Bicycle Sundays start May 4

Dig out your helmet. Dust off your training wheels. A new series of Bicycle Sundays begins on May 4, 2014.

Lake Washington Boulevard will be closed to motorized vehicles 10 a.m.-6 p.m. during Bicycle Sundays. Come bike, jog or stroll along the boulevard between the Seward Park entrance and Mount Baker Park’s beach.

Event dates are:

  • May 4, 11 and 18
  • June 1, 15 and 29
  • July 6 and 13
  • August 10 and 24
  • September 14 and 21

Every Bicycle Sunday event the Cascade Bicycle Club Education Foundation will sell helmets in Seward Park for $15 from 1-4 p.m. and offer professional helmet fittings. Seattle law requires all cyclists to wear helmets. Wearing a properly fitted helmet reduces the risk of severe head injury by 85 percent.

Bicycle Sundays are sponsored by Seattle Parks and Recreation, Cascade Bicycle Club and Seattle Department of Transportation with the support of the Seattle Police Department.

For more information, including bicycle trail etiquette and traffic codes, please click HERE.