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					    2002 JULY 4 WEEKEND TOUR OF THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY
                                 Crista Borras – emergency phone # 202-365-3738
                           Day 2 – Friday, July 5, 2002 – Blacksburg-Lexington-Blacksburg
                                       ** ROUTE DESIGNED BY JIM KUEHN **
                                     Start at Rennie’s Texaco, Lexington, Virginia
KEY: R=right; L=left; BL=bear left; BR=bear right; S=straight; X=cross; Q=quick; tro=to remain on; SS=stop sign; T=T intersection; UM=unmarked; TL=traffic light; RR=railroad tracks;
>=becomes; !XX!=cross metal bridge; DH!=on downhill; SC=shopping center; POI=point of interest; ORF=outdoor restroom facility; GR=gravel road;  = DOG warning!; =cat!



CUM.       P-P         DIRECTIONS                                                               70.6        3.6         STORE on L
0.0        0.0         R US11 South from Rennie’s                                               84.2        13.6        Enter Giles County
0.8        0.8         BR Bus. 11 after bridge                                                  87.7        3.5         L Blue Grass Trail (stay on main
2.1        1.3         jog L/R US11 South @T                                                                            road, sign to US460) - Newport
3.1        1.0         S US11 South (TL)                                                        88.1        0.4         X US460 (SS); > 605 Spruce Run
11.1       8.0         Fancy Hill 24-hr Texaco                                                  94.5        6.4         L 625 @T (parallel New River)
12.5       1.4         R 686 Herring Hall (DH, easy to miss!)                                   94.9        0.4         road surface > hardpack
13.2       0.7         R 690 Padgetts Hill                                                      95.6        0.7         paved surface resumes; enter
13.5       0.3         L 609 N. Red Mill (soon after X-ing                                                              Montgomery Cnty in less than 1 mi.
                       over I-81 – very easy to miss in the dark!)                              97.8 2.2                L 652 McCoy
16.0       2.5    L Cedar Creek tro 609 @T (SS)                                                 105.0 7.2               L 685 Prices Fork @T (SS) -
16.1       0.1    QR Red Mill tro 609                                                                                   STORES
17.1       1.0    R US11 @T (SS)                                                                106.9 1.9               Enter Blacksburg
17.1       0.0    QS F-055 – Store on L (opens 6am)                                             108.5 1.6               X US460 interchange; > VA412
19.2       2.1    Enter Botetourt County                                                        109.9 1.4               R Bus.460 Main St @T -
24.6       5.4    R 614 Arcadia (SS) – STORE                                                                            STORES & RESTAURANTS
           (opens 6am) & Restaurant (opens 7am)                                                 110.5 0.6               L Roanoke (TL)
24.7       0.1    L F-054 Frontage Rd @T (SS);                                                  110.9 0.4               BL/BR @ Owens; > 785 Harding
                  > US11                                                                        113.8 2.9               BL tro 785 @ 723; > Catawba Rd




26.8       2.1         R VA43 – Buchanan –
                       24-hr FOOD 0.2 mi. ahead off                                             121.9 8.1               Enter Roanoke County
                       route on US11 (across bridge)                                            131.6 9.7               R VA311 Catawba Valley Rd @T (SS)
30.5       3.7         L 630 Springwood_____________                                            132.1 0.5               L/QR 779 Catawba Creek Rd -
**Note: for 123-mi. ride continue S on VA43                                                                             STORE (closes 8pm)
and see Option A now**__________________
                                                                                                135.7 3.6               Enter Botetort County
31.5       1.0         X bridge over James River
                                                                                                149.0 13.3              R US220 @T (TL) - Daleville -
40.5       9.0         R T630 Main St. (SS)
                                                                                                                        Store on R (til Midnite) [*C&D*]
40.9       0.4         X US220 (SS) - Fincastle -
                                                                                                149.1 0.1               QL 779 Valley Rd
                       STORE 0.5 mi. off route to R
                                                                                                150.6 1.5               L US11 Lee Hwy @T (SS) -
                       on US220 (opens 6am)
                                                                                                                        24-hr. STORES/Restaurants
41.2       0.3         R 606 Grove Hill Rd____________
**Note: for 91-and 100-mi. ride continue S here & see                                                                   1.2 mi. off route to R on US11
Option B & C now; for 103-mi. ride see Option D now**___                                        151.7 1.1               R 651 – Troutville
47.9       6.7         Enter Craig County                                                       155.2 3.5?              R US11 @T (SS) -
52.4       4.5         L 615 @T (SS)                                                                                    Greenwood Family Restaurant
58.8       6.4         L VA311 @T (SS,UM) – New Castle                                                                  on R (open til 9pm)
58.9       0.1         R VA42 – Store, Restaurant 0.2                                           155.7       0.5         R 640 [*A&B]
                       mi. off route straight ahead on                                          156.6       0.9         BL tro 640 @T
                       VA311                                                                    157.1       0.5         L tro 640 @T; X RR; > Lithia
67.0       8.1         POI: Great Eastern Divide                                                165.8       8.7         R US11 Main St. @T (SS)
                       (sign on L)                                                              168.4       2.6         STORES/FOOD - Buchanan
168.5 0.1     X bridge over James River           Advance to mi. 155.7 @ [*A*]

169.8   1.3   BL where US11 joins I-81; > F-054   OPTION B   (91 miles):
170.7   0.9   R 614; X over I-81                  41.2 0.3    S tro 630 @606
170.8   0.1   QL F-055 – Store/restaurant         43.0 1.8    L 670
176.2   5.4   Enter Rockbridge County             45.2 2.2    L US220 @T (SS)
178.3   2.1   L 609 Red Mill - STORE              45.4 0.2    R 670 – Trinity
179.2   0.9   L 692 Cedar Creek @T                47.7 2.3    L (676?) @T (just after X-ing
180.7   1.5   R 610 Plank @T                                  under I-81)
190.1   9.4   BR tro 610 @ 753                    48.8 1.1    R (651?) (T?)
191.0   0.9   BL Possum Hollow tro 610 (SS)       49.0 0.2    L US11 @T (SS)
192.0   1.1   R VA251 Thorn Hill @T (SS)          49.6 0.6? Greenwood Family Restaurant
193.0   1.8   L Bus.11 @US11 (TL) - Lexington                 on R
196.2   2.3   BR US11 North (SS)                  50.1 0.5? R 640
196.4   0.2   X 631 after bridge (TL)             Advance to mi. 155.7 @ [*B*]
197.0   0.6   Arrive Econo Lodge on R

                                                  OPTION C   (100 miles):
                                                  41.2 0.3    S tro 630 @ 606
                                                  47.3 6.1    L 779 @T (SS)
                                                  52.0 4.7    R US220 @T (TL) -
OPTION A (123 miles):                                         Daleville - STORE on R
30.5 3.7   Continue north on VA43                 Advance to mi. 149.0 @ [*C*]
           (aka Forest Hwy 16)
42.0 11.5? L US220 (43Y), X bridge over
           James River – Eagle Rock –             OPTION D   (103 miles):
           FOOD??                                 41.2 0.3    R 606 Grove Hill Rd
42.1 0.1   R @T                                   42.6 1.4    BL 600 after bridge
42.6 0.5   BR over bridge (683 goes S or L)       46.9 4.3    L 666
42.8 0.2   L 615 (Forest Hwy 16)                  49.1 2.2    BL tro 666 (665 goes R)
48.1 5.3   S or BL tro 615 (621 goes R)           50.4 1.3    L 779 @T (SS)
57.4 9.3   S or BR tro 615 (817 goes L) –         55.4 5.0    R US220 @T (TL) -
           Oriskany                                           Daleville - STORE on R
57.5 0.1   R tro 615 @705                         Advance to mi. 149 @ [*D*]
60.1 2.6   Enter Craig County
61.6 1.5   BR tro 615 @643
62.6 1.0   L 606 – climb over North Mtn
66.9 4.3   Enter Botetourt County
73.4 6.5   R 630 @T (SS) (or detour L into
           Fincastle for store)
75.2 1.8   L 670
77.4 2.2   L US220 @T (SS)
77.6 0.2   R 670 – Trinity
78.8 1.2   L (676?) @T (just after X-ing
           under I-81)
79.9 1.1   R (651?) (T?)
80.1 0.2   L US11 @T (SS)
80.7 0.6? Greenwood Family Restaurant
           on R
81.2 0.5? R 640

				
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