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Upcoming events

    • 17 Jun 2024
    • 9:00 AM
    • 23 Jun 2024
    • 6:00 PM
    Register

    The Spokane Bicycle Club (SBC) is offering a 6-day Cross Washington Tour in June 2024 with an emphasis on adventure, safety, comfort, and affordability.

    The route will start in Monroe, WA. and end in Spokane, WA. with stops in Skykomish, Leavenworth, Quincy, Coulee City, and Wilbur.

    Each rider must be capable of cycling 50+ miles per day on multiple days.

    The route will focus on safe routes maximizing low traffic Farm to Market Roads or, as necessary, higher volume roads with wide shoulders. (Link to RWGPS Maps)

    The tour will include luggage transport and limited sag support to designated locations (camping and motel) each day.

    All rides are on hard surfaced roads; road bikes are appropriate. E-bikes are welcome.

    • ·         The itinerary is as follows: Monday, June 17 is a travel day from Spokane to Monroe, WA. June 18 (Tuesday) through June 23rd (Sunday) are ride days, ending in Spokane, WA.
    • ·         Total mileage is approximately 300 miles. The daily miles will be in the 50-mile range (average for the six days).
    • ·         SBC will endeavor to keep the total cost per rider in the range of 1/2 the cost of a comparable commercial tour.
    • ·         The registration fee is $85/person until May 15th, 2024 early registration, $100/person May 16- June 1, 2024 late registration. All riders must be registered and paid by June 1. Registration will cover the cost of rider support, including food at rest stops, SAG, and luggage transport day to day during the ride.
    •        We will cancel and refund the ride with fewer then 25 total registrants.
    • ·         Registration may be canceled for a full refund until June 1st. After that, the registration fee is not refundable.
    • ·         All riders must be 21 years of age or older.
    • ·         All riders must sign a ride waiver.
    •        All riders must provide emergency contact information.
    • ·         SBC is arranging a charter bus for transport of riders, luggage, and bikes from Spokane to the start in Monroe, WA. at each rider's expense, you will prepay at registration.
    • ·         Riders taking bus are responsible for boxing their own bike prior to arrival to bus meetup. PLEASE LABEL YOUR BIKE BOX WITH YOUR NAME & PHONE NUMBER. (Link to How to Box a Bike) (Link to Bike Shops for Box)
    •        Riders are responsible for assembling their own bike before the ride when we reach Monroe.
    • ·         Each day will have an option for camping or motel. It is recommended that riders make reservations as early as possible as the lodging options are limited and busy. Please click the links below for more information.
    • ·         Each rider is responsible for the cost for lodging (or camping), meals, and transportation to the start (SBC is offering a charter bus that the rider must pay separately for a ride to the start).
    •        Skykomish will offer group meals for dinner $23 and hot breakfast $19 that will need to be prepaid. You can prepay at registration.
    • ·         SBC will provide at least one food/ rest stop each ride day, 2 stops on longer days. (locations will be noted on the RWGPS routes)
    • ·         Air quality and weather cancellation policy
    • ·         Riders are responsible for their own transportation back to Spokane if they decide to abort the tour before finishing.

    Links to Lodging Options: 

    Monroe

    Skykomish Leavenworth Quincy Coulee City

    Wilbur


    Links to other documents:

    Training Log

    Rider to do list

    Shower Availability

    Plan B

    Baggage Color Coding list.xlsxt

    baggage Handling limits.pdf



Past events

03 Nov 2023 SBC Ride Leader Appreciation Dinner
22 Sep 2023 Colville Spoke and Hub Bicycle Tour - September 2023
16 Sep 2023 SBC 50th Anniversary Celebration
12 Apr 2023 Spokane Bicycle Club Ride Leader Training Event
04 Nov 2022 SBC Annual Dinner
23 Sep 2022 Colville Spoke and Hub Tour - 2022
20 Jul 2022 Spokane Bicycle Club Annual Picnic
25 Sep 2021 Colville Spoke and Hub Tour - 2021
08 May 2020 Eastside Community Ride
14 Mar 2020 Sunnyside Bike Ride
07 Mar 2020 Saturday Steady and Brisk Ride
29 Feb 2020 Saturday Steady and Brisk Ride
22 Feb 2020 Saturday Steady and Brisk Ride
15 Feb 2020 Saturday Steady and Brisk Ride
10 Feb 2020 General meeting
04 Feb 2020 SBC Board meeting
05 Oct 2019 2019 Spokane Bicycle Club Annual Banquet
12 Jul 2019 Wallace Blues Festival & Trail of the CD'A Tour
07 Jun 2019 Colville Spoke and Hub Summer Tour 2019
02 Jun 2019 Walla Walla Winery Tour
31 May 2019 Eastside Community Ride
28 May 2019 Appleway Trail Ride
26 May 2019 Latah Creek Trail Ride
22 May 2019 Children of the Sun Trail Ride
19 May 2019 Hike 'n Bike South Hill Natural Areas
17 May 2019 Pizza and Beer Party
16 May 2019 Spokane in Motion - Cycling in Denmark and US
16 May 2019 Danish Cycling Perspectives
15 May 2019 Ride of Silence
15 May 2019 Sandifur Bridge to Fish Lake Trail Ride
14 May 2019 Energizer Stations
13 May 2019 Spokane Bicycle Club Meeting
13 May 2019 Pancake breakfast in Riverfront Park
12 May 2019 Mothers Day Park and Cookies Ride
11 May 2019 Kidical Mass Bike Ride
09 May 2019 Kendall Yards and CT, with flat-fixing clinic at REI
08 May 2019 Potluck in support of the SBC Ridge Riders
07 May 2019 University Bridge Gateway Celebration
05 May 2019 Bike corral for Bloomsday participants and their supporters
13 Oct 2018 2018 Spokane Bicycle Club Annual Banquet
14 Sep 2018 Spoke and Hub Fall Tour 2018
09 Sep 2018 SBC SpokeFest booth September 9, 2018
29 Jun 2018 SBC local tour: Trail of the CD'A
18 May 2018 National Bike Everywhere Day – Pizza and Beer Party
18 May 2018 Weiser River Rail Trail Ride
17 May 2018 Ben Burr/Iron Bridge Ride
17 May 2018 Peaceful Valley/Sandifur Bridge/ Kendall Yards loop
11 May 2018 Downtown Bike Lane and Cycling Amenities
10 May 2018 Latah Creek Trail Ride
29 Apr 2018 Community Bike Ride with Oboi Reed
29 Apr 2018 Washington State Bike Summit
14 Apr 2018 SBC Table - 2018 Bike Swap (April 14th, 2018)
28 Oct 2017 Spokane Bicycle Club Annual Banquet
05 Nov 2016 2016 Spokane Bicycle Club Annual Business Meeting and Banquet
19 Jun 2016 Pacific Coast Bicycle Adventure: supported bike tour 2016
08 Nov 2015 2015 Spokane Bicycle Club Annual Business Meeting and Banquet
12 Sep 2015 SpokeFest Ride #1
12 Sep 2015 SpokeFest Ride #2
17 Jun 2015 League of American Bicyclists Traffic Skills 101
08 Jun 2015 Trans - Washington Supported Bike Tour 2015
13 May 2015 League of American Bicyclists Traffic Skills 101
09 Apr 2015 League of American Bicyclists Traffic Skills 101
03 Apr 2015 Bike Maintenance for Safe Routes To School
11 Mar 2015 League of American Bicyclists Traffic Skills 101
18 Oct 2014 Spokane Bicycle Club Banquet-October 18, 2014
16 Jun 2014 Trans - Washington Supported Bike Tour
12 May 2014 Sign up to support the Commute of the Century
25 Apr 2014 Mile 31 - 32 clean up
14 Apr 2014 Attend the Mayor's Announcement for Commute of the Century
10 Mar 2014 March 10 Potluck Registration
07 Jan 2014 Spokane Bicycle Club Annual Banquet
Event Sign Up pages are on the left under "Events". Questions? email: garrykehr@gmail.com




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