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Stories tagged: cyclists

UPDATED: Mon., June 24, 2019

Getting There: Pedestrian safety campaign sticks to basics: Look both ways

The blame game is easy when it comes to growing number of pedestrian deaths. But a task force thinks the better question is: How can we make our roads safer?

UPDATED: Sun., May 20, 2018

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

Admit it, some Spokane cyclists are jerks

How are Spokane bike riders similar to the leadership of the National Rifle Association?

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …