Month Flat Week Day

Sun. 10 Sep, 2017

Owen's Sunday Sociable

Sun. 10 Sep, 2017 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: _



Start Location: City Island
Ride Leader: (click to email) 'Marc E Farrell
Sunrise Time: 6:44 AM
Sunset Time: 7:23 PM

Mech HS C

Sun. 10 Sep, 2017 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: David Gorski
Sunrise Time: 6:44 AM
Sunset Time: 7:23 PM

Mon. 11 Sep, 2017

Hershey B

Mon. 11 Sep, 2017 6:00 pm
Ride Classification: B
Fast - For the experienced group rider in good physical condition and capable of maintaining a steady pace. Flat to hilly terrain. Average speed 15-17 mph, with distances generally 25-50 miles. Few stops if any. Riders unable to maintain classified pace may be dropped.
Pace: 15-17 mph
Terrain: Rolling
Ride Description: Hershey B; Rides leave from Briarcrest Square Mondays and Thursdays, April through September. The pace is 15 to 17mph sometimes slower for hillier rides. Distances are typically from 20 to 45 miles. Rides cover Southern Dauphin, Western Lancaster and Lebanon counties.



Start Location: Hershey Briarcrest Square
Directions: From Harrisburg, follow Route 422 towards Hershey. At the traffic light at Friendly’s turn right onto University Drive. Take the first left onto Briarcrest Drive and right into the Briarcrest Center parking lot.
Ride Leader: Ride Leader Needed
Sunrise Time: 6:45 AM
Sunset Time: 7:21 PM

Hershey C

Mon. 11 Sep, 2017 6:00 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: Hershey Briarcrest Square
Directions: From Harrisburg, follow Route 422 towards Hershey. At the traffic light at Friendly’s turn right onto University Drive. Take the first left onto Briarcrest Drive and right into the Briarcrest Center parking lot.
Ride Leader: Ride Leader Needed
Sunrise Time: 6:45 AM
Sunset Time: 7:21 PM

Hershey C+

Mon. 11 Sep, 2017 6:00 pm
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: _



Start Location: Hershey Briarcrest Square
Directions: From Harrisburg, follow Route 422 towards Hershey. At the traffic light at Friendly’s turn right onto University Drive. Take the first left onto Briarcrest Drive and right into the Briarcrest Center parking lot.
Ride Leader: Ride Leader Needed
Sunrise Time: 6:45 AM
Sunset Time: 7:21 PM

Hershey B+

Mon. 11 Sep, 2017 6:00 pm
Ride Classification: B+
Training - For the experienced group rider in good physical condition and capable of maintaining a fast pace for distances up to 50 miles. Flat to hilly terrain. Average speed 17-19 mph, with distances up to 50 miles. Few stops if any. Riders unable to maintain classified pace may be dropped.
Pace: 17-19 mph
Terrain: Rolling
Ride Description: -



Start Location: Hershey Briarcrest Square
Directions: From Harrisburg, follow Route 422 towards Hershey. At the traffic light at Friendly’s turn right onto University Drive. Take the first left onto Briarcrest Drive and right into the Briarcrest Center parking lot.
Ride Leader: (click to email) 'Gavin Robertson
Sunrise Time: 6:45 AM
Sunset Time: 7:21 PM

Tue. 12 Sep, 2017

Hershey A

Tue. 12 Sep, 2017 5:30 pm
Ride Classification: A
Competitive - For riders in top physical shape and seriously interested in competitive bicycling. Average speed 19+ mph, with varying distances. Emphasis on conditioning. Few stops if any. Riders unable to maintain classified pace may be dropped.
Pace: 19+ mph
Terrain:
Ride Description: This is a Training ride for current and inspiring racers (or those who just like going fast) -New riders, please print out the Cue Sheets for this ride. after the 9 mile mark (trailer park outside of campbelltown) we will not wait for people off the back UNTIL the 27th mile marker (colebrook). -we will be doing the same route each Monday, so you will be able to learn the dynamics of the ride (where the hard efforts, cool downs, and sprints will be)



Start Location: Hershey Briarcrest Square
Directions: From Harrisburg, follow Route 422 towards Hershey. At the traffic light at Friendly’s turn right onto University Drive. Take the first left onto Briarcrest Drive and right into the Briarcrest Center parking lot.
Ride Leader: (click to email) 'Gavin Robertson
Sunrise Time: 6:46 AM
Sunset Time: 7:20 PM

East Shore Tuesday

Tue. 12 Sep, 2017 6:00 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: Call Ride Leader as Start Location varies by week. Your other option is to subscribe to the East Shore Tuesday Rides in your profile.



Start Location: Varies - see description
Ride Leader: Chris Wright
Sunrise Time: 6:46 AM
Sunset Time: 7:20 PM

Linglestown (Kellytron - Tue) A

Tue. 12 Sep, 2017 6:00 pm
Ride Classification: A
Competitive - For riders in top physical shape and seriously interested in competitive bicycling. Average speed 19+ mph, with varying distances. Emphasis on conditioning. Few stops if any. Riders unable to maintain classified pace may be dropped.
Pace: 19+ mph
Terrain: Varies
Ride Description: Fast Group Rides 30 miles Pace 19+



Start Location: Aster Drive Harrisburg
Ride Leader: (click to email) 'Larry Wasser
Sunrise Time: 6:46 AM
Sunset Time: 7:20 PM

Upper Allen Friendship Park C

Tue. 12 Sep, 2017 6:00 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: Upper Allen Friendship Park
Ride Leader: Marilyn Chastek
Sunrise Time: 6:46 AM
Sunset Time: 7:20 PM

Upper Allen Friendship Park C+

Tue. 12 Sep, 2017 6:00 pm
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: _



Start Location: Upper Allen Friendship Park
Ride Leader: Chris Seier
Sunrise Time: 6:46 AM
Sunset Time: 7:20 PM

Upper Allen Friendship Park D

Tue. 12 Sep, 2017 6:00 pm
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 to Rolling
Ride Description: -



Start Location: Upper Allen Friendship Park
Ride Leader: (click to email) 'Mary McClain
Sunrise Time: 6:46 AM
Sunset Time: 7:20 PM

Lenker Park B

Tue. 12 Sep, 2017 6:00 pm
Ride Classification: B
Fast - For the experienced group rider in good physical condition and capable of maintaining a steady pace. Flat to hilly terrain. Average speed 15-17 mph, with distances generally 25-50 miles. Few stops if any. Riders unable to maintain classified pace may be dropped.
Pace: 15-17 mph
Terrain: Rolling and Hilly
Ride Description: Rides are hillier than most. Riders not accustomed to lots of hills at a 15 mph pace or more may find these rides challenging. Distances run from 20 miles early and late season to as long as 45 in late June and early July. Terrain covered may go as far west as the river, as far north as Swatara State Park, as far east as Ono and LIckdale and as far South as the Middletown area. Three members share leading responsibilities:Rod Murray 717-579-5440, Joel Oberman, 717-545-1011 and Robert Martin, 717-540-5468



Start Location: Lenker Park
Directions: Take Rt 22 West from Harrisburg. Travel 2 miles past the intersection of Rt 22 and Mountain Road to Jonestown Rd. Turn left at the traffic light onto Jonestown Rd. There is a Pennsylvania State Bank on the right hand corner. Continue 1.3 miles to Manor Drive. Turn left on Manor Drive.
Ride Leader: (click to email) 'Robert Martin
Sunrise Time: 6:46 AM
Sunset Time: 7:20 PM

Wed. 13 Sep, 2017

CANCELLED Hershey Wednesday B+

Wed. 13 Sep, 2017 5:30 pm
Ride Classification: B+
Training - For the experienced group rider in good physical condition and capable of maintaining a fast pace for distances up to 50 miles. Flat to hilly terrain. Average speed 17-19 mph, with distances up to 50 miles. Few stops if any. Riders unable to maintain classified pace may be dropped.
Pace: 17-19 mph
Terrain: Rolling
Ride Description: -



Start Location: Hershey Briarcrest Square
Directions: From Harrisburg, follow Route 422 towards Hershey. At the traffic light at Friendly’s turn right onto University Drive. Take the first left onto Briarcrest Drive and right into the Briarcrest Center parking lot.
Ride Leader: (click to email) Ride Leader Cancelled
Sunrise Time: 6:47 AM
Sunset Time: 7:18 PM

Thu. 14 Sep, 2017

Hershey B

Thu. 14 Sep, 2017 6:00 pm
Ride Classification: B
Fast - For the experienced group rider in good physical condition and capable of maintaining a steady pace. Flat to hilly terrain. Average speed 15-17 mph, with distances generally 25-50 miles. Few stops if any. Riders unable to maintain classified pace may be dropped.
Pace: 15-17 mph
Terrain: Rolling
Ride Description: Hershey B; Rides leave from Briarcrest Square Mondays and Thursdays, April through September. The pace is 15 to 17mph sometimes slower for hillier rides. Distances are typically from 20 to 45 miles. Rides cover Southern Dauphin, Western Lancaster and Lebanon counties.



Start Location: Hershey Briarcrest Square
Directions: From Harrisburg, follow Route 422 towards Hershey. At the traffic light at Friendly’s turn right onto University Drive. Take the first left onto Briarcrest Drive and right into the Briarcrest Center parking lot.
Ride Leader: Ride Leader Needed
Sunrise Time: 6:48 AM
Sunset Time: 7:16 PM

Hershey C

Thu. 14 Sep, 2017 6:00 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: Hershey Briarcrest Square
Directions: From Harrisburg, follow Route 422 towards Hershey. At the traffic light at Friendly’s turn right onto University Drive. Take the first left onto Briarcrest Drive and right into the Briarcrest Center parking lot.
Ride Leader: John Donoughe
Sunrise Time: 6:48 AM
Sunset Time: 7:16 PM

Hershey C+

Thu. 14 Sep, 2017 6:00 pm
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: _



Start Location: Hershey Briarcrest Square
Directions: From Harrisburg, follow Route 422 towards Hershey. At the traffic light at Friendly’s turn right onto University Drive. Take the first left onto Briarcrest Drive and right into the Briarcrest Center parking lot.
Ride Leader: Ride Leader Needed
Sunrise Time: 6:48 AM
Sunset Time: 7:16 PM

Linglestown (Kellytron - Thur) A

Thu. 14 Sep, 2017 6:00 pm
Ride Classification: A
Competitive - For riders in top physical shape and seriously interested in competitive bicycling. Average speed 19+ mph, with varying distances. Emphasis on conditioning. Few stops if any. Riders unable to maintain classified pace may be dropped.
Pace: 19+ mph
Terrain: Various
Ride Description: Fast Group Rides - 40 miles



Start Location: Aster Drive Harrisburg
Ride Leader: (click to email) 'Larry Wasser
Sunrise Time: 6:48 AM
Sunset Time: 7:16 PM

Upper Allen Friendship Park C

Thu. 14 Sep, 2017 6:00 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: Upper Allen Friendship Park
Ride Leader: Ride Leader Needed
Sunrise Time: 6:48 AM
Sunset Time: 7:16 PM

Upper Allen Friendship Park C+

Thu. 14 Sep, 2017 6:00 pm
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: _



Start Location: Upper Allen Friendship Park
Ride Leader: Mark Dolheimer
Sunrise Time: 6:48 AM
Sunset Time: 7:16 PM

Hershey A

Thu. 14 Sep, 2017 6:00 pm
Ride Classification: A
Competitive - For riders in top physical shape and seriously interested in competitive bicycling. Average speed 19+ mph, with varying distances. Emphasis on conditioning. Few stops if any. Riders unable to maintain classified pace may be dropped.
Pace: 19+ mph
Terrain:
Ride Description: This is a Training ride for current and inspiring racers (or those who just like going fast) -New riders, please print out the Cue Sheets for this ride. after the 9 mile mark (trailer park outside of campbelltown) we will not wait for people off the back UNTIL the 27th mile marker (colebrook). -we will be doing the same route each Monday, so you will be able to learn the dynamics of the ride (where the hard efforts, cool downs, and sprints will be)



Start Location: Hershey Briarcrest Square
Directions: From Harrisburg, follow Route 422 towards Hershey. At the traffic light at Friendly’s turn right onto University Drive. Take the first left onto Briarcrest Drive and right into the Briarcrest Center parking lot.
Ride Leader: (click to email) 'Gavin Robertson
Sunrise Time: 6:48 AM
Sunset Time: 7:16 PM

Fri. 15 Sep, 2017

There are no events on this day.

Sat. 16 Sep, 2017

Linglestown (Kellytron) A

Sat. 16 Sep, 2017 8:00 am
Ride Classification: A
Competitive - For riders in top physical shape and seriously interested in competitive bicycling. Average speed 19+ mph, with varying distances. Emphasis on conditioning. Few stops if any. Riders unable to maintain classified pace may be dropped.
Pace: 19+ mph
Terrain: Varies
Ride Description: Fast Group Rides 40+ miles



Start Location: Aster Drive Harrisburg
Ride Leader: (click to email) 'Larry Wasser
Sunrise Time: 6:50 AM
Sunset Time: 7:13 PM

Mech HS C

Sat. 16 Sep, 2017 9:00 am
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: David Gorski
Sunrise Time: 6:50 AM
Sunset Time: 7:13 PM

Saturday Morning D+

Sat. 16 Sep, 2017 8:30 am
Ride Description:

We'll start Saturday morning at 8:30am from Memorial Lake State Park, the Lower Road parking area. The entrance to the Lower Road lot is marked and adjacent to the church on Boundary Road. Restrooms are available at the Lower Road parking area. Plan on riding from the park east through Fort Indiantown Gap to Lake Strause, Fredericksburg, Pa, and back. Total distance will be about 24 miles and speed will be 9-11mph, depending on the group. No one gets dropped and we'll take breaks as necessary. If you have any questions or concerns, please call, 717-865-5707, or email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Hope to see you Saturday morning. In the event of inclement weather,  ride cancellation notification will be sent out by 7:30am

Rick Radwanski

 



Start Location: Varies - see description
Ride Leader: (click to email) 'Richard Radwanski
Sunrise Time: 6:50 AM
Sunset Time: 7:13 PM

Saturday Morning D+

Sat. 16 Sep, 2017 8:30 am
Ride Description:

We'll start Saturday morning at 8:30am from Memorial Lake State Park, the Lower Road parking area. The entrance to the Lower Road lot is marked and adjacent to the church on Boundary Road. Restrooms are available at the Lower Road parking area. Plan on riding from the park east through Fort Indiantown Gap to Lake Strause, Fredericksburg, Pa, and back. Total distance will be about 24 miles and speed will be 9-11mph, depending on the group. No one gets dropped and we'll take breaks as necessary. If you have any questions or concerns, please call, 717-865-5707, or email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Hope to see you Saturday morning. In the event of inclement weather,  ride cancellation notification will be sent out by 7:30am

Rick Radwanski

 



Start Location: Varies - see description
Ride Leader: (click to email) 'Richard Radwanski
Sunrise Time: 6:50 AM
Sunset Time: 7:13 PM

Saturday Morning C

Sat. 16 Sep, 2017 8:30 am
Ride Description:

 

Name:   Memorial Lake Via Harpers Tavern & Ono

Stats:    28 mi and 1,235 ft. climb 

Speed:  11-13 mph

Start Location:  East Hanover Township Park

 

We’ll be starting at the East Hanover Township Park which is located behind the East Hanover Township Municipal Building at 8:30 AM where bathroom facilities are available.  We’ll take a scheduled break around mile 17 at Memorial Lake with additional unscheduled breaks.  No one will be left behind.

 

If the ride name sounds familiar, it’s the “Cold Rainy Ride” that some of us did a few weeks ago.  Even though it wasn’t raining at the start, the bikers with more smarts either didn’t show for the ride or left when we said the ride will be rainy and cold.  So, we’ll give this a try again and keep our fingers crossed for better weather.

 

We’ll take mostly country roads as we head east and pass by Harpers Tavern to Ono where we’ll make a left and head to Memorial Lake.  Then, we’ll take Route 443 to Manada Bottom Road and back to East Hanover Township Park.  This is a typical ride for the area with about 1,235 ft. of climb.

 

For directions, you can enter “East Hanover Municipal Building” in Google Maps and it'll get you to the Park.  It is located at the intersection of Jonestown Road and Manada Gap Road.

 

The D+ group will be starting at a different location.

 

I'll cancel by 7:30 AM Saturday via email in the event of poor riding weather.

 

Al

 

717-805-1251 (Text or call)



Start Location: Varies - see description
Ride Leader: (click to email) 'Albert T Brulo
Sunrise Time: 6:50 AM
Sunset Time: 7:13 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 ridecaptain@harrisburgbicycleclub.org

 

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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