Culpeper Cycling Century
October 1, 2016
Located in Culpeper, ride the scenic roads of Culpeper with 35, 65 and 100 mile options. This ride benefits the Culpeper Recreation Foundation, Inc. (a 501(c) 3 non-profit) as they strive to achieve their mission of promoting recreation in Culpeper County.
More information is here: http://culpepercyclingcentury.com/
Tour de Bland
October 8, 2016
The Tour de Bland is an annual road cycling ride and 5k run to support the fundraising efforts for the Relay For Life in Bland County, VA. The entire event is hosted by employees and friends of ABB's Dry-type Transformer factory located just a few blocks from the starting line. There are 15, 37, 73, and 100 mile ride options through beautiful fall county roads and depending on your route, climbs up and over 4 mountains.
More information is here: http://www.tourdebland.org/
Shenandoah Fall Foliage Bike Festival
October 14-16, 2016
A full weekend of riding- constant vistas of the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains enhance your enjoyment of the scenic countryside of the Shenandoah Valley. The event annually draws over 600 riders from up and down the mid-Atlantic states and beyond- was recently featured in 2014 U.S. News and World Report's Travel as one of America's Best Fall Bike Rides. Choose from 13 different routes of varying degrees of difficulty. There's everything from a 6.4-mile family route on Saturday to a 100-miler "century" on Sunday. All routes open at 8 a.m. and close at 4 p.m., with a long, rolling lunch break each day.
More information is here: http://shenandoahbike.org/
Tour de Midnight
2410 Granite Ridge Road - Rockville, VA 23146
Saturday, October 15, 2016, 10am to 3:30pm
Tour de Midnight is a bike ride originating from Midnight Brewery in Rockville, VA supporting the Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia. Come and see the beauty of the fall foilage as we traverse through Central Virginia. We will head South briefly before taking a right turn on Rockville Road and North towards Lake Anna. 100 Kilometer riders will see the farms of Rockville, the historic town of Montipilier, breath taking views like the Woodson Mill and capture 5 stunning views of Lake Anna and cross the South Anna River on their way back. Our 50 Kilometer riders will enjoy Montipilier and Rockville as well as they will turn west past Montipilier and capture the last portion of the 100KM route.
Participants will be invited to enjoy the hospitality of Midnight Brewery after their ride. Enjoy good music, excellent craft beer in a custom pint glass that all participants will get in their goodie bag. There will be food trucks for everyone to enjoy. All of this to set the stage to tell some tall tales of the day's adventures and support the Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia.
More information is here: https://www.facebook.com/TourdeMidnight/
Registration is here: https://www.bikereg.com/tourdemidnight
Between the Waters Ride
Cape Charles, Virginia
October 22, 2016
The Between the Waters Bike Tour is sponsored by Citizens for a Better Eastern Shore (CBES) and winds through interesting historic towns and communities and along back roads to scenic rest stops that overlook the Atlantic seaside and the Chesapeake Bay. The start/finish locations rotate between Wachapreague, Nassawadox, Onancock and Cape Charles. Riders have a choice of 20, 40, 60 or 100-mile routes with staggered start times.
More information is here: here