Volunteer: Help Snohomish be Bike Friendly City
The City of Snohomish is currently designated a Bicycle Friendly City by the League of American Bicyclists. They wamt to retain the honor - but need a volunteer to help with the updated application. It is fairly simple, but will require some coordination with city departments. About 2-4 hours of work should to it. Deadline is Aug. 9. Contact Kristin if you want to help - email@example.com.
Club Picnic Aug. 13 at Silver Lake
Join your BIKES Club friends for our annual picnic on Aug. 13 at Silver Lake. Club provides basic beverages, burgers, hot dogs and fixin's and a vegetarian options, along with plates and silverware. Members bring salads, sides, and their appetites. Rides will precede the picnic (if our ride leaders plan some - HINT). Biking or carpooling to the event is encouraged - parking is tight.
Plan to RSVP to Elaine Scott before Aug. 7 at NWestr@frontier.com or call 425-355-4510.
Everett History Ride July 28
Join Historic Everett for a leisurely paced ride on Thursday, July 28 along the “Mill Town Trail”. This is a joint ride with Historic Everett, ride leaders Larry O’Donnell, Historian, and Mike Dahlstrom, BIKES. Mr. O’Donnell will make several stops to narrate the history of the early industries in Everett. Ride starts 6pm at Riverside Park, corner of E. Grand and Everett Ave. Approximately 9 miles RT, Pace: Leisurely; Terrain: A and B/c. Donations to Historic Everett requested.
Club members -- join BIKES' Facebook group. We've set the page up to share photos, ride reviews, bike or travel discussions, etc. Thanks to Dan Scott for managing our page, and to the many members who contribute interesting posts.