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Best Bicycle Tours Around WA

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Seattle Cycling Tours
714 Pike Street
Seattle, WA 98101
206.356.5803
http://www.seattle-cycling-tours.com/sea

Let Seattle Cycling Tours take you on a unique tour of Seattle and it’s urban neighborhoods. They supply the bicycles with fenders and lights, a helmet, and a historic view of Seattle from Wednesdays through Sundays. You provide the pedal power and your curiosity. They iron out the hills, and the Seattle rain mist just makes your complexion better. Dress for the weather. Magnificent scenery, friendly people, and a sense of personal empowerment. Take a break and experience the outdoors and it’s sights, smells and sounds all while riding a bicycle. Sign up for one of Seattle Cycling Tours’ twice daily historic Seattle tours. Bring your family, friends or meet someone new. Meet new adventurers like yourself and experience a urban break unlike any other.

Bicycle Adventures
29700 SE High Point Way
Issaquah, WA 98027
800.443.6060
http://www.bicycleadventures.com

Want to get out of town and tour a bit more than the city? A taste of the San Juan Islands, this 4-day cycling trip is ideal for people who are newer to bicycle touring or those with limited time. Starting and ending in Seattle, you’ll ride on peaceful island roads, enjoy guided sea kayaking and hiking through the lush island scenery. Lodging on this tour is charming, and the fresh island-grown Northwest cuisine rivals California’s best. Explore three of Washington’s San Juan Islands, pedal 20 to 25 miles each day, and enjoy delightful accommodations and delicious meals along the way.

iBike Bicycle Tours
4887 Columbia Drive South
Seattle, WA 98108
206.767.0848
http://www.ibike.org/ibike/seattle/index.htm

For those who already love Seattle, or for those who are willing to fall in love with it, Ibike Tours’ Seattle bike tour is a fascinating excursion into the heart and soul of this magical city. Ibike has an inventory of 2000 points of interest in the city to choose from, and an almost infinite number ways to connect them for a fun and enriching bike tour. It just so happens the almost every building and every street has a story — some happy, some inspiring, some ironic and some sad, but all are informative. The guides won’t try to tell you every tale, but selected stops along the way provide insight that bring out the rich history and heritage, geographical and environmental diversity, and economic, geological and cultural complexity of Seattle. Call or email to set up your tour: ibike@ibike.org.

Cascade Bicycle Club Daily Rides
7400 Sand Point Way NE
Building 138
Seattle, WA 98115
206.522.BIKE
http://www.cascade.org

Cascade offers rides every day of the year, more than 1,300 rides annually. Rides range from leisurely 10-mile jaunts to strenuous endurance events. You must bring your own bike and wear a helmet for the ride. Volunteer ride leaders serve as guides. You don’t have to be a member of the Club to join in on the rides, except for the Cascade Training Series where Cascade membership is required. Kids are welcome on the rides; those 15 and under must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian OR must have parent/legal guardian sign a consent form designating a guardian for them on the ride. Check out all the fun, free rides on the website http://www.cascade.org.

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