Saturday, November 2nd, 8:30am
MEETS: Amtrak 30th Street Station, 2955 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19104 at the Main Info Booth.
First 10 riders get a free ticket to the Expo!
SEE: Soaring Bridges, Damp Echoing Tunnels, Frustrating Dead Ends, Beautiful Vistas – and more – in this bittersweet bike expedition that rolls over, around and under historic central Philadelphia, ending up at the Expo around opening time. DISTANCE: around 10-ish miles, PACE: stately. This is a no-drop ride, might have one or two stair climbs. NO CUE SHEET: we’ll be making it up as we go along!
BONUS POINTS: Show up on a Brompton – get $99.95 credit towards a new Brompton for you or a pal. Arrive on a Surly (OR a Bridgestone) – save $101 off any complete Surly bike. (Fine print: order must be placed w/in 14 days of this ride!)
ALL PLEASE BRING: Headgear + lights + spare tube–we’ll have some mechs along. Notebook and #2 pencil a plus. PLEASE check your bike’s nuts/bolts before this ride.
This is a BROMPTON-FRIENDLY ride; can also be managed by any sturdy commute/hybrid/cross bike. You should be comfortable riding in the big city.
PRESENTED BY: Trophy Bikes, who have sparked many cycling haps, including the Cape May Dyno, The Great British Bike Weekend in Philadelphia, the Folder Frolic at Interbike Vegas, the Do The Bump Cobblestone Thing, the Tussle at the Trestle, the Schuylkill Scramble, Intergalactic Surly Day PHL, and the first Brompton U.S. Championship.
[Note: The Main Info Booth is located in the center of Amtrak 30th St. Station, Philadelphia. Bicycles may be walked through the station, located at 30th & Market Sts.]