Stories tagged: bicycles
UPDATED: Sat., April 13, 2019, 5:37 p.m.
Tim Lacey wheeled his newly bought red 1973 Raleigh Olympian bike out of the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, the hosting grounds for the eighth annual Spokane Bike Swap …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 24, 2019, 8:44 p.m.
At the annual Great Outdoors & Bike Expo, people from across the Spokane area who have been cooped up inside all winter had a chance to try their favorite outdoor …
Mon., Sept. 17, 2018
George Ethan Bartoo was one Spokane’s first mechanics and car dealers. As a young man in the 1880s in Indiana, he and a friend built a simple steam-powered cart which …
Sun., July 22, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Starting next month, University of Idaho students, faculty and staff will be able to cruise through campus without using their own car or bicycle.
UPDATED: Fri., June 29, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Three-time Tour de France winner Greg LeMond, two Holocaust survivors and dozens of others took part in a symbolic ride from Auschwitz-Birkenau to a Jewish cultural center in Poland to …
Fri., May 11, 2018, 4:20 p.m.
Start with the pancakes and end with a beer. That’s right, Monday starts Bike to Work week.
UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018, 7:01 a.m.
How are Spokane bike riders similar to the leadership of the National Rifle Association?
Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 5:25 a.m.
Traveling on muddy trails by bike, foot or horseback, can cause long term trail damage.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 9, 2017, 10:03 a.m.
A few misconceptions about cycling: Bikes are guests on streets, which are for cars, and they should move out of the way of vehicles. Cyclists don’t pay gas taxes or …
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 5:25 a.m.
Hunters heading into the mountains this week still face restrictions on campfires and even generators as tinder-dry conditions persist through the region.
Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Time stood still. Mile after mile of scorching highway, filled with bicyclists, heads down, grinding away amid the shimmering heat waves. Fun was long gone, burned away by relentless sun …
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 5:49 p.m.
City officials aren’t too concerned about the rogue paint job, but it seems unlikely to remain.
UPDATED: Mon., July 17, 2017, 1:56 p.m.
Two private bike-share companies will likely soon have 1,000 shareable bikes on Seattle streets.
Mon., May 8, 2017, 10:57 a.m.
A bicycle sales franchise that began in Spokane 45 years ago has been sold to three local business partners.
Sat., April 1, 2017, 3:54 p.m.
It’s prime time to sell or buy to downsize or expand and upgrade your bicycle fleet at the annual Spokane Bike Swap & Expo set for Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. …
Sun., Nov. 20, 2016
People bring their bicycles to Steve Forsness for a personal touch, and he delivers with custom paint jobs on everything from BMX racers to high-end carbon fiber triathlon bikes.
Thu., June 30, 2016, 11:02 a.m.
A Washington state appeals court has ruled cities must provide safe roadways for all traffic, including bicycles.
Tue., June 21, 2016, 10:04 p.m.
Hundreds of eager bikers, health enthusiasts and young entrepreneurs flooded the South Hill’s Manito and Comstock neighborhoods for an evening of recreation and games.
Sat., May 7, 2016, 8:14 a.m.
The city of Seattle has launched a campaign to encourage people to sign up for the now city-owned Pronto bike-share system, but city employees might not have seen the fliers.
Wed., April 27, 2016, 12:17 p.m.
Mosaic Community Bike Shop is a place that demonstrates Christian principles while helping the disadvantaged learn marketable skills. It’s a worthy new home for the Clark family’s bicycle fleet.
Thu., April 21, 2016, 10:56 a.m.
An oceanfront stretch of an elevated bike lane built ahead of the Olympic Games collapsed on Thursday when it was hit by a strong wave, killing at least two people, …
Mon., Sept. 14, 2015
SpokeFest speaks to the state of bicycling in Spokane, and the energy and camaraderie on display Sunday for the eighth year of the event was a strong indication that the …
Mon., Aug. 10, 2015
There is a place in downtown Spokane where the bike lane ends. It’s at Main Avenue and Howard Street, and it’s not the greatest transaction for cyclists. When the light …
Sun., Aug. 2, 2015
For the first time, Spokane’s online bicycle registry has been used to reunite a bike with its owner. An employee at Manito Park found a bike Monday and contacted the …
Mon., July 13, 2015
The mighty wheel, ingenuity and whimsy came together Sunday in an eclectic celebration in Coeur d’Alene’s Riverstone development. Kinetic Fest challenged creative types to assemble human-powered vehicles for a parade …
Thu., June 18, 2015
IONE, Washington – When my day begins, I load my bike with eight liters of water in four different vessels. That’s almost 18 pounds.
Thu., June 11, 2015
ROCKPORT, Wash. – That didn’t take long. About 7 miles after I pulled away from the Anacortes Ferry Terminal, I met Kris Lytton, a legislator in the state House who …
Wed., June 10, 2015, 7:45 p.m.
On day one of his 416-mile journey across U.S. Bicycle Route 10, The Spokesman-Review’s Nicholas Deshais works out his anxieties and enjoys the view.
Thu., June 4, 2015
June opens the spigot on organized summer bicycling, with roughly 25 events scheduled across the region. This is Bike to Work Month in Coeur d’Alene and the Skeeter Skoot bicycle …
Fri., May 22, 2015
Since bikes were invented, bikes have been stolen. Returning bicycles to their rightful owners may get a bit easier in Spokane, thanks to a new online tool the city unveiled …