Category: Northwest Cycling
Bicycle tours are considered a “green” alternative to taking vacations by car.
Scott Pearse is taking that “green” connection a step further. He intends to visit as many examples of the marijuana culture as possible on the West Coast bike tour he’s taking for DOPE Magazine.
I know, you probably didn’t know there could be such …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2016/05/27/dope-bike-tour-rolling-down-the-west-coast-from-seattle/
Interactive map of bicycle-friendly camping in western Washington
Adventure Cycling Association is celebrating the 40th anniversary of Bikecentennial 76 this summer by sponsoring National Bike Travel Weekend on June 3-5.
This is supposed to be fun, so there aren’t any hard and fast rules — except you need to ride a bicycle.
The Adventure Cycling staff just wants people to get in the bike-traveling mood this summer. Camp, stay at an inn, or plop down on a couch you found …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2016/05/23/where-you-might-camp-for-bike-travel-weekend-june-3-5/
Two nationwide bicycling events capture the attention of two-wheel enthusiasts this week.
On Wednesday, we remember those cyclists who have been injured or killed while riding a bicycle.
The Ride of Silence rolls out for its 13th year, quietly commemorating bicyclists whose joy of riding has been cut short.
Last year, there were more than 350 events …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2016/05/16/ride-of-silence-and-bike-to-work-are-this-week/
Most people who attended the state parks department’s planning meeting in Preston earlier this week for the John Wayne Pioneer Trail couldn’t help but come away with a feeling that things are bound to get better for the eastern section of the cross-state rail-trail.
“We’re winning,” trail advocate Ted Blaszak told me after the meeting on Tuesday. “We’re saving …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2016/05/14/were-winning-efforts-to-save-the-john-wayne-pioneer-trail/
You have until June if you want to ride your bicycle between Carnation and Duvall on the Snoqualmie Valley Trail.
Crews are taking a break in their job to shore up the levee that protects eastern King County’s rail-trail and State Route 203 from Snoqualmie River flooding. The trail closes again from June to August.
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2016/05/05/now-is-time-to-ride-snoqualmie-valley-trail-in-eastern-king-county/
Do you support upgrading the John Wayne Pioneer Trail in eastern Washington so it can live up to its potential as a cross-state off-road route for bicycle travel?
A fight to fund improvements and improve access to the rail-trail east of the Columbia River has been waged by eastern Washington trail advocates for months.
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2016/05/02/john-wayne-pioneer-trail-meetings-coming-up-in-may/
Now that cars and trucks are using the new floating bridge over Lake Washington, opening the multi-use bike path is next on the checklist. Sometime in mid to late May is the target.
WSDOT posted this photo of the “regional shared-use path” on Flickr this weekend. As one viewer commented, in surprise and perhaps disgust, “This …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2016/04/25/new-520-bike-path-scheduled-for-may-opening/
An annual bicycle tour that focused cyclist’s attention on the scenic Snoqualmie Valley since the 1990s is going on hiatus for a year.
The organizers of the North Bend-based Tour de Peaks are cancelling the 27th edition of the bike ride in 2016.
In a message on the ride’s Facebook page, the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2016/04/25/tour-de-peaks-cancels-for-2016/
Seattle’s new floating bridge across Lake Washington had its grand opening this weekend, and some 7,000 bicycle riders joined the party in the inaugural Emerald City Bike Ride on Sunday.
The Cascade Bicycle Club presented the bike ride, which also featured a trip through downtown Seattle on the closed-for-the-morning Interstate 5 express lanes. It was …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2016/04/03/emerald-city-bike-ride-provides-bikes-only-tour-of-new-bridge/
There’s going to be a big party for bicyclists and pedestrians on the new Evergreen SR 520 Bridge across Lake Washington all weekend.
Early Saturday, nearly 10,000 people are expected for a fun run and walk onto the State Route 520 bridge starting at Husky Stadium. A ribbon-cutting is planned at 10:30 and Guinness Book …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2016/03/31/didnt-register-for-emerald-city-bike-ride-you-can-still-ride-onto-the-new-floating-bridge-from-the-eastside/