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From our Bike Events CalendarMar20TueMar22Thu6:00 pm Beacon Hill Safe Streets Monthly... @ Beacon Hill LibraryBeacon Hill Safe Streets Monthly... @ Beacon Hill LibraryMar 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pmformerly Beacon B.I.K.E.S. FacebookTwitterRedditEmail6:30 pm Bike Works Volunteer Repair Party @ Bike Works ClassroomsBike Works Volunteer Repair Party @ Bike Works ClassroomsMar 22 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pmDetails: Volunteer Repair Parties (VRP) are drop-in, weekly bike repair parties for adults (age 18 and up). You do not need to be a skilled bike mechanic to help out. This is how most volunteers with Bike Works get their … Continue reading →Mar25Sun10:00 am Bike Works Volunteer Repair Party @ Bike Works ClassroomsBike Works Volunteer Repair Party @ Bike Works ClassroomsMar 25 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pmDetails: Volunteer Repair Parties (VRP) are drop-in, weekly bike repair parties for adults (age 18 and up). You do not need to be a skilled bike mechanic to help out. This is how most volunteers with Bike Works get their … Continue reading →4:00 pm Green Lake Safety Audit
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Biking at night is one of my favorite things to do. As we wrote in our 2013 bike light story, “a nighttime bike ride can turn a simple errand into an existential experience.” It’s true. The pace of the city … Continue reading
One of Seattle Bike Blog’s all-time most read stories has a simple title: How to bike in the Seattle rain. Some people thought the post was a cop-out since, in a way, it contains little real advice about what to … Continue reading
The good folks at West Seattle Bike Connections read our October post about bike lights (and how some are too bright to put on strobe mode on a bike trail) and noticed something missing: Demonstrations of how different lights actually … Continue reading
I absolutely love biking around Seattle at night. Our city is simply stunning, and a nighttime bike ride can turn a simple errand into an existential experience. People who have biked through Interlaken Park alone at night probably know how … Continue reading
Bike lights are not optional. Aside from being required by law (technically, only front light and rear reflector are required), lights are vital if you are going to be visible to folks driving, biking and walking at night and sun-in-the-eyes … Continue reading
Having a front-facing bike light can greatly reduce a rider’s chances of being struck in many of the most common types of car-bike collisions. The rate of collisions goes up significantly at night, and a common response from drivers who … Continue reading
This bears repeating: Tell your cash-strapped, unlit or underlit bike rider friends to stop by any of these three locations this afternoon to get free bike lights from Cascade. I say, “Tell your friends,” because clearly not a single upstanding … Continue reading