Bicycle Sundays: Seattle — Sept. 2, 9, 16, 2018 Lake Washington Boulevard closed to vehicular traffic from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. between Mount Baker Beach and Seward Park.
MS 150 Bike Tour: Deception Pass Classic — Sept. 8-9, 2018 Deception Pass Classic is a two-day journey through Skagit, Whatcom and Island counties. Fund-raiser for Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.
Passport to Pain— Sept. 8. 2018 A bike ride that visits most of Vashon Island’s challenging hills. Options of 30, 50, and 80 miles, but they’re measured in elevation gain — Weenie – 3,400 feet, Weasel – 6,500 feet, and Idiot – 10,000 feet. Riders get their passport stamped at stations along the way. A barbecue for all at the end of the ride. Presented by Vashon Island Rowing Club
SpokeFest — September 9, 2018 Family bike ride that features a 1-mile ride around Riverfront Park or 21-mile bike ride through Riverside State Park. Food, music and entertainment. Based in Spokane.
WaCanId Ride — Sept. 10-15, 2018 A 340-mile, fully supported bike tour on the International Selkirk Loop encompasses parts of Washington, Idaho and British Columbia. Riders can begin in three locations — Sandpoint, ID, Creston or Nelson, BC. Presented by Rotary Clubs of the Selkirk Loop.
Cycle the WAVE — September 16, 2018 Women Against Violence Everywhere is sponsoring this all-women’s cycling experience benefiting domestic violence programs in Washington State. Four rides to accommodate all levels: Brave Sister -12 miles, Strong Sister — 29 miles, Fierce Sister – 46 miles and the Mighty Sister – 70 miles. Starts and ends at Bellevue College. Check out last year’s video.
Kitsap Color Classic — September 23, 2018 Take the ferry over to the Kitsap Peninsula from Edmonds and choose among 7 bike route options of 14 to 64 miles (flat or hilly); Cascade Bicycle Club.
Reach the Beach — Sept. 29, 2018 Inaugural charity bike ride in Washington state for American Lung Association. The ride ends in Westport with starts in Cosmopolis (25 miles), Elma (44 miles), Olympia (80 miles) or Lacey (100 miles).
Selected bike ride route books for Washington state