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Please join us for the DC Monuments to DC Vegan Bike Ride this Saturday, Dec 18 at 10:00 am
The forecast for this Saturday keeps on improving. On the current forecast trajectory, we should hopefully be able to have this ride (to make up for the cancelled ride for last weekend). And if there are some unexpected showers during the ride then we will walk the bike. So please be ready for the unexpected!
This event is for those who are fully vaccinated only. Also please do not attend if you are sick or have been near someone who thinks they may have or have been exposed to COVID-19. VSDC greatly appreciates your cooperation.
The meeting point is Lyndon Baines Johnson Memorial Grove parking lot (AKA “Lady Bird Johnson…”): https://goo.gl/maps/6KnFrAWKAhhSX8VN7
(Please note that this parking lot is accessible only from Southbound GW Parkway: the signs for this parking lot say “Lady Bird Johnson…”).
Onward route: https://goo.gl/maps/tbdnqVayR7qakLSi6
(We might add Hains point to the onward route, increasing the total length by 4 miles)
Return route: https://goo.gl/maps/1B8ncYUKu31nmAmL7
Length: 11 (alternate 15) miles
Difficulty level: moderate
Elevation change: 90 ft up and 90 ft down
Bike time: ~2 hours at moderate pace.
Pace: moderate ~10 mph
Total time: ~4 hours (including stops, lunch and exploration).
Biking surface: paved
Route type: trails, roads and sidewalks.
Lunch spot: DC Vegan (and Brewing Good)
Food/Water: Bring your own vegan snacks and (non-alcoholic) beverage to enjoy. Please carry plenty of water!
Weather: we will not be riding in (a lot of) rain so stay tuned for Comments on this page.
To find us: We will be in the Lyndon Baines Johnson Memorial Grove parking lot.
During the ride: we will plan to stop often to let the group gather together.
*For important updates, regularly monitor the “Comments” section on this page (below).*
*Don’t be a no show! If your plans change, update your RSVP.*
*When you sign up to join, you automatically acknowledge
VSDC hikes (and bikes) Liability Waiver: https://vsdc.org/www.meetup.com/vegan-28/ *
*Please also view and abide by the RULES listed below*
– Pets are not allowed
– Use of intoxicants such as alcohol, cigarettes and/or illegal substances is banned during this event.
– Practice safe biking habits including:
* Wearing a bike helmet
* Keeping a safe distance between each other (bikes don’t have brake lights and tailgating can easily result in crashes)
* Avoid side by side riding unless the road gives us ample opportunity
– This event is for those who are fully vaccinated only. Also please do not attend if you are sick or have been near someone who thinks they may have or have been exposed to COVID-19.
If you comply with the above, we look forward to seeing you IRL (in real life)! Thanks for your support.
VSDC (https://vsdc.org) is a clear and consistent voice for improving the lives of all beings through education on the benefits of a vegan diet & lifestyle. Sharing food is the bond that brings families together; so it is with VSDC. From simply “breaking bread” to experiencing delicious and nutritious vegan foods from around the world, we make your journey easier, enjoyable & meaningful.
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