Biking Bis

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  1. New Sumner bike trail helps close the gap between Interurban (South) and Foothills Trails

    A paved bicycle trail that the city of Sumner built along the scenic White River has gone a long way toward connecting two great rail-trails — the Interurban (South) Trail in King County and the Foothills Trail in Pierce County.

    The last section of the Sumner Link Trail completed this spring closed a gap in …

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  2. 3-foot passing buffer for bicyclists becomes law in California today

    If bicyclists in California feel they have a little more space when cars pass today, that's no accident.
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    The state of California on Tuesday became the 24th state to require motorists give bicyclists and pedestrians at least 3 feet of space when passing. The law, signed by Gov. Jerry Brown last September, became effective Tuesday after more than a year of preparation. Brown had vetoed two earlier versions...
  3. Have piano, will travel by bicycle; Mr. B’s Joybox Express hits the road

    Musicians who travel the countryside by bicycle are rare, but not unheard of. It’s relatively easy to stash a cornet into a saddlebag or sling a banjo over one’s back.

    Mr. B’s Joybox Express takes this a gigantic step forward by rolling an upright piano up on a bicycle trailer and hauling ass down the …

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  4. US Bike Route 10 dedication is Sunday in Anacortes

    Washington Bikes is inviting folks interested in bicycle travel to attend the ribbon cutting on the new US Bike Route 10 in Anacortes this Sunday.

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    USBR 10 rolls out for 416 miles roughly along  the State Route 20 corridor from Anacortes to the Idaho border. That’s also the …

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  5. Olympic Peninsula – Paving the Spruce Railroad Trail on the “back side” of Lake Crescent creates safer bike route

    A paved trail is slowly but surely replacing the dirt and rock Spruce Railroad Trail on the north shore of Lake Crescent. When complete, it will provide a safe and scenic alternative to the narrow shoulder of US Highway 101 that bicyclists must now use to pass the lake.

    Anyone who has bicycled on US Highway 101 …

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