- Bike Struble, Uwchlan Trails and East Branch of Brandywine
This will be a great ride for those in the group that prefer shorter rides. The ride will take about 1.5 hours. The Struble Trail cuts through pleasant wooded areas. The Uwchlan Trail also is wooded and leads to a residential section. Both trails are really beautiful. We can do a short street ride to access the Brandywine Trail for a longer ride and exploring that trail. Just like last November, we will meet in the parking lot of the Green Street Grill. We noticed last time that there is a trail parking area across the street. Some us can also park there. For those interested we can eat at a great pizza shop near trail head parking. Note a few minor little hills!!
- C Trail Ride- Columbia River RT -22F- 11-13 MPH)
Sunrise Ride Meet at Columbia Crossing River Trail Center to ride the River Trail approximately 22 miles C pace. For those who are interested a stop for breakfast at Hinkle’s Restaurant, 261 Locust Street, Columbia, is planned. For those who are interested, meet at 5:00am on the upstairs porch in the rear of the Columbia River Trail Center to watch the sunrise. Homemade cinnamon rolls provided by event host. Ride departs at 5:30am from the Columbia Crossing River Trail Center. Helmets are mandatory; please also plan to bring 1-2 water bottles, and basic repair kit (spare tube, tire levers, pump/CO2 inflator). Please RSVP to let others know you are coming. It attracts other riders.
- June "Bring a Friend" Trail Ride River Trail 22F 11mph
The June “Bring a Friend” bicycle ride of the LBC, is a make up for the May ride that was canceled because of rain. We will try riding again on Sunday, June 9th at 4pm, once again on the River Trail Ride from Columbia to Bainbridge 22 miles flat at 11-12mph. We will leave the visitor’s center at, 41 Walnut St in Columbia, 4pm and ride to the end of the trail in Bainbridge. In Bainbridge we will ride two blocks up the street to Gigi’s ice cream shop. (opens at 5pm) After treating ourselves to ice cream and food, we will return by 7pm to the parking lot. Like always carry a spare tube to repair a flat. Helmets are required. Who are you neighbors, relatives, and friends you can invite to this ride? Richard Conner, leader[masked]
- Bike the Thun Trail
The Thun Trail is part of the Schuylkill River Trail System. Large railroad bridges, built in 1918, provide impressive views of the Schuylkill River and the surrounding hills. This whole section offers riders beautiful views, and you'll likely see wildlife along the way, including deer and fox. This trail has a fair amount of shaded sections. This ride will not be paved. Therefore a hybrid or mountain bike is recommended. A street bike would not be a good idea. Distance will be about 20 miles plus , this is an easy out and back flat trail, plus a Rita's at turn around point Directions to Riverfront Park : Take 100 north to Pottstown. 100 north to King Street. Right on King Street. Go to Hanover Street and make a right. Go to College Drive and make a right. The park will be on the left. Go to the Pavillion. There are portable restrooms here. Wear bright colors!!!!!
- Impromptu Lehigh Gorge Scenic Bike Train Trail Ride 25 miles 11-13mph pace
Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway Bike Train Rail Trail Ride Meet between 8:30- 9:00am at the Scenic Gorge Railway Station, 1 Susquehanna Street, Jim Thorpe, PA. They start to load bikes at 8:00am; train departs promptly at 9:30am. Bring a packed lunch. We will plan to stop for lunch along the trail at one of the picnic spots. We will ride the historic train up through the Gorge with our bikes, about one hour, to White Haven. Then we will ride the crushed stone rail trail back along the Scenic Lehigh Gorge to Jim Thorpe. You must purchase your bike train ticket in advance, $35. Call[masked] to order your ticket, visit lgsry.com for more information. . Please note that there are no refunds on tickets if the ride is cancelled or if, due to inclement weather, the train does not run that day. However, bike train tickets do not expire and can be used another day. No free parking in JimThorpe, $6/day (cash only)per vehicle to park in municipal lot at 1 Susquehanna Street, Jim Thorpe, PA. Helmets are mandatory; please also plan to bring 1-2 water bottles, and basic repair kit (spare tube, tire levers, pump/CO2 inflator). Bike lock recommended, know your combination or bring your key:). Parking lot has an attendant and is patrolled. 3 Minute Video of Bike Train Ride and Rail Trail: https://youtu.be/2KYaJWwh9D0
- 5th Annual Strawberry Festival/ Ice Cream ride 13 miles flat at 11mph
Join us again for the fifth year family friendly bicycle ride from Lititz to Salem Church in Manheim for the all you can eat strawberries and ice cream! By donation to the church's mission trip for youth. We will ride together as a group. No one left behind. Like always helmets are required and bring what you need to change a flat. Questions: Richard Conner, leader[masked]
- Tour De Belt - 20 Miles - See Link for Registration and Details (No Leader)
Family Fun Ride in Harrisburg with Post-ride Music, Food and Festivities arranged by the Capital Area Greenbelt Association on a 20-mile trail. The ride follows the 20 mile Greenbelt – a century-old system of parks and open spaces. Details and link to register an be found at: http://caga.org/tour-de-belt/
- Bike from Lambertville NJ Washington Crossing , New Hope
Directions to park use Bridge St./ Route 179 . Turn into Lambertville Station Restaurant (directly next to bridge ) bear to left follow signs to parking area. We will ride south to Washington's Crossing than North on Pa side to New Hope( nice food court for lunch) return to Lambertville ( find ice cream for sure) No hills a very flat easy ride, can do longer ride if group wants decide at New Hope
- Bike from Central Perkiomen Valley Park to Evansburg Park and Skippack.
Central Perkiomen Valley Park is located along the scenic Perkiomen Creek. The Perkiomen Trail passes through the park. But, we will start by riding the trail that goes to Evansburg Park. We will also ride into the quaint little town of Skippack for a visit. We can eat at Basta Pasta on the outside deck. Then we will ride back to Central Perkiomen Valley Park. If we desire more bike riding, we can ride on the Perkiomen trail which is a beautiful trail. Directions to Central Perkiomen Valley Park : The park is located on Plank Road right off of Route 29 or Route 73 follow Plank Road to the CPVP entrance which is less than a 1/4 mile from either route. There are restrooms at the park. Bring a bike lock for Skippack Village, plus a little money for ice cream or lunch ?? If lost or late contact me at[masked] look for a gray Colorado pickup.
- Bike NYC 1,2, or 3 days / Memorial Day Weekend
your choice bike NYC for 1, 2 or 3 days. Check out day 1 DE, MD or PA residents https://www.meetup.com/Delaware-Valley-Bicycle-Club-Greater-Philly-Area/events/259270348/ NY, NJ, other Residents colisted at https://www.meetup.com/Outdoor-Club-of-South-Jersey/events/259460561/ Check out day 2 DE, MD or PA residents https://www.meetup.com/Delaware-Valley-Bicycle-Club-Greater-Philly-Area/events/259393608/ NY, NJ, other Residents colisted at https://www.meetup.com/Outdoor-Club-of-South-Jersey/events/245870580/ Check out day 3 DE, MD or PA residents https://www.meetup.com/Delaware-Valley-Bicycle-Club-Greater-Philly-Area/events/259393761/ NY, NJ, other Residents colisted at https://www.meetup.com/Outdoor-Club-of-South-Jersey/events/259460772/ NO rsvps count here, RSVP at above links.