New Kent County, Virginia officially launched six permanent cycling routes in the county on September 25.
Nearly one hundred riders from across the state came to participate in the ribbon cutting and ride the new routes.
Funded by a Transportation Enhancement Grant, the the routes range from 15 to 100 miles.
Officials hope that the project will not only bring tourists to the county but will also improve safety and awareness of cycling as a viable means of transportation.
All routes begin at the New Kent County Visitors and Commerce Center, 7324 Vineyards Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124