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Welcome summer! Great weather greets another amazing Solstice bike ride (NSFW)

It was another amazing year for Seattle’s most creative bike ride. Wonderful weather greeted the hundreds and maybe more than 1,000 people who stripped down, painted up and biked ahead of the annual Fremont Solstice Parade Saturday. This ride is … Continue reading

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Bike-inspired poster show ARTCRANK returns to Seattle Friday

ARTCRANK returns to Seattle Friday to showcase Seattle artists making bike-inspired posters available for sale in limited numbers. So if you know of a wall somewhere that could use a splash of bikey art, this is your chance to get … Continue reading

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Sunday: Cascade hosts first northbound Bike-n-Brews ride

In its second year, Bike-n-Brews is a young Cascade Bicycle Club event, especially compared to the club’s iconic Seattle to Portland Classic first held in 1979. Bike-n-Brews is a much different kind of ride. It’s less about distance and more … Continue reading

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Need cheap wheels? Three big discount bike sales Saturday

If you’re looking for some affordable wheels, better clear your Saturday schedule. You have three chances to bust down the doors and grab some bike deals. In all cases, the best stuff will probably go fast. So get there early … 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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Seattle Bike Blog and Bicycle Benefits present: Bicycle Sundae

I am super excited to announce an all-new Seattle Bike Blog event, Bicycle Sundae: an alleycat-style ice cream scavenger hunt by bike. Organized in conjunction with Bicycle Benefits, you’ll be sent out into the city on a journey to tour … Continue reading

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In memory of people who have died while biking, Ride of Silence is tonight

In communities around the nation, people will ride together tonight (Wednesday) to remember friends and family members who have died or been seriously injured while biking. Seattle’s Ride of Silence meets at Gas Works Park at 6:30 p.m. Unfortunately, the … Continue reading

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Vote Yes on Prop 1 (duh) + Ballot Party Wednesday

At a time when King County’s population is booming, we need our transit service to boom with it. Cutting Metro service by 17 percent is simply not an option. Your ballot should be in your mailbox very soon if it … Continue reading

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Weekend Guide: Rainier Valley Pop-Up Greenway, 57 Varieties Time Trial + Kidical Mass

Here’s a look at some of the highlights from the Seattle Bike Blog Events Calendar. Got a bikey event or fun group bike ride idea? Anyone can post to the calendar. Just go to the calendar page and follow the … Continue reading

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Obliteride announces kids route for 2nd annual fundraiser ride

Obliteride is already launching efforts to get people excited about their second annual summer fundraising bike ride, scheduled for August 8 this year. The ride raises money for Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The inaugural ride raised an astounding $1.9 … Continue reading

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The Seattle Bike Expo is this weekend

Cascade Bicycle Club is holding the 26th Annual Seattle Bike Expo Saturday and Sunday at the Smith Cove Cruise Terminal in Interbay. A huge trade show packed with gear, performances and talks, the expo combines bike industry and bike culture … Continue reading

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The 17th Annual Seattle Bike Swap is Sunday

Cascade Bicycle Club’s annual Seattle Bike Swap is Sunday, a great chance to snag some deals. You can also sell a ride on consignment and support the club’s Major Taylor Project at the same time. Held inside the Seattle Center … Continue reading

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Cascade members begin registering for big events + Stinky Spoke is Saturday

Registration opened this week for Cascade Bicycle Club’s major events, including the February 23 Chilly Hilly and the group’s legendary Seattle-to-Portland Classic (July 12-13 this year). There’s a catch, though: You have to be a Cascade member to register early. … Continue reading

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Join The Bikery for Freaky Friday Winterfest

Now settled into its space at Hiawatha Artspace west of Judkins Park, The Bikery is throwing a bikey neighborhood party Friday. Swing by the non-profit bike co-op space for Freaky Friday Winterfest. The party gets underway at 7 p.m. with … 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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Wednesday: New2Biking event will talk urban cycling, even in the rain

New2Seattle is partnering with Cascade Bicycle Club and Velo Bike Shop to host an event for anyone looking for advice on urban cycling. New2Biking, a free social and educational event, will go from 5:30 to 7:30 Wednesday evening at Velo … Continue reading

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Join a Monday community walk and vigil for Trevon Crease-Holden, teen victim of MLK Way hit and run

Trevon Crease-Holden and his little brother were walking home from late night open gym hours at the Rainier Community Center when it happened. Trevon is still in a fight for his life after someone driving a grey Honda struck him … Continue reading

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A wild bike weekend is ahead: 17th Annual Dead Baby Downhill + Bike Smut 7

PLEASE NOTE: This story is from 2013. For information about the 2014 event, see this listing. Are you ready to hop on your bike for a wild weekend in Seattle? The 17th Annual Dead Baby Downhill is Friday. One of … Continue reading

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Spoke & Food: Where to bike to dinner tonight

It’s time for the annual Spoke & Food bike to dinner fundraiser! Cancel your dinner plans and bike to a nearby (or far away) restaurant tonight. Bike and dine at participating restaurants between 5:30 and 9 tonight (Tuesday) and 20 … Continue reading

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Thursday: Downtown Library hosts bicycle historian and recovered 1890s bike touring photos

In the 1890s, Thomas Allen and William Sachtleben set out on a tour of the world with two brand new inventions: The “safety” bicycle to carry them and a Kodak film camera. Thursday, Seattle Public Library hosts bicycle historian David … Continue reading

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