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1) Bethlehem - Allentown - Emmaus [BPhB1]

2) Emmaus - Collegeville [BPhB2]

3) Collegeville - northwest [BPhB3]

4) Ridge Av - Manayunk - Philadelphia Museum of Art [BPhB4]

5) Philadelphia Museum of Art - Mt Airy - Chestnut Hill [BPhB5]

6) Chestnut Hill - Ambler - North Wales [BPhB6]

7) North Wales - Hatfield - Sellersville - Coopersburg [BPhB7]

 . . . variation 7A) less-hilly more-traffic from Sellersville to Coopersburg [BPhB7a]

8) Coopersburg - Saucon Valley - Bethlehem [BPhB8]

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This is a loop route connecting Philadelphia and Bethlehem. It's about 140-145 miles. We've divided the route into eight sections for convenience of offering public maps and cue sheets:

1) Bethlehem - Allentown - Emmaus [ map on Bikely | cue sheet ]

Description on Bikely:
Bethlehem thru Allentown to Emmaus + Vera Cruz.
For more info + connections to other routes, see www.roberts-1.com/b/x/pb. This route is one stage of a loop connecting Philadelphia + Bethlehem -- search Bikely on [BPhB]. Labels on points form a detailed cue sheet (click on Show, select Cue Sheet). Points have not been tweaked or tested for GPS navigation.
This stage has routeID [BPhB1].
It connects from Philadelphia to Bethlehem sec 4 [BPhB8], and connects to route Bethlehem to Philadelphia sec 2 [BPhB2].
Not checked by us since 2009.

2) Emmaus - Collegeville [ map on Bikely | cue sheet ]

Description on Bikely:
Emmaus + Vera Cruz to Collegeville (mostly on route 29).
For more info + connections to other routes, see www.roberts-1.com/b/x/pb. This route is one stage of a loop connecting Philadelphia + Bethlehem -- search Bikely on [BPhB]. Labels on points form a detailed cue sheet (click on Show, select Cue Sheet). Points have not been tweaked or tested for GPS navigation.
This stage has routeID [BPhB2].
It connects from Bethlehem to Philadelphia sec 1 [BPhB1], and connects to Bethlehem to Philadelphia sec 3 [BPhB3].
Not checked by us since 2009.

3) Collegeville - northwest Philadelphia [ map on Bikely | cue sheet ]

Description on Bikely:
Collegeville PA to northwest Philadelphia.
For more info + connections to other routes, see www.roberts-1.com/b/x/pb. This route is one stage of a loop connecting Philadelphia + Bethlehem -- search Bikely on [BPhB]. Labels on points form a detailed cue sheet (click on Show, select Cue Sheet). Points have not been tweaked or tested for GPS navigation.
This stage has routeID [BPhB3].
It connects from Bethlehem to Phila sec 2 [BPhB2], and connects to Bethlehem to Phila sec 4 [BPhB4].
Not checked by us since 2009.

4) Ridge Av - Manayunk - Philadelphia Museum of Art [ map on Bikely | cue sheet ]

Description on Bikely:
northwest Philadelphia to Manayunk to Art Museum.
For more info + connections to other routes, see www.roberts-1.com/b/x/pb. This route is one stage of a loop connecting Philadelphia + Bethlehem -- search Bikely on [BPhB]. Labels on points form a detailed cue sheet (click on Show, select Cue Sheet). Points have not been tweaked or tested for GPS navigation.
This stage has routeID [BPhB4].
It connects from Bethlehem to Phila sec 3 [BPhB3], and connects to Phila to Bethlehem sec 1 [BPhB5].
Not checked by us since 2009.

5) Philadelphia Museum of Art - Mt Airy - Chestnut Hill [ map on Bikely | cue sheet ]

Description on Bikely:
Philadelphia Museum of Art thru Fairmount Park to Chestnut Hill.
For more info + connections to other routes, see www.roberts-1.com/b/x/pb. This route is one stage of a loop connecting Philadelphia + Bethlehem -- search Bikely on [BPhB]. Labels on points form a detailed cue sheet (click on Show, select Cue Sheet). Points have not been tweaked or tested for GPS navigation.
This stage has routeID [BPhB5].
It connects from Bethlehem to Phila sec 4 [BPhB4], and connects to Phila to Bethlehem sec 2 [BPhB6].
Not checked by us since 2009.

6) Chestnut Hill - Ambler - North Wales [ map on Bikely | cue sheet ]

Description on Bikely:
Philadelphia - Chestnut Hill to Ambler to North Wales.
For more info + connections to other routes, see www.roberts-1.com/b/x/pb. This route is one stage of a loop connecting Philadelphia + Bethlehem -- search Bikely on [BPhB]. Labels on points form a detailed cue sheet (click on Show, select Cue Sheet). Points have not been tweaked or tested for GPS navigation.
This stage has routeID [BPhB6].
It connects from Phila to Bethlehem sec 1 [BPhB5], and connects to Phila to Bethlehem sec 3 [BPhB7].
Not checked by us since 2009.

7) North Wales - Hatfield - Sellersville - Coopersburg [ map on Bikely | cue sheet ]

Description on Bikely:
North Wales to Coopersburg, by way of Lansdale - Hatfield - Souderton - Sellersville - Trumbauersville.
For more info + connections to other routes, see www.roberts-1.com/b/x/pb - routeID [BPhB7]. This route is one stage of a loop connecting Philadelphia + Bethlehem -- search Bikely on [BPhB]. Labels on points form a detailed cue sheet (click on Show, select Cue Sheet). Points have been tweaked but not tested for GPS navigation. It connects from Phila to Bethlehem sec 2 [BPhB6], and connects to Phila to Bethlehem sec 4 [BPhB8].
Not checked by us since 2009.

 . . . variation 7A) less-hilly more-traffic from Sellersville to Coopersburg [ map on Bikely | cue sheet ]

Description on Bikely:

Sellersville to Coopersburg by shorter less hilly route than the main route, but also less scenic and with more motor vehicle traffic.
For more info + connections to other routes, see www.roberts-1.com/b/x/pb - routeID [BPhB7A]. This route is one stage of a loop connecting Philadelphia + Bethlehem -- search Bikely on [BPhB]. Labels on points form a detailed cue sheet (click on Show, select Cue Sheet). Points have been tweaked and partly tested for GPS navigation. It connects from the midst of route "Phila to Bethlehem sec 3" [BPhB7], and connects to "Phila to Bethlehem sec 4" [BPhB8].
Not checked by us since 2009.

8) Coopersburg - Saucon Valley - Bethlehem [ map on Bikely | cue sheet ]

Description on Bikely:

Coopersburg through Saucon Valley around east side of South Mt to Bethlehem.
For more info + connections to other routes, see www.roberts-1.com/b/x/pb - routeID [BPhB8]. This route is one stage of a loop connecting Philadelphia + Bethlehem -- search Bikely on [BPhB]. Labels on points form a detailed cue sheet (click on Show, select Cue Sheet). Points have been tweaked but not tested for GPS navigation. It connects from Phila to Beth sec 3 [BPhB7] or 3A [BPhB7A], and connects to Beth to Phila sec 1 [BPhB1].
Not checked by us since 2009.

 

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