Road Biking Virginia Guide Book

by Jim Homerosky (Falcon Guides)
Road Biking Virginia  by Jim Homerosky

240pp/photos/maps/elevation charts
ISBN: 0762711949

From the Tidewater coastal plain and the rolling hills of the Piedmont to the peaks of the Blue Ridge Mountains, enjoy the dramatic diversity of Virginia on two wheels. Grab this guidebook, put on your helmet, and hit the road on forty carefully designed tours, which range in length from 9 miles to 102 miles and cover a wide range of abilities and fitness levels. Inside you'll discover: detailed profiles of each ride, including traffic conditions, terrain, and length; vivid descriptions of points of interest; listings for local restaurants, hotels, bike shops, and rest rooms along the way; USGS-based maps and elevation profiles.

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Trails from the "Road Biking Virginia" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 40.
... Preview: The Ashland Ramble takes cyclists through the gently rolling farmlands of Hanover County. Riders must fuel up at the start in Ashland, as the ride is very rural and has no stores or restaurants along ... From the guidebook "Road Biking Virginia"
Ashland, VA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 26
... Preview: The Blue Ridge Challenge offers the cyclist magnificent scenery, a sampling of its rich folk heritage, and some mean mountain climbing. Designed for the fit and strong cyclist, the challenge lets you ... From the guidebook "Road Biking Virginia"
Ferrum, VA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 50
... Preview: Straddling the Virginia–North Carolina border lies the 50,000-acre John H. Kerr Dam and Reservoir. Kerr Dam is the official name, but most Virginians call it Buggs Island Lake, named after an early se ... From the guidebook "Road Biking Virginia"
Boydton, VA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 25
... Preview: Deep in the heart of Appalachia, there lies a valley that is the highest, greenest, and, some say, prettiest in the entire state of Virginia. The valley is geologically unique in that it is completely ... From the guidebook "Road Biking Virginia"
Tazewell, VA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 19
... Preview: The Charlottesville Challenge is a scenic, moderately hilly ride through the Albemarle County countryside known locally as “Mr. Jefferson’s Country.” Based in Charlottesville, the challenge follows th ... From the guidebook "Road Biking Virginia"
Charlottesville, VA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 45
... Preview: The Chatham Cruise is a delightful rural tour through the tobacco-growing region of Virginia’s largest county, Pittsylvania. Based in the tranquil town of Chatham, the Cruise’s terrain is mild but off ... From the guidebook "Road Biking Virginia"
Chatham, VA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 40
... Preview: The Chesapeake Ramble is an easy, delightful tour of the eastern reaches of the Northern Neck, the long peninsula bounded by the Rappahannock River to the south, the Potomac River to the north, and th ... From the guidebook "Road Biking Virginia"
Kilmarnock, VA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 31
... Preview: The Colonial Cruise is a gentle ride through one of the most historic areas in the United States. Starting in Jamestown, the cruise takes the cyclist through the woods and farms of Virginia’s Lower Pe ... From the guidebook "Road Biking Virginia"
Jamestown, VA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 42
... Preview: Nestled between the Rapidan and Rappahannock rivers in Virginia’s Piedmont region, the town of Culpeper is the starting point for a tour of this picturesque and historic area. Although the first half ... From the guidebook "Road Biking Virginia"
Culpeper, VA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 40
... Preview: Separating the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay is the 70-mile-long peninsula known as Virginia’s Eastern Shore. Countless waterways, small towns and villages, abundant wildlife, and miles of pri ... From the guidebook "Road Biking Virginia"
Onancock, VA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 35
... Preview: The Farmville Classic is a long cruise around the gentle, rolling farmlands of Cumberland and Buckingham counties. This area is rich in history, for it was through this region that General Robert E. L ... From the guidebook "Road Biking Virginia"
Farmville, VA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 54
... Preview: The Goshen Ramble is an out-and-back ride that follows the Maury River through magnificent Goshen Pass. Starting in the village of Rockbridge Baths, the cyclist will follow the boulder-strewn Maury Ri ... From the guidebook "Road Biking Virginia"
Rockbridge Baths, VA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 20
... Preview: The Hanover Cruise is a delightful tour through the heart of central Virginia. Starting in the small, historic town of Hanover, the cruise takes in parts of three counties: Hanover, Caroline, and King ... From the guidebook "Road Biking Virginia"
Hanover, VA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 40
... Preview: The Harrisonburg Cruise is a short but fairly challenging ride that begins and ends in the heart of Harrisonburg. It is a perfect getaway for those sightseeing the city or visiting family and friends ... From the guidebook "Road Biking Virginia"
Harrisonburg, VA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 26
... Preview: Deep in the heart of Appalachia, the Highlands Classic offers the cyclist a splendid assortment of the Southwest Highland’s history, nature, and culture. Starting in Abingdon, the classic can be compl ... From the guidebook "Road Biking Virginia"
Abingdon, VA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 83
... Preview: The Hot Springs Classic is an extremely rural spin through the Allegheny Mountains of Virginia’s Western Highlands. Although the classic can be completed in one day, it is designed as a two-day trip w ... From the guidebook "Road Biking Virginia"
Monterey, VA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 92
... Preview: Located in the heart of central Virginia, beautiful Lake Anna was created in 1972 for the purpose of providing cooling water for the North Anna Nuclear Power Station. The region is now a popular outdo ... From the guidebook "Road Biking Virginia"
Montpelier, VA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 102
... Preview: The Luray Classic is one of the most scenic, spectacular, and thrilling rides in all of Virginia. While this classic is designed to be a one-day ride for advanced cyclists, the average rider will requ ... From the guidebook "Road Biking Virginia"
Front Royal, VA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 83
... Preview: The Mabry Mill Challenge takes the cyclist through scenic Patrick County, which is famous for its peach orchards. Some strenuous climbing is required to reach the Blue Ridge Parkway, where cyclists ca ... From the guidebook "Road Biking Virginia"
Stuart, VA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 64
... Preview: The Mathews Ramble is an extremely flat and effortless tour of Mathews County, situated at the far eastern reaches of Virginia’s Middle Peninsula. Extremely rural and rich in maritime history, Mathews ... From the guidebook "Road Biking Virginia"
Mathews, VA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 34

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