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Washington state bicycle advocates joining forces?

The Cascade Bicycle Club and Washington Bikes! may merge into a single entity by the end of the year.

It would create a one-stop, statewide shop for advocacy, bike rides, and education.

The Cascade Bicycle Club’s board of directors approved a letter of intent regarding the merger last week. The Washington Bikes! board is currently …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/08/24/washington-state-bicycle-advocates-joining-forces/

STP bicycle classic hits the road to Portland

2015 STP cyclists on Rainier Avenue in Seattle

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 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/07/11/stp-bicycle-classic-hits-the-road-to-portland/

Bicycling means big bucks in Washington state; ranks 4th in outdoor recreation spending

Bikers at Duthie Hill Park, devoted soley to mountain biking

A newly released economic study of outdoor recreation in Washington state finds that bicycling contributes $3.1 billion a year to the state’s economy.

That’s the fourth highest economic impact among the major outdoor pursuits listed in the study, following only Sightseeing and Nature (1), all types of Boating (2), and Hiking, Climbing, Camping (3).

And participation in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/01/20/bicycling-means-big-bucks-in-washington-state-ranks-3rd-in-outdoor-recreation-spending/

Hot cycling weather arrives just in time for the STP

Water stops every 10 to 20 miles


Did you want hot and dry weather for cycling?

It’s here now, as 10,000 cyclists prepare for this weekend’s 200-mile Seattle to Portland Bicycle Classic. It will be as close to cycling through a furnace as you can get on this side of the Cascades.

Temperatures should be in the uppers 60s when waves of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/07/11/hot-cycling-weather-arrives-just-in-time-for-the-stp/

Puget Sound cyclists roll out for Bike to Work Day

Choose Your Way Bellevue's commuter station

Spin the wheel and win a prize! That game was a big draw Friday morning at the Bike to Work Day commuter station staffed by Choose Your Way Bellevue.

Cyclists could score a blinking clip-on tail light, a velcro ankle band, or a white flexible headlight, among other swag. But whether they won something useful …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/05/16/puget-sound-cyclists-roll-out-for-bike-to-work-day/

Bike to Work Day is Friday; bike commuter stations in Seattle area

Bike traffic on I-90 bridge

You can show your support for bicycling this Friday by riding your bicycle to work.

To help in this endeavor in the Seattle area, dozens of bike commuter stations will be set up from 6 to 9 a.m. during Bike to Work Day.

View Commute Stations — Bike to Work Day presented by F5 in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/05/15/bike-to-work-day-is-friday-bike-commuter-stations-in-seattle-area/

2014 Chilly Hilly forecast: it’s all in the bike ride’s name

Here’s the forecast for this Sunday’s Chilly Hill Bicycle Classic presented by the Cascade Bicycle Club:

The Chilly Hilly can be sunny like this…

[As of 7 p.m. Friday] Mostly cloudy and chilly with chance of snow and precipitation. High temps of 42; might be snow on the ground in early morning. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/02/20/2014-chilly-hilly-forecast-its-all-in-the-bike-rides-name/

Registration opens soon for 2014 RSVP 1 & 2, STP and other Cascade bike rides

2012 STP

[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 …

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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/

Dates for 2014 Cascade Bicycle Club rides and events


Do you try to participate in all the Cascade Bicycle Club rides and events in western Washington every year? If so, you’ll want to check out the Cascade 2014 event calendar.

(Member “Buy it Now” for RSVP I and II opens at 10 a.m. Jan. 7; member registration for Chilly Hilly, Flying Wheels, STP and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/10/17/dates-for-2014-cascade-bicycle-club-rides-and-events/

Sunny skies for STP bike ride

STP cyclists rolling along Lake Washington in 2011.

Some 10,000 Seattle-to-Portland Bicycle Classic riders left Husky Stadium under clear skies this morning and it should stay like that all the way to Portland, whether they arrive tonight or Sunday.

Temperatures should get to the upper 70s this afternoon in Chehalis and Centralia, about the half-way point for those doing the 200-mile ride in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/07/13/sunny-skies-for-stp-bike-ride/

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