Events

Nov
4
Mon
Lighten Up Arlington ( W&OD Trail)
Nov 4 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Long summer days are over and Daylight Savings Time is almost here. That means we get an extra hour of sleep but it gets darker earlier. But don’t worry, we have you covered with our annual event Lighten Up Arlington event! This year we will have two extra pop-up stops to reach even more people. Come by one of our pop-ups to get some lights and reflective gear for you as you bike (or walk) this season.

What: Lighten Up Arlington

When:Monday, November 4, 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Where: W&OD Trail near Columbia Pike

Nov
6
Wed
Lighten Up Arlington (Rosslyn)
Nov 6 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Long summer days are over and Daylight Savings Time is almost here. That means we get an extra hour of sleep but it gets darker earlier. But don’t worry, we have you covered with our annual event Lighten Up Arlington event! This year we will have two extra pop-up stops to reach even more people. Come by one of our pop-ups to get some lights and reflective gear for you as you bike (or walk) this season.

What: Lighten Up Arlington

When: Wednesday, November 6 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Where: Custis Trail ( Ft. Myer Dr and Lee Highway) we’ll be on the grassy side (where the Bikeometer used to be) across from the Marriott

Nov
9
Sat
Bike Classes: Basic Skills Clinic
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

New this year, the basic skills clinic is designed to give you more opportunities to sharpen your riding skills. So if you’ve completed the Learn to Ride class and want more practice time or are simply looking to improve your riding skills, this class is for you. Certified instructors will lead drills, including starting, stopping, turning, weaving, and gradual breaking.

Students should be able to balance and ride on two pedals.

Students should bring their own bike and helmet. If you’re unable to bring your own bike, email education@waba.org or call 202-518-0524 at least 48 hours prior to the clinic.

Bike Classes: City Cycling
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

This is a great class for riders of all skill levels. If you’re an experienced rider, there are skills to learn. If you’re new, we’ll help you master fundamentals. Certified instructors will help you learn to deal with traffic, communicate effectively and master the transition from road to trail and back again. You’ll also work on bike handling maneuvers and ride along the local bike trails or bike lanes on a group ride.

Students should know how to ride a bike, be able to ride for at least 30 minutes, and be comfortable starting and stopping on a bike.

Students are required to bring their own bike and helmet.

Nov
12
Tue
Lighten Up Arlington (Four Mile Run)
Nov 12 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 am

Long summer days are over and Daylight Savings Time is almost here. That means we get an extra hour of sleep but it gets darker earlier. But don’t worry, we have you covered with our annual event Lighten Up Arlington event! This year we will have two extra pop-up stops to reach even more people. Come by one of our pop-ups to get some lights and reflective gear for you as you bike (or walk) this season.

What: Lighten Up Arlington

When: Tuesday, November 12 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Where: Next to the Weenie Beanie on Shirlington Dr across from Four Mile Run

Nov
14
Thu
Lighten Up Arlington (Crystal City)
Nov 14 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 am

Long summer days are over and Daylight Savings Time is almost here. That means we get an extra hour of sleep but it gets darker earlier. But don’t worry, we have you covered with our annual event Lighten Up Arlington event! This year we will have two extra pop-up stops to reach even more people. Come by one of our pop-ups to get some lights and reflective gear for you as you bike (or walk) this season.

What: Lighten Up Arlington

When: Thursday, November 14 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Where: In front of the Crystal City Water park

Dec
4
Wed
Balaclavas and Baklava- Winter Accessory Workshop
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Join BikeArlington and WalkArlington for our signature Winter Accessory Workshop.

We will also be holding a donation drive for  Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network (A-SPAN) to help provide cold-weather accessories for Arlington’s most vulnerable individuals. Participants are encouraged to bring donations or make an additional cold weather accessory to donate.

Current ASPAN Adult Client Needs:

  • new socks
  • new underwear
  • gloves
  • scarves
  • beanies
  • long-johns
  • blankets

All skill levels are welcome and all materials needed will be provided. if you have a sewing machine and wold be able to help at the event, email renee.moore@bikearlington.com. The more machines we have, the more fleecy accessories we can make!

Dec
17
Tue
Holiday Lights Ride
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join BikeArlington and Trek Bicycles for a family-friendly bike ride around Arlington to see some festive homes in their holiday splendor. Feel free to dress your bike in lots of lights!

This ride will be about 5 miles and will end at Trek Bikes with refreshments.

This ride is very popular so register soon.

Jan
18
Sat
Ride for Pie
Jan 18 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

We’re partnering with Washington Area Bicyclist Association’s Women & Bicycles Program for this event.

Curious about how to keep riding through the winter? Currently riding outside but unsure how in the heck to keep doing it in February when it is really cold? Have some great tips learned from experience or wisdom from others? In partnership with Bike Arlington, we’re gathering to talk through some options to keep riding outside safe and pleasant when it’s cold! We’re going for a short ride in Arlington, cover some winter riding tips and tricks for you and your bicycle, and then go find pie to celebrate!*