Tag: bike rides
Bike ride organizers in Northern California have postponed at least one event and changed the route of another as firefighters battle horrific wildfires in several counties.
Not wanting to hamper efforts to control the wildland fires, organizers also realize that air quality in the region is not ideal for outdoor exercise.
The 10th Annual …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2017/10/12/california-wildfires-spark-bike-ride-cancellations-route-changes/
[Update: April 25 — The bridge bike path set to open in middle to late May ] Get ready to pop the corks on your water bottles in celebration. The bike trail on the soon-to-be-completed Highway 520 floating bridge across Lake Washington is set to open in April.
A grand opening ceremony for the 1.5-mile-long …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2016/01/12/highway-520-bike-trail-opens-in-april-big-bike-ride-planned/
More than 270 women-oriented bike rides are registered as part of the worldwide CycloFemme celebration on Sunday.
The rides include everything from the slow-paced Critical Lass bike ride in Seattle to a sunset ride through the Arabian desert in Dubai.
The rides based in 20 countries and 228 cities (at last count) around the world are listed …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/05/07/cyclofemme-women-on-bikes-take-to-streets-roads-and-trails-on-sunday-everywhere/
The Painted Cyclists at this year’s Solstice Parade on Saturday might want to consider some sunscreen in the areas that aren’t slathered in red, orange or other hues.
Forecasters predict mostly sunny weather for the parade, a highlight of the annual Fremont Solstice Celebration.
Perhaps to give the sun a greater chance of making an appearance, the parade …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/06/20/let-the-sun-shine-on-painted-cyclists-at-solstice-parade-on-saturday/
Proceeds from the first-ever All-in Family Bike Ride presented by the Marysville YMCA on April 5 will benefit the Red Cross efforts to help the landslide ravaged community of Oso in Snohomish County.
Rescuers are still searching the mile-square area between Arlington and Darrington along the Stillaquamish River for survivors or bodies. Authorities say 25 …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/03/29/bike-ride-benefits-victims-of-snohomish-county-landslide/
Beginning in 1922, one of the most scenic motor routes in the nation was the Columbia River Highway through the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon.
It fell into disuse with the construction of interstate highways, but cyclists are finding that the historic route with its overlooks high above the river, waterfalls and tunnels is even …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/03/06/bicycle-routes-and-rides-along-the-historic-columbia-river-highway/
[STP is sold out as of Feb. 18, 2014. A few more tickets can be earned, and others will be auctioned off. See Cascade Bicycle Club blog.)
Plan to register early if you want to ride in the STP (Seattle to Portland Bicycle Classic), RSVP (Ride from Seattle to Vancouver and Party!), or other popular …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/12/31/registration-opens-soon-for-2014-rsvp-1-2-stp-and-other-cascade-bike-rides/
The devastating flooding that struck Colorado in the past week has led to the cancellation of some charity bike rides in heavily hit Front Range communities.
Organizers of those bike rides, however, still hope to divert supplies and proceeds to the flood relief effort.
Law enforcement and emergency responders are busy dealing with evacuations. Many …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/09/19/colorado-charity-bike-rides-help-flood-victims-in-spite-of-cancellations/
There is a full line-up of bicycling events this weekend in western Washington. The forecast calls for dry sunny weather that remains through Saturday, but cooler temps arrive Sunday with a chance of thunderstorms.
Submitted for your perusal:
Saturday and Sunday:
The Edible Pedal bike ride visits 25 food and fiber farms between Port Townsend …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/09/13/plenty-of-bikes-rides-this-weekend-around-puget-sound/
Growing up in Ohio and spending lots of time bicycling country roads, I’ve certainly seen my share of barns. Red barns. White barns. Weathered wooden barns. Barns with Mail Pouch Tobacco signs on them.
But I’ve never seen a blue barn.
Bicyclists who ride the roads of the Snoqualmie Valley undoubtedly know this location. The King County Historic and Scenic Corridors Project tells us …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/03/26/blue-barns-blue-skies-and-old-school-house-as-seen-from-a-black-bicycle/