Ride 1: Downtown Loop
Start at Gasworks Park. Take Burke Gilman Trail west to Stone Way, then N 34th
to Fremont Bridge. Cross bridge, turn right onto Nickerson. Take on-ramp onto
15th NW (heading south). Turn right onto Dravus, then right onto 20th (after
overpass). Follow 20th to Gilman to Government to Fort Street. Climb through
Discovery Park, exit from South Entrance on Emerson Street. Follow Magnolia
Loop until cut-off for the Pier 91 trail (21st W?). Take Pier 91 trail to
Myrtle Edwards Park, go through Myrtle Edwards, along Alaskan Way until Yesler.
Left on Yesler to Lake Washington Blvd. Follow Lake Washington Blvd through
Arboretum (possible detour on Arboretum Dr.) to Glenwilde. Turn right over 520
on Park St., up Shelby to Montlake. Cross Montlake Bridge.
Option 1: Not Enough Motivation
Cross Montlake to Burke Gilman Trail, take it west back to Gasworks Park.
Option 2: Magnuson Park Loop
Stay on east side of Montlake past Husky Stadium. Take East Campus Bike Route
to NE 41st. R on 41st, R on Surber, R on 42nd, L on 33rd, R on Laurelhurst, R
on 47th, L on 49th, R on 39th, L on 50th NE, continue on 49th NE after NE 45th,
R on NE 50th, L at bottom of hill. R on Sandpoint Way, R on Windermere, L on
65th NE, R on NE 65th, loop through Warren Magnuson park (Wind Garden if windy.)
Option 3: Greenlake Loop
Take NE 56th back across Sandpoint to BGT, follow BGT to Gasworks.
Cross Montlake, cut through UW campus to Stevens Way, follow it north across NE
45th to become 17th Ave N. Left on Ravenna Blvd, follow to E. Greenlake Way
[Optional stop at Honeybear Bakery here. 2106 N 55th St.] Follow Greenlake
around north end of lake to SW corner. Turn right up into Woodland Park, cross
Aurora/99 on pedestrian overpass on west side of park to the zoo. Follow trail
around to south end of zoo. Take Fremont south, L on 36th, R on Stone Way, L
onto BGT to Gasworks Park.
Option 4: Too Much Motivation
Do option 2, then option 3.
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