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On this page you will find our weekly recurring rides, organized by season.
*Occur weekly, April through September, except as noted. Also check the winter and year-round rides further down the page.
York Hall (301 Main St, Yorktown. Park behind building @ 116 Church Street ).
'A-' Pace, 27 miles.
For 2019, this ride unofficially starts on March 11 at 5:30 pm, with ride time moving to 6:00 when daylight allows.
No ride on Memorial Day, May 27 or Labor Day, September 2, 2019.
Anyone who did
this ride with Brian Utne would probably agree that he always made every
effort to maintain its reputation as "the friendliest 'A' ride you will
In memory of our good friend, we would like to make sure the friendly spirit of his ride lives on :-)
We will be doing about 27 miles at an A- Pace, keeping the rolling
speed between 19-22 mph and regrouping at stop signs &
Come out and enjoy an awesome ride with great company!
Donald Alexander on Facebook
Brian LeCount - Cell: 757-272-5608; *Prefers Email: email@example.com
Donna Moyer- Cell: 757-876-1200; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Hampton: Tour de Fox - Fort Monroe to Fox Hill and back
Oozlefinch Brewery (1052, 81 Patch Rd, Hampton)
'B+' Pace, 26 miles
Contact: Justin Wilbur on Facebook, no cell info yet.
- Newport News
Todd Stadium (12465 Warwick Blvd, Newport News)
**As of now, this ride has no leader. If you are interested in taking it on, contact Jen Faas on Facebook or cell (301-655-9487)
This is one of PBA's signature beginner-friendly rides.
C pace, no one dropped. We do about 20 miles similar to the Squirrel Scalper route -- Deep Creek, Maxwell Gardens, Hidenwood, Riverside, Lions' Bridge, Warwick on the James, Brandon Heights, Hilton Village and back through the Mariner's Museum and CNU.
Contact: Rebecca Wheeler - Cell: 757-651-3659; Email: email@example.com
Hilton Elementary School (225 River Road, Newport News)
Casual Pace, 9 miles
For 2019, this ride will start on March 20 at 5:30 pm. Start time will move to 6:00 when daylight allows.
This is a casual ride. Great for beginners, anyone new to group riding, or anybody who just wants to enjoy an easy ride with some great people. We will do a 9 mile loop keeping speed below a 'C' Pace, probably no more than about 10 mph, or as fast as the slowest rider. Nobody will be dropped.
Contact: Tregg Hartley - Cell: 757-969-7408; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Patriot's Square Shopping Center (near Pizza Hut). NE corner of Rt 17 and Ft Eustis BLVD
'A-' Pace, 30 miles
For 2019, this ride will start April 4.
This will be a no drop ride, but plan on maintaining 18-20 mph on the flats. Please have front and rear lights.
*Link to route: https://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/2351524783
Contact: David Belvin - Cell: 757-705-0884 *Prefers text over call; Email: email@example.com
Tabb Library (100 Long Green Blvd, Yorktown ) April-August
*Moves to Running Man Recreation Associates, 800 Running Man Trail, 23693 in September
'B-' Pace, 20-25 miles
For 2019, this ride starts April 11 and ends on September 26.
No ride on July 4.
This PBA ride is B- pace, rolling 14-16 mph with a couple sprint options. 20-25 miles depending on daylight. One leader leads and one sweeps for half the ride then they swap for the second half.
Contact: JD Hawthorne- Cell: 757-218-3529
Robb Myer - Cell: 757-812-9942, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
*route sheets available by email.
Please arrive 15 minutes early.Helmets Required
Poquoson- Happy Hour Ride
The Corner Bistro (200 Fountains Lane, Poquoson)
'B/B+' Pace, 25-30 miles
*Start date for 2019 TBD
Join us for a Friday night "Happy Hour" ride, followed by optional drinks and/or food at The Corner Bistro :-)
Park in the Food Lion parking lot at the end closest to the bistro (left side when facing Food Lion).
Contact: Jamie Abston - Cell: 757-344-7893
Monday - Thursday
The Kiln Creek Riding Experience
Kiln Creek Park (2901 Kiln Creek Parkway, Yorktown)
All Paces Welcome
This ride is an option to get some miles in during the winter when it's too dark after work for the regular summer evening rides.
Clockwise on the Kiln Creek Loop, 3.3 miles per lap, 6 - 12 Laps.
We start around 5:30 pm, but since this is on a short loop, riders will be lapping past the park about every 10 minutes, so it's easy to join in at any point.
**Watch the PBA Facebook Page and Back Alley Ride Facebook Page for info & cancellations**