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WHAT'S INCLUDED

For 2016 our event services will offer you a fun, complete vacation package! Our registration cap is 1,750 so be sure to save your spot soon. Look for our 29th tour to be filled with camaraderie, historic sites, relaxation, and adventure! We’ve listened to your input and created something you’re sure to love.

3-DAY WEEKEND

  • 3 days of riding with up to 200 miles on hand-selected bike routes that capture the beauty, history, and geography of Virginia. Most days include several different options. Routes vary in climbing and length.
  • Tour starts and ends at HQ1 in Woodstock, VA
  • SIGNATURE Marked routes, using up to 200 signs per day. No cue sheets or GPS needed. Eye level, brightly colored direction signs are easy to see and follow.
  • Up to 10 comfort station “rest stops” (every 20–25 miles) found in interesting places on the way.
  • FAVORITE One premium stop each day.
  • Support and gear (SAG) trucks offering assistance for emergencies during riding hours.
  • On-course marshals to encourage safe riding.
  • Guide book for ride details at your fingertips.
  • GPS route files available for download.
  • Mobile phone app with event schedule, social connections, and route information.
  • On-line safety briefing video that you watch before you arrive.
  • 150–200 staff and volunteers to support you. Our rider-to-volunteer ratio is typically 8-to-1. We’ll take good care of you!

AMENITIES

  • Tent camping at our park-setting headquarters is included with registration
  • You may also choose to stay in one of our official hotels
  • NEW Family-friendly activities such as family camping area, family yoga, kids’ course, family-friendly routes and more!
  • Showers and rest rooms available at the camping area (including some indoors)
  • IMPROVED “No-Sweat” Shower Truck providing convenient, clean, hot showers!
  • Bike Virginia Store with logo’d merchandise spanning multiple years
  • On-site retailers with parts, clothing, accessories
  • Yoga/Massage
  • Charging Stations
  • FAVORITE You can bring your car to and park at headquarters! (access anytime day or night)

FOOD

  • FAVORITE Food Truck Fiesta! all day at event HQ
  • 2 Lunch Tokens (see our Lunch Token FAQ)
  • Comfort station “rest stops” serving tasty treats, electrolyte drinks and fresh fruit.
  • 3 Premium stops with special menu item.
  • FAVORITE On-site beer and wine sales featuring local selections
  • Breakfast Plan available for purchase

ENTERTAINMENT

  • Daily and nightly activities will take place at Headquarters or nearby locations. Look for shopping, outdoor recreation, concerts, live music, movies, and other similar activities.
  • On-site entertainment ranging from concerts to clinics to movies to shows suitable for everyone

SERVICES

  • Hotel guests will have two options for booking rooms… on your own, or through Alpine Cycle Connection, our concierge booking service
  • NEW Alpine CC offers an online booking option!
  • Choice of 3 official hotels in surrounding areas
  • Riders can take shuttles to select activities and events from Headquarters
  • On-site vendors, massage, and bike repair (additional costs apply)

OFFICIAL TOUR T-SHIRT

  • FREE Ride in style! Commemorative Tour T-Shirt included with 3-DAY WEEKEND if you register on or before March 31st (that’s a $30 value!)

DONOR PERKS

  • See tab below for details
  • NEW VIP Parking
  • NEW VIP Registration

6-DAY TOUR

  • 6 days of riding with over 400 miles on hand-selected bike routes that capture the beauty, history, and geography of Virginia. Most days include several different options. Routes vary in climbing and length.
  • Tour starts at HQ1 (3 days) then moves to HQ2
  • SIGNATURE Marked routes, using up to 200 signs per day. No cue sheets or GPS needed. Eye level, brightly colored direction signs are easy to see and follow.
  • Up to 25 comfort station “rest stops” (every 20–25 miles) found in interesting places on the way.
  • FAVORITE One premium stop each day.
  • Support and gear (SAG) trucks offering assistance for emergencies during riding hours.
  • On-course marshals to encourage safe riding.
  • Guide book for ride details at your fingertips.
  • GPS route files available for download.
  • Mobile phone app with event schedule, social connections, and route information.
  • On-line safety briefing video that you watch before you arrive.
  • 150–200 staff and volunteers to support you. Our rider-to-volunteer ratio is typically 8-to-1. We’ll take good care of you!

AMENITIES

  • Tent camping at our park-setting headquarters is included with registration
  • You may also choose to stay in one of our official hotels
  • NEW Family-friendly activities such as family camping area, family yoga, kids’ course, family-friendly routes and more!
  • Showers and rest rooms available at the camping area (including some indoors)
  • IMPROVED “No-Sweat” Shower Truck providing convenient, clean, hot showers!
  • Bike Virginia Store with logo’d merchandise spanning multiple years
  • On-site retailers with parts, clothing, accessories
  • Yoga/Massage
  • Charging Stations
  • FAVORITE You can bring your car to and park at both headquarters! (access anytime day or night)

FOOD

  • FAVORITE Food Truck Fiesta! all day at event HQ
  • 5 Lunch Tokens (see our Lunch Token FAQ)
  • Comfort station “rest stops” serving tasty treats, electrolyte drinks and fresh fruit.
  • 6 Premium stops with special menu item.
  • FAVORITE On-site beer and wine sales featuring local selections
  • Breakfast Plan available for purchase

ENTERTAINMENT

  • Daily and nightly activities will take place at Headquarters or nearby locations. Look for shopping, outdoor recreation, concerts, live music, movies, and other similar activities.
  • On-site entertainment ranging from concerts to clinics to movies to shows suitable for everyone.

SERVICES

  • Hotel guests will have two options for booking rooms… on your own, or through Alpine Cycle Connection, our concierge booking service
  • NEW Alpine CC offers an online booking option!
  • Choice of 7 official hotels in surrounding areas
  • Riders can take shuttles to select activities and events from Headquarters
  • On-site vendors, massage, and bike repair (additional costs apply)

OFFICIAL TOUR JERSEY

  • FREE Ride in style! Commemorative Tour Jersey included with 6-DAY TOUR if you register on or before March 31st (that’s a $60 value!)

DONOR PERKS

  • See tab below for details
  • NEW VIP Parking
  • NEW VIP Registration

3-DAY WEEKDAY

  • 3 days of riding with over 200 miles on hand-selected bike routes that capture the beauty, history, and geography of Virginia. Most days include several different options. Routes vary in climbing and length.
  • Tour starts and ends at HQ2 in Harrisonburg, VA
  • SIGNATURE Marked routes, using up to 200 signs per day. No cue sheets or GPS needed. Eye level, brightly colored direction signs are easy to see and follow.
  • Up to 15 comfort station “rest stops” (every 20–25 miles) found in interesting places on the way.
  • FAVORITE One premium stop each day.
  • Support and gear (SAG) trucks offering assistance for emergencies during riding hours.
  • On-course marshals to encourage safe riding.
  • Guide book for ride details at your fingertips.
  • GPS route files available for download.
  • Mobile phone app with event schedule, social connections, and route information.
  • On-line safety briefing video that you watch before you arrive.
  • 150–200 staff and volunteers to support you. Our rider-to-volunteer ratio is typically 8-to-1. We’ll take good care of you!

AMENITIES

  • Tent camping at our park-setting headquarters is included with registration
  • You may also choose to stay in one of our official hotels
  • NEW Family-friendly activities such as family camping area, family yoga, kids’ course, family-friendly routes and more!
  • Showers and rest rooms available at the camping area (including some indoors)
  • IMPROVED “No-Sweat” Shower Truck providing convenient, clean, hot showers!
  • Bike Virginia Store with logo’d merchandise spanning multiple years
  • On-site retailers with parts, clothing, accessories
  • Yoga/Massage
  • Charging Stations
  • FAVORITE You can bring your car to and park at headquarters! (access anytime day or night)

FOOD

  • FAVORITE Food Truck Fiesta! all day at event HQ
  • 3 Lunch Tokens (see our Lunch Token FAQ)
  • Comfort station “rest stops” serving tasty treats, electrolyte drinks and fresh fruit.
  • 3 Premium stops with special menu item.
  • FAVORITE On-site beer and wine sales featuring local selections
  • Breakfast Plan available for purchase

ENTERTAINMENT

  • Daily and nightly activities will take place at Headquarters or nearby locations. Look for shopping, outdoor recreation, concerts, live music, movies, and other similar activities.
  • On-site entertainment ranging from concerts to clinics to movies to shows suitable for everyone

SERVICES

  • Hotel guests will have two options for booking rooms… on your own, or through Alpine Cycle Connection, our concierge booking service
  • NEW Alpine CC offers an online booking option!
  • Choice of 4 official hotels in surrounding areas
  • Riders can take shuttles to select activities and events from Headquarters
  • On-site vendors, massage, and bike repair (additional costs apply)

OFFICIAL TOUR T-SHIRT

  • FREE Ride in style! Commemorative Tour T-Shirt included with 3-DAY WEEKEND if you register on or before March 31st (that’s a $30 value!)

DONOR PERKS

  • See tab below for details
  • NEW VIP Parking
  • NEW VIP Registration

PRICING

OVER $400 $360 $300 in SAVINGS!  Save $100 $50 on the 6-DAY TOUR if you register in 2015 January! Save $50 on the 6-DAY TOUR over both 3-DAY packages combined! Save $50 $60 $50 on the 3-DAY WEEKEND over the 3-DAY WEEKDAY. Save $200 more on the 6-DAY TOUR with our new TEAM PASSPORT program! (details below)

3-DAY WEEKEND $299

$249 until 12/31/15

  • ADD-ON Tour Shirt FREE
  • ADD-ON Breakfast Plan $39
  • ADD-ON RV Parking $59
REGISTER NOW

*Commemorative Tour T-Shirt FREE until 3/31/16

**Children (Ages 11 and under) ride FREE when registered on the form of a parent or guardian. Limit one (1) child per adult registration. See Registration Policies below for more information.

6-DAY TOUR $599

$499 until 12/31/15

  • ADD-ON Tour Jersey FREE
  • ADD-ON Breakfast Plan $99
  • ADD-ON RV Parking $59
REGISTER NOW

*Commemorative Tour Jersey FREE until 3/31/16

**Children (Ages 11 and under) ride FREE when registered on the form of a parent or guardian. Limit one (1) child per adult registration. See Registration Policies below for more information.

3-DAY WEEKDAY $349

$299 until 12/31/15

  • ADD-ON Tour Shirt FREE
  • ADD-ON Breakfast Plan $59
  • ADD-ON RV Parking $59
REGISTER NOW

*Commemorative Tour T-Shirt FREE until 3/31/16

**Children (Ages 11 and under) ride FREE when registered on the form of a parent or guardian. Limit one (1) child per adult registration. See Registration Policies below for more information.

LEARN MORE

Registration is open for the June 24–29, 2016 Bike Virginia Tour “Pilgrimage”. The Shenandoah Valley from Woodstock to Harrisonburg offers great riding, beautiful scenery, warm hospitality, and easy access.

Most of what you loved from the revolutionary 2015 tour returns for 2016, including the rider favorite Food Truck Fiesta! and our Double Vision format that gives you access to your car the entire time!

Read more about the great riding on our Routes Page, and all the fun we have in store.

With a staff of just five, we rely on hundreds of volunteers to make the tour run smoothly. Read about our available positions in this blog post and how you can help make this year a success!

Registration for the 2016 event will open on November 15th, 2015!  You’ll be sure to appreciate how streamlined and simplified the registration process is again this year.  We looked over everything with a magnifying glass to make it the best it could be, along with everything else you’ve come to expect from Bike Virginia.

Find the three large buttons near the top of the page, and click on the package that works best for your schedule:

  • 6-Day Tour (Friday through Wednesday) JUNE 24–29
  • 3-Day Weekend (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) JUNE 24–26
  • 3-Day Weekday (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday) JUNE 27–29

If you can only join us for a single day, don’t worry — we still have you covered!  Walk-In registrations will also be offered on-site during the event.

Note: Children under the age of 12 will now be registered on the same form as their parent/guardian — no extra paperwork!  Teenagers (ages 12–18) will complete their own registration form, the same as adults.

Confirmation Policy

Confirmations will be sent via e-mail.

All of the information you need to get ready for the Bike Virginia Tour is on our web site. You’ll find directions to registration, the lists of hotels, reservations for special activities, what to bring, training tips and more. Visit often for updates!

Questions?  Contact us.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation requests made in writing (email) to Samer Meshreki, on or before March 31, 2016, will be refunded minus a processing fee per registration. See table below.

3-DAY WEEKEND PROCESSING FEE

  • $49 until 12/31/15
  • $69 until 1/31/16
  • $99 until 3/31/16

6-DAY TOUR PROCESSING FEE

  • $99 until 12/31/15
  • $139 until 1/31/16
  • $199 until 3/31/16

3-DAY WEEKDAY PROCESSING FEE

  • $59 until 12/31/15
  • $79 until 1/31/16
  • $119 until 3/31/16

Cancellation requests will not be honored for any reason, including medical, after March 31, 2016.  There will be NO exceptions. If you must cancel, you may substitute another rider by transferring your registration.

We highly recommend that you protect your purchase with an inexpensive Travel Protection Plan. For a small investment you can have peace of mind. In some instances a trip that is cancelled can qualify for insurance reimbursement. You can purchase insurance through Travelex or from any travel agent.

Transfer Policy

Registrations can be transferred from one rider to another.  For instructions on how to transfer your registration, please contact Samer Meshreki. The new rider will incur a transfer fee of less than $10/day (6-DAY $59, 3-DAY $29)

Youth/Children

The Bike Virginia Tour can be a fun family event. Please read closely the information below on our policies and suggestions.

  • Everyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and have the consent of a parent or guardian to participate in Bike Virginia.
  • All youth under the age of 16 must be under the supervision of an adult at all times.
  • All children under the age of 12 must ride on a tandem, trailer bike or in a trailer. Children under the age of 12 cannot ride a single bike.

The bike tour can be strenuous on young children even when riding in a cart or on an adult’s bike. High temperatures, sun exposure and long periods on the bike can be difficult and even dangerous for children. Please consider carefully your child’s limitations and what is best for your family’s health and enjoyment.

SAG (support vans) do not carry child safety seats and may not be able to accommodate children. It is best to provide your own SAG support for young children on the tour.

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  • Lowest price ever!
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  • Last day to cancel registration; no refunds after this date
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  • First day of the tour!
  • Walk-ins and 1-DAY registrations accepted

1-DAY WALK-IN $149

  • Register on-site at our headquarters one hour before routes open
  • Includes 1 lunch token (see our Lunch Token FAQ) AND $10 voucher towards purchase at BVA store.

[highlight text_color=”” background_color=””]NEW for 2016[/highlight] While the concept of a team discount isn’t new to the Bike Virginia Tour, we weren’t able to offer them in 2015, and decided it was time to bring them back (with a modern twist!)

Quite simply, the process is this:teampassport2016

  • Four (4) people decide to register as a TEAM for the full 6-DAY TOUR
  • One (1) person is the MANAGER who collects funds from the team
  • The manager goes to our online store and purchases a team PASSPORT
  • PASSPORT is a unique registration CODE that can be used exactly four (4) times
  • We email the PASSPORT to the MANAGER who distributes it amongst the team
  • Each member registers individually and uses their team’s unique PASSPORT code to waive the 6-DAY TOUR fee

The team PASSPORT is a great way to obtain a significant discount over our individual 6-DAY registration prices!  And if you order one before December January 31st, that comes out to less than $75 $84 per person per day!

However, we only have a limited quantity of passports available for purchase… first come, first served. So get your team PASSPORT before they’re all gone!

Click here to purchase your TEAM PASSPORT today!

Please note that any additional purchases made during team registration are the responsibility of each participant (e.g. if a member of the team adds-on the breakfast plan, they still have to pay for it.)

DUE TO THE NATURE OF THE PROGRAM THERE ARE [highlight text_color=”” background_color=””]NO REFUNDS[/highlight] ON A TEAM PASSPORT AT ANY TIME AND FOR ANY REASON. This is a departure from our normal registration policy, where individual (non-team) registrations completed prior to a certain date can be cancelled and refunded minus a service fee. TEAM MANAGER ASSUMES FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE PASSPORT. Don’t lose it or share it with anyone not on the team. TEAM PASSPORT MUST BE REDEEMED BEFORE ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSESAfter purchasing a passport, each team member can register at their leisure, but please be mindful of deadlines for any other promotions (i.e. complimentary jersey) and the end of online registration (May 31st 2016). EACH TEAM NEEDS THEIR OWN PASSPORT. Team size is limited to four. If you have more than four, make another team.

[highlight text_color=”” background_color=””]NEW for 2016[/highlight] Bike Virginia is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that relies exclusively on donations and event registrations to fund our advocacy efforts.  If you make a 100% tax deductible donation at one of two levels, we are pleased to offer these highly sought after event perks to make your experience even more enjoyable.

  • DONATION LEVEL ONE ($150) — VIP REGISTRATION.  Receive your registration materials by mail one week in advance of the event.  NO WAITING IN LINE, just park and ride! (Requires completion of online safety briefing)
  • DONATION LEVEL TWO ($300) — VIP PARKING.  Up to 6 days of Reserved Parking at event headquarters.  Less walking, more riding… we put you as close to the action as possible!  (Limited quantity available)
You can bring your recreational vehicle (RV) to Bike Virginia!
  • Registration is required (select the option on your registration form)
  • Fee is $59 (for a 6-DAY registration that’s less than $10/day)
At Woodstock (HQ1), there will be parking close by for all RV‘s but no hookups (water or electric).
At Rockingham (HQ2), there will be plenty of parking for RV‘s in the Campgrounds area and hookups are available (water and electric).
[highlight text_color=”” background_color=””]NOTE[/highlight] Parking at HQ2 only covers Monday and Tuesday nights — we do not have permission to stay Wednesday evening.  Event ends at 5pm.  Please plan accordingly.

Returning for 2016, our Double Vision format gives you more riding options and NO ONE-WAY routes!  Be sure to read about all the exciting changes that come with the Double Vision format.

MEN’S

Our apparel is designed for a slim, athletic fit unless stated otherwise. Measurements listed here refer to body size, not garment dimensions.

If in doubt, order the bigger size.

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  • Chest [3] Measure around fullest part of your chest, just below your underarm.
  • Waist [4] Measure around narrowest part of midsection.
  • Hip [5] Measure around fullest part of your hips.

WOMEN’S

Our apparel is designed for a slim, athletic fit unless stated otherwise. Measurements listed here refer to body size, not garment dimensions.

If in doubt, order the bigger size.

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  • Bust [3] Measure around fullest part of your chest, just below your underarm.
  • Waist [4] Measure around narrowest part of midsection.
 SIZE XS SM MD LG XL 2XL 3XL 4XL
CHEST 32–34 35–37 38–40 41–43 44–46 47–49 50–53 54–57

With arms down at sides, measure around the upper body, under arms and over the fullest part of the chest.