Registration for the 2017 Back Roads Century is now OPEN!  We have a bright and shiny new web site with lots of information about the Back Roads Century and Potomac Pedalers.
  • Click HERE to Register with EARLY-BIRD SAVINGS!!
  • Click HERE for more details about the Back Roads Century.
  • Click HERE for information on lodging for the weekend. We are holding blocks of rooms at a number of area hotels and motels, so please book your room early!
We've kept the best of the Back Roads Century from past years! 
  • Same entry fee including early-bird pricing and Potomac Pedalers' member discount
  • 5 Routes including Century, Metric Century, Half Century, and two shorter routes of 47 and 27 miles.
  • Great rest stops with music and expanded food options, including or famous Tomato/Hummus Sandwiches and Boiled Potatoes.
  • After-event party featuring music and food
  • Beautiful views of rivers, valleys, hills, and apple orchards
  • Saturday ride options
  • New Jersey and T-Shirt designs coming soon
  • Free Parking adjacent to Ride Start and After-Event Party 
  • Access to showers at the Shepherd University Wellness Center
And we've listened to your feedback to make the Back Roads Century even better
  • Relocated After-Ride Party closer to parking and showers, and with less traffic
  • Saturday Night Street Party in Shepherdstown
  • Route tweaks to address traffic issues
Why register early?  
The Back Roads Century is one of the Mid-Atlantic's premier century events offering routes for riders of all levels looking for a challenge, or just a great day in the country.  The event has sold out for the past several years so register early and make sure you can participate!  Register before June 19 to take advantage of lower early bird registration rates! 
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About Potomac Pedalers
The Potomac Pedalers Touring Club, Inc. is a non-profit educational, recreational and social organization for bicycling enthusiasts. We're one of the largest bicycle clubs in the United States, and the largest in the Metropolitan Washington DC area. Potomac Pedalers is affiliated with the League of American Bicyclists and we're recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, non-profit organization.
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