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The Bike Virginia Tour is so much more than just a bike ride. It’s the people and the amazing places. It’s a family drawn by a kindred love of exploration and the joy of being on two (or three wheels). You’ll get to meet our family here in their first hand accounts and stories. Please let us know if you would like to share something about your time with Bike Virginia.

Lunch Menus for Bike Va 2013

Lunch at the Bike Va Tour is included with your event registration. We take feeding you seriously so our menus have been carefully selected to offer nutritious selections that offer a variety tastes and ingredients. In 2013 the lunches will all be served at the end of the routes for the day at headquarters. This convenient location lets you come back from riding and have lunch at your leisure. Riders someti ...

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Dinner Menu: Bike Virginia Tour All Included Meals Plan

Dinner is offered as a part of the ALL Inclusive Meals Package on the Bike Virginia Tour. When you choose the all inclusive plan you get both breakfast and dinner as an added service. Enjoy the convenience of a catered meal served adjacent to camp at headquarters. You may also like this meal plan if you are a hotel guest as this is where the ride begins and ends each day. See the Breakfast Menu here... You ...

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Breakfast Menu for Meal Plan: Bike Va Tour 2013

Breakfast is offered as a part of the ALL Inclusive Meals Package on the Bike Virginia Tour. When you choose the all inclusive plan you get breakfast and dinner as an added service. Enjoy the convenience of a catered meal served adjacent to camp at headquarters. You may also like this meal plan if you are a hotel guest as this is where the ride begins each day.  (You may add this to your registration during ...

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A Friendly Face in a Fantastic Crowd: One Cyclist’s Take

What makes a cycling tour? What defines it? Certainly, the terrain is quickly called to mind. In talking with returning participants from Bike Virginia, I'll often hear tours referred to as "the one that started you off on that killer hill," or "the huge downhill immediately following the rest stop."   And while it's tough to forget the punishment of a ceaseless climb, there are certain memories that c ...

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To Ride the Bike Virginia Tour is so much more…

To Ride the Bike Virginia Tour is so much more than just getting on a bike and going from point A to point B. It's the people, warm and friendly, funny and quirky, humble and kind. It's the smiles and laughs. Stories shared and lived together.The Rider Voices page is our blog where we will share some of the faces and memories from our rich past and stories of our tribe as we lead up to the coming event. It' ...

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Martin – “Father and Son”

In June, 2009, my son, Andrew, my brother-in-law, Fran, and I went on the Bike Virginia 2009 bike ride.  That year the tour was from Charlottesville to Culpepper to Orange and back into Charlottesville. I took many pictures, but I will describe our experience with Bike Virginia with the following 5 pictures. Picture 1 is an example of a really nice rest step.  It is away from the road, well stocked with wat ...

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Rider Voice: Jarla – “It Takes a Village”

Every year as BVA approaches I worry. Can I still climb up the hills? Will I get lost? Will I find anyone with whom to ride? Will packet pick-up at Registration go smoothly? For the past several years I have been in charge of the volunteers who work with me at Registration on Friday and Saturday. That’s usually 45 folks, many repeat volunteers, who work shifts 2 to 8 hours with smiles and great energy. (The ...

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