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One year after the Greenwood explosion, G&O Family Cyclery opens its new home

It’s been a very long and hard year for many Greenwood businesses damaged or destroyed by the March 9, 2016, natural gas explosion. Many are still struggling to hang on while insurance companies and Puget Sound Energy delay and haggle … Continue reading

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Thursday is SAM’s Bike Night at the Olympic Sculpture Park

The Seattle Art Museum is hosting a free Bike Night at the Olympic Sculpture Park Thursday (tonight!), featuring music, talks, workshops, food, a kids zone and more. Want to learn about independent publishing? Learn to make your own zine with … Continue reading

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Watch: City Inside/Out takes on Seattle’s slashed bike plans

Seattle Channel’s City Inside/Out produced a quality segment on the city’s recent bike plan cuts and the public protest against them. The episode begins with a five-minute intro report outlining how the cuts came about and what people protesting the … Continue reading

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G&O Family Cyclery finds new temporary Greenwood home

Great news from G&O Family Cyclery today: They found a new temporary home just a block north from their old spot that was severely damaged in the Greenwood gas explosion last month. Not sure if they were going to be … Continue reading

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A big effort is underway to save G&O Family Cyclery after the Greenwood explosion

NOTE: G&O Family Cyclery is not only a Seattle Bike Blog advertiser, but co-owner Davey Oil is a close friend. He even officiated my wedding (and was amazing). I note this for disclosure, but also to emphasize that this shop … Continue reading

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Seattle just elected a bike-friendly Council and invested $400M into safe streets

In an odd-year election, Seattle invested at least $400 million into safe streets, and every City Council candidate endorsed by Seattle Bike Blog, Seattle Transit Blog, Seattle Subway or Cascade Bicycle Club appears on the verge of winning. Urban cycling’s … Continue reading

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Super Cool Job Alert: Recycling and Reuse Manager at Bike Works + Godspeed, Donald!

Donald Villarreal made his first appearance on Seattle Bike Blog in one of our first ever stories, which was about Bike Works’ volunteer repair parties. Also featured in that story: Davey Oil, who would later leave Bike Works to start … Continue reading

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The Bicycle Story: Adonia Lugo talks transportation equity

Josh Cohen at The Bicycle Story recently interviewed Adonia Lugo, a friend, bicycle anthropologist and all-around bad ass who lives on Capitol Hill. Chatting and working with Adonia and Davey Oil (who blogs at Riding on Roadways) has done a … Continue reading

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‘NW Folklife’s bikiest band’

From Family Ride via Twitter: NW Folklife’s bikiest band: The Hoot Hoots! #SEAbikes twitter.com/familyride/sta… — familyride (@familyride) May 28, 2012 My friends The Hoot Hoots have made bikes an integral part of their traveling show. And I didn’t even have … Continue reading

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Weekend recap: Bicycle Sunday and garden tours by bike

By my best estimate, about 90 percent of Seattle was out riding a bike this weekend. At least it seemed that way. There are tons of shiny new rides on the trails, including one owned by my good friend and … Continue reading

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