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Lancaster Bicycle Club 2018 grant recipients

Over $37,000 awarded by the Club for bike-related initiatives for 2018, including 50 bike racks in Lancaster City

The Lancaster Bicycle Club has announced the recipients of its annual grant program for 2018. A total of over $37,000 is being donated this year.

Seven different organizations received funds from the club’s 2018 open grant application program. Grants are awarded for bicycling-related projects, advocacy, and/or education. In addition to the open grant applications, the club earmarks grant funds every year for covered bridge maintenance in Lancaster County and supports a scholarship at Harrisburg Area Community College in Lancaster.

 Projects supported as part of the 2018 grant program include:

  • 50 new bike racks installed across the city of Lancaster (City of Lancaster)
  • Bike safety program for 6th grade students (School District of Lancaster)
  • Adapted bikes for students with disabilities (School District of Lancaster)
  • Bike replacements for Bike Ambassador Program (Lancaster City Alliance)
  • Bike transportation rack (East Hempfield Township Police Department)
  • Bike repair station in Reservoir Park (The Common Wheel)
  • BMX bike course improvements at J. Edward Mack Scout Reservation (Boy Scouts of America: Pennsylvania Dutch Council)
  • Bike Equipment for youth members (LifeCycles)

Funds for the grant program come from the club’s annual Lancaster Covered Bridge Classic fundraising bike ride, which is held each August. Register for this year’s ride here:

2017 Lancaster Covered Bridge Classic: Photos Now Available

Thank you to all of the riders who joined us for a beautiful day of riding on August 20th for 39th Annual Lancaster Covered Bridge Classic!

We hope you all enjoyed the ride! You can find photos taken during the ride here: imaginations.

SAVE THE DATE: Mark your calendars now for next year’s ride on August 19, 2018.

On behalf of the club members and all of our volunteers, we would like to thank you for participating in our ride and helping us provide funding for bicycling-related initiatives and covered-bridge restoration in Lancaster County.

See you next year!

Bike to 30K

Bike To 30K

Bike to 30K is planning their third  year!  So grab your helmets, bikes and sneakers and join Lancaster Bike Club for beginner and transitional rides.  The Bike to 30K Program is designed to take cyclists from a five mile ride to a eighteen mile ride gradually over an (8) week time period. Lancaster Bike Club hopes to expose old, new, returning and current cyclists to the joy of cycling.  This is a FREE program for non-members and the community. Kick off date is Tuesday, May 23rd at Lititz Bikeworks for an informational class.  First ride is scheduled for Monday, June 5th at 6:00pm. All events and rides are listed on our Meetup page. Hope to see you there!!!