Our annual Critical Lass and Friends Ride to Candy Cane Lane was a huge success! The skies stayed dry the whole time and 26 of us enjoyed the lights.


Here’s the Flickr photo album. Many of the photos are from daytime test rides so you can actually see where we were.

Here’s a Hyperlapse video of Candy Cane Lane in the daylight:

It was amazing how much new bike infrastructure has gone in since last year. It’s made quite a difference in the best way to get there from Green Lake. Here’s the route map, though we took the road above Ravenna Park both directions.

Particularly exciting 1) flexi-post protected bike lanes on either side of the 15th Ave NE/Cowan Park Bridge:


Particularly exciting 2) contraflow bike lane on NE 62nd St:


Want more biking to lights in the dark? The Ella Rides group is holding a women’s holiday lights ride next weekend: Ladies Ho-ho-holiday Lights Spin To Pubs, Friday, December 16 at 6:00 p.m., starting at Peddler Brewing Company–“Come join the Seattle Ella Ambassadors and other Seattle women cyclists on a festive spin up to Olympic Manor to enjoy the neighborhood lights and decorations!”