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Cascade still putting together Director search, announces 2017 ride schedule

Cascade Bicycle Club starts 2017 without an Executive Director, but it still has a bold events lineup that includes the return of the Emerald City Bike Ride. Though the date and route details are still TBD, last year’s Emerald City … Continue reading

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Ride your bike, support bike-friendly businesses & donate toys Saturday

Ride your bike. Shop at bike-friendly businesses. Support survivors of domestic violence. Join Commute Seattle and Cascade Bicycle Club Saturday for the Seattle Bike Friendly Business Network‘s first Holiday Bike Friendly Ride. Meet up 2 p.m. at Métier (11th and … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Kiker resigns as Executive Director of Cascade and WA Bikes

Elizabeth Kiker has submitted her resignation as Executive Director of Cascade Bicycle Club and Washington Bikes. Her last day will be December 31. “I’m proud of all that has been accomplished during my time at Cascade and Washington Bikes,” said … Continue reading

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Huge loss for Cascade Bicycle Club: Ed Ewing is leaving

Simply put, Cascade Bicycle Club will not be able to replace Ed Ewing. “We’re not going to be the same without him,” said Cascade’s Executive Director Elizabeth Kiker. And it’s true. Ewing is best known for starting the club’s Major … Continue reading

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2 for the price of 1: Paving projects must also complete our streets

Seattle’s newest protected bike lane connects a future light rail station on NE 65th Street to the University Bridge and beyond. But it wasn’t created specifically as a bike improvement project. Instead, Seattle’s Department of Transportation was preparing to repave … Continue reading

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Tonight: Willie and Kat kick off tour to support the John Wayne Trail

If you have never heard Willie Weir and Kat Marriner spin a yarn, get yourself to Cascade Bicycling Center in Magnuson Park 7 p.m. tonight (Tuesday) for an evening that promises laughs and heartwarming positivity. Seriously, these are special people, … Continue reading

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White Center’s newest playground also helps kids learn to bike safely

It’s been a while since I was a kid, but I remember spending hour-upon-hour playing games where I pretended to do mundane things my parents did. I scanned play vegetables across a cash register (I don’t think I understood how … Continue reading

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Bike and transit advocacy should work together, meetup Saturday

Washington State’s downtown Seattle highway tunnel is at least $223 million over budget and 2 and a half years behind schedule. All for one highway tunnel expected to carry 40,000 motor vehicles per day once it opens with no transit … Continue reading

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Tuesday at City Hall: NYC transit expert talks integrating biking and bike share

As Seattle gets more and more dense, efficient transit and comfortable walking and biking only become more important by the day. So perhaps it makes sense to learn from a U.S. city far more dense than Seattle. Which is why … Continue reading

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Your boss should go to this bike summit Friday

Tell your boss to spend tomorrow at Cambia Grove downtown learning all about how to help your workplace be more bike-friendly. Encouraging biking is a great way both to improve employee morale, attract more customers and cut down on your … Continue reading

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Weekend Guide: Ovarian Psychos at SIFF, Ballard Bike Part(ies) + Lots of long rides

Your bike is your ticket to fun every weekend in Seattle, of course. But it’s even more so this weekend as June brings a lot of big rides. So read this post, then shut off your screen, stop working and … Continue reading

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Happy Bike Everywhere Day! Map of stations + after parties

Happy Bike Everywhere Day! Above is a map of commute stations around the region. Take your time and take the long way to work this morning. And if you don’t have work this morning, even better! The secret of Bike … Continue reading

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Bikes & Bagels is Friday + A look at more Bike Month events ahead

Bike to McGraw Square tomorrow (Friday) morning between 7 and 9 a.m., and you’ll get free coffee, a bagel and probably some swag. Commute Seattle hosts the event every year, though I feel like we got fried chicken one year … Continue reading

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Turn your downtown bike lane frustration into fun at Cascade’s ‘Hidden Gem’ scavenger hunt

We’ve been writing a lot recently about Seattle’s delayed downtown bike lane plans in large part because it is the biggest employment center in the state and the single biggest missing piece in so many city-wide and regional bike routes. … Continue reading

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Now’s the time to get your Bike Everywhere Challenge team together

The annual Bike Everywhere Challenge (formerly known as the Bike Month Challenge and the Bike To Work Challenge) starts May 1, so now is the time to join an existing team or talk to coworkers and friends and form a … Continue reading

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Cascade calls for more bike/walk station access funds in ST3

Sound Transit’s latest ballot measure draft would spend $661 million in transit funds to build car parking near stations. Seattle Transit Blog did the math and found that each new parking space would cost $80,000. To put that in perspective, … Continue reading

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Bike around South King County for Cascade’s Major Taylor Project Saturday

Cascade Bicycle Club’s Major Taylor Project offers after-school programs for students at 14 schools in South King County and Pierce County.  “Bike Club” provides 300 students “a forum for helping students develop confidence, goal setting abilities, bicycle maintenance and handling … Continue reading

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For a few hours, two Seattle freeways were bike-only (Photos)

For a few short hours just after sunrise Sunday, two major Seattle freeways were beautiful places filled with smiling people. There were no honking horns and no road rage even as a rush hour’s worth of people traveled some of … Continue reading

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Cascade’s sold out Emerald City Ride takes to the freeways Sunday + Route Map

Cascade Bicycle Club’s first ever Emerald City Bike Ride takes to area freeways Sunday. The ride sold out all 7,000 spots, and I’m not surprised. People have wanted to bike across the 520 Bridge since it opened half a century … Continue reading

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Ahead of Eastside Trail meetings, sign this petition for an interim trail ‘sooner and cheaper’

The Eastside Trail is poised to revolutionize non-motorized travel on the Eastside, so why wait? Let’s get an interim trail constructed and usable as soon as possible. We already reported on King County’s draft Trail Master Plan, which is now … Continue reading

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