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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

*** Starts March 21, 2019 ***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

***Begins April 16, 2019***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

Apr 26, 2019

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.

Apr 27, 2019

Ocean to Bay Bike Tour

Bethany Beach, DE

All routes start and end in Bethany Beach. Choose from a 30-, 50-mile, Metric Century & Century route. Completion of the ride is optional. Sag Wagon support available from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Designated rest stops with restrooms, light snacks & beverages. Continue the Tour After Party: from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (music, food vendors, door prizes, and more!) The ride will take place rain or shine.

Apr 27, 2019

End Hunger Ride

Calvert Cty, MD

Join us for a day of biking along the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay. Pedal along the bay-front, marina, farmland and wineries while you enjoy the company of friends who share your same passion for biking. This is a fully supported event with routes ranging from 16 miles to a metric century. Whether you are a seasoned rider or just getting started, we have a route for everyone! Routes 16 miles to 63 miles.

May 4, 2019

Six Pillars Century

Great Marsh Park Somerset Avenue Cambridge, MD 21613

Saturday, May 5,2018 at 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 11, 2019

Ride for the Feast

Ocean City to Balt City

The ride began in 2003 and has become one of the largest sources of funding for Moveable Feast. Riders and crew return year after year to be involved in this event because of the amazing people involved and for knowing they are making a difference in the lives of the clients of Moveable Feast. This is a 2 day event.

May 11, 2019

Capital 2 Capital Ride

Williamsburg/Richmond, VA

Quarter, Half and Full Century Routes.

May 19, 2019

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 1, 2019

Air Force Cycling Classic

Crystal City, VA

The Air Force Cycling Challenge Crystal Ride is an amateur, non-competitive, participatory ride, open to cyclists of all abilities. General entrants will start and end in Crystal City. The ride will be held on a closed circuit in and around the Pentagon, Crystal City and the Air Force Memorial. Participants can be challenged for up to 8 laps (100km) in 3.5 hours, either as a Standard Registrant, Corporate Challenge Team or as part of Team Sabre fundraisers.

Jun 9, 2019

IronMan 70.3 Eagleman Triathlon

Cambridge, MD

A race steeped in triathlon history, held in a unique Chesapeake town on the Eastern Shore.

Jun 15, 2019

Bike MS: Chesapeake Challenge

Easton, MD

A two-day 150 mile event, hosted in Easton, MD.

Jun 21, 2019

Bike VA (5 days)

VA

RIDING IN A SHENANDOAH VALLEY BIKE TOUR LIKE THE 2019 BIKE VIRGINIA EVENT WILL TREAT YOU TO ONE OF THE PREMIER RIDING EXPERIENCES THAT VIRGINIA HAS TO OFFER. THIS AREA OF VIRGINIA HAS BOTH VALLEY AND MOUNTAIN ROAD BIKE RIDING, OFFERING A GREAT BLEND FOR RIDERS WHO WANT SOMETHING WITH FLATTER ROUTE OPTIONS THAN THE 2018 TOUR IN THE NEW RIVER VALLEY IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.

Jun 22, 2019

Garrett County Gran Fondo

Garrett County, MD

Garrett County and the Deep Creek Lake area boast some of the finest and most challenging cycling in North America. Several rides are available to choose from in this event. The feature event of the Gran Fondo is the Diabolical Double, an absolute epic. At 125 miles and 16,500 feet of climbing, the Diabolical Double is an extreme challenge for even the most fit rider.

Jun 23, 2019

Bay to Bay Ride

Maryland's Eastern Shore

On the fourth Sunday of June each year, the Chestertown Lions Club welcomes cyclists to its summer bicycling challenge, the Bay to Bay ride. The tour consists of five routes between 27 and 104 miles in length. The flat loop routes take in the scenery of the heartland of the Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland and Delaware including farmlands, old country homes, quaint towns, and great country stores. The 27 mile ride goes through historic Chestertown for those who want a less challenging ride.

Jun 28, 2019

Eastern Tandem Rally Spring Thaw

Lynfield, MA

The Eastern Tandem Rally is a volunteer group of tandem cycling enthusiasts who rally together to ride and socialize at tandem events held in the Northeastern United States. It is the oldest organization of its kind in North America, and has sponsored an annual tandem rally continuously since 1973.

Aug 3, 2019

Mountain RIde (2-Days)

Brevard, NC

The Cycle North Carolina Mountain Ride is a perfect weekend getaway for any outdoor enthusiast and their families. The ride is a 2-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 15 to 70 miles and meader along rivers and streams through the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Aug 3, 2019

Penn State Chocolate Tour

Hershey, PA

Routes of 10 miles to 100 miles. Funds raised at the annual Chocolate Tour support cancer research at the region's only comprehensive Cancer Institute committed to fighting cancer to find the cure

Aug 3, 2019

Culpeper Gran Fondo

Culpeper, VA

The Culpeper Gran Fondo began in 2015 with rave reviews, in 2016 it will kick off our Culpeper Endurance Festival with 32, 62 and 100 mile options. Join your fellow cyclists on low traffic, country roads that wind through horse country, farmland, forests, trout streams and vineyards all within sight of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Each distance is fully supported with mechanics and well stocked aid stations. All rides start at 7:30am with a mass start. None of these rides are flat, this is central Virginia, but these rides are gorgeous and fun. The post ride party starts at 10:30am and goes until 4:00pm.

Aug 18, 2019

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.

Sep 1, 2019

Shenandoah Mountain 100

Stokesville, VA

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

Sep 7, 2019

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 14, 2019

Bowie State University Bike Tour

Bowie State University

Routes from 2 miles to 100 miles. A two mile loop route perfect for the kids too!

Sep 15, 2019

Three Creek Century

Newville, PA

Join us for a scenic bike tour through Cumberland County in Central Pennsylvania sponsored by the Harrisburg Bicycle Club. Featuring five ride distance options and homemade soup! Tour Cumberland County’s scenic countryside alongside the Yellow Breeches, Conodoguinet and Big Spring Creeks.

Sep 28, 2019

Mountains to Coast (7-Days)

North Carolina - Route Announcement in February

Oct 5, 2019

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, 2019

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.