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.


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Bike Hub Co-Owner John Abernathy finishes a tube repair on a bicycle,

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Bicyclists gather before the start.

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Ken Hunt, front, passes bicyclists at the starting line so that he could register.

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Bicyclists leave the starting area to start the Spokane7 Half Century route.

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Bicyclists leave the starting area to start the Spokane7 Half Century route.

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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.

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SpokeFest Association President Bill Bender speaks.

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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.

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Bicyclists start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes.

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Bicyclists start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes.

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Bicyclists start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes.

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Bicyclists start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes.

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Bicyclists start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes.

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Bicyclists start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes.

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Volunteer Greg Welton, from North Division Bicycle Shop, right, fixes a flat for Miranda Moen.

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Mascot Spokey, right, high fives 5 year old Charlotte Picicci, left, as her father Ray looks on.

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9 year old brooke Hammond rides a slalom course during the Park Loop and Bike Safety Rodeo route.

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Bicyclists finish.

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Bicyclists turn from the Centennial Trail to N. Cedar St.

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Bicyclists ride the Centennial Trail.

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Bicyclists ride the Centennial Trail.

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Bicyclists ride the Centennial Trail.

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Bicyclists approach the finish.

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Bicyclists finish.

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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.

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Jim Schmick, right, and his 13 year old son Henry rest after finishing the REI 21 Mile River Loop route.


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Bikes sit on a rack.

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Young Kwak is a photographer at the Inlander. He has worked on stories ranging from silver mining and cattle ranching to car racing and backyard wrestling, learning a lot about the Inland Northwest in the process...