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“First Timer’s” No-Drop C and Beginner Ride, White Hall – Nortonsville, Counter-Clockwise (10/17/30, D/C, MF or H, No Drop)

October 30 @ 10:00 am

New to CBC?  Haven’t joined a group ride yet and want to learn what it’s all about?  Just want to meet and ride with friendly folks?  CBC is teaming up with Blue Ridge Cyclery to offer multiple ride options for beginners and C-paced riders.  These are “no drop” rides.

Learn some new cycling skills on a mostly flat out and back on Sugar Hollow Road (10 miles total), add 7 more miles with an out-and-back to Beaver Creek reservoir, or take on a scenic (and moderately hilly) 30-mile loop.   All rides will be accompanied by CBC members and/or Blue Ridge Cyclery staff.  This is a great opportunity for cyclists wanting to learn about group riding and/or CBC.  Light refreshments will be provided post-ride.

Route pages:

10/17 mile option:

30-mile option:  This scenic Albemarle County route follows the same roads as the 30 mile White Hall – Dyke route, but starts from a different location.  We’ll ride the loop in the counter-clockwise direction.


* To help us plan for post-ride food and beverages, please indicate you will attend by leaving a comment below.  Also, please check the ride comments the day of the ride if the weather is iffy.


October 30
10:00 am
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Start Location

White Hall Community Building
2904 Browns Gap Turnpike
Crozet, VA 22932 United States
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  • Caroline Bertrand


    I’ll do the 17 miles! Caroline

  • Miguel Diaz Hansen


    I will be joining the ride tomorrow. Thanks for hosting this. Aiming to do the 30 miles.

  • Jim Harrison


    I’ll come for at least the 17 mile, but I’ll be riding up from Crozet along Brownsville Turnpike so I’ll cover half of the Beaver Creek segment on my own.

  • Jocelyn


    plan to come- 10 mile probably – if its more flat may try to do longer one – but waiting for my new bike to come in, so still riding antique one!

  • Teresa Breen


    Plan to join the 30 mile route 👍

    • Teresa Breen


      In case anyone is taking a head count, I won’t be able to make the 10/30 ride after all… hoping to ride with the group soon!

  • Susan Cieslinski


    I’m game for the 30 miler, see y’all Sunday!

  • Meredith McCreight


    I think Justin is coming to ride with us, too!

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    Connie Hendy


    Chris and I will leading the 30 mile C paced group on our single bikes.

    • Bill Morris


      I’m in for the 30.

  • Bob Mical


    I hope to join the 30, if I have my wind back. 🤧 😷 🤒

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    Todd Stansbury


    Patti and I will lead a C-paced group on the 17-miler. Join us, and as an extra benefit, learn about the unique challenges and joys of riding a tandem… or drafting behind one!

  • Laura and Marc Gilgannon


    Yes for the 10 mile but considering the 17 mile.

  • Cia L’Abbe


    coming for 17 mile ride.

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    Peter Aaron


    See you all there!!

  • Cheryl


    Looking forward to the 10 miler!

  • Michael Elswick


    I’ll be there for the 10 mile ride.

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    Evangelo Banua


    Hello! I would love to join the group ride. I am thinking the 17 mile option.

    Evangelo “Jegs” Banua

  • Meredith McCreight


    Matt Dalton and I will be there, leading the 10 mile crew! Can’t wait!

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All riders are required to have a helmet; a tail light, Road ID and a rear-view mirror is strongly recommended.  You are also expected to have adequate fluids and a road-worthy bicycle in good repair.  Many rides, but not all, will include the opportunity to stop at a store to replenish supplies.

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