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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-----------

 

New Holland​  Bicycle Race - April 21, 2018

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

 

BCP's annual Spring-n2-Cycling Weekend 
in scenic Danville, PA - May 4-6, 2018


Scenic routes for a wide range of distances, from 15 to 70+ miles.  Spring Fling festival in downtown Danville on Saturday, parties, snacks, SAG, & more.
Plenty of sightseeing and local attractions for non-cyclist family members, also.
  Details & registration 

 

Cinco de Mayo Benefit Bike Ride and Walk - May 5, 2018

The Pennsylvania Center for Adapted Sports (PCAS) is a local nonprofit, which operates two cycling programs for people with disabilities in Philadelphia and Chester Counties.  All proceeds from the Annual Cinco de Mayo Benefit Bike Ride and Walk go to support these programs.  Challenging 25 and 50 mile road rides for avid cyclists, plus a flat, paved trail option for more recreational riders.  more info

 

Amy's Ride/Run/Walk Against Pancreatic Cancer - May 19, 2018

The rides go through beautiful Bucks County, and you ride through several covered bridges. There is an optional Ghost Mountain Challenge, and prizes. Family friendly event!  24 or 42 miles, also 5k run or walk. more info

 

"Celebrate the Greenbelt" Weekend -June 2/3, 2018

Multiple activities that showcase all that the City of Harrisburg and the Capital Area Greenbelt have to offer. Saturday's schedule offers the Bike the Burg family ride, mountain bike rides on the Parkway trails, the Audubon bird walk, the Five Bridges Bike Tour and Bike Day at the Harrisburg Senators baseball game. Sunday features the Tour de Belt, the "Art of the Bike" show, the Greenbelt Community Walk and the Tour de Belt After Ride Party.   more info

 

French Creek Iron Tour - June 10, 2018

Scenic cycling through Iron Furnace country - open space where iron blast furnaces and forges served as cornerstones of industry in colonial Pennsylvania. With 7 courses ranging from 11 to 100 miles, there’s something for everyone – from seasoned riders looking for a challenge to families with kids in tow.   more info

Delaware Doublecross Metric Century - July 7, 2018


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 14, 2018

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

 

2018 Chocolate Tour - August 4, 2018

The annual Chocolate Tour supports cancer research at Penn State University. Events include 5k or 10k Walk,  5k or 10k Running Race, and the Briova Rx Cycling Events:  10 family fun ride, 30 mile, 50 Mile, 75 mile, 100 Mile.  more info

 

Cycle Massachusetts:  August 4-10, 2018

If you’re thinking of a cycling vacation this August, do check out the Cycle Massachusetts State Bike Tour. It will take you on some of the great riding routes that Massachusetts has to offer and is known as The Friendliest Ride in the East! more info

 

The Nightmare Tour - August 11, 2018

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 25, 2018


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 

 

 

43rd Annual Brandywine Tour -  August 26, 2018

Delaware Valley Bicycle Club's Brandywine Tour starts in Kennett Square, PA, and meanders through gorgeous western Chester County. Rolling to hilly terrain. Several route options available. The 80 and 100 mile routes ride through pristine Amish farm country in Lancaster County.  more info 

 

Savage Imperial Century - September 29, 2018


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 6, 2018

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 13, 2018

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