Bike Virginia Tour 2016
Bike Virginia Tour 2015
Please remember riders are limited to two bags for camping, weighing no more than 50 lbs. per bag.
General Packing Tips
Bicycle in good repair
Helmet – required!
Lock and cable
Two water bottles and cages
Tool kit including: tires, tubes, patch kit, pump, Y-wrench, chain tool, wrench to fit your handlebars and lube.
Cycling shoes, socks, shorts and jerseys
Wet weather clothing – rain jacket (just in case!)
Hot and cool weather clothing –
think layers. The ride may start cool and end hot!
Cycling gloves, glasses or sunglasses
Non-cycling clothing (shorts, t-shirts and comfortable shoes or sandals) for evening
Wrap all clothing in plastic bags inside your luggage
Toilet kit, soap and towel
Tennis shoes if canoeing or tubing
Duffel bag with distinctive labeling
Tent and stakes
Air mattress and pillow
Clothesline and pins
First aid kit
ID, insurance card and emergency contact information
Swiss Army knife
Musical instrument (if you are so inclined)
Do Not Bring
Cooking Gear – as cooking is prohibited in Tent City
Bulky Lawn Chairs
Trash cans or hard-shelled coolers