Surviving the Streets on a Bike
In preparation for Bike to Work Day, BWB will be hosting a seminar on how to bike on the roads safely, followed by a bike ride on the streets of DC. 10:00am - noon Safety Seminar At the seminar you will learn the ABCs of bike safety, how to navigate an urban area, and how to be visible to motorists. We will provide you with a bike map, so you can map your route from home to work. Noon - 1:00PM...
Black Women Bike DC Founder Veronica Davis speaks...
HOW DO I PURCHASE A JERSEY AND SHORTS?
In order to save money we have to order the jersey and shorts in batches. We will do 4 batches over the course of the year. The first batch has a short deadline so we can ensure the jerseys and shorts arrive by the end of April. DEADLINE: March 20h In order to purchase a jersey and shorts, click the image of the jersey color(s) you want and add it the shopping cart. Then click the image of the...
Just a Bike Ride
UPDATE 3/1: This is a casual social ride with lots of people from out of town. The pace will be slow and comfortable so beginning riders. Black Women Bike will be hosting a social bike ride as part of the National Bike Summit and the National Women’s Cycling Forum. Come out on Sunday evening for a social ride to the Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA) Women & Bike Launch...
WABA's Women & Bicycles Program Launch Party
Presented by the League of American Bicyclists Now two years in the making, WABA invites you to the official launch of Women & Bicycles, our outreach program to get more women bicycling through mentorship, skillshare events, and social gatherings. The timing couldn’t be better. The very next day is the National Women’s Cycling Forum, the opening event of The National Bike...
WABA and Black Women Bike DC Formally Join Forces
It’s official! After more than a year of working with our friends and partners at Black Women Bike DC to grow and diversify bicycling in the District, we are pleased to announce that WABA and BWBDC have formally joined forces. BWBDC is now formally a sponsored project of WABA. This move, unanimously approved by the leadership of both organizations, provides organizational support to...
Clinic & Ride: BWBDC Ride Marshall Training
Saturday, February 23, 2013 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Copy to Calendar Calling all BWBDC intermediate and advanced riders! We need YOUR help to introduce cycling as a safe and fun activity to our members, particularly our beginner-level riders. This clinic and ride will be for members who are willing to volunteer at BWBDC events as ride marshals, a.k.a. assistants to the ride leaders. This...
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October Group Ride
Saturday, October 20, 2012 9:30am Welcome to the Commonwealth! October’s ride will be a rollicking tour through Arlington, the Custis, W&OD, and Bluemont Junction trails. We will meet at the Courthouse Metro Station on the corner of Uhle and Clarendon Bvld. Parking is available at Courthouse and 14th. If you want more of a challenge get off the metro at Rosslyn and ride up the hill...
Clinic: How to Ride Your Bike Through Winter and...
Join us for the first of our indoor winter clinics! Please note this is event is free and open to all, and that you do not need your bikes. You WILL want to bring your favorite winter and night-riding gear to show off at our fashion show/ show-and-tell! Please register in advance here Event Details: Francis Gregory Library 3660 Alabama Ave SE Washington, DC 20020 November 3, 2012 2:00 -...
Veronica Davis, Black Women Bike DC co-founder,... →
WHUR BLACK WOMEN BIKE DC INTERVIEW 7.25.12 →
7/28 July Group Ride...
Join us Saturday for our monthly group ride for riders of all levels. We will follow the river and ride both sides of the scenic Anacostia Riverwalk Trail in DC. Meet up point is the Stadium-Armory Metro (Blue/Yellow) at the Independence Ave exit (closest to the Armory). We’ll leave at 9:15am and ride by RFK Stadium to catch the trail. We’ll pass by Yards Park and Nationals Stadium,...
Black Women Bike (and Brunch!) →
Join us at 9am on Saturday, July 16th, 2011 for a “brunch and ride” (I know we are riding first, but brunch and ride makes me chuckle). We are meeting on the plaza at the Eastern Market Metro Station (701 Pennsylvania Ave SE). The group will then bike over to Ward 7 and settle for some chatting and chewing at Pope Branch Park. And yes, the event is BYOBAB (Bring your own bike and...
WaPo Covers Black Women Bike: DC →
Vanessa Williams from the Washington Post, talks to our very own Veronica Davis, Najeema Washington, Maddy Jackson Williams and Mayra McQuirter about who we are, how we got started and why they love cycling.