10 Mile Ride
This route is on the Riverwalk Trail, which is paved and flat. It is designed for beginning riders, families riding with children, or regular cyclists who may be short on time. Participants will likely finish the 10-mile route in 1 hour or less. The 10-mile route does not include a rest stop along the route. Water and snacks will be available for you at the start and finish line.
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20 Mile Ride
This route includes the Riverwalk Trail, which is paved and flat. It then follows the 30,50 and 80 miles routes before taking a short cut back to those routes for a small taste of our Southside hills. The 20-mile route includes a rest stop along the route.
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30 Mile Ride
This route features approximately 1700 feet of total climbing with an elevation change from 400 feet at mile 4 to a max of 760 feet at 17.5 miles. The remainder of the ride gradually meanders down hill until you return to Danville where you’ll encounter one last 96 foot climb before screaming down hill back to the JTI Fountain.
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50 Mile Ride
This route features approximately 2300 feet of total climbing. After ascending from Angler’s Park at approximately 4oo feet of elevation, the first 25 miles to Elmo features a series of four creek bottoms with quick descents and return ascents of approximately 150-180 feet in elevation change. After reaching Elmo at 560 feet, you’ll gradually climb to 760 feet over the next 10 miles before descending to 550 feet again in the next 5 miles. The remainder of the ride meanders up and down until you return to Danville where you’ll encounter one last 96 foot climb before screaming down hill back to the JTI Fountain.
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80 Mile Ride
This route follows the 50 Mile route to Elmo, but then loops 30 miles back around to Elmo. Featuring a 200 foot climb over 4 miles, you’ll then drop 240 feet over one and a half miles of sweeping turns in a tree covered Virginia back road. You’ll have one more straight and fast run to a creek bottom at 370 feet before climbing 150 feet in one mile back to Elmo. This section includes very quiet back country roads but offers the most challenging portion of the route. All total, the 80 Mile Route includes nearly 4000 feet of climbing!
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Don’t think you be able to make the 80? Here’s a route option that allows for a 10 mile short cut from the 80 mile route. Just in case…. View on Ride with GPS 70 mile option