Rides and Events

Check this page often for updated listings of all types of cycling events in and around our area.

Upcoming Cycling Events

Date Event Name Location Description Phone

Apr 20, 2019

Ride for Major Taylor

Seattle,WA

Ride for Major Taylor is a fully supported ride, benefiting the Major Taylor Project. Come ride with us Saturday, April 20, on a journey through West Seattle, Delridge, Burien, Seatac and White Center. Pledge your support while you explore these culturally rich and diverse communities, and ride with the Major Taylor students.

Apr 27, 2019

Tour de Lopez

Lopez Island, WA

This very popular non-competitive bicycle tour of Lopez Island is brought to you by the Lopez Island Chamber of Commerce and is the kickoff event for cycling in the beautiful San Juan Islands. Whether you make it a day trip or make it a weekend getaway you will not be disappointed! Many of our riders return every year for this event. There are four routes (5, 12, 17 & 31 mile) that are marked with our unique recycled bicycles with two starting points – Odlin Park at the north end close to the ferry landing, and Lopez Community Center in Lopez Village. There are three designated rest areas along the route that offer great bakery treats and fresh organic fruit provided by Blossom Grocery, water and other assistance if needed. Rest areas open at 8:00am. All routes end in the Village at Lopez Community Center where you will enjoy a 3 course lunch provided by The Galley Restaurant. Cyclists and locals alike enjoy lunch, a beer garden and music provided by (TBA) in the Pavillion.

360-468-4664

Apr 28, 2019

McClinchy Mile

Arlington, WA

B.I.K.E.S. Club of Snohomish County invites you to explore the peaceful river valleys, rolling hills and picturesque farms of Snohomish County. 33 mile Stanwood Loop – starts and ends in Arlington. Our flattest, easiest loop, with friendly cows and Stillaguamish River views along scenic farm roads. Route revised since 2018. 50 mile Camano Climb Loop – starts and ends in Stanwood. Love hills and water views? This ride is for you. Food stop at Cama Beach State Park and discounts from many island merchants. A shortcut will make it a 40-miler if you prefer. 68 mile Stanwood-Camano Loop – starts and ends in Arlington. Combines the Stanwood Loop with the best of Camano for a super-scenic and super-sized metric (plus) century. Food stops and SAG support on all routes. Sponsored by B.I.K.E.S. Club of Everett.

May 4, 2019

Tour de Cure- Seattle (Woodinville)

Woodinville,WA

Participating in the Tour de Cure is an experience you will never forget. The event is very well organized and has routes available for all skill levels, including a walk. You will be inspired by all of those joining you as you make an impact for this great cause. Your Tour Day experience includes: Starting line ceremonies with inspiring speakers Well planned and marked routes Vehicle support with medics and mechanics Fully stocked rest stops A fantastic lunch and post event festival

May 5, 2019

Seattle Bike-n-Brews

Seattle,WA

The Seattle Bike-n-Brews is an urban ride for those who appreciate city riding and quality Pacific Northwest microbrews. Pedal along the Duwamish and Green River Trails from Georgetown to Tukwila, taking in city views along the way, and return to the finish line party for cold brews and food. The 27-mile route is an easy going, mostly flat ride using protected trails and city streets. Registration includes lunch at the finish line festival, along with a beer ticket for the mid-point and finish line, AND a sweet Bike-n-Brews souvenir.

May 7, 2019

Bike Everywhere Breakfast

Seattle,WA

The 2018 Kaiser Permanente Bike Everywhere Breakfast brings together 1,000 people in the bicycling community—from elected officials and business leaders, to advocates and more. Get ready to have a fantastic morning celebrating meaningful partnerships, and learn more about how Cascade’s expansion to statewide work has provided significant opportunities for our programs participants to develop quality relationships with the surrounding community.

(206) 939-4366

May 11, 2019

Inland Empire Century

Richland, WA

Join us May 11,2019 on a great ride, the Group Health Inland Empire Century (IEC). Routes skirt the Columbia and Yakima rivers - through parks and over bridges - and return to the traditional route in the Horse Heaven Hills. Ride options are from an easy 25 miles to challenging 50, 75 or 100 mile tours. All routes showcase the scenic beauty of the lower Yakima/Columbia River valley with its vineyards, wheat fields and fruit orchards.

May 11, 2019

Skagit Spring Classic

Bayview Elementary School Burlington, WA

Skagit Bicycle Club's 29th Annual Skagit Spring Classic Bicycle Ride tours through beautiful northern Skagit and southern Whatcom County. Enjoy quiet country roads that are flat in the valley but climb up Chuckanut Drive on longer routes winding through forest land with beautiful marine views of the Salish Sea.

May 15, 2019

Ride of Silence

Across the US (Check your local club)

A series of memorial bike rides across the US that commemorate bicycle riders who have died in traffic. All the rides start at 7 p.m. local time. Check the Ride of Silence schedule for rides in your area.

May 17, 2019

Bike to Work Day

EVERYWHERE

Ride your bicycle to work or school; earn free stuff; sponsored in Seattle and Puget Sound region by Cascade Bicycle Club https://www.cascade.org/bikeeverywhereday

May 19, 2019

Your Canyon For A Day Bike Tour

Yakima, WA

The 35-mile bike ride follows scenic Yakima River canyon on a highway closed to cars for the event, so no worries for families. Same-day registration at the Roza Recreation Site at milepost 7 on SR 821.

May 19, 2019

Viking Tour

Poulsbo, WA

The tour starts and finishes in historic Poulsbo, “Little Norway” at 9 a.m., and is held during the iconic VikingFest carnival and festival. So if you’re an out of towner, plan on coming out Saturday and stay the night to experience Viking Hospitality! The ride has three different lengths for all riding levels: the “Odin”: a 58-mile journey featuring over 4,000ft of climbs. the “Thor”: a 31-mile ride which is fairly flat and just for those looking to have a bit of fun with a little less challenge and the "Freyja": a 15-mile relaxing ride where you can enjoy yourself without breaking too much of a sweat The Viking Tour is meant to be whatever you make of it. Do it for fun, do it to challenge your personal best or do it to win! Whatever your intent, you’ll be glad you came! We encourage professionals, amateurs, recreational riders, clubs & cycling teams to participate. It’s time for all Vikings to trim your beards, shave your legs and get ready to ride.

(206) 953-7201

May 21, 2019

Ladies Maintenance Class (Anacortes)

Anacortes Shop

Calling all lady riders! Come join us for an evening of learning about your bike, rules of the road, and how to change a flat tire! Our entry level class will provide you with information every new rider should learn and be aware of before, during, and after a ride. We promise to send you back out onto the road with confidence. So leave your bike and spouse at home and grab your girlfriends and join us for an evening of learning with the ladies of Skagit Cycle Center! Class Duration: 6-9pm Class Registration Fee: $10.00 Class Size: 12 Spots (Reservations recommended) Please call either shop location to register or answer questions email: bernie@skagitcyclecenter.com **Can't make it? Check out our schedule for other available classes**

360-588-8776

May 24, 2019

Jim O'Horo Memorial Columbia Gorge Explorer

Vancouver, WA

Coming this May 24-27 is the 19th annual Jim O’Horo Memorial Columbia Gorge Explorer loaded tour bike ride. This is a moderately paced, 4-day, self-supported bike camping tour of the spectacular Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, covering 51-65 miles per day, through breathtaking but sometimes challenging terrain. The tour leaves Vancouver, WA on Friday May 24, traveling east in Washington, crossing the Columbia River at Hwy 97, and returning to Vancouver on Monday May 27, by riding west in Oregon. The tour allows plenty of time for sightseeing at the many cultural, historical, and scenic points of interests.

May 26, 2019

Emeral City Ride

Seattle,WA

Are you ready to ride the brand new SR 99 Tunnel? Emerald City Ride 2019 (Sunday, May 26) has your name on it. Enjoy the new Tunnel, car free. Riders will start at Pyramid Alehouse and take the Tunnel north, pedal through Fremont, with stop in Gas Works Park for a free food stop, before hopping on the I-5 express lanes heading back to the finish line celebration. Registered riders will receive a commemorative souvenir and we will have t-shirts available for purchase.

May 27, 2019

7 Hills of Kirkland

Kirkland, WA

Whether you choose the traditional 7 Hill Route (approximately 40 miles), the popular Metric Century Route, or the challenging Century Route, you’ll enjoy the beautiful scenery. Travel at your own pace through urban, suburban, and rural roads, on a holiday when cyclists seem to outnumber vehicles.

Jun 1, 2019

Apple Century Bike Ride

Wenatchee, WA

This year marks the Apple Century Bike Ride's 32nd year. The ride will be June 1st. We have some fun changes for this edition, so be sure to sign up early at LocalRaces.com. Proceeds from this years bike ride benefit the following programs: Challenge Scholarship education incentives, Rotary Polio Eradication efforts, Kids Against Hunger, Shelter Box - Disaster Relief assistance, International Student Exchange and various local community support projects.

Jun 1, 2019

Alaska Airlines Flying Wheels Summer Century

King County/ Lake Sammamish

Say hello to summer riding season! Give your spring training a boost with an early summer century! The Alaska Airlines Flying Wheels Summer Century is a unique opportunity to test your fitness with four different routes offered. If you are looking for a hilly challenge test yourself on our 45-, 67-, or 100-mile routes. If would rather a nice flat summer ride try out our 23-mile route around Lake Sammamish.

Jun 1, 2019

Friday Harbor Bike Fest

San Juan Island, WA

Friday Harbor Bike Fest is the third annual bike ride sponsored by the San Juan Lions Club. This June 1st event offers three routes exploring the picturesque roads of San Juan Island plus a 2019 San Juan Island Artists’ Studio Tour map providing a self-guided tour of our talented artists’ studios. Before the ride, breakfast will be available for a separate fee at San Juan Island Brewing, our starting and ending point. After the ride, enjoy four hours of rockin’ music provided by three local bands while savoring an award-winning BBQ Tri Tip (vegan burger option is available) (included with the fee). A pint of beer from San Juan Island Brewing or a glass of San Juan Vineyards wine will be available for a separate fee.

Jun 8, 2019

Evergreen Mountain Bike Festival (2-Day Event)

Issaquah, WA

Races, raffles, demos and contests at Duthie Hill Mountain Bike Park in Issaquah.

Jun 9, 2019

Woodinville Wine Ride

Woodinville,WA

Cruise through the heart of Woodinville Wine Country on the 5th annual Woodinville Wine Ride! The 21-mile route begins at the Woodhouse Wine Estates in Woodinville's West Valley District, with riders utilizing the beautiful Sammamish River Trail and scenic low-traffic roads through Woodinville and its surrounding communities. Mini-stops along the route will feature a wine tasting and food sampling. Riders will return back to Woodhouse where a finish line party awaits with live music, a wine garden, food trucks and more. Family and friends are welcome to join! With paid registration, riders will receive snacks along route & at finish line, one full sized wine pour & three tickets for wine samples at participating winery stops along with a wine-themed giveaway item.

Jun 13, 2019

Ladies Maintenance Class (Burlington)

Burlington Shop

Calling all lady riders! Come join us for an evening of learning about your bike, rules of the road, and how to change a flat tire! Our entry level class will provide you with information every new rider should learn and be aware of before, during, and after a ride. We promise to send you back out onto the road with confidence. So leave your bike and spouse at home and grab your girlfriends and join us for an evening of learning with the ladies of Skagit Cycle Center! Class Duration: 6:30-9:30pm Class Registration Fee: $10.00 Class Size: 12 Spots (Reservations recommended) Please call either shop location to register or answer questions email: bernie@skagitcyclecenter.com **Can't make it? Check out our schedule for other available classes**

360-588-8776

Jun 22, 2019

Painted Cyclists of Fremont Solstice Parade

Fremont, WA

Cyclists adorned in paint and a smile are a regular part of the Seattle neighborhood’s Solstice parade, an event scheduled during the Art Festival

Jun 22, 2019

Tour de Blast

Longview, WA

First-timers and old pros, it’s time to get ready to ride! The Longview Rotary Club once again presents Tour de Blast, a bicycle ride into the heart of the Mount St. Helens blast zone!

Jun 23, 2019

Two-County Double Metric Century

Lacey, WA

CBC’s Two-County Double Metric Century Ride – sponsored by Providence Regional Cancer System – has a new date for 2019. The ride will take place Sunday, June 23, starting near the Providence RCS facilities in Lacey.

Jun 29, 2019

Mazama (2-Day Event)

Marblemount, WA

A two-day bike tour with luggage sag over the North Cascades Highway from Marblemount to Mazama and back. Presented by the Redmond Cycling Club.

Jul 4, 2019

Northwest Tandem Rally (5-Day Event)

Boise, ID

Hello Boise is very excited to be hosting the 2019 NWTR . We have two group rides planned and several social functions. We will be updating the event notes and adding a web page with all event details. If you wish to save a few dollars we have early bird pricing until the end of the year. Look forward to showing off the Treasure Valley in July of 2019

Jul 13, 2019

Group Health STP Presented by Alaska Airlines

Seattle,WA

This 200+ mile bicycle ride is the largest multi-day bicycle event in the Northwest, with up to 8,000 participants riding from Seattle to Portland in one or two days. The route takes you through the scenic valleys, forests, and farmlands of western Washington and Oregon. Come ride what Bicycling Magazine has listed as one of the best cycling events in the nation!

(206) 522-3222

Jul 18, 2019

Ladies Maintenance Class (Anacortes)

Anacortes Shop

Calling all lady riders! Come join us for an evening of learning about your bike, rules of the road, and how to change a flat tire! Our entry level class will provide you with information every new rider should learn and be aware of before, during, and after a ride. We promise to send you back out onto the road with confidence. So leave your bike and spouse at home and grab your girlfriends and join us for an evening of learning with the ladies of Skagit Cycle Center! Class Duration: 6:00-9:00pm Class Registration Fee: $10.00 Class Size: 12 Spots (Reservations recommended) Please call either shop location to register or answer questions email: bernie@skagitcyclecenter.com **Can't make it? Check out our schedule for other available classes**

360-588-8776

Jul 20, 2019

Tour de Whatcom

Bellingham, WA

The rides are awesome! You get to see everything: Mt Baker, Lake Whatcom, valleys, rivers, lush farmland, beaches and Puget Sound all in one fairly level ride. Free pictures too. We will have a special Tour de Whatcom backdrop located in the Bellingham Farmer’s Market in front of Boundary Bay Brewery. You can either take your picture with your own camera, or we can take it and send it to you via Facebook. Motorcycles will be cruising the routes to make sure all are safe. $10 surcharge for day-of registrations so please register online. Beautiful ride for a great cause! Celebrate in Bellingham after your great ride.

Jul 25, 2019

RAMROD

Enumclaw, WA

RAMROD [Ride Around Mount Rainier in One Day] is the Pacific Northwest's premiere one-day ultra-marathon cycling event. It combines the incomparable scenery of Mount Rainier National Park with a challenging course featuring 10,000 feet of climbing over 150 miles. Join us for another great edition of this classic ride! Registration for the lottery will be open in March. Check back later this year for exact dates.

Jul 26, 2019

Seattle Night Ride

Seattle, WA

City lights, summer nights, and glowing bikes at the Seattle Night Ride! Back for the fourth year, the Seattle Night Ride is a fun and unique urban event for anyone who enjoys a summer night cruise by bike. The 14-mile flat route begins in Ballard at Peddler Brewing Company along the Burke-Gilman Trail and winds through Fremont, Lake Union, & Queen Anne. Rest stops will feature entertainment, snacks and more! The route ends in Ballard for the Night Ride after party with a food truck, local craft brews, games and much more! Costumes and bike accessories (safe for riding) are welcome and highly encouraged! Please note that, in addition to your helmet, a HEAD LIGHT, RED TAIL LIGHT and a red rear reflector are required for this ride. Riders need to be safe!

Jul 27, 2019

Ride Around Clark County

Vancouver, WA

Five beautiful rides through the scenic Clark County, Washington countryside. This is the largest event hosted by the Vancouver Bicycle Club in Vancouver, Washington, USA and is fully supported. Plenty of food, mechanics and SAG support between the 7 well-stocked rest stops. Routes include 101, 67, 54, 34 and 20-mile rides. All are beautiful; all are fun! Please support this year's RACC Sponsors when you can. RACC would not happen without them, and they only exist because of you and other patrons. Our local bike shops who volunteer to support you definitely appreciate your pocketbook support in return. Pass the word!

Aug 3, 2019

Ride Around Washington- RAW (7-Day Event)

Metaline Falls to La Conner

For those unfamiliar with RAW, it’s a week-long camping tour. But know this: we really camp in style. All your luggage and camp gear is carried by our gear trucks. Riders are provided with three nutritious meals per day. Hot breakfasts and dinners are served in camp, and lunches are served at scenic lunch stops along the way. A deluxe hot shower truck follows us to every campsite. Due to our low number of riders, we never have long lines for anything during the week, plus we can offer much better campsite venues than most large tours!

Aug 12, 2019

High Pass Challenge

Packwood, WA

Due to the increased number of rides in September, we are keeping HPC on a Monday in August. For 2019 the date is Monday, Aug. 12. The 400 riders on HPC will embark on a challenging event, leading them through the beautiful Gifford Pinchot National Forest, including the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. Starting from Packwood, Washington, cyclists will climb near 7,500 feet in elevation gain over 104 miles. The halfway point is at scenic Windy Ridge, overlooking the Mount St. Helen's blast zone. this event will be timed to the top and results will be posted online post event.

206-522-BIKE (2453)

Aug 13, 2019

Ladies Maintenance Class (Oak Harbor)

Oak Harbor Shop

Calling all lady riders! Come join us for an evening of learning about your bike, rules of the road, and how to change a flat tire! Our entry level class will provide you with information every new rider should learn and be aware of before, during, and after a ride. We promise to send you back out onto the road with confidence. So leave your bike and spouse at home and grab your girlfriends and join us for an evening of learning with the ladies of Skagit Cycle Center! Class Duration: 6:00-9:00pm Class Registration Fee: $10.00 Class Size: 12 Spots (Reservations recommended) Please call either shop location to register or answer questions email: bernie@skagitcyclecenter.com **Can't make it? Check out our schedule for other available classes**

360-588-8776

Aug 17, 2019

Tour de Whidbey

Coupeville, WA

Come ride with us on Saturday, August 17! The Tour de Whidbey is known as one of the most beautiful bicycle rides around. Travel the island's back roads and enjoy breathtaking scenery, glimpses of abundant wildlife and varied terrain. Join us for this wonderful event in summer 2019.

Aug 23, 2019

RSVP (2-Day Event)

Seattle,WA

A classic pedal on some of the most beautiful roads and trails western Washington has to offer Views of the Cascade mountain range, Salish Sea, and beautiful Skagit Valley Farmland Crossing an international border on your bike in a dedicated lane! Wave to the parked cars as you cruise by! A unique ride through British Columbia connecting their many greenways, bike lanes and award winning bike infrastructure into downtown Vancouver, BC

206-522-BIKE (2453)

Aug 24, 2019

Courage Classic

Eatonville, WA

Join us for a two-day, one mountain pass ride. Find your Courage and ride from Cle Elum to Leavenworth over Blewett Pass on day one, then return to Cle Elum over Old Blewett Pass on day two.

Aug 25, 2019

Chuckanut Classic

Bellingham, WA

The Chuckanut Classic (formerly Chuckanut Century) is the Mount Baker Bicycle Club’s signature ride. Come join us and ride one of the most scenic rides in Washington. With many routes offered you can pick your distance ranging from 25, 50, 62, 100, or the double metric century of 124 miles. If you’d rather bring your family on a shorter guided ride, join the family-friendly 10-mile jaunt with treats, entertainment, and other surprises for kids.

Aug 25, 2019

Anacortes Open Streets

Anacortes, WA

Ride, stroll, and skate in downtown Anacortes without the distraction of cars on Commercial Ave. Enjoy the bicycle skills course, buskers, local food trucks, vintage bike show, pianists, and local businesses.

Sep 7, 2019

Bike MS Deception Pass Classic (2-Day Event)

Mount Vernon, WA

Bike MS: Deception Pass Classic is an unforgettable, two-day journey through Skagit, Whatcom and Island Counties that will take you farther than you’ve ever gone before. What makes this ride so special? As many as 2,000 riders will cruise along scenic figure-eight courses with a start and finish at the Skagit County Fairgrounds. Full meals, generous amenities, stunning landscapes, fully stocked rest stops and spirited festivities are all included. Your participation will drive MS research forward faster, and deliver services to those who face the challenges of MS every day so they can live their best lives.

1-800-344-4867 ext.2

Sep 22, 2019

Kitsap Color Classic

Edmonds, WA

Autumn has arrived. The morning air is crisp and the leaves are turning shades of gold and scarlet. Some of you are thinking of calling it a bicycling season and staring at the tube until next spring. But no! On Sunday, Sept. 22, Cascade Bicycle Club presents the Annual Kitsap Color Classic, our season finale. Pedal along the gorgeous Kitsap Peninsula and through some of the best riding country in the state! Friendly communities and terrific fall scenery make this a fun, must-do event. You are welcome to register in advance (to save some money) or on the morning of the ride at the start line. KCC was started in 1992. Attendance low: 250 Attendance high: 1,050. Most riders are local Western Washington riders.