WABA hosts bike rides and social events throughout the year to bring together the DC, Maryland and Virginia cycling communities. We host ride events to create a safe and welcoming space to ride your bike and to be a positive celebration of bicycling. WABA events bring awareness to and help support our ongoing advocacy, education and outreach initiatives. When you participate in a WABA event, you help fuel our ongoing efforts to build a more bike-friendly region.

For upcoming events, see the event calendar or see the event listings below for registration information and details. For more information about WABA’s events or to become an Event Sponsor, contact

Upcoming Events

Bicyclists’ Choice Awards & Annual Members Meeting

February 25, 2016

Join us for the second annual Bicyclists’ Choice Awards for a celebration of the people and places that make our region a great place to ride a bike. The Bicyclists’ Choice Awards will take place on Thursday, February 25th from 7:30-9:00pm at the Thurgood Marshal Center Trust in DC’s Shaw neighborhood. The Annual Members Meeting will take place prior to the awards event from 6:30-7:15pm.

Nominate your favorite bike lane, bike shop, business, ride and more! Nominations are open and will remain open until 2/5.

RSVP for the Awards event and submit your nomination here.

The Vasa Ride

March 13, 2016


WABA’s first large ride of 2016, The Vasa Ride, will take place on Sunday, March 13th. Hosted by the House of Sweden at the Swedish Embassy, The Vasa Ride is a great opportunity to tune up your bicycle and hit the road with fellow bicyclists.

Registration will open to on Monday, February 8th! (Make sure you get the Event Hub newsletter for an announcement of when registration is open.) Registration for The Vasa Ride will be open to WABA Members only and their guests.


 Events Calendar