Category: Updates

6/20: Haircuts for Hillandale

What: The Rocktown Trails at Hillandale Park were built by volunteers of the Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition. Our volunteers also maintain the trails and this is the time of year when they need your help to trim back vegetation. When: Thursday, June 20 from 4-7 PM Where: Rocktown Trails at Hillandale Park Who to Contact…
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June 14, 2019 0

Asking for Help- Next Chapter of Bikes for Refugees

Ritchie Vaughan started our Bicycles for Refugees Program. After many years of hard work, Ritchie and the Coalition are looking for folks who might be interested in taking on a lead role with this awesome initiative.


June 11, 2019 0

Talking Bikes on the Local News

As part of Bike Month, WHSV talked with Kyle Lawrence about the Coalition’s Bike Everywhere Day and our Mayor’s Bike Ride.


June 9, 2019 0

Mayor’s Bike Ride

We started an annual tradition! Now let’s make sure that every future Harrisonburg Mayor joins us for a bike ride. Mayor Deanna Reed led 60+ riders on a casual cruise around the Friendly City that started and ended in downtown Harrisonburg. After the ride, Mayor Reed even took to the megaphone to tell everyone about…
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June 9, 2019 0

2019 Board of Director Elections

Your Bicycle Coalition relies on our Board of Directors to help steer and guide the organization on our quest to Build Better Communities in the Valley by using the Bicycle as a catalyst for change. The Board consists of nine directors who each serve a three-year term. We have three seats up for election each…
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February 20, 2019 0

Coalition Position on City of Harrisonburg Scooter/Bike Regulations

2/19 UPDATE: The City of Harrisonburg passed the proposed regulations without any modifications. Want to read the City of Harrisonburg’s full permit proposal? It is on the City of Harrisonburg Council Agenda for 2/12 and can be found online by CLICKING HERE. The proposed permit is found on 7.b. While we have a number of concerns…
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February 11, 2019 0

2/11: Annual Coalition Potluck

Join us for our annual potluck on Monday evening February 11 in Ruby’s (Basement of Clementine). This is an annual tradition where we transform our February social into a potluck at dinner time. We will meet at 6 pm rather than the usual 7pm time. Please bring a dish to share (ideally label it) and plan to buy drinks from the bar.…
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February 10, 2019 0

1/14: January Social in Ruby’s Arcade

***Location Change***Monday, January 14, 2019, We will meet in Ruby’s Arcade while Clementine is temporarily closed. We will meet at our regular time of 7:00 pm. More details on Ruby’s Arcade: https://www.rubysarcade.com/  What it looks like: Most folks arrive around 7:00 pm, order food, and/or drinks, hang out and chat.  Somewhere between 7:30 and 8 pm, we…
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January 13, 2019 0

2/3: Superbowl Sunday Ride

When: Sunday, February 3 @ Riding at 10:00 AM Where: Park at Briery Branch Community Center and bike up to Flagpole Knob (Highest point in Rockingham County) Why: To enjoy winter mountain biking with 100 of your closest friends before watching the big game Option: A group will ride from town up to Flagpole and back. They will leave Mr J’s…
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January 13, 2019 0

New Harrisonburg Safe Routes to School Coordinator

From the Bicycle Coalition: We are very excited to have a new Safe Routes to School Coordinator in place for the City of Harrisonburg. The National Safe Routes to School program started in part because “In 1969, 41 percent of children in grades K–8 lived within one mile of school, and of those kids, 89 percent…
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December 17, 2018 0