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Watch: Cranksgiving riders biked a literal metric tonne of food to Rainier Valley Food Bank

2,223 pounds. That’s 1.1 tons or 1 metric tonne. All by bike. All donated to the community. I already wrote about how amazing the 2019 Seattle Cranksgiving was over the weekend, but this number is so big that I felt … Continue reading

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Seattle’s 10th Cranksgiving smashes the attendance record + Photos UPDATE: More than 1 ton donated!

I thought it was a bit strange that the line for the two sign-up clipboards was so long. I had used the same forms for nine Cranksgivings before, and the line to sign in was never that long before. So … Continue reading

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Seattle’s 10th Annual Cranksgiving is November 23

That’s right, this will be the tenth (!!!!) Cranksgiving Seattle Bike Blog has organized. I have had to do the math a bunch of times because I find it hard to believe, but it’s true. So this will be the … Continue reading

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Scenes from Cranksgiving 2018: A new donation record

Seattle’s Cranksgiving 2018 hit a new record Saturday, with 150 riders donating an astounding 1,713 pounds of food to Rainier Valley Food Bank. For the ninth year, Seattle Bike Blog hosted this food drive scavenger hunt by bike on RVFB’s … Continue reading

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Seattle’s Cranksgiving 2018 is November 17

A food drive scavenger hunt by bike, Cranksgiving riders bike to a secret list of unique food sellers around Seattle buying food to donate to Rainier Valley Food Bank. For the ninth year, Seattle’s Cranksgiving is hosted by Seattle Bike … Continue reading

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Cranksgiving Seattle 2017 is November 18

A food drive scavenger hunt by bike, Cranksgiving riders bike to a secret list of unique food sellers around Seattle buying food to donate to Rainier Valley Food Bank. For the eighth year, Seattle’s Cranksgiving is hosted by Seattle Bike … Continue reading

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Happy Cranksgiving! Riders bike 1,132 pounds of food to Rainier Valley Food Bank

More than 90 people gathered on Seattle’s statistically-most-likely-to-rain day of the year to ride bikes all around town buying food to donate to their neighbors. Within hours of leaving Cal Anderson, riders in Seattle’s Seventh Cranksgiving had purchased and biked … Continue reading

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Cranksgiving 2015 shatters records, 160 people hauled 1,560 lbs of food

Seattle’s sixth annual Cranksgiving food drive bike ride was Saturday, and it was one for the record books. 160 people bought an astounding 1,560 pounds of food from local food vendors all around town and hauled it by bike to … Continue reading

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Seattle’s Sixth Cranksgiving is November 21

A food drive scavenger hunt by bike, Cranksgiving riders bike to a secret list of unique food sellers around Seattle buying food to donate to Rainier Valley Food Bank. The 2015 ride is Saturday, November 21, starting at Cal Anderson … Continue reading

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Cranksgiving 2014 riders haul 1,201 pounds of food to Rainier Valley Food Bank

105 people biked all around Seattle Saturday buying food to donate to Rainier Valley Food Bank. Seattle’s fifth annual Cranksgiving delivered an astounding 1,201 pounds of food, all purchased from unique local food sellers and hauled by bicycle. Big thanks … Continue reading

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Seattle’s 5th Cranksgiving is November 22

Last year’s Cranksgiving was by far Seattle’s biggest yet with 126 riders donating 1,443 pounds of food to Rainier Valley Food Bank. Well, the ride is back for a fifth year in a row, and you’re cordially invited to join. … Continue reading

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126 Cranksgiving riders haul 1,443 lbs of food to Rainier Valley Food Bank

2013 was the year that Cranksgiving broke. Seattle’s Fourth Cranksgiving exploded in size, with a stunning 126 people biking to grocery stores and food stands all across the city, buying food for Rainier Valley Food Bank. Folks at the food … Continue reading

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Seattle’s 4th Cranksgiving is November 23

Seattle’s fourth annual Cranksgiving is Saturday, November 23, 2013. A food drive scavenger hunt by bike, Cranksgiving is a fun way to tour some of Seattle’s most unique grocery stores and food stands, gathering food for Rainier Valley Food Bank. … Continue reading

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Cranksgiving 2012: Want to help or sponsor Seattle’s annual bike-powered food drive & scavenger hunt?

Mark your calendars and ready your turkey costumes, Seattle’s Third Cranksgiving is November 17 (Registration at 10 a.m. Location TBD, though likely somewhere near the city center). Seattle Bike Blog will be your Cranksgiving headquarters for the third year in … 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 in Seattle: Who wants to help make it happen?

After reading about other cities’ Cranksgiving races (like the one in my hometown of St. Louis, above) I went on a search for one in Seattle. So far, I haven’t found anyone organizing it (if someone is, let me know … Continue reading

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