REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE SATURDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 17
Pre-Registration is appreciated (t-shirts only for those registered by 8/27/2022)
CHECK-IN/REG - 7:30AM FOR METRIC CENTURY RIDES (TAKE OFF BY 8:00 AM)
CHECK-N/ REG - 8:00AM FOR METRIC HALF-CENTURY/MINI COVERED BRIDGE RIDES (Take off after mandatory safety briefing at 8:30am)
It's the 8th year of Bike Bedford County and we're celebrating with multiple ride options to explore the scenic ack roads and byways of the Bedford County region. All rides start and end at the beautiful Shawnee State Park in Schellsburg, with participants choosing from multiple ride options for all ages and skill levels:
Allegheny Ascent Metric Century (68 miles) - This is our most challenging ride option, which includes more than 6,000 feet of climbing and some wonderful down-hill payoffs. Explore the Allegheny Mountains through this NEW IN 2022 route inlcuding Blue Knob, Pennsylvania's highest skiiable mountain, as well as Brumbaugh and Sproul Mountains, among other highlights. Shaded climbs, amazing vistas, beautiful farms and forests showcase rural PA at its best.
Milligans Cove/Covered Bridge Hybrid Metric Century Ride: 62 miles of rolling hills as well as the beautiful scenery of Milligan's Cove and the route over or through 6 of the county's historic covered bridges.
Covered Bridge Cycling Tour: Metric Half-Century that includes 5 covered bridges, farmland, forests, and more. Beautiful scenery with just a couple of challening hills. Extend this intermediate ride by an additional 4 miles to catch one more covered bridge (32 and 36 mile options.)
Covered Bridge mini-tour: a 25-mile jaunt that skips the longest hill of the Covered Bridge cyclling tour. Explore the farmland around the Schellsburg/Shawnee State Park.
Event details and schedule
Schedule for the Day (NO REGISTRATIONS BEFORE 7:30AM)
7:30am - Allegheny Ascent Metric Century Check In/Register (take off by 8am)
7:30am - Covered Bridge Rides Registration Opens
8:00am - Covered Bridge Rides Mandatory Meeting followed by departure
Metric Century/Half-Century/Covered Bridge rides offer sag wagon support, bike techs at Shawnee State Park, rest stops with snacks and beverages, restroom facilities, post-ride lunch. T-shirt for all who register by August 27th
Parking: Shawnee State Park lot 2 (main parking lot near boat launch.)
All registrants must sign waiver online or during registration.
RAIN DATE: Sunday, Septmber 18th. No refunds. Be aware it many be foggy during the early morning hours at Shawnee State Park.