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Hey W/T/F Cycling Community! Events You Should Have on Your Radar

Women, trans, femme riders on MLK Drive as part of the WTF 100 Series

Philadelphia is lucky to have a very active WTF* cycling scene powered by incredible volunteers and community members. (*For those not familiar, WTF is an abbreviation commonly used in the cycling world that stands for “women, trans, femme.” It denotes rides and programs that are intended for genders underrepresented in cycling.) There are many upcoming events for the WTF cycling community that you should put on your calendar:

8/22, 7-10pm: After Hours Cyclocross Mechanics Clinic presented by The Big Heat Cycling at Philadelphia Bikesmith

8/24, 9am: WTF Beginner Friendly, No-Drop Gravel Ride presented by Team Laser Cats starting at Bicycle Therapy

8/24, 7am: WTF Road Ride hosted by Fairmount Bicycles

8/24, 9am: Women on Wheels in the Wissahickon Ride starting at Valley Green Inn, intermediate pace

8/25, 8-11am: Women on Wheels Intermediate Ride hosted by Trek Women Philadelphia

8/25, 9:30am-12pm: WTF 100 – #2: Beginner MTB Ride with Team VeloDash

8/27, 6pm: Women on Wheels August Rides hosted by Trek Women Philadelphia

8/29, 6pm: Take Your Time Ride hosted by Women Bike PHL – beginner friendly!

8/31, 8am: WTF 100 – #3: Dirty Thirty with The Big Heat Cycling

9/7, 7am: WTF Road Ride hosted by Fairmount Bicycles

9/7: WTF 100 – #4 with Team Laser Cats

9/14, 10am: Women, Trans, Femme (WTF) Only Morning at the Philly Pumptrack

9/14: WTF 100 – #5 100km Finale

9/21, 7am: WTF Road Ride hosted by Fairmount Bicycles

And on September 27th, join us and Bicycle Coalition sponsor Janney Montgomery Scott for our second annual W/T/F Cycling Mixer! Come learn about race teams, non-profit programs, and beginner-friendly events in the region while enjoying some light food and beverages.

The mixer is free to attend but registration is required. Have a T/F/W/GNC/NB-friendly cycling non-profit or cycling team? Email Caitlin Thompson to find out how to table/get involved.

Topics: Biking in Philly, Featured, Women Bike PHL

4 comments on “Hey W/T/F Cycling Community! Events You Should Have on Your Radar

  1. Patty Skuster

    Awesome! I also want to get Women on Wheels in the Wissahickon on your radar. We mountain bike from Valley Green Inn every Saturday 9am, if trails are dry, intermediate pace. Next ride is 8/24

  2. Rheannone Ball

    Hey there! MECHANIC/ bicycle pro shop is having our Grand Opening Party & Giveaway this Friday from 5-8. (We’re partly woman-owned/operated) – Tons of prizes from sponsors and community groups (including Circuit Trails maps/tees!) It will be a lot of fun. http://bit.ly/2zczfAx

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