2019 is a big year for cyclocross in the Pacific Northwest. The headline news is that the USA Cycling Cyclocross Championships will be held at Fort Steilacoom Park December 5-10. The Seattle-area season kicks off Sunday September 8th with MFG Cyclocross' Lake Sammamish GP presented by Planetbox. Cyclocross originated in the early 1900s as an off-season training … [Read more...] about ‘Cross is Here 2019
Wednesday evening was the finale of the 2018 NW Mountain Bike Series. Also known as the "Wednesday Night World Championships," this was the series' fifth season. The “world championships” reference pokes fun at the fact that although riders at local races and group rides are just out for bragging rights, everyone acts as though World Championship stripes are on the … [Read more...] about NW MTB Series 2018 Finale
One of the most exciting new developments in regional transportation alternatives has been the multi-use trail on the new Hwy 520 Floating Bridge across Lake Washington. The trail opened on December 20 and has had more that more than 70,000 trips to date. The new trail significantly shortens bike commutes between the east side and Seattle, and enables new route options for … [Read more...] about The 520 Trail: Love It or Hate It?
"MAMIL" is a new cycling documentary that will be screening one night only throughout the US at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, February 21. "MAMIL," an acronym familiar to many cycling enthusiasts, stands for "Middle Aged Men in Lycra." MAMILs are a manifestation of the mid-life crisis phenomenon, except instead of buying red sports cars (although they might also do that), they spend … [Read more...] about The MAMIL Movie
Given Seattle's explosive growth, the arrival of a new exhibition about urban transportation is well-timed. Futurama Redux: Urban Mobility After Cars and Oil, which will be a the at the Center for Architecture & Design December 7 through February 17 is the first full U.S. showing of an international traveling gallery exhibition about the future of transportation. It has … [Read more...] about Futurama Redux: Urban Mobility After Cars and Oil