Local and Regional Events

Circuit Trails World Record Attempt Saturday, April 8, 2017
2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m. Penn Treaty Park

1301 N Beach St, Philadelphia, PA 19125

To celebrate the start of trail season we will attempt to break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the longest fist-bump relay. The current record stands at 300 participants, so grab your friends and help us hit 301!

People of all ages are encouraged to participate and be entered to win cool prizes like a Fuji bike.

circuittrails.org/openingday

28th Annual Tour de Franklin Sunday, April 30, 2017

The Franklin Food Bank’s annual Tour de Franklin Charity Bike Ride is traditionally held in April and is one of the first bike rides of the season.   This year is no exception, with the Tour scheduled for Sunday, April 30, 2017, in Somerset, NJ.  This year is the Tour de Franklin’s 28th year, and it has grown into a community tradition.  Every April, the event kicks off the riding season for many avid cyclists, signals Spring for the Franklin community, and provides an opportunity for everyone to help neighbors and fight local hunger

franklinfoodbank.org/28th-annual-tour-de-franklin/

The Tour de Scranton 14 April 30th, 2017 A noncompetitive Bike Event for riders of all ages and abilities. It is an exciting ride through the scenic Lackawanna River Valley and Mountains. Funds raised go directly to helping young people obtain treatment and support for drug and alcohol addiction. Ride 4,15,32,46 or 65 miles on road or river trails.

Refer to our web site for additional info. www.tourdescranton.com
Cinco de Mayo Benefit Bike Ride and Walk May 7

All proceeds benefit the Pennsylvania Center for Adapted Sports which makes it possible for people with disabilities to enjoy the great sport of cycling—a ride for all, so that all may ride!  Challenging 25 and 50-mile road rides for avid cyclists, plus a flat, paved trail option for more recreational riders. Fees: $40/person; $30 with student ID; Kids under 12 are Free ($10 additional on event day)

www.cincodemayoride.org

BCP’s annual Spring-n2-Cycling Weekend May 5-7, 2017

Ride in scenic Danville, PA, in the Susquehanna Valley, Two nights  -Tour packets with cue sheets & maps, Group rides with leaders, Friday & Saturday dinners, Saturday & Sunday breakfasts,Sandwiches and snacks to take with you on rides, Spring Fling festival,  Parties, snacks, SAG, & more.

Plenty of sightseeing and local attractions for non-cyclist family members, also.

http://phillybikeclub.org/newbcp/events/SpringFling2017 /springfling.htm

33rd Annual Farmlands Tour  May 6, 2017 
This family-friendly event hosted by Central Jersey Bicycle Club 
has marked routes in a variety of distances, from a leisurely 
18,25,35 mile jaunt to the ambitious 50 mile, metric (62.5 miles) 
and century (100 miles) Pre-registration includes an event T-Shirt 
and Water Bottle thru Midnight March 16th $35.00 Children under 18,
  $10.00 March 17th thru  Midnight April 21th $45.00Children 
under 18,  $10.00 Day of registration will be $45.00 with no 
T-Shirt Children under 18,  $10.00 with no T-Shirt $8.00 Box Lunch 
will be available for pre-registration only  CJBC will be accepting 
most major cards for day of registration.

https://commuserui-vip.aw.active.com/click/1/206812101/e88b96a2-b7bf-4fa1-9622-6a8ff2564536/FC3A6BFC-7E8F-4E42-8C01-A462DA35BF63/

9th annual Six Pillars Century Blackwater Tour May 6, 2017

Located on the beautiful Eastern Shore of Maryland benefits Character Counts Mid Shore, Inc.  We draw about 1300 participants each year, with both casual and hard core riders.  Group discount available 

http://www.6pillarscentury.org. Register at http://www.active.com.  Just search for “Six Pillars Century”.

Cinco de Mayo Benefit Bike Ride and Walk May 07, 2017
All proceeds benefit the Pennsylvania Center for Adapted Sports 
which makes it possible for people with disabilities to enjoy the 
great sport of cycling---a ride for all, so that all may ride!
Registration opens at 7:30 am   •Challenging 25 and 50-mile road 
rides for avid cyclists, plus  a flat, paved trail option for more 
recreational riders. •Fees: $40/person; $30 with student ID; 
Kids under 12 are Free  ($10 additional on event day)
www.cincodemayoride.org

Brooklyn Bike Jumble  May 13
Used Bicycle and Bicycle Accessories Flea Market Returns to Park Slope  September 9, 2017
Come to the Jumble and get your own bike!
WHAT: New York’s only bicycle flea market returns to Park Slope, Brooklyn. Find a used or new bike for the upcoming season, bike accessories and more!
The Brooklyn Bike Jumble is a bicycle flea market where you can buy new and used bicycles, bicycle accessories, bicycle collectibles, clothing and other bicycle treasures. Bike prices start around $50 and go up from there. Times up! and Recycle a Bike and other bicycle non-profits will be there to help you test ride bikes before you buy! No bait and switch! No Craigslist sketchiness!

http://www.nybikejumble.com/


Team NPF Cycle in New Jersey 2017! May 20, 2017

Register. Start a team. Raise critical funds. Have a wheel good time!

Routes: 10, 30, and 62 miles Registration Fee: $25
Fundraising Minimum: $200 (Kids 12 and under are not subject to the $200 fundraising minimum.)  Contact: Chris Polansky Email: cpolansky@psoriasis.org 

http://npf.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=659

Amy’s Ride/Run/Walk May 20

 rain or shine Route Distances:  24 or 42 mile (Optional Ghost Mountain Challenge) Designed to appeal to individuals and families ranging from casual and recreational walkers/runners/cyclists to avid runners and cyclists. Registration open!
http://www.amysriderunwalk.com/

Bike MS: Coast the Coast May 20-21

Taking you from Monmouth University to Cape May, the ride will welcome more than 1,300 cyclists and will offer a one or two-day cycling adventure. Cyclists will pedal the Jersey Shore with the 25, 50, 85 or two-day 170- mile route options, while enjoying coastal views and seaside towns.
The ride will help drive research forward faster while delivering programs and services to those who face the challenges of MS every day.

http://main.nationalmssociety.org/site/TR/Bike/NJMBikeEvents?pg=entry&fr_id=28897

 

Genice Armstrong Memorial Bike Ride for Adoption & Foster Children May 21, 2017

Genice Armstrong Memorial Bike Ride for Foster Care & Adoption Awareness

 

2017 Velo-Valley Vistas Charity Ride  May 28th, 2017

The Lehigh Wheelmen invite you to participate in the new Velo-Valley Vistas Charity Ride on Sunday .  A variety of routes 40 to 100 mi begin at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center velodrome and follow scenic roads to the beautiful Hawk Valley.  One hundred percent of net proceeds will be divided between  Community Bike Works and World Bicycle Relief.  Additional cycling opportunities will be offered on May 26th, 27th and 29th.  $45-$55

http://tinyurl.com/lwa-vvv-details

 

Got the winter blues?  Sign up for the refreshing spring Bike Ride for Amy that is 10 years strong!  This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Bike Ride for Amy!  It’s not a race – it’s a fun-filled and enjoyable bike ride to raise support for a wonderful cause – to make early detection of breast cancer accessible to all women in central NJ.

Info here

 

Rides for all abilities. Fully supported with SAGs, rest stops, and buffet lunch.

Choose from a 10, 25, 35, 50, 65 or 100 mile tour. The 10-mile novice and family tour and the 100 mile tour are redesigned. Lots of newly paved roads.   

http://rambleride.org/

 

THE Ride for Mental Health    June 24 & 25

One of the only charity rides in the country where the proceeds go to benefit mental health.  Rides of 25, 50 and 100 miles are available both days.  Registration is $100, with a $1,000 fundraising minimum. Riders will also be treated to a catered dinner on Saturday night at a spectacular setting inside of the Mohonk Preserve.  The proceeds will be donated to McLean Hospital for education, research and treatment of mental illness and help erase the stigma associated with mental illness.  Help make our first year a great success.  call or write our founder, Mac Dorris  (212) 698-3519  macd@ericsride.org.

www.ericsride.org

 

Ride Vermont’s Premier multi-day Challenge August 17-20, 2017

The Vermont Challenge is comprised of four glorious days of riding with riders from across the U.S. and Canada. Come ride through the picturesque countryside, covered bridges, river valleys and historic villages of south and central Vermont.

The Vermont Challenge offers a terrific split:  2-day “Valley” & 2-day “Mountain” Challenges. Two amazing experiences for you to choose from Ride all 4-days for the best experience at a fraction of packaged tour prices.  For more info Email infoguy@princetonfreewheelers.com or go to www.vtchallenge.com/

Pedal to Preserve 2017 June 3, 2017
Garden Spot Village New Holland, PA 17557 Rolling departures on your own, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. for all three rides (6, 20, and 51 mile). All riders must depart by 9 a.m.  Pre-registration – $40, Day of $50,  Preservation Partner – $60 kdickerson@lancasterfarmlandtrust.org

http://www.lancasterfarmlandtrust.org/PedaltoPreserve/index.html

The Lancaster Covered Bridge Classic August 20, 2017
(formerly Covered Bridge Metric Century) Beautiful routes of 100, 62, 31 & 15 mi. The 100 mile route option, which offers challenging climbing, is new for 2017. Each route traverses through covered bridges and past Amish farms. 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. Register at https://www.bikereg.com/lcbc

Brooklyn Bike Jumble  September 9
Used Bicycle and Bicycle Accessories Flea Market Returns to Park Slope
Come to the Jumble and get your own bike!
WHAT: New York’s only bicycle flea market returns to Park Slope, Brooklyn. Find a used or new bike for the upcoming season, bike accessories and more!
The Brooklyn Bike Jumble is a bicycle flea market where you can buy new and used bicycles, bicycle accessories, bicycle collectibles, clothing and other bicycle treasures. Bike prices start around $50 and go up from there. Times up! and Recycle a Bike and other bicycle non-profits will be there to help you test ride bikes before you buy! No bait and switch! No Craigslist sketchiness!

http://www.nybikejumble.com/

2017 Escape New York Ride September 16, 2017

New York Cycle Club  –  Register before May 31 for only $45 by clicking on the link below:

https://nycc.org/eny2017

 

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