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Charlottesville Area Group Rides

Ride Charlottesville & Albemarle County With Us

CURRENT ONGOING GROUP RIDES: Sunday Funday! Join us every Sunday morning for a group road ride in the Charlottesville, Virginia area! We'll meet at a different location each week, including our Downtown shop on Preston Ave. This is a beginner to intermediate ride. Pace will be beginner / casual, but some comfort with sharing the road with motorists and light climbing ability is required. You'll need a road bike, helmet, daytime running lights and water/fluids. Our pace will be 10 to 14 mph, depending on group fitness level.

Sunday, March 10, 2024 Ride Info

WHITE HALL / BOONESVILLE 26mi

Join us this Sunday in White Hall / Boonesville for our Sunday Funday Beginner / Intermediate Group Road Ride!         
     

This week is going to be a longer adventure of 26 miles, but being a no-drop ride, what a better time to see how great your legs feel? You've got this!

 Be sure to pack plenty of water and snacks. 


WHEN  

Sunday, April 14, 2024 Arrive by: 9:45 am Ride starts: 10:00 am  

WHERE

 White Hall Community Building (across from Wyant's Store) 2904 Browns Gap Turnpike, Crozet, VA 22932 

WHAT 

26 mi / 1,994 ft elevation / 10 to 12 mph / no drop

Route map: https://www.strava.com/routes/3134609147222661696

MONDAY APRIL 15 RIDE INFO

MONDAY URBAN SHOP RIDES

Monday, April 15: Approximately 5 miles of pavement/dirt mix starting at the John Warner Parkway Trailhead. Mountain bikes are highly recommended (or cross bikes with experience with riding on trails).

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Blue Ridge Cyclery Urban Ride (BRCUR) is a weekly Monday evening ride that will migrate start locations around Charlottesville. Sometimes mountain bikes, other times gravel bikes - every time FUN!

Beginner friendly with a few very short sections of beginner/intermediate technical trail which can be sessioned or walked to riders' level of comfort. Relaxed pace, expected to be about 45 mins- one hour.

Ride Requirements:

  1. Helmet, blinking tail light, and proper bike for the terrain
  2. Hydration - water in a bottle or pack
  3. Routes should be downloaded to a phone or navigation device. While the rides are no-drop, it is best to have the routes should something happen. 

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When: 
Monday, April 15  |  Arrive by: 5:45 pm  |  Ride start: 6 pm 


Where:   

John Warner Parkway Trailhead (small parking lot in front of the EMS station)

828 McIntire Rd  |  Charlottesville, VA 22902 


What:   

5 miles  |  294 ft elevation  |  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/46173336


THURSDAY APRIL 18 RIDE INFO

THURSDAY FUN AT O'HILL

Thursday, April 18: John from BRC Downtown will be leading a weekly Thursday evening mountain bike ride at Observatory Hill!

Arrive early for parking at the reactionary flow lab and be ready to shred at 5:45. Ride will last for one-hour and the route will change based on group size, ability, and desire to session features.

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Ride Requirements:

  1. Helmet and proper bike for the terrain
  2. Hydration - water in a bottle or pack
  3. These rides are novice-friendly but not meant for beginner riders. 

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When: 
Thursday, April 18  |  Arrive by: 5:30 pm  |  Ride start: 5:45 pm 


Where:   

Parking at the reactionary flow lab

 

What:   

1 - 1.5 hours of single track riding, mileage will vary  | no-drop ride