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WABI Burien reminds Bikers & Pedestrians: ‘Don’t Be Invisible!’

WABI Burien reminds Bikers & Pedestrians: ‘Don’t Be Invisible!’

By Maureen Hoffmann President WABI Burien These long winter days are short on light, so most of us find ourselves going to and from work, running errands and walking the dog at dusk or in the dark. Crossing... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Burien Cycle – in business since 1948 – is closing

B-TOWN BIZ: Burien Cycle – in business since 1948 – is closing

Longtime local business Burien Cycle – operating since 1948 – will be closing their location at 804 SW 151st Street soon, owner Aaron Johnson recently announced. “We here at Burien Cycle are... [Read more]

Visit WABI Burien’s Bike Day Commuter Support Station this Friday morning

Visit WABI Burien’s Bike Day Commuter Support Station this Friday morning

WABI-ists, Jimmy Schulz and Frosene Sacco had coffee and bananas (good for those cycling leg muscles!) ready and waiting on Burien Bike Day 2014. Mark your calendars for this Friday, May 15, and plan... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Please welcome new Advertiser Burien Cycle to The B-Town Blog!

Please welcome new Advertiser Burien Cycle to The B-Town Blog!

Many of you may be familiar with Burien Cycle – the bike shop located at 804 SW 151st Street in Burien – but what some of you may not realize is that ownership of the business has changed. After honing... [Read more]

Ride bike, double your chances of winning at Saturday’s Bike Rack Ribbon Cutting!

Ride bike, double your chances of winning at Saturday’s Bike Rack Ribbon Cutting!

At Saturday’s Bike Rack Ribbon Cutting ceremony – Saturday, June 29 at 11 a.m. in front of Bumbershoot Books (639 SW 152nd Street) – in addition to a great celebration, there will be all sorts... [Read more]

Ribbon-cutting for Burien’s new Bike Racks will be Saturday, June 29

Ribbon-cutting for Burien’s new Bike Racks will be Saturday, June 29

A ribbon-cutting celebration for Burien’s brand new Bike Racks is set for Saturday, June 29 at 11 a.m. in front of Bumbershoot Books at 639 SW 152nd Street. “We’ve just installed a couple... [Read more]

Burien Public Works installs 24 Bike Racks around Burien Wednesday morning

Burien Public Works installs 24 Bike Racks around Burien Wednesday morning

Photos courtesyy Samir Basmeh, Maintenance Manager for the City of Burien. UPDATE 6/13/13 10:20 a.m.: As Screenwriter/Director Phil Alden Robinson wrote: “Build it and they will come.”  In... [Read more]

CRIME: Two bikes stolen from Gregory Heights home Monday

CRIME: Two bikes stolen from Gregory Heights home Monday

BTB Reader Sig Ratkoviak wants everyone to be on the lookout for two stolen bikes, taken from his Gregory Heights home’s garage (near 12th SW and SW 160th) early Monday morning, May 13. “This... [Read more]

Got bike? Got questions? Free ‘Biking for Work and Play’ class is May 14

Got bike? Got questions? Free ‘Biking for Work and Play’ class is May 14

From our friends at WABI Burien comes news of a FREE ‘Biking for Work and Play’ class on Tuesday, May 14: Each year, more and more people choose bicycling for transportation. While you may... [Read more]

Seen this bike? Reader’s red and white Trek 4300 stolen from Seahurst Condo

Seen this bike? Reader’s red and white Trek 4300 stolen from Seahurst Condo

BTB Reader Anne Auguiste wants everyone to be on the lookout for her stolen bike (pictured above) – a red and white Trek 4300 – taken Friday, April 27 from her condo’s storage in Seahurst. “I’ve... [Read more]

REMINDER: Sponsorship Sprint for WABI Bike Racks starts Friday at 9 a.m.

REMINDER: Sponsorship Sprint for WABI Bike Racks starts Friday at 9 a.m.

Our friends at WABI Burien want to remind our Readers that their ‘Sponsorship Sprint’ to sponsor a bike rack starts this Friday (April 19) at 9 a.m.! “We expect some competition for... [Read more]

Normandy Park’s Marvista School to be 75-mile Start for ‘Ride Around the Sound’

Normandy Park’s Marvista School to be 75-mile Start for ‘Ride Around the Sound’

Over 500 cyclists will pedal their way through the inaugural, 75-mile “Ride Around the Sound” bike ride, which starts at Marvista Elementary in Normandy Park on Saturday, Sept. 15th. This ride will... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Crazy Burien Youngsters Tow Homemade Hydros Behind Their Bikes

PHOTOS: Crazy Burien Youngsters Tow Homemade Hydros Behind Their Bikes

It’s a sure sign that Summer is here when you see two crazy youngsters riding their bikes and towing homemade hydroplanes behind them – a true Northwest tradition – as Scott Schaefer photographed... [Read more]

Celebrate Independence Day with Some Bike Racing Through Downtown Burien

Celebrate Independence Day with Some Bike Racing Through Downtown Burien

Photo by Michael Brunk. What’s a better way to celebrate our country’s independence from England than by zooming at precariously high speeds through downtown Burien in the 37th Annual Joe Matava... [Read more]

Get Ready to Pedal B-Town – Burien Bike Day will be Friday, May 18

Get Ready to Pedal B-Town – Burien Bike Day will be Friday, May 18

Get ready to pedal B-Town – Burien Bike Day will be held on Friday, May 18! Last year, over 20,000 people in the Seattle metro area took to the streets on bicycles, pedaling their way to work, school,... [Read more]

Get Ready for Burien Bike Day with a FREE ‘Bicycling 101’ Class May 9

Get Ready for Burien Bike Day with a FREE ‘Bicycling 101’ Class May 9

A FREE ‘Bicycling 101’ class will be offered at Bicycles West on Wednesday, May 9, to help folks get ready for Burien Bike Day, which will be held May 18. May 18 is National Bike Day, and... [Read more]

A First-Hand (or foot) Report On Sunday’s ‘Bike SaFaRi: Safe Family Ride’

A First-Hand (or foot) Report On Sunday’s ‘Bike SaFaRi: Safe Family Ride’

by Maureen Hoffmann Ignite an early enthusiasm for being on two wheels. Teach “bike sense” and street smarts to little ones. Gather people from the community for fun, conversation, fresh air and healthful... [Read more]

VIDEO: A Compilation From Our Exclusive Pie Joust “Splat Cam!”

VIDEO: A Compilation From Our Exclusive Pie Joust “Splat Cam!”

If you missed Friday night’s “Pie Joust” in Town Square, here’s your chance to see what all the excitement was about. To capture all of the pie splattering action, we mounted one... [Read more]

Don’t Miss The Bicycle Scavenger Hunt At The B-Town Bike Fair June 18th!

Don’t Miss The Bicycle Scavenger Hunt At The B-Town Bike Fair June 18th!

What do the artist Renoir, Rhode Island Reds, and Washington State Representative Joe Fitzgibbon all have in common? They will all be part of the Bicycle Scavenger Hunt at the B-Town Bike Fair on Saturday,... [Read more]