Get outside on Lake to Lake Bike Ride

Bellevue offers two routes for locals who want to participate in the bike ride.

  • Tuesday, May 29, 2018 8:30am
  • Life

Want to get a good look at the parks, trails and other scenic spots that put the “vue” in Bellevue? The Lake to Lake Bike ride on June 9, will offer cyclists of all levels and abilities a perfect way to see the city.

Riders can choose between two different routes – a mostly flat, approximately eight-mile Greenbelt Loop perfect for families or less experienced cyclists, and a more challenging 22-mile Lake to Lake loop with some climbs.

To register, visit parks.bellevuewa.gov/ride and enter activity code #1802612 or call 425-452-6885. Space is limited, so preregistration is recommended. Pending availability, on-site registration will take place 8 to 9 a.m. on the event day.

Both rides start between 9 and 10 a.m. at Lake Hills Community Park, 1200 164th Ave. SE. Terrain on both routes includes low-traffic roads, bike lanes and gravel trails. The course will be well-marked and supported by staff and volunteers until noon.

All riders under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult. The event is not suggested for children under nine years old, unless riding in a trailer or tag-along. There will be prize raffles, refreshments and freebies, including event headbands, for all participants.

The cost is $15 per rider with preregistration, and $20 per rider on the day of event. Proceeds will benefit the City of Bellevue Youth camp scholarship fund to help make healthy and fun recreation accessible to all kids.

Honda Auto Center of Bellevue is the lead sponsor. Other sponsors include the Bellevue Downtown Association, Blue Steel, Choose Your Way Bellevue, Crossroads Bellevue, Cycle the Wave, Evergreens, Gregg’s Bellevue, Hand & Stone Massage, John Duggan Cycling Attorney, QFC, Skout Back Country, State Farm and Vida Integrated Health.

For more information, call 425-452-4882 or visit parks.bellevuewa.gov/ride.


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