“Kaiser Permanente Seattle to Portland presented by Alaska Airlines”
* Editor’s Note:
Drivers be aware of bicycle traffic traversing the region this weekend!
“Saturday, July 13- Sunday, July 14, 2018”
“This 200+ mile bicycle ride is the largest multi-day bicycle event in the Northwest, with up to 10,000 participants riding from Seattle to Portland in one or two days. The route takes you through the scenic valleys, forests, and farmlands of western Washington and Oregon.”
“Annual STP bike ride expected to bring 8,000 bicyclists to western Washington roads July 13-14”
“Travelers should prepare for delays and stay alert on roadways”
“Drivers should plan for extra travel time Saturday, July 13, and Sunday, July 14, and everyday riders will find they have a lot of company on two wheels as 8,000 bicyclists ride western Washington’s state highways and local roads for the 2019 Kaiser Permanente Seattle to Portland Bicycle Classic.
“The Washington State Department of Transportation asks motorists to observe the rules of the road for safe driving around people on bikes and to prepare for travel delays during the popular recreational ride,” from WSDOT.