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31 bikes stolen from Tacoma Major Taylor Project school + How you can help

A thief (or thieves) broke into Tacoma’s iDEA High School Sunday and stole more than 30 bikes belonging to the school’s chapter of Cascade Bicycle Club’s Major Taylor Project. The bikes were mostly quality road and mountain bikes, so the … Continue reading

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Huge loss for Cascade Bicycle Club: Ed Ewing is leaving

Simply put, Cascade Bicycle Club will not be able to replace Ed Ewing. “We’re not going to be the same without him,” said Cascade’s Executive Director Elizabeth Kiker. And it’s true. Ewing is best known for starting the club’s Major … Continue reading

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Bike around South King County for Cascade’s Major Taylor Project Saturday

Cascade Bicycle Club’s Major Taylor Project offers after-school programs for students at 14 schools in South King County and Pierce County.  “Bike Club” provides 300 students “a forum for helping students develop confidence, goal setting abilities, bicycle maintenance and handling … Continue reading

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This Week: Janette Sadik-Khan talk, Ride for Major Taylor + more

The Seattle Bike Blog Events Calendar is blowing up, and not just because Cascade Bicycle Club events have been added. There’s just a ton of bike stuff happening in Seattle, and the event list will really take off next month. … Continue reading

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Cascade announces new south end fundraiser ride for Major Taylor Project

Cascade has announced a brand new ride, and it sounds a lot different than their standard events. The Ride for Major Taylor starts in West Seattle and heads down through White Center, SeaTac and Burien, neighborhoods where the club’s Major … Continue reading

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The Bicycle Story: Ed Ewing on why expanding diversity is vital for bike advocacy

In a great interview with Josh Cohen at The Bicycle Story, Ed Ewing (Cascade Bicycle Club’s Director of Diversity and Inclusion) spells out the awesome and sometimes surprising ways that bicycling can help empower young people in disadvantaged communities to … Continue reading

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Help parent launch West Seattle middle school bike program

A parent of a 7th grader at Denny International Middle School has launched a crowdfunding campaign to buy bikes for the an after-school bike education program at the school. Inspired by the Major Taylor Project at nearby Chief Sealth High … Continue reading

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Sightline talks bikes and social justice with Major Taylor Project director

Ed Ewing is the Director of Cascade Bicycle Club’s Major Taylor Project (or, as the students call it, “Bike Club”). Bike Club aims to bring safe cycling and bike mechanic skills to youth in low-income communities in King County. Ewing … Continue reading

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‘With My Own Two Wheels’ – The bicycle as a vehicle for change around the globe

With My Own Two Wheels Trailer from Jacob SB on Vimeo. Jacob Seigel-Boettner may be new to directing feature-length documentaries, but he is not new to the power of bicycles. He and his brother Isaac were both brought home from … Continue reading

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