Category Archives: Cranksgiving

Seattle’s Sixth Cranksgiving is November 21

A food drive scavenger hunt by bike, Cranksgiving riders bike to a secret list of unique food sellers around Seattle buying food to donate to Rainier Valley Food Bank. The 2015 ride is Saturday, November 21, starting at Cal Anderson … Continue reading

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Cranksgiving 2011 – Seattle’s second annual pedal-powered food drive

One year ago, over 30 people biked to five grocery stores around the city racing (or not) to buy food for Rainier Valley Food Bank in Seattle’s First Cranksgiving. It was a blast, but this year’s ride will be bigger … Continue reading

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Cranksgiving 2010 riders donate bike-loads of food

Thanks to everyone who rode across the city in the finger-numbing cold, buying groceries for the Rainier Valley Food Bank Saturday. You made Seattle’s first Cranksgiving a wonderful success! Over 30 riders registered for the ride’s start at Cal Anderson, … Continue reading

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Cranksgiving 2010 Update – Free bike lights!

Cascade Bicycle Club is providing bike lights to the first 100 riders to finish register for Cranksgiving Saturday. Totally rad. To keep with the spirit of giving (and safety), I encourage those who already have lights they are pleased with … Continue reading

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Seattle’s First Cranksgiving – Details

Cranksgiving is a ride for everyone from racers and messengers to families and cargo bikers. It’s a celebration of goodwill and bicycles. It’s a demonstration that the bike is a great way to accomplish simple errands, like going to the … Continue reading

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Look out!

Cranksgiving is headed your way … Where: Meet at Cal Anderson, east side near 11th and Howell, end at Genesee Park near 43rd Ave S and S Genesee St When: Saturday, November 20. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m., ride starts … Continue reading

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Cranksgiving Update – Ride is Nov. 20, top prize is a night at Belltown Inn

Details on Cranksgiving 2010 in Seattle are coming together. Several people have stepped forward to make it happen on very short notice, which is great. Thanks, everyone. Food donations are destined for the Rainier Valley Food Bank, which is doing … Continue reading

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Cranksgiving in Seattle: Who wants to help make it happen?

After reading about other cities’ Cranksgiving races (like the one in my hometown of St. Louis, above) I went on a search for one in Seattle. So far, I haven’t found anyone organizing it (if someone is, let me know … Continue reading

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