Saturday 2nd October 2021
Bland County Courthouse Square: 612 Main Street, Bland, United States
Come ride the ridges at the 9th Annual Tour de Bland Bicycle Ride.
~ October 2, 2021
The Tour de Bland is an annual road cycling ride to support the fundraising efforts for the Relay For Life in Bland County, VA. It takes place at the height of the Fall colors in the mountains of southwestern Virginia. This year there are four courses to choose from: a 15 miler, a 37 miler, a 73 miler, and The Bland Century 100 miler. See our website at www.tourdebland.org for course maps more details.
The entire event is hosted by employees and friends of Hitachi ABB Powergrid's Dry-type Transformer factory located just a few blocks from the starting line. Our focus is on the enjoyment of everyone who participates in the event. We aim to make it fun and rewarding to support those who are supporting us. We can 't do it without riders like you. So sign up now!
The ride is not on a closed a course, but along open public highways through scenic areas in rural Bland County. Some of the roads have posted speed limits up to 55 MPH. A signed release is required for participation. Parents must give written permission for riders under 18.
Oneline registration opens April 1, 2021 and closes at noon on September30, 2021. On site registrations will be accepted starting at 6:30 AM on the day of the event. All proceeds from the bike ride go to benefit the American Cancer Society via the Bland County Relay for Life campaign.
Learn more at www.tourdebland.org or follow Tour de Bland on Facebook.
Stay tuned to www.tourdebland.org for parking, vendor, food. and all of the latest even details. Maps and instructions will be included in your registration packet.
On Site Registration begins @ 6:30 AM
All rides start @ 8:00 AM
ABB Relay For Life
171 Industry Drive, Bland