Happy Valley Women’s Cycling

So much more than a Cycling Team.

The Happy Valley Women’s Cycling (HVWC) team is an organization of women committed to advancing women’s biking and racing in Centre County, Pennsylvania. Our race team comprises women of all ages and abilities who race on road, gravel, and mountain bike.

But we do so much more than train for races. We’re focused on getting more women into the recreational sport of mountain and gravel biking with weekly beginner rides, skills camps (Girls Rock! – ages 10-13), coaching, and bike 101 how-to learning opportunities.

Our mission is to connect and strengthen our community through bike events that build self-confidence and inspire women riders of all types and abilities.

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Check out our rides now listed on CentreBike's Happy Valley Ride with GPS Page. SEE MAPS!

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Eats Gravel for Breakfast.


Love life on two wheels and looking for the next challenge? We’ll teach you how to climb and barrel down the back roads of Rothrock State Forst, or cross logs and crush rock gardens. Join us for a Gravel or Mountain Bike Beginner Ride, retreat, PYP spin class, or ‘Girls Rock’ multi-week clinic for ages 10-13.

Beginners Gravel Ride

MTB Ride

Girls Rock!


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Retreat Weekend

Happy Valley Women’s Cycling hosts retreat weekends for those who love biking and want to learn how to get more out of each outdoor adventure – whether racing or just an advid cyclist.

Keep checking back for details about our next retreat and all of the great knowledge and fun it will provide.

Retreat Ride

Wanna Race?

We love the thrill of competition. We also know how much fun it is to just participate in an organized ride with aide stations, camaraderie, and the chance to prove yourself…well…to yourself! We’re also advocates for equal representation at races and do our best to encourage participation by women and welcome them to the starting line. That’s why Happy Valley Women’s Cycling Coordinator Tanya Campbell created Seasons of Rothrock, starting with the GRIT Gravel Grinder where 50% of spots are reserved for women.

Join us for 1 or all 4 races this year!

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Have questions about our community rides or our race team? Use the "General Inquires" form to send us a message. You can also reach out to us about sponsorships, our Get a GRIP Retreat or Girls Rock! program.  We'll be in touch as soon as possible.

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