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Come in to the store and learn some of the great places Maryland and the surrounding area has to offer. One of our staff members will be more then happy to offer their suggestions and offer you some resources in our store. To get started check out the listings below. Check back often as we continue to add to the list!


Check this page often for updated listings of all types of cycling events in and around our area. Rides require, at minimum, an appropriate bike in good working order, water, and a helmet. We suggest a spare tube, energy food, maybe a little cash in case we stop, and your biggest smile! Many rides are held subject to weather. It's a good idea to confirm dates, time and any specific requirements, too. We'll see you out there — and have fun!

2018 Riding Clinics

Introduction To Road Bike Riding

One Day Class - Introduction to Road Bike Riding and Fitness Cycling

Are you new to cycling on the road? Introduction to Road and Fitness Cycling is a great way to learn the basic skills needed. This one-day clinic will consist of a discussion and demonstration covering shifting and group riding etiquette. Then we will head out on the road to put into practice what we have discussed. On the road we'll work on using your gears, climbing technique and group riding etiquette. CLasses currently available in April and May Learn More Here

Multi Day Classs - Are you new to road cycling? Introduction to Road Bike Riding consists of an indoor cycling class, clinics and four outdoor rides to help you get up to speed. You’ll learn what it has taken other riders years to learn in just a few short weeks. Dates TBD . Learn more here.

Weekly Events

Day Start Time Description Location Phone

Thursday Evening

6:00 PM

*** Starts April 12, 2018 ***Our Thursday night group ride will be at 6:00 PM. We will be riding for one to two hours as daylight allows. This ride is for road. Average speed is around 17mph. There is a second group that will average 14.5 mph.

Crofton Bike Doctor

410.451.6901

Saturday

8:00AM

Saturday August 11th, 18th and 25th Crofton Bike Doctor Casual Trail Ride - A moderately paced social no drop ride that is perfect for a fitness (FX) hybrid, dual sport or new road rider! The ride will be Saturday August 11th, 18th and 25th leaving from the WB&A Trail Parking lot (on Patuxent Road) The ride will start in the parking lot( Wheels down at 8am) traveling north to Odenton, once in Odenton the ride will turn around head back to the parking lot, congratulations you’ve just completed 7 miles. Once back rider can choose to end the ride or continue to the end of the WB&A trail at the Patuxent river. This option will add about 4.4 miles for a total of 11.4 miles. Requirements for the ride: 1. Helmet 2. Water ( Recommend 2 bottles) 3. Any riders under 18 must be accompanied by an adult for the entire ride

WB&A Trail Parking Lot

410-451-6901

Classes and Clinics

Women's Basic Bike Class: We’ll teach you basic cycling techniques and road side repairs that will allow you to get the most out of your riding time. You'll learn some tips and tricks to increase the fun factor while you are out on your bike. There will also be a Q & A Session.

Mechanics 101 for the New Bike Owner: This is the ideal class for the new bike owner or for the person who just wants to know a little more about how their bike works. You'll learn how to fix a flat tire, basic road side repair, and basic bike maintenance. Class space is limited to ten students per session.

Mechanics 201 for Advanced Cyclists: This class will cover all the basics that are used to adjust your bike and keep it properly running. We will cover such topics as gear and brake adjustments and other items related to general maintenance. This class features a low teacher-to-student ratio. Class space is limited to eight students per session. 

Mechanics 301 for the Home Mechanic: Learn the Tips and Tricks from the Pro's. Mechanics 301 will deal with general installation of bicycle components. Such as headset installation, bottom bracket  installation. This class is limited to four students since it is very hands on. Course material will be customizable somewhat by the participants.  Group Discounts Available for three or more students. We also offer one on one classes as well as off-site classes please contact us for more information.

Triathlon 101: Learn tips and tricks in preparing and participating in your first triathlon. Our Triathlon experts will help you prepare for your first triathlon and give you valuable information on how to avoid some basic mistakes. You'll know more of what to expect during your triathlon and be more prepared when race day arrives. Space is limited please RSVP.

Introduction to Bicycle Fit and Rider Comfort:  Learn how your cycling position affects comfort. We'll cover basic fit issues and solutions to address them.  You'll gain knowledge on how the three contact points affect your comfort and how to alleviate problem areas on your bike while increasing your understanding of the causes.

New Owners Bike Clinic

This is the ideal class for the new bike owner or for the person who just wants to know a little more about how their bike works. You'll learn how to fix a flat tire, basic road side repair, and basic bike maintenance. 

New Owners Clinics are generally held on Saturday's, with an occasional weeknight class. Class length is approximately an hour.

Have a group that is interested in learning more? Ask us about an on-site presentation to your group.

Day Start Time Description Location Phone

Saturday Sept 1st

9:00 AM

Ever wanted to know how to fix a flat? Some tips and tricks to help you get back on the road when something unexpected comes up?

Crofton Bike Doctor

410.451.6901

Saturday Annapolis Bicycle Club Weekday Rides

Saturday Rides - Meet at the Davidsonville Park n Ride at Route 424 and Route 50. Ride varies by week, Deale, Galesville and Southern Anne Arundel County.

UPCOMING RIDES/EVENTS

Date Event Name Location Description Phone

Aug 19, 2018

Covered Bridge Metric Century

Lancaster Campus of Harrisburg Area Community College.

Year after year our customers rave about the Covered Bridge Metric Century. Enjoy the scenery and covered bridges that Lancaster County Pennsylvania offers.

Aug 25, 2018

Shorefire Century

Delaware

A flat and rolling hill route that will take you through beautiful Delaware. Routes include 35,65 & 100 K

Sep 2, 2018

Shenandoah Mountain 100

Stokesville, VA

An ultra-endurance mountain bike race through some great trails and fire roads in the mountains of Virginia.

Sep 8, 2018

Civil War Century

Thurmont, MD

Beautiful ride through back roads in scenic, hilly western Maryland and southern Pennsylvania. The full century visits the Antietam, Gettysburg and South Mountain battlefield historical sites, with lots of climbing and descending along the way. One of the area's premier century rides, with great support and organization. Registration opens early June.

Sep 16, 2018

Ride for Clean Rivers

Easton, MD

Ride the beautiful roads of Talbot County in support of clean water for the Midshore rivers. The Tour for Clean RIvers features a metric century (65 mile ride), 35 mile and a 20 mile ride.

Sep 16, 2018

Back Roads Century

Shepherdstown, WV

The Back Roads Century features multiple distances, up to a full 100-mile ride. Every distance is a fully-supported ride with route directions/cue sheets, route markings, rest stops every 20-25 miles with delicious food and drinks - including our famous tomato sandwiches - as well as mechanical and first aid support during your ride. This year's cue sheets will also note historical and habitat information at different points along the routes. The Back Roads Century returns for its third year to beautiful Shepherdstown, West Virginia, a quaint yet vibrant town with an extremely warm and welcoming atmosphere. Located just across the bridge from the Antietam Battlefield, history buffs and regular travelers alike will find Shepherdstown's historical allure a perfect complement to the charm and variety readily abundant at every turn in town.

Sep 29, 2018

Savage Century

Newark, DE

Generally the second Saturday in October - Enjoy the lovely state of Delaware while you ride various routes from 40, 60, 75 or 100 miles in the Savage century.

Oct 6, 2018

Seagull Century

Salisbury University Salisbury, MD

Seagull Century is a cycling tradition in the mid Atlantic area. Don't miss one of the Top 10 Centuries in North America. Registration opens May 15th, 2017

410-548-2772

Oct 6, 2018

Black Bear Century

Delaware Water Gap, PA

Seven interconnected routes contained almost entirely within the boundaries of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and High Point State Park. It’s quite common to see wildlife as you pedal through the amazing scenery.

Oct 7, 2018

Lifeline 100

Kinder Farm Park

2018 Registration is OPEN The Lifeline100 at Kinder Farm Park in Millersville, MD offers a unique organized ride experience for cyclists of all ages and abilities with scenic 100 and 65 mile routes on road and paved trail; and 30 and 15 mile routes on paved trail only. Thanks to our generous sponsor Prophasys, riders with special needs and their accompanying rider can register at a special 2 for 1 rate.

Oct 21, 2018

CYCLE FOR LIFE

HERRINGTON HARBOUR SOUTH

Enjoy a variety of ride distances while helping the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation fund vital research and therapies for those affected by CF.

Nov 24, 2018

Dirty Dozen

Pittsburgh, PA

The 35th Annual Dirty Dozen Bicycle Ride up 13 of the Pittsburgh area's steepest hills