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Cherry Blossom Ride

The Basics:
Event Type:Bike
Event Location: Jones Point park
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Mar 25 2016  11:30 am
Registration Opens: Thu, Mar 10 2016 9:23 pm
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Mar 25 2016 7:23 am
Event Duration:5 Hours 52 Minutes
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Distance:10 Miles
Event Organizer(s):
doug hanford
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:22
Minimum Group Size:1
Number Registered So Far: 3 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Once again it's time to play hooky for half the day to see the Cherry Blossoms, smell the Daffodils and get some exercise bicycling thru DC. A really fun way to celebrate the start of spring and the best way to see monuments and historical sites in the capitol of our great country.


A leisurely paced ride (my mom did it) aprox 20 miles along the Potomac river Tidal Basin. Starting in Old Towne Alexandria, there's plenty of parking at the Jones Point park (address listed above) we'll go thru Georgetown and DC before returning for dinner (usually Chadwicks) to celebrate our trek accomplishments with food, drink share pix, stories all while avoiding the evening rush hour.


Possible sites we'll visit:


Teddy Roosevelt Island Memorial

Georgetown (Dean and DeLuca - Late Lunch/Snack)

Chesapeake and Ohio Canal

Lincoln Memorial

Arlington Cemetery

Vietnam & Korean War Memorial

Constitution Garden Lake

WWII Memorial

FDR Memorial

Martin Luther King Memorial

Jefferson Memorial


Most of us bring our own bikes but...

Bike rentals are available at the start/finish 


Big Wheel Bikes

Address: 2 Prince St, Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone:(703) 739-2300

Since it’s the rainy season we’ll target March 25th with a rainout date of April 1st.

Feel free to invite your fun friends and deny knowledge of it to the killjoys

Required Items to Bring:

- any type of bike

Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

1202 S Washington Street, AlexandriaVA 

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