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May Chapter Social Ride

Join Roanoke IMBA Chapter members for our first “Destination Ride”!   We all love riding our favorite in-town trails but have you ever wanted to ride neighboring trail systems? Unsure about exploring a new area on your own? Then join Roanoke IMBA on May 15 the for our first Destination Ride. We will be exploring Read more…

Rock and Roll Trail work 6-15

We Owe Them a Beer

Better yet…. give up one ride a season and give a helping hand These men and women have all given more than 8 hours of their time to help build Rock and Roll Trail at Carvins Cove. Find a schedule of Carvins Cove work days on the Pathfinders website here,  join their mailing list to Read more…

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Carvins Cove Trailwork

Rock & Roll Trail Trees don’t like to have dirt piled against their trunks plus it looks bad.The dirt weakens and rots the bark providing easy access for insects which can damage the tree. We put shoe rocks ( sort of like shoe molding but with rocks) around trees at places where the tread is Read more…

GLOC Mountain Bike festival

June Club Social- GLOC Mountain Bike Festival

Updates: 1. Saturday tickets are now $35 and kids get in for free. 2. There will be a raffle with the following prices up for grabs: -One entry (for women only) to Sue Haywood’s  QOM downhill clinic at Bryce Resort on August 13th. -Two training plans created by Hunter Allen from Peaks Coaching Group. 3. Read more…

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Arcadia Trails

Ride the beautiful trails near Arcadia, VA in the Jefferson National Forest Beautiful back country riding in the Jefferson National Forest near Arcadia. This post includes driving directions and 3 route options: beginner, intermediate and expert. Parking/Meeting Location: 462 Jennings Creek Rd https://goo.gl/maps/Gq6pwsENECM2 Scenic Drive from 462 Jennings Creek Rd to Beginner Backcountry Ride Start https://ridewithgps.com/routes/13659609 Read more…

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Inclement Weather & Trails

Weekly Rides, Weather & Trails We have weekly rides because we want everyone to have a good time and get out and ride! That being said, we want to be kind to the trails and keep everyone safe too. This means paying attention to the weather, especially during the summer months. Weekly rides will be Read more…

TrailUPDATE

City Trails Update 4-16

March Numbers Thanks to everyone who volunteered on our City Trails during the month of March! In total, we had 63 unique volunteers complete 599.45 hours of trail work (not including 55 Elementary School Students from Community School). Great job! Thanks to everyone that has been coming out and helping with all of the down Read more…