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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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 New Holland​  Bicycle Race - April 16, 2022

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

 

 Amy's Ride/Run/Walk Against Pancreatic Cancer - May 21, 2022

42 mile Ride, 24 mile Rid, 5k Run & 5k Walk. 

With four event options, there’s something for everyone in the family, including “Fido”! Run prizes and medals for age categories and King & Queen of the Mountain for winners of the climb on the 42-mile bike ride. 

Afterwards, stroll a few short blocks to take in the Upper Bucks County “Arts Alive!” festival in downtown historic Quakertown. This juried arts festival runs from 10-4 that day.  more info

 

 Delaware Valley Bike Club’s Bonkers Tour – May 22, 2022

Sunday May 22, DVBC’s Bonkers Tour returns!  15, 35, or 50 mile routes leaving Media Pa. through the best of Delaware County’s rolling terrain and hills with food stops and SAG support. Pre-registration required.     more info

 

Tour De Lebanon Valley - June 11, 2022

Ride Options: Metric Century,  26 mile “mid distance”, and a 6 mi family (rail trail). Proceeds benefit:  Lebanon Valley Conservancy, Lebanon bicycle Coalition, Community Health council of Lebanon, and Bicycle Recycle
 

The Metric and mid distance rides winds through rolling countryside, beautiful farmlands, forests, and historic sites. Both include moderate elevation changes. Check links from the maps on our website for actual elevation profiles. There are three rest stops on the metric and one on the mid distance. The family ride takes place on the Lebanon Valley Rail Trail.

There will be food, beverages, and music following the rides!     Full details at:  tourdelebanonvalley.com  

 

French Creek Iron Tour - June 12, 2022 

Join over 1,000 riders for scenic cycling through Iron Furnace country and have a blast! With seven road courses ranging from 11 to 100 miles and even a Gravel Grinder, there’s a ride for everyone! Introduced in 2019, the 70-mile Gravel Grinder includes the most scenic gravel roads and trails in the area.  

French & Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust preserves, protects and connects people to the land in northern Chester County where iron blast furnaces and forges served as cornerstones of industry in colonial Pennsylvania – hence, “Iron Tour”.  When you ride in the Iron Tour, you have a direct impact on the preservation of the pristine countryside that surrounds you. Since 1967, French & Pickering has protected over 13,000 acres in northern Chester County.     

  Information and registration at www.irontour.org

 

 New Holland​  Bicycle Race - July 9, 2022

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

 

The Nightmare Tour - August 6, 2022

This ride goes around the perimeter of scenic Lancaster and part of Berks counties
IN ONE DAY. The ride distances are 111, 177, 200, 225 and 24 hrs. with 8900 to
22,000 ft of climb. The Mother of them all. A MUST for the serious cyclist.
Register at the website more than a week in advance. No day of registration.
  more info

 

Brake the Cycle of Poverty - August 13, 2022

Join us on August 13, 2022 for the 13th annual “Brake the Cycle of Poverty”—a benefit bike ride for all ages and abilities. Launching from the Rickenbach Learning Center, Kutztown University, College Boulevard, Kutztown, PA.

Choose from 10, 25, 40, or 62-mile routes. We have SAG support, well-marked roads, GPS and paper cue sheets, food, medical massage therapist, beer, music, vendors, and more!   more info

 

 46th Annual Brandywine Valley Tour – August 28, 2022

Delaware Valley Bicycle Club is pleased to offer our fully supported, Brandywine Valley Tour featuring covered bridges, picturesque villages, and amazing vistas!  Enjoy any of six gorgeous routes with 5+ rest stops serving varied menus including vegan/vegetarian and gluten-free options on request.

Ride options are an18 mi. guided group ride, 35 & 50 mi. for more experienced individual riders, longer 65 & 100 mi rides that  add the Lancaster County horse and buggy experience. New this year is a 55 mi Combo Gravel/Road for cross style bikes. Pre-registration for all rides is required. more info  

 

Adamstown Dirty Dozen Hill Climb - October 1, 2022

Location: Reinholds, PA 17569 (Berks County, South of Reading, Pa)

This event is 72 miles long with 10,600 ft. of climb.  Hill slopes of 13% to 20%
with great descents. If you love hills this will be a ride for 2022.  more info
 

New Holland​  Bicycle Race - October 8, 2022

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