Tag Archive: Cascade Bicycle Club

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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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/

Evergreen Mountain Bike Festival creates knobby fun

Hundreds of mountain biking enthusiasts flocked to Duthie Hill Park in Issaquah on Saturday to celebrate all things having to do with knobby-tires.

Duthie Hill FestivalHere, a pro free-styler flies through the air on one of the runs at the Go Huck Yourself Jump Jam down in the Flow Park section of Duthie Hill.

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Roadies and mountain bikers converge on Seattle’s Eastside

Evergreen Mountain Bike Festival poster

Bicycling enthusiasts will enjoy two-wheeled bliss on knobby and skinny tires this Saturday in Redmond and Issaquah.

The widely acclaimed Duthie Hill Park in the Issaquah highlands once again will be the site for the annual Evergreen Mountain Bike Festival this coming Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Also Saturday, the Cascade Bicycle Club …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/06/06/roadies-and-mountain-bikers-converge-on-seattles-eastside/

Chuck Ayers is retiring from Cascade Bicycle Club leadership

Chuck Ayers, Cascade Bicycle Club

The executive director of the nation’s largest “local” bicycle club is stepping down after more than 15 years at the helm.

Chuck Ayers made the announcement on Thursday at the Cascade Bicycle Club’s website.

Citing the achievements of reaching 15,000 members, selling out many annual rides months in advance, and successful lobbying on many issues …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/03/14/chuck-ayers-is-retiring-from-cascade-bicycle-club-leadership/

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