The Harvest Ride Event - Saturday Sept. 29th, 2018
We invite people of all ages and biking abilities to join us on a lively, fall bike ride. Choose from two different bike routes: 30 relatively flat miles or 62 miles with a climb up Hawk Mountain.
There will be multiple rest stops with attendants, beverages, health bars, Gatorade and wraps.
Relax with refreshments after the ride at the Velodrome. Everyone is welcome to join us for a post picnic party with food, Gatorade and beer.
Our routes accommodate different biking abilities and experience. Both are clearly marked with road paint and bikers will be provided with cue sheets and emergency contact numbers for support volunteers.
Starting Times & Location
Date: Saturday Sept 29, 2018
Day of Registration: 8:00am
Start: 8:30am for the 62 mile route and 9:00am for the 30 mile route (group pic at 8:30am)
End: around 12:00pm
Rides: Two routes to choose from: 30 & 62 miles
Cost: $25 for either ride. Optional $5 for a Bike4Beds technical shirt. Donations are optional.
Location: Valley Preferred Cycling Center - Velodrome (1151 Mosser Rd, Breinigsville, PA 18031)
Rain Date: Sunday Sept 30, 2018 We will fully refund for riders that can't make the rain date
We encourage riders to arrive with enough time to prepare for the ride (registration, inflating tires, etc.) as well as join the group picture!
Click here for Harvest Ride Registration Page
Choose Your Ride
Harvest - 30 miles
This route is over soft rolling hills of the scenic Pennsylvania countryside, along roads where you are more likely to see a horse and buggy than an automobile. You will ride past quiet corn fields, silos and old farm houses, and soak up the Harvest charm of Amish country in late September. There is a rest stop at mile 15 with water, gatorade, snacks, and chicken wraps. See the bike course on ridewithgps.com
Hawk Mountain - 62 miles
This ride is over quant Amish country roads that take you out of the valley and into the hills. Along this route you will also see corn fields and old farm houses and you will enjoy the views of the foliage and harvest farmlands from the climb up Hawk mountain. There will be two rest stops, miles 15 and 35 with water, gatorade, sacks and chicken wraps. This ride has 3500+ feet of gain that will get your lungs pumping with crisp autumn air! See the bike course on ridewithgps.com
There will be rest stops for bikers to get water, Gatorade, power bars, and wraps and/or pizza.
What to Bring
Helmets are required! Please bring your bike, spare inner tubes, a bike helmet, and a charged cell phone. The route is intended to have little automobile traffic, however the roads are open for traffic so please obey all traffic laws.
We will be serving: Chicken Wraps, water, soda, Gatorade, and beer.