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Bike Everywhere in May with Friends

Photo of Spokane Bike to Work Week kickoff party.

May has long been nationally recognized as “Bike Month” thanks to the League of American Bicyclists. This includes Bike to Work Week, Bike to School Day, and a whole host of bike-centric activities. Cyclists who hang up their spokes for ...

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Fishtrap Lake Loop Trail Closer to Completion

Photo of the Fish Lake Trail.

After two seasons of work, including help from volunteer crews from Washington Trails Association, Backcountry Horseman of Washington, the Washington Conservation Corps, and Northwest Youth Corps, approximately 4 miles of the new Fishtrap Lake Loop west of Cheney, Wash., in ...

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Restoration Planned for Unauthorized South Hill Bluff Road

Photo by Aaron Theisen.

On April 10 and 11, a contractor removed trees and built a dirt road on Spokane’s South Hill “Bluff” below High Drive along the bank of Latah Creek, sparking outrage from the many hikers, runners, mountain bikers and neighbors who ...

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Riding from Oregon to Virginia Without Complaining

Photo of Jason Oestreicher by Katie Laughlin.

At 6 a.m. on June 3 of this year, Jason Oestreicher will make the first pedal stroke to leave Astoria, Oregon, as he begins the Trans Am Bike Race. The unsupported and unsanctioned race follows a 4,228-mile route to the ...

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Ride Dynamics Mountain Biking Classes

Ride Dynamics in Spokane offers mountain biking lessons and instruction to riders of all experience and skill levels. Kyle Springer, owner and instructor of Ride Dynamics, began riding in college to get across campus faster. The challenges provided by trail ...

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Pedal to The Park: Explore Spokane’s Parks by Bike

Photo by Amy Silbernagel McCaffree.

Hop on your bike and pedal your way to one of these local parks for some simple, no-cost recreational fun. To find the best biking route, go to Srtc.maps.arcgis.com and search for “Spokane Regional Bike Map” to access Spokane’s interactive ...

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The Making of a Cat 4 Club Rider

Photo by Alex Renner

I stood at the starting line for the C-Pack of the Baddlands Twilight Series race, and scanned the competition. Taking stock, my bike stacked up. My fitness: I had hopes. My goal: don’t finish last. Moments later, I was racing ...

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Spring & Summer Outdoor Events for All Ages

Lilac Century Bike Ride (April 30, 2017) Like SpokeFest in the spring, the Lilac Century Bike Ride is a great way to kick off the biking season with the whole family in a fun, safe and friendly environment. The Lilac ...

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Halfway to Bend: Wine Country Single-track in Echo, Oregon

Photo by Erik K.

The sea of wind turbines seemed to push us along as we motored south on our way to Bend for a long weekend. As our “This American Life” podcast episode came to an end, we exited the highway and tuned ...

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Two Wheel Transit’s 10 Hour Mountain Bike Race (April 29)

Two Wheel Transit’s first 10 Hour Mountain Bike Race will be held Saturday, April 29, at Camp Sekani Park. Although similar to a 24 hour race, Two Wheel Transit manager, Simon Hartt, says he’s “always wanted a single day event.” The ...

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