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Bike to the Beach

Bike to the Beach

Bike to the Beach

Kick off Arlington's "Beach on the Pike Day" with "Bike to the Beach", a beach-themed fun ride designed to raise awareness of and proceeds for Greenbrier Learning Center. Appropriate for all skill levels. Beach, Aloha, and pirate wear encouraged!

We urge riders to register and donate in advance.

Riders receive a complimentary lei and discount coupons from participating Columbia Pike businesses.

Check-in/registration is in Penrose Square (2501 Columbia Pike), starting at 9:30 am. There are three registration options. You may register to ride and make a donation (suggested: $20); register to ride for free for awareness; or sponsor a rider (or make a general donation). (If you sponsor a rider, you will be asked to enter the rider's name.)

CHECK-IN (required): 9:30 am - 10:00 am at Penrose Square, 2501 Columbia Pike, Arlington VA 22204 (intersection of Columbia Pike & S Barton St)

BIKE RIDE: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Papillon Cycles will lead the ride. After we leave Penrose Square we'll ride on streets to the W&OD Trail. Then we'll head west, at a casual pace--before turning around and heading back.

Riders may choose one of two distances: either 12 miles, or 5 miles.

Riders must be registered and checked in in advance of the 10:00 am pre-ride briefing that covers safety and rules of the road and trails, and provide their own bicycles and bring and wear a helmet during the ride.


Parking: Paid parking in the garage under Giant Food. On-street parking in the neighborhood.

By bus: Metrobus 16A, B, E, J, P; 16G, H, K. Nearest Saturday ART bus stop: ART 77 or ART 42.

Capital Bikeshare: nearest station at Columbia Pike and S Courthouse Rd. Next nearest at Columbia Pike and S Walter Reed Dr.

Get the latest weather from the National Weather Service.

[***Making a donation by check? Make checks payable to CPRO, with note "Bike Ride". Checks may be mailed to: CPRO, 2611 Columbia Pike, Arlington VA, 22204.***]

The rain date for this ride is September 5. Check Papillon Cycles' web page the morning of August 29 for weather-related updates.

Penrose Square
2501 Columbia Pike
Ticket price: Free

Saturday, August 29, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Penrose Square
2501 Columbia Pike