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:
Wheels for Meals - March 25, 2017
Save the date! Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 12:00PM-9:00PM for the Second Annual Wheels for Meals Benefit Ride and Dine event supporting Meals on Wheels and Senior Programs in Buena Vista, Lexington, and the Rockbridge Community.
Ride or just Dine!
The Ride - With three routes and a Kids Bike Rodeo, Wheels for Meals encourages cyclists of all ages and abilities. Supported by Shenandoah Rides & Rentals, cue sheets, clearly marked routes, and rest stops are provided for rider safety and satisfactions. Starting from Maury River Senior Center in Buena Vista.
The Dine - Following the cycling event, Southern Inn Restaurant and Urban Farm Girl Antiques pair up for an unusual and unique post-ride dining experience in Buena Vista with Devils Backbone Brewing and Rockbridge Vineyard, handmade quilt auction by the Mrs. C's Quilting Qlub, music by Late Blooming Onions and more!
For mor information please visit the website.
SVBC Harris-Roubaix: A Gravel Road Spring Classic - April 9, 2017
The Harris-Roubaix is another great, fun cycling event brought to you by the Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition. It takes place every Spring on the same day as the Paris-Roubaix. The group leaves from the center of Harrisonburg at noon for a casual ride to a family farm about seven miles north. From the farm there will be a 10-15-mile loop marked for your enjoyment. You are more than welcome to ride the loop once or more, and there is an informal three-lap race that will crown the Champion of the Harris-Roubaix.
For more information please visit the event page.
Bike Shenandoah Spring Metric Century - April 22, 2017
Bike Shenandoah is a long standing fundraiser through the beautiful Shenandoah Valley in fall. Now in its 20th year of operation, Bike Shenandoah features rides for all levels of cyclists including a 62-mile metric century, 30-mile, 15-mile, 5-mile family fun ride, and a bike rodeo with games and prizes.
For the first time this year we are offering a spring Metric Century ride. Bike Shenandoah's Spring Metric Century offers a well-organized and supported tune up ride early in the biking season for those wanting to get ready for a more arduous 100-miler later in the year. It also offers the opportunity to have fun while supporting the important work of six service agencies with roots in the community and global reach.
For more details please visit Bike Shenandoah's website.