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2017

37th Annual Princeton Bicycling Event August 5th, 2017

It was a great Event!

2018

          Notices of upcoming Events posted as they are brought to our attention.






April 22, 2018 New Brunswick Ciclovia
The first of 2018  & its a Sunday, . Mark your calendars!

Friday to Sunday, May 4-6, 2018

BCP's annual Spring-n2-Cycling Weekend 
in scenic Danville, PA, in the Susquehanna Valley
Complete package:

Two nights at the Quality Inn of Danville,

Tour packets with cue sheets & maps for a wide variety of routes,

Group rides with leaders,

Friday & Saturday dinners,

Saturday & Sunday breakfasts,

Sandwiches and snacks to take with you on rides,

Spring Fling festival in downtown Danville on Saturday,

Live music at the hotel on Saturday afternoon, after our rides,

Round-trip bus transportation to & from Saturday dinner,

Parties, snacks, SAG, & more. 

Plenty of sightseeing and local attractions for non-cyclist family members, also.
Details & registration are available on BCP's website (right side of home page), at:
https://phillybikeclub.org/newbcp/events/SpringFling2018/SpringWeekend2018.pdf
For any questions, please contact Linda McGrane, at:
267-251-7862, or
LindaBCPEvents@yahoo.com


May 5, 34th Annual Farmlands Flat Tour event

 

This family-friendly event has marked routes in a variety of distances, from a leisurely 18,25,35 mile jaunt to the ambitious 50 mile, metric (62.5 miles) and century (100 miles) Pre-registration includes an event T-Shirt and a Water Bottle

Now thru Midnight March 14th $35.00 Children under 18, $10.00

March 15th thru Midnight April 22nd $45.00 Children under 18, $10.00

 Day of registration will be $45.00 with no T-Shirt Children under 18, $10.00 with no T-Shirt  $8.00 Box Lunch will be available for pre-registration only

CJBC will be excepting most major cards for day of registration

NEW FOR 2018, CHECK OUT THE 1ST OFFICAL FARMLANDS JERSEY see attached link.


May 5, 2018 
Cinco de Mayo Benefit Bike Ride and Walk  Saturday, 
All routes start and end at the Chester Valley Trail (Exton Trailhead)
220 Valley Creek Boulevard, Exton, PA 19341
Challenging 25 and 50-mile road rides for avid cyclists, plus a flat, paved trail option for more recreational riders.   40/person; $30 with student ID; Kids under 12 are Free ($10 additional on event day) 
All proceeds benefit the Pennsylvania Center for Adapted Sports which makes it possible for people with disabilities to enjoy the great sport of cycling---a ride for all, so that all may ride! This ride is a great way for cyclists to support other local cyclists with disabilities. We hope you will consider riding with us.


www.cincodemayoride.org.


May 6, 2018 TD 5 Boro Bike Tour

Registration starts today [1/9/2018]
https://www.bike.nyc/events/td-five-boro-bike-tour/


May 9
-12, 2018     POLICE UNITY TOUR

Ewing Twp officers will be participating this year and would like all interested to know the who, how, why and more about this fundraising and good will event. Each year a portion of the ride goes from NJ to Washington DC and celebrates local Law Enforcement and the de3dicated people who do the job.

Learn more and find ways to help Here:  http://policeunitytour.com/

7th Annual Delaware Gran Fondo & Governor’s Ride  Sunday, May 20, 2018

 Delaware’s premier ride features a scenic but challenging 100-kilometer ride through world-class tourist attractions, including a once-a-year opportunity to cycle through the spectacular grounds of Winterthur Museum & Gardens and Hagley Museum & Gardens. Two timed climbs with age-group prizes. Medals to all Gran Fondo finishers. Last year riders from 16 states and three countries participated. Part of Wilmington Grand Prix Weekend.

Other route options include Medio Fondo (50k);  Governor’s Ride (24k) Route options for all ability levels
http://www.wilmgrandprix.com/

Saturday May 19, 2018 @ 8:30 am
Amy’s Ride/Run/Walk Against Pancreatic Cancer

• 5k Run & 5k Walk
• 24- or 42-mile cycling event
• Optional hill challenge on the 42-mile event
• Quakertown PA ( Park at 4th, 4th & Mill Streets)
• $25 Early Bird; $30 after March 19; $35 Event Day
• Children 15 and under FREE
www.amysriderunwalk.com
• Festival atmosphere – DJ, Entertainment, Food, Raffle, Silent Auction, Fun, etc
• Medals/Prizes top finishers in age groups
• Timing by Pretzel City
• Flat route.  Closed  streets and paved park trails
• Afterwards – can walk a few blocks to large, juried outdoor arts festival; Arts Alive!


Velo-Valley Vistas Charity Ride – May 27

The Lehigh Wheelmen invite you to participate in the second annual Velo-Valley Vistas Charity Ride on Sunday May 27th.  A variety of routes from 25 to 104 miles will begin at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center velodrome and follow scenic roads to the beautiful Hawk Valley.  One hundred percent of net proceeds will be divided between two of our favorite cycling charities:  Community Bike Works and World Bicycle Relief.  Additional cycling opportunities will be offered on May 25th, 26th and 28th.  Visit http://tinyurl.com/lwa-vvv-details for details and links to registration.  7:00 am start/$45-$55



Farmland Ride Sunday June 10, 2018

Bicycle through Hunterdon County’s most picturesque farmlands and rolling hills. Three Picturesque and Scenic Rides:

15-mile, moderate rolling hills
• 30-mile, moderately-challenging
• 60-mile, challenging

Routes are marked and fully supported
• Rest stops with snacks, drinks, and fruit
• Enjoy an awesome lunch after the ride

Rides begin and end at the Flemington Jewish Community Center

Registration on day of ride opens at 7:00 a.m.

Click here to register!


June 10–14, 2018  Sojourn Series The Rail-trail Adventure of a Lifetime

 

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) sojourns are unforgettable adventures on some of America’s most spectacular rail-trails. Sojourns explore the majestic landscapes, charming communities and iconic sites of their host states in a truly immersive and exhilarating way: by bicycle. For riders of all ages and skill levels—from the young to the young at heart, aficionados to first-timers, families to freewheelers—these tours are where memories and bonds are made. 

Plus, sojourns are so much more than great rides! They’re powerful “trail-building tools” that highlight the tremendous impact of long-distance trail routes and connected networks. Each ride—and every rider—make a difference.

Be a part of this fun, incredible and impactful 5 Day trail ride by joining us on the 2018 Pennsylvania Sojourn!

 

https://www.railstotrails.org/experience-trails/sojourns/

Sunday, June 10, 2018 -  French Creek Iron Tour

 www.irontour.org
Scenic cycling through historic iron furnace territory to benefit open space preservation.  Seven courses:  11 - 100 miles.  Hilly.  Lunch, SAG and well-supplied rest stops included.


Princeton Ciclovia

June 12, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Free

The 3rd annual Princeton Ciclovia is a family friendly Open Streets event, which is being held on Quaker Road, between Province Line Road and Mercer Street.  The road will be closed to motor vehicles, and open for biking, walking, running, skating, and other activities. The Updike Farmhouse will be open for tours.  Parking is available at the Friends School.  Quaker Road is also accessible from Nassau Park Blvd, Province Line Road, and from the D&R Canal tow path.  The event is free and open to the public.

http://princetonnj.gov/bicycle.html


SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 2018

8TH ANNUAL LONG TRAIL CENTURY RIDE TO BENEFIT VERMONT ADAPTIVE SKI AND SPORTS

The Long Trail Century Ride is an event established through a partnership of Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports and title sponsor Long Trail Brewery in Bridgewater Corners, plus Killington Resort, the Lookout Tavern, and many local businesses in the Killington region. The goal of the annual event is to enjoy the beauty of Vermont through cycling all while raising funds for the state’s largest nonprofit organization committed to providing sports and recreation to people with disabilities.

This one-day event is held in a beautiful setting and even though it’s in Vermont, the hills are not very challenging.  Come for the ride and the celebration at the Long Trail Brewery, which follows and stay a few extra days to hike the mountains on the nearby Long Trail.  Contact Dave Speis –  therave@verizon.net for additional information

http://www.longtrailcenturyride.com/


SATURDAY, JULY 28, 2018 - 4TH ANNUAL SPELLBOUND CENTURY RIDE
The 4th annual Spellbound Century road bike event takes place in Burlington County, NJ where you ride along scenic roads by local horse farms and various terrains. It starts from Spellbound Brewing in historic Mount Holly, NJ. 
http://rancocasnaturecenter.org/spellbound-century.html

Doublecross – Delaware Doublecross Metric Century Saturday, July 7, 2018
Registration open from 7 am - 9 am
No Mass start—SAG support begins at 8 am
Rest stops and SAG support until 3 pm
Start/Finish at Smyrna High School
500 Duck Creek Parkway, Smyrna, DE 19977
Major Ride Director: Glenn Nichols doublecross@whiteclaybicycleclub.org
Two routes are provided, each 31 miles in length for a total of 62 miles.
This metric century ride is laid out in a figure eight pattern, beginning and ending at Smyrna High School, in Smyrna. First head east and enjoy a 31 mile loop taking you to Woodland Beach on the Delaware Bay, passing thru Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge and the fishing town of Leipsic, DE before you return to Smyrna to complete your 31 mile ride or enjoy a brief rest before departing for the second half of your metric century, heading west to Millington, MD. This 31 mile loop will take you through the Millington Wildlife Demonstration Area and the Blackiston Wildlife Area along the way back to the start in Smyrna. When you return to Smyrna you will have DOUBLECROSSED Delaware!

ShoreFire – Shorefire Imperial Century Saturday, August 25, 2018
Registration open from 7 am – 9 am  
No Mass start – SAG support begins at 8 am
Rest stops and SAG support until 5 pm  
Start/Finish at Middletown High School 120 Silver Lake Road, Middletown, DE 19709  Major

September 30, 2018

The Climb the Gunks for MS Gran Fondo is a fun and challenging event with the purpose of benefiting the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Every member of our team donates their time and energy to benefit those who suffer with MS. 100% of the net proceeds of this event will go to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Since this is the event’s inaugural year, the event will be limited to 250 cyclists.
In addition to the registration fee, all cyclists are requested to fundraiser or donate a minimum of $50 to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
This ride starts in Bloomingburg, NY and takes place on the Shawangunk Mountain Range. Referred to affectionately as the "Gunks," this region offers an experience of great variety and beauty. And challenging climbs!
There are 3 routes for this event: The Gran Fondo, the Medio Difficile Fondo and the Medio Fondo. There is no Piccolo (small) Fondo since the least difficult of these 3 routes averages 100’ per mile. There are no small or easy rides on the Shawangunk Mountain Range. To view all 3 routes:
https://rwgps-embeds.com/embeds?type=event&eventId=47919&title=Climb%20the%20Gunks%20for%20MS%20Gran%20Fondo&sampleGraph=true
Along the routes there will be fully stocked rest stop(s) with bathrooms and SAG vehicles. At the finish there will be a full meal and assorted beverages.
The Gran Fondo will have 5 timed sections. The longest segment is over 1800’ of climbing and 5.1 miles in length. The two Medio Fondos have timed section(s).
If interested, please go to our website for further info: http://climbthegunksformsgranfondo.org