38 min

21. Mountain Biking with Thomas Jenkins, Co-Owner of Shenandoah Bicycle Company Virginia Outdoor Adventures

    • Places & Travel

“We always joke about whether we spend more time riding or hanging out in the parking lot, eating and drinking. But that’s the mountain biking community, and that’s the Virginia outdoors. It’s about people.” – Thomas Jenkins, Shenandoah Bicycle Company

Virginia has earned bragging rights as one of the best places for mountain biking on the east coast. From the well-maintained slopes of Massanutten to over 100 miles of backcountry trails within George Washington National Forest, Harrisonburg, Virginia has something for every experienced or beginner rider. Fueled by his love for two wheels, Thomas Jenkins, co-owner of Shenandoah Bicycle Company in downtown Harrisonburg, has spent 25 years working to improve trails and transportation in his community. A former mountain biking competitor, Thomas shares how to access the best local trails for all experience levels. Whether you want to cruise a country road or shred on a downhill, Thomas shares the tips and tricks you need to plan your off-road adventure. Let’s Go!

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Enter code "VIRGINIA10" at checkout for 10% off at Appalachian Gear Company
Mentioned in this Episode:
Connect with Thomas: Instagram I Facebook I Website I The Pulp Smoothie Cafe
Mountain Bike Ride in the Burg!, Article by Visit Harrisonburg
Rocktown Trails at Hillandale Park, Harrisonburg
Massanutten Western Slope Trails
Friends of Shenandoah Mountain
George Washinton National Forest Mountain Biking
George Washington National Forest Trails
Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition
Massanutten Resort
Cycling Virginia (Bike Clubs)
MTB Project
Trailforks
Carvin’s Cove in Roanoke
City of Harrisonburg
Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/JessicaBowser )

“We always joke about whether we spend more time riding or hanging out in the parking lot, eating and drinking. But that’s the mountain biking community, and that’s the Virginia outdoors. It’s about people.” – Thomas Jenkins, Shenandoah Bicycle Company

Virginia has earned bragging rights as one of the best places for mountain biking on the east coast. From the well-maintained slopes of Massanutten to over 100 miles of backcountry trails within George Washington National Forest, Harrisonburg, Virginia has something for every experienced or beginner rider. Fueled by his love for two wheels, Thomas Jenkins, co-owner of Shenandoah Bicycle Company in downtown Harrisonburg, has spent 25 years working to improve trails and transportation in his community. A former mountain biking competitor, Thomas shares how to access the best local trails for all experience levels. Whether you want to cruise a country road or shred on a downhill, Thomas shares the tips and tricks you need to plan your off-road adventure. Let’s Go!

Follow VAOA Podcast:
Website I Facebook I Instagram I Twitter
Support the show: Buy Me A Coffee

VAOA Podcast is Sponsored by: Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources

Enter code "VIRGINIA10" at checkout for 10% off at Appalachian Gear Company
Mentioned in this Episode:
Connect with Thomas: Instagram I Facebook I Website I The Pulp Smoothie Cafe
Mountain Bike Ride in the Burg!, Article by Visit Harrisonburg
Rocktown Trails at Hillandale Park, Harrisonburg
Massanutten Western Slope Trails
Friends of Shenandoah Mountain
George Washinton National Forest Mountain Biking
George Washington National Forest Trails
Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition
Massanutten Resort
Cycling Virginia (Bike Clubs)
MTB Project
Trailforks
Carvin’s Cove in Roanoke
City of Harrisonburg
Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/JessicaBowser )

38 min