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2020 Calendar of Regional Events – PA/NJ/DE

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This calendar is presented by Suburban Cyclists Unlimited, and lists recreational bicycle events that take place in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, and start within approximately 150 miles of Horsham, Montgomery County, PA. See Other Bicycle Event Calendars for bicycle events outside of the coverage area of the SCU calendar. All external links will open in one new browser window.

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Cancellations and Postponements due to COVID-19 Coronavirus

101 events on this calendar have been cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19 Coronavirus! Some of the postponed events have not announced new dates - they may be postponed to 2021. Before going to an event that you see listed here, please check with the event’s organizer for updates.


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April 2020 Postponed Events

See the Past Regional Events of 2020 page for the complete list of all April 2020 events.

Postponed! Sat. April 18, 2020, Cumberland Valley TrailFest, Shippensburg, PA. 25-mi ride, 5k/10k run, or ramble, all on the Cumberland Valley Rail-Trail, and the BrewFest.

Postponed! Fri.-Sat. April 24-25, 2020, Ocean to Bay Bike Tour, Bethany Beach, DE. Ride 1 or 2 days on flat terrain - Friday: 15 mi; Saturday: 30, 50, 62 or 100 mi. Postponed to Oct. 16-17, 2020.

Postponed! Sun. April 26, 2020Tour 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 2020 Postponed Events

See the Past Regional Events of 2020 page for the complete list of all May 2020 events.

Postponed! Sat. May 2, 2020, Spencer Martin Memorial Bike Ride for Habitat, Penn State Wilkes-Barre Campus, Lehman, PA. Ride 35 mi. Benefits Wyoming Valley Habitat for Humanity.

Postponed! Sun. May 3, 2020, Cinco de Mayo Benefit Bike Ride, Exton, PA. Ride 25 or 50 mi on the scenic, hilly roads of Chester County, or ride up to 22 mi. on the flat, paved Chester Valley Trail. Fundraising is optional. Benefits Pennsylvania Center For Adapted Sports and riders with disabilities. Postponed to Sept. 13, 2020.

Postponed! Sat. May 30, 2020, Bikes & Beers Hershey, Troegs Brewing, Hershey, PA. Ride 15, 30 or 50 mi. Registration includes 2 Troegs beers after the ride and a souvenir pint glass. Postponed to Oct. 10, 2020. [Updated 6/23/20: second postponement.]

June 2020 Postponed Events

See the Past Regional Events of 2020 page for the complete list of all June 2020 events.

Postponed!
Sat. June 6, 2020, The Ride, Glassboro, NJ. Benefits Gloucester County Special Services Education Foundation (GCSSEF).

Postponed! Sat. June 13, 2020, Bikes & Beers New Jersey, Flying Fish Brewing, Somerdale, NJ. Ride 15, 30, or 50 mi. Registration includes 2 Flying Fish beers after the ride and a souvenir pint glass. Postponed to Aug. 30, 2020.

Postponed! Sat. June 13, 2020, South Jersey Ride to Type None, Pittman, NJ. Benefits JDRF South Jersey Chapter.

Postponed! Sun. June 14, 2020, Farmland Ride, Flemington, NJ. Ride 15, 30 or 60 mi through Hunterdon County farmlands. Registration includes lunch catered by Blue Fish Grill. Benefits the Flemington Jewish Community Center. Postponed to Oct. 18, 2020.

Postponed! Sat. June 20, 2020, Roll & Stroll, Souderton, PA. Ride 10, 20, 40 or 62 mi on rolling-to-hilly terrain. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Indian Creek Foundation. Postponed to Sat. Sept. 12.

Postponed! June 26-28, 2020, Ride for New Beginnings, Toms River, NJ. Ride 180 mi in 3 days: Toms River - Red Bank - Westampton - Toms River. $750 minimum fundraising; benefits Ocean's Harbor House. Postponed to Sat. Sept. 12 as a 1-day event.

July 2020 Postponed Events

See the Past Regional Events of 2020 page for the complete list of all July 2020 events.

Postponed! Sat. July 18, 2020, Bikes & Beers Parkesburg, Victory Brewing, Parkesburg, PA. Ride 15, 30, or 50 mi. Registration includes 2 Victory beers after the ride and a souvenir pint glass. Postponed to Sept. 26, 2020.

August 2020

Postponed! Sat. Aug. 1, 2020, Bikes & Beers Hershey, Troegs Brewing, Hershey, PA. Ride 15, 30 or 50 mi. Registration includes 2 Troegs beers after the ride and a souvenir pint glass. Postponed to Oct. 10, 2020.

Sat. Aug. 1, 2020, 
Chocolate Tour, Hershey, PA. The cycling event will have a virtual option (July 18 - Aug. 1), or cyclists may ride two different marked 25-mi loops, first in one direction and then in reverse to complete 100 mi. Benefits Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. [Updated 5/21/20.]

Virtual Event! Sat. Aug. 8, 2020, Brake the Cycle of Poverty, Kutztown, PA. Benefits Friend, Inc. Community Services. This will be a virtual event for 2020.

Sat. Aug. 8, 2020, Country Cruise Challenge, Gateway Church, Parkesburg, PA. Ride 15, 30 or 45 mi through scenic areas of Chester and Lancaster County.

Sat. Aug. 8, 2020, The Nightmare Tour, Reinholds, PA. Ride around the perimeter of scenic Lancaster and part of Berks counties: 111, 177, 200, 225 mi or 24 hrs, with 8,900 to 22,000 ft of climbing. Pre-registration is mandatory.

Sat. Aug. 8, 2020, Shorefire Century, Middletown High School, Middletown, DE. Ride 35, 65 or 100 mi on flat-to-gently-rolling terrain through scenic farmland in central Delaware. Pre-registraion only - no day-of-event-registration! White Clay Bicycle Club (WCBC)

Virtual Event! Sun. Aug 9, 2020, ACS Bike-a-thon. Ride one-way to Atlantic City from various start locations. Benefits the American Cancer Society. This will be a virtual event for June 14 - Aug. 9, 2020. [Updated 6/12/20 - postponed event changed to virtual.]

Virtual Event! Sun. Aug. 9, 2020, Philadelphia CF Cycle for Life, Conshohocken, PA. Benefits the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. This will be a virtual event for July 4 - Sept. 7, 2020.

Cancelled! Sun. Aug. 16, 2020, Covered Bridge Classic, Lancaster, PA. Lancaster Bicycle Club

Cancelled! Sun. Aug. 16, 2020, Ramapo Rally, Mahwah, NJ. Bicycle Touring Club of North Jersey (BTCNJ)

Virtual Event! Sat. Aug. 22, 2020, Great Big Group Ride for Pediatric Cancer, Schnecksville, PA. Benefits the Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley (PCFLV). This will be a virtual event for Aug. 16-22, 2020.

Cancelled! Sat. Aug. 22, 2020, The Major Philly Roll, West Norriton Township, PA. Philadelphia Major Taylor Cycling Club

Virtual Event! Sun. Aug. 23, 2020, The Ben to the Shore Bike Tour, Philadelphia, PA. Benefits Families Behind the Badge Children's Foundation which supports the families of fallen first responders. This will be a virtual event for July 26 - Aug. 23, 2020. [Updated 7/3/20: Postponed event changed to virtual.]

Sun. Aug. 30, 2020, Bikes & Beers New Jersey, Flying Fish Brewing, Somerdale, NJ. Ride 15, 30, or 50 mi. Registration includes 2 Flying Fish beers after the ride and a souvenir pint glass. Rescheduled from June 13, 2020.

Cancelled! Sun. Aug. 30, 2020, Brandywine Tour, Kennett Square, PA. Delaware Valley Bicycle Club.

Cancelled! Sun. Aug. 30, 2020, Grandview DiVine Ride, Mount Joy, PA. Benefits the American Cancer Society. [Updated 6/16/20: Postponed event is now cancelled.]

September 2020

Held in September for 15 years, 2019 was the final year for the Century for the Cure, Warren, NJ.

Held in September for 12 years, 2019 was the final year for Tom's Ride for Vickie's Angel Walk, Hellam, PA.

Cancelled! Sept. 2020, South Jersey Tour des Farms, Vincentown, NJ. South Jersey Resource Conservation & Development Council

Cancelled! Sat. Sept. 5, 2020, Cycle4Awareness, Long Beach Island, NJ. Benefits Cycle4Awareness, an organization that supports kids with special needs.

Virtual Event! Sept. 5-7, 2020, Donut[less] Derby, Valley Preferred Cycling Center (Trexlertown Velodrome), Breinigsville, PA. The 2020 Donut Derby is transformed into a 3-day, Labor Day Weekend, socially-distanced event. Ride the 36-mi route on your own or in socially-distanced small groups, and then enter the raffle to win prizes. Registration is only $10, but no donuts this year. Lehigh Wheelmen Association

Limited Support! Sept. 5-13, 2020, Sourland Spectacular, Skillman, NJ. Ride with limited support on any day Sept. 5-13. Benefits the Sourland Conservancy.


Cancelled! Mon. Sept. 7, 2020, Labor Day Century, New Oxford, PA. Hanover Cyclers

Virtual Event! Sept. 7-13, 2020, Foster 100. Proceeds provide trained service dogs at no cost to local Veterans. This will be a virtual event for 2020.

Sat. Sept. 12, 2020, BR2RB Bike-a-Thon, Quarryville, PA. Ride 16, 45 or 85 mi. For 2020, all routes return to the starting point, not the one-way routes to Rehoboth used in prior years. Benefits Black Rock Retreat.

Sat. Sept. 12, 2020, Amish Country Bike Tour, Dover, DE. Ride 15-100 mi on flat terrain. Changes for 2020: No mass start, and no day-of-event registration. Check event website for show-and-go start times based on route distance.

Sat. Sept. 12, 2020, Bikes & Beers Delaware, Big Oyster Brewery, Lewes, DE. Ride 15, 30, or 50 mi. Registration includes 2 Big Oyster beers after the ride and a souvenir pint glass.

Virtual Event! Sat. Sept. 12, 2020, PA Hope Ride, Hummelstown, PA. Benefits the American Cancer Society. This will be a virtual event for Aug. 22 - Sept. 13, 2020. [Updated 7/24/20 - postponed event changed to virtual.]

Sat. Sept. 12, 2020, Ride for New Beginnings, Laurita Winery, New Egypt, NJ. Ride 1 day, 30 or 62 mi, instead of the traditional 3-day event. Rescheduled from June 26-28, 2020.

Sat. Sept. 12, 2020, Roll & Stroll, Souderton, PA. Ride 10, 20, 40 or 62 mi on rolling-to-hilly terrain. Fundraising is optional. Benefits the Indian Creek Foundation. Rescheduled from June 20, 2020.

Virtual Event! Sun. Sept. 13, 2020, Breakthrough Bike Challenge, Birdsboro, PA. Benefits Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center. This will be a virtual event for Aug. 15 - Sept. 13, 2020.

Sun. Sept. 13, 2020, Cinco de Mayo Benefit Bike Ride, Exton, PA. Ride 25 or 50 mi on the scenic, hilly roads of Chester County, or ride up to 22 mi. on the flat, paved Chester Valley Trail. Fundraising is optional. Benefits Pennsylvania Center For Adapted Sports and riders with disabilities. Rescheduled from May 3, 2020.

Cancelled! Sun. Sept. 13, 2020, Garden State Fondo, Morristown, NJ. Next year's event will take place on Sept. 12, 2021.

Virtual Event! Sun. Sept. 13, 2020, Ride to Defeat ALS, Wildwood, NJ. Benefits the ALS Association. [Updated 7/20/20: Postponed event changed to virtual.]

Sun. Sept. 13, 2020, Twin Lights Ride, Highlands, NJ. Ride 15, 30, 55, 75 or 100 mi. Benefits Bike New York.

Sat. Sept. 19, 2020, Bikes & Beers Philadelphia, Yards Brewing, Philadelphia, PA. Ride 15, 30 or 50 mi. Registration includes 2 Yards beers after the ride and a souvenir pint glass.

Cancelled! Sat. Sept. 19, 2020, Jersey Devil Century, Centerton, NJ. South Jersey Wheelmen

Virtual Event! Sat. Sept. 19, 2020, RCDCU Bike to Fight Prostate Cancer, Somerset, NJ. Benefits Renaissance Cyclists Defeating Cancer United. This will be a virtual event for 2020.

Virtual Event! Sat. Sept. 19, 2020, #CaringForRare Bicycle Event, Lambertville, NJ. Ride on the towpath. See Sept. 20 below for road rides. Benefits Avery's Hope. This will be a virtual event for 2020.

Virtual Event! Sun. Sept. 20, 2020, #CaringForRare Bicycle Event, Flemington, NJ. Ride in Hunterdon and Bucks Counties. See Sept. 19 above for towpath ride. Benefits Avery's Hope. This will be a virtual event for 2020.

Cancelled! Sun. Sept. 20, 2020, Rock-N-Road Gravel Series, Valley Preferred Cycling Center (Trexlertown Velodrome), Breinigsville, PA. Event website is down - see g4 Productions for updates.

Virtual Event! Sun. Sept. 20, 2020, Three Creek Century, Newville, PA. Harrisburg Bicycle Club. This will be a virtual event for Sept. 5-20, 2020.

Cancelled! Sun. Sept. 20, 2020, Tour de Shunk, Monroeton, PA. 2020 date from BikeReg.com.

Sat. Sept. 26, 2020, Bike the Brandywine, Chadds Ford, PA. Ride 25, 45, 62 or 80 mi, rolling-hilly, through the beautiful Brandywine Creek Greenway and surrounding countryside. Benefits the Brandywine Conservancy.

Sat. Sept. 26, 2020, Bikes & Beers Parksburg, Victory Brewing, Parksburg, PA. Ride 15, 30, or 50 mi. Registration includes 2 Victory beers after the ride and a souvenir pint glass. Rescheduled from July 18.

Virtual Event! Sat. Sept. 26, 2020, Eagles Autism Challenge, Philadelphia, PA. [Updated 7/19/20: Postponed event changed to virtual.]

Sat. Sept. 26, 2020, Intercourse [PA] Amish Bike Ride, Gordonville, PA. Ride 30 or 62 mi through rolling Amish farmland in Lancaster County. Benefits the Intercourse [PA] Fire Company.

Sun. Sept. 27, 2020, Giro del Vino III, White Horse Winery, Hammonton, NJ. 2020 date from Facebook. TnT Cycle

October 2020

Virtual Event! Oct. 2-4, 2020, YSC Tour de Pink East, Princeton, NJ. Benefits the Young Survival Coalition (YSC), an organization supporting young women diagnosed with breast cancer. This will be a virtual event for 2020. [6/27/20: Updated from cancelled to virtual event.]

Sat. Oct 3, 2020, Adamstown Dirty Dozen Hill Climb, Reinholds, PA. Ride 72 mi with 10,600 ft of climbing. Hill gradients of 13-to-20% with 17 timed climbs. Free craft beer tasting and pizza after the event.

Sat. Oct. 3, 2020, Ride for Trails, Gettysburg Recreational Park, Gettysburg, PA. Ride 25 or 37 mi, including the Battlefield and country roads south of Gettysburg, with show-and-go start to encourage social-distancing. Or join a guided 12-mi ride with group size limited to 10. This is a free, no-frills event (no lunch or T-shirt), but donations accepted for Healthy Adams Bicycle/Pedestrian, Inc. (HABPI), a non-profit group working to develop walking and bicycling trails in Adams County.

Sat. Oct. 3, 2020, Savage Century, Newark, DE. Ride 44, 77, or 100 mi with 2,300-to-7,500 ft of climbing. The major climbs are on the 77- and 100-mi routes. White Clay Bicycle Club (WCBC)

Cancelled! Sat. Oct. 3, 2020, Shoo-Fly Classic Bike Ride, Oley, PA. Berks County Bicycle Club

Cancelled! Sat. Oct. 3, 2020, Tour de Blairstown, Blairstown, NJ. Benefits the Foodshed Alliance.

Virtual Event! Oct. 3-4, 2020, Bike MS: City to Shore, Cherry Hill to Ocean City, NJ. Bike MS: City to Shore is going virtual this year. Check back later for information on Bike MS: Inside Out scheduled for Sat. Oct. 17. Find a MS ride in other locations.

Sat. Oct. 10, 2020, Bikes & Beers Hershey, Troegs Brewing, Hershey, PA. Ride 15, 30 or 50 mi. Registration includes 2 Troegs beers after the ride and a souvenir pint glass. Rescheduled from May 30 and Aug. 1.

Sat. Oct. 10, 2020, Hope for Life C3 2020, Nazareth, PA. Ride 62 or 100 mi. Benefits the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS).

Sat. Oct. 10, 2020, New Holland Bicycle Race, New Holland, PA. Ride/race 30, 50+ or 82 mi through scenic Lancaster County with 2,000-6,000 ft climbing.

Cancelled! Sun. Oct. 11, 2020, Covered Bridges Ride, Tinicum Park, Erwinna, PA. Enjoy the fall foliage of Central and Upper Bucks County, and ride through up to six historic covered bridges. Next year's event is scheduled for Sun. Oct. 10, 2021. Central Bucks Bicycle Club (CBBC)

Sun. Oct. 11, 2020, Lake Loop, Hopatcong State Park, Hopatcong, NJ. Ride 20, 40 or 62 mi on rolling-hilly terrain. There will also be a 5K and a 1.5-mi trail run, and a 2.5-mi paddle course. Participate in one, two, or all three activities.

Fri.-Sat. Oct. 16-17, 2020, Ocean to Bay Bike Tour, Bethany Beach, DE. Ride 1 or 2 days on flat terrain - Friday: 15 mi; Saturday: 30, 50, 62 or 100 mi. Rescheduled from April 24-25, 2020.

Sun. Oct. 18, 2020, Farmland Ride, Flemington, NJ. Ride 15, 30 or 60 mi through Hunterdon County farmlands. Registration includes lunch catered by Blue Fish Grill. Benefits the Flemington Jewish Community Center. Rescheduled from June 14, 2020.

Sun. Oct. 18, 2020, Oktoberfest Ride, Blueprint Brewing Company, Harleysville PA. Ride 43 or 58 mi. Kermesse Sport

Virtual Event! Sun. Oct. 18, 2020, Tour de Summer Camps, Morristown, NJ. Benefits the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ. This will be a virtual event for July 15 - August 31, 2020.

Oct. 23-25, 2020, Fall Foliage Weekend, Hanover / Gettysburg, PA. Ride 15-to-100 mi on your own or on group rides with leaders. Includes cue sheets, meals, snacks, parties, and hotel accommodations (with indoor pool/whirlpool). Advance registration is required. Bicycle Club of Philadelphia (BCP)

November 2020

Cancelled! Nov. 14-15, 2020, Philly Bike Expo, Philadelphia, PA. Next year's event is scheduled for Nov. 6-7, 2021.



Announcements

The 2019 Quad County Century slideshow is online now!

Bicycle Mileage Logs


Click on this link to download the SCU Universal Mileage Log. It is a Microsoft Excel-format (".XLSX") spreadsheet with 6 charts. The SCU Universal Mileage Log is good for any year. It provides automatic summation of mileage and number of rides, and it computes the average ride distance. In addition to the numeric data, the log displays six charts as shown in the photo (populated with simulated ride data in order to demonstrate the charting). Open your copy of the mileage log spreadsheet using Microsoft Excel, or any of the following free applications: Office Online, Google Sheets, Apple Numbers (free on iOS), Apache OpenOffice, LibreOffice, etc. To access your mileage log from multiple devices - including phones and tablets - store the file in the cloud; for example, in Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive, iCloud, etc.
SCU Universal Mileage Log

The SCU Universal Mileage Log is good for any year!


Past Events

Past events are archived on separate pages:

Past Regional Events of 2020

Regional Events of 2019

Regional Events of 2018

Regional Events of 2017

Other Bicycle Event Calendars

This SCU Calendar lists recreational bicycle events that take place in PA, NJ and DE, and start within approximately 150 miles of Horsham, Montgomery County, PA. As of January 1, 2019, events in MD, NY and CT are longer listed on this calendar. The following calendars are recommended for finding bicycle events outside of the coverage area of the SCU calendar: 

BikeRide.com

BikeReg.com 

Bicycle Tour Network 
- formerly known as the National Bicycle Tour Directors Association.

Oxon Hill Bicycle and Trail Club Calendar - Bicycling events in Maryland and surrounding states


Disclaimer

Unless marked "SCU", events on this calendar are not supported by, nor affiliated with, Suburban Cyclists Unlimited. The listing of an event in this calendar does not constitute an endorsement by SCU or by the editor. All rides and activities posted on this list are the sole responsibility of the individual organizers of and participants in the ride or activity. All participants in rides and activities appearing on this list do so at their own risk and assume responsibility for all hazards, injuries, and other risks inherent in such rides and activities. Roads will be open to motor-vehicle traffic; extreme caution must be used while riding.

Events and dates are subject to change! Although this list is compiled from reliable sources, SCU and the editor are not responsible for errors or omissions. Please contact the event sponsor to confirm the date, registration deadlines and fees, start times, and services provided. We do not predict dates based on the prior year's calendar. When requesting information by mail, please send a S.A.S.E. to the sponsor.

All distances are listed in miles ("mi"). To convert to metric: 1 mi = 1.6 km; 1 km = 0.62 mi. 31 mi = Half Metric Century (50 km); 62 mi = Metric Century (100 km). All rides are on-road tours unless noted off-road. All events provide water stops, cue sheets, marked route, and SAG support, unless noted, but SCU is not responsible for the services provided at events on this calendar. All rides return to the starting location unless marked "one-way". Two-day events are Saturday-Sunday and three-day events are Friday-Sunday unless marked otherwise. There are no ride leaders for these events, and you ride at your own pace.

Suburban Cyclists Unlimited does not list other clubs' rides that conflict with the major SCU events (May 16, 2020 - Quad County Century). Commercial tours are not listed other than from sponsors of SCU or at the discretion of the editor. Indoor "spinning" events and randonnee events are not listed on this calendar.

Suburban Cyclists Unlimited is a recreational bicycle club, and we do not support or promote racing. Triathlons, duathlons, amateur races, criteriums and time trials are not listed on this web site.


This is Jack's 21st year of editing the SCU Regional Calendar!


This page was updated on 8/03/2020 by Jack Elias, Regional Calendar Editor.

Submit An Event (Contact Us)


Please use the Contact Us form to submit an event for this calendar - select "Regional Calendar Editor" from the "Send To" list

NOTE: The start location must be within 150-miles driving distance of Hatboro-Horsham High School, Horsham, PA, as determined by Google Maps. Recreational rides in Pennsylvania, New Jersey or Delaware, only! As of January 1, 2019, events in Maryland, New York and Connecticut will no longer be listed on this calendar. Please include the name and date of the event and the link (URL) to the event's website. Please do not send attachments (flyers, brochures, posters, logos, photos, images, graphics, etc.). Races and indoor "spinning" events will not be listed. Please read the Disclaimer.

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