Cherry Blossom Bike Ride and Cycling Expo is a free event that kicks off the cycling season as part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington DC. The event features cycling workshops and four celebrity-led bike rides along the historic Capital Crescent Trail. Join inspiring riders including a Wounded Warrior Soldier rider and Stacey Capers from The Biggest Loser - Season 6.
The Cherry Blossom Bike Ride is organized into four different rider groups, based on level of experience. Rides for more experienced cyclists start earlier in the day and rides for more novice riders later in the day. Registration is free but limited to 100 riders per group.
The Cycle Expo will feature workshops on bike maintenance and emergency repairs. Local bike shops and vendors will hold sessions on Rules of the Road, Proper Bike Fit and How to Change/Repair a Tire at the Cycle Expo.
Date and Time
Sunday March 25, 2012
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Georgetown Waterfront, on Water Street NW between 34th St. NW and the Capital Crescent Trail.
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The Cherry Blossom Bike Rally and Ride is sponsored by the American Diabetes Association National Capital Area and the National Cherry Blossom Festival.
For more information and to register, visit www.diabetes.org/cherryblossom.
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