Peninsula Metric Century — June 1, 2014 Choose either a 65-mile Fondo or a 100-mile Gran Fondo. Two starting locations. Presented by Tacoma Wheelmen.
Bicycle Sundays: Seattle — June 1, 15, and 29, 2014 Lake Washington Boulevard closed to vehicular traffic from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. between Mount Baker Beach and Seward Park.
Evergreen Mountain Bike Festival — June 7, 2014 Races, raffles, demos and contests at Duthie Hill Mountain Bike Park in Issaquah .
Apple Century Bike Ride — June 7, 2014 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
Centennial Trail Celebration — June 7, 2014 A grand opening event for the final section of the Centennial Trail through Arlington along 67th Avenue. Starts at 10 a.m. Saturday at Hubb’s Pizza and Pasta parking lot, 21102 67th Avenue NE, Arlington.
Bike-n-Brews El Norte — June 8, 2014 A cruise of northside Seattle with a stop at 192 Brewing Co. in Kenmore. Starts at Myrtle Edwards Park with options of 12, 38 or 48 miles. Presented by Cascade Bicycle Club.
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.
Flying Wheels — See May 2014
Lake to Lake Bike Ride — June 14, 2014 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.
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 21, 2014 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
Loreen Miller Bicycle Ride – June (no ride 2014) Three rides — 12, 50 and 100 — raise funds for the Cancer Patient Care services in Spokane.
Spokane Summer Parkways — June 18, 2014 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
Tour de Blast — See September calendar Bicycle ride through blast zone of Mount St. Helens; 33, 67, or 82 mile options. Starts at Toutle Lake High School, 10 miles east of I-5 on Spirit Lake Memorial Highway; Longview Rotary Club
Chelan Century Challenge — June 21, 2014 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 21, 2014 First year for this 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..
Cannonball — June 22, 2013 (3 a.m. start) Unsupported bicycle ride from Seattle to Spokane – 275 miles — in one day; Redmond Cycling Club
Cascade 1200 — June 21-24, 2014 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.
Snoqualmie Tunnel Bike Ride and BBQ — June 28, 2104 The bike ride starts with a shuttle for cyclists and their wheels up to Hyak, then a 2-mile ride through the tunnel and a 20-mile ride downhill to Rattlesnake Lake for the barbecue. Presented by Mountains to Sound Greenway.
World Bicycle Relief Red-Bell 100 – June 28, 2014 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 29 2014 Three cycling loops — 12, 30 and 50 miles — from fairgrounds in Puyallup; Pierce County Parks and Rec
Mt. Adams Country Bicycle Tour and Family Fun Ride – See August bicycle calendar