FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Lia Seremetis
October 25, 2013
DC BIKE PARTY TO HOLD THRIFT SHOP RIDE
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13TH
D.C. Bike Party Will Ride in Their Funkiest Thrift Shop Gear After a Clothing Drive to Benefit Ward 8 Collaborative.
WASHINGTON, DC – DC Bike Party: The Thrift Shop Re-Cycle is coming soon! On November 13th, the party, ride which averages between 500-700 participants each month, will ride through Washington, DC dressed in their funkiest thrift shop gear. Before the ride, Ward 8 Collaborative will be on site in Dupont Circle to collect coats as a part of the DC Bike Party clothing drive. DC Bike Party, a community organized group ride which held its first ride in July 2012, grew to over 700 riders in September of this year.
The group, departing from Dupont Circle, will set out to complete an approximately 7-mile ride, visiting some of the city’s major landmarks and attractions with a pit stop on the National Mall before ending with a celebration at Old Glory in the heart of Georgetown. DC Bike Party participants will be treated to a live show by local favorites, the Originators and beer specials all night!
A map of the complete route will be available at DCBikeParty.com 24 hours before the ride. Riders are welcome to join or depart the group at any point—many riders use Capital Bikeshare.
Everyone is welcome to attend or participate. Full details on the event are below:
WHAT: DC Bike Party: The Thrift Shop Re-Cycle
WHERE: Departs from the middle of Dupont Circle
WHEN: Wednesday, November 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.