About Cascade Bicycle Club

We teach the joys of bicycling, advocate for safe places to ride, and produce world-class rides and events.

Our Mission

Cascade Bicycle Club brings people together to experience the joy of bicycling through transportation, recreation, and friendship. We collaborate with members, volunteers, and community partners to inspire people to advocate for a safe, equitable, and sustainable Washington state. We build confidence, leadership, knowledge, and community by teaching bicycle skills to all ages.

A diverse group of people on bikes celebrate riding STP

Our Three Pillars


Cascade advocates to make biking safe and accessible for people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds. Our work is largely focused on improving bike infrastructure by advocating for safe and connected bike routes and trail networks in Seattle and the Puget Sound region. We create change by working with city transportation experts and elected officials, partnering with other safe streets and active transportation advocacy groups, and organizing neighbors and local advocates. Our Your Streets Your Say grassroots advocacy training, Bike Walk Roll Summit, and Action Alerts educate and engage communities so we can connect our region by bike.


Our education department offers school and community-based programming to encourage and educate people of all ages and abilities to ride safely. Our youth programming includes Let’s Go, an in-school bicycle safety curriculum taught to 25,000 students in Seattle and Edmonds, bike-to-school buses, and 12 after-school Major Taylor Project riding clubs to mentor Black and brown youth and teach leadership skills in South King and Pierce counties. We have also expanded youth programming statewide, bringing the Let's Go curriculum to Spokane, Tacoma, Bellingham, Highline, Everett, and Vancouver, and two ESDs: North Central Educational Service District 171 and Northwest Educational Service District 189. Our second statewide program increases equity in cycling through Youth Development programming at Bike Works and 2nd Cycle. Focused on fostering livable and connected communities, we also provide in-person Learn to Ride and Learn to Ride Further classes to people ages 10 to 70+, bike maintenance lessons, and online resources to promote healthy transportation.

Rides & Community Events

Cascade Bicycle Club strives to create exceptional opportunities to ride and connect with the community for people of all ages, races, incomes, and abilities. Cascade offers world-class 200+ mile biking events like STP and RSVP, as well as multi-day scenic tours, flat trail rides, and a long-distance training series. Via the Pedaling Relief Project, we connect people on bikes with opportunities to deliver food to local food banks and deepen mutual aid networks. We offer social Free Group Rides every day of the year. Serving thousands of people on bikes annually, our flagship events include Chilly Hilly, the Seattle to Portland Bicycle Classic (STP), Kitsap Color Classic, and the Ride for Major Taylor.

Become a Member

Your Cascade membership makes Washington a better place for people riding bikes! We could not do it without the support from our network of members! Your membership allows us to:

  • Champion better and safer bicycle infrastructure
  • Provide access to bicycle education programs
  • Empower youth from underserved communities
  • Support over 2,500 free group rides every year