It was a fun and rainy #BTWD2018

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Thousands biked to work on May 18 for Bike to Work Day 2018 including these commuters at the Canal Park pit stop in the District of Columbia. (TPB)

Despite the rainy morning, commuters all over the region chose to ride their bikes to work on Friday May 18, Bike to Work Day.

Here are some tweets and pictures capturing the spirit of the day:

We were pretty excited the day before.

Some pit-stops moved their festivities in more sheltered places.

College Park Mayor Patrick Wojahn led his annual convoy to Freedom Plaza in the District of Columbia. He kicked things off with a message.

In Bethesda, Montgomery County installed a pop-up protected bike lane.

Pop-up bike lane in Bethesda for Bike to Work Day 2018 (Bossi/Flickr)

Families were also undeterred by the rain.

Of course there were giveaways. Towels were a big hit for such a wet morning.

Of course there were bananas and coffee. At Eastern Market there were donuts and bagels too.

And everyone kept smiling.

Want to see more and relive the fun in the rain? Visit our Flickr group, check out the photos from this year and last year or add your own! Find all the tweets with the hashtag, #BTWD2018.

 

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