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A video letter from a Peddler Brewing owner about the dangerous Ballard Bridge

This video letter from Peddler Brewing co-owner Haley Woods to city leaders about the terrible state of walking and biking on the Ballard Bridge is funny, strange and yet very serious. The tiny sidewalks further encroached by concrete pillars, the … Continue reading

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West Seattle traffic light is so long, bike commuter cooks breakfast burrito while waiting for it to change

I would have at least added some cheese. This video features Don Brubeck of West Seattle Bike Connections. Clearly, people walking and biking are far from the priority at this terrible intersection where the Alki Trail, Chelan Ave, W Marginal, … Continue reading

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Video from the 2014 Bicycle Pie Jousting Tournament

Happy Friday, everyone! Enjoy this great video by Andrius Simutis of the 2014 April 1 Bicycle Pie Jousting Tournament at Sully’s Snowgoose Saloon in Phinney Ridge:

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West Seattle video series compares bike lights from the driver’s seat

The good folks at West Seattle Bike Connections read our October post about bike lights (and how some are too bright to put on strobe mode on a bike trail) and noticed something missing: Demonstrations of how different lights actually … Continue reading

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A quick look at the new bike lane on Roosevelt Way (VIDEO)

The city this week is finally installing an uphill bike on Roosevelt Way between NE 75th Street and NE 85th Street. This closes a missing link in a popular bike route stretching from NE 125th Street to the University Bridge. … Continue reading

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SDOT on how to use two-stage left turn boxes

As part of the much-heralded Cherry Street protected bike lane project (you know, the one prompted by a now-famously polite crew of guerrilla bike advocates), the city also installed its first modern-style left turn box at the intersection of Cherry … Continue reading

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Spokane’s Barb Chamberlain picked as new Bicycle Alliance Director

Barb Chamberlain has been named as the new Executive Director of the Bicycle Alliance of Washington. She will take the helm of the statewide advocacy group as longtime director Barb Culp retires. I first saw Chamberlain in a 2010 talk … Continue reading

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Seattle Bike Polo doc part of NY Bicycle Film Fest + Newbie Sundays at Cal Anderson

One of the films featured in this weekend’s New York Bicycle Film Festival is a documentary about Seattle’s Bike Polo scene (h/t Biking Bis). We stake a claim to being the founding city for modern hardcourt bike polo, which is … Continue reading

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Hundreds attend the largest ever Bike to Work Breakfast (+ video)

Politicians, advocates and citizens packed the sold-out annual Bike to Work breakfast Friday morning in downtown Seattle, the largest crowd in the event’s history. The annual fundraiser breakfast kicks off Cascade Bicycle Club’s Bike Month events. This year’s keynote speaker … Continue reading

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Sick Day Cinema: REI on cycling in Seattle

It’s a sick day here at Seattle Bike Blog HQ, which is a huge bummer for this editor who has a ticket to see Jeff Mangum tonight at the Moore. I suppose I can wait 12 more years to see … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Greenways TV: Seattle Channel + Panel discussion with SDOT leaders

Seattle Channel’s City Stream featured the city’s push for family-friendly bike routes on a recent episode. You may even catch a glimpse of yours truly…

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Talking urban biking with Q13 News

A couple weeks ago, some folks from Q13 News strapped cameras on my bike and my head, then drove near me, filming me as I rode around South Lake Union narrating some of the trials facing people biking in our … Continue reading

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Sick Day Video Post – Biking from Capitol Hill to UW in 2008

It’s a sick day here at Seattle Bike Blog HQ. So here’s a video from 2008 to discuss (posted to YouTube by schr0559): What I find fascinating about this video is that there are almost no bicycle features or facilities … Continue reading

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Beacon Hill’s neighborhood greenways starting to grow

Beacon BIKES has been hard at work since the release of their Family Bicycle and Pedestrian Circulation Plan this summer. SDOT has installed signage for one of the plan’s proposed neighborhood greenways on 17th and 18th Avenues S, according to … Continue reading

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Labor Day open thread: We are the Cyclists

I’m off to ride my bike with the cargo bike ride crew. In the meantime, here’s a video from a couple years ago (for more good videos, check out Bike Commute News’s Labor Day video roundup). Discuss (or just enjoy):

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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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Advice for first-time bike commuters

As Seattle’s workforce gears up for Bike to Work Day this Friday, some people out there may be looking for advice to get ready for their first commutes by bike. For one take on how to be prepared, here’s a … Continue reading

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You know what makes life better?

Riding a bike: Speaking of cool bike videos, you should make one and send it to Cascade for their Bike Month weekly video contest. You have until Wednesday to finish a video on the theme: On the Road.

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Happy Bike Month! Here’s a wonderfully happy video for prospective riders

Cascade Bicycle Club – Vision 2011 from Punch Drunk on Vimeo. May is National Bike Month, which means everyone who can should take up riding a bike. To kick the month off, Cascade Bicycle Club launched a new fundraising campaign … Continue reading

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Hub and Bespoke screening ‘2 Seconds’ tonight

Hub and Bespoke is screening the 1998 French Canadian biking film “2 Seconds” tonight (April 21) at 7 p.m. at their shop in Fremont (513 N 36th St). The film is about a woman who goes from being a downhill … Continue reading

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