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Bus-bike-backpacking on the Iron Horse Trail is simply unreal

It’s early on a Friday morning, and we’re waiting at 4th and Lenora, an unassuming corner in downtown Seattle where so many great bus-bike adventures begin. This is the first stop for Sound Transit’s 554 express bus to Issaquah. Within … Continue reading

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Times: 2.3-mile Snoqualmie Tunnel opens with fanfare

The Snoqualmie Tunnel, a 2.3-mile section of the John Wayne Pioneer Trail through the Cascades, opened July 5 for the first time since 2009. From the Seattle Times: The tunnel was closed in January 2009 for repairs after chunks of … Continue reading

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Washington’s new Discover Pass does not apply to people riding bikes

Well, here’s yet another reason to ride your bike on your weekend getaway this summer. In order to help close a huge funding gap, Washington State Parks is instituting a new vehicle license fee that goes into effect July 1. … Continue reading

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