Washington Bicycle Ride Calendar — May

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Bike to work month — May 1-31, 2018  Check out bicycle commuting events in Seattle, Snohomish County, Tacoma-Pierce County, and Spokane.
 Tour de Cure – Seattle (Woodinville) May 5, 2018 Four bike rides, including a 12-mile family friendly ride, a 30-miler and more challenging 63-, and 100-mile routes. Starts at Chateau Ste. Michelle winery. The 100-mile bike course goes all the way to Granite Falls.  .
Cinco de Mayo Ride – May 5, 2018  The bike ride rolls from Lacey to Tenino and back along the Western Chehalis Trail. Begins at Chambers Lake Trailhead at 14th Avenue SE, Lacey. Presented by  Tacoma Washington Bicycle Club.
Seattle Bike-n-Brews — May 6, 2018 Urban bike ride, from Georgetown to Tukwila along the Duwamish and Green River trails. Presented by Cascade Bicycle Club.
Ride Around Clark County — See July calendar.

Camano Climb — May 5, 2018 Ride around Camano Island with views of the Cascades, Olympics, Saratoga Passage, and Port Susan. About 40 miles. Starts at Camano Country Club (map).

Lewis County Historical Ride — May 12, 2018  Four bicycling options through rural Lewis County. Views of Mount St. Helens, Mount Adams and Mount Rainier and stops at historic schools and churches. Starts in Chehalis. Presented by Chehalis-Centralia Optimist Club.

Spring Classic Bike Ride May 12, 2018 Based in Skagit County, look for new routes. Check back with website for details. Starts at Bayview Elementary School, Burlington. Go for the famous cookies and spaghetti feed.

img0012 Inland Empire Century — May 12, 2018  Routes showcase the Columbia and Yakima rivers through parks and over bridges. Fully supported ride with food, rest stops, route map, and sag support.  Ride options are from an easy 25 miles to challenging 50, 75 or 100 mile tours. Pre-register online or between 6:30 am and 8:30 am the day of the event at the Kiwanis building in Columbia Park, 6007 Columbia Park Trail, Kennewick, WA.  Free pre-Ride meal on Friday evening and post-Ride meal following the Ride. (Ride listing also on Facebook)

CycloFemme-Bellingham — May 13, 2018 Meet at 1 p.m. at Café Velo for a ride on local bike paths. See CycloFemme for a list of women-oriented bike rides scheduled for Mother’s Day as part of the CycloFemme celebration.

Ride of Silence — May 16, 2018 A series of memorial bike rides across the US that commemorate bicycle riders who have died in traffic. All the rides start at 7 p.m.  local time. Check the Ride of Silence schedule for rides in your area.

Bike to Work Day — May 18, 2018  Ride your bicycle to work or school; earn free stuff; sponsored in Seattle and Puget Sound region by Cascade Bicycle Club

Bicycle Sundays: Seattle — May 20 and 27, 2018 Lake Washington Boulevard closed to vehicular traffic from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. between Mount Baker Beach and Seward Park..

Your Canyon for a Day Bike Tour — May 20, 2018  The 35-mile bike ride follows scenic Yakima River canyon on a highway closed to cars for the event, so no worries for families. Same-day registration at the Roza Recreation Site at milepost 7 on SR 821.

Two-County Double Century — See June.


Gran Fondo Leavenworth — May 20, 2018  On the western slope of the Cascades, the 87-mile ride has 45 miles on gravel roads. Starts at Peshastin/Dryden Elementary School in Peshastin.

Viking Tour — May 20, 2018 Three options of 16, 30, and 59 miles on the Kitsap Peninsula, starting in Poulsbo. Benefits Rotary Club.

Columbia Gorge Explorer 2018 — May 25-28, 2018  The Jim O’Horo Memorial Columbia Gorge Explorer is a Memorial Day weekend ride averaging about 60 miles a day through Washington and Oregon. Starts and end in Vancouver. No sag support. Presented by Portland Wheelmen.

7 Hills of Kirkland — May 28, 2018 The  annual bike ride features three routes up and over the hills of Kirkland alongside Lake Washington. The options comprise 38 miles, 59 miles and 99 miles. The ride is a benefit for Kirkland Interfaith Transitions in Housing.

Flying Wheels — See June calendar  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.


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  1. Just a “heads up” The date you have for the Tour de Lopez is wrong. It’s posted as the 25th of April, but that’s a Tuesday. The Official site has it on the Saturday the 23rd.

    Glad all of this in one place. Thanks for your time and energy.

    1. Thanks, Jack. Those were all dates for 2015. Everything is up to date now.

    • Howard on January 17, 2018 at 9:07 pm
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    Thanks so much for doing this. Putting a calendar together for our local bike club and this information is incredibly useful to have in one place. Cheers!

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