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Bike Related Links

Boone Area Cyclists

Active Watauga County club includes roadies, mountain bikers, commuters and casual cyclists. Find rides and post questions about the High Country cycling scene at the BAC Forum.

Brushy Mountain Cyclists Club

Wilkes County bike club offers Tuesday evening road rides from the Food Lion in Millers Creek. Find weekend road and mountain rides at BMCC's Riders Forum.

Techniques for Planning Bicycle Trips on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Obsessed with hills?  This site offers mind numbing detail on virtually every climb on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Rocket Man's Climb Ratings

Controversial ratings of Western North Carolina climbs posted by a member of the Raleigh-area North Carolina Bike Club.

NCDOT Division of Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation
1552 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1552
(919) 733-2804

The N.C. Department of Transportation offers information on cycling regulations and links to order or download state, county and city cycling maps.

Virginia DOT Bicycling Page
1401 E. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23219
(800) 367-7623

VDOT offers information, maps and a downloadable guide to cycling in the commonwealth of Virginia.

Tennessee DOT Bicycle and Pedestrian Program
505 Deaderick St.
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 741-2848

TDOT offers downloadable maps and advice for cyclists visiting the Volunteer State.

Blue Ridge Parkway mile-by-mile

The Blue Ridge Parkway Association's web site has information on attractions, lodging and dining, all keyed to Parkway mileposts. If you're planning a tour on the Parkway, check out the site's Blue Ridge Parkway Directory and Travel Planner for up-to-date info on services at each Parkway exit.

Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation

The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation raises private funds to support the Blue Ridge Parkway. The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation funds projects and programs which add a margin of excellence to the park's mission, enhance the visitor's experience, and have a lasting value.

North Carolina on the tag
 to find out more about the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation's tag program.

Area Bike Shops