Category: Bike Touring
Would you like to see the eastern section of the John Wayne Pioneer Trail upgraded to fulfill its promise as a top-notch draw for bicycle tourists traveling across the state of Washington?
Then you’ll want to attend one of three public comment meetings scheduled this month. If you can’t give your thoughts in person, you …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/11/08/important-meetings-for-future-of-john-wayne-pioneer-trail/
Congratulations to the organizers and participants of this summer’s Obliteride, the charity bike ride for the Seattle-based Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
Organizers announced on Friday that nearly 1,200 bicyclists raised $2.65 million for cancer research during that ride in August. In its third year, the Obliteride has raised $7 million so far for the …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/11/01/charity-bike-rides-earn-big-bucks-for-cancer-research/
The U.S. Bicycle Route Network continues to grow. Now standing at 11,053 miles, it is one-fifth of the way to achieving its goal of 50,000 miles of signed bicycle routes in the U.S.
The latest growth spurt came after the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials approved 2,141 miles of new routes in …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/10/08/2000-more-miles-of-u-s-bicycle-routes-added-in-6-states/
Seattle has been a destination for the long-distance bicyclists for a long time — 106 years to be exact.
That’s how long it has been since Vic McDaniel and Ray Francisco mounted their second-hand bicycles in Santa Rosa, CA, and rode north to the 1909 Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition in Seattle.
There was no Northern …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/08/31/santa-rosa-to-seattle-by-bike-in-1909/
A 60-year-old Massachusetts author and architect is traveling across the US by bicycle to ask the question: How will we live tomorrow?
Why do the polling by bicycle? Paul E. Fallon answers that question in a recent column he submitted to the Seattle Times:
“A guy on a bike is like a woman in …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/08/30/bicycle-traveler-gauges-nations-sentiments-1-person-at-a-time/
Organizers have cancelled the upcoming 2015 Grizzly Century in the Sierra National Forest east of Merced, CA, because of a series of wildfires there this summer.
The North Fork Sierra Vista Scenic Byway Association announced their decision this week as crews contained the latest flare-up, the 5,000 acre Willow Fire.
Making the announcement, Doug Waltner …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/08/26/wildfires-cancel-california-bike-ride/
More than 10,000 human-powered propulsion fanatics took off from Seattle this morning for a one- or two-day bike ride to Portland — 206 miles away.
The 36th annual Seattle to Portland (STP) bicycle classic presented by the Cascade Bicycle Club is the largest bike ride in the Pacific Northwest. Last year it drew participants from …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/07/11/stp-bicycle-classic-hits-the-road-to-portland/
If you’ve been thinking about a multi-day bike ride along the John Wayne Pioneer Trail, the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trek might be just for you.
The Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a hike/bike adventure next month through the 100 miles of forests, farms, parks, and communities that it …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/06/26/mountains-to-sound-greenway-offers-a-bike-tour-on-john-wayne-pioneer-trail/
About 1,000 bike riders are taking part this week in the newest across-state bike tour — The Big BAM (Bicycle Across Missouri).
The 300-mile cross-state ride got underway on Monday in Rock Port and finishes on Friday in Canton. Along the way, the cyclists will be visiting the host towns of Maryville, Albany, Unionville, and …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/06/22/the-big-bam-in-missouri-brings-music-to-ears-of-bicyclists/
The U.S. Bicycle Network grew by 874 miles this month when a national highway organization approved routes in Idaho (66 miles), Utah (782 miles) and Minnesota (26 miles).
In the Pacific Northwest, the addition of Idaho to U.S. Bike Route 10 extends the bicycle route from Anacortes, WA, on the Puget Sound to the Montana …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/05/28/u-s-bike-route-10-extends-into-idaho-from-washington-more-usbr-routes-approved/