Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Bike Happenings

The Spokane Bicycle Club has rides scheduled for Tuesday, Wednesday (ladies only), Thursday, and Saturday.

Believers on Mountain Bikes has a mountain bike ride at Riverside State Park at 6:00 pm on Tuesday. Check their web site for updates. Bad weather might cancel it. If cancelled, a notice will be posted at least one hour before the meeting time.

Spokane Rocket Velo has rides scheduled for Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Check their site for details. On Saturday, June 29, Spokane Rocket Velo is hosting the Whitworth Criterium at Whitworth University.

This Bike Life has a road ride on Thursday and a mountain bike ride on Friday. Both are at 6:00 pm. Check their Facebook page for details. Weather cancellations can happen.

Tomorrow is the last race in the Wednesday Night Mountain Bike Series, sponsored by The Bike Hub at Riverside State Park. Registration starts at 5:00 pm and racing starts at 6:30. There's an end-of-series party with prizes afterwards at the No-Li Brewhouse.

Waiting for the real racers to pass me again during the Lilac City Twilight Criterium.
Wheel Sport East has a no-drop shop ride every Wednesday at 6:00 pm. 

Wheel Sport Central has a no-drop road ride on at 6:00 pm every Monday and a mountain bike ride every Wednesday. Check their Facebook page for details.

Fitness Fanatics has a shop ride at 6:00 pm every Thursday.

Two Wheel Transit has a shop road ride Thursday night at 6:30 pm. Meet at the Manito Tap House, 3011 S. Grand Blvd, beforehand. They have another on Saturday morning, at 8:30 am. Again, meet at the Manito Tap House. 

The Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance - Eastern Washington Chapter is putting on a women's mountain bike clinic on June 29. For questions about either event, contact Chelsey Henry: chelsey at evergreeneast.org.

Women on Wheels has rides. Check their Facebook page for details.

In the not too distant future:

The Lilac City Twilight Criterium will be held in downtown Spokane again on Saturday, July 6.

Chris Phelan, the founder of The Ride of Silence, is riding across the country to raise awareness of The Ride of Silence. He'll be stopping in Spokane on July 10 and you can meet him and hear him speak that evening. Stay tuned for details.

The Jedermann Grand Fondo is coming up on July 20. Choose between the 30, 66, and 112 mile routes.

The Spokane Valley Cycle Celebration is set for Sunday, July 28. Check the Facebook event for details.

The Midnight Century is Saturday, Aug 3. This year the start is at The Elk in Browne's Addition, but finish across the river at Central Food. Chef David Blaine, the guy who started this crazy ride, will have the place open for breakfast.

Spokefest is scheduled for Sep 8 and registration is open. Register before June 30 and you're eligible to win a bike.

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