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 9:45 am (for a 10:00 am 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 the ride is about 10-12 miles per hour).

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.

The ride leader is very likely to cancel the ride if the temperature during the hours of the ride is less than 40 degrees or greater than 90 degrees, the chance of rain is greater than 30%, or the wind speed is greater than 10 MPH. 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.

Photo: Kidical Mass Ride
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

photo: bicyclists

 

Did You Know?

May is National Bike Month. Bicycling five miles takes 30 minutes or less, and 60% of all trips are less than five miles.

League of American Cyclists

Upcoming Events
Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Arbor Day

Friday, April 28, 2017

Bike Rodeo

Saturday, April 29, 2017 10 a.m. - noon

Events Calendar

News Headlines
Arlington tax increase all goes to schools and Metro

Patricia Sullivan, April 22, 2017, Washington Post

Arlington police investigate fatal single-vehicle crash

April 23, 2017, Arlington County

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Arlington’s Bicycle Counters

Bikes counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
459
14th Street Bridge
1165
Arlington Mill Trail
350
Ballston Connector
35
Bluemont Connector
145
CC Connector
566
Clarendon EB bike lane
145
Custis Bon Air Park
1002
Custis Rosslyn
939
Fairfax EB bike lane
106
Joyce St NB
33
Joyce St SB
28
Key Bridge East
816
Key Bridge West
485
Military NB bike lane
48
Military SB bike lane
42
MVT Airport South
1842
Quincy NB bike lane
19
Quincy SB bike lane
62
Roosevelt Bridge
228
Rosslyn Bikeometer
0
TR Island Bridge
3
WOD Bon Air Park
1353
WOD Bon Air West
1652
WOD Columbia Pike
1080
WOD East Falls Church
1420
Wilson WB bike lane
192

All bike counters, YTD

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Year to Date
1214305
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