BIKE BEDFORD COUNTY DETAILS

BIKE BEDFORD COUNTY DETAILS

The Bedford County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to share additional details concerning the 5th annual Bike Bedford County event: THIS Saturday, August 18th. The bicycle rides, presented in partnership with REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) begin and end at Shawnee State Park and feature beautiful scenery of the Allegheny Mountains and Bedford County Region.

Cost to participate is $40 per rider.  The rides are supported by sag wagons, responding bike techs and rest stops with PB&J, fruit, beverages and more. All riders receive a commemorative glass.

Bike Bedford County is Sponsored by: Structural Fiberglass Inc., RWR Insurance, Bedford Ford/Bedford Chrysler, WJAC-TV, Fat Jimmy’s Outfitters, Allegany College of Maryland, Health by Choice Education and Research, Grand Canyon University, Olde Bedford Brewing Company, BestWay Pizza Bedford, and Omni Bedford Springs Resort and Spa.  Marketing provided through a grant from the Bedford County Visitors Bureau.

As a companion event, you are welcome to also register for the Sunday morning (August 19th) Break of Day 5k/10k at Shawnee State Park, part of the Bedford Sunrise Rotary Race Series. This race benefits the Bedford County Chamber Education Foundation.

NEW:  Riders may register or check-in Friday evening between 5pm and 6pm at Fat Jimmy’s Outfitters.  All registrants will receive a coupon for a beer courtesy Fat Jimmy’s and Olde Bedford Brewing Company, located inside Fat Jimmy’s (Railroad Street in Bedford.) ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED, BUT YOU MAY STILL REGISTER FRI. OR SAT.

CLICK TO REGISTER FOR THE 5K-10K WALK./RUN

BIKE BEDFORD COUNTY ROUTE INFO:

NEW IN 2018:  The Allegheny Ascent ride will take cyclists to the Flight 93 National Memorial.  The challenging metric century (62 miles) features more than 5,000 feet of climbing as well as scenic, shaded stretches and a rest stop at Flight 93. Registration & Check-In begins at 7:30am at Shawnee State Park’s main parking lot (#2 near the boat launch.)  Mandatory pre-ride meeting is at 8am followed by departure.

View the cue sheet to learn more:

Allegheny Ascent to Flight 93 Cue Sheet.2018.

The Allegheny Covered Bridge Hybrid ride takes cyclists on a metric century (62 mile) intermediate ride with some rolling hills. The ride begins with a jaunt from Shawnee State Park through Milligan’s Cove, with pristine streams and farms, and you’ll probably see some wildlife as well.  After looping back to the park, the ride then follows the Covered Bridge Cycling Tour, featuring five of the county’s historic covered bridges as well as a stop at Long’s Outpost with a great photo op at the Knisely Covered Bridge.  Registration & Check-In begins at 7:30am at Shawnee State Park’s main parking lot (#2 near the boat launch.)  Mandatory pre-ride meeting is at 8am followed by departure. View the cue sheet to learn more:

Allegheny Covered Bridge Hybrid Route Cue Sheet.2018

The Covered Bridge Cycling Tour is an intermediate half-century ride featuring five of the county’s historic covered bridges.  There is an option to add a 4-mile extension and one more covered bridge. Rest stop at Long’s Outpost where you’ll meet friends from Allegany College of Maryland’s Bedford County Campus.  Registration & Check-In begins at 8:00am at Shawnee State Park’s main parking lot (#2 near the boat launch.)  Mandatory pre-ride meting is at 8:30am followed by departure. View the cue sheet to learn more:

Covered Bridge Cycling Tour.Cue Sheet.2018

NEW IN 2018: a 20-mile mostly-flat MINI ride for those who enjoy a leisurely ride without a lot of hills. Registration & Check-In begins at 8:00am at Shawnee State Park’s main parking lot (#2 near the boat launch.)  Mandatory pre-ride meting is at 8:30am followed by departure. View the cue sheet to learn more:

BBC Mini Tour Map

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