EDITOR’S NOTE: Thanks again to Brock Howell of Bike Happy for putting together this comprehensive weekly newsletter.
TOP THINGS TO KNOW & DO
- Your Voice, Your Choice Program: Submit your idea for a $90,000 improvement to a street or park in your neighborhood.
- Bainbridge City Council nixed a key bridge for the Sound-to-Olympics Trail.
- Bellevue residents overwhelmingly want dockless bikeshare.
SOCIAL, LIFESTYLE, & ADVENTURE
- Thursday, Jan. 4
- Friday, Jan. 5
- 6-8pm, Tacoma iDEA’s Ladies’ Night
- Saturday, Jan. 6
- Sunday, Jan. 7
- 12-5pm, 2018 LimeRide
ARTICLES & POSTS
- Beyond just coffee, Seattle has a booming scene of espresso machine makers. Making coffee machines is becoming a core part of CycleFab LLC’s portfolio, and all the great machines are a big boon for bike-oriented businesses like Conduit Coffee and Convoy Coffee (The Stranger).
- Dr. Art Grossman, who suffered from ALS and recently passed away, was a “indomitable and incredibly fit husband [who] planned to keep doing what he loved — bicycling and teaching exercise classes — for as long as he could.” (Everett Herald)
- Craig Fowler of Seattle became the first person to accomplish the “Double Triple Crown” of hiking the Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, and Continental Divide Trail, and bikecamping the Tour Divide, Colorado Race Trail, and Arizona Trail Race — a total of 7,574 miles on foot and over 4,000 miles on a bike. (Adventure Journal)
- “Around the Coastline of Britain – Interview with Andrew Mathias,” (Jan Heine’s Blog).
- “René Herse: The Beauty of Function,” (Jan Heine’s Blog).
- “Past Year with Bicycle Quarterly,” (Jan Heine’s Blog).