When & Where


Saturday, September 10, 2022

Start Time:

8:00 AM EST

Start Line Location:

West Potomac Park – 121 West Basin Drive SW, Washington, DC

Finish Line Location:

Maryland Avenue – 300 Maryland Ave SW, Washington, DC

Registration Options

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(Ages 18+)
  • DCBR Water Bottle
  • 20 car-free miles
  • Epic views, local music, and photo zones
  • Mechanical support and rest stops
  • Access to the Finish Festival
Standard +

All Standard Registration benefits +

  • 2022 DCBR Cycling Jersey
  • Packet mailing
Rent &

All Standard Registration benefits +

  • Bike and helmet rentals included!
  • Your hybrid Cannondale Quick 6 will be available for pick-up and drop-off on ride day at the Unlimited Biking tent (finish area)
(Ages 8+)

All Standard Registration benefits +

  • DCBR Duffel Bag
  • DCBR Cycling Socks
  • First Corral Start
  • Free Packet Mailing
  • VIP Lounge at Finish Festival
  • Post Ride Catered Lunch
Youth &
Ride Along

All Standard Registration benefits.

  • Ride Along: Kids in the age group of 3-7 are FREE of charge!
  • Youth: Riders in the age group of 8-17 pay half-price



This is the ideal corral for those who want to take their time, familiar and young ones.


This is the corral for occasional riders with some experience. If 20 miles isn’t a problem for you, but you’re stopping along the course to take incredible photos and enjoy good eats, this is your group.


This is the ideal corral for experienced riders willing to be in the rearview of the pace car until the finish line.

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Event Schedule

9/8 Packet Pickup
  • 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
9/9 Packet Pickup
  • 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
9/10 Ride Schedule
  • 6:00 AM Corrals Open
  • 7:45 AM Corrals Close
  • 8:00 AM Ride Begins
9/10 Finish Festival presented by Sibley Memorial Hospital
  • 9:30 AM Finish Festival begins
  • 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM #FITDC Movement Zone Program
  • 11:00 AM Live Music
  • 12:30 PM Finish Festival concludes.
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FAQ Page
Course Map
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Parking is easy with Spot Hero

We recommend booking convenient and affordable parking in advance through SpotHero – the nation’s leading parking reservation app. The event start and finish areas are in separate locations, about 2 miles apart, so you can choose to park closer to either area, or between the two venues.

We recommend parking near the finish line (Maryland Ave SW & 3rd St SW). There are ample parking spaces and garages around that area, and parking in this area allows you to enjoy the Finish Festival without having to travel back to the start once the event is over.

To reserve your parking spot, visit the DC Bike Ride Start Line SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up.

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DC Bike Ride Spot Hero Parking Map

Official Hotel Partner

We have partnered with the AC Hotel by Marriott Washington DC Downtown to provide accommodation for those traveling to DC for the Ride. AC Hotel Washington DC Downtown is steps from the White House, Dupont Circle, and less than two miles from DC Bike Ride start line. Through this partnership, DC Bike Ride participants get discounted nightly rates at hotel partner between September 8-11.

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“We love it! The experience was wonderful and well organized. It was great to see everything without cars!” – 2019’s Rider

“I was there, and it was great! a MUST do for next year!” – 2016’s Rider

“Nothing short of superior! Great having the roads just to cyclists!” – 2017’s Rider

“I had a blast! Great course! Nice people! Fun ride!” – 2019’s Rider

“It was one of the coolest things I’ve ever participated in and will continue until I can’t.” – 2018’s Rider

“Sightseeing in DC on two wheels, no cars! Great way to enjoy the nation’s capital.” – 2019’s Rider

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