FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lia Seremetis March 7, 2013 firstname.lastname@example.org
MONTHLY DC BIKE PARTY TO HOLD ST. PATRICK’S DAY RIDE
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13
-Rapidly Growing Cycling Community to Explore Nation’s Capital from Dupont Circle through Downtown to Columbia Heights-
WASHINGTON, DC – Continuing efforts to capitalize on Washington, DC’s large community of cycling enthusiasts, build friendships with like-minded individuals, and explore our nation’s capital, DC Bike Party will hold its St. Patrick’s Day themed riding event (“Gears and Green Beers” this Wednesday, March 13. The event, which held its first ride in July 2012, grew to over 250 riders last month.
The group, departing from DuPont Circle, will set out to complete an approximately 10-mile ride, visiting some of the city’s major landmarks and attractions with a pit stop in between, before ending with a celebration at The Wonderland Ballroom in Columbia Heights. Local funk band, The B-Side Shuffle will perform at the post-ride event. From DuPont Circle, the Bike Party will ride through downtown, Chinatown, and Northeast DC before heading north through the city’s historic neighborhoods. A map of the complete route is available at http://goo.gl/maps/lhCVG. Riders are welcome to join or depart the group at any point.
“This free event is a phenomenal opportunity to explore the place many of us now call home while building friendships among DC residents of all backgrounds,” said Lia Seremetis, Founder of DC Bike Party. “After a successful Fall and Winter, we look forward to continuing to grow this community on Wednesday and well into the future.”
Everyone is welcome to attend or participate. Full details on the event are below:
WHAT: DC Bike Party
WHERE: Departs from the middle of Dupont Circle
WHEN: Wednesday, March 13th
Meet at 7:30 P.M.; Depart promptly at 8:00
More information on the organization, including details on future rides, is available at www.dcbikeparty.com.
About DC Bike Party:
The DC Bike Party is a monthly party ride around our Nation’s Capitol, with the route’s starting in DuPont Circle on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. The District’s biking community, much like the city itself, is growing rapidly, and DC Bike Party’s goal is to be a positive part of this growth. Each month, the event sets out to explore the city via bicycle, featuring an ever-changing route, new playlist for the ride, and a new post-ride bar. All post-ride outings are 21 and older. The DC Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a real cool time.