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Watch: Cranksgiving riders biked a literal metric tonne of food to Rainier Valley Food Bank

2,223 pounds. That’s 1.1 tons or 1 metric tonne. All by bike. All donated to the community. I already wrote about how amazing the 2019 Seattle Cranksgiving was over the weekend, but this number is so big that I felt … Continue reading

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Watch: Fremont Bridge nears 1 million 2019 bike trips 1 month early

UPDATE: Cascade Bicycle Club, Queen Anne Greenways and Ballard-Fremont Greenways will host a celebration 3–5 p.m. Saturday, October 19. Details here. Video transcript (.txt) As we reported previously, 2019 bike trips across the Fremont Bridge are set to break one … Continue reading

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Watch: The new Pike Street bike lanes are just a glimpse into the community-led vision for Pike/Pine

[video transcript] There’s something very different about the new protected bike lanes on Pike Street on Capitol Hill: Community groups led the process every step of the way. When former mayor Ed Murray slammed the brakes on the Center City … Continue reading

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Watch: Biking Expedia’s amazing Elliott Bay Trail remake

Expedia is preparing to start moving from Bellevue into their new campus on the Seattle waterfront starting as soon as next year. And work is very clearly in high gear across their huge new space. For the past year, the … Continue reading

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SDOT and PeopleForBikes make a video about 2nd Ave that’s … well, just watch it

There are a couple ways to encourage and teach people to use a new piece of bike infrastructure. In the first handful of days after the 2nd Ave protected bike lane opened, for example, volunteers and SDOT staff were out … Continue reading

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The Linden Cycle Track is Seattle’s first world-class protected bike lane + VIDEO

Seattle recently completed most work on the Linden Ave Complete Streets Project, which includes a world-class cycle track connecting the Seattle and Shoreline sections of the Interurban Trail and dramatically improving walking and ADA access along the street. Essentially, the … Continue reading

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Grist video: How to bike in the city (filmed in Seattle)


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Documentary about Fremont Solstice naked bike ride coming out soon + VIDEO

Remember Beyond Naked, the documentary about the 2011 Fremont Solstice Parade naked bike ride? Well, after some project delays, filmmakers Dan McComb and Lisa Cooper have waded through many hours of footage to pull together a cut of the film. … Continue reading

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Wallingford Neighborhood Greenway now open (VIDEO)

The Wallingford Neighborhood Greenway is now officially open. Neighborhood advocates for the project threw a street party to celebrate, which featured a dog parade, a group ride and walk along the route and gelato from a cargo bike (as you … Continue reading

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Seattle’s Bill Nye the Science Guy: The city of the future will be built around bikes

I love this. So much awesome stuff from Seattle’s greatest youth science entertainer. Bill Nye the Science Guy envisions bicycle arterials all over the city, with showers in workplaces and lots of places to lock your bike securely. Hey, Seattle’s … Continue reading

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How far has Seattle’s cycling efforts come since 1982? Ask Sprocket Man

Today, the city is investing in 11 miles of neighborhood greenways per year, working to update the city-wide Bicycle Master Plan, painting miles of bike lanes and arguing extensively in court to complete a biking and walking trail in Ballard. … Continue reading

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Wednesday Morning Theater: Youth Bike Summit in New York

From StreetFilms: Gaining Momentum: Youth Bike Summit 2012 from Streetfilms on Vimeo. Here’s a mini-game: Can you spot all the Bike Works people in the video? Also, Seattle would be a great place to host a West Coast Youth Bike … Continue reading

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Snow won’t stop the Riding Reporter (and many others) + VIDEO

The Riding Reporter‘s Anne-Marije Rook made this video yesterday in the Phinney Ridge neighborhood: With powdery snow on the ground and most cars staying in driveways or buried under snow in the streets, many of the adventurous souls who ventured … Continue reading

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Russ from Path Less Pedaled punched in New Zealand road rage attack

Russ and Laura are no strangers to Seattle. Then again, they aren’t strangers to many places, considering they travel the world with their bicycles, documenting their inspiring trips with beautiful video at their blog the Path Less Pedaled. The Portland-based … Continue reading

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Over 50 ride in Seattle’s second Cranksgiving

Over 50 people set out to explore some of Seattle’s many interesting and unique independent food sellers for Seattle’s Second Cranksgiving. Riders were given a list of items they were required to buy and a map of places to buy … Continue reading

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W Seattle bike commuter explains danger posed near Terminal 46 (VIDEO)

Remember the scary tale by Kit Newman, who says he was nearly struck by a truck on S Alaskan Way near Atlantic? Well, West Seattle bike commuter Tom Furtwangler (from Bikejuju) made a video clearly outlining the problem:

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Dead Baby Downhill 2011 recap (with video!)

The 2011 Dead Baby Downhill was a raucous bash that some claim to be the biggest bicycle party on the west coast. What began with a road-rash-prone, sometimes legal downhill race (though most who ride do not race at all) … Continue reading

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Beyond Naked explores the ‘creative courage’ needed to ride naked in the Solstice Parade

Are you going to bare it all with hundreds of other people and ride your bicycle naked in the legendary Fremont Solstice Parade this year? Among those hundreds will be many people who have never done anything quite like that … Continue reading

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Incredible video: Person biking hit by car near SLU Park lands on his feet

Jeff Word was crossing Valley St at the crosswalk from Terry Ave N into South Lake Union Park the evening of May 18 when a driver ran a red light and struck him and his bicycle. Word reacted quickly and … Continue reading

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Bike to Work Day 2011 – Peace on Wheels (VIDEO)

“Rather than ‘war on bikes’, I’m suggesting ‘peace on wheels,’” said Councilmember Sally Bagshaw during the Bike to Work Day rally at City Hall. Wonderful weather helped put the number of people biking this year an estimated 43 percent higher … Continue reading

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