Ride for Major Taylor Ride Details


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Event date: 
Sunday, April 24, 2022 - 7:00am



Rider Limit: 475 
Member Feb. 8 - April 17, 2022 $130 April 18 - 21, 2022 $10
Non-member Feb. 8 - April 17, 2022 $140 April 18 - 21, 2022 $10
Youth  -- $30   $10
  • Registration opens at 10 a.m.

  • In-person, day-of registration is not available in 2022. Register in advance.

  • Packets for registrations made between April 18 and April 21, 2022 will be available at the start line. 

Go the extra mile and support the Major Taylor Project!  

Click here to purchase supplies from the MTP wishlist

Supplies ordered online can be mailed directly via Amazon to:

Cascade Bicycle Club  c/o Education Team, 7787 62nd Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98115 

You can also donate directly to the Major Taylor Program. 

Donation Levels

The Major Tayor Project is a free after-school program for our community youth. You have the opportunity to go the extra mile and further support the great work of the Major Taylor Project. Your additional add-on donation will go directly to the Education Department to support this program. You can make your donation during the registration process or after by accessing the buy add-ons link tied to your online account/registration. Thank you for all your support!

  • $750 - Fund the purchase of a new bicycle for a school fleet
  • $300 - Support the "Build a Bike" program for one student
  • $150 - Fund an MTP student to ride the Seattle to Portland (STP) ride
  • $40 - Provide a three-week supply of snack/bars at one school
  • $20 - Provide a helmet for one student
  • $10 - Provide a water bottle for one student
Rider Packets
Packet Mailing
  • All packets will be mailed.
  • Check that your mailing address is listed correctly on your online account to avoid any delays
  • If your packet has not arrived by event day, please check in at the start line. We will look up your registration and get you a replacement.

Scholarships are available for Ride for Major Taylor registration. To request scholarship aid, please click here and complete the form. 

Start & Finish Line


White Center Bicycle Playground (inside Dick Thurnau King County Park)

11050 - 10th Ave. SW, Seattle WA 98146


Cascade Middle School and Evergreen High School - one block south of start line

  • 7:00 - 8:00 a.m. -------- Start Line Open for 63-mile route
  • 8:30 - 9:00 a.m. -------- Start Line Open for 26-Mile route
  • Mechanical support & customer service
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  • 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. --------- Finish Line Open
  • Finisher meal, souvenirs, celebrate!
Finish Line 

Finisher prizes includes a choice between a Major Taylor T-shirts or a limited run of Major Taylor sling backpacks.

Enjoy a meal of either a bánh mì (veggie) or Ezell's Famous Chicken at the finish line.

Ferry Schedules

Point Defiance to Tahlequah (Tacoma to Vashon Island)

Riders should plan to board one of these four ferries. Your bib number is your ticket. Check in with a volunteer at the rest stop and you'll be swiped through the toll both. Boarding outside of these times may mean you'll pay a fee per rider and per bicycle.

See WSDOT posted schedules.

  • 9:15 a.m.
  • 10:05 a.m.
  • 10:55 a.m.
  • 11:45 a.m.
  • 12:35 p.m. (Absolute last call!)

Vashon to Fauntleroy (West Seattle)

There is no charge for riders or their bicycles when traveling in this direction.

See WSDOT posted schedules

Departs roughly every 20-30 minutes.

Rest Stops (63-mile route)

Palisades Park – Mile 20.6 

  • 5039 SW Dash Point Rd, Federal Way
  • Open 8:00 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Snacks, water, honey buckets & mechanic

Point Defiance Ferry Terminal (east parking lot) – Mile 41.3 

  • Open 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Snacks, water, honey buckets & mechanic

Rest Stop (26-mile route)

Alki Park – Mile 17.4 

  • Alki Beach Park, Alki Trail, Seattle - Look for green tent near boat ramp.
  • Open 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Snacks & water
Start & Finish Location
White Center Bicycle Playground
11050 10th Avenue SW
Seattle, WA 98146
United States