It's that time of year again: time to put on your costume, light up your bike, and prepare to eat copious amounts of candy! Last year's Halloween Ride was a huge success, and this year, the generous support of FreshBikes Arlington and BikeArlington, Kidical Mass Arlington is going bigger and better with an Ashton-Heights-based Bike-or-Treat party. Don't let the calendar fool you: we're extending the Halloween fun to Saturday, November 1st!
We'll meet at FreshBikes Arlington, in Ballston, where families can come early to stock up on everything they need for their bikes and make sure they are adequately lit for the night's festivities. Then we will bike off through the Virginia Square and Ashton Heights neighborhoods, stopping to pick up candy on our first-ever Bike or Treat! We'll see some of the spookiest decorated houses in Arlington, and return to FreshBikes, where we'll be treated to a family-friendly party with costume contests, hot beverages and more candy!
When: Saturday, November 1, 2014
Meet: 5:15pm - FreshBikes Arlington - Wilson Blvd & Quincy Street North (roll out 5:30pm)
Parking: Plenty in the FreshBikes parking lot
Route (preliminary): http://ridewithgps.com/routes/
The route is fairly flat and easy, though a little longer than last year. We will be riding during dusk and it will be dark by the time you're riding home: be sure you're adequately lit and reflective!