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2018 Calendar of Regional Events

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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!

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March 2018

Ride the SCU Quad County Century on Saturday May 19, 2018!
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March 5–7, 2018, National Bike Summit
, Washington DC. Bicycle-advocacy meetings. League of American Bicyclists

Sun. March 18, 2018, Hell of Hunterdon
, Blawenburg, NJ. This is a hilly 82-mi Belgian-themed ride in Hunterdon, Mercer and Somerset Counties, NJ. The challenging course features 19 sections of dirt, gravel and hardscrabble roads (covering approximately 15% of the course).

Sat. March 24, 2018, Icicle Century
, Elkton, MD. Ride 14-to-100 mi on moderately-hilly terrain in the areas west and north of Newark, Delaware. Indoor food stop. White Clay Bicycle Club (WCBC)

April 2018

Ride the SCU Quad County Century on Saturday May 19, 2018!
Get a FREE Quad County cycling cap if you register by April 8th!

Sat. April 7, 2018, Fools Classic
, Point Pleasant, PA. This is a hilly 79-mi ride with 27 sectors of dirt/gravel roads and 6,000 ft of climbing. Kermesse Sport

April 7-8, 2018, Tandem Expo, Pittsgrove, NJ. Free admission.

Sun. April 8, 2018, Brandywine Valley Roubaix III, West Chester, PA. This is a hilly 60-mi ride with 40% dirt/gravel roads, including the 1-mi Hill Top Road climb (10% grade in some sections). A 25-mi route is also available. Chester County Velo 

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, Taxing Metric Century, Warwick County Park, Knauertown, PA. Ride 22, 32 or 63 mi. Lunch stop with hot homemade soups and baked goodies. Benefits Bethesda Project - "A Caring Family for Philadelphia's Homeless".

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.

Sat. April 21, 2018, Cumberland Valley Rail-Trail Race, Run, Ride & Ramble, Shippensburg, PA. 19-mi bike ride; 9-mi walk; 1-mi, 5k or 15k run. All events take place on the Cumberland Valley Rail-Trail.

Sat. April 21, 2018, New Holland Bicycle Race, New Holland, PA. Ride/race 30 or 50+ mi through scenic Lancaster County with 2000-4300 ft climbing.

Sun. April 22, 2018, Lu Lacka Wyco Hundo, Jenkins Township, PA (near Pittston). This is a hilly mixed-terrain ride (paved and gravel roads) in the beautiful Wyoming Valley of Northeastern Pennsylvania. 2018 date from

Sun. April 22, 2018, Tour de Staten Island, New York, NY. Ride 35 or 50 mi. Benefits Transportation Alternatives.

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.

April 27-29, 2018, Lewes Weekend, Lewes, DE. Ride 20-to-65-mi per day on flat terrain. Registration includes motel accommodations. Potomac Pedalers Touring Club (PPTC)

Sat. April 28, 2018, Cycle for Cecil, Fair Hill Natural Resource Management Area, Elkton, MD. Ride 15, 35 or 65 mi through Cecil County. Benefits the Cecil Land Trust. 2018 date from

Sat. April 28, 2018, Fleche Buffoon, New Hope, PA. This is a hilly 75-mi ride entirely on paved roads through Bucks County, PA, and Hunterdon County, NJ, with 14 steep climbs totaling 6,100 ft of elevation gain. Kermesse Sport

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

April 28-29, 2018, Bike4Beds Ride to Wildwood, Woodstown, NJ. Ride 100-mi one-way or 200-mi round-trip.  Saturday: 100-mi one-way Woodstown-Wildwood; Sunday (optional): 100-mi one-way Wildwood-Woodstown. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Cavaillon Orphanage in Haiti.

Sun. April 29, 2018, Draw for Sight Bicycle Poker Run, Betterton, MD. Ride 36 or 60 mi on the flat-to-gently-rolling terrain of Upper Kent County, Maryland. Benefits Chestertown Lions Club.

Sun. April 29, 2018, Tour de Franklin, Somerset, NJ. Ride 10, 25, 40 or 62 mi on-road, or 5-10 mi on- and off-road D&R Canal Towpath route. See event website for mass-start times. Breakfast, lunch and break stops are provided, and all participants who register before April 2 are guaranteed a T-shirt. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Franklin Township Foodbank.

Sun. April 29, 2018, Tour de Scranton, Scranton, PA. Choice of 6 Routes, 7-65 mi: ride on-road, or ride off-road on the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail. Benefits the Erin Jessica Moreken Drug & Alcohol Treatment Fund.

May 2018

Ride the SCU Quad County Century on Saturday May 19, 2018!
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(discount expires on May 16, 2018).

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

May 4-6, 2018, Spring-n2-Cycling Weekend, Danville, PA. Ride various distances on your own or on group rides with leaders. Registration includes cue sheets, meals, snacks, parties, and hotel accommodations. Sign up early – always sells out! Bicycle Club of Philadelphia (BCP)

Sat. May 5, 2018, Bike4Beds Alloway Event, Woodstown, NJ. Ride the scenic, flat 45-mi Alloway loop that follows the Alloway Creek. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Cavaillon Orphanage in Haiti. (Updated 2/11/2018.)

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, Cycle/Run for CHOP, Peace Valley Park, Doylestown, PA. Bike 30 mi or run/walk 5k. This is a new event for 2018. Benefits Children's Hospital of Philadelphia ("CHOP").

Sat. May 5, 2018, Farmlands Cycling Tour, Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ. Ride 15, 25, 35, 50, 62 or 100 mi on flat-to-gently-rolling terrain. Central Jersey Bicycle Club (CJBC)

Sat. May 5, 2018, Six Pillars Century, Cambridge, MD. Ride 37, 56 or 100 mi on flat terrain in the vicinity of the very scenic 27,000-acre Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. Fundraising is optional. Benefits Character Counts Mid-Shore.

Sat. May 5, 2018, Spring VeloFest, Valley Preferred Cycling Center (Trexlertown Velodrome), Breinigsville, PA. Outdoor swap meet. 8:30am to 2:00pm.

Sat. May 5, 2018, Tour de Tuckahoe, Amanda's Field, Petersburg, NJ, 08270. Ride 20 or 62 mi.

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, Bike Towards the Cure, The Vineyard at Grandview, Mt. Joy, PA. Ride 15, 30 or 62 mi. Benefits A Week Away Foundation and the American Cancer Society.

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

Sun. May 6, 2018, Tandem Sunday, Elmer, NJ. Ride 35, 45 or 55 mi. Tandems East

Sun. May 6, 2018, TD Five Boro Bike Tour, Manhattan, New York, NY. Standard registration for the Five Boro Bike Tour is closed, but you can still register VIP or ride in support of one of the charity partners. 32,000 riders! All cyclists must pick up their rider packets at Bike Expo New York (May 4-5). Bike New York

Sat. May 12, 2018, Iron Furnace Fifty Bicycle Ride, Snow Hill, MD. Ride 31, 50 or 62 mi on flat terrain. Benefits education programs at Furnace Town, and college scholarships awarded by Snow Hill Rotary.

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

Sat. May 12, 2018, Ride for Literacy, Manheim Township Community Park, Lititz, PA. Ride 10, 21 or 43 mi through Lancaster County farmland; combine two routes for a metric century. Additional ride information on Benefits Sunrise Rotary of Lancaster

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, PA. Start from scenic Green Lane Park in rural western Montgomery County, and ride 25, 44, 54, 68, 81 or 106 mi on rolling-to-hilly terrain in low-traffic sections of Montgomery, Bucks, Berks, and Lehigh Counties. Registration includes free lunch with vegetarian options. Rest stops have a large assortment of home-baked snacks. Get a FREE Quad County cycling cap if you register by April 8th! Join SCU and save $10 on pre-registration! Suburban Cyclists Unlimited (SCU)

Sun. May 20, 2018, Horse Farm Tour, New Oxford, PA. Ride 15, 25 or 35 mi; all routes have an optional stop at a local horse farm.
Hanover Cyclers

Sun. May 20, 2018, Ride Supporting Joe Tete, Marlton, NJ. Ride 15, 25, 35 or 45 mi. Ride leaders and sweeps on the two shorter routes. No painted road markings and no supported rest stops. Summit Cycling Club

May 25-28, 2018, Kent County Spring Fling, Chestertown, MD. Four days of riding on the Eastern Shore, with meals and lodging at Washington College. Baltimore Bicycle Club

Sun. May 27, 2018, Velo Valley Vistas, Valley Preferred Cycling Center (Trexlertown Velodrome), Breinigsville, PA. Ride 25 mi somewhat flat; or ride 40, 62, or 104 mi, rolling-hilly in the beautiful Hawk Valley with optional climb up Hawk Mountain. Weekend events include "Try the Track" at the velodrome (separate registration) on May 26th, and local, unsupported GPS rides on May 25th, 26th and 28th. Lehigh Wheelmen Association; 100% of net proceeds will be donated to the Community Bike Works and World Bicycle Relief.

May 31 - June 3, 2018, Ride For Homes, Philadelphia, PA to Easton, PA. Limited to 40 riders. $1,200 minimum fundraising. Benefits Habitat for Humanity. 2018 date from Facebook.

June 2018

Cancelled event: The Manayunk Bike Race is dead — again!

Sat. June 2, 2018, Broadcreek Bike and Brew
, Laurel, DE. Ride 15, 25, 50, 62 or 100 mi on flat terrain. Sponsored by the Laurel Chamber of Commerce.

Sat. June 2, 2018, Cory's Ride
, Rosedale Park, Pennington, NJ. Ride 20-mi or 40-mi somewhat-hilly. No road markings. Benefits the Cory Golis / Anchor House Scholarship Fund.

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.

Sun. June 2, 2018, Legacy Bike Ride, Stockton University, Galloway, NJ. Benefits the Stockton University Legacy Fund providing scholarships to deserving students.

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

Sat. June 2, 2018, The Ride, Rowan College at Gloucester County, Sewell, NJ. Ride 10, 25 or 50 mi through South Jersey's farmlands and vineyards. Fundraising is optional. Benefits Gloucester County Special Services Education Foundation.

Sun. June 3, 2018, Bike Ride for Amy, South Brunswick, NJ. Ride 15, 25, 35 or 50 mi. Benefits the Amy Feiman Behar Foundation, created to increase the early detection and treatment of breast cancer for uninsured women.

Sun. June 3, 2018, Go the Distance for Autism, Bergen Community College, Paramus, NJ. Ride 3, 10, 25 or 62 mi. Benefits the Alpine learning Group, the Epic School, Garden Academy and REED Academy.

Sun. June 3, 2018, Miles for Matheny, Liberty Park, Peapack, NJ. Ride 10, 25, 35 or 50 mi on rolling-hilly terrain, or the extra-hilly "Hills of Attrition" route. 700 to 4,900 ft of climbing. Also offers a fitness walk, wheelchair walk, and kids fun run. Benefits the Matheny Medical and Educational Center.

Sun. June 3, 2018, Tour de Belt, Harrisburg, PA. This is a 20-mi bike tour of the PA Capital Area Greenbelt. Benefits the Capital Area Greenbelt Association.

Fri. June 8, 2018, Bike to the Beach, New York, NY. Ride from Manhattan to West Hampton Beach, 100-mi one-way. The New York Ride for Autism. $500 minimum fundraising. Bike to the Beach is a 501 (c)(3).

Sat. June 9, 2018, Delaware Leap Frog Bicycle Tour, Felton, DE. Ride 32 or 63 mi on flat terrain, offering a unique look at the beautiful ponds of central and lower Delaware. Downstate Delaware Striders and Riders

Sat. June 9, 2018, Revolutionary Ramble Bicycle Tour, Drew University, Madison, NJ. Ride 10, 25, 35, 50, 65 or 100 mi. Morris Area Freewheelers

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

Sat. June 9, 2018, Tour de Tush, Grange Park, Allentown, PA. Ride 10, 30 or 62 mi in the scenic, low-traffic area west of Allentown. Benefits the Colon Cancer Coalition.

June 9-10, 2018, Farm to Fork Fondo, Warwick, NY. Ride through the scenic, hilly Hudson Valley.

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

Sun. June 10, 2018, Farmland Ride, Flemington, NJ. Ride 15, 30 or 60 mi through Hunterdon County’s most picturesque farmlands.

Sun. June 10, 2018, French Creek Iron Tour, Phoenixville, PA. Ride 11, 20, 32, 50, 62, 75 or 100 mi, rolling-hilly (474-5,665 ft climbing). No day-of-event registration. Benefits the French and Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust.

Sun. June 10, 2018, Tour dem Parks, Hon!, Baltimore, MD. Ride 5, 15, 25 or 35 mi through Baltimore’s parks and neighborhoods.

Sat. June 16, 2018, Bikes & Beers Flying Fish, Flying Fish Brewery, Somerdale, NJ. Ride 15 or 30 mi. Registration includes 2 Flying Fish beers after the ride and a souvenir pint glass.

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

Sat. June 16, 2018, Ride to Defeat ALS (ALS Express), one-way rides to Wildwood, NJ, from four NJ start locations: Blackwood, Vineland, Dennisville, or Cape May Court House. Ride 10-75 mi on flat terrain. Each rider receives two complimentary passes to Morey’s Piers Amusement and Water Parks.

Sat. June 16, 2018, Rohrbach's Garage Bike Race, Alburtis, PA. Ride the 50-mi loop with 5000-ft of elevation gain that consists of 7 significant climbs. Number of loops completed with the best time. A must event for serious climbers. Benefits the Cavaillon Orphanage in Haiti.

Sat. June 16, 2018, Roll & Stroll, Souderton, PA. Ride 10, 20, 39 or 64 mi on rolling-to-hilly terrain. Benefits the Indian Creek Foundation.

Sat. June 23, 2018, Cycle the Solstice, York, PA. Ride 20, 31 or 62 mi on rolling-hilly terrain through York and Lancaster counties. Benefits the Horn Farm Center for Agricultural Education.

Sat. June 23, 2018, The Longest Day Ride, NJ. Ride 50, 100 or 200 mi, one-way diagonally across NJ, from northwest to southeast. Participants must pre-register and join Central Jersey Bicycle Club.

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

Sun. June 24, 2018, Bay to Bay Ride, Betterton, MD. Ride 27, 50, 77 or 102 mi on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. The longer routes go from Chesapeake Bay to Delaware Bay and back. Benefits Chestertown Lions Club.

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.

Sun. June 24, 2018, Chester County Challenge for Cancer, West Chester, PA. Ride 5, 10, 30, 50 or 65 mi. Benefits the Cancer Program at The Chester County Hospital and Neighborhood Health.

Sun. June 24, 2018, Discover Hudson Valley Ride, Poughkeepsie, NY. Ride 15, 33, 55, 75 or 100 mi through the scenic, hilly Hudson Valley; 871-5,889 ft of climbing. Bike New York

Sat. June 30, 2018, Propel 100, Kennedy Center, Willingboro, NJ. This is a new event for 2018. Ride 11, 25, 44 or 62 mi on cycling-friendly roads through Burlington County. No day-of-event registration. Organized by Goals Start Now and benefiting cancer patient support services at Virtua Memorial Hospital.

July 2018

Thu.-Mon. July 5-9, 2018, Pedaling4Paws, West Chester, PA to Ottawa, Canada. 500 mi.

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

July 13-15, 2018, Tandem Weekend, Lancaster, PA. Ride Friday: 30 mi / Saturday: 35 or 50 mi / Sunday: 30 mi. Tandems East

Sat. July 14, 2018, Bikes & Beers Parkesburg, Victory Brewing Company, Parkesburg, PA. Ride 15 or 30 mi. Registration includes 2 Victory beers after the ride and a souvenir pint glass.

Sat. July 14, 2018, New Holland Bicycle Race, New Holland, PA. Ride/race 30 or 50+ mi through scenic Lancaster County with 2000-4300 ft climbing.

Sun. July 15, 2018, Flyers Charity Classic, Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA. Ride 10, 31 or 62 mi, or 5km walk/run. Benefits Flyers Charities and the Flyers Alumni Association.

Sat. July 21, 2018, Heart of the Chesapeake Ride, Cambridge, MD. Ride 10, 30 or 62 mi on flat terrain on the scenic Eastern Shore. Benefits the Dorchester YMCA Bob Brannock Endowment Fund and YMCA Scholarships.

Sat. July 21, 2018, Pedal for Puzzle Bike Ride for Autism, Bedminster, NJ. Ride 25, 50 or 62 mi.

Sun. July 22, 2018, Firefighter 50 Bike Ride, Westminster, MD. 2018 date from

Sat. July 28, 2018, CT Challenge, Fairfield County Hunt Club, Westport, CT. Ride 10, 25, 50, 75 or 100 mi. $500-3,000 minimum fundraising depending on the route or category. Benefits the CT Challenge Center for Survivorship in Southport.

Sat. July 28, 2018, Spellbound Century, Spellbound Brewery, Mount Holly, NJ. Ride 22, 45, 63 or 100 mi. Limited to 750 riders - pre-registration only - sold-out in prior years. 2018 date from

Sat. July 28, 2018, ZTrek Fundraising Ride, Zarephath Christian Church, Zarephath, NJ. Ride 25, 45, 65 or 100 mi, rolling-hilly, including the very scenic Sourland Mountain Preserve and Round Valley Reservoir Recreation Area (100-mi route only). Benefits the Po River Medical Clinic in Liberia, West Africa.

Sun. July 29, 2018, Irish Pub Tour de Shore, Philadelphia, PA, to Atlantic City, NJ. Ride 65-mi one-way from the Irish Pub in Philadelphia (20th & Walnut) to the Irish Pub in Atlantic City. Register early since space is limited. $200 minimum fundraising, benefits the Irish Pub Children's Foundation, dedicated to raising money for children in need and the families of fallen police officers and fire fighters in the Greater Philadelphia and South Jersey Area.

Sun. July 29, 2018, Pining For A Cure, Whiting Fire Company, Whiting, NJ. Ride 40, 75 or 100 mi on flat terrain. This is a bicycle tour of the Pine Barrens to benefit Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. $150 fundraising minimum.

August 2018

The Princeton Freewheelers 2018 Princeton Event is cancelled.

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

Sat. Aug. 4, 2018, Tour de Blairstown, Blairstown, NJ. Ride 25, 40 or 62 mi on rolling-hilly terrain (1,600-4,000 ft of climbing) through scenic Warren County. Benefits the Foodshed Alliance.

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

Sat. Aug. 11, 2018, Nightmare Tour, Reinholds, PA. Ride 111, 177, 200, 225 mi or 24 hrs, with 8,900 to 22,000 ft of climbing. Pre-registration is mandatory.>

Sun. Aug 12, 2018, CF Cycle for Life, Conshohocken Brewing Company, Conshohocken, PA. Ride 10, 20, 34 or 65 mi. $185 fundraising minimum, benefits the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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

Sun. Aug. 19, 2018, Ramapo Rally, Mahwah, NJ. Ride 12, 25, 50, 62, 100 or 125 mi through the farm and lake country of northern and western NJ. Bicycle Touring Club of North Jersey (BTCNJ)

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

Sun. Aug. 26, 2018, Brandywine Tour, Kennett Square, PA. Ride 40, 50, 60, 80 or 100 mi on rolling-to-hilly terrain through the scenic Brandywine Valley and western Chester County. Delaware Valley Bicycle Club

September 2018

Sun. Sept. 2, 2018, Tour de Farm Sussex County, Augusta, NJ. Ride 14, 26 or 65 mi with breakfast and farm tastings included with registration.

Mon. Sept. 3, 2018, Labor Day Century, Irishtown Fire Company, New Oxford, PA. Ride 25, 50, 62 or 100 mi through scenic Adams and York Counties. Hanover Cyclers

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

Sat. Sept. 8, 2018, Sourland Spectacular, Skillman, NJ. Benefits the Sourland Conservancy. 2018 date from Facebook.

Sun. Sept. 9, 2018, New York City Century, New York, NY. Ride all-urban routes of 15, 35, 55, 75 or 100 mi. Benefits Transportation Alternatives, the New York City bicycle-advocacy organization.

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

Sat. Sept. 15, 2018, Foster 100, Philadelphia, PA. Ride 100 mi from Philadelphia to Cape May, NJ, one-way. Every cyclist rides with an assigned team based on experience and ability level. Team Foster raises money to partner service dogs with tri-state area veterans suffering from combat-related disabilities.

Sun. Sept. 16, 2018, Breakthrough Bike Challenge, Daniel Boone Homestead, Birdsboro, PA, PA. Benefits Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center.

Sun. Sept. 16, 2018, Three Creek Century, Newville, PA. Ride 25, 50, 75 or 100 mi on lightly-traveled roads along and over the scenic Conodoguinet, Yellow Breeches and Big Spring creeks. Ride the optional South Mountain Challenge on the 50-mi route, climbing 1,000-ft up Big Flat. Or ride 18-mi on the unpaved Cumberland Valley Rail Trail. Harrisburg Bicycle Club

Sat. Sept. 22, 2018, Bike4Beds Harvest Ride, Valley Preferred Cycling Center (Trexlertown Velodrome), Breinigsville, PA. Ride 30-mi gently rolling or 62-mi rolling-hilly with a climb up Hawk Mountain. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Cavaillon Orphanage in Haiti. [Originally scheduled on 9/29/2018; updated 3/12/2018]

Sat. Sept. 22, 2018, Bike the Brandywine
, Chadds Ford, PA. Ride 25, 45 or 80 mi, rolling-hilly, through the beautiful Brandywine Creek Greenway and surrounding countryside. Benefits the Brandywine Conservancy.

Sat. Sept. 22, 2018, Escape New York, New York, NY. Start in Manhattan and ride 25, 50, 65 or 100 mi across the George Washington Bridge and into the West Hudson Highlands of Bergen and Rockland Counties. New York Cycle Club

Sat. Sept. 22, 2018, Tour de Farm Warren County, Blairstown, NJ. Ride 18, 42 or 61 mi with breakfast and farm tastings included with registration.

Sept. 28-30, 2018, Tour de Pink® East Coast, Long Island, NY. Options include a 100-mi ride and a one-day ride. Benefits the Young Survival Coalition (YSC), an organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women diagnosed with breast cancer.

Sat. Sept. 29, 2018, Fall VeloFest, Valley Preferred Cycling Center (Trexlertown Velodrome), Breinigsville, PA. Outdoor swap meet. 8:30am to 2:00pm.

Sat. Sept. 29, 2018, Ride for the River, Pottstown, PA. Ride 16 or 40 mi, primarily on the Schuylkill River Trail. New this year - optional hill climb. Held in conjunction with the Sly Fox Brewing Company's CAN JAM Music Festival. Benefits the Schuylkill River Greenway Association (SRGA), a 501(c)3 non-profit.

Sat. Sept. 29, 2018, Savage Century, Newark, DE. White Clay Bicycle Club (WCBC)

Sat. Sept. 29, 2018, Shoo-Fly Classic Bike Ride, Oley, PA. Ride 20, 40 or 60 mi, rolling-hilly, through the scenic, low-traffic Oley Valley. 2018 date from  Berks County Bicycle Club

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.

Sun. Sept. 30, 2018, Twin Lights Ride, Highlands, NJ. Ride 15, 30, 55, 75 or 100 mi. Benefits Bike New York.

October 2018

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, Adamstown Dirty Dozen Hill Climb, Reinholds, PA. Ride 38 or 64 mi, with 3,500 or 9,100 ft of climbing, hills up to 20% grade. Pre-registration is mandatory.

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.

Oct. 7, 2018, Anne Arundel County Lifeline 100 Century, Millersville, MD. Ride 15, 30, 62 or 100 mi through scenic Anne Arundel County. The 15- and 30-mi routes utilize the paved B&A and BWI trails.

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

Sat. Oct. 13, 2018, New Holland Bicycle Race, New Holland, PA. Ride/race 30, 50+ or 82 mi through scenic Lancaster County with 2000-6000 ft climbing.

Sun. Oct. 14, 2018, Covered Bridges Ride, Erwinna, PA. Enjoy the fall foliage of Central and Upper Bucks County with a choice of five routes: the family-friendly 20- and 30-mi flat routes use the towpath along the Delaware river, which is a fine-cinder and hard-packed dirt trail, for part of the ride, or the hilly 33-, 50- and 63-mi routes on paved roads. Travel through up to six historic covered bridges. Central Bucks Bicycle Club (CBBC)

Sun. Oct. 14, 2018, Ride Ataxia Philadelphia, Blue Bell, PA. Benefits the Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA).

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


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Past Events

Past events are archived on separate pages:

Past Regional Events of 2018

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:


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 19, 2018 - 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 3/20/2018 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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