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Fast Paced, Long Distance Bike Ride(7/17)

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Herndon, VA
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jul 17 2010  9:00 am  (Carpool Departure: 8:00 am   *log in for location*)
Registration Opens: Thu, Jul 1 2010 12:00 am
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Jul 15 2010 12:59 pm
Event Duration:5+ Hours
Difficulty Rating:D5: Difficult
Event Organizer(s):
Lisa S.
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:13
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 12 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

The Washington & Old Dominion Trail (W&OD or "Wad") is a great rail trail through the Northern Virginia counties. The entire 45 miles is paved with nine foot wide asphalt and has a painted yellow center line.
We will begin our shuttle ride in Herndon, VA at approximately mile marker 20. We will bike to the end of the trail, making our round trip distance approximately 50 miles.
The W&OD is a mainly flat trail with a few moderate hills.
This ride is not for beginners or casual bike riders.

Required Items to Bring:
bike repair items
extra tube for bike
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
change of clothes for possible after ride meal
money for possible after ride meal

How to Get There:
Event Directions: I-95 South
Take exit 27 to merge onto I-495 W toward Silver Spring, Entering Virginia
Take exit 45A to merge onto VA-267 W toward Dulles Airport
Take the VA-657 exit toward Herndon/Chantilly
Turn right at Centreville Rd
Continue onto Elden St
Take Elden Street to Station Street. At the end of station street pull down towards the large town municipal center parking lot.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):0Mile(s)
Carpool Departure Time: 8:00 am
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions

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