As a bicycling advocacy shop, Lotus Pedal will host free bicycle workshops as well as promote the support of area women-focused cycling organizations. Below are several area organizations that we encourage you to further explore!
Women and Bicycles
Women & Bicycles is The Washington Area Bicyclist Association’s program inspiring more and more women to bike. Less than 24% of bicyclists in the region are women. We’re changing that.
The Women & Bicycles program is centered on peer-to-peer encouragement, information, and experience to inspire more women* to bike, participate, teach, advocate, and lead in the bike movement.
Attend our Women & Bicycles Events
- Workshops: Bike-related skillsharing every 2nd Sunday of the month
- Rides: Accommodating all experience levels every 4th Sunday of the month
- Coffee Clubs: Morning camaraderie and coffee every Wednesday 8am to 9am
- Mentorship: Pairing up biking pros with biking protégés. Click here to learn more
- Women & Bicycles Facebook Forum: Sharing tips, tricks, stories, events, and cheer
- Women & Bicycles E-Bulletin: Monthly updates on events and happenings
- Women & Bicycles Event Calendar: Add our calendar and know where to find us
Read Our Materials
The Alexandria Spokeswomen started as a group of women who said hey, I want more women to bike with me and understand why it is so cool. If you can relate to that, please consider signing up for updates on the events, rides, and advocacy they engage in.
Kidical Mass is a legal, safe and FUN bike ride for kids, kids at heart, and their families. The first ride was held in April 2008 in Eugene, Oregon and has now spread to over a dozen communities throughout North America and beyond. The rides are meant to be family friendly bike rides through a community. They generally meet at a park and end not too far away at another fun spot (park, ice cream shop, pool, or special event).
For more information about events in your area, see the links below:
D.C.’s social bike shop in Adams Morgan and downtown. Exclusive dealer of fine bicycles, expert service, free classes, weekly rides and more.
Black Women Bike
Our vision is that Black women and girls of all ages ride their bikes for fun, health, wellness and transportation.
The mission of Black Women Bike is to build community and interest in biking among black women through education, advocacy and recreation.
Black Women Bike DC on facebook
The Washington Area Bicyclists Association (WABA), promotes bicycling for fun, fitness, and affordable transportation; advocates for better bicycling conditions, the use of alternative transportation choices and educates cyclist, drivers, adults and children about best safety practices.
The mission of the Washington Area Bicyclist Association is to create a healthy, more livable region by promoting bicycling for fun, fitness, and affordable transportation; advocating for better bicycling conditions and transportation choices for a healthier environment, and educating children, adults, and motorists about safe bicycling.