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Anne-Marije Rook leaves Cascade to write about women’s cycling

Anne-Marije Rook is leaving Cascade Bicycle Club after many years working for their communications department and a year and a half as the club’s Communications Director. Before joining Cascade, Rook worked full-time as a reporter for the Ballard News-Tribune and … Continue reading

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What do you think of Cascade’s new logo?

Cascade Bicycle Club has unveiled a new logo for the new year. Finally bidding farewell to the long-running, sans-serif-in-italics logo. The new logo has a more corporate and clean look featuring a “C” wrapped around half a chain link. The … Continue reading

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Cascade hiring two communications staffers, shakeups continue

Changes at Cascade Bicycle Club keep coming, and the club has announced two communications positions. In recent weeks, several more staffers left or were let go as new Executive Director Elizabeth Kiker continues to dramatically reorganize the 15,000-member organization. Cascade … Continue reading

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A drunk driver almost killed her while she trained for the 2008 STP, now Kathi is ready to finish what she started

Cascade’s Anne-Marije Rook today features the inspiring story of Kathi Sturgeon, who was struck by a drunk driver five years ago while training for the 2008 Seattle-to-Portland Bicycle Classic. Though she was not expected to survive, Sturgeon fought back. She … Continue reading

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Cascade: Coffee-by-bike company bursts onto scene

Few industries are quite as packed as the Seattle coffee market. Between the global enterprises and long-respected roasters on Capitol Hill, it’s not exactly easy to make a splash in the scene. But Conduit Coffee‘s Jesse Nelson did just that … Continue reading

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Cascade: Using special techniques, Can Bike Camp teaches people with disabilities to ride

With the help of specially-designed roller bikes and a large crew of volunteers, Can Bike Seattle teaches people with disabilities to ride two-wheel bikes. Can Bike Seattle just finished up a week of lessons in late July. With the ability … Continue reading

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Cascade profiles some inspiring 2012 STPers

Anne-Marije Rook has been writing some fantastic profiles of some inspiring people who are riding in the STP this year. In the end, this is what biking is all about: Making your life stronger and happier. Click the headlines to … Continue reading

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Ballard News Tribune: Ballard Locks closed for repairs until Thursday

The Ballard Locks are closed to walking traffic until Thursday as the Army Corps of Engineers works to repair erosion, the Ballard News Tribune reports. That means two days of detours to either the Fremont Bridge or (if you really … Continue reading

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Snow won’t stop the Riding Reporter (and many others) + VIDEO

The Riding Reporter‘s Anne-Marije Rook made this video yesterday in the Phinney Ridge neighborhood: With powdery snow on the ground and most cars staying in driveways or buried under snow in the streets, many of the adventurous souls who ventured … Continue reading

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Riding Reporter: Ballard designer making wool cycling apparel for winter

Biking five miles to her apparel design classes at Seattle Central Community College, Katharine Andrews learned the power of wool in the the rain. So she founded Telaio, which makes stylish wool clothing for everyday cycling. The Riding Reporter’s Anne-Marije … Continue reading

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Riding Reporter: A ride with a pedicab tour guide

In keeping with today’s unofficial theme, here’s another person around town making the bicycle economy happen. Anne-Marije Rook from the Ballard News Tribune took a spin with Sacsha Toda-Peters
, a pedicab driver with attitude and great knowledge of the history … Continue reading

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Dead Baby Downhill 2011 recap (with video!)

The 2011 Dead Baby Downhill was a raucous bash that some claim to be the biggest bicycle party on the west coast. What began with a road-rash-prone, sometimes legal downhill race (though most who ride do not race at all) … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day reading: Bicycles and equality

Anne-Marije Rook wrote up a little post on her blog about women and bicycling in honor of International Women’s Day. If you have never read about the link between bicycles and women’s sufrage and social equality, I’d say now is … Continue reading

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