Tag: East Lake Sammamish Trail

Last weekend to ride entire East Lake Sammamish Trail before construction

This weekend will be your last chance for about a year to ride the entire length of the 11-mile-long East Lake Sammamish Trail that links the communities of Redmond, Sammamish and Issaquah. The 2.5-mile north Sammamish segment will be closed beginning Monday so contractors can begin upgrading the narrow gravel trail into a 12-foot-wide paved …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/04/19/upgrades-and-paving-for-east-lake-sammamish-trail-this-spring/

Bike trail closures coming up for King County

Parts of the Preston-Snoqualmie and Cedar River rail-trails will be closed for short-term maintenance in the next couple of weeks. Meanwhile, the long-term closure of East Lake Sammamish Trail between Northeast 187th Avenue and Inglewood Hill Road for paving has been delayed for the time-being. Cedar River Trail A Cedar River Trail trestle that crosses …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/02/16/bike-trail-closures-coming-up-for-king-county/

Slow bicycling discovered — now everyone will start doing it

The latest edition of Bicycling magazine has a feature article on the virtues of slow cycling — “Slow and Sweet: The Quickest Way to Start Having More Fun, Eliminate Aches and Pains, and See More of the World Around You.” Now that slow bicycling has been identified as a trend by a major publication, I’m …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/07/03/slow-bicycling-discovered-now-everyone-will-start-doing-it/

Issaquah section of East Lake Sammamish Trail opens Tuesday

Hmmm, baby. Just what I like to see — a freshly paved bike trail. Just got to wait a couple of days for it to open. This is the Issaquah Trailhead for the East Lake Sammamish Trail that rolls out between Issaquah and Redmond. The 11-mile trail opened as a gravel rail-trail in 2006, and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/06/09/issaquah-section-of-east-lake-sammamish-trail-opens-tuesday/