Bike Bedford County

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Name: Bike Bedford County
Date: August 10, 2019
Time: 7:30 AM - 2:30 PM EDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
It's the 6th year of Bike Bedford County, a bicycle ride event celebrating Bedford County's beautiful outdoors.  Recreational bike rides for all levels of ability.

This is an un-timed, recreational event: challenge yourself while enjoying the beautiful back roads and bywas of Bedford County, PA and beyond  Start/Finish for all rides is Shawnee State Park; cycling routes explore the surrounding area, including challenging climbs, rolling hills or mostly-flat routes, including options to Flight 93 and travels to/through many of the area's historic covered bridges.

Allegheny Ascent: our most challenging route take cyclists to the Flight 93 National Memorial and back, with 5,000 feet of climbing through the beautiful Allegheny Mountains.  A century ride for experienced cyclists.Rest Stops at New Baltimore Fire Station and Flight 93 National Monument.

Allegheny/Covered Bridge Century Tour: for those who want the distance of a metric century without the long climbs.  The ride begins with a scenic loop from the park to Milligan's Cove through Buffalo Mills and back to Shawnee State Park and then on the Covered Bridge Cycling Tour. A metric century with rolling hills, pristine streams and multiple covered bridges. Rest Stops at Grace Brethren Church and Long's Outpost.

Covered Bridge Cycling Tour: A beautiful tour of rural Bedford County featuring fields, farms and forests as well as at least 5 of the county's historic covered bridges. A metric half-century; or add an optional 4 mile extension to see one more bridge.  32 or 36 miles with a rest stop at Long's Outpost.

Registrations received before July 25th will include a ride t-shirt (premium moisture-wicking cotton-poly blend adult unisex shirt.)

*Lakeshore Family Quest is a free event with no registrants' gifts.

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Event Sponsors:
Event Sponsors:
  • Recreational Equipment, Inc.
  • Structural Fiberglass, Inc.
  • Reed, Wertz & Roadman, Inc.
  • Fat Jimmy's Outfitters
  • Long's Outpost Inc.
Shawnee State Park
Schellsburg, PA
Date/Time Information:

Check-in Opens for Allegheny Ascent Flight 93 and Allegheny Covered Bridge Rides (both metric centuries) at 7:30 am with mandatory pre-ride meeting at 8am followed by departure.

Check-in for Covered Bridge Cycling Tour,& Covered Bridge Mini Tour opens at 8:00 am with mandatory pre-ride meeting at 8:30 am followed by departure. 

Mini Covered Bridge Tour is a 25-mile mostly-flat tour in the farmland around the State Park, a great ride for recreational cyclists.

Check-in for Lakeshore Family Quest* opens at 9am.


Contact Information:
Kellie Goodman Shaffer 814-623-2233
$50 per person (all registered by July 25th will receive a ride t-shirt.)

*Lakeshore Family Quest is free with no gifts.

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