Ben’s Bikes donates to Boys Girls Clubs

Ben’s Bikes owner Sam Chandler made a donation last week to help some Boys & Girls Club children get moving. Chandler donated 15 new bicycles and sold helmets to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula at cost, said executive director Mary Budke. Read more at https://www.sequimgazette.com/life/bens-bikes-donates-to-boys-girls-clubs/

Bicycle classes organized by Ben’s Bikes Sequim.

Ben’s Bikes Sequim is organizing bicycle classes on Tuesday, January 11th and Wednesday, February 9th. Both days from 6pm to 7pm. We will teach you basic bicycle maintenance. We go over chains, tires, tubes, … Registration is $25, for which you get: 1 hour of our knowledge 1 bottle of Rock”n”roll lube Delicious Rainshadow coffee or tea 10% off tools purchased during class. $5 of each registration will go the PTC/ODT Click here for more info and registration.

Cranksgiving 2021

Spoke Folks Cycling Club is excited to be hosting their 11th CRANKSGIVING on Saturday November 20th, 2021 in support of the Sequim Food Bank. Last year, the 10th Anniversary, Sequim cyclists raised nearly $9,000  for their Food Bank. This year (2021) they are back to the traditional format collecting food.   They're looking forward to a big turnout with the usual (traditional) prizes and hoping to break their records for tonnage of food collected!

BICYCLE SAFETY GUIDELINES

Sequim is a "Bicycle Friendly Community" designated by the League of American Bicyclists.  Our relatively dry climate makes cycling a desirable mode of transportation as well as recreation.  Because we encourage cycling in the City and surrounding area, both drivers of vehicles and cyclists should be aware of the following information from the State of Washington: State RCW 46.61.755 says that Traffic laws apply to persons riding bicycles. Bicycles are legally considered “vehicles” on Washington’s roadways. That means bicyclists must obey the rules of the...

Robin Hill Ramble

© OpenStreetMap contributors Total distance: 5.18 miMax elevation: 297 ftMin elevation: 171 ftTotal climbing: 441 ftDownload file: Robin_Hill_MTB_Ramble.gpx   Description The Robin Hill MTB Ramble is located in an easy mountain biking area that can entertain you with numerous loops of varying lengths in a mostly wooded park in rural Clallam County. The trails are single- and double-track width, typically on hard-packed dirt, but short, muddier sections can occur, especially after heavier rains. There are ample twists and turns with some short,...

Hilly Ride

© OpenStreetMap contributors Total distance: 22.77 miMax elevation: 248 ftMin elevation: 29 ftTotal climbing: 1098 ftDownload file: 19_WoW_Social_Hilly.gpx   The Hilly Ride is approximately 23 miles long, all on paved surfaces – roads and the Olympic Discovery Trail (ODT). The ride begins and ends at the Dungeness Audubon Center in Railroad Bridge Park, at the end of W. Hendrickson Rd. in Sequim. This can be an active area with cyclists, walkers, dogs, birders, and all sorts of visitors on any day. Many...

Mini Hill Ridge View

© OpenStreetMap contributors Total distance: 17.91 miMax elevation: 285 ftMin elevation: 60 ftTotal climbing: 646 ftDownload file: 4_WoW_MiniHill_Ridge_View.gpx   Description The Mini Hill Ridge View Route is approximately 18 miles long, all on paved surfaces – roads and the Olympic Discovery Trail (ODT). The rides begins and ends at the Dungeness Audubon Center in Railroad Bridge Park, at the end of W. Hendrickson Rd. in Sequim. This can be an active area with cyclists, walkers, dogs, birders, and all sorts of visitors on...

Mini Hill Holland

© OpenStreetMap contributors Total distance: 14.18 miMax elevation: 259 ftMin elevation: 28 ftTotal climbing: 670 ftDownload file: 9_Wow_MiniHill_Holland.gpx Description The Mini Hill Holland Route is approximately 14 miles long, all on paved surfaces – roads and the Olympic Discovery Trail (ODT). The ride begins and ends at the Dungeness Audubon Center in Railroad Bridge Park, at the end of W. Hendrickson Rd. in Sequim. This can be an active area with cyclists, walkers, dogs, birders, and all sorts of visitors on any...

Tour de Lavender – Metric Century

The Tour de Lavender Metric Century is for cyclists seeking a challenge or who want to push themselves to a personal best record in terms of distance or time—or both. The route is mostly over level or gently rolling terrain but incorporates two more challenging hill climbs. It follows backcountry roads and segments of the region’s premier scenic bikeway, the Olympic Discovery Trail. Elevation gained on the route is more than 2,000 feet. It is a 62.5-mile loop that heads...

Tour de Lavender – Fun Ride

The Fun Ride on the Tour de Lavender is for cyclists looking for a more casual, relaxed ride. The route is over mostly level terrain, and most of it is on the car-free Olympic Discovery Trail, the Peninsula’s crown jewel of scenic bikeways. The complete loop is 34 miles, and even beginner cyclists have, in the past, used this to chalk up a personal best as a stepping-stone to more demanding rides. But you don’t have to commit to the...