Join the Cascade Bicycle Club on the Leisurely Chill on the Hills 23-mile, 10-12 mph pace, hilly ride with a lunch stop. Ride begins at noon Sunday from Farrel-McWhirter Park, 19545 Redmond Road, Redmond. It’s a warm-up for Chilly Hilly on Feb. 24, a 40-year tradition of kicking off the cycling season on a 33-mile, hilly ride (with a 23-mile shortcut option) around Bainbridge Island that draws thousands of riders. The Leisurely Chill ride, like all Cascade Bicycle Club daily rides, is free; Chilly Hilly is $23-$28, $5 for ages 12 and younger, to benefit Cascade education programs and Bainbridge charities; register in advance or day of the event (206-522-3222 or www.cascade.org).
Pacific NW magazine