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Group Riding Skills Dates & Locations

The future of Bike MS: City to Shore Ride is in YOUR hands! With 7,000 cyclists on the road during City to Shore weekend, all with a variety of skill levels, it’s important to know how to ride safely and courteously in a massive group. The dangerous actions of a few can jeopardize League of American Bicyclists logothe future of this ride for all. Bike MS provides the necessary tools to educate all City to Shore cyclists on proper riding etiquette but it’s up to YOU to become a Responsible Cyclist.

Bike MS has partnered with the League of American Bicyclists (LAB), a national organization dedicated to cycling, cycling advocacy and cycling education, to offer our cyclists free Group Riding Skills (GRS) Courses.

Attend a Group Riding Skills course in September and be entered to win the Keswick Cycle bike package!

(1) pair of Specialized Sport Road shoes (can be exchanged for size in same model)

(1) pair of Bike Smart Sprinter SL road pedals

(1) pair of Bike Smart Lyka gloves (can be exchanged for size in same model)

(1) Keswick Cycle t-shirt

(2) Keswick Cycle water bottles 

Thank you to our sponsoring bike shops for their raffle donations!

September course dates

Sept. 7: Plymouth Meeting and Mount Laurel

Sept. 14: Bucks County, Plymouth Meeting and Center City Philadelphia

Sept. 21: Kulpsville, Northeast Philadelphia and Mount Laurel

Register for a GRS Course

Registration for all courses closes at noon the Thursday prior to the course. You will receive a confirmation email after registering with specific information about your course date and location. Click here for more details about the course.

Capacity for most courses is limited to 30 participants. Please be courteous to your fellow Bike MS cyclists and attend your registered course. Once courses reach maximum capacity, registration for that date and location will be closed (no exceptions). If you cancel, you are taking this spot away from another cyclist.

Click here for more information about course cancellation.

In the case of inclement weather, the class instructor will email you the morning of the course by 7 a.m.

Questions? Contact Lauren Trager at 1-800-445-BIKE or via email

Did you know?

Ocean City was recently named a Bronze level Bike Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists.

Team captain spot

Thank you for taking the initiative for your team to become safer, more skilled and more courteous cyclists. Each cyclist makes a difference to the reputation of the ride.

Have 15 or more team members? Host a personalized team GRS course!

GRS Courses are great for team building. The educational and road portions of the course are designed for first time AND avid cyclists!

Requirements:
 
*You will receive an LCI instructor to help you secure a course location and insurance if needed

*Guarantee a minimum of 15 participants
      **Participants must be
         registered at least two weeks
         prior to course
   
*Personalized team classes will be held in July or August. September courses will not be available.

*All participants must bring their bicycle, helmet, water bottle to the course. Gloves, sunglasses, and comfortable cycling clothes are suggested.

If 10% of your team is Responsible Cyclists, your team will receive the Team Safety Awareness Award!

Contact Lauren Trager to register your team today. 

Upcoming team courses

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September 7

Location: Plymouth Meeting
IMS Health
One IMS Drive, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
Bike LineTime: 8 a.m. - 12 noon
Directions: Click here 
Instructor: Ed B.
Course Information: Click here
Bike Inspections Provided By: Bike Line
This course is closed. Please sign up for another date below.

Location: Mount Laurel
Mount Laurel Municipal Center
100 Mount Laurel Road
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
Parking lot drills: Conducted nearby at 10000 Midlantic Drive, Mount Laurel, NJ
Peddlers ShopTime: 8 a.m. - 12 noon
Restrooms: Available at 100 Mount Laurel Road only
Classroom Portion: Inside at 100 Mount Laurel Rd.
Directions: Click here
Instructor: Paul B.
Course Information: Click here
Bike Inspections Provided By: Peddler’s Shop
This course is closed. Please sign up for another date below.

September 14

Location: Plymouth Meeting
IMS Health
One IMS Drive, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
Bike LineTime: 8 a.m. - 12 noon
Directions: Click here
Instructor: Steve S.
Course Information: Click here
Bike Inspections Provided By: Bike Line
This course is closed. Please sign up for another date below.

Location: Bucks County
Bucks County Rescue Squad (B.C.R.S.)
143 King Street
Bristol, PA 19007
Parking lot drills: Conducted at the Lower Bucks Hospital Surgical Center
Time: 8 a.m. - 12 noon
Restrooms: Available at B.C.R.S. Building
Guys Bicycles logo (updated).pngClassroom Portion: Inside at B.C.R.S. Building
Directions: Click here
Instructor: Lloyd H.
Course Information: Click here
Bike Inspections Provided By: Guy's Bikes
This course is closed. Please sign up for another date below.

Location: Center City Philadelphia
University of Pennsylvania Police Headquarters
4040 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Parking lot drills: Conducted nearby in the parking garage of Fresh Grocer at 4001 Walnut Street
IMPORTANT: All parking is metered! There is plenty of parking on the street near the police station for private vehicles – 41st St. between Market and Walnut, the 4100 block Chestnut, the 4000 block Sansom.
**When you arrive, bring your bike to the back of the UPenn Headquarters – do not leave your bike in/on your vehicle!
Keswick CyclingTime: 8 a.m. - 12 noon
Directions: Click here
Instructor: Steve G.
Course Information: Click here
Bike Inspections Provided By: Keswick Cycle
CLASS CAPACITY: 20 PARTICIPANTS
This course is closed. Please sign up for another date below.

September 21

Location: Kulpsville
Christ Lutheran Church
2211 Sumneytown Pk
Kulpsville, PA 19443
Human Zoom logo.jpgTime: 8 a.m. - 12 noon
Directions: Click here
Instructor: Travis S.
Course Information: Click here
Bike Inspections Provided By: Human Zoom
This course is closed. Please sign up for another date below.

Location: Northeast Philadelphia *NEW*
Holy Family University
9801 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19114
Time: 8 a.m. - 12 noon
Directions: Click here
Instructor: Don E.
Course Information: Click here
Bike Inspections Provided By: Bustleton Bikes
This course is closed. Please sign up for another date below.

Location: Mount Laurel
Mount Laurel Municipal Center
100 Mount Laurel Road
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
Parking lot drills: Conducted nearby at 10000 Midlantic Drive, Mount Laurel, NJ
D&QTime: 8 a.m. - 12 noon
Restrooms: Available at 100 Mount Laurel Road only
Classroom Portion: Inside at 100 Mount Laurel Rd.
Directions: Click Here
Instructor: John D.
Course Information: Click here
Bike Inspections Provided By: D&Q
This course is closed. Please sign up for another date below.


 

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