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Explore Our Community By Bike

We love riding our bikes as much as you do! Check out the awesome community rides, events, and cycling clubs that we support. Learn more about the local happenings that interest you, and get involved today!

Group Rides

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Ride Rules:

  • Helmets are mandatory!
  • Please carry at least one tube and pump/CO2 along with tools we tend to carry tools).
  • Food and water are highly recommended.

Local Trails


Blue Marsh Flow Trails

Marsh Creek State Park

Valley Forge National Park

Middle Run and White Clay 

French Creek State Park

Brandywine Creek State Park

Wissahickon Valley Trails

Harmony Hill Nature Area

Chester Valley Trail

Struble Trail

Imagine one day being able to walk or ride from your home, head in any direction, and have access to a bike or walking trail to take you to work, the store, or just for the pure enjoyment of running or riding. That is the vision of the Circuit – a 750 mile trail system in and around the Greater Philadelphia area. To date, 300+ miles of trails have been completed. Here in Chester County, we have access to many trails that are part of the Circuit trail system as well as others that are separate. Currently, there are over 20 miles of proposed trails that are either in progress or completed with more in the pipeline. This is an exciting time for anyone that uses the trail system – from cyclists, to runners, to families that walk their dogs or push their little ones in strollers.

Some of the highlights of our Chester County trail system include the Chester Valley Trail (CVT), the Schuylkill River Trail (SRT), and the Struble Trail, as well as several mountain bike trails, including those found in Marsh Creek State Park, French Creek State and Harmony Hill Nature Area.

Chester Valley Trail: The CVT is a 13 mile paved, mixed-use trail which sits atop an inactive rail line in central Chester County and runs parallel to Rt. 202 from West Whiteland Township east to King of Prussia in Montgomery County. There are several trailheads along the route complete with parking and bathroom facilities, including Exton Park, East Whiteland Township building, and Warner Road.  This trail is popular with cyclists, runners, walkers and families. There is currently a planned extension of the CVT from King of Prussia to Norristown, linking up with the Schuylkill River Trail, and feasibility studies are in progress to extend the trail west to Downingtown.

Schuylkill River Trail: The SRT is the premier recreational and commuter bicycle trail network of Southeastern Pennsylvania and was voted the Best Urban Trail by USA Today in 2015. There are over 60 miles of the SRT completed to date, with sections spanning 5 counties, including Chester County and neighboring Montgomery County. Trail users can access the trail in Chester County at Port Providence trailhead in Phoenixville and take it  Valley Forge Park using the Rt. 422 walk-way (note: if you are afraid of heights, avoid this bridge). A new 14-foot wide bike/pedestrian bridge crossing the Schuylkill River is slated to be completed in May, 2016. Plans are also in the works to extend the SRT from Phoenixville to Pottstown and portions of that primarily crushed stone trail have been opened as of April 2015.

Struble Trail: The Struble Trail is a hidden gem in Chester County, hugging the East Branch of the Brandywine River from Kardon Park in Downingtown to the old Dorlan Mill in Upper Uwchlan Township. This 2.6 mile shady and primarily flat, paved path is very popular for running and walking and offers beautiful views of the creek and access to nearby Marsh Creek State Park. As mentioned previously, feasibility studies are ongoing to link the CVT to the Struble Trail in Downingtown.

Mountain Bike Trails: Chester County has several parks that allow mountain biking. French Creek State Park, located in Elverson, has 25+ miles of well-groomed (but somewhat rocky) single-track and double-track dirt trails available. These trails are rated easy to moderate, although they might be challenging for beginners.  Harmony Hill Nature Area, located in East Bradford Township, has multiple one and two mile loops, plus some additional trails across Rt. 322 to create approximately 10 miles of trail riding. These trails have been rated beginner to intermediate, with some more difficult sections and some climbing. Lastly, Marsh Creek State Park, located in Upper Uwchlan Township, provides mountain bike enthusiasts with 10+ miles of single and double-track trails and beautiful views of Marsh Creek Lake. These trails may not be suited for beginners due to the terrain.

Please support the wonderful organizations such as the Connect the Circuit, the Bicycle Coalition of Philadelphia and Bike Chester County who are committed to expanding the availability of recreation space throughout the Philadelphia area, including right here in our beautiful backyard. Get out and RIDE!


The Downingtown Composite Mountain Biking Team is for co-ed student athletes in grades 6 -12. The objective of the team is to have fun while improving mountain biking skills in a safe environment with the goal of competing against similarly skilled and experienced teams from throughout Pennsylvania. Downingtown MTB started in 2016, the same year that the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Cycling League was formed. The season runs from July 1st through early November with practices held 2-3 times per week at local trails. There are 5 races in the season which are held across the state. The team actively gives back to the community by participating in trail maintenance days at Marsh Creek State Park, French Creek State Park, and Harmony Hill Nature Area as part of the PICL Teen Trail Corps Program.  LoweRiders Bikes and Boards is a proud sponsor of this local team whose mission is to get more kids on bikes ! Registration for the 2020 season starts April 15th and practices begin July 1st. 

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West Chester Women's Multisport, LLC is a recreational community of women empowering each other to move forward and attain their own personal fitness goals: one step, one pedal push and one stroke at a time.
No matter what your starting point or goals, we’ve got your back and will help you to achieve your personal best. We genuinely enjoy the camaraderie found through the pursuit of common physical fitness endeavors, especially triathlon training. LoweRiders is a proud sponsor of this local team.Here's to Strong Women! May we be them. May we know them. May we raise them.

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The West Chester Cycling Club consists of group rides, social events and volunteer activities that bring the cycling community together. The rides range from casual to sanctioned races, such as the annual Iron Hill Twilight Criterium. If you are interested in joining, please check out their website below!

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The Dtown Skatepark Organization was founded in 2010 and was granted Non-Profit status after 7 years of dreaming and planning by Andy Lowe and several members of the Downingtown Main Street Association including Jesse Matthews, Lauren & Josh Heald, and Steve Yemenijian. Fundraising and planning took several years until ground was broken on Phase 1 in the summer of 2014. The skate park was officially opened on  Sept. 17, 2014. In June of 2016, fundraising began for phase 2. Construction by 5th Pocket Skate Parks began in 2017 and phase 2 was opened that summer.

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