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TBA Century Ride along entire Virginia Capital Trail (104-mi. round-trip)

  • November 18, 2017
  • 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Jamestown Settlement Parking Lot (intersection of Jamestown Rd and Greensprings Rd)


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B Pace          7:30 am       104 miles        VA Capital Trail

The Virginia Capital Trail (VCT), fully completed as of Fall 2015, is an amazing cycling destination!  It has dozens of beautiful bridges, passes through scenic woods and farmlands, and is nicely paved the entire way.  On this TBA ride, we will cycle the entire 52 miles of the VCT from Jamestown to Richmond, eat lunch at the end of the trail in Richmond at "Bottoms Up Pizza" (excellent pizza, burgers, sandwiches, etc.), then cycle the 52-mile trail back to Jamestown (104 miles total).  Restrooms, water, and convenience stores are located along the trail, and are listed on the Cue Sheet (available using links below – hardcopies will also be provided at the ride start).

To allow time for sign-in and pre-ride briefing, please plan to arrive by no later than 7:15 a.m., to be ready for a 7:30 a.m. start.

  Remember to Bring:

  • Bike Helmet – helmets are required on all TBA rides;  no helmet = no ride!
  • Bike Lock – to lock up your bike at the lunch stop
  • Front & Rear Lights – we should finish before dark, but bring lights just in case – the trail is not lit and wooded sections could get very dark later in the day
  • Money $$ – for lunch at "Bottoms Up Pizza" at the at the halfway point (end of the trail) in Richmond
  • Snacks for along the route – there is no SAG for this ride

Leaders:  Paul Gordy, 403-5914, blueridgecyclist@gmail.com
and Robert Shanks, 407-0917, rjshanks13@gmail.com

From:  Meet at the Jamestown Settlement Parking Lot (near the Jamestown ferry) at the intersection of Jamestown Rd (31) and Greensprings Rd (359).

*To register (FREE), use the "Register" button  (left / above).

View/Download Cue Sheet/Directions (pdf)
View/Download Cue Sheet/Directions (xlsx)

There is also an interactive trail map available at: http://VirginiaCapitalTrail.org/trail/map


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Tidewater Bicycle Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. P.O. Box 66522, Virginia Beach, VA 23466-6522

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