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8th Annual Storming of Thunder Ridge
May 21, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Beacon Credit Union, Centra, and the YMCA invite YOU to join your friends and fellow cyclists in the breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountains of Central Virginia. for the seventh annual Storming of Thunder Ridge road ride. This well-supported event offers camaraderie and challenge for every rider’s ability with a choice of 27, 45, 75 and 100 mile routes as you ride at your own pace along safe and scenic well-marked country roads. Both the 27 & 45 mile routes follow a course of rolling hills and meandering back roads. The longer 75 & 100 mile routes test rider stamina with a 13 mile ascent to Apple Orchard Mountain, the highest peak of the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia. For an epic day in the saddle, the 100-mile route boasts over 9000 feet of climbing. Your registration helps fund the Community Support Campaign of the YMCA of Central Virginia. Included are cue sheets, fully stocked rest stops, SAG support and monitoring of riders along the course.