Across State Bicycle Tours: Utah – Vermont – Virginia

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Cycle Utah — This supported bike tour visits the national parks of southwestern Utah — Zion, Bryce Canyon, Grand Staircase-Escalante, and Cedar Breaks. 280 miles of cycling in 6 days. Presented by non-profit Adventure Cycling Association. Dates: June 6 -10, and June 13-19, 2015.

The Legacy Annual Great Bike Ride Across Utah will offer seven days of bicycling over eight day, starting in Blanding and ending in Springdale on the west side of Zion National Park. Dates: Aug. 7 – 14, 2015.

Wild Country – Utah — This van-supported bike tour is for mountain bikers who love the red rock country. Presented by Adventure Cycling Association. Dates: Sept. 25 – Oct. 2, 2015.

Utah San Rafael Swell — A van-supported and mountain bike tour of a rugged, rocky area in south central Utah. Camping. Presented by Adventure Cycling Association. Dates: Oct. 3-10, and  Oct. 11 – 18, 2015.

Other Utah bike rides

Wildflower Trailfest — A women’s only mountain biking event in Snowbasin, Utah. Date: July 30, 2015.

Wildflower Pedalfest — Women’s only bike ride in Mountain Green, Utah. Several options.  Date: Aug. 15, 2015

The Big Event — A fund-raiser for Bikes for Kids Utah, which gives away 1,000 bikes to 3rd graders. Three options — 5K, 50K, 100K. Based in Murray, Utah. Date: summer


Vermont Inn-to-Inn — Nearly 300 miles through the spectacular fall scenery of Vermont on this self-contained bike tour presented by Adventure Cycling Association. Dates: Sept. 28-Oct. 4, 2015.

Bike rides around Lake Champlain and elsewhere offered by private outfits New England Adventure and Gear to Go Tandems.


Blue Ridge Bliss — A supported bicycle tour through Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia and North Carolina. Camping. Covers 287 miles. Fully supported.  Presented by non-profit Adventure Cycling Association. Dates: June 13-20, 2015.

Tour de Chesapeake — The official bike ride is Saturday, featuring four different loop options for 19 to 86 miles of bicycling out of Mathews, Virginia. Entertainment and events Friday through Sunday, including a couple of unsupported rides on Sunday. In its 15th year, the event is now hosted by the County of Mathews. Dates: May 16-18, 2014.

Bike Virginia — This year’s bike tour heads into the Virginia Highlands and neighboring Tennessee. Host towns for the tour are Abington and Kingsport.  Expect lots of local music, history and scenery. Registration opens November 2014.  Dates: June 26-July 1, 2015.

Velo Virginia To mark the UCI World Cycling Championships, the organizers of Bike Virginia will present three days of bicycle touring in the Shenandoah Valley and Blue Ridge Mountains before the racing events begin. Registration opens Nov. 1. Dates: Sept. 13-15, 2015.

Intro to Touring – Virginia — This ride includes a couple of days of “classroom” instruction followed by 188 miles of bicycle touring with gear in the historic Williamsburg area.  Presented by Adventure Cycling Association. Dates: May 3-8, 2015.

Week a Year Bike Tour — Presented by East Coast Greenway, this year’s tour follows a route through the ECG from Fredericksburg, VA, to Raleigh, NC. The 324-mile bike tour features overnight stops in Richmond, Petersburg, South Hill, Clarksville, Durham and Raleigh. Shuttle bus returns to Fredericksburg. Dates: Oct. 4-9, 2015.

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