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This weekend’s awesome ride starts from Leesburg and tackles woodburn rd and harmony church rd, just outside Leesburg. From there we have a very scenic route up to Lovettsville. Return is through the the Taylorstown rd and Stumptown climb… These are sure to challenge everyone, but the reward is waiting for us at Fireworks pizza in Leesburg !!!! It’s going to be a great ride.
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The Skymass ride !!!
This ride starts at Front Royal, foes to Skyline, for the Cat 2 climb from the gate, then heads to 211, for a fast descent to Luray. From there, we tackle Massanutten moutain for our second Cat 2 climb of the day. From there… easy riding back to Front Royal… If your legs are still alive that is
Garmin Training Center (.tcx)
Best format for turn by turn directions on Garmin Edge 500 Cycling GPS Will provide true turn by turn navigation on Garmin Edge 800 GPS Cycling …
This an out-and-back ride on Skyline drive. Unlike doing the complete gate-to-gate ride, this does not require someone to pick you up at the end of the ride. just park at the visitor center at dickey ridge and head south where Skyline meets 211, then just head back. The 2nd part of the ride is easier and allows you to push on the way back knowing that returning will be easier (trust me).
The ride tackles one of the hardest climbs of Skyline drive (211 to panorama, a Cat 2 climbs). …
Today, I’m dissecting everybody’s favorite mountain ride… Skyline Drive.
Skyline Drive runs 104 miles north and south along the crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Shenandoah National Park and is the only public road through the park. You can enter Skyline drive at
Front Royal near Rt. 66 and 340,
Thornton Gap at Rt. 211,
Swift Run Gap at Rt. 33, and
Rockfish Gap at Rt. 64 and Rt. 250 (also the northern entrance to the Blue Ridge Parkway).
The directions for the Front Royal visitor center, situated at mile 4, can be found at …