You will be directed on a route that hits all the major trail systems in the City of Richmond in one 50 mile loop. You will ride trails in a number of Richmond’s Parks including the James River Park System, Forest Hill, Ancarrow’s, Forest Hill, Dogwood Dell, Powhite, Pony Pasture and Larus. Smaller ride options of roughly 25 and 15 miles are available as well.
Mountain bikes are recommended as this course will have plenty of dirt and lots of technical singletrack. You will receive a map and a marked course with aid stations along the way. Also finish and receive a beer, a pint glass, Lee’s Chicken, potato wedges and biscuits and then additional frosty cold beverages for purchase. Please don’t forget your helmet, tubes, and other bike repair items you might need along the way.
Please note you will be riding on an open course, in an urban environment on a mix of singletrack and linked with on road connections. Most roads will be low traffic but the course does require short sections of some high volume roads. Although the trails on the course will be marked please keep a cell phone with google maps and make sure know how to navigate via the course map.
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