Thursday, February 25, 2016

DC Bike Ride - Early Bird registration ends Feb. 29

Sunday, May 22 is DC Bike Ride. The event is part of the Really Big Bike Weekend that includes Bike to Work Day and Tour de Fat. Early Bird registration for the ride is $50 until February 29. The event benefits WABA's work with the DC Vision Zero campaign. From the DC Bike Ride press release:
DC Bike Ride, a scenic urban bicycle ride celebrating the people, places, and culture of Washington, D.C. will debut in the District on May 22, as an exciting addition to National Bike Month celebrations.

 The recreational ride offers a unique car-free tour of the nation’s capital. Riders will cruise past some of the most iconic sites taking in everything from the Washington Monument to the White House and the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts. Participants will conclude their journey with a post-ride celebration near the United States Capitol. A complete ride itinerary is included at the end of this release.

“WABA is a proud founding partner of the DC Bike Ride,” stated Greg Billing, WABA’s Executive Director. “DCBR represents the return of a family-friendly, traffic-free bike ride to the District of Columbia, and our community couldn’t be more thrilled. We believe the best way to experience our region is on the seat of a bicycle. In addition to the good work of bringing people together, DC Bike Ride will provide critical resources for our community engagement work to support D.C.'s Vision Zero goal to end traffic fatalities by 2024.”
See detailed image of the route.

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