Roanoke Valley, Virginia
Roads are color coded by their primary characteristic: Scenic; Sweeping Curves; Twisties; and Unpaved. A twisty road is defined as one which has switchbacks or is 'left, right, left, right,' etc. An unpaved road is hard-packed gravel, but would be suitable for most road bikes. The code assigned is subjective and based on information from riders, Internet resources, Rand McNally Road Atlas, Google™ Maps, and official State highway maps. In many cases a road will fit 2 or more charcteristics. For example, a road which is classified as scenic may also include sweeping curves and/or twisties. Rider descriptions will often give you clues in these cases.
Click on a road for map, rider comments, resources, gps file, and other information.
- State Roads: SR-8 | SR-39 | SR-40 | SR-42 | SR-311 | SR-606 | SR-635 | SR-738
- US Highways: US-60 | US-220 | US-250 | US-501
- Other Roads: Blue Ridge Parkway | I-64
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