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 21

Time: 6:00 am


Cost: Free

Event Website

Organizer: Trans Virginia


The 2022 Grand Depart (mass start) of individual time trials (ITTs) of the TransVirginia route will be held May 21, 2022 at 06:00 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.

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