The bicyclists pulled out of the Workhouse parking lot in shifts, traveling east on Lorton Road, stopping at Gunston Hall, Pohick Bay, Fort Belvoir, and the Army museum before arriving back at the Workhouse for Sweet Potato Chili. For the braver cyclists, the longer 38-mile ride included Mason Neck and Hallowing Point.
“The variety of trails, I’ll go wherever there’s a good bike ride” – Cathy English, government employee, Woodbridge
“Trails are great, Mount Vernon Trail, the Fairfax County Parkway trail, it’s more about comradery” – Greg Payne, Alexandria resident, Navy veteran and ’83 Alum of the former TC Williams
“Beautiful trails, people respect the biking community so you feel safe out on the road” – Jenni Lear, Alexandria resident, small business owner
“It’s beautiful, lots of historic sites and green space and lots of places to stop and have a beer and something to eat” – Alexis Glenn, FABB secretary