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Gigantic Bicycle Festival is the Pacific Northwest’s annual summer celebration of bicycle culture. The three day, mid-August festival features a diverse, gloriously multifaceted and regionally representative mix of live music, hand-built bicycles, visual & performance art, film, guest speakers, workshops, sculpture, and interactive installation pieces.

The weekend features Century & 50 mile road rides, cyclocross, a 12 mile family ride, and guided Sunday cycling tours of the Snoqualmie Valley.

Festival Website   Rider Registration  

Gigantic Film Festival   Inky Spokes Bicycle Art

Thank You!
Hundreds of people put tons of time and love into the 2011 bicycle festival, (worked tirelessly for most of a year, pulled repeated all-nighters, traveled hundreds of miles marking roads, et al) here's a short list of people without which the festival could not have happened. If you have a chance to, visit and support their businesses, write them thank you emails and notes on their facebook walls, and tell them how great they are for supporting their community and projects like this.

Monika Sovine (operations!)
Julie Kadingo (volunteer coordinator!)
Amanda Dellinger (curator: Inky Spokes Series!)
Magnuson Park & Michelle Atkins (ride start!)
Bob & Pamela Perrell Magnuson Park ride start coordinators!)
Batdorf & Bronson & Sandy Hall (ride start breakfast!)
The Crumpet Shop (ride start breakfast!)
Recycled Cycles & Steve Donahue (ride start and morning route support!)
Eastside Ski and Sport & Greg Moore (Woodinville support stop and bike tech!)
Snohomish Bicycles & Martin Mollat (Snohomish bike tech!)
Grilla Bites & Anne Dottai (Snohomish support stop!)
Snohomish County Police Dept (route support through Snohomish county!)
Monroe United Methodist Church & Rita Stuff (Monroe support stop!)
Ian Roberson (Monroe bike tech!)
Jubilee Farms, Erik Haakenson & Lynne Banki (Carnation support stop!)
SingleTrack Cycles, Dianne Morris & Brandon (Carnation bike tech!)
Bybee Nims Farms & the Bybee's (hosting the festival grounds!)

Eric Johnson (century support biker!)
Dave Doutrich (century support biker!)
Matthew Mullinnix (70 mile support biker!)

Zipcar, Erica, Brit & Billy (provided route support vehicles!)
Rebeqa Rivers (zipcar support driver!)
Alma Hawk (zipcar support driver!)
Shari Weir (zipcar support driver!)

Mountain To Sound Outfitters & Rob (Bybee Nims to Seattle shuttle service!)

The North Face, Kelly, Blake, Robyn, Cassie, Jenn and Amanda
Bridgeport Brewing Co, Gary DenOtter & John Basso
Wandering Aengus Ciderworks & James Kohn
Kind Snacks, Marguerite Singson & Alex Schirer
REI, Rob Sendak, Marion Close & Camaron
Emerald City Smoothies & Cindy Walker
Theos Chocolate & Lisa Continenza
Bob Perrell Coldwell Banker Bain

Belltown Minuteman Press & Brenda Kaslow
A&A Printing & Lisa Hasegawa
Rendered Clothing Co & Nate Travers
Nels & The Nursery at Mt Si
Linda James (mapbook design!)
Rick Roughton (road stencil design and creation!)
Eric Balaban (road stencil making! *stainless steel version)

Swift Industries & Martina
Herman's Eco
Pedalogic & Phil Burt
Roar Sports Nutrition & Sol
Patty Pan Grill & Devra Gartenstein
NARN & Rachel

Shunpike! Kevin, Michelle, Caitlin, Rachel & Andy
Cascade Bicycle Club, Erica, Peter & Anna
Obsidian Security & Mark
Piecora's Pizza & Richie Piecora
Seth Mathison

Virginia Leone, Brooke Saba, Mike Buendia, Billy Lewis, Chouchanik Airapetian, Regina Carter, Michelle Uhlenkatt, Regina Coleman, Kristen Sayeg, Glen Hair, Jen Crossen, Rachael Perrell, Adam Gray, Joshuan Vaughn, Angie Trzebiatowski, Cheryl Timmons, Michelle Mornina, Andrew Speckhard, Michelle Uhlenkatt, Amie Pease, Janina Johnson, Hope Gardner, Chouchanik Airapetian, Alex Balk, Taylor Roberts, Mark Lafalce, Claire Brown, Everett Sorano, Mike White, Crystal, Becca, Serafina, Sharron Kringen

Bike Builders
Eric & Winter Bicycles, Mike & 13 Spades Bicycles, Greg & Donkelope Bicycles, Scott & Rodriguez Bicycles, Jude & Sugar Wheel Works

Jamestown Revival, Shenandoah Davis, Haiku-Chi, Eastern Sunz, Amateur Radio Operator, 20 Riverside, Led To Sea, Medium Troy, Rob Marcus, Honeyville Rascals, Seeing Blind, Alejandro Garcia, Bryan Mateo

Inky Spokes Series & Installations
Skylark Cafe, All City Coffee, Tory Franklin, Aaron Asis, Debora Scott, Ethan Lind, Nikke Mazzei, Jethaniel Peterka, Caudled Milk, Yvette Endrijoutzki, Chris Davis, Soren O'Malley, Slaughterhaus Rose, Scott McGee, Seven Sauer, Carol & Roxanne Ratrod the Bicycle!

Seattle Bike Blog & Tom Fucoloro, Momentum Magazine & Amelia Waiz, Bicycle Paper & Darren Dencklau, Seattle Weekly, Bicycle Times, Bike Hugger, The Stranger

WSDOT, Seattle Parks & Recreation, King County Parks, King County Roads, Snohomish County Parks, Snohomish County Roads, The City of Seattle, The City of Lake Forest Park, The City of Kenmore, The City of Bothell, The City of Woodinville, The City of Snohomish, The City of Monroe, The City of Duvall, The City of Carnation