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?
Beginning at 4PM last Saturday June 24th, Daniel Perry, Fabien Le Gallo, Ben Sam Hager, and Aharon Elston attempted a double Everest of Norway Hill in Bothell. Daniel and Fabien successfully completed the double Everest, then Daniel kept going and logged a total of over 20,000 meters of climbing to also qualify for a double High Rouleurs Society. In all, Daniel cycled an … [Read more...] about Everesting Inspiration: Larry Beck
Do you dream of endless climbing on your bike? Add 'Everesting' to your to do list. Although I naively believe I have a modest grip on the latest cycling trends, I completely missed 'Everesting.' 'Everesting' is doing 29,029ft (8,848m) of hill repeats all in one effort. Fun? Yes, for some, and there are enthusiasts here in the Pacific Northwest. A group in Melbourne, … [Read more...] about Daniel Perry: Everesting a Hill Near You
For several years now I've had the good fortune of joining bicycle attorney John Duggan and his guests at the annual Cascade Bicycle Club Bike to Work Breakfast. This year's edition was held yesterday, Tuesday May 6 at the Sheraton. This was the first Breakfast with the Cascade Bicycle Club's new Executive Director, Elizabeth Kiker. This year's Breakfast presented … [Read more...] about Bike to Work Breakfast 2014
It's official: 54 year old Paul Krebsbach (Cucina Fresca Cycling Team) finished the 2013 season with these amazing stats: 18,216.4 miles 1117 hours 811,112' climbed 297 days on the bike 55 rides over 100 miles 1,095,210 calories burned (which according to Paul is equivalent to 7300 beers) What inspired this crazy goal? Toward the end of 2012 I saw that Woodinville … [Read more...] about Paul Krebsbach’s 18,000 Miles