A New Face & New Position on the Phoenix Bikes Staff Team!

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It is with great pleasure that we welcome to the staff team on November 10th, Raymond Duran, to fill our newly created position of Program Assistant at Phoenix Bikes! This important position will fill multiple roles including administrative, operational, and volunteer management, and will be vital to increasing our capacity to support our ever-growing youth programs!… Read more »

Welcoming Our New Education Program Manager!

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It is with great pleasure that we welcome to the staff team Maddie Stein, our new Education Program Manager as of September 28th! Maddie comes to Phoenix Bikes with six years of experience in the education field in a variety of capacities from university administration to ESL teaching in South Korea and Argentina. She holds… Read more »

Gearing Up for the Arlington (More) Fun Ride on October 3rd!

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The 2015 Arlington Fun Ride is Saturday, October 3!  This scenic, family-friendly bike ride is in its 5th year and will give the anticipated 250+ participants a chance to experience the paved trails that make up the “Arlington Loop” while enjoying support from rest stops in Crystal City, Columbia Pike, Ballston and Rosslyn.  To ensure… Read more »

Make Every Mile Count Toward a New Space for Phoenix Bikes!

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Since 2011, Phoenix Bikes has been raising money to build a new facility. That’s right! We’ll eventually be moving out of the 630 square foot re-purposed concession stand and into a proper building where we will be able to combine space for teaching and working on bikes with storage and work areas to make a… Read more »

Gearing Up for National Bike Month, Bike to Work Day

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What could be more awesome than a whole month dedicated to bikes and bicycling? Phoenix Bikes is proud to support a number of community events and initiatives that are part of National Bike Month in May, such as Bike to School Day (May 6), Bike to Work Week (May 11-15), and Bike to Work Day… Read more »

Register TODAY for 2nd Annual Phoenix Derby

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Planning is well underway for the 2nd Annual Crystal City Phoenix Derby set to kick off on Saturday, May 2nd at 2pm! This happens to be the same day as the Kentucky Derby and there is sure to be as much fun and festivities, plus unique costumed competition to please spectators, no horses necessary. The… Read more »

Phoenix Bikes Welcomes New Executive Director

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The Board of Directors of Phoenix Bikes is thrilled to announce the appointment of Meg Rapelye as the new Executive Director. We are excited about Meg’s strong leadership, non-profit, and youth programming experience. Prior to Phoenix Bikes, Meg served as Center Director for Higher Achievement, a non-profit after school and summer program for 80 youth…. Read more »

2014 Fun Ride a Success, Attracts 200+ Riders

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Despite the early threat of rain, more than 200 hearty souls participated in the 2014 Arlington Fun Ride on Saturday, Oct. 4. Arlington County Board Member Walter Tejada served as Grand Marshall and welcomed the riders before they set off to complete the 16-mile course along the Arlington Loop. Approximately 25 parents and children did… Read more »

Whole Foods Clarendon’s 5% Day Nets Phoenix Bikes $6,190

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We can’t thank Whole Foods Clarendon enough for making Phoenix Bikes the beneficiary of it quarterly 5% Day on Wednesday, August 20. Thanks to the generousity of the shoppers that day, Whole Foods Clarendon will donate $6,190! And thank you to the members of the community who stopped by our booth outside and engaged the… Read more »

Inaugural Kennan Garvey Memorial Ride a Big Success

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The Inaugural Kennan Garvey Memorial Ride made a successful ride into the history books on Aug. 2, when 15 hearty riders took off to complete out-and-back courses on the W&OD. With an the help of a handful of volunteers, the event raised $8,310 for the Kennan Garvey Fund which supports our capital campaign. Billed as… Read more »