S.P.O.K.E.S (Sunday Pedalers on Kinda of Easy Streets or Saturday Pedalers during the summer) is a monthly bicycle ride that is a part of the Cascade Bicycle Club Daily Ride Program in the greater Seattle Washington area.  We also ride on Saturdays during the summer.
 
The pace of the ride is leisurely at 10 to 12 mph on the flats, slower up hills and faster down hills.
 
We usually ride on the 4th Sunday of every month, but the ride schedule varies based on ride leader and event destination schedules. 
 
The distance of the ride usually varies from 15 to 25 miles with some hills and with a lunch stop in the middle of the ride.  We try to have two Cascade Club ride leaders - one in the front & one in the back.  The person in the front leads the ride, while the person in the back can help with flats and making sure that no one gets left behind.
 
The goal of the S.P.O.K.E.S ride leaders is to have fun, meet new people, learn interesting bike routes and bicycle safely.  See the Getting Started & FAQ page for general ride information and suggestions for new riders.

Upcoming Ride

  • Sunday, August 9, 2015 - 9:15am - Three Ferries Ride
    Distance: 25.00 miles
    Elevation Gain: 900 feet
    Pace: Leisurely: [10-12mph]
    Terrain: Some hills
    Regroup: Stay together
    Weather Cancels?: Showers cancel

    SPOKES will start from the Fauntleroy Ferry, boarding the 9:45a.m. direct to Southworth.  Then we will ride to Port Orchard and have lunch.  After sating our hunger, we will board the foot ferry to Bremerton.  Then catch the next ferry to Bremerton and take in the ferry to Seattle.  From there we will follow the Alki trail to Lincoln Park in West Seattle.  Parking is available in Lincoln Park or on the street.  

    Be sure to come 30 minutes early (9:15a.m.) and have cash or credit card for the fare: $7.25.  The foot ferry to Bremerton is $2.00.  Also bring money for lunch or your own lunch.

    Here is the link to the cue sheet: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/4821343

    We will meet at the Ticket Booth at the Ferry.  This is an all day adventure (6 to 8 hours) with mostly ferry rides and some cycling and lots of beautiful scenery - a one day mini-vacation on your bike and ferry.
    Posted Aug 5, 2015, 7:07 PM by Jim Hunt
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