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News Update : Local Cyclist's Body Found In Albemarle County

News Update : Local Cyclist’s Body Found In Albemarle County

[ 1 ] November 26, 2019

  South Fork Rivanna Reservoir Albemarle County, Virginia This is an update to a story we first posted on our BRL Facebook Page back on November 21st. Sadly the update this Tuesday evening is not good news. Below is the verbatim press release from ACPD. At approximately 3:00 pm this afternoon, Albemarle County Police Officers […]

News Alert : Area Rescue Crews Responding To Cyclist Over Ravine Near Montebello : Updated 7.25.17

News Alert : Area Rescue Crews Responding To Cyclist Over Ravine Near Montebello : Updated 7.25.17

[ 10 ] July 22, 2017

Near Montebello Nelson County, Virginia If viewing in app and Facebook preview not showing up, click here for complete story update. Update : 1:15 patient extracted and transported to UVA Medical Center 12:45 PM Update : Patient is being taken out now to waiting medical helicopter. Rescue crews are on the scene around noon Saturday […]

Nelson Cycling Icon Martin Versluys Continues Remarkable Recovery!

Nelson Cycling Icon Martin Versluys Continues Remarkable Recovery!

[ 0 ] June 20, 2017

Faber Nelson County, Virginia The news just keeps getting better and better about Martin Versluys. We first told you about his terrible accident on Mother’s Day Weekend when a driver turned in front of him as he was pedaling north on Route 151. He was flown to UVA Medical Center. Now just a few weeks […]

Nelson : Benefit For Injured Nelson Cycling Icon Martin Versluys A Resounding Success

Nelson : Benefit For Injured Nelson Cycling Icon Martin Versluys A Resounding Success

[ 0 ] June 11, 2017

Greenfield / Afton Nelson County, Virginia For weeks we have been telling first about the major cycling accident involving Nelson cyclist Martin Versluys, and now his tremendous recovery. During the first couple of days after the accident it was touch and go. Today Martin is up on his feet and very mobile! Though there’s still […]

Faber : Cyclist Martin Versluys Greatly Improving After Major Traffic Accident On May 18th : Update

Faber : Cyclist Martin Versluys Greatly Improving After Major Traffic Accident On May 18th : Update

[ 0 ] May 25, 2017

Faber Nelson County, Virginia Back on May 18th we told you about the major traffic accident Nelson cyclist Martin Versluys was in. His injuries were severe and he’s been at UVA ever since, much of that time in surgery and ICU. We are happy to report Martin is improving daily and has been making great […]

Nelson County Cyclist Martin Versluys Seriously Hurt - Recovering After Mother's Day Weekend Crash

Nelson County Cyclist Martin Versluys Seriously Hurt – Recovering After Mother’s Day Weekend Crash

[ 0 ] May 18, 2017

Near Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia All stories about accidents along Route 151 in Nelson have been tough to write about over the years since we started BRL, and this one certainly is no easier. Our friend and friend to hundreds of you is in a big battle right now to recover from a very bad […]

Cookie Lady : Cyclists Thank Nelson Legend Who's Helped For Over 30 Years

Cookie Lady : Cyclists Thank Nelson Legend Who’s Helped For Over 30 Years

[ 6 ] November 17, 2008

Afton – Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford For over three decades June Curry in Afton, Virginia has been helping out bicycle riders as they make the steep journey up Route 6 in front of her home. An estimated 14,000+ cyclists have stopped by for a rest, and yes, a cookie, in that time. This […]