Biking

A waterproof black pack for glasses.

Bikepacking Gear Upgrade

The gear I cobbled together for my first couple of bikepacking trips included a cheap rack that mounted to my seat post, a few dry bags, several bungy cords, …

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Swamp of doom bike riding illustration by Justin Short.

A Bikepacking Odyssey

By Justin M. Short  The Cross-Washington Mountain Bike Race, or XWA as we’ve come to call it, is a 700+ mile self-supported ultra bikepacking race that crosses the …

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A bike rider taking a break with his gear in front of a town sign.

Selkirk Bike Loop

By Michael Ebinger Newport. Sandpoint. Bonner’s Ferry. Creston. Kootenay Bay. Nelson. Trail. Metaline Falls. Box Canyone Dam. Ione. Back to Newport. That was one version of the Selkirk Loop on a bike …

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A biking campsite near a lake.

4 Carless Adventures

By Ingrid Hannan Who says you need to own a car to go on an adventure? Sure, it’s harder to get to national parks and wide …

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A man fixing a bike in a mobile van bike repair shop.

A Bike Shop That Comes to You

Why haul your bike to the shop when the shop could come to you?  That’s the question mobile bike shops like Grafton Pannell’s answer. Pannell’s mobile …

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Two people laying in hammocks outside.

SPOvid-19 Local Adventure: Biking & Urban Hammocking

By Alison Bender, professor of Recreation and Leisure Services at EWU To help you make the most of your outdoor time and keep things fresh …

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A little kid with a helmet eating icecream.

Summertime Ice Cream Rides

7 regional family-friendly paved bike paths that include stops for ice cream.

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Father and daughter on a bike ride along a lake.

Pacific Coast Cycling Adventure

By Ken Robertson  When we embarked on our 1,400 mile self-supported journey from Vancouver, British Columbia, to Monterey, California, last July, my daughter Julie and …

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A woman shaking hands with a man after finishing a marathon.

Sign Up & Start Training

Choose a Summer or Fall Run or Ride Some long-time favorite Spokane and North Idaho races and events like the Spokane River Run, Hauser Lake …

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A group of people biking on a hill trail.

8 Spring Riding Tips

By J.D. Ennis  In early spring, mountain bikers tend to be excited and ambitious.  This ambition can lead to trail damage or personal injury and …

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