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Ride for Fun - Honor a Veteran



Enjoy a friendly, supported ride through scenic Virginia countryside. You’ll see beautiful scenery, the occasional cow/horse/goat, and many happy cyclists. With three distances to choose from, there is a route for riders at every level. The mostly flat 18 mile course is prime for riders’ first organized event or a moderate ride. The 44 mile and 64 mile courses provide many bold hills and descents for experienced riders who relish a challenge. All rides launch from and finish at Molon Lave Vineyards near Warrenton.

The event benefits veterans and their families through support of IMPart (Injured Military Personnel +art), a visual arts education program which connects returning wounded veterans with transformative art experiences in ceramics and metals. A program of local, non-profit The Art League, IMPart is part of CREATIVE FORCES - NEA Military Healing Arts Network.

Apres ride - A Celebration after the Finish Line
After the ride, participants, friends and family are invited to chill at Molon Lave.
Food • Wine • Live Music • Games • Raffle

Fabulous raffle prizes -
• New bicycle of your choice from The Bike Lane ($1,500 value)
• Wine tasting and glass of wine for 8 guests at Molon Lave ($160 value)
• Handmade steel kitchen knife forged by a veteran participating in IMPart
• Pottery piece crafted by a veteran participating in IMPart

Raffle tickets available for sale at the event.
Drawing at 2:15 pm. Must be present to win.

Swinging live music -

Performed by Seth Kibel and his band. Seth is one of the Mid-Atlantic’s premier woodwind specialists, wowing audiences on saxophone, clarinet, and flute. He is a 29­­­­­­­­­­­time Washington Area Music Award (Wammies) winner.


-Registration & what’s included
-Two ways to register 
-Rider check-in & ride launch times
-Honor a veteran
-Don’t ride but want to join the celebration?
-2017 Photo Galleries


Registration & What's Included

  • Rest stops with tasty snacks
  • Rider support, SAG vehicles, marked routes, cue sheets
  • Lunch and wine* after the ride (* 21 and over)
  • 1 free Bike/Wine/Art raffle ticket (J members get 2!)  
  • Support for non-profit IMPart (no additional fundraising required to ride)

Register by June 20: All rides $50
Register by Aug 1: 64 mile & 44 mile $65 / 18 mile $50
Register from Aug 2 - event day: 64 mile & 44 mile $80 / 18 mile $55   

We ride rain or shine.  


Two Ways to Register

  1. Visit (A small service fee which supports will apply.) 
  2. Complete this registration form and return it to the J.  


Check-in & Ride Launch Times

Ride  Check-in Launch
64 mile  7:30 am 8:30 am
44 mile 8:30 am 9:30 am
18 mile  9:45 am 10:45 am

Please arrive ONE HOUR before launch to check-in or register the day of the event.  Parking is offsite (NOT at the winery), details to come.  


Honor a Veteran

When you register both online and on paper, complete the section “I am riding in honor of…”.  

At the event, we will proudly display our riders' Honor Roll.


Don’t ride but want to join the celebration?

Join your friends on the Cycle Fest Express bus to Molon Lave. There you will...

  • Listen to live music (do some line dances) 
  • Do lunch
  • Enjoy Molon Lave wine
  • Play games
  • Enter to win fabulous raffle prizes 
  • Cheer the riders as they finish

The CF Express rolls from the J at 11:00 am, returning about 4:30 pm.

For $30, you’ll get transportation to and from Molon Lave, live musical entertainment, a complementary glass of wine, 1 free raffle ticket (lunch, wine and raffle tickets available for purchase at the event)

To register, fill out the paper registration form at the J.


Cycle Fest 2017 Photo Galleries

Click here to view pictures taken by our photographer and here to view photos taken by participants.


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