The TransVirginia Bike Route is a 550-mile mostly-unpaved backcountry cycling route that traverses the state of Virginia from Washington, DC to Damascus, VA.


Date: May 22

Time: 6:00 am


Cost: Free

Event Website

Organizer: Trans Virginia


The 2021 Grand Departs (mass start) of individual time trials (ITTs) of the TransVirginia route will be held May 22, 2021 at 06:00 and October 9, 2021 at 07:00am from the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. Riders are encouraged to tour or race the route at their preference and self-determined challenge level. Northbound riders can start at the same time from the caboose in Damascus, VA.

Standard precautions related to COVID-19 are advised (masks, social distancing, minimizing resupply, etc.). The event will be held as scheduled unless stay-at-home orders are reinstated. The course is open for ITTs at any time.