Tidewater Bicycle Association

B Pace

Non-Recurring Rides

Remember...Helmets are required on all TBA rides

Ride Paces

 A Pace:

 19 to 21 MPH with few stops

 B Pace:

 16 to 18 MPH with some stops

 C Pace:

 13 to 15 MPH with some stops

 D Pace:

 10 to 12 MPH with frequent stops

Upcoming events

    • November 28, 2014
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Western Branch Fishing Station, Girl Scout Rd (SR633), Suffolk

    B Pace          8:00 am         50 miles         Smithfield

    TBA ride from the W. Branch Reservoir in Suffolk through Isle of Wight and Surry counties, with a stop at the Smithfield Bakery at the 35 mile point.  Cue sheet, map, and directions provided below.

    Leaders:  Paul Gordy, 403-5914 / blueridgecyclist@gmail.com 
    and  Robert Shanks, 407-0917 /
    rjshanks13@gmail.com

    From:  Western Branch Fishing Station, Girl Scout Rd, Suffolk

    *To register (FREE), use the "Register" button on the left.

    View/Download Cue Sheet

     


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    Smithfield 50 mile

    • December 06, 2014
    • 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Western Branch Fishing Station, Girl Scout Rd (SR633), Suffolk

    B Pace          7:30 am         65 miles         Smithfield

    TBA ride from the W. Branch Reservoir in Suffolk through Isle of Wight and Surry counties with a lunch stop at the Smithfield Ice Cream Shop at the 50-mile point.  Cue sheet, map, and directions provided below.

    Leader:  Paul Gordy, 403-5914 / blueridgecyclist@gmail.com

    From:  Western Branch Fishing Station, Girl Scout Rd, Suffolk

    *To register (FREE), use the "Register" button on the left.

    View/Download Cue Sheet/Map/Directions (pdf)
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    • December 13, 2014
    • 8:15 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Williamsburg - start at Waller Mill Park
    B Pace          8:15 am       55 miles        Williamsburg

    TBA ride on the “Old 55-mile Williamsburg Road Race Course”, a scenic route with little traffic and a few rolling hills. Lunch afterwards at Pierce’s BBQ in Williamsburg is optional.  Cue sheet, map, and directions provided below.

    Leader:  Paul Gordy, 403-5914 / blueridgecyclist@gmail.com

    From:  Meet at Waller Mill Park in Williamsburg
    ($2.00 parking fee – gate to park opens at 8am)

    *To register (FREE), use the "Register" button on the left.

    View/Download Cue Sheet


    • January 01, 2015
    • 10:00 AM
    • Farm Fresh, Wards Corner, Norfolk

    All Paces     10:00 am       20 miles      Norfolk

    17th Annual Frank Penello Memorial New Year's Day Ride

    Happy New Year!!  Get 2015 off to a fun & healthy start!  Bring your party noise makers and join us for this fun annual tradition as we go for an enjoyable New Year’s Day ride from Wards Corner to Norfolk Waterside (partly on the Elizabeth River Trail) and back.  After the ride, join us for lunch (optional) in Farm Fresh’s deli.

    This ride will take us on a journey that includes a variety of interesting sites throughout Norfolk.  We’ll cycle through quaint neighborhoods and past numerous landmarks, including the ODU campus, The Hague, the Taiwan Friendship Pavilion, the U.S.S. Wisconsin, Nauticus, the Half Moone Cruise Terminal, Armed Forces Memorial, Town Point Park, Waterside, and the Harrison Opera House.  You’d be amazed at how very little vehicular traffic there is out on the roads on New Year’s Day!

    Cue sheets will be provided.  Want to preview the route in advance, or preload it into your Garmin/Smartphone? – see it HERE:  http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/337197981

    Please try to arrive no later than 9:45 a.m. to allow time for signing in, distribution of cue sheets, and a pre-ride briefing.

    From:  Wards Corner Farm Fresh, 230 E. Little Creek Rd., Norfolk
    Leader
    :  Robert Shanks, 407-0917,  or 
    rjshanks13@gmail.com

     

     

    Bruce Drees cycles past the bow of the U.S.S. Wisconsin

Past events

November 22, 2014 Williamsburg 55-mile ride, B pace
November 15, 2014 65 mi B pace Suffolk/Smithfield
November 08, 2014 Pierce's BBQ Century, 100 miles, B pace
November 01, 2014 *[CANCELLED]* TBA Fall Celebration Ride & Picnic
October 24, 2014 Blue Ridge Parkway Weekend, October 24-26
October 12, 2014 "Bikes, Bridges, Ferries, and Trains!" ride; 20 miles; B-Pace
October 11, 2014 Williamsburg 55-mile ride, B pace
September 27, 2014 Williamsburg 55-mile ride, B pace
September 26, 2014 37th Annual TBA Eastern Shore Getaway Weekend
September 20, 2014 67-mi. B-pace Suffolk/Smithfield
September 13, 2014 TBA Annual All Riders Birthday Ride - 50 miles, All Paces
September 05, 2014 9th Annual Skyline Drive Weekend
September 01, 2014 52-mi. B-pace Suffolk/Smithfield
August 30, 2014 67-mi. B-pace Suffolk/Smithfield
August 23, 2014 82-mi. B-pace Suffolk/Smithfield/Chippokes
August 17, 2014 Quick Draw - 27 Miles -Dismal Swamp Canal, Chesapeake - 9AM
August 14, 2014 TBA Fun and Fitness Ride; 21 miles; B Pace; Va Beach
August 03, 2014 YMCA (Norfolk) to Jordan Bridge & back; 10+ miles; B Pace
July 13, 2014 Quick Draw - 29 Miles -Dismal Swamp Canal, Chesapeake - 9AM
July 05, 2014 JULY 5th: TBA "4th of July Ride and Social"
July 05, 2014 67-mi. B-pace Suffolk/Smithfield
June 29, 2014 "River to Bay to Ocean": Final leg of John Deuel's cross-country ride
June 28, 2014 "Pedal Up to Clean Up" Ride - Any Pace, 1:00 pm, Norfolk
June 21, 2014 67-mi. B-pace Suffolk/Smithfield
June 07, 2014 82-mi. B-pace Suffolk/Smithfield/Chippokes
May 30, 2014 Camp-Bike-Canoe-Geocache Weekend
May 26, 2014 67-mi. B-pace Suffolk/Smithfield
May 25, 2014 TBA Charity Training - 42mi. B/C pace Suffolk/Smithfield
May 24, 2014 Williamsburg 55-mile ride, B pace
May 24, 2014 250-mile Randonneuring ride - Suffolk/Lake Gaston/Ahoskie
May 21, 2014 Ride of Silence (Norfolk)
May 21, 2014 Ride of Silence (Virginia Beach)
May 17, 2014 38th Annual Knotts Island Century
May 10, 2014 2014 Capital-to-Capital (Cap2Cap) Bike Ride
May 03, 2014 TBA Charity Training Ride - 42 Miles
May 03, 2014 17th Annual Pedal the Parkway 2014
May 03, 2014 67-mi. B-pace Suffolk/Smithfield
April 19, 2014 82-mi. B-pace Suffolk/Smithfield/Chippokes
April 19, 2014 190-mile Randonneuring ride - Suffolk/Lake Gaston
April 13, 2014 "Bikes, Bridges, Ferries, and Trains!" ride; 20 miles; B/C-Pace
April 12, 2014 TBA Charity Training Ride - 30 Miles
April 12, 2014 Williamsburg 55-mile ride, B pace
April 05, 2014 Chippokes Weekend Tour
March 29, 2014 82-mi. B-pace Suffolk/Smithfield/Chippokes
March 23, 2014 Kings Grant (Va Bch) to Chesapeake Bay, 21–28 mi. B-pace
March 23, 2014 Helping Hands Ride for Don Peterson
March 22, 2014 TBA Charity Training Ride - 26 Miles
March 22, 2014 65 mi B pace Suffolk/Smithfield
March 22, 2014 125-mile Randonneuring ride - Suffolk/Skippers
March 16, 2014 "Bikes, Bridges, Ferries, and Trains!" ride; 20 miles; B-Pace
March 15, 2014 Williamsburg 55-mile ride, B pace
March 09, 2014 "Pedal Up to Clean Up" Ride - Any Pace, 1:00pm, North Suffolk
March 08, 2014 2014 TBA Chili Ride (sold out)
March 01, 2014 52-mi. B-pace Suffolk/Smithfield
February 22, 2014 TBA Charity Training Ride - 26 Miles
February 22, 2014 65 mi B pace Suffolk/Smithfield
February 16, 2014 28-mi. B-pace, Kings Grant (Va Bch) to Chesapeake Bay
February 15, 2014 50 mi B pace Suffolk/Smithfield
February 09, 2014 TBA Charity Training Ride - 21 Miles
February 08, 2014 Williamsburg 55-mile ride, B pace
February 01, 2014 65 mi B pace Suffolk/Smithfield
January 25, 2014 80 mi B pace Suffolk/Smithfield/Chippokes
January 18, 2014 Williamsburg 55-mile ride, B pace
January 11, 2014 65 mi B pace Suffolk/Smithfield/Surry
January 01, 2014 16th Annual Frank Penello New Year’s Day Ride, all paces
January 01, 2014 Randonneurs (RUSA) 64-mile ride - Suffolk
December 22, 2013 TBA Charity Team Training Ride - 26 Miles - 12:30 PM
December 14, 2013 Williamsburg 55-mile ride, B pace
December 07, 2013 65 mi B pace Suffolk/Smithfield/Surry
November 29, 2013 65 mi B pace Suffolk/Smithfield
November 23, 2013 80 mi B pace Suffolk/Smithfield/Chippokes
November 17, 2013 TBA Charity Team Training - 31 Miles
November 16, 2013 Williamsburg 55-mile ride, B pace
November 10, 2013 TBA Fun and Fitness Ride, 21-25 miles, Va Beach
November 09, 2013 TBA Charity Team Training - 35 Miles
November 09, 2013 Pierce's BBQ Century, 100 miles, B pace
November 02, 2013 TBA Fall Celebration Ride
October 25, 2013 Blue Ridge Parkway Weekend, October 25-27
October 20, 2013 TBA Quick Draw - 34 Miles
October 12, 2013 Trek Breast Cancer Awareness Ride Norfolk
October 05, 2013 TBA Quick Draw - 32 Miles
September 28, 2013 Williamsburg 55-mile ride, B pace
September 27, 2013 36th Annual Eastern Shore Getaway Weekend
September 21, 2013 65 mi B pace Suffolk/Smithfield
September 02, 2013 Quick Draw - 28 Miles - Dismal Swamp Canal Trail
September 02, 2013 50 mi B pace Suffolk/Smithfield
August 31, 2013 65 mi B pace Suffolk/Smithfield
August 24, 2013 65 mi B pace Suffolk/Smithfield
July 27, 2013 Bikes at the Beach
July 13, 2013 65 mi B pace Suffolk/Smithfield
July 04, 2013 July 4th Ride and Social
June 22, 2013 Quick Draw - 28 Miles from Bike Beat Hillcrest
June 15, 2013 65 mi B pace Suffolk/Smithfield
June 09, 2013 1pm: Ride and clean litter from VB bike trail
June 02, 2013 Ride2Recovery Honor Ride Virginia Beach
June 01, 2013 Bike MS: Virginia's Ocean to Bay Ride 2013
May 27, 2013 Quick Draw - Frog to Frog - 27 May - 9:00 AM
May 27, 2013 50 mi B pace Suffolk/Smithfield
May 25, 2013 TBA Charity Team Training Ride - 40 Miles - 25 May - 8:30 AM
May 25, 2013 80 mi B pace Suffolk/Smithfield/Chippokes
May 18, 2013 37th Annual Knotts Island Century
May 11, 2013 TBA Charity Team Training Ride - 40 Miles - 11 May - 10 AM
May 05, 2013 Climbing Practice on the Jordan Bridge! 42 miles
May 05, 2013 TBA Charity Team Training Ride - 30 Miles - 5 May - 10 AM
May 04, 2013 TBA Charity Team Training Ride - 30 Miles - 4 May - 9 AM
April 28, 2013 CANCELLED! - Climbing Practice on the Jordan Bridge! 36 miles
April 27, 2013 VB Justice Initiative Freedom Ride
April 27, 2013 CANCELLED! - Williamsburg 55-mile ride, B pace
April 21, 2013 "Pedal Up to Cleanup" Ride - All Paces, 1:00pm
April 20, 2013 2013 Hampton Rds Tour de Cure
April 14, 2013 Climbing Practice on the Jordan Bridge! 36 miles
April 14, 2013 TBA Charity Team Training Ride - 40/50 Miles - 14 Apr - 09:30 AM
April 13, 2013 80 mi B pace Suffolk/Smithfield/Chippokes
April 07, 2013 TBA Charity Team Training Ride - 37 Miles - 7 Apr - 10:30 AM
April 04, 2013 TBA Thursday Night Ride - 21 miles - Fat Frogs Chesapeake - 6 PM
March 30, 2013 80 mi B pace Suffolk/Smithfield/Chippokes
March 23, 2013 TBA Charity Team Training Ride - 36 Miles - 23 Mar - 1 pm
March 23, 2013 Williamsburg 55-mile ride, B pace
March 17, 2013 Bikes, Bridges, Ferries, and Trains! 20 miles, B Pace
March 17, 2013 31 miles, B/C Pace, CLAMS training ride
March 16, 2013 TBA Charity Team Training Ride - 32 Miles - 16 Mar - 11 am
March 16, 2013 65 mi B pace Suffolk/Smithfield
March 13, 2013 B Pace Ride to the TBA Meeting on Wednesday!
March 10, 2013 TBA Charity Team Training Ride - 31 Miles - 10 Mar - 1 pm
March 09, 2013 2013 TBA Chili Ride
March 02, 2013 TBA Charity Team Training Ride - 28 Miles - 2 Mar - 11am
March 02, 2013 50 mi B pace Suffolk/Smithfield - CANCELLED!
February 23, 2013 50 mi B pace Suffolk/Smithfield
February 16, 2013 TBA Charity Team Training Ride - 21 Miles - 16 Feb - 11am
February 16, 2013 Williamsburg 55-mile ride, B pace
February 09, 2013 65 mi B pace Suffolk/Smithfield
February 02, 2013 TBA Charity Team Training Ride - 21 Miles - 2 Feb - 11am
February 02, 2013 50 mi B pace Suffolk/Smithfield
January 26, 2013 Williamsburg 55-mile ride, B pace
January 19, 2013 65 mi B pace Suffolk/Smithfield
January 12, 2013 50 mi B pace Suffolk/Smithfield
January 06, 2013 Bikes, Ferries, and Trains! 20 miles, B Pace
January 05, 2013 TBA Ride - 50 Miles Great Bridge Cyclery, Chesapeake - 10:30 AM
January 05, 2013 Williamsburg 55-mile ride, B pace
January 01, 2013 15th Annual Frank Penello New year’s Day Ride, all paces
November 03, 2012 TBA Fall Ride, Picnic and Swap Meet
May 12, 2012 36th Annual Knotts Island Century
March 03, 2012 TBA Chili Ride
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