Across State Bicycle Tours: Pennsylvania

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Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) Bike Tour — Presented by Rails to Trails Conservancy and operated by Wilderness Voyageurs, the tour explores the GAP from Pittsburgh to Cumberland, MD. Averages 35 to 40 miles per day. Dates: Numerous dates from May through October, 2019

C&O Canal/GAP — This is a fully supported bike ride along the canal to Cumberland and then along the GAP rail-to-trail bike path to Pittsburgh. Camping and indoor accommodations. Offered by Adventure Cycling Association. Dates: May 18-26, 2019 and Sept. 14-21, 2019

Other Pennsylvania bike tours:

Pedal PA bike tour company offers the River to River Ride in May, Southern Crossing in June and River Ramble in September.

Pennsylvania bike ride calendar at Suburban Cyclists Unlimited in Horsham PA

2019 Bicycling Fall Classic Various routes through the Lehigh Valley in eastern Pennsylvania; presented by Bicycling magazine. Date: October

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    • Aaron R on January 23, 2017 at 7:36 pm
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    I am considering riding a bike across PA using route 6 from Milford to Erie. Is this a good route to take? I plan on taking six or seven days to complete this trip (about fifty miles per day). I want to try in the late Fall, 2017. I will be taking this trip by car in the next couple of weeks to just check out the terrain and accommodations. I know a good portion of this road but it’s been years since I’ve been on it.

    Is there a better route that would get me across PA?

    Any state restrictions on doing this?

      • Gregory Yatko on July 14, 2019 at 4:44 pm
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      How did you ever make out doing this ride?

    • Kelly Burchell on January 31, 2017 at 12:34 pm
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    My company is looking to form a team to ride in a few charity bike rides this summer. The list is pretty small for PA. Does anyone have a list of other upcoming events? Any help is greatly appreciated.

    Thank you,

    Kelly B.

    • Chris on March 7, 2017 at 2:26 pm
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    Ms 150 keystone ride is a fantastic middle state ride

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