Biking Bis

Bicycle touring and more...
  1. How to enforce 3-foot passing safety laws to protect bicyclists

    Twenty-six states and the District of Columbia require that motorists give bicyclists at least 3 feet of space when they pass.

    It’s the law.

    But one of the big hurdles bike advocates face in pushing for passage of such legislation is enforcement. In state after state, police and legislators say that the 3-foot law is …

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  2. East Lake Sammamish Trail fully reopens for Fourth of July weekend

    After more than a year, the entire 11-mile-long East Lake Sammamish bicycle trail will be open beginning on Friday.

    A 2.6-mile section of the rail-trail that links Redmond with Issaquah along the scenic shores of Lake Sammamish has been closed since April 2014 when a grading, paving and landscaping job started.

    Contractors finished enough of …

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  3. Mountains to Sound Greenway offers a bike tour on John Wayne Pioneer Trail

    If you’ve been thinking about a multi-day bike ride along the John Wayne Pioneer Trail, the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trek might be just for you.

    The Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a hike/bike adventure next month through the 100 miles of forests, farms, parks, and communities that it …

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  4. The Big BAM in Missouri brings music to the ears of bicyclists

    About 1,000 bike riders are taking part this week in the newest across-state bike tour — The Big BAM (Bicycle Across Missouri).

    The 300-mile cross-state ride got underway on Monday in Rock Port and finishes on Friday in Canton. Along the way, the cyclists will be visiting the host towns of Maryville, Albany, Unionville, and …

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  5. Burke-Gilman Trail repairs this week; bike trail updates

    Summer time is the best time for road and highway repairs, and I guess that’s true for bike trails as well.

    Work is currently underway on the Burke-Gilman, Green River, East Lake Sammamish and Snoqualmie Valley bike trails.

    For starters, Seattle’s Department of Transportation announced that a contractor would be working on the Burke-Gilman Trail …

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