Gravel Cycling in the Susquehanna River Valley

The SRV is fast becoming a mecca for gravel riders who seek out premier raw road cycling adventures. Dirt & gravel roads take you through idyllic farm country, over relentlessly rolling hills, along running waters and through gorgeous, old-growth forests.

Competitive Gravel Racing

Central Pennsylvania’s Susquehanna River Valley is home to the nationally acclaimed unPAved of the Susquehanna River Valley, a premier gravel ride covering 120-miles of raw forest, mountain, valley & farm roads during peak fall foliage season. Routes

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To get you started, here are six routes in the SRV that utilize

Cyclist SRV Weekend - Farm Country
A rolling tour of some of the farm roads and open spaces in the Susquehanna River Valley

Cyclist SRV Weekend - East of the River
Cross the Susquehanna River for a beautiful rolling ride that stays below the big hills.

Cyclist SRV - RB Winter + Bald Eagle
A 75-mile route that hits some of the best gravel roads in the forests & parks west of Lewisburg. Starts & Finishes at the Country Cupboard Inn.

unPAved  - "The Proper Parts"
For those that want to ride “The Proper-54” on their own.

unPAved  - "The Difference"
For those that want to check out the hardest part of unPAved (with an easy ride to it, and back).

unPAved UNsupported
A century based off the unPAved course, that ventures into civilization so you can refuel.

Any time of the year a weekend in the SRV is perfect for exceptional rides and strenuous training runs. Plan a cycling weekend and include an unPAved route. We are sure you will want to come back - and maybe even compete in an upcoming unPAved race.

Read More about Susquehanna River Valley Bicycling

The Susquehanna River Valley is the perfect Mid-Atlantic cycling destination for riders of every age and stage. Central Pennsylvania is superb for bicycling, whether you like an easy ride on a local rail trail, longer road rides through the countryside or strenuous mountain biking through gorgeous forest lands. Read more.