Recent Blogs

Sunday, Aug 12th 2012
Check out today's (August 12)  story, "Trail-blazing technology for bicyclists" in the Washington Post's Metro section (C3) about BikePlanner.Org
Tuesday, Aug 7th 2012
Saturday, September 29 JTHG 3rd Annual Fall Bike Classic Join the Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnerships 3rd Annual Fall Bike Classic. This challenging yet rewarding ride departs from Great Country Farms in Bluemont, VA. You’ll ride...
Thursday, Aug 2nd 2012
The white zigzag lines along northbound and southbound Belmont Ridge Road are intended to notify drivers they are approaching an intersection with the W&OD Trail, but—three years after they were painted—drivers, as well as cyclists,...
Thursday, Aug 2nd 2012
A portion of the W&OD Trail will be shut down Thursday because of Obama's visit to Loudoun County HS Thursday evening (tomorrow). Some other roads in Leesburg will also be blocked. For more info: http://www.leesburgtoday.com/news/...
Friday, Jul 13th 2012
A Message from Sportsbackers.org in Richmond: Anthem Moonlight Ride Date: August 4th Take in the sights and sounds of RVA by bike... under a full moon... with 2,000 other riders decked out in crazy lights and costumes. Then top it off with pizza,...
Sunday, May 6th 2012
A great day to try biking to work if you don't already! Check out Loudoun County's website, it has all the info needed for Loudoun riders, including a link to the registration form: http://www.loudoun.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=146 See you...
Tuesday, Apr 24th 2012
The proposed project is called “Route 7 Truck-Climbing Lane and Operational Improvements” and it includes a set of two roundabouts west of Leesburg at the Rt.7 and Rt. 9 intersection. The W&OD Trail crosses Rt. 9 at this location and...
Monday, Apr 9th 2012
VDOT will hold an open house and public input on the Lovettsville shared-use trail on Wednesday, April 11 from 6-8 p.m. at Lovettsville Elementary School, 49 South Loudoun Street, Lovettsville, VA 20180.  Plan to come out to view displays and...
Friday, Apr 6th 2012
On Wednesday evening, April 18 the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority will hold an open house and hear public comment on a long-range NoVA transportation plan, “TransAction2040” The plan covers eight regional “corridors...
Thursday, Mar 29th 2012


Last week I attended the 2012 National Bike Summit in Washington, D.C.  that attracted a record-breaking gathering of more than 800 attendees from 49 states. There was a lot of energy, excitement, and media coverage making a big statement...
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