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Big Dig Day on Massanutten Western Slope

The Big Dig Day is a volunteer trail-building event on the Western Slope of Massanutten. Volunteers will work together to build new trails and or maintain existing trails.  This is more than a volunteer day! It will be a fun, family-friendly day in the woods with friends old and new! Bonus… you can earn your…
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April 6, 2022 0

Western Slope Volunteer Dig Days – Thursdays 2022

From now until the end of September the Coalition will hold Thursday evening volunteer dig days on the Massanutten Western Slope Trail. To begin the season we will meet at the “U” Intersection to work on the extension of Red, White, and Blue. Look for our red “Trail Work” Signs and stay tuned to WesternSlopeTrails.org for any…
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March 23, 2022 0

We Want Your Photos

We want your images! Help us restock our image library with high-res shots of the Shenandoah Valley area riding, digging, or simply loving the bicycle/trail/road/gravel lifestyle. All usable submissions earn a chance to win a $25 Gift Card to a local bike shop of your choice! Fine print By submitting an image, Shenandoah Valley Bicycle…
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March 23, 2022 0

Collaborative National Forest Trail Clean-Up Day

Volunteer Trail Maintenace Day for the North River District of the George Washington National Forest. We will base out of Stokesville Campground and make this an annual tradition to bring together a range of individuals, organizations, and businesses to give back and support trails on the National Forest. We are looking for individuals and organizations…
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March 15, 2022 0

How Can a Survey Improve our Streets?

Your Input Shapes Our Future Did you know most transportation projects are planned 10-25 years in advance? We are always playing a long game here and need your help. Our regional long-range transportation plan identifies priority transportation projects. Specifically, transportation needs for Harrisonburg, Bridgewater, Dayton, Mount Crawford, and the surrounding parts of Rockingham County 25 years out.…
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February 21, 2022 0

Interested in Serving as a Coalition Board Member?

2022 Board Election Update: We have postponed our 2022 elections until later in the year. For more details on why we postponed the election read a letter from the Coalition’s Board of Directors. Building Better Communities in the Valley Interested in applying? Here’s what you need to knowWe are a growing organization with strong grassroots…
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February 14, 2022 0

Support the Shenandoah Rail Trail

This update was originally sent on Friday, January 21 2022 by Alliance for the Shenandoah Valley on behalf of Shenandoah Rail Trail Partnership of which the Bicycle Coalition is a member. A lot has happened in the last month, bringing the Shenandoah Rail Trail much closer to reality. But we need your help to make sure we don’t lose…
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January 25, 2022 0

If a 4-Year-Old Can Do it

I rode my bike to Hillandale with our four-year-old last week. It was the first time he had ridden from our house to the Rocktown Trails all on his own. It filled my heart with warmth and joy. We pedaled together down Liberty St in Downtown Harrisonburg, taking the entire right lane and riding over…
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December 30, 2021 0

Scottie’s 2021 Wrap Up

As we wrap up 2021, we are asking for your support to help us Spread Pixie Dust in the Valley and ensure everyone has access to safe accessible biking and walking. Can you help us reach our 2021 Pixie Dust goals before January 1? We are asking our members and our broader network to support…
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December 28, 2021 1