Category: Northwest Cycling

Seattle to Portland (STP): Motorcyclists look after cyclists

Motorcyclists, like the one in the middle of the picture, offer support to cyclists all the way to Portland. They run back and forth on their section of highway.

 

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Seattle to Portland (STP): Cyclists in 26th annual bike ride

These riders are among those from 36 states who converge on Seattle to begin the ride 

 

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Seattle to Portland (STP): Taking a cell phone call on bike ride

Seattle to Portland bicycle ride is sponsored by the Cascade Bicycle Club, the largest in the Pacific Northwest.

 

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Seattle to Portland (STP): Cyclists ride under I-90 bridge

More than 8,000 riders participate in the one- or two-day bike tour to Portland

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STP 2005: Riders along Lake Washington

Putting in the miles early

 

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Seattle to Portland (STP): Jackets came off some riders early

Cyclists along scenic Lake Washington, about 8 miles into the ride.

 

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Seattle to Portland (STP): Modified “big wheels”

I could hear these guys 100 feet away; the hard plastic wheels made quite a roar. Pictured here along Lake Washington, they made it up that first hill at Seward Park in Seattle.

 

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Lance Armstrong: To ride in Portland Sept. 23-25 weekend

(NOTE: This ride is booked. Updated version posted July 31, 2005. See “Lance Armstrong riding at 3 events this fall”)

This year marks Lance Armstrong's last Tour de France, but that doesn't mean he'll stop riding the bike, especially at fund-raisers for cancer research and awareness.

Armstrong is coming to the Pacific Northwest for the LiveStrong Ride Portland 2005 at Nike's world headquarters in Beaverton, Sept. 23 – 25.

For a minimum registration of $150, bicyclists can ride for 10 to 100 miles …

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Pedalpalooza in Portland

I never considered bicycling “clothing optional,” but I'd never heard of Portland's Pedalpalooza, either.

Starting next Thursday (June 9), the two-and-a-half week Pedalpalooza bicycle festival sponsors about 100 rides and cycling activities in and around Portland, Oregon, and Vancouver, Washington. Many of the rides are family oriented, although some are strictly for adults only.

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Bicycle “Ride for Silence” mourns fallen riders Wednesday night

Bicycle riders in northwest cities will join those across the US tonight for a Ride for Silence, mourning those killed or injured in accidents with motor vehicles.
I've been hearing about this year's Bike Month and Bike to Work Day for weeks. A story in this morning's Detroit Free Press was the first I've read about the Ride for Silence.

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