January-February Newsletter 2015-03-05.pdf

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Ride Stats 2013


Upcoming Events
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Recently Completed: Washington Bikes Summit 
March 16-17, Olympia, WA

                  View here the event's summary and photos from Garry Kehr, 
                  SBC President, who attended the Summit.

Upcoming Tours & Rides

Visit the  2015 NW Tour Guide


12-th Annual 
Tour De Lopez
Saturday April 25th

     Click the banner above to view full poster       To read more and register, click here

Salem Monster Cookie
Metric Century Ride


Click the banners above for details


Spokane TourDeCure :  Saturday May 16

P.A.G.E. - 20th Annual Ride

May 30-31, 2015

      P.A.G.E. is a 2-day 224 km (140 miles) fun fund-raiser ride organized 
        by First Baptist Church in Nelson, B.C., Canada - around the beautiful
        Kokanee Glacier Park. Click on picture for a full overview.
      Interested riders: 
       - Contact Lorne Westnedge,  tel. 250.352.7199, page@fbcnelson.ca
       - Visit the 'Early Bird' brochure 

World Relief Seattle
SEA-TRI-KAN Ride for Refugee Employment
June 17-21

 Click the banner to read more about it

Tandem Rally Event
Here is the Invitation to Join


 Spokane Parks Needs Your Input

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Safe Routes to School…does it matter? Does it work?

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Fun-Packed Chili Cook-Off: A Great Time Together

  The Chili Cook-Off was a great
  success! Everyone had a great
  time. Special thanks to Robin  
  Walters who was the planner,
  graphic artist and the master
  of ceremonies for the event.
  Watch those unforgettable
  moments in this entertaining
  video created by Robin.

Special Tour of the Davenport Hotel

January 21, 2015 10:00 AM
Wednesday Women's Group

The Spokane Bike Club Wednesday Women's Bike/Walking group will have a special tour of the Davenport Hotel beginning at 10:15 this tour can take up to 1 and 1/2 hours as we may see sights that are not normally shown such as the Penthouse where several presidents have stayed and other very unique theme rooms. The walkers will meet at the Riverpark Square Mall lobby at 10:00 and sign in then proceed on a mini walk then to the Davenport to arrive at the Davenport at 10:15 to meet our tour guide. Bikers can store their bikes below the Davenport Hotel in the parking garage and chain bikes there so bring chains- Bikers will do the tour then either eat lunch with the group or do a short bike ride with a leader from the bike group TBA. It is important to get a head count for those that plan to attend as we need to have at least 20 people to make the tour worthwhile as they have volunteer tour guides- also we need the headcount for lunch to reserve a table/tables at the Safari room where we will eat lunch. There are lunch specials for $6 at the Safari room. This is a very special and enjoyable event and those that have taken the tour with the scenic riders can attest this is a very worthwhile event as you will learn much about the history of both the Davenport Hotel and Spokane while experiencing the splendor of the Davenport.
POC is Elaine Thorne at Elainethorne1967@gmail.com phone 509-321-7693

Holiday Party - What fun!!

For a fun video click here

Get-Well Wishes to Steve Sauser
        If you crash on your bike going only 10 miles an hour, you have 
           little worry about having an injury, right? 
           Steve Sauser, past president and long time club member has first 
           hand experience with crashing at less than 10 miles an hour.
           ... read more

Recent ride photos

Wednesday Women's Ride - March 25, 2015

                6 brave "iron" girls defied rain and 40F and came for their ride. 
             Leader: Kiyomi Walker

Saturday Ride II - March 7, 2015

FLT-Cheney On a Mild Sunny Winter Day
(Saturday Ride - February 21, 2015) 

Scenic Riders - 2014 photos

See more pictures by clicking on this link

Click for a slide show for 2014 Wednesday Women's Riders

A fine weather day - just before the cold weather hit

Left: Margaret Watson, Elaine Thorne, Nancy Tressler, Georgia Krueger, Dixie Girdner and Angie Solinsky

For information on the January 12th General Meeting, click "Flyer".

October 2014 Annual Banquet

For more pictures- Click HERE

The 2014-15 Slate was voted into office unanimously with 61 votes at the banquet. 

To see the slate, awards and sponsors, click here

Friday Pick-Up Ride
October 10, 2014
-Kiyomi Walker-
"Come Rain or Shine"

October 12 Progressive Dinner

-Happy Cyclists-
Saturday AM Leisurely
Ride leader - Cyrus McLean

- Friday pick-Up ride - 
Kiyomi Walker, Leader
(and photographer)

Spokane Bicycle Club
-Outreach at Fish-lake Trail Head (Milton Street)-
August 9, 2014

Wednesday Women's Fish Lake Trail Ride
typical great turnout
-well done-

The threat of violence on a lone cyclist...a true story. If you ride alone at night, you might want to read this. (Link)

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