B.I.K.E.S. Club of
Snohomish County

Club Announcements

                       

McClinchy Mile Bike Ride April 28

Registration soon for this year's McClinchy Mile Bicycle Ride - the price increase $5 on April 15 and another $5 if you wait until the day of the ride. We invite everyone to join us for the free family ride on April 27.

Club members have received the club discount code for McClinchy in an email (valid only if you register in advance) - or volunteer to help for a shift and ride free before or after. Contact volunteer coordinator Kay Peterson, volunteer@bikesclub.org .

Members are also needed to help mark the routes - get a bit of extra exercise while previewing this year's beautiful routes.


    Ride With GPS

    A new benefit for BIKES Club members, Ride With GPS offers members an on-line computer based tool that will allow bicyclists to plan, navigate and share bike routes. Route maps can be printed. Routes can also be downloaded onto your smart phone or smart navigation device for verbal and graphic turn by turn directions. A few bike routes have already been added to the library and many more will be added. Routes for the McClinchy Mile: Camano Climb Edition have been added as an Event.

    For more info about Ride With GPS for the BIKES Club, check out the Ride With GPS info. Rick will give an overview training of the tool at our May 9 meeting.



    Overnights and Tours 2019

    A few rather optimistic ride leaders have used the gloom of winter to plan some awesome tours for this coming spring and summer. Check it out at Overnights and Tours 2019.


    BIKES Club Member Benefits

    Support your local, Snohomish County bicycle club. In addition to good karma, benefits for BIKES Club members:

    • Weekly rides for members
    • Ride With GPS club account
    • BOB trailer– borrow this to tow behind your bike
    • Bike box– free loan for safe airline travel
    • Event ride discounts – through Northern Bike Club Alliance
    • Club social events – picnic, year-end party and more
    • Supporting local advocacy

    Join BIKES Club today and start getting value from your membership. For information on the overall benefits of bicycling, see this article shared by an Everett High School student. 


    Subscribe to Ride Updates


    Want to know whenever someone posts a new ride or adds a change to the Ride Updates page? Visit the Ride Updates page and click on the “Subscribe to Forum” link. You will be prompted to log-in (use the email address where you get club mail). Then, go to the Member Only section / Member Profile page of the website.  Click the “Edit Profile” button and the “Email Subscriptions” link to how often you receive updates.  We recommend you set “Ride Updates” to be delivered “immediately.” Then click the “Save” button at the bottom.




    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.



     





     

    Snohomish County Roads Central Updates

    WSDOT Weekly Snohomish County Roads Weekly Update

    How do I add to Ride Updates (Changes)?
    Login and select Club Rides, Ride Updates.  Then select Create Topic. 

    Put the following in the subject for the ride title:
    "Day of Week, Month & Day, Start time, Title of Ride".

    To Login, enter your email address for the User ID, then your password.  If you don't have a password, select "forgot password" and one will be sent to you and you can change it.



    Rides - Go to Rides page for full list

    25 Apr 2019 10:00 AM • McCollum Park, west parking lot
    27 Apr 2019 1:00 PM • Haller Park, 5328 S. Wheeling Ave, Arlington 98223




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