5/26: Wilderness Road Ride

The Wilderness Road Ride is a bicycling event that takes place Saturday, May 26, 2018. The ride is scenic and historical adventure through southwest Virginia’s beautiful New River Valley and follows part of Daniel Boone’s Wilderness Road. This is a ride for the whole family to enjoy, with something for everyone— 4 routes to choose from ranging from a 29 mile relaxed journey for novices, to a 79 mile challenge for the fittest cyclist.

Fully supported aid stations will be positioned at regular intervals along the course and the start/finish location. Aid stations will be supplied with Heed Hammer Nutrition fuel, as well as water and plenty of other snacks. Detailed maps and cue sheets will be available at the start of the ride.

Ride Summary:

A scenic and historical adventure through southwest Virginia’s beautiful New River Valley, the ride follows part of Daniel Boone’s Wilderness Road. This is a ride for the whole family to enjoy, with something for everyone— 4 routes to choose from ranging from a 29 mile relaxed journey for novices, to a 79 mile challenge for the fittest cyclist. This is a must ride for cyclists of all ages and athletic abilities. The 27th Annual Wilderness Road Ride takes place Saturday of Memorial Day weekend.

Event Details:

The Wilderness Road Ride takes place Saturday, May 26, 2018. All routes start and finish in Radford, at the Dedmon Center and Bisset Park. Non-riders can enjoy Bisset Park, the New River, and downtown Radford, while their families and friends are out riding.

Fully supported aid stations will be positioned at regular intervals along the course and the start/finish location. Aid stations will be supplied with Heed Hammer Nutrition fuel, as well as water and plenty of other snacks.

Detailed maps and cue sheets will be available at the start of the ride.

Registration Fees:

Adults (age 18+) $30 before 4/15, $35 after
Youth (up to 17) $25 before 4/15, $30 after
Family of 3-5 $75 before 4/15, $85 after
PDF link for general map of the routes and rest stops >> WRR_Route_Map_2017.pdf

Map My Ride link 79 miler – 79 Mile Route
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Proceeds will benefit FCAE ministries and missions projects. FCA is 501c-3 non-profit organization.

* Please remember, this is not a race. All traffic laws, signals, and signs must be obeyed. Personal SAG vehicles are not allowed. The Wilderness Road Ride starts at the Dedmon Center at Radford University.*

For details please visit the website at http://wildernessroadride.org