Chilly Hilly Ride Details

Event date: 
Sunday, February 26, 2017 -
8:00am to 3:00pm



Cost:$20 - $45     Rider Limit: 5,000

Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, 10 a.m. - Registration opensHoliday special! Register in December and get free packet mailing ($5 savings) and your name entered into a drawing for your choice of an STP or RSVP registration.
Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, 11:59 p.m. - ​Deadline to purchase packet mailing and cutoff for paper forms
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, 11:59 p.m. - Online registration closes
Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 - Day-of registration available — see information below

Online registration pricing

  • Seattle start - $25 member (13+) price / $35 non-member (13+) price
  • Bainbridge start - $20 member (13+) price / $30 non-member (13+) price
  • Seattle start - $10 member youth (1-12) price / $15 non-member youth (1-12) price
  • Bainbridge start - $5 member youth (1-12) price / $10 non-member youth (1-12) price

Additional Items

  • Chili Feed - $7 online, day-of $8 cash only at the door (More information under the Finish Line section.)
  • Packet Mailing - $5

Registration by paper form

  • Paper registration includes a $5 surcharge. Form available Feb. 7, 2017.
  • Paper registration forms must be received by Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. 

Bainbridge-only special (cash in person)

From Wednesday, Feb. 22 through Saturday, Feb. 25, riders starting on the Bainbridge Island side can register for the online price in person at the B.I. Cycle Shop or Classic Cycle during regular store hours. You will have your rider packet in hand the day you purchase. Cash or check are the only payments accepted.

Please Note: These registrations are for Bainbridge start line only and do not include ferry ticket. 

Rider packets

new this year!

  • Please note we will not be mailing rider packets unless optional packet mailing is purchased ($5). 
  • Packets will be available at the pre-ride packet pickup TBA or on the day-of the ride at the specified start line.
  • Packets will also be available for pickup at Bike Swap (entrance fee required; $5 members, $7 non-members)
  • If your packet was mailed and has not arrived by ride day, please check in at the packet pickup area of the specified start line.

Suggested items to bring:

  • Helmet (required!)
  • Layered and warm cycling clothing (especially if you are waiting in line at the ferry)
  • Rain gear
  • Patch kit, spare tube, pump and tools
  • Cash for emergencies and goodies (groups may be selling goodies on route and/or taking donations)


Official ferry times: 7:55, 8:45, 9:40 and 10:35 a.m.

*Be in line 15 minutes prior to your desired ferry.  The 7:55 ferry is the most crowded.  If you do not like crowds, please choose another ferry time.

Packet Pickup/ Registration:

Open: 7-10 a.m. 
Pyramid Alehouse
1201 1st Ave. S map
  • Only available if the ride does not sell out.
  • Day-of registration includes a $10 surcharge over the online (13+) registration price.
  • Day-of registration form. Get a head start and fill out at home.
  • Please note: Day-of packet pickup and registration is 0.8 mi from Coleman ferry dock.

Want to head straight to the ferry? Be sure to purchase packet mailing by Wednesday, Feb. 15, so your packet can be mailed. Please adhere to the four official Chilly Hilly ferry times. All other ferries will be an additional charge.

Pyramid Alehouse to the ferry:

Registration is just 0.8 miles from the ferry dock give yourself or an 8-minute bike ride away. Turn south on 1st Ave and left onto Atlantic follow signs to the ferry terminal.  Riders will enter on Marion. 

Getting there:

  • From I-5 (N or S) take exit 164 Edgar Martinez Blvd, Turn RIGHT onto 1st Avenue S and Pyramid Alehouse is on your left.  
  • From I-99 S exit Atlantic Street and head South onto Atlantic/1st Avenue S


There is free street parking, pay lots and garages surrounding Pyramid Alehouse. Please pay attention to posted signage and pay stations.  Some pay stations are cash only. 

Ferry Loading:

  • The Bainbridge Island Ferry departs from Colman dock 
  • Riders enter on Marion St.
  • Riders will line up according to speed
  • Please follow loading instructions to avoid rider conflict during off load
  • Riders must have their bibs visible in order to load
  • Rider #'s 4000+ do not include a ferry ticket, you must pay separately 


Packet Pickup/ Registration:

Open: 7:30- 10:30 a.m.
B.I. Cycle Shop
124 Bjune Dr SE
Bainbridge Island, WA

*Route and services officially open at 8 a.m., registration/packets will be available starting 7:30 a.m.

  • Day-of registration form. Get a head start and fill out at home.
  • Day-of registration is only available if the ride does not sell out.
  • Day-of registration includes a $10 surcharge over the online (13+) registration price.
  • Bainbridge registration does not include ferry ticket, you will not be allowed access without purchasing.  Ferry fee is less expensive through Chilly Hilly registration than onsite at the ferry terminal.  Please purchase accordingly.


Getting There:

  • From the Kitsap: Hwy 305 S to Winslow Way, turn RIGHT on Winslow Way, LEFT on Bjune
  • From the Ferry: Turn LEFT on Winslow Way, LEFT on Bjune


do not park on brien dr. in winslow — this is the finish line location.

Street parking on Bainbridge Island is free, but time limits vary by location even on Sunday, be sure to read signage.


Open: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Battle Point Park, West Entrance on Battle Point Dr.

Harrison Medical Center- Harrison will once again be sponsoring the food stop and providing hot beverages to riders 

Nuun Energy drink- Fill your bottles with electrolytes and warm yourself up dancing to the music provided by Nuun.

Performance Bicycle- Our sponsors at Performance will be providing free mechanical services to Chilly Hilly riders (parts and accessories at an additional charge).

Clif Bar- Clif will be providing free Clif products for Chilly Hilly riders at the official Mid-Point.

Bainbridge Girl Scouts- Bainbridge Girl Scouts will once again provide free cookies and baked goods to riders.  Donations accepted.

BI Rope Skippers- For the second year BI Rope Skippers will provide hot potatoes with toppings to riders. 



Open: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
On Brien Drive in front of the senior center

For those of you returning to Seattle your fare is round-trip, so enjoy the finish line festival and return on whichever boat you choose. Check Washington State Department of Transportation's sailing schedule online for updated ferry times.


  • Chili Feed — Bainbridge Island community group will be hosting a chili feed. Chili is available at an additional cost and not sponsored by Cascade Bicycle Club. 100 percent of proceeds go to the organizing local Bainbridge non-profit or club. This year you can buy your bowl in advance online until Feb. 15. ! No cash needed at the finish and Cascade will cover $1 per bowl if you buy ahead of time. Chili is $8 day-of ride, cash only. Vegetarian options are available.

  • Crush Kids' Cancer (CKC) — CKC cycling team is in its 6th year of supporting groundbreaking research at Seattle Children's Hospital. Great friends, great gear, great support — ride bikes to save lives with Crush Kids' Cancer! Drop by after Chilly Hilly to get some amazing Theo hot chocolate, to learn more, join the team or just say hi!

  • Darigold - Cheddar Peddlers sampling premium white cheddar

  • JL Velo — JL Velo produces uncompromised custom cycle wear all in Santa Ana, CA.  We have low minimums, custom sizing, team stores, and everything is made sustainably with green technology.

  • Living Well Chiropractic and Massage — Pain relief treatments and massage will be available.

  • Outdoors for All Foundation — Outdoors for All is dedicated to enriching the lives of children and adults with disabilities through outdoor recreation. It is the largest provider of adaptive outdoor recreation programs in the Northwest, serving over 2,400 individuals annually through adaptive cycling, rock climbing, kayaking, cross country skiing, downhill skiing and snowboarding, and snowshoeing thanks to the support of 700 dedicated volunteers.

  • Island Cooperative School — Island Cooperative School will be hosting a raffle, raffle ticket sales will support the Island Cooperative Preschool.

  • Poulsbo North Kitsap Rotary - Viking Tour — The Viking Tour is a fundraising event for the Poulsbo North Kitsap Rotary Foundation. It includes a 65-mile metric century, 35-mile half century and 5-mile family fun ride. Live music, food and a beer garden await the finishers. The 2015 event raised over $15,000 with funds going back into the North Kitsap community in the form of community, youth and international grants, funding for housing for domestic violence victims/survivors and educational scholarships.

  • Puget Sound Energy Green Power  — When you sign up for Green Power, Puget Sound Energy buys electricity from independent clean-energy producers right here in our region. These businesses generate electricity from wind, sun, biogas and other renewable sources. Green Power adds this electricity to the grid, which offsets some or all of the conventional power you use each month. Your Green Power participation helps our regional economy as well as our environment.  

  • Attain Housing  Information on the Evergreen 7 Hills of Kirkland Cycle to End Homelessness ride on May 30, 2016, in Kirkland.

  • Voya Financial Advisors — Voya helps people achieve financial independence through holistic financial planning. A local resource helping people reach their goals by providing education in the following categories to name a few: personalized financial planning, asset allocation, college funding, estate planning, wealth management strategies, minimizing investment taxes, and charitable giving. Their purpose is to empower our clients to enjoy life.

  • World Relief Seattle (SEA-TRI-KAN) —  Are you up to the challenge of pedaling 400 miles in 5 days? SEA-TRI-KAN 2016 is a non-competitive, fully-supported bike tour across beautiful Washington State June 10-14th, 2016.  All funds raised go to support local refugee families new to Washington state as they look for jobs and become part of the community. Join World Relief Seattle in Riding for Refugee Employment!

Special Offers:

  • Pyramid Alehouse invites you to celebrate a great ride with happy hour pricing from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. day-of ride.  Grab a cold beer and warm food for a job well done!
  • Bainbridge Island Brewing will be opening early at 11 a.m. and will be open until 7 p.m. Riders who present their Chilly Hilly bib get $1 off all pints and schooners and 10% off Bainbridge Brewing bike jerseys all day long. For non-beer drinkers they also serve several NW ciders and non-alcoholic drinks, as well as smoked salmon, smoked cheeses, and other snacks. Peninsula Pies will also be out front with woodfire pizza. All ages are allowed in the taproom, and there is plenty of room outside for bikes!
  • That’s A Some Pizza, 488 Winslow Way E, 206-842-2292 : Chilly Hilly Special – 2 slices of pizza and beer for $10. Owned and operated by the Lawrence-Grant family, they have been making and delivering pizzas at this location since August 7, 1984. From day one they have used a 100-year-old Klondike gold rush sourdough starter to give their customers what they think is the best crust possible! Right downtown in Winslow, close to the ferry. 
Only works day-of ride
Day-of Ride Emergency number
(206) 841-9665
For general information on events and rides
Cascade Bicycle Club front desk
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