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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!
|Thursday Evening||6:00 PM||*** Starts April 6th 2017 ***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|
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.
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.
New Owners Clinics will be held the first Saturday of the month starting in May. The class is held at 9:00AM. Please make sure to reserve your space! Call us at 410.451.6901 or send us an e-mail.
|Saturday March 4th||10:15 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|
|1st Saturday of the Month Starting in April||9:00AM||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 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.
|Weekday Rides||8:00 AM||Annapolis Bicycle Club Ride offers weekday morning and evening rides. Tuesday and Thursday mornings and Wednesday evenings. Click on this for start times and ride options||Multiple Start Location|
|Jun 23, 2017||Bike VA (5 days)||VA||The Virginia Highlands and neighboring Tennessee will play host to the 29th annual Bike Virginia Tour June 24–29, 2016. With a rich musical and cultural history, and breathtaking scenery, the 2016 tour offers a great chance to explore, relax, and escape the mundane.of interest.|
|Jun 24, 2017||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 25, 2017||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.|
|Jul 1, 2017||Doublecross Metric||Middletown, DE||The route allows you to cross the beautiful state of Delaware by either going on a 31 mile or 62 mile routes.|
|Jul 29, 2017||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, 2017||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 5, 2017||Cumberland Valley Century||Boonsboro, MD||A beautiful and well supported ride that travels some of the best riding our area has to offer through the hills and valleys of Washington County.|
|Aug 12, 2017||Tour de Frederick||Frederick, MD||Rides of 35, 62 and 100 with a 12 mile family ride.|
|Aug 20, 2017||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 26, 2017||Shorefire Century||Delaware||A flat and rolling hill route that will take you through beautiful Delaware. Routes include 35,65 & 100 K|
|Sep 9, 2017||Civil War Century||Thurmont, MD||**DATE IS A GUESS 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.|
|Sep 17, 2017||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 30, 2017||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 3, 2017||Shenandoah Mountain 100||Stokesville, VA||An ultra-endurance mountain bike race through some great trails and fire roads in the mountains of Virginia.|
|Oct 8, 2017||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.|
|Oct 10, 2017||Nations Tri||Washington DC||The 11th Annual Events DC Nation’s Triathlon to Benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society will take place Sunday, September 11, 2016 in the nation’s capital, Washington, DC. It features a course that winds through Washington, DC’s monument corridor in the shadow of the nation’s best known memorials and national treasures.|
|Oct 14, 2017||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|