The Tours

All routes include flat, rolling, and hilly sections. Be up for the challenge and take advantage of the downhill and flat sections!

The Lolly Pop Ride
(approximately 12 Miles

Travels past the community gardens, farmer's market, the Clipper Mill neighborhood and then into Druid Hill Park along the zoo periphery, around the lake and back to Patterson Park for the celebrations at BikeJam!

The Parks Ride
(approximately 30 miles
Start with The Lolly Pop riders for the first seven miles and then split in Charles Village and head towards Ruxton for some challenging hills. Make your way back through Mt. Washington with a stop in beautiful Druid Hill Park before returning to Patterson Park for the celebrations at BikeJam!

Registration Includes

  • Cue sheet
  • SAG (support and gear) vehicle support 
  • Rest stop with refreshments *please bring your own water bottle
  • Free 2014 Bike Maryland t-shirt
  • Free parking
  • Invitation to BikeJam: professional races, live music, craft beer vendors, and food trucks, and exhibitors


Over the years we have put together a list of bullets to answer frequently asked questions. All registered riders are encouraged to review this list!!


Great opportunites to help with marking the route, registration, route marshalls, at the rest stops and more! Interested? Contact Mary


Support the event and gain valuable marketing exposure! Email Mary

Stay for BikeJam!

After the ride, come to the Bike Maryland finish line and recover with free dessert from Bike Maryland! Bike Maryland's Bike-MINDED Safety Program Coordinators will host a Youth Safety Rodeo in the early afternoon. Stay in Patterson Park and watch the super-fast BikeJam pro bicycle races. Enjoy local, craft beer and food trucks, kid's activities, live music and exhibitors. Learn more about BikeJam here.

Directions & Parking

Find directions to Patterson Park here. The RecRide will begin near the Pulaski Monument at the corner of Eastern at Linwood.

May 2013 RecRide Registration Page

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