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New fast ferry to Bremerton sails Monday, but bikes with fenders, disk brakes won’t fit – UPDATED

Kitsap Transit is set to start service on the first of its new walk-on fast ferries to downtown Seattle Monday. The first route will provide a much faster alternative to the Washington State Ferry to Bremerton (about a half hour vs … Continue reading

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Kitsap volunteer firefighter killed while biking near Poulsbo

Longtime Kitsap County volunteer firefighter, Seattle-to-Portland bike ride medic, father, grandfather and husband Joe Vlach died July 2 while biking near Poulsbo. He was 77. Our condolences to his friends and family. Vlach was on a training ride to get … Continue reading

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Bicycle Alliance: Action needed to make Hood Canal Bridge safe

In the first few months after the Hood Canal Bridge reopened in 2009, several people biking were seriously injured. The cause: Metal plates placed over the bridge grating was clearly placed without people biking in mind. Uneven gaps and slippery … Continue reading

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