Stinky Spoke —
Jan. 25, 2020 The Stinky Spoke is a 16-mile ride over a mountain bike course in hills east of Sammamish River Trail. Presented by Rotary Club of Redmond.Traditionally one of the wettest and coldest days of the year. (See pictures from 2010 Stinky Spoke.) Begins at Willows Run Golf Complex • 10402 Willows Rd NE Redmond, WA
Washington Bike Summit — See March
Chilly Hilly —
Feb. 23, 2020 Cancelled for 2021 The year’s first big ride by Cascade Bicycle Club. Loops around Bainbridge Island for 33 miles. Record-breaking ride in 2011 — see pics and story.
Willy Nilly (Same Day, Different Island) —
Feb. 23, 2020 Cancelled for 2021 Avoid crowds and registration fees on this early season ride around Vashon Island. Starts at Beveridge Place Pub in West Seattle, ferry to Vashon, then choose a route around the island. No rest stops per se, but plenty of cafes, taverns, and coffee shops along the route, as well as 2 bike shops.
Mussels in the Kettle — A non-competitive mountain bike poker ride that starts in Coupeville and rolls out to Kettles Trails and Fort Ebey. Three routes of about 7, 9 and 11 miles — easy to expert. Meets at 501 South Main St Coupeville WA 98239. Presented by the Whidbey Island Bicycle Club.
Seattle Bike Show — The two-day event will be held at Century Link Field Event Center and presented by Cascadia Events. Bike parking will be available. Saturday – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Virtual Bicycle Lobby Day — March 16, 2021 Sponsored by Washington Bikes. Be informed and lobby legislators on bicycle-related issues. See details at website.
Seattle Bike Swap — 100 vendors offer new and used bicycle related goods for sale. 9 a.m. til 3 p.m. at Exposition Hall, Seattle Center. Sponsored by Cascade Bicycle Club.
Dandy Daffodil Tweed Ride — A bike ride around La Conner with a bit of style.
Bike Works Auction and Dinner (Bikecitement!) — Fund-raiser for non-profit that encourages youth to learn about repairing and using bicycles. Fisher Pavilion, Seattle Center.
Gran Fondo Ephrata — March 27-28, 2021 The Beezley Burn marks the official start of mountain bike season. Options of 88 or 45 miles of rough Washington state backroads. Presented by Ride Vicious Cycling and Event Promotion.
Selected bike ride route books for Washington state