Bicycling is a fun, economical, healthy, and efficient way to travel around your community. Your region has some incredible facilities and resources to help you work biking into your regular routine. Take some time to look through the resources listed on this site and give biking a try!
Local Bicycle Maps
- Thurston County Bike Map
- Pierce County Bike Map
- King County Bike Map
- Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Bike Map
- WABikes.org Index of Bike Maps throughout Washington
For more park and trail information visit the recreation page.
Resources to Get You Biking
The Evergreen State College (TESC) Bike Page Visit TESC cycling webpage to find out about facilities available at the college.
Washington State Bicycle Commuter Guide The Bicycle Commuter Guide is an excellent resource about commuting by bicycle.
Thurston County Bicycle Commuter Challenge Need some inspiration to start commuting by bike? Try entering the Thurston County Bicycle Commuter Challenge. Join with family, friends, or coworkers to form your own team and compete for prizes and bragging rights.
Community Build-a-Bike Project
Have an old bicycle taking up space? Short on cash, but need a way to get around? Drop off or pick up bicycles and/or bike parts here. If you are in need of a tune up you can use Build-a-bike’s tools or to learn how to do-it-yourself.
Urban Cycling Guide Learn bicycle safety and the laws that pertain to cyclists.
Several community resources are available to help you perform basic and advanced DIY bicycle repair.
- The Evergreen State College
- The Community Build-a-Bike Project
- Downtown Olympia Transit Center Bicycle Repair Station
(tools and a bike stand are available to use for free on a first-come-first-served basis near the customer service office)
To report potholes, broken glass or other minor road problems, identify the correct jurisdiction (Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater, County) and call their Public Works Department.
Visit ThurstonBikemap.org Who To Call page for a list of phone numbers.
- Washington Bikes
- Capital Bicycling Club of Olympia
- Cascade Bicycle Club
- League of American Bicyclists
There are several bike shops in the Thurston Region who can help you find the right size and type of bike, and equip you and your bike for commuting, touring, racing, or just having fun. The following shops specialize in bicycles and also carry copies of the Thurston County Bicycle Map.
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