• Early Ride !!! Bike the Thun Trail

    Riverfront Park

    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!!!!!

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  • Bike Swatara State park and Bear hole trail

    Lickdale Rail Trail

    The Swatara Rail-Trail stretches 10 miles along the western side of Swatara Creek, from Pine Grove almost to Lickdale, revealing remnants of both the canal and the railroad along the way. A new bridge, several hundred feet long, crosses the creek and provides a connection to Bear Hole Trail on the other side. Together, the trails provide a 20-mile loop of riding along the waterway. We will be riding 17 miles on the trails.There is a 1 mile section that I avoid due to large stones that make it annoying to bike on. There are varying riding surfaces on this ride. Crushed limestone, An abandoned pavement road, and an unimproved rail trail section. There are a few small hills that will get your blood flowing but not terribly steep on Bear hole trail. The diverse scenery makes this a unique ride. A swamp,pine forests,old farmland,etc. We will stop at the Bordner cabin along Bear hole trail. The waterfall aside the cabin is cool nice rest spot.

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  • C Trail Ride- Lebanon Valley Rail Trail 23F- 11MPH

    2385 N Market St

    Meet at 2385 North Market Street, Elizabethtown We will ride to the Jigger Shop in Mount Gretna and back. A stop is planned at the Jigger Shop for ice cream. The trail is stone dust. 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.

  • Bike Pomeroy Rail Trail and White Clay Creek

    Kells Park

    This ride will start on 3 different short trails : The Pomeroy Rail Trail, James F Hall Trail, and Newark Rail Trail. These will take us through Newark to White Clay Creek State Park. We can then ride some of the easier trails there. These trails will not be paved, so a hybrid or mountain bike will be needed to ride in the White Clay Creek State Park part of our bike ride. This can be around a 2 - 3 hour ride. White Clay Creek State Park is big, so we can always ride more if desired. On our way back through Newark, we can stop for a bite to eat. Newark has a lot of places. Probably ice cream too. Directions to Kells Park : The address is 247 Kells Ave. Newark, DE 19711. From I-95 take 896 North ( South College Ave ). From Newark take 896 South ( South College Ave ). If travelling north on 896 make a right on East Park Place. If travelling south on 896 make a left on East Park Place. Once on East Park Place go across Academy Street. Go to Manuel Street and make a right. Go to Kells Avenue and make a left. The parking lot will be on your right. Click on edit map above to view directions.

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  • Bike the Perkiomen Trail

    Lower Perkiomen Valley Park

    The Perkiomen Trail provides 20 miles of riding through scenic landscapes of Montgomery County. Beginning at the junction of the Schuylkill River Trail in Oaks, the trail uses much of the former rail bed of the Perkiomen Line of the Reading Railroad. We will pass historic former railroad stops such as Arcola, Yerkes, and Salford Station. It also follows the flow of the Perkiomen Creek through Collegeville and Schwenksville. The trail ends at Green Lane. The Perkiomen Trail offers something for everyone, from serene natural landscapes to the many small villages and towns dotted along it's route. This is an out and back ride we will do at least 20 plus miles . No hills unless we have a group of riders who want to do the Spring Mount Hill !!! Some of the trail is paved , other sections packed stone . The unpaved part is an easy riding surface, but it would still be recommended to use a hybrid or mountain bike for this ride. Directions : Take 422 west to the Egypt Road exit. After exiting, head east (right turn ) on Egypt Road for a few hundred feet, and take your 1st right onto New Mill Road. Continue to Lower Perkiomen Valley Park, where there is parking and trail access. There are a few parking lots. We will meet in the lot with the restrooms. This is the lot at the end of the road. Since this one fills 1st, we might have to park in whatever lot there is parking. We can then make our meet up point before the ride at the parking lot with the restrooms. Lost or late text or call[masked]

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  • Bike Struble, Uwchlan Trails and East Branch of Brandywine

    Green Street Grill

    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!!

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  • C Trail Ride- Columbia River RT -22F- 11-13 MPH)

    Columbia Crossing River Trails Center

    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]

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  • Bike the Thun Trail

    Riverfront Park

    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!!!!!

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  • 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

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