Category Archives: Bike DC News

5 Things to Do this Spring Break-and beyond!

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Whether you live a few metro stops away, or you’re flying across 11 time zones to see Dorothy’s Ruby Red slippers at The American History Smithsonian, we wanted to let you know about some fun things to do around DC this spring. There’s something for everyone here, from the solo spring breaker to the family of nine. Spring is in full swing in DC, so check out our list of things to do below!

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6 Spots to Snap an Instagram-worthy Cherry Blossoms photo

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It’s been a confusing few weeks for all of us Cherry Blossom watchers, but we’re hearing whispers that peak bloom is finally only a few days away! Our daily Blossoms by Bike tours are offered through the end of March and we cant wait for more blossoms to bloom! This special ride showcases the famous cherry trees and amazing sea of pink and white blossoms surrounding the Potomac Tidal Basin and East Potomac Park.  Click here for more information and to book your Blossoms by Bike Tour.
The question does remain: if you didn’t post a picture of the Cherry Blossoms on social media…did you even see them?!  We’ve compiled a list of 6 spots around DC to snap the perfect Instagram-worthy photo.  Check out our list of some expected–and some hidden–spots to snap Blossoms photos. PS–be sure to tag your photos with #bikeandroll!

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4 Tips to Prepare for Winter Bike Riding in DC

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Today may be the shortest day of the year…but the upside is that tomorrow, the days are only getting longer!  Even though the sunlight is scarce this time of year, that doesn’t mean that bike riding season is over.  With a little knowledge and practice, winter bike riding can be a rewarding and fun activity.  We’ve put together a few helpful tips for riding in the cold months.

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Bike and Roll on ABC News!

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A few weeks ago, we were lucky enough to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the National Park Service alongside ABC News and reporter Maggie Rulli.  Our guides Nick and Jason took Maggie on an abbreviated tour of the National Mall and Memorial Parks (NAMA).  The tour was live-streamed on ABCNews.com, so viewers were able to get a real-time Bike and Roll Experience!  Not to worry–we have the full video available for you to check out all the Five Star Fun!  Keep reading for some facts about NAMA and the video link!

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