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Three-Day Blast: West Virginia

Join us for an exciting 3-day blast to West Virginia and Back.  Covering 650 km/day, this ride is not for neophytes. We will be holding this event twice in 2024.

Dates: August 9-11 and September 20-22.

We'll spend 3 glorious days together travelling down roads like these:




Windy Roads, West Virginia
Twisty Roads

We'll be starting out early from Fort Erie on the Friday morning, crossing the border and riding 650km to Buckhannon WV. The Saturday will be an awe inspiring day as we circle down to almost Princeton WV, returning to Buckhannon. This is the day you'll be talking about to your riding buddies. On Sunday, we'll be heading back to Fort Erie, then splitting up to head home. This will be a small, fast group of 6 riders. 

Please note the following requirements:

  • You must be riding a 650cc+ multi-cylinder road or adventure touring motorcycle.

  • You must be a Canada Rides Alumni member

  • You must have a full M license (no M1 or M2).

  • You must have a Canadian passport, or a valid visa to enter the US.

  • You must have experience in long-distance sport-paced touring. Must be comfortable riding 650 km days, plus the distance from your home to Fort Erie.

If you have never ridden West Virginia, this is the ideal opportunity to try it with an experienced guide!

All overnights will be in motels or at private locations, no camping. 

The price of this three-day blast is $200/Rider. 


What is included:

  • Organize all routes from beginning to end, so you can just show up and ride! 

  • Provide tips and hints ahead of time on things to pack, helping you prepare for your adventure. For Road Tours, GPX route files are provided prior to the trip so you can load them in your GPS.

  • Recommend all accommodations and evening meals

  • Ensure our routes have sufficient rest stops for gas and food with alternate routing if necessary.

  • Guides carry tools to do trail-side repairs for most common problems (punctured tires, basic fixes). For Road Tours, CAA Plus is recommended

  • A guide for the entire journey ensures the group stays together.

What's not included:

  • There will not be a chase/support vehicle on this trip.

  • Meals and refreshments 

  • Cost of accommodations

  • Cost of fuel

  • Transportation to the start and endpoint (GTA West)

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Upcoming Events

  • Three-Day West Virginia: August
    Three-Day West Virginia: August
    Fri, Aug 09
    Aug 09, 2024, 7:30 a.m. EDT – Aug 11, 2024, 4:30 p.m. EDT
    Fort Erie, ON, Canada
    Join us for a 3-day blast that will lead you down some very exciting roads. Leaving from west of the GTA, we'll spend one day travelling down to West Virginia.
  • Three-Day West Virginia: September
    Three-Day West Virginia: September
    Fri, Sep 20
    Sep 20, 2024, 7:00 a.m. EDT – Sep 22, 2024, 4:30 p.m. EDT
    Fort Erie, Fort Erie, ON, Canada
    Join us for a 3-day blast that will lead you down some very exciting roads. Leaving from west of the GTA, we'll spend one day travelling down to West Virginia.

Trip Itinerary-West Virginia

Day 1

Fort Erie to West Virginia

Leave early from Fort Erie, cross the border and head towards West Virginia. Spending the night in Terra Alta, West Virginia. Approximately 600 KMs + your distance from Fort Erie.

Day 2

West Virginia to Pennsylvania

Travel some amazing twisty roads as we go from West Virginia to Pennsylvania. Spending the night in State College, PA. Approximately 535 KMs.

Day 3

Pennsylvania to Toronto

Return ride to the GTA, through some twisty roads through Pennsylvania and New York State. The riders will branch off after crossing the border and head for home. Approximately 500 KMs to Burlington/Oakville.

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