BIKING, REGIONAL EVENTS
BikeWalk Virginia. Formerly known as Bicycling Education Association, it sponsors Bike Virginia in June. BikeWalk Virginia, sponsors the Tour de Chesapeake, held in Mathews, from May 15 to 17. Nonprofit group that promotes ease and accessibility for bicyclists and pedestrians. P.O. Box 675 Norge, VA 23127. 229-0507. www.bikevirginia.org and
BIKING, GROUP RIDES
Peninsula Bicycling Association. Group rides several times a week throughout the Peninsula. P.O. Box 12115, Newport News, 23612. 356-1451. pbacycling.org
Williamsburg Area Bicyclists. Group rides several times per week year-round, mostly in Williamsburg. Open to bicyclists of all experience levels. Coordinates Bike Month during May. P.O. Box 2222,
Williamsburg, 23187-2222. 229-4046.
Eastern Virginia Mountainbike Association. Group often rides at New Quarter Park in Williamsburg, Freedom Park and York River State Park, among other places. P.O. Box 7553, Hampton, 23666. Kirk Moore and Penny Rich, 566-1121.
Hampton Roads Kart Club. Has races from April through October at Langley Speedway. P.O. Box 8146, Yorktown, 23693. 249-5278.
Tidewater Appalachian Trail Club. Club maintains a ten-mile stretch of the Appalachian Trail. They offer hiking, canoeing, whitewater rafting, kayaking, skiing, rock climbing, rappelling and other outdoor activities across Virginia, including the Peninsula. P.O. Box 8246, Norfolk 23503. tidewateratc.com.
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