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B/BB Haymarket Wed Morning Ride

CC/B * 18-25 * DC * 6 PM * Downtown Breakaway - "B/CC" version * Mitchell Park (MIT)

BB/A * 28 * DC * 6 PM * Downtown Breakaway * Mitchell Park (MIT)

CC (MH) * 10-24 * MD * 6:15 PM * Rockville Rambler * Rockville Regal Center (RRC)

CC * 16-?? * VA * 6 PM * Annandale Evening Rides * Wakefield Park (WKP)

B/BB/A * 20-30 * MD * 6 PM * The Thursday Night Trainer * Laytons Village SC (LAV)

BB-AA (MF) * 25 * VA * 6 PM * Annandale Evening Speedworks * Wakefield Park, Annandale (WKP)

CC/B/BB/A/AA(MH) * 22 * VA * 6:30 PM * Belle Haven Blast * Belle Haven Marina, Alexandria (BEL)

C/CC * 10-20 * DC * 6:30 PM * Tenley Social * Tenley Circle (TEN)

C * 30 * MD * 9:45 AM * Lake Needwood to Bethesda * Lake Needwood (NEE)

C * 30 * MD * 9:45 AM * Lake Needwood to Bethesda * Lake Needwood (NEE)

CC * 35 * MD * 10 AM * BUD Bike Friday * Buddy Attick Park (BUD) * 46-49º

C/CC/B/BB/A * 21/25 * MD * 6:16 PM * Scenic Social * South Germantown RC (SGRTC)

CC/B/BB (MH) * 30-50 * MD * 8 AM * Rockville Saturday Morning Ride * Thomas S Wootton HS (TWHS

B/BB * 73/65 * VA/MD * 8:30AM * Hills of Maryland * Loudoun County HS (LOU) or White's Ferry

Welcome to Potomac Pedalers!

Potomac Pedalers is a non-profit educational, recreational and social organization for bicycling enthusiasts. We are the largest cycling club in the Washington, DC region, and we're also one of the largest bike clubs in the nation.

Potomac Pedalers offers over 1,000 group rides each year, comprehensively covering the variable terrain of our nation's capital and the surrounding countryside of Maryland and Virginia. Our ride distances are typically between 15 and 75 miles, and average speeds range from 8 mph to more than 20 mph. In other words, we have rides for cyclists of all abilities.

Please take a look around to learn more about us. And if you love riding as much as we do, welcome to our club!

Nokesville Ride and Picnic - August 24, 2014

What: Rides in every ride class with distances ranging from 11 – 51 miles
When: Sunday, August 24th

Where: Nokesville Park

Address: 12560 Aden Road, Nokesville, VA 20181

Food: Large picnic after the rides in the Pavilion


Come out to the Nokesville, Virginia countryside on Sunday August 24th for a day of riding and fun ending with a barbecue/picnic.  Now in its 17th year this annual gathering has grown into one of Potomac Pedalers’ largest events, regularly drawing over 200 riders of all ages and abilities.

As always, it’s open to everyone - new, old and nonmembers.  This is a multiclass ride with something for everyone, with rides ranging from 11-51 miles, covering classes from A to D. It’s a great way to meet people who are not in your usual ride class. Three couples who met at past Nokesville Picnics have gotten married!

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Back Roads Century - September 21, 2014

The Back Roads Century is one of the premier cycling events in the mid-Atlantic region, and is also considered one of the most beautiful rides in America.

Each fall in late September, Potomac Pedalers invites cycling enthusiasts of all ability levels for a great day of riding and fun in the Shenandoah Valley; with distances of 25, 30, 50, 65 and 100 miles. It’s a fully supported event providing cue sheets, rest stops with food and drinks, as well as mechanical support during your ride.

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Click here to learn more at the Back Roads Century website



Stay informed about the Latest Club News by viewing our News & Events section of the website.

Members May Now Post Their Own Rides on the Website

Members may now post rides without going through any approval process or paperwork through the Club - you can post any ride at any time. We're hosting the Impromptu Ride Schedule as a service to our members - it's truly a community calendar.

You'll now see that we're hosting three separate ride schedules -

See our news release for more information, and visit our help page (login required) for instructions on how to gain access to the Impromptu Ride Schedule and post rides.


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