Category: Updates

Code of Conduct

On June 15, we released a list of action items (We Must Do More – We Will Do More) for how we will redouble our efforts to ensure the Coalition and our work focuses on Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. The Coalition’s Board of Directors committed to do more and to embark on a journey…
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September 15, 2020 0

Celebrating 38 Years of the Shenandoah Valley Century

When we opened registration for the Century in 2020 we recognized that the 38th year of the event would look and feel different than prior years. Due to a number of factors associated with the COVID pandemic, it has become clear that the Coalition will not hold a single day Century on Sunday, September 13.…
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September 10, 2020 0

VIRGINIA TRAILS ALLIANCE: RECOMMENDATIONS TO GOVERNOR NORTHAM

The Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition is a member of the Virginia Trails Alliance, an organization working to promote every type of trail in the state of Virginia. Recently, the Virginia Trails Alliance submitted a letter to Governor Northam asking for specific initiatives to improve and expand trails in the Commonwealth July 27, 2020 Office of…
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August 11, 2020 0

Comment – More Trails on Narrowback

More trails on Narrowback Mountain! Submit a comment today in support of the Coalition’s latest project.


August 3, 2020 0

Bikes for Neighbors Updates!

Hi all! My name is Nicole Litwiller. I am completing my practicum with the Bicycle Coalition this summer/fall, specifically focusing on the Bikes for Neighbors program. (If you want to read more about me and why I’m working with this program, click here!) Hopefully, you have heard by now that what used to be Bicycles…
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July 8, 2020 0

Kitchen Skills at Massanutten Western Slope

We can’t wait to kick off construction of phase 1 for the Kitchen Skills at Massanutten Western Slope Trails. We reached out to our community in early April looking for help with supplies, equipment, and donations for the skills area. Thanks to the help of many, we are on track to build phase 1 over…
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July 3, 2020 0

A Personal Response from a Board Member – Corrie Green

On Monday, June 15 we posted a list of action items that we as a Coalition have committed to enacting to ensure our work is inclusive, anti-racist, and promotes Justice, Equity, and Diversity. One of our board members, Corrie Green posted this followup in our Coalition Facebook Group. Please read the below letter from Corrie. I want to take the time…
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June 23, 2020 0

Great Community Give – Wednesday, June 24

Donate Now Tomorrow, The Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition is participating in the Great Community Give on Wednesday, June 24. You can donate NOW but if you donate between 6:30 am and 8 pm on (6/24) your donation may be doubled or tripled, especially if you donate between 1 and 2 PM for our “Power Hour.” We know that these are uncertain…
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June 23, 2020 0

A Personal Response from a Board Member – Ray Gay

On Monday, June 15 we posted a list of action items that we as a Coalition have committed to enacting to ensure our work is inclusive, anti-racist, and promotes Justice, Equity, and Diversity. One of our board members, Ray Gay posted this followup in our Coalition Facebook Group. Please read the below letter from Ray.…
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June 23, 2020 0

20 Years Since Joe Hiney Was Killed While Riding his Bicycle

June 2 marked 20 years since Joe Hiney was killed while riding his bicycle upon a crash with a person driving a car. Below is from the Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition Newsletter in 2001. Many thanks to Ken Bell of Rocktown Bicycles for sharing these photos he took of Joe Hiney in 1990 when they were…
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June 18, 2020 0