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RVA Bike Month – October 2021

RVA Bike Month 2021: Changing Lanes.

The 8th Annual RVA Bike Month is back! Here’s what to do.


1) Get ready!
Some of our events have free bike repair or information about safe biking (in a pandemic and in traffic) to get you ready to go for the beginning of bike season.
2) Check each event’s details! and information at www.rvabikemonth.com. Weather updates and rescheduling will also be posted here. Make sure to read the safety disclaimer at the bottom of the page.
3) Take fun pics and tag #rvabikemonth for a chance to win a prize!
4) Bike to Work! Bike to Work Day is back, and we’re planning for a special tour this year.
5) Explore, patronize, and tag local businesses! Show them some love and thank them for supporting your ride.
6) Try something new! Seek out a new bike lane. Find some new riding friends. Explore an unfamiliar part of the region.
7) Tag @bikewalkrva on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.
8) Thank our new sponsors for this year: Dominion Energy, Gather, and the James Center!

Become a Fall Line Trailblazer during RVA Bike Month! Sign up to support this transformational, transportational trail and get some sweet perks!

 

Calendar:


October 1
, Friday

Virginia Credit Union Moonlight Ride

Virginia Credit Union Moonlight Ride

October 2, Saturday

October 3, Sunday

October 4, Monday

October 5, Tuesday

Bike Monday Bros

October 6, Wednesday

October 7, Thursday

October 9, Saturday

Susan Ann’s Pizza and Beer ride on the Capital Trail

October 10, Sunday

October 11, Monday

October 12, Tuesday

October 13, Wednesday

October 14, Thursday

Mayor Stoney at Bike to Work Day (2018)

October 15, Friday

October 16, Saturday

October 17, Sunday

Urban Cycling Group has three rides this Bike Month.

October 18, Monday

October 20, Wednesday

  • Full Moon Glow Stick Cap Trail ride
    • – 7pm at Shiplock Park

October 21, Thursday

Fall Line Trailblazers exploratory hike series

October 22, Friday

October 23, Saturday

October 24, Sunday

October 25, Monday

Basket and Bike Halloween Ride

October 26, Tuesday

October 29, Friday

  • Ride of Remembrance (postponed)
    • – Brantley T and Richmond Families for Safe Streets

October 30, Saturday

October 31, Sunday

Disclaimer:

I know that running or walking in an event that is organized by grassroots volunteers or independent community partners, which will not have any support or security measures in place by the Metropolitan Richmond Sports Backers, is a potentially hazardous activity. I will not enter and run or walk unless I am qualified, in good health, medically able, and properly trained. I assume all risks associated with this activity, but not limited to: falls, contact with other people, collisions, the effects of weather, including high heat and/or humidity, traffic, and the conditions of the road, all such risks being known and appreciated by me. I acknowledge that if I believe event conditions are unsafe, I will immediately discontinue participation in the event.  I further agree to abide by the Center for Disease Control (CDC)’s recommendations for the prevention of the spread of COVID-19 and will also follow any stay-at-home orders or other guidelines set forth by my local government officials when completing this virtual event. I fully accept and assume all responsibility for losses, costs, and damages I incur as a result of my participation in this event. I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to my ability to safely complete these events. Having read this waiver, knowing these facts, and in consideration of accepting my entry, I for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, discharge, waive, and release the Metropolitan Richmond Sports Backers, Bike Walk RVA, any other sponsors, along with their officers, directors, agents, volunteers and employees from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my participation in this virtual event.

 

Background on RVA Bike Month:

2020 RVABM archive: Bike the Change

2019 RVABM archive: Bikes Mean Business

2018 blog: Looking back on 5 years of RVA Bike Month