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Welcome to Annapolis Bicycle Club sm

"Join the Ride"

Who We Are

The Annapolis Bicycle Club, founded in 1993, is a not-for-profit, service marked, growth oriented membership organization dedicated to the interests of recreational cycling enthusiasts. Our interests are recreation, exercise, safety and camaraderie. We don't pollute or block traffic and we encourage cyclists to adhere to traffic laws.

We have two activities. We ride bicycles and we have fun all at the same time.

Our Rides

We produce several hundred rides per year during the week and on weekends, all year long. We have rides for the lean and mean cyclist who just maxxed out the credit card buying a carbon frame with a SRAM Red eTap gruppo to anybody who has a bike in good condition and a body that would like to get there.

Here's the kinds of rides we offer:

  • Regularly scheduled rides around the Annapolis area on certain weekdays (even in the winter) and on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. They include roads and trails.
  • Sunday touring rides in the Annapolis area and in nearby scenic areas such as the Eastern Shore, Western Maryland and Virginia. The Cherry Blossom ride in DC is a favorite.
  • Summer weekend rides to places such as Bethany Beach, Gettysburg and the Shenandoah Valley.

For rides on Maryland's Eastern Shore, in VA, DC, PA, etc, members  often carpool to reduce costs and increase enjoyment of these activities. 

Check back frequently to the Calendar link on the website for ride announcements.

Contact our Ride Coordinators at "rides AT annapolisbicycleclub.   org" if you would like to suggest a ride or lead a ride. We are seeking more ride leaders and will train you before you lead.

Our Social Events

ABC members socialize during and after rides and at our monthly Third Thursday Get Together for current, new, and past members, and their guests. TTGT takes place at different Annapolis area restaurants at 6pm and is a great time. Bring a sense of humor, an appetite, and a few good stories to share.

We have our annual dinner and party at very nice venues and a summer/autumn picnic for the whole family. ABC subsidizes the costs.

ABC members plan and operate the rest stops at the LifeLine100 annual event. 


All members have access to the website and receive our newsletter, Tailwind Express, which details all activities and rides plus features information on bicycle advocacy and news on club activities. 

Members receive weekly emails about rides and other topics of interest.

Most important - members have access to other members for information and tips on rides and best routes in the Annapolis area.  Many of our riders have been riding for years and years and possess a wealth of information they are happy to share with you. Member contact information is in the members only area on the website.


at abc AT annapolisbicycleclub.   org and all details for members are located in the members only area of the website.

President  John Tyrrell

abc_pres AT annapolisbicycleclub.  org

Vice President Ryan Geisel

abcvp AT annapolisbicycleclub. org

Treasurer Steve Sharkey

Treasurer AT annapolisbicycleclub. org

At-Large Members of the Board Len Jones

Jim Black

Chris Higgins

Ed Marx

Safety Manager Paul Garza

Ride Coordinators:

   Local Weekly Rides Joe Urban

                                                                Paul G

   Out of Area Adventure Rides  Chris Higgins

Tailwind Express Editor    Ed Marx (new 6/20/22)

Webmasters Jim Black

Leon Bloom

Social Media Matt Schuster

Third Thursday Get Together Linda "LJ" Reiter

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Lifeline 100 Rest Stop Coordinator Jim Miner

Race Across America (RAAM) John C. Tyrrell

Ride Leaders

Len Jones - Ride Leader Advisor

Tina McDermott - Ride Leader Advisor & SoCo Ride

Jim Black - 14-15

Chris Higgins - 16-20

RJ Marquette - 15-16 & SoCo Ride

Jim Miner - 14-15

John C. Tyrrell - 16-20

Eric Veit - 17-20

Paul G - 17-19

Ryan Geisel 16-20

Peter Acosta

and possibly you - Please ask how!

Additional Membership Benefits

  • Members on ABC rides are covered by liability and injury insurance. Officers & Directors are covered by a liability policy.
  • Convenient sign-up and renewal via the web page and smart phone app
  • Access to the bulletin board. Everyone can view bulletins and members can post them
  • 10% discount at Bike Doctor of Annapolis & Crofton
  • Exclusive Strava Club for messaging and stats
  • All members of ABC are automatically members of BikeAAA advocacy organization
  • ABC custom jerseys, made in USA
  • ABC polo shirts
  • ABC smartphone app from Wild Apricot
  • Membership in League of American Bicyclists

We Welcome New Members!

Join the Ride!

John C. Tyrrell, President ABC

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Annapolis Bicycle Club supports BikeAAA,
Bicycle Advocates for Annapolis 
& Anne Arundel County 

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