Posts tagged with: bike virginia

  • Gary Butcher and Andy Beedle ride the winter woods at Carvins Cove
Mountain Biking in Winter Mountain biking in winter is not the same as other seasons.  In some ways it’s better. As the wheel of my 29er dipped into the squish...
The Star City Medio Fondo What’s 7,000 feet of climbing among friends? As it turns out, too much for my legs. “You know a ‘fondo’ is a race, right?” my...
I went along on a ride dubbed the Friendliest Bike Ride in America. ...
The Wilderness Road Ride is a beautiful bike ride that takes you along a path first carved from the wilderness by Daniel Boone. “Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it...
Once again spring has come and with it the Blue Ridge Bicycle Club’s Spring Summits Challenge. The Club designates ten climbs in the Roanoke area and gives riders the entire...
  • Cranksgiving in Roanoke
It’s hard to ride very far in November in Roanoke.  It’s just too cold.  Sure you get the odd day when it’s not — and we all take advantage of...
  • Pipe bridge
It’s not easy to get to Paint Bank, Virginia.  In fact, you pretty much have to be headed there if you want to be there, but it’s worth a purposeful...
  • Burke's Garden horse
The annual Burke’s Garden Century and Metric Century are a tradition in Virginia’s New River Valley.  I rode in the event for the first time this year, and though I...
  • Happy cyclists at Raven's Roost overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Wintergreen.
Wintergreen 4th of July What better way to spend the Fourth of July than suffering with friends, eating red, white and blue popcorn and gourmet hot dogs? The alarm went...
Cycling in Bath County. You would only want to ride Bath County if you enjoy shaded country roads with courteous drivers, bold creeks and small rivers, not to mention the ruffed grouse scuffling...