Skip to main content

Rides and Events Icon

Have a favorite place to ride or a favorite ride? Wanna share it? Let us know and we will include it in this section.


LOOKING FOR A GREAT PLACE TO RIDE?


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!

Weekly Events

Day Start Time Description Location Phone

Tuesday

6:00 PM

Beginner Road Ride - Join us for a 15 - 20 mile road ride. Pace will be 14 mph average. Perfect for the new road cyclist, fitness cyclist or those who enjoy a relaxed pace. Let us know if you're interested in a faster pace ride!

Crofton Bike Doctor

410-451-6901

Thursday Evening

12:00 AM

NOT CURRENTLY RUNNING. Only Tuesday night rides! We're working on getting Thursday Rides organized! Let us know if you're interested in being a ride leader! 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 18mph.

Crofton Bike Doctor

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.

Bike 101 New Bike Owners Class:

Your excited to have a new bike; but you have a lot of questions and it seems a little overwhelming. This class is just for you. Basics such as pre and post ride inspection, shifting, tire inflation and more are covered. New Bike Owners Class delves deeper then we can during  your purchase. There is also time for questions and answers. You'll learn what you need to confidently and comfortably enjoy riding your bike. Due to time, fixing a flat is not covered.  A whole class is dedicated to that.

Sign Up for Early Class Notification when we open dates

Bike 105 New Bike Owners Class with Ride:

Do you learn a little better by quickly applying what you learn? This class is just for you. New Bike Owners Class delves deeper then we can during  your purchase. It covers the basics such as pre and post ride inspection, shifting, tire inflation and more. After the classroom portion we will head out for  a ride, where you can apply your new knowledge. This is a great opportunity for riders who want to grow more comfortable with shifting and the other systems of the bike. We'll go over everything you learned in class and answer any questions you might have. After the class you'll be more confident and comfortable riding your bike. Due to time, fixing a flat is not covered.  A whole class is dedicated to that. This class does not teach you how to ride a bike.

Sign Up for Early Class Notification when we open dates.

Bike 200 Intro to Road and Fitness Riding:

Are you new to cycling on the road? Do you want to know and learn more about group riding, clipless pedals and some basic riding technics, such as shifting and climbing? You'll get to take your new knowledge for a ride literally. After a discussion with instruction and demonstration we will head out for a group ride for some practical experience. The ride will be a great opportunity to put to use what you have learned and to ask any questions you might have.

Sign Up for Early Class Notification when we open dates.

Bike 220 Intro to Road Riding:

Are you new to road cycling? This class is for the rider who wants to dive deeper and start their cycling from a strong foundation of knowledge and hands on development. 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.

Sign Up for Early Class Notification when we open dates.

Mechanics 101 Fix A Flat: 

Worry about being stranded on a ride? Or embarrassed you don't know how to fix a flat tire on your bike? This class will teach you tire inflation, and how to fix your flat tire like a pro. Troubleshooting any issues related to flats will also be covered. Then there will be a short overview on chain lubrication chain cleaning and maintenance. You'll ride with more confidence with your knowledge on how to fix a flat should the need arise. 

Sign Up for Early Class Notifcations when we open dates.

Mechanics 105 Bike Cleaning: 

A clean bike lasts longer, by reducing wear and tear while running smoother. Bike cleaning can be a lot of fun. This class teaches you cleaning basics that protect your bike, inspections you should perform and what basic maintenance you need to preform after cleaning. Your bike will thank you for taking great care of it and keeping it clean. 

Sign Up for Early Class Notifcations when we open dates.

Mechanics 201 for Advanced Cyclists: 

Looking to get your hands a little dirty working on your bike? Maybe you have thought knowing a little more about your bike would be a good thing. Hint it always is. All the basics are covered that are used to adjust your bike and keep it properly running. Topics will include 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. Length: 4 hours approximately 

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.

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.

Fix A Flat Clinic

Mechanics 101 Fix A Flat: 

Worry about being stranded on a ride? Or embarrassed you don't know how to fix a flat tire on your bike? This class will teach you tire inflation, and how to fix your flat tire like a pro. Troubleshooting any issues related to flats will also be covered. Then there will be a short overview on chain lubrication chain cleaning and maintenance. You'll ride with more confidence with your knowledge on how to fix a flat should the need arise. 

Sign Up for Early Class Notifcations when we open dates.

Check out out our New Bike Owners Clas above.

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

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

Jul 9, 2022

The Great Bicycle Tour - C&O Canal

Cumberland, MD

A fully supported four-day ride on the C&O Canal. Join us as we begin in Cumberland, MD and ride to Mile Marker 0 in Washington, DC. 184.5 miles of no hills, no headwinds and no cars. Plenty of food, lots of support, ride at your own pace, well organized.

Jul 23, 2022

Wilderness 101

State College, PA

The Wilderness 101 is an ultra endurance 101 mile backcountry mountain bike race. The course is one super big loop composed of some of the best off-road riding central PA has to offer in the Rothrock and Bald Eagle State Forests.

Aug 5, 2022

Mountain Ride (3-Days)

Marshall, NC

The Cycle North Carolina Mountain Ride is a perfect weekend getaway for any outdoor enthusiast and their families. The ride is a 3-day cycling festival featuring a variety of route options each day that focus on showcasing the beautiful landscapes that Western North Carolina has to offer. The routes vary from 10 to 70 miles and meader along rivers and streams through the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Aug 6, 2022

Shorefire Century

Middletown, DE

Ride beautiful, scenic routes (35, 65, and 100 miles) taking you through flat to gently rolling farmland in central Delaware as the route follows lesser traveled roads from Middletown to Clayton, Hartly, points south, and back. All routes will be marked with route arrows and have SAG support until 5 pm. There are rest stops along the routes at regular intervals, five on the Century route!

Aug 13, 2022

Tour de Frederick

Frederick, MD

Rides of 35, 62 and 100 with a 12 mile family ride.

Aug 20, 2022

Iron Girl Triathlon

Ellicott City, MD

Estimated race date. Check back for updates!

Aug 21, 2022

Covered Bridge Classic

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. The Lancaster Covered Bridge Classic (formerly the Covered Bridge Metric Century) is a classic Pennsylvania ride now in its 41st year. It offers beautiful routes of 100 miles, 65 miles, 33 miles, and 16 miles, covering some of the most scenic cycling terrain anywhere. Each route traverses through covered bridges and past Amish farms.

Aug 27, 2022

Iron Furnace Fifty

Furnace Town, MD

The 10th annual 50 mile ride that goes around amazingly beautiful Furnace Town on the Eastern Shore.

Aug 28, 2022

Brandywine Valley Bike Tour

Wilmington, DE

Stay tuned for more info!

Sep 4, 2022

Shenandoah Mountain 100

Stokesville, VA

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

Sep 10, 2022

Civil War Century

Thurmont, MD

***DATE IS ESTIMATE BASED ON PREVIOUS YEARS***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 10, 2022

2022 Fool's Gold 38 and 60 Mile MTB Race

Dahlonega, GA

Registration Opens May 1st 2022! The 2022 Fool's Gold Mountain Bike Race will be returning to the beautiful Montaluce Winery in Dahlonega, GA. As far as the course, expect lots of fast & flowy singletrack, some amazing singletrack descents, a sprinkle of pavement, and two major sustained climbs.

Sep 10, 2022

DC Bike Ride

Washington DC

20 Mile group ride through downtown DC for all types of riders with finish line festival. More info coming soon!

Sep 10, 2022

Amish Country Bike Tour

411 Legislative Ave, Dover, DE 19901

Join us for the 34th Annual Amish Country Bike Tour on September 12, 2022!! This is always a customer favorite, Routes are 15, 25, 50, 62 or 100 miles through peaceful, flat(!), low-traffic Amish countryside. The 2019 routes are available at: https://ridewithgps.com/events/102159-amish-country-bike-tour. (we expect the course to be similar in 2020) Super early-bird rate of $35 per person will be available until December 31, 2019.

Sep 11, 2022

Bike MS: Nation's Capital 2022

Reston, VA

Ride along the scenic and historic rolling hills of Northern Virginia with a community of riders dedicated to finding a cure for MS. Participants of all abilities can choose from various route lengths and options to ride mostly on roads or the Washington and Old Dominion Trail.

Sep 16, 2022

SavageMan 30.0 Triathlon

Swanton, MD

Estimated race date. Check back for updates!

Sep 17, 2022

Broadcreek Bike & Brew 10th Anniversary

Laurel, DE

The Broad Creek Bike and Brew Tour, featuring 16 Mile Beer and food from Abbott’s Grill is sponsored by the Laurel Chamber of Commerce located in historic Laurel Delaware.

Sep 17, 2022

Back Roads Century (Official Date Coming Soon)

Shepherdstown, WV

***OFFICIAL DATE COMING SOON. Check back for updates*** 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. 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. Multiple distances available.

Sep 18, 2022

Ride for Clean Rivers

Wye Mills, 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 24, 2022

Cannonball Century

Curtis Memorial Park at 58 Jesse Curtis Lane Hartwood, Virginia

32 - 100 mile routes. The sprawling countryside of Stafford and Fauquier counties near Fredericksburg provides the ideal site for a fun, safe day of recreational bicycling. Secluded woodland roads, ranches and farms form the backdrop for Fredericksburg Cyclist's 20th annual Cannonball Century. Plan for a longer visit to include historic downtown Fredericksburg with craft & antique shops, unique family-owned restaurants as well as civil war era attractions, recognizing a pivotal time in our Nation's history.

Sep 25, 2022

NJ Mountain Bike Festival

Ringwood, NJ 08844

Help us celebrate mountain biking in New Jersey. The festival is at Shepherd Lake Recreation Area in Ringwood State Park. A $5 parking fee per event vehicle will be collected by park staff. There is an additional $20 per adult entrance fee or $10 in advance. Kids are free.

(973) 506-9293

Sep 25, 2022

Jeremiah Bishop's Alpine Loop Gran Fondo (Official Date Coming Soon)

Harrisonburg, VA

The Most Challenging Gran Fondo in the States! Jeremiah Bishop nicknamed his favorite training route after the glorious mountain top meadows, winding climbs and hillside farms reminiscent of the Austrian, German and Swiss settings where he has competed. Be prepared for 107 miles and 11,500 ft of climbing!

Oct 1, 2022

RiverTowns Ride & Festival

Delaware City, DE

***ESTIMATED DATE BASED ON PREVIOUS YEARS*** Multiple route options on a course that is predominately flat between Historic Delaware City, Historic New Castle and the Wilmington Riverfront. Two Official Starting Points: Downtown Historic New Castle or Downtown Historic Delaware City. (Riders based in Wilmington can start at the Wilmington Riverfront. Check in will be on the boardwalk at the DuPont Environmental Education Center at start of the Markell Trail).

(302) 655-6483

Oct 1, 2022

2022 Culpeper Cycling Century - 30,60,100 Miles

Culpeper County Parks and Recreation Department 131 N. Main Street Culpeper, VA 22701

The CCC is a small intimate ride that boast great scenic beauty and paved road riding in Culpeper County during the most colorful season - Fall! The routes take cyclist through Culpeper, Madison, and Fauquier Counties, providing beautiful views of scenic back roads and rolling farms. You may even catch sight of a few buffalo on your travels.

Oct 1, 2022

Mountains to Coast (7-Days)

Lake Junaluska, NC

The Cycle North Carolina Mountains to Coast Ride is a 7-day, fully supported bicycle tour traveling along scenic back roads that showcase rural North Carolina. Each day, cyclists can expect to ride an average of 60-70 miles between overnight towns.

Oct 1, 2022

Savage Century

Newark, DE

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

Oct 1, 2022

Savage Century

Newark, DE

The White Clay Bicycle Club invites you to come out and take the challenge as it once again hosts the 44th annual Savage Century ride, one of the most scenic and challenging rides in our area (especially if you choose one of the longer routes). Select a route – approximately 40, 65, or 100 miles – and enjoy one of the premier rides in the mid-Atlantic region hosted by the White Clay Bicycle Club.

Oct 2, 2022

Lifeline 100

Kinder Farm Park

Earlybird 2022 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 8, 2022

CF CYCLE FOR LIFE

Sterling, VA

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

Oct 8, 2022

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.

410-548-2772

Oct 9, 2022

MoCo Epic 2022

18031 Central Park Circle, Boyds, MD 20841

***Date based on previous events. May be incorrect. Check back for updates!*** The MoCo Epic is back for 2022! For our 12th edition of Epic Rides, we are sticking to the original direction for all courses. This organized ride- not a race- allows you to enjoy your epic adventure at your own pace and experience the renowned epic aid stations (up to 9 along the course!)

(703) 395-9017

Oct 16, 2022

Covered Bridges Ride

Tinicum Park

This is THE premier cycling event in scenic Bucks County. Held each year on a beautiful Sunday with the gorgeous fall colors shouting out, the CBR, as our members call it, is our best event ever. You have 5 great routes to choose from.

Nov 5, 2022

The Cider Ride

Dance Place, 3225 8th St NE

This ride will take you through the woods on Maryland’s beautiful trails —a whole new world, accessible by bike, and right in your backyard! Three route choices mean you can ride for 10, 30, or 55 miles, enjoying fall-themed treats at pit stops along the way.