Events

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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 events@waba.org.

Upcoming Events


WABA’s 50 States and 13 Colonies Ride

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September 10
Washington, DC

The 50 States Ride is an urban adventure by bicycle, taking riders for a 62-mile ride down all 50 state-named streets of the District and going through all 8 wards of the city. The 13 Colonies Ride is a 15-mile downtown DC bike ride on the streets named after the original 13 colonies.

Register


WABA in the Wild: C&O Canal Towpath Tour

October 7-10
Washington, DC to Cumberland, MD, then biking back to DC!

WABA in the Wild is a way to make bicycling better by going for an amazing bike ride. Join us for three days and three nights on one of the nation’s best long-distance trails. This adventure is a peer-to-peer fundraiser ride to support WABA’s mission to get everyone within one mile of a safe, dedicated place to ride a bike.

Register


Seagull Century

October 8, 2016
Eastern Shore, MD

PROMOTED EVENT

Sea Gull Century, a nationally acclaimed bicycling event, beginning and ending on the campus of Salisbury University, tours the picturesque Eastern Shore of Maryland and offers three routes.

Century routes include the historic town of Snow Hill, heritage village of Furnace Town, and the National Seashore of Assateague Island where you will see wild ponies, sandy beaches, coastal marshes, and maritime forest.

Friday evening join us for our free kick off reception with beer and wine tasting. During your Saturday tour enjoy live music, food, and great scenery at five rest stops. To finish the ride, Salisbury University welcomes you back to campus with a lively lawn party!

Register at seagullcentury.org


Bikes, Wines, and Brews with Blue Ridge Revolutions

April through October, 2016
DC, Throughout VA
PROMOTED EVENT

Bike Overnights and Day Trips to Vineyards & Breweries from DC: Looking to escape DC? Does wine taste better to you after a workout? Do you long to feel the wind on your face as you look out over peak after peak in the Appalachians?

Well come ride with DC’s own Blue Ridge Revolutions for our inaugural season of exhilarating day-long and weekend cycling excursions throughout rural Virginia and Maryland. Rides are fully supported, meaning we’re there to help the entire way. Rides are also all-inclusive, and we like to stop at local vineyards and breweries for some après-vélo snacks. We offer trips for every skill level, whether you prefer to meander leisurely out to Purcellville, VA, or along the James River by the plantations of colonial Jamestown and Williamsburg, or conquer the summit of ancient Mount Vesuvius on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Come ride with us at www.blueridgerevolutions.com

This event is part of our Promoted Events program. It is not organized by or affiliated with WABA.


 Events Calendar