Grinder, Stevens, PA. Gravel routes: 31-51 mi; gravel/road route: 32 mi; short-gravel/adaptive-friendly route: 15 mi. Rain date Aug. 18. Oakbrook Brewing Cycling Club

Sun. Aug. 11, 2019, Philadelphia CF Cycle for Life, Conshohocken Brewery, Conshohocken, PA. Ride 10, 20, 34 or 65 mi. Benefits the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Sun. Aug. 18, 2019, Lancaster Covered Bridge Classic, 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. 18, 2019, Ramapo Rally, Campgaw Mountain Ski Area, Mahwah NJ. Ride 12, 25, 50, 62 or 100 mi. Bicycle Touring Club of North Jersey (BTCNJ).

Fri.-Sat. Aug. 23-24, 2019, Pennsylvania Dutch Farm to Fork Fondo, Ronks, PA. Ride 9, 33, 45 or 82 mi. Pre-registration required.

Sun. Aug. 25, 2019, Brandywine Tour, Kennett Square, PA. Ride 24, 50, 67, 82 or 100 mi on rolling-to-hilly terrain through the scenic Brandywine Valley and western Chester County. New this year: the “easiest” 50-mi route in years, with long flat stretches. Delaware Valley Bicycle Club.

September 2019

For future events, see the Calendar of Regional Events.

October 2019

For future events, see the Calendar of Regional Events.

November 2019

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This page was updated on 8/25/2019 by Jack Elias, Regional Events Editor.
Please use the Contact Us form to submit an event for this calendar. 
NOTE: The start location must be within 150-miles of Horsham, PA. Recreational rides only!

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