Tag: Cascade Bicycle Club
When I first saw the headline, I checked the date to make sure it was March 1 instead of April 1, April Fools Day.
But it appears to be legit. The Seattle Mayor’s Office has announced that Ballard neighborhood business owners and bicycling advocates have reached an agreement on a route for the Burke-Gilman Trail‘s …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2017/03/01/seattle-mayor-we-have-a-route-for-burke-gilman-trail-missing-link/
As the President Trump administration proceeds with its highly restrictive immigration policies, many are drawing parallels with the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II.
If you’re not too cold, or too tired, or too hungry at the end of this Sunday’s 32-mile Chilly Hilly bike ride (presented by Seattle’s Cascade Bicycle Club) on Bainbridge Island, …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2017/02/24/chilly-hilly-bike-tour-passes-japanese-american-internment-landmark/
Seattle’s new floating bridge across Lake Washington had its grand opening this weekend, and some 7,000 bicycle riders joined the party in the inaugural Emerald City Bike Ride on Sunday.
The Cascade Bicycle Club presented the bike ride, which also featured a trip through downtown Seattle on the closed-for-the-morning Interstate 5 express lanes. It was …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2016/04/03/emerald-city-bike-ride-provides-bikes-only-tour-of-new-bridge/
[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/
If you like to know who’s minding the store — in this case bicycle advocacy in the state of Washington — then you’ll want to know there’s been a change.
The Cascade Bicycle Club and Washington Bikes (formerly Bicycle Alliance of Washington) are officially joining forces on Jan. 1, 2016.
The decision to merge was …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/12/08/largest-statewide-bicycle-nonprofit-created-in-washington-state/
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 …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/08/24/washington-state-bicycle-advocates-joining-forces/
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/
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 …
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/
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 …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/07/11/hot-cycling-weather-arrives-just-in-time-for-the-stp/
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 …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/05/16/puget-sound-cyclists-roll-out-for-bike-to-work-day/