Sinks Grove Loops
Climbing Per Mile: 46
Climbing per Mile: 54
Climbing per Mile: 65 ft..
Climbing per Mile: 42 ft..
Climbing per Mile: 40 ft..
Climbing per Mile: 48.ft.
Location: These rides is in southern Greenbrier and northern Monroe Counties.
Sinks Grove Loops Map and Turn List - PDF
General Route Description
These short loops lie on the rolling karst terrain, as seen in the photo, between Flat Top Mountain and the Second Creek drainage. Though you cannot call the terrain flat, there are no long climbs on these short loops. They can be done separately or in combination. Co. 5 (Monroe) and Co. 43 (Greerbrier) is a two lane striped road. The others are one lane country roads. County 43/2 and 5/2 are tire and chip surfaces with some sketchy sections but you want to take your time and enjoy the beautiful scenery. County 43/2 and 5/2 also have the most rolling terrain as it skirts the foot of Flat Top Mountain.
There are no food or water sources on the routes.
Items of Interest Along the Route:
Other than the three rural churches on the route, the scenery is the main item of interest.
Nearest Bike Shops:
Hill and Holler Bicycle Works,121 East Washington Street, Lewisburg, WV
The listing of routes on this site is not a guarantee of the safety of the route. Cycling has inherent risks and riders skills vary. Traffic conditions vary by time of day, season and local events. Road conditions can vary and change and may change dramatically over one winter season. Riders need to ride within their capabilities and be alert for road hazards and traffic at all times.
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