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Carlisle Action C+

Sun. 15 Jul, 2018 9:00 am - 9:00 am
Ride Classification: C+
Experienced - – For the experienced group cyclist. Flat to hilly terrain. Average speed 13-15 mph, with distances typically 20-45 miles. One brief stop midway in ride and when necessary. No rider is dropped.
Pace: 13-15 mph
Terrain: Rolling
Ride Description: Explore the rolling hills of Cumberland County

Start Location: K-Mart on Walnut Bottom Road
Directions: Directions to K-Mart: Take exit 45 from I-81 onto Walnut Bottom Road – going south make a left run onto Walnut Bottom or going north make a right turn onto Walnut Bottom. K-Mart is one mile on your left. We meet in the parking lot adjacent to Walnut Bottom Road.
Ride Leader: Edward McMullin
Sunrise Time: 5:51 AM
Sunset Time: 8:35 PM

Owen's Sunday Sociable

Sun. 15 Jul, 2018 7:15 am - 7:15 am
Ride Classification: D
Social - – For the beginning cyclist who wants a leisurely ride with lots of conversation. Generally flat terrain and low traffic roads as much as possible. Average speed 8-10 mph, with distances typically 8-12 miles. Water breaks every 3-5 miles. Family friendly. No rider is dropped.
Pace: 8-10 mph
Terrain: flat
Ride Description: _

Join us for a leisurely ride exploring the city and environs. We pedal until about 8:30, covering about 10 miles. No rider will be left behind. Optional breakfast follows at Roxy's on N. 3rd Street.

Start Location: City Island
Ride Leader: (click to email) 'John Humphries
Sunrise Time: 5:51 AM
Sunset Time: 8:35 PM


Sun. 15 Jul, 2018 8:00 am - 8:00 am
Ride Description:




Ride Date: Sunday, July 15.

Time: 8:AM.

Start: East Hanover Township Municipal Bldg. Parking Lot.

Pace: 10 MPH +/-

Distance: 20 Miles +/- 

Area: Old Jonestown Road, Mountain Rd., Manada Bottom. Ridge Road, Bullfrog, Sherk's Church, Ono, etc. depending on route; possibly North or South of Rt. 22.

Back by 11 PM.

Ride Leader: Bill Engle  717-497-7132 (cell)

Rolling hills-Of course it's the East Shore!

Restrooms available at start.

If necessary, a cancellation will be sent out by 6 AM.

Start Location:
Ride Leader: (click to email) 'Bill Engle
Sunrise Time: 5:51 AM
Sunset Time: 8:35 PM

HBC Picnic

Sun. 15 Jul, 2018 9:00 am - 10:00 am

HBC Picnic

This year's HBC picnic will be held at Fort Hunter Park on Front Street in Harrisburg on Sunday, July 15. HBC has rented the west pavilion on the riverside. Rides will be offered in the morning for all levels of rides from D to B, but there's plenty to do at the park even if you don't ride a bike. There's a great playground, a downloadable self-guided walking tour map, tours of the Ft. Hunter Mansion, horseshoe pits and the opportunity to do some boating or tubing on the Susquehanna River. Bring the whole family! 

Lunch will be at 1:00 p.m. and HBC will provide the grilled chicken, hot dogs, water and Gatorade. Everyone who attends is asked to bring an appetizer, side dish or dessert to share. Bringing a folding chair is a good idea, too. You can also bring lawn games or other activities. Relax and have a good time with friends. The pavilion is ours for the whole day. 


Ride schedule:

8:00 a.m.  B Ride   40-50 miles Leader: Mark Riordan

9:00 a.m. C+ Ride  30-40 miles Leader: RIDE LEADER NEEDED

9:30 a.m. C Ride   20-30 miles Leader: Howard Ross

10:30 a.m. D Ride  10-15 miles Leader: RIDE LEADER NEEDED


Can you lead the C+ or D ride?  Please contact Marilyn Chastek if you can help. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  


Thanks to Dave Young for once again offering to be the Grillmaster. 


Bad weather may cancel the rides, but the picnic is held rain or shine. See you there!


Mech HS C

Sun. 15 Jul, 2018 1:30 pm - 1:30 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: Rolling
Ride Description: _

Start Location: Mechanicsburg High School
Ride Leader: Ride Leader Needed
Sunrise Time: 5:51 AM
Sunset Time: 8:35 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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