How to Be Safe on Your Bike

Join the Bike Ambassadors at 6pm on August 25th, when we’ll discuss how to be safe on your bike, and so much more! At the webinar, The Bike Ambassadors will share helpful information about riding and around others while navigating roads and trails. They’ll also cover how/when to use hand signals and how to ride predictably.

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We welcome you to  ask us your biking questions and look forward to seeing you soon!

Internet Coffee Hour

Brew yourself a cup of coffee or tea and come hang out on the internet with us for a bit.

Conversation is open—we often chat about weekend plans to be outside but also take questions about getting into biking, what trails are being expanded, and topics not connected to bicyclists (donuts are good!).

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Hosted by a WABA staffer, this is a great chance to ask any bicycling questions! Join us anytime between 8am and 9am. And you are totally welcome to join voice or text chat only without video.

Internet Coffee Hour

Brew yourself a cup of coffee or tea and come hang out on the internet with us for a bit.

Conversation is open—we often chat about weekend plans to be outside but also take questions about getting into biking, what trails are being expanded, and topics not connected to bicyclists (donuts are good!).

RSVP

Hosted by a WABA staffer, this is a great chance to ask any bicycling questions! Join us anytime between 8am and 9am. And you are totally welcome to join voice or text chat only without video.

Getting Your Bike Rolling

Has your bike been sitting over the winter? Are you ready to get your bike ready for the warm weather? In this webinar we’ll discuss what to check to make sure your bike is in good working order and we’ll perform some general maintenance to service your bike before hitting the road or trails. You’ll learn how to check your tire pressure, how to check your brakes, how to check your chain and how to make sure key parts are secure on your bike.

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If this sounds like a cool webinar, join us Thursday June 23rd at 6pm to learn more. Feel free to bring your questions where we’ll be happy to answer them and help get you back on the road. Can’t join but have questions? Send us an email at bikeambassadors@waba.org

Lights: How to see and be seen

Join the Bike Ambassadors as they share tips on being visible and seeing the road! The Bike Ambassadors will discuss the importance of having lights on your bike and how they help you stay visible to others. We will talk about bike lights, reflective gear and other ways to be seen. We’ll discuss how and when is the best time to use them. Bike Ambassadors seek to provide helpful information and resources to ensure everyone is riding safely, so join us and share ways that help you stay visible while riding your bike.

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Please keep in mind if we do chat about bike advice that what works for you may not work for everyone, and unsolicited advice can feel unwelcoming and condescending. Please come in the spirit of solidarity and communal problem solving.

Lights: How to See and Be Seen

profile of a bike with rear and front lights

Join the Bike Ambassadors as they share tips on being visible and seeing the road! The Bike Ambassadors will discuss the importance of having lights on your bike and how they help you stay visible to others. We will talk about bike lights, reflective gear and other ways to be seen. We’ll discuss how and when is the best time to use them. Bike Ambassadors seek to provide helpful information and resources to ensure everyone is riding safely, so join us and share ways that help you stay visible while riding your bike.

Register!

Please keep in mind if we do chat about bike advice that what works for you may not work for everyone, and unsolicited advice can feel unwelcoming and condescending. Please come in the spirit of solidarity and communal problem solving. 

Bike Ambassador How to: Fix-a-flat

How to fix a flat

This event has been rescheduled for Wednesday, December 15th at 6:00pm to accommodate staff availability. Join the DC Bike Ambassadors as they walk you through how to fix a flat on your bike! Has your bike been sitting because of a punctured inner tube or are you looking to replace an old inner tube or tire? It’s time to get your bike up and running again. We will show you the tools you need and step-by-step on how to get your bike back on the road.

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Need accommodations, have questions about access, or have questions about the event? Send us an email at outreach@waba.org

Please keep in mind if we do chat about bike advice that what works for you may not work for everyone, and unsolicited advice can feel unwelcoming and condescending. Please come in the spirit of solidarity and communal problem solving.

Highlights of the Metropolitan Branch Trail

Curious about the Metropolitan Branch Trail? Have you never heard of it or are you looking for some new trails to ride? Join the Bike Ambassadors for an evening webinar of the DC trail basics! We’ll cover where the trail is (and the 5 nearby Metro stations!), cool things to see on the trail and answer questions.

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This virtual event is on topics about Nacotchtank land. Have questions about the webinar, event access or the trail? Send us an email at outreach@waba.org

We encourage you to get outside and explore the region by bike by trying out a new trail or taking a new bike route. We want you to remain healthy and keep your bike in good condition, so join us as we share information about the Metropolitan Branch Trail.

Please keep in mind if we do chat about bike advice that what works for you may not work for everyone, and unsolicited advice can feel unwelcoming and condescending. Please come in the spirit of solidarity and communal problem solving.

How to: Fix-a-flat

Join the DC Bike Ambassadors as they walk you through how to fix a flat on your bike! Has your bike been sitting because of a punctured inner tube or are you looking to replace an old inner tube or tire? It’s time to get your bike up and running again. We will show you the tools you need and step-by-step on how to get your bike back on the road. 

Register

Need accommodations, have questions about access, or have questions about the event? Send us an email at outreach@waba.org

Please keep in mind if we do chat about bike advice that what works for you may not work for everyone, and unsolicited advice can feel unwelcoming and condescending. Please come in the spirit of solidarity and communal problem solving. 

How-To: ABC Quick Check

Join the Bike Ambassadors Monday, May 17 at noon, as they walk you through how to do an ABC Quick Check on your bike. Learn how to perform some basic bike maintenance to make sure your bike is in good condition for your next ride. We’ll walk you through how to check your tire pressure, brakes, chain and a few other things. Performing an ABC Quick Check before your next ride can help make sure your bike is safe to ride.

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