Bike Clubs

Join one of these funky crews to get out and get your wheels turning

click to enlarge Travis Nichols tears up the trail at Beacon Hill. - TIMOTHY PHILLIPS
Timothy Phillips
Travis Nichols tears up the trail at Beacon Hill.

Baddlands Cycling Club Founded in 1988, the Baddlands Cycling Club's biggest claim to fame is the weekly Twilight Series that it hosts at various venues in the Spokane area to support local racing. Club members race and volunteer in the series. The group also has a variety of weekly rides, and most members participate in other area races. 418 E. Pacific, Suite 101 Spokane, Wash. • 456-0432 •

Belles and Baskets This cycling group is an opportunity for local women to spend time cycling with old and new friends. The group goes on 10-mile rides twice a month, meeting at a rotation of locations in the Spokane area, followed by refreshments and chitchat. Spokane, Wash. • 951-4090 •

Bike Hub  Follow The Bike Hub on Facebook to find out about bike rides — mostly at night — that the shop hosts each week. Rides take off from a variety of locations and include road rides and mountain biking. 1403 W. 1st Ave. Spokane, Wash. • 474-1260 •

Evergreen East With the same mission as its predecessor, the Fat Tire Trail Riders, this group focuses on the development and maintenance of mountain bike trails in the area. Annual dues are $35 and support the club's local work. Spokane, Wash. • •

North Division Bicycle Shop Ride the "Chase the Sun" loop, tackle Rock Lake or head wherever the riders from North Division Bicycle Shop decide to take you as part of their weekly scheduled rides. Stop in the shop, or follow them on Facebook to see where they're headed this week. 10503 N. Division Spokane, Wash. • 467-2453 •

Pend Oreille Pedalers The Pedalers are a nonprofit group based in Sandpoint whose goal is to improve bicycling opportunities in North Idaho. They organize road and mountain biking rides each month, in addition to work days to improve local trails. Dues are $20 per year. Sandpoint, Idaho •

River City Red Cycling Team The River City Red Cycling team is a group of amateur cyclists who like to get together to talk bikes, race bikes and drink beer from their namesake and sponsor. The team competes in a variety of local races, and they're always open to new members who love cycling. Spokane, Wash. •

Spokane Bicycle Club Founded in 1985, the Spokane Bicycle Club organizes rides on most days of the week from March to November, and bikers of all levels are welcome. Each ride is posted on the club website with pace, distance and terrain information. Annual dues are $20. Spokane, Wash. • 990-1474 •

Team Two-Wheel Transit Join Two-Wheel Transit's shop rides at 5:30 pm on Thursdays in the summertime. Aside from the fun rides starting at their Perry Street location, it's a convenient place to be if you run into any bike trouble. 817 S. Perry Street, Suite C Spokane, Wash. • 747-2231 •

Wheelsport  Follow Wheel Sport Bicycle Shops on Facebook for updates on the locations of their weekly Tuesday mountain bike rides and Thursday road bike rides, plus occasional demos. 606 N. Sullivan Rd. Spokane Vallley, Wash • 921-7729 • • 1711 N. Division Spokane, • 326-3977 • 3020 S. Grand Blvd. Spokane, • 747-4187

WOW Women's Cycling WOW Cycling provides a network for women of all ages and abilities in the Spokane area to meet fellow cyclists and explore the area by bike. Most rides are on public roads and the Centennial Trail, with a few mountain biking opportunities. Spokane, Wash. Find them on Facebook.

Zuster Zuster Cycling is a women's road, mountain and cyclocross cycling team that is 21 members strong. The team works to promote women's cycling through training, races and community events. Find them on Facebook.

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