Walkable from downtown Blowing Rock Village Café:  Breakfast, lunch, and quality coffee. Bistro Roca:  Wood-fired pizzas and other upscale fare.  Note they are closed daily from 3 to 5 PM. New Public House:  meat-heavy entrees, burgers, salads, and decent selection of small plates. Mellow Mushroom Pizza and Pasta:  Atlanta-based pizza joint that uses whole wheat […]

GPX files for MTMS Excursion

Trade Route, 56 miles: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28917129 Snake Mountain, 79 miles: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28917003 The Bamboo Ride, 56 miles: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28620996 Hickory Nut Gap Loop, 53 miles: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28506556 Masters, Linn Cove Viaduct, 32 miles: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28917024 Masters, Bamboo Ride, 33 miles: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28620977 Masters, Valle Crucis Loop, 37 miles: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28506581 Printable Maps

Winter Base Camp

South Carolina  We are planning on holding a Winter Base Camp Saturday the 16th and Sunday the 17th of February. A two day training camp for base miles outside of Greenville SC.  Long slow miles to improve endurance by escaping the Winter conditions and break up the routine of the stationary trainer. If you are […]


Excursion:   Major Taylor Mountain Summit Blowing Rock, North Carolina April 4-6, 2019 Ride Lots Focus primarily on steady endurance efforts to build up an aerobic base. While this may be a given for most of you going to a training camp there are a few caveats. First, nothing sustained above threshold! Taking the time in the […]


#NewKitDay Team store is open! From this date until the day of, all other registrants will receive their items after the event. To Order the Summit Kit, you must register through the Verge Team store with your shipping and payment Info. Once you are logged in you can select the Major Taylor Mountain Summit team […]


We want to thank everyone that came to ride in the high mountains this year in Blowing Rock, NC just outside of Boone, for our first Major Taylor Mountain Summit Excursion.  The main hotel room at the Homestead Inn will be the spot to sign waivers, pick up base layers and food Wednesday night and […]