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Saturday, October 19, 2019

2019-10-19 08:30:00 2019-10-19 08:30:00 America/New_York Tour of Fort Valley and Shenandoah Valley aka Edinburg Gap & Beyond Use your long-distance legs for one more ride before it gets too cold. This is one of the most varied and wonderful routes in Northern Virginia. From Front Royal we head west to Fort Valley, the valley within the Shenandoah Valley, where the north end isn't much wider than a two-lane road. The valley opens up as we reach the first rest stop at mile 20, the Fort Valley Store. We continue south until turning west for the 2-mile climb up Edinburg Gap (mile 30) and the longer descent into Edinburg. It's then west to Columbia Furnace, for rest stop 2 at mile 41. Now its north on the rolling hills of Back Road and after a few turns, rest stop 3 at mile 67 in Middletown. The final dozen miles or so are mostly down hill or flat back into Front Royal. I'll be leading from behind at a B pace. Analog/Paper cue sheets will be available at the ride start. Ride start has restrooms. If 79 miles is too long for you, you're free to ride out-and-back into Fort Valley. If you have questions, call or email, but don't wait until the morning of the ride. Eastham Park (EAS)
Location:Leesburg, VA
2019-10-19 09:00:00 2019-10-19 09:00:00 America/New_York Upper Loudoun Wanderer The weather should be good and the leaves should be starting to turn. Come join us for some scenic riding. There will be 3 choices of rides, with much overlap between them. Ride leader will lead from the back. Rest stops in Lovettsville and Round Hill. No rest rooms at the start but there is a Roy Rogers and a Safeway nearby. Please print out a copy of the cue sheet. Will cancel by 7:30 am if weather is bad. If there is interest, possible stop at Crooked Run Brewery afterwards. Loudoun County High School (LOU)