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SpokeFest returns Sunday, packet pickup Friday and Saturday

Spokane’s annual bike celebration returns Sunday.


At 60, Spokane resident completes grueling 2,745-mile bike-packing race

Some winds were so strong that Craig Schwyn wanted to curl up on the ground and cry. Mud so thick the wheels of his carbon fiber Salsa Cutthroat bike balled …


UPDATED: Sat., July 6, 2019, 5:32 p.m.

Fitting the puzzle pieces: Greater Yellowstone Trail slowly coming together

The vision is a 180-mile-long separated trail from West Yellowstone, Montana, through the Teton Valley, over Teton Pass and deep into Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park. But like an uncompleted …


Mount Spokane graduate biking across country to raise awareness about disabilities

About nine months ago, Jared Mehring signed away his 2019 summer, committing to a cross-country bike ride from Seattle to Washington, D.C.


Ferry County outdoor festival aims to bring recreation, money to one of Washington’s poorest counties

Emily Burt knows the dollar value of sweaty and thirsty outdoor enthusiasts better than most. As the co-owner and founder of Republic Brewing, Burt is used to seeing trail weary …


Silver Mountain bike park opens Saturday

Silver Mountain Bike Park is set to open on Saturday. Silver Mountain Bike Park features two lifts, including North America’s longest single-stage gondola and 3,400 feet of vertical drop.


Hiawatha bike trail opens Friday

The Route of the Hiawatha bike trail will open Friday.


After 20 years, Spokane’s 24-hour bike race takes final lap as participation drops

After 20 years of nonstop pedaling, Spokane’s 24 Hours Round the Clock mountain bike race will take a final lap next weekend.


Spring conditions affect roads, trails

Warm and wet spring weather means roads and trails are getting muddy.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:05 p.m.

Great Outdoors and Bike Expo Saturday, Sunday

The third annual outdoor adventure and bike expo will be Saturday and next Sunday at the Spokane Convention Center. Expo attendees also gain access to the Spokane Golf Show.


Biking as medicine: program seeks to help struggling students through exercise

A new program at the Pocatello Community Charter School called Riding for Focus aims to prove biking can be the best medicine for middle-schoolers who have trouble behaving or paying …


SpokeFest waives late fees

Forgot to register for SpokeFest? Don’t fret. A $20 late-registration fee has been waived.


North Idaho’s scenic 15-mile Hiawatha Trail celebrates its 20th year

Cigarette in one hand and mountain bike in the other Greg Ebersohl was a content man as he waited for a bus to pick him and his steel steed up …


Annual Blue Goose Chase bike ride July 21

The 5th Annual Blue Goose Chase Family Fun Bike Ride is Saturday, July 21st.


UPDATED: Wed., June 6, 2018, 10:18 a.m.

Spokane retirees hit the road in 16-month bike quest

Kathy Greer is not the kind of woman who sleeps behind an abandoned building in a remote Idaho town.


Free attended bike parking offered during Bloomsday

The Spokane Bicycle Club will provide free attended bike parking during Bloomsday this year.


Pro tips and tricks for bike riding in winter weather, from Jimmy John’s riders

Intimidated to ride your bike in the snow? Ice and cold keeping you off the saddle?


Fat bike race this weekend

Cycling – Fat bikers are invited to race at the 49 Degrees North Nordic center on Saturday. The race will start at 11 a.m. Registration is from 9:30-10:30 a.m. on …


Washington Student Cycling League to host informational meeting

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Longtime Spokane bike mechanic Dave Mannino retiring

BIKING – Dave Mannino, a longtime Spokane bike mechanic has retired. His 40-year career will be celebrated Friday at the Bike Hub in the South Perry Neighborhood (817 S. Perry …


Legendary biking on North Dakota’s Maah Daah Hey trail

For mountain bikers, North Dakota’s Maah Daah Hey Trail is such a treasure that people come from all over to experience it. I drove with friends more than 1,000 miles …


Hiking Beartooth Wilderness high on list of Montana adventures

Crawl from your warm sleeping bag out the tent door, into the darkness and predawn wind whipping across the plateau. Look up at the cathedral of the sky. Watch the …


Field reports: Bike laws weak in protecting walkers

TRAILS – Readers had lingering questions, and so the The Spokesman-Review, about last Sunday’s story about a woman who was struck from behind by a bicyclist as she walked on …


In brief: Hunters face fire restrictions at campsites

Hunters heading into the mountains this week still face restrictions on campfires and even generators as tinder-dry conditions persist through the region.


Editorial: Walking to school is a smart choice

Health experts recommend children get at least an hour of physical activity per day. Walking to and from school provides a nice aerobic workout.


UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 9:28 p.m.

Washington boy struck by vehicle says helmet saved his life

Except for some bumps and bruises, a few stitches and a hairline fracture, an Onalaska boy’s life is getting back to normal after being hit by a car while riding …


Contest winner named for ‘Expedition Alaska’ film tickets

The winner has been chosen for the two free tickets The Spokesman-Review has offered for tonight’s screening and panel discussion of the “Expedition Alaska Adventure Race” documentary at the Bing …


UPDATED: Sat., March 18, 2017, 4:34 p.m.

Mauled mountain biker riding fast when attacked by grizzly

The Kalispell mountain biker killed by a grizzly bear outside of Glacier National Park last year was going at a high rate of speed into a collision that triggered the …


Bill Jennings: Frost Fight pits bikes racing in the snow

An unusual event that has emerged recently at a few ski resorts around North America will make its Inland Northwest debut at Silver Mountain Sunday. The Frost Fight is a …


“All Out” effort connects people with outdoor pursuits

Taking that first step into an outdoor life-sport such as snowshoeing, mountain biking, paddling and fly fishing is less intimidating with the help of experienced “ambassadors” from clubs and agencies. …