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.
Bicycle Alliance of Washington Auction – Nov. 8, 2014 A fund-raiser for the statewide bicycle advocacy group. Appetizers, northwest beers, seated dinner, silent and live auctions. Seattle Marriott Waterfront Hotel.
Cranksgiving — November 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