Across State Bicycle Tours: Washington

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Due to Covid-19 pandemic, all dates are tentative


Cross Washington Mountain Bike Ride — On mostly gravel and single track, the route takes bikers from the Pacific Coast, over the Cascades, and across the scablands to Tekoa on the Idaho border. Long distances between services. Date: Grand Depart May 22, 2022

 Northwest Tandem Rally: — Tandem bicycle riders are encouraged to attend. In Oregon in 2022; returns to Washington in 2023. Dates:

Walla Wow — A ride through northern Oregon and southern Washington that visits Wallowa River Valley and the town of Walla Walla and its wineries. Starts in Walla Walla, with overnights in Elgin, Joseph (2), Field Springs State Park, Pomeroy, and back to Walla Walla. 406 total miles (with options).Presented by Bicycle Rides Northwest. Dates: June 18-25, 2022

Cycle Washington — June 18-25, 2022 Adventure Cycling Association presents this fully supported week-long bicycle tour of Washington. Begins at Stevens Pass with a long downhill ride to Lake Wenatchee. Continues north to Winthrop, crosses Washington and Rainey Passes. Arriving at the Puget Sound, cyclists will take the ferry to San Juan Islands, then returns to Issaquah.

Ride the Willapa — The mass bike ride on the Willapa Hills Trail is a one-day event in 2022; camping is available at Rainbow Falls State Park. Date: June 25, 2022

Olympic Dreams — Presented by Bicycle Rides Northwest, the bike tour crosses the Olympic Peninsula on the Olympic Discovery Trail and more. Dates: July 9-16, 2022

Olympic Discovery Trail– Mostly follows a rail-trail across the northern Olympic Peninsula from Port Townsend to the Pacific. A 230-miles van-supported tour presented by Adventure Cycling. Dates: July 30 to Aug. 2, 2022, and Aug 4-7, 2022 (waiting lists for both rides)

Climate Ride  —  Raises funds and awareness for climate research. This big loop starts in Seattle and includes cycling around Puget Sound, visiting San Juan Islands, and Canada’s Vancouver Island. Check website for other rides in California, Oregon, and elsewhere. Dates: Aug. 4-8, 2022

Tour de FoxThe Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research has created a virtual charity bike ride event. Pick a route and raise donations. Date: Virtual ride Aug. 27, 2022

San Juan Islands — A weeklong inn-to-inn bicycle tour of the San Juan Islands and northern Puget Sound coast. Presented by Adventure Cycling. Dates: Sept. 11-18, 2022

 WaCanId Ride A 370-mile, fully supported bike tour on the International Selkirk Loop encompasses parts of Washington, Idaho and British Columbia. 23,000 feet of elevation gain; route encompasses mountains, lakes, rivers and a long ferry ride. Presented by Rotary Clubs of the Selkirk Loop. Dates: Sept. 12-17, 2022

RedSpoke sends cyclists 300 miles from Redmond to Spokane. The fully supported bicycle tour, limited to 100 riders, climbs the Cascades and catches prevailing tailwinds across the state.  Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Redmond. Registration is open. Dates: Retired

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Seattle to Portland Bicycle Classic (STP) is the largest multi-day cycling event in the Northwest. Up to 8,0000 bicyclists take one or two days to ride the 200 mile course from Seattle to Portland. Registration is early; this one fills up.  Dates: July July 16-17, 2022

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  1. The 2023 dates for WaCanId Ride are September 11 – 16.

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