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Category: Harrisonburg

Bike Month salutes Pro Tested Gear for fattening Valley wallets

Convenience, charm and cash. Pro Tested Gear adds new layer to the local bike and business community. Ever sold your used gear for more than it cost brand-new? RMH anesthesiologist and cyclist Bob Li did, after stumbling into one of the Valley’s hidden sources of wealth. Seems Bob was chatting to the guy who runs the…
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May 16, 2013 2

Bike to School Day 2013 A Huge Success!

Despite foggy conditions and a looming threat of thunderstorms Wednesday, over 50 students with many more parents, a few teachers and lots of community volunteers, came to Thomas Harrison Middle School (THMS) to celebrate National Bike to School Day.  We had great support from City Council members Charlie Chenault and Richard Baugh, Delegate Tony Wilt,…
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May 10, 2013 2

Annual SVBC Potluck – Monday, Feb. 11, 6 pm!

Bring a dish to share and remember that we will start at 6:00 (dinner time!) rather than our usual time of 7:30. We will have a very brief period of updates but mostly will eat and socialize. Same spot as our monthly SVBC social meeting:  Ruby’s –the basement of Clementine Cafe— Harrisonburg, VA. Come celebrate…
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February 10, 2013 0

Reveal the Path at Court Square, Saturday February 2

Buy Tickets Now! Saturday February 2 7:30pm at Court Sqaure Theater BUY TICKETS NOW! Eight Wheels, Two Months, One World Posted: January 24, 2013 By SAMANTHA COLE Around the world in 40 days, not via balloon, but bike: The creators of “Reveal the Path” did just that, capturing their adventure on film. On Feb. 2 at…
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January 29, 2013 0

Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine: Harrisonburg “Best Biking Community”

  Harrisonburg Named “Best Biking Community” by the Editors at Blue Ridge Outdoors “In another category with a long list of possible winners, Harrisonburg, Va. came out on top. Harrisonburg is the biking capital of the bike-happy Shenandoah Valley, a mecca for any two-wheeler. Whether you prefer to shred singletrack, assault asphalt, or just commute to the daily…
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January 28, 2013 0

Johnston resigns to spend more time with Albino Rabbit

Paul “P. J.”  Johnston announces his retirement from the City of Harrisonburg Bicycle – Pedestrian Subcommittee. Reflecting on his tenure on the Bike-Ped Subcommittee,  Johnston could barely contain his emotions.  “I have volunteered advocating for bicycle infrastructure in the city since 2000 and I have happily served on the Bicycle and Pedestrian Subcommittee  since its inception in 2010. However,…
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November 21, 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

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

Post Mud Pond Post

  The burg’s got it.   Traveling bike bums beware of this spiderweb of cyclery.   When riding is so engrained in local culture, the good times roll.   Literally.   Costumes are in.   And when halloween calls, you know it’s on.   Little wheels lift from the dirt with ease, newcomers can try…
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October 28, 2012 0

City Council approves $1M for greenways (DNR)

Daily News-Record (Harrisonburg, VA) October 24, 2012 Section: News (Local) Surplus Finding Its Path PRESTON KNIGHT HARRISONBURG – City Council unanimously approved a plan to spend $4.76 million of reserve surplus funds on various capital projects Tuesday night, delighting a crowd that packed its South Main Street chambers. Of the surplus appropriation, $600,000 goes to…
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October 24, 2012 0