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Bikepacking to Dosewallips State Park (and some rainy ‘type II’ fun)

Editor’s Note: There are few places on earth as well-suited for bikepacking trips than Washington State. If you bike regularly and your standard trip includes at least one hill, then you are more than ready to load your bike with … Continue reading

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The 45th Chilly Hilly is Sunday on Bainbridge

Cascade Bicycle Club’s major event season kicks off Sunday with the 45th annual Chilly Hilly. Thousands of people will meet up at Colman Dock to catch the ferry to Bainbridge. Numbers swell when weather is sunny and warm, but that’s … Continue reading

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Chilly Hilly is Sunday

Cascade Bicycle Club’s first major ride of the year is Sunday. If you’re starting on the Seattle side of Elliott Bay, your ride starts with a ferry ride absolutely packed with people on bikes. Then you’re in for 33 miles … Continue reading

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FamilyRide: 20 families bike together to go camping on Bainbridge

EDITOR’S NOTE: Madi Carlson is Seattle Bike Blog’s Family Bike Expert and author of FamilyRide.us. Keep an eye out for her book, “Urban Cycling: How to get to work, save money, and use your bike for city living” available from … Continue reading

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Bainbridge Fire Dept. honors four who saved life of man who had heart attack during Chilly Hilly

The Bainbridge Island Fire Department honored four people for their swift, life-saving action to help a man who had a heart attack after summiting a big Bainbridge Island hill during this year’s Chilly Hilly bike ride. Brian Moran and his … Continue reading

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Man who had heart attack during Chilly Hilly doing well, quick action by riders may have saved his life

As though you needed another reason to get certified in CPR, here’s a big one. A man participating in the annual Chilly Hilly collapsed while biking up one of the route’s namesake hills, but fast action by nearby riders trained … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Chilly Hilly ride likely to be ‘chilly,’ guaranteed to be ‘hilly’

Cascade Bicycle Club’s first big ride event of the year is Sunday. Every year, tons of people pack the Seattle-to-Bainbridge ferry for the Chilly Hilly. The route is a loop around Bainbridge Island, so the “hilly” part is guaranteed. And … Continue reading

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Cascade: Bainbridge ferry terminal construction could bring cycling headaches

People who bike to and from Bainbridge should be ready for some changes and narrower lanes at the island’s ferry terminal starting Monday, Cascade Bicycle Club notes on its blog: Construction will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. … Continue reading

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State may fund Delridge Trail, U-District bike share, Bainbridge ferry access improvements + more

In its latest round of grant funding for its bicycle and pedestrian safety program, Washington State has prioritized a Delridge trail and road safety project, improvements to Olympic Drive near the Ferry Terminal on Bainbridge Island, bike share station install … Continue reading

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