For rail trail enthusiasts and those who live in Hagerstown.
This Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, at 10:15 a.m. Chip Wood and Dan Spedden will be reporting to the Washington County Board of Commissioners on the proposed 24-mile long Civil War Rail Trail (CWRT) linking the C&O Canal near Weverton to Hagerstown City Park. The meeting will held at 100 W. Washington Street in downtown Hagerstown. Please plan to attend, if possible, to show your support for building this destination trail.
Our neighbor to the south does not have the same quality of cycling as Frederick County and now there is proof. The count has developed a stress map to tell cyclists which roads are good for cycling and which are dangerous. It was written up in Wired.
The Tour de Chesapeake has emailed the club to announce that the Tour de Chesapeake will be held on May 20th in Matthews, Virginia. They have four routes from 22 to 30 miles, and you can ride multiple routes to get the length you would like, and it is flat if you like that kind of thing.
A variety of club members have ridden Bike Virginia over the years. Registration is now open for 2017, and free jerseys are available if you register by March 31.