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DC Bike Party rides to Anacostia

The September 2017 DC Bike Party rode from Dupont Circle to Anacostia via Union Station, RFK Stadium, multiple park trails and bridges, and finally ended at a party in the MLK Ave and W st area.

Video highlights of the ride

The ride in Anacostia not far from the end

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DC Bike Party stages daytime ride to soccer game

On the 5th of August, the DC Bike Party tried something new: a daytime ride on Saturday departing shortly after 4PM to a DC United soccer game. Turnout was reduced due to the unusual time but even a small DC Bike Party still takes up several blocks at a time of streets filled entirely with bikes.

Video from the August DC Bike Party

Hundreds strong DC Bike Party takes to the streets

On the 14th of June, the DC Bike Party returned to the streets for the annual Pride month ride. This ride doubled as a fundraiser for the DC Center for the LGBT Community.

Video from the June 14 2017 DC Bike Party

DC Bike Party for May 2017

On the 10th of May the DC Bike Party took to the streets again. This ride was themed as the "spy ride" and began just before sunset from Dupont Circle. DC Bike Parties are normally on the 2nd Wednesday of the warmer months, starting 8PM at Dupont Circle. Hundreds of riders usually show up.

Video from the May DC Bike Party

Motorist threatening to ram can't stop DC Bike Party

On the 12th of April, the DC Bike Party again took to the streets of DC. Before the ride even got out of Dupont Circle, motorists began honking-and one yuppie in a BMW attempted without success to ram through the cyclists. He was stopped and the ride continued without further interference.

Video of the April DC Bike Party and incident with a motorist trying to ram through

Riders swarm in to block BMW driver who attempted to ram his way through the DC Bike Party

Massive "Catharsis" bonfire burns on Mall, thousands march again against Trump

On the 12th of November, anti drug war activists held their annual "Catharsis" bonfire by the Washington Monument. This year's was unusually emotional due to the Trump election. To many attendees the fire symbolized in part chasing away the evil that Trump has summoned forth. A special DC Bike Party rode to Catharsis. Meanwhile, Twitter reports indicated up to 4,000 people marching against Trump on the usual White House/Trump Hotel circuit, and there were firsthand reports marcher went as far north as Howard University.

Video-DC Bike Party Rides to Catharsis bonfire: 0:00-0:53 Bike Party 0:53-2:42 Catharsis bonfire

The Catharsis bonfire

DC Bike Party rides to massive "catharsis" bonfire on the Mall

Trump lampooned at High Heel Race

The annual high heel race on 17 st is on the last Tuesday before Halloween and is known for political contestants in election years. This year was no exception, with a whole contingent of runners in high heels posing as Trump supporters but mocking his vulgar sexist remarks and grabby hands.

37 second video of high heeled contestants mocking Trump's grabby hands

Lampooning Trump at High Heel Race

DC Bike Party holds annual "Angels and Demons" ride

On the 12th of October, the DC Bike Party took to the streets for the annual pre-Halloween "Angels and Demons" ride.

Video from the 2nd half of the DC Bike Party featuring one of two powerful sound systems carried by bike

DC Bike Party "Angels and Demons" ride

DC Bike Party takes Memorial Bridge

The 14th of September featured another DC Bike Party, this time on a route including Memorial Bridge into Virginia and back. As always hundreds of riders showed up. The DC Bike Parties are once again on the 2nd Wednesday of each month.

Video highlights of the ride

DC Bike Party Sep 14 2016

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