Richmond Area Bicycling Association Non-RABA Events Non-RABA Cycling Related Events

2018 TarWheel Century (33, 62, 100)

Camden, NC

April 14, 2018

Northeast North Carolina is wonderful for cycling.... Come join our 25th Annual TarWheel, you're gonna enjoy it. Start/finish and foodstops are loaded with goodies... Camden County High School is on US Hwy 158.

More info here.

High Bridge Ride for Alzheimers

Farmville, VA

April 21, 2018

1st Annual High Bridge Ride. A bike ride on the High Bridge Trail in Farmville, Virginia to benefit the Alzheimer's Association's "The Longest Day." The entire ride is an off-road Rails-to-Trails route. You choose your ride. Choose a Family-friendly 10 miles or plan a 30 mile out-and-back or a 100k Metric Century.

More info here.

VCU Alumni Ride

Richmond, VA

April 28, 2018

Ride, enjoy family fun or do both! Join VCU Alumni's Riding Rams and VCU Recreational Sports for the 2018 VCU Alumni and Community Bike Ride.

More info here.

Pedal through the Petals

Richmond, VA

April 29, 2018

Join us for a guided tour of Richmond's most beautiful architecture and gardens, on your bike! Please bring your bike, a water bottle and a bike helmet (helmets are required to ride).

Party Central is at the Lakeside Farmer's Market. You can use the "bike valet" while you register for the ride and try your luck at the raffle.

More info here.

Operation Bike for the Brave

Richmond, VA

May 5, 2018

Formerly known as Ride for Operation Rise & Conquer, Operation Bike For The Brave is a benefit bike ride with 50, 25 and 13 mile course options through Hanover County. All proceeds directly benefit the Adaptive Sports Program at McGuire Veterans Hospital in Richmond, VA

More info here.

Cap 2 Cap Ride

Richmond, VA

May 12, 2018

The VCU Health Cap2Cap on May 12, 2018 is the 13th annual bike ride fundraiser organized by the Virginia Capital Trail Foundation. All proceeds from the event support the Foundation's goals of continuing to enhance, promote and advocate for the Virginia Capital Trail. The start and finish of the ride will be at the historic Charles City Courthouse (10780 Courthouse Road Charles City, VA 23030).

More info here.

Ride of Silence

Richmond, VA

May 16, 2018

On May 16, 2018 at 7:00 PM, the Ride of Silence will traverse and unite the globe as nothing before it. Cyclists will take to the roads in a silent procession to honor cyclists who have been killed or injured while cycling on public roadways. Although cyclists have a legal right to share the road with motorists, the motoring public often isn't aware of these rights, and sometimes not aware of the cyclists themselves.

More info here.

Tour de Chesapeake

Mathews, VA

May 19, 2018

The County of Mathews, the Mathews Land Conservancy, and the Mathews Visitor Center are your hosts for this event. Celebrate the arrival of spring with a weekend of scenic cycling- great FLAT routes with views of the water everywhere you turn, delicious local eats, toe-tapping music, and nice, down-home folks to help you with whatever you need!

Tour de Chesapeake is a family-friendly cycling event located in Mathews County, on Virginia's Middle Peninsula. The supported ride is all day on Saturday, but we hope you will make a weekend of it and see all Mathews has to offer. We have lined up a whole assortment of things for you to do on Friday, Saturday and Sunday too!

More info here.

DC Bike Ride

Washington, DC

May 19, 2018

DC Bike Ride is a celebration of bicycling in Washington, DC. It's the only day you can adventure around your city by bike with no cars.

More info here.

Storming Thunder Ride

Lynchburg, VA

May 20, 2018

Storming of Thunder Ridge is Lynchburg, Virginia's only local, fully-supported road cycling event. With the Blue Ridge Mountains as your backdrop, there's a ride for everyone: 27, 45, 47 (The Mountain Only), 75 and 100 mile options.

The Storming of Thunder Ridge Bicycle Ride is a fund-raiser benefiting the YMCA of Central Virginia's Annual Fund.

More info here.

Pedal for the Pig

Smithfield, VA

May 26, 2018

Pedal for the Pig. Our annual May ride. Thirty miles to a metric century. Held on the Saturday before Memorial Day.

More info here.

Bike MS Colonial Crossroads

Williamsburg, VA

June 2-3, 2018

Bike MS: Colonial Crossroads is a ride that will take you farther than you've ever gone before. Cyclists will enjoy the beautiful roads winding through the heart of Virginia as they pass historic sites and rustic farmlands. The first day concludes in Colonial Williamsburg, VA with the Smithfield and Richmond routes coming together to head into the finish line and enjoy a scrumptious feast, massages, musical entertainment and an evening program. Day two begins with a hearty breakfast before cyclists head back to Smithfield/Richmond and their respective finish line.

Your participation drives breakthroughs in MS research and ensures people with MS have what they need to live their best lives.

More info here.

Bike Virginia Tour

Radford and Dublin, VA

June 22-27, 2018

Escape the mundane to ride in a truly remarkable place. "Ride the River" on Bike Virginia's 31st annual bicycle adventure June 22-27, 2018. Bike Virginia Cyclists 2018 Saturday June 24 Join the Bike Virginia family of 1,500+ riders, kindred spirits, for SIX terrific days on Virginia's outstanding cycling roads. Pedal from our TWO lovely host locations- one in Radford, Virginia and the other, Claytor Lake State Park, in Dublin, Virginia- for a bike vacation that will delight your senses. Can't escape for a week? That's okay, you can join us for the weekend or weekday portion of the event.

More info here.

The Nightmare Tour

Lancaster County, PA

August 11, 2018

This ride goes around the perimeter of scenic Lancaster and part of Berks counties in Pennsylvania. The ride distances are 111, 177, 200, 225 miles and 24 hrs. with 8900 to 22,000 ft of climb. This event has been going on for over 2 decades plus. The Mother of them all. A MUST for the serious cyclist. Register at the website more than a week in advance. No day of registration. Website: TheNightMareTour.com

Climb to Conquer

Richmond, VA

Sept. 22, 2018

Climb to Conquer Cancer offers the competitive cyclist three experiences:

Competitive climbs up iconic Libby Hill, made famous in 2015 Worlds. You will compete based on the average Strava times of two climbs of this hill for age-group awards and King of the Mountain/Queen of the Mountain awards. Can you earn the right to wear the Polka Dot Jersey?

An urban ride through the 29th Street corridor of Church Hill, site of the upcoming 29th Street Bike Walk Boulevard project.

Your choice of a scenic ride on the roads through Historic Battlefield Park and in the countryside and beyond, or an off-road ride through the trails of the James River Basin.

More info here.

Cycle for Life (Cystic Fibrosis)

Richmond, VA

Sept. 29, 2018

Get your wheels in motion and join us Sunday, October 28, 2018 for our Central Virginia CF Cycle for Life bicycle event as we ride through some of the most picturesque and scenic terrain in the state. CF Cycle for Life is a fully-supported ride with route options of 25 and 65 miles. From breakfast to our cycle post party, you can enjoy fully stocked rest stops every 10-12 miles, bike mechanics for bicycle maintenance and repair, ride marshals to cheer you along the way and plenty of support vehicles to help you complete the ride. This unique event empowers participants to take action and demonstrate their fight in finding a cure for cystic fibrosis in a tangible, emotional and powerful way.

More info here.

Seagull Century

Salisbury, MD

Oct. 6, 2018

A portion of proceeds over and above Century ride expenses go toward scholarships & grants at Salisbury University. Annually, Sea Gull Century Awards 12 scholarships and 15 faculty grants. See your registration form to make a donation.

More info here.

Between the Waters Ride

Onancock, VA

Oct. 27, 2018



More info here.

Tour de Cure (American Diabetes Association)

Oct. 27, 2018

The Tour de Cure is an event where no matter what road you take, you will be joining thousands of people from around the country who have the same passion as you to fight diabetes and its burdens. All riders, runners and walkers will be treated to lunch and a fantastic celebration party for all to enjoy. The Tour de Cure is bigger and better than ever with options for everyone.

More info here.

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