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Past Regional Events of 2017

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This calendar is presented by Suburban Cyclists Unlimited. This page lists the past events of 2017. For future events, see the Calendar of Regional Events.

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February 2017

Sun. Feb. 12, 2017, Stop, Swap and Save, Westminster, MD. Indoor swap meet; 9:00am-2:00pm.

Sat. Feb. 25, 2017, Regional Trails Summit
, Haverford Community Recreation and Environmental Center, Haverford, PA. Help identify opportunities to improve walking and biking in Delaware and Chester Counties. More information on Facebook. Sponsored by the Haverford Walks and Bikes Committee and Friends of Haverford Trails.

Sun. Feb. 26, 2017, Sourland Semi-Classic
, Hopewell, NJ. This is a hilly 60-mi ride that explores the Sourlands Region of Central New Jersey, with some unpaved roads. Kermesse Sport

March 2017

Mon.-Thu. March 6-9, 2017, National Bike Summit, Washington, D.C. Bicycle-advocacy meetings. League of American Bicyclists

March 11-12, 2017, Endurance Sports Expo, Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Oaks, PA. "Postponed" (cancelled for 2017). Claims to be the largest cycling, running and triathlon expo in the Country.

Sat. March 18, 2017, Bicycle South Central PA’s Regional Bike Summit, HACC Harrisburg Campus/Public Safety Building, Harrisburg, PA.

Sat. March 25, 2017, 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 25, 2017, Icicle Century, Elkton, MD. Ride 14-to-100 mi on moderately-hilly terrain in the area west and north of Newark, Delaware. Indoor food stop. White Clay Bicycle Club (WCBC)

April 2017

Sat. April 1, 2017, Gravel Grape Crusher, Landenberg, PA. Ride 25 or 50 mi on a mix of gravel, double track, single track, field and road. Velo Amis, Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)(3).

Sat. April 1, 2017, Love, Hope, Courage Ride, West Chester, PA. Ride 45 or 70 mi through Chester County. Benefits the Never Forget Foundation, founded to help grieving children cope with loss.

Sat. April 1, 2017, Monkey Knife Fight, Emmaus, PA. This is a hilly 64-mi ride with 15-mi of dirt roads and 6,500 feet of climbing. No SAG. Benefits the Pennsylvania Perimeter Ride Against Cancer.

April 1-2, 2017, Tandem Expo, Pittsgrove, NJ. Free admission.

Sat. April 8, 2017, TSR Spring Classic, Easton, MD. Ride 25, 50 or 62 mi on flat terrain in Talbot County. Benefits Talbot Special Riders, an organization which provides equine therapy to youth and adults with developmental disorders.

Sat. April 15, 2017, 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

Sat. April 15, 2017, New Holland Bicycle Race, New Holland, PA. Ride 30 or 50+ mi through scenic Lancaster County with 4,300-4,600 ft of climbing.

Sat. April 22, 2017, Taxing Metric Century, Warwick County Park, Knauertown, PA. Ride 22, 32 or 63 mi. Lunch stop with hot homemade soups and baked goodies. New for 2017: Benefits Bethesda Project - "A Caring Family for Philadelphia's Homeless".

Sun. April 23, 2017, 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.

Sun. April 23, 2017, Lu Lacka Wyco Hundo, Jenkins Township, PA (near Pittston). Registration for 2017 is closed. The ride is sold out. This is a hilly 50-, 75- or 100-mi mixed-terrain ride (paved and gravel roads) in the beautiful Wyoming Valley of Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Sun. April 23, 2017, Tour de Staten Island, Staten Island, NY. Ride 35 or 50 mi. Limited to 2,000 riders. Benefits Transportation Alternatives.

April 28-30, 2017, Face of America. Choice of two routes: ride from Valley Forge to Gettysburg,120-mi one-way, or ride the classic route 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 28-30, 2017, Lewes Delaware Weekend, Lewes, DE. Ride 20-to-65 mi per day on flat terrain. Registration includes motel accommodations. Potomac Pedalers Touring Club (PPTC)

Sat. April 29, 2017, 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.

Sat. April 29, 2017, 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 29, 2017, Lake Lenape Triple Loop, Lake Lenape Park East, Mays Landing, NJ. Ride 1, 2, or 3 different loops on flat terrain through the scenic New Jersey Pinelands: #1 - 29.5 mi, #2 - 27 mi, #3 - 36.5 mi. Jersey Shore Cycle Club

Sat. April 29, 2017, Ocean to Bay Bike Tour, Bethany Beach, DE. Ride 5, 30, 50 or 62 mi on flat terrain.

Sat. April 29, 2017, Pedaling on the Parkway, Montgomeryville, PA. Start from the Route 202/309 Park 'n Ride lot, and ride 6 or 15 mi on the Route 202 Parkway Trail, a state-designated scenic byway, from Montgomeryville to Doylestown.

Sun. April 30, 2017, 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 30, 2017, Tour de Franklin, Somerset, NJ. Ride 1-5, 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 7 are guaranteed a T-shirt. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Franklin Township Foodbank.

Sun. April 30, 2017, Tour de Scranton, Scranton, PA. Ride 4, 15, 32, 46 or 65 mi on-road, or ride 17-49 mi off-road on the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail. Benefits the Erin Jessica Moreken Drug & Alcohol Treatment Fund.


Thur.-Sun. May 4-7, 2017, Spring Thaw and Tandem Rally, Cambridge, MD. Primarily an event for tandem riders, expect about two-thirds tandems and one-third single bikes. Registration includes the Six Pillars Century charity ride on May 6 (see separate listing below). Potomac Pedalers Touring Club (PPTC) and Eastern Tandem Rally

Fri.-Sat. May 5-6, 2017, Bike Expo New York, New York, NY. The two-day consumer show and packet pickup for the Five Boro Bike Tour. Free admission. Bike New York

May 5-7, 2017, 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 6, 2017, Bike to the Edge, Alloway, NJ. Ride 5, 20, 31, 40 or 62 mi, out-and-back routes that begin at Camp Edge in Alloway Township and wind through the scenic farmlands of Salem and Cumberland counties.

Sat. May 6, 2017, Farmlands Cycling Tour, Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ. Ride 18, 25, 38, 50, 62 or 100 mi on flat-to-gently-rolling terrain. Central Jersey Bicycle Club (CJBC)

Sat. May 6, 2017, Shorebird Metric Century, Tall Tales Brewery, Salisbury, MD. Ride 15, 35 or 65 mi on the lightly-traveled scenic roads of the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Benefits the American Cancer Society.

Sat. May 6, 2017, 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 6, 2017, Spring VeloFest, Valley Preferred Cycling Center (Trexlertown Velodrome), Breinigsville, PA. Outdoor swap meet. 8:30am to 2:00pm.

Sat. May 6, 2017, Wheels for Meals, Dogfish Head Brewery, Milton, DE. Ride 12, 25 or 50 mi. Benefits Meals On Wheels of Lewes & Rehoboth, a charity delivering meals to the homebound.

Sun. May 7, 2017, Bike Towards the Cure, Mt. Joy, PA. New start location for 2017: The Vineyard at Grandview. Ride 15, 30 or 62 mi in scenic Lancaster County. Benefits the A Week Away Foundation and The American Cancer Society.

Sun. May 7, 2017, Cinco de Mayo Benefit Bike Ride and Walk, Exton, PA. Challenging 25 and 50-mi road rides for avid cyclists, plus a flat, paved trail option for more recreational riders. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Pennsylvania Center For Adapted Sports.

Sun. May 7, 2017, Spencer Martin Memorial Bike Ride for Habitat, Lehman, PA. Benefits Wyoming Valley Habitat for Humanity.

Sun. May 7, 2017, Tandem Sunday, Elmer, NJ. Ride 35, 45 or 55 mi. Tandems East

Sun. May 7, 2017, TD Five Boro Bike Tour, Manhattan, New York, NY. Standard and VIP registrations are sold out, but you can still ride on behalf of one of the charity partners. 32,000 riders! Bike New York

Sat. May 13, 2017, Bike4Beds Spring Event, Woodstown or Millville, NJ, to Wildwood, NJ. One-way routes: 25, 50, 70 or 100 mi; return transportation will be provided. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Cavaillon Orphanage and the All of God’s Children Orphanage in Haiti.

Sat. May 13, 2017, Hilly Philly Bike Tour, Manayunk, Philadelphia, PA. Re-scheduled for May 27. Rescheduled for May 27! Ride 30 mi with 2,500 ft of climbing. 5 hills: The Wall, Valley Green, Andorra, Gypsy Lane and Hagys Mill. Benefits the American Cancer Society.

Sat. May 13, 2017, Iron Furnace Fifty, 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 13, 2017, Pedal for Promise, Tabernacle, NJ. Ride 15, 30, 42 or 62 mi through scenic Burlington County. $200 minimum fundraising, benefiting UrbanPromise.

Sat. May 13, 2017, 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 17, 2017, Ride of Silence, simultaneous, free events in DE, MD, NJ and PA, including Philadelphia and Doylestown. 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. Join cyclists worldwide in a free, silent, slow-paced ride (12-mph maximum) in honor of those who have been injured or killed while cycling on public roadways.

This page was updated on 5/18/2017 by Jack Elias, Assistant Webmaster and Events Editor.
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NOTE: The start location must be within 150-miles of Horsham, PA. Recreational rides only!

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