Stories tagged: bicycling
Thu., June 16, 2016, 4:41 p.m.
The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the woman struck and killed by a pickup truck while riding a bike Wednesday afternoon as Grace K. Gremillion, 26.
Sat., June 11, 2016, 12:56 p.m.
Less than a mile up the road from Avalanche Campground, the roar of a real avalanche overrode the burble of McDonald Creek.
Wed., June 8, 2016, 11:59 p.m.
Organized bicycling events in the Inland Northwest in June provide something for everyone, from easy rambles for kids to thigh-busting hill climbs and charity rides with noble goals.
Sun., May 15, 2016, 5 p.m.
Bike to Work Week starts Monday with a pancake breakfast in Riverfront Park.
Sat., May 7, 2016, 4:13 p.m.
In 2013, my youngest daughter redirected the family discussion on a new chapter in her life with a counterpunch to my parental instincts
Wed., May 4, 2016, 3:02 p.m.
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 …
Wed., April 27, 2016, 2:17 p.m.
Wheelman Frank Lenz, who toured Yellowstone National Park on a “safety bicycle” in 1892, never could have imagined a cycling trip like this: women in pink tutus, men wearing bright …
Sat., April 9, 2016
Cedar Wright is bringing his uncomfortable relationship with climbing and film-making to Spokane.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 12:40 p.m.
Sometimes I feel so outdoorsy. I’m outdoorsing so much, I ride on my elitist fleet of a-different-bike-for-every-purpose bikes and say things to myself like, “I’m so outdoorsy. I ride my …
Wed., April 6, 2016, 12:11 p.m.
The bicycling season shifts into another gear this month. After just a couple organized cycling events on the list in March, April sees about 10 and the number climbs to …
Sat., April 2, 2016, 3:38 p.m.
BIRDS – Idaho’s Nez Perce Tribe has been awarded a $200,000 federal grant to pursue reintroducing California condors in Hells Canyon. The Nez Perce grant is a share of nearly …
Wed., March 2, 2016, 1:55 p.m.
Jeff Oatley, a Fairbanks, Alaska, cyclist has become the first to pedal a frigid course that challenges the continent’s best sled dog teams.
Sat., Feb. 13, 2016, 4 p.m.
Sat., Jan. 23, 2016, 3:47 p.m.
The crash barely makes the first half-hour of highlights in a conversation about their bicycle tour across the USA.
Fri., Dec. 18, 2015, 9:59 a.m.
One of the reasons for a relatively high casualty rate among bicyclists involved in traffic accidents became apparent to me on a trip through downtown Spokane this fall – bicycle …
Wed., Nov. 11, 2015, 5:25 p.m.
Recreationists, landowners work toward compromise on maintaining the John Wayne Trail on an abandoned railway across Eastern Washington.
Sat., Oct. 17, 2015
Faux-leather and shoelaces distinguish the Recon Mixed bike shoes, conjuring up old-school aesthetics that existed before the days of Velcro and carbon-fiber soles.
Sat., Oct. 10, 2015, 5:11 p.m.
Autumn offers some of the best opportunities for Inland Northwest hiking and biking.
Sun., Sept. 27, 2015, 12:01 a.m.
The world will soon have virtual access to paddling the Little Spokane River, biking the Centennial Trail and hiking across the suspension bridge at the Bowl and Pitcher. Volunteers this …
Sun., Sept. 27, 2015
Most people who encountered Google’s Trekker on Spokane-area trails last weekend smiled and seemed curious. As the device perched on a volunteer hiker’s back was making 360-degree images at Riverside …
Sun., Sept. 20, 2015
OUTRAGEOUS – Eight high-adrenaline films featuring skiing, biking, riding, paddling and other white-knuckle pursuits from the Banff Mountain Film Festival are coming to North Idaho. The Radical Reels film tour …
Thu., Aug. 27, 2015
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 …
Mon., Aug. 3, 2015
When he first got on a mountain bike 20 years ago, Fred Schmid could barely pedal up the 100-foot hill leading to his house. Today the 82-year-old Schmid logs 200-mile …
Thu., July 23, 2015
Two organized bicycling events eliminate any excuses cyclists might have for being couch potatoes this weekend. On Saturday, the Jedermann Gran Fondo ( emdesports.com) based out of Cheney may be …
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 …
Sun., May 10, 2015
OUTPEDAL – Spokane’s annual Bike to Work Week, May 18-22, helps motivate commuters to get on two wheels for benefits that include energy savings, fitness and reducing vehicles on roads …
Sun., May 3, 2015
Bicycling events really get rolling for the year starting this month. The last weekend in April was just a start, with 550 participants in the 22nd annual Lilac Century and …
Thu., April 9, 2015
Outdoors stories and blogs published by The Spokesman- Review often strike a chord that prompts readers to reflect or react. When I get wind of that, I wave my internal …
Thu., April 2, 2015
The 2015 bicycling season is on a roll. The lack of winter snow allowed cyclists to get an early start to hardening their legs and bums for a regional slate …
Wed., April 1, 2015
The Spokesman-Review’s list of top 2015 bicycling tours and races in Washington, North Idaho, western Montana, northeastern Oregon and southeastern British Columbia.