Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Virginia bike newsArrests made in Reston trail assault - A number of assaults occurred on Reston trails earlier this summer. Police speculated that they were linked. According to Reston Patch, arrests were made in one of the attacks. "Police have charged one adult and three juveniles in connection with the June 7 robbery and assault near Pinecrest Road. The adult, Ali Lewis, 19 of Freetown Court, Reston was charged with robbery on June 21, Fairfax County Police said."
Richmond Region Ride Center receives $50,000 donation - The ride center is located at Pocahontas State Park located just southwest of Richmond. The center will eventually include 50 miles of off-road trails. "An additional $490,000 would be needed for a new trail head with expanded parking, a restroom and event staging area." According to a recent study, the trail improvements will have an annual economic impact of $4.5 Million and create 51 new jobs."
Reston Town Center Grand Prix nixed for 2014 - According to Reston Patch, "Boston Properties, owner of the property, told Evolution Cycling Club, which operates the annual event, that ongoing construction and new residential and retail openings coming up made the race unworkable for the future."