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Sugarloaf Road Bike Ride

Great Falls Loop Bike Ride

Nokesville Rural Bike Ride

Washington Monuments Bike Ride

Waterford Cruise Road Bike Ride

Anne Arundel Adventure Bike Ride

The Best Poolesville Roads in the Right Directions Bike Ride

Western Maryland Rail Trail Bike Ride

Gettysburg/Hanover Memorial Day Weekend Bike Trip



Sugarloaf Road Bike Ride
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Poolesville, MD
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
$10 members, $15 non-members
Level: 21.0 miles
Well-maintained, mostly quiet roads with rolling hills.

Join us to explore some of the scenic country roads in western Montgomery County. This ride starts in the quiet country town of Poolesville, Maryland. Along the way we'll stop at Sugarloaf Mountain, which rises over 800 feet above the surrounding farmland. If everyone has lots of energy, we can ride along the winding road up the mountain to see picturesque views of the surrounding countryside. On the way back, we pass miles of beautiful orchards. Traditionally, we stop for lunch after the ride in Poolesville.

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 10, 2017

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Great Falls Loop Bike Ride This event is Metro accessible
Sunday, February 26, 2017
Georgetown, DC
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
$10 members, $15 non-members
Level: 27.0 miles
Mostly level paved paths and roads. Suitable for in-shape beginners and patient experienced riders.

Come check out the spectacular falls! We will take the Capital Crescent Trail and the scenic C&O Canal Towpath to Great Falls, Maryland. After admiring the awesome view, we'll return to Georgetown via the MacArthur Boulevard Bike Path and Capital Crescent Trail. The C&O Canal is not paved, so mountain bikes or hybrids work best. Remember to bring your bike lock so you can walk to the Falls.

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 23, 2017

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Nokesville Rural Bike Ride
Saturday, April 1, 2017
Prince William County
Nokesville, VA
10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
$10 members, $15 non-members
Level: 36.0 miles
Rolling hills. Suitable for intermediate to advanced riders.

Come explore the rural community surrounding Nokesville, VA, which was once the center of a farming community with cattle and dairy farms. In the 1950s it was cut off from passenger trains and remains a rural community today. We will ride over rolling hills and through beautiful scenery.

Registration Deadline: Friday, March 31, 2017

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Washington Monuments Bike RideNovice Program This event is Metro accessible
Sunday, April 9, 2017
Washington, DC
10:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
$7 members, $10 non-members
Level: 12.5 miles
Mostly flat city streets. Suitable for novices and beginners.

Come take a leisurely tour of some of Washington's most stately landmarks. See the Lincoln Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial, the Tidal Basin, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Hains Point, the Washington Monument, the Capitol . . . Don't worry -- we'll take our time and enjoy the sights.

Registration Deadline: Friday, April 7, 2017

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Waterford Cruise Road Bike Ride
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Loudoun Valley High School
Purcellville, VA
9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
$10 members, $15 non-members
Level: 37.0 miles
Rolling hills to moderately hilly country roads. Suitable for intermediate to advanced riders.

This ride explores the gentle farmlands and villages of the Catoctin Valley. We'll start with a pleasant ride along the paved W&OD trail and then take country roads to Waterford, VA. This town, which is listed as a National Historic Landmark, is considered to be one of the prettiest villages in Virginia. Our route will take us through one or two more small Loudoun County communities before reaching the base of the Short Hill Mountain. From there, it's an easy ride back to Purcellville.

Registration Deadline: Friday, April 21, 2017

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Anne Arundel Adventure Bike Ride
Saturday, May 6, 2017
Davidsonville, MD
10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
$10 members, $15 non-members
Level: 37.0 miles
Rolling hills. Suitable for intermediate to advanced riders.

This is one of our favorite rides! Come and join us for a beautiful ride past working farms, country homes, and grazing horses. After the ride, we usually return in our cars for lunch in the waterside town of Galesville and watch the sailboats in this quaint Chesapeake Bay port.

Registration Deadline: Friday, May 5, 2017

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The Best Poolesville Roads in the Right Directions Bike Ride
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Poolesville, MD
9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
$10 members, $15 non-members
Level: 34.0 miles
Rolling hills to moderately hilly country roads. Suitable for intermediate to advanced riders.

We will meet in Poolesville, MD and enjoy the scenic rustic roads of Montgomery County's Agricultural Reserve, a nationally acclaimed area that was established in 1980 in response to the rapid disappearance of Montgomery County farms. We will cross one lane bridges and ride by farms and through forests in view of Sugarloaf Mountain. Bring snacks and we will end the day with an optional late lunch at Bassetts - a Poolesville favorite.

This new Poolesville ride follows many of our favorite roads "in the right direction," i.e., maximizing downhill directions.

Registration Deadline: Friday, May 12, 2017

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Western Maryland Rail Trail Bike RideNovice Program
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Hancock, MD
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
$7 members, $10 non-members
Level: 21.0 miles
Flat trails suitable for in-shape novices and above. Mountain bikes or hybrids are recommended.

Join us for a scenic ride along the Potomac River in western Maryland. The Western Maryland Rail Trail (WMRT) runs parallel to the C&O canal towpath through rolling fields, woodlands, and rural towns. We will ride the first 10-mile section was opened in 1998, out and back.

Registration Deadline: Friday, May 19, 2017

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Gettysburg/Hanover Memorial Day Weekend Bike Trip
Saturday-Monday, May 27-29, 2017
Gettysburg & Hanover, MD
9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
$25 members, $35 non-members
Level: Intermediate to advanced riders.

SAVE THE DATE! Join us for a weekend of bike riding in and around the Gettysburg, PA and Hanover, MD areas. Beautiful scenery and lively company! Our Memorial Day Biking Weekends are a fun way to spend this long weekend. Details will be forthcoming.

Registration Deadline: Thursday, May 12, 2017

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