Bike the Shenandoah Valley
 


Welcome

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 & Events

A listing of bicycling news and upcoming events:

Jeremiah Bishop's Alpine Loop Gran Fondo - September 30, 2018

Named one of America's Top 10 Gran Fondos" by Men's Journal, Jeremiah Bishop's Alpine Loop Gran Fondo is an event to welcome cyclists and spectators to Harrisonburg, VA for an exciting weekend of special events, challenging rides, charity fundraising and festivities for the entire family. Join in this cycling tradition!

Visit the website, registration site, or Facebook event page for more information and to register.

Shenandoah Mountain Bike Festival - October 5-7, 2018

The Shenandoah Mountain Bike Festival originated in 1997 and has since become a highlight of Virginia's fall cycling scene. The Festival is the largest fundraiser for the Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition (SVBC). The funds from the Festival help SVBC achieve our goals of promoting, educating, and increasing cycling awareness in the Shenandoah Valley!

Visit the registration page or the Facebook event page for more information and to register.

Shenandoah Fall Foliage Bike Festival - October 19-21, 2018

Enjoy the scenic heart of Virginia's Shenandoah Valley as you join us for the 28th annual Fall Foliage Bike Festival. A perennial favorite with cyclists up and down the mid-Atlantic states and beyond, the Fall Foliage Bike Festival offers a full weekend of riding, sightseeing and warm Virginia hospitality.

Visit the event website or the Facebook event page for more information and to register.

Harrisonburg Named One of America's Best Mountain Bike Towns!

National Geographic named Harrisonburg, Virginia one of America's 20 Best Mountain Bike Towns. Check out the article to see the rest of the towns that made the list.

"To foster authentic bike culture, a town needs more than just high quality trails. These 20 mountain bike hamlets around the country offer bucket-list rides, new trail development, a variety of outdoor recreation, and a fun, bike-friendly vibe."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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