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The following rides are listed as a courtesy to other organizations, and except where noted are not connected to the Lehigh Wheelmen Association.

NOTE: Always check the event sponsor's website before the event to verify registration requirements, event date, start times and locations.  LWA is not responsible for changes made to event information after it has been published here.

If you know of a ride that you think might be of interest to the LWA members and would like it to be included here, please contact the website manager.
 
Details of these rides can be viewed and accessed through links in the short descriptions below. 
 
-------------RIDES ARE LISTED IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER-----------

 

Icicle Metric Century (And More) - April 13, 2019


All routes are loops which begin and end at the starting location, so you can do a single 23 kilometer (13 mile) loop or combine loops to get up to 167 kilometers (100 miles). You can decide how far you want to go after you have completed each loop.
  Details & registration 

 

New Holland​  Bicycle Race - April 20, 2019

A 50+ mile open road course starting and ending at the Community Memorial Park in the Borough of  New Holland. We also have a  30 mile loop for the intermediate cyclist which has big rolling hills with one good climb and a downhill coast back to the Community Park, and an 82 mile loop for those who want more miles, and more climbing!  more info

 

Amy's Ride/Run/Walk Against Pancreatic Cancer - May 18, 2019

42 mile Ride @ 7AM, 24 mile Ride @ 8AM, 5k Run & 5k Walk @ 930AM

This year we are partnering with J’s Run. Adult participants receive one raffle entry to win a $1,000.00 airline voucher. Participate in two events and get three entries.  Festival atmosphere – DJ, Entertainment, Food, Raffle, Silent Auction, Fun, etc.  Rolling scenic routes. Optional hill challenge on the 42 mile route.  Afterwards – can walk a few blocks to large, juried outdoor arts festival; Arts Alive! more info

 

French Creek Iron Tour - June 9, 2019

Join over 1,000 riders for scenic cycling through Iron Furnace country and have a blast! French & Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust preserves, protects and connects people to the land in northern Chester County where iron blast furnaces and forges served as cornerstones of industry in colonial Pennsylvania – hence, “Iron Tour”. New this year, the Inaugural Gravel Grinder! This 70 mile ride includes the best scenic gravel, roads, and trails in the area. With courses ranging from 11 to 100 miles, there’s a ride for everyone.  more info

The Revolutionary Ramble:  June 8, 2019

Rides vary from 12mi to 100mi. Included is a 70 mi gravel ride (new this year). Rides are fully
supported with SAG vehicles and well-stocked rest stops and a post-ride lunch in an air-conditioned cafeteria.  Our terrain is the historic 'Crossroads of The Revolution' and is beautiful.  We donate proceeds to volunteer ambulance squads and safe cycling programs.
  more info.

Delaware Doublecross Metric Century - June 29, 2019


Two routes are provided, each 31 miles in length for a total of 62 miles. This metric century ride is laid out in a figure eight pattern, beginning and ending at Smyrna High School, in Smyrna..
  Details & registration 

 

New Holland​  Bicycle Race - July 13, 2019

A 50+ mile open road course starting and ending at the Community Memorial Park in the Borough of  New Holland. We also have a  30 mile loop for the intermediate cyclist which has big rolling hills with one good climb and a downhill coast back to the Community Park.  more info

 

The Nightmare Tour - August 10, 2019

This event goes around the perimeter of Lancaster County in one day. Miles: 111, 177, 200, 225 & 24hr.   8900- 22,000 ft
of climb. A MUST for the serious cyclist.
  more info

 

Shorefire Imperial Century - August 10, 2019


Routes ranging from 35-100 miles, following lesser-traveled back roads through flat to rolling terrain.  Routes interface, so you have options to increase or decrease your mileage during your ride depending on your goals for the day...
  Details & registration 

 

 

44th Annual Brandywine Bike Tour - Sunday, August 25, 2019

A fully supported tour through historic thoroughbred horse farm country in western Chester County and Lancaster County’s Amish farm country.  Low-traffic route options over lush, rolling/hilly terrain: 24, 50, 67, 82, and a challenging 100 miles. New this year: the “easiest” 50 mile route we’ve offered in years, with long flat stretches. For maximum fun, be sure to check out our “Make A Weekend of It” page with suggested hotels, activities, and restaurants - there is plenty for cyclists and non-cyclists alike to enjoy!  Tour proceeds after Club expenses go to a variety of bicycling advocacy organizations.  more info 

 

Savage Imperial Century - September 21, 2019


Select a route – 40, 60, 75 or 100 miles – and enjoy one of the premier rides in the mid-Atlantic region.   Attack the major hills and climbs on the 75– and 100-miles routes or stick to the shorter 40– and 60-mile loops.
  Details & registration 

 

Adamstown Dirty Dozen Hill Climb - October 5, 2019

Location: Reinholds, PA 17569 (Berks County, South of Reading, Pa)  68 miles, 9967 ft of climb.
13-20% sloped hills. 16 timed hills. Cash prizes. Free craft beer tasting and pizza after the
event.  
more info

 

New Holland​  Bicycle Race - October 12, 2019

A 50+ mile open road course starting and ending at the Community Memorial Park in the Borough of  New Holland. We also have a  30 mile loop for the intermediate cyclist which has big rolling hills with one good climb and a downhill coast back to the Community Park, and an 82 mile loop for those who want more miles, and more climbing!  more info