Ride for Major Taylor

Due to COVID-19 this event has officially been canceled. Please see our email to event registrants for details on donating or refunding your registration.

The safety of our riders, volunteers, and staff is our first priority and we have been given enough information to make this decision with confidence that it is the right one for all of our communities and partners.

See our COVID-19 resource page for more information on how to bike and recreate responsibly during the pandemic.

Canceled – 2020     

Several riders cruise along a paved road in a forested area

Ride for Major Taylor

The Ride for Major Taylor is Cascade's biggest annual fundraiser for the Major Taylor Project, and for 2020 we want to streamline your ability to give!

This flat-rate fundraiser is an all-inclusive pass to gourmet snacks, TWO stunning ride routes, and the feel good vibes that come from making a difference in the lives of local youth. $75 of your registration fee goes directly to the Major Taylor Project, which covers ongoing expenses such as:

  • $10 for a reusable water bottle 
  • $20 for a helmet
  • $40 for a 3-week supply of snacks at one school
  • $100 for a Major Taylor Project student to ride the Seattle to Portland event
  • $750 for one bike

Illustration of items for MTP riders: water bottle, helmet, bike, STP registration, and snacks

Can't make the ride but still want to support the Major Taylor Project? Donate today! 


The Major Taylor Project

The Major Taylor Project is a year-round, youth leadership cycling program focused on introducing young adults from underserved communities to the recreation of cycling and creating an inclusive culture of bicycling that will continue to future generations. The Major Taylor Project currently serves 17 schools in Puget Sound region; ten schools in Seattle, six schools in Tacoma, and one school in Puyallup. Learn more about the Major Taylor Project in this short video.

Rider perks! Your ride registration includes:

  • Delicious finishers meal
  • High end local snacks & munchies on course
  • Souvenir

 -- Ride Details

Route: 63 miles /// Elevation Gain: +3,818 ft
NEW 2020: Route: 25.6 miles /// Elevation Gain: +1,105 ft

The Cascade Bicycle Club would like to acknowledge that our office headquarters is on the traditional land of the first people of Seattle, the Duwamish People past and present, and honor with gratitude the land itself and the Duwamish Tribe.

White Center Bicycle Playground
11050 - 10th Ave. SW
Seattle, WA 98146
United States