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The first Bicycle Sunday of 2019 is this weekend

It’s time for the first Bicycle Sunday of the year! The classic car-free event will follow its usual route on Lake Washington Boulevard between Mount Baker Beach and Seward Park from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. To celebrate Mother’s Day, … Continue reading

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Lake Washington Blvd goes car-free 12 times in 2017, Bicycle Sunday starts today

For the 49th year, Seattle kicks off Bicycle Sunday today (May 21). Three miles of Lake Washington Blvd will go car-free 12 Sundays in 2017. It’s a great chance to experience of the most beautiful urban streets in the world … Continue reading

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Bicycle Sunday is this weekend, 2016 gets two extra car-free days on Lake Washington Blvd

We missed this news earlier this spring, but there will be two more car-free days on Lake Washington Boulevard this summer than in recent years. The city will host 14 Bicycle Sunday celebrations in 2016, the 48th year of Seattle’s … Continue reading

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Huge open streets weekend: Bicycle Sunday extended into Mt Baker, Ballard Summer Parkways + Park(ing) Day

Summer ain’t over yet, dammit. This weekend is by far the biggest open streets weekend Seattle has ever seen. We’ve already told you about today’s Park(ing) Day, the biggest in Seattle yet. More than 50 pop-up parks will appear in … Continue reading

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Mayor’s budget: More downtown bike lanes, bike share in the CD, revamped Summer Streets

Mayor Ed Murray unveiled his first ever city budget Monday afternoon, which includes big investments in neighborhoods, an expansion of the Summer Streets program, more funding for protected bike lanes downtown and an expansion of Pronto Cycle Share into the … Continue reading

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It’s time to give Summer Streets and Bicycle Sunday an energizing makeover

People love Summer Streets, Seattle’s summertime open streets events on neighborhood commercial streets in Greenwood, Alki, Ballard and Rainier Valley. They also love Bicycle Sunday, Seattle’s innovative open streets event that has been making sections of Lake Washington Boulevard car-free … Continue reading

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Scenes from Bicycle Sundae

Big thanks to everyone who biked and ate ice cream with us for Bicycle Sundae! 46 people registered for the scavenger hunt bike ride, which toured some of the city’s many great ice cream, gelato and frozen yogurt shops. Riders … Continue reading

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Multimodal book tour stop #1: Portland

I am in Portland, the first stop on a multimodal book tour I am taking for the next couple weeks with my partner Kelli Refer. She is promoting her book Pedal, Stretch, Breathe: The Yoga of Bicycling, which just arrived … Continue reading

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City holding 12 Bicycle Sundays this year, first one is May 5

On select Sundays during summer for the past 45 years, the city has been transforming a section of Lake Washington Boulevard in south Seattle into a biking, walking and playing celebration. Bicycle Sunday is one of the oldest open streets … Continue reading

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Families attend sunny Bicycle Sunday in droves + Let’s add more activites

The first Bicycle Sunday on Lake Washington Boulevard was packed with families enjoying the chance to bike together comfortably on the mostly car-free roadway. So many kids were learning to bike, it made me wonder how many people learned to … Continue reading

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First Bicycle Sunday of the year is May 6

The first Bicycle Sunday of the year is this weekend (May 6). They city plans 12 of the ciclovia-style events this year on Lake Washington Boulevard from Mount Baker Beach to Seward Park. If you’ve never been, make it a … Continue reading

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City announces dates for 2012 Summer Streets and Bicycle Sundays

The first Bicycle Sunday on Lake Washington Blvd is May 6. The mostly car-free event has been giving people the chance to cruise on a beautiful stretch of the historic lakeside roadway north of Seward Park since 1971. Seattle’s Bicycle … Continue reading

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Weekend Guide: Bike-in movie at Cal Anderson + Coffee Jitters Alleycat

A quick look at some bikey stuff happening this weekend. If I missed anything, be sure to add it to the comments or email tom@seattlebikeblog.com. Bike-in movie at Cal Anderson Saturday Sponsored by CapitolHillSeattle.com (which I just so happen to … 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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