Seattle before SSCXWC.

After traveling nearly 3000 miles and consuming a lifetimes worth of alcohol, pizza, cheeseburgers, donuts and ice cream cake- I’ve returned home to my house on the hill in Cordova- alive. Bike racing is hard. This year I’ve spent less time on this blog than…

STOLEN IN SEATTLE: BIKES FOR VETERANS

As some of you awesome readers of GMG know, I am a long time volunteer with the Seattle-based non-profit Outdoors for All Foundation. One of the thing our organization does is to team up with the Wounded Warrior Project to provide equipment and support for…

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…

Broke Ass Racer: aka the BAR bike

Cyclocross season is coming up quickly. Next month, people will begin attending CX camps to hone their skills for the upcoming race season, which begins in September. For those of you not familiar with ‘cross racing, Ryan described it best as “combining the worst…

5th Annual Girls of Summer Alleycat Race

  It’s that time of year again. When the girls come out to rip up the streets of Seattle in Menstrual Monday’s “Girls of Summer” all female alleycat race. This no rules race around the Emerald city is open to women of all ages…

On the Cheap– (Don’t?) Try This At Home: Rockshox Coil to Air Fork Conversion

Full and utterly not shocking disclaimer: The advice in the forthcoming article WILL (not maybe, probably or might) void any SRAM/RockShox factory warranty on your fork. If you’re not comfortable reading service manuals and/or if the thought of beating your forks with a mallet…

Resurrection 8 Alleycat Race 4/4

Back for the 8th year running the Resurrection Alleycat is this Saturday April 4th. Registration starts at 2:30pm @ Cal Anderson Park. Race starts at 3pm sharp (don’t be late!) Finish and after party at Gaswork Park. Come to ride, come to race, roll…

Stolen in Seattle

I hate getting emails like this:   I’m sending my sad story to all bike places/people in hopes that I get my ride back. My bike was stolen today. I’m near Queen Anne/Interbay and thought maybe someone might see it go by. It’s an 80’s…

Seattle Bike Show 2015

The Seattle Bike Expo is no longer. Thankfully, Cascadia Events picked up the ball and created the Seattle Bike Show for 2015. The event will take place Feb. 28th & March 1st at Century Link. This year’s events feature speakers such as the one and…

Everyone’s Drinking Fireball and Other Irresponsible Liquor

Yesterday,  Feb. 22, was the “official opener” of cycling season in Seattle. That means two things: Cascade Bicycle Club’s annual Chilly Hilly  30 mile group ride around Bainbridge Island, and the cheaper, funner alternative ride: .83’s F—ing Hills Race (FHR). The FHR is always held…