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On Sept. 7th, 2019 the Sourland Spectacular offers challenging routes for serious cyclists, as well as shorter alternatives for more casual bikers.  Routes of 26 to 63 miles are planned, all of which include climbing, as the Sourland Mountain is beautiful, but not flat. All rides are on paved roads. Rest stops with food, water and facilities are along the way. A Spectacular lunch with dessert is served at the end of the ride. The routes begin and end at the Otto Kaufman Community Center on Skillman Road in Skillman.  All parking will be across the street, in the front of Montgomery High School.

Proceeds will benefit the Sourland Conservancy, a non-profit organization working to protect the ecological integrity, historical resources and special character of the Sourland Mountain region.

Join theEwing Recreation Department  and the Ewing Green Team‘sBike Advocacy Group, a contingent of citizen volunteers interested in promoting a more bikeable Ewing, for our Annual Bike Tour of Ewing on Saturday, September 21st.   The event is being held in conjunction with Ewing’s Community Fest and riders will depart from Campus Town and traverse the Ewing Community.   This year’s ride is being run to support HomeFront.

Pre-registration is required to guarantee a tee-shirt.  The cost is $20 (for registrations received prior to September 14th) to cover the cost of tee-shirts.  Registrations received after the 14th cost $25.  We will attempt to provide tee-shirts for late registrants but they may not be received in time for the ride.  So plan to join us at our Annual Bike Tour of Ewing, as we promote healthy lifestyles, raise awareness of bicycle safety and promote a more bikeable Ewing.  For adults ages 18 and up only. More info Here.

2019 CF Cycle For Life collage
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is hosting their 9th annual CF Cycle for Life and looking for new riders to join them on September, 28 in Hazlet, NJ!

The CF Cycle for Life is a fully-supported ride with two route options to choose from. Our 30- mile route is perfect for any skill level, while our 60-mile route is for those who like more of a challenge. Enjoy a continental breakfast, then hop on your bike to ride. Both the 30 and 60-mile routes feature fully stocked rest stops, bike mechanics for bicycle maintenance and repair, ride marshals to cheer you along the way and support vehicles to help you complete the ride. Take part in the post ride celebration where you will enjoy a delicious hot buffet, beverages, and camaraderie.

A $35 registration fee will be waived for members of this cycling group by using the code CURECF during the month of July. The Greater New Jersey CF Cycle for Life is a pledge-based event. All registered cyclists are required to meet a minimum fundraising total of $200 and will receive a commemorative long sleeve event t-shirt for their efforts, at the event. Participants who raise $750 will earn the official 2019 CF Cycle for Life Jersey.

More info and to register, click here.

The Main Line Animal Rescue 4th annual Gran Fondo Cycling Event presented by Audi West Chester is gearing up to hit the country roads of Chester County on Saturday, October 5th 2019. This renown cycling event provides the community with a great day at the farm, bringing together cyclists of all skill levels and their families from near and far to enjoy a picturesque ride through the Chester County countryside. The ride starts and finishes at Pickering Meade Farm and concludes with a fabulous after-party featuring a beer garden, food, raffles, awards ceremony, a live band, adoptable animals, and more.

Please join the Central Bucks  Bike Club for the 2019 Covered Bridges Ride.  The ride will be held rain or shine on October 13, 2019 at Tinicum Park, Erwinna, PA.  Riders may choose from 20 and 34 mile family-friendly rides and 35, 50 or 63 miles for challenging and hilly rides.  Routes are marked and fully supported. Well-stocked rest stops offer snacks, baked goods, and fresh fruit. After the ride, enjoy our hearty Grand Finale lunch.  More information is available at

Members of area bike clubs are eligible for a discount when registering online by using the code 2019CBRFRIEND.  This is in addition to discounts offered for registering early!

Lake Loop 2019 offers participants bike, run and paddle challenges on Sunday, October 13 at Hopatcong State Park. Lake Loop is an and-or-athon, a fun athletic endeavor consisting of three different events; where you can choose to participate in one, two, or all three. The day’s events include three scenic bike routes around Lake Hopatcong. Cyclists can choose a 20-, 40- or 62-mile course. There will also be a 5K or a 1.5-mile trail run, as well as a 2.5-mile paddle course. Kayaks, canoes and paddle boards are available to rent. Come challenge yourself and then relax while enjoying great local food, a beer tent, live entertainment and more! More information and registration at Lakeloop.Org 

See their web page for information about the three-day cycling event, which includes accommodations, breakfasts, a Saturday evening dinner, rides of distances from 15-75 miles (and cue sheets if you'd rather ride on your own), attractions for non-cyclist guests, and more.

2019 Ride for Inclusion

October 26, 2019
Skillman Park, Skillman, NJ

This inaugural event is a fully supported SAG ride with police officers along the routes for your safety.

Choose between a 15, 30, or 50 mile ride to raise money and awareness for Special Olympics New Jersey, while taking on the rolling hills and enjoying the scenery of Mercer, Middlesex, and Somerset Counties.

Each rider must raise $100 to participate. All cyclists will receive a long sleeve t-shirt and finisher medal.

See info about routes and swag on their site.

Artisans . Activists . Alternatives

2019 Philly Bike Expo

Nov. 2 & 3

Please patronize our PFW Sponsors. Clicking on the ad will bring you to their site:

7 Route 31
Pennington, NJ 08534
Mon-Fri 10-6
Sat 930-430
Sun 12-4

Sourland Cycles
53 E Broad St
Hopewell, NJ 08525
Sun: 11am - 4pm
Mon: Closed
Tue, Wed, Fri: 10am - 7pm
Thu: 10am - 8pm
Sat: 9am - 5pm

Halter's Cycles
1325 US 206
Skillman, NJ 08558
Mon-Fri 11-7
Sat 10-5
Sun 12-4

V5 Cycles
140 Rt. 31
Flemington, NJ 08822
(908) 824-7881
Mon 11-5
Tues 11-7
Thurs 11-7
Fri 11-5
Sat 10-6
Sun 11-5

-=2019 Event Sponsors=-

1147 Route 601
Skillman, NJ

Two locations:
Princeton North Shopping Center
1225 State Rd
Princeton, NJ 08540
Phone: (609) 683-7888

Princeton Fitness & Wellness at Plainsboro
7 Plainsboro Road
Plainsboro Township, NJ 08536
Phone: (609) 799-7777