Feb 21

2015 Title Sponsor: Washington County CVB

HAGERSTOWN, MD -- Washington County is known for its rich history. Located in the crossroads of the Civil War, it is home to South Mountain State Battlefield, Antietam National Battlefield, and the July 1863 Battle of Hagerstown. But Washington County also has a rich cultural scene. Hagerstown’s Arts & Entertainment... read more →
Feb 20
May 20

11th Greenbrier in the Bag

HAGERSTOWN, MD — Once again the Potomac Velo Club pulled off the 11th Annual running of the Greenbrier Challenge Mountain Bike Race without a hitch! On behalf of the Potomac Velo Club, we would like to thank you for coming out and making this another successful regional event. Great weather,... read more →
Mar 03

Cat 1 Open Class Explained

HAGERSTOWN, MD — The Cat 1 Open classes in selected AMBC races are designed to help the MASS Elite racers that normally race in the Pro/Elite class at MASS races. The Cat 1 Open classes will give both Qualifications for MTB Nationals and MASS Pro/Elite Series Points. There is no “Open”... read more →
Mar 02

Race Day BBQ Provided by Curley’s

Curley's BBQ Curley's BBQ 12151 Rockville Pike Rockville, Maryland 20852 (240)CLQ-BEEF or (240) 257-2333 MoCo's hottest BBQ food truck serving authentic BBQ and some interesting surprises! Curley's was born from my passion of cooking and sharing that passion with fiends and family. BBQ is our passion, delivering the most mouth watering... read more →
Feb 19

11th Annual Greenbrier Challenge

HAGERSTOWN, MD -- This year's event is special in that it will mark the first year of a Potomac Velo Club partnership with Mid-Atlantic Super Series (MASS) in running of the 10th Annual Greenbrier Challenge Mountain Bike Race on May 18, 2013. This AMBC/MASS/MARC event will still include a 700... read more →
Feb 07

AMBC & MASS Series Points

AMBC Points AMBC Race Gives Qualifications for All Classes for U.S. National Championships! In 2011 the US MTB National Championship race will be held on July 17 – 21 at Bear Creek Resort, Pennsylvania. The Greenbrier Challenge will be one of the few races in the Northeast where riders can qualify... read more →
Feb 01

Welcome to Greenbrier

Welcome to the event website to the Potomac Velo Club's Greenbrier Challenge mountain bike race. Now in its 11th year, the Greenbrier Challenge has become the top event in the Mid-Atlantic region and the opening event of our USA Cycling sanctioned AMBC Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship 4-race series. (more…)
Jan 31

Greenbrier Weather

Potomac Velo Club (PVC) wants you to know what we know: and that knowledge centers around the weather! Our new weather widget provided by Weather Underground (Wunderground) should give you enough advance notice to help you pick out your tires and what to wear on race day. The link is... read more →
Jan 18

Race Day Notes

The Greenbrier Challenge starts Sunday morning, April 21, 2013, at 8:00 AM on with the opening of registration. Registration then closes for each race 30-minutes prior to its start time with the last registration closing at 1:30 PM (Cat 1 Pro and Expert Race). Make sure you know which class... read more →
Mar 07

Test Ride the Course

This video was shot from the start of the Cat 2 Men 40-45 race during the 2010 Greenbrier Challenge. It gives an excellent perspective from the riders point-of-view of the course layout and terrain during the first lap.
Mar 06

MARC 4-Race Series

AMBC Race Also Gives Points in the Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships. The Greenbrier Challenge will be the first of 4 events in the USA Cycling sanctioned Regional Championships that include: Greenbrier Challenge/MD State Championships -- May 22, 2011 Massanutten HOO HA -- June 4-5, 2011 16th Annual Bulldog Rump/ NJ State... read more →
Mar 04

PVC – Small Club, Big Mission

The Potomac Velo Club (PVC) was founded in 1992 to promote the sport of cycling. Based in Northern Virginia, membership consists of riders at all levels of cycling experience. Some members have been on the racing scene for over 20 years, while others are just starting out. Some excel on... read more →
Mar 04

MD State Championships

The Greenbrier Challenge will once again be the Maryland State Championship race and award USA Cycling State Champion Titles and Medals to the top 3 Licensed finishers in each class. State medals and titles will be awarded to Annually Licensed MD State Residents Only.Read more about it in our MD Championship... read more →
Mar 04

Weather Cancellation Policy

The Greenbrier Challenge race is basically a "rain or shine" event. The terrain has a very solid rock base that drains well and rides just as firmly in the rain as when dry. We did the race in the rain, following several days of rain, a couple of years ago.... read more →
Feb 28

PVC in the Cloud

The Potomac Velo Club (PVC) is all over the web these days thanks our new partner GagglePod! Beginning with our Facebook page, PVC has embraced social media to include our new Greenbrier Challenge blog (and soon to follow our PVC club and Wednesday at Wakefield blogs) at quick updates from... read more →