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Take a Tour of the Downtown Bike Loop

Tours set for Monday thru Friday, August 1 thru 5, from noon to 1p.m.

Release Date: 7/25/2011 12:00:00 PM

MEDIA CONTACT: Ann Deasy (509) 625-6318 or

Join Grant Wencel, the City’s Bicycle-Pedestrian Coordinator; members from the Bicycle Advisory Board (BAB); and other bicycle enthusiasts this week on a tour of the newly completed downtown bike loop.

bike tour flyer

“The downtown bike loop project is great for Spokane,” says Grant Wencel, “As a City we continue to make significant strides in improving our community for all kinds of cyclists.”

The tours, held from noon to 1 p.m. each day, will start at Howard St. and Riverside Ave. by the hot dog stand; free hot dogs are included in the event. A small group of cyclists will ride around the loop, ending back at Howard St. and Riverside Ave. Tours will last about 20 minutes. Release waivers will need to be signed before going on the tour by an adult 18 or over (attached).

The City also will share information on bike safety and rules of the road with the cyclists.

Several accomplishments have been made by the City as it expands its bicycle network:

  • Completing a Master Bike Plan.
  • Organizing bike and pedestrian counts.
  • Supporting events like SpokeFest, Summer Parkways, and Bike to Work Week.
  • Adding new shared bike lanes called “sharrows” on Spokane Falls Blvd. in addition to ones added in recent years on 37th Ave. and Southeast Blvd.
  • Completed the second phase of the Fish Lake Trail.
  • Began working on “complete streets” concepts for our community.

Bike Tour Waiver and Release Participant under 18 (44kb)
Bike Tour Waiver and Release Adult (37kb)

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