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Senior looking for bicycle advice

Wed, 05/29/2019 - 08:37

Occasionally people reach out to this blog for advice about bicycle routes, bicycles, or bike accessories. I’ve researched these topics for myself in the past, but with so many new products coming on the market, my personal knowledge isn’t that extensive or up-to-date.

That’s why I’m putting out this question about the best bicycle for …

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Trail to span USA nearing completion

Mon, 05/06/2019 - 10:08

Live celebration for Great American Rail-Trail is Wednesday

Rails to Trails Conservancy is promoting a live event this Wednesday to reveal the preferred route for the Great American Rail-Trail — an off-road trail route that will stretch 3,700 miles from Washington DC to Washington state and fulfill the dream for off-road bicycle travelers.

The …

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R.I.P. “Buzz” Grant, president of Foothills Trail

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 10:01

Condolences to the friends and family of Buzz Grant, president of the Foothills Rails to Trails Coalition. The 74-year-old died at his home in Puyallup last week.

Mount Rainier looms over trail

He’d been an advocate for completion of the trail for more than 30 years. The trail runs non-stop through Pierce County from eastern …

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Postponed Stinky Spoke bike ride in Redmond is Saturday

Sun, 03/03/2019 - 10:41

A funny thing happened on the way to the first Stinky Spoke mountain bike ride scheduled on Feb. 9 by the Redmond Rotary — the weather got too stinky for a safe ride.

If you remember, the lowlands of the Pacific Northwest were blanketed under more than a foot of snow (some of which is …

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