Ales for Trails in Seattle!

This Thursday in Seattle, you should go drink beers at Brouwer’s in support of Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance and the building of more trails in the Northwest. They will have beer from Oskar Blues Brewery, GoodLife Brewing, New Belgium Brewing and Fremont Brewing Company, and Hopworks Urban Brewery nand all proceeds will…

Don’t forget to VOTE today

Well today is the day to get out to vote. Of course you should ride your bike to the polls. Vote for who you vill, but please- vote. The decisions that our elected officials directly impact the infrastructure put in place to support cycling,…

Ruckus raffles frames to support women’s cycling

You know how dry cleaning shops have tons of clothes that never get picked up?  Apparently that happens with bikes too. Ruckus Composites, a Portland Oregon based Carbon Fiber repair business, is making use of those bikes that never get picked up- those that would otherwise…

Tomorrow in Anchorage!

Speedway Cycles is hosting the Single Track Advocates Membership Drive tomorrow night (Thursday) at 6:30  at the shop. Stop by for beer and pizza, to hear about upcoming projects, and show your support for the group getting things done! 1231 W Northern Lights Blvd….

Sharing Wheels: Kids Bike Work Parties

Sharing Wheels Community Bike Shop is a non-profit organization dedicated to “connecting unused bikes to people who need wheels.” Once a year in June kids have the opportunity to trade in their bike they have outgrown and get a bike that fits them. At the…

Bike Mechanic Salaries

Have you ever wondered how much a bike mechanic earns? Or how their salary compares to other careers like being a gardener or janitor? And which state pays the best for bike mechanics? Check out this informational slide-show by Don Perry with the numbers…

Dear Motorist

A touching video getting at what often is the root of the problem between motorists and cyclists, a break down in communication and a lack of understanding. What would your letter say?

New Calendar

Have a bike event coming up?  Seattle, or the rest of Washington?  Oregon? Alaska? Anywhere else?  We want to help get the word out.  Let us help you put your event on blast.  Email us with the info and we’ll get it up. Right…

10 Myths About Women and Cycling

The folks over at Momentum Magazine put together an infographic summing up the findings of Women on a Roll, a project connected with the League of American Bicyclists and the Women Bike Program. Download a large and printable PDF of the infographic here: 10…

Legos, Bicycles & Canadians

Check out this series of Legomation videos put out by the city of Edmonton Canada. A humorous approach to public education about bicycle lanes in their city. It also confirms what I had already suspected, Canadians are strange! Although these videos do remind me…