Bike Ambassador How To: Fix A Flat

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Join the DC Bike Ambassadors Thursday, April 15th at 6pm, 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.

Join via Zoom!

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.

Commuting by Bike: How to Ride Safely in Traffic, on Roadways and Trails

WABA is excited to partner with Prince George’s County to offer residents a virtual lesson in how to ride safely and confidently. We’ll give you the low down on how to prepare for your ride, trail etiquette, rules of the road, and more. With over 85 miles of paved trails, expanding bicycle infrastructure, and access to Capital Bikeshare, Prince Geroge’s County is a great place to ride! Whether you plan on riding a bike for recreation or to commute around town, we are eager to provide you with tips and tricks to make your ride all the more enjoyable.

Tune in and be sure to bring plenty of questions!

Join us on Zoom!

Click here to register for the Zoom meeting.

Meeting ID: 943 4347 8555   Password: bike

This class is brought to you thanks to the generous support of the Prince George’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation.

Let’s Get Rolling! Internet Coffee Hour

A fake cardboard laptop sits on a table, the screen says Coffee! On the Internet! with a drawing of a mug

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!).

We’ll use Zoom for the meet up. You can RSVP here.

For 2021, we are moving back to a monthly model – join us every second Friday of the month!

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.

Highlights of the Marvin Gaye Trail

Trail goes off camera, its a bright blue sunny day and there are two riders visisble and a large mosaic of Marvin Gaye in the foreground.

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

register

All WABA Zoom webinars are Rev closed captioned enabled. Have questions about the webinar, event access or the trail? Send us an email at outreach@waba.org. Click to view WABA’s Code of Conduct for event participants.

We encourage you to practice social distancing by getting outside and exploring the region by bike, you can try riding 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 Marvin Gaye Trail.

Highlights of the Oxon Run Trail

Curious about the Oxon Run Trail? Have you never heard of it or are you looking for some new trails to ride? Join the Bike Ambassadors  for an afternoon webinar of the DC trail basics! We’ll cover where the trail is (and the 4 nearby Metro stations!), cool things to see on the trail and answer questions.

This virtual event is on topics about Nacotchtank land. All WABA Zoom webinars are closed captioned enabled. Have questions about the webinar, event access or the trail? Send us an email at outreach@waba.org. Click to view WABA’s Code of Conduct for event participants.

Register

We encourage you to practice social distancing by getting outside and exploring the region by bike, you can try riding a new trail or taking a new bike route. We want you to enjoy riding while exploring the outdoors, so join us as we share information about the Oxon Run Trail.

How to: ABC Quick Check

Join the Bike Ambassadors Tuesday March 16 at 12PM, 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.

We encourage you to practice social distancing by getting outside and exploring the region by bike, you can try riding a new trail or taking a new bike route. We want you to enjoy riding and keep your bike in good condition, so join us as we share tips on what to check for and help answer other bike questions.

We’ll be using Zoom which has auto-captioning with a minor delay and a text chat. Need accommodations, have questions about access, or have questions about the event? Send us an email at outreach@waba.org.

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.