Join Friend, Inc. Community Services on August 14, 2021 for the 12th annual “Brake the Cycle of Poverty”—a benefit bike ride from 7 AM-2 PM at Rickenbach Learning Center, Kutztown University, College Boulevard, Kutztown, PA.
Choose from 10, 25, 40 or 62 mile routes. We will have SAG support, well marked roads and cue sheets, food for registered riders, and more.
Featuring the Four Covered Bridges of Berks County
The 62 mile Metric Century ride will feature all four driveable, mid-19th century covered bridges located in our county!
Check-in starts at 7:00 AM for the 62 and 40 mile rides, and 8:00-9:00 AM for the 25 and 10 mile rides. $35 individual registration fee ($45 day of event) and children under 12 ride for FREE with a registered adult!
- 62 mile Metric Century ride starts at 8:00am
- 40 mile Rolling Course starts at 8:15am
- 25 mile Moderate Hills Course starts at 9:00am
- 10 mile Family Course starts at 9:15am
Register by July 10th and get a t-shirt, otherwise as supplies last. For more information or questions, please call 610-683-7791.
Gather Sponsors and Win Prizes!
Each rider that raises $300 of sponsors receives a Brake the Cycle Jersey. Download Sponsor Sheet (PDF)
Coming from a distance?
All guests are welcome to book their reservation at the Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Kutztown and receive a special lodging rate of $125.00 by calling the hotel directly at 484.641.8800 or visiting https://group.hamptoninn.com/BraketheCycle. Please use booking code: FRI
Help support us by making a donation to Friend, Inc. Community Services.