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Biketoberfest!!

Plan now to join the Potomac Pedalers for Biketoberfest on September 14, 2019. The group will be leading two rides to welcome in the fall. Plus participants can enjoy a genuine Oktoberfest featuring great grilled bratwurst, chilled beverages, and German music after...

Sign a Petition for a Safer Seminary Road

Last month, FABB asked local riders and interested residents to support the Alexandria Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) by contacting the Alexandria City Council to Speak Up! in support of safer options to accommodate all users of Seminary Road. If you...

Fitness and Fun Day Ride, August 24

FABB is happy to be participating in the county’s Fitness and Fun Day at the Annandale Pop-Up Park on Saturday, August 24. We will be leading very short rides (~1 mile) suitable for all ages and abilities around the neighborhood during the event. This will be a fun...

2019 National Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation Project

FABB is again asking members and other interested cyclists to join the the Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) its annual participation the National Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation Project. The information from this count of bicyclists and...

Share This Blog II!

Here is another friendly reminder regarding the rules of the road to share with friends and family this summer. Because being on the inside of a turning car is one of the most common causes of injury for cyclists across the country, our friends at the Fairfax County...

City of Alexandria Seeks Input on Alexandria Mobility Plan

Alexandria is beginning an update to the city’s 2008 Transportation Master Plan. The update, called the Alexandria Mobility Plan (AMP), will set transportation priorities so that the city continues to serve the needs of residents, businesses, and visitors as the...

FABB is Looking for a Part-Time Executive Director

You know FABB, and you know that since we became an independent 501(c)3 non-profit in 2015 our organization has made great strides in helping to make Fairfax County a more bicycle-friendly place. FABB is now seeking a part-time Executive Director to lead our growing...

National Bike Challenge July Results

Maybe it was the 100-plus degree days or the bad air warnings, but Fairfax riders lost some ground in the National Bike Challenge in July. Chicago area cyclists moved ahead of us into fifth place, apparently by registering a large number of longer rides. Although the...

Share This Blog!

How often has a family member or friend complained that they didn’t know how to deal with bikers and bike lanes when driving? What seems second nature to bikers can be confusing to motorists. We are fortunate that Fairfax County continues to add various types of bike...