Check the ride links as dates may have changed, or the ride has been canceled due to Covid-19 precautions.
Gigantic Bicycle Festival — See July The celebration of bicycle culture sets up in Centennial Park in Snoqualmie. Features camping, bike builders, music, outdoor films Friday night, art & installation, a century and a 50 mile bike ride, cyclocross, a family Sunday ride to Bybee Blueberry Farm and more.
Flying Wheels— June 5, 2021 Several cycling options in the largest bike century event in Washington. Includes century (considered tune-up for 1-day STP in July) and metric century (tune up for 2-day STP); leave from Redmond; sponsored by Cascade Bicycle Club.
Apple Century Bike Ride –
June 5, 2021 Canceled for 2021 The 50- or 100-mile bike ride starts at Walla Walla Point Park in Wenatchee and continues up to the turnaround at Nason Creek Campground on Lake Wenatchee; sponsored by Wenatchee Sunrise Rotary #
Gran Fondo Leavenworth — June 6, 2021 Intended for experienced bicyclists, the route combines paved and gravel roads over mountain passes. Grande: 80 miles (34 gravel), 7300′ climbing. Medio: 40 miles (14 gravel) 3400′ climbing. Presented by Vicious Cycling.
Bicycle Sundays: Seattle —
June 7 and 28, 2020 2021 TBA Lake Washington Boulevard closed to vehicular traffic from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. between Mount Baker Beach and Seward Park.
Spokane Summer Parkways — June 14-20, 2021 An annual bicycle event in Spokane that will be virtual in 2021.
Tour de Blast — June 19, 2021 Bicycle ride through blast zone of Mount St. Helens; 33, 67, or 82 mile options. Starts at Toutle Lake High School, 10 miles east of I-5 on Spirit Lake Memorial Highway; Longview Rotary Club #
Gran Fondo Ellensburg— June 19, 2021 The course is just shy of 90 miles with 7500′ of climbing. There will be approx 36 miles of gravel that climbs 2600′ in 6 miles. Think Forest Service gravel, not GFE gravel. Then another 27 miles of rolling pavement back to Ellensburg. Also a 52-mile option. Presented by Vicious Cycle Cycling and Event Promotions.
Snohomish Ride to Defeat ALS — June 19, 2021 (Virtual) Charity bike ride for Evergreen Chapter of the ALS Foundation; 25, 45 or 65 miles. Ride based in Snohomish.
Ride for Major Taylor — June 27, 2021 Bike ride presented by the Cascade Bicycle Club is a fund-raiser for the Major Taylor Project. The Major Taylor Project is a year-round, youth development cycling program focused on introducing youth from diverse communities to the recreation of cycling. Options of 63 or 25 miles. The Major Taylor Project currently serves schools in Puget Sound region.
Ride the Willapa — June 26, 2021 A one-day out-and-back ride on the Willapa Hills Trail. No camping in 2021. Starts near Doty. Registration starts March 20, 2021
Tour de Cure – Woodinville — June 26, 2021 (Virtual) A virtual charity ride to raise money for American Diabetes Association. Fulfill your mileage throughout the year and celebrate at the virtual event.
Lake to Lake Bike Ride — Rescheduled to September 2021 Explores Bellevue on side roads and bike trails. Benefits Bellevue Youth Camp scholarships. Starts at Lake Hills Community Park. Two options — 9 and 22 miles. #
Evergreen Mountain Bike Festival —
Bike N Juice Festival — 2021 TBA A bike festival and race for kids 12 and under. Meets at Leavenworth Ski Hill from 9 a.m. until noon. Bring a bike, helmet and water. Presented by Weyerhaeuser.
Seattle Bike Swap — Canceled for 2021 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. (Rescheduled from March due to corona virus)
Sea Tri Kan — Canceled for 2021 A 400-mile charity bike ride of Washington state to raise money for refugees. The bike tour starts at World Relief’s office in Kent and then passes through the Tri-Cities on the way to Spokane. Proceeds are tripled to provide housing assistance, transportation, English language classes, job skills training, interview & resume preparation, and more. #
Kent Earthworks Tour — The Kent Arts Commission is launching a new bike route with an inaugural bike ride. Options of 12, 20 and 23 miles visit “land art” at four area earthwork parks. Starts at Herbert Bayer Earthworks, Mill Creek Canyon Earthworks Park, 742 East Titus Street, Kent.
Painted Cyclists of Fremont Solstice Parade — 2021 canceled Cyclists adorned in nothing but paint and a smile are a regular part of the Seattle neighborhood’s Solstice parade, an event scheduled during the Art Festival on June 22 or 23. Check website for date.
Chelan Century Challenge — See September Three loops of 30 – 40 miles each that combine challenging climbs (8,600 feet total elevation gain) along with spectacular scenery around Lake Chelan. Starts in Chelan. Presented by Chelan Rotary Community Foundation. #
Chelan Cycle de Vine — See September Starting at Vin du Lac in Chelan, the Cycle de Vine is 21.3 miles .
Seattle Night Ride — Canceled for 2021 Costumes and decorated bikes are welcome for this after-dark ride from Ballard at Peddler Brewing Company along the Burke-Gilman Trail and winds through Fremont, Lake Union, & Queen Anne. Presented by Cascade Bicycle Club. #
Mt. Adams Country Bicycle Tour — 2021 canceled. Returns in 2022. Four bike ride options up to 100 miles based in Trout Lake. Optional box lunches and post-ride meals. #
Two County Double Metric Century Ride — 2021 TBA The bike ride features four distance options — 20, 50, 100 and 200km. The longest passes through Thurston, Mason, Grays Harbor, Pacific and Lewis counties. Starts at Providence Regional Cancer Center, 4525 3rd Ave SE Ste 200, Lacey, WA 98503 # .
Quinalt Cancer Fund and Community Circle Bike Ride 2021 TBA — A non-competitive, 30 mile ride around Lake Quinault on the Olympic Peninsula. Proceeds go to benefit the Quinault Cancer Fund and Lake Quinault Community Circle. Starts at the school in Amanda Park. Also, check out Facebook page.
Tour de Pierce — 2021 TBA Three cycling loops — 7, 17, and 60 miles — from Sparks Fire House Deli, 621 5th St. SW, Puyallup. Presented by Tacoma Washington Bicycle Club.
Sunride Hill Climb — 2021 TBA This bike ride at Mt. Rainier National Park covers 40 miles up/down (20 mi climbing about 4,800′, then zooming 20 mi back down to start/finish). Starts and ends near the park’s north gate. Organized by Willy Nilly.#
Mt. Adams Country Bicycle Tour and Family Fun Ride — See August bicycle calendar
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