Seattle Activities

Seattle is a bicycle-friendly city. Whether riding in the city or touring around, there is plenty of information for you to plan your riding adventure. Listed below are links to maps with both city routes and recreational trails, bicycle clubs and bicycle shops for repairs, rentals and accessories. Under the subheading Related webs are articles and blogs about biking in and around Seattle.

Bicycle Clubs

Bicycle Alliance of Washington. 314 1st Avenue S, Seattle, WA 98104. Phone: 206-224-9252. E-mail

Cascade Bicycle Club. 7787 62nd Avenue NE, Seattle, WA 98115. Phone: 206-522-3222; Fax: 206-522-2407. E-mail

Cyclists of Greater Seattle (C.O.G.S.). PO Box 31423, Seattle, WA 98103.

Different Spokes
Bicycling club for the LGBT community in the Seattle/Puget Sound area. To join the club you must email them through the website.

Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance. 418 NE 72nd Street, Seattle, WA 98115. Phone: 206-524-2900.

Evergreen Tandem Club. PO Box 512, Woodinville, WA 98072. E-mail

Pronto Cycle Sharing. Toll-free: 1-844-677-6686.
500 bikes and 50 stations are located throughout the city. Purchase an annual membership or a pass for 24 hours or 3 days.

Seattle Bicycle Club. E-mail
Non-profit club with an emphasis on recreations, exercise and safety. Meetings are usually once a week with socializing opportunities.

Take tours of downtown and neighborhoods in Seattle. Learn about the history and interesting facts of each place. A list and map of free biking parking spots located inside public parking garages and buildings is also provided. Long term bicycle rentals are available.


Gigantic Bicycle Festival
This annual three day festival in mid August celebrates the bicycle culture with live music, art, film, comedy, guest speakers, interactive installation pieces and hand built bicycles.

Seattle Bike Show
This two day event features interactive events, the latest gear, classic bikes, a dirt zone, a beer garden and much more

Bicycle Maps

King County Bicycling Guidemap. Phone: 206-477-2700. E-mail

King County bike map helps the bicyclist choose routes between locations with types streets and trails.

Seattle Department of Transportation Bicycle Maps. E-mail
Seattle bike map is updated yearly. This interactive map aids in selecting routes through the city. Download the map for free or or order a printed copy by calling 206-224-9252 or use an on-line form.

Bicycle Shops

Aaron's Bicycle Repair. 9988 15th Avenue SW, Suite E, Seattle, WA 98146. Phone: 206-938-9795. E-mail

Alki Bike and Board. 2606 California Avenue SW, Seattle, WA 98116. Phone: 206-938-3322. E-mail

Alpine Hut. 2215 15th Avenue W, Seattle, WA 98119. Phone: 206-284-3575. E-mail

Bicycle Center of Seattle. 4529 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105. Phone: 206-523-8300. E-mail

The Bicycle Doctor. Phone: 206-789-7336. E-mail

Bike Works. 3709 S. Ferdinand Street, Seattle, WA 98118. Phone: 206-725-9408. E-mail

Branford Bike. 2404 10th Avenue E, Seattle, WA 98102. Phone: 206-323-1218.

Counterbalance Bicycles. 2943 NE Blakeley Street, Seattle, WA 98105. Phone: 206-922-3555.

Davidson Handbuilt Bicycles. 3425 Stone Way N, Seattle, WA 98103. Phone: 206-441-9998.

Dutch Bike Company. 4905 Leary Avenue NW, Seattle, WA 98107. Phone: 206-789-1678; Toll-free: 1- 855-900-2453. E-mail

Free Range Cycles. 3501 Phinney Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98103. Phone: 206-547-8407. E-mail

Gregg's Cycle. 7007 Woodlawn Avenue NE, Seattle, WA 98115. Phone: 206-523-1822. E-mail

Hampsten Cycles. 4200 NE 105th, Seattle, WA 98125. Phone: 206-852-5199. E-mail

JRA Bike Shop. 8318 8th Avenue NW, Seattle, WA 98117. Phone: 206-782-1323.

Montlake Bicycle Shop. 2233 24th Avenue E, Seattle, WA 98112. Phone: 206-329-7333.

Performance Bicycle. 4501 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105. Phone: 206-675-0588.

R+E Cycles. 5627 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105. Phone: 206-527-4822. E-mail

Recycled Cycles. 1007 NE Boat Street, Seattle, WA 98105. Phone: 206-547-4491; Toll-free: 1-877-298-4683.

Revolution Cycles. 9634 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115. Phone: 206-227-5439. E-mail

Velo Bike Shop. 2151 6th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121. Phone: 206-325-3292; Text: 206-607-7704.

Wright Brothers Cycle Works. 219 N. 36th Street, Seattle, WA 98103. Phone: 206-633-5132.

Bicycle Trails

King County's Regional Trail System. Phone: 206-477-4566.

The King County Regional Trail System has over 175 miles of multi use off the road trail systems for bicycling, hiking, walking and horseback riding spanning from Bothell to Auburn and Seattle to the Cascades.

Seattle Parks & Recreation: Burke Gilman Trail
Formerly a railroad route, this popular multi use trail for bicycling, walking, running, skaters and commuters passes Gasworks Park and the University of Washington. Go online to view or download the map of the trail.

Snohomish County Centennial Trail
the Centennial trail is built on the old Burlington Northern railroad line. The Machias Trailhead and rest stop is a replica of the Machias Station railroad depot built in the late 1890's. The trail features 30 miles of completed trail from Snohomish to Skagit County Line, 10 foot wide mufti use paved trail and 6 foot wide natural surface parallel the equestrian trail. Picnic tables, benches and restrooms are all available.

Related Webs and Blogs
Learn about the different trails and bike rides in and around Seattle, the clubs , events and points of interest.

Bicycle Paper. 68 South Washington Street, Seattle, WA 98104. Phone: 206-903-1333; Toll-free: 1-888-836-5720; Fax: 206-903-8565.

Bicycle Paper features articles about touring and racing in the Northwest, opinion pieces, health articles, product reviews plus much more.

Seattle Bike Blog
Read the latest news and articles concerning bicycling. See the maps and event calendars.

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