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This ride is too long for D riders on a hot day.

James Valley Loop, 44, Casual Riders (D), MF (Mostly Flat)

May 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

This ride is canceled due to the expected heat.

Karen likes long rides at a casual pace, so she is inviting you to ride the beautiful James River Loop.

Description:  Open and moderately flat, this ride takes you through the countryside on both sides of the James River with great views across the valley.

​​Stores:  Mile 15; mile 36 (one-quarter mile to the right at the left turn onto Route 20).

1. There is a busy section on US 15 between mile 15 and 19.

Route page:

Please let us know you are coming by leaving a comment below. Definitely check this page before the ride in case of questionable weather.


May 22
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Start Location

Scottsville Dorrier Park
250 Page Street
Scottsville, VA 24590 United States
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  • CA

    Caroline Bertrand


    This ride will be canceled: it will be too hot for this ride at casual rider pace with the heat we are expecting Sunday.

  • CA

    Tom Bailey


    I plan to be there.

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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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