Bicycling

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!

Bicycle Maps and Information

Thurston County Bike Map

mapThurston County Bike Map Page The Thurston County Bicycle Map was designed to help you plan bicycle trips throughout Thurston County. Bike lanes, roads with wide shoulders, and local streets commonly used by bicyclists are highlighted, as well as regional multi-use paths. Use the online Interactive Bike Map version, or grab a map at one of the many distribution points.

Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Bike Map WSDOT website relating to bicycle facilities and maps.

For more park and trail information visit the recreation page.

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Pierce County
Bike Map

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King County
Bike Map

 

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 for individuals interested in learning about commuting by bicycle. A pdf version of the guide is also available.

Thurston County Bicycle Commuter Contest Need some inspiration to start commuting by bike? Try entering the Thurston County Bicycle Commuter Contest. 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.

Maintenance Phone Numbers

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.

Cycling Organizations

Do It Yourself Bicycle Repair

Are you curious about learning basic bicycle mechanics? Just need to repair a flat tire or make quick adjustment? Searching for an opportunity to build your own bike at little to no cost? Several community resources are available to help you get started. Let us know if you discover others that we should share on this website.

Bicycle Shops

Lots of stores in the Thurston Region sell bicycles. When you’re ready to buy, seek out knowledgeable sales people 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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