CRC Links

RAIL-TRAILS and other bike trails in the area

West Virginia Rails to Trails Council

National Rails to Trails Conservancy

Monongahela River Trails Conservancy (MRTC)

North Bend Rail-Trail State Park

Coopers Rock Foundation

Handy Site! Search for a Trail by Keyword, State, Region, or Activity

Youghiogheny River Trail, Pennsylvania, cycling along the Youghiogheny River

Ohiopyle State Park, Pennsylvania

Allegheny Trail Alliance, Cumberland, MD to Pittsburgh, PA

C&O Canal, the official National Park Service site

Greenbrier River Trail, West Virginia, cycling along the Greenbrier River

Allegheny Highlands Trail, Elkins to Parsons and some day (?) to Thomas, West Virginia

American Trails

The Ohio and Erie Canal Coalition

The Kentucky Rails to Trails Council, Inc.

A1 Trails Guide


Appalachian Bicycle Racing Association

League of American Bicyclists

Adventure Cycling Association

International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA)

Mountain State Wheelers Bicycle Club, based in Charleston, West Virginia

West Virginia Tourism: bike links in Wild & Wonderful West Virginia

The Bicycle Exchange:   Keep an eye out for Jim Joyce's upcoming book (Spring '06?), which will feature 40 cartoons and 38 articles, tentatively titled 'The Bicycle Book of Wit, Wisdom and Wanderings,' to be published by, and featuring at least two WV writers, including second-to-none mechanic-columnist Andy Wallen.

Tandem Club:

USA Cycling:

Ultra Marathon Cycling Association, Inc.

Race Across America


Western PA Wheelmen


Boys & Girls Club Tour de Frederick is for cycling enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels, offering three days of unique ride routes that showcase the beauty of Frederick County, emphasize its rich history, and foster camaraderie among our riders:

Great Tour de Moccaccino is a fun ride and poker run on the Allegheny Highlands Trail on a Saturday in July:

Blackwater Canyon Leaf Peepers Ride is a 12.5 mile mountain bike ride from Thomas, WV to Parsons, held in conjunction with Tucker's County Leaf Peepers Festival, on a Saturday in September:

Wheels of Hope is a charity ride for local cancer survivors, held on a Saturday in mid-July in beautiful Greenbrier county, WV, and includes four route options and a Friday night party:

Tour of the Scioto River Valley is held around the second weekend in May

Calendar of Ohio Rides including the Marietta River Rendezvous at Marietta Ohio is usually held for two days in early June. See more information about this and other rides in Ohio on the Calendar of Ohio Rides at

Bike Virginia is usually held for five days around the third week of June (different part of the state each year); well organized

Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure is a seven-day ride in mid-to-late June. See a different part of the state each year.

Shenandoah Fall Foliage Bike Festival: two days of cycling in mid October in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia

Sea Gull Century around Salisbury, Maryland is held on a Saturday in mid October with optional rides on Friday and Sunday

Spring Ride & Picnic, Western PA Wheelman​

Fall Rally & Picnic, Western PA Wheelman​


Bike Commuting Safety Tips

Cyber Cyclery (formerly Velonet) has more cycling links than you’ll know what to do with

Bicycle West Virginia

Pedestrian and Bicycling Information Center