Road Biking Georgia  by John T. Trussell

Road Biking Georgia Guide Book

by John T. Trussell (Falcon Guides)
Road Biking Georgia  by John T. Trussell
Road Biking Georgia features forty carefully designed rides throughout the state, from the misty mountains in the north to the coastal plains in the south and the rolling piedmont, grass savannahs, and cypress swamps in between. Local cyclist John Trussell provides a sampling of the state's diverse offerings, including rides along the Tour de Georgia and the Bicycle Ride Across Georgia routes, past Civil War battle sites, on scenic biking trails, and among coastal villages.

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Trails from the "Road Biking Georgia" Guide Book
Displaying trails 20 of 40.

Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 40.

Starting in Hiawassee, Georgia, home of the Georgia Mountain Fair, this 36-mile cruise makes a wide circle around Georgia’s highest mountain, Brasstown Bald. At 4,784 feet above sea level, the mountai ...
Hiawassee, GA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 36
This wonderful southwest Georgia ride has three distance options, making it appropriate for average-skill-level riders in good condition to advanced riders. Albany is the county seat of Dougherty Coun ...
Leesburg, GA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 101.4
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Beginning in historic downtown Americus in central Georgia, this ride takes you to Plains, President Jimmy Carter’s home, and to the small towns of Shiloh and Ellaville along very rural back roads. ...
Americus, GA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 101
Athens is a strong cycling town. Home of the University of Georgia and the mighty Georgia Bulldogs (spoken like a true alumnus), there is a lot of cycling activity in Athens. In this progressive city, ...
Watkinsville, GA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 42.2
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Lake Walter F. George, in west Georgia near the scenic town of Ft. Gaines, is the centerpiece of this wonderful ride. You will get a good tour of the lake as you ride to the U. S. Corps of Engineers V ...
Fort Gaines, GA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 42.7
The Barnsley Gardens Challenge is a wonderful ride for average- to advanced-skill riders and travels along the ridges and valleys of northwest Georgia. This area of the state is in the foothills of th ...
Kingston, GA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 56.7
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Callaway Gardens, located in west central Georgia in Pine Mountain, is a beautiful nature preserve and is one of the most bike-friendly places in Georgia. An 8-footwide asphalt bike trail meanders thr ...
Pine Mountain, GA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 10.8
You would be hard-pressed to find a more beautiful and scenic route in the Northwest Georgia Mountains than this one. Beginning in Summerville in Chattooga County, at the base of Lookout Mountain, rid ...
Summerville, GA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 100.1
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It is quiet today at the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Military Park, but the past was filled with turmoil. This tranquil bike route roams 12.7 miles across this hallowed ground, and it makes for a ...
Fort Oglethorpe, GA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 12.7
Situated in central Georgia, the small town of Cochran and the surrounding areas in Bleckley County are ideal locations for this classic ride. The Cochran-Bleckley Chamber of Commerce was quick to rec ...
Cochran, GA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 64.3
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Better known as a mecca for golfers with the world-famous Masters Golf Tournament, Augusta is developing a strong cycling tradition. This city has been the starting point for previous Tour de Georgia ...
Grovetown, GA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 40.2
The Columbus Riverwalk Trail is West Georgia’s cycling heaven! This modern multiuse trail runs along the banks of the beautiful Chattahoochee River through Columbus and south to the Infantry Museum at ...
Phenix City, GA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 31.9
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Like the famous Six Gaps Ride, this route puts cyclists in the beautiful north Georgia mountains, and it is a wonderful ride any time of year, but be prepared for very challenging conditions with 11,8 ...
Cornelia, GA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 107.1
The Dublin Classic ride is a challenging, delightful tour of the outskirts of the city of Dublin, then onto rural Laurens, Dodge, and Bleckley Counties. The route starts in Dublin and loops around thr ...
Dublin, GA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 100.3
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Want to smell the ocean mist, watch the Spanish moss gently wave in the breeze, and surround yourself in coastal history? Then a visit to Fort McAllister, just a short distance south of Savannah, shou ...
Richmond Hill, GA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 34.1
This is a beautiful north Georgia mountains and valleys ride that will both challenge and inspire you. It includes a tour of the Chattahoochee National Forest between Ellijay and Chatsworth, a cruise ...
East Ellijay, GA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 62.5
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The north Georgia alpine village of Helen, one of Georgia’s oldest mountain towns, is the site of this ride. City leaders had a vision many years ago to re-create the town into a Bavarian Alpine Villa ...
Helen, GA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 24.6
Jekyll Island is simply one of the best cycling family destinations in Georgia! It is the smallest barrier island but the only one accessible by a causeway and publicly owned. These reasons are partly ...
Brunswick, GA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 19.3
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Located halfway between the Colonial ports of Savannah and Darien, the logical name for the town became “Midway,” and its citizens were strong advocates of liberty and self-rule during Georgia’s early ...
Midway, GA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 25.9
The little Ocmulgee State Park Ramble is an easy ride through the rural and quiet countryside of south central Georgia. The route is fairly flat with a few gently rolling hills passing through mixed w ...
McRae, GA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 28.9
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