Proteus bikes 10am Saturday shop ride to the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center and Patuxent Wildlife Refuge typical route:

Please feel free to make suggestions or send us links to maps or routes you like! (proteusbikes at

For ride routes for many past and no doubt future Proteus shop rides, see my RideWithGPS page.

For a start, here's our preferred route to Baltimore (this one's too big to embed the map): and here's the ride with GPS:

Here's a printable PDF link to the (relatively) new Anacostia Tributary trails color-coded map/lane markings: purple lane paint = Sligo Creek trail; red = NW Branch trail; yellow paint = NE Branch; green = Indian Creek; blue = Paint Branch trail. The soon-to-be (well, in a year or two) trail down the Anacostia River past the Bladensburg Marina to DC will be orange paint, I think.

New Takoma Park Bike map (PDF).

Washington/Baltimore area "heat map" of ride routes (mostly training rides it appears).

Takoma Park to Proteus via the trails