Stories tagged: cyclists
UPDATED: Sun., May 20, 2018, 10:28 p.m.
Wildlife officials say cougar that attacked mountain bikers was ‘emaciated’
The two mountain bikers did what they were supposed to do when they noticed a mountain lion tailing them on a trail east of Seattle.
UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018, 7:01 a.m.
Admit it, some Spokane cyclists are jerks
How are Spokane bike riders similar to the leadership of the National Rifle Association?
Fri., June 23, 2017, 6 a.m.
John Wayne rail-trail bike trip delightfully uncrowded
While the Eastern Washington portion of a cross-state rail trail continues to be snubbed for funding by the Washington Legislature, a few folks continue to explore this world-class route in …
Thu., July 11, 2013
Landers: Wolf chases Sandpoint cyclist on Alaska Highway
Growing up in the Yukon, Melanie Klassen had seen numerous bicycle tourists pedaling the Alaska Highway, but never one with a canine companion running behind him. “I thought it was …
Sun., July 7, 2013
Lilac City Twilight Criterium bike races return to downtown
Don’t try to talk to Spokane Rocket Velo President Alan Jacob on the day of the Lilac City Twilight Criterium. He’s got dozens of racing cyclists, nearly a mile of …
Mon., June 25, 2012
Massive concrete girders take shape at Spokane business
Some of the largest pre-stressed concrete girders in the U.S. have been coming out of a manufacturing yard in Spokane in recent weeks. The 186-foot-long girders are being used for …
Fri., Nov. 26, 2010
Driver sentenced in cyclist’s death
A Washington state motorist has been sentenced to a year in prison following a crash that killed a cyclist and injured a runner competing in a relay race in North …
Mon., Sept. 13, 2010
SpokeFest draws more than 2,000 cyclists – and a gorilla
Bill Bender’s fingerprints are all over SpokeFest, and SpokeFest fingerprints are all over him – or at least his hands. The event organizer posts himself in front of the event’s …
Mon., April 5, 2010
Policy would emphasize user-friendly Spokane streets
With a populace that has complained loudly for decades about bumpy roads, Spokane’s focus on street money is creating smoother rides for cars. But with voices growing for better bike …