Everyday Cyclist

Cyclist crossing Monroe towards Kendall Yards.

Over the Ice and Through the Snow: Winter Bike Commuting

Inland Northwesterners overwhelmingly adore winter sports. We daydream about hulking piles of the powder many flatlanders dread. When the first flakes fall, we assault mountains …

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Photo by Amy Silbernagel McCaffree.

Accelerating Spokane’s Cycling Future with Protected “Cycle Tracks”

In a recent comprehensive ranking of the best cities in the U.S. for riding a bicycle, peopleforbikes.org placed Spokane at the bottom of page 8. …

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Photo of biker on Fit Cycle across from a wall mounted TV displaying real time data.

How to Increase Your Efficiency With a Bike Fit

If you’ve already had the pleasure of having your body’s geometry matched to your favorite people-powered two-wheeler, then you know the gains from a good …

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The author battling the wind on the high plains of Argentina_Justin Skaysm

A Cycling Nomad Makes Spokane Home

I met Hank Greer, Out There’s longtime Everyday Cyclist columnist, where it may be statistically most likely to do so: on his daily work commute …

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Photo by Hank Greer.

Empowering Women on Wheels

  Annika LaVoie has racked up an enviable amount of saddle time for someone halfway through her twenties. She has traveled by bicycle across America …

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Photo by Hank Greer.

Bike Commuting in Cooler Weather

Daylight hours are growing shorter and our toasty summer is winding down. We might even get some rain. But you don’t have to stop riding …

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Photo of volunteers by Hank Greer.

Volunteer Magic

Spokane has no shortage of cycling events. It’s great to have diverse options, but with so many to choose from, how can Spokane support them …

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Photo of female bikers.

Time to Close the Gap

Look no further than Spokane streets, bike shops and riding clubs for evidence of the massive gender imbalance across the nation in bicycling. Why don’t …

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Photo of Spokane Bike to Work Week kickoff party.

Bike Everywhere in May with Friends

May has long been nationally recognized as “Bike Month” thanks to the League of American Bicyclists. This includes Bike to Work Week, Bike to School …

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Photo overlooking grain elevators along the JWT.

The Washington Bikes PAC

As this year’s legislative session enters its final month, Alex Alston, state policy director at Washington Bikes, recaps the statewide bike-related bills and budget proposals …

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