Group Rides & Events

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

Group Ride

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. Cancellations will be posted to each ride as needed. Please check this site before you make your final plans to join a ride.

Day Start Time Description Location Phone

1st Saturday of Each Month

9:30AM

Free Fix-A-Flat Clinic - Learn how to repair your own flats at this free monthly clinic

Bikesport

610-489-7300

Every Sunday

9 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, PA

610-804-6933

Every Thursday

5:00 PM

Evening 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 Park

610-299-8372

Every Wednesday

9:30 AM

Schuylkill River Trail Ride for the 50+ Rider. Meet in parking lot at Port Providence Trailhead. Bike 1-2 hrs/ 10-12 miles (depending on group) on SRT and/or Perkiomen Trail with Kathy Tauber, Phoenixville resident and SRT Trail Ambassador (610-935-7075). Inclement weather cancels ride. Rides begin in spring 2019.

Port Providence Trailhead http://schuylkillrivertrail.com/trail_heads/port-providence/

610-935-7075

Every Friday

9:30 AM

Perkiomen and Schuylkill River Ride for the 50+ Rider. Meet in parking lot behind Collegeville Diner (Main & 3rd). Distance of 10-12 miles (depending on group) with Kathy Tauber, Phoenixville resident and SRT Ambassador (610-935-7075). Inclement weather cancels ride. Last ride of the season is 10/26.

Collegeville

610-935-7075

Every Friday

9:15 AM

Women'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. No more rides this season. See you next spring!

Bikesport, 325 W Main St., Trappe, PA 19426

215-479-3808

Every Tuesday

6:00 PM

Multi-surface Ride. Gravel or cross bikes are recommended. Terrain will be pavement, gravel & trail. Rear blinky light recommended. Expect 15 m.p.h. average on road sections, 13 m.p.h. on gravel sections and 10 m.p.h. on trail sections depending on conditions. Ride will keep rolling and keep it flex – there may be some exploring as well as some hammering. Ride leader is Glenn Stephenson @ 610.888.0219 (mobile). This ride is on hiatus until spring 2019!

Bikesport

610 888 0219

Upcoming Cycling & Local Events

Date Event Name Location Description Phone

Apr 20, 2019

Bikesport Sly Fox SRT Spree Bicycle Ride

Bike along the SRT with Bikesport! Celebrate Sly Fox Brewery's SRT Ale, from which every beer sold helps support the Schuylkill River Trail. More info to come!

Apr 28, 2019

Lu Lacka Wyco Hundo

Jenkins Twp, PA

The Lu Lacka Wyco Hundo is a 100ish mile bike ride in the Endless Mountains region of Northeastern Pennsylvania that has grown to be a must do event for all cyclists in the Eastern United States.

May 5, 2019

Cinco de Mayo Benefit Bike Ride and Walk

Exton, PA

Support the PA Center for Adaptive Sports on this "A Ride for All, so that All May Ride" event. Choose short or long distance, trail riding or ride on the roads of Chester Valley.

May 17, 2019

GVFTMA Bike to Work Day

Various Locations

In observation of National Bike to Work Day, GVF is thrilled to celebrate its 8th Annual Bike to Work Day in our local area. More info to follow.

Jun 9, 2019

French Creek Iron Tour

Phoenixville, PA

Join over 1,500 riders for scenic cycling through Iron Furnace country and have a blast! The French and Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust preserves open space where iron blast furnaces and forges served as cornerstones of industry in colonial Pennsylvania – hence “Iron Tour.” With courses ranging from 12 to 100 miles, there’s something for everyone – from seasoned riders looking for a challenge to families with kids in tow.

Jun 9, 2019

American Cancer Society Bike-a-thon Bridge to the Beach

Philadelphia, PA

At Bike-a-thon your energy and generosity make a real difference for people fighting cancer by supporting the local American Cancer Society programs in our community that benefit from the event’s success. With sponsorships, and the fund-raising efforts of participants, we are making a difference in the fight against cancer.

Jul 21, 2019

Pottstown Bike Race

High St. Pottstown, PA

Bikesport is pleased to sponsor this criterium style totally closed course. Course has been changed to different area of Pottstown. Check back for updated info.

Nov 29, 2019

Black Friday at Bikesport!

Bikesport, Trappe, PA

Each 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 through tomorrow (Small Business Saturday), Sunday, and Monday.

Nov 30, 2019

Small Business Saturday

HERE at BIKESPORT

American Express presents a one day campaign each year (the day after black Friday) to encourage folks to support small local retailers. Bikesport is a participating merchant, urging our customers to shop local this holiday season.

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