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The Cascade Bicycle Club’s Nominating Committee and Board of Directors are pleased to present the...
Events and rides
The lottery for RSVP2 opened this morning and will close at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 23. Not...
Cascade Single Cyclists Happy Hour Thursday, Feb. 10, 5 to 8 p.m. BalMar , 5449 Ballard Ave NW...
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While illuminating, not the best choice for a singles mixer. Miss Panniers would like to respond to...
Man Zou. It’s a common Mandarin Chinese phrase that translates to “walk slow.” Used as a farewell,...
Bike news
[caption id="attachment_4030" align="alignright" width="353" caption="Bike shelter design, S2 architecture + design"] [/caption] We share the beautiful Magnuson Park with many great organizations, but perhaps our favorite neighbor is Solid Ground ’s Sandpoint Family Housing, a transitional housing facility located in converted Naval buildings just down the road from our office. Solid Ground provides homes for formerly homeless people and works with residents to build better futures for themselves and their families. Cascade runs a Scraper Bike program that gives kids living in the housing facility the opportunity to learn bike maintenance skills on donated BMX bikes, while customizing and decorating the same bike. It’s fun to see the kids riding their finished bikes with personalized paint jobs around the park. Sadly, the current bike parking situation is poor, and many bikes are stolen or rust over the winter. The AmeriCorps volunteers at Cascade are spearheading a project to construct an awesome new covered bike shelter and community space . Jonathan Sirois, an architect from S2 architecture + design , put together a plan, and we need your help to make it a reality. The design currently features a green roof, rain barrels for the nearby garden and benches for resting. This is just the first stage of the project, and we’re open to any ideas. We will need all kinds of volunteers as the project progresses, but right now we need the expertise of any engineers or folks with construction experience who love bikes . If this is you or anyone you know, please email me to get involved. We would also appreciate donations of materials, money, time and ideas . The project relies on donations and volunteers so everything helps! More photos of the current site and the bike shelter design after the jump…
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There are now two Complete Streets bills proposed in Olympia this legislative session, with many...
Events and rides
RSVP2 is coming , and if you want a chance to ride it, read on. A quick recap: RSVP2 will take place the same weekend as RSVP, but will depart a day later. Riders on RSVP2 will depart from Seattle for Bellingham on Saturday, Aug. 6 and arrive for the party in Vancouver on Sunday, Aug. 7. The rider limit will be 1,400 riders, identical to RSVP. This route will be the same. The road support services will be the same. These measures will ensure that the event flavor will be the same as well.
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Imagining Sand Point Way in Seattle as a Complete Street The Cascade advocacy team has been on the...
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Good news for the Vulnerable User Bill in Olympia! After a successful hearing in the Senate...

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