October


October 14th – PD500 Shake Off the Hills Challenge 2017

Challenge yourself while helping those challenged with Parkinson’s. Join the 6th annual PD500 Shake Off the Hills Challenge. Enjoy Chester County's gorgeous fall colors, scenic roads and historic places in what Active.com recommended as "one of eight fall, scenic rides in the nation" and the only ride in Pennsylvania!

This challenging ride will start and end at Ludwigs Corner Horse Show Grounds in Glenmoore, PA. You will begin your ride with hot cider and Northbrook Market’s famous apple cider donuts. You will return to the show grounds to a fantastic post event celebration including hot food, cold beer from Dogfish Head Brewery, and live music starting at 11:00 am.

Choose from four gorgeous, challenging and hilly routes:

  • 16-mile (rolling hills across a covered bridge with 928 ft. vertical climbs)*
  • 24.1-mile (rolling hills , great rest stop, beautiful scenery and one last challenging hill)*
  • 40-mile (challenging rolling hills through beautful Chester County with 3,444 ft. vertical climbs);*

*distances are approximate and the course is subject to change

More details and registration information can be found at shakeitoff4pd.org

October 15th – Covered Bridges Bicycle Ride

Registration is now open for the 37th annual Covered Bridges Bicycle Ride, sponsored by the Central Bucks Bicycle Club. The ride will be held on Sunday, October 15, 2017 (rain or shine) and will start and finish at Tinicum Park, 974 River Road, Erwinnna, PA.

Cyclists can choose from among five rides: flat, family-friendly 20 and 30 mile rides (suitable for wider-tire bikes) and challenging, hilly 33, 50 or 63 mile rides (road bikes recommended). The ride features the gorgeous fall colors, scenic roads and historic bridges of Upper Bucks County. Rides are marked and fully supported. Well-stocked rest stops offer snacks, baked goods, and fresh fruit. Enjoy our hearty Grand Finale lunch at the end.

This year we have created a discount code for the CBR 2017 for regional bike club members. Please include the code FRIENDSOF2017CBR during online registration at Active.com to receive a $5.00 discount. This code cannot be used for mail-in registration or day-of registration.

More details and registration information can be found at www.cbbikeclub.org