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8 Awesome Biking Events To Add to your Calendar – From Now ‘Til November

8 Awesome Biking Events To Add to your Calendar – From Now ‘Til November

If you love cycling, you’re in luck. Since Philadelphia was named one of the 2018 best biking cities in America, there are endless opportunities to explore your passion while conquering the trails. 

Mark your calendar for these upcoming cycling events to meet other riders.

8 Exciting Biking Events in 2019:

1. Fleche Buffoon

This scenic and challenging 75-mile ride though the hills and countryside of Bucks County, PA has 14 climbs and over 6,000 vertical feet, and will definitely test your stamina, strength, and willpower. Read this first-hand account of riding in the Fleche Buffon by veteran cyclist, Peter Easton of Velo Classic Tours

Saturday, April 27 @ Saint Martin of Tours Church (New Hope, PA)

Prices range from $19.50 – $60

2. Eagles Autism Challenge

Ride for a great cause in the Eagles Autism Challenge to support autism research and programs. In its second year with $2.5 million raised, this event is expanding by challenging cyclists to raise $350 minimum for the chance to join the race. The starting line is at Lincoln Financial field ,so expect E-A-G-L-E-S chants from fans while riding in one of the 15, 30, or 50 mile races. 

Saturday, May 18 @ Lincoln Financial Field (Philadelphia, PA)

Prices may vary 

3. French Creek Iron Tour

This versatile race allows cyclists of all skill levels and ages to choose from one of the 7 available courses including the Inaugural Gravel Grinder, a 70-mile trek over some of the toughest terrain in the area. Plus, it includes a free lunch.

Sunday, June 9 @ Kimberton Fire Company Fairgrounds (Phoenixville, PA)

$50 for Adults | FREE for children (under15)

4. Spellbound Century 2019

Register early for one of the premier bike riding events of the summer as the Spellbound Century has historically always sold out. After cycling through rolling hills and along lengthy straightaways, all participants can enjoy the post-ride celebration at Spellbound Brewing. Proceeds benefit Main Street Mount Holly, a non-profit promoting Mount Holly’s downtown and vicinity.

Saturday, July 27 @ Mount Holly, NJ

$45 per person

5. CF Cycle for Life

Join the fight against cystic fibrosis and register to ride for the CF Cycle for life. Four route options, a kick-off breakfast, and post-event party are only a few of the many reasons to sign up now and help the Cycle for Life Foundation reach its $65,000 fundraising goal!

Sunday, August 11 @ Conshohocken Brewing Company (Conshohocken, PA)

$25 – $45 

6. Bucks County Classic

Pro, amateur, and children races are all available for cyclists of all levels. After the race, riders can check out the Doylestown Arts Festival to listen to live music, eat food from local vendors, and celebrate art from over 160 creators.

Sunday, September 8 @ Doylestown, PA

Prices may vary

7. Bikes and Beers

It’s hard to find a better combination than biking and beers! Ride either 15, 30, or 45 miles from Yards Brewery and return to enjoy an after party with food trucks, live music, outdoor games and more. Don’t miss the two free pints after you finish!

Saturday, October 12 @ Yards Brewing (Philadelphia, PA)

Prices range from $25 – $60

8. Philadelphia Bike Expo

Packed with biking demonstrations, gear, vendors, presentations, rides, the Philadelphia Bike Expo always promises a stellar list of exhibitors. Check out last year’s daily schedule to get a taste of what to experience at this uniquely wonderful cycling event!

November 2nd & 3rd @ PA Convention Center

Prices range from $8 – $25 | Free for Children (under 12)

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Matt Gregory is a digital marketing expert who specializes in SEO (search engine optimization). He moved from the suburbs to the city to explore the endless opportunity, culture, and activity that Philadelphia has to offer. You can find Matt on South Street eating a cheese steak at Jim's or at a local bar on Sunday watching the Eagles win! View all posts by Matt Gregory
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