Planning Underway 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-Goguen 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 »

Summer Hours, Revised

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Updated Youth Summer Hours! (Please note, retail hours remain unchanged.) Tuesday through Thursday, 1-6; Friday, 1-7:30; Saturday, 10-4

Crystal City Phoenix Derby Biggest Fundraiser To Date

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We want to wish all the riders, spectators, vendors, and especially our sponsors, for making the inaugural Crystal City Phoenix Derby a huge success. Scores of riders and hundreds of spectators filled an indoor garage to race around traffic cones and caution tape for a fun-filled afternoon, and raised over $62,000 for Phoenix Bikes. Major… Read more »

Phoenix Bikes Closed at 1:30 p.m. on May 31

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Due to the Tour de Fat being held from 12-5 p.m. on Saturday, May 31, we will close the shop at 1:30 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience. Hope to see you there.  

Knock ‘N Roll Crab Feast to Benefit Phoenix Bikes

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May 17 promises to be one of the biggest bike days of the year as for us, as the T3 Honu triathlon club is hosting its annual Knock ‘N Roll all-you-can-eat crab feast from 6-11 p.m. So as soon as you wrap-up your Phoenix Derby experience in Crystal City, roll over to Ballston to the garage (yes, another one) at 627 North Randolph… Read more »

Phoenix Derby Registration is Open!

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  Registration is now open for Crystal City’s signature urban cyclo-cross bicycle race, the Phoenix Derby – A Garage Race and Fundraiser. In a partnership between the Crystal City Business Improvement District (BID), Vornado/Charles E. Smith, and Phoenix Bikes, the Crystal City Phoenix Derby will debut on Saturday, May 17, 2014, 2-6pm. The Phoenix Derby… Read more »