DC'S Only
Closed-Road Bike Ride

1 Day. 20 miles. 0 Cars.

DC Bike Ride 2019 will take place on Saturday, May 18, 2019!

Registration will open January 30, 2019!

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What is DC Bike Ride?

DC Bike Ride is a celebration of bicycling in Washington, DC. It’s the only day you can adventure around your city by bike with no cars.

  • A fun, recreational ride with friends and neighbors
  • Bicyclists of all ages (3+) and all riding abilities
  • 20 miles on car-free, safe streets
  • Beautiful, monumental views
  • A Finish Festival with go-go music performed by Trouble Funk
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Great People

Be part of an amazing, growing community of people who love to bike.

Great Places

Pedal past monuments and memorials with the city all to yourself.

Great Purpose

Support safer streets for all through a partnership with the Washington Area Bicyclist Association.

Great Party

Celebrate the joys of biking at a Finish Festival in front of the U.S. Capitol with beats, eats and fun activities for all ages.


from a great community

DC Bike Ride gives you the chance to connect with fun-loving active people, just like you. Grab your friends and family, and let’s go for a bike ride! Join the thousands who have already celebrated life on two wheels with us.

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at your own pace

Cruise the streets at your own pace and have the city all to yourselves. Just you, two wheels and the sites of DC.

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for everyone in the city

Proceeds from DCBR benefit the Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA) and their street safety programs supporting DC’s Vision Zero Campaign.

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for a great finish

End your epic journey at the Finish Festival. Celebrate in front of the U.S. Capitol with an incredible line-up of entertainment, family-friendly activities and food trucks. The festival will feature legendary DC go-go band Trouble Funk, and DJ Little Bacon Bear.

Entertainment Lineup

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