Overview of Route
The Plains – Middleburg

 

Ride Profile

Ride Name:

The Plains – Middleburg

Start Point:

The Plains, VA
Potomac Pedalers identify this Start Point as PLA:  From Beltway Exit-9, take I-66 west 33 miles to Exit-31.  Turn right/north onto VA-245 then go 1 mile to T intersection (VA-55) in The Plains.  Go right / east 1 block on VA-55 then turn left at the gas station onto VA-626 / Loudoun Ave., then turn left onto Stuart St. just before the RR tracks.  Park along the tracks away from the restaurant.  Rest rooms in the gas station (6507 Main St., The Plains).
 

Description:

Variations of this ride are in all the area’s bike touring books.  Gorgeous vistas, horse farms with tidy fences, cows.  Restaurants and shops are in Middleburg if you want to snoop around a bit.

Mileage range:

31.4

Last updated:

11/09  Lynn Kristianson
 

Terrain:

Rolling plus hills

Surface:

Mostly very low-traffic roads, with some “occasional traffic” roads.

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