Course Hours

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

25-Mile Route

Due to rider demand, we've added a second Ride for Major Taylor route.  The new route is a scenic adventure around West Seattle featuring the Duwamish Trail, Alki Beach, and some epic views.


Intermediate level ride with moderate climbing at the finish. See the elevation profile above.

63-Mile Route

Ride for Major Taylor is a unique 63-mile urban journey through White Center, Burien, Normandy Park, Des Moines, Federal Way, Tacoma, and Vashon Island.


Intermediate to advanced level ride with ample climbing throughout. See the elevation profile above.

Route Support

Vehicle Support

We will have two support cars en route for this event in case riders need a hand.  It's always best to have your own personal plan, cash, supplies to fix a flat, etc. when you do any ride. The rider emergency number for all events is (206) 841-9665.  

Bike Support

The Outriders will be in their white and green Cascade Outrider jerseys. They are experienced volunteers and have ridden many of Cascade's events.  They are available to help with minor mechanical issues, flag down a support vehicle, or answer questions about the route and riding in general. They may remind you of Cascade event rules and safe riding practices, please be respectful as they are there to keep our event safe. Wave hello as you see them along the route! 

Mechanical Support

Mechanical support will be available at the start line & at the midpoint to assist with minor bicycle repairs.