PHOTOS: SpokeFest

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Approximately 2200 bicyclists pre-registered to ride in the 7th annual SpokeFest. Riders had a choice of a 50 mile, 21 mile or 9 mile route along the river in the western part of Spokane. Beginner riders had the option of taking a 1 mile loop through Riverfront Park.


Bike Hub Co-Owner John Abernathy finishes a tube repair on a bicycle, - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Bike Hub Co-Owner John Abernathy finishes a tube repair on a bicycle,

Bicyclists gather before the start. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Bicyclists gather before the start.

Ken Hunt, front, passes bicyclists at the starting line so that he could register. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Ken Hunt, front, passes bicyclists at the starting line so that he could register.

Bicyclists leave the starting area to start the Spokane7 Half Century route. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Bicyclists leave the starting area to start the Spokane7 Half Century route.

Bicyclists leave the starting area to start the Spokane7 Half Century route. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Bicyclists leave the starting area to start the Spokane7 Half Century route.

Brian Constock, center, and his 9 year old daughter Kennedy, right, register for the REI 21 Mile River Loop route as volunteer Nancy Tressler looks on. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Brian Constock, center, and his 9 year old daughter Kennedy, right, register for the REI 21 Mile River Loop route as volunteer Nancy Tressler looks on.

SpokeFest Association President Bill Bender speaks. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • SpokeFest Association President Bill Bender speaks.

Bicyclists, including Troy, second from left, and Cecille Juresko, second from the right, wait to the start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Bicyclists, including Troy, second from left, and Cecille Juresko, second from the right, wait to the start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes.

Bicyclists start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Bicyclists start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes.

Bicyclists start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Bicyclists start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes.

Bicyclists start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Bicyclists start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes.

Bicyclists start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Bicyclists start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes.

Bicyclists start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Bicyclists start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes.

Bicyclists start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Bicyclists start the REI 21 Mile River Loop and Spokane Falls Loop routes.

Volunteer Greg Welton, from North Division Bicycle Shop, right, fixes a flat for Miranda Moen. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Volunteer Greg Welton, from North Division Bicycle Shop, right, fixes a flat for Miranda Moen.

Mascot Spokey, right, high fives 5 year old Charlotte Picicci, left, as her father Ray looks on. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Mascot Spokey, right, high fives 5 year old Charlotte Picicci, left, as her father Ray looks on.

9 year old brooke Hammond rides a slalom course during the Park Loop and Bike Safety Rodeo route. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • 9 year old brooke Hammond rides a slalom course during the Park Loop and Bike Safety Rodeo route.

Bicyclists finish. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Bicyclists finish.

Bicyclists turn from the Centennial Trail to N. Cedar St. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Bicyclists turn from the Centennial Trail to N. Cedar St.

Bicyclists ride the Centennial Trail. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Bicyclists ride the Centennial Trail.

Bicyclists ride the Centennial Trail. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Bicyclists ride the Centennial Trail.

Bicyclists ride the Centennial Trail. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Bicyclists ride the Centennial Trail.

Bicyclists approach the finish. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Bicyclists approach the finish.

Bicyclists finish. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Bicyclists finish.

13 year old Jacob Bennatt, right, places his bicycle into the bike corral as his mother Suzanne looks on after they finish the REI 21 Mile River Loop route. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • 13 year old Jacob Bennatt, right, places his bicycle into the bike corral as his mother Suzanne looks on after they finish the REI 21 Mile River Loop route.

Jim Schmick, right, and his 13 year old son Henry rest after finishing the REI 21 Mile River Loop route. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Jim Schmick, right, and his 13 year old son Henry rest after finishing the REI 21 Mile River Loop route.


Bikes sit on a rack. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Bikes sit on a rack.