Blue Flower

To renew a current LWA membership and pay with a check, do the following:

  1. Mail your check to L.W.A. , P.O. Box 140, Trexlertown, PA 18087-0140.  $15 for an individual membership, $25 for a family membership, check made out to “Lehigh Wheelmen Association”.

  2. Do not include any comments with your check that require a reply.  Instead, include comments in your email (#3).  Do not include a SASE. 

  3. Email the Membership Administrators to notify them that your check is in the mail.  Use, this link to generate the message, and please include your name and address in the body of the email.

  4. When your payment is received, your membership will be extended by one year, and you will receive confirmation from the Membership Administrators. 




    Doran Photo

Photo by Bert Mukkulainen


Join us for our third annual LWA Photo Contest. We've seen some amazing photos taken by Lehigh Wheelmen Association Members on their solo and small group social-distanced rides. The LWA Photo Contest offers a way to share those images with awards given for the best shots. The rules are simple:
  • Photos must have been taken in 2022
  • Photos must have been taken on a greater Lehigh Valley bike ride or during an LWA-sanctioned event (e.g. Eastern Shore Weekend)
  • Those entering the contest must be LWA members (not a member; not a problem--join LWA at
  • This year we’ll have two categories:
  •    Cycling Photos—must include bike or bike and rider
       Scenics—highlighting the beauty of the Lehigh Valley
  • Riders/Photographers may submit up to 5 of their favorite images in each category via email to  
  • Images must be submitted by 9/9/22 (note new date).

Images will be judged by Dan's Camera, last year’s winner Bert Mukkulainen and Morning Call Photographer Rick Kintzel. A $50 Dan's gift card will be given for the 1st place image in each category, $30 for 2nd place and $20 for third. Winners and honorable-mention photos will be posted for viewing.

If you received LWA clothing that does not fit you, please contact our "apparel matchmaker", Kathy Crampton, and she will list your items at the following location, and in the newsletter.

Conversely, if you are interested in any of the listed items, contact Kathy, and she will put you in touch with the person who listed them.


      Announcing 2022

Donut Derby Raffle Prizes! 

Watch for more prizes to be posted soon! Or check them out on our Facebook Page! 

 Several Fitness Central $25 gift cards


What a great prize for our Donut Derby Raffle! 
Gran Fondo Hincapie has donated one GOLD VIP 2023 Lehigh Valley Registration, valued at $1000! Package includes registration, jersey, bib shorts, vest, socks, arm and knee warmers and gloves, Saturday VIP parking and breakfast, priority staging at the Start, post ride massage, and lunch!
Link to the Gran Fondo event:


Choice of LWA Water Bottle


2 Beautiful Pillows Made by Nancy Sheffield 

Medium Sized Duffel Bag Donated by Donegal Insurance 

Fused glass dish, food safe 4x11". For decoration, or as a candy plate or small serving platter. Made by Debbie Zvanut.

Choice of one of two custom wreaths made from recycled bike wheels,

courtesy Blooming Wheels.

Neck gaiter/buff from Lisa Schwartz

Bottle of wine from Stony Run


Two copies of this wildlife print available. Size 19x25"

Seven lucky winners will receive one of these $10 gift cards to either Panera or Starbucks. Pair of socks included! Thank to Roberta and Dave Kates

Donut cycling cap, courtesy Rob Smith 




Ride so Others May Ride


World Bicycle Relief is mobilizing people through the Power of Bicycles. With six assembly facilities, WBR is empowering people across Africa. So far WBR has provided bikes in Angola, Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Specially designed, locally assembled bicycles are provided to entrepreneurs, healthcare workers and students across rural Africa through sustainable work-to-own and study-to-own programs. WBR also trains field mechanics to ensure access to maintenance and spare parts.  To date the Lehigh Wheelmen and LWA members have donated 80 bicycles to WBR.