Ellensburg Manastash Metric/Half Century — October 4, 2014 Two routes through rolling terrain around Ellensburg. The 66-miler includes a steep climb that the 33-mile route avoids. Sponsored by the United Way of Kittitas County.
Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day — Oct. 4, 2014 The Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance is hosting the event at the Duthie Hill bike park near Issaquah. The event feature trail riding, an obstacle course and a freestyle show by local pros. Starts at 10 a.m.
Pronto! Party — Oct. 23, 2014 Pronto Cycle Share is hosting a post-launch party to celebrate the start-up of a bike share system in Seattle. 6 to 10 p.m. at Hotel Max; first 100 to arrive receive gift bags. They’re asking folks arrive by Pronto bike.
Sumner Link Trail Opening –– Oct. 23, 2014 The city of Sumner is celebrating the completion of a trail that links Sumner with the adjacent cities of Pacific and Puyallup. Scheduled to start at 2 p.m. at the Stewart Road Trailhead. Details. See also “New Sumner Trail helps close the gap between Interurban and Foothills trails.”
Boneshaker Bicycle Festival — Oct. 25, 2014 The Skagit Valley town of La Conner is hosting a Halloween-inspired bicycling weekend. Four ride options of 4, 16, 31 and 62 miles. Bike Swap & Expo, special guest speakers, live music & entertainment, Kids Parade, bike decorating, bike safety rodeo, raffles and prizes.
Washington Bikes! Auction – Nov. 8, 2014 A fund-raiser for the statewide bicycle advocacy group, formerly known as Bicycle Alliance of Washington. Appetizers, northwest beers, seated dinner, silent and live auctions. Seattle Marriott Waterfront Hotel.
Cranksgiving — November 22, 2014 A bike ride to collect food for Rainier Food Bank. Participants follow a course, buying food along the way. Meeting at Gas Works Park for registration at 11:00 a.m. More details on the way at Seattle Bike Blog.
Selected bike ride route books for Washington state