RVA Bike Month 2019 (archive)

RVA Bike Month 2019: Bikes Mean Business.

The 6th Annual RVA Bike Month, presented by Bon Secours, is back! Here’s what to do.

1) Get your bike ready! Some of our events have free bike repair to get ready to go for the beginning of bike season.
2) Check each event’s details! and information at Weather updates and rescheduling will also be posted here
3) Take fun pics and tag #rvabikemonth for a chance to win a prize!
4) Bike to Work! Join your coworkers in our online bike commute challenge at, and come to Bike to Work Day!
5) Explore, patronize, and tag local businesses! Show them some love and thank them for supporting your ride.
6) Try something new! Seek out a new bike lane. Find some new riding friends. Explore an unfamiliar part of the region.
7) Tag @bikewalkrva on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.

Events by Date

April 27

JROC Gear Swap at Party for the Planet
Katie Lemmert – [email protected]

Groundwork RVA free bike repair @ Party for the Planet
Arsaiah Robinson – [email protected]

VCU Alumni Ride
Larry Powell – wlpowell

April 28

Richmond Bike Swap
Robbie Wood – [email protected]

Black Girls Do Bike RVA – Kickoff Ride
Tamara Singleton-Broadnax – [email protected]

Groundwork RVA free bike repair @ BGDB kick off ride
Arsaiah Robinson – [email protected]

April 29

Fix a Flat and Maintenance Clinic
Sera Erickson – [email protected]

April 30

4th Annual Taco Tour
Joe Moulis – [email protected]

Sportable Adaptive Cycling
Kyle at Sportable – [email protected]

May 1

City Night Ride
Kerry Riley – [email protected]

Garden Week Bike Tour
Anne Poarch – [email protected]

May 4

RABA New Riders Ride
Andrew Mann – [email protected]

Operation Bike for the Brave
David Martin – [email protected]

Bellemeade Trail Work Day
Arsaiah Robinson – [email protected]

May 5

Pedal through Petals (morning)
Amy Williams – [email protected]

Ashland Ticket to Ride (afternoon)
Judy Marsten – [email protected]

May 6

Smart Cycling Class pt. 1 (classroom)
Eric Martin – [email protected]

May 7

Sportable Adaptive Cycling
Kyle at Sportable – [email protected]

May 8

Bike to School Day
Tara FitzPatrick – [email protected]

Beer and Pizza on the Capital Trail
Susan Ann Glass – [email protected]

May 9

RVAMore Community Ride
Ann Gongora – [email protected]

May 10

Intro to MTB Skills
Zafira Daima – [email protected]

May 11

Cap 2 Cap Ride
Cat Anthony – [email protected]

Women’s BMX Joy Ride
Kendell Ryan – [email protected]

Kid’s Intro BMX
Sean Yeager – [email protected]

Northside Architecture Tour
Emily Thomason – [email protected]

May 12 – Mother’s Day

Crossings of the James History Tour
Andrew McRoberts – [email protected]

May 13 – Mother’s Day

Sweet Ride RVA – Dessert Tour
Seth Schemahorn – [email protected]

May 14

RABA Tuesday Night Ride
Andrew Mann – [email protected]

Bike Ped Counts
Louise Lockett-Gordon – [email protected]

May 15

Better Housing Coalition Tour
Emily Baker – [email protected]

Bike Ped Counts
Louise Lockett-Gordon – [email protected]

May 16

Community Day at Armstrong Bike Park
Matt Kuhn – [email protected]

Bike Urbanism Happy Hour
Doug Allen – [email protected]

Bike Ped Counts
Louise Lockett-Gordon – [email protected]

May 17

Bike to Work Day
Sports Backers – [email protected]

Dominion Energy Riverrock

May 18

Full Moon 200k
Braden Govoni – [email protected]

Parker’s Southside Kids Ride
Ajay Brewer – [email protected]

Smart Cycling Class pt. 2 (on-bike training)
Eric Martin – [email protected]

Dominion Energy Riverrock

May 19

A Very Richmond Bike Tour – 2nd Annual
D Walton – [email protected]

Women’s Bell Joy Ride
Kendell Ryan – [email protected]

Bike for the Blue Softball Game
Mark Friedrich – [email protected]

Dominion Energy Riverrock

May 20

Secretly Y’all: Trailblazers
Kathleen Murphy – [email protected]

Max & Ross Bike Things: Infrastructure Tour
Ross Catrow – [email protected]

May 21

Bryan Park Race Series
Joe Notarnicola – [email protected]

Ice Cream Tour
Rebecca Stewart – [email protected]

May 22

Bike to Zumba!
Tangee Moore – [email protected]

Four by 3000 Screening  (Event pending registration threshold being met)

May 23

Breakaway RVA
Josh Son – [email protected]

May 24

Pizza Crawl X – pre-registration required!
Andy Stites – [email protected]

May 25

Brook Road Brunch Ride
Jason James – [email protected]

3rd Annual Treasure Hunt
Tim Kelly – [email protected]

Smart Cycling pt. 2 (on-bike training)
Eric Martin – [email protected]

May 26

RVA Mural Ride
Liza Newell – [email protected]

The Pride Ride
Sera Erickson – [email protected]

May 27 – Memorial Day

CBC Memorial Day Trail Ride and Social
Grant Fanning – [email protected]

May 28

RVA Bike Month Awards Party (postponed)
[email protected]

Bryan Park Race Series
Joe Notarnicola – [email protected]

May 29

Ride to lunch!
Anne Poarch – [email protected]

May 30

Jackson Ward Bike Lanes Meeting
City of Richmond – [email protected]

RABA Thursday Night Ride
Gary Thabet – [email protected]

May 31

RVA Critical Mass
Marina Kharitonova – [email protected]

June 1

[Postponed] River City Bike Shorts
Sera Erickson – [email protected]

I Have a Dream Festival
Rick Tatnall

June 2

Pocahontas State Park Family Trail Ride
Miriam Ford – [email protected]