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Summer’s Almost Here; You Need a Kayak

If you have been itching to get out on the water, but don’t have a kayak Back Country Ski & Sport has the solution. They are hosting a kayak demo on Saturday from noon to […]

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Get Outdoors at FloydFest (And Enter to Win Tickets)

FloydFest might be best known as a music festival, but the three-day event is packed with outdoor adventure as well.

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Pete’s Pick: Take Mom Kayaking for Mother’s Day

Forget the flowers – OK, well maybe not – and take your mom kayaking for Mother’s Day. (It is this Sunday if you didn’t have the date circled on the calendar.)

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Bikes. Beer. Big Wheels … and You!

Make a weekend of it. The Virginia’s Blue Ridge Downtown Twilight Criterium is bringing some of the best professional cyclists around to the heart of Roanoke on May 21.

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Fenix BC21R Bike Light Review

Over the past year or so I’ve had the pleasure of seeing more and more friends discover the joys associated with bicycling. One friend in particular now commutes regularly to and from work and before […]

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You Can Now SUP at Carvins Cove

You asked for it and you got it! Stand up paddling, or SUP, is the fastest growing paddlesport in the world and thanks to great collaboration between the Western Virginia Water Authority and Roanoke Parks […]

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Pete’s Pick: Celebrate National Bike Month

Over the past year or so I’ve had the pleasure of seeing more and more friends discover the joys associated with bicycling. One friend in particular now commutes regularly to and from work. There’s a […]

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Get Ready to Gallop 4 the Greenways

Gallop 4 the Greenways is back and longer than ever this year. Yes … longer. Thanks to your feedback the race is growing from 4 to 5 miles this year. (There are also 5K, group […]

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Who Wants to Win Blondie Tickets?

Get ready to rock Elmwood Amphitheater on May 12 when Blondie rolls into town. We love everything about outdoor music events so much we are giving away a pair of tickets to a lucky Roanoke […]

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Down by Downtown Schedule is Packed with Live Music

The weekend starts Thursday this week, as the Down by Downtown Music Festival gets underway.

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