The Reston Bike Club has several weekly rides. You can expect ride events on Tuesday/Thursday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.
NOTE - Due to club insurance policy clarifications, all participants on RBC rides must be current club members. Guests may join a ride one time only as a non-member. Remember: a full year's membership is only $25.
Monday (Apr 11 - Sept 26)
Women only rides starting from Green Lizard in Herndon - click for details
Tues/Thurs (Mar 28 - Sept 28)
The Tuesday/Thursday rides have been a popular, ongoing event for many years. The Tuesday/Thursday rides run spring to fall from the beginning of daylight savings time to the end of September. Courses vary week to week for ride levels from 1-6. Separate routes are offered for each ride level. Riders frequently eat together following rides.
Tuesday rides start at 6PM at the Hunters Woods Shopping Center in Reston. (intersection of Colts Neck Rd & Glade Rd; park the 2 far west lanes near Colts Neck Road). Click for Google
Thursday rides start at 6PM at the parking lot across from the caboose on the W&OD trail Herndon. (intersection of Elden St & Station St; park in the far west lot) Click for Google
Wednesday (May -Sep)
Social rides (including dinner option!) Wed evenings, start/finish in Herndon.
Rides start at 6PM at the parking lot across from the caboose on the W&OD trail in Herndon. (intersection of Elden St & Station St; park in the far west lot) Click for Google.
Sunday rides go to various locations (Ashburn, Leesburg, Country Side) and may go for breakfast and return. Good for families and beginners. Click for Google
Saturday (all year)
These are social rides with an impromptu course decided upon by those who show up each week. There is a no-drop policy so that A and B rides can start and finish together at a pace that is enjoyable for all. Occasionally, riders break off into smaller groups with similar pace. The Saturday rides were started by Gaston Prudencio in 2002. New riders are encouraged to call Randy Karn at 703.402.0227 or John Hamilton at 703-593-9384 if they are planning to ride that weekend.
Saturday rides start at 9AM Apr-Sep; 9:30AM Oct/Mar and 10:00AM Nov-Feb at the parking lot across from the caboose on the W&OD trail in Herndon. (intersection of Elden St & Station St; park in the far west lot)
Click for GoogleRide Level Descriptions
Group Average Speed Average Distance &Style
A or 1 22+ 40 –100 Aggressive, Grueling pace
B or 2 20 - 21 35 – 75 Fast riders, Demanding pace
CC or 3 18 - 20 30 – 60 Strong riders, Demanding pace
C or 4 17 - 18 25 – 50 Average riders, Moderate pace
D or 5 14 - 17 25 – 40 Average riders, Slowing on hillsS or 6 12 - 14 15 – 30 Easy pace, New & casual riders