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Anne Arundel Adventure Bike Ride

Fauquier County Country Bike Ride

Rural Virginia Memorial Day Weekend Trip

Indian Head Rail Trail Bike Ride

Anne Arundel Adventure Bike Ride
Saturday, May 7, 2016
Davidsonville, MD
9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
$10 members, $15 non-members
Level: 32.0 miles
Rolling hills. Suitable for intermediate to advanced riders.

This is one of our favorite rides! Come and join us for a beautiful ride through history, past working farms, country homes, and grazing horses. After enjoying the quiet roadside beauty, we'll stop halfway through the ride for lunch at a seafood restaurant on a dock in the waterside town of Galesville and watch the sailboats in this quaint Chesapeake Bay port before heading back. You can also bring your lunch and sit with us in the restaurant.

Registration Deadline: Friday, May 6, 2016

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Fauquier County Country Bike Ride
Saturday, May 21, 2016
Warrenton, VA
9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
$10 members, $15 non-members
Level: 30.0 miles
Rolling hills. Suitable for advanced beginner to intermediate riders.

Come explore the country roads outside of Warrenton, VA where we'll visit the Warrenton Greenway Trail. Bring snacks and we'll have the chance to lunch after the ride at a nearby cafe. This 30-mile loop, with some 'out and back' segments, is one of the routes used on the annual Great Pumpkin Ride, so if you've never attended this ride, now is your chance!

Registration Deadline: Friday, May 20, 2016

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Rural Virginia Memorial Day Weekend Trip
Saturday-Monday, May 28-30, 2016
The Plains, VA
9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
$25 members, $35 non-members
Level: Intermediate to advanced riders.

Join us for a weekend of bike riding, hiking and wine tasting. Our adventure will begin on Saturday with a 35 mile ride from The Plains, Virginia. We'll ride through beautiful rolling countryside in Virginia's famed horse country. After the ride and lunch, we'll plan to stop at a winery on the way (by car) to Graves Mountain Lodge in Syria, VA where we'll stay for two nights. On Sunday, we'll bicycle out from the lodge for the 45 mile Tour de Madison County where we'll see spectacular views of the Blue Ridge. On Monday, we'll rest our biking legs and put our hiking legs to work for a modest hike in the area.

Graves Mountain Lodge is a rustic, historic property. Accommodations at Graves Mountain Lodge are inclusive of all meals. Trip price does not include the price of lodging.

35 miles on Day 1 and 45 miles on Day 2, mostly rolling hills with a few good climbs.

Registration Deadline: Thursday, May 12, 2016

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Indian Head Rail Trail Bike RideNovice Program
Saturday, July 30, 2016
Charles County, MD
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
$7 members, $10 non-members
Level: 26.0 miles
Flat trail, suitable for beginners and above.

The Indian Head Rail Trail offers a unique natural outdoor experience. It is far removed from development and life's often chaotic pace. The trail was a generous gift through the Department of the Interior's Federal Lands to Parks Program. The 13-mile (26 miles round trip), paved trail traverses roughly halfway across Charles County, connecting the town of Indian Head to State Route 301 in White Plains. Along the trail, there are interpretive signs that highlight various natural habitat areas and wildlife species, giving visitors the opportunity to view beaver dams, bald eagles, wild turkey, deer, and herons.

Registration Deadline: Thursday, July 27, 2016

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