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The Back Roads Century returns Sunday, September 17, 2017 to scenic Shepherdstown, West Virginia!  We've tweaked the routes b ased on rider feedback and are offering  five  routes of varying difficulty and mileage ranging from 26 to 100 miles. Cyclists of all levels can enjoy the beauty of riding through the Northern Shenandoah Valley. 
This isn't just a bike ride - it's a weekend event!

Rooms going FAST!! 
Want to stay overnight? Book NOW!
Don't get left out in the cold...rooms are going fast so BOOK NOW! Come early and  stay overnight at one of the hotels offering a special rate to enjoy the numerous restaurants and unique shopping of Shepherdstown!
New designs! Jersey available in Men's and Women's short sleeve, and Women's Gemini Tank.

Purchase during registration or order from our online store  


Jerseys ordered after July 6, 2017 will be shipped to your home in November 2017.

We've listened to your feedback to make the Back Roads Century even better
  • Relocated After-Ride Party at the END of the ride and closer to parking and showers
  • Saturday Night Party in Shepherdstown
  • Route tweaks to address traffic issues
And we've kept the best of the Back Roads Century from past years! 
  • Same entry fee including a Potomac Pedalers' member discount
  • 5 Routes including Century, Metric Century, Half Century, and two shorter routes of 47 and 27 miles.
  • Great rest stops with music and expanded food options, including our famous Tomato/Hummus Sandwiches and Boiled Potatoes.
  • After-event party featuring music and food
  • Beautiful views of rivers, valleys, hills, and apple orchards
  • Saturday ride options and events
  • New Jersey and T-Shirt designs
  • Free Parking adjacent to Ride Start and After-Event Party 
  • Free showers at the Shepherd University Wellness Center
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About Potomac Pedalers
The Potomac Pedalers Touring Club, Inc. is a non-profit educational, recreational and social organization for bicycling enthusiasts. We're one of the largest bicycle clubs in the United States, and the largest in the Metropolitan Washington DC area. Potomac Pedalers is affiliated with the League of American Bicyclists and we're recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, non-profit organization.
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