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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. 
 
-------------RIDES ARE LISTED IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER-----------

 

New Holland​  Bicycle Race - April 18, 2020

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

 

Quad County Metric - May 16, 2020

Our 20th anniversary event! Start from scenic Green Lane Park in rural western Montgomery County, and ride 26-67 mi in low-traffic sections of Montgomery, Bucks, Berks and Lehigh Counties. Or ride the new gravel route (distance TBD). Registration includes free lunch with vegetarian options. Rest stops have a large assortment of home-baked snacks. Register by April 12th and receive a discount and a free 20th anniversary drawstring backpack. Low-cost overnight camping is available at the start location. Suburban Cyclists Unlimited (SCU) http://RideTheQuad.com/

 

 

Tour De Lebanon Valley - June 13, 2020

Includes a beautiful metric century (62 miles), a rolling mid-distance and a fun filled family ride (6 miles).  The metric century and mid-distance routes cover rolling terrain with moderate elevation change. The family ride takes place on the Lebanon Valley Rail Trail. Supports the Lebanon Valley Bicycle Coalition, the Lebanon Valley Conservancy and the Community Health Council of Lebanon County.   More information www.tourdelebanonvalley.com

French Creek Iron Tour - June 14, 2020

Join over 1,000 riders for scenic cycling through Iron Furnace country and have a blast! 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”. Introduced last year, the Gravel Grinder! This 70 mile ride includes the best scenic gravel, roads, and trails in the area. With courses ranging from 11 to 100 miles, there’s a ride for everyone.  more info

 

 

New Holland​  Bicycle Race - July 11, 2020

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 8, 2020

TThis 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

 

 

45th Annual Brandywine Bike Tour - Sunday, August 30, 2020

Delaware Valley Bicycle Club invites you to enjoy this fully supported tour of magnificent Chester County thoroughbred horse farm county. Longer routes venture into pristine Amish farm country of Lancaster County. Ride all-paved roads through gently rolling/hilly terrain. New this year: 18-mile guided ride, perfect for novices, plus a 37 mile route. Back by popular demand: 24, 50, 62, 85, and 100 mile routes! Start/finish: Patton Middle School, Kennett Square, PA 19348. Proceeds after Club expenses support a variety of bicycling advocacy organizations. For more information: DVBC.org  

 

 

Adamstown Dirty Dozen Hill Climb - October 3, 2020

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% grade.
There are 17 timed hills. Cash prizes. Free craft beer tasting and pizza after the

event.  more info

 

New Holland​  Bicycle Race - October 10, 2020

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