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Join bike advocates from all over the city for the Connect Seattle Summit Saturday

Do you read this blog and feel like maybe you could help make streets in the Seattle area safer or area bike routes better connected? Well, Saturday is a great chance to meet people from all corners of the city … 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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Scenes from #ILookGoodOnAPronto

The forecast was ominous, but as soon as #ILookGoodOnAPronto kicked off, the sun came out. 17 people then set out for a scavenger hunt using only bike share bikes and public transit. It may have been Seattle’s first alleycat race … Continue reading

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Join us November 9 for #ILookGoodOnAPronto, a bike share scavenger hunt

In fact, everyone looks good on a Pronto. There’s just something attractive about using efficient and fun modes of public transportation, especially when they’re bright green. Well, Seattle Bike Blog invites you to an afternoon multimodal scavenger hunt around Seattle … Continue reading

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Light Up Your Ride with Commute Seattle Thursday

Daylight Savings Time ends Sunday, eating away an hour of light in the evening. So you gotta get your bike ready for darker commutes if you haven’t already, and Commute Seattle wants to help. This is the second year Commute … Continue reading

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Bike-in movie and short film series in Cal Anderson Saturday

Northwest Film Forum’s bike-in movie Saturday might be the bikiest yet. With a focus on messenger-inspired films, they will be screening 2012’s Premium Rush for free in the middle of the Capitol Hill park. In addition to the feature, they … Continue reading

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The 35th Annual Seattle to Portland bike ride leaves UW Saturday

The 35th Annual Seattle to Portland Classic bike ride leaves the Husky Stadium parking area Saturday morning as 10,000 people start a 202.4-mile journey to Stumptown. The ride, which was once a time trial, has become something of a legend. … Continue reading

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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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