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2017 Calendar of Regional Events

(a/k/a "Jack's Calendar")

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This calendar is presented by Suburban Cyclists Unlimited, and lists recreational bicycle events that take place within approximately 150 miles of Horsham, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. See Other Bicycle Event Calendars for bicycle events outside of the 150-miles-from-Horsham coverage area of the SCU calendar. Unless marked "SCU", these events are not affiliated with, nor endorsed by, Suburban Cyclists Unlimited. Events are subject to cancellation, and dates may change. Please read the disclaimer!

Please use the Contact Us form to submit an event for this calendar.
NOTE: The start location must be within 150-miles of Horsham, PA. Recreational rides only!

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November 2017

There are no more local events in 2017! See "Other Bicycle Event Calendars" below for bicycle events outside of the 150-miles-from-Horsham coverage area of the SCU calendar.


2018 Advance Notice

Dates are subject to change! Please read the Disclaimer.

Sun. Feb. 11, 2018, Stop, Swap and Save, Westminster, MD. Indoor swap meet; 9:00am-2:00pm.

March 5–7, 2018, National Bike Summit, Washington DC. Bicycle-advocacy meetings. League of American Bicyclists

Sat. March 24, 2018, Icicle Century, Elkton, MD. White Clay Bicycle Club (WCBC)

Sun. April 8, 2018, Gravel Grape Crusher, Landenberg, PA. This is a mixed-terrain ride (paved and gravel roads). Velo Amis, Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)(3).

Sat. April 14, 2018, Monkey Knife Fight, Emmaus, PA. This is a mixed-terrain ride (paved and gravel roads).

Sat. April 14, 2018, TSR Spring Classic, Easton, MD. Benefits Talbot Special Riders, an organization which provides equine therapy to youth and adults with developmental disorders.

April 27-29, 2018, Face of America. Choice of two routes: 1) ride from Valley Forge to Gettysburg, 120-mi one-way, or 2) ride from the Pentagon in Arlington, VA, to Gettysburg, PA, 110-mi one-way. Ride with servicemen who have been severely injured in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Sat. April 28, 2018, Ocean to Bay Bike Tour, Bethany Beach, DE.

Fri.-Sat. May 4-5, 2018, Bike Expo New York, New York, NY. Consumer show and packet pickup for the Five Boro Bike Tour. Free admission. Bike New York

Sat. May 5, 2018, Cinco de Mayo Benefit Bike Ride and Walk, Exton, PA. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Pennsylvania Center For Adapted Sports.

Sat. May 5, 2018, Six Pillars Century, Cambridge, MD. Fundraising is optional. Benefits Character Counts Mid-Shore.

Sat. May 5, 2018, Wheels for Meals, Dogfish Head Brewery, Milton, DE. Benefits Meals On Wheels of Lewes & Rehoboth, a charity delivering meals to the homebound.

Sun. May 6, 2018, Spencer Martin Memorial Bike Ride for Habitat, Lehman, PA. Benefits Wyoming Valley Habitat for Humanity.

Sun. May 6, 2018, TD Five Boro Bike Tour, Manhattan, New York, NY. 32,000 riders! Bike New York

Sat. May 12, 2018, Pedal for Promise, Tabernacle, NJ. $100 minimum fundraising, benefiting UrbanPromise.

Wed. May 16, 2018, Ride of Silence. Simultaneous, free events at many locations including Doylestown and Philadelphia. Please see the event's website for a complete list of start locations - too many to list here! 7:00pm ride start, but come early for the pre-ride dedication ceremony.

Sat. May 19, 2018, SCU Quad County Century, Green Lane Park, Green Lane, PA. Suburban Cyclists Unlimited (SCU)

Sat. June 2, 2018, Double Creek Tour, John Rudy Park, York, PA. New start location for 2018! Benefits the Healthy Community Pharmacy, serving uninsured or under-insured patients.

Sat. June 2, 2018, Pedal to Preserve, New Holland, PA. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Lancaster Farmlands Trust. 2018 date from Facebook.

Sat. June 9, 2018, Ride for Autism, Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ. Fundraising is optional. Benefits Autism New Jersey.

Sun. June 10, 2018, ACS Bike-a-Thon, ride one-way to Atlantic City from various start locationsStart from Philly at 6:30am and ride across the Ben Franklin Bridge. Benefits the American Cancer Society.

Sat. June 16, 2018, Greater Philadelphia Tour de Cure, Temple University Ambler Campus, Ambler, PA. Benefits the American Diabetes Association.

June 23-24, 2018, Pennsylvania Hope Ride, Hershey, PA. Benefits the American Cancer Society.

Sun. June 24, 2018, Black Tie Tour, Hopewell, NJ. $150 minimum fundraising, benefits the Capital Health Center for Oncology at Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell.

Sat. July 7, 2018, Delaware DoubleCross, Smyrna High School, Smyrna, DE. White Clay Bicycle Club (WCBC)

Sat. July 28, 2018, Spellbound Century, Spellbound Brewery, Mount Holly, NJ.

Sat. Aug. 4, 2018, Chocolate Tour, Hershey, PA. Benefits Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

Sat. Aug. 11, 2018, Brake the Cycle of Poverty, Kutztown, PA. Benefits Friend, Inc. Community Services. 2018 date from BikeReg.com

Sun. Aug. 19, 2018, Lancaster Covered Bridge Classic, HACC Lancaster Campus, Lancaster, PA. Proceeds benefit the Lancaster Bicycle Club's grant program.

Sat. Aug 25, 2018, Shorefire Century, Middletown, DE. White Clay Bicycle Club (WCBC)

Sat. Sept. 8, 2018, Amish Country Bike Tour, Dover, DE.

Sat. Sept. 15, 2018, Jersey Devil Century, Parvin State Park, Centerton, NJ. South Jersey Wheelmen

Sept. 29-30, 2018, MS150 City to Shore Ride, Cherry Hill, NJ, to Ocean City, NJ. Multiple start locations; ride 1 or 2 days, 25-180 mi total. Benefits the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Wed.-Sun. Oct. 3-7, 2018, Tour de Pines, various start locations in the Pinelands National Reserve, NJ. Five consecutive single-day (loop) bicycle tours of the scenic, low-traffic New Jersey Pinelands. Ride 1-5 days for one registration fee. This unusual event has ride leaders, but no road markings - read the F.A.Q. (PDF). Bring or buy your own food. The ride leader will average 11-13 mph, but faster groups will go off the front and follow the cue sheet. Benefits the Pinelands Preservation Alliance.

Sat. Oct. 6, 2018, Sea Gull Century, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD. Ride 65 or 100 mi on the flat Eastern Shore of Maryland. 7,500 riders.

Sun. Oct. 7, 2018, Bicycling Fall Classic, Trexlertown, PA. Bicycling Magazine. 2018 date from BikeReg.com

Oct. 27-28, 2018, Philadelphia Bike Expo, PA Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA.



Past Events

Past events are archived on a separate page:

Past Regional Events of 2017


Other Bicycle Event Calendars

The following calendars are recommended for finding bicycle events outside of the 150-miles-from-Horsham coverage area of the SCU calendar:
BikeRide.com

BikeReg.com


Disclaimer

Unless marked "SCU", events on this calendar are not supported by, nor affiliated with, Suburban Cyclists Unlimited. The listing of an event in this calendar does not constitute an endorsement by SCU or by the editor. All rides and activities posted on this list are the sole responsibility of the individual organizers of and participants in the ride or activity. All participants in rides and activities appearing on this list do so at their own risk and assume responsibility for all hazards, injuries, and other risks inherent in such rides and activities. Roads will be open to motor-vehicle traffic; extreme caution must be used while riding.

Events and dates are subject to change! Although this list is compiled from reliable sources, SCU and the editor are not responsible for errors or omissions. Please contact the event sponsor to confirm the date, registration deadlines and fees, start times, and services provided. We do not predict dates based on the prior year's calendar. When requesting information by mail, please send a S.A.S.E. to the sponsor.

All distances are listed in miles ("mi"). To convert to metric: 1 mi = 1.6 km; 1 km = 0.62 mi. 31 mi = Half Metric Century (50 km); 62 mi = Metric Century (100 km). All rides are on-road tours unless noted off-road. All events provide water stops, cue sheets, marked route, and SAG support, unless noted, but SCU is not responsible for the services provided at events on this calendar. All rides return to the starting location unless marked "one-way". Two-day events are Saturday-Sunday and three-day events are Friday-Sunday unless marked otherwise. There are no ride leaders for these events, and you ride at your own pace.

Suburban Cyclists Unlimited does not list other clubs' rides that conflict with the major SCU events (May 20, 2017 - Quad County Metric). Commercial tours are not listed other than from sponsors of SCU or at the discretion of the editor. Indoor "spinning" events and randonnee events are not listed on this calendar.

Suburban Cyclists Unlimited is a recreational bicycle club, and we do not support or promote racing. Triathlons, duathlons, amateur races, criteriums and time trials are not listed on this web site.



This page was updated on 11/22/2017 by Jack Elias, Assistant Webmaster and Events Editor.
Please use the Contact Us form to submit an event for this calendar.
NOTE: The start location must be within 150-miles of Horsham, PA. Recreational rides only!

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