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November 19, 2013 at 6:00 AM

Trail segment opens, linking 34-mile Columbia Gorge ride

After a few false starts and final construction delays, a new 1.6-mile segment of the Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail opened Thursday, making it possible for cyclists to travel a scenic 34 miles of the Columbia River Gorge without using Interstate 84. The new trail segment, which was dedicated in September, is complete except for…

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July 19, 2013 at 12:03 PM

800 bicyclists to ride around Mount Rainier

Riders from the 2012 RAMROD (Ride Around Mount Rainier in One Day) take a break at Inspiration Point, with Mount Rainier in the background, crowned by a lenticular cloud. (Bettina Hansen / The Seattle Times, 2012

Riders from last year’s  RAMROD (Ride Around Mount Rainier in One Day) take a break at Inspiration Point with Mount Rainier in the background, crowned by a lenticular cloud. (Bettina Hansen / The Seattle Times, 2012.)

If you’re heading to Mount Rainier National Park nextd week, be ready for hundreds of bicyclists on park roads next Thursday (July 25).

800 bicyclists will be pedaling in the recreational ride called RAMROD ­ – Ride Around Mount Rainier in One Day – through the park and nearby areas.  All roads will be

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