Group Rides & Clubs

Organized Rides

SEASONAL Bike Shop Rides 

photo: group of cyclistsFreshbikes and Revolution Cycles are local bike shops that offer group rides of various paces. These group rides vary in mileage and distance to appeal to cyclists of different levels of experience. Check out their respective websites for more information.

Fitness Group Rides

Visit DCPaceline for a listing of organized group rides in the Greater Washington DC Area.

Social Rides

Lunch in Shirlington Ride (Year Round)

The “Lunch in Shirlington” ride meets year-round on Sundays at 9:45am (for a 10AM departure) on the brick plaza in front of the Shirlington Library / Signature Theater at 4200 Campbell Ave, Arlington 22206, for a 16 mile loop on the bike trails of Arlington (the Arlington Loop: traveling first on a portion of the W&OD Trail, then the Custis Trail, the Mount Vernon Trail, and the Four Mile Run Trail). The 3-4 miles on the Custis Trail are hilly; the rest of the ride is pretty flat (average speed on ride is about 10-12 miles per hour; cue sheet available). 

This is a friendly, social ride; new people are welcome and will soon be part of the regular group.  Lunch after the ride is at one of the many restaurants in Shirlington (free parking in garages and lots). Bring a helmet, water, bike lock, money for lunch, and a bicycle in good repair with properly inflated tires. If raining or icy, temperatures below 40 degrees, or wind greater than 15 miles per hour, the ride will be cancelled. Email the rider leader, Ron Trueworthy for more information or for last minute cancellation news. 

Kidical Mass

Dates: As Scheduled

Kidical Mass is a legal, safe and FUN bike ride for kids, kids at heart, and their families. There are two Kidical Mass groups in the area, one in DC and one in Arlington.

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Kidical Mass ride
Annual Events

Arlington Fun Ride - Family friendly Arlington based ride

Dandies & Quaintrelles - Tweed Ride, Seersucker Social, etc.

WABA (Washington Area Bicyclist Association) Events - VASA Ride, 50 States and 13 Colonies Ride, etc.

Clubs

Social & Touring Clubs

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Arlington’s Bicycle Counters

Bikes counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
457
14th Street Bridge
1290
Arlington Mill Trail
365
Ballston Connector
225
Bluemont Connector
168
CC Connector
634
Clarendon EB bike lane
145
Custis Bon Air Park
1069
Custis Rosslyn
1130
Fairfax EB bike lane
112
Joyce St NB
27
Joyce St SB
16
Key Bridge East
989
Key Bridge West
527
Military NB bike lane
46
Military SB bike lane
39
MVT Airport South
2129
Quincy NB bike lane
89
Quincy SB bike lane
73
Roosevelt Bridge
189
Rosslyn Bikeometer
1008
TR Island Bridge
1241
WOD Bon Air Park
1275
WOD Bon Air West
1646
WOD Columbia Pike
1020
WOD East Falls Church
1313
Wilson WB bike lane
205

All bike counters, YTD

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Year to Date
2952286
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