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The following rides are listed as a courtesy to other organizations, and except where noted are not connected to the Lehigh Wheelmen Association.

NOTE: Always check the event sponsor's website before the event to verify registration requirements, event date, start times and locations.  LWA is not responsible for changes made to event information after it has been published here.

If you know of a ride that you think might be of interest to the LWA members and would like it to be included here, please contact the website manager.
 
Details of these rides can be viewed and accessed through links in the short descriptions below. 
 
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The Nightmare Tour - August 12, 2017

This event goes around the perimeter of Lancaster County in one day. Miles: 111, 177, 200, 225 & 24hr.   8900- 22,000 ft
of climb. A MUST for the serious cyclist.
  more info

Brake the Cycle of Poverty - August 12, 2017

Join Friend, Inc. Community Services on August 12, 2017 for the 8th annual “Brake the Cycle of Poverty”—a benefit bike ride from 8 AM-2 PM at Saucony Creek Brewing Company, 15032 Kutztown Road, Kutztown PA. Cost includes a sandwich from their Gastropub and a 10-oz beer (21 and older) upon completion of your ride! Choose from 10, 25, 40 or 62 mile routes.    more info

 

42nd Annual Brandywine Tour -  August 27, 2017

Delaware Valley Bicycle Club invites you to enjoy the 42nd Annual Brandywine Tour. Five routes: 40, 50, 60, 80, and 100 miles. Breathtakingly beautiful scenery in historic western Chester County on low-traffic roads. Longer routes travel into Lancaster County Amish farmland. Rolling to hilly terrain.  more info 

 

 

Lancaster Covered Bridge Classic - August 20, 2017

The Lancaster Covered Bridge Classic (formerly Covered Bridge Metric Century) offers beautiful routes of 100 miles, 62 miles, 31 miles, and 15 miles. The 100 mile route option, which offers challenging climbing, is new for 2017. Proceeds from the ride benefit the Lancaster Bicycle Club’s grant program which has donated over $275,000 for bike-related initiatives and covered bridge preservation since 1999.  more info

King's Gap Time Trial - September 9, 2017

NOT a sanctioned USA Cycling Race event. All profits go to the Friends of Kings Gap, a non-profit group of dedicated volunteers who support, protect and enhance Kings Gap State Park. Local cyclists have the luxury of enjoying this 3.5 mile climb and the rewarding downhill which is one of the most beautiful and popular in the area. Participating in the time trial is a great way to say thank you to this very special group of individuals as well as the staff of Kings Gap State Park.    more info

 

12th Annual Urban Farm Bike Ride - September 9, 2017

Farms throughout Philadelphia are opening their gates for cyclists as they pedal through the city in celebration of urban agriculture as part of the Urban Farm Bike Ride (UFBR). We begin and end at Philadelphia Brewing Company (PBC). We start the day off right with healthy trail mix and iced coffee supplied by Equal Exchange, and end it with a beer and pizza party, thanks to PBC and local pizza shops! Ticket includes tour, t-shirt, snacks/water along the route, and after party beer and pizza! Join us as we celebrate Philadelphia’s thriving farm ecosystem!   more info

Amish County Bike Tour - September 9, 2017

The 31st annual Amish Country Bike Tour presented by WSFS Bank will be Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, with registration from 7-10 a.m. Cyclists can choose up to five different loops: 15, 25, 50, 62 or 100 miles. All of the loops start and stop at Legislative Mall, downtown Dover.    more info

 

Three Creek Century - September 17, 2017

Harrisburg Bicycle Club’s Three Creek Century will be held at the Penn Township Fire Department Complex, 1750 Pine Road, Newville PA on Sunday, Sept. 17. Early bird registration is only $25 for this fully supported and enjoyable event. Route options include 25, 50, 75 and 100 miles plus the option to ride 18 miles on the beautiful and traffic-free Cumberland Valley Rail Trail.    more info

Game-day Metric Tour - September 23, 2017

GameDay Metric Tour is a charity bike raising funds to provide academic scholarships to incoming college students. Features 30 and 62-mile routes  Stretch those legs while you wait for the Penn/Lllehigh game!   more info

 

Adamstown Dirty Dozen Hill Climb - October 7, 2017

This ride is around Berks & Lebanon County. 63 miles, 8700 ft of climb.
12-20% sloped hills. 13+ timed hills. 1st, 2nd, 3rd Cash Prizes
. more info

 

PDD500 Ride for Parkinson's - October 14, 2017

Join the 6th Annual PD500 as we help end the challenge of Parkinson’s. Road cyclists have a choice of three rides, with the 16-miler, the 45-miler, & the Metric Century.  This ride is recommended for the experienced rider comfortable with extreme hill climbs covering over 4,800 feet of vertical gain.)     more info

 

New Holland​  Bicycle Race - October 14, 2017

A 50+ mile open road course starting and ending at the Community Memorial Park in the Borough of  New Holland. We also have a  30 mile loop for the intermediate cyclist which has big rolling hills with one good climb and a downhill coast back to the Community Park.  more info

 

Central Bucks Bicycle Club’s Annual Covered Bridges Ride - October 15, 2017

Choose from five gorgeous rides: flat, family-friendly 20 and 30 mile rides (suitable for wider-tire bikes) and challenging, hilly 33, 50 or 63 mile rides (road bikes recommended).  Well-stocked rest stops offer snacks, baked goods, and fresh fruit. Enjoy our hearty Grand Finale lunch at the end.  more info