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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!

Weekly Events

Day Start Time Description Location Phone

Thursday Evening

6:00 PM

*** Ended for 2019 - See you next year! ***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

Saturday

8:00AM

2019 Dates Coming Soon 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! 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

Tuesday

6:00 PM

***Ended for 2019. See you next year!***Beginner Road RIde - Join us for a 15 - 20 mile road ride. Pace will be 14 mph average. Perfect for the new road cyclist or those who enjoy a relaxed pace.

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.

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

Oct 25, 2019

Fall Foliage Weekend

Hanover/Gettysburg, PA

Hanover is southwest of Harrisburg, west of York, and approximately 14 miles east of Gettysburg. The surrounding countryside is filled with peaceful landscapes, horse farms, and historic Civil War landmarks. The cities of York and Gettysburg also offer a vast assortment of museums and galleries, farmers' markets, cafes, shopping, wineries, etc. History and photography buffs alike will enjoy and savor all there is to see and do in the blazing autumn colors!

Oct 26, 2019

Dirty Dozen

Pittsburgh, PA

The 37th Annual Dirty Dozen Bicycle Ride up 13 of the Pittsburgh area's steepest hills

Oct 26, 2019

2019 Great Pumpkin Ride

100 S 5th St, Warrenton, VA 20186

32-68 mile options. The Great Pumpkin Ride is sponsored by the Fauquier Trails Coalition, a non-profit organization, and is a fundraiser for the construction of new trails throughout scenic Fauquier County. The Fauquier Trails Coalition is a very small group of volunteers (there are only about 10 of us) that work tirelessly (seriously, we don't sleep) to host this event.

Nov 2, 2019

2019 Gravel Gobbler

174 Middle Road, Nassau, NY 12123

Join the Mohawk Hudson Cycling Club for its second annual Gravel Gobbler ride on Saturday, November 2, to benefit the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York. With two gravel rides of 23 and 38 miles, plus a road route of 31 miles, you’re sure to find the perfect loop. Pedal through the rolling countryside around Nassau, New York, and cruise quiet roads past farms, scenic vistas and country estates.

(518) 708-3762

Nov 2, 2019

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.

Nov 3, 2019

2019 Home Roads - RVA

11293 Air Park Rd, Ashland, VA 23005

70 and 100km routes. Join double Grand Tour stage winner and Virginia's own Ben King as he and his wife, Jenna, host their first charity bike ride and fundraising event.

Nov 10, 2019

Cranksgiving 2019

Crofton Bike Doctor

Cranksgiving is a food drive and a bike ride all wrapped into one. Ride your bike and help those in need over the holidays enjoy a meal or two. First hosted in New York City in 1999 by a group of bicycle messengers. There are events all over the county. This is a family friendly event.

410-451-6901

Apr 19, 2020

Nautica South Beach Triathlon

South Beach, FL

International Distance and a Classic Distance. The triathlon is held on the tropical shores of South Beach and hosting nearly 3,000 athletes as they swim, bike, and run through picturesque Miami Beach! The race features the International Distance, a .93 mile swim, a 24.25 mile bike and a 6.2 mile run; or the Classic Distance features a .5-mile swim, 20.7-mile bike and 4-mile run.

Apr 24, 2020

Coastal Ride (2-Days)

Edenton, NC

The Cycle North Carolina Coastal Ride offers participants and their families a fun-filled 3-day weekend while both on and off the bike. Start your day by hopping on your bike and exploring one of the many fully supported routes this ride has to offer. Each day will feature a variety of routes ranging anywhere from 5 miles to 100 miles. The flat roads and minimal traffic counts will allow you to fully experience all of the sights and sounds of the Edenton area including an abundance of coastal wildlife and many historic sites that are deeply rooted to the local communities.

May 2, 2020

Six Pillars Century

Great Marsh Park Somerset Avenue Cambridge, MD 21613

***Registration is OPEN**** Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge near Cambridge, MD. The cycling event will include four ride choices, including a 37-mile fun and fitness ride, a 56-mile Ironman Eagleman 70.3 Course, and a 100-mile Century Course. Registration is open on Active.com

410-819-0386

May 17, 2020

Gran Fondo New York

New York, New York

Join thousands of cyclists on a challenging 100 mile Gran Fondo and 65 mile non competitive Medio Fondo from New York City to Bear Mountain and back in an experience fit for a pro and open to anyone who loves to ride.

Jun 5, 2020

Bike Travel Weekend

Worldwide

Join thousands of people throughout the world and go on a one- or two-night bike adventure during the weekend of June 5 - 7th, 2020 Camp or stay at a hotel, hostel, or friend’s house. Go solo, with friends, or a big group, and ride as many miles as you’d like. Just make sure the adventure you choose is your speed and you have a smile on your face at the end of the weekend.

Sep 12, 2020

Amish Country Bike Tour

411 Legislative Ave, Dover, DE 19901

Join us for the 34th Annual Amish Country Bike Tour on September 12, 2020!! 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 26, 2020

Bike Your Park Day

Worldwide

Explore parks and public lands by bicycle on September 26, 2020 with thousands of others throughout the world on the same day. Ride any distance on roads, paved bike paths, or single track. Make a day of it and stop to enjoy a spectacular view, treat yourself to your favorite ice cream, cool your toes in a lake, or learn something new at an historical site.

Oct 4, 2020

Lifeline 100

Kinder Farm Park

Earlybird 2020 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 10, 2020

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