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Past Regional Events of 2018

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February 2018

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

Sun. Feb. 25, 2018, 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 2018

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

Sat. April 7, 2018, Fools Classic, Point Pleasant, PA. Postponed to Sunday May 6! 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 31- or 62-mi 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 64-mi mixed-terrain ride (paved and gravel roads). Benefits Pennsylvania Perimeter Ride Against Cancer.

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. Ride 25, 50 or 62 mi on the flat Eastern Shore. 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 50-, 75- or 103-mi ride (paved and gravel roads) in the beautiful Wyoming Valley of Northeastern Pennsylvania. 2018 date from BikeReg.com.

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 Active.com.

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. Ride 30, 50, 62 or 100 mi on flat terrain.

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, 2018Tour 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

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. Ride up to 23 mi on the paved Chester Valley Trail, or ride 25 or 50 mi on the scenic, hilly roads of Chester County. 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 TourBrookdale 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. Ride 20 or 62 mi.

Sat. May 5, 2018, Wheels for Meals, Dogfish Head Brewery, Milton, DE. Ride 12, 25 or 50 mi on flat terrain. 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, Fools Classic, Point Pleasant, PA. Rescheduled from April 7, 2018. This is a hilly 79-mi ride with 27 sectors of dirt/gravel roads and 6,000 ft of climbing. 
Kermesse Sport

Sun. May 6, 2018, Spencer Martin Memorial Bike Ride for Habitat, Lehman, PA. Ride 35 mi. 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. Ride 40 mi. Standard and VIP registration is closed, but you can still register with 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. Ride 15, 30, 42 or 62 mi. $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 onActive.comBenefits 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. The 2018 Quad County Metric slideshow is online now! 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

May 26, 2018, Castle Cruise, Bear, DE. This ride is sold out! New for 2018, this is a 17-mi ride on the Castle Trail, benefiting Bike Delaware and the Castle Trail.

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!

Cancelled event: The Githens Center Bike-A-Thon will not take place in 2018.

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! Ride 10, 25, 50 or 62-mi. Benefits the Healthy Community Pharmacy, serving uninsured or under-insured patients.

Sun. June 2, 2018, Legacy Bike Ride, Stockton University, Galloway, NJ. Ride 12-, 30- or 62-mi out-and-back routes. Benefits the Stockton University Legacy Fund providing scholarships to deserving students.

Sat. June 2, 2018, Pedal to Preserve, New Holland, PA. Ride 6, 20 or 51 mi with scenic views of more than 75 family-owned, preserved farms in the heart of beautiful Amish country in Lancaster County. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Lancaster Farmlands Trust.

Sat. June 2, 2018, SOAR for Veterans, Talbot Community Center, Easton, MD. This is a new event for 2018. Ride 10, 25, 50 or 62 mi through Talbot County. The ride coincides with the Traveling Vietnam Veterans Wall, a 3/5-replica of the Vietnam Veterans Wall, at the VFW grounds from May 31 – June 6. All riders have the option to stop and see the Traveling Vietnam Veterans Wall. Benefits the Mid-Shore Community Foundation – a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

Sat. June 2, 2018, St. Luke's Hospice Charity Bike Ride, Lehighton, PA. This is a 20- or 30-mi trail ride. Benefits St. Luke's Hospice.

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, Cycle for Scholars, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA. Ride 40 mi along the Schuylkill River to Valley Forge National Historic Park, then stop at Conshohocken Brewery for lunch before returning to Philadelphia. Benefits the Mandy Wagner Foundation.

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. Ride 10, 25, 50, 62 or 100 mi through scenic central New Jersey. 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 10, 35, 50 or 80 mi through the scenic, hilly Hudson Valley.

Sun. June 10, 2018, ACS Bike-a-Thon, ride one-way to Atlantic City from various start locations, 20, 31, 54, 66, 88 or 100 mi. 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. [Editor's comment: This is not the CJBC Farmlands Ride - see May 5.]

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, Ride for Understanding, Betzwood Park, Norristown, PA. Ride 10 or 30 mi on the Schuylkill River Trail. Benefits the Interfaith Center of Greater Philadelphia.

Sun. June 10, 2018, Tour de South Brunswick, South Brunswick, NJ. Ride 4, 10 or 25 mi. Benefits the Education Foundation of South Brunswick Township.

Sun. June 10, 2018, Tour de Tinicum, Erwinna, PA. Rescheduled from May 20. Ride 4-62 mi. Benefits the Delaware Valley Volunteer Fire Company.

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, Delaware Valley University, Doylestown, PA. New start location for 2018! Ride Ride 3, 12, 35, 63 or 100 mi. Benefits the American Diabetes Association. [Updated 4/12/2018 to change start location.]

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, 2018Rohrbach's Garage Bike Race, Alburtis, PA. Rescheduled to Saturday, October 13. 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. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Indian Creek Foundation

Sat. June 16, 2018, Together Run Ride Walk, Gordonville, PA. Ride 25 or 62 mi in Lancaster County, or run or walk 5k. All riders must start at 7:00am. Benefits the Together Initiative Network.

Sat. June 16, 2018, Tour de Fox for Parkinson's Disease, Drew University, Madison, NJ. Ride 1, 10, 35 or 65 mi. $200 minimum fundraising, benefiting the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, a 501(c)(3) non-profit.

June 16-17, 2018, Bike MS: Chesapeake Challenge, Easton, MD. Ride 30-150 mi on flat terrain. $300 minimum fundraising. Benefits the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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, Delaware-Maryland Flatlands Tour, Chesapeake City, MD. Very scenic 36-, 55-, 65- or 104-mi rides on flat terrain. This is a low-cost ($6) no-frills event; no SAG or supported rest stops. Baltimore Bicycle Club

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. Ride 75 or 100 mi on Saturday to Kutztown University for dinner and overnight stay, and 75 mi back to Hershey on Sunday. Benefits the American Cancer Society.

Sun. June 24, Sat. June 232018, Ride to Thrive, Burlington County Fairgrounds, Columbus, NJ. Rescheduled due to inclement weather! Ride 18, 30, 45 or 63 mi. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Legacy Foundation. [Date updated 6/23/18.]

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. Ride 10, 25 or 50 mi. $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

Sun. June 24, 2018, Secret Valley Wheels Tour, Boyertown, PA. Ride 10, 31 or 62 mi. Presented by Studio B Fine Art Gallery.

Sat. June 30, 2018, Farm to Fork Fondo, Wyebrook Farm, Honey Brook, PA. Ride 10, 30, 50 or 80 mi on Rolling-hilly terrain (500-4,100 ft of climbing).

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

See the Calendar of Regional Events.

August 2018

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September 2018

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October 2018

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November 2018

See the Calendar of Regional Events.




This page was updated on 7/01/2018 by Jack Elias, Assistant Webmaster and Events Editor.
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