Joe, Marlo and Isabel ride to work and daycare

Joe, Marlo and Isabel ride to work and daycare
Joe and his family are what we are all about. Here’s Joe’s introduction to our group: My family lives in Highpoint. I got back into riding about a year ago when I discovered how much fun it is to ride with my daughter on the back of my bike. We’ve done a lot of family ...

School Road Safety

West Seattle Blog reported on the School Road Safety Meeting last night at the Southwest Library. Besides their reporter, only  four citizens attended. Three are members of West Seattle Bike Connections: Jay Guettler,  Theresa Beaulieu, and  Craig Rankin.  Theresa and Craig are parents actively involved with safe routes to Denny MS and the K-5 STEM program ...

Bike Rodeo – in the Sunshine!

Bike Rodeo - in the Sunshine!
We had a fun bike rodeo today at Alki Summer Streets – the rain held off and the kids kept coming!  Along with some SPD officers on bikes and Segways, and adult on a crutch scooter. Lots of West Seattleites out playing in the street using all kinds of locomotion without gas motors. Everything from ...

Alki Summer Streets Bike Rodeo

Alki Summer Streets Bike Rodeo
This Sunday, May 18 from 11 to 4, rain or shine:  Bring the young kids and their bikes!  Balance bikes, too.  West Seattle Bike Connections will be at Summer Streets again on Alki Avenue, probably somewhere near the bathhouse, The bike rodeo is a fun skills and safety course for kids, with prizes for all, ...

West Seattle Bikes to Work

West Seattle Bikes to Work
668 riders from 6 to 9 am at our Commute Station, up 10% from last year! Sadly, no unicyles this year, but there were tandems to help confuse the counters. Cookies lasted exactly till the last rider at 9, Thank you to all of you who rode today, and to all of our cookie bakers, ...

Traffic at a Standstill

Traffic at a Standstill
It was a car and bus parking lot this morning on the high bridge due to a minor collision. Bikes and trucks had to wait for the Alaska Marine Lines train barge to go through, but that was just 5 minutes enjoying the beautiful morning and a little socializing and phone checking. 1,752 bikes counted ...

Bike to Work Day Friday 5/16 – Meet at the Bridge!

Bike to Work Day Friday 5/16 - Meet at the Bridge!
Friday, May 16 is Bike to Work Day.  West Seattle Bike Connections is hosting West Seattle’s only full Commute Station. Alki Bike and Board and DIY Bikes will be there for bike quick checks and advice ,  from 6 to 9 AM under the High Bridge, west of the Spokane Street low bridge where the ...

Lost and Found

Lost and Found
Evidence found on the sidewalk by Krista Whiters, on one of her first rides to work on her new bike, that Bike Month and bike riding is changing lives for good!

Saturday May 10 – Bike to Game Day

Saturday May 10 - Bike to Game Day
Bike to Game Day at Safeco Saturday, May 10 Mariners v. Kansas City at 6:10 PM.  Purchase tickets on Friday for a discount. Quickest, most fun way to get to the stadium from West Seattle and back home. Secure bike parking in the Safeco garage. Can combine with Water Taxi. Sponsored by Cascade Bicycle Club ...

Bikes & Trains – to School!

Bikes & Trains - to School!
Fabulous Bike to School Day! Thank you to Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Jose Banda and Alki Elementary teacher Terry Kegel for leading giant bike trains to Alki!  More kids at Schmitz Park. Reports from your school?  Lots of nice coverage in the West Seattle Blog.  Here’s a photo from WSBC’s Kathy Dunn, who met the ...