Rounding Out 2014 With The Hains Point 100

For the third consecutive year, Felkerino and I pedaled around with our #BikeDC peeps to support the Hains Point 100, an event hosted by Megan (and friends) to raise money and awareness for WABA’s Women & Bicycles program. Continue reading “Rounding Out 2014 With The Hains Point 100”

Megan, #BikeDC, and the Hains Point 100

For the second consecutive year Megan, an active member of the #BikeDC community, hosted the Hains Point 100 to raise money and awareness for the Washington Area Bicyclist Association’s (WABA) Women & Bicycles Program. What is the Hains Point 100? It’s a 100-mile bike ride on the 3.2-mile flat loop of land that is Hains Point. I don’t know how many loops that turns out to be in … Continue reading Megan, #BikeDC, and the Hains Point 100

WABA’s Women & Bikes and the Hains Point 100

Megan of WABA, completes the Hains Point 100
Megan completes the Hains Point 100

The Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA) recently launched a Women & Bikes initiative. WABA describes the intent of Women and Bikes on its website, stating:

The mission of Women and Bicycles is to get more women on two wheels through mentorship and peer-to-peer learning, between those who already ride and those who would like to ride. The program consists of dinner parties, workshops, bike rides, and celebrations.

Megan, a member of the BikeDC community, organized a century ride on Hains Point to raise money and awareness for Women & Bikes on December 23. Hains Point is a well-known 3.2-mile loop located in the Southwest quadrant of Washington, D.C., and is a popular training spot for the area’s roadies road riders.

Megan’s organizing impressed me. She encouraged people to show up and support the event, even if they did not or could not ride the full 100 miles.

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