The May 30, 2014 Critical Mass bike ride drew a good crowd with a lot of new riders. The “Bike Parties” on the 2nd Wednesday of every month are bigger (600+ riders instead of 50-75), but Critical Mass crowds are also growing right now. Critical Mass DC departs from Dupont Circle at 8PM on the last Friday of every month. Next bike event: a special “Pride Ride” bike party departs from Dupont Circle at 8PM sharp on Wed, June 4. Yes, that’s the FIRST Wednesday of the month, but in Pride week.