Evening with Pro Cyclist Dave Zabriskie Waldorf, MD.
The Bike Doctor of Waldorf is hosting an evening with Pro Rider
David Zabriskie from 7pm to 10pm. Free admission, but attendance
is limited and you must RSVP at
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.
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.
Maryland Bicycle Symposium Annapolis, MD.
Bike Maryland presents the 18th Annual 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. 10:AM to 2:00 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.
Icicle Metric Newark, DE.
22, 31 and 62 miles from the University of Delaware over moderately
hilly terrain in the area west and north of Newark.
the White Clay Bicycle Club.
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.
April1 17 -
Cycle North Carolina Coastal Ride Washington, NC.
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.
for three days is $150 for adults (16 & up), $40 for children
(4-15); child (3 and under) free. Add $50 after March 4. Registration
includes outdoor or indoor camping. Additional lodging options are
to Bay Bike Tour Bethany Beach, DE.
5, 30, 50 and 62 miles
through the beautiful coastal and inland bay areas of Bethany Beach-Fenwick
Island, Delaware. Sponsored by the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber
Tar Wheel Century Camden, NC.
35, 62, and 100 miles through the historic, scenic, coastal area
of northeastern North Carolina.
Sponsored by the River City
$40 registration fee ($35 to register as part of a
5 to 50 member team).
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.
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.
April 26 -
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.
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.
2015 Face of America Bike Ride Washington, DC to Gettysburg,
Choose the traditional two-day bicycle ride from the Pentagon near
Washington, DC to the historic battlefields of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania,
or two one day metric century loops beginning and ending in Gettysburg.
Each ride honors our military — veterans and active duty, both disabled
and able-bodied — and celebrates the American Spirit.
$35 to $100, depending on military/civilian status, ride
option, and meal options. Fundraising goal of $500.
Ride to End Hunger in Calvert County Huntingtown, MD.
16, 35, 48 and 63 miles on the scenic Western Shore of the Chesapeake
Sponsored by End Hunger in Calvert County with proceeds going
to food pantries in Calvert County. Pedal along the bayfront, marinas,
farmland and a local winery while you enjoy the company of friends.
At the end of the day, you'll feel even better knowing your registration
fee will help feed a hungry family.
$39 until March 1, $49 until April 6,
then $59. Registration fee includes t-shirt (T-shirts not guaranteed
with late registration after April 6) . Create a team (minimum five members)!
Have a team captain register your team and get a free team photo
and a $2 discount for each rider. Register online with
download form to register by mail, email or fax.
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).
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.
$25 registration fee.
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
$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.
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
Hampton Roads Tour de Cure Suffolk, VA.
10, 30, 65 and 100 miles through the peaceful peanut countryside
of Suffolk, Virginia, past horse farms and scenic lakes.
by the American Diabetes Association.
(plus $200 fundraising).
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
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
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.
for Sight" Bicycle Poker Run Ride Betterton, MD.
36.8 and 60 miles from the Betterton Volunteer Fire Company. Ride
registration begins at 7:30am; starting time is at 8:30 am. Ride
through the flat to rolling countryside of Kent County on a marked
route, drawing a playing card at each check station. The object
is to have the best poker hand at the end of the ride. Registration
is $20.00 until March 31; $25.00 from April 1 to April 25; $30.00
from April 28 and on day of ride. Includes map, marked routes, cash
prizes to the top ten poker hands, sag, 5 food stops. Helmet required,
audio headsets prohibited. Proceeds benefit Lions Club Sight Programs.
All blind riders may ride free.
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.
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.
Pillars Century Cambridge, MD.
11, 37, 56 and 100 miles from Great Marsh Park. The majority of
the ride is through the beautiful and picturesque Blackwater National
Wildlife Refuge. 11, 37, 56 and 100 miles Century Course. The event
will support Character Counts Mid-Shore, Inc., an agency which is
best known for providing the Winners Walk Tall Program to over 8,000
students in the public schools in Talbot, Caroline and Dorchester
counties free of charge. Registration is $55 per person through
February 28; $60 person through March 31; $70 per person through
April 25; and $80 per person through April 30 at 11:59 PM when registration
closes. 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 1 from
3 to 7 PM and on Saturday, May 2 starting at 6 AM for $90 per person.
|Tree House Tour de Cookie Rockville,
14 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.
$50 ($45 for member of a team of 10 or more).
All participants will receive a collectible moisture
wicking t-shirt and a cinch bag. Children 12 and under ride FREE
with paid adult entry -- first child registered receives a
T-shirt. Additional children's shirts may be purchased for $20
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
Maryland Tour de Cure Cooksville, MD.
10, 22, 32 and 63 miles over the gently rolling countryside of Western
Sponsored by the American Diabetes Association.
$15 (plus fundraising minimum of $200).
Le Tour de Shore Onancock, VA.
17, 30, 55 and 70 miles on country roads of the Virginia's
Sponsored by the
Eastern Shore of Virginia Chamber of Commerce. A portion of
proceeds benefits the Eastern
Shore Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
April 17 includes t-shirt.; $55 after April 17; On-site
registration is $60. Registration for children ages 7-15
May 2 -
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.
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.
Furnace Fifty Snow Hill, MD.
31, 50 and 62 miles on Maryland's Eastern Shore from Furnace Town
Living Heritage Village (between Snow Hill and Salisbury). Enjoy
cycling on very flat terrain through sparsely travelled roads passing
through forests and farmland.
All profit from the ride will go
to Education Programs at Furnace Town and College Scholarships
awarded by the Snow Hill Rotary Club.
$40 for adults and $30
for youth under 18; $45 from April 16-May 9 for adults and $35
for youth. Includes t-shirt (guaranteed if pre-registered
by April 15.) At the end of the ride, cyclists get free admission
to Furnace Town where a free luncheon with entertainment and complimentary
beverages (beer! for adults) will be provided !
Capital to Capital Bike Ride Richmond, VA or Williamsburg, VA.
15, 25, 50 and 100 loop miles from your choice: Richmond or Williamsburg.
Enjoy some of the most stunning scenery Virginia has to offer, while
pedaling through 400 years of history. A free youth and family kids
course in Richmond, a 15-Mile Family Route on the Virginia Capital
Trail from Williamsburg, a mass start parade with lots of fanfare
for each distance, on-road support, and lunch at the finish line,
and food and drink available at rest stops throughout each route.
Benefits the Virginia Capital Trail Foundation.
the century through February 14, $80 through April 1,
$90 through May 6, and $100 on ride day.
$65 for the half century and quarter
century $65 through February 14, $75 through April 1, $85 through
May 6, and $95 on the day of the ride.
$40 for the 15-mile fun ride from Williamsburg
or youth 16 through April 1, $50 through May 6,
and $55 on ride day. Registration includes t-shirt and lunch.
May 12 -
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
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.
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
www.paxvelo.com or call
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.
|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.
Anacostia Trails "Rivers to Rockets" Bike Rally Bladensburg,
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.)
River Century Shepherdstown, WV.
25, 50, and 100 miles. Ride through the beautiful Eastern Panhandle
of West Virginia in a fun event that raises funds to support the
Court Appointed Special Advocates program benefitting abused and
neglected kids. The 100 and 50 mile rides are
$40 until April 18, then $50; the 25 mile ride is $20 until
April 18, then $30. Optional t-shirt is $12.
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.
fee is $15. All cyclists must meet the $200 fundraising minimum in
addition to the registration fee.
May 16 -
The Wild Goose Chase Cambridge, MD.
11- to 100-mile routes on Maryland's scenic Eastern Shore in and
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
$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
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.
Chesapeake Mathews, VA.
Details coming soon.
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!
Horse Farm Tour New Oxford, PA (near Hanover).
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.
de Chocolate Town Hershey, PA.
17.5, 35, 65 and 100 miles. A bicycle tour of Hershey and neighboring
towns to raise funds for Children’s Miracle Network at Penn State
Hershey Children's Hospital. The features four different bicycle
routes that are designed to appeal to all riding levels. The Tour
de Chocolate Town bike tour offers the unique opportunity to ride
through a large portion of Hersheypark and see the iconic
landmarks of the town of Hershey! $40 registration fee by
May 13 includes T-shirt. $45 on the day of the ride.
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 (Thunder Ridge) to Apple Orchard Mountain,
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.
May 1; $70 from May 1 to May 16; $80 on day of the ride. FREE OUTDOOR
CAMPING and INDOOR Camping for a nominal fee. Limit 600 riders.
Metric Media, PA.
Sponsored by the Delaware Valley Bicycle Club.
and registration in April.
May 22 -
Kent County Spring Fling Chestertown, MD.
11 to 100 miles leaving from Washington College on quiet, light
traveled roads of Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Sponsored by the Baltimore
Bicycling Club. The 4-day event includes award winning cuisine,
dessert and cordial parties, dancing, and great music. Register
by April 15 to avoid late registration fee.
|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.
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.
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 Spring Fair
the following day.
$45 before May 18, $60 after.
Registration for children 12 and under is $25 before May 18, $35
after. Includes T-shirts.
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.
75 Hughesville, MD.
29, 47 or 75 miles through Southern Maryland from SMECO’s headquarters
in Hughesville. Travel through the byways of Southern Maryland to
Colton’s Point on the shores of the Potomac River. The route uses
parts of the Three Notch Trail, so you can use the ride to participate
Trails Day. After the ride, enjoy a sub sandwich, cold
beverage and a delicious sweet treat as you listen to summertime
Presented by the Southern Maryland Electric
Cooperative (SMECO) with proceeds benefiting Southern Maryland
charities that help the homeless.
$35 by May 6, and $45
after May 6 and on day of the ride. Register before May 6 to
receive a commemorative shirt. Register online at active.com.
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.
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.
June 6 -
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 and take cyclists through quaint,
scenic, waterfront communities like Tilghman Island, Oxford, St.
Michaels and Trappe.
Sponsored by the National MS Society, Maryland
$20 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.
Northern Virginia Tour de Cure Reston, VA.
14, 20, 36, 63 and 108 miles from Reston Town Center.
by the American Diabetes Association to raise money for diabetes
research, advocacy and educational programs.
early registration and fundraising minimum of $250. Riders receive a commemorative Tour de Cure T-shirt.
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).
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,
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 benefits profects at 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.
Broad Creek Byway Bike and Brew Tour Laurel, DE.
16, 25, 50 and 62 miles in and around the Broad Creek area.
by the Laurel Chamber of Commerce located in historic Laurel, Delawareb
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
$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
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.
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.
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.
June 4 -
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.
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.
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
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.
Tour dem Parks, Hon! Baltimore, MD.
12, 25, 40 and 64 miles from Carroll Park.
The 12-mile tour is along the scenic Gwynn’s Falls Trail in the
wild and beautiful Gwynn’s Falls Valley; the 25-mile tour is through
many of the city’s parks and along waterfront areas; the 40-mile
tour is though all of the city’s major parks, as well as many waterfront
areas and historic neighborhoods; and the 64 mile “metric century”
has an all-new route for 2010. The Tour is followed by a barbecue
with live music. Early-bird registration of $35 includes a t-shirt
for everyone who registers by May 31. The event is hosted by the
Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks and the Mayor's
Bicycle Advisory Committee with proceeds donated to groups and non-profit
organizations affiliated with parks, greening, and bicycling.
The annual bike ride that takes locals and visitors through
Baltimore’s parks and neighborhoods for a close-up view of
regional parks like Carroll, Patterson, Clifton and Druid Hill,
as well as some quietly tucked away gems. Proceeds support Baltimore's
parks, environment, friends and cycling groups.
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.
Kick-Off Event for Cycle Maryland Chestertown, MD.
Governor Martin O’Malley is hosting a Kick-Off Event for
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
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
register online at active.com.
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.
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.
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.
Bike Virginia Tour 2015 Abbington, VA and Kingsport, TN
The Highlands Expedition . 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.
Greg Krause Memorial Helmet Fund Ride Havre de Grace, MD – Harford
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.
Registration at active.com.
County Gran Fondo Deep Creek Lake, MD – Garrett County
25, 44, 62, 102 and 125 miles. The Joanna M.
Nicolay Melanoma Foundation “WIN-THE-FIGHT” 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
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!
Bay Ride Betterton, MD.
50, 78, 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. $25 until May 15, $30
from May 16 to June 20, $35 on June 21 and day of ride. Includes:
map, marked routes, coffee mug (first 400 riders), sag, 6 food stops,
swimming in the Chesapeake Bay at the end of the ride. Proceeds
benefit Lions Club Leader Dog Program for the Blind. All blind riders
may ride free.
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. Plan to visit
the festivities and events happening in the town of Centreville
and wharf area that same day.
the Wye River Upper School and Corsica River Conservancy.
$45 through March 31; $55 between April 1 and May 30; $65 from June 1.
the day of event. T-shirt guaranteed for EARLY registrants.
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!
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!
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. $15 (by
June 18-postal or June 28-online); $20 thereafter (Children under
the age of 18 are free but must be accompanied by a paid adult).
Registration fee includes free event souvenir, fully marked routes,
food stops at regular intervals and SAG service until 3:00 p.m.
T-SHIRTS: $10; preorder only, S through XL ($12 XXL), by June 18.
July 11 -
|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,
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
|Heart of the Chesapeake Bike Tour
10, 42 and 64 miles through the beautiful
county of Dorchester; all rides are flat and in low-traffic
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.
50 Bike Ride Pleasant Valley, MD (6 miles west of Westminster,
30, 50 and 100 miles through the beautiful county side 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.; it is like stepping back in time.
Benefits the Pleasant Valley Fire Department in
$30 includes lunch and door
prizes. Optional t-shirt for $15. Registration at
Aug 1 -
Wheels for Wells: Mid-Atlantic Water Tour Nags Head, NC to Ocean
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.
|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
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.
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.
Cumberland Valley Century Boonsboro, MD.
25, 64 and 103 miles through some of the most fabulous scenery in
the area. The metric and century routes visit the C&O Canal
National Historic Park and the Antietam National Battlefield. Scenic
new routes loop riders through the central start/finish at San Mar.
Eat lunch when you want or shorten your mileage. The ride is presented
by the Cumberland Valley Cycling Club and benefits the
San Mar Childrens Home.
Register before 8 am on 8/3/13 and save $5 per person; after this
time the event price goes up to the "same day" price.
Event day registration on site for the Century and Metric is $40
and $35 for the quarter century.
|Ride To See
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.
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.
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
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.
Aug 15 -
de Frederick Frederick, MD.
8 or 20 miles Friday afternoon; 8, 33, 50, 62 or 100 miles on Saturday;
40-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 $200 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 individual for $95 and
no fundraising goal (does not include jersey, but can purchase a
jersey for $95). 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.
Covered Bridge Metric Lancaster, PA.
15, 31 and 62 miles rides through some of Pennsylvania's most famous
rural scenery, including six covered bridges. The proceeds from
this ride fund the Lancaster Bicycle Club's grants program. Registration
will be limited in number and will end in early July or when they
reach a pre-determined number of participants, whichever comes first.
There will be NO day of registration.
Western Maryland Wheelmen Charity Ride Cumberland, MD.
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.
Online registration opens April 1.
August 22 - Sunday
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
$10 for Saturday, or $15 for Saturday and Sunday, plus
minimum fundraising of $250.
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.
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.
|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
or by calling 410-968-2222, or at The Crab Place, 504 Maryland Avenue,
Crisfield Md. 21817.
Aug 23 -
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
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.
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.
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
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.
Bay Country Century Owings, MD.
25, 50, 62 or 100 miles on the Chesapeake Bay's western shore.
by the Annapolis Bicycle Racing Team (ABRT). A portion of
the proceeds benefit the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and the St. Leonard
Registration details coming soon.
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
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.
Aug 27 - Sunday
Timmy's Century North Bend State Park, near Parkersburg, WV.
105 miles (58 miles on Saturday and 47 miles on Sunday). Enjoy cycling
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
Maryland Fall Century - the Indian Head 100 Indian Head,
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, a bluff overlooking the Potomac at Riverside, Saint
Ignatius Church at Chapel Point, and the Thomas Stone Historic
$20 for early registration through June 30; $30 from July 1 to September
5; $50 on the day of the ride. Online registration closes September
5. Optional t-shirt is $15 and must be ordered by August 1. More
information and registration at
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.
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
Civil War Century Thurmont, MD.
2015 Registration will open 6/3/15.
"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
Skipjack Bike Tour Deal Island Harbor, 14 miles west of Princess
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:
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.
Country Bike Tour Dover, DE.
115, 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.
$20/youth (5-16 yrs) for early-bird registration
before May 16. $50/adult or $25/youth (5-16 yrs) from May 17 to
July 31. $60/Adult or $30/youth (5-16 yrs) from August 1 to
September 6. Under 5 free. Optional t-shirt is $15
($17 for XXL).
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
Shenandoah Valley Century Harrisonburg, VA .
25, 50, and 100 miles through the scenic and historic Shenandoah
Valley sponsored by the Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition.
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. The Three Creek Century is a sponsored by and is a major
source of operating funds for the Harrisburg Bicycle Club. The cost
of 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).
Talbot Easton, MD.
20, 65, and 100 miles through the beautiful flat countryside and
historic towns of Talbot County on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.
Beginning at MEBA Engineering School along Saint Michaels Road,
this beautiful ride will take you all around the scenic back roads
of Talbot County and each rest stop is located in a water front
location. This ride will be fully supported with SAG support, mapped
routes, food and drinks at rest stops and an after ride bar-b-que.
This will be the Tour de Talbots 9th Annual ride to support clean
rivers in on the eastern shore and a cleaner Chesapeake Bay. The
Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy is a non-profit organization located
in Easton, MD that is dedicated to improving water quality and furthering
environmental awareness throughout the eastern shore area. The Century
and 65 mile ride start at 7:30 am; the family ride will follow at
9:30 am. Benefits the Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy, a non-profit
organization dedicated to the restoration and protection of the
Choptank River, Eastern Bay, and the Miles and Wye Rivers.
$50; $60 after August 31 and on day of event. Kids under 16 FREE!!
Register by August 31 and get lunch and T-shirt.
Rappahannock Rough Ride Washington, VA.
12, 32 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. The ride
benefits the Fauquier Free Clinic. $40 Adult; $30 Child under 12.
Registration includes a t-shirt. Online registration at
active.com. On-site registration
available Saturday morning.
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.
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.
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
Sept 26 -
Bike MS: Bike to the Bay Dover, DE.
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
$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.
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
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.
Larry's Ride Upperco, MD. (30 miles northwest of Baltimore beltway)
15 to 63 miles in Baltimore County from Spring Meadows Farm. This
is a Bike Maryland fund raising event to raise awareness of bicyclists
and bicycle safety issues. On April 6th, 2010, Larry Bensky was
tragically killed while riding his bike on Butler Road, near Falls
Road in Baltimore County. This event was created by his wife, Tami
Bensky, and a group of Larry’s friends to remember and honor Larry’s
life while bringing attention to the need for increased driver awareness
on our roads. All are welcome to join in supporting this great cause.
The routes are currently under development. An end of ride celebration
including a delicious lunch for all registered participants is included!
Bath County Harvest Moon Festival Century and Metric Ride Warm
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.
Roads Century Berryville, VA.
25, 30, 50, 65 and 100 miles in the Shenandoah Valley. Presented
by the Potomac Pedalers Touring Club (PPTC).
$45 until July 31, $50 until August 31 ($5
discount for PPTC members). $85 from September 1 to September 14.
Registration is limited to 2,300 riders. There will be no onsite
registration! SOLD OUT!!!
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
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.
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.
Sept 26 -
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.
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.
Century Salisbury, MD.
62 and 100 miles. The Seagull Century is a little earlier in this
year, due, in part, to campus athletic schedules in October and
to religious observations that would impact riders. Registration
will open on May 15, 2014.
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
Tour du Port Baltimore, MD.
15 to 65 miles through charming neighborhoods, historic port areas
and beautiful parks on rolling routes out of Baltimore City. All
routes enter Fort McHenry and the #1 Aquarium Rest Stop. After the
ride enjoy a celebration with free lunch, live music, exhibitors,
free yoga and more! Tour du Port is an annual Bike Maryland's fundraiser
supporting bike advocacy and education. NOTE THAT DATE HAS CHANGED
FROM SEPTEMBER 21 TO SEPTEMBER 28
Cannonball Century Fredericksburg, VA., VA.
30, 67 or 102 mile routes over flat to fairly hilly roads through
scenic central Virginia. 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. $35.00 pre-registration/$50.00
day of event/ under 12 free. T-shirts are available for pre-registrants
for an extra fee of $12. There may be few for sale on the event
day. On-site registration is open from 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Routes open
from 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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.
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 the building of TWO new playgrounds for the county
youth! 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. Special event long sleeve t-shirts
will be provided to the first 500 registered cyclists. To guarantee
your t-shirt size be sure to register by September 5. After September
5, t-shirt sizes are on a first come-first served basis. Registration
fee by September 5 (includes long-sleeve t-shirt for first 500 to
register): $35 for the 33-mile route, and $45 for the 65 and 100
mile routes ( includes box lunch) . For late registration after
September 5 and on the day of the ride (shirt not guaranteed) -
add $10 to fee. Registrations will not be accepted between 9/29-10/3.
Day of Registration will begin at 6:00 am on 10/4 – please remember
Check or Cash (exact change) only please – credit cards are not
accepted on October 4th.
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, res trooms
(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 5 (includes long-sleeve t-shirt for
first 500 to register): 33 mile - $35; 65 and 100 mile ( box lunch)
- $45. For late registration after September 5 and day of event
(shirt not guaranteed) - add $10 to fee.
Rally Bike Ride Clear Brook, VA. (6 miles north of Winchester,
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.
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.
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
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.
Enforcement Ride and Run to Remember National Harbor,
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. $50 registration fee, and
each participant is required to raise at least $72 in honor of the
law enforcement officer lives lost on September 11, 2001, the deadliest
day in law enforcement history.
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.
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.
100 Millersville, MD.
15, 30, 60 and 100 miles from the Kinder
Farm Park in Millersville, MD. There will also be a Bike Rodeo
The Anne Arundel County Police, the Department of Recreation &
Parks and Advocates for Annapolis & Anne Arundel County.
(BikeAAA). Funds raised from the event will benefit the Crisis
Response System, Recreation Deeds for Special Needs and BikeAAA.
Registration details coming soon.
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
The FallFest is an annual fundraising event which benefits the Charles
County Library Reading Programs and Neighborhood.
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.
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).
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.
|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
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
for updates and announcements!
The Great Pumpkin Ride Warrenton,
24, 43 and 71 miles. (Tentative date and distances).
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.
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.
$40 per adult rider by Oct. 1, then $50. $15 for rider 7-12 yrs
by October 1, then $20. Riders 6 years and under are free(no t-shirt).
Fee includes t-shirt.