Updating October 2020
Ellensburg Manastash Metric/Half Century — October 5, 2019 Two routes through rolling terrain around Ellensburg. The 66-miler includes a steep climb that the 33-mile route avoids. Sponsored by the United Way of Kittitas County.
Gran Fondo Leavenworth — Oct. 4, 2020 On the western slope of the Cascades, the 87-mile ride has 45 miles on gravel roads. Starts at Peshastin/Dryden Elementary School in Peshastin.
Tour de Forts — Oct. 5, 2019 The historic bike ride around Jefferson County starts and ends at Fort Worden in Port Townsend and pays a visit to Fort Flagler and Old Fort Townsend state parks. Rides are 10, 17, 35 or 62 miles. Presented by PTRecyclery.
Boneshaker Bicycle Festival — The Skagit Valley town of La Conner is hosting a Halloween-inspired bicycling weekend. Four ride options of 4, 16, 31 and 62 miles. Bike Swap & Expo, special guest speakers, live music & entertainment, Kids Parade, bike decorating, bike safety rodeo, raffles and prizes.
Cranksgiving — Nov. 23, 2019 A bike ride to collect food for Rainier Food Bank. Participants follow a course, buying food along the way. Presented by Seattle Bike Blog; see link for details.
Holiday Lights Ride – Tacoma — Dec. 7, 2019 A 14.5 -mile Holiday Lights Ride through Fircrest and University Place. Participants are encouraged to decorate their bikes with lights to celebrate the holiday season. Starts at Espresso Yourself in Fircrest at 6:30 pm. Presented by Tacoma Washington Bicycle Club (TWBC)
Selected bike ride route books for Washington state