Be part of the Bicycle Touring Professional in June, 2019 for the week-long BIKE VIRGINIA biking tour throughout the scenic Shenandoah Valley. Click on right here for particulars on how one can be a part of this 3 or 6-day biking occasion! 🚴
The thirty second annual BIKE VIRGINIA tour is going down between the twenty first and twenty sixth of June, 2019… and I feel it is best to critically contemplate becoming a member of the tour!
What’s Bike Virginia?
In case you don’t know, BIKE VIRGINIA is an enormous, week-long biking occasion that takes place yearly within the US state of Virginia. Through the course of this one week, greater than 1,500 individuals from all around the globe collect collectively to conduct a sequence of memorable bike rides throughout the state. Click on right here to be taught extra in regards to the tour…
Annually, the BIKE VIRGINIA tour strikes to a distinct a part of the state and hosts a sequence of motorbike rides in that exact space. Final yr the tour centered of a number of epic river rides that cross the state of Virginia. However this yr (2019), the tour can be based mostly out of the Shenandoah Valley – a 140 mile stretch of land that’s well-known for its charming cities 🏠, historic Civil Warfare 🇺🇸 battlefields, spectacular mountain vistas 🌲, and distinctive biking 🚲 alternatives.
You Can Cycle Throughout Virginia!
This can be a bike tour that just about anybody can take part in:
Every day of the tour there can be a number of totally different 🚴🏼♀️ bike rides to select from. Shorter bike rides for newcomers; longer 90+ mile bike rides for these eager to push themselves and see every little thing there may be to see within the Shenandoah Valley; and medium-length bike rides for many who wish to get pleasure from each second of their Virginia bicycle touring expertise.
Along with that, you’ll be able to select to affix the bike tour for 1 day, 3 days, or your complete 6-day occasion. This implies you could work the BIKE VIRGINIA tour into your private 🗓️ calendar. In case you can solely make it out for a single day of the bike journey, that’s okay; If you wish to come out for the weekend, that’s nice too!; And in case you have the time, I’d encourage you to join your complete 6-day bike tour. (PS – That’s what I’ll be doing. I’m going to be there for all six days of the 2019 BIKE VIRGINIA tour.)
This can be a bike tour you are able to do alone… or with somebody you like. 👫 When you’ve got a buddy, member of the family, co-worker or cherished one who would get pleasure from taking part in a biking occasion akin to this, it is best to convey them alongside! That is going to be a big, social biking expertise… and the extra individuals in attendance, the extra enjoyable it is going to be. Even if you wish to attend the occasion your self, however your husband or spouse doesn’t wish to be a part of within the biking expertise, it’s attainable to take part within the BIKE VIRGINIA tour with out really doing any biking in any respect. Deep reductions can be found for non-riders!
Lastly, as a result of it is a camping-based bicycle tour (the place all 1,500 individuals can be tenting in a giant discipline on every evening of the tour), the price 💵 for the BIKE VIRGINIA tour is extraordinarily low. In reality, this is among the most inexpensive bike excursions I’ve ever participated in .
Excessive-Worth & Low Worth
Once you join the BIKE VIRGINIA tour, you get a complete lot greater than just some days of unbelievable biking within the state of Virginia. You additionally get:
Marked biking routes utilizing as much as 200 eye degree, brightly coloured directional indicators per day. No cue sheets or GPS wanted (though GPS route information can be found for obtain if you wish to convey your personal GPS).
As much as 10 consolation station “relaxation stops” (each 20–25 miles) discovered in fascinating locations on the way in which. Consolation station “relaxation stops” serve tasty treats, electrolyte drinks and contemporary fruit.
Assist and kit (SAG) vehicles 🚚 providing help for emergencies throughout using hours.
150–200 workers and volunteers to help you. The rider-to-volunteer ratio is often 8-to-1… so that you’ll be nicely taken care of.
Cell phone app which incorporates occasion schedule, social connection alternatives, and route data.
Tent tenting ⛺ on the park-setting headquarters is included with registration. Nevertheless, it’s possible you’ll select to remain in one of many official tour 🏨 resorts.
Household-friendly actions are included – akin to household tenting space, household yoga, children’ course, family-friendly routes and extra!
Showers 🚿 and relaxation rooms 💩 out there on the tenting space (together with some indoors).
On-site distributors, therapeutic massage therapists and bike restore (further prices apply).
Charging stations for all of your 📱 electronics.
You may convey your automotive to and park at headquarters! (Entry anytime day or evening.)
On-site beer and wine gross sales that includes native choices.
Every day and nightly actions will happen at Headquarters or close by places. Search for buying, out of doors recreation, live shows, stay music, films, and different related actions.
FREE Journey in type! Commemorative Tour T-Shirt included with 3-DAY and 6-DAY WEEKEND in the event you register on or earlier than March thirty first, 2019 (that’s a $30 worth!)
I feel you’ll be able to see, that is going to be an unbelievable week of bicycle touring in Virginia… and I can’t look ahead to the journey to start!
Only a Little Backstory…
In 2003 I spent the summer season biking from North Carolina to Maine – up the east coast of the US. It was a implausible bicycle touring expertise, and of all of the totally different states I crossed by way of on that bike tour that yr, Virginia was the state that stood out probably the most in my thoughts. The individuals, the locations and the overall vibe I acquired from Virginia has caught with me for greater than a decade now… and I can’t wait to return to the state in June of 2019 for the BIKE VIRGINIA biking tour.
I’ve solely been to Virginia as soon as, however from what I’ve seen and skilled there, it’s an unbelievable place to go bicycle touring… and I hope you’ll contemplate becoming a member of me in June of 2019 for the BIKE VIRGINIA tour.
To be taught extra about BIKE VIRGINIA, register for the tour and safe your spot on this memorable biking tour, merely go to the web site at: www.bikevirginia.org
IMPORTANT NOTE: I’m not main the BIKE VIRGINIA tour… however I can be taking part within the tour this yr (2019). If you wish to meet me (TOURING-BICYCLE – the Bicycle Touring Professional), cycle with me, or join with different Bicycle Touring Professional readers, this might be an incredible alternative so that you can do these issues!
BIKE VIRGINIA has, nevertheless, invited me to be there on the occasion to take photographs and shoot video (like I at all times do) for the Bicycle Touring Professional web site and YouTube channel. Along with the photograph and video work that I’ll be doing, I can even be writing an in depth evaluate of the bike tour after it’s over and I sit up for sharing my trustworthy ideas and opinion on this distinctive biking expertise with you in some unspecified time in the future within the close to future.
Keep tuned… and I sit up for biking with you in Virginia this coming June!