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Northern Virgina and Thanks(8 posts)

Northern Virgina and ThanksDukede
Jun 26, 2003 4:17 PM
FIRST...I'm new to cycling
I just bought a Fuji Cross and I love it. I was wondering if there is anyone out there from Northern Virginia. I'm looking for a club or someone that that knows some good places to go and maybe even want someone to ride with.
Also I posted a few questions over the past couple of weeks and I want to say thanks for everyone that responded. Everyone's imput,help, and advice was priceless.
re: Northern Virgina and Thanksjtkirk15
Jun 26, 2003 6:05 PM
Hey Duke. I'm in Arlington and a member of an amateur racing team. Email me off the list: jtkirkland15(at)hotmail(dot)com.
re: Northern Virgina and Thankscurlybike
Jun 26, 2003 7:22 PM
Check out the Oxon hill bike club http://ohbike.org
re: Northern Virgina and ThanksSpoiledBikeDaddy
Jun 26, 2003 9:34 PM
Check these out as well:

http://www.waba.org/

http://www.bikepptc.org/

http://restonbikeclub.tripod.com/rbc/

And, if you do dirt: http://www.more-mtb.org/
re: Northern Virgina and Thanksdjg
Jun 27, 2003 5:48 AM
I'll second the bikepptc.org recommendation. Potomac Pedalers has rides all the time and at all levels and distances. If you want a really focused racing program you should look elsewhere but from the original post I'd say this is a very good place to start.
If You're Near Mt. Vernon or Alexandria....Gregory Taylor
Jun 27, 2003 5:16 AM
...look up the Lardbutts. We ride most Sundays from Ft. Hunt Park. It's a small but feisty group. If you're interested, e-mail me at taylorworldhq@msn.com.

Potomac Pedlers has rides all over the place. However, the great untapped area for riding in the Washington area is probably over in Southern Maryland -- check out the Oxen Hill bike club.

And kudos on the Fuji Cross. It is an excellent bike...you will now have to race it this fall!
Cross, eh? Look up Potomac Velo ...Humma Hah
Jun 27, 2003 7:07 AM
... they meet monthly at the A-1 Cycling stores, alternating between Manassas and Herndon. They sponsor a cyclocross series.

I live in Manassas, and you're welcome to ride with me if you don't mind how SLOW I am. There are a handful of others of us scattered about the area.
Evolution / Pedal-N-SpokeElvisMerckx
Jun 27, 2003 10:15 AM
Go Evo:

http://www.evolutioncycling.org/

Though we're primarily a roadie club, we've got quite a few GOOD cyclocrossers.

If you want to meet some of us, we'll be out in force this Sunday hosting the Reston Town Center Grand Prix.