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  Page under construction.  More events to soon be added. Email listing for your favorite events to jimhudnall@gmail.com.
Saturday
March 22
Charles County Sheriff Office's Bike Ride Indian Head, MD.
26 miles on the Indian Head Rail Trail to benefit the United Way of Charles County and the Spring Dell Center. This is a great way to get started shaping up for the summer months! Everyone is welcome to come and ride all of or a portion of the 26 mile, scenic Rail Trail. Check-in from 9 am at the Indian Head Village Green Pavilion; ride starts at 10 am. Registration is $25 for individual, $40 for family of two, $50 for a family of 3, and family of 4 or more is $15 each. Registration fee includes event lunch provided by the Town of Indian Head. Rain date is March 29. Download a registration form.
Sunday
March 15
WABA's 2015 Vasa Ride Washington, DC.
15, 35 and 60 miles from the House of Sweden, 2900 K St., NW Washington, DC 20007. Join the Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA) and the Embassy of Sweden in celebrating Sweden's famed ski race and festival, Vasaloppet, by bike! After biking through the rolling hills of Montgomery County and D.C., Vasa riders and friends are invited to an afterparty at House of Sweden to enjoy traditional Swedish blueberry soup.
Registration for the 2015 Vasa Ride will open the second week of February.
Wednesday
Feb 10
Maryland Bicycle Symposium Annapolis, MD.
Bike Maryland presents the annual Mryland Bicycle Symposium. Learn from leaders in the bicycling field, bicycling advocates, planners, community leaders and legislative officials on current topics with the goal of increasing bicycle safety, connectivity and accessibility. 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the President’s Conference Center in the Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr. Senate Building, 11 Bladen Street, Annapolis, MD 21401. The event is free and open to the public, but you must register. Register now.
Saturday
April 2
Icicle Metric Century Elkton, MD.
14 to 100 miles. New Location! New Routes!
Sponsored by the White Clay Bicycle Club.
$20 January 1 to February 15; $25 February 17 to March 15; $30 March 16 through close of online registration on March 29 and on the day of the ride.
Saturday
April 9
TSR Spring Classic Easton, MD.
25, 50 and 62 mile routes on Maryland's Eastern Shore.
Benefits Talbot Special Riders, a volunteer driven non-profit which provides equine therapy to developmentally disabled individuals in and around Talbot County on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
$40 (Before Feb. 14th - $50 thereafter; $60 on day of the ride). Online registration at active.com.
Saturday
April 11
Unity in the Community Bike Ride Capitol Heights, MD.
8, 10, and 31 miles from Oakcrest Community Center in Capitol Heights, MD. Getting It In Cyclists is partnering with the Capitol Heights Police Department Community Outreach Council (CHPDCOC) is hosting this bike ride to kick off the second anual "Unity in the Community" event.  This event is organized by the Town of Capitol Heights, the District of Columbia’s 6th District Police Department, the Maryland National Park and Planning Commission, Prince George’s County/District of Columbia’s fire departments and several other state and local agencies.  The event lets local law enforcement learn the needs of their citizens and provide citizens with useful information and services.
Proceeds from the bike ride will go towards helping the CHPDCOC raise money to continue supporting social development programs in the surrounding communities.
Early-bird registration to March 11 is $20 for 31 miles, or $10 for 8.5 and 10.5 miles. $25 or $15 from March 11-31, $30 or $20 April 1-10, NO onsite registration.  Online registration at active.com.
Saturday
April 16
Ocean to Bay Bike Tour Bethany Beach, DE.
30, 50, 62 and 100 miles through the beautiful coastal and inland bay areas of Bethany Beach-Fenwick Island, Delaware. Presented by the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce. $40 Early Bird Special- by Dec. 2; $45 by Dec. 31; $50 by Feb. 28; $55 by Mar. 31; $60  before the close of online registration April 13; $65 onsite registration. Team discount for six or more cyclists on a team.
Friday
April 22 -
Sunday
April 24
Cycle North Carolina Coastal Ride Edenton NC.
Routes of 5 to 100 miles. Unique waterfront camping and cycling on scenic country roads in Coastal North Carolina! Register for 1, 2, or 3 days. Various mileage options for all skill levels from easy family to challenging century.  Fully supported with SAG Support and rest stops. Online registration for the full weekend for adults is $135 and includes indoor or outdoor camping. Add $20 for mail-in registration. Add $50 for late registration after May 1.
Registration for three days is $160 for adults (16 & up), $40 for children (4-15); child (3 and under) free. Add $50 beginning March 2. Registration includes outdoor or indoor camping. Additional lodging options are available.
Saturday
April 18
Bike 2 Beer Crownsville, MD.
14 mile and 30 mile scenic bike rides around the Crownsville / Davidsonville area with members of Bike Like A Girl. Cyclists will meet at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds starting at 9:00AM in the morning, complete their ride and then have entry to the Beer Run festival which includes live entertainment, food, a 5k run, a shorter fun run and more than 40 varieties of beer. This ride is one of the events during the Annapolis Beer Week.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Bike Like A Girl team of 8 area cyclists who will compete in the Race Across America in June.
$35 includes ride and Bicycle 2 Beer T-shirt. $64 includes ride with a member of Bike Like a Girl and entrance to the Beer Run, which offers unlimited beer, live entertainment and a Bicycle 2 Beer T-shirt.
Saturday
April 16
New Holland Bicycle Race New Holland, PA.
30 and 50+ mile loops in scenic Lancaster County, PA.  Race it or Ride it. Do it for the time or the challenge.  The first half of the course has big rolling hills and fast descents with one good climb to the top of Welsh Mountain.  From Welsh Mtn intermediate cyclists can cut out and coast downhill  5 miles to the start. The second part of the course has stronger climbs and faster descents.Cash/Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th. 4300-4600 ft raw climb. $45 registration.
Saturday
April 16
Tar Wheel Century Camden, NC.
33, 62, and 100 miles through the historic, scenic, coastal area of northeastern North Carolina. 
Sponsored by the River City Cycling Club.
$45 registration fee, includes t-shirt.
Sunday
April 24
"Draw for Sight" Bicycle Poker Run Ride Betterton, MD.
36 and 60 miles from the Betterton Volunteer Fire Company. The route takes in the scenery of the heartland of Upper Kent County in Maryland including farmlands, old country homes, quaint towns, and great country stores. Draw a playing card at each check station. The object is to have the best poker hand at the end of the ride. 
Proceeds benefit Lions Club Sight Programs.
$25 until March 31; $30 April 1 to April 23; $40 on day of ride. Includes map, marked routes, cash prizes to the top ten poker hands, sag, 5 food stops. Optional t-shirt is $10. All blind riders may ride free.
Saturday
April 19
Taxing Metric Century Knauertown,  PA.
22, 32 and 63 miles. Pedal away the winter blues and explore the unspoiled beauty of Warwick and French Creek parks. Visit Hopewell Furnace National Historic site, which features a restored 1830 cold-blast furnace. Travel through quaint Saint Peters Village.  Lunch stop with hot homemade soups. Sponsored by the Brandywine Bicycling Club to benefit Coatesville Community Bike Works.  Non-member registration is $20 on or before April 5, then $30.
Saturday
April 20
Pedal for Pooches Charles Town, WV.
9, 16, 21, 30 and 35 miles through beautiful historic Jefferson and Clarke Counties of West Virginia. Pre-registration is $25.00 for each rider. Fee includes T-shirt, cue sheets, maps, SAG support, rest stops with snacks and drinks. $30.00 registration after April 20 (T-shirt cannot be guaranteed). All proceeds benefit the Briggs Animal Adoption Center.
Friday
April 26 -
Sunday
April 28
Amgen Mid Atlantic Classic Bicycle Tour NC.
3-day, 225-mile ride around North Carolina Wine Country. Each rider is required to meet the fundraising goal of $200 per day for the 1-day, 2-day or 3-day portion. Fully supported and including rest stops, event swag and 3 meals a day. The ride is sponsored by Amgen to raise funds for the Arthritis Foundation.
Saturday
April 28
Tour de Carroll Westminster, MD.
8, 25, 39, and 63 miles. Benefits Family and Children’s Adult Day Services (the county’s only nonprofit organization offering medical day services to low-income seniors). $40 covers lunch, including homemade brownies and ice cream, Tour de Carroll T-shirt, 30-day pass to Westminster Family Center Full Service Gym ($55 value), and door prizes.
Friday
April 22-
Sunday
April 24
2016 Face of America Bike Ride Washington, DC to Gettysburg, PA.
110 miles from the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia to the historic Civil War battlefields of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, or 120 miles on a new northern route from historic Valley Forge, Pennsylvania to Gettysburg. Each ride honors our military — veterans and active duty, both disabled and able-bodied — and celebrates the American Spirit.
$50 to $100, depending on military/civilian status, ride option, and meal options. Fundraising goal of $800 for civilian adult riders, less for youth, military and disabled riders.
Saturday
April 30
Ride to End Hunger in Calvert County Huntingtown, MD.
16, 35, 48 and 63 miles on the scenic Western Shore of the Chesapeake Bay. Pedal along the bayfront and past marinas, farmland and a local winery.
Sponsored by End Hunger in Calvert County with proceeds going to food pantries in Calvert County.
$39 through March 1, $49 through April 1, then $59.  Includes t-shirt.
Saturday
April 30
Bike Maryland's Urban Adventure Rides Baltimore, MD.
14 and 36 miles from The Handlebar Cafe. Support Bike Maryland and have a great time exploring Baltimore by bike! The 14-mile Harbor Loop is a leisurely spin around the harbor through downtown, Federal Hill, Locust Point and Canton on a great route for novice cyclists.  The 36-mile Urban Adventure Offroad is for mountain bikers or cyclocross riders on a route that through rarely biked corners of Baltimore City following streets and natural surface trails. (They are working on a parallel route suitable for road bikes. STAY TUNED!)
Saturday
April 26
Side by Side Ride Laurel, MD.
10, 20 and 40 miles through the Patuxent River watershed, from Bethany Community Church, 15720 Riding Stable Road, Laurel, Md. 10-mile route is for children and adults (children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult) starts at 9:30 am, the 20-mile route goes to Savage Mill and back for teens and adults starts at 9:00 am, and the 40-mile route goes to Brighton Dam and back for serious riders starts at 8:00 am. The event’s purpose to have fun and raise money for Side by Side, a nonprofit that works to strengthen Prince George’s County elementary schools and their families. The rides cost $15 plus a commitment to send a donation solicitation message to potential sponsors who might support the Side By Side organization in honor of your ride. Fee includes breakfast, lunch and mid-course refreshments and an event t-shirt  (must register by April 12 to be guaranteed a T-shirt on ride day).
Saturday
April 30
Cycle for Cecil Elkton, MD.
15, 35 and 65 miles from the scenic Fair Hill Natural Resources Management Area and travelling throughout Cecil County, highlighting much of the land that the Cecil Land Trust has worked to preserve. 
Cycle for Cecil benefits the Cecil Land Trust, which works to preserve the open space and farmland in Cecil County.
$20 until April 18, $25 from April 19 to April 25.
Saturday
April 25
Paul's Ride for Life Reston, VA.
10, 20 and 52 miles on the W&OD Trail from the Reston Town Center Pavilion. This bicycle ride is dedicated to the memory of Paul Rossmeissl, who was 54 when he died on June 7, 2006, from injuries sustained in a bicycle accident on the W&OD Trail. As a result of this tragedy, Paul gave the gift of life to three individuals who received his liver and both of his kidneys. This bicycle ride is dedicated to his memory and will benefit the Washington Regional Transplant Community.
$40 for adults over 18, and $25 for riders under 18. Registraion fee includes t-shirt. Register early to get the t-shirt size you request.
Saturday
April 26
Harford Hills Bike Adventure Havre de Grace, MD.
6, 15, 30 and 54 miles from the historic Steppingstone Farm Museum loop through the scenic hills of Harford County and along the Susquehanna River.  Bring your family and enjoy the music by the band Electric Molly after the ride. Early registration is $35 until March 8; then $40. All proceeds will benefit The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region, a non-profit that helps people with intellectual and developmental disabilities build better lives. Register at active.com
Saturday
April 30
Hampton Roads Tour de Cure Suffolk, VA.
10, 25, 65 and 100 miles through the peaceful peanut countryside of Suffolk, Virginia, past horse farms and scenic lakes.
A fundraiser for the American Diabetes Association.
$25 (plus $200 fundraising).
Saturday
April 25
Pennsylvania State Police Benefit Bicycle Ride Hersey, PA.
6.6 - 100 miles through the picturesque Hershey area and the pastoral Lebanon Valley of Pennsylvania. More detailed information coming soon.
Sunday
April 24
Powhatan Historic Bike Tour Powhatan, VA.
31, 62 and 100 miles from Powhatan Courthouse Village (30 miles west of Richmond). 
Benefits the Free Clinic of Powhatan, which provides high quality medical, dental, and mental health care services at no cost to Powhatan County's uninsured, low-income residents. Well stocked aid stations, sag support and a tour t-shirt. 
$35 for the 50km (31 mile) half metric century;  $40 for the 100km (62 mile) metric century; $45 for the 100 mile century.  Registration fees increase by $20 after April 15th, so register early! Optional biker's breakfast is $5. 
Sunday
April 28
ROAR for Autism Cockeysville, MD.
25 miles  through some of Baltimore County’s most scenic neighborhoods, from Oregon Ridge Park. Adults - $25, children 5 to 12 - $10: add $5 for registration on day of the ride. Online registration ends Monday, April 22. T-shirts can only be guaranteed for participants who register before April 10. All proceeds from the event will help raise much-needed funds for autism research at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. Fundraising is encouraged, but does not seem to be required.
Saturday
May 2
Kinetic Sculpture Race Baltimore, MD.
Hosted by the American Visionary Art Museum (on Key Highway). Totally human-powered works of art to travel the streets of Baltimore, then into the Harbor, then through a mud pit and a sand pit in Patterson Park and back to the Art Museum. An all day event.
Saturday
May 3
Covered Bridge Bicycle Tour Thurmont , MD.
4.4, 10 and 21 miles from Thurmont town park at 8 am to covered bridges. The  4.4-mile ride is to one of the bridges, the 10-mile ride to another bridge and the 21-mile ride to all 3 bridges. The cost is $25 for pre-registration and $30 after May 1.  This event is to benefit high school teens going to workcamp this June to do needed home repairs in southern Virginia.
Saturday
May 7
Six Pillars Century Cambridge, MD.
11, 37, 56, 70.3 and 100 miles from Great Marsh Park with most of the miles through the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. The event will helps support Character Counts Mid-Shore, Inc., which provides the Winners Walk Tall Program to over 8,100 students in the public schools in Talbot, Caroline and Dorchester counties .
$45 through Dec. 31; $55 through Feb. 28; $60 through March 31; $70 through April 30; $80 through May 5. Registration for Family Ride is $45 with a maximum of 2 adults and 2 children under age 18. Students under the age of 18 is $15 for 11-mile Family Ride only. In Park registration (cash, check and MC and VISA accepted) will be held on Friday, May 6 from 3 to 7 PM and on Saturday, May 7 starting at 6 AM for $90 per person.
Saturday  May 7 Tree House Tour de Cookie Rockville, VA.
14, 26 and 40 miles from the Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus.The shorter route is mostly on the Millennium Trail - a paved off-road shared-use path. 
ALL proceeds will benefit the The Tree House Child Advocacy Center of Montgomery County. 
$60 ($55 for member of a team of 10 or more). All participants will receive a moisture wicking t-shirt and a cinch bag. One child under rides FREE with paid adult entry -- additional children are $20 each.
Saturday
May 3
DR100 Harrisonburg, VA.
31 and 68 miles in the Shenandoah Valley. Sponsored by DR100, a 501(c)3 organization that raises money to improve bicyclists and pedestrian safety in the Shenandoah Valley.  Registration fee is $29 from Feb. 1 to March 17; $34 from March 18 to April 15; $44 from April 16 to April 28; $49 on day of the ride. Limited to 300 riders. Online registration at active.com.
Saturday
May 7
Maryland Tour de Cure Cooksville, MD.
10, 21, 32 and 63 miles over the gently rolling countryside of Western Howard County.
Sponsored by the American Diabetes Association.
$15 (plus  fundraising minimum of $200).
Saturday
May 7
Ride for the Rivers Galesville, MD.
40 and 63 miles through Southern Anne Arundel and Northern Calvert County.
Presented by WestRhode Riverkeeper.
Saturday
May 7
Quad County Metric Century Green Lane, PA..
26, 47, 53, 68, 80 and 100 miles through southeastern Pennsylvania.
Suburban Cyclists Unlimitied.
$35 through February  29, $40 March 1 to April 9, $45 April 10 to May 4.
Saturday
May 2
Le Tour de Shore Onancock, VA.
17, 30, 55 and 70 miles on country roads of the Virginia's Eastern Shore.
Sponsored by the Eastern Shore of Virginia Chamber of Commerce. A portion of proceeds benefits the Eastern Shore Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
$45 through April 17 includes t-shirt.; $55 after April 17; On-site registration is $60. Registration for children ages 7-15 is $25.
Saturday
May 2 -
Sunday
May 3
Ride for the Feast Ocean City, MD to Baltimore, MD.
140 miles in two days.
Benefits Moveable Feast. Raises funds for services and raises awareness of nutritional needs of people living with HIV/AIDS and breast cancer.
$125 ($105 for returning riders) includes t-shirt, water bottle and six meals. Each rider is asked to raise a minimum of $1,500, which is the cost of feeding one client for a full year. The promise to riders is that 100% of what is raised will go directly to client services.
Sunday
May 3
Ride Towards the Cure Northern Lancaster County, PA..
15, 26 and 36 miles from Speedwell Forge Lake, 465 Speedwell Forge Rd., Lititz, PA  .
Proceeds go to the Lancaster General Cancer Center and A Week Away Foundation for cancer patients and their families.  
$30 through March 31 includes t-shirt.;then $40. Goody Bag and T-shirt guaranteed if you register before April 15th!! Limited to 50 riders.
Saturday
May 14
Iron Furnace Fifty Snow Hill, MD.
31, 50 and 62 mile routes on Maryland's Lower Eastern Shore, starting and ending at Furnace Town Living Heritage Village (between Snow Hill and Salisbury). Enjoy cycling on flat terrain on sparsely travelled roads through the Great Pocomoke Forest and surrounding farmland. Rest stops include Chesapeake Farms Dairy with free ice cream. Sag support provided. All profit from the ride will go to Education Programs at Furnace Town and College Scholarships awarded by the Snow Hill Rotary Club.
$40 until March 15th, $45 from March 16th-April 15th, $50 after April 15th. Includes t-shirt (guaranteed if pre-registered by April 15.) Luncheon provided at Furnace Town after the ride, with entertainment and complementary beverages (including beer for adults!). Riders also receive free admission to Furnace Town following the ride.
Saturday
May 14
Cap2Cap Charles City, VA.
15, 25, 50 and 100 miles.
Benefits the Virginia Capital Trail Foundation.
$70 for the century through February 11, $80 through April 7, $90 through May 12, and $100 on ride day.
$65 for the half century and quarter century $65 through February 11, $75 through April 7, $85 through May12 and $95 on the day of the ride.
$40 for the 15-mile fun ride from Williamsburg or youth 16 through April 7, $50 through May 12, and $55 on ride day. Registration includes t-shirt and lunch.
Saturday
May 14
Tour de Lebanon Valley Lebanon, PA.
25 and 62 miles.
Tour de Lebanon Valley is a partnership between Volunteers in Medicine Free Health Clinic and Lebanon Valley Bicycle Coalition.
$25 through December 31, 2015; $30 through March 31; $35 through May 13; $45 on day of the ride. Includes t-shirt if registration is received by May 12.
Monday
May 12 -
Tuesday
May 13
Echelon Formations Benefit Tour Perryville, MD.
135 miles in from Historic Rogers Tavern in Perryville, MD to The Lions Convention in Ocean City, MD.  Tour benefist the Lions Low Vision Research Center at Wilmer. Along the way,  the riders will conduct rallies to raise funds and awareness to help people with low vision. Opportunity to overnight at Killens Pond State Park in Fenton, Delaware. Ride one day, one leg, or the entire distance.  Sign up and learn more at www.lionscyclingforsight.org and www.facebook.com/LionsCyclingforSight.Org.
Friday
May 15
Bike to Work Day Washington, DC.
Commuter Connections and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association invite you to join over 10,000 area commuters for a celebration of bicycling as a clean, fun and healthy way to get to work.  Attend one of 79 pit stops throughout D.C., Maryland, and Virginia to receive refreshments, and be entered into a raffle for bicycles being given away
FREE for both new and experienced bicycle commuters throughout the Washington metropolitan region, but you need to register.
Sunday
May 16
Leonardtown Criterium Leonardtown, MD.
The first bicycle arrived in Leonardtown, Maryland via a steamship from the Leonardtown Wharf in 1879, some 131 years ago. The bicycles are back! See professional level bicycle racing the Leonardtown Square. The bicycle racing begins at approximately 9:00 AM and runs through 4:00 PM. To participate, cyclists must be licensed though USA Cycling. There will be a registration fee to participate in the event, but there is no cost for spectators. The races will start and end on the Square in downtown Leonardtown. For more information visit www.paxvelo.com or call 240-925-4806.
Saturday
May 17
Charles County's 13th Annual Heritage Bike Ride Nanjemoy, MD. RIDE POSTPONED UNTIL OCTOBER
15, 30 and 62 miles from the Nanjemoy Community Center through beautiful western Charles County in Southern Maryland. T-shirts, refreshments, SAG wagons, and rest stops included. Lunch is provided. Registration is $25 for Charles County residents, $27 for non-residents; additional $5 for day of ride registration. Sponsored by the Department of Community Services at the Nanjemoy Community Center.
Saturday
May 16
Tour de Madison - The Vineyards of Madison County Syria, VA.
45 and 65 miles, with shorter family rides from the Graves Mountain Lodge, 20 miles west of Culpeper, VA. Presented by Madison County Parks and Recreation. Post-ride party at no cost to Tour de Madison registered participants. Your family and friends may join you for $15 per person. Live music will be provided from noon to 3 p.m. The meal will consist of traditional picnic fare, with a vegetarian option available. Bring along some extra cash to enjoy the local Madison County wines that will be available from Early Mountain, Prince Michele and DuCard Vineyards. Regional micro-brews will also be available for the beer lovers in the crowd. The cash bar will be open until 3 p.m 
$40 for Metric Century and Intermediate riders who register before April 28; after April 28 is $55.  For Family riders the fee is only $20 before April 28, after April 28 – $35.   On site registration is $55 for Metric Century and Intermediate Riders and $35 for Family Riders.  Early registrants are guaranteed a Tour de Madison tech t-shirt and are eligible for door prizes. On-site registrants may not receive a t-shirt and are not eligible for door prizes.  
Saturday
May 19
Anacostia Trails "Rivers to Rockets" Bike Rally Bladensburg, MD.
10, 20 and 30 miles from the Bladensburg Waterfront park. Choose from the 10 mile, local route around the Arts District; a 20 mile route via Berwyn Heights to Greenbelt to see them on their 75th Anniversary; and a 30 mile loop to Beltsville Agricultural Research Center and the Greenbelt National Park. All routes are well suited to a variety of skill levels, although the 30 mile loop may have a few more hills involved. Routes use the Anacostia Tributary Trail System for our routes, but  cross some major roads at a few points. Families are encouraged to participate. Food will be provided as well as a t-shirt as part of the registration costs ($25 for single, $45 for two, $60 for family up to four.)
Saturday
May 16
Chesapeake Bay Tour de Cure Easton, MD.
10, 31, 63 and 100 miles from the Talbot County Community Center. Sponsored by the American Diabetes Association. 
Early registration fee is $15. All cyclists must meet the $200 fundraising minimum in addition to the registration fee.
Saturday
May 16 -
Sunday
May 17
The Wild Goose Chase Cambridge, MD.
11- to 100-mile routes on Maryland's scenic Eastern Shore in and around Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. This bicycle weekend for women is now a weekend bicycle festival with self-guided bicycle rides and kayak rentals on Saturday and the original Wild Goose Chase bike ride on Sunday. On Saturday, ride on your own on a route of  11, 28, 30, 45, 50 or 100 miles, or take a guided tour ($25 per person) of the Wildlife Drive or historic Harriet Tubman sites. Saturday night is an all-you-can-eat delicious pasta dinner (a gluten-free option is available) followed by a talk about women's bicycle design given by Georgena Terry ($25 per person and limited to 200 participants). On Sunday, choose a supported ride pf 16.2, 22.2, 42.8 or 66.5 miles. 
Proceeds benefit the Friends of Blackwater.
$60 for basic registration includes wrist band, free T-shirt, maps; cue sheets; access to rest stops, tent sale, test rides; and eligibility for prizes. Online registration at BikeReg.com.
Saturday
May 17
Tour for Dyslexia Centre Hall, PA.
35 and 75 miles from the Centre County Grange Fairgrounds. Cycle through the tranquil countryside of central Pennsylvania, past Amish homesteads and through the village of Centre Hall. This event's purpose is to raise awareness and funds for children with dyslexia. Early registration fee is $35 through February 28; $40 through May 6 and $50 from May 7 to May 17.  Includes t-shirt, Friday evening social and breakfast and lunch on day of the ride. Each participant is requested to raise a minimum of $150.00.
Friday
May 15-
Sunday
May 17
Tour de Chesapeake Mathews, VA.
Details coming soon.
Sunday
May 18
Bike Maryland's Rec Ride Baltimore, MD.
14 and 30 miles.  Two bicycle tours give you a close-up view of beautiful Charm City, one of 14 miles that is flat with a few rollers and one of 30 miles that is rolling with hills. Travel past community gardens, farmer’s market, on the Fallsway and Guilford Avenue bike lanes, along the Jones Falls, by the Maryland Zoo, and back to Patterson Park for the celebrations at Bike Jam! This ride is a Bike Maryland fundraiser. Registration to open soon!
Sunday
May 18
Horse Farm Tour New Oxford, PA (near Hanover).
10-, 25- and 35-mile loops combine routes to create a longer ride through Adams and York Countyies in Pennsylvania. Sponsored by Hanover Cyclers. Registration fee is $20; $25 for a tandem.
Sunday
May 15
Delaware Gran Fondo Wilmington, DE.
31 and 62 miles.
$69 in January, add $10 each month ($109 in May). Online registation ends May 13 at 5 pm. Registrtion includes t-shirt.
Saturday
May 21
Casa River Century Shepherdstown, WV.
25, 50, and 100 miles through the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia.
Event raises funds to support the Court Appointed Special Advocates program benefitting abused and neglected kids.
$30/$40/$50 for 25/50/100 miles through March 14, then $35/$45/$55 through May 19. Add $10 for "day of" registration.
Sunday
May 22
DC Bike Ride Washington, DC.
17 miles from the U.S.Capitol on a closed-loop, car-free route.
$50 through February 29; $60 through May 18 ($50 per person for groups of 10 or more). $30 for youth 3 to 7 through May 18.
Sunday
May 22
Storming of Thunder Ridge Lynchburg, VA.
27, 45, 75, and 100 miles with the Blue Ridge Mountains providing the perfect backdrop for a glorious and challenging day of cycling. Both the 27 and 45 miler routes follow a course of rolling hills and meandering back roads. A longer 75 mile route tests rider stamina with a 13 mile ascent upThunder Ridge to  the highest peak of the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia. For an epic day in the saddle, the 100 mile route boasts over 9000 feet of climbing (Of course, including Thunder Ridge).
Sponsored by the YMCA of Central Virginia to raise funds for the Annual Fund.
 $65 before May 1; $75 from May 1 to May 16; $85 on day of the ride. Online registration ends at noon on May 20. Registration includes a SOTR moisture wicking t-shirt (guaranteed to those pre-registered prior to May 1st). FREE OUTDOOR CAMPING and INDOOR Camping for a nominal fee.  Limit 750 riders.   
Sunday
May 31
Bonkers Metric Media, PA.
Sponsored by the Delaware Valley Bicycle Club.
More information and registration in April.
Friday
May 27 -
Monday
May 30
Kent County Spring Fling Chestertown, MD.
Routes of 11 to 100 miles along flat to rolling roads - through rural towns and along scenic rivers of Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay Eastern Shore. Sponsored by the Baltimore Bicycling Club. This 4-day event from Friday to Memorial Day Monday (with an option of 3 days) includes award winning cuisine, dessert and cordial parties, dancing, and great music. For more information and to register go to: www.baltobikeclub.org and then click on the Kent County Spring Fling logo.  Members of OHBTC can participate in Kent County Spring Fling at the BBC membership rate, a savings of $30. When you fill out the registration form,  list your club as the Oxon Hill Bicycle Club and then can choose the BBC member rate.
Sunday
May 23
Bike DC Washington, DC and Arlington, VA.
19 miles of car-free biking through DC and Arlington; from Pennsylvania Avenue past the White House; on the Whitehurst Freeway and the George Washington Parkway; past the Marine Corps Memorial, Arlington Cemetery and the Air Force Memorial; ending in Crystal City. Don't miss this opportunity to experience the beauty and grandeur of our nation's capital from the best possible vantage point: the seat of your bicycle pedaling along car-free streets. Proceeds go to the Washington Area Bicyclist Association -- WABA -- whose mission is to create a healthy, more livable region by promoting bicycling for fun, fitness, and affordable transportation; advocating for better bicycling conditions and transportation choices for a healthier environment; and educating children, adults, and motorists about safe bicycling. Bike DC Registration fees: Adults - (Age 20 and older) $35 ($45 on the morning of the event). Youth - (Age 13-19) $20 ($30 on the morning of the event) $20Children (Age 12 and under) Free.
Saturday
May 29
Lions Cycling for Sight Darlington, MD.
55 miles from Maryland Community Park. Cross Conowingo Dam to Port Deposit, Rogers Tavern in Perryville, Northeast, Elkton, Rising Sun, Conowingo, and back across the Dam. Rider fee is $25. Sponsored by Lion Clubs to raise awareness and funds to Prevent and Cure Blindness.
Saturday
May 28
Soft Shell Metric Century Crisfield, MD.
23 and 62 miles with waterfront views and scenic woodlands in lower Somerset County. Some of Maryland’s most historic locales set the backdrop for the Salisbury Jaycees’ annual Soft Shell Metric Century bike ride.  Following a show-and-go start at the Crisfield American Legion Hall (116 Brick Kiln Rd.) from 8-9 a.m., riders have the option of following a 62.1-mile (100-kilometer) or 23.1-mile route. Both routes pass some of Crisfield’s most picturesque and historic areas, and the ride coincides with Crisfield's Soft Shell Spring Fair the following day. 
$45 before May 22, $60 after.  Registration for children 12 and under is $25 before May 22, $35 after. Includes a t-shirt.
Sunday
May 29
Mountains of Misery
102 and 122 miles through the heart of southwest Virginia on routes ending in a tough, four-mile 12%–16% graded climb to the finish.
New River Valley Bicycle Association.
$80 through April 30; then $150 to May 26.
Saturday
May 30
Poker Run Metric Century Bardane, WV (a few miles north of Charles Town, WV).
4-21, 21 and 65 miles in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia.The Poker Run is just like any other cycling Metric Century (100 km, 65 miles) with one exception; as cyclists ride the route throughout Jefferson County, WV, they draw a playing card at each Rest Stop. The object is to have the best poker hand at the end of your ride. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 poker hands. If you don't like poker, you don't have to draw cards, simply come enjoy the beautiful ride.  Shorter route options along the Route 9 Multipurpose Recreation Trail make the event fun for new riders, families and seasoned riders alike.  After the ride stay and enjoy lunch provided by club members and partners. 
Presented by the Panhandle Pedalers Cycling Club to benefit  Meals on Wheels of Jefferson County. 
$20 early registration before April 15, then $30.
Saturday
June 4
SMECO 75 Hughesville, MD.
29, 47 and 75 mile routes through scenic Southern Maryland. Travel through the byways of Southern Maryland to Colton’s Point on the shores of the Potomac River.
Presented by the Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) with proceeds benefiting Operation: Tohidu, a program sponsored by Melwood which helps veterans suffering from PTSD to overcome obstacles to their recovery.
$40 until May 5; $50 from May 5 to May 27; $55 from May 28 to day of ride. Register before May 5 to receive a commemorative t-shirt. Register online at active.com.
Saturday
June 6
Total 200 Washington, DC.
200 miles from Washington, DC to Point Lookout Park, MD and back in one day. Yes, 200 miles -- 100 before lunch and 100 after lunch. There is also a 200 kilometer option.
Early registration is $129 for the 200 mile option and $99 for the 200 km option.
Saturday
June 6
Pedal to Preserve New Holland, PA.
6, 20, and 51 miles with scenic views of more than 75 preserved farms in the heart of beautiful Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
All proceeds benefit the Lancaster Farmland Trust and help save farmland from development! 
Check back this spring for registration details.
Saturday
June 4 -
Sunday
June 5
Bike MS: Chesapeake Challenge Easton, MD.
34, 69 and 100 miles on Saturday; 30 and 50 miles on Sunday. Rides from Talbot County Community Center take cyclists through quaint, scenic, waterfront communities like Tilghman Island, Oxford, St. Michaels and Trappe.
National MS Society, Maryland Chapter.
$20.16 for early registration, plus minimum fundraising of $300. All meals beginning Saturday at breakfast through Sunday at lunch are included for all participants and volunteers. There is also a Saturday night themed party open to all participants.
Sunday
June 7
Northern Virginia Tour de Cure Reston, VA.
14, 20, 36, 63 and 108 miles from Reston Town Center.
American Diabetes Association to raise money for diabetes research, advocacy and educational programs.
$25.00 for early registration and fundraising minimum of $250. Riders receive a commemorative Tour de Cure T-shirt.
Saturday
June 7-
Sunday
June 8
Bike MS: Ride the Riverside National Harbor, MD.
30, 60 and 100 miles on Saturday; 30 miles on Sunday. Sponsored by the National MS Society, National Capital Chapter. Each cyclist commits to raising $300 to help fund research plus programs and services to help bring us closer to a world free of multiple sclerosis. Registration fee is $35 until March 31, $40 until April 30, $50 until June 9, $350 day of event (includes the $300 fundraising minimum).
Saturday
June 11
Patuxent River Rural Legacy Ride Croom, MD (12 miles southeast of Washington Beltway).
22, 35, 44 and 66 miles from the picnic grounds the Jug Bay Natural Area in Patuxent River Park, 16000 Croom Airport Road, Upper Marlboro, MD.
Presented by the Oxon Hill Bicycle and Trail Club to showcase Prince George’s County’s Patuxent River Rural Legacy Area, where farms, wetlands, and woods are being protected from development with Maryland’s Rural Legacy Program. Proceeds benefit the Patuxent River Park and the Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary.
$15 for early-bird registration before April 1, $25 from April 1 to June 11, and $40 on the day of the ride.
Sunday
June 12
Bike-a-thon Bridge to the Beach Philadelphia, PA to Atlantic City, NJ.
Six route options from four start-points, through scenic back roads of South Jersey ending on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City
American Cancer Society.
$60 from February 1; $80 from April 1; $100 from June 1, including day of the ride. Also requires minimum of $100 fundraising.
Saturday
June 13
Broad Creek Byway Bike and Brew Tour Laurel, DE.
16, 25, 50 and 62 miles in and around the Broad Creek area.
Sponsored by the Laurel Chamber of Commerce located in historic Laurel, Delaware to benefit Sussex County Habitat for Humanity. Registration though through April 30:  $35/Adults, $20/ages 5-16; May 1 through June 1:  $40/Adults, $30/ages 5-16. Children 4 & under FREE (will not receive shirt). $30 per cyclist for teams for 10 registering and paying as a group before April 30.
$35 ($30 for team entry) through May 7; $20 for children age 5-16; under 5 is free.  $50 after May 7.  Registration includes T-Shirt with payment before April 30 (after that limited availability/not guaranteed) and a Souvenir Beer Mug, samples of 16 Mile Beers and barbeque chicken at the finish party. Online registration at www.BikeReg.com/broad-creek-byway-bike-tour-bike-and-brew.
Saturday
June 20
St. Mary's Century Morganza, MD.
23, 37, 58, 71 and 102 miles on quiet country roads in St. Mary's County. New start location is 30 minutes closer to DC than last year! Rides start from Chopticon High School at 25390 Colton's Point Road, Morganza MD, 20660. Registration and packet pickup is from 7:00-9:00 am and century riders are required to start no later than 9:00 am. Post-ride picnic included.
Sponsored by the Pax Velo Cycling Club.
$40 registration, includes t-shirt. Register online at www.BikeReg.com/st-marys-century
Saturday
June 20
Franklin County Century Scotland , PA.
13, 26,42, 63 and 101 miles from Greene Township Park in Scotland, PA just north of Chambersburg. The 63 and 101 mile routes are challenging and hilly with the century route climbing 5 miles to the top of “Big Flat”. Check-in from 6:30 to 8 am. Century riders can "show and go" once registered. Other riders have mass start at 8 am led by the famous "Breast Fairy" for the first couple miles. Lunch is provided at the finish.
Sponsored by the Franklin County Cyclists with all proceeds to benefit the Cumberland Valley Breast Care Alliance and the Rhonda Brake Shreiner Women’s Center. These beneficiaries assist women in Franklin County diagnosed with breast cancer!
$40 includes moisture wicking t-shirt if registered before June 1st.
Sunday br /> June 3 Eco-Ride! Bike for a Greener Maryland Reisterstown, MD.
Four routes of 6 to 62 miles through northern Baltimore County farmlands from the Pearlstone Conference & Retreat Center. Biking to support the Kayam Farm at Pearlstone Center.
Sunday
June 2
Shenandoah Valley Heritage Ride Winchester, VA.
10, 30, 50 and 70 miles along historic routes through the Shenandoah Valley. This is a self-paced ride for everyone from the recreational to the serious cyclist. Riders may register on-line or by mail. Registration is only $30! Proceeds benefit The Boys & Girls Club of Northern Shenandoah Valley.
Saturday
June 5
Lions Cycling for Sight Havre de Grace, MD.
45 miles. Start and Finish at Bruster's Ice Cream, US 40, Havre de Grace, MD across from Bulle Rock Golf Course. Ride to Aberdeen, Churchville, Bel Air, Fallston, Edgewood, and back for that Ice Cream. Rider fee is $25. Sponsored by Lion Clubs to raise awareness and funds to Prevent and Cure Blindness.
Friday
June 4 -
Sunday
June 7
Chesapeake Bay Air Ride Salisbury, MD.
20, 40, 62.5 or 100 miles on Saturday and 20, 40 or 62.5 miles on Sunday. CBAR is a weekend long, pledge-based bike tour and inline skating event. Open to all cyclists/skaters, novice to expert. Routes go through Wicomico, Somerset and Worcester Counties to Assateague Island or along the shorelines. CBAR raises money for the American Lung Association to prevent lung disease and promote lung health through education, programs and research. Start/finish, lodging, and activities, including crab feast, are held at Salisbury University.
Sunday
June 3
Shenandoah Valley Heritage Ride Winchester, VA.
10, 30, 50, and 70 miles follow beautiful, historic routes through the Shenandoah Valley from the Winchester Medical Center on West Amherst Street in Winchester. Sponsored by the Boys and Girls Club of Northern Shenandoah Valley. Registration of $25 before May 31, then $30, includes t-shirt.
Saturday
June 11
Station 13 Strawberry Bicycle Ride Damascus, MD
32 and 62 miles through country roads in Montgomery County. Ride to Sugarloaf Mountain, and support the Damascus Volunteer Fire Department; your registration fee is a tax-deductible contribution. Ride will be hilly, so you will earn your Strawberry Shortcake at the finish line. 8 and 32 mile ride registration fee before May 31 is $30 and 62 mile ride is $35; after May 31 add $10 to each. Register before May 31 and receive a FREE T-shirt. Succulent Strawberry Treats at each rest stop. Scrumptious Strawberry Shortcake at the finish line .
Saturday
June 13
The Black and Blue: Double Century, Century and Relay Todd, NC.
110 and 200 miles through the mountains of North Carolina and Virginia. The Black and Blue consists of 1 (solo) to 8 person teams that rotate through eight 25-mile stages as they cover the 200-mile distance and 16,000′ of elevation gain. Riders will complete anywhere from 25 miles to 200 miles. The Black and Blue century (107-mile) consists of 1 (solo) to 4 person teams that rotate through four 25-mile stages and 9,000′ of climbing.  Early registration fee through April 9 for the double-century is $280 for 8 cyclists, $180 for 4 cyclists, $110 for 2 cyclists, $85 for 1 cyclist; for the century is $140 for 4 cyclists, $90 for 2 cyclists, $45 for 1 cyclist. Late fee after April is $10 per cyclist; registration closes May 14.
Sunday
June 12
Tour dem Parks, Hon! Baltimore, MD.
14, 25 and 35 miles from Rawlings Conservatory in Baltimore City’s Druid Hill Park.
All proceeds benefit Baltimore’s parks & environmental groups
Early-Bird Registration:   begins Valentine’s Day!   Sun 14 Feb 2016
Sunday
June 18
Double Creek Dover, PA.
10, 30, 48 or 62 miles in York and Adams counties. enjoy green stretches of farmland, rustic bridges, and country churches while riding along the Conewago and Bermudian creeks .
Benefit the pharmacy program of the Healthy York Network.
$25. Includes t-shirt if registered before June 3.
Sunday
June 15
Bike MS: Crankin' for a Cure Bear, DE.
25 and 50 miles from Aqua Sol Restaurant overlooking the C & D Canal and Summit North Marina at Lums Pond. Registration is $45 thru March 1; $50 March 2 - May 31; $55 June 1 - Event Day. Requires minimum fundraising goal of $150.
Saturday
June 18
Kick-Off Event for Cycle Maryland Chestertown, MD.
Governor Martin O’Malley is hosting a Kick-Off Event for Cycle Maryland at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, at the Chesapeake Exploration Center, 425 Piney Narrows Road Chester, Maryland 21619. The site is located just over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, right off of Route 50 on the waterfront along Kent Narrows on Kent Island. The Kick-Off event will include a 10- to 12-mile bike ride along the Cross Island Trail on Kent Island following the announcement. Cyclists may choose do the 10-mile loop from the Chesapeake Exploration Center to the Terrapin Nature Center and back. For those who have worked up an appetite, you may choose to take the two-mile round-trip, on-road trail spur to the restaurants on the east side of Kent Narrows. The purpose of this new initiative is to promote cycling throughout Maryland.
Saturday
June 23
Franklin County Metric Century Chambersburg, PA.
12, 18, 42 and 62 miles through Franklin County, PA with the Franklin County Cyclists. Ride begins sharply at 8am with a mass start led by the famous "Breast Fairy" for the first couple miles. Note that the 62 mile route is challenging and hilly but no major climbs. It traverses the Martins Mill Bridge in Antrim Township. Other options are less hilly. All routes are rural with limited traffic. Lunch is provided at the finish.  SAG support available. $30 before June 1st then $35. All proceeds benefit the Cumberland Valley Breast Care Alliance and the Rhonda Brake Schreiner Women’s Center. These beneficiaries assist women in Franklin County diagnosed with breast cancer! Please come show your support!  Download a registration form or register online at active.com.
Saturday
June 19
Lions Cycling for Sight Montgomery County, MD.
35 miles. Start and Finish at Sandy Spring. Ride to Laytonsville, Germantown, Damascus, and return. Rider fee is $25. Riders can ride portions of any ride. Sponsored by Lion Clubs to raise awareness and funds to Prevent and Cure Blindness.
Sunday
June 20
Bike Freedom Valley 2010 Philadelphia, PA
35, 48 and 83 miles from Philadelphia’s historic Boathouse Row on the family-friendly Schuylkill River Trail. Ride as far as Valley Forge or turn around any place you choose. Choose the traditional 35 mile option through Villanova to Spring Mill and back onto the trail or follow the trail from Lloyd Hall near the Art Museum through Manayunk, Conshohocken, Valley Forge to Lower Perkiomen Valley Park and back (up to 48 miles round-trip, or 2.5-4.5 hours depending on your pace). Or do both! The event is hosted by the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia. Registration of $60 before May 28 includes membership in the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.
Friday
June 25-
Sunday
June 27
Bike and Brunch's Weekend in Charlottesville Charlottesville, VA.
Join Bike and Brunch for an weekend trip to the scenic college town of Charlottesville, Va. Gather at the Doubletree Hotel on Friday, just a couple miles outside of the historic downtown, in the heart of the beautiful Virginia countryside, and ride Saturday and Sunday on the picturesque and quiet backroads. Basic fee of $325 includes 2 nights lodging, 5 buffet meals, 2 fully supported rides, an outdoor Brazilian music concert (Saturday night) and an ice cream social.
Friday
June 24-
Wed
June 29
Bike Virginia Tour 2016  Woodstock, VA and Harrisonburg, VA.
The Shenendoah Valley Pilgrimage. "Three nights in Abbington and two nights in Kingsport. On Monday morning, participants move themselves from Abbington to Kingsport. Registration includes outdoor camping (indoor camping is not available). Hotel lofging is available at extra cost. The 6-day option for an adult rider is $569 ($599 after January 31).  3-day weekend option is $359 for adult rider ($369 after January 31).   3-day weekday option is $259 for adult rider ($269 after January 31).  Registrants will receive a specified number of meal tokens with registration. Exchange those meal tokens for designated meals (entrée and drink) at the Food Truck Fiesta between the hours of 11:30am–8:30pm each day. Food Truck vendors will also sell snacks and additional meals. A hearty continental breakfast plan, to include warm and cold foods, will be available for purchase.   Registration is capped at 1,600 riders.
Saturday
June 25
The Greg Krause Memorial Helmet Fund Ride Havre de Grace, MD – Harford County
28-mile fun ride and 62-mile Metric Century. We hope that you will join us for the 2nd Annual Greg Krause Memorial Helmet Ride and make this ride even more successful than last year! This year, in addition to the original 28-mile fun ride to Havre de Grace and back, we've added a 62-mile Metric Century option for those of you who'd like a more challenging ride. This Metric Century will take you from the hills of Harford County to the headwaters of the Chesapeake Bay and back. Come join us as we raise awareness for safe cycling and money to purchase helmets for Harford County's youth riders. Cost: $25. Registration at active.com.
Saturday
June 27
Garrett County Gran Fondo Deep Creek Lake, MD – Garrett County
25, 44, 62, 102 and 125 miles. This Gran Fondo is a long distance, mass-participation, cycling event – not a race – that welcomes professional, amateur and recreational cyclists of all abilities.
Registration opens on Feb 1 with an early bird discount extended through Feb. 15 
Saturday
June 21
Franklin County Century Chambersburg, PA.
13, 26, 42, 63 and 101 miles through Franklin County, PA. Start is at Greene Township Park in Scotland, PA,  just north of Chambersburg. The 63 and 101 mile routes are challenging and hilly with the Century route climbing 5 miles to the top of "Big Flat". Reward yourself with an amazing descent! Other options are less hilly. All routes are rural with limited traffic.  Lunch is provided at the finish.  SAG support available. Fee is $40 and includes moisture wicking t-shirt if registered before June 1st.  Sponsored by the Franklin County Cyclists to benefit the Cumberland Valley Breast Care Alliance and the Rhonda Brake Schreiner Women’s Center. These beneficiaries assist women in Franklin County diagnosed with breast cancer! Please come show your support! 
Saturday
June 25
Two Rivers Bike Ride Centreville, MD.
15, 30, 65 and 100 mile routes along the many rolling roads of Queen Anne’s County include sweeping views of the Corsica and Chester rivers. The 100 mile route will lead you through Tuckahoe State Park with its abundance of wildlife and forest.
Benefits the Wye River Upper School and Corsica River Conservancy.
$45 through March 31; $55 between April 1 and May 30; $65 from June 1.  $75 on the day of event. T-shirt guaranteed for EARLY registrants.
Saturday
June 28
Bike Fresh - Allegheny County Allegheny County, PA.
>10, 25 and 25 miles meandering through the rolling hills and farmland of Cumberland County, PA. Sponsored by the Capital Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Area Council to benefit the South Central PA Chapter of Buy Fresh Buy Local. All routes begin and end at South Middleton Park in Boiling Springs, PA. Participants will find a picnic meal waiting for them at nearby Dickinson College Farm, with dishes prepared by local chefs, caterers and farmers. Afterward, visit with vendors and local artisans or get a relaxing massage. Tickets for riders and non-riding participants are $25.00 per person and includes the picnic; 5.00 "Early Bird" discount if your registration is received by July 21.Check back for registration and event details coming soon!
Sunday
June 26
Bay to Bay Ride Betterton, MD.
27, 50, 86, or 104 miles flat, also a 27 mile loop ride to Historic Chestertown. Start 7:00 – 9:00 a.m. (special tandem start 8:00 a.m.) from Betterton Volunteer Fire Company. 
Presented by the Chestertown Lions Club with proceeds to benefit Lions Club Leader Dog Program for the Blind. All blind riders may ride free.
$30 until May 24, $35 from May 25 to June 25; $40 on  day of ride. Includes map, marked routes, screwdriver set (first 450 riders to register), sag, five food stops.
Saturday
July 10
Alleghany Gran Fondo Clifton Forge/Covington, VA.
35, 60 and 88 miles in the beautiful Alleghany Highlands of Virginia. This is a timed cycling challenge with challenging routes, sag and neutral tech support, chip timing, pre and post- event food, drink and festival. Beginning at 8:30 AM in downtown Clifton Forge, VA, the ride will traverse the gorgeous back roads and challenging climbs of the area before finishing in downtown Covington with a finish line party that will deliver a good time for participants and residents, alike. The three courses will present a challenge for the riders, especially the middle (medio) and longest (gran) distance routes, which include the climb up Airport Road (VA Route 606). This route was used in the stage of the Tour of Virginia bicycle race that finished in Covington in 2007. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research in its fight against this debilitating disease. The entrance fee of $75 includes free shuttle service, chip timing, T-Shirts for the first 100 riders and $5.00 meal discounts in Clifton Forge on Friday and in Covington on Saturday. You do not have to be from the Alleghany Highlands to volunteer. Family members of volunteers ride for only $25!
Sunday
July 5
Doublecross Metric Middletown, DE.
31 and 62 miles Many bicycle rides cross states that are measured in hundreds of miles and many days. The White Clay Bicycle Club offers an alternative that is modest in time, effort and stamina (a bicycle ride nearly anyone can do) that crosses and “doublecrosses” an entire state in only 31 total miles over flat terrain. In addition to the traditional route, the event offers a 62-mile (metric century) route for those who would like a longer ride. The 31-mile loop includes a food stop. The 62-mile loop includes three food stops.
$20 by May 31; $25 to June 30; $30 on day of the ride.
Saturday
July 11 -
Tuesday
July 14
The Greatest Bicycle Tour of the Historic C&O Canal
Almost 200 miles on the C&O Canal. No hills, no headwinds, & no cars. Plenty of food, lots of support, ride at your own pace, well organized.
Benefits the San Mar Children's Home in Boonsboro, Maryland.
$35 registration fee ($50 after June 30) and minimum fundrasing of $475 ($425 for those riding for only the weekend). For those exceeding minimum amounts there are prizes awarded for going above and beyond. Your registration fee and pledges provide transportation by charter bus to the start of the C&O Canal, all meals and snacks, free parking for your vehicle throughout the event, rest stops every ten to fifteen miles, camp fees paid for the first two nights or transportation to nearby hotels, hotel on the third night, transport of all gear throughout the event, T-shirt, water bottle, a TGBT patch, and return to your vehicle by charter bus from Georgetown at end of event.
Saturday
July 26
Shenandoah Valley Bike Festival Harrisonburg, VA.
25, 50 and 100 miles over the rolling roads of the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. All proceeds benefit Our Community Place (OCP), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to including in its activities and programs those struggling with poverty, addiction, and difficult life circumstances. Registration fee is $35 per rider until July 12th, and $40 after July 12th through to the day of the event. Children under twelve ride for free. Registration includes free t-shirt, breakfast and lunch. Showers available. Checks can be made payable to "Our Community Place", or you may make payment through PayPal, or you may register at active.com.
Saturday
July 18
Wheels of Hope Lewisburg, WV.
18, 31, 65 and 113 miles through the southern West Virginia countryside. All routes traverse one and two lane, paved country roads and enjoy beautiful farmland views with mountain vistas.
Presented by the Greenbrier Valley Bicycle Club with all net proceeds benefiting local cancer survivors and Hospice. 
$20 for the 20 miles; $35 for the half-metric, metric and century;  add $10 after April 30.  Register Before July 1, 2015 and you will be guaranteed a t-shirt.
Sunday
July 27
Boy Scout Century Bicycle Tour  La Plata, MD.
14, 25, 50, 75 and 100 miles through historic Southern Maryland. Cycle on the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail on-road route and Booth's Escape Route. The event is fully supported with well-marked color-coded routes, rest stops and SAG wagon. Rides start and end at the Charles County Government Building, 200 Baltimore St La Plata, MD 20646. Rides end with after-ride food and entertainment. Proceeds benefit Boy Scout programs in Charles County. Registration for $35 for the main ride (routes of 25, 50, 75 or 100 miles) and $15 for the 14-mile youth route. Add $5 if you want an event t-shirt. Online registration at www.BSAcentury.com
Saturday
July 25
Heart of the Chesapeake Bike Tour Cambridge, MD..
10, 42 and 64 miles through the beautiful county of Dorchester; all rides are flat and in low-traffic areas.
Sponsored by the Dorchester County Family YMCA to support the Dorchester YMCA Bob Brannock Endowment Fund.
$45 for the 42 and 64 miles includes t-shirt; $30 for the 10 miles does not include t-shirt.
Sunday
July 24
Firefighter 50 Bike Ride Pleasant Valley, MD (6 miles west of Westminster, MD).
35, 50 and 102 miles through the beautiful countyside of Carroll and Frederick Counties in Maryland and Adams County in Pennsylvania. There is also the Dirty 30 which is a combination of paved and dirt roads. One interesting area on the Century loop is the Lost Valley area north of Emmitsburg, MD..
Benefits the Pleasant Valley Fire Department in Westminster, MD.
$35 includes lunch  and door prizes. Optional t-shirt for $15.  Registration at active.com.
Monday
Aug 1 -
Saturday
Aug 6
Wheels for Wells: Mid-Atlantic Water Tour Nags Head, NC to Ocean City, NJ
365 miles along the East Coast from the beautiful beaches of Nag’s Head, NC to the breathtaking shores of the Ocean City, NJ. Major cities en route include Virginia Beach, Salisbury, Chincoteague, and Dewey. Throughout the tour the team will help create awareness for the global water crisis and in particular how it affects villages and cities in North Africa. The goal is to raise over $100,000 for clean water projects in Sub-Sahara Africa.
Saturday
Aug 7
The Blue Ridge Bicycle Club Artie Levin Memorial Century Roanoke, VA.
25, 50 and 100 miles on the Historic '76 Bike route. The routes will travel towards Lexington which will be the turn around point for the Century. It will be a folded route –out and back. $40.00 for BRBC members and $50.00 for non-members until July 15,then $50.00 for members and $60.00 for non-members. Riders will receive a great goody bag, well stocked rest stops, full SAG support, and a delicious catered meal by Wildwood Smokehouse at the end of the ride. All finishers who register by July 24 will get a long-sleeve technical fiber shirt.
Saturday
Aug 4
Princeton Free Wheelers Bicycling Event West Windsor, NJ.
16, 23, 35, 50, 65 and 100 miles, from flats to rolling hills. Tour the New Jersey countryside on one of many rides from an easy 16 miles to a scenic century, from flats to rolling hills. Marked routes, cue sheets, rest stops with snacks, sags, free parking, and post-ride barbecue chicken lunch with music by DJ Sharon. Free t-shirt with pre-registration by July 25 or mail-in postmarked July 23. Price: $32 on-line; $35 mail-in; $35 day-of-ride (t-shirt not included); $10 for 16 yrs. and under.
Friday
Aug 2
Bike to the Beach Washington, DC to Dewey  Beach, DE.
104 miles from  Gonzaga High school in DC to Dewey Beach to benefit Autism Speaks. Standard Registration: $125.00 Individual registration for charity event includes custom B2B bike jersey, full-ride support, food, hydration, and finish-line festivities. Non-fundraiser registration: $500.00.
Saturday
Aug 6
Cumberland Valley Century Boonsboro, MD.
10, 25, 64 and 103 miles in Washington County.
Presented by the Cumberland Valley Cycling Club and benefits the San Mar Childrens Home..
$55  through July 30, then $65. Event day registration on site for the Century and Metric is $65 and $50 for the quarter century and ten miler. 
Saturdaybr /> Aug 8 Ride To See Galena, MD.
15, 30, 40, 62.5 and 100 miles take in the scenery of the heartland of Kent County.
Sponsored by the Galena Lions Club to benefit the blind.
$35 registration fee.
Saturday
Aug 6
Chocolate Tour Hershey, PA.
10, 25, 35, 50, 75 and 100 miles through the beautiful countryside of central Pennsylvania with its Amish farms, wooded areas, and covered bridges while visiting the historic chocolate towns of Hershey (home of Hershey's Chocolate), Elizabethtown (home of M&M Mars), and Lititz (home of Wilbur Chocolate Company). Aside from other cycling friendly food, rest stops have samplings of local chocolate and riders will be provided with a meal upon return. All funds raised by the Chocolate Tour support cancer research at Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute to find a cure.
$45 through July 11, then $55; $65 on day of the ride. Registrations received by early registration close date (July 11) guaranteed a commemorative shirt.  Deadline for mail-in and online registrations is July 31.  Other Chocalate Tour events are the Mike Geltrude Foundation Chocolate Tour 5K or 10K Walk, the Foreman Foundation Chocolate Tour 10K Run/Race.
Saturday
Aug 6 - Sunday
Aug 7
Bike MS: Mason-Dixon Challenge Fairfield, PA.
30, 70 and 100 miles on Saturday and 50 miles on Sunday from the Liberty Mountain Resort & Conference Center.
Presented by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
$5 for one day or $15 for two days, plus minimum fundraising of $250 for teo-day rider or $150 for one-day rider.
Saturday
Aug 9
Eat A Peach Challenge Bike Ride Westminster, MD.
33, 67, and 100 miles through Carroll and Frederick Counties. Start and finish at the Peach Festival at the Carroll County Agricultural Center in Westminster, MD. Sponsored by Brain Injury Association of Maryland. Get together a team and have a great day, enjoy some peach cobbler, peach pie, and a peach sundae, and raise money for a good cause! Registration is $50 through July 31, then $60.
Saturday
Aug 13
The Nightmare Tour Adamstown, PA.
100, 177, 200, 225 miles and 24 Hours. This legendary event is a rite of passage for any serious cyclist with a 225 mile route having 22,000 ft of climb and 20% grade slopes. It will test the super human or the clinically insane. Registration fee is $60.
Saturday
Aug 17
Anthem Moonlight Ride Richmond, VA.
8 and 17 miles. Take in the sights and sounds of Richmond by bike... under a full moon... with 3,500 other riders decked out in crazy lights and costumes. Then top it off with pizza, ice cream, a live concert and a Blue Moon beer (for you 21-and-uppers!). Cost:   Adults/Youth 8 to 14 -  through April 30, $30/$10; May 1 - July 15, $35/$15; July 16 - August 14, $40/$20; Walk up registration, Aug. 16-17 $50/$25. Online registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on August 14
Saturday
Aug 20
Tour de Lions Ashland, VA.
12, 25, 50, 75 and 100 miles on scenic back roads of Hanover County, Virginia. The ride starts at and is sponsored by the Food Lion in Ashland, Virginia, one mile off I-95, 78 miles south of the Washington DC Beltway. Registration fee is $20.00 ($10.00 for participants under the age of 18), plus a minimum donation of $50 (adult) and $35 (kids) to the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals of Richmond.
Friday
Aug 14-
Sunday
Aug 16
Tour de Frederick Frederick, MD. 
20 miles Friday afternoon; 10, 36, 64 and 101 miles on Saturday; 36-mile covered bridges ride on Sunday morning. Three days of different rides that highlight the beauty of Frederick County. Proceeds benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Frederick County. Register as part of a team with a minimum of six riders for $25 per rider plus minimum of $225 fundraising per rider. Team riders age 13 and up receive free event customized cycling jerseys with their team’s logo or name. All team riders also receive other goodies. Win Prizes! For Most Team Members, Most Raised in Pledges by an Individual and Most Pledges Raised by a Team. Register as an solo rider for $100 (2-day registration by July 1)  and no fundraising goal (does not include jersey, but can purchase a jersey for $100). All riders receive an event t-shirt. After your ride is finished Saturday, return to downtown Frederick’s Carroll Creek to enjoy a post-ride party and America’s ONLY High Wheeled Bicycle Race, just a few blocks from the party.
Sunday
Aug 21
Covered Bridge Metric Lancaster, PA.
15, 31 and 62 miles rides through some of Pennsylvania's most famous rural scenery, including six covered bridges. Presented by the Lancaster Bicycle Club with proceeds going to their grants program.
$40 for riders over 12 years old; Children 12 and under ride free - but still need to be registered. Registration will open in early 2016. Registration Cut-off either at 2500 registrations or July 1, 2015, whichever comes first. There will be NO day of registration. T-shirts are available to only pre-registered riders in all adult sizes for $15 each, and jerseys are available to only pre-registered riders in all adult sizes for $60 each.
Saturday
Aug 22
Western Maryland Wheelmen Charity Ride Cumberland, MD.
21, 37, 75 and 102 miles through the mountains of Western Maryland from the C&O Canal terminus in Cumberland. There is also a 30 mile GAP trail ride for those who prefer not to ride on the road.
All proceeds benefits Salem's Children's Trust.
Online registration opens April 1.
Sunday
Aug 18
Team LIVESTRONG Challenge Philly Blue Bell, PA.
10 - to 100 miles through Pennsylvania countryside from Montgomery County Community College Campus. Registration is $45 through March 31. Minimum fundraising required is $250.
Saturday
Aug 16
Shorefire Century Middletown, DE.
35, 65, and 100 miles through flat to gently rolling farmland in central Delaware. Presented by the White Clay Bicycle Club. Registration fee of $20 ($25 on day of event) includes marked routes, cue sheets, sag wagons, food stops, and event souvenir. Optional: Shorefire tee-shirt – $30; pre-order by July 26.
Saturday
Aug 25
Hard Crab Century Crisfield, MD.
15, 65 and 100 mile routes along the many rolling roads of Somerset County including sweeping views of the Pocomoke forest and the Chesapeake Bay. The 100 mile ride will lead you through the Pocomoke forest with its abundance of wildlife and forest.  Visit the Crab Capital of the World in the town of Crisfield Md. BRING YOUR BIKE AND YOUR CRAB KNIFE. The ride benefits the American Heart Association and The Community Mediation Center of Somerset, Worcester and Wicomico County. $40 registration includes cue sheet/map, route marking and sag support, and rest stops providing bathrooms, food and drink and a finish line Crab Cake lunch special including drink. Registration 7 am to 9 am. Registrations can be made on line at www.CrabPlace.com  or by calling 410-968-2222, or at The Crab Place, 504 Maryland Avenue, Crisfield Md. 21817.
Saturday
Aug 23 -
Sunday
Aug 24
24 Hours of Booty Columbia, MD.
24 Hours of Booty is the Official 24-Hour Cycling Event of LIVESTRONG. The event brings together cyclists of all abilities and unites people who are passionate about fighting cancer. Held on a 2.1-mile traffic-free loop in Columbia's Gateway Business Park, 24 Hours of Booty raises vital funds for local and national cancer charities. Registration is $45 through January 31, $50 February 1-May 31, $55 June 1-July 31, $65 August 1-Event Weekend. Requires a minimum fundraising goal of $200.
Sunday
Aug 24
Reston Century Reston, VA.
35, 65, and 100 miles. The challenging Century and Metric routes follow beautiful rolling rural roads through scenic historical towns. The Half-Metric is relatively flat. Post-tour festival from 12:30 pm till 5 pm at the Reston Town Center Pavilion. $45 until Aug. 3 includes t-shirt (size as ordered), $60 from August 4 to August 23 includes t-shirt (size as available). $75 on the day of the ride.
Sunday
Aug 31
Citicorp Sponsored American Heart Association Bike Ride Hagerstown, MD.
25, 37, 62 and 100 miles.  The 25 mile route crosses one covered bridge in Franklin County PA, then continues through rural roads in PA.  The metric route crosses two covered PA bridges, then continues to roll along through beautiful PA farm land, past Whitetail Ski resort into Maryland passing Blairs Valley Lake for a rest stop…through Clear Spring MD and back towards State Line PA.  Terrain is rolling, no mountains but beautiful mountain views. Enjoy a fully supported ride with a grilled lunch at the end.  Online registration is $30 by August 29; registration on the day of the ride is $35 (opens at 7am) with ALL proceeds going to the American Heart Association. Register at https://www.bikereg.com22569 or email michael.frazee@citi.com
Saturday
Aug 27
Ride for Life Davidsonville, MD.
20 and 40 mile rides through scenic southern Anne Arundel County. Registration at 7 am, ride begins at 8 am. Ride begins and ends at Chesapeake Christian Fellowship, 377 W. Central Ave., Davidsonville, 21035. All proceeds go to American Cancer Society. Registration fee of $25 includes tek shirt. Register using Pay Pal at chesapeakechristianfellowship.org or send a check along with your name and address to the address above. Helmet required; must be at least 18 years of age. Must have helmet and be at least 18 years of age. Additional info: 410-798-1413.
Saturday
Aug 29
Bay Country Century Owings, MD.
25, 50, 62 or 100 miles on the Chesapeake Bay's western shore.
Sponsored by the Annapolis Bicycle Racing Team (ABRT).  A portion of the proceeds benefit the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and the St. Leonard Fire Department.
Registration details coming soon.
Sunday
Sept 25
Larry's Ride Reisterstown, MD.
22, 35, 50, and 75 mile challenging routes through beautiful Maryland countryside from Camp Milldale.
This is a fund-raising event for Bike Maryland, the state-wide advocay organization whose mission is to promote bicycling, increase safety, improve conditions, and provide a voice for bicyclists in Maryland.
$35 through June 30, then $35 until online registration closes; $60 onsite registration. Registration includes discount for Tour du Port, cue sheets, SAG support, rest stops, bbq lunch, 2 craft beers and all the cycling and socializing fun you can handle back at the post-ride celebration lunch!!
Saturday
Aug 27
Round the Valley Lebanon, PA. (between Harrisburg and Reading, PA)
25, 62 and 100 miles through the Lebanon Valley's Amish farmland, with spectacular views and lightly traveled roads. You may need to share the road with horse drawn vehicles as the plain folk move between farm, fields and market. Sponsored by the Lebanon Valley Bicycle Coalition and the Lebanon Valley Conservancy to raise money for  the conservation and preservation of the region's cultural, historical and natural resources.  $30.00 for metric and century. $20.00 for 25 mile ride. Age 12 and under is $12.50. Registration fee increases $10.00 on the day of the event. Commemorative tee shirts are available for $10.00 and must be ordered by August 5. Online registration at active.com.
Saturday
Aug 25
Western Maryland Wheelmen Charity Road Ride Cumberland, MD.
25, 37, 64 and 100 miles from the historic C&O Canal terminus, Canal Place, in quaint Victorian Cumberland, Maryland. Escape the heat with a ride in the beautiful mountains of Western Maryland. All rides include SAG support, well stocked rest stops every 20 miles, and lunch. Preregistration by August 21 is $32 for 25 or 37 miles; $37  for 64 or 100 miles. Same day registration is $35 for 25 or 37 miles; $40 for 64 or 100 miles. Proceeds benefit the Maryland Salem Children's Trust. www.mdsalem.com. Online registration at www.bikereg.com.
Saturday
Aug 27 - Sunday
Aug 28
Timmy's Century North Bend State Park, near Parkersburg, WV.
105 miles (58 miles on Saturday and 47 miles on Sunday). Enjoy cycling on the North Bend Rail Trail, a 72-mile long, mostly crushed stone multi-use trail in the heart of West Virginia. This event raises funds for the Timothy Quigley Foundation, an organization established to help relieve the financial burdens of families that are currently suffering from the emotional and financial stress of childhood cancer. Registration fee is $35 until July 31, $45 on or after July 31. Riders must raise a minimum of $300. The ride is fully supported including a professional bike mechanic and supplies, massage therapists, daily route maps, emergency phone numbers, sag vehicles to carry your personal gear, and overnight lodging at North Bend State Park. Breakfast and dinner will be at the Lodge and sponsored by local businesses and there are regular food and water stops along each days route that is sponsored by local groups in the area. Register by August 12 to be guaranteed a t-shirt.
Monday
Sept 5
Southern Maryland Fall Century - the Indian Head 100 Indian Head, MD.
16, 29, 43, 60 and 100 miles through the Potomac Heritage Area of Southern Maryland. Enjoy riding on shaded roads with little traffic as you pedal to rest stops in Smallwood State Park, Oak Grove Bapist Church, Christ Church Durham Parish, Saint Ignatius Church at Chapel Point, and the Thomas Stone Historic House.
$20 for early registration through June 30; $30 from July 1 to September 3; $50 on the day of the ride. Online registration closes September 3. Optional t-shirt is $15 and must be ordered by August 1. More information and registration at www.ohbike.org/century.
Monday
Sept 7
Brandywine Tour West Chester, PA..
26, 50, 65, 80 and 100 miles on rolling to hilly terrain in the Brandywine River Valley. Sponsored by the Delaware Valley Bicycle Club. Registration to open in July.
Saturday
Sept 6
 Lake Anna Century Classic Spotsylvania, VA.
60 and 100 miles around scenic Lake Anna and through the quiet and rolling Piedmont of Spotsylvania, Orange, Louisa, and Hanover counties in central Virginia. Having no mountain climbs, traffic, or anything larger than a village to contend with, this classic is the perfect opportunity to satisfy any cyclist’s century goals.  There will be a mass start at 8:00am from Spotsylvania High School.  Registration fee of $40 by April 1st ($45 day of ride) includes t-shirt.  Add $4 to register through active.com. All proceeds will benefit Law Enforcement United
Saturday
Sept 12
BBC Civil War Century Thurmont, MD.
Due to major changes to the Active.com website, registration will now open 6/25/15. "25, 51, 64, 75 and 102 miles. Presented by the Baltimore Bicycling Club. Registration is $40. Optional long sleeve t-shirt is $20 ($22 for XXL). The event is limited to 1600 participants. FULL. NO Walk-in Registration.
Saturday
Sept 10
Bowie State University Bike Tour Bowie, MD.
20, 46 and 66 miles from Bowie State University.
Presented by Bowie Metropolitan Alumni Chapter. The Getting It In (GII) Cyclists and Phase Cycling clubs are helping host of this event. Proceeds benefit the university's scholarship fund and local charities.
$35 through March 31, $45 through August 31, $55 through September 9. Optional t-shirt is $10. No on-site registration.
Saturday
Sept 10
Amish Country Bike Tour Dover, DE.
15, 25, 50, 62 and 100-mile loops through the flatlands of Delaware’s Amish farmlands. All ages and abilities; rest stops including the famous Amish school house where the Amish serve homebaked pies and cookies. Plenty of healthy food stops. After-tour party, live music, yard games and catered picnic.
Sponsored by Kent County Tourism to benefit local non-profit organizations.
$40/adult or $20/youth (5-16 yrs) for early-bird registration before July 1. $50/adult or $25/youth (5-16 yrs) from July 1 to July 31. $60/Adult or $30/youth (5-16 yrs) from August 1 to September 4 and on day of the ride.  Under 5 free. Optional t-shirt is $15 ($17 for XXL).
Sunday
Sept 13
Tour de Chocolate Town Hershey, PA.
17.5, 35, 65 and 100 miles with the unique opportunity to ride through a large portion of Hersheypark and see the iconic landmarks of the town of Hershey!
Presented Capital Blue Cross toraise funds for Miracle Network at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital.
Registration details coming soon.
Saturday
Sept 6
Skipjack Bike Tour Deal Island Harbor, 14 miles west of Princess Anne, MD.
15, 30 and 65miles through marshlands, wildlife areas and picturesque harbors on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. If you’re looking for a ride where the roads have very little traffic and the number of riders is in the hundreds instead of the thousands, this is the ride for you. Benefits the Deal Island/Chance Volunteer Fire Company. Location: Deal Island Harbor - From Princess Anne, go 14 miles west on Route 363, turn right after bridge at harbor. $30 before Aug. 31, then $40. T-shirts for all riders, rest stops, EMS available, sag wagon, and unforgettable "Brownies." Come for the weekend and bring your Kayaks For information about Somerset County and places to stay go to: www.visitsomerset.com
Saturday
Sept 6
Lakes and Grapes Century Fredericksburg, VA.
20, 40, 50, 75 and 100 miles along Virginia’s rural roads. This year’s Century will include 5 different picturesque views of Lake Anna. Riders on the 50, 75 and 100 will have a rest stop at the award-winning Lake Anna Winery. Taste some of the finest wine in Virginia. Buy your favorites and have the bottles delivered to at the finish line. (Don’t forget to bring a credit card or money so you don’t’ miss out on your soon-to-be favorite wines.) And new for this year is a 20-mile guided ride. For those new to cycling, this year’s guided 20 miler will be the perfect course for you as a ride leader will be with you all the way. This is your perfect opportunity to ride with an experienced ride leader and become familiar with cycling on roads in Virginia. And just like last year, we will be providing some of the best post-ride food of any century ride. Registration for 100, 75, 55, 40 miles is $45 through August 31, then $60; $25 for 20 miles through August 31, then $30.  Proceeds for this ride go to the Ron Rosner Family YMCA of Spotsylvania County, a not- for- profit organization which helps improves the lives of citizens in Spotsylvania County.
Saturday
Sept 15
Pecometh Upper Shore Century Centreville, MD.
12, 33, 72 and 100 miles from the Pool Pavilion of Camp Pecometh, 136 Bookers Wharf Road, Centreville, MD 21617. Autumn is a wonderful time to cycle around the beautiful Eastern Shore of Maryland. Pecometh welcomes cyclists to our inaugural bicycling adventure. The routes are flat and explore the scenery of Queen Anne’s, Kent, and Caroline counties. Proceeds will benefit Camp Pecometh’s children’s programs. Pre-registration fee is $30 until August 15; then $35 thereafter; $40 day of ride. Optional: Pecometh Upper Shore Century Sport-Tek Shirt - $15; pre-order by August 15. Online registration at active.com.
Saturday
Sept 15
Piedmont Wine Challenge Bike Ride DeJon Vineyards, Hydes, MD.
6 Mile Family Ice Cream ride, 25 mile Pink Ribbon Ride, metric century and The Piedmont Wine Challenge century ride. The metric and century routes will ride pass all or some of the Piedmont Wine Trail wineries. Proceeds raised go to support the local breast cancer programs of The Red Devils and The Active Survivor Network. Registration is $40 until 9/2-2012 and $45 after 9/2/2012 and on site and includes lunch, supported rest areas, SAG. Raffle tickets can be purchased online at www.bike4breastcancer.org  after 5/1/2012 and prizes will be awarded at the post ride party. Register at www.active.com. For more information contact Adele at bike4breastcancer@hotmail.com
Saturday
Sept 15
Saint Michaels Historic Century Saint Michaels, MD.
25, 62.5 and 100 miles on flat country roads, great for training as well as sightseeing. Join special guest Bob Roll (Tour de France cyclist/commentator) and be a part of the Bike Doctor Tradition! Bicycle with friends or individually to the most scenic places surrounding historic Talbot County. The full Century route has a 20-minute ferry ride across the Tred Avon River to Oxford. There will be support staff at St. Michael's Elementary School and staffed aid stations along the route. Check in and late Registration for the ride begins at 7:00 a.m. Start time is at 8:00 a.m., and strongly urge everyone to leave at this time. Riders can pick up their registration packets at the St. Michaels Elementary School. $45 registration before September 13. Day of registration will be available for $50/rider. T-Shirts will be given to pre-registered riders only.
Saturday
Sept 13
St Mary's Century to Benefit the Semper Fi Fund Drayden, MD.
25, 50, 68 and 104 miles where cyclists enjoy the quiet rural charm of St. Mary’s County. Steeped in history and culture, Southern Maryland is laced with quiet country roads. The St. Mary’s Century is partnering with the Semper Fi Fund, a wonderful charity that provides support to injured Marines and their families. They have options for riders of various abilities. Routes are flat to rolling, with occasional hills. All rest stops have real bathrooms (no port-a-potties). The rest stops will be well-stocked with traditional items as well as local specialties. Whether you ride the entire 100 miles or the shorter routes, count on the hospitality and friendliness cyclists have experienced on each previous Amish Hundred rides. At the end of the ride enjoy the festivities and delicious food. The rides start from Dennis Point Marina located at 46555 Dennis Point Road, Drayden MD, 20630. Registration and packet pickup is from 7:00-9:00 am and century riders are required to start no later than 9:00 am. Registration is $55 at http://www.active.com/drayden-md/cycling/races/st-mary-s-century-to-benefit-the-semper-fi-fund-2014
Sunday
Sept 14
Larry's Ride Reisterstown, MD.
20 to 75 miles through beautiful, scenic and challenging terrain in Baltimore County. Stay afterwards for the lunch barbecue celebration with music, socializing and activities! This is a Bike Maryland fundraiser for bicycle safety issues and programs. Registration to open in June.
Sunday
Sept 14
Shenandoah Valley Century Harrisonburg, VA .
25, 50, and 100 miles through the scenic and historic Shenandoah Valley sponsored by the Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition.
Saturday
Sept 19
Rappahannock Rough Ride  Washington, VA.
12, 33 and 60 miles over paved roads; or a 20-mile or 30-mile paved and unpaved course. The Rappahannock Rough Ride is a self-paced, multi-level cycling challenge for the recreational or serious cyclist, covering some of Virginia's most beautiful countryside.
This event is a fundraiser for the patients of the Fauquier and Rappahannock Free Clinics
Early registration is $40 for adult; $30 for children under 12.  Registration includes a t-shirt. On-site registration on day of the ride is $50 for adults and $30 for children 12 and under.
Sunday
Sept 20
Back Roads Century Shepherdstown, WV.
32, 50, 62, 75 and 100 from Shepherd University. Some routes will follow parts of the Potomac River, with rolling hills taking you past apple orchards and many farms. Presented by PPTC (Potomac Pedalers Touring Club).
Registration is $55 for non-members and $30 for PPTC members through July 31.From August to August 31, $60 for non-members and $35 for PPTC members. There will be no onsite registration! The event is limited to a  total of 2,300 riders which includes participants and volunteers. Registration will close August 31st, or as soon as the limit of 2,300 riders is reached. Optional event t-shirts are $10, and event jerseys are $65.
Sunday
Sept 20
Three Creek Century Carlisle, PA.
25, 50, 75 and 100 miles through the scenic Cumberland Valley of central Pennsylvania. Ride on lightly traveled roads along and over the Conodoguinet, Yellow Breeches and Big Spring creeks which feed the Susquehanna river. Cue sheets, sag wagons and rest stops are provided for all routes as well as markings on the road to guide the riders on the routes. This event is well known for its homemade cookies, soup and other great food. Most of the routes offer gentle terrain, although one of the 25 mile routes contains some challenging hills.
Presented by the Harrisburg Bicycle Club.
Registration details coming soonEarly registration is $20 if postmarked by August 15th, $25 if postmarked between August 16th and August 30th and $30 after August 31st. Riders under age 18 are $5. Be sure to order a commemorative moisture wicking long-sleeved t-shirt, perfect for fall weather! Costs only $20 and must be ordered by 8/15/10 (either on-line or via mail).
Sunday
Sept 20
Three Creek Century Carlisle, PA.
25, 50, 75 and 100 miles through the scenic Cumberland Valley of central Pennsylvania. Ride on lightly traveled roads along and over the Conodoguinet, Yellow Breeches and Big Spring creeks which feed the Susquehanna river. Cue sheets, sag wagons and rest stops are provided for all routes as well as markings on the road to guide the riders on the routes. This event is well known for its homemade cookies, soup and other great food. Most of the routes offer gentle terrain, although one of the 25 mile routes contains some challenging hills.
Presented by the Harrisburg Bicycle Club.
Registration details coming soonEarly registration is $20 if postmarked by August 15th, $25 if postmarked between August 16th and August 30th and $30 after August 31st. Riders under age 18 are $5. Be sure to order a commemorative moisture wicking long-sleeved t-shirt, perfect for fall weather! Costs only $20 and must be ordered by 8/15/10 (either on-line or via mail).
Sunday
Sept 20
Tour de Talbot Wye Mills, MD.
20, 35 and 62 miles through the beautiful flat countryside and historic towns of Talbot and Queen Anne's Counties on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. NEW LOCATION! Starts and ends at Chesapeake College on the Wye River, 1000 College Circle, Wye Mills, Maryland 21679. Waterfront rest stops with food and drink will be provided on all rides. Special thanks to rest stop sponsors: American Diabetes Association; Team Red; Hearthstone Health & Fitness; YMCA; and Chesapeake Bay Foundation. All rides culminate with an outdoor barbecue celebration on the river, including live music and a vegetarian option. Food will be served until all riders return.
Presented by Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy in support of clean water for our Midshore rivers and the Chesapeake Bay.  
$50 early-bird registration before July 31; $60 registration in August; $70 registration after August 31 and on the day of the event. Children under 16 FREE! Register by August 14 to receive a 2015 Tour de Talbot dry-fit shirt!
Saturday
Sept 17
Greater Maryland Bike4BreastCancer Bike Ride Bel Air, MD.
12, 25, 40, 62 and 100 miles (combining the 40 and 62 mile routes through Harford County. Proceeds raised will go to support the programs of The Active Survivor Network and The Red Devils. Registration will open at 7 AM. Marked routes, SAG, rest stops, cue sheets, maps provided as well as lunch from 11 to 3. Massages will be available due to the generously donated service of Siesta Massage Therapy Associates. Registration is $30 by September 4, 2011 and $35 after September 4, 2011 as well as on site-registration. Includes lunch from 11 to 3.
Saturday
Sept 21
Bike Shenandoah Harrisonburg, VA.
5, 15, 30, 62 or 100 miles from Eastern Mennonite School, 801 Parkwood Drive, Harrisonburg, VA 22802. Maps for the routes are provided; rest stops with locally prepared foods are along the way. This is a charity ride which benefits service agencies.
Saturday
Sept 22
Ride for Health Bike Tour Westminster, MD.
8, 31 and 62 miles (metric century) through the rolling hills of Carroll County from the Carroll County Agriculture Center. This ride is not flat, but very beautiful! Sponsored by Access Carroll to raise funds to help provide health care for uninsured people of all ages. Pre-registration is $40 ($20 for children 15 and under) by Wednesday, August 31. Registration fee includes commemorative t-shirt (pre-registrants), light pre-ride breakfast, rest stops featuring treats, cookies and other refreshments during the ride, and lunch after the ride. Onsite registration will be available the day of the ride. Ride is in partnership with The Maryland Wine Festival.
Saturday
Sept 26 -
Sunday
Sept 27
Bike MS: Bike to the Bay Dover, DE.
775, 50, 75, 100, 150, and 175 mile routes from Dover; 45 mile route from Felton; 17 mile route from Milton.
Sponsored by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
$20 through 9/26/14, $35 through 1/22/15, $50 through 5/28/15, $65 through 8/27/15, $75 through 9/19/15. Fundraising minimum of $300.
Saturday
Sept 24
Pocomoke Warrior Ride Pocomoke City, MD
15, 35 and 70 miles through southern Worcester County on some beautiful, lightly traveled roads from Newtown Park in Pocomoke City, MD (about an hour south of Ocean City, MD). Sponsored by the Pocomoke High School Athletic Boosters. Registration for  adults is $35 per rider until Aug 25th, after that $45. T-shirts are included for all registrations until Aug 24th, T-shirts may be included for those who register after Aug 24th, but on a first come, first served basis. This will be a nice warm-up ride before the Seagull Century on 15 October.
Saturday
Sept 21
Haiti 80 Family Fun Bike Ride Severna Park, MD
10, 50 miles (80 kilometers) and 62.5 (metric century) between Annapolis and the BWI Airport Trail to provide funds for the education of the children of Gros Morne, Haiti. Event starts and ends at the Severna Park Community Center, 623 Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard Severna Park, MD. Start times from 7:00-11:30 am with end at 2:00 pm. Ice cream social at end of ride. Well-marked routes, on-trail support, and enroute snacks at rest stops throughout each route. All proceeds benefit the La Resurrection School in Haiti. Registration fee for adult riders is $40 before  September 13, then $45; Youth 12 and under free when accompanied by an adult; Virtual riders for same price. All profits go to support the Haiti mission of St Martin's in-the-Field Episcopal Church.
Sunday
Aug 30
Larry's Ride Reisterstown, MD.
22, 35, 50, and 75 mile challenging routes through beautiful Maryland countryside from Camp Milldale.
This is a fund-raising event for Bike Maryland, the state-wide advocay organization whose mission is to promote bicycling, increase safety, improve conditions, and provide a voice for bicyclists in Maryland.
$35 through June 30, then $35. Registration includes discount for Tour du Port, cue sheets, SAG support, rest stops, bbq lunch, 2 craft beers and all the cycling and socializing fun you can handle back at the post-ride celebration lunch!!
Saturday
Sept 24
Bath County Harvest Moon Festival Century and Metric Ride Warm Springs, VA.
61 and 102 miles through hills around Warm Springs. Presented by the Bath County Tourism with proceeds to benefit bicycling in Bath County, Virginia. $50 until 9/1 at 9 pm, price then goes to $60. Make it a weekend at the Bath County Harvest Moon Festival, with music, food, and vendors at the Farmers Market in downtown Hot Springs.
Sunday
Sept 25
Charity Bike Tour & Family Festival Hunt Valley, MD
5, 15, 30 and 60 miles from Oregon Ridge Park in Hunt Valley will take cyclists along country roads in northern Baltimore County. This event is hosted by There Goes My Hero Foundation. Registration starts at 6:00 a.m., with a shot-gun start at 9:00 a.m. Registration Fees are: $35 for 5 mile ride, $50 for 15 mile and 30 mile ride, and $100 for 60 mile ride. Fee includes event tee shirt, protein snacks, rest stop refreshments, and admission to the Family Festival, including lunch and live entertainment. There Goes My Hero is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization whose mission is to restore hope to Leukemia patients and their families by increasing bone marrow registrants, providing nutritious meals, and supporting blood cancer research. For more information, go to www.theregoesmyhero.org or call 410-299-1422.
Sunday
Sept 22
Gran Fondo National Championship Frederick, MD.
32, 62 and 100 miles, with the 100 mile loop having 10,000 feet of climbing. Must register by 4/7/12 to receive an event T-shirt. Register now to avoid price increases. Current price $95, $75, $50. This event raises funds for the Fredrick Bicycle Coalition. Funds are earmarked to promote youth cycling activities.
Sunday
Sept 22
??? Mt. Airy, MD.
14, 35 or 63 miles from the Linganore Winecellars in Mt. Airy, finishing with lunch and a wine tasting. Sponsored by the National MS Society. $25 registration fee plus a minimum of $150 fundraising.
Friday
Sept 26 -
Sunday
Sept 28
Lancaster Weekend Lancaster, PA..
Three days of cycling the scenic, rolling roads of the Amish heartland, with rides ranging from 16 to 61 miles. Lodging on Friday and Saturday nights at the Mill Stream Country Inn. All rooms have two queen beds and cable TV. An indoor storage room for bikes is provided.  Wine, cheese and dessert parties in the Mill Stream’s hospitality room on Friday and Saturday evenings. Deluxe continental breakfast on Saturday and Sunday at the Mill Stream Country Inn. Buffet dinner on Saturday at the Bird-in-Hand Restaurant. (Friday dinner is on your own.) Complimentary rooms for showering on Sunday. $220 for double occupancy. $20 less for members of the Baltimore Bicycling Club; $115 more for single occupancy.
Saturday
Sept 27
Washington DC Tour de Cure Washington, DC.
13, 33 and 50 miles from Freedom Plaza in downtown DC. Ride among the monuments on a closed course in downtown DC, then extend into some great riding roads in Montgomery County Maryland. Sponsored by the American Diabetes Association to raise money for diabetes research, advocacy and educational programs. Registration fee of $15.00. All cyclists must meet the fundraising minimum of $250 in addition to the registration fee. Riders receive a commemorative Tour de Cure T-shirt on the day of the event.
Sunday
Sept 27
Tour du Port Baltimore, MD. 
13, 30, 35, and 50 mile routes from Canton Park in Baltimore City - including a NEW urban adventure route featuring miles of single track within the city limits.
This is an annual Bike Maryland fundraiser supporting bike advocacy and education.
$35 through June 30, then $35 until online registration closes; $60 onsite registration. Registration includes discount for Larry's Ride, cue sheets, SAG support, rest stops, bbq lunch, 2 craft beers and all the cycling and socializing fun you can handle back at the post-ride celebration lunch!
Thursday
Oct 1 -
Sunday
Oct 4
Ride Allegheny Pittsburg, PA.
300+ miles over four days from Pittsburgh to Darnestown, MD. News story. Press Release.
This is a Fund Raiser for Operation Second Chance – local charity supporting wounded veterans.
Registration opens 3/1/2015.
Saturday
Oct 8
Seagull Century Salisbury, MD.
62 and 100 miles. Registration will open on May 15, 2016.
Saturday
Sept 27
Cycling for Our Heroes Belcamp, MD.
13.5, 31, and 43.5 mile rides with great views of the Bush River on the Chesapeake Bay and Harford County, Maryland. Water's Edge Event Center, Belcamp, Maryland To benefit the Fisher House Foundation, which serves our Military and their Families who visit Military and VA Medical Facilities with housing and transportation.  Sign up and learn more at www.lionscyclingforsight.org and www.facebook.com/LionsCyclingforSight.Org.
Saturday
Oct 5
HERO-PALOOZA Oregon Ridge Park, Hunt Valley, MD.
12, 25 or a 60 miles for cyclists. Runners will participate in a 5K, USATF Certified Course. Walkers will participate in a non-timed, family-friendly 5K Walk. Cyclists and Runners will enjoy event tee shirts, and rest stops with refreshments. With every mile you ride, run or walk, you can raise money to help individuals and families with Leukemia and other blood cancers. Great swag items for fundraising efforts. $25 registration includes an event t-shirt.  For an additional $10, you can participate in a post-ride celebration Crab Feast/Cookout at The Family Festival. Net proceeds from HERO-PALOOZA benefit There Goes My Hero Foundation – Providing Hope and Nourishment to Leukemia Patients and Their Families.
Saturday
Oct 3
Culpeper Cycling Century Culpeper, VA.
35, 65 and 100 miles of countryside riding with great scenic beauty and paved roads in Culpeper County during the most colorful season - Fall! Ride starts at 8:30 am at The Bike Stop, 120 W. Culpeper St. Culpeper VA 22701. The ride will benefit the Culpeper Recreation Foundation as they strive to achieve their mission of promoting recreation in Culpeper County. Your registration fee will go towards expenses related to trails, athletic fields, and concession stands. Rest stops are offered approximately every 20 miles. Each rest stop will have food, water, restrooms (most are indoor), and first aid kits. BOX LUNCHES will be provided on the 65 and 100 mile routes. Support vehicles will be monitoring the route throughout the day and will provide assistance as necessary. Registration fee by September 6 (includes long-sleeve t-shirt for first 500 to register): 33 mile - $35; 65 and 100 mile ( box lunch) - $45. For late registration from September 7 to September 27: 33 mile - $45; 65 and 100 mile ( box lunch) - $55. Day of event (shirt not guaranteed) - 33 mile - $50; 65 and 100 mile ( box lunch) - $60.
Saturday
Oct 11
Valley Rally Bike Ride Clear Brook, VA. (6 miles north of Winchester, VA.)
10 (Family Route), 25, 50, 65 (metric century), and 100 miles through the beautiful Northern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia and Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia.  Registration fee of $35 includes t-shirt. Ride benefits Boy Scouts of America.
Sunday
Oct 2
Gran Fondo Colnago Washington, D.C.
100 miles, 100 km and 50 km. “Gran Fondo” means “Big Ride” in Italian. Gran Fondos are long distance, mass-participation cycling events – not races – that are immensely popular in Italy.  Participation is open to recreational and competitive amateur cyclists, and tens of thousands of riders of all abilities participate.
Saturday
Oct  3
Seagull Century Salisbury, MD.
62 and 100 miles. Cyclists choosing the 100-mile Century have two routes from which to choose—the Assateague Century or Snow Hill Century. In addition, there is the Princess Anne Metric Century (62 miles).
Saturday
Oct 10
The Crop Hop
Ride has been cancelled
Saturday
Oct 13
Savage Century Newark, DE
40, 60, 75 or 100 miles. Come out and enjoy one of the most scenic, yet most difficult (if you choose), rides in the area. Routes begin & end in Newark, Delaware, and travel thru northeast Maryland, and Lancaster & Chester Counties in Pennsylvania. Registration is 7AM-9AM, ride start 7:30. Leaves from W. L. Gore facility, Newark. Registration fee is $20 until Sept. 28, then $25.
Sunday
Oct 11
Montgomery County Farm Tour and Picnic Poolesville, MD.
17, 25, 35, 55 and 75 miles from Poolesville Golf Course.  All routes offer beautiful scenery and stay mainly on quiet roads. Presented by Potomac Pedalers Touring Club (PPTC).
Registration for 75, 55 or 35 mile ride + Picnic is $20.00 for PPTC members and $25.00 for non-members. For 25 or 17 mile ride + Picnic $15.00 for members and $20.00 for non-members. Ride only - No Picnic is $5.00. Online registration is available until October 6.
Sunday
Oct 11
Law Enforcement Ride and Run to Remember  National Harbor, MD.
30 and 55 miles from National Harbor on routes designed for everyone from the occasional rider to the experienced cyclist. The Law Enforcement Ride & Run to Remember is a fun, community-oriented event designed to honor the contribution and sacrifice law enforcement officers make every day and encourage community support for the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.  The Ride starts at 7:15 am and begins and ends at National Harbor, MD. $50 registration fee. In addition to the registration fee, every Rider needs to raise $117 for the Memorial, in honor of the 117 officers lost last year.
Sunday Oct 11 Cannonball Century Fredericksburg, VA.
30, 67 or 102 mile routes over flat to fairly hilly roads through scenic central Virginia from Curtis Memorial Park, 58 Jesse Curtis Ln, Hartwood, VA. Presented by the Fredericksburg Cyclists Club.  Registration fees include cue sheets, well-stocked rest stops with homemade goodies, support vehicles, mechanical support from Olde Towne Bicycles and a free post-ride meal.
$40 until August 31; $50.00 September 1 to Ocotober 3. Onlie registration closes October 3. $60 on site registration day of ride. Under 12 free. T-shirts are available for pre-registrants for an extra fee of $15.
Saturday
Oct 12
Page County Grown Century Luray, VA.
26, 55 and 100 miles on mostly back roads throughout Page County (a unique and historic section of the Shenandoah Valley which lies between Massanutten Mountain to the west and the Blue Ridge to the East) visiting area farms as well as downtown Shenandoah. Presented by Pace Valley Cycling. Century $50; Half-Century $45; and Quarter Century $40: (price includes t-shirt and food).   Day of registration is allowed, but you MUST register online to guarantee a tee-shirt and food. All proceeds beyond expenses to benefit Page County Grown, supporting local growers and the local economy. Once you reach the finish at Performing Arts Luray, you will be treated to Page County Grown food and entertainment.
Friday
Oct 17-
Sunday
Oct 19
Shenandoah Fall Foliage Festival Staunton, VA.
6 to 100 miles. Saturday routes extend into eastern Augusta County with lunch in New Hope, a small picturesque village. Visit Grand Caverns before or after lunch. For shorter routes, drive to the lunch site and select a route ranging from 12 to 32 miles. Sunday routes go into southern Augusta and Rockbridge counties with distances from 10 to 34 miles. Camping or sleeping in the gym is available.
Saturday
Oct 16
Lifeline 100 Millersville, MD.
15, 30, 65 and 100 miles. Presented by The Anne Arundel County Police, the Department of Recreation & Parks and  Advocates for Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (BikeAAA). Proceeds benefit Anne Arundel County non-profits.
$20/$30/$40/$50 for 15/30/65/100 miles before June 1; add $5 from June 1 to ride day. Optional Jersey $49 plus shipping and handling.
Saturdaybr /> Oct 19 Rotary Club FallFest Bike Ride Waldorf, MD.
31 and 61 miles through historic and well preserved Charles County, featuring the Indian Head Trail, Port Tobacco, Potomac River, and Mattawan Creek. After the ride, enjoy the FallFest with lots of fun, entertainment, art festival and concert. Local artists will display their paintings and craftwork while local produce will be provided by the farmers market. The cost of the event is $35.00 for early registration and $45.00 five days prior to the day of the event. Free bag and shirts for early registration. Online registration at https://endurancecui.active.com/event-reg/select-race?e=4210703. The FallFest is an annual fundraising event which benefits the Charles County Library Reading Programs and Neighborhood.
Saturday
Oct 19
Crop Hop Gilbert Run Regional Park, MD.
Rides available between 5-63 miles - a bike tour of Southern Maryland farms offering riders a unique experience touring the food and farms of Charles County. Sponsored by the Southern Maryland Agriculture Development Commission and Charles County, with all money raised going to help low income communities receive fresh, local produce with the help of the Southern Maryland Food Bank. Riders will stop periodically to tour farms and refresh themselves on locally oriented snacks. Riders will also receive a meal upon completing their routes cooked locally and consisting of local ingredients. Registration fee is $60 for the 30-63 mile rides; $40 for the 10-20 mile ride; $40 adults, $20 children under 14, (kids pulled behind bikes ride free) for the short (~5 mile) family ride.
Saturday
Oct 19
Shelter Century Fall Foliage Ride St. Michaels, MD.
11, 31 and 62.5 miles. Proceeds will benefit the Talbot Interfaith Shelter - a cold weather homeless shelter in Talbot County, MD. The fall foliage ride takes cyclists through five picturesque waterside villages in Talbot County, sharing the view with skipjacks, local watermen and sailboat races on the Miles River and the Chesapeake Bay. Starting and ending at the St. Michaels Elementary School, the town of St. Michaels offers cyclists and their families shopping, dining and historic lodging. The event is a ride, not a race, and is fun for the entire family. Rest stops are available for all courses with light food, refreshments and restrooms. All cyclists are treated with homemade pies of every kind at the end of the event, and cyclists on the 31 mile and 62.5 mile rides are invited to the St. Michaels Crab and Steak House for free beer and crab balls on the town’s waterfront afterwards. Registration fee: 11-mile Family Fun Ride - $45 for family (2 adults and two minor children), $25 adult, $15 for student (max age 21).  31 and 62.5-mile routes - $52 before September 15, $60 from September 16 to October 17, $70 on day of ride, $15 for student (max age 21).
Sunday
Oct 21
Cycle for Life Herrington Harbour South, Rose Haven, MD.
20 miles, 40 miles or 62.5 miles through some of the most scenic landscapes in Maryland. Cycle at your own pace, starting at 8 am. Enjoy a family friendly after party with refreshments, beer garden and entertainment. The Aptalis CF Cycle for Life at Herrington Harbour features well-stocked rest stops every 10-12 miles, bike mechanics along the route, support vehicles, ride marshals, meals and much more. Cyclists are required to raise a minimum of $165 to participate, registration is $25.
Saturday
Oct 10
The Crop Hop Nottingham, MD. (Prince George's County)
The Crop Hop is a bike tour designed to highlight the connection between farms, fresh food and good health, and to help provide fresh farm foods to low-income families in Southern Maryland. This year, the Crop Hop has some new and exciting developments! Not only will there be cycling opportunities for riders of all levels, but non-bikers can also participate in canoeing and kayaking throughout the day. Additionally, this is the 100-year anniversary of the Battle of Bladensburg of the War of 1812, during which armies marched and fought on farms along the Patuxent River (see http://www.princegeorges1812.org/). So in addition to cycling to farms, canoeing, and kayaking, families will also be able to enjoy educational, entertaining war re-enactments. As always, early registration comes with a local lunch, locally-sourced snacks and a commemorative t-shirt. The routes and farms will be set up in late spring, and registration will be open soon! Watch the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/TheCropHop for updates and announcements!
Saturday
Oct 24
The Great Pumpkin Ride Warrenton, VA.
30, 48 and 68 miles. Sponsored by the Fauquier Trails Coalition, a non-profit organization dedicated to the development & operation of a countywide greenway system for the benefit of the people of Fauquier County.
$55 includes t-shirt. Registration is online only, and limited to 1,250 riders. Registration will close on October 17th, 2015, or they we reach 1,250 riders – whichever comes first.
Saturday
Oct 24
Between the Waters Bike Tour Cape Charles, VA.
25, 40, 60 or 100 miles through interesting historic towns and communities and along back roads to scenic rest stops that overlook the Atlantic seaside and the Chesapeake Bay.
Presented by the Citizens for a Better Eastern Shore, a non-profit organization serving Northampton and Accomack counties.
$50 per adult rider by Oct. 1, then $65.  Fee includes t-shirt.  $15 for rider 7-12 yrs by October 1, then $20. Riders 6 years and under are free (no t-shirt).
   

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