Ellensburg Manastash Metric/Half Century — October 5, 2013 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. 5, 2013 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.
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.
Bicycle Alliance of Washington Auction – Nov. 2, 2013 A fund-raiser for the statewide bicycle advocacy group. Appetizers, northwest beers, seated dinner, silent and live auctions. Fisher Pavilion at the Seattle Center.
Centennial Trail event — Nov. 3, 2012 Grand opening at 10 a.m. of north trailhead for Snohomish County Centennial Trail. Nakashima Barn at 32328 State Route 9, Arlington.
Bicycling lecture series — Nov. 13, 2012 The Cascade Bicycle Club presents Bellingham cyclist Mike McQuaide, who will talk about his book, “75 Classic Rides in Washington.” Starts at 7 p.m. at REI Seattle.
Cranksgiving — Nov. 17, 2012 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