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July a hot month for bicycling events

June is a tough act to follow for organizers of bicycling events in the Northwest, while July delivers some of the most popular rides of the year – so popular, they’re mostly sold out.

Bikes 2017: April events waken the masses to a new bicycling season

The bicycling season in the Inland Northwest kicks off in a big way in April. Hard-core road bikers already have hundreds of miles on their legs by this time, sometimes risking road rash or worse among the potholes and winter traction sand still on the roadways.

Upcoming area bicycling events appeal to the masses

May is a massive month for organized bicycling events in the Inland Northwest. Highlights include Family Adventure mountain biking events at Farragut State Park, Bike to Work Week activities and free bicycle maintenance classes at the North Spokane and Argonne libraries.

September premier month for organized bike events

September is pure joy for a serious bicyclist. With a full season of in-the-saddle training, you’re ready for anything, champing at the bit to spin away more miles – and no month delivers so many options. About two dozen organized rides are coming up in the Northwest, including the two biggest events of the year near Spokane and Coeur d’Alene:

Field reports: September big month for group bike rides

CYCLING – SpokeFest, one of the region’s premier bicycling events with courses for every ability level based out of Spokane, is coming up Sept. 7 Register today to avoid late fees and enter a drawing for a free bike at spokefest.org.

Popular spring and summer bike rides sell out

Bicyclists can relax until spring before planning most of their 2014 cycling season. But the following popular spring and summer rides sell out so quickly, you have to be planning and making your application now. Chilly Hilly: Feb. 23, traditionally the region’s first notable cycling events of the season. The 41st annual event starts with an early-morning ferry ride from Seattle before unleashing cyclists on a 33-mile route around Bainbridge Island that bags 2,675 feet of cumulative elevation. Organized by the Cascade Bicycle Club, registration for nonmembers opens Tuesday; cascade.org.

Busy summer set for cyclists

With memories fading of cold spring rains, bicyclists have little to dampen their spirits for a plethora of organized cycling events scheduled throughout the summer. The list includes low-key local rides such as the Spokane Summer Parkways event on Spokane’s South Hill on June 19.

2013 Northwest Bicycling Events: Expanded list

The Spokesman-Review's list of top 2013 bicycling tours and races in Washington, North Idaho, western Montana, northeastern Oregon and southeastern British Columbia.

Only early birds bag these 2013 bike tours

Bicyclists can relax until spring before planning most of their 2013 cycling season. But the following popular spring and summer rides sell out so quickly, you have to be planning and making your application now. Chilly Hilly – Feb. 24, billed as the region’s first cycling event of the season. The 40th annual event starts with an early morning Ferry Ride from Seattle before unleashing cyclists on a 33-mile route around Bainbridge Island that bags 2,675 feet of cumulative elevation. Organized by the Cascade Bicycle Club, cascade.org.

Charities, cyclists reap benefits of sponsored biking events

Inland Northwest cyclists are on roll with an expanding calendar of catered events that start in winter, freewheel through spring and shift to high gear heading into fall. Fourteen area weekend bicycling events are scheduled in September alone.