Biking Bis

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  1. Half-mile of Sammamish trail reopens; 2 miles still closed

    Don’t plan on riding your bike along the East Lake Sammamish Trail between Redmond and Issaquah anytime soon.

    Two miles of the 11-mile rail-trail is still closed to travel to allow contractors to get in and finish the job that has stretched for 13 months.

    King County put out a press release on Friday announcing …

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  2. Dozens of Bike to Work Day stations ready for morning commute

    Dozens of commute stations will open from 6 to 9 a.m. Friday in the Puget Sound region to support cyclists pedaling to work for Bike to Work Day.

    This is where commuters will find free water bottles, snacks, maps, bike mechanics and more stuff to support and reward them for leaving their cars at home …

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  3. Friday stages for Tour of California relocated due to snow; ITT slated for Six Flags Magic Mountain

    Record low precipitation may have gripped California in drought, but a late spring snowfall prompted race officials with Amgen Tour of California to move Friday’s stages to lower elevations.

    The men’s and women’s Individual Time Trials scheduled for Friday in the Big Bear Lake area of the San Bernardino Mountains east of Los Angeles has been …

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  4. New bicycle-friendly rankings for states – Washington still No. 1 in 2015

    The state of Washington in 2015 once again earned the top “bicycle friendly” ranking among states, the League of American Bicyclists announced Monday.

    This is the eighth year that the league has listed states for “bikeability” based on their scores in a number of categories leading to safe bicycling. As states rise and fall on …

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  5. Cyclofemme: Women on bikes take to streets, roads and trails on Sunday – everywhere

    More than 270 women-oriented bike rides are registered as part of the worldwide CycloFemme celebration on Sunday.

    The rides include everything from the slow-paced Critical Lass bike ride in Seattle to a sunset ride through the Arabian desert in Dubai.

    The rides based in 20 countries and 228 cities (at last count) around the world are listed …

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