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Seattle Bike Polo doc part of NY Bicycle Film Fest + Newbie Sundays at Cal Anderson

One of the films featured in this weekend’s New York Bicycle Film Festival is a documentary about Seattle’s Bike Polo scene (h/t Biking Bis). We stake a claim to being the founding city for modern hardcourt bike polo, which is … Continue reading

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Cranksgiving 2011 – Seattle’s second annual pedal-powered food drive

One year ago, over 30 people biked to five grocery stores around the city racing (or not) to buy food for Rainier Valley Food Bank in Seattle’s First Cranksgiving. It was a blast, but this year’s ride will be bigger … Continue reading

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Cranksgiving Update – Ride is Nov. 20, top prize is a night at Belltown Inn

Details on Cranksgiving 2010 in Seattle are coming together. Several people have stepped forward to make it happen on very short notice, which is great. Thanks, everyone. Food donations are destined for the Rainier Valley Food Bank, which is doing … Continue reading

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Status of Cal Anderson bike polo looking better under new Parks rules, but remains ambiguous

The Board of Park Commissioners has recommended an 18-month pilot for a new tiered court use policy that could allow dodgeball and bike polo to play at Cal Anderson without being renegade activities. People have continued playing both games, even … Continue reading

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Parks Athletic Manager suggests banning bike polo from Cal Anderson

Capitol Hill Seattle reports that Dennis Cook, the Athletics Manager for Seattle Parks, has recommended banning bike polo, but not dodgeball, from Cal Anderson tennis courts:

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Your (very late) bike theft map (Aug 13-23)

View Bike Thefts (Aug 13-23) in a larger map Better late than never, here’s your weekly bike theft map, this time covering ten days. Again, this data is from SPD reports, and cannot be considered scientific or anything. But still, … Continue reading

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Judkins Park Bike Polo tournament shows how cool the sport can be

If you have never watched bike polo, you’re missing out. Luckily, Seattle is the place to catch some of the best players in the world skid around on tennis courts, taking shots with a modified ski pole with a piece … Continue reading

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