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Join Date: May 2005
Location: Falls Church, VA
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DO NOT TAKE ROUTE 15. Odds are high that you will not survive.
There are much better/safer/saner routes.
From the C&O you can cross at White's Ferry and you'll only have a short distance into Leesburg on route 15, most of which has a rideable shoulder.
I've never biked Evergreen, but I've driven it and it seemed to be cautiously bikeable. Does tend to get heavy traffic.
Don't know about Watson Rd
On route 50 and route 15 near Aldie, be VERY careful. Road is narrow and traffic is heavy.
The other roads I don't know well, but Sudley can get heavy traffic.
If I think of an alternate route I'll post it.
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And here it is.
Cross at Brunswick and take Berlin Pike. Traffic can be heavy, but a lot of us bike it with no problem.
Switch to the W&OD trail to Purcelville, or continue to route 7 business and take that west.
The roads from Purcelville to The Plains are good for biking.
Route 55 has a lot of local traffic, but most cars end up on I-66. Stay alert. I've biked 55 west of The Plains, but not east. Driven it many times and it seems to be bikeable.
Last edited by cc_rider; 07-01-10 at 10:05 AM.