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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. 
 
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French Creek Iron Tour - June 11, 2017

Scenic cycling through Iron Furnace country - open space where iron blast furnaces and forges served as cornerstones of industry in colonial Pennsylvania. With courses ranging from 12 to 100 miles, there’s something for everyone – from seasoned riders looking for a challenge to families with kids in tow.   more info

 

PA Hope Ride - June 24, 2017

 A delightful 2 day cycling event on rural roads between Hershey and Kutztown, well supported with distance options ... The event provides support to cancer research, the Hope Lodges and cancer patient services.     more info

 

New Holland​  Bicycle Race - July 15, 2017

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

 

Rotary Ride for Families - July 30, 2017

This ride starts and finishes at Souderton Area HS and will take place rain or shine.  All the routes follow lightly traveled roads through scenic Upper Bucks and Montgomery Counties. The 100K (3,053 ft. of climb), 50-mile (2,719 ft.) and 50K (1,578 ft.) rides have challenging climbs. All three routes will have SAG Support. The paper app can be downloaded at www.quakertownrotary.org  more info

 

The Nightmare Tour - August 12, 2017

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

 

Lancaster Covered Bridge Classic - August 20, 2017

The Lancaster Covered Bridge Classic (formerly Covered Bridge Metric Century) offers beautiful routes of 100 miles, 62 miles, 31 miles, and 15 miles. The 100 mile route option, which offers challenging climbing, is new for 2017. Proceeds from the ride benefit the Lancaster Bicycle Club’s grant program which has donated over $275,000 for bike-related initiatives and covered bridge preservation since 1999.  more info

 

42nd Annual Brandywine Tour -  August 27, 2017

Delaware Valley Bicycle Club invites you to enjoy the 42nd Annual Brandywine Tour. Five routes: 40, 50, 60, 80, and 100 miles. Breathtakingly beautiful scenery in historic western Chester County on low-traffic roads. Longer routes travel into Lancaster County Amish farmland. Rolling to hilly terrain.  more info 

 

 

Adamstown Dirty Dozen Hill Climb - October 7, 2017

This ride is around Berks & Lebanon County. 63 miles, 8700 ft of climb.
12-20% sloped hills. 13+ timed hills. 1st, 2nd, 3rd Cash Prizes
. more info

 

New Holland​  Bicycle Race - October 14, 2017

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