The Central Shenandoah Valley's pastoral landscapes, quaint cities and towns, and historic, natural and cultural resources provide an ideal setting for bicyclists. Bicycling in the region is growing rapidly in popularity, and the Central Shenandoah Valley is nationally recognized as a bicycling touring destination.
This website encourages bicycling in the Central Shenandoah Valley. It details on-and off-road cycling facilities in our neighborhoods, communities, and provides a comprehensive list of scenic loop rides in each of our localities. Browse the maps for scenic routes in the counties of Augusta, Bath, Highland, Rockbridge, and Rockingham; the cities of Buena Vista, Harrisonburg, Lexington, Staunton, and Waynesboro; and the eleven towns that lie between.
News and Events
Tour de Valley - September 3, 2016
The Tour de Valley takes you on a scenic tour of the Shenandoah Valley and includes t-shirt, stocked aid stations, and SAG vehicle support on the course. Choose from two distances, the 100-mile Century or the 62-mile Metric Century. Stay for the after party at the War Memorial Pool at Ridgeview Park where participants can take a swim and enjoy food and beverages.
For more information and/or to register visit the event webpage.
Shenandoah Mountain 100 - September 4, 2016
Shenandoah Mountain 100 is a 100-mile back country mountain bike race in Virginia's George Washington National Forest. The course will consist of singletrack, double track, and fire roads with a bit of pavement.
For more information visit the event webpage, or click here to register.
Devils Backbone Brewing Company Brewery 2 Brewery - September 10, 2016
Devils Backbone Brewing Company is hosting Brewery 2 Brewery on September 10, 2016. It is a 75-mile recreational ride for all ages. The ride will start at 8:30AM at the Outpost Brewery & Taproom, and end at 5:00PM at the Basecamp Brewpub & Meadows. For riders 21+, there will be cold beer waiting at the finish line. Early registration costs $65.00 plus fees and DB bike jerseys are available for purchase.
For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the event website.
34th Annual Shenandoah Valley Century - September 11, 2016
The 34th Annual Shenandoah Valley Century will be on Sunday, September 11, 2016. Bicycle rides of 25, 50, and 100 miles through the scenic and historic Shenandoah Valley sponsored by the Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition (SVBC).
We invite you to help us celebrate the Shenandoah Valley Century for some of the finest cycling to be found. The ride starts in Harrisonburg, the bike capital of Virginia, and includes scenic vistas, small towns, beautiful farms, quiet roads, and more. All routes are paved and have low traffic volume. Participants ride at their own pace; the event is not a race. Maps are provided and the route will be patrolled by automobile SAG to provide assistance as needed. A food and drink stop is provided every 25 miles and at the midpoint of the 25-mile ride.
For more information or to register, visit the SVBC event page.