Category: George Washington National Forest

Bikepacking in the Snow

  “With the holidays, other family commitments, cold, rainy weather and other stuff it had been since the end of November that we had been able to get out for a bikepacking trip.  Both Johnny and I were off from work, there were 4 inches of snow on the ground and with a couple more forecast…
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December 30, 2012 0

Adventure Seen Video on New Lookout Mtn Trail!

Lookout December! from Adventure Seen on Vimeo. On December 1, 2012, a group of SVBC members went out for a lifestyle ride, going out-and-back on the newly rerouted Lookout Trail in Stokesville, VA. The trail was epic, the views were stunning and the riding speaks for itself. Thanks to Shenandoah Mountain Touring for keeping the…
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December 15, 2012 0

Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine

“Pink Lycra and Matching Socks” by (Burg ex-pat) Ryan Delaney and JV KING Kurt Rosenberger on November 28, 2012. “There are plenty of stories about how riding a tandem has strengthened relationships, or how the encouragement of a cheerful stoker has pushed a flagging captain through a low point on a century, but even though…
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November 28, 2012 0

Trail Work This Saturday

PSYCHE! That wasn’t the last Saturday National Forest trail work after all! Come one, come all,  for two more Saturday National Forest Trail Works! November 10 on the sweet, sweet Narrowback trails Leaving Mr. J’s RT 42 South at 8am or meet on trail by Narrowback radio tower anytime after and November 17 on Lookout…
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November 6, 2012 0

The Coalition and the continuation of good biking opportunities is extremely important to me and my family and is one of the reasons why we want to call Harrisonburg home.  A big thank you to all the other volunteers that commit so much more than money to make SVBC so real.


November 5, 2012 0

Building Trail For Everyone

Two of the three projects in the SVBC’s latest trail building enterprise are located on Narrowback Mountain. Narrowback is a special place for mountain bikers because it provides an opportunity for new riders to cut their teeth riding bikes in the mountains. The new Tillman West Trail is a blast for riders of all abilities…
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October 31, 2012 0

FINAL SATURDAY TRAIL WORK SESSION!

THIS SATURDAY is the last George Washington National Forest trail work session of our fall trail work series. And Ethan wants you out there! 9 am, Mr. J’s on 42 South, Saturday October 27!! [email protected] for more information


October 22, 2012 0

Something Special is Cooking on Lookout Mountain

The SVBC has been very busy this fall with our latest Recreational Trails Program Grant . This $125,000 grant allows the SVBC to hire a professional trail building company, Trail Dynamics, to build new trail on Lookout and Narrowback Mountains. When finished the SVBC will have replaced 2 full trails and a piece of the Wild…
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October 17, 2012 0

Improvement rolling fast on Narrow Back and Lookout Mountain

This past Sunday some riders from Charlottesville came west to check out the new trail improvements that are part of the RTP Grant. Judging by their smiles on Tillman Road they were super excited about the work they just road on Lookout Mtn, those smiles were made wider after rolling Tillman West. Photo of new…
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October 16, 2012 0

Saturday Trail Work Rolling Along

Nineteen came out for the Friday night six-pack at Road Hollow and EIGHTEEN came out Saturday morning to dial in sweet new trail on Narrowback!  So awesome.  Trail Dynamics‘ Ed Sutton, Shrimper, and Moto Mike came out on their DAY OFF from making us fantastic new trail under the RTP grant to work some more…
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October 13, 2012 0