Month Flat Week Day

Friday Night Social

Fri. 11 May, 2018 6:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Ride Classification: C
Casual - – For the casual group cyclist who wants to socialize but likes some distance. Generally flat to hilly terrain. Average speed 11-13 mph, slow easy pace on hills, with distances 15 – 30 miles. Stops bout every 10 miles. No rider is dropped. Check the description of the specific ride for more precise pace.
Pace: 11-13 mph
Terrain: Flat to Rolling
Ride Description: Harrisburg Bicycle Club offers riding/dining options during the summer riding season. Each Friday a different leader will lead us on a ride from a different location in our riding area of central Pennsylvania. Rides start at 6:15 PM. These rides are short, 15 - 20 miles at a slow "C" pace 11-13 mph. no one gets dropped. After the ride we dine at an establishment reserved by the leader. Sometimes it is at the home of the leader. These are fun social rides. You should give it a try. Each week a notice reminder will be sent out via email describing the upcoming Friday ride. You MUST sign up on the HBC website to receive these email notices. To sign up: Log on to the HBC web site. At top of page click "My Account" Click "Update My Information or Password" in the drop down. Click "Email Lists". Scroll down to "Friday Night Social (Email Ride)" Check the box on the right. Go to bottom of page and click "Update" You are done. Watch for weekly notices describing the upcoming ride. Come ride with us. Dave Powell, Coordinator Friday Night Rides Listing Friday Night Social rides summer 2016 April 15 Martha Ruff The Waterfront, Marysville April 22 Sue & Darrell Casto TJ Rockwell’s, Williams Grove April 29 John Donoughe Marco Polo, Hershey May 06 Marilyn Chastek Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center May 13 Dennis & Rose Watts From their alpaca farm, Dillsburg May 20 Mollie Clark Glass Lounge, Harrisburg May 27 Howard Ross Giotti’s Italian, Linglestown June 03 Marilyn Chastek Giuseppe’s, Mechanicsburg June 10 Mollie Clark From Mollie’s home, Shiremanstown June 17 Dave Powell DaVinci’s, Hogestown June 24 Dave Young From Dave’s home, Dillsburg July 01 Glenn Wareham Hogan’s, Valley Green, Etters July 08 Grace House Anilie’s, Boiling Springs July 15 Marie Roof From Marie’s home, Lisburn July 22 Glenn Wareham The Fieldhouse, Etters July 29 Howard Ross Zorba’s, Harrisburg August 05 Sue & Darrell Casto Noonan’s Tavern, Dillsburg August 12 Dick Norford Stoney’s, Dauphin August 19 Pam & Mike McMullen Herbie’s, Bressler August 26 Chris Mummert Capriccio’s, Lititz Sept. 02 LABOR DAY week end No ride scheduled Sept 09 John Donoughe Pizza Grille, Camp Hill Sept 16 Joan Short Nick’s 114 Café, New Cumberland

Start Location:
Ride Leader: Ride Leader Needed
Sunrise Time: 5:54 AM
Sunset Time: 8:13 PM

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Ride Classifications:

Pace for Rides:
A: 19+ mph
B+: 17-19
B: 15-17
C+: 13-15
C: 11-13
D+: 9-11
D: 8-10


Please note that these are average speeds. If you are new to club rides and aren't sure what pace you can maintain, be conservative with your first ride! Direct all questions, cancellations or updates to  the contact shown on the ride event, or Jeff Hoch at


Helmets are required on HBC rides.  A trained Ride leader is obligated to collect waiver signatures prior to the ride to be an HBC Sanctioned Ride.

Show and Go Rides are NOT HBC Sanctioned.



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