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Rural Pleasures Bike Ride

Maryland Fun Farm Bike Ride

Eastern Shore Bicycle Weekend

Virginia Longhorn Cattle Rural Bike Ride

Day After New Years Monuments Bike Ride - Shorter Version

Day After New Years Washington Monuments Bike Ride

Anne Arundel Adventure Bike Ride

MLK Holiday Poolesville Bike Ride

Bike Committee Meeting & Social

Sugarloaf Road Bike Ride

Great Falls Loop Bike Ride



Rural Pleasures Bike Ride
Saturday, November 5, 2016
Calverton, VA
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
$10 members, $15 non-members
Level: 32.0 miles
Mostly level road with a few hills; suitable for in-shape riders.

A lovely ride in the flats around the Nokesville region area. Come out and enjoy the day cycling through the countryside. We begin in Calverton, VA, ride through lightly traveled roads finding our way to Casanova where we will stop to have lunch.

Registration Deadline: Friday, November 4, 2016

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Maryland Fun Farm Bike Ride
Saturday, November 12, 2016
Mount Airy, MD
10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
$10 members, $15 non-members
Level: 20.0 miles
Advanced beginner and above.

This route loops through the farmland of Frederick county near Mount Airy. The trip is moderately hilly so is not intended for complete beginners but is a good training ride for women that would like to do more hills. There is one section of the trip that is not paved but is still ok for road bikes. If unsure, you can bring hybrid bike.

Registration Deadline: Friday, November 11, 2016

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Eastern Shore Bicycle Weekend
Saturday-Sunday, November 26-27, 2016
Easton, MD
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
$25 members, $35 non-members
Level: 40.0 miles
Flat roads, suitable for in-shape beginners and intermediate riders.

Join us in Easton located on Maryland's beautiful Eastern Shore! The countryside around Easton is so beautiful that we want to explore it over two days of riding. Easton is "the 8th Best Small Town in America." We will stay at a local inn and ride through beautiful scenery and quaint historic towns. We will cross the Tred-Avon River on the historic Oxford-Bellvue Ferry and visit St. Michaels. We plan to ride about 40-60 miles on Saturday and 25-40 miles on Sunday. We will eat at a local delicious restaurant on Saturday night.

Trip price does not include accommodations or meals. The details of this trip are not yet final, so please request details if you are interested.

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, November 1, 2016 TRIP IS CANCELED

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Virginia Longhorn Cattle Rural Bike Ride
Sunday, December 11, 2016
Catlett, VA
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
$10 members, $15 non-members
Level: 34.0 miles
Rolling hills. Suitable for intermediate to advanced riders.

This ride explores the beautiful countryside and farmland of Fauquier County on mostly rolling hills. Notable sights along the way include a Texas long-horn cattle ranch (!) and the location of the Battle of Coffee Hill where the Confederate J.E.B. Stuart and company surprised the Union forces as they drank their morning coffee.

Registration Deadline: Friday, December 9, 2016

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Day After New Years Monuments Bike Ride - Shorter VersionNovice Program This event is Metro accessible
Monday, January 2, 2017
Washington, DC
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
$7 members, $10 non-members
Level: 12.5 miles
Flat, paved trails and streets. Suitable for beginners as well as patient experienced riders.

Start the New Year on your bike. Meet up with the folks who are doing the longer version of this ride, and skip the Capital Crescent Trail... meet in DC.

This is a leisurely tour of some of Washington's most stately landmarks. See the Lincoln Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial, the Tidal Basin, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Hains Point, the Washington Monument, the Capitol... Don't worry -- we'll take our time and enjoy the sights.

Registration Deadline: Friday, December 30, 2016

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Day After New Years Washington Monuments Bike Ride This event is Metro accessible
Monday, January 2, 2017
Bethesda, MD
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
$10 members, $15 non-members
Level: 32.5 miles
Flat, paved trails and streets; suitable for in-shape beginners.

Start the New Year on your bike. This is the longer version of our traditional Monuments Ride and we'll start in Bethesda and take the Capital Crescent Trail to the Monuments. The only hill is the slight incline of the Capital Crescent Trail as we return to Bethesda.

This is a leisurely tour of some of Washington's most stately landmarks. See the Lincoln Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial, the Tidal Basin, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Hains Point, the Washington Monument, the Capitol... Don't worry -- we'll take our time and enjoy the sights.

Registration Deadline: Friday, December 30, 2016

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Anne Arundel Adventure Bike Ride
Saturday, January 7, 2017
Davidsonville, MD
10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
$10 members, $15 non-members
Level: 32.0 miles
Rolling hills. Suitable for intermediate to advanced riders.

This is one of our favorite rides! Come and join us for a beautiful ride past working farms, country homes, and grazing horses. After the ride, we usually return in our cars for lunch in the waterside town of Galesville and watch the sailboats in this quaint Chesapeake Bay port.

Registration Deadline: Friday, January 6, 2017

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MLK Holiday Poolesville Bike Ride
Monday, January 16, 2017
Poolesville, MD
10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
$10 members, $15 non-members
Level: 34.0 miles
Rolling hills to moderately hilly country roads. Suitable for intermediate to advanced riders.

We will meet in Poolesville, MD and enjoy the scenic rustic roads of Montgomery County's Agricultural Reserve, a nationally acclaimed area that was established in 1980 in response to the rapid disappearance of Montgomery County farms. We will cross one lane bridges and ride by farms and through forests in view of Sugarloaf Mountain. Bring snacks and we will end the day with an optional late lunch at Bassetts - a Poolesville favorite.

This new Poolesville ride follows many of our favorite roads "in the right direction," i.e., maximizing downhill directions.

Registration Deadline: Friday, January 13, 2017

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Bike Committee Meeting & SocialNovice Program
Sunday, January 22, 2017
Potomac, MD
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Free!
Level: Everyone welcome!

Are you interested in finding out how we create WWO's biking program? Do you want to meet some of the biking leaders or learn how to become a bike leader yourself? This event is your opportunity! We'll gather at a member's home to eat pizza and salad, socialize, and put together WWO's bike schedule for the Spring season. Bring your friends and your bike-route books!

Registration Deadline: Friday, January 15, 2016

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Sugarloaf Road Bike Ride
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Poolesville, MD
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
$10 members, $15 non-members
Level: 21.0 miles
Well-maintained, mostly quiet roads with rolling hills.

Join us to explore some of the scenic country roads in western Montgomery County. This ride starts in the quiet country town of Poolesville, Maryland. Along the way we'll stop at Sugarloaf Mountain, which rises over 800 feet above the surrounding farmland. If everyone has lots of energy, we can ride along the winding road up the mountain to see picturesque views of the surrounding countryside. On the way back, we pass miles of beautiful orchards. Traditionally, we stop for lunch after the ride in Poolesville.

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 10, 2017

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Great Falls Loop Bike Ride This event is Metro accessible
Sunday, February 25, 2017
Georgetown, DC
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
$10 members, $15 non-members
Level: 27.0 miles
Mostly level paved paths and roads. Suitable for in-shape beginners and patient experienced riders.

Come check out the spectacular falls! We will take the Capital Crescent Trail and the scenic C&O Canal Towpath to Great Falls, Maryland. After admiring the awesome view, we'll return to Georgetown via the MacArthur Boulevard Bike Path and Capital Crescent Trail. The C&O Canal is not paved, so mountain bikes or hybrids work best. Remember to bring your bike lock so you can walk to the Falls.

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 23, 2017

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