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Group Rides & Events

Bikesport supports, encourages, and offers various ways to cycle in and with our community.  

Weekly Group Meetups

The following is a list of bike ride meetups.  Please wear a helmet, carry water, a pump, spare tube, and have your bike in good working order.   Please ride carefully and respectfully.  Signing a waiver will be required. 

DayStart TimeDescriptionLocationPhone
1st Saturday of Each Month9:30AMFree Fix-A-Flat Clinic - Learn how to repair your own flats at this free monthly clinicBikesport610-489-7300
Every Sunday9 a.m.MTB Ride - meet at Knight Road parking lot, ready to ride at 9 a.m. All levels welcome, but a mountain bike in good working order is required, as well as helmet and water. Watch this space for updates, as we will not ride when trail conditions are poor. This is a great ride for beginners, as well as experienced riders. About 1 1/2 hours on the bike. Ride leader: Martin 610 804 6933. Green Lane, PA610-804-6933
Every Wednesday4-7:30 p.m.Evening Trail Ride - All Levels. Beginning soon, meet at the Pawlings Road Parking Lot of the Schuylkill River Trail, ride the trail (becomes the Perkiomen Trail) to Moccia's Ice Cream in Schwenksville. Bring lights for your bike in case we get back after dark. Rain cancels ride. For more info, email switch563@msn.com or call ride leader Frank at 484-433-8895. Look for bearded gentleman with white bike, orange flag on his car. Watch this spot for an updated start date for 2017.Pawlings Road Parking Lot484-433-8895
Every Thursday5:00 PMEvening Trail Ride with Dinner - Join Perkiomen Trail Nightriders for a fun evening ride including dinner at Appalachian Brewing Co. or My Friend's Tavern. Head and Tail Lights required for this ride. Mountain or Hybrid bikes are best, and the pace is "comfortable". It's about the scenery, not the speed. This ride is 24 mi. round trip and returns to Oaks by 8 or 8:30 p.m. Note: Don't want to do the full 24 miles? Catch this ride as it passes the Collegeville Diner and meet up with it there! Questions? Contact ride leader Richard Comroe at 610 299 8372 or email him at mystyou@comcast.net. Bad weather cancels this ride.Lower Perkiomen Valley Park610-299-8372
Every Wednesday10:00 AMSchuylkill River Trail Ride for the 50+ Rider. Meet in parking lot at Port Providence Trailhead. Bike 1-2 hrs/ 10-20 miles (depending on group) on SRT and/or Perkioment Trail with Kathy Tauber, Phoenixville resident and SRT Trail Ambassador (610-935-7075). Lunch after is an option. Inclement weather cancels ride. Starts June 7th. Port Providence Trailhead http://schuylkillrivertrail.com/trail_heads/port-providence/610-935-7075
Every Friday 10:00 AMPerkiomen and Schuylkill River Ride for the 50+ Rider. Meet in parking lot behind Collegeville Diner(Main & 3rd). Bike 1-2 hrs/10-20 miles (depending on group) with Kathy Tauber, Phoenixville resident and SRT Ambassador(610-935-7075). Lunch after an option; inclement weather cancels ride. Start date June 2nd.http://www.montcopa.org/1155/Access-Parking610-935-7075
Every Tuesday6:00 PMSpirited road ride leaving Bikesport lot. 25 to 40 miles (daylight dependent). 18 to 22 mph average based on route elevation profile. Expect pavement, gravel and occasional water ice stops. I will do my best to post the .gpx file to Strava. DO: Climb at your pace (we will regroup at top). Paceline (2x please). Take your pulls (this ride a working relationship). Drop yourself (but let someone know). DON’T: Race. Cross middle lines. Put headphones in your ears. We will stop at all stops signs & follow all PA traffic laws. Our #1 goal will be to arrive back in (1) piece and anger as few motorists as humanly possible. Wheels down and rolling, from Bikesport parking lot, promptly at 6:00 pm. Helmets required. Tail-light recommended. Headlamp/blinkie recommended for first few weeks. Hard rain & lightening at start time = cancelled. Call Glenn, at 610.888.0219, if you are on the way but cutting it close on time. NO RIDE 5/30. Bikesport610-888-0219
Every Friday9:15 AMWomen's Road Bike Ride. Enjoy the hilly roads around the area on this 25-35 mile ride. Meet at Bikesport, ready to ride at 9:15 a.m. Back by noon. Expect a recreational pace, and no one is dropped. Ride leader: Ginny. Cell # 215-479-3808 Rain or lightning cancels ride.Bikesport, 325 W Main St., Trappe, PA 19426 215-479-3808
Every Wednesday9:15 AMFun and casual road bike ride for all levels. Varying routes. Meet at Bikesport. Back by noon. Ride leaders Joan & Debbie. Rain cancels ride. Bikesport215 479 3808

Upcoming Cycling & Local Events

DateEvent NameLocationDescriptionPhone
Jul 16, 2017Pottstown Bike RaceHigh St. Pottstown, PABikesport is pleased to sponsor this downtown criterium style totally closed course. Fast & flat 0.6 mile square in counter-clockwise direction. Each race will stage at High & Hanover Streets.
Jul 30, 2017Irish Pub Tour de ShorePhiladelphia to Atlantic CityAnnual 65 mile one-way ride from Philadelphia to Atlantic City, benefitting the Irish Pub Children's Foundation. Bikesport provides pre-ride bike assistance before this ride for the Montgomery County Wheels of Justice team.
Sep 4, 2017Donut DerbyValley Preferred Cycling Center, Breinigsville, PALehigh Valley Wheelman present this 36-mile mass start race with 2 rest stops where racers can get water and eat donuts. For every donut eaten, minutes are deducted from your final time. No registration day of the race.
Sep 9, 2017Sly Fox Flight with Appalachian Air CaninesSly Fox Brewery & Tasting Room, 331 Circle of Progress Dr., Pottstown, PAAppalachian Air Canines will be hosting an afternoon of exciting competition in the field next to our brewery. Stop by and check out these skilled dogs and grab a pint of our beer to enjoy with the entertainment. Competition events include Growlers of the Gridiron, AAC Fetch, and Freestyle.
Sep 21, 2017Tavern Night (Trappe Tavern)Trappe Tavern, Trappe, PAJoin us from 5-8 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the restoration of The Speaker’s House, home of Frederick Muhlenberg, first Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives and first signer of the Bill of Rights. Located in Trappe, Montgomery County, Pa., this historic landmark was nearly torn down for commercial development. Now owned by a non-profit organization, the house is undergoing a dramatic transformation to restore its original colonial grandeur and enable it to serve as a hands-on center for historic preservation, training, and education. Your support is needed to make this event a success! Tickets and info at www.speakershouse.org
Sep 23, 2017MS 150 City to Shore RideCherry Hill to Ocean City, NJA two-day event if you want it to be :) Ride with 7,000 cyclists of all ages and cycling abilities for the challenge of your choice with several route options. Enjoy flat terrain as you travel through the quaint towns and back roads of Southern New Jersey. Pedal through the blueberry fields of Hammonton, experience the serene beauty of the Pine Barrens and listen to the waves as you roll into historic Ocean City. This ride is fully supported with catered rest stops, bike support and SAG transportation. Invite your family and friends to cheer as you cross the finish line and enjoy a wonderful evening stroll on the boardwalk.
Sep 24, 2017MS 150 City to Shore RideCherry Hill to Ocean City, NJA two day event if you want it to be :) Ride with 7,000 cyclists of all ages and cycling abilities for the challenge of your choice with several route options. Enjoy flat terrain as you travel through the quaint towns and back roads of Southern New Jersey. Pedal through the blueberry fields of Hammonton, experience the serene beauty of the Pine Barrens and listen to the waves as you roll into historic Ocean City. This ride is fully supported with catered rest stops, bike support and SAG transportation. Invite your family and friends to cheer as you cross the finish line and enjoy a wonderful evening stroll on the boardwalk. Bikesport has offered SAG support for this ride for 23 years!
Sep 30, 2017Shoo-Fly ClassicOley, PATour the beautiful Oley Valley and enjoy one of the premier riding locations in the area. Long winding downhills, gently rolling farmland, a covered bridge, and historic landmarks: Oley Valley has got it all. Ride Options: 20, 40 and 60 miles or combine two for more options. Snack and drink is provided for registered riders at our start/finish area and at mid-ride refreshment. Support vehicles will patrol all routes offering assistance to riders if needed. Riders are provided with course maps and written directions and all routes are clearly marked. After the ride relax and feast from a broad selection of goodies, pizza and our signature gooey bite sized SHOO-FLY pies.
Sep 30, 2017Sly Fox Can Jam Music FestivalPottstown Brewery & Tasting Room, 331 Circle of Progress Dr., Pottstown, PAJoin Sly Fox for a totally free day of amazing music in the beautiful pastures adjoining the brewery, accentuated by the largest KanJam tournament in the universe. The Can Jam Music Festival celebrates Sly Fox Brewing Company's role as an early adopter, evangelist and promoter of cans—the greatest packaging trend in the craft brewing industry. Stay tuned for a list of independent bands on the rise and more surprises at the Can Jam Music Festival.
Oct 1, 2017Bicycling Fall ClassicValley Preferred Cycling Center, Breinigsville, PAValley Preferred Cycling Center, Breinigsville, PA. Ride 10, 25, 50 or 90 mi. Includes timing chips (with prizes for top climbers on the 50- and 90-mi courses), a Roubaix-style victory lap around the iconic Valley Preferred Cycling Center (“T-Town” velodrome) track, and a post-ride party with healthy lunch, free beer, live music. Bicycling Magazine
Oct 15, 2017Covered Bridges RideTinnicum Park, Erwinna, PABeautifully timed with the bursting color of fall leaves, this premier ride through Bucks County presents several routes, fully supported, followed by a great lunch in the park. Each route travels through historic covered bridges.
Oct 15, 2017Ride Ataxia PhiladelphiaMontgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, PAThe 9th annual ride offers 5, 10, 25 and 50 mile route options, on scenic country roads and delicious post-ride food provided by Outback Steakhouse, Carraba's Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill. Ride benefits FARA (Friedrich's Ataxia Research Alliance) a debilitating, life shortening, degenerative neuro-muscular disorder. Rides across our nation have raised over $2.5 million to help find a cure.
Oct 22, 2017Oktoberfest RideAppalachian Brewing Co., Collegeville, PAConclude the traditional road cycling season with a classic ride under rural Pennsylvania’s iconic fall foliage. While the morning may feature cool crisp air, you’ll quickly warm-up as you tackle the hills of Montgomery County. Upon your return you will arrive just in time for lunch and festivities at the Appalachian Brewing Company in Collegeville, where you can not only reward yourself for a great ride, but for a fantastic season of riding. This is a Bikesport-supported ride :)
Nov 11, 2017Sly Fox CycloCross Race Presented by BikesportSly Fox Brewery, Pottstown, PAJoin us as we sponsor the 4th annual SFCX Race, with a course that starts on the Circle of Progress, careens around an outdoor beer garden, dives into a technical wooded section, and includes a muddy, muscle-wrenching stair set, Sly Fox Cyclocross is a solid fit for adventurous racers and fun-loving spectators. Make a day out of it! We will be setting up a grill outside to serve the beer garden and our Tastin' Room will also be offering its full menu. What better way to combine the Sly Fox community with the cycling community than with the madness that is cyclocross? An event that's both invigorating and exciting for the racer, and crazy fun for the spectator! A great family friendly day!
Nov 24, 2017Black Friday at Bikesport!Bikesport, Trappe, PAEach year on the day after Thanksgiving, we are still giving thanks for all of you who shop here. We give back by reducing the prices on tons of items around the store, making your visit MORE than worthwhile. We also carry the savings over till tomorrow (Small Business Saturday).
Nov 25, 2017Small Business Saturday HERE at BIKESPORTAmerican Express presents a one day campaign each year (the day after black Friday) to encourage folks to support small local retailers by giving them a credit to their AMEX account. Bikesport is a participating merchant offering discounts, prizes, coupons, refreshments, and more!

Area Bike Clubs

If you're interested in joining a bike club, here is a list of local groups to consider joining.  

  • Suburban Cyclists - visit www.suburbancyclists.org
  • Berks County Bicycle Club - visit www.berksbicycle.com
  • Bicycle Club of Philadelphia - visit www.phillybikeclub.org
  • Central Buck Bicycle Club - visit www.cbbikeclub.org
  • Delaware Valley Bicycle Club - visit www.dvbc.org
  • Brandywine Bicycle Club - visit www.brandywinebicycleclub.org
  • Colonial Cycling Club - visit www.colonialcyclingclub.com
  • West Chester Cycling Club - visit www.westchestercycling.com
  • White Clay Bicycle Club - visit www.whiteclaybicycleclub.org
  • BILL'S BIKERS - A group of seniors who meet weekly to ride various rails-to-trails in SE PA.  For more info, go to billsbikers.weebly.com