February 27, 2007 archive

Mirraco recalls bicycles

Chinese manufacturer is recalling 11,000 bicycles because of improper welds on bicycle forks.

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Progress on two future bike trails in Washington state

Two possible rail-to-trail projects are on the drawing boards in Washington state — one in scenic northeastern Washington and another in the traffic-choked Seattle suburbs.

One could be a nationwide draw to bicycle tourists who could pick up the trail near Republic and follow the Kettle River 28 miles north to the Canadian border. The other could serve as a north-south bike commuter path from Renton to the Snohomish county line, 33 miles away.

Kettle Falls railroad

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The proposed rail-trail in eastern Washington's Ferry County would be the first in the West to connect to Canada's rail-to-trail network …

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