The Hills of Anacostia are one of DC's best kept biking secrets. Ride Leader Mauricio Herbas considers the area “in his own backyard” a hidden gem for cyclists and is passionate about sharing it with others. Join him for a vertical challenge that will raise awareness across the river.

Seeking routes that offer climbs, many people go well out of their way and head to Maryland or Virginia because they are unfamiliar with the fantastic terrain that is a lot closer in. And what a shame! When you ride through Anacostia, the locals always seem excited to see cyclists and you are sure to get plenty of waves and “good mornings.” And, when you crest the peaks, there are amazing views of the city below…

This ride spans about 20-25 miles and goes at a moderately fast pace for those looking for a workout. Push yourself and come see what you are missing!