BikeArlington will take a small group on a bike tour to take in breathtaking views of the Cherry Blossoms in full bloom at sunset along the Mount Vernon Trail.
Need to know
The 5 mile ride will start at Virginia Highlands Park to the Mt. Vernon Trail to get riverside views, before heading back to Crystal City as the sun sets on the river.
Helmets and lights are required for this ride. We will have some sets available if you don’t have your own. Bring your family and friends to welcome in spring!
6:25- 6:35 PM – Check-in
6:35- 6:40 PM – Ride begins around Virginia Highlands
6:45-7:15 PM – Ride to Navy Merchant Marine Memorial along MVT
7:15-7:30 PM – Take in the view
7:30-8 PM – Ride ends at the Crystal City Metro Station
BikeArlington is teaming up with the Columbia Pike Wellness Festival to celebrate wellness with a bike ride. The Columbia Pike Wellness Festival will showcase the best of wellness on the Pike – for you that could mean a fitness studio, a spa treatment, or a neighborhood pharmacist. At BikeArlington, we find wellness in moving our bodies and seeing Arlington on two wheels.
Join us on a tour of Columbia Pike’s bike boulevards and the surrounding neighborhoods before returning to the Festival.
What to Know
This 3-4 mile ride is kid-friendly and will be at a social, no-drop pace.
What to Bring
Helmets are required. If you don’t have your own bike, you can grab a shared Capital Bikeshare bike or e-bike right from the station at Centro.
Soak in the sights and sounds of a spring morning with an early riser Bike & Bird Watching ride, led by Matt Felperin, Roving Naturalist for NOVA Parks, and an expert birder. Among other bird species, we hope to see some beautiful warblers who are tropical songbirds making their spring migration.
7:50 – 8:05AM – Meet at the Arlington Loop sign on the W&OD Trail at Columbia Pike
8:10AM – Ride begins
10AM – Ride ends back at Arlington Loop Sign
Need to Know
This 3 to 4 mile ride will consist of multiple stops along the way to look for birds. Bring your own binoculars. We will have a limited number of binoculars available for use.
Helmets are required for this ride. This will be a no-drop ride of about 3-4 miles and the pace will be slow and social. Bring your family and friends!
Before Bike to Work Day, on Thursday, May 12, meet the BikeArlington team at Ballston Quarter.
Get a free bike check, customized bike route, and more to make sure that you’re ready to bike to one of our pitstops on Bike to Work Day (Friday, May 20).
Stop by Ballston Quater with your bike and a Trek Bike Ballston mechanic will be there to make sure it is good to go!
Basic Skills Clinics are the next step for those who have recently taken a Learn to Ride class or who know how to ride a bike, but have not been on one in some time. Basic Skills Clinics focus on skills such as turning, shifting, braking gradually, and weaving and will help you develop the fundamental bike handling skills necessary to ride confidently! Our experienced Instructors will observe where you are at and will provide tailored instruction to help you progress to the next level. Participants move at their own pace and are encouraged to continue practicing these skills at home.
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Class Duration: 2 hours
Equipment: Bicycle and helmet rental provided for those who request one. Bring your own bike for a cheeper registration fee!
Cost: $50.00 if you require a bicycle and helmet rental / $10.00 if you bring your own!
Registration Policy: Advance registration is required for this event. Be sure to show up for class 15 minutes before the start time.
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