WENATCHEE — Hundreds of children and teens in the Wenatchee Valley will soon be able to enjoy a much safer ride on their bicycles.
Wenatchee Valley Velo Club and Confluence Health will give away 500 bike helmets to kids and youth ages 2 to 17 during the upcoming Apple Blossom Festival.
The annual Ride of Silence will be held beginning at 7 p.m. May 15, 2019, at Pybus Public Market, 7 N. Worthen St., in Wenatchee. Prior to the ride, the ceremony Ed Farrar will remember family and friends who have been lost or injured while riding their bicycles.
Did you know that 40% of all trips in the U.S. are less than two miles? This makes bicycling a feasible and fun way to get to work. With increased interest in healthy, sustainable and economic transportation options, it’s not surprising that, from 2000 to 2013, the number of bicycle commuters in the U.S. grew by more than 62 percent.
The pump track Leavenworth is fascinating. It has been proven worldwide that the sport playground is not just able to get kids excited, but also their parents, grandparents and the entire village community. The pump track becomes the meeting place of all different generations and the town’s center of life.
Friday May 17th, 5pm-8pm Registration/Race Packet Pick-up at Icicle Brewery
Infinity Cycling presents the 2nd Annual Dirt Digger Crit! Join us for an all ages, fun criterium style race on Sunday, May 19th, 2019. Each participant has a chance to race their flat bar bike (mountain or fat bike tires only) on a 5 lap (.8 mile per lap) course at the Leavenworth Ski Hill.
The fourth-annual Dark Side Festival will be held from 10 a.m to 12 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, at Squilchuck State Park featuring a mountain bike race and an adult skills clinic during the day ($40), and mountain bike rides and trail runs during the evening hours. There also will be live music, a beer garden and food.