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Commuting by bicycle in Seattle – a free clinic 4/1 6:30pm

I’m giving a free clinic this Wednesday night at the West Seattle Cycle U at 6:30pm:  How to bike commute in Seattle.  Free tea and coffee as well, finshing at 7:15pm, 3418 Harbor Ave SW, free parking as always across the street.

I love riding my bike in traffic (this is Craig talking), today on my commute through downtown I felt like I was a motocycle in Hong Kong in rush hour traffic, but it was a Sunday, and I was just riding to the West Seattle store from the Sand Point store.   I arrived at work feeling 20 times better than when I had started, energized, calm and flush with good circulation.  I have been a bike commuter since I moved to Colorado to start racing in 1987, and there are few things in life that make more sense than riding your bike to work.  Here are the key benefits:

1.  Get in better shape

2.  No waiting in traffic or long lines of cars, much less frustration

3.  $ No gas and the repair bills are 1/20th of a car

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Kids ride bikes like ducks swim

It amazes me how much fun kids have riding bikes and going over jumps. Among our many kids bicycle offerings is the Larry Kemp camp each August for 4 days near Cle Elum. Not every kid loves riding their bike, but the ones that do really bring a smile to my face, watching them race to get back on their bike after every lunch, breakfast or activity, they can’t get enough!

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