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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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Delaware Doublecross Metric Century - July 7, 2018


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..
  Details & registration 

 

New Holland​  Bicycle Race - July 14, 2018

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

 

2018 Chocolate Tour - August 4, 2018

The annual Chocolate Tour supports cancer research at Penn State University. Events include 5k or 10k Walk,  5k or 10k Running Race, and the Briova Rx Cycling Events:  10 family fun ride, 30 mile, 50 Mile, 75 mile, 100 Mile.  more info

 

Cycle Massachusetts:  August 4-10, 2018

If you’re thinking of a cycling vacation this August, do check out the Cycle Massachusetts State Bike Tour. It will take you on some of the great riding routes that Massachusetts has to offer and is known as The Friendliest Ride in the East! more info

 

The Nightmare Tour - August 11, 2018

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 11, 2018

Join Friend, Inc. Community Services for the 9th 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

 

Shorefire Imperial Century - August 25, 2018


Routes ranging from 35-100 miles, following lesser-traveled back roads through flat to rolling terrain.  Routes interface, so you have options to increase or decrease your mileage during your ride depending on your goals for the day...
  Details & registration 

 

 

43rd Annual Brandywine Tour -  August 26, 2018

Delaware Valley Bicycle Club's Brandywine Tour starts in Kennett Square, PA, and meanders through gorgeous western Chester County. Rolling to hilly terrain. Several route options available. The 80 and 100 mile routes ride through pristine Amish farm country in Lancaster County.  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

 

Three Creek Century - September 16, 2018

The Three Creek Century is noted for it’s great food, including homemade soup and thousands of fresh baked cookies! Route choices include 25, 50, 75 and 100 miles plus the option to ride 18 miles on the lovely, traffic-free Cumberland Valley Rail Trail.   more info

 

Savage Imperial Century - September 29, 2018


Select a route – 40, 60, 75 or 100 miles – and enjoy one of the premier rides in the mid-Atlantic region.   Attack the major hills and climbs on the 75– and 100-miles routes or stick to the shorter 40– and 60-mile loops.
  Details & registration 

 

Adamstown Dirty Dozen Hill Climb - October 6, 2018

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

 

New Holland​  Bicycle Race - October 13, 2018

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, and an 82 mile loop for those who want more miles, and more climbing!  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

 

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