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Tour de Madison 2016 – SAVE THE DATE!!!

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May 16, 2015.  
Tour de Madison 2015

Photos-Tour de Madison 2015

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Another reminder for Ride Start Times.
Metric Century – 8:30
45 mile Route – 8:45
Family Ride – 9:00

Online Registration closes Saturday, May 9 at 5:00pm ET

Just a reminder that Online Registration closes Saturday, May 9 at 5:00pm.


New Ride Partner: KIND Bars

KIND Bars in your Goodie Bags this year!!!


Door Prizes from DuCard Vineyards

DuCard Vineyards is donating two coupons for free wine tastings as door prizes for this year’s tour, and Tour de Madison riders only pay $5 for their Wineappalooza! the afternoon of the ride.  Click the photo below to print out the flyer.


New Ride Partner this year: Peddler’s Emporium

We are a resale store, but not a consignment shop. We pride ourselves on having an eclectic mix of items, both new and used. We sell everything from large furniture pieces to the smallest of knick knacks and trinkets. We are open Tuesday – Saturday 9 to 6 and Sunday 10 to 4. You can find us on Facebook


Tour de Madison 2015-REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

Registration for the Tour de Madison 2015 is now open!

Click here to register.

Early Registration online only through April 28.

Early registrants are guaranteed a Tour de Madison tech t-shirt and are eligible for one of our door prizes.   The fee for Metric Century and Intermediate riders who register before April 28 is $40; after April 28 – $55.  For Family riders the fee is only $20 before April 28, after April 28 – $35.  There is no longer mail-in pre-registration.

On Site Registration:  from 7:00 to 9:00am

Those who do not register early may register in person at the picnic pavilion at Graves Mountain Lodge between 7:00 and 9:00 am.    On-site registrants may not receive a t-shirt and are not eligible for door prizes.   On site registration is $55 for Metric Century and Intermediate Riders and $35 for Family Riders. NOTE: Cash or check only. No credit card payments on site.

New this year: Because many of you have requested jerseys, we are offering jerseys by special order. In order to guarantee availability on the day of the ride, all jerseys must be ordered by March 14, 2015. We are sorry but no orders can be taken after that date. Jerseys are available for $60.

Graves Mountain Lodge will have a la carte breakfast items available for sale during registration.

No refunds will be given.

Ride will be held rain or shine.


Tour de Madison 2014 Final Report

The 2014 Tour de Madison drew 413 cyclists and brought in over $17,000 dollars.   After all expenses were paid, we were able to make donations of $4500 to the various civic groups that provide volunteer support.


Barry Penn Hollar of the organizing committee presents a check of $1500 to Jerry Carpenter of Madison County Parks and Recreation Authority for ongoing development at Hoover Ridge.


Barry Penn Hollar presents a check of $1000 to Hunter Seale of the Rochelle Ruritan Club for their college scholarship and J. L. Taylor Fund.

pic3Gary Misch of the Tour de Madison organizing committee presents a check of $500 to Terri Sisson representing the Youth Hockey League who won the award for “Best Rest Stop.”

pic4 Iris Welsch of the Tour de Madison organizing committee presents a check for $410 to Angela Berry representing the Madison County High School Band Boosters.

pic5 Jane Gray of the Tour de Madison organizing committee presents a check of $410 to Cathy McGhee of the Madison Women’s Four Miler group.

 Donations were also made to the Culpeper Amateur Radio Association, which patrolled the route and provided necessary communication, and the Madison County Rescue Squad.


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Wineappolooza! at Ducard after the Tour

More Door Prizes!!  Two tasting coupons from Ducard will be among the door prizes!

After the Tour, come to DuCard Vineyards, just up the road, for the annual Wineappolooza ! festival, Saturday May 17, from 12-7 pm.  DuCard is at the foot of Old Rag Mountain just 5 minutes from the Graves Mountain Lodge headquarters of the Tour, and about 40 minutes north of Charlottesville.

Spend the afternoon at DuCard with wine tasting on the patio plus great music by the Scuffletown Trio and the Local Vocals.  Check out local artisan wares in nearly 20 craft tents. Local BBQ and other fare available for purchase.  Yes, there might be dancing.  Pets welcome and family friendly (always, at DuCard). $10 per person in advance, includes logo wine glass. Go to for advance tickets, details and directions. No charge for kids or dogs or designated drivers.  You can also buy tickets at the door.



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