Some Team Red members support fundraising rides in addition to the Tour de Cure and we post them here so members can get together for these rides. Ride with your Team Red or Red Rider kits in a show of force to promote our cause - the fight against diabetes.
Go here to join Team Red in the 2013 Lemon Ride!
We will arrange meeting places at the locations based on the response to this announcement, so please include the mileage you would like to ride when you reply!
The Lemon Ride Philadelphia is a cycling event benefiting Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) and the fight against childhood cancer.
Taking place in Doylestown, PA, the event invites cyclists of all calibers to contribute to the battle against childhood cancer. New for 2013, the Lemon Ride offers four different course ranging from a four mile Family Fun Ride to a 63 mile ride (a metric century) for more experienced cyclists. All routes start and finish at Central Bucks West High School.
Visit the ALSF: The Lemon Ride for full details and to register
When selecting your route length, please keep in mind that the Lemon Ride officially ends at 3:00 pm on July 21. Any rider who is still on the road at 3:00 pm will be offered a ride in a support car back to the finish line. Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation is released of any liability for any rider who chooses to remain on the road after 3:00 pm.
4 Mile Family Fun Ride
A Family Fun Ride for cyclists of all ages and abilities! Joining in the fun, the Mavericks Motorcycle Club will ride their motorcycles at the front and back of the cycling group to keep everyone safe.
Start time: 10:15 am Suggested time for completion: 30-40 minutes
12 Mile Route
A relatively flat relaxing ride looping around the beautiful Peace Valley Park. Perfect for the casual rider.
Start time: 10:00 am Suggested time for completion: 1 hour
35 Mile Route
This route offers a bit more challenge for “weekend warriors” and those looking to take in more of the Bucks County scenery. The ride has nice combination of flat roads, rolling hills and a small climb or two.
Start time: 9:15 am Suggested time for completion: 2 to 2.5 hours
63 Mile Route - Metric Century
For the more serious rider, this 100 km route takes in flat roads, rolling hills and more challenging climbs and offers some breathtaking views. The route winds past quaint areas such as historic Carversville, a covered bridge, the Delaware River and other points of interest in Bucks County.
Start time: 8:30 am Suggested time for completion: about 4 hours
Registration is OPEN. The registration fee per rider is $70 for adults, $35 for children under 12. For $150, you can register and purchase a cycling jersey. Registration includes a limited edition Lemon Ride water bottle and lunch.
See above Start Times for all the distance options available! There are 4 options so find the one thats right for you!
Lunch, snacks and a limited edition Lemon Ride Specialized “Purist” water bottle are provided. Entertainment at the start and finish line provided by The Party Authority will round out the fun, and SAG support and rest stops will be provided by Bike Works Doylestown, SRAM, and Guy’s Bicycles to support cyclists throughout the day. The opportunity to fundraise prior to the event is available and prizes will be awarded to top individual and team fundraisers.
The bike tour is viewed not as a race, but instead as a ride to encourage participation from all ability levels. Childhood cancer heroes and their families are in attendance to provide inspiration and to signify the vital importance of raising funds and awareness for the disease .