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Will Cascade ditch election advocacy? Members and the Board will decide this month

Cascade Bicycle Club members will gather twice in the next week to discuss a proposal from the Board of Directors to end direct candidate election advocacy. As we have reported previously, the club is considering moving to a non-profit charity … Continue reading

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Meet the candidates for Cascade’s Board

There are 14 candidates for the nine soon-to-be-vacated seats on the Board of Directors for Cascade Bicycle Club. Aside from reading about candidates online, members can meet the candidates at the Seattle Bike Expo and at the Candidate Forum March … Continue reading

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Cascade board will resign after March elections

In a move that will hopefully bring an end to the turmoil at Cascade Bicycle Club, nearly all members of the club’s Board of Directors will offer their resignations after the March 22 elections. The club has been in something … Continue reading

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Cascade Director: If I get fired for protecting my staff, then so be it

The Cascade Bicycle Club members meeting last night got a little ugly. But through the yelling and demands, it came out that the club’s Board had advised Executive Director Chuck Ayers to fire Advocacy Director David Hiller, and Ayers decided … Continue reading

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Ousted director reportedly back at Cascade, at least in the interim – UPDATED

Though I could not get any official confirmation or denial from Cascade, Publicola (with more investigation by Biking Bis) reports that ousted Executive Director Chuck Ayers is back in charge at Cascade after a rough split from the organization. Originally, … Continue reading

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Cascade Director change proves a little rocky: The Board and Ayers explain their rough split

Cascade Bicycle Club has been knocked off-balance this week after the Board of Directors ousted 13-year Executive Director Chuck Ayers, launching speculation, accusations and uncertainty around the 13,000-member politically-powerful club. I spoke with Tim Hennings, interim Vice-President of the Board, … Continue reading

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How much advocacy do we want from our area’s largest bicycle club?

In the wake of Cascade Bicycle Club’s ousting of Chuck Ayers as Executive Director, Ayers told Mike Lindblom at the Seattle Times that differences between him and the club’s board revolve somewhat around the role of advocacy in the club’s … Continue reading

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Cascade Bicycle Club director asked to resign – UPDATED

Publicola reports that Chuck Ayers, director of Cascade Bicycle Club, has resigned at the request of the board effective immediately. He has been the director since 1997. In a statement to Publicola, Cascade board chair Chris Weiss said:

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