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 20

Time: 6:00 am


Cost: Free

Event Website

Organizer: Trans Virginia


The TransVA Grand Depart (mass start) of individual time trials (ITTs) of the TransVirginia route will be held The Saturday before Memorial Day weekend 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. The course is open for ITTs at any time.