Valley River Ride — April 2, 2017 Two options follow the Green and Cedar river valleys out of Renton. A 35-mile ride rolls from Renton to Auburn on mostly protected bike trail; the 52-mile route branches off toward Maple Valley and returns via Cedar River Trail. Presented by Cascade Bicycle Club.
The Daffodil Classic — April 9, 2017 Three bicycle loops — 40, 62 or 102 miles — leaving Orting Middle School. Also an out-and-back on a bike trail that can be 1 to 30 miles. Sponsored by the Tacoma Wheelmen’s Bicycle Club.
Gran Fondo Goldendale — April 9, 2017 Ninety miles, plenty of climbing, from Goldendale High School. Presented by Vicious Cycle.
Tulip Pedal — April 15, 2017 Up to 60 miles of cycling; associated with Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. Leaves from La Conner Middle School between 7 and noon (site moved from Rexville Grange); sponsored by Skagit County Medic One.
Earth Day Ride — April 22, 2017 The Tacoma area ride starts at Cutters Point Coffee in University Place, then rolls along scenic Chambers Bay, through historic and rustic Steilacoom, and through DuPont and back. Tacoma Washington Bicycle Club (TWBC)
Ride for Major Taylor — April 29, 2017 Bike ride presented by the Cascade Bicycle Club is a fund-raiser for the Major Taylor Project. The program is a year-round youth development bicycling project serving eight schools in Seattle and two in Tacoma.
Bike Tour Lopez Island — April 29, 2017 10 and 26-mile cycling loops around Lopez Island (early registration starts January; this one sells out)
Lilac Century & Family Fun ride –– April 30, 2017 Bike ride options of 15 miles to 100 miles. New is the 66-mile route that follows the Centennial Trail to Nine Mile, Long Lake, then back to the start at Spokane Falls Community College. Presented by Spokane Aurora Northwest Rotary Club.
McClinchy Mile — April 30, 2017 The Snohomish County bike ride will be a memorial to the people affected by the Oso Landslide. The route will pass through the landslide zone on Highway 530 to Darrington on Saturday. Cyclists are encouraged to spend the night in the area and ride the Centennial Trail or Whitehorse Trail on Sunday. Sponsored by B.I.K.E.S. Club of Everett.
Northwest Crank — (No Crank in 2017) This is a great way to build your base mileage for the summer. Hosted by Seattle International Randonneurs, the event is based in East Wenatchee and features five days of bike rides, as well as seminars and other bikey stuff.