Sunday, September 7, 2014

PHOTOS: SpokeFest

Posted By on Sun, Sep 7, 2014 at 3:55 PM

Approximately 2200 bicyclists pre-registered to ride in the 7th annual SpokeFest. Riders had a choice of a 50 mile, 21 mile or 9 mile route along the river in the western part of Spokane. Beginner riders had the option of taking a 1 mile loop through Riverfront Park.


click to enlarge Bike Hub Co-Owner John Abernathy finishes a tube repair on a bicycle, - YOUNG KWAK
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Bike Hub Co-Owner John Abernathy finishes a tube repair on a bicycle,

click to enlarge Bicyclists gather before the start. - YOUNG KWAK
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Bicyclists gather before the start.

click to enlarge Ken Hunt, front, passes bicyclists at the starting line so that he could register. - YOUNG KWAK
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Ken Hunt, front, passes bicyclists at the starting line so that he could register.

click to enlarge Bicyclists leave the starting area to start the Spokane7 Half Century route. - YOUNG KWAK
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Bicyclists leave the starting area to start the Spokane7 Half Century route.

click to enlarge Bicyclists leave the starting area to start the Spokane7 Half Century route. - YOUNG KWAK
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Bicyclists leave the starting area to start the Spokane7 Half Century route.

click to enlarge Brian Constock, center, and his 9 year old daughter Kennedy, right, register for the REI 21 Mile River Loop route as volunteer Nancy Tressler looks on. - YOUNG KWAK
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Brian Constock, center, and his 9 year old daughter Kennedy, right, register for the REI 21 Mile River Loop route as volunteer Nancy Tressler looks on.

click to enlarge SpokeFest Association President Bill Bender speaks. - YOUNG KWAK
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SpokeFest Association President Bill Bender speaks.

click to enlarge Bicyclists, including Troy, second from left, and Cecille Juresko, second from the right, wait to the start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes. - YOUNG KWAK
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Bicyclists, including Troy, second from left, and Cecille Juresko, second from the right, wait to the start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes.

click to enlarge Bicyclists start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes. - YOUNG KWAK
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Bicyclists start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes.

click to enlarge Bicyclists start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes. - YOUNG KWAK
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Bicyclists start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes.

click to enlarge Bicyclists start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes. - YOUNG KWAK
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Bicyclists start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes.

click to enlarge Bicyclists start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes. - YOUNG KWAK
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Bicyclists start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes.

click to enlarge Bicyclists start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes. - YOUNG KWAK
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Bicyclists start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes.

click to enlarge Bicyclists start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes. - YOUNG KWAK
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Bicyclists start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes.

click to enlarge Volunteer Greg Welton, from North Division Bicycle Shop, right, fixes a flat for Miranda Moen. - YOUNG KWAK
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Volunteer Greg Welton, from North Division Bicycle Shop, right, fixes a flat for Miranda Moen.

click to enlarge Mascot Spokey, right, high fives 5 year old Charlotte Picicci, left, as her father Ray looks on. - YOUNG KWAK
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Mascot Spokey, right, high fives 5 year old Charlotte Picicci, left, as her father Ray looks on.

click to enlarge 9 year old brooke Hammond rides a slalom course during the Park Loop and Bike Safety Rodeo route. - YOUNG KWAK
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9 year old brooke Hammond rides a slalom course during the Park Loop and Bike Safety Rodeo route.

click to enlarge Bicyclists finish. - YOUNG KWAK
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Bicyclists finish.

click to enlarge Bicyclists turn from the Centennial Trail to N. Cedar St. - YOUNG KWAK
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Bicyclists turn from the Centennial Trail to N. Cedar St.

click to enlarge Bicyclists ride the Centennial Trail. - YOUNG KWAK
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Bicyclists ride the Centennial Trail.

click to enlarge Bicyclists ride the Centennial Trail. - YOUNG KWAK
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Bicyclists ride the Centennial Trail.

click to enlarge Bicyclists ride the Centennial Trail. - YOUNG KWAK
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Bicyclists ride the Centennial Trail.

click to enlarge Bicyclists approach the finish. - YOUNG KWAK
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Bicyclists approach the finish.

click to enlarge Bicyclists finish. - YOUNG KWAK
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Bicyclists finish.

click to enlarge 13 year old Jacob Bennatt, right, places his bicycle into the bike corral as his mother Suzanne looks on after they finish the REI 21 Mile River Loop route. - YOUNG KWAK
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13 year old Jacob Bennatt, right, places his bicycle into the bike corral as his mother Suzanne looks on after they finish the REI 21 Mile River Loop route.

click to enlarge Jim Schmick, right, and his 13 year old son Henry rest after finishing the REI 21 Mile River Loop route. - YOUNG KWAK
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Jim Schmick, right, and his 13 year old son Henry rest after finishing the REI 21 Mile River Loop route.


click to enlarge Bikes sit on a rack. - YOUNG KWAK
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Bikes sit on a rack.

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