Updating to 2016
Peninsula Metric Century –– June 7, 2015 .. Choose either a 65-mile Fondo or a 100-mile Gran Fondo. Two starting locations. Presented by Tacoma Wheelmen.
Flying Wheels — June 4, 2016 Several cycling options in the largest bike century event in Washington. Includes century (considered tune-up for 1-day STP in July) and metric century (tune up for 2-day STP); leave from Redmond; sponsored by Cascade Bicycle Club. Also fund-raiser for Camp Korey at Carnation Farms.
Evergreen Mountain Bike Festival — June 11-12, 2016 Races, raffles, demos and contests at Duthie Hill Mountain Bike Park in Issaquah .
Apple Century Bike Ride — June 4, 2016 The 100-mile bike ride starts at Walla Walla Point Park in Wenatchee and continues up to the turnaround at Nason Creek Campground on Lake Wenatchee; sponsored by Wenatchee Sunrise Rotary
Tour de Forts — June 7, 2015 The historic bike ride around Jefferson County starts and ends at Fort Worden in Port Townsend and pays a visit to Fort Flagler and Old Fort Townsend state parks. Rides are 10, 17, 35 or 62 miles. Presented by PTRecyclery.
Kent Earthworks Tour — June The Kent Arts Commission is launching a new bike route with an inaugural bike ride. Options of 12, 20 and 23 miles visit “land art” at four area earthwork parks. Starts at Herbert Bayer Earthworks, Mill Creek Canyon Earthworks Park, 742 East Titus Street, Kent.
Lake to Lake Bike Ride — June 13, 2015 Explores Bellevue on side roads and bike trails. Benefits Bellevue Youth Camp scholarships. Starts at Lake Hills Community Park. Two options — 9 and 22 miles.
Mission Ridge GranDuro — June 25, 2016 Mountain bikers will converge on Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort near Wenatchee for the non-competitive event. 47 miles of riding, including 15 miles of high-mountain single track.
Bike N Juice Festival — June 13, 2015 A bike festival and race for kids 12 and under. Meets at Leavenworth Ski Hill from 9 a.m. until noon. Bring a bike, helmet and water. Presented by Weyerhaeuser.
Ann Weatherill Cycling Classic — June 21, 2014 Three bike ride options of 33, 66 or 100 miles in and around Walla Walla. Lunch stop at Rooks Park and buffet at the finish featuring local food and wine. Benefit for the Ann Fund through the Blue Mountain Community Foundation and Wheatland Wheelers.
Painted Cyclists of Fremont Solstice Parade — June 20, 2015 Cyclists adorned in paint and a smile are a regular part of the Seattle neighborhood’s Solstice parade, an event scheduled during the Art Festival
Spokane Summer Parkways — June 18, 2015 Bicycling event in Comstock/Manito neighborhood, Spokane.
Wheels to Meals — June 20, 2015 Six bike routes travel the scenic roads of Pierce County, leaving from Puyallup. Distances of 10 to 75 miles . The bike ride is a fund-raiser ($100 in pledges) for the St. Leo Food Connection, which operates one of the state’s largest food banks. Register
Chelan Century Challenge — June 25, 2016 Three loops of 30 – 40 miles each that combine challenging climbs (8,600 feet total elevataion gain) along with spectacular scenery around Lake Chelan. There is a timed hill on the 2nd and 3rd loops. Starts in Chelan. Presented by Chelan Rotary Community Foundation.
Chelan Cycle de Vine — June 16, 2016 A 30-mile ride out of Chelan that visits area wineries. Riders get punch cards that are endorsed at each winery visited; at the ride’s completion the card will be endorsed by the Chelan Rotary and card holders can return to three of the wineries for an official wine tasting and free glass of wine. Wine-drinking is discouraged at the rest stop during the ride..
Bicycle Sundays: Seattle — >June 21 and 28, 2015 Lake Washington Boulevard closed to vehicular traffic from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. between Mount Baker Beach and Seward Park.
Cascade 1200 — June 17-21, 2016 This highlight of North American Randonneuring routes cyclists completely around the Cascade Range, starting in Monroe northeast of Seattle, south to the Columbia River, north along the eastern foothills, and across Highway 20 at Washington and Rainy passes. Sponsored by Seattle International Randonneurs. (Registration opens in February)
Spoke & Food — See July calendar Bicyclists raise money by riding their bikes to one of the dozen or more participating restaurants; 20% of the dinner bill will be donated directly to the Family Works or Seattle, a food bank and resource center. This is Spoke & Food’s third year. Check participating restaurants at website.
Willapa Hills Trail Fat Tire Ride & Festival — June 25-26, 2016 A two-day bike tour along the Willapa Hills Trail in southwestern Washington. Riders will leave Chehalis for a festival and overnight camping in Pe Ell, 22 miles away, then return the next day. The rail-trail is asphalt and crushed rock in different locations.
Two County Double Metric Century — June 26, 2016 Six mileage options — 11 to 126 miles — in Thurston and Lewis counties. Starts at Tumwater City Hall. Food trucks, musical entertainment and massage therapists will be on hand at the finish. Presented by Capital Bicycle Club; more info on ride features.
Red-Bell 100 — June 25, 2016 Century bike ride from Redmond’s Marymoor Park to Bellingham. Presented by the Cascade Bicycle Club, it benefits World Bicycle Relief, which supplies workaday bicycles to Africa. Check the Cascade events page for details about the ride and how to register
Tour de Pierce — June 28, 2015 Three cycling loops — 12, 30 and 50 miles — from fairgrounds in Puyallup; Pierce County Parks and Rec
.Bicycle Sundays: Seattle — June 21 and 28, 2015 Lake Washington Boulevard closed to vehicular traffic from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. between Mount Baker Beach and Seward Park.
Mt. Adams Country Bicycle Tour and Family Fun Ride — See August bicycle calendar
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