PPTC Lewes Weekend
April 26-28, 2024
Potomac Pedalers’ annual trek to Lewes, Delaware is scheduled for April 26-28, 2024. Lewes is a quaint beach town with lots of Dutch history. As usual we’ll stay at the Beacon Inn just blocks from the beach and downtown. Your registration fee includes two nights lodging, two breakfasts, one lunch, one dinner, one ice cream social, and happy hour snacks. Rides range in length from 0 (in case you don’t want to ride) to 65 miles. Two bike trails take you to/from Rehoboth beach plus Prime Hook Wildlife Refuge is due north and Cape Henlopen State Park is only two miles away.
PPTC member all-inclusive prices for the weekend are $360 for single occupancy and $255 per person for doubles ($510 double rate) and $210 per person for triples ($630 triple rate). The prices are the same for non-cycling spouses or guests. PPTC non-members can join by first signing up for a PPTC free one-month trial membership. Hotel rooms have two double beds, or a queen bed, or a king bed. All have refrigerators. The Beacon Motel does not allow pets and is non-smoking.
Your host once again is Cindy Marisch. If you have questions about your registration, please contact Cindy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 571-243-4576. For additional detailed event information, go to the Calendar entry for the event.
St. Michaels Ride Weekend, 20-22 October 2023
Beautiful Maryland Eastern Shore Routes!
The St. Michael’s PPTC weekend Fall Finale is brought to you by the same PPTC ride Coordinators and Leader’s as our very successful Woodstock/Shenandoah Weekend. You can expect a variety of wonderfully scenic routes and fun opportunities to gather post ride.
We are hoping that this weekend will be a more relaxed biking experience where riders (PPTC Members) and non-riders can take in the beauty and rich history of the area.
What do you get with registration? Welcome Happy Hour on Friday, routes for 3 days of riding, ferry crossing ticket, a pre-dinner cruise on Saturday, and take along snacks for your ride.
Friday: We will offer several shorter routes for you to take on your way down or in town at Kent Island, St. Michael’s and Easton to allow registrants to drive down, get a ride in, check into their accommodations. Join us for the weekend kick off at Lowes Wharf for a happy hour of light appetizers and drinks. You will meet your trip leaders and other riders, get a briefing of the weekend, grab a bag of snacks for your weekend. They have a full menu so feel free to stay for dinner. Only Happy hour is covered in your Registration. You will also receive your Tickets for the Oxford/Bellevue Ferry and Saturday afternoon Boat Ride.
Saturday: Meet at Perry Cabin Park to start your day's ride, 710 Talbot Street St Michaels, MD. This day’s routes take you through and around Easton and a nice ride on the Oxford/Bellevue Ferry. Your registration includes the Ferry so make sure you have your tickets for the Oxford Ferry Boat Crossing Between Oxford & Bellevue Maryland. Join us in the town of St. Michaels: Patriot Cruises Narrated Historical Cruises - Patriot Cruises. After the Ferry you are on your own for dinner and tour around town.
Sunday: Meet at the Perry Cabin Park to start your rides for the last day of your weekend.
Shenandoah Weekend, 7-9 July 2023
Beautiful Shenandoah Valley Routes!
Participants will be responsible for reserving their own lodging. We suggest around the Woodstock, VA area where you can find hotels, B&Bs and other rentals.
We have a block of rooms at a discount at Holiday Inn Express, Woodstock, VA. (to reserve, please call 540-459-5000 and ask for Potomac Pedalers Special Rate) Reserve by June 7, cancellations only until June 16.
What do you get for registration?
• Friday night welcome party
• Saturday party and dinner at Swover Creek Brewery;
• take along snacks for the rides;
• 3 days of riding, new friends to make, beautiful scenery and a very good time!
Plans are being finalized now. Saturday and Sunday rides to start from a High School in Woodstock. This is rideable from several hotels. Route 11 chips and the Meems Bottom bridge, longtime favorite sites, will be on some of the routes.
As last year, a Friday ride will start at a point OTW and will give you time to ride, continue your drive, get showered and arrive at the welcome party. More details to come!
Hope you can join us!