Cyclefest at Wakefield Park. Enjoy a day completely dedicated to the sport of cycling. You will be able to demo the latest Trek, Lemond, Gary Fisher mountain and road bikes. Attend seminars including yoga for cyclists, core training for the cyclist, commuting basics, adventure racing 101, road and mountain bike clinics, bike fit and maintenance sessions, bike travel trips, and much more. We are adding more seminars everyday. Local experts and cycling’s top of the line manufacturers will be on hand to show you everything you want to know about the latest and greatest in cycling.
Participants in this self guided tour along the Virginia side of the Potomac River will be given information about points of interest between Theodore Roosevelt Island and Old Town Alexandria. Tour packets will provide information on each highlighted site.
On Saturday, April 26, The William Penn House is holding a fundraising bike ride to support their programs. “Pedaling for Peace” will consist of three levels of rides (40 miles, 26 miles, and a family fun ride). Registration is $30 for adults and $15 for children. All proceeds support programs at the William Penn House that include Washington Quaker Work Camps, Teachers of Peace, and developing programs to address HIV in the Capital City, and other equality and justice issues. Bicycle rentals will be available for $25.
The fourth annual ROAR event will feature activities for participants of all ages, including some new and exciting elements. In addition to the 25 and 10-mile recreational bike rides, serious cyclists will have now the opportunity to tackle the challenging 50-mile route, while families will enjoy the low-mileage, youth fun ride and one of the area’s best playgrounds.
Bike MS connects people, creating friendships that last a lifetime and a committment that can impact people’s lives today and tomorrow. That’s what it’s all about. From start to finish, we are on the move… wheels are always spinning, advancing research to find a cure for a disease that affects hundreds of thousands across the country.
Grab your family and friends and bring ‘em all out to Arlington & Alexandria Community Bike Ride on Sunday, June 3, 2007. This non-competitive riding event will give you a fun, first-hand view of some of the best trails, bike routes and facilities Arlington & Alexandria have to offer!