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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, …


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 …


Bike events throughout the summer provide something for everyone

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.


TransAmerica Bicycle Trail is ride of a lifetime

In 2013, my youngest daughter redirected the family discussion on a new chapter in her life with a counterpunch to my parental instincts


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 …


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 …


2015 Northwest Bicycling Events: Expanded list

The Spokesman-Review’s list of top 2015 bicycling tours and races in Washington, North Idaho, western Montana, northeastern Oregon and southeastern British Columbia.


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 …


2014 Northwest Bicycling Events: Expanded list

The Spokesman-Review’s list of top 2014 bicycling tours and races in Washington, North Idaho, western Montana, northeastern Oregon and southeastern British Columbia.


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


Inland NW fall bike tours

SEPTEMBER Great NW Fall Tour ( gnwft.homestead.com), Sept. 2: Ride routes of 15, 30, 50 or 85 miles beginning at the Newport City Park. Benefits Newport/Priest River Rotary Club. $25 …


Inland Northwest flush with organized bicycling events

The number of organized regional bicycling events continues to grow into a packed schedule of rolling social events. Never has there been so much incentive to get out and enjoy …


2012 Bicycling Events: Expanded list

The Spokesman-Review’s list of top 2012 bicycling tours and races in Washington, North Idaho, western Montana, northeastern Oregon and southeastern British Columbia.


Organized events cater to cyclists

Traction sand, gravel and potholes still warrant caution for bicycles braving the region’s winter-weary roads. But early bloomers are getting a leg up on conditioning for a long list of …


Region’s most popular bike tours fill quickly

Procrastinators miss out on some of the region’s popular premium bicycle tours, which already booked with riders for 2011, although in some cases names are being put on waiting lists. …


Organizers needed for Tour des Lacs bike event

Organizers of the September Tour des Lacs bicycle tour are retiring from the effort, leaving doubts about the event’s scheduling this year. Wendy Zupan Bailey and Gino Lisiecki of Round …


Time to tour

The pedaling season is shifting into high as organizers gear up for mass bicycle tours throughout the Northwest. Most of these tours are fundraisers that feature great food, with cyclists …


Small group bike tours

Spokane Parks and Recreation Department has a long list of excellent guided group bicycle tours from spring through fall at a modest cost and sometimes complete with van support and …


2011 bicycling events

Listings of top cycling tours and races in the region for 2011.


Cycling September

September is becoming the month of the bicycle in the Inland Northwest. A cycling event of some sort for a wide range of abilities is scheduled every week through the …


Cycling events in September, beyond

A list of coming cycling events around the Northwest.


Outback snowmobiling curbs sought

A heli-ski operator is calling on British Columbia to enact controls over backcountry snowmobilers, saying the large number of deaths this season has hurt the province’s reputation as a safe …