1,400 cyclists cruise through region

Cyclists on a tandem bicycle cruise down South Main Street in Woodstock on Friday as they begin their ride as part of the Bike Virginia 2016 event. There are around 1,400 cyclists touring the area this weekend. Rich Cooley/Daily
Bike Virginia participants round this turn on Palmyra Church Road south of Edinburg on Friday during their tour of Shenandoah County as part of Bike Virginia 2016. Their ride will continue Saturday to Strasburg and Fort Valley, and cyclists may also take routes to visit Front Royal and Clarke County. Rich Cooley/Daily
Todd Rhen, 49, of Philadelphia, Pa., refuels at this rest stop outside American Celebration on Parade in Quicksburg on Friday afternoon. Rich Cooley/Daily /
Bike Virginia cyclists ride along a roadside field of day lilies along U.S. Route 11 south of Edinburg. Rich Cooley/Daily
A line of cyclists make their turn onto Orkney Grade in Mount Jackson. Rich Cooley/Daily
Bike Virginia cyclists ride this stretch of road along Turkey Knob Road west of Mount Jackson on Friday. Rich Cooley/Daily